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Forum: General BMW 10-23-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 298
Posted By Campfamily
Had my 550 up to just over 140 mph on the 210...

Had my 550 up to just over 140 mph on the 210 freeway through La Crescenta one afternoon. The freeway was closed immediately behind me due to a brush fire, so the road was deserted. That stretch of...
Forum: General BMW 10-23-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By Campfamily
I've wondered that as well. Got to believe they...

I've wondered that as well. Got to believe they think it makes them look cool.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-23-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Campfamily
I had some troubles getting my Sirius radio...

I had some troubles getting my Sirius radio activated. Turned out that if the Bluetooth module was also activated, it somehow would screen the Sirius received from receiving the activation signal. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-20-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 392
Posted By Campfamily
I stand corrected. Interesting reading. ...

I stand corrected. Interesting reading.

Keith
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-20-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 392
Posted By Campfamily
How would the car know that you have or haven't...

How would the car know that you have or haven't changed the oil?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-20-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 392
Posted By Campfamily
I could be wrong, but I don't believe our cars do...

I could be wrong, but I don't believe our cars do a qualitative analysis on the oil, it only uses driving conditions to estimate when the oil needs to be changed. Having said that, I agree with this...
Forum: General BMW 10-17-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By Campfamily
I'll take both of 'em!!! (Don't I wish) Now...

I'll take both of 'em!!! (Don't I wish) Now just add a M1 to the showroom and you'll have the perfect trifecta!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-17-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By Campfamily
I live right near Azusa Canyon, actually closer...

I live right near Azusa Canyon, actually closer to GMR. I hear the helicopters up there winching people out on the weekend nights. Yes, lots of good twisties near where we live, but not a place I'd...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-17-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By Campfamily
Might want to take a look here...

Might want to take a look here http://5series.net/information/, I found this very helpful when I was shopping for my 550 a few years ago.

Keith
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-17-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By Campfamily
Hey, I don't live far from you......where have...

Hey, I don't live far from you......where have you found anywhere in our area that you can go this fast???:dunno:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-17-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By Campfamily
Did you make this post just so that you could rub...

Did you make this post just so that you could rub it in our faces that here in the US, we can't do what you can do in Germany? :mad:

Seriously though, wonder if you threw a wheel weight?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By Campfamily
And even Audi is going away from manual...

And even Audi is going away from manual transmissions. Notice the new S3 isn't available in the US with a stick. BMW is going the same way. Not sure what my next car is going to be now.......:(
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Forum: European Delivery 10-13-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By Campfamily
And you'd still be able to continue driving,...

And you'd still be able to continue driving, since driving without a license in the US (at least here in California) seems to be allowed......otherwise, we might be discriminating against somebody...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-08-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,381
Posted By Campfamily
I have also been told that seatbelts should be...

I have also been told that seatbelts should be replaced after an accident, because they are designed to stretch slightly to help absorb some of the impact. If not, in a subsequent crash, they will...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-08-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By Campfamily
The hardest part about a manual transmission BMW...

The hardest part about a manual transmission BMW (or any car, for that matter) is finding one. My 2008 550 with manual transmission has been nearly flawless over the past four years and nearly...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-08-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By Campfamily
Ask him what has changed.

Ask him what has changed.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,381
Posted By Campfamily
Also go to the Pre-Owned section of the BMW...

Also go to the Pre-Owned section of the BMW website and print out prices for cars similar to yours. Do the same with CarMax and Cars.com. And, have you done any significant maintenance, like new...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 10-03-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By Campfamily
Yes I did, car is in my driveway right now. So...

Yes I did, car is in my driveway right now. So far pretty impressed! :thumbup::thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 780
Posted By Campfamily
I thought it was just me with the window switch!!...

I thought it was just me with the window switch!! This is funny! I also have a habit of hitting the window lock switch when I get out of the car. Bad part is you can't unlock it unless the ignition...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 935
Posted By Campfamily
I'm on Michelin Pilot Super Sports. Got almost...

I'm on Michelin Pilot Super Sports. Got almost 40K on them right now, mostly highway driving. The rears are getting close to the wear bars, fronts probably have about 10K left. They grip like...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 10-02-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By Campfamily
I'm picking up my loaner i3 in the morning for my...

I'm picking up my loaner i3 in the morning for my extended test drive. Very much looking forward to it.

Keith
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 10-02-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 937
Posted By Campfamily
I had to laugh at the last one of these that I...

I had to laugh at the last one of these that I got from BMW of Monrovia. It was targeted at me, and referenced that I owned a 5-series, and offered me an oil change for about that amount. In the...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 10-02-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 937
Posted By Campfamily
I went to an independent in my neighborhood. He...

I went to an independent in my neighborhood. He charged me just a bit over $100 for the oil change. He does all of the maintenance on my car since it is no longer under warranty. So far, knock on...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 09-30-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 937
Posted By Campfamily
While my car was still under factory maintenance,...

While my car was still under factory maintenance, I had the oil changed at 6 month intervals. I was very careful to instruct the person working on my car that I did NOT want the service reminder...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-29-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By Campfamily
Way back when I drove a 82 Subaru 4WD, it had...

Way back when I drove a 82 Subaru 4WD, it had this feature as well. Subaru called it the "Hill Holder". It is a nice feature, I use it quite a bit on my BMW, as I live on a hill.

When I got the...
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