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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-30-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,063
Views: 66,171
Posted By 2002FAN
I just received my car back from the dealer...

I just received my car back from the dealer (repair took 2 days). There was no mention of a 30 mile test drive. I still have a little vibration after start-up and cannot really tell a difference in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,063
Views: 66,171
Posted By 2002FAN
I am taking my 2012 550 in tomorrow for the...

I am taking my 2012 550 in tomorrow for the scheduled N63 evaluation. I will ask questions and report back on the what my SA states is happening.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-22-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,063
Views: 66,171
Posted By 2002FAN
I really enjoy the way a BMW drives. I need a...

I really enjoy the way a BMW drives. I need a fun/safe driving reliable long distance commuter that has room for 5, seldom though. Over the past few years I have been in X5 d's, an M3, and now the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1,063
Views: 66,171
Posted By 2002FAN
I am taking my 2012 550 in next Monday for the...

I am taking my 2012 550 in next Monday for the recall work. I have had both sets of injectors replaced at different times (drive train malfunction), and my head unit replaced due to complete failure....
Forum: Classic Bimmers 08-28-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,222
Posted By 2002FAN
I had an ANSA on my second 2002 and I really...

I had an ANSA on my second 2002 and I really enjoyed the sound. The drawback was alerting my parents every time I came home late.
Forum: Classic Bimmers 08-18-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,222
Posted By 2002FAN
I had an ANSA on a former 2002 many years ago...

I had an ANSA on a former 2002 many years ago that sounded great.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 08-18-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By 2002FAN
Thanks for the reply. All good points and advice....

Thanks for the reply. All good points and advice. I was able to get >20 mpg on the highway when I had my E90.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 08-18-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 698
Posted By 2002FAN
F10 550 to E92 M3?

My prior car was an E90 M3 MT w/o competition package. I traded it 2 years ago for a 2012 550i with M Sport. I use my 550 to commute 150 miles each day, all highway. The 550 has good electronics, is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-24-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,142
Posted By 2002FAN
I have commuted 160 miles a day for the past 7...

I have commuted 160 miles a day for the past 7 years. During that time I have been through a couple of 3's, a couple of X5's, a diesel that I should have kept, and now have a 2012 550i approaching...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-24-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,138
Posted By 2002FAN
Add-Oil

I have a 2012 550 with 60K miles. I have consistently added one to two quarts between changes. The AS told me early in the process that this is a common occurrence with the V8.
I keep two quarts...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-01-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By 2002FAN
Head Unit Crashed & Drive Train Malfunction

The I-Drive head unit crashed in my 2012 550i. Once it was finally replaced, and I picked up the car, my entire hard-drive was wiped out. I lost more than 700 songs and several business CD's, stored...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,736
Posted By 2002FAN
Fuel Injectors replaced AGAIN

Same thing happened to me at 35K miles. I had my 2012 550 in the shop twice before the injectors were replaced. Apparently BMW only replaced 2. The SA informed me that one of the plugs was fouled and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-12-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By 2002FAN
Recurring Issues

My 2012 550 runs rough after all starts.
Also, the drive train malfunction has occurred several
times with the car rapidly shaking. Once I power off and restart
the issue goes away.

Is anyone...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-29-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By 2002FAN
550 - M Package Best Tires

I have 29k and do a lot of highway driving. I still have a couple of thousand left on the Dunlops but those miles will go fast. I have decided to get the spare OEM F10 kit and go with either summer...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-29-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By 2002FAN
550 - M Package Best Tires

Thanks for the responses. I am not opposed, actually would prefer to go away from the run flats. For those who have, do you haul a spare wheel in your trunk or call a tow truck?

If you have a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-26-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,120
Posted By 2002FAN
550 M-Package Best Tires?

I need to replace the tires on my 2012 550 w/ M Sports Package. The dealership quoted north of 2K prior to alignment, balancing, etc. (I will find another source.)

I currently have Dunlops and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-17-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By 2002FAN
550i Rough at Idle

I have a 2012 550i with 25k miles. At idle, the car is consistently at 5k RPMs and feels rough. Any theories? This has been going on for about 10k miles. Thanks
Forum: Classic Bimmers 04-17-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 855
Posted By 2002FAN
2002 Parts Wanted 74-76 - Please

Looking for a set of basket weave BBS, Recaro Seats, and a Momo Steering Wheel for a 1976 2002 project.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-09-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,904
Posted By 2002FAN
2010 535i vs 2011 535i vs 2011 550i

Hello,

I am in search of the best road car for the value and driving experience. I have found a very nice 2010 535i MSport (loaded), a nice 2011 535i, and 2011 550i both sport packages (not...
Forum: General BMW 10-16-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,063
Posted By 2002FAN
Best High Mileage BMW

Hello, and Thanks in advance for any advice.

I have been commuting 160 miles per day for the past 5 years and most likely will continue to do so for another 2. I have driven 3 series and X5's but...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 09-05-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,333
Posted By 2002FAN
Annual - Low Mileage Oil Change

Hello, I recently noticed the threads regarding the "joyride"abuse during service. I will make sure to document mileage, fuel, and "No Test Drive" before releasing my car to the dealer.

I am going...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-06-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,352
Posted By 2002FAN
Also should be around 50K

Also should be around 50K
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-06-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,352
Posted By 2002FAN
Older I-Drive and Technology

Older I-Drive and Technology
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-03-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,080
Posted By 2002FAN
Well said. I was getting 19 to 20 mpg on the...

Well said. I was getting 19 to 20 mpg on the highway until break in. Now the gas seems to run right out of the car. I have not settled into driving the M3 like other cars at this point and I am not...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 01-03-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,080
Posted By 2002FAN
The M3 is a very different car and is not for...

The M3 is a very different car and is not for everyone. I traded my 11 35d and ordered and 11 e90. The M3 is a special car in many ways and a personal keeper for me. I do not use it as a DD, but it...
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