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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-13-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 998
Posted By Sandytop
No experience with BMW on this issue but I had a...

No experience with BMW on this issue but I had a 2006 GMC 2500 Diesel Pick up that GMC bought back from me. For me the process started with the service writer saying that the truck was a POS and...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 12-11-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By Sandytop
I have had two RFT's replaced at the dealership...

I have had two RFT's replaced at the dealership and they were really helpful up to the point of actually warrantying one of the tires. Depending upon your relationship with the service writer or...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 11-11-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By Sandytop
Yes it had full TPMS. I had 433MHz TPMS sensors...

Yes it had full TPMS. I had 433MHz TPMS sensors installed when I ordered the wheel/tire set from Tire Rack. Worked perfect on the '10 but when I put them on the '12 and tried to initialize I get...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 11-10-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By Sandytop
TPMS Question

Just put my winter tires on and the TPMS will not initialize. These tires/rims worked fine on my '10 650 last winter. The regular tires are the 20" rims and the winter tires are 18"x8". my '10...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 11-01-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By Sandytop
For winter I go down from the 20" to 18" x 8"...

For winter I go down from the 20" to 18" x 8" Bridgestone Blizzaks. They work great here in the Chicagoland area. I have used Blizzaks on my e64 and C63AMG and drove all winter long without a...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 09-22-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,177
Posted By Sandytop
I updated my iPhone 5 to iOS7 and did not notice...

I updated my iPhone 5 to iOS7 and did not notice any difference. I could always switch between Pandora, radio, and satellite radio through the iDrive. The only annoying thing to me is that if you...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 09-18-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,531
Posted By Sandytop
In my opinion it is well worth the cost. My wife...

In my opinion it is well worth the cost. My wife has it on her '12 vert and used it once already. I opted to not get it on my '12 vert and have bubbled two front tires (at the same time) and wished...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 08-26-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By Sandytop
They did check the motion sensors for the car...

They did check the motion sensors for the car alarm and they all checked out but I am suspect because as I walked out of Bestbuy yesterday the lights were flashing (no alarm). It has to go back in...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 08-26-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By Sandytop
Well after a week in the shop it's finally fixed....

Well after a week in the shop it's finally fixed. The CIC unit had to be replaced and a complete reprograming was required. The only thing is that the dealership did not coordinate with Sirius when...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 08-19-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By Sandytop
Well it finally died last Friday. The Idrive...

Well it finally died last Friday. The Idrive screen went dark for the last time and all went quiet. It's in the shop this morning and am waiting to hear back. The SA said it would take about 3...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 08-15-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By Sandytop
Spoke with my service advisor about this and was...

Spoke with my service advisor about this and was asked if it could wait till the next service visit. Sure no problem but now I have another gremlin that is pretty cool.... Just driving down the road...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 08-14-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,989
Posted By Sandytop
Boats, cars, bikes..... Anyone take a look at...

Boats, cars, bikes..... Anyone take a look at the appraisal on their house recently!
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 08-11-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 678
Posted By Sandytop
I have always had to make the initial call to BMW...

I have always had to make the initial call to BMW assist to set everything up. My '12 can pair two phones via blue tooth with no problem so hopefully the '14's can.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-24-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By Sandytop
I made a similar change back in April. The BMW...

I made a similar change back in April. The BMW maintenance will do the oil change when the car says it's time or once a year. The wife drives her car about 7 - 8 k a year if she's lucky. I found...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-19-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By Sandytop
Car Alarm with a mind of it's own?

The alarm in my car will go off for no apparent reason. It can be in the garage or in a parking lot and have no one around it. I went into a store today and came out and the alarm was going off and...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-14-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By Sandytop
Here's the ones that I use ...

Here's the ones that I use
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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-04-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By Sandytop
Happy Fourth of July!

May everyone enjoy a day with family and friends! And later take their 6er out for a spirited drive!
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-29-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,438
Posted By Sandytop
Am I the only one that drives my 'vert year...

Am I the only one that drives my 'vert year round? Granted it gets parked in a garage every night but I don't have an issue going in any kind of weather.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-26-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By Sandytop
At first this may seem inconvenient but I think...

At first this may seem inconvenient but I think it's a good idea. Not that I have ever unintentionally unlocked my car with the app but in thinking... I never use the app to unlock my car either. ...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-20-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,173
Posted By Sandytop
I did not have it on my 2010 but I do on my 2012...

I did not have it on my 2010 but I do on my 2012 and I notice a big difference. Living in Indiana the only curves are the off ramps from the highways to thats when I can really tell. I went from...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-18-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,163
Posted By Sandytop
I have not had an issue with my ventilated seats....

I have not had an issue with my ventilated seats. Yeah you don't get a big breeze coming out but you can feel it through your jeans and it does make a difference.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-17-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 370
Posted By Sandytop
iOS in the Car

Just a wish list if BMW does go down this road:


Email or text when your fuel level reaches a pre-set level. Great to help monitor other family vehicles
Email or text when the tire pressure...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-16-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By Sandytop
Drop Stop's

These are really cool! They are Drop Stop's and go between the seat and the console and stop you from dropping stuff down between the seat and console. These were on the TV show Shark Tank and the...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-11-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,438
Posted By Sandytop
Your right. It's just a car. I have not had an...

Your right. It's just a car. I have not had an issue keeping my interior clean. I just wipe it down once a week or so and keep it vacuumed out.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-10-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By Sandytop
If you make it to the south end of the parkway...

If you make it to the south end of the parkway and have some time you should check out the "Tail of the Dragon" on US 129 and the Cherohala Parkway. Great twisty roads and scenery.
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