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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-23-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,215
Posted By Gran Turismo
There you go! Now we finally see what happens if...

There you go! Now we finally see what happens if the (in)famous DOT (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=507354) is missing! :lmao:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-23-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By Gran Turismo
Ah, so this one still hasn't been fixed yet......

Ah, so this one still hasn't been fixed yet... :rolleyes:

As a workaround, I got used to stop the guidance just a few seconds before actually arriving at the destination (so just before the voice...
Forum: The Travel Forum 08-05-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,588
Posted By Gran Turismo
You can be sure of that only three years after...

You can be sure of that only three years after the infringement date!

Standard speeding fines are only issued up to 20-25km/h over speed limit. If going faster, the fine will be determined by a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-01-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By Gran Turismo
For BMW wheels, have a look at this German site:...

For BMW wheels, have a look at this German site: http://felgenkatalog.auto-treff.com/
Select "5er F10" under "Baureihe" for filtering the matching wheels.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-28-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,706
Posted By Gran Turismo
ok looking car, but sadly it's underpowered...

ok looking car, but sadly it's underpowered :angel:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-24-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,428
Posted By Gran Turismo
I have ventilated Dakota in my current car and...

I have ventilated Dakota in my current car and had regular Dakota in the previous one.
Even with ventilated seats, the side bolsters, leg support and headrests are not perforated.

FWIW, I can't...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-04-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By Gran Turismo
3.2 bar F+R if empty, 3.4 bar F+R if the car is...

3.2 bar F+R if empty, 3.4 bar F+R if the car is fully loaded
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-04-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,085
Posted By Gran Turismo
Huge difference on mine, but could be Alpina...

Huge difference on mine, but could be Alpina specific.

Nevertheless I'm mentioning it here to confirm that steering feel/resistance is one of the many parameters which basically can be affected...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-22-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,293
Posted By Gran Turismo
Guys, please note that even BMW make some...

Guys, please note that even BMW make some glossy/chrome 20" rims for the F10!
Pity is that their only "real" chrome rim (style 311, chrome version) is just plain hideous and reminds too much those...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-22-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 854
Posted By Gran Turismo
Yep, there never was a DGM in Europe. The paint...

Yep, there never was a DGM in Europe. The paint designation changed from Sophisto Gray (color code A90) to the darker and less "sparkling" Sophisto Gray II (code B90) due to the pigment shortage...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-30-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,675
Posted By Gran Turismo
Just to clarify: The rim size as such has no...

Just to clarify: The rim size as such has no effect on snow performance, the latter is directly related to the tire width (= 1st number in the tire dimension) and of course the winter specific...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-27-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,146
Posted By Gran Turismo
If zooming in to the highest map resolution...

If zooming in to the highest map resolution levels, the NAV should look the same again on both cars since the satellite images are only supported in the lower map resolutions.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-14-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,232
Posted By Gran Turismo
The culprit doesn't have necessarily to be a...

The culprit doesn't have necessarily to be a leaky pipe... if (rain)water somehow finds its way through a concrete garage ceiling via tiny cracks or cavities and ends up dripping for several hours on...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-17-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,633
Posted By Gran Turismo
I've seen #3 happen too, but only very...

I've seen #3 happen too, but only very occasionally ... maybe 1/50 times.
It happened also, and slightly more often in my previous E63 (after the upgrade which introduced that last function recall...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-10-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,606
Posted By Gran Turismo
The HUD/total price factor on mine was 1.45%, so...

The HUD/total price factor on mine was 1.45%, so I'm definitely in the ballpark of the Falcon :D

One reason for that is that the HUD standalone option should be significantly less than 3000$ in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-06-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,580
Posted By Gran Turismo
And for those confused about the statement...

And for those confused about the statement "Update for vehicles with production date from March 2012 to present" appearing after entering the VIN:
The German version of the same website says March...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-05-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,705
Posted By Gran Turismo
In Europe, BMW is suggesting the 245/45R18 winter...

In Europe, BMW is suggesting the 245/45R18 winter tire size for the 550i (17" doesn't fit). The Dunlop Winter Sport D3 (RFT) in that size are great, also on dry and wet roads.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-30-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By Gran Turismo
There's no point waiting at idle after engine...

There's no point waiting at idle after engine startup, because this will only delay reaching the optimum engine temperatures / unnecessarily extend the detrimental cold engine phase.
As others said,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-29-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
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Views: 1,305
Posted By Gran Turismo
Expect the 2012 HUD to be the same as the 2011. ...

Expect the 2012 HUD to be the same as the 2011.

The HUD technology is based on reflections which is light with a specific orientation of the lightwaves.
Polarizers are designed to filter...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-24-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,919
Posted By Gran Turismo
Just for the record: The posted speed limits in...

Just for the record: The posted speed limits in those countries are in kph, not mph! ;)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-17-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By Gran Turismo
Make sure the windscreen is not cooled down...

Make sure the windscreen is not cooled down excessively by the AC (I dont' think it's a vent positioning thing, rather an air distribution setting issue to the defrost vents) or simply occasionally...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-17-2012, 01:25 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 21,168
Posted By Gran Turismo
Is there any update on the BMW side necessary in...

Is there any update on the BMW side necessary in order to make it work? TIA
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-13-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,589
Posted By Gran Turismo
Why should the completely random nature of...

Why should the completely random nature of everyone's birth date have any reasonable correlation to the type of car (s)he's buying? :rolleyes:
Let alone the distance to Jupiter or Uranus the day you...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-31-2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,611
Posted By Gran Turismo
Friendly hint: Next time, set a cruise speed...

Friendly hint: Next time, set a cruise speed which is NOT above the current speed limit. :p

On a serious note, in speed camera infested areas I'm actually deliberately using CC for avoiding...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-31-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,746
Posted By Gran Turismo
Had a 6-Series before, so a E9x would have been...

Had a 6-Series before, so a E9x would have been too much of a "downgrade" at that time (too small, no HUD, etc.)
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