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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-19-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,756
Posted By a72
I have the msport bumper, head lights, fog...

I have the msport bumper, head lights, fog lights, mirrors, side skirts and the front of rear wheel arches protected. No sensor issues. It was done with 3M film. The lights have a thicker film...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-19-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By a72
550 Dinan Stg2 - for max performance when should you change gear?

I've seen a spate of different dynamometer outputs showing hp and torque against the rev range. Question is when do you change gear in order to get the most from the engine's output? It seems like...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-14-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,371
Posted By a72
Thanks highyo will do! Although it does take...

Thanks highyo will do!

Although it does take a while before the oil gauge is sitting pretty at 12 o'clock!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-14-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,371
Posted By a72
Dinan Stage 2 added yesterday

Phenomenal power and difference!

Leaving work early just so I can feel that power again - it's addictive!:)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-05-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 38,906
Posted By a72
550 xi MSport with the Dinan upgrade has to be...

550 xi MSport with the Dinan upgrade has to be the ultimate dark horse on the road. I get enough idiots trying to intimidate me with their "run of the mill" cars, trucks and vans as it is - having a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-05-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 36,762
Posted By a72
That's it true! Still it a 2k price hike

That's it true! Still it a 2k price hike
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-04-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 211,674
Posted By a72
To be honest, after what I've read/heard, I...

To be honest, after what I've read/heard, I didn't expect the dealer to have a tire - so I was suprised. Interestingly the tire did not show on the computer system as being in stock - just that the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-04-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 36,762
Posted By a72
Ordering my car for 2012 model would cost me an...

Ordering my car for 2012 model would cost me an additional $1825. Plus another 1825 in depreciation loss on the old car. Delta -$3650
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-04-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 211,674
Posted By a72
Tire Down!

1700 miles in and my first bubble. Front right tire! Fortunately the local dealer had a replacement LS2 in stock - $468.26 and several hours later I'm ready to go again! InTire insurance picked up...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-29-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,116
Posted By a72
No front plate (live in NJ). No stops so far and...

No front plate (live in NJ). No stops so far and plenty of traffic cops have seen the front of the car but have either not picked up on it or not cared.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-29-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By a72
Oil Change & The Dealer

Car just completed 1181 miles. Called dealer to have 1st oil change to replace Engine Oil, Transmission Oil, and Drivetrain Oil (i.e. Differential). They said they will only change the engine oil (at...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-03-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By a72
Thanks. at&t said they would service the iphone...

Thanks. at&t said they would service the iphone with just data. The phone is already registered with my wife. She is looking to get a replacement iphone making the current phone a spare device.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-02-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,352
Posted By a72
The amount of time without your car is...

The amount of time without your car is unacceptable. You should tell BMW that for whatever period of time your unable to use the car you wish to have the maintaince and warranty period extended. If...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-02-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By a72
iphone configuration

Can you USB connect an iphone (3GS) to the car and use it soley with a data plan to get access to BMW Apps funcationality/internet radio, but then have another phone (Blackberry 9700) connect via...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-02-2011, 08:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,779
Posted By a72
It maybe fine. You may not know any differently...

It maybe fine. You may not know any differently if the turbo is affected. I imagine at 80k many engine parts are warn but with regular servicing up to this point everything's been ok. You maybe...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-02-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,779
Posted By a72
All engines should be warm (running at correct...

All engines should be warm (running at correct operating temps) especially before pushing hard. However turbo driven engines should also be cooled down "as a matter of course" after being pushed -...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-31-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,809
Posted By a72
my 550 came with plastic bin on passenger side of...

my 550 came with plastic bin on passenger side of trunk

btw the few miles I did drive - i found the 550 to ooze torque so much so that in Normal I struggled to push the engine past 3000 rpm. The...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-30-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,633
Posted By a72
280169 The car's just 2 days old - I still...

280169

The car's just 2 days old - I still don't know what it's like to put fill her up.
I know Eddie over at Detailing Dynamics will make her look like it never happened and yes I will make an...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-30-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,633
Posted By a72
i'm not happy!

The good news is my 550ix Msport arrived. Got the clear bra put on - fantastic job by detailing dynamics, LI. The bad news - Just this morning Lady in an old Acura reversed into me (parking lot):mad:...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-25-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,478
Posted By a72
Car's Email Address?

Anyone know how you get the email address so that you can send google map data directly to the car?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-25-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,251
Posted By a72
thanks - makes sense! Makes me feel a little...

thanks - makes sense! Makes me feel a little better. Next time HUD !!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-25-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,251
Posted By a72
here is a picture of the interior - you can just...

here is a picture of the interior - you can just make out the instrument cluster
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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-25-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,251
Posted By a72
New Instrument Cluster Display -Black Panel

I think my car does not have the new black panel display - yet production started on 4/13. My CA took a couple of pics for me today - car now ready for pickup. Question is is there something wrong...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-24-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,137
Posted By a72
Your car looks great. Enjoy! We both went...

Your car looks great. Enjoy!

We both went through prod same week, just mine got shipped a few days later 5/4 (ship: Faust).

Ps. I was thinking to go with a Dinan upgrade - what are your...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-24-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,784
Posted By a72
Just found out mines ready for pickup tomorrow,...

Just found out mines ready for pickup tomorrow, but its going to be another two day wait after that as I'm sending it straight to a detailing shop for clear bra and detail work. Looks like I'll get...
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