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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-02-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 305
Posted By RaveD
There is no debate whatsoever on this:...

There is no debate whatsoever on this: PERFORMANCE RFT.

The all-season RFT is Goodyear Eagle LS2 which is a horrific tire for this vehicle, as you can see from a multitude of threads on this forum...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-23-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,005
Posted By RaveD
Maybe it is. But when I open the tank to fill her...

Maybe it is. But when I open the tank to fill her up, it says use 91 or greater. So I do.

Perhaps I can save a couple hundred bucks a year using 89. But if I was worried about saving a couple...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-28-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,916
Posted By RaveD
When I was a young man, my father would wake me...

When I was a young man, my father would wake me up in the middle of the night so I can lick the road clean with my tongue.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-23-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,916
Posted By RaveD
Good advice. It was common sense to me...

Good advice.

It was common sense to me growing up to only buy what you can afford. I was amazed how many of my friends and relatives didn't share this opinion. They felt a need to live above their...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-22-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,916
Posted By RaveD
I was 40 when I got my first (E60). Honestly...

I was 40 when I got my first (E60).

Honestly I'm not sure I would have gone for another one this year, except for the fact that the lease rate was so attractive. If I was buying a car to drive for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-22-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By RaveD
Things have improved since then. The SiriusXM...

Things have improved since then. The SiriusXM mobile application streams at a higher bandwidth than the satellite signal, and the latest Bluetooth audio CODEC is also higher quality than the heavily...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-22-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,916
Posted By RaveD
If you cannot afford this option, whether or not...

If you cannot afford this option, whether or not you wish to take it, then you can't afford the car. If your family is well off, why won't they co-sign for you? Perhaps it is the same reason I am...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-22-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By RaveD
Yes, to get the best rate you have to set up...

Yes, to get the best rate you have to set up auto-renewal. However, just set a reminder to call them before the renewal date and threaten to cancel again, and you'll get a better rate.

As for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-21-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By RaveD
Whenever it is time to renew a subscription...

Whenever it is time to renew a subscription always threaten to cancel. They will offer you a rock bottom rate to stay on as a subscriber. Recently the offer was $25 for 6 months.

If you can't...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-21-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,916
Posted By RaveD
There is no "one size fits all" answer here. Many...

There is no "one size fits all" answer here. Many outrageously wealthy people carry lots of debt. Others are driving a 20 year old car they paid with all cash.

In today's low interest rate...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-09-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,560
Posted By RaveD
Can't tell if you have XDrive. If you do, then...

Can't tell if you have XDrive. If you do, then the car is equipped with Goodyear Eagle LS2 245/40R19 tires which are guaranteed to be damaged even on minor road hazards.

If you have the RWD then...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-08-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,560
Posted By RaveD
Congratulations. Great car. #1 on your list...

Congratulations. Great car.

#1 on your list must be to replace the tires unless you never plan on driving over a pothole.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-08-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 202,445
Posted By RaveD
A familiar sight. Happened to me twice. A...

A familiar sight. Happened to me twice.

A properly designed RFT should NEVER look like this.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-07-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 783
Posted By RaveD
I suggest you call the BMW Genius hotline and...

I suggest you call the BMW Genius hotline and report this.

I am also having problems with Bluetooth audio streaming in my 2014 that did not occur in my 2011. I'm convinced there are bugs in the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-07-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 202,445
Posted By RaveD
No matter what tires and wheels you have, there...

No matter what tires and wheels you have, there is always the potential for damage especially in New York. It's a matter of your personal preference as to whether or not to get the insurance. If you...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-06-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 202,445
Posted By RaveD
If it's a lease, it seems like quite an expense...

If it's a lease, it seems like quite an expense to change out the wheels.

Personally I went with Bridgestone Potenza RE960AS 245/45R19 RFT. I'm pleased with the ride. It has only been 6 weeks but...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-05-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 541
Posted By RaveD
Never had a bad experience at my dealer. There is...

Never had a bad experience at my dealer. There is no excuse for this behavior. If you are experiencing what you believe is a problem with your vehicle under warranty, especially with brakes that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-05-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By RaveD
Nope. The Droid RAZR Maxx cannot stream music to...

Nope. The Droid RAZR Maxx cannot stream music to the new 2014 535i due to an apparent bug in iDrive. It pairs fine and activates the Media profile, and streaming appears to be working, but there is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-22-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By RaveD
I have updated to the latest profile (TN-2.34.1)....

I have updated to the latest profile (TN-2.34.1). I see that TN-2.38.15 seems to be available, but I assume it is not for my car, since it does not let me download it.

There were no changes at all...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-22-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By RaveD
Happened to me often. When I start the car it...

Happened to me often. When I start the car it would be tuned to some random station. Never figured out exactly why, but it seems to have something to do with whether or not Presets or Radio was last...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-21-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By RaveD
I had to use this trick on my 2011 535i all the...

I had to use this trick on my 2011 535i all the time. Sadly, the same does not work on my 2014.

I have tried all the potential workarounds to no avail. It is beyond frustrating because it worked...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-18-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By RaveD
Anybody have success with Bluetooth Media?

Curious if my problem with Bluetooth Media streaming is unique to certain phones, or if it is a general problem with the latest BMW software.

I had no problem streaming audio with my Motorola...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-18-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 787
Posted By RaveD
Not sure if it is legal to sell time bombs on...

Not sure if it is legal to sell time bombs on this site ;)

What do you plan to do if you get a flat tire now?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-09-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By RaveD
Seems to me this is a bug in BMW software. ...

Seems to me this is a bug in BMW software.

Anybody know how to report it to BMW? I'm pretty sure my service center will not be any help on this one.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-09-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By RaveD
What issue are you having? Are you able to...

What issue are you having?

Are you able to pair the phone with no problem, and check the "Media" profile? Does the phone appear to be streaming music to Bluetooth, but you don't hear anything?
...
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