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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-17-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,710
Posted By BickUW89
+1!!! The OP Troll hasn't been back to this...

+1!!! The OP Troll hasn't been back to this thread since it started.

Admin, please kill this thread!
Forum: European Delivery 04-14-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,057
Posted By BickUW89
Nice! What's an M5 cost to rent over there?...

Nice!

What's an M5 cost to rent over there? And why the rental? Isn't the point of ED to drive your new car?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-07-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 213
Posted By BickUW89
Too bad we can't hack our F10s as easy as a Tesla

The Tesla uses a standard network architecture, and can be pretty easily hacked (at least for now) Check this out: ...
Forum: European Delivery 04-07-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By BickUW89
East coast whiners! Both of my EDs ended when I...

East coast whiners! Both of my EDs ended when I dropped my car off the first couple days of August, but I didn't get the cars until October.

But, whether it's three weeks or three months, the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By BickUW89
Let me put it to you this way: My 2008 LCI E60 is...

Let me put it to you this way: My 2008 LCI E60 is coming up on it's 6th birthday. It has 80,140 100% trouble-free miles on it, and it's still in fantastic condition. I love this car, but it's going...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By BickUW89
I doubt that failing to register your battery...

I doubt that failing to register your battery would be causal to the ACC problem. AFAIK, registering the battery only tells the charging system that it's dealing with a new battery, which then...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-22-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,381
Posted By BickUW89
Ever turn on your computer and have it hang? Or...

Ever turn on your computer and have it hang? Or not have a driver install properly, or a program not start? Sometimes the computer catches up and sorts it out, and sometimes you have to reboot and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-18-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,080
Posted By BickUW89
I'm right there with ya! :thumbup: I think they...

I'm right there with ya! :thumbup: I think they look cool. Visual evidence of the rigidity built into the frame, and makes the car look like it's ready to do some "bidness."
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By BickUW89
I haven't removed the wood trim from the door...

I haven't removed the wood trim from the door panels on my E60, but I have removed all of the dash pieces. I've also removed the wood trim from the dash and door panels on my wife's F10. On both...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By BickUW89
I had a 2000 540i Sport Package with 6 speed...

I had a 2000 540i Sport Package with 6 speed manual transmission for 7 years. Moved into a 2008 550i (LCI) with sport auto transmission, which has been my daily driver for the last six years, so...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-11-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,139
Posted By BickUW89
Our 2011 535ix has oyster napa leather on black. ...

Our 2011 535ix has oyster napa leather on black. We intended to order it with the dark wood trim, but when we took European Delivery in July 2011, we were surprised to find the aluminum hex trim. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By BickUW89
No, none. The first test looked great, too. ...

No, none. The first test looked great, too. I've been doing 7,500 mile oil changes since I got the car new, even while it was under the full service coverage the first 4 years.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By BickUW89
Sadly, this recall is only for the USA. Another...

Sadly, this recall is only for the USA. Another chap in London reported the same problem last month, with no love from the dealership or BMW.

Pretty pathetic that a known issue isn't dealt with...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By BickUW89
7,048 miles on this oil at the sampling point. ...

7,048 miles on this oil at the sampling point. My change interval is ~7,500 so this change was a little early, but not by much.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By BickUW89
I've got 78,921 miles on my 2008 550i. I'm the...

I've got 78,921 miles on my 2008 550i. I'm the original owner, and this is my daily driver.

This continues to be the hands-down best car I've ever owned. After 5 1/2 years of ownership, I still...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-19-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By BickUW89
In the US BMW just announced a recall in November...

In the US BMW just announced a recall in November for E60s for this very issue. Two weeks ago I got the follow-up letter stating that the replacement parts are now available, and that I could...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By BickUW89
Should be one on each side.

Should be one on each side.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-11-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,310
Posted By BickUW89
Not done.

Not done.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By BickUW89
Those are the cornering lights.

Those are the cornering lights.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-23-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,565
Posted By BickUW89
Interesting! I haven't tried an LCI F10 yet....

Interesting! I haven't tried an LCI F10 yet. Guess I'll need to give one a good spin.

My current plan is to hold onto my E60 550i (I *LOVE* this car!) for two more years, then look seriously at...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-23-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,565
Posted By BickUW89
Have you ever driven an E39 or E60? If so, you...

Have you ever driven an E39 or E60? If so, you would understand why people say the F10 feels unnatural, heavy, and/or lacks the sporty communication they associate with a BMW. I've owned all three,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By BickUW89
Awesome! Thanks for the info!!

Awesome! Thanks for the info!!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-01-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,616
Posted By BickUW89
Schpenxel , you've got a big 'ol pair of brass...

Schpenxel , you've got a big 'ol pair of brass ones!! You've been taking on some big projects and getting great results. Consider me a fan.

My LCI 550i has ~75k miles on her, and I want/need her...
Forum: European Delivery 09-27-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,051
Posted By BickUW89
Nice write up on the blog, and great pictures. ...

Nice write up on the blog, and great pictures. Congrats on the new ride, and what looks like a great trip.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 978
Posted By BickUW89
To those that serve, a sincere and heartfelt...

To those that serve, a sincere and heartfelt thank you. Words don't do.

That morning I was at SeaTac Airport, boarding a plane to fly to Los Angeles. I was heading to meet with a client, John...
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