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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-14-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By ghpup
I can't validate this, but I two alternatives for...

I can't validate this, but I two alternatives for you that might assist.

1) when we bought our e39 the BMW Dealer had a wheel book reference and it listed compatibility. There may be something...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-13-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By ghpup
I am not a big fan of racks which connect via...

I am not a big fan of racks which connect via door jams. These types of racks generate significant road noise in the cabin as the door jam is not as complete as it had been. The F10 comes with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-25-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,066
Posted By ghpup
We have noticed that during the winter you need...

We have noticed that during the winter you need to pay attention to the backup camera lens. Our trip through Nevada last February which started with mixed broken snow floor and then wet pavement...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-24-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By ghpup
As an avid skier, I'm not a big fan of having my...

As an avid skier, I'm not a big fan of having my skis inside the car with me. Think about it, the roads have a risk of winter conditions and you have things inside the car which will become ...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 08-08-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By ghpup
The top on mine never goes up, 12 months a year. ...

The top on mine never goes up, 12 months a year. That said, I will not drive it when there is snow on the road. Once the roads get cleared I'm out again and the top is always down, even at less...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-29-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By ghpup
The challenge with this solution or rethreading...

The challenge with this solution or rethreading is that the bolts are captive in the OEM rack. It may be possible to remove and replace those, but I can't find it easily.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-26-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,259
Posted By ghpup
Make sure to validate the OS of your "smart...

Make sure to validate the OS of your "smart devices" are covered by the systems and which ones. The variety of iOS, Andriod and WinPhone versions are not always supported.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-14-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,580
Posted By ghpup
My issue has been that my biological tank doesn't...

My issue has been that my biological tank doesn't have the same mileage capabilities....especially if I got up early and began to drink coffee.....:eek: gotta find a bio break location about every 4...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-13-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,580
Posted By ghpup
While I haven't driven the 'i', the torque of the...

While I haven't driven the 'i', the torque of the 'd' is intoxicating....especially when you know you get comparatively great fuel mileage even when pressing the right pedal aggressively. As I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-08-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,580
Posted By ghpup
We purchased our '14 535d xDrive on December 31,...

We purchased our '14 535d xDrive on December 31, 2014. I then took it immediately on a 435 mile drive through mountains and minus temperatures to get it home. As it was a first trip and I have a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-05-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,216
Posted By ghpup
This hasn't been an issue with mien Frau and the...

This hasn't been an issue with mien Frau and the F10 d is hers to drive. She's even happy to put the fuel in when I don't while I take it to get the Saturday morning latte before I take off to the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-07-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,748
Posted By ghpup
It sounds like you're anxious to get the new to...

It sounds like you're anxious to get the new to you vehicle. I can only offer the advise to not forget about the 535d. I don't think they had a '11 or '12 model so it may be more expensive. I have...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-06-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By ghpup
This has been a common situation with BMW for a...

This has been a common situation with BMW for a number of years. Non-M cars show a slightly inflated speed in the US. You would think it would be easy for a company with as many engineers as BMW to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-06-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By ghpup
Depends on what you mean by 'modern bags'. If...

Depends on what you mean by 'modern bags'. If you mean 'cart' bags (the type that you do not want to carry because their too freaking heaving), you're probably right.

I know that I can very...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-02-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 887
Posted By ghpup
I have to quote a favorite radio show on NPR no...

I have to quote a favorite radio show on NPR no longer on the air, Car Talk, but still with a website (Click and Clack the tappet brothers...): "why would you give a sports car to a 17 year old?". A...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 83,007
Posted By ghpup
I'm only at 41K on my '07. Course it didn't' go...

I'm only at 41K on my '07. Course it didn't' go into "service" until September of '08 when we bought it with just 90 miles on it. It only comes out when the weather isn't good enough for the ///M...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-02-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,454
Posted By ghpup
We feel your pain. While my wife was getting...

We feel your pain.

While my wife was getting her hair cut and someone ran a grocery cart into the front fender just behind the tire hard enough to crease it. Paint is OK, but it is only a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-16-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By ghpup
We had one left over from our '00 e39 528 and use...

We had one left over from our '00 e39 528 and use it. Didn't really think about it, just used it.:confused:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-28-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,896
Posted By ghpup
Take a look at the date on the window sticker as...

Take a look at the date on the window sticker as it indicates about when it arrived on the dealers lot. The longer it's been there the more motivated they are to get it out of inventory. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-22-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By ghpup
If the vehicle is still under warranty, why would...

If the vehicle is still under warranty, why would you want to?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-20-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,350
Posted By ghpup
I am not sure I understand your Mrs' concern. My...

I am not sure I understand your Mrs' concern. My '07 X3 also has been recalled for the same. The parts aren't available to fix it and this is part of the broader Takata recall internationally...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-19-2016, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 798
Posted By ghpup
On a trip to Palm Springs in February I got as...

On a trip to Palm Springs in February I got as much as 37mpg on a tank and nearly made the trip from Las Vegas to Boise on a single tank ~630miles. Needed to stop for a bio break and figured I'd...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-14-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,478
Posted By ghpup
I like my E 83 X3 and the xdrive system over all....

I like my E 83 X3 and the xdrive system over all. I personally haven't experienced any issues, though I've read on this site that some have.

I got tired of my wife's '00 E39 (5 series) with sport...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By ghpup
+1 and she also probably thought the 6 cylinder...

+1 and she also probably thought the 6 cylinder engine was a V6 as I've seen in sooooo many for sale adds. If you have a 6 cylinder engine its an inline 6.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-25-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,797
Posted By ghpup
To the original poster: I think you are...

To the original poster:

I think you are right to be initially suspicious of a phishing email. It has several characteristics which would indicate that (e.g.: formatting being odd, no specific...
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