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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-06-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By mg650
nav traffic issue

A few times the traffic info has dissapeared from my nav screen completely for the duration of a trip (commute into NYC so always lots of traffic). I know all the settings are correct and every...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-15-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By mg650
Thanks all for the help and suggestions. So i...

Thanks all for the help and suggestions. So i went to a different station today and the nozzle went in no problem. Must be that the nozzle from the station i went to yesterday was too small or...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-14-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By mg650
Diesel misfuelling restrictor

The "tab" that closes inside the filler neck that is part of the misfuelling resictor has closed on my car. Not sure what caused it. Does anyone know how to open or reset it? Thanks for any...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-16-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,238
Posted By mg650
Thing is if its a bad fuel pump then why doesnt...

Thing is if its a bad fuel pump then why doesnt it act up at other times? Unless there is really a case that the evaporative emissions control system creates positive pressure in the tank- but...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 01-12-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,491
Posted By mg650
With e63 getting 4matic- have any of you heard...

With e63 getting 4matic- have any of you heard expectations around m5 with xdrive? I agree with op- my 550 xdrive is good but not grest in snow although i wasnt expecting great snow performace...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-09-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 761
Posted By mg650
Works very well. Have on both f10 and x5. I...

Works very well. Have on both f10 and x5. I find it better than what i had in my '10 e550- problem then was the hi beams always turned off whenever i got near a highly reflective sign. The bmw...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-22-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 396
Posted By mg650
Power drain

Keep getting a warning that says something about increased battery use when parked. Has anyone else seen this?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-22-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,330
Posted By mg650
Have to think when modded 335 always wins given...

Have to think when modded 335 always wins given handling right?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-08-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,660
Posted By mg650
Side bar question: if you get a hole in a...

Side bar question: if you get a hole in a runflat tire- can you still use the slime stuff to "repair" the tire and get more range out of it/ and keep it from tearing itself apart if you have a long...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-08-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,594
Posted By mg650
Could it be a belt?

Could it be a belt?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-14-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,126
Posted By mg650
Am at one month and 1100 miles in on the same...

Am at one month and 1100 miles in on the same car. Cant agree more on the camera. Never has a car been this easy to back into a tight spot. Have this in our x5 too where it is just as handy.
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-13-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,438
Posted By mg650
Pls post pics once you do it. That will look...

Pls post pics once you do it. That will look sweet
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-13-2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,689
Posted By mg650
To anyone that has owned the 550xi over a winter:...

To anyone that has owned the 550xi over a winter: are the oem tires ok in the snow? ( I have the m sport 19's) I havent been planning to switch them out and have presumed i'll be "ok" in light snow...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-13-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,143
Posted By mg650
Voice address input works about 80-90% of the...

Voice address input works about 80-90% of the time for me. . Seems better in my '13 550 vs '12 x5. Not sure if the software is upgraded, the microphone setup is different or just pure...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-10-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,578
Posted By mg650
Has anyone figured out how to get the lane...

Has anyone figured out how to get the lane departure system to display in the hud? I have seen pictures of it but there is no option in my settings to display it.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-07-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,678
Posted By mg650
I am in the nyc category referenced above and in...

I am in the nyc category referenced above and in my 335 vert once hit a pothole so bad that i badly bent one rim and damaged 2 tires. The shock even popped off the cover to the plastic cover for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-06-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,314
Posted By mg650
Have always put towels under the car seats in the...

Have always put towels under the car seats in the back and has always worked well.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-03-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,186
Posted By mg650
I rent a lot of cars travelling for work. Lately...

I rent a lot of cars travelling for work. Lately have had a few caddies and infinitis. Completely agree with OP.

Thankfully, while travelling this week they actually had a F10 528!!!!!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-30-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,547
Posted By mg650
Have often wondered if the m5 acceleration is...

Have often wondered if the m5 acceleration is compromised by not having xdrive. I have seen 0-60 of 4.5s for the 550 xdrive which seems feasible although maybe optimistic. It is certainly sub...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-29-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22
Hud
Views: 1,290
Posted By mg650
I have maui jims as well. I have found you can...

I have maui jims as well. I have found you can read it on both '13 550 and '12 X5 if you turn brightness all the way up. Although it is still noticeably less intense than optimal

I really like...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-29-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,317
Posted By mg650
I start and go. Agree that you take it easy...

I start and go. Agree that you take it easy until oil warms up particularly when it is cold. Different question however: does anybody let the engine idle for a few minutes at the end of your...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-29-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,259
Posted By mg650
Agree. Nuts that a $50k car wouldn't come with...

Agree. Nuts that a $50k car wouldn't come with xenon lights. Admittedly i used to feel same way that you had to get a package with bmw to get auto dimming mirrors... But i dont think that is the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-29-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,359
Posted By mg650
Not so. My previous was a benz e550 where i had...

Not so. My previous was a benz e550 where i had a remote that let me hold down the panic button to start it- so you wouldnt necessarily need a separate fob. However the remote start hardware was...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-29-2012, 04:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,259
Posted By mg650
When comparing you have to factor in maintenance...

When comparing you have to factor in maintenance cost. I just got out of an e550 for my '13 550. Over that 3 years/50k miles i probably spent on the order of 2500 in maintenance. I know it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-23-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,558
Posted By mg650
Just did the same trade a week ago myself- went...

Just did the same trade a week ago myself- went from 2010 e550 4matic sport to 2013 550xi m pack. My observations:
- transmission (i have the sport trans) shifting is massively faster. Just no...
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