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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-08-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,498
Posted By nesterk
I was lucky to attend BMW M Power Tour in Toronto...

I was lucky to attend BMW M Power Tour in Toronto - and I drove M3, M4, M5, M6. Not much time in each car (like 6 circles in total), but got some taste of it.
So what I can say.. 550 is not even...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-05-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By nesterk
200K - forget. Yes, it runs great, but the day...

200K - forget.
Yes, it runs great, but the day extended warranty ends - git rid of it immediately, no matter how you love it.

Just got my 3 year old with 35K (miles) back from service - the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-31-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,985
Posted By nesterk
Don't see any problems.. I have light interior...

Don't see any problems..
I have light interior and dark exterior.

Yes, car gets a little dirty - in the new house, new neighborhood and all renovations (still not finished) I havn't had any time...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-11-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,063
Posted By nesterk
At first, LS is more like 7-series, not 5. ...

At first, LS is more like 7-series, not 5.

Surely I don't statistical data on both cars - but I'd say that normally (if you don't get a lemon) they would be more or less the same. Before I'd say...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-19-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 980
Posted By nesterk
That's normal. I have a few examples like that...

That's normal. I have a few examples like that too.

BMW Navigation is not supposed to get you from A to B in shortest and fastest way, it is more with "the journey more important than the...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 03-25-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By nesterk
Put some weight to the trunk :p I have RWD...

Put some weight to the trunk :p

I have RWD Lexus GS430 - and this winter I got stuck just on my driveway. Could not move. Period. Tires - Michelin Pilot Winter Sport. (Not the best for the deep...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-24-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,538
Posted By nesterk
Yes, just seen one today at dealership. ...

Yes, just seen one today at dealership.
Stunning.
I wasn't a fun of red interior, but sakhir orange is beautiful.
Car itself is a piece of art - would buy it in breeze. Only one problem - this...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,287
Posted By nesterk
Congratulations! BTW, what are the prices...

Congratulations!

BTW, what are the prices for M-series - are they negotiable? In US and Canada?
Or they expect stricktly MSRP and that's it?

For new models (M4) I assume it will be MSRP only...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-30-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By nesterk
Then don't bother - lease whatever color and then...

Then don't bother - lease whatever color and then just dump it.
It will not be that bad during your 3 years.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-27-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,815
Posted By nesterk
No, legally you are not allowed. The same as for...

No, legally you are not allowed. The same as for many-many other things - e.g. driving 61 in zone 60 ;)
So the solution is the same - don't tense the situation - let them do the update, the re-code...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-19-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,599
Posted By nesterk
I do, in addditional to current 550. My setup...

I do, in addditional to current 550.
My setup for Canada: for summer - M4, wife's/winter car - 550, winter/travel - X5.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-21-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By nesterk
Yes, the same. Looks like it's normal.

Yes, the same.
Looks like it's normal.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-21-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By nesterk
To me without all those bells and whistles car...

To me without all those bells and whistles car loses half (better half) of it's use.
I'd include EVERYTHING what is "functional" (ok, except cold weather package in your situation :)), except...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-20-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,372
Posted By nesterk
"general population" need commuting from point A...

"general population" need commuting from point A to point B - and Toyota Corolla does that for 1/4 of price. Or, if you really need some nice gadgets and seat ventilation (and nicer look, too) - Kia...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-20-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,372
Posted By nesterk
That's because other car builders (in same...

That's because other car builders (in same category - Merc, Audi) doing better job of WORSENING their cars...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-20-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,095
Posted By nesterk
Some bells and whistles, faster computer and...

Some bells and whistles, faster computer and smooth zoom in navigation, but the only thing that I'd really want - seeing 200 km/h on speedometer... :eek:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-18-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,190
Posted By nesterk
OK, here is the step-by-step instruction: 1....

OK, here is the step-by-step instruction:

1. Pre-requirements:
- BMW 5 series :)
- Soft dog crate
- Towels
- Dog

http://nester.smugmug.com/Jack/Car/i-PNHcfz9/0/XL/223A0880-XL.jpg
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-18-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,543
Posted By nesterk
Must have. On top of everyday practical...

Must have.

On top of everyday practical usability it also gives a priceless moment - when you park your car backwards to the tight spot not looking around or at the mirrors. People around stop to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-04-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,087
Posted By nesterk
Just tried (on my Canadian 2011 550xi) - add last...

Just tried (on my Canadian 2011 550xi) - add last 5 digits - works like a charm.
Some nice info to spend time on the long red lights or traffic jams :)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-01-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 9,673
Posted By nesterk
1+ :thumbup: In Ontario - Shell V-Power only....

1+ :thumbup:
In Ontario - Shell V-Power only. The only gasoline without ethanol.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-12-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 14,367
Posted By nesterk
Here is my today's navigation. I assume "Fast...

Here is my today's navigation.
I assume "Fast route" should be fastest, but here it offers longer both time and distance. How they did that? Do they have issues comparing 13:50 and 13:49 and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-10-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,267
Posted By nesterk
I used to love CLS design. Still like it,...

I used to love CLS design. Still like it, though..
But my wife disapproved Mercedes based on the average drivers age. :rolleyes:
So 550xi.

I really love 650 design. 2 doors IMHO better than 4,...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 09-30-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 83,108
Posted By nesterk
47.5 is seeded - see first post. This is the...

47.5 is seeded - see first post.
This is the complete set with all files - I just copied the whole 47.5 folder.
You can open the torrent and download only new (updated) files, or you can download...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 09-29-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 83,108
Posted By nesterk
But that's makes $132 a year! :rolleyes: ...

But that's makes $132 a year! :rolleyes:

I've setup the webserver to download too - and it shows 1 seeder. So everything should be correct, and in 1.5 days it will be really fast.

Also I've...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 09-29-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 83,108
Posted By nesterk
I am currently the only one seeding... ...

I am currently the only one seeding...
Uploading at the full speed of my cable (105Kbytes/sec) - so it would take 2 days.
But after then when there will be more people - it will get better. I'll...
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