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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By joebruin
Yes...Once I press on the gas, the car runs fine.

Yes...Once I press on the gas, the car runs fine.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By joebruin
550 - Almost Stall at Idle ??

Hey Guys, I have a 2012 550. When I sit at idle, it feels as though the car is going to stall-out. Any thoughts?? Thanks guys!!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-30-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By joebruin
Carbon Fiber Gear selector?

Has anyone replaced their stock gear selector? I have a 2012 550 and was considering buying the carbon fiber selector from BMW. Would u guys mind posting pics, and let me know how to do it? Thx...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-28-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By joebruin
It kind of sounds like an electronic...

It kind of sounds like an electronic gear...almost like a buzzzz sound. I know it is hard to describe, but it is not a clicking sound.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-27-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By joebruin
Weird Noise in Gear Shift Control

Hey Brothers--I have a 2012 550i. I noticed that when I am shifting from Park to D or N and back to Park, there is a weird noise in the controller. Is this normal?? Thanks!!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-24-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,093
Posted By joebruin
New 550 - Low engine oil warning, WTF!?

Hey guys, got a 2012 550, 2k miles. Low engine oil warning came on, said to add quart of oil. What's going on? Appreciate the input, similar experiences!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-20-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,362
Posted By joebruin
BMW 550i - soft whistle sound ??

Hey Guys,
I just got a 550. At slow speeds, as I accelerate slowly, I can hear what I describe as a soft whistle sound. I cannot figure out what the heck it is. Has anyone experienced this? ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-15-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,036
Posted By joebruin
For 63k, why dont you just order the 550 with M...

For 63k, why dont you just order the 550 with M pkg. It is the same price if you pay around invoice.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-13-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By joebruin
Ipod

Hey guys, I just bought a 2012 550i. Can I download my ipod songs into the car? How??
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-08-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By joebruin
How much are you asking, can you post a pic?

How much are you asking, can you post a pic?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-23-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,372
Posted By joebruin
3M Crstyalline Window Tint - Prices $$

Hey Guys, Has anyone tinted their 5 Series with the 3M Crstyalline tint. I am going to get mine done next week (all windows but the front windshield). What can I expect to pay??
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-21-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,014
Posted By joebruin
I was also going to sunshield to get it...

I was also going to sunshield to get it done...how much did it cost you for the whole car?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-19-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,014
Posted By joebruin
Clear Window Tint ??

I just purchased a new 550i. I love the car (Dark Graphite). I live in CA and it is illegal to tint the driver/passenger windows. I was considering getting the "clear" 3M tint on those windows. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-19-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 20,877
Posted By joebruin
I have a 2012 550i. I was able to get all emails...

I have a 2012 550i. I was able to get all emails and text messages today via Office and my iphone (AT&T) after upgrading to the new operating system. The key for me was to re-sync my iphone with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-19-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By joebruin
I do it manually, it is possible that in auto...

I do it manually, it is possible that in auto mode it was directing some cold air to the windshield
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-17-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By joebruin
problem solved. I had the cold air coming out...

problem solved. I had the cold air coming out onto the windshield. No it is only coming out of the center vents and lower vents.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-16-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By joebruin
Condensation on OUTSIDE front windshield

Hi Guys, I just purchased a 2012 550i. I have noticed a lot of condensation on the front windshield, on the OUTSIDE, towards the bottom of the windshield. Any ideas??
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-15-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,695
Posted By joebruin
I just purchases a new 2012 550 for 2k under...

I just purchases a new 2012 550 for 2k under invoice plus 4k in option allowances! 2k under invoice should be ur starting point on a 2012! Anything close to invoice on a 2012 is a friggin ripoff!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-11-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,183
Posted By joebruin
I just bought a 550 at Long Beach BMW. They...

I just bought a 550 at Long Beach BMW. They wanted $1900 for 5 years, I negotiated the price to 1400.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-05-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 745
Posted By joebruin
New door pins

Has anyone replaced the plastic door pins on their 5 series with chrome ones with BMW logo? I have new 550 and was considering this. Is it an easy install?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-05-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 853
Posted By joebruin
I just picked up a 2012 550 for 6k under invoice....

I just picked up a 2012 550 for 6k under invoice. I had a 2013 on order that I had negotiated for 500 under invoice. Because I was purchasing, not leasing, it was an easy decisio: $5500 cheaper for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-04-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,116
Posted By joebruin
Cool Accessories for new 550i

I just got a 2012 550i, with M sports package. I love my new car!!!! What are some cool INEXPENSIVE accessories that some of you have purchased for your cars??
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-02-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,410
Posted By joebruin
Super Deal on 2012 550i

Just got fully loaded 2012 - M pkg, heads up display, etc... 6k UNDER invoice, which was like 12k off sticker.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-30-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 356
Posted By joebruin
What do you think about Wheel/Tire insurance?

Im buying new 550i - with M pkg. Should I purchase the tire/wheel insurance AND what is a good price to pay for such insurance?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-23-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,660
Posted By joebruin
2103 550i gas guzzler tax?

I just noticed TODAY that BMW added $1000 gas guzzler tax! Has anyone been charged this on their builds?
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