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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-11-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 80,781
Posted By nesterk
Hi Shawn, Please PM me as well.

Hi Shawn,
Please PM me as well.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-11-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 903
Posted By nesterk
HUD is the must. No HUD - basically you don't...

HUD is the must. No HUD - basically you don't have half of the car.
M-Sport is purely cosmetic.
Dynamic Handling is the must as well - without it you have only one setting - Camry. (I've driven a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-08-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 977
Posted By nesterk
From the stop 550 will be faster than M5 (because...

From the stop 550 will be faster than M5 (because of 4 wheel traction), but the rest except the snow... I my opinion M5 is it totally different league than 550.
About snow - last winter here in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-05-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By nesterk
What's the purpose of doing that?

What's the purpose of doing that?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,205
Posted By nesterk
Not to discuss the track list :), but imho for...

Not to discuss the track list :), but imho for the bass response you'd need to play something with more bass.
My favorite is http://www.amazon.com/Aegis-Theatre-Tragedy/dp/B00000A6JV
The first...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,175
Posted By nesterk
If there is a question - that means 550. I...

If there is a question - that means 550.

I have only one regret - not going with M5 :)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-08-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,653
Posted By nesterk
I was lucky to attend BMW M Power Tour in Toronto...

I was lucky to attend BMW M Power Tour in Toronto - and I drove M3, M4, M5, M6. Not much time in each car (like 6 circles in total), but got some taste of it.
So what I can say.. 550 is not even...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-05-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By nesterk
200K - forget. Yes, it runs great, but the day...

200K - forget.
Yes, it runs great, but the day extended warranty ends - git rid of it immediately, no matter how you love it.

Just got my 3 year old with 35K (miles) back from service - the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-31-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,095
Posted By nesterk
Don't see any problems.. I have light interior...

Don't see any problems..
I have light interior and dark exterior.

Yes, car gets a little dirty - in the new house, new neighborhood and all renovations (still not finished) I havn't had any time...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-11-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,226
Posted By nesterk
At first, LS is more like 7-series, not 5. ...

At first, LS is more like 7-series, not 5.

Surely I don't statistical data on both cars - but I'd say that normally (if you don't get a lemon) they would be more or less the same. Before I'd say...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-19-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,008
Posted By nesterk
That's normal. I have a few examples like that...

That's normal. I have a few examples like that too.

BMW Navigation is not supposed to get you from A to B in shortest and fastest way, it is more with "the journey more important than the...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 03-25-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By nesterk
Put some weight to the trunk :p I have RWD...

Put some weight to the trunk :p

I have RWD Lexus GS430 - and this winter I got stuck just on my driveway. Could not move. Period. Tires - Michelin Pilot Winter Sport. (Not the best for the deep...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-24-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,585
Posted By nesterk
Yes, just seen one today at dealership. ...

Yes, just seen one today at dealership.
Stunning.
I wasn't a fun of red interior, but sakhir orange is beautiful.
Car itself is a piece of art - would buy it in breeze. Only one problem - this...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,297
Posted By nesterk
Congratulations! BTW, what are the prices...

Congratulations!

BTW, what are the prices for M-series - are they negotiable? In US and Canada?
Or they expect stricktly MSRP and that's it?

For new models (M4) I assume it will be MSRP only...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-30-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 684
Posted By nesterk
Then don't bother - lease whatever color and then...

Then don't bother - lease whatever color and then just dump it.
It will not be that bad during your 3 years.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-27-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,846
Posted By nesterk
No, legally you are not allowed. The same as for...

No, legally you are not allowed. The same as for many-many other things - e.g. driving 61 in zone 60 ;)
So the solution is the same - don't tense the situation - let them do the update, the re-code...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-19-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,627
Posted By nesterk
I do, in addditional to current 550. My setup...

I do, in addditional to current 550.
My setup for Canada: for summer - M4, wife's/winter car - 550, winter/travel - X5.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-21-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By nesterk
Yes, the same. Looks like it's normal.

Yes, the same.
Looks like it's normal.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-21-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 971
Posted By nesterk
To me without all those bells and whistles car...

To me without all those bells and whistles car loses half (better half) of it's use.
I'd include EVERYTHING what is "functional" (ok, except cold weather package in your situation :)), except...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-20-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,415
Posted By nesterk
"general population" need commuting from point A...

"general population" need commuting from point A to point B - and Toyota Corolla does that for 1/4 of price. Or, if you really need some nice gadgets and seat ventilation (and nicer look, too) - Kia...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-20-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,415
Posted By nesterk
That's because other car builders (in same...

That's because other car builders (in same category - Merc, Audi) doing better job of WORSENING their cars...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-20-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,103
Posted By nesterk
Some bells and whistles, faster computer and...

Some bells and whistles, faster computer and smooth zoom in navigation, but the only thing that I'd really want - seeing 200 km/h on speedometer... :eek:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-18-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,227
Posted By nesterk
OK, here is the step-by-step instruction: 1....

OK, here is the step-by-step instruction:

1. Pre-requirements:
- BMW 5 series :)
- Soft dog crate
- Towels
- Dog

http://nester.smugmug.com/Jack/Car/i-PNHcfz9/0/XL/223A0880-XL.jpg
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-18-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,560
Posted By nesterk
Must have. On top of everyday practical...

Must have.

On top of everyday practical usability it also gives a priceless moment - when you park your car backwards to the tight spot not looking around or at the mirrors. People around stop to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-04-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,245
Posted By nesterk
Just tried (on my Canadian 2011 550xi) - add last...

Just tried (on my Canadian 2011 550xi) - add last 5 digits - works like a charm.
Some nice info to spend time on the long red lights or traffic jams :)
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