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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 07:34 AM
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Posted By radarguy
After escalating it to the service manager (use...

After escalating it to the service manager (use your sales adviser to get the service manager's attention) , consider another dealer if this one continues to dismisses it and won't drive it on the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-12-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By radarguy
6-Cylinder Engine Recall - MY 2010-12

It includes the 5 series although there is no indication of which engine. It seem that the bolts holding the VANOS system are faulty. Read the article...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-12-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 192,685
Posted By radarguy
Please keep us informed on your experience. ...

Please keep us informed on your experience. Particularly if they don't fail.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,109
Posted By radarguy
You wouldn't think that Google is trying to push...

You wouldn't think that Google is trying to push their browser on BMW owners would you?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,109
Posted By radarguy
Here's another reference point. I stated above...

Here's another reference point. I stated above that I rarely had trouble using this feature with Firefox and I don't use my gmail account with BMW assist. I do use the classic Google Maps. Having...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 192,685
Posted By radarguy
Dunlop Tyres is owned by Goodyear Tire and Rubber...

Dunlop Tyres is owned by Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. Also the Dunlops have a lower load rating than the LS2s. None of that means that the Dunlops are better or worse than the Goodyears for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-02-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 783
Posted By radarguy
Replacement of the front pads and rotors cost...

Replacement of the front pads and rotors cost $800 on my 2011 535. Paid for by the warranty. I doubt that Chile has a four year warranty on brakes like the USA does.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-29-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,109
Posted By radarguy
I use Firefox and Chrome on a Windows 8 PC. I do...

I use Firefox and Chrome on a Windows 8 PC. I do not use gmail. You must use the classic Google maps not the new one. Periodically, send to car does not work, but it is rare and is due to some...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-29-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,918
Posted By radarguy
Considering where you live, it's worth it in...

Considering where you live, it's worth it in terms of saving money. However, you will have the aggravation of replacing the tire each time it fails. This is not as "easy" as it seems. Not only...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-27-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 192,685
Posted By radarguy
Exactly. This or going to 245/45/19 tires are...

Exactly. This or going to 245/45/19 tires are the only real solution. I have experienced no problems in 30 months after going to 245/45/18 tires. Eight failures in six months before that with the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-25-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 498
Posted By radarguy
It's a crap shoot that depends on the condition...

It's a crap shoot that depends on the condition of your roads. Even minor potholes or other imperfections will cause a 19" LS2 to fail on this car. BMW will not install non-RFT tires on a car that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-23-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,384
Posted By radarguy
Do not worry. It will work 99.99% of the time. ...

Do not worry. It will work 99.99% of the time. The rest of the time you or the accident survivors or your estate will have to sort it out with the SA, BMW and your insurance company.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-17-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 192,685
Posted By radarguy
pal joey: I feel much the same as you do except I...

pal joey: I feel much the same as you do except I will just factor in the cost of obtaining an acceptable tire/wheel combination when I look at my next car. BMW paid for the switch on my current...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-05-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By radarguy
I cant help with getting from the trunk to the...

I cant help with getting from the trunk to the cabin with stationary seats, but once in the cabin I was able to stuff the wires under the lip where the sill meets the carpet. Then I ran them behind...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-04-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By radarguy
I have the folding rear seats and routed the...

I have the folding rear seats and routed the wires under the rear seat and under the lip of the door sill up to the dash. I don't know if that's possible with stationary seats.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-28-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By radarguy
That's the way it works with me. I think others...

That's the way it works with me. I think others have reported otherwise. It may be dependent on the model year.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-28-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By radarguy
The cooling settings are retained in the...

The cooling settings are retained in the individual key fobs. There is nothing that I'm aware of that the dealer can code that isn't available in I-drive. Of course you can do a lot more coding if...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-28-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,499
Posted By radarguy
It seems like there has always been a wide gap in...

It seems like there has always been a wide gap in the European vs. U.S. BMW pricing. There is no VAT here, but individual states and municipalities will add from 0 to perhaps 9% in sales taxes. Here...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-27-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By radarguy
You really can't tell how accurate they are since...

You really can't tell how accurate they are since there is no dip stick. As far as reliability goes, I haven't read about one failing, but surely it will fail more often than a dipstick. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-27-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By radarguy
No problem for me in three years.

No problem for me in three years.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-27-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By radarguy
On my 1/2011 build, other than the 19" LS2's...

On my 1/2011 build, other than the 19" LS2's failing (that's been fixed) the only problem I've experienced is the chrome on the door sill lettering falling off. BMW will replace them under warranty,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-27-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,417
Posted By radarguy
The Morton Report...

The Morton Report (http://www.themortonreport.com/home-away/news/introducing-the-2014-bmw-2-series-coupe/) says "Fans of Internet-based GPS systems will be happy to know that the 2 Series coupes will...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-27-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By radarguy
The gasoline powered F-10 has no oil or...

The gasoline powered F-10 has no oil or transmission dipsticks. You can read oil level on I-drive.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-21-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By radarguy
The typical maximum oil change interval is...

The typical maximum oil change interval is generally 15,000 miles and BMW does it at that interval or every 12 months for free under the four year maintenance plan that comes with the car. The car...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-19-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,656
Posted By radarguy
Even though I have used them satisfactorily on...

Even though I have used them satisfactorily on other cars I'd say don't go to SAFELITE. When my insurance company steered me towards SAFELITE to replace the windshield on my F10 I went to their shop...
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