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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 07:28 AM
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Posted By MSgtMel
Going by some scrape repair and repaint, it...

Going by some scrape repair and repaint, it should be about $800-$1000 + tax. Can't remember if they took it off or not, think they did though as there is no evidence of any work done visible at the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,045
Posted By MSgtMel
Sorry to disappoint - small hands dictate that a...

Sorry to disappoint - small hands dictate that a 1911 Commander resides in there. But how convenient I'm left handed!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-22-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By MSgtMel
If you took delivery from that dealer when the...

If you took delivery from that dealer when the car was new, you might want to ask them why it was never set up to call the dealer for an appointment when service was due. It's an option in the...
Forum: European Delivery 01-15-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,603
Posted By MSgtMel
Amen! Unfortunately, I think the American GI in...

Amen! Unfortunately, I think the American GI in Europe has taught them more bad practices than they have brought good ones home. Pulling out without looking or signaling is only one of them.
Forum: European Delivery 01-15-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,603
Posted By MSgtMel
Thanks for the update, but have a couple of...

Thanks for the update, but have a couple of questions/comments. First, it seems that the populace has in general slowed down since last living in the area in the 90s; they used to average 90mph -...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-11-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By MSgtMel
2011 535xi, DITTO.

2011 535xi, DITTO.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-14-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,588
Posted By MSgtMel
Try Main Menu; Settings; Lighting in the iDrive.

Try Main Menu; Settings; Lighting in the iDrive.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-14-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,588
Posted By MSgtMel
True that, it also seems to be -at least in some...

True that, it also seems to be -at least in some areas- a signal for the less capable to start doing stupid things and really causing problems in traffic. :confused:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-10-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,192
Posted By MSgtMel
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-10-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,192
Posted By MSgtMel
Ah crud, didn't mean to mislead but forgot to...

Ah crud, didn't mean to mislead but forgot to subtract the winter mileage while on performance winter tires. so take away about 8-10K for that, closer to 10K. That still leaves over 30K on them,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-10-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,192
Posted By MSgtMel
If you go to a shop that has a complete alignment...

If you go to a shop that has a complete alignment system and well trained staff, yes and it should already be part of a total alignment package. Usually the best place to start to find a good...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-09-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,192
Posted By MSgtMel
Believe it or not, for me that is what happened. ...

Believe it or not, for me that is what happened. I had the Goodyear LS2s on 19" delivered from factory, by 3500 mi. they were all bubbled, the dealer replacements were the Michelin Primacy HPZP RFT....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-09-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By MSgtMel
Reminded me of the time I spent in So. Cal at...

Reminded me of the time I spent in So. Cal at Riverside. All new cars had three price stickers on them; Mfg sticker, add on option sticker, and the "Your Price Today "sticker. The "Your Price"...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-09-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 805
Posted By MSgtMel
:bs::bs::bs::bs::bs:

:bs::bs::bs::bs::bs:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-09-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,192
Posted By MSgtMel
I've always rotated tires (non-staggered) on my...

I've always rotated tires (non-staggered) on my car at 5Kmi. intervals. It really makes a difference in tire life on a well maintained vehicle. The last set of High performance summer tires on my...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-07-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,256
Posted By MSgtMel
Have driven a 15' 528 -dealer loaner, moderately...

Have driven a 15' 528 -dealer loaner, moderately appointed- it was surprisingly quick, not the level of a 535 though. For me the sound of a four banger at lower speeds and under load was a big put...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-01-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,256
Posted By MSgtMel
Here's an offbeat idea for you. Take a look at...

Here's an offbeat idea for you. Take a look at the X1. It is an interesting compromise between sedan and SAV. With the back seats down you can lay 4' X 8' sheets of material flat. Haul numerous...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-26-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,617
Posted By MSgtMel
Question for those with the leather dashes. I've...

Question for those with the leather dashes. I've found that the amount of reflection from the standard dash is enough to tire my eyes and start giving me a headache after about a half hour of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-17-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By MSgtMel
Glad you've taken it to the dealer. The most...

Glad you've taken it to the dealer. The most frequent reason for leaks of both fluids and their mixing is a blown head gasket. Another reason, although very rare is a cracked cylinder wall.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-24-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,490
Posted By MSgtMel
The same wipes you use on your LED/LCD TV will...

The same wipes you use on your LED/LCD TV will work fine here.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-05-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,410
Posted By MSgtMel
Short answer; Yes. Was thinking of stepping up...

Short answer; Yes. Was thinking of stepping up to a 2015 and some additional options that weren't specified for this one. Will admit to a bit of apprehension since I don't have a long history with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-05-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By MSgtMel
That reminds me, was her purse nearby (w/i ~100...

That reminds me, was her purse nearby (w/i ~100 feet)? The range on these FOBs is very reasonable.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-05-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,410
Posted By MSgtMel
Wouldn't surprise me in the least. Never had...

Wouldn't surprise me in the least. Never had that problem myself, but the bubbling of the tire and the jarring hits that were much worse with the LS2s than with the Michelin Primacies on the same...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-05-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By MSgtMel
OP, you may wish to check you pocket that you...

OP, you may wish to check you pocket that you carry the fob in. Recent experience with the same problem has taught me to have nothing else in the same pocket unless it is totally flat like folding...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-05-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,410
Posted By MSgtMel
An February '11 535xi ~ 47,000mi. after getting...

An February '11 535xi ~ 47,000mi. after getting rid of the Goodyear LS2s that came with it there hasn't been a single problem. RE: the LS2 problem, my conclusion and experience indicates that as...
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