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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) Today, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By listerone
On my "d" (2014) you quickly press the top button...

On my "d" (2014) you quickly press the top button just to the left of the transmission's joy stick once and then press it again for about 5 seconds.IIRC that turns off all traction control...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-19-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 894
Posted By listerone
Adblue is required but not a big deal.It's so...

Adblue is required but not a big deal.It's so easy to do that even *I* can do it.

Biodiesel? The manual says maximum of 5%

Springs? No idea

Upkeep? apart from oil changes,etc I'm not sure.I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-18-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 997
Posted By listerone
Go to www dot sanfrangasprices dot com.Once there...

Go to www dot sanfrangasprices dot com.Once there you'll find several search options (including the use of zip codes) which can allow you to find stations near your home,office,etc that sell...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-18-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 997
Posted By listerone
I could go on and on about this but I'll just say...

I could go on and on about this but I'll just say this....as one who's on his third diesel I guarantee that once you've gone diesel you never go back! :thumbup:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-17-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,337
Posted By listerone
Last month I had my "d" up in Quebec and spent...

Last month I had my "d" up in Quebec and spent the night in a town where it hit -20F.Apart from the windshield washers freezing up and the nav gong a bit crazy (the dealer said there are known...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-16-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,027
Posted By listerone
About 90% of my driving is on the highway so I...

About 90% of my driving is on the highway so I have little use for stop/start.But even if that wasn't the case I wouldn't trust it for a minute.The potential for wear and tear on vital components...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 02-13-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By listerone
Geeze...don't throw your CDs away! Since the...

Geeze...don't throw your CDs away! Since the advent of the CD my attitude has been "if the music's good enough to own it's good enough to own in the best sounding format".And those formats are...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 02-12-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By listerone
The process of recording music onto the hard...

The process of recording music onto the hard drive of my recently departed Bluetec was a long and annoying one.But when completed I was glad I had done it.Transferring music to BMW's hard drive is...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-09-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,580
Posted By listerone
To satisfy my own curiosity I just called...

To satisfy my own curiosity I just called TireRack ,from whom I bough my Conti Extreme Contact DWs about a year ago.The "tech support" guy I talk to said that 40F is the general cutoff point for...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-08-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,580
Posted By listerone
Excellent question,one that's on my mind now that...

Excellent question,one that's on my mind now that I've decided to go with two sets of wheels,one being the set installed at the factory ("all season") and the other being Conti DW's I bought last...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-06-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,027
Posted By listerone
I've been on the $25/6 month plans for a while...

I've been on the $25/6 month plans for a while now.I don't listen much but I listen enough to make it worth $50/yr to me.But I doubt I'll ever pay more than that.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-04-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 978
Posted By listerone
For the first few months of owning my first...

For the first few months of owning my first diesel I was in constant panic whenever I hit the gas station.Luckily I never made the mistake.I even hit a few stations in the Midwest where I had to use...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-04-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,801
Posted By listerone
I'm approaching 50K miles (total) on the two "d"s...

I'm approaching 50K miles (total) on the two "d"s I've owned and have never had anything remotely resembling that happen.Particularly given that about two thirds of the cars BMW sells in Europe are...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,296
Posted By listerone
I'm running summer and winter wheels....winter...

I'm running summer and winter wheels....winter being the Pirelli P7 and summer being the Conti DW.I really like the Conti's so far.... I can only assume that the DWS is just as good.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-03-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,224
Posted By listerone
Given your location I'd follow the advice that...

Given your location I'd follow the advice that "BMW Middle East" gives regarding viscosity and oil change intervals.I've driven in the UAE and I know all about the heat *and* the dust :yikes:! As...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-03-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,367
Posted By listerone
I had several C-Class loaners when I owned my...

I had several C-Class loaners when I owned my Bluetec.They were singularly unimpressive.I'll take my "d" over a C-Class any day of the week!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 842
Posted By listerone
Save for later

Save for later
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-26-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,045
Posted By listerone
The brakes. :D And the CD player.

The brakes. :D And the CD player.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-26-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,231
Posted By listerone
Repeat after me: "Sorry,my internet service went...

Repeat after me: "Sorry,my internet service went out":D
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-26-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,231
Posted By listerone
I'm now looking out my window at what they're...

I'm now looking out my window at what they're saying could be a 3 feet of snow blizzard.Probably won't be washing my "d" for a while,:eek:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-23-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By listerone
Although it might be a bit ugly perhaps you could...

Although it might be a bit ugly perhaps you could use a double USB port instead of a single.Also,an extention cord from the trunk to the passenger compartment might be helpful.One would think that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-23-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By listerone
It seems that at least half the cars I see parked...

It seems that at least half the cars I see parked in Midtown Manhattan have those rubber (?),ugly,bumper protectors.I haven't the first clue how effective they are however.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-19-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,129
Posted By listerone
Two things...1) diesel is historically more...

Two things...1) diesel is historically more expensive in winter than summer because of the demand for heating oil which,as you probably know,is basically diesel fuel and 2) the worldwide demand for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-06-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By listerone
I just noticed that same issue yesterday and...

I just noticed that same issue yesterday and today during my drive to -25F Canada ( it really was -25F!).My hunch is that the cold had something to do with it but I'm gonna have it checked.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-06-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By listerone
My "d" requires "LL-04" specification,which isn't...

My "d" requires "LL-04" specification,which isn't easy to find outside the dealership.Mobil 1 makes a compatable oil that Pep Boys sometimes carries.Fortunately there are European brands (Fuchs,for...
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