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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-27-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,153
Posted By MERTON
BMW325, is the tuner in your wife's Volvo...

BMW325, is the tuner in your wife's Volvo actually Sirius, or could it be XM?

Though the channel lineups are the same for both, the compression codecs and satellites are different. XM originally...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-26-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,153
Posted By MERTON
Did you try calling Sirius/XM? They usually are...

Did you try calling Sirius/XM? They usually are pretty aggressive with their deals. You could offer to prove that you just bought the car, but I doubt if they will require that. I had no trouble...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-13-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,747
Views: 218,277
Posted By MERTON
Well, I'm sure many others have been through all...

Well, I'm sure many others have been through all of the finger-pointing and denials. I was about to call my SA to make the previous points that show my car IS covered, when the dealer's customer...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-13-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,178
Posted By MERTON
I stream internet radio using TuneIn Radio, which...

I stream internet radio using TuneIn Radio, which is an app that works through BMW Connect. On my 3.5 hour commutes between Atlanta and Nashville I am without internet maybe 15 minutes. I stream...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-12-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,747
Views: 218,277
Posted By MERTON
Hazard Warranty Changes

Some quick background: I purchased my 2012 535 X-Drive in September, 2013. It is a CPO & had 6,500 miles. I was told BMW's optional tire warranty was not available on a CPO car.

My 1st tire loss...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-07-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By MERTON
Was that the case in 2011? My Sport 2012 has DHP...

Was that the case in 2011? My Sport 2012 has DHP and ARS. Were they separate options then? If separate, then I stand corrected. Both of his choices will have multi-contour seats - the non-Sport also...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-07-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,532
Posted By MERTON
Ry"C, Good comments, but you didn't say...

Ry"C,

Good comments, but you didn't say which audio system you have.

FWIW, I consider myself somewhat an audiophile (or audio snob). I can hear the differences between Chinese and American 300B...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-06-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By MERTON
I was in a similar situation last summer & nearly...

I was in a similar situation last summer & nearly bought a non-sport 535Xi. I had put a deposit down, & the night before I flew from Las Vegas to Denver to see it, I pulled the codes & realized it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-31-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,385
Posted By MERTON
I had already intended to post comments about my...

I had already intended to post comments about my car's handling in Atlanta on Tuesday, and this thread seems like a good place to comment.

I've had a few, both friends and people on this forum,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,856
Posted By MERTON
I posted this in another thread, but it may be...

I posted this in another thread, but it may be more appropriate here. So far I've only had this car serviced at the local dealer once, and since it was dropped off on a flatbed, a loaner car wasn't...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By MERTON
I tried twice recently to deal with a local...

I tried twice recently to deal with a local dealer here in Atlanta. At first I was looking for a 2010 E61 (535iT), and they kept trying to put me into an X5. I gave up on finding a low-mileage E61...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-15-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 41,055
Posted By MERTON
I just wish there was a 50hz adjustment. Anyone...

I just wish there was a 50hz adjustment. Anyone know if it's possible to recode the HK system for this? I'd like to have a 2db cut at 100hz and 2db boost at 50hz.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By MERTON
Actually you need to use a real Apple white...

Actually you need to use a real Apple white cable, 30-pin to Lightning. Most of the off-brand 30-pin to Lightning adapters work only for charging, not for data. A ripoff at $ 39, but the only choice....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,776
Posted By MERTON
I don't know if your comment was intended for me...

I don't know if your comment was intended for me or for the OP, but I agree with you. Right after my incident (not driving - stuck at the gas station) I texted a friend and complained about my...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,478
Posted By MERTON
A belated thanks Raleedy. I ordered the 6NR (BMW...

A belated thanks Raleedy. I ordered the 6NR (BMW Apps) retrofit from Patryk. Received the cable today & hope to do the install tomorrow. I stream internet radio through my iPhone much of my car time...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-13-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By MERTON
BTW,welcome to the 'Fest! There is a lot of good...

BTW,welcome to the 'Fest! There is a lot of good info and assistance here. Sometimes the sheer volume of info is overwhelming. If a search doesn't get you your desired results I think it's OK to ask...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-13-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By MERTON
It's an E60. That body style was sold in the US...

It's an E60. That body style was sold in the US from 2006-2010 as the E60 sedan and E61 wagon (Touring) 5-Series.

The current F07 was introduced in 2010 as the 535/550 GT. The corresponding...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-13-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,776
Posted By MERTON
True, but Fastpaddler would have been correct if...

True, but Fastpaddler would have been correct if he had said tires lose pressure as the temperature gets lower. Of course pressure goes back up as temperature increases.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-13-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,776
Posted By MERTON
Without intending to hijack this thread, I have a...

Without intending to hijack this thread, I have a related issue. Also the RFT sticky seems to be frequently overlooked.

On my weekly commute home from Nashville to Atlanta, I hit a pothole on...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,478
Posted By MERTON
Can someone tell me where I can find the...

Can someone tell me where I can find the 'Navigation, iDrive, Audio etc." forum? All I find on Bimmerfest is model specific forums and the "Car Audio & Electronics" forum, which seems to mostly be...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-02-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,211
Posted By MERTON
[QUOTE=DINAN_GT;7926207]The GT is a wonderful...

[QUOTE=DINAN_GT;7926207]The GT is a wonderful machine, and is not given the credit it deserves. It should have honestly been called a 7GT, I guess it was made a 5er so it could be sold at a lower...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-26-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By MERTON
That's pretty much it. I commute to Nashville ~20...

That's pretty much it. I commute to Nashville ~20 times a year. The 2-3 times it's icy or snowing, especially around Monteagle on I-24, make it worth it. We also go to the NC mountains occasionally....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-26-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By MERTON
New 535 XDrive

Thanks to the advise of several folks on this forum, I finally found the right car and picked it up 3 days ago. It's a 2012 xDrive with Active Roll Stabilization, Dynamic Handling, Premium, Sport,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-31-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By MERTON
Update: I cancelled the purchase. Dealer is...

Update: I cancelled the purchase. Dealer is refunding my deposit, so I'm still looking. A friend who owns Bavarian Imports in Atlanta has convinced me to try to find a car with DHP also.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-26-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By MERTON
Thanks for the quick responses. I held off going...

Thanks for the quick responses. I held off going to Denver today. The sales rep confirmed that it does not have the HK audio, but naturally says there is little difference between the two systems....
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