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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-16-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,566
Posted By sack-o-taters
i think that there must be something about BB...

i think that there must be something about BB that BMW software has issues with. I switched to an iPhone a few months ago - no issues whatsoever since then. I did confirm that my BB9810 AT&T had...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-25-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,704
Posted By sack-o-taters
Zero. Opted to do without. Watch where I'm...

Zero. Opted to do without. Watch where I'm going. 14 months and no problems. Dunlop run flats.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-11-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,184
Posted By sack-o-taters
The wear on the X5 was one of the reasons I...

The wear on the X5 was one of the reasons I switched to non-runflats... my wife was getting 12k miles... average, but was getting enough tires replaced through warranty that I had realized how bad it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-11-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,184
Posted By sack-o-taters
Michelin Latitude Diamaris on the X5

Michelin Latitude Diamaris on the X5
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-09-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,184
Posted By sack-o-taters
I have the M-Sport with Dunlops. They seem...

I have the M-Sport with Dunlops. They seem pretty quiet, and I've nothing to compare them to on the 550i. However, I switched my wife's X5 from Dunlop RFTs this past week to Michelins.... can't...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-09-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,791
Posted By sack-o-taters
I haven't mounted a front plate in the last 14...

I haven't mounted a front plate in the last 14 years. Been pulled over a few times for speeding (once every 2 - 3 years on average). No one has ever even mentioned the front plate. Always polite...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-23-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,275
Posted By sack-o-taters
Welcome. If you see a DGM 550M out on 360 it's...

Welcome. If you see a DGM 550M out on 360 it's probably me.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-09-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,341
Posted By sack-o-taters
This cracked me up. The first time I tried it I...

This cracked me up. The first time I tried it I was all (queue Hank Hill voice) "What the hell!" It feels like like some knuckes pushing - hard - right in your a$$. But yes on a long trip I leave...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-01-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 540
Posted By sack-o-taters
Sakhir Orange M6

Saw this little number at the dealer today. To me it looked red, going to orange the more you stared at it. My 10-year old took one look and said "orange". YMMV.

The dealer also had an M5 in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-01-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 966
Posted By sack-o-taters
When I was shopping for my car (Jan - Feb of this...

When I was shopping for my car (Jan - Feb of this year), you hardly ever saw an F10 in Austin. All of a sudden they are all over the place - and it seems to be mostly 550s. But plenty of all types,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-06-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,531
Posted By sack-o-taters
As a former long-term BMW stick driver who now...

As a former long-term BMW stick driver who now has an auto F10, I highly recommend... BOTH!

I know, I know - it's a little steep. But this may be our last chance to drive two totally perfect,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-10-2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By sack-o-taters
Have the same/similar issue. I get an "updating"...

Have the same/similar issue. I get an "updating" message that will sometimes go on for 10 minutes or more. If I make a call, the message goes away. Bluetooth will intermittently drop and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-09-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By sack-o-taters
Thanks, I was wondering about a charger,...

Thanks, I was wondering about a charger, especially after seeing a couple of cars at the dealer that had extended showroom stints hooked up to one.

And yeah... I took a picture.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-07-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By sack-o-taters
Question - Anything To Do If It's Going To Sit Awhile?

I'll be on extended travel for business for the next 3 weeks, and then only driving 2 - 3 days a month for the next 3 months. I'm thinking I'll likley put about 250 miles total on the car through the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-21-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,343
Posted By sack-o-taters
I have Nappa Oyster, and so far it's been no...

I have Nappa Oyster, and so far it's been no problem... but: I travel a lot and even though the car is 4 months old it only has 1600 miles. All I've done is wipe the driver's seat with a warm damp...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-20-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,343
Posted By sack-o-taters
One other good thing about the Oyster (I have DGM...

One other good thing about the Oyster (I have DGM II with Oyster/Black and couldn't be happier with the combo) is that the Oyster is available in Nappa. I highly recommend the Nappa option. Huge...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-31-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,559
Posted By sack-o-taters
Awesome... just yesterday I was waiting in the...

Awesome... just yesterday I was waiting in the early morning for an office to open, and idly clicking through menus..... "Hey, this thing has surround sound..? Holy crap it has an equalizer too! ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-26-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,566
Posted By sack-o-taters
I have a BB Torch 9810 and have basically the...

I have a BB Torch 9810 and have basically the same intermittent problem. You can drive around not using the phone and watch the Bluetooth drop and reconnect at random intervals. BB works fine with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-16-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,591
Posted By sack-o-taters
AW.... Frigidaire on wheels... DGM II 2...

AW.... Frigidaire on wheels...

DGM II 2 weeks since last wash... still smokin.

325387
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-13-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,672
Posted By sack-o-taters
I was in a friend's Audi with the B&O sound...

I was in a friend's Audi with the B&O sound system this weekend. Sports talk radio and the Rangers game sounded no better than ours.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-13-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,688
Posted By sack-o-taters
What an awesome hack. Of course, it begs the...

What an awesome hack. Of course, it begs the question of why BMW doesnt' do this stuff to begin with...

Oh right.... lawyers.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-03-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,218
Posted By sack-o-taters
Whenever I'm tooling along in light traffic, I...

Whenever I'm tooling along in light traffic, I wish I had the 6-speed.

When I'm stuck in rush hour, i hit the Auto-H button and love the automatic (which is an incredible performing piece of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-03-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,273
Posted By sack-o-taters
This would kill me. I still miss my E46, and...

This would kill me. I still miss my E46, and question giving it up. As my wife points out, I don't even have 1000 miles on my 550 after 2 months, so either the 550 would be sitting or the 330...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-02-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By sack-o-taters
That's exactly what I'm saying. Last week in the...

That's exactly what I'm saying. Last week in the Passat rental (basically the Audi software):

"Say a command"

"Call Mrs. Taters Mobile"

"Mrs. Taters Mobile" Briiiiing!

Made me realize...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-02-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,323
Posted By sack-o-taters
I don't facebook or tweet. I don't have the BMW...

I don't facebook or tweet. I don't have the BMW apps and haven't missed them. If you basically just want to use the car's bluetooth speaker you may not use the Apps much or at all, depends on your...
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