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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-04-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 122,924
Posted By JohnRI
Would appreciate it if you could also point me in...

Would appreciate it if you could also point me in the right direction for the 2014 map update and also the best source for FSC code.

Thank you!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-29-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 24,299
Posted By JohnRI
Update....

After leaving car with dealer for 4 days the best explanation for battery low/draining was due to "old software". The service manager does not think the old software was the problem either. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-21-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 122,924
Posted By JohnRI
Tischer BMW (GetBMW Parts) has the CIC USB listed...

Tischer BMW (GetBMW Parts) has the CIC USB listed for $189 plus $46 for coding and then $14.95 for shipping and handling. Quite a bit more than last year when you could buy the DVD's for about $15...
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 11-20-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,485
Posted By JohnRI
Do you sell the DVD's? Others are selling DVD's...

Do you sell the DVD's? Others are selling DVD's for significantly lower price than the USB memory stick. I like the USB but for $100 less I can do the DVD route. I prefer to buy from you as I have...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-15-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 24,299
Posted By JohnRI
Having problems with my car regarding battery low...

Having problems with my car regarding battery low warning. Took to dealer 2 weeks ago after trying several times to charge up the battery in early October. On third try it fully charged (used...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,602
Posted By JohnRI
Nav Upgrade Succcessful

I appreciate all the posts about how to get the Nav update at a price that is a lot less than going to dealer. Bought the discs from MD dealer and loaded each on onto a 16GB flash drive (used 1 for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-21-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,530
Posted By JohnRI
You can buy the batteries on ebay at reasonable...

You can buy the batteries on ebay at reasonable price and below the cost of fuel to go back to dealer. Bought 10 for $12 including free shipping since the factory one only lasted about 7 months. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-08-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,649
Posted By JohnRI
Never had routings down power line paper roads...

Never had routings down power line paper roads before. Can't imagine why these paper roads would even be in the database. Also the refresh rate is very slow so you can't count on the distance to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-28-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,993
Posted By JohnRI
Could it be a timed event? I noticed the same...

Could it be a timed event? I noticed the same thing last summer if I turned off the A/C and climate control system before shutting off the car and then started the car 10 or 15 minutes later the A/C...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-28-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 208,280
Posted By JohnRI
I changed out the Goodyear RF's with summer...

I changed out the Goodyear RF's with summer performance tires shortly after purchasing the car. Ordered a pair of 9" 351M wheels for the rear to give it a bolder and staggered look. Purchased the new...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-13-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,291
Posted By JohnRI
Passenger Seat Vibration

I checked the forum to see if anyone else had indicated the same problem but I guess that is a sign that there really is a problem with the passenger seat vibrating while driving. I have the M-Sport...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-13-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,281
Posted By JohnRI
Improvements Needed

I absolutely love this car overall. I find reasons to drive it more by doing one stop trips instead of multistop :). The improvements I deem necessary to make this an Ultimate car are:

1. Spare...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-06-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,872
Posted By JohnRI
I ordered my Imperial Blue 550 X Drive with M...

I ordered my Imperial Blue 550 X Drive with M Sport option back in February and have not regretted it for a moment. It is an outstanding color as it changes from a dark metallic blue in bright sun...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-15-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,299
Posted By JohnRI
Playing Web Radio through iPhone into Center Console USB

I'm certain this is a user operator error and apologize in advance for likely asking a dumb question, however, I have have read the thread and followed directions but web radio capability only works...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-11-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,998
Posted By JohnRI
Can't Trust On-board NAV System

I absolutely love my 550 xDrive M Sport and have only one complaint (in additional to the RFT's of course) and I consider it a quality problem on BMW's part for not testing their system before...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-11-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 22,371
Posted By JohnRI
V1 Radar Detector Installation- Slightly Different Install

Great thread. Shawnsheridan's pictures, comments and other respondee's really made this install go quite easily. I have a V1 detector and purchased an Invisicord from Invisicord Products after...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-17-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,545
Posted By JohnRI
I can envision what you were going through. This...

I can envision what you were going through. This generation of 5 series pushes the envelope from a technology standpoint. When it is working as designed you can't beat it but when there is a hiccup...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-10-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,781
Posted By JohnRI
No problem at all and I have the new color HUD. ...

No problem at all and I have the new color HUD. Quite clear at all seat heights. Bring it back to dealer.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-02-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,823
Posted By JohnRI
I am not at all happy with my Nav system either. ...

I am not at all happy with my Nav system either. I posted before that streets, points of interest, etc are off by hundreds of feet, 200-500 feet. Would always miss my turn if I trusted the unit. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-25-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,974
Posted By JohnRI
You will also need valve stems. They list for...

You will also need valve stems. They list for $15.28 at dealer but got them for $12.50 each. TPS lists for $82.71 but got them for $64. Best prices for wheels (sensors, valve stems) were from BMW...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-21-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,823
Posted By JohnRI
Location Accuracy

I have only used my GPS several times. Each time the destination was off by at least 100' and some cases 600 or 700'. I find intersections are off by up to 100'. Nav system saying in 100' turn...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-14-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,037
Posted By JohnRI
351M Staggered Wheel Set Up with Pilot Super Sports

After reading all the posts about the GY Run Flats (and asking a lot of questions) I decided to go the Non Run Flat route. Instead of going part way I decided to go all the way with summer...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-10-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 19,510
Posted By JohnRI
Zero noise. Only been driving it for 4 days now...

Zero noise. Only been driving it for 4 days now but mine is so quiet just like others are describing, "a vault". I had a 2001 740iL Sport that I always thought the rear window behind me was...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By JohnRI
I was thinking of keeping one for a spare. Were...

I was thinking of keeping one for a spare. Were you looking for all 4? Dealer also asked me same question. I'll let you know next week what I am planning to do with them.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,083
Posted By JohnRI
3rd Party Insurance

Dealer offering both BMW and 3rd party insurance coverage from company named In-Tire. BMW policy covers OEM BMW wheels and BMW Approved Tires (those with the Star) only. I am putting NRF tires on...
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