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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 02-16-2011, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,753
Posted By johnt1436
I agree with the recommendation for the Dynavin. ...

I agree with the recommendation for the Dynavin. I've had one in my car for almost six months now, and I love it. It requires some tweaking (of the software) to get things just the way you like,...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 01-19-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,056
Posted By johnt1436
My 2003 X5 has the nav with cassette behind it,...

My 2003 X5 has the nav with cassette behind it, and it shows both arrival time and distance to destination. I think the suggestion above to check which software version you are running in the M3 is...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-27-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,679
Posted By johnt1436
My car does the same thing. I thought it was...

My car does the same thing. I thought it was just how the fan is supposed to sound. No?

John
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-20-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By johnt1436
It shouldn't cause any problems at all. The...

It shouldn't cause any problems at all. The radio module and on board computer are completely separate.

Good luck.
John
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-01-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By johnt1436
Nice. Flagged for "Best of". ...

Nice.

Flagged for "Best of".

John
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2009, 04:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,017
Posted By johnt1436
I have Michelin Latitude HPs on mine, and I'm...

I have Michelin Latitude HPs on mine, and I'm very pleased with how they ride - very quiet and they seem to grip quite well also. I haven't had them on through a winter yet, but we don't get much...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 06-20-2009, 12:35 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 16,940
Posted By johnt1436
My '93 318i went over 279,000 miles last week. ...

My '93 318i went over 279,000 miles last week. It's my daily driver, going about 50 miles per day round trip.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,173
Posted By johnt1436
The very friendly person on the other end told me...

The very friendly person on the other end told me I should test it every month or so. I haven't done that. Just feels weird pushing a button that says "SOS" when you don't really have an emergency....
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-02-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,484
Posted By johnt1436
Your wife's name is Jenny, I take it? Count...

Your wife's name is Jenny, I take it?

Count me among those who think that it looks dumb to have the euro plate under the state plate. Last week here in Virginia, where front license plates are...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-02-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,329
Posted By johnt1436
The only time I ever use it is for "CD", "FM",...

The only time I ever use it is for "CD", "FM", "Navigation" and "Arrow Display". For everything else I use to knob. I suppose I could learn more of the commands, just haven't taken the time.
It...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,986
Posted By johnt1436
I love the bluetooth option too. My wife and I...

I love the bluetooth option too. My wife and I both have our phones paired to the car. The system works perfectly with my AT&T Tilt. I love it so much that I bought a bluetooth-capable radio for...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-06-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,480
Posted By johnt1436
Wow! I didn't even know such a thing existed. ...

Wow!
I didn't even know such a thing existed. Just another reason why reading this forum is so great.

I just read through the instructions online. It doesn't look too complicated at all.
...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 04-09-2008, 05:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,622
Posted By johnt1436
:rofl: Run away! No, better.... Drive away!...

:rofl:

Run away! No, better.... Drive away! And drive away fast!!
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 03-10-2008, 06:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By johnt1436
Thanks to the original poster for asking a...

Thanks to the original poster for asking a question that I've been wondering about for a long time (not every day of course, but occassionally). :)

John
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-10-2008, 05:57 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 12,384
Posted By johnt1436
Mine does. :)

Mine does. :)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-26-2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,198
Posted By johnt1436
I try to parallel park wherever I can to avoid...

I try to parallel park wherever I can to avoid door dings. Park Distance Control is a life saver.

John
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-21-2008, 08:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,789
Posted By johnt1436
I learned how to drive in my parents' 1977 orange...

I learned how to drive in my parents' 1977 orange AMC Pacer Wagon. It had a 3-speed manual transmission and an aftermarket 8-track tape player.
Needless to say, I did not go on a lot of dates when...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-12-2008, 12:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,872
Posted By johnt1436
Yes, David Pitchers is still there. So far three...

Yes, David Pitchers is still there. So far three guys in my office have bought cars from him. I'll say hi for you next time I see him. :)

John
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-11-2008, 05:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,872
Posted By johnt1436
I too got the automatic. I'll be PCS-ing back to...

I too got the automatic. I'll be PCS-ing back to DC this summer, and the thought of sitting in stop-and-go traffic every morning really tipped the scales in favor of the auto. Besides, the DS mode...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-31-2008, 08:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,814
Posted By johnt1436
It is still required by German law to have front...

It is still required by German law to have front and rear fog lights on. And even in modern cars it's usually only the rear left light that is illuminated - not both.

John
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-03-2008, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,736
Posted By johnt1436
Driving on the autobahn I regularly go between...

Driving on the autobahn I regularly go between 110-120 mph. My non-sports package 328i seems to hit the limiter at exactly 135 mph on the speedometer.

John
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-30-2007, 02:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By johnt1436
I am stationed in Germany, just bought my e93...

I am stationed in Germany, just bought my e93 through BMW Military Sales, and have full coverage on both my cars through USAA. I pay about $2400/year.

John
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-30-2007, 02:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,473
Posted By johnt1436
How do you know she's from Vegas? :) John

How do you know she's from Vegas? :)

John
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-15-2007, 04:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,629
Posted By johnt1436
Well, darn. That's not good news. And I was...

Well, darn. That's not good news. And I was never offered that as an option when I ordered my car.
Thanks for the info Vadim. Guess I'll stop thinking about it now. :(

Unless.................
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-15-2007, 04:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,629
Posted By johnt1436
Last week I asked the local German dealership...

Last week I asked the local German dealership about having the alarm installed. He told me that for some reason the interior motion sensor (as listed in the manual) is not included. Kind of a...
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