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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-07-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
Trade in value of an F10?

Does anyone knows when well have official trade in values for the F10?
Or about how much does it depreciate per year for trade in? Looking at trading in with just four months of ownership and about...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-06-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,205
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
Wow 120miles a month? Now I feel bad, I only...

Wow 120miles a month?
Now I feel bad, I only had my 535 since Jan and already almost reaching the 20k mile mark in just three months.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-03-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,665
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
And they may very well stay in stock for a while....

And they may very well stay in stock for a while. IMO this car's size and population target doesn't justify a MT. It's just not appealing, and If anything it may be a deterrent. Then again I hope...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-27-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,575
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
Hey Doc, If money was no object then why keep...

Hey Doc,
If money was no object then why keep pouring money on the 550 instead of just waitin up a year, trade it and get the M5. At the end of the day it'll only cost you around 15k or so above...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-25-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,362
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
Same here man, same here. Awaiting a recall.

Same here man, same here.
Awaiting a recall.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-20-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,276
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
I'd say wait. At least you'll get a 2012 year on...

I'd say wait. At least you'll get a 2012 year on the papers for just about the same car.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-13-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,794
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
Unbelievable, I only use super plus 98 and as...

Unbelievable,
I only use super plus 98 and as of late my best MPG has been at 23.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-02-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,431
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
Same experience here with windshield chipping. ...

Same experience here with windshield chipping. Weak glass quality is what they use to keep manufacturing costs down.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-10-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,146
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
It lacks on center feel and fails to ride steady...

It lacks on center feel and fails to ride steady on the straight and narrow. I own one and have test driven another 3. Fact.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-02-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,407
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
My inner city average consumption fluctuates...

My inner city average consumption fluctuates between 24.8 and 23.9, but has never been less from delivery time.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-01-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,249
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
7000 mls and the oil indicator still reads full...

7000 mls and the oil indicator still reads full (and mind you that I do run the crap out of this car on the autobahn on daily basis). I'm not with those that say to do an oil change after break in,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-01-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,407
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
Very REALISTIC indeed at least for a 535i. My...

Very REALISTIC indeed at least for a 535i. My 535i gives me about 450 mls on a full tank in city driving on average. I must know since I had let it run into fumes for the last three times in a roll...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-30-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,579
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
50% city 50% hwy driving and almost always on DS...

50% city 50% hwy driving and almost always on DS mode I get 23.9 MPG. And my hwy speed is of not less than 115 MPH on the autobahn, oh yeah!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-27-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,819
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
Sounds like you may be on denial about the lack...

Sounds like you may be on denial about the lack of on centre nature on the car. Nothing wrong with that as long as you enjoy it as is. I guess I'm used to a more "ride on rail" feel, and this now,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-27-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,386
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
Is the on centre feel improved with these? What's...

Is the on centre feel improved with these? What's the difference if any? Do you still catch yourself hunting for that straight and narrow position and correcting for road camber?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-26-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,819
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
What you described is exactly how my car behaves...

What you described is exactly how my car behaves after the reprograming. Not pulling, yet not centering neither.
The following conclusions and observations are based on a deeper ongoing analises...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,121
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
What you did with the stock 351M's? Are they for...

What you did with the stock 351M's? Are they for sale?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-20-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,752
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
351M also. BTW I'm on the market for some 351M...

351M also.
BTW I'm on the market for some 351M so if anyone is selling them or know of a website that has them let me know.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-18-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,602
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
The question here is; Will it be retrofittable...

The question here is;
Will it be retrofittable by way of firmware or sw upgrade?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-17-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,819
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
Well from what I can gather it was some sort of...

Well from what I can gather it was some sort of re programing on the car. I still have the tendency to keep putting inputs for correction since I have gotten so used to it. Although the car does...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-17-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,819
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
Just got my car back today after a 7 day stay at...

Just got my car back today after a 7 day stay at the shop. My problems seem to be gone and the car does not drift/pull in any direction anymore. I felt Avery minimal slight tendency to the right...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-16-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,560
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
Either it's the pic angle or your front bumper is...

Either it's the pic angle or your front bumper is not evenly flushed?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-15-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
So, a demo at the dealer is "learning" everyones...

So, a demo at the dealer is "learning" everyones styles, or my 535i is learning mine or my wives style? Again I call BS on this as an umbrella explanation for most issues during break in, seems to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-15-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,302
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
Oh please, enough with the "car learns your...

Oh please, enough with the "car learns your driving style" BS already!!!
Theres no feature in this car that enables it to learn or adapt to a specific driver. After the break in this issues either...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-11-2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,996
Posted By blackhawk_pilot
Its similar to this one but a bit bigger. The...

Its similar to this one but a bit bigger. The trick here is to get the seat without the bulky arm rest or cup holders in it. 2-3 year olds don't use them anyways. ...
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