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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-11-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By solarbmw
Driving in the snow

Got a 528xi msport. This is my first BMW. I remember way back when in the days of oldsmobile that in the snow, i would downshift to increase control. How do you guys/gals drive in the snow when its...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-30-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
Posted By solarbmw
Good news: As y'all predicted the brake...

Good news: As y'all predicted the brake replacement at 27000 miles was computer error. Brakes ok. They reset computer and re calibrated.

Bad news: all my coding is gone. :(


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-15-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
Posted By solarbmw
I remember that with an older car (non bmw) that...

I remember that with an older car (non bmw) that reAr brakes go first when you do most highway driving for some reason. Regardless the dealer did say they are covered. I'm hoping they are honest and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
Posted By solarbmw
Replace brakes already?

I'm at 27000 miles after a year and a half and the computer says my rear brakes need to be replaced. Could that be true? Is that covered by 4 year maintenance contract? If not how much does it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-02-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By solarbmw
Spoiler installation

Ok, sounds like the 3m tape is good enough. Will go ahead with that.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-01-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,733
Posted By solarbmw
Over 20 Tires So Far, Help

Can one buy tire insurance after the first day assuming nothing has happened yet?


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-01-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By solarbmw
Spoiler installation

Any advice on attaching one of those m5 spoilers other than using that two sided scotch tape? Isn't there some special auto industrial glue the dealers use? Anyone's spoiler come off after...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-22-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By solarbmw
You can pm him at dreamcar. Also search for his...

You can pm him at dreamcar. Also search for his posts on the detailing thread as shawnsheridan mentioned above. Enjoy!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-21-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By solarbmw
Code for 2013 535 m/package

Dreamcar did mine. Very nice guy and highly recommended. Central nj area.


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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-16-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,033
Posted By solarbmw
Tint

I totally get what you are saying, but I don't want it so dark that I can't see well out the car in the winter or at night. Plus, I don't want differential tinting between front and back. 50 percent...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 04-15-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By solarbmw
i've got a carbon black 5er and thinking 50% all...

i've got a carbon black 5er and thinking 50% all around except windshield. i've got a light interior (oyster/black) so hoping i won't get bugged by the cops. i heard LLumar ATR has issues with GPS...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-15-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,033
Posted By solarbmw
thinking about tinting

thinking about tinting my carbon black 5er. heard something about LLumar ATR causing signal dropouts and screwing up GPS? Anyone hear of that? I'm thinking 50% allaround except nothing on...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-12-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By solarbmw
Thanks. Anyone know if Lee Berbs has an email...

Thanks. Anyone know if Lee Berbs has an email address? I saw the FB page already. Muchas Gracias.
Forum: The Detail Department 04-09-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By solarbmw
detailer in central nj

can anyone recommend a reputable detailer in central nj? someone with personal experience? ty.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-09-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 985
Posted By solarbmw
Ty!

Ty!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-09-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 985
Posted By solarbmw
ok... so in that case, anyone have a...

ok... so in that case, anyone have a recommendation for a reputable detailer in central jersey?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,106
Posted By solarbmw
Can u pm me price as well? TY

Can u pm me price as well? TY
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,464
Posted By solarbmw
Does lee have an email or website? Need opinions...

Does lee have an email or website? Need opinions on tinting my carbon black 528xi msport. Prob 50% all around but I didn't know there were colors other than black. Llumar? Wincos? 3m?? Who knows....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 985
Posted By solarbmw
Ok now I'm getting worried. I've been avoiding...

Ok now I'm getting worried. I've been avoiding the usual car washes thinking I'm Getting the car "detailed". This place is called prospect auto spa. Hope the don't screw up the carbon black.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-06-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 985
Posted By solarbmw
Detailing.

Scheduled a detail after buying a groupon. I've got a 2013 528xi m sport. Carbon black on oyster. Anything I should tell them or anything I should watch out for?

Also, thinking of doing a 50%...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-12-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By solarbmw
Detailing

I have a relatively new 2013 528xi. Carbon black, m sport. I was planning on doing a detail at the end of April since I got a groupon deal. Should I do the detail or is it too soon? How often do...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-21-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,563
Posted By solarbmw
I have a 2013 538xi m sport. Do I have the...

I have a 2013 538xi m sport. Do I have the comfort plus setting? Don't ever see it as an option on the button selector. Thanks
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,517
Posted By solarbmw
My answer: 2013 528xi 28-29 mpg 7000 miles ...

My answer:
2013 528xi
28-29 mpg
7000 miles
Use premium
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-19-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,417
Posted By solarbmw
I don't see cars as investments. They are...

I don't see cars as investments. They are depreciating items. Why should i trade in the car after taking the hit on depreciation for those first few years and then not have the advantage of having...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-19-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,417
Posted By solarbmw
My reason for asking was that someone I know had...

My reason for asking was that someone I know had a 2006 528i that he bought outright. it was giving him so many problems that he is getting rid of it. Also, I. Ward BMW oil changes after warranty...
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