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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-24-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By greenhobby
I would have to say the 3.5mm audio jack in the...

I would have to say the 3.5mm audio jack in the center console. I only use the USB connector in there. IMHO, having to use the USB for mp3 copy in the glove compartment instead of the center is a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 32,430
Posted By greenhobby
I just got a call from my dealer yesterday. My...

I just got a call from my dealer yesterday. My 2011 550i goes in on Feb 9. He said 1 week total with a 335 loaner. My injectors are already updated recently. It looks comprehensive.

"PS. remember...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 32,430
Posted By greenhobby
I just got a call from my dealer yesterday. My...

I just got a call from my dealer yesterday. My 2011 550i goes in on Feb 9. He said 1 week total with a 335 loaner. My injectors are already updated recently. It looks comprehensive.

"PS. remember...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 32,430
Posted By greenhobby
Wow, I think it's time to change BMW dealerships....

Wow, I think it's time to change BMW dealerships. Front and rear damage? Clowns...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-15-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,603
Posted By greenhobby
Congrats on your purchase! You will love it. The...

Congrats on your purchase! You will love it. The 550 is extremely fast and very comfortable. Like all manufacturers with complicated cars, there are teething pains that are getting resolved. The most...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-12-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 743
Posted By greenhobby
Just FYI, I can get a rattle over there if the...

Just FYI, I can get a rattle over there if the seatbelt is not properly retracted into the roll. It might not be something as simple as this, but worth a look/try.

-gh
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-12-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By greenhobby
It does sound like the battery. There was a...

It does sound like the battery. There was a software update that shut off all the various components when the ignition was off and the key fob was in the car (very common when you have a garage). Did...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-11-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 32,430
Posted By greenhobby
Your problem is with the wheels. They are bent....

Your problem is with the wheels. They are bent. It's definitely worth the 120 dollars to get that smooth as glass through out the speedo range. I had to take it back twice though. Do you have the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,538
Posted By greenhobby
I'm partial to space grey metallic myself, but...

I'm partial to space grey metallic myself, but nothing looks nicer than a CLEAN black m-sport. Now keeping it clean is a wicked hassle. Seems the paint swirls just jump out at the slightest hint of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
Posted By greenhobby
Sounds like a 4 series 6MT loaded is in your...

Sounds like a 4 series 6MT loaded is in your future? There are few sinking feelings like buyers remorse...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-08-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 32,430
Posted By greenhobby
Here's the link: http://bmw-rp.com ...

Here's the link:

http://bmw-rp.com

enter your last 7 Vin numbers/letters

-gh
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-05-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,240
Posted By greenhobby
It definitely sounds like something is draining...

It definitely sounds like something is draining the battery while it's not running. You don't have anything plugged in to the 12V outlets do you? Either the car isn't shutting off all the way or...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-03-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By greenhobby
A 6 spd MT 550 eh? Nice. Does it rev match the...

A 6 spd MT 550 eh? Nice. Does it rev match the throttle on down shift by any chance? I'm not sure this is only an ///M thing.

Glad your able to get it fixed properly...

-gh
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-02-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By greenhobby
With the gas prices plummeting, the fuel argument...

With the gas prices plummeting, the fuel argument gets less and less. Though we don't buy the V8 if you are fuel cost frugal and have general energy concerns. The engine is awesome in many many ways....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-02-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 32,430
Posted By greenhobby
Yep, I honestly feel for you as well. Was the...

Yep, I honestly feel for you as well. Was the vehicle purchased as CPO? If not was it purchased at a BMW dealer? If so, I think you've got 90 day warranty at least. Anyway from the material posted...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-02-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,736
Posted By greenhobby
You also have to include all of New England! The...

You also have to include all of New England! The roads here (with frost heaves) are nasty. In these areas, I would HIGHLY recommend the BMW insurance. I was able to negotiate with the dealer when I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-02-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 32,430
Posted By greenhobby
This reminds me of the movie Airplane where...

This reminds me of the movie Airplane where everyone quickly lined up to slap the paranoid person. I'm going to just wait until we hear what the actual recall is, and what BMW is going to do about...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-31-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By greenhobby
blown speaker? If your good in the garage, you...

blown speaker? If your good in the garage, you can take the door panel off and check with a different one to see if it's the amp or the speaker. Plenty of utube videos. Still trying to figure out...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-31-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 32,430
Posted By greenhobby
I'm going way out on a limb and say it's related...

I'm going way out on a limb and say it's related to the Drive Train Malfunction issues people are seeing. At least I hope it is. Had all my 550ix fuel injectors replaced (which takes a few days) to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-28-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,099
Posted By greenhobby
Interesting that yours is recommending a brand...

Interesting that yours is recommending a brand fuel. I only thought they recommended Castrol oil (since they are in bed with them). As a matter of fact, the ///M cars REQUIRE Castrol. We don't have...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-27-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By greenhobby
It fits in my work shirt pocket with room to...

It fits in my work shirt pocket with room to spare. To be clear, I'm not wearing a tee shirt to work. ;0).
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-27-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By greenhobby
Yes, thats how far back the f10's sunroof opens....

Yes, thats how far back the f10's sunroof opens. I agree that it doesn't look right. Certainly one of few things I'm not crazy about on my 550ix.

-gh
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-27-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,163
Posted By greenhobby
These wheel bolts absolutely require a little...

These wheel bolts absolutely require a little tool that fits in the hole and you hang the wheel off of it. The tool aligns all the holes with the wheel and you just thread the bolts in. Take the tool...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-27-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,014
Posted By greenhobby
Yes it is ridiculously big. That's why I love it...

Yes it is ridiculously big. That's why I love it as it completely replace my iPad Air. All this talk about not practical for men and not fitting in jeans. Sheesh, maybe you guys need looser pants? I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-27-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By greenhobby
Two questions. Was it raining on your way home?...

Two questions. Was it raining on your way home? Did they wash your car at the dealer? Mine always does (I think it's a BMW dealer thing). The reason I ask is I've seen this warning twice on my 550ix....
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