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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-28-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,182
Posted By PeterC4
It's not that hard. The 535 is a very adequate...

It's not that hard. The 535 is a very adequate engine. With a slight modification like a Burger Motorsport Tune, it is a good improvement. You will not notice the difference in every day...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-16-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,451
Posted By PeterC4
Take the car on your best twisty road, put it in...

Take the car on your best twisty road, put it in sport mode, manual shift using the paddles. Then you will see whether it drives like a Chrysler. Check to see if you have run flats or not. The...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-10-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,498
Posted By PeterC4
A self-indulgent "payment" could mean you can't...

A self-indulgent "payment" could mean you can't afford it. I think it is hard to justify the price difference. I have driven one for a day, and although it feels sleeker, it just isn't worth it. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-21-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,575
Posted By PeterC4
Good job. That would make me happy.

Good job. That would make me happy.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-20-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 670
Posted By PeterC4
I have a 2012, but the cars are very similar. ...

I have a 2012, but the cars are very similar. The RFT tires have caused a few of my rims to become out-of-round after repeated bashing in potholes and other road imperfections here in Toronto. After...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-15-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By PeterC4
Yes, I have heard these are good tires and easier...

Yes, I have heard these are good tires and easier on the rims. They are summer tires I believe. The Goodyears I have are all seasons and decent in the winter. Unfortunately, the sidewalls are too...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-15-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By PeterC4
I am thinking of non-run flats. I think it will...

I am thinking of non-run flats. I think it will help reduce the pressure on the rim. For those that have done the switch, is the handling noticeably different?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-14-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 455
Posted By PeterC4
Repaired Rims - Again

So after repairing one of my rims, I repaired the other 2 which came out perfectly. One rim was bent in four different places. The run flats are the culprit, simply too hard to withstand the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-10-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By PeterC4
http://www.leprecon.ca/rim-repair Mine was...

http://www.leprecon.ca/rim-repair

Mine was about $150 all in. it was bent in two places. Came out perfect. Highly recommended.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-10-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By PeterC4
The inside of the rims are the most vulnerable...

The inside of the rims are the most vulnerable part and the stiffness of the sidewall on a RFT contributes to the stress on the wheel. I think there may be some truth to the rims being too soft.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-09-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By PeterC4
Bent Rim Repaired

The run flats have been causing havoc with my rims particularly after this winter and the related potholes. I have exhausted my tire and rim insurance, so I had to have one wheel straightened today....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-02-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,743
Posted By PeterC4
I use a N55 Burger Motorsports Stage 1 Tune. ...

I use a N55 Burger Motorsports Stage 1 Tune. Have had it for a couple of years now. No issues. The Stage 2 tune is allegedly better, haven't done that yet.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-31-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,575
Posted By PeterC4
I had a rear bumper replaced due to a young women...

I had a rear bumper replaced due to a young women hitting me while it was raining. They replaced the bumper and painted it once...then they asked a paint specialist to come over and they tried 3...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-31-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 815
Posted By PeterC4
Haven't waxed mine in a year. Just a wash and...

Haven't waxed mine in a year. Just a wash and many times at the touchless car wash. Comes out with an excellent shine after every wash.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-31-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By PeterC4
I have the new Blackberry Z30 that went through a...

I have the new Blackberry Z30 that went through a recent update and then wouldn't send email messages to the car. I too updated my ConnectedDrive software and then deleted all of the old email...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-16-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By PeterC4
I have had two and am scheduled for one as well. ...

I have had two and am scheduled for one as well. I did not notice anything different in my updates.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-09-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 17,496
Posted By PeterC4
Saw the cars at the Detoit Auto Show. There is...

Saw the cars at the Detoit Auto Show. There is little doubt these are beautiful cars with some serious mechanical and electronic features. Would have to drive it to see if I could be convinced to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-08-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,160
Posted By PeterC4
I'm just wondering what happens when you watch...

I'm just wondering what happens when you watch the tach. I am assuming it is as you describe, you step on the gas and the tach does not really respond for second or two. No point in doing it, now...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-08-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,160
Posted By PeterC4
Out of interest, did you ever try to push the...

Out of interest, did you ever try to push the pedal aggressively with the brake on, (in a safe place of course) and determine if the car throttles back the fuel delivery?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-08-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,160
Posted By PeterC4
This is the kind of thing that is plainly a...

This is the kind of thing that is plainly a problem. If my car did that, I would have the same reaction you did. BMW has to know that these problems are manufacturing related.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-08-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,160
Posted By PeterC4
That does sound downright dangerous...if it is...

That does sound downright dangerous...if it is two seconds and pretty much nothing happens you would think that's a programming flaw...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-08-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,160
Posted By PeterC4
No doubt this could be a colourful thread. I...

No doubt this could be a colourful thread. I can't speak for the 2011's but I have a 2012 that has gone through a few software updates and has a BMS Stage 1 tune. Honestly, I can't exactly remember...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-23-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 904
Posted By PeterC4
It's been -20C here in Toronto. After starting...

It's been -20C here in Toronto. After starting its fine. Takes a minute or so to warm up.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-23-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By PeterC4
:rofl: These stories are priceless. At least no...

:rofl: These stories are priceless. At least no one was hurt.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-15-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 39,348
Posted By PeterC4
Read it incorrectly first time. Mine is similar...

Read it incorrectly first time. Mine is similar where you need to turn down low end frequencies and raise high end frequencies and de-emphasize at about 2k. I don't raise the high end as much. But...
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