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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-02-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,310
Posted By demas
About 13,000 miles and 2 years. Low oil...

About 13,000 miles and 2 years.

Low oil warning twice and two new steering gear boxes.

Oh, and a speeding ticket.


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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-02-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 647
Posted By demas
On my 540 I kept going back to stock jurid in...

On my 540 I kept going back to stock jurid in front and textar in rears. Aftermarket low dust pads just never instilled confidence.




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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-23-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By demas
I have IAS, DHP (with active stablizers), no 704....

I have IAS, DHP (with active stablizers), no 704. I did swap out the springs with ACS recently. The experience I noted in my post above was prior to ACS.

Would have gotten IAS with the passive...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-22-2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By demas
I have to disagree to an extent. It may not help...

I have to disagree to an extent. It may not help with handling in physics terms, but having a tighter radius sharpens the responsiveness and it just feels loads better as if the car has shrunk by a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-22-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,015
Posted By demas
Picked up the car this afternoon. The clicking...

Picked up the car this afternoon. The clicking is totally gone and drives wonderfully with that thick M-Sport wheel. I liked the steering in the F30 loaner - not sure if it's hydraulic or electric...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-21-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,603
Posted By demas
I go over there once in a while for a good laugh....

I go over there once in a while for a good laugh.

I'm currently in a loaner F30 320 luxury package until tomorrow. While it got me around this week it's definitely lower rent.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-21-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,734
Posted By demas
The F10 is just.. a unique experience. It's...

The F10 is just.. a unique experience. It's sexy as hell, comfortable, the thing moves, decent handling equipped with DHP and IAS.

It does not however in my view, whisper 'hey, it's 10:30pm...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-21-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,015
Posted By demas
My dealer called this evening and has the car...

My dealer called this evening and has the car ready for me to pick up tomorrow.

There might be a root cause to this - he stated that they had replaced the steering gearbox again, but this time...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-20-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,603
Posted By demas
gotta love him;) guess he's in a 428...

gotta love him;)

guess he's in a 428 nowadays!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-18-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By demas
Sound when on the accelerator

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reading this may be regretted if you have the symptom but just never noticed it
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So, maybe a year or so ago, maybe less, I noticed what I'd describe as a whirring...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-18-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,603
Posted By demas
Cadillac ain't got nothin' on the 328 luxury...

Cadillac ain't got nothin' on the 328 luxury package.

signed,
the F30 camp
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-14-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,015
Posted By demas
Had this happen on mine with IAS at only 5k...

Had this happen on mine with IAS at only 5k kilometers. Dealer replaced the steering gear box which resolved it but it returned about 5k kilometers later.

Coincidentally I'm heading to the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-10-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,290
Posted By demas
since I only drive in sport mode (starts in 1st...

since I only drive in sport mode (starts in 1st and holds revs higher) traction control really ruins a more spirited take off especially in winter with cold summer tires.

to me, the 550 doesn't...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-24-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,055
Posted By demas
Eco mode and cruise control Sent from...

Eco mode and cruise control


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,120
Posted By demas
For every genuine debadge, there are 3 others...

For every genuine debadge, there are 3 others doing it to hide the model and 2 out of those 3 happen to like a clean look and stick to that as the driver.


So yes, in general, the perception a...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-14-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 899
Posted By demas
Classics to me would be something like Ben-Hur,...

Classics to me would be something like Ben-Hur, Lawrence of Arabia, and of course anything with Audrey Hepburn but The Godfather tops my list as greatest


back in high school we thought Weekend...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-13-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,139
Posted By demas
Yes I'm sure the U.S. DOT was the driver behind...

Yes I'm sure the U.S. DOT was the driver behind building the F10 off the 7 series platform. :)




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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-13-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,139
Posted By demas
I'm sure the boys in Munich have strategy all...

I'm sure the boys in Munich have strategy all figured out but keen to see if they revert the 5 back to being less of a 'steal market share from comfy luxo barge' category. The only sporty rides seem...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-24-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,051
Posted By demas
Try to test a car with integral active steering. ...

Try to test a car with integral active steering. I would say that in itself makes a larger difference than DHP to 704.

I came from an E39 540 MSport and swapped in an M5 steering gearbox - it's...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-24-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 575
Posted By demas
I'm waiting for the OEM 'Blacklines' - the sort...

I'm waiting for the OEM 'Blacklines' - the sort of inverse of the white lines. Heard they were supposed to come out in 2014 haven't seen them around.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-08-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,704
Posted By demas
slice through traffic swiftly but accurately,...

slice through traffic swiftly but accurately, flash your beams so the low-lives get out of your way and don't mind pedestrians and cyclists - they'll move if they know what's best. All this in a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-08-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,162
Posted By demas
No, it doesn't fill that void although it does a...

No, it doesn't fill that void although it does a lot of other things better.

525, 530, 540 M-Sports owned them all across a 12 year period. The 530 was the best balanced while the 540 got me...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-22-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By demas
is there a Swedish translation of: "we got...

is there a Swedish translation of: "we got this.. wait... what?"
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-20-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,115
Posted By demas
nice. you should do one at night/dusk with the...

nice. you should do one at night/dusk with the angel eyes on
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-17-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,200
Posted By demas
oh yeah.. ...

oh yeah..


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