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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-28-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,173
Posted By tonyscv
No one is bashing MSD's. There was an implication...

No one is bashing MSD's. There was an implication that there was no risk or downside. There is. Specifically if you would ever want to exit a lease early for any reason.

The ROI on MSD's is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-28-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,173
Posted By tonyscv
Not true. Most people trolling LeaseTrader...

Not true. Most people trolling LeaseTrader couldn't give a flip about MSD's, or even know about them, because it's not something dealerships peddle. People on these sites know about them, but that's...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-28-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,614
Posted By tonyscv
Can confirm it's been offline intermittently for...

Can confirm it's been offline intermittently for over a week. They said it's a "known issue and they are working on it". I have no idea why it's taking so long. This affects Google voice POI online...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,173
Posted By tonyscv
Fair point. For the benefit of others FYI,...

Fair point.

For the benefit of others FYI, each security deposit is your monthly payment rounded up to the next $50 increment (e.g. a $720 payment requires a $750 security deposit). Each MSD...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,173
Posted By tonyscv
Essentially yes... you've already paid for the...

Essentially yes... you've already paid for the entire lease, so you'd be asking someone to pay you the entire balance of remaining payments "back" to you at the time of the transfer. VERY few people...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-27-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,701
Posted By tonyscv
FWIW... applied this coding on a '14 F06 (using...

FWIW... applied this coding on a '14 F06 (using F10 data set).

For these 2 entries noted earlier:

JBBF->3530 RLS, 0C->RLS_DEF_FLC_SCHWELLWERT_SATZ-> unempfindlich (default is empfindlich)...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-26-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,173
Posted By tonyscv
MSDs = locking you into your lease for the entire...

MSDs = locking you into your lease for the entire term. Don't do it unless you're 100% certain you're able to see the lease through to full term (and I would argue very few people fit in that 100%...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-26-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,155
Posted By tonyscv
Is there updated firmware for 6WB as of yet that...

Is there updated firmware for 6WB as of yet that enables HUD turn signals? One of my fav features and to not have it is a bummer.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-24-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 224
Posted By tonyscv
Did I accidentally code text to speech on?

After coding using several of the cheat sheets posted this week, the voice assistant now wants to read every bit of information on screen when I engage it. For example, when I say "navigation", it...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-24-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,237
Posted By tonyscv
Gracenote is what is used to identify artist CDs...

Gracenote is what is used to identify artist CDs that you insert into the car with Album art, artist and song info. Just one example.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-22-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By tonyscv
IDrive text to speech - disable? (Way too detailed!)

At some point this weekend I modified some setting somewhere that made the nav voice commands system speak every single piece of text on the screen. How do I turn that off?

I have the language...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-20-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 24,959
Posted By tonyscv
Judging by the video and my own experience coding...

Judging by the video and my own experience coding a F10 and a F06 for this feature, yours is just limited to the varibale light distribution. I've seen VLD + no-dazzle glare-free fully operational on...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 08-20-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,366
Posted By tonyscv
I just did a lease transfer out of a 2014 M5....

I just did a lease transfer out of a 2014 M5. Just finalized yesterday actually. :)

It wasn't that hard. Mine was probably harder than usual as I had a 24 month lease so the payment was higher....
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 08-19-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,366
Posted By tonyscv
Different strokes... I'm on my 3rd lease. I...

Different strokes... I'm on my 3rd lease. I haven't kept one to full term yet. :) I transfer out after 6-18 months. It requires shopping for a good deal so my payments are lower than any comparable...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 08-19-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,366
Posted By tonyscv
Easy gang... if you're giving advice about...

Easy gang... if you're giving advice about pre-pay leases, one pay leases, or multiple MSD's you need to give the cautions and caveats as well.

Multiple MSD's basically lock you in to a lease for...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 08-18-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,157
Posted By tonyscv
Agree with all the others. There's typically a 2%...

Agree with all the others. There's typically a 2% residual "ding" going from 10k/yr to 12k, and then another 1% 12k to 15k. Get the 10k/yr and then pay BMW .16 a mile for any additional miles if...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 07-13-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,320
Posted By tonyscv
Looks great. Gray and white variants are the only...

Looks great. Gray and white variants are the only frozen colors I like. Just not a fan of much else (red, blue, orange, etc.). Frozen paint feels like a fad that is already fading. Leasing is one...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 07-13-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,146
Posted By tonyscv
Sounds silly, but color choice is a factor for...

Sounds silly, but color choice is a factor for me. I think lighter colors look best on the M6. Darker colors on the M5. The M6 has lines that need a light color to really accentuate. An M6GC in...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 07-13-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By tonyscv
Buyer preference. Singapore Grey is an M...

Buyer preference.

Singapore Grey is an M color. You'll only see it on M cars (unless you special order it as an Individual option). Black is black. It's everywhere. Nothing looks better than...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 07-13-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,366
Posted By tonyscv
Several months old but here was the info when I...

Several months old but here was the info when I did my 2 year lease back in December:

Residuals (again, 24 month):

65% - 10k
64% - 12k
62% - 15k

.00125 MF (3%)
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 06-01-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,830
Posted By tonyscv
The current gen M5 is around 300 pounds heavier...

The current gen M5 is around 300 pounds heavier than the E39 M5. If BMW can figure out how to not just shed that weight, but tighten up the cars dimensions as well (the 2015 M3's interior dimensions...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 06-01-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,787
Posted By tonyscv
They over-produced the 2014 M5's, that's for...

They over-produced the 2014 M5's, that's for sure. It was super easy pickings to find the exact M5 I wanted from dealer stock. Looking at cars.com there's still a ton (relatively speaking) in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-30-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,369
Posted By tonyscv
What happened in Atlanta was unbelievable. Look...

What happened in Atlanta was unbelievable. Look how quickly it degraded:

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/1799120_10202995185382827_771739660_o.jpg

35 years since that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-30-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,392
Posted By tonyscv
Any updates on this issue? Happening with my 2014...

Any updates on this issue? Happening with my 2014 as well - exact same issue - almost sounds like it's coming from the audio system and reminds me of the sound I'd hear years ago if someone had an...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-23-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 24,959
Posted By tonyscv
This is just for auto high beam on/off and only...

This is just for auto high beam on/off and only if you have the camera to support it - has nothing do to with the no-glare/dazzle lighting technology which wasn't added until 2013. Your 2011 car does...
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