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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-26-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By NCe61
Last summer my windshield was chipped by a hail...

Last summer my windshield was chipped by a hail of gravel from a fast moving semi on a rural road in Montana. The chip is a few inches from the HUD projection area. Safelite in Billings repaired it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-09-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,057
Posted By NCe61
2014 335 GT (X drive and AT): 24 in day to day...

2014 335 GT (X drive and AT): 24 in day to day 70/30 city/highway, 32 on the highway. Usually in comfort mode.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 05-30-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By NCe61
Rock Hill is basically a Charlotte suburb with a...

Rock Hill is basically a Charlotte suburb with a large college, Winthrop University. Plenty of chain motels and restaurants. The drive from Rock Hill to Charleston is about 3 hours of interstate...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 02-25-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,179
Posted By NCe61
Sections of the BRP frequently close in the...

Sections of the BRP frequently close in the winter. Also, it is closed due to construction and damage for a 20 mile stretch between Asheville and Mt. Mitchell, and a 10 mile stretch north of US 421...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-02-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By NCe61
Because the F11 is unavailable here, I went from...

Because the F11 is unavailable here, I went from an E61 to a F34. Outside dimensions are almost identical, more rear seat legroom, and the cargo floor area is only slightly smaller. (I only had to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 12-31-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By NCe61
This is very sound advice, especially in our part...

This is very sound advice, especially in our part of the country where there are so many uninsured drivers. Buy as much UM/UIM coverage as you can.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-11-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By NCe61
The premium for my 335 GT MSport is 5% less than...

The premium for my 335 GT MSport is 5% less than for the 2010 535 wagon it replaced. USAA is my carrier.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-26-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,039
Posted By NCe61
Mineral Gray 335 GT

Here is my 335 GT in Grand Teton National Park last week. Great car for a 5,000 mile road trip.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-10-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By NCe61
I was told the same thing recently.

I was told the same thing recently.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-10-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 760
Posted By NCe61
FWIW, my premium with USAA declined about 5% when...

FWIW, my premium with USAA declined about 5% when I replaced a 2010 E61 with a 2014 335 GT MSport.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 09-03-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,216
Posted By NCe61
I recently bought a 335 F34 with M Sport trim,...

I recently bought a 335 F34 with M Sport trim, which is a 2014 model. ASS is engaged whenever the car is restarted. Time to have it coded.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By NCe61
I removed the console upper bin from both my '08...

I removed the console upper bin from both my '08 and '10 E61s. I found that without disassembling the entire console, which is beyond my abilities, I had to cut the hinge on the upper bin. I used a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-29-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 990
Posted By NCe61
Here is the 2010 535xiT brochure.

Here is the 2010 535xiT brochure.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,290
Posted By NCe61
I recently traded my '08 535xiT for a '10 535xiT,...

I recently traded my '08 535xiT for a '10 535xiT, and am happy I did. The updated iDrive and iPod integration are major improvements over the '08, which I really appreciated on a recent 5,000 mile...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By NCe61
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By NCe61
I have owned both the '08 and '10 wagons, and...

I have owned both the '08 and '10 wagons, and also can confirm they both have spares.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-25-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 957
Posted By NCe61
I had the same heat related problem as the OP in...

I had the same heat related problem as the OP in my E61; CA seldom worked after the car had been left in the sun. The dealer replaced the antenna in the car's interior (invoice described it as...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-05-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,782
Posted By NCe61
Just completed a 1000 mile road trip in the 2012...

Just completed a 1000 mile road trip in the 2012 528. 36 mpg at an average speed just over 55 mph. This compares favorably to the mileage we got in our 335d.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By NCe61
I also regret BMW USA's wagon decisions. I can...

I also regret BMW USA's wagon decisions. I can not understand why someone would buy a X5 rather than a wagon. The wagon handles better, has more usable storage, gets better mileage, and certainly is...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 10-05-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,250
Posted By NCe61
The BRP is very scenic, and usually a fun drive....

The BRP is very scenic, and usually a fun drive. However, the weekend you will be driving it is the prime time for "leaf peepers" so the traffic will be the heaviest of the year and the travel may be...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 10-05-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,481
Posted By NCe61
Unfortunately, SWA does not fly to CLT. However...

Unfortunately, SWA does not fly to CLT. However they do fly to GSP, the airport very close to the Performance Delivery Center, but I do not know when flights to BWI are scheduled. It is worth looking...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,057
Posted By NCe61
It is a DIY on a 2008 E61, although not on...

It is a DIY on a 2008 E61, although not on earlier models. Directions can be found on page 245 of the manual. You will need a 35 watt H8 bulb, which is about $35-40 from the dealer, but you can...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-16-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By NCe61
It is interesting to hear of another problem with...

It is interesting to hear of another problem with HD reception in Charlotte. In October of '09 I posted the following on the car audio forum:

The HD radio in my 2008 E61 no longer receives the HD...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,371
Posted By NCe61
I am not sure if this is responsive to your...

I am not sure if this is responsive to your question, but the Garmin 255W works nicely mounted just to the right of the iDrive screen in my 2008 535.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-15-2010, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 903
Posted By NCe61
We had window rattles in the '09 335d which we...

We had window rattles in the '09 335d which we attributed to the pull up shades. The dealer was genuinely surprised by the racket, and made multiple attempts to fix it. The ultimate solution was...
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