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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-30-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By lindros2
no. it's a regenerative battery which does...

no. it's a regenerative battery which does little to offload accessory power to improve mileage.

ActiveHybrid5 is a hybrid.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,101
Posted By lindros2
After comparing to Autoblog's first drive of the...

After comparing to Autoblog's first drive of the 7-series, this is 100% the new 7-series.

The "spy photographer" was a moron and Autoblog/AOL goofed.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-22-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,821
Posted By lindros2
I'm just offering suggestions. I don't have...

I'm just offering suggestions. I don't have $15-20k sitting around to fix my car - maybe you all do. But there are N55 issues - THE CAR HAS <30k MILES - which can manifest themselves. And, oh,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,821
Posted By lindros2
Really sorry this happened to you. As the...

Really sorry this happened to you.

As the owner of a 2011 - which burned oil and also had multiple "drivetrain malfunction" issues - I would first hire a lawyer. Based on the cost of repairs,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,101
Posted By lindros2
Looking closer, this could be a press drive of...

Looking closer, this could be a press drive of pre-production 7-series...

... which could also be why Autoblog pulled it down.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,101
Posted By lindros2
Do you really have to go there? Enlighten me,...

Do you really have to go there? Enlighten me, grasshopper, on overcoming antiquated DOT regulations:

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CFR-2011-title49-vol6/pdf/CFR-2011-title49-vol6-sec571-108.pdf
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,101
Posted By lindros2
Just noticed that - BMW lawyers... But...

Just noticed that - BMW lawyers...

But Google captures everything. I'm not going to repost to protect Bimmerfest, but you can run this search:
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,101
Posted By lindros2
Laser lights will not make it to the US unless...

Laser lights will not make it to the US unless they change the law.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,741
Posted By lindros2
+1

+1
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,741
Posted By lindros2
I noticed the same thing re: wood. If the OP is...

I noticed the same thing re: wood. If the OP is going to build a case against BMW for leather quality, they will (in turn) build a case against the owner for abuse.

Scuff marks on steering wheel...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,101
Posted By lindros2
2017 G30 Spy Shots (from California)

Most information/photos to date.

http://www.autoblog.com/2015/08/21/bmw-5-series-spy-shots/

I'm really not a fan of the silver brightwork (a la G10).
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,451
Posted By lindros2
Auction cars are those that dealers don't want. ...

Auction cars are those that dealers don't want.

You'll save now, but pay later
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,451
Posted By lindros2
I went from a 2011 > 2013 (mid-year/March build),...

I went from a 2011 > 2013 (mid-year/March build), and the improvements were substantial.

The 2013 M-Sport has the less expensive package with 704 suspension (instead of full-bore dynamic...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,615
Posted By lindros2
My beef - not with Gerry or anyone else - is that...

My beef - not with Gerry or anyone else - is that there was a routing change between '2014' and '2015' maps which completely hosed the route I take frequently (I use navigation for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-20-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By lindros2
I'm not getting even, dude. It was too expensive...

I'm not getting even, dude. It was too expensive - again, all things weren't "equal" especially the change in Georgia tax law - and BMW was being a knob about how much I would get (actually, they...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-20-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By lindros2
Yes. You're jumping to a bit of a conclusion...

Yes. You're jumping to a bit of a conclusion without all of the facts.

It's not "ceteris paribus" - all things are not equal. I would have had to pay tax on the full value of the new car...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-20-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By lindros2
Unless you have some magical powers, you will...

Unless you have some magical powers, you will have to sign an NDA. That's precisely why I didn't do it.

But it's a simple process.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-14-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,615
Posted By lindros2
Again, has anyone compared 2015-1 or 2015-2 to...

Again, has anyone compared 2015-1 or 2015-2 to this?

Optimally/preferably in the Southeast USA...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-13-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By lindros2
I have young kids so voice recognition works...

I have young kids so voice recognition works stellar when they're home but crappy when they're in the car...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-13-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By lindros2
I just press the "NAV" hard button, scroll to...

I just press the "NAV" hard button, scroll to bottom, and select "Route Information".

It's awkward but I've come to accept it.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-10-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 23,295
Posted By lindros2
Has anyone installed 2016-1 yet -- I'm looking...

Has anyone installed 2016-1 yet -- I'm looking for feedback vs. 2015-1 and 2015-2 (both of which I own)?

For reference, in my area, the "coding" changed from 2014 > 2015 on a road. It went from...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-09-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By lindros2
super helpful and happy I asked here. they gave...

super helpful and happy I asked here. they gave me none of this detail on initial inquiry.

going in tomorrow to talk.

my acura deal(s) have been much cleaner/not incumbent on dealer to buy...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-08-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By lindros2
Should have clarified - BMW will pay up to 6...

Should have clarified - BMW will pay up to 6 months of payments on a new (leased) car.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-08-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By lindros2
2015/16 - 6 months payments?

Anyone take advantage of this?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-01-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By lindros2
I'm honestly shaking my head over this thread. ...

I'm honestly shaking my head over this thread.

Question: Can I get the 550i interior in an M5.
Answer: For the most part, yeah (minus the matte grey on the DSG surround). But why would you want...
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