Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 403
Search took 3.60 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: Diver624
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1,764
Views: 226,612
Posted By Diver624
I like many others replaced the 19" 40 series...

I like many others replaced the 19" 40 series tires with 45 series 19" Run Flats which increases the sidewall by about 1/2" and it makes a big difference. This will however make your speedometer run...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1,764
Views: 226,612
Posted By Diver624
Not sure what plan you have but if you have BMW's...

Not sure what plan you have but if you have BMW's plan then yes it does. I went through 8 bubbled Goodyears on my 2011 550ix and all were covered.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-13-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,542
Posted By Diver624
I was referring to #2, thanks for the explanation.

I was referring to #2, thanks for the explanation.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-09-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,542
Posted By Diver624
I wonder why this new version of the Tel. and...

I wonder why this new version of the Tel. and Media software is not available to download for owners to install themselves like previous versions?

I have a 14 550ix and when i put my VIN # in it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-06-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,159
Posted By Diver624
I found that air filters that were oiled like K &...

I found that air filters that were oiled like K & N's caused all kinds of problems with the MAF sensor because the oil from the filter ended up coating the sensor and screwing it up.

That was the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-30-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,879
Posted By Diver624
There are pluses and minuses to both forms of...

There are pluses and minuses to both forms of forced induction.

Pedalbox adjusts the throttle response of the engine by changing the response curve of the gas pedal.
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-19-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By Diver624
I have the Bridgestone 960AS tires on my car and...

I have the Bridgestone 960AS tires on my car and don't hear a thing. The odds of hearing air going across those fins is close to zero IMO.

Maybe your hearing turbo whine of some sort, not sure...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-04-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 929
Posted By Diver624
I take personal responsibility extremely...

I take personal responsibility extremely seriously, maybe even more than you.

My point is there are degrees or a scale or shades of grey another words it's not black and white.

You are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-04-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 929
Posted By Diver624
Are you kidding. Get back on your meds. Audio...

Are you kidding. Get back on your meds.
Audio streaming through BT has been around with other manufacturers for years so the expectation is reasonable, should he have checked further to ensure...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-04-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 929
Posted By Diver624
I think it was reasonable to expect that if the...

I think it was reasonable to expect that if the car had bluetooth phone connectivity it would have bluetooth audio as well.

That seems like a reasonable assumption to me.

Technic's fix in post#...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-22-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By Diver624
My 2014 550 idles very smoothly as did my 2011...

My 2014 550 idles very smoothly as did my 2011 with or without the AC on.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-18-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,138
Posted By Diver624
I went from Long Island to Allentown Pa., last...

I went from Long Island to Allentown Pa., last weekend (approx. 110 miles) and the Nav. on my 2014 550 wanted to take me on a 50 mile detour and the only thing checked on route preferences was "fast"...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-09-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1,764
Views: 226,612
Posted By Diver624
A 135i is a lighter vehicle which puts less...

A 135i is a lighter vehicle which puts less stress on the sidewall when the tire hits a pothole.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-28-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,987
Posted By Diver624
Or you could go with MB Quart speakers who also...

Or you could go with MB Quart speakers who also make replacements for the Subwoofers.

http://www.mbquart.com/mbquart_bmw_speakers.html
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-17-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,800
Posted By Diver624
They're taking the car back. You want them to...

They're taking the car back. You want them to give you $7400 in free options on the next one too.
I understand your frustrated and your rightful expectation is that a new $74,000 BMW will not have...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-07-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 30,072
Posted By Diver624
Finally coded thanks to Octopump

Not to sound like a broken record but I too just had my 2014 550 ix coded by Richard (Octopump) and as everyone else has said, he's a real nice guy, really knows what he's doing, explains the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-07-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 30,072
Posted By Diver624
Finally coded thanks to Octopump

Not to sound like a broken record but I too just had my 2014 550 ix coded by Richard (Octopump) and as everyone else has said, he's a real nice guy, really knows what he's doing, explains the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-07-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,098
Posted By Diver624
I switched to Bridgestone 960 A/S Runflats in the...

I switched to Bridgestone 960 A/S Runflats in the 45 series 19" size and haven't had a problem.

You will probably have fewer issues with the 40 series Bridgestone's your looking at than the LS2's...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-02-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By Diver624
Thanks, seems like Comfort+ is a waste, don't get...

Thanks, seems like Comfort+ is a waste, don't get the reason for it.

I agree about the 2014 HP increase, didn't think it would be a big deal but it is very noticeable over my 2011 550.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-02-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1,764
Views: 226,612
Posted By Diver624
I tried to get the dealer to swap the 7 series 45...

I tried to get the dealer to swap the 7 series 45 series tires but they wouldn't and I wanted to get away from the Goodyears anyway so I didn't push the issue with them.

I like the look of 19"...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-01-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By Diver624
Dynamic Handling Comfort & Comfort +

So I picked up my 2014 550 ix which replaced a 2011 550 ix and one of the new Dynamic Handling options is Comfort+ and I can't figure out the difference between this and Comfort even after reading...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-01-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1,764
Views: 226,612
Posted By Diver624
Just picked up my 2014 550 ix and passed on the...

Just picked up my 2014 550 ix and passed on the tire insurance and swapped out the LS2's for Bridgestone 960 AS Run Flats in 245/45/19.

After I went through 9, 40 series LS2 Goodyears on my 2011...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-13-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,869
Posted By Diver624
"Regular Air" is roughly 80% Nitrogen and it's...

"Regular Air" is roughly 80% Nitrogen and it's free. The air we breath is roughly 80% Nitrogen, 20% Oxygen with a bunch of very small % of other stuff.

The expansion difference between 80% and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1,764
Views: 226,612
Posted By Diver624
Michelin has a Grand Touring A/S Run Flat in...

Michelin has a Grand Touring A/S Run Flat in 245/45/19 (Primacy MXM4 ZP)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,764
Views: 226,612
Posted By Diver624
Yeah, the Goodyear LS2 definitely seems to be a...

Yeah, the Goodyear LS2 definitely seems to be a big part of the problem.

Like you say, get rid of the Goodyears, increase the aspect ratio and you'll have fewer problems.

My local BMW dealer on...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 403

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:49 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms