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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Today, 06:40 AM
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Posted By snj1013
Hunter road force, results should be in pounds,...

Hunter road force, results should be in pounds, ideally less than 10 lbs per tire.
The will take around an hour or so. Expect to pay $100 or more.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 02:16 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 31,638
Posted By snj1013
The 10 lb number is personal experience, through...

The 10 lb number is personal experience, through trial and lots of error. If memory serves me, the Hunter's default limit for road force is 26 lbs. Meaning, if the measured road force is less than 26...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-20-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 31,638
Posted By snj1013
Sounds good. As stated the F10 is very sensitive...

Sounds good. As stated the F10 is very sensitive to excessive road force. It sounds like the tech at Discount does know how to use the Hunter as rotating the wheel to the tire is part of the process...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-20-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 31,638
Posted By snj1013
Tell them you want the printed results. The...

Tell them you want the printed results. The Hunter has an option to print the results.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 31,638
Posted By snj1013
To my knowledge, many Discount Tire stores have...

To my knowledge, many Discount Tire stores have Hunter GSP9700, but few actually know or take the time to use it correctly. With that said, I do know that road forces in the 20 lb or higher range,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 31,638
Posted By snj1013
Your description of the problem is somewhat...

Your description of the problem is somewhat different than how most describe. With tire related vibration issues, most describe it being the worst between 65-75mph. With that said, I would still be...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-13-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 77,096
Posted By snj1013
It looks like the previous auction ended with no...

It looks like the previous auction ended with no bids. Item has been relisted. Not my listing, just pointing out a good deal for those interested in this retrofit.
...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-10-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 77,096
Posted By snj1013
here is a ebay listing (not mine) for a 6wa for...

here is a ebay listing (not mine) for a 6wa for any of you looking to retrofit. Mileage is unknown, so it is likely that you would need to pull the eeprom for the R270 work.
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-22-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By snj1013
Not cheap, but here you go ...

Not cheap, but here you go
http://www.bimmer-tech.net/shop/bmw-f10-f11-f07-2010/park-assist-convenience-retrofits/automatic-tailgate-retrofit

Bimmer-tech is the best when it comes to retrofits.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-18-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By snj1013
bmw.com/update

I noticed a new software update (UPD01008.bin) available at bmw.com/update for my 2011 F10. I am out of town and haven't had a chance to install yet. Has anyone downloaded and installed the update?...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 12-10-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By snj1013
If the higher odometer reading is pushed from the...

If the higher odometer reading is pushed from the one ECU to the other. If the VINs (also stored in both) don't match, you will see a the RED tamper dot on the Kombi.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 12-09-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By snj1013
Mileage is stored in Kombi and CAS. Not sure if...

Mileage is stored in Kombi and CAS. Not sure if there are others, but I don't think so.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-20-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By snj1013
Pretty common problem with the F10 chassis. The...

Pretty common problem with the F10 chassis. The F10 seems very sensitive to tires with excessive Road Force and most drivers experience this from 65-75 mph. Make sure your Road Force tire balance...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-06-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 977
Views: 77,096
Posted By snj1013
Refer to this thread...

Refer to this thread http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=662851&highlight=night
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-04-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By snj1013
I have a 6WA kombi retrofitted, and mine is fine....

I have a 6WA kombi retrofitted, and mine is fine. Looks like a defective kombi to me. Especially if it was working correctly.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-03-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By snj1013
Wrong, in 2011, Xenons were optional on US 528s....

Wrong, in 2011, Xenons were optional on US 528s. My 2011 528i has halogens.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-03-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By snj1013
I doubt Xenon headlamps are plug and play with...

I doubt Xenon headlamps are plug and play with Halogens. Keep in mind that not only are the headlamps different, but xenon ballasts would be needed. The FRM/lighting module may be different and...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 10-31-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 77,096
Posted By snj1013
I really don't care about the logo so much, but...

I really don't care about the logo so much, but what steps are needed to add the compass? Where does the compass get it's location from, the Navigation GPS??
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-24-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By snj1013
Not exactly, the mileage and VIN is also stored...

Not exactly, the mileage and VIN is also stored in the CAS module.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-22-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By snj1013
With a new cluster, the mileage would be...

With a new cluster, the mileage would be transferred from the CAS module to Kombi.

If you don't get a replacement under warranty, removing the cluster and cleaning the dust from the inside of the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-17-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By snj1013
The whole point is that the base coat isn't...

The whole point is that the base coat isn't exposed, the clear coat is. If the clear coat is the same, how can durability be any different?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-16-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,642
Posted By snj1013
Will the Tetrax magnet hold a Galaxy S4 using one...

Will the Tetrax magnet hold a Galaxy S4 using one of the thin, steel stickers mounted under a thin case?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-14-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By snj1013
As one who worked in an automobile assembly paint...

As one who worked in an automobile assembly paint department, there is no difference in the process or durability of metallic vs non metallic paint. The clear coat is the same, typically the exact...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 10-06-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 403
Posted By snj1013
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=662851&highlight=night
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-21-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 31,638
Posted By snj1013
Yes the Hunter balancer can show the Road Force...

Yes the Hunter balancer can show the Road Force prior to any change. I've had my tires balanced more times than I can count, the problem was that most were done by Discount Tires using the "Quick...
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