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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-19-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,804
Posted By skohler
I'm in the same situation- Iphone that displays...

I'm in the same situation- Iphone that displays the albums on all my songs but only shows text on the nav screen when plugged in to the dual USB/phone jack in the center console. Also have a USB...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-12-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,783
Posted By skohler
Lol, V12 right?:thumbup:

Lol, V12 right?:thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-04-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,783
Posted By skohler
The older I get, the more cylinders I can afford....

The older I get, the more cylinders I can afford.

I could afford 4 bangers in high school and college, got married and suddenly rolled in a few 6's. After my second kid and completing higher...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-18-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By skohler
Says it removes scratched, swirls, oxidation and...

Says it removes scratched, swirls, oxidation and blemishes. Doesn't say anything about being abrasive.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-18-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By skohler
Had a quarter size etch in the clear coat from...

Had a quarter size etch in the clear coat from bird crap. Maguires scratch remover, guess it is just a sort of rubbing compound, took care of about 95% of the blemish. Took a new soft cotton cloth...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-08-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,962
Posted By skohler
What happens with the warranty in this situation?...

What happens with the warranty in this situation? Would the in service date be when the car is actually purchased- just have 2500 less miles but a full 4 year warranty?

Considering it is a 2012,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-07-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,004
Posted By skohler
In my younger, less refined days I had a...

In my younger, less refined days I had a mitsubishi eclipse turbo and was warned to let the engine idle for a few minutes prior to shutting it off to let the oil cool the turbo down. Shutting it off...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-07-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,004
Posted By skohler
For those burning through oil, do you notice a...

For those burning through oil, do you notice a burnt oil smell at all? My 550 required one quart maybe 6 months ago, then the annual oil change brought the level up to the top. A few months later...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-26-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,016
Posted By skohler
Not crazy- had the same problem. I had to use...

Not crazy- had the same problem. I had to use the website as well as there is absolutely no date on any of the stickers. Glad you got it figured out.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-18-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,539
Views: 88,851
Posted By skohler
Thanks!:thumbup:

Thanks!:thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-18-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,539
Views: 88,851
Posted By skohler
Shawn or Baquir- Please PM me with details as my...

Shawn or Baquir- Please PM me with details as my map is from 2010 (10/2010 build).

Thanks,
Steve
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-15-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,850
Posted By skohler
Thanks- my dealer told me that Dinan and BMW had...

Thanks- my dealer told me that Dinan and BMW had competely separated and that dealers no longer install or maintain anything Dinan. For me that was a red flag that I wouldn't get any love with a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-14-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,850
Posted By skohler
Did you ever determine if the extended warranty...

Did you ever determine if the extended warranty will work with your Dinan tune? I've hesitated on getting the stage 2 because I plan on keeping the 550 with a BMW extended warranty. I know a lot...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-09-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,281
Posted By skohler
Don't have the cameras, my wife has decided it is...

Don't have the cameras, my wife has decided it is better to "feel" the curb so she knows she is all the way in.:mad::mad: Her SUV has like 8" of sidewall and she can bounce those all round curbs and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-30-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,358
Posted By skohler
I'm all for technology, but really?

I'm all for technology, but really?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-24-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,802
Posted By skohler
Had a few service and one warranty thing done,...

Had a few service and one warranty thing done, was asked if I needed a loaner when I made the appointment. When I got there the gal seemed a little embarrased when asking if an X3 would be OK.

I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-22-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,378
Posted By skohler
OK- may be another variation here but when I...

OK- may be another variation here but when I select sport or sport+ my default is chassis and transmission (the shift points definitely are changed). I selected this and have no problem. When in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-22-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,835
Posted By skohler
They went to the trouble of changing the tips on...

They went to the trouble of changing the tips on the Msport, I really can't imagine not giving the rest of the exhaust a more aggressive sound. Make it an option on the non M-sport and call it done....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-21-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By skohler
Just an update- the tech noted on the work order...

Just an update- the tech noted on the work order that when he test drove the car, he did hear the click on turning. He retorqued the front suspension and found the upper control arm was a tad bit...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-17-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By skohler
Thanks- good idea for sure, I'll have to play...

Thanks- good idea for sure, I'll have to play around with it. I'm hopeful that someone else may have felt the same thing so at least I can "guide" the conversation. I am very car savy and do a lot...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-17-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 580
Posted By skohler
Small click or roughness when turning

This does not happen all the time, but if turning from a stop (can't remember if right or left) I have heard/felt a small click and or roughness in the steering wheel once turned past a certain...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-12-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,759
Posted By skohler
Fair to say the packages are confusing inside the...

Fair to say the packages are confusing inside the circle as well... Best of luck with your situation. You may want to try and order a window sticker that shows what you have.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-02-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,759
Posted By skohler
Wow - so is it 39k or 49k? I would think that...

Wow - so is it 39k or 49k? I would think that would be totalled either way, especially since there is bound to be more cost uncovered as it is fixed. Any idea what the book value would be for the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-02-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,759
Posted By skohler
Geez, that sucks for sure, but looks like it did...

Geez, that sucks for sure, but looks like it did it's job keeping you safe. I really liked your car when we all met up for coding in Maryand, glad you are OK and good luck!

Steve
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-01-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,868
Posted By skohler
I don't exactly have the same issue from a stop,...

I don't exactly have the same issue from a stop, I can tell it is in second when accelerating though. You are correct that in sport mode it does start from first and holds the gears quite a bit-...
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