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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-16-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By Elk
Yes. Steering wheels should not be drawing blood.

Yes. Steering wheels should not be drawing blood.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-16-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,038
Posted By Elk
As I noted previously, this is a very interesting...

As I noted previously, this is a very interesting bit of information.

I also understand your frustration with attempting to get the best satellite hardware available offered by BMW and being...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-16-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,038
Posted By Elk
I understand and acknowledged his post. I go on...

I understand and acknowledged his post. I go on to add to the discussion by noting the sound remains dreadful even with the better system.

That is, it matters little which BMW option you choose. ...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-16-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By Elk
There is an off-putting change in engine braking...

There is an off-putting change in engine braking as the AT downshifts while braking, particularly at slower speeds. While normal, it is annoying.

This may be what you are experiencing.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-16-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,055
Posted By Elk
No. It is a weak acid. It comes in a metal can. ...

No. It is a weak acid. It comes in a metal can.

Also, keep in mind that acid is stored in glass or plastic (like a battery).
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-16-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By Elk
What is a "micro-cut?" The stitching is...

What is a "micro-cut?"

The stitching is literally damaging your soft, desk jockey paws?

We need pics of both the wheel and the "micro-cuts."
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-16-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,038
Posted By Elk
Interestingly, the classical stations and the...

Interestingly, the classical stations and the salsa station receives a higher bit rate than the other music channels. They sound appreciably better.

The reason is that classical listeners are...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-16-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,038
Posted By Elk
Welcome, yuri-m, and thank you for your very...

Welcome, yuri-m, and thank you for your very interesting first post.

Unfortunately, as I am certain you know, the sound of satellite radio remains dreadful even if one possesses the best possible...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-14-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 886
Posted By Elk
As expected. At least it is no big deal.

As expected.

At least it is no big deal.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-13-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,221
Posted By Elk
Sorry, but the manual answers your question. ...

Sorry, but the manual answers your question.

Your address must be stored as "Home" as a destination.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-13-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 886
Posted By Elk
It depends on what you mean by jarring feedback. ...

It depends on what you mean by jarring feedback.

A bent wheel and a thrown weight will cause steering wheel vibration, but this is rhythmic and steady at a given speed. It is not what I would...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-13-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,582
Posted By Elk
Facts got in the way for iansanderson. Facts...

Facts got in the way for iansanderson. Facts also killed his ludicrous "stress on the sidewall from rapid acceleration" fantasy.

I will never understand making things up when you have no...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-11-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,582
Posted By Elk
But he wrote it on the Internet. It must be...

But he wrote it on the Internet. It must be true. :)

Seriously, thanks for interjecting a solid does of reality.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-11-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Elk
And a modern turbo.

And a modern turbo.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-11-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,582
Posted By Elk
As already described, the knife was stabbed in...

As already described, the knife was stabbed in and repeatedly moved in and out. This is also why each is a bit different.

It is a clear comprehensive claim for your auto insurance carrier.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-10-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,221
Posted By Elk
The address needs be stored specifically as the...

The address needs be stored specifically as the home address. Check your manual.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-10-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,582
Posted By Elk
Slashed; not a defect.

Slashed; not a defect.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-10-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,693
Posted By Elk
:thumbup: Nor I. The F30 is a great...

:thumbup:

Nor I.

The F30 is a great winter beater/commuter, but toy machines are a great deal more fun.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-10-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,693
Posted By Elk
GM has made clear it has no plans to offer...

GM has made clear it has no plans to offer additional V8 choices. As a practical matter, 415 HP and 415 ft/lbs will amuse most people.


And the HUD is visible even when you are wearing polarized...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-10-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,221
Posted By Elk
First, store a Home address. The Home address...

First, store a Home address. The Home address appears at the top of the contact list.

1. "Home"
2. Create a contact.
3. "Store contact in vehicle"

To call it up:

1. "Navigation"
2....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-09-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,433
Posted By Elk
Until one remembers the various cars of a similar...

Until one remembers the various cars of a similar or lesser price that are as fast or faster.

The F30 is not a performance car, but an entry level luxury car that can get out of its own way.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-09-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 870
Posted By Elk
I dislike heated seats, but have always...

I dislike heated seats, but have always appreciated heated steering wheels. It is nice not being forced to drive wearing gloves.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-07-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,939
Posted By Elk
The system does everything it can to protect what...

The system does everything it can to protect what charge is left and shuts everything unnecessary off.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-07-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,939
Posted By Elk
Yes, I did. I put a good charger on for a day...

Yes, I did. I put a good charger on for a day and, now I am driving to work every day, the battery is fine again. It was a couple of days of non-use, coupled with -20F, that caused the problem.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-06-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,939
Posted By Elk
You are getting a low tire warning for a reason. ...

You are getting a low tire warning for a reason. There is a drop of roughly one psi with each 10 degree drop of temperature, plus typically about a psi loss of pressure each month.

For example,...
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