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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-16-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,742
Posted By wildvlad
Friend of mine had almost lemoned his car during...

Friend of mine had almost lemoned his car during first year (serious drivetrain problems with engine and gearbox), but after car had been finally fixed he drove it for another 10 years without any...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-15-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,922
Posted By wildvlad
What's wrong with that? They used to sell up to...

What's wrong with that? They used to sell up to like 316 for ages in Europe (where gas was around $1 per liter there - e.g. around $3.80 per gallon - does it remind you something?)

FYI: 316i has...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-15-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,759
Posted By wildvlad
Easy reproduced on ah5 (yeah, it's not pure 535...

Easy reproduced on ah5 (yeah, it's not pure 535 due to electric helper), but from 65 mph (sorry, nobody drives 55 in California on freeways). And actually if manually drop gear first the effect would...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By wildvlad
Don't plug your iPhone to USB in center arm rest,...

Don't plug your iPhone to USB in center arm rest, it resets audio profile for the device.
Use cigarette-lighter to charge your iPhone
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,514
Posted By wildvlad
2013 ah5 26 mpg average (30/70 city/highway,...

2013 ah5
26 mpg average (30/70 city/highway, highway mostly at 80 mph, when driving 65mph ODO reads 33-34mpg)
2k miles
Leased
91 (local unbranded gas station), tried 89/chevron once - same...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-17-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 22,012
Posted By wildvlad
They rated not at "average", but @55mph. Anytime...

They rated not at "average", but @55mph. Anytime you exceed that - you eat some extras from your battery, when you go slower - you don't add enough of battery life back (square is really bad...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-17-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,132
Posted By wildvlad
Normally troubleshooting of this problem would...

Normally troubleshooting of this problem would involve:

1. Try another phone paired with car.
2. Try another headset paired with phone
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-17-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 22,012
Posted By wildvlad
To do that they need to compete with Ferrari,...

To do that they need to compete with Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Bugatti, Lotus, ... Basically their Roadster was supposed to do that.

Model S supposed to actually compete with BMW 5 and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-17-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 22,012
Posted By wildvlad
http://www.topgear.com/uk/videos/ev-day-trip-part-...

http://www.topgear.com/uk/videos/ev-day-trip-part-1-series-17-episode-6?VideoBrowserMode=tv-series&SeriesNumber=17
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-15-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 22,012
Posted By wildvlad
And that's a problem. You can have V8 as the only...

And that's a problem. You can have V8 as the only one car, while you cannot have Tesla as only one car.

Suercharging: http://www.teslamotors.com/supercharger - they say "half charge in half an...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-15-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 22,012
Posted By wildvlad
I wanted to get one. The only problem for me was...

I wanted to get one. The only problem for me was that there is no lease on it.

And another concern was that charge times from standard chargers are just enormous. Like 16+ hours. So, you really...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-12-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 14,904
Posted By wildvlad
How many traffic lights on those routes? ...

How many traffic lights on those routes?

Probably they have variance on wait time in traffic lights accounted, but not displayed in average ETA.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-12-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,657
Posted By wildvlad
1.6% difference. I doubt you can notice that much...

1.6% difference. I doubt you can notice that much in real life
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-12-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By wildvlad
Don't put car seat in the middle. This is second...

Don't put car seat in the middle. This is second unsafest spot in the car after front-right seat.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-11-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,186
Posted By wildvlad
When you connect over BT you can stream almost...

When you connect over BT you can stream almost anything, because you still have to navigate on iPhone itself.

You can actually stream from 3rd party apps too ( Spotify, etc) if developers support...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-10-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,377
Posted By wildvlad
Car interior is also not the best from acoustic...

Car interior is also not the best from acoustic standpoint. And road noise goes on top of it.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-10-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 14,904
Posted By wildvlad
It's definitely not navteq, navteq is used by...

It's definitely not navteq, navteq is used by Google maps.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-10-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,186
Posted By wildvlad
Nokia did and forgot in the ocean of crap-phones...

Nokia did and forgot in the ocean of crap-phones they were making to keep numbers up.
Altavista did (and went belly up) web search long time before Google, but it did suck.
There were miriads of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-10-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 14,904
Posted By wildvlad
I have a feeling that bmw sources map the at the...

I have a feeling that bmw sources map the at the same vendor as Apple does.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-10-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,186
Posted By wildvlad
Key Point: UX. Many people would think that...

Key Point: UX. Many people would think that iDrive sux comparing to touch screen input on iPhone itself. (remember, whole smart phone revolution started by bold move of Steve Jobs who ditched...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-10-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,186
Posted By wildvlad
I plug in through cigarette lighter adapter to...

I plug in through cigarette lighter adapter to charge iPhone.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-10-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,186
Posted By wildvlad
Short answer: Get cigarette light adapter and...

Short answer: Get cigarette light adapter and charge iPhone that way.

Long Answer: due to BMW apps their system already can intercept audio through USB. So getting another stream from same device...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-10-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,377
Posted By wildvlad
I really doubt there one can enjoy B&O in such...

I really doubt there one can enjoy B&O in such suboptimal listening environment as noisy moving car.
(actually in my opinion B&O is very overpriced/overhyped but underspeced brand anyway)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-10-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,186
Posted By wildvlad
Fix is simple: do not plugin iPhone over USB. ...

Fix is simple: do not plugin iPhone over USB.
Yes, it's stupid, but it works ;)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-10-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,352
Posted By wildvlad
Yes, unless you are test driving car, Honda Civic...

Yes, unless you are test driving car, Honda Civic has much better value than both of them!
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