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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-23-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By SLO_AERO
I went to an i3 drive event as well. I was fully...

I went to an i3 drive event as well. I was fully expecting a boatload of torque from zero RPM, but it was still a great sensation! All gone by 30mph, though. The entry in to backseats was a little...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-18-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By SLO_AERO
I've got a little over 39k on those same,...

I've got a little over 39k on those same, original tires - they've probably got a couple thousand miles of tread left. I'll be curious to see which way you go. I've been leaning toward going for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-18-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,158
Posted By SLO_AERO
Nice choices! I'd really like to drive one...

Nice choices! I'd really like to drive one sometime.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-03-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,394
Posted By SLO_AERO
Glad you seem to off to a great start! I very...

Glad you seem to off to a great start! I very much miss having a wagon. When I pulled the trigger in 2011 on the 528i the 5 Series wagons were already gone from the US and the 3 Series wagon was too...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-03-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,105
Posted By SLO_AERO
Thanks for putting up the great review - sounds...

Thanks for putting up the great review - sounds like it will be a fantastic car! This would be a serious contender for me if I were in the market (won't be for quite some time)!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-04-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,393
Views: 74,143
Posted By SLO_AERO
Shawn - would you be so kind as to pass along the...

Shawn - would you be so kind as to pass along the details on obtained the update and code? Much appreciated!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-12-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By SLO_AERO
Nice. Downtown LA, the 105-East in El Segundo and...

Nice. Downtown LA, the 105-East in El Segundo and PCH thru Malibu - all with lots of fake backgrounds. But why the hell are they filming an F11 on PCH when they won't even let us buy one over here!?...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-11-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,641
Posted By SLO_AERO
I have this exact same sound intermittently in my...

I have this exact same sound intermittently in my 2011 528i. Sounds like a fan wobbling. And like some of the other replies, I occasionally will hear it while I'm outside around the front of the car...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,758
Posted By SLO_AERO
LA driver here. I'm on board with the G35/37...

LA driver here. I'm on board with the G35/37 sentiments, but also been noting a number of obnoxious Audi drivers. There are FAR too many late model white A4 sedans in this world. Also, the Audi SUV...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By SLO_AERO
I had this exact same chirping start about 2k mi...

I had this exact same chirping start about 2k mi ago (I'm at just under 25k, coming up on two years). Comes from the center console and not limited to AC use - any HVAC flow with cause it. Very, very...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-04-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By SLO_AERO
Well despite two days worth of spraying every...

Well despite two days worth of spraying every gutter/drain, pulling up the carpets, the door panels to verify moisture barriers, etc., they couldn't find a leak path. <sigh/> If it happens again I'll...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-31-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By SLO_AERO
I'll report back after I take the car in on...

I'll report back after I take the car in on Thursday. Thanks for chiming-in!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-30-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By SLO_AERO
Any F10 folks have a leaky floor?

Spent a few days driving in heavy rain in Northern California and ended up with a soaked carpet on the driver side rear floor. I can't imagine it was caused by anything other than a floor-level leak...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-30-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,753
Posted By SLO_AERO
Looks great! If only some of the SUV/minivan...

Looks great! If only some of the SUV/minivan obsessives here in the US would come around to the idea that a wagon might be superior fit, maybe we could have the opportunity to get buy those over here!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-29-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,361
Posted By SLO_AERO
Still quite happy with mine. The Corgi (see...

Still quite happy with mine. The Corgi (see above), however, still prefers to ride in the back of the Subaru - I blame longstanding English/German relations.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-26-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,014
Posted By SLO_AERO
I wish a few more of us could have an F11 here in...

I wish a few more of us could have an F11 here in California...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-10-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,241
Posted By SLO_AERO
Great post - thanks!

Great post - thanks!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-01-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 20,878
Posted By SLO_AERO
Superb work, and outstanding job with the photos!

Superb work, and outstanding job with the photos!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-31-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By SLO_AERO
Numerator goes to zero...

Any one else flummoxed by the fact the instantaneous MPG display below the tach scrolls to '50' as you come to a stop, instead of '0'? I don't care how little fuel is consumed at idle while stopped -...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-24-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,578
Posted By SLO_AERO
Just chiming in to say I've been quite pleased...

Just chiming in to say I've been quite pleased with the fuel economy on my 2011 528i. I've got a 12 mile surface street drive to work (1-way) and I consistently get 22mpg for that regime. Getting...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 09-09-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,152
Posted By SLO_AERO
Fantastic write-up and pics! Envy doesn't quite...

Fantastic write-up and pics! Envy doesn't quite do justice to my exact sentiments - hoping for a trip of my own some day!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-15-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,549
Posted By SLO_AERO
2011 528i here. Had my software updated in May....

2011 528i here. Had my software updated in May. Linearity of its acceleration from a stop seemed to be a little better, but over time is has become as bad as it ever was. I can't help but think that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,884
Posted By SLO_AERO
Indeed!

Indeed!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-27-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,884
Posted By SLO_AERO
LOL....oh yeah? My dealer tried to get me to do...

LOL....oh yeah? My dealer tried to get me to do it when I was in for the low-mileage oil change. And their price? $699! And, "we recommend you do this annually."
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-15-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 16,188
Posted By SLO_AERO
F31 diesel in the US??? My 2011 F10 528i may be...

F31 diesel in the US??? My 2011 F10 528i may be finding a new home...
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