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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Today, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,477
Posted By Chuck W.
Great job using the search feature to find this...

Great job using the search feature to find this thread. Here is another great thread on spoilers with 254 posting.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=603835&highlight=spoiler
Forum: European Delivery 02-09-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By Chuck W.
Well..... I can tell you that BMW will not allow...

Well..... I can tell you that BMW will not allow the dealers to use their launch cars to be European Deliverers. I was number one at a dealership and wanted to do an ED. BMW nixed it. I am...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 02-07-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By Chuck W.
Delivery at West Coast PC?

I searched high and low and can't find the answer. My wife is getting an M2 and would like to pick it up outside Palm Springs at the West Coast Performance Center. Are they doing deliveries at the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-05-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By Chuck W.
Not sure why it would stay on. I used this...

Not sure why it would stay on.

I used this to hard wire my dash cam;

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=515517
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-22-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 781
Posted By Chuck W.
Haaaaaa.... just north of 60 (ugh). No issues...

Haaaaaa.... just north of 60 (ugh). No issues with nighttime visibility at all. It isn't that noticeable at all.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 781
Posted By Chuck W.
I've got my front windshield tinted with 50%...

I've got my front windshield tinted with 50% tint. It doesn't interfere with the HUD or the V1.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-05-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,275
Posted By Chuck W.
Because the 535 is a travel car it may sit from a...

Because the 535 is a travel car it may sit from a week to several weeks without being driven. After I needed a new battery after only 10 months I started using a Deltran Battery Tender 100 per cent...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-21-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By Chuck W.
IMHO, the hot ticket for removing the grills is...

IMHO, the hot ticket for removing the grills is to do it after a drive that has warmed up the car. The grills come out a lot easier when the engine is hot and the grills are warm.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-15-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,357
Posted By Chuck W.
Or, you could change your VW into a Bentley. I...

Or, you could change your VW into a Bentley. I am all for modding your car to your taste. But this?
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-02-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,613
Posted By Chuck W.
I put Michelin Super Sport non-run flats on my...

I put Michelin Super Sport non-run flats on my 535 the day after I brought it home from the dealer. I did not have the alignment changed. I now have 33,000 miles on those tires. Tons of thread...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-30-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,105
Posted By Chuck W.
I've painted mine twice, once blue then black. ...

I've painted mine twice, once blue then black. Very easy using G2 Caliper Paint. After 3+ years they still look great.

Here is a thread with some photos;
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-27-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,974
Posted By Chuck W.
Looks very good. Nice job and thanks for...

Looks very good. Nice job and thanks for posting.

Funny.... If you had asked me the color of the needles before this post I couldn't have told you.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-26-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,221
Posted By Chuck W.
No one likes the police or attorneys.... until...

No one likes the police or attorneys.... until you need one. If the first attorney you spoke with was an ass, find another one. You need a good one to assist you with this. It is a wise financial...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-19-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,332
Posted By Chuck W.
On long trips I'll drop the rear seat center arm...

On long trips I'll drop the rear seat center arm rest and use the cup holders there. They are large and easy to reach.

From a Google search;
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-18-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,712
Posted By Chuck W.
I installed BlackVue dash cameras in all four of...

I installed BlackVue dash cameras in all four of my cars and two of my kids cars. All are hardwired in.

Here is a thread on hard wiring installation;
...
Forum: European Delivery 08-21-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,976
Posted By Chuck W.
I agree with The Sage. California DMV...

I agree with The Sage.

California DMV changes their rules often. I "believe" you can order the plates without designating which car it is for. When they notify you that it is available for pick...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-18-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,003
Posted By Chuck W.
Didn't 2013 get the movable side seat bolsters...

Didn't 2013 get the movable side seat bolsters back? Also, 2012 is the only year that the soft close doors were not available on the 535.

I have had zero issues with my 2012 535I.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-10-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 795
Posted By Chuck W.
I have 32,000+ miles on my Michelin PSS tires and...

I have 32,000+ miles on my Michelin PSS tires and they still look great.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-03-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,080
Posted By Chuck W.
IMHO, you can't go wrong with either of them. My...

IMHO, you can't go wrong with either of them. My son has a GS and it has it's pros and cons; just like the BMW. I much prefer the 535I over the GS. But, there are a lot that like the GS.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-30-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By Chuck W.
I have one for my Valentine One. Very nice set...

I have one for my Valentine One. Very nice set up. I have it hardwired to the mirror and only have the V1 mounted during road trips.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 15,638
Posted By Chuck W.
I have fought this battle for well over a year. ...

I have fought this battle for well over a year. The only way I can make it work is to update the BMW assist in the car weekly. If I do this, it works. In the I-Drive go to ConnectedDrive; got to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-25-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,746
Posted By Chuck W.
I agree. I had an S4 Avant in that color. A...

I agree. I had an S4 Avant in that color. A personal favorite.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-07-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,416
Posted By Chuck W.
Never tire of hearing about any F10, gas or...

Never tire of hearing about any F10, gas or diesel. If they had diesels in 2012 I would have looked very hard at them. :thumbup: 40 MPG is great.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-06-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,416
Posted By Chuck W.
Very good! We just completed a Los Angeles to...

Very good! We just completed a Los Angeles to Idaho trip to white water raft the middle fork of the Salmon River. 2,000+ miles, 30+ hours in the car. All fun stuff. I set the ACC at 110 MPH for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-05-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 242
Posted By Chuck W.
Issue with the Seat Heat Distribution

On a recent road trip with my wife I found an issue with the passenger side seat heater. Due to a bad back I set the heat distribution to full back rest. The driver's side would preform correctly...
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