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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-17-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By listerone
No,if you go the "I wish to cancel" route I,and...

No,if you go the "I wish to cancel" route I,and others,described earlier the price they'll quote you will be all inclusive for the period agreed...3 months...6 months...1 year,etc.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-17-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By listerone
The trick with Sirius is to call them *just*...

The trick with Sirius is to call them *just* before your contract expires and tell them you want to cancel.They'll transfer you to their "subscription" department and offer you,perhaps,6 months for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-16-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 332
Posted By listerone
A 6 Series "d" or a Panamera Diesel would have me...

A 6 Series "d" or a Panamera Diesel would have me banging on the dealership's door on Introduction Day.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-16-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By listerone
Any auto parts store would carry them.Finding...

Any auto parts store would carry them.Finding "silver" colored ones may,or may not,be difficult.Make sure you don't buy those foolish looking metal ones...I've read that metal somehow disrupts...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-15-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,054
Posted By listerone
Having owned both the 335d and the 328d I would...

Having owned both the 335d and the 328d I would have chosen the 335 if it maintained the torque (425 ft lbs) but got the 45+ mpg my 328 gets on the Interstate.The best of both worlds.My current "d"...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-15-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By listerone
Wrong.My Bluetec was totaled (by the insurance...

Wrong.My Bluetec was totaled (by the insurance company,the damage itself didn't look that bad) in an accident involving a stationary vehicle and mine.I was doing 7 mph...collision...airbag.The other...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-12-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,122
Posted By listerone
I have no desire for comfort access.I had it on...

I have no desire for comfort access.I had it on an Infiniti...wasn't impressed.But I like the fact that you needn't insert the keyfob into a slot as was the case with my Bluetec and my first "d".
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-12-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By listerone
I've noticed this myself.I wish it wasn't the...

I've noticed this myself.I wish it wasn't the case though.Glad to see this thread...I thought I was imagining things.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By listerone
I don't do it via tablets,cell phones,etc...but I...

I don't do it via tablets,cell phones,etc...but I just did it successfully yesterday via my home laptop and google maps.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,373
Posted By listerone
Oh,and BTW...there's a Tesla "dealership" at a...

Oh,and BTW...there's a Tesla "dealership" at a mall that I often visit (great place to "powerwalk" comfortably) and when walk by there's very seldom *anyone* inside (the front is obviously wide open)...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,373
Posted By listerone
Unlike in some parts of the country,electricity...

Unlike in some parts of the country,electricity in my neck of the woods is close to 25 cents a kWh.Add to that the ability of my "d" to travel 700 Interstate miles between recharges...which,BTW,can...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-08-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,102
Posted By listerone
IIRC letting a car idle for more than a very...

IIRC letting a car idle for more than a very short time is illegal in at least some European countries.I've read that that's why European cars don't offer that feature.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-07-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,053
Posted By listerone
This is the first I've ever heard of "car off" in...

This is the first I've ever heard of "car off" in a car wash.Cars go through torrential downpours,which are often driven by 40mph winds,all the time.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-06-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By listerone
Can anyone confirm that it's possible to make the...

Can anyone confirm that it's possible to make the turn signals blink 5 times instead of 3 and that you can have the exact amount of fuel in the tank also display (e.g., "10.1 gallons")?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-06-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 18,979
Posted By listerone
Save for later

Save for later
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-05-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By listerone
Ah,Ireland.The land of my ancestors (well,Ireland...

Ah,Ireland.The land of my ancestors (well,Ireland and Scotland actually)! My Samsung Galaxy streams nicely in my 2014 "d".However,I've read (or think I've read) that streaming is rather phone,model...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-05-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By listerone
Yes,I have one for my Android.I bought it mainly...

Yes,I have one for my Android.I bought it mainly for the claim of a stronger signal because I often drive in hilly areas.I can't say I've seen a dramatic improvement but perhaps you need special...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-31-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,745
Posted By listerone
In short order one comes to learn the stations...

In short order one comes to learn the stations near him that carry diesel.The stations on the route to work,etc.However one must be a bit mindful of the fuel gage when traveling in unknown...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-31-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,745
Posted By listerone
I've driven the 535d once,a very refined vehicle...

I've driven the 535d once,a very refined vehicle indeed.In fact I think I was more impressed with it than I was with my recently departed Bluetec (diesel).FWIW *my* basic attitude is that once you've...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-31-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,761
Posted By listerone
I've heard it said that using a gas that's higher...

I've heard it said that using a gas that's higher in octane than your car requires doesn't harm anything but doesn't result in improved performance either.Plus,it's waster of $$$.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-29-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,594
Posted By listerone
I'm almost certain that a sunroof was an option...

I'm almost certain that a sunroof was an option on my "d".I bought off the lot (couldn't order,needed something quickly) but if I had ordered I wouldn't have opted for one.More money,one more thing...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-29-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By listerone
Excellent response,Jim Cash.Given that my "d" is...

Excellent response,Jim Cash.Given that my "d" is typically driven,year round,on a "three weeks completely idle then a 300 mile Interstate trip" type of schedule I might investigate that special...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-29-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By listerone
One would think that there'd be no shortage of...

One would think that there'd be no shortage of winter driving...and winter tire...experts in Alberta.Perhaps even your nearest BMW dealer might be a good source of advice...but might not be the best...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-29-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By listerone
Is there an un4gettable test drive being held...

Is there an un4gettable test drive being held anywhere near Boston in the near future? I bought my "d" in Virginia but I get up to Boston regularly.If there is one could you tell me where? Thanks!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-28-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,440
Posted By listerone
Although I liked my Bluetec a lot I was...

Although I liked my Bluetec a lot I was underwhelmed by the transmission.In fact,I had it to the dealer several times and was told each time was told "all is normal".
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