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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) Yesterday, 03:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 416
Posted By salamigs
You are welcome. I do not put too many miles on...

You are welcome. I do not put too many miles on (6.5 years @28K miles), and I have a winter set that goes on (non-staggered 18" uninteresting setup). So that pretty much takes the miles down, and I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) Yesterday, 02:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 416
Posted By salamigs
Rotation will not give you much in a staggered...

Rotation will not give you much in a staggered setup. Instead, if you invest in periodic wheel balance and alignment (not as frequent as wheel balance), as well as proper inflation, you will get...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-10-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,751
Posted By salamigs
Go see the car with your very own eyes as soon as...

Go see the car with your very own eyes as soon as you can. This is unusual, and it happened to a friend of mine, and what it turned out was they messed the car up and they were waiting for...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-09-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,018
Posted By salamigs
Enjoy the new ride! From one Oregonian to...

Enjoy the new ride! From one Oregonian to another :). And yes, sunshine was a nice welcome as it was not there for a long time. Too bad it goes back to the rain on Thursday... For another week...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-20-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,412
Posted By salamigs
As long as the puncture is not in a weird spot,...

As long as the puncture is not in a weird spot, yes, you can indeed repair the non-flat, even after it is driven on with zero pressure. Provided that the rigidity is not disturbed, and they are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-12-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By salamigs
What is the expected lifetime for the spark plugs...

What is the expected lifetime for the spark plugs on a 550i? Where do folks start seeing it failing (assuming connected more to mileage as opposed to age)?

The manual seems to indicate 60K...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-30-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,873
Posted By salamigs
It turns out that they are 245's, all 4. They...

It turns out that they are 245's, all 4. They are the width of the front summer tires the car came with. Rear summers are 275, and looking forward to it.
Traction off the line with full throttle...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-30-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,873
Posted By salamigs
Either 225 or 245, I honestly do not recall. I...

Either 225 or 245, I honestly do not recall. I need to check. But they are not staggered, that I remember. I love the staggered setup I have for the summer tire/wheel combination. Unless my...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-30-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,873
Posted By salamigs
Yes, it would be fun. The problem is, I need to...

Yes, it would be fun. The problem is, I need to clear an incline within 500ft of my house to be able to get anywhere, which is where the failure occurs. But yeah, driving on snow is a lot of fun,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-30-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,873
Posted By salamigs
I cannot tell whether the question was for me,...

I cannot tell whether the question was for me, but if it was, I have the ones in this link. With the Dunlops that came with the kit....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-30-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,873
Posted By salamigs
I have a 2011 550i as well. Ordered and took...

I have a 2011 550i as well. Ordered and took delivery in Nov'10. Didn't put many miles on it for the first 4 years of ownership, hence I have less than 27K miles on it now. I got the CCP done out...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 03-21-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 711
Posted By salamigs
Over the course of 10 years, I went through 16...

Over the course of 10 years, I went through 16 window regulators on my '99 E46 (328i).
From the looks and somewhat performance as well, I would say best one was E39. I still have one around from...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-21-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By salamigs
The message you are getting is not an indication...

The message you are getting is not an indication of a malfunction. It is for your benefit, as the engine will be hot to touch, fluids will burn you, and it detected the hood open. It is just...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 02-15-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,120
Posted By salamigs
I am surprised to see the $5K purchase incentive....

I am surprised to see the $5K purchase incentive. Is that only on 2017 models, given the SOP on the 2018 models is coming up next month? Or is it some other deal that I was not aware of?

I am...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-01-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 11,347
Posted By salamigs
How did you get to $12k in discounts for T8? Is...

How did you get to $12k in discounts for T8? Is there something you can share please?

Thanks in advance.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-03-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By salamigs
Important Limited Warranty Information

Hi,

This may have been covered in some of the threads earlier, but I could not find it. Today, in the mail, I received an "Important Limited Warranty Information" for my 2011 550i sport, that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-27-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 238,678
Posted By salamigs
I am also on the list of owners who has had...

I am also on the list of owners who has had absolutely no problems with my 2011 550i. I ordered and took delivery in November 2010, and since then I had one tiny issue with the ARS grinding noise...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-31-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 575
Posted By salamigs
Remote BMW App

Wanted to update you all with something I found out by accident. I had searched the forums beforehand but could not find anything on this one.

Problem:
I have had the Remote BMW app installed on...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-16-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,884
Posted By salamigs
Rodeobanker, When you say your car is now...

Rodeobanker,

When you say your car is now idling at 750rpm, are you referring to the condition where you are stopped but in gear (D) and AC is off? Or is it the idle in park (P)? If it is the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-17-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 709
Posted By salamigs
Congratulations. I have a 2011 550i (Oct 2010...

Congratulations. I have a 2011 550i (Oct 2010 build), and I have the same take as you do. I have Michelin RFTs, and I enjoy them quite a bit. After hearing the horror stories from everyone else, I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-09-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 54,228
Posted By salamigs
I am sure you all know the easy way to check the...

I am sure you all know the easy way to check the current SW version on the vehicle. If you dump your user settings (user profile) to the USB stick through the connector in the glove box, and then...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-22-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,950
Posted By salamigs
Ouch! Now I am loving my lovely state OR more,...

Ouch! Now I am loving my lovely state OR more, even though rains are about to start once again :( No such taxes here (nor sales tax) :)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-07-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,981
Posted By salamigs
Save your presets to a custom profile, so that...

Save your presets to a custom profile, so that you can easily restore them from your USB stick if this happens again.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-25-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 26,405
Posted By salamigs
You have BMW Apps on an F10 with build date April...

You have BMW Apps on an F10 with build date April 2010?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-24-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 26,405
Posted By salamigs
Art234, you can now get to the iPhone4S calendar?...

Art234, you can now get to the iPhone4S calendar? Was that doable before your update?
Also what were the Mx/Tx version numbers before and after the update?
And did you have your vehicle software...
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