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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-05-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,523
Posted By dkerr
Too late... my vehicle has already been produced...

Too late... my vehicle has already been produced and is now awaiting shipment. Oh well, its mainly the kids in the back seat that will miss it not me.

David
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-03-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,523
Posted By dkerr
No 4-zone climate in 2014's

Thanks everyone... I'll have to ask my CA if he can twist some arms at BMWNA, though it might be too late as order went in two weeks ago.

David


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-01-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,523
Posted By dkerr
No 4-zone climate in 2014's

Anyone notice that US spec 2014 F10 5-series do not have 4-zone climate? It's standard equipment on the active hybrid but not even offered as an option on the rest of the range. I'm pretty...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 09-01-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,723
Posted By dkerr
No Coding Necessary - 4-Zone A/C Center Vent Retrofit

Anyone notice that US spec 2014 F10 5-series do not have 4-zone? It's standard equipment on the active hybrid but not even offered as an option on the rest of the range. I'm pretty disappointed in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-18-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,311
Posted By dkerr
Pics of Mocha

What happened to rear (4 zone) climate controls? Neither of the vehicles pictured have it and I don't see it as orderable option on the 2014s. I have it on my 2011 535ix and would want it on my...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-09-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,065
Posted By dkerr
2014 535xi

No... Only on the RWD. Because the xDrive does not use the electric power steering assist like the RWD and is required for park assist.




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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-05-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,702
Views: 207,079
Posted By dkerr
2014 models

With the 2014 model year, 535i and 550i, Luxury Line, Modern Line and M Sport lines all come with 19" wheels in the USA. Given that BMW is pushing "lines" I suspect that the majority of vehicles...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-04-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,945
Posted By dkerr
Can someone tell me the August residual and MF...

Can someone tell me the August residual and MF for 2014 535i xDrive?

Thanks
DAK
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-03-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,099
Posted By dkerr
August rates

I'd like to know August residual and MF for 2014 535i xDrive? Any different from July's numbers?

Thanks,
David
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-18-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 22,699
Posted By dkerr
I understand that there are three different...

I understand that there are three different iPhone4 cradles depending on whether you want media access and build date of the car. I have a post 9/2010, but pre 3/2011 535i xDrive and it is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-14-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,397
Posted By dkerr
I just had both front tires on my 2011 535i...

I just had both front tires on my 2011 535i xDrive replaced for the same problem... I drove on them for 3 or 4 weeks and it does get worse over time. At first there was no vibration in steering, by...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-29-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By dkerr
Do the math yourself and figure it out... find...

Do the math yourself and figure it out... find the lease money factors on the Ast-a-Dealer forum and work out what the maximum capital cost you can afford is. Never shop based on monthly payment...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-28-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,702
Views: 207,079
Posted By dkerr
Just to weigh in here... I just discovered...

Just to weigh in here... I just discovered bubbles on both front tires on my 535i xDrive that is about 5 months old. I've never seen this before (I've been driving BMW's since 1993) and am about to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-15-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,225
Posted By dkerr
Stored media album track order

I imported a bunch of music from a USB flash drive to store on the hard disk in my 2011 535xi. I imported many albums at once. When I do a music search I find all my music listed and can select the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-04-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,550
Posted By dkerr
DTC is dynamic traction control. DSC is dynamic...

DTC is dynamic traction control. DSC is dynamic stability control. DSC is active all the time unless you enter sport+ or press the button next to the gear shift. If you do either of the above the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-04-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 15,507
Posted By dkerr
Humm, thinking this through... The measurements...

Humm, thinking this through... The measurements are being made when the vehicles are traveling at (or fast approaching) 60 mph. So the distance traveled in 0.2 seconds during the sprint is at that...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-31-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,395
Posted By dkerr
It usually depends on where the vehicle is...

It usually depends on where the vehicle is registered, not where it was bought or who sold (or leased) it to you. Check the texas state department of revenue web site, or whatever the taxing...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-28-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,166
Posted By dkerr
Finally... I note that you are in Texas. Texas...

Finally... I note that you are in Texas. Texas is a state that has unfavorable tax laws for leasing so be sure to really understand how it all works. For example, in TX you pay sales tax up front...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-28-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,166
Posted By dkerr
0.9% is as close to free money as you can get. It...

0.9% is as close to free money as you can get. It makes a lot of sense to borrow as much as you can at that rate and invest the cash you might otherwise have used.

The reason I modeled $20K loan...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-28-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,166
Posted By dkerr
No I did not look at that option. DAK

No I did not look at that option.

DAK
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-28-2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,166
Posted By dkerr
The capital cost on my deal was $65,040, with MSD...

The capital cost on my deal was $65,040, with MSD this is a payment of $820.32 + 6% tax = $869.54. Thus my security deposit was $900. I did not roll in state registration fees, dealer doc fees,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-27-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,166
Posted By dkerr
I just leased a 2011 535i xDrive after analyzing ...

I just leased a 2011 535i xDrive after analyzing
1) Cash purchase
2) Loan for 36 months at 0.9% for 20K, cash for the rest
3) Lease for 36 months 12K miles/yr with maximum multiple security...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-14-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,928
Posted By dkerr
I don't know exactly how it works... I'll find...

I don't know exactly how it works... I'll find out in a few days (weeks?) when I'll hopefully have received my new 535ix.

DAK
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-14-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,928
Posted By dkerr
I thought that on the new 5-series you can...

I thought that on the new 5-series you can transfer your MP3s into car memory (an 80GB hard disk) and can play back from there without connecting an iPod. You would need to upload all your music...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-10-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 17,407
Posted By dkerr
I'm glad I am not the only one... my 535i xDrive...

I'm glad I am not the only one... my 535i xDrive has been sitting at the VPC in NJ for over a week now and my dealer has no explanation.

DAK
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