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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 10:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 706
Posted By lindros2
Totally agree with all of these. I panicked when...

Totally agree with all of these. I panicked when my oil light came on in my 2013, then realized I had 12k or so miles. My 2011 burned oil faster.

I now have a quart of oil in my garage which I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By lindros2
I have a 2013. I'll be picking up a 2016 (lease)...

I have a 2013. I'll be picking up a 2016 (lease) when mine comes due. All the fancy whizbang hand-waving crap and updated platform isn't enough to hold me over. The free-standing iDrive screen is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-23-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By lindros2
My GT-R did this - without the telematics/phone...

My GT-R did this - without the telematics/phone home part.

There was a separate black box for performance-related reasons (especially things which could accelerate wear and cause warranty claims...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-23-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,349
Posted By lindros2
Totally agree. With larger (20") OEM M5...

Totally agree.

With larger (20") OEM M5 wheels, a car with this color could be mistaken for an M5.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-23-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By lindros2
I would go with the Driveguards if I didn't have...

I would go with the Driveguards if I didn't have iffy experience with Bridgestones (both consumer-grade/all season Turanza on a 7-series and ultra-high performance RE070 [RFT] on my GT-R).

I would...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-19-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,808
Posted By lindros2
Is this a non-M car or an M-car? I thought only...

Is this a non-M car or an M-car? I thought only the M5 (M3/4/X5M/etc.) had M-stitching on the wheel? These paddles look long enough that they appear to be an M-car, which was what upset me about...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-19-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,464
Posted By lindros2
I get this all the time in/around Atlanta. ...

I get this all the time in/around Atlanta.

It is often because of post-crash debris or tires reported in road (which can bounce around and end up many feet - half-mile from original reported...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-19-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,127
Posted By lindros2
Doesn't bother me much. Actually the HUD car had...

Doesn't bother me much. Actually the HUD car had *less* of a reflection than my 2011 non-HUD car (which had the reflection in the original post from 2011).

As an aside, newer models (i.e. 428i...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-19-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By lindros2
Interested to hear others' feedback. When I...

Interested to hear others' feedback.

When I attempted on another brand of car, it was a disaster. The high-voltage (high power whatever) starting mechanism wasn't properly accounted for in the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-18-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By lindros2
When this has happened in my family, folks have...

When this has happened in my family, folks have paid about what the remainder (what is owed) on the car. So this could wildly differ.

In the case of leases, people have either assumed the lease...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-16-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,130
Posted By lindros2
For #1, some folks are cautious to not put in...

For #1, some folks are cautious to not put in home address for safety/security (i.e. especially if you have homelink programmed to open the garage).

With that said, voice command "go home" works....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-15-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,345
Posted By lindros2
Based on private messages I've received from...

Based on private messages I've received from other owners (after my iDrive went south and they never could figure it out/fix it), I would caution the OP and others to be careful how much you disclose...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-15-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,345
Posted By lindros2
If I'm BMW's lawyers, I've got people looking on...

If I'm BMW's lawyers, I've got people looking on Bimmerfest and 5Post (etc.).

Just saying - updating the world on an agreement which hasn't happened yet is a slippery slope.

I've seen the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-15-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,345
Posted By lindros2
I thought you have to sign something which...

I thought you have to sign something which specifically states that you cannot disclose any agreements you've made with BMW...

So wouldn't this deem you ineligible?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-14-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,112
Posted By lindros2
2018 MY. If according to BMW history/convention,...

2018 MY. If according to BMW history/convention, the F10 will be produced model years 2011-2017 (seven model years).

When are these threads going to stop?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-14-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,808
Posted By lindros2
And M-Sport even thicker - 2011-13 looked the...

And M-Sport even thicker - 2011-13 looked the same as sport but with matte/black out chrome; 2014+ has the universal sport wheel with round center airbag cover.

On the new M wheel, I highly...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-14-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By lindros2
Are you putting the car in [park] every time? ...

Are you putting the car in [park] every time? Same key or different key?

You can adjust the settings for auto door unlock in iDrive > Settings.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-12-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By lindros2
late this year

late this year
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-11-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,031
Posted By lindros2
Big, big vote for 2013 - especially N55 cars. My...

Big, big vote for 2013 - especially N55 cars. My 2011 was a disaster in comparison.

- No HPFP issues
- Tires solid (RFT no issues)
- No steering/drifting issues
- Suspension sorted out...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-11-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By lindros2
It should stop and show some glass. The...

It should stop and show some glass.

The cover goes all the way in.

I've held my button for 30 seconds and it doesn't make a difference.

I've had to do the reset a couple of times and the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-10-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By lindros2
How in the world would an iPhone update cause an...

How in the world would an iPhone update cause an iDrive issue?

I've had the same issue with my 2013 535i (among others) and they replaced the HU-H (Head Unit-High). It's a long, drawn-out,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-09-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,078
Posted By lindros2
(Closing gap from another thread): Is the navi...

(Closing gap from another thread): Is the navi screen any different in your eyes (2015 vs. 2012)?

not the graphics, but the actual screen?

I noticed on my 3-series loaner that the actual light...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-09-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By lindros2
I think a better question: Was there any...

I think a better question:

Was there any damage to other parts caused by the areas of failure (i.e. injectors) which goes beyond the fix (wasn't replaced/fixed because it didn't apply)?

A bad...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By lindros2
There are a bunch of variables and versions...

There are a bunch of variables and versions differ - I think - based on the model year of the car and components (not the least of which is navigation). I've seen a ton of things posted in the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By lindros2
Sorry - misunderstood above ("2015 vs. 2014...

Sorry - misunderstood above ("2015 vs. 2014 brought big changes in visibility").

Changes were made to the "engine" a couple of times - mid-2013 introduced "iDrive 4.2" which is essentially the...
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