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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-21-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By raleedy
My 1961 Mercedes 220 had the unilateral parking...

My 1961 Mercedes 220 had the unilateral parking light feature, as has every BMW I've owned starting with a 1987 3-series.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-21-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,274
Posted By raleedy
Those of you who are having trouble with the...

Those of you who are having trouble with the "kick to open" feature should instead use the voice command or, better yet, the voice command and the kick together.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-19-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By raleedy
Many of these things are available in non-US...

Many of these things are available in non-US markets, and can be added to your US-market car through coding.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-19-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By raleedy
There is a setting for this. In the iDrive door...

There is a setting for this. In the iDrive door lock menu, deselect auto-lock when driving.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-19-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By raleedy
NY Times reviews the 535d

http://www.nytimes.com/pages/automobiles/reviews/index.html?action=click&region=Masthead&pgtype=Homepage&module=SectionsNav&version=BrowseTree&contentCollection=New%20Cars&contentPlacement=3&t=qry259...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-17-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,274
Posted By raleedy
Like what would be broken by shutting the trunk...

Like what would be broken by shutting the trunk by hand?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-17-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,274
Posted By raleedy
+1. Works every time. Except, of course, when...

+1. Works every time. Except, of course, when the car senses that I am carrying bulky and heavy objects in both arms.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-16-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,566
Posted By raleedy
Source?

Source?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-16-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,951
Posted By raleedy
Yeah, that FWD sedan with the CVT transmission's...

Yeah, that FWD sedan with the CVT transmission's quite the stunner in the handling department.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-15-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By raleedy
Dang, it has the steering wheel on the wrong...

Dang, it has the steering wheel on the wrong side, too.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-15-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By raleedy
There are also many cheap after-market devices...

There are also many cheap after-market devices that can be used through the aux input.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-13-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By raleedy
Personally I would rather have new rotors than...

Personally I would rather have new rotors than having the old ones turned. BMW brakes are designed and manufactured for function, not so much for durability or esthetics (e.g., brake dust). They...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-13-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 650
Posted By raleedy
Well, if the dealer said something, it must be...

Well, if the dealer said something, it must be true.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-13-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,126
Posted By raleedy
Can anyone imagine a less interesting issue for...

Can anyone imagine a less interesting issue for someone to whine about? Zzzzzzzz.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-13-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 650
Posted By raleedy
That's the breaks.

That's the breaks.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-11-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,282
Posted By raleedy
I find that fuel consumption tracks closely with...

I find that fuel consumption tracks closely with average speed (which the OBC also registers). The lower the car's average speed, the lower the mpg.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 04-10-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,247
Posted By raleedy
That sounds completely nuts. You see a kid...

That sounds completely nuts. You see a kid through the windshield. Is it in front of you or behind you? Quick!
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 04-10-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,247
Posted By raleedy
Does this have anything at all to do with...

Does this have anything at all to do with electric propulsion?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-10-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By raleedy
I've been trying since this issue was first...

I've been trying since this issue was first posted to get my car's Auto-H to let the car "creep". The closest I've come is by easing up on the brakes before the Auto-H actually engages. Then, not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-10-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By raleedy
What's more: the hill-hold feature (which by the...

What's more: the hill-hold feature (which by the way works on automatics as well as on manuals) is always on, whereas Auto-H on an automatic transmission car has to be selected by pressing the Auto-H...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-09-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,976
Posted By raleedy
The OP would be better off with a car (there are...

The OP would be better off with a car (there are many) that doesn't have the kind of complete, informative blog presence that BMW models have. Ignorance is bliss!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-09-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,237
Posted By raleedy
This is very unlikely to be a mechanical problem....

This is very unlikely to be a mechanical problem. It would be a small miracle if one camera rotated itself exactly 180 degrees -- let alone 2 in precisely the same way.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-06-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,173
Posted By raleedy
0.3 sec? An eternity!

0.3 sec? An eternity!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-06-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 304
Posted By raleedy
Why not experiment? You have the tools in the...

Why not experiment? You have the tools in the car to measure real-time mpg.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-06-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By raleedy
If you're really trying to update your maps,...

If you're really trying to update your maps, you're in the wrong place in the menu. This link should help you with the process (for which you need the uncompressed torrent files and an FSC code...
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