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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-21-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 705
Posted By MSgtMel
Another use for the rear shade w/wo tint that...

Another use for the rear shade w/wo tint that doesn't get a lot of air time is putting it up (powered) when some idjit coming from behind either has misaligned headlights or is purposely be an AH...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-18-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,889
Posted By MSgtMel
If I wanted that much ugly chrome I'd buy a...

If I wanted that much ugly chrome I'd buy a Cadillac and if that were the case I sure as F*** wouldn't be lurking in these forums.:p
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-16-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,889
Posted By MSgtMel
Granted your pic of the G30 is a different car...

Granted your pic of the G30 is a different car but it confirmed to me the line similarities that are coming i.e. the straight hood line where it meets the bumper just above the headlights. The F10...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-05-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By MSgtMel
To me that sounded like the mechanical wastegagte...

To me that sounded like the mechanical wastegagte (too much boost for some reason) for the turbo, especially when it did it again under higher revs without adding that much speed. Take it to someone...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-29-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 716
Posted By MSgtMel
They should, my understanding from BMW...

They should, my understanding from BMW documentation is that washer fluid among others is part of the CBS (condition based system) policy.

Never had even so much as a question from dealers other...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-26-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,429
Posted By MSgtMel
Not going to bother you with a long winded thing...

Not going to bother you with a long winded thing about cleaning, although you seem to be thinking that already. Bottom line White and a middle grey (Space Grey) are the best paints to show the least...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 04-26-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 126,586
Posted By MSgtMel
Well darn. Was hoping to make the computers do...

Well darn. Was hoping to make the computers do 90% of the work. Always a price to pay, eh? Ok, please send the info needed for FSC payment and file download w/instructions.

Once again many...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 04-26-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 126,586
Posted By MSgtMel
Hi Shawn, Since the Premium 2015-2 NA map is...

Hi Shawn,

Since the Premium 2015-2 NA map is out, is it also available for loading to a single 32GB USB stick for a no swap install?

Thanks for all the work and accurate information you post to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-23-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By MSgtMel
This has only happened when I accidentally...

This has only happened when I accidentally touched or brushed a/many buttons other than when really trying to assign one.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-20-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By MSgtMel
Hmm, 1.4 mi. saved, at a so-so 20mpg (possible...

Hmm, 1.4 mi. saved, at a so-so 20mpg (possible worst case) that is about 0.07 gal=8.96oz. or @ $2.90/gal = $0.203. So it took how many miles to achieve this? :dunno::confused:

Next question is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-15-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,423
Posted By MSgtMel
Each state is different. Can't say if it is the...

Each state is different. Can't say if it is the same now as back in 87, but the best I've unfortunately had to deal with was Nebraska's. It was written that if the same problem had three attempts...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-12-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By MSgtMel
Great! The last time, I guess I got it too early...

Great! The last time, I guess I got it too early as it could only be done using 3 sticks or re-writing 1 stick for each of the the three parts. Think I'll contact him in the next day or two.
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-12-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 673
Posted By MSgtMel
Do they have it installable on/from one USB stick...

Do they have it installable on/from one USB stick (32Gb) yet?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-11-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By MSgtMel
Bought a set of wheels and tires from local...

Bought a set of wheels and tires from local source to put a performance winter package together and sourced the TPMS sensors from Tire Rack as a full set of four cost less than one sensor locally. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-27-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By MSgtMel
ECS Tuning has LED partial or complete packages...

ECS Tuning has LED partial or complete packages for F-Xers.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-27-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By MSgtMel
The X-Drive 550s are hydraulic.

The X-Drive 550s are hydraulic.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-24-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By MSgtMel
Internal water leaks have a tendency to go two...

Internal water leaks have a tendency to go two ways: 1. Usually oil into the water (higher pressure than the cooling system, bad gasket, crack in the block etc. 2. Water into the oil, this pretty...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-24-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,398
Posted By MSgtMel
Sophisto, and others: Something else you might...

Sophisto, and others: Something else you might consider about the pot holes in the N.E. U.S. IMO the two biggest factors that create our "dogem" roads are; the road bed isn't near as thick as the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-21-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By MSgtMel
What odds does the pool give for the problem to...

What odds does the pool give for the problem to be the magnets from the speakers fouling up the system? Fix being removal of same? :rofl:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-15-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,654
Posted By MSgtMel
Had run flat Alpin PA3s on, was coming back to...

Had run flat Alpin PA3s on, was coming back to Dayton on one of my trips to Cleveland. Well was cruising along in the left lane about 40+ miles north of Columbus when a BIG chunk of salt water ice...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-14-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By MSgtMel
Our 2011 F10 uses a CR2450, the 2014 X1 uses a CR...

Our 2011 F10 uses a CR2450, the 2014 X1 uses a CR 2032. CR2032s can be found most anywhere and at quite reasonable prices. The CR2450 is harder to find and despite brand differences all seem to be...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-13-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By MSgtMel
Guaranteed that if the bill was legitimate...

Guaranteed that if the bill was legitimate Village BMW here in Dayton not have charged you a second time for the same service, and there would be profuse apologies for not getting it right the first...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-13-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 994
Posted By MSgtMel
A few of these responses to me are incredulous as...

A few of these responses to me are incredulous as at a minimum both my 69 Volvo 264 and 2000 Avalon both had it in their maintenance program to change the brake fluid every 60,000 mi or 2 years which...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-12-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,059
Posted By MSgtMel
With all experience and engineering that has gone...

With all experience and engineering that has gone into oil technology and the preciseness of todays engines I wouldn't waste my money on frequent changes as long as at least 85% of my trips had the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-12-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,238
Posted By MSgtMel
Instead of a full warranty extension why not just...

Instead of a full warranty extension why not just the extended service contract? An additional 2 years and 50,000 mi will set you back about $1,100. If you also end up having a full brake job done...
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