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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-03-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By csa
You don't have to go to the BMW dealer to get...

You don't have to go to the BMW dealer to get nitrogen on your tires. Although i had my initial fill-up done at the dealer, i have since had Costco refill my tires twice ... and for free. During...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-14-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,481
Posted By csa
It depends on where you live and where you go. I...

It depends on where you live and where you go. I live and work in downtown Chicago. No one else in my building has a 7 series. There's one guy in the parking garage near our office with an F02. I...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-27-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 976
Posted By csa
Nice tint. How much did it cost? How long did...

Nice tint. How much did it cost? How long did it take? I've been thinking about getting mine tinted too.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-31-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,718
Posted By csa
The same thing can happen with nitrogen in your...

The same thing can happen with nitrogen in your tires, but not as frequently. It happened to me around a year after I filled up my tires with nitrogen. I then reset the TPMS and the warning sign...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-31-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,708
Posted By csa
Burning oil is normal. The end-of-the-world...

Burning oil is normal. The end-of-the-world warning wasn't shocked me the first time it came up, but the dealer said to just bringing it at my earliest convenience (i.e., I was still fine). I...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-15-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,031
Posted By csa
I know exactly what you're talking about. The...

I know exactly what you're talking about. The Nav is not the most user-friendly thing out there. My suggestion is that you enter the address on Google Maps and send it to your car (retrieving it...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-15-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,031
Posted By csa
I drive my car to work everyday for a total of 4...

I drive my car to work everyday for a total of 4 miles (around 10-15 minutes of total travel time) and have not encountered this problem, so I am not completely sure whether low miles should really...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-04-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By csa
It have noticed that happen a few times. Not...

It have noticed that happen a few times. Not sure why. Even on relatively flat surfaces it sometimes does that.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-04-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,731
Posted By csa
Since they opened a Costco near where I live, I...

Since they opened a Costco near where I live, I try to fill up when I go there. Costco in Chicago is at 93 octane and cheaper than regular gas from the nearby BP or Shell.

With regards to which...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-24-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,542
Posted By csa
Here are my responses to those Qs I can answer: ...

Here are my responses to those Qs I can answer:

2) People will probably call it dangerous (if you are driving and doing this at the same time), but, with that caveat, it is possible to use the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-09-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,196
Posted By csa
The car just burns oil, but what I found more...

The car just burns oil, but what I found more annoying is the "end of the world" warning that it gives you, which shocked me the first time I saw it. Otherwise, no real pain to stop by the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-09-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,006
Posted By csa
I noticed this thread yesterday and tried to test...

I noticed this thread yesterday and tried to test what the alleged claim is all about when I ran out to do some errands today. After driving around for a couple of hours in the city, I still have no...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 06-23-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By csa
This has happened to me many times - not just in...

This has happened to me many times - not just in my BMW but also in other GPS. The Nav can only pinpoint your location precisely to a few meters so it may have trouble figuring out where you are if...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-13-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,421
Posted By csa
I have had mine for close to a 1.5 years. Never...

I have had mine for close to a 1.5 years. Never felt it had inadequate power for regular use. Especially fun to drive on the freeways. You can get way pass any legal speed limit quickly and...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-14-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,100
Posted By csa
Active Cruise Control is not a standard feature...

Active Cruise Control is not a standard feature on the 2011 740
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-04-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,448
Posted By csa
I have mine behind and to the right of the rear...

I have mine behind and to the right of the rear view mirror so the rear view mirror blocks my view of the tag. Never had any problems in that position.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-19-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,520
Posted By csa
I have two little kids so SWB for me - no one...

I have two little kids so SWB for me - no one will appreciate or need the 5 extra inches of leg room plus it's a lot sportier
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-19-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,314
Posted By csa
There were two other cars that I considered: the...

There were two other cars that I considered: the S-Class and Panamera. However, I realized that the S-Class is a car my dad would drive and the Panamera was not aesthetically pleasing although a...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-19-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,660
Posted By csa
My most frequent use for the voice command is to...

My most frequent use for the voice command is to use it in connection with the Nav - particularly to "go home" and "stop guidance." I find it easier to do that than fiddle around with the iDrive. I...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-05-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,132
Posted By csa
dbs600: I think that 10 mpg is definitely...

dbs600: I think that 10 mpg is definitely possible if you do a majority of your driving in the city. I drive to and from work everyday in Chicago city driving but I have taken a few long drives...
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