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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-01-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,854
Posted By lindros2
I would get another 5 every time before a...

I would get another 5 every time before a 3/4/4GC. I can't get over styling cues, and have to love the look to pay $60k+

M4? Different conversation.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-30-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,385
Posted By lindros2
The F10 is a terrific car. It will fill your...

The F10 is a terrific car. It will fill your void.

I always wanted an E39. I drove the 540i in college and was in love. I actually put a deposit down on a 2008 528i Sport (the one without wood...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-27-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By lindros2
Recommendation: Get printout of full service...

Recommendation: Get printout of full service history. If they deny you (due to "privacy laws" and previous owner info), hire a lawyer to get them from BMW NA (subpoena is the wrong word).

This...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-27-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 538
Posted By lindros2
I'm confused - you spent $2500 for leather...

I'm confused - you spent $2500 for leather (anything else for Anthracite headliner?) but didn't get the HUD? Or HK audio?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-27-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By lindros2
+1

+1
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-27-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,426
Posted By lindros2
Not entirely true (well from a purchasing...

Not entirely true (well from a purchasing standpoint not strictly spread) - when I was looking to replace my 2013 535i due to audio issues, Audi was willing to give me $9k-10k off an A6 or higher on...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-25-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By lindros2
BMW will sell a ton of 2016 F10's - myself...

BMW will sell a ton of 2016 F10's - myself included - if this comes to fruition on the 7.

We'll see at Frankfurt.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-25-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 830
Posted By lindros2
Same question here - is this Monticello Motor...

Same question here - is this Monticello Motor Club?

http://www.monticellomotorclub.com/
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-25-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By lindros2
New iDrive/7-series

Apologies that this isn't exactly 5-series, but should stand to confirm:

1) new iDrive system/design (horizontal alignment vs. vertical menu)
2) possible pop-up/mechanical screen (versus fixed on...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-25-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,357
Posted By lindros2
MY 2013 (at least mine; early-build might not be)...

MY 2013 (at least mine; early-build might not be) have ARTTI.

It is included with ConnectedDrive (free for 3 years? or life?).
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-23-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,295
Posted By lindros2
and Tire Rack is in business to... sell tires. ...

and Tire Rack is in business to... sell tires. Not help you get more time from your existing tires.

I've got some great whitepapers from organizations whose ulterior motive is to get you to buy...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-23-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,776
Posted By lindros2
went home, packed for hospital, had a new (human)...

went home, packed for hospital, had a new (human) baby a day later.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-18-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 932
Posted By lindros2
1. 704 suspension 2. Massively improved iDrive...

1. 704 suspension
2. Massively improved iDrive 4.2 aka CIC-HIGH or HU-H with NEXT maps
>> this has improved further in 2014 with MN-2.45.01, TN-2.45.01 update (see here:...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-18-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 932
Posted By lindros2
I would go with 2013 535 over 2012 550. I...

I would go with 2013 535 over 2012 550.

I made this exact decision myself when I replaced a 2011 535i.

The 2013's have updates which - for me - were significant.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-16-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,562
Posted By lindros2
This has been posted a number of times. The...

This has been posted a number of times.

The way to get email to work is to EXIT THE MAIL APP on the phone.

I don't understand why, but this routes all emails to the car, rather than the phone...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-12-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,357
Posted By lindros2
Two different things: 1. Dealer upgraded the...

Two different things:

1. Dealer upgraded the guts of the system. As discussed on another thread, many icons changed, there is a zoom animation before starting a journey, and a bunch of other...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-11-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,357
Posted By lindros2
1. My audio continues to cut out for a...

1. My audio continues to cut out for a split-second. Not anything else 'severe', but traffic was a big issue for me - it didn't work half the time (initially when I exited/re-entered within 5...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-11-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,357
Posted By lindros2
You can't download the actual full software load....

You can't download the actual full software load. That's a 3- to 6-hour process @ a BMW Center.

The small download you're referring to are little tweaks. Not a major software update (which hits...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-11-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,544
Posted By lindros2
I did the same - went from 2011 (early) > 2013...

I did the same - went from 2011 (early) > 2013 (later model year build i.e. March/April 2013).

Couple notes:
1. Forget 4-zone climate control. Has to be special ordered - even on 550i. It's...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-07-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,362
Posted By lindros2
The wealthy side of my family mostly had nice...

The wealthy side of my family mostly had nice Mercedes S-class cars until they got older. Occasionally a Jaguar XJ.

My parents both have entry-level luxury cars - an Acura TSX with 80k miles and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-07-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,357
Posted By lindros2
Experience: Current Nav software + 2015 Maps

So as per other threads, my dealer updated the software in my car to the latest version (MN-2.45.01, TN-2.45.01). I then updated my maps to NEXT 2015-1. Note that I have a 2013 model WITHOUT the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-06-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,108
Posted By lindros2
for me, it's snake oil. No difference. ...

for me, it's snake oil. No difference.

Sometimes I get worse mileage in eco pro.

(2013 535i)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-03-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By lindros2
iPhone 5s - iOS 8.1 (upgraded from 8.0 > 8.0.2 >...

iPhone 5s - iOS 8.1 (upgraded from 8.0 > 8.0.2 > 8.1). No problems with my BMW ever (2013 late model year w/ iDrive 4.2 HU-H).

My iPhone 4 (running OS 5 and OS 6) overheated in the dock. Waste...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-03-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By lindros2
My 2013 was perfect. Updated time before I...

My 2013 was perfect. Updated time before I looked down.

Which version of software do you have? There has been some discussion about a semi-recent software update for 2013 and 2014 MY cars...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-31-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By lindros2
Buy a 640/650 used... Much of the $25k premium...

Buy a 640/650 used... Much of the $25k premium goes away over time.
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