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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 07:56 AM
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Views: 8,576
Posted By bmw325
Help me through trials and tribulations in picking my next car

Did jon Shafer say whether he could special order you a 640 GC without a sunroof? I can't remember what happened with that. If you fit in an m6 with the carbon roof than you'd fit in a sunroof less...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-29-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 8,576
Posted By bmw325
I think he'd love another bmw if they fit him...

I think he'd love another bmw if they fit him better - not really an option
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-29-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 8,576
Posted By bmw325
Given your attention to detail I can't imagine...

Given your attention to detail I can't imagine you being happy with something that's only appealing "from a distance". If keeping your bank account "intact" is a consideration could you do a balloon...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-28-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 8,576
Posted By bmw325
I agree with you but at 20k off sticker on a...

I agree with you but at 20k off sticker on a lease I might be tempted
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-28-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 8,576
Posted By bmw325
I'm confused - doesn't the ghibli start at around...

I'm confused - doesn't the ghibli start at around 65k? Wouldn't it end up costing more than the Macan? Or are you saying that even the base, no options car is equipped well enough for you?
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-28-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,504
Posted By bmw325
Wow- that's pretty amazing

Wow- that's pretty amazing
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 8,576
Posted By bmw325
Help me through trials and tribulations in picking my next car

I think when buying a Porsche, you just have to accept the relative lack of value. They make almost bmw look like Hyundai in terms of what you get for your money. And at 64k, I don't think it makes...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-26-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,010
Posted By bmw325
Partially but it really needs a cell signal to...

Partially but it really needs a cell signal to work well. Also, the maps are not local to the device, it needs a data connection. I think google maps does some caching once it's calculated a route...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-26-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,010
Posted By bmw325
I'm mixed on this. While on-board navigation with...

I'm mixed on this. While on-board navigation with stored maps is never going to be as comprehensive and intellignet as a fully cloud based solution like Google Maps, I do think there are some...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-26-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,310
Posted By bmw325
Good point. Maybe a 535d would be the best of...

Good point. Maybe a 535d would be the best of both worlds?
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-23-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,504
Posted By bmw325
Not sure- occasionally that happens to me too....

Not sure- occasionally that happens to me too. Try a few more times
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-22-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,457
Posted By bmw325
+1 Now I don't mind when I'm routed through...

+1

Now I don't mind when I'm routed through dfw
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,457
Posted By bmw325
From what I understand, BMW of Manhattan is...

From what I understand, BMW of Manhattan is actually owned by BMWNA
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By bmw325
Cool! But is the vw ea888 engine more refined...

Cool! But is the vw ea888 engine more refined than the n20?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-19-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,849
Posted By bmw325
I have the same complaint with the ZF8 in my 2014...

I have the same complaint with the ZF8 in my 2014 528. The downshifting to 1st as you're coming to stop is annoying and unnecessary. It becomes very annoying in sopt and go traffic where the thing is...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-19-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By bmw325
Auto parking brake and trans question

1. Is there a way to code the car to always engage the parking brake (even when Auto H isn't turned on).
2. Is there a way to code the transmission to start in 2nd rather than 1st in one or all...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-19-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,489
Posted By bmw325
Guys- these are just renderings. For better or...

Guys- these are just renderings. For better or worse, the real thing never looks like the renderings. This one looks like a mildly photoshopped F10. It will be a while before we see actual spy pics...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-19-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By bmw325
Are your issues with the N20 power or refinement?...

Are your issues with the N20 power or refinement? Cause if its a question of refinement, I would think trading for a 235 would just be trading one lack of refinement for another.

I'd be very...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-16-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By bmw325
Changes for MY 2015 F10 5 series

If you got a black interior with msport in 2014 you got Dakota. Ivory and mocha were nappa. Now all 3 are nappa. They probably should've charged less for black in 2014 but didn't
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-16-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By bmw325
Changes for MY 2015 F10 5 series

Nappa has been part of the msport package on all f10s since 2014. But if it's now standard on the base 550 that's a change
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-15-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By bmw325
Changes for MY 2015 F10 5 series

Thank god about the steering wheel. The old base steering wheel was an embarrassment. Personally, I liked the way the front bumper of the 14 no line cars looked with no fog lights. I think leather...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-14-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,362
Posted By bmw325
Mercedes actually did a nice job of disguising it...

Mercedes actually did a nice job of disguising it on the new s class. It's part of the grille
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-14-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By bmw325
Also curious about what the "additional routes'...

Also curious about what the "additional routes' functionality refers to. It sounds like it could possibly be the "online routes" functionality available elsewhere in the world. I tried coding my 14...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-14-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By bmw325
Yeah- its one of my favorite features. You...

Yeah- its one of my favorite features.

You can also just say "P O I" FYI
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-14-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,310
Posted By bmw325
Atleast in the 14s, I agree (dont' have first...

Atleast in the 14s, I agree (dont' have first hand experience w/ earlier 28s). Even my wife who doesn't care about cars commented on how good the engine sounds. Actually sounds better than the inline...
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