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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-26-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,416
Posted By christianfahey
My local authorized BMW body shop wanted 700 to...

My local authorized BMW body shop wanted 700 to repair a scratch in the paint of my rear bumper. About 1 inch by 5 inches, no or very minimal damage to the bumper itself. Essentially a buff and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-20-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,468
Posted By christianfahey
I'm sorry K-A. The 2013 Nav is awesome? Excuse...

I'm sorry K-A. The 2013 Nav is awesome? Excuse me? I had to hold my breath when I read that. Yes, it is quick and yes the 3D graphics are nice, but the routes still suck, and try getting it to direct...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-17-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 725
Posted By christianfahey
Coding PDC

Anyone find a way to code PDC? specifically, I don't care what is in front of me when in reverse, or what is behind me when diving forward. I'd like to turn off or minimize the beeping when I back...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-12-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,379
Posted By christianfahey
Hijack warning ... I noticed something...

Hijack warning ...

I noticed something driving home from work this evening. In all my previous BMWs, an almost invisible red (or orange) light would shine down from the rear view mirror. In...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-01-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,340
Posted By christianfahey
I too am from NJ, and have an extended family...

I too am from NJ, and have an extended family living there. No one injured, but lots of property destruction in my family. I agree that there should be an intelligent and heartfelt discussion with...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-31-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,548
Posted By christianfahey
No, worst case scenario is either fire or that...

No, worst case scenario is either fire or that the house gets knocked over and swept away by the "fast moving river just outside."
Forum: European Delivery 10-21-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,736
Posted By christianfahey
When I did my first ED almost 7 years ago, I...

When I did my first ED almost 7 years ago, I spent several (?3) days in Praha. We stayed at the 4 Seasons. It was not a 'local' hotel but it was in a great area, view of the castle and bridge,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-21-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,130
Posted By christianfahey
Agree on this. The option to NOT change...

Agree on this. The option to NOT change transmission shift point is buried in the iDrive. Also, my 2013 550 does not have an EcoPro setting.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-09-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,578
Posted By christianfahey
Huh? Unless something has changed in the past 2...

Huh? Unless something has changed in the past 2 months, HUD is part of the executive package, not the B&O package.
I have a 2013 550 with exec, without B&O; I have HUD.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-09-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,959
Posted By christianfahey
I'm sorry, I thought I replied to this several...

I'm sorry, I thought I replied to this several days ago.

The concept that it is TN highways is laughable. Yes, I noticed the vibration as soon as I settled in to I40 2 miles from the PCD. S....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-07-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,959
Posted By christianfahey
One more update, then I guess I will let this...

One more update, then I guess I will let this thread die. They ended up replacing either 2 or 3 of my tires, speed balancing the others, and claim the vibration is gone. It's not - although it is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-07-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,871
Posted By christianfahey
John ... I'm in Memphis as well. Pretty sure...

John ... I'm in Memphis as well. Pretty sure Roadshow and BMW of Nashville are owned by the same people. Regardless, what specifically made you drive all the way to Nashville? For those of you who...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-07-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,716
Posted By christianfahey
So, what aftermarket wheels did you buy?

So, what aftermarket wheels did you buy?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-24-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,959
Posted By christianfahey
Update: brought to dealer Saturday, have service...

Update: brought to dealer Saturday, have service appt tomorrow. He politely interrupted me while I was detailing the vibration at 65 mph. "yes, we have that issue with a few of our f10 5 series. It's...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-24-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,254
Posted By christianfahey
I have a 10 day old 550, produced in the third...

I have a 10 day old 550, produced in the third week of 2013s. No recall notice. Don't think the stop delivery includes anything other than m5s and m6s. They do have unique turbos, interchargers,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-23-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,424
Posted By christianfahey
Only gives me options of flashing headlights,...

Only gives me options of flashing headlights, honking horn, lock/unlock, updating location via GPS. Thats it.

2013 550i, USA.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-17-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,564
Posted By christianfahey
I would get that same error message on my wife's...

I would get that same error message on my wife's 2008 535 whenever the electrical system would short out. Ask them to check the battery ground ... There was just recall for something like 1.5 M 5...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-16-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,959
Posted By christianfahey
Forgot to mention, no DOT. there is, however, a...

Forgot to mention, no DOT. there is, however, a small button directly under the radio volume knob, which doesn't seem to do anything.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-16-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By christianfahey
Yeah, BMWs nomenclature (at least in English) is...

Yeah, BMWs nomenclature (at least in English) is confusing.

What normal mortals call traction control BMW calls DSC - dynamic stability control. What we would call partially activated traction...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-16-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,959
Posted By christianfahey
To all, thanks for the responses. PCD =...

To all, thanks for the responses.

PCD = Performance Center Delivery. It has it's own forum here on bimmerfest, and on BMWUSA.com. Briefly, you buy your car normally, but instead if taking it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-15-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,959
Posted By christianfahey
Just back from PCD

In order to add to the collective knowledge base:
Some details listed below may be new for 2013, some may not, but I will list several notables. I have just returned home from a PCD of a 2013 550. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-12-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,684
Posted By christianfahey
Needsdecaf, you went back to RFs, didn't you?...

Needsdecaf, you went back to RFs, didn't you? How's that going?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-11-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 22,118
Posted By christianfahey
My opinion: graduate school tuition is entirely...

My opinion: graduate school tuition is entirely on the young adult, not the parent.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-07-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,056
Posted By christianfahey
I can't understand why anyone would keep their...

I can't understand why anyone would keep their key in the car, unless they have a Jay Leno sized collection in a huge, secured garage.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By christianfahey
Crap! The rest of my rant was cut off! Darn...

Crap! The rest of my rant was cut off! Darn moderators!
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