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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-11-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By MSgtMel
This is news to me so excuse following question;...

This is news to me so excuse following question; is this for all steering assists or only the electric assisted steering?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-05-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,932
Posted By MSgtMel
NEWS FLASH ... It is a drain, to drain the...

NEWS FLASH ...

It is a drain, to drain the water away from the plastic pan that the wiper mechanism comes through and sits in the engine compartment immediately below the front edge of the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-24-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 916
Posted By MSgtMel
You got the warning that there is only about 2...

You got the warning that there is only about 2 gallons of fuel left. Do you think the sloshing around while driving might be causing a bit of air to be sucked into the fuel system - hence the lag...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-24-2016, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By MSgtMel
Another source is ECS Tuning for Ziza LEDs,...

Another source is ECS Tuning for Ziza LEDs, either single or in packages. I did the whole car package and am very happy with the results. All lamps were error free with no additional contortions...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-19-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,184
Posted By MSgtMel
The reply was in regards to the LS-2s., Try...

The reply was in regards to the LS-2s.,
Try searching for tire bubbles/bulges. The LS-2s were notorious for their failure rate on the 19" rims with the sport package. I was lucky with mine (OEM...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-19-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,184
Posted By MSgtMel
See the threads about this tire and 19" wheels on...

See the threads about this tire and 19" wheels on an F10 - disaster waiting to happen, especially if you also have the sport package. :(
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-16-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By MSgtMel
Now that's the way all 5er should be loaded!...

Now that's the way all 5er should be loaded! :thumb: :) Well maybe not the perforated leather seats, IMO only - have seen really bad wear on that type of leather in many makes and in a fairly short...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-14-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By MSgtMel
YouTube has videos for Ziza. I bought my Ziza...

YouTube has videos for Ziza. I bought my Ziza kit from ECSTuning.com - your would be $70 - instructions that came with the kit were very clear and easy to follow. BUT do READ THE INSTRUCTIONS,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-14-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By MSgtMel
When you do buy another set of wheels for your...

When you do buy another set of wheels for your seasonal set of tires do yourself a BIG favor and spend the $$$ for the BMW wheels. The centering rings for aftermarket wheels are a real PIA! at...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-10-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By MSgtMel
Have a "11" 535xi that's driven daily with...

Have a "11" 535xi that's driven daily with current mileage of ~67500 with only the rear brakes having been serviced slightly ahead of schedule to take advantage of the soon expiring warranty (at the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-09-2016, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By MSgtMel
Hydraulic fluid on the floor at a corner of the...

Hydraulic fluid on the floor at a corner of the car? My life is worth more than a few hundred/thousand Francs, get it to a dealer ASAP and have it checked out. If your lucky it may be the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-08-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By MSgtMel
BMW makes no distinction as to tire type for...

BMW makes no distinction as to tire type for pressure settings, only by size. There is a sticker in your drivers door jam for the settings re: the tire size delivered on your car for other sizes...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-05-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By MSgtMel
That is a surprise for a 535, not for the F10 550...

That is a surprise for a 535, not for the F10 550 though. Go back and look at the headaches the 550 owners have had with the N63TU engine and it's oil consumption.

Since it under warranty have...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-31-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 79,897
Posted By MSgtMel
Gee, my copy came with the instructions that if...

Gee, my copy came with the instructions that if you need to change car early just " close E-sys, go to windows sys and date to 2/+ days in future, reopen E-sys" and Bob's your uncle - make the change.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-30-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By MSgtMel
You have probably done what I did and came up...

You have probably done what I did and came up empty on the web search for the IS, ET comparison, guess the only thing to do would be to ask some local tire/wheel house what they mean and go from...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-30-2016, 05:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By MSgtMel
Try this site...

Try this site www.partswap.racing/2016/01/19/bmw-f-10

As for me and the research I did prior to getting my winter wheels and tires, it was a simple matter of finding a set of wheels that were...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-29-2016, 06:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,687
Posted By MSgtMel
Just another thing that we can thank our...

Just another thing that we can thank our environment protectors for! A number of years ago they forced the change in electrical wire insulation from petroleum based oil to vegetable based oil and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-18-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,070
Posted By MSgtMel
Can't be sure what else might cause this in...

Can't be sure what else might cause this in today's cars, but white smoke (steam) in the exhaust usually meant (in order of occurance) leaking head gasket, cracked head or cracked cylinder wall. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-17-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 913
Posted By MSgtMel
Oh yeah, that was the best thing left off mine...

Oh yeah, that was the best thing left off mine when ordered. I left the folders off specifically as was considering having the car quite awhile and didn't want rattles, creeks and groans cropping up...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-16-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By MSgtMel
This is SOOO correct! Having had to replace my...

This is SOOO correct! Having had to replace my control assembly, while not difficult the pieces are made specifically for each side, so unless an opposite position is made for another market e.g....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-16-2016, 05:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By MSgtMel
Had same problem. Local genius told the secret;...

Had same problem. Local genius told the secret; yes the settings must be for your "profile" and set to last seat position "checked", after getting things set and stored in memory you MUST lock the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-10-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By MSgtMel
Used search - which seems to look at the complete...

Used search - which seems to look at the complete forum - but, DUH, forgot to ask in the coding section. Thanks for the refresh.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-10-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By MSgtMel
BUMP: No-one, Nothing?

BUMP:

No-one, Nothing?
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-10-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By MSgtMel
OP what you are describing is the NBT front end,...

OP what you are describing is the NBT front end, is it possible that you have CIC front end? If yours is NBT then yes it most likely may be a SW upgrade otherwise it's $$$$ for the new NBT,...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-06-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By MSgtMel
Yes the thing does have the ECO/Normal/Sport mode...

Yes the thing does have the ECO/Normal/Sport mode switch which does vary the dampers and steering, however, the steering is over boosted at all settings.:eek:
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