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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-01-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,357
Posted By IRIE I
Congrats and I also welcome you to the "dark...

Congrats and I also welcome you to the "dark side"!
Car looks sweet in that color........
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-27-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By IRIE I
This is the first issue I have had with the car...

This is the first issue I have had with the car after 14K miles. Happened twice, just briefly, guess it's not my imagination. Makes sense that the problem is heat related, only happened when the car...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-28-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,102
Posted By IRIE I
Congratulations and welcome to the 535D club. Let...

Congratulations and welcome to the 535D club. Let me assure you that your test drive impressions were accurate. After about 11K miles, I still say WOW every time I drive the car. Not a single...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-26-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,087
Posted By IRIE I
With the miles I drive I think I'll easily pay...

With the miles I drive I think I'll easily pay for the $1500 incremental cost over a 535i within two years. I'll probably drive it 6-7 years until the next gen LCI at least.
As far as "feel"...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-26-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,087
Posted By IRIE I
Congratulations!! I now have 11,500 miles on my...

Congratulations!!
I now have 11,500 miles on my 535D. Love the car. Not a single reliability issue, this thing feels bulletproof. Still puts big a big smile on my face every time I get on it....
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-23-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By IRIE I
bump

bump
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-18-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 201
Posted By IRIE I
Almost new Staggered Dunlop Sport Maxxtire set

I have four almost new Dunlop SP Sport Maxx GT DSST for sale. Size is 245/40-19 front 275/35-19 rear. These are run flat tires. OEM staggered sport set up for 2014 F10. OEM, used only used during...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-24-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,661
Posted By IRIE I
To really beat a dead horse I'll suggest that the...

To really beat a dead horse I'll suggest that the OP drive a diesel also.
I've got 10K on mine, not a single issue, over 34 MPG, loving life with this car.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By IRIE I
Wow. Looks like it's time to do some manual...

Wow. Looks like it's time to do some manual calculations. Seems like my trip computer is a little optimistic. The ad says "your mileage may vary", but I've never seen close to 29 MPG. Is your driving...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 498
Posted By IRIE I
Congratulations on your purchase, I think you...

Congratulations on your purchase, I think you will be very happy with your new ride.
I recently decided to reset my trip computer to see what I'm getting for mileage these days.
7,500 miles on the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-20-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,715
Posted By IRIE I
After 7,200 miles I'm averaging 34 MPG at an...

After 7,200 miles I'm averaging 34 MPG at an average speed of 42 MPH. I did a highway trip of about 200 miles once and saw 39.6 MPG, but that was being real careful to not to be a lead foot. I think...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-19-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,960
Posted By IRIE I
Yes, using the OEM wheels, so a nice staggered...

Yes, using the OEM wheels, so a nice staggered sport look(and performance)while on winter tires.
The plan is to go with aftermarket wheels, Beyern Spartan, in the spring with summer tires and be...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-17-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,960
Posted By IRIE I
Just wanted to report that I too am running...

Just wanted to report that I too am running Blizzak...... LM-60s on a RWD and getting around just fine. We have been getting a ton of snow in Boston this year and no issues yet. I'm using the OEM 19"...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-18-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,539
Posted By IRIE I
same here, Dunlop Sport Maxx

same here, Dunlop Sport Maxx
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-18-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,239
Posted By IRIE I
Nice to hear a positive review for once. I just...

Nice to hear a positive review for once. I just wish the major car mag(C&D?) tested this same setup in their comparo, I bet it would have done better than 4th out of 4.
But it really doesn't matter...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-11-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,688
Posted By IRIE I
I guess every dealer is different. If you are...

I guess every dealer is different. If you are looking for a top notch dealer in MA, Wagner BMW exceeded every expectation I had. I went to them with a very skinny fixed amount over ED cost offer. I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,429
Posted By IRIE I
Agreed. No expert here but based on my experience...

Agreed. No expert here but based on my experience since you are planning on doing a dedicated winter set up, pick up a set of Blizzak LM-60s in your OEM size since they have closeout pricing now at...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-02-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,676
Posted By IRIE I
Choices were limited in 2001 when you bought your...

Choices were limited in 2001 when you bought your 530i, but that was one beautiful car.....any color.
Happy to have the choices now though.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-31-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,676
Posted By IRIE I
Like Sua I have received a ton of positive...

Like Sua I have received a ton of positive comments about my interior. I would describe the feeling and look of the mocha/nappa as "rich". It is definitely softer than the Dakota. I think it would...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-09-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,812
Posted By IRIE I
As a few of you have said, you really need to...

As a few of you have said, you really need to drive them both. Both are exceptional engines, both are fun.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-08-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,195
Posted By IRIE I
I just did a 90% highway run, no leadfoot, and...

I just did a 90% highway run, no leadfoot, and got 39.7 mpg over about 100 miles.
Not sure how much different the SAT feels than the non sport transmission. It's more fun in sport than in comfort...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-06-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,195
Posted By IRIE I
Shogunman, a few driving experience...

Shogunman, a few driving experience comments.........at idle it sounds good, different but relatively quiet, when you get on it it has a nice exhaust note but still rather quiet. Sounds sporting...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-03-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,195
Posted By IRIE I
Beautiful! I think you got the best color...

Beautiful! I think you got the best color combination, but I could be a little biased. The look and feel of the mocha Napa leather is incredible IMO. I received more compliments on the interior than...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-01-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,766
Posted By IRIE I
After 2500 miles I'm getting 33.4 MPG at an...

After 2500 miles I'm getting 33.4 MPG at an average speed of 37 MPH. This data is from the car's trip computer. I just about always drive in sport mode and still do a fair amount of throttle mashing...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-12-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,219
Posted By IRIE I
Check out this thread, ...

Check out this thread,
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=531940
I agree that the premium/HK sound system needs a decent sub. This will be one of my first mods when I take...
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