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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-18-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By A900ss
New toy to share the drive with my 520d

I've been very quiet on the bmw forum recently because I've been looking for a weekend toy. However I have now bought a TVR Chimaera 450, my first TVR and my first V8. The complete opposite to my...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-11-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By A900ss
I have a shortcut button configured to swap the...

I have a shortcut button configured to swap the phone/additional phone to additional phone/phone.

Makes it very easy to choose which phone to dial out on.

Good yuck.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-24-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By A900ss
We have halogens in a projector as standard in...

We have halogens in a projector as standard in the UK and HID'S as a cost option.

Mine is a company car so just standard halogens for me. :cry:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-22-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By A900ss
Upgraded halogen headlights to HID?

Hi,

Has anyone upgraded their halogen headlights to after market HID's?

If so, what are you experiences, what brand did you use and ave you had any problems?

Many thanks
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-27-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,844
Posted By A900ss
Thanks for your help. The Nano does display the...

Thanks for your help. The Nano does display the artwork in much higher res than the iPod classic I had been using.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-24-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,844
Posted By A900ss
I've got one of the latest Nano's but I haven't...

I've got one of the latest Nano's but I haven't thought to even try that as the screen is very small so I guessed that would be lo res as well.

I'll give it a try and report back.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-23-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,844
Posted By A900ss
iPod screen resolution on central display

I've always had my iPod classic connected to the USB port in the central armrest and it works great. It shows artwork, slightly fuzzy but you can easily make out the album artwork. I've always put...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-17-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,639
Posted By A900ss
Press the Auto H button behind gear lever. ...

Press the Auto H button behind gear lever.

I tend to leave it off by default as I live in a rural area but if I get stuck in a traffic jam I always hit the switch.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-14-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,048
Posted By A900ss
Left every time.

Left every time.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-30-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By A900ss
Looks like the genuine BMW boot mat and box set...

Looks like the genuine BMW boot mat and box set to me.
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-30-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,772
Posted By A900ss
$71. Sorry, I couldn't resist.

$71.

Sorry, I couldn't resist.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-27-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,848
Posted By A900ss
I was led to believe that moving the lever to the...

I was led to believe that moving the lever to the left makes the car hold the gears longer and disables 8th gear in a non-VDC car only but the Sport button also changes the steering weighting and has...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 09-26-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,437
Posted By A900ss
I can't help with the coding element but can...

I can't help with the coding element but can confirm the my 2012 UK F11 will automatially release the parking brake if you have your seat belt on and hit the accelerator.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-24-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,055
Posted By A900ss
My understanding is the notifications is not in...

My understanding is the notifications is not in the Bluetooth section of the iPhone but under the Notifications section of the iPhone.

PS - I can get SMS messages to show under the Office section...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-24-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 16,337
Posted By A900ss
I pulled off the door strips yesterday and...

I pulled off the door strips yesterday and couldn;t find any wiring however I didn't remove the actual door card.

If anybody knows if the wiring is there I'd like to know as well.

Thanks
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 09-10-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,444
Posted By A900ss
That looks good. As you know, my 520d is...

That looks good.

As you know, my 520d is also a May 2012 build but I haven't got the oil level display either
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-08-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,201
Posted By A900ss
Does your trip computer over estimate your true MPG?

If so, I found this piece of information on another forum that could help:

You could if you wanted use the correction factor in the hidden menu to make the quoted MPG the same as the actual MPG.
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-08-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By A900ss
10 days? If my car had a flat battery after just...

10 days? If my car had a flat battery after just 10 days I would be writing to BMW UK and be asking some very searching questions.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-08-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,191
Posted By A900ss
Just had my car coded

All,

I've got a F11 2012 520d Auto and had it coded yesterday.

I can now read e-mails and texts in full on the move.
The fog lights come on with the welcome lights.
The headlights don't...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-08-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,852
Posted By A900ss
What about 520d's (and 525d's). Both F10/11...

What about 520d's (and 525d's). Both F10/11 models.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 09-06-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,136
Posted By A900ss
The mirror is supposed to dip when the selector...

The mirror is supposed to dip when the selector is to the right (ie drivers side).
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 09-06-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,136
Posted By A900ss
My belief is that in the UK you only get the auto...

My belief is that in the UK you only get the auto dipping if you pay for the electrically folding mirrors option which my car doesn't have.

Hence the question regarding coding.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 09-06-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,136
Posted By A900ss
Thanks but I'm fully aware how it works if your...

Thanks but I'm fully aware how it works if your car has this function, my car hasn't got the function.

That is why I am asking if it is possible to add the function with coding.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 09-06-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,136
Posted By A900ss
How to turn on automatic dipping of pass mirror when revesrse engaged?

Hi,

My car does not dip the passenger mirrow when reverse is engaged?

Is this possible to add with coding? My guess is that it is as the motor that moves the mirror is there and I can...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-24-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,517
Posted By A900ss
Well the tints are done and I am really happy...

Well the tints are done and I am really happy with the 30% on the sides and 20% on the tailgate.

The day is a bit overcast so the windows in the photo look a bit darker than they actually are.
...
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