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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Today, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By demas
Did I say less understeer? damn.. Ok, 11PM...

Did I say less understeer? damn..

Ok, 11PM tonight and just got home from work. It was a rough day - 16hrs or regulatory bs will do that.

There was construction causing a large queue I just...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By demas
It was about $300 installed. It mounts where the...

It was about $300 installed. It mounts where the stock one was - I still have the stock part in the trunk but haven't looked at it yet to compare.

After a couple days of driving I can say the car...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 03:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By demas
+1 ...

+1

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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-29-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By demas
Installed the brace yesterday. There is a subtle...

Installed the brace yesterday. There is a subtle but definite improvement when cornering and turn-in. Reminds me of the tighter feel when upgrading to thicker sway bars.

IAS, DDC, ACS springs...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-25-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,378
Posted By demas
I vote alpine white as best. Not because I have...

I vote alpine white as best. Not because I have one but it's why I got one.

And I agree with above post


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-23-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,017
Posted By demas
For waxes, I commonly use Einszett1 liquid wax -...

For waxes, I commonly use Einszett1 liquid wax - very easy to use with good results. As I've got alpine white, Poorboys diamond glaze topped with their sealant also works nicely.

Have recently...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-22-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By demas
CMP Lower Reinforcement

One of the service reps at my dealer introduced me to this the last time I took the car in for servicing. He's always interested in my car and the mods I've done when I visit, and being an...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-21-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,620
Posted By demas
Has anyone tried the RC pro2 or the RC one? ...

Has anyone tried the RC pro2 or the RC one?

How do they stack up to the JB




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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-16-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,677
Posted By demas
Cruise control, audio, creature comforts has...

Cruise control, audio, creature comforts has never been BMWs strong points especially E generation - for good reason - engineered bias towards connected driving dynamic. Unfortunately some of that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-10-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 821
Posted By demas
Mine is a bit 'jerky' at low speed in sport mode...

Mine is a bit 'jerky' at low speed in sport mode - mostly attributed I think to sport starting in 1st gear as opposed to 2nd in normal.

btw - the transmission reset - this has been around since...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-10-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,677
Posted By demas
Mercedes never did anything for me - it doesn't...

Mercedes never did anything for me - it doesn't resonate any kind of desire or emotion.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-02-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,126
Posted By demas
About 13,000 miles and 2 years. Low oil...

About 13,000 miles and 2 years.

Low oil warning twice and two new steering gear boxes.

Oh, and a speeding ticket.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 766
Posted By demas
On my 540 I kept going back to stock jurid in...

On my 540 I kept going back to stock jurid in front and textar in rears. Aftermarket low dust pads just never instilled confidence.




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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-23-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By demas
I have IAS, DHP (with active stablizers), no 704....

I have IAS, DHP (with active stablizers), no 704. I did swap out the springs with ACS recently. The experience I noted in my post above was prior to ACS.

Would have gotten IAS with the passive...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-22-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By demas
I have to disagree to an extent. It may not help...

I have to disagree to an extent. It may not help with handling in physics terms, but having a tighter radius sharpens the responsiveness and it just feels loads better as if the car has shrunk by a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-22-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,317
Posted By demas
Picked up the car this afternoon. The clicking...

Picked up the car this afternoon. The clicking is totally gone and drives wonderfully with that thick M-Sport wheel. I liked the steering in the F30 loaner - not sure if it's hydraulic or electric...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-21-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,253
Posted By demas
I go over there once in a while for a good laugh....

I go over there once in a while for a good laugh.

I'm currently in a loaner F30 320 luxury package until tomorrow. While it got me around this week it's definitely lower rent.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-21-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,853
Posted By demas
The F10 is just.. a unique experience. It's...

The F10 is just.. a unique experience. It's sexy as hell, comfortable, the thing moves, decent handling equipped with DHP and IAS.

It does not however in my view, whisper 'hey, it's 10:30pm...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-21-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,317
Posted By demas
My dealer called this evening and has the car...

My dealer called this evening and has the car ready for me to pick up tomorrow.

There might be a root cause to this - he stated that they had replaced the steering gearbox again, but this time...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-20-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,253
Posted By demas
gotta love him;) guess he's in a 428...

gotta love him;)

guess he's in a 428 nowadays!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-18-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By demas
Sound when on the accelerator

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reading this may be regretted if you have the symptom but just never noticed it
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So, maybe a year or so ago, maybe less, I noticed what I'd describe as a whirring...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-18-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,253
Posted By demas
Cadillac ain't got nothin' on the 328 luxury...

Cadillac ain't got nothin' on the 328 luxury package.

signed,
the F30 camp
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-14-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,317
Posted By demas
Had this happen on mine with IAS at only 5k...

Had this happen on mine with IAS at only 5k kilometers. Dealer replaced the steering gear box which resolved it but it returned about 5k kilometers later.

Coincidentally I'm heading to the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-10-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,327
Posted By demas
since I only drive in sport mode (starts in 1st...

since I only drive in sport mode (starts in 1st and holds revs higher) traction control really ruins a more spirited take off especially in winter with cold summer tires.

to me, the 550 doesn't...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-24-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,129
Posted By demas
Eco mode and cruise control Sent from...

Eco mode and cruise control


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