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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-01-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,259
Posted By alex_c
I never, ever, under any circumstances let valet...

I never, ever, under any circumstances let valet drive my cars. If they insist on valet only, I would leave and will lose my business for good after notifying the establishment why they lost a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-23-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By alex_c
The rotors on my 2012 535 got warped at around...

The rotors on my 2012 535 got warped at around 10K, and then again at 25K. Both times replaced under warranty. You could feel the pulsating feel on the brake pedal and the steering wheel would...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-18-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 968
Posted By alex_c
They did eventually fixed the bill, but still I...

They did eventually fixed the bill, but still I guess that since the number comes up as valid and matches the vehicle, and with now over 200+ different variations of custom plates in Texas, it just...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-17-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 968
Posted By alex_c
Yes, I'm in Texas, but that is also my real TX...

Yes, I'm in Texas, but that is also my real TX plate number. I've been stopped for other reasons, and nobody has ever questioned about the plate... and the officers have clearly run the number thru...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-17-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 968
Posted By alex_c
Ah, now I remember... :D

Ah, now I remember... :D
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-17-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 968
Posted By alex_c
Hi Dunderhi! Yes, that is what I love about...

Hi Dunderhi!

Yes, that is what I love about this color combination. I was originally thinking about a red exterior with the natural beige (like BMW's saddle brown) interior, but I thought that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-17-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 968
Posted By alex_c
Time for a change...

Last week Peter mentioned in a thread that he had seen my former 535 for sale at a MB dealership, and I got a few messages asking me what had happened, so here is the story.

After nearly 4 years...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-09-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By alex_c
I just noticed the price jump this morning too! ...

I just noticed the price jump this morning too!

I guess they just realized the car is not your average trade-in...

What I find it really dumb on their behalf is that they are using a generic...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-09-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By alex_c
Clearly it is a small world after all! Yes,...

Clearly it is a small world after all!

Yes, that is... or should I say WAS my car until last week.

It is a FANTASTIC car that was lovingly kept in pristine condition inside and out. As I told...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-10-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 990
Posted By alex_c
Congrats, Carbon Black is stunning! Ask me how...

Congrats, Carbon Black is stunning! Ask me how I know... ;)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-03-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By alex_c
Yes, I've experienced that. Just wipe clean the...

Yes, I've experienced that. Just wipe clean the cameras under the side mirrors and the backup camera (even when they look clean to you) and most likely that will fix the issue.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-26-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,901
Posted By alex_c
Last week I was a victim of stupid technology... ...

Last week I was a victim of stupid technology...

Got out of my car, picked up my MacBook from the rear seat, locked the car, and as I am walking right behind my car, I noticed I had a shoelace...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-13-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,750
Posted By alex_c
Isn't that like adding an M logo to a non-M...

Isn't that like adding an M logo to a non-M car??? :rofl:

Sorry Stealth, I couldn't resist. The car looks beautiful, enjoy driving it on the Bahn!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-13-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,042
Posted By alex_c
A few months ago I got a recall letter from Audi...

A few months ago I got a recall letter from Audi saying that the sunroof on our 2012 Q5 would need to have the sunroof replaced to avoid a potential issue with shattering at temperatures below 10...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-10-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,642
Posted By alex_c
You would need something like this: ...

You would need something like this:


http://www.ind-distribution.com/product/Eisenmann%20Performance%20Exhaust-B5412.00834%5E292.php
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-01-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By alex_c
The exact same thing happened to me last weekend....

The exact same thing happened to me last weekend. I had to end up getting the new version of E-Sys (3.23) and the pszdata 50.4 I spent most of the weekend downloading and configuring the software...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-01-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By alex_c
Here's all you ever wanted to know and were...

Here's all you ever wanted to know and were afraid to ask about quad exhaust for the 535...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=608939

Read ALL the pages. The first attempt to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-20-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By alex_c
My pleasure! I saw both, and decided to keep...

My pleasure! I saw both, and decided to keep the double layer. They look just like in the picture, and really looks more refined. As you said, the single layer may look better on a 3 series...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-20-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,657
Posted By alex_c
Thank you for the nice words! :D Yes,...

Thank you for the nice words! :D



Yes, it does look blue in the sunlight, and I love it! :thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-19-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,657
Posted By alex_c
Ahem, is this "otherwordly" enough for you...? ...

Ahem, is this "otherwordly" enough for you...? :D

http://www.bjhouston.com/bmw/IMG_0783%201.JPG


http://www.bjhouston.com/bmw/IMG_0782%201.JPG


I think Jet Black is very nice, but Carbon...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-19-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By alex_c
I have the double layer. Looks much more...

I have the double layer. Looks much more refined and appropriate for this type of car. The single layer looks just like a thin metal pipe...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-19-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,179
Posted By alex_c
The rear diffuser, spoiler and mirror covers...

The rear diffuser, spoiler and mirror covers should take you a whopping 10 to 15 minutes to install. I did them myself and it is ridiculously easy. My dealer said that the diffuser would take 2...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-08-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 965
Posted By alex_c
Err, if you use your finger to write on the touch...

Err, if you use your finger to write on the touch pad, how exactly is it HANDS FREE??? :rofl:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-08-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,247
Posted By alex_c
Congrats on the new ride! Definitely one of the...

Congrats on the new ride! Definitely one of the nicest colors around... but I'm biased :D
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-03-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,523
Posted By alex_c
Whoa! So the rear seats are NOT perforated any...

Whoa! So the rear seats are NOT perforated any more??? That is one of the features I like the most about the luxury seating package: the nice perforated leather, which gives you the durability of...
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