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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-25-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,713
Posted By melor
Seth, before you buy a 3 series, remember that...

Seth, before you buy a 3 series, remember that this model is about to get a major facelift. Not small changes, but a revamp of the entire 3 series line. If your Chev is holding up, I would wait...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-09-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,334
Posted By melor
The Ultimate quick detailer is designed to work...

The Ultimate quick detailer is designed to work with the Meguiars NXT wax, or the #21 Synthetic sealant.
My car has the #21 sealant, so if I want to clean my car I use the regular quick detailer,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-05-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,334
Posted By melor
Two thumbs up for this post.

Two thumbs up. Trick is to get it off quickly to prevent paint etch. If it is hard, soak it with water or quick detailer to soften, then wipe off. Once the surface is clean, then a quick shot with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-24-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,867
Posted By melor
Don't forget cell phones are radio transmitters....

Don't forget cell phones are radio transmitters. I would keep this thing out of your pocket when using, either via corded or wireless headset. I have taken to using a bag ( similar to a book bag, but...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-23-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 33,265
Posted By melor
I just played with that feature. I almost never...

I just played with that feature. I almost never listen to music on iTunes, but rather use it to organize my music and iPods. I just now connected my iPod Nano 5G that I usually use to listen to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-23-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,386
Posted By melor
My space gray 335 has 50K miles on the clock and...

My space gray 335 has 50K miles on the clock and the paint is in GREAT shape because I am very careful with it. Given you situation, I would go to a coin op once in a while if it was very dirty or to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-23-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 33,265
Posted By melor
Pharding, because of your encouragement I created...

Pharding, because of your encouragement I created this thread.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=5793762#post5793762

Thanks for the kind word.

Paul
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-23-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,867
Posted By melor
Poor Man's Pandora - Works without 6NR!

Genius feature can create multiple playlists that can be saved and refreshed. These playlists can be played in your car. A Poor man's Pandora.

Pandora for those who don't know is a popular online...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-23-2011, 12:31 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 33,265
Posted By melor
You can in iTunes. On the top right of the Genius...

You can in iTunes. On the top right of the Genius playlist you can select how many songs, refresh the list and Save Playlist.

I keep 23 playlists of 75 songs each that were generated by the genius...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-17-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 26
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Views: 2,056
Posted By melor
I have been very happy with the application,...

I have been very happy with the application, shine and length of service I have received with Meguiars #21 synthetic sealant. My suggestion would be to visit a local detailing supply shop and talk to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-17-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,096
Posted By melor
I assume since you refer to the ventilation as...

I assume since you refer to the ventilation as "draft free", you are in fact agreeing with me in that the volume of air is less than other "drafty" cars. Nice spin in that it is more elegant and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-16-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,096
Posted By melor
Rafa and Mark, on my 08 335i I can set the fan...

Rafa and Mark, on my 08 335i I can set the fan speed to high manual and recirc on the input source. This provides the highest volume of air. Still less than I would like.

This behavior is not a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-16-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,096
Posted By melor
Personally I find the volume of air...

Personally I find the volume of air disappointing. Yes it blows cool, but compared to my wife's Mercedes GL550, and previously owned GM cars, it is wimpy. The Mercedes and GM A/C's would have messed...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-12-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,928
Posted By melor
I love to drive and enjoy the curves as much as...

I love to drive and enjoy the curves as much as anyone else on this board. I, however, would pick the 550. Acceleration is great, handling not bad, but creature comforts on top of very decent...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-12-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 17,268
Posted By melor
Nice Review

Nice review, great pictures. Will keep an eye out for you on the freeway. I too am in OC.

Paul
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-08-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,606
Posted By melor
I have a jet black rental car in my garage right...

I have a jet black rental car in my garage right now. BEAUTIFUL! I ran the soft tip of my finger - not my nail - across the paint. It left a small scratch in the surface. The scratch buffed out...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-24-2010, 12:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,131
Posted By melor
I put 200,000 miles on two Jeep Grand Cherokees....

I put 200,000 miles on two Jeep Grand Cherokees. ( 100K/Jeep ) Far fewer issues with the Jeeps than my BMW with 50K miles. I love my BMW, but it is a high maintenance gal compared to the "straw hut"...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-23-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,698
Posted By melor
I wouldn't touch it unless it was a KILLER deal...

I wouldn't touch it unless it was a KILLER deal or the price made it possible to buy when I couldn't otherwise afford.

Reasons to avoid:
"New car" - old build.
Possibly been driven hard buy...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-07-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,870
Posted By melor
I am not sure. BMW has been milking the...

I am not sure. BMW has been milking the introduction of the 5 series here in the US. Now that the M Sport package has become available, I think they are done with the roll out. In the local...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-28-2010, 02:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,953
Posted By melor
The hold can be because of the brakes, if it is...

The hold can be because of the brakes, if it is creeping forward, then obviously it is not in a neutral or open clutch situation. On the other hand, if you release the brakes and it doesn't creep...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-28-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,953
Posted By melor
My guess is that the transmission, in order to...

My guess is that the transmission, in order to reduce load on the engine for fuel economy, goes into a "neutral" mode at a full stop. The delay is caused when upon starting the transmission has to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-27-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,574
Posted By melor
I have space gray now. It is easy to keep clean...

I have space gray now. It is easy to keep clean and hides swirls and small scratches. I am considering going carbon black for my next car, but will probably get space gray again...

Paul
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-27-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,618
Posted By melor
Unless I am mistaken, every 5 series I have...

Unless I am mistaken, every 5 series I have looked at in a dealership had the Nav system already working.

Paul
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-12-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 18,258
Posted By melor
I would go to the dealer who said that was normal...

I would go to the dealer who said that was normal and ask him to fire up two cars cold on the lot. If it is normal then they should sound just like yours.

Paul
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-12-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,589
Posted By melor
Yes, and at both high and low speeds. Never a...

Yes, and at both high and low speeds. Never a bubble or broken rim. I kept them well inflated and never had a problem. Will say that when I wore out my RFTs, I was happy to buy new tires. Never in...
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