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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-25-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,369
Posted By jmfan
I received my emails within 48 hours each time....

I received my emails within 48 hours each time. Make sure it didn稚 go into your junk mail. If they were transferrable I would give you one of mine.

I made the mistake once of registering for a...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-25-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,369
Posted By jmfan
I just received another $1,000 allowance email...

I just received another $1,000 allowance email from the second visit using the same email as the first drive. Unfortunately my lease is up in February and will not be able to use it before it expires...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-25-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,369
Posted By jmfan
It may not be what BMW prefers, but I have signed...

It may not be what BMW prefers, but I have signed up and attended more than once on numerous Drive events over the years. They are pretty informal and I believe the staff is only concerned that you...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-24-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,369
Posted By jmfan
I attended two of these Un4gettable events, one...

I attended two of these Un4gettable events, one in Elk Grove a few Saturday痴 ago and another in San Rafael yesterday. They were well worth the time, even though I probably won稚 be able to use the...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-24-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,758
Posted By jmfan
$5k for paint is a little steep. I would pick...

$5k for paint is a little steep. I would pick another color or go for broke and get an M4 convertible instead, which is available in mineral white for $550.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-24-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,758
Posted By jmfan
I had a glimmer of hope for a moment, but figured...

I had a glimmer of hope for a moment, but figured that was the case. Thanks for the clarification.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-23-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,758
Posted By jmfan
I have been considering a 435i convertible to...

I have been considering a 435i convertible to replace my current car. When I build a 435i M Sport on the BMWUSA web site, it will not allow mineral white with this package. I have had this color...
Forum: European Delivery 08-14-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,779
Posted By jmfan
I知 torn because I love the colors of my current...

I知 torn because I love the colors of my current car, but cannot bring myself to order another car exactly the same. Of all the interior colors available for the F10, I keep coming back to the Amaro...
Forum: European Delivery 08-14-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,779
Posted By jmfan
That actually crossed my mind a few times. Once I...

That actually crossed my mind a few times. Once I made my decision, I知 sure they would throw me out after I waited in the lobby for a few months while they build my new car. :)
Forum: European Delivery 08-14-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,779
Posted By jmfan
By the way Gary J, I never thought I would like...

By the way Gary J, I never thought I would like the Estoril Blue until I drove the exact same car as yours last weekend at an Un4gettable drive event. I really liked it, nice choice!
Forum: European Delivery 08-14-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,779
Posted By jmfan
I値l have to try another dealer. I have been to...

I値l have to try another dealer. I have been to two different large dealers in my area recently and the salesmen I spoke too had the 電eer in the headlights look when I mentioned 的ndividual....
Forum: European Delivery 08-14-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,779
Posted By jmfan
My lease is nearing the end and I am thinking...

My lease is nearing the end and I am thinking about ordering a 535i in carbon black/amaro brown. I find it ridiculous you cannot at least see a color swatch at the dealer for individual leathers and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-09-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By jmfan
Have you checked with your BMW dealer? I...

Have you checked with your BMW dealer? I contacted mine today and I was told they would mount and balance non run-flat tires as long as I signed a document releasing them from liability. The cost is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-05-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,165
Posted By jmfan
Glad your sense of humor didn稚 let the rental...

Glad your sense of humor didn稚 let the rental ruin your trip. I値l bet the initial walk around to check for damage before you drove off in this beauty took hours. I can only hope the gas gauge was...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,372
Posted By jmfan
There is a software issue on some F10's giving...

There is a software issue on some F10's giving false rear brake service warnings. I experienced this last week and a trip to my dealer confirmed the rear brakes were still like new with no issues....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-03-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,367
Posted By jmfan
Unfortunately I have had no choice but to park at...

Unfortunately I have had no choice but to park at the San Francisco airport. Last month I used Park SFO and do not recommend it. I worried the whole time I was away. It is a newer lot, but the down...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-19-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,005
Posted By jmfan
I started reading this forum years ago when I was...

I started reading this forum years ago when I was considering buying a 2011 535i. I ended up buying a 328i convertible which sadly resulted in a BMW buyback. I often wonder if I bought the first year...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-02-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,588
Posted By jmfan
Not exactly parked side by side but this photo...

Not exactly parked side by side but this photo shows the similar styling between the two cars.

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-4gPF6NNkr7w/UWQyI6PXh6I/AAAAAAAAG7c/m9rJ_pUmeP8/s1600/Ghibli+vs+Q50.png
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-30-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,340
Posted By jmfan
Brake Dust

Same on my 2012. No brake dust problem at all.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-25-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,588
Posted By jmfan
Every article I have read about the Ghibli...

Every article I have read about the Ghibli mentions the relationship to Chrysler, which I am sure comes from corporate talking points. The very idea that Maserati seems to tout this as a way of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-22-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,415
Posted By jmfan
Apple Phones aren't Compatible with BMW Office

To "kill" the mail app in the latest Apple IOS, double push the round home button. Slide your finger across the screen until you find the open mail app. Then swipe it up off the screen. This closes...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-21-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,415
Posted By jmfan
It is a pain in the neck, especially when you...

It is a pain in the neck, especially when you forget to do this before driving, but this procedure works for me as well.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-21-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,448
Posted By jmfan
I tried MOG for about 4 months after I got my car...

I tried MOG for about 4 months after I got my car in 2012. Great sound quality, easy to use, compatible with BMW apps and the large library made it very attractive. The reason I stopped using it was...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-21-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,987
Posted By jmfan
In my opinion, the factory default settings on...

In my opinion, the factory default settings on the HK stereo in my 2012 F10 were disappointing. I do not know if BMW has changed these settings in later models. Try doing a search for equalizer...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-28-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,101
Posted By jmfan
Arrived!

Nothing like the excitement of getting a new car. These threads help me relive mine every time I read them.


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