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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-19-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 582
Posted By kssod
All your questions are answered in various posts...

All your questions are answered in various posts on this site. Search is your friend. But, 2011 had some teething problems that 2012 and forward do not. On a M-Sport be weary of the 19" LS2 RFT...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 12-17-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By kssod
2015 winter wheels and tires

Is there a 17" BMW winter wheel and tire package or only the 18" for a 2015 X3 3.5 M-Sport. Anyone get a discount off of list?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-09-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,841
Posted By kssod
Nice comparison, thanks! I drove the Lexus a...

Nice comparison, thanks!
I drove the Lexus a lot before going with the 535,and I agree the Infotainment mouse was horrible. FYI it has been replaced for 2015,and you can now get Apple carplay in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-03-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,007
Posted By kssod
What was your MSRP and the negotiated price,...

What was your MSRP and the negotiated price, before the $4k bonus and promo discounts?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-03-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,007
Posted By kssod
Is anyone bothered by the design of the middle...

Is anyone bothered by the design of the middle arm rest in the 6 vs the 5 for left hand drive cars (US). In my 5 the leather on the arm rest curves nicely on the driver side providing cushion for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-30-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,902
Posted By kssod
Now if they start making an Alpina 4 GC X-Drive,...

Now if they start making an Alpina 4 GC X-Drive, like the Alpina B6, for around 60-70k..........
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-25-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By kssod
Buy a BMW set of winter rims and tires. Dealer...

Buy a BMW set of winter rims and tires. Dealer will store them for you, and swap out in spring. Makes a huge difference in Cleveland. If you have wheel and tire protection the winter set is also...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 11-24-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 35,381
Posted By kssod
3.5 M Sport and cold weather package

I am looking at a 2015 3.5 with M-Sport. when I choose cold weather package on the BMWUSA build site the M-Sport package is cancelled.
Can someone confirm that I can order a 3.5 with M-Sport and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-12-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 22,417
Posted By kssod
Was at the dealer having my snows put on and...

Was at the dealer having my snows put on and looked around bit at some 2015 F10s. If the Nappa is the smooth flat finished leather seats on the M-Sports, I don't care for the appearance. I prefer...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-02-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By kssod
IF I can get new at the same cost then no...

IF I can get new at the same cost then no additional out of pocket for tires, brakes etc. the CPO is covered under the original service contract until 50k miles but my service indicator does not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-02-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By kssod
keep or buy a new one

I own a 2012 535 xdrive M sport with all the options. Original sticker 69k, bought CPO 2 yrs ago with 11k miles and now 41k. There is nothing that I do not like about the car. It is a rare combo...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-25-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By kssod
Tirerack is excellent. Have bought a winter...

Tirerack is excellent. Have bought a winter package for both my Jetta ,and MDX. Went with the BMW package, dealer had a set that was on a car that never sold and matched price
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-22-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By kssod
I bought the OEM 17" set with the Dunlop 3D RFT...

I bought the OEM 17" set with the Dunlop 3D RFT snows last year after the first year with the LS2 in Cleveland. Amazing in the wet slush and snow on my 12 535 Xdrive. The ride is better than the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-09-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,926
Posted By kssod
Remember for snow function trumps form and look....

Remember for snow function trumps form and look. For my 12 535 X-drive M sport
I went with the BMW 17" wheel and tire (Dunlop 3D DSST) and they were absolutely phenomenal in the snow and slush. The...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-05-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By kssod
Next 5 series release?

What is the model life cycle for the 5 series? Is the next generation planned for 2016?

I have a phenomenally good 2012 535 Xdrive M sport with all the extras that I bought CPO that has 40k...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-03-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,004
Posted By kssod
+1

+1
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-03-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By kssod
Service past due

Started my 535 this AM and Service past due pops up in the display.
Display notes last service 01/2000.

In Vehicle status same thing but, oil brakes etc all are not do for at least 1 year.
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-03-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 847
Posted By kssod
My big negative with a lease is that the money...

My big negative with a lease is that the money factor interest is calculated on the (cap-residual) plus the cap cost. So in essense one is paying interest on 150% of the car cost assuming an approx...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-16-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By kssod
You are correct, it also says in the manual that...

You are correct, it also says in the manual that the lights shut off when the door is opened, thus pathway lighting doesn't really apply to the headlighTS

My pathway light is set to 40 secs.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-15-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By kssod
2012 F10 Lighting questions

As it is getting darker a bit earlier I had a couple of lighting questions.

1) Is there a setting to delay the headlights from shutting off after the car is turned off (2pushes) and the driver's...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-29-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1,539
Views: 88,860
Posted By kssod
Sounds like a great idea to upgrade. Shawn...

Sounds like a great idea to upgrade.
Shawn please add me to your list, I'd appreciate your assistance.

One caveat, I am a Mac guy, will this work?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-08-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By kssod
Best driving experience and education my son...

Best driving experience and education my son ever had. The staff is awesome, facilities top notch, and program educational, fun and informative.
Highly recommend.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-23-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 253
Posted By kssod
2012 535 X Drive: 2 qustions

1) My radio steering wheel scroll button has begun to default to what ever band I last played upon start up. The radio i-drive is set to presets, and contains both FM, AM and Sirrius. Upon start ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-16-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,747
Views: 222,616
Posted By kssod
I would contact the local BMW corporate...

I would contact the local BMW corporate representative and complain about the dealership not being responsible, and file a complaint against the dealership.
They know that there is a problem with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-28-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By kssod
Future 5 series

Historically, the best time to buy is the end of the year. My 2012 will have close to 40k miles by December, and will still be covered under the original service and CPO warranty. These factors...
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