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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-30-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,599
Posted By Gilgorm
You may not have them. If you do, they are...

You may not have them. If you do, they are accessible from the rocker switch beside the shifter.
I don't have Comfort + but do have Sport +.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-18-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 996
Posted By Gilgorm
You would be safer with 18" rims from 2011-on for...

You would be safer with 18" rims from 2011-on for F10s.
Also, used rims could be bent and you would never know until the new tires are balanced. The seller may not even know.
My original 18"...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-13-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 935
Posted By Gilgorm
EXACTLY the way I use it. It is only a...

EXACTLY the way I use it. It is only a supplemental system and (without coding) is useless in city traffic. My side mirrors are canted far out so I don't see my own car since it is not likely to be...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By Gilgorm
I owned an 08 E60. During my 3+ yrs of ownership...

I owned an 08 E60. During my 3+ yrs of ownership I had three batteries due to my low mileage and some drainage issues when the car was off. E60s need to be driven a fair amount to keep all the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-12-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 935
Posted By Gilgorm
Just a reminder that both systems turn 'on' at...

Just a reminder that both systems turn 'on' at different speeds even when the dash buttons are pushed. Both are almost useless in city traffic. I turn off the lane departure system while driving in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-12-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By Gilgorm
The keyfob remote battery is a CR2450. Very easy...

The keyfob remote battery is a CR2450. Very easy to find and install. One per fob. You should replace the batteries in each fob at the same time.
I've never had any indication from the car that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-26-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,447
Posted By Gilgorm
Wah, no Space Grey.:cry: yah to spare (as an...

Wah, no Space Grey.:cry:
yah to spare (as an option:mad:)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-16-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By Gilgorm
These systems are not infallible. My front...

These systems are not infallible. My front sensors started at 50,000km (brand new in 2012) but have never changed over four years. I replaced my rears two months ago and had the tech check the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-27-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By Gilgorm
I've typically paid cash for my cars but I always...

I've typically paid cash for my cars but I always buy one that is a MY old.
On the two occasions I leased for business (deductible), I turned one in (Volvo) and bought the second one (MB) at the end...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-25-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By Gilgorm
OP: I agree with several others. The 'normal'...

OP:
I agree with several others. The 'normal' operating temp should indicate to the left of 250.
I personally like the oil temp as opposed to the coolant temp. I now know when the engine is at...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-24-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 365
Posted By Gilgorm
First off, the key fob has nothing at all to do...

First off, the key fob has nothing at all to do with your problems.

However, the problems are unrelated as well with one exception; your car battery. As the battery wears out non-essential...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-24-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,345
Posted By Gilgorm
Canadian experience: I had two batteries...

Canadian experience:

I had two batteries replaced while under warranty in my retired E60. The first one was due to 'Battery discharge' from the Comfort Access door handles.

I just had the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-08-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By Gilgorm
Sorry, I can't help with the front view which is...

Sorry, I can't help with the front view which is long overdue.
However, I do use the side views for parking all the time. The bright yellow lines indicate where the extreme front of the bumper is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-04-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 746
Posted By Gilgorm
Interesting. I use Auto Hold all the time but...

Interesting.
I use Auto Hold all the time but hear absolutely nothing when coming to a stop (very very slow or faster). But my brakes never make a sound under any circumstances.

I do confirm...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-22-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By Gilgorm
With reference to keeny2g, have you ever had the...

With reference to keeny2g, have you ever had the iDrive indicate a battery discharge?
Have you ever had to charge the battery.
My 4 year old battery had given 2 or 3 iDrive warnings so I charged...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-21-2016, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By Gilgorm
Thats wrong for a 535 even with the M power kit. ...

Thats wrong for a 535 even with the M power kit.
320/320 seems more plausible since my own understanding was that the M power kit added 20HP etc.
Sports doesn't add HP.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-19-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By Gilgorm
I sense your frustration. Since you have...

I sense your frustration.
Since you have already put some coolant/water combo in the rad why not put more in so the level is at max. Unless your quote from the manual implies there is no stick with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-13-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By Gilgorm
Definitely not standard

Definitely not standard
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-09-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,267
Posted By Gilgorm
I had an 08 535i non-sport. I loved the look of...

I had an 08 535i non-sport. I loved the look of the car. It was easy to pick out of the crowd. There are a ton of BMWs in Toronto and I feel my F10 just blends in. If I see one coming toward me I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-03-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,741
Posted By Gilgorm
Based on the age of the car and therefore value,...

Based on the age of the car and therefore value, it could be a total loss. BUT, you said there is no interior damage (air bags). Exterior needs one fender, hood, bumper, two headlamps, grills etc...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-02-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By Gilgorm
Here's a wild idea. Do you use your parking...

Here's a wild idea.
Do you use your parking brake?
Is it possible you are hearing the parking brake releasing?
I hear mine every time I first use the accelerator. It only lasts a second. Mine...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-21-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By Gilgorm
I just had mine replaced under warranty; no...

I just had mine replaced under warranty; no charge.
In my case the 'M' and the 'W' fell off in the winter. Then the left blade came partially loose and sprung up. Duct tape took care of it until...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-20-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By Gilgorm
I have a summer and winter set of rims. Of the...

I have a summer and winter set of rims. Of the eight rims, four are 'out of round'(two per set), i.e. slightly bent so I would say it could be fairly common.
I have also discovered that they do not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-20-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By Gilgorm
Hope you enjoy it as much as I do mine. Good...

Hope you enjoy it as much as I do mine.
Good luck and happy negotiating.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-19-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,040
Posted By Gilgorm
Understood. I didn't factor in either option. ...

Understood. I didn't factor in either option.

I rarely see cars with DHP (at least not listed). M Sport is common on maybe 50% of the cars.

In Canada, on 2012 cars, MSport included 19' M...
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