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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-09-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By Jack the cat
After searching the forum and contacting several...

After searching the forum and contacting several dealers, I purchased my extended warranty one year ago. These are the best prices I found

PLATINUM
7/100 msrp is $4760.00, I will sell for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-19-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,858
Posted By Jack the cat
I recently extended the warranty on my 2011. ...

I recently extended the warranty on my 2011.
You can purchase from any dealer in the US.
After much research, by far the best deal was from:

John Andrews
Business Manager
Schaeffer BMW
4920...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-23-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By Jack the cat
recently extended the warranty on my 2011. You...

recently extended the warranty on my 2011.
You can purchase from any dealer in the US.
After much research, by far the best deal was from:

John Andrews
Business Manager
Schaeffer BMW
4920 New...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By Jack the cat
I recently extended the warranty on mu 2011. ...

I recently extended the warranty on mu 2011.
You can purchase from any dealer in the US.
After much research, by far the best deal was from:

John Andrews
Business Manager
Schaeffer BMW
4920...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 878
Posted By Jack the cat
I had the same experience when mine was coded. ...

I had the same experience when mine was coded. My F10 is an early model build, from July 2010, model year 2011. The advanced iDrive integration was not yet available for this build F10. My...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-03-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By Jack the cat
I get song titles with HD radio. I find it...

I get song titles with HD radio. I find it depends on how close you are to the signal. Based on this, I assume HD has a smaller footprint than regular FM. At some point when I get closer to the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-28-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,619
Posted By Jack the cat
Here is the link for the do it yourself Nav...

Here is the link for the do it yourself Nav update. I have done both the 2013 and 2014 this way. Shawn Sheridan is the contact. You will find him throughout this thread....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-26-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By Jack the cat
I bought mine as an option 3 years ago. But, one...

I bought mine as an option 3 years ago. But, one of the most useful features offered. My 2 cents.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-02-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,365
Posted By Jack the cat
To me, it is simply a question of how risk...

To me, it is simply a question of how risk adverse we are. Purchasing insurance of any kind is normally a loosing effort, in that we pay more for the insurance than we get from it. It simply brings...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-02-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,581
Posted By Jack the cat
2014 Navigation Update

I just want to give a shout out to Shawn Sheridan. Through his efforts, we can update our navigation systems each year at a very inexpensive price, avoiding the large dealer markups.

I just...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-06-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By Jack the cat
As to where to purchase OEM colors, this is a...

As to where to purchase OEM colors, this is a good site:
http://www.automotivetouchup.com
The site has an explanation of where to find BMW codes on the car:...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-03-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By Jack the cat
I had Octpump code my car remotely. You need a...

I had Octpump code my car remotely. You need a windows laptop and a wifi connection. He supplies everything else. Takes about 2 hours. Very thorough and he explains everything as he goes.
Just...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-16-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 15,548
Posted By Jack the cat
Coded today by Octopump. Him in NY, me in TN,...

Coded today by Octopump. Him in NY, me in TN, coded over the internet. Awsome job. Very thorough and well planned in advance. Thanks!:rofl:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-03-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By Jack the cat
I am pretty sure this is a carry over from how...

I am pretty sure this is a carry over from how the radio system works in Germany. Most German stations are broadcast throughout large sections of Germany, for example Bavaria. The frequency of the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-20-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 74,613
Posted By Jack the cat
What is the difference between CIC and NBT? ...

What is the difference between CIC and NBT? Could not tell from reviewing the links you provided. And, don't remember a discussion of NBT and a separate link.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 74,613
Posted By Jack the cat
Having updated my Nav through Shawn (the BMW...

Having updated my Nav through Shawn (the BMW whisperer), I can only say the improvement is well worth the effort. Particularly, the routing algorithm is much better. And, I live in a developing...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By Jack the cat
I have July 2010 build with 6fl. Using Y...

I have July 2010 build with 6fl. Using Y connector you can use and charge your phone and play music on your phone, just like an iPod. You cannot use apps, such as Pandora. I do not use it for my...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-01-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By Jack the cat
From my experience after almost 3 years, it is...

From my experience after almost 3 years, it is based on mileage and time. If you have maintenance and one year passes before you reach the next mileage mark, maintenance is required based on the one...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-27-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 74,613
Posted By Jack the cat
Sorry, the new version is 2013-1A.

Sorry, the new version is 2013-1A.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-24-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 74,613
Posted By Jack the cat
Just completed the successful update of my nav...

Just completed the successful update of my nav based on everything that Shawn has provided. Just to help those a little reticent,

Shawn provided the links to download programs necessary to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-20-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By Jack the cat
I tracked mine through my salesman. The...

I tracked mine through my salesman. The dealership has much better and timely information than the you can get over the web. Just send him (her), or have him send you, a weekly email of the status....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-20-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 841
Posted By Jack the cat
MY F10 is a 2011 I purchased at the end of 2010. ...

MY F10 is a 2011 I purchased at the end of 2010. I chose the 535 over the 528 due to the additional power and the relatively small cost difference considering the extra features on the 535. Mine is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-20-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By Jack the cat
My 2011 purchased in August 2010 now has 35,000...

My 2011 purchased in August 2010 now has 35,000 miles and has been trouble free. Original Goodyear run flats got 32,000 miles and replaced them with the same tire. Also got an alignment with the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-09-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 41,448
Posted By Jack the cat
Costco offers invoice plus pricing on all cars,...

Costco offers invoice plus pricing on all cars, including BMW to members. I have a purchased BMW and Audi through Costco recently and found the deals very straight forward and clean. Everything you...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-09-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Jack the cat
30 mpg is highway average. I have a 2011 and...

30 mpg is highway average. I have a 2011 and have averaged 24 which includes both highway and city. My mileage has been about the same from the day I received it. I think 24 is great for this type...
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