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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-21-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By snj1013
I too have a 2011 528i with halogens. I have...

I too have a 2011 528i with halogens. I have considered the xenon conversion but have been put off by possibility of compiications with these non OEM kits. I would just go with some better bulbs and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-14-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By snj1013
Wow, after researching a bit more, it seems that...

Wow, after researching a bit more, it seems that the 535i with Convenience Package, M Sport package, Premium Package, Premium Package 2, Rear and Top View Camera, Navigation, etc., is worth about $5k...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-13-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By snj1013
Upgrade from 2011 528i to 535i

I am considering a 2011 535i M Sport. It is pretty much loaded, except for HUD. I currently have a 2011 528i base (heated seats, USB interface are about the only options).Both cars have about 40K...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-13-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By snj1013
+1, The can I have is probably 15 years old and...

+1, The can I have is probably 15 years old and still almost full. Only use it on exhaust tips, and takes just a little to use. Highly recommended.
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Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 04-08-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By snj1013
The MS-8 has been sold, but I still have the...

The MS-8 has been sold, but I still have the harness.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-01-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By snj1013
If you search you will find that many have gone...

If you search you will find that many have gone the replica route, most with fairly good success. What is unclear to me is whether all replicas are made in the same manufacturing facility. There are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-23-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By snj1013
check out bimmer-tech.net. They do BMW retrofits...

check out bimmer-tech.net. They do BMW retrofits and they have a very solid reputation.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-23-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 38,097
Posted By snj1013
I went through 4 sets of tires and 2 sets of...

I went through 4 sets of tires and 2 sets of wheels, and no less than 10 different shops, before discovering that not many tire shops and BMW dealers know what they are doing with the Hunter...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 03-22-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By snj1013
Looks cool. Can't wait to see more reviews.

Looks cool. Can't wait to see more reviews.
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 03-22-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By snj1013
FS: JBL MS-8 amplifier/processor with Technic harness

JBL MS-8 Amplifier/Processor with adapter harness (not shown) for BMW F10 (plug and play), no wire splicing needed.

MS-8 includes all accessories and setup CD.

This setup significantly...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-20-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 38,097
Posted By snj1013
The amount of weight added to the wheels has...

The amount of weight added to the wheels has absolutely nothing to do with road force values.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-20-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 38,097
Posted By snj1013
The Hunter doesn't display "Perfect". It will...

The Hunter doesn't display "Perfect". It will display road force in pounds or perhaps kg. You should be less than 10 lbs (4.5 kg). What were your "perfect" readings?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-20-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By snj1013
It looks more or less normal to me. My 2011 528i...

It looks more or less normal to me. My 2011 528i seems to have more of a gap on the front wheels than the back. What size tires are you running?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-20-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 38,097
Posted By snj1013
Seamus7, I have the exact same take on the...

Seamus7, I have the exact same take on the situation. While there may be exceptions, I believe the great majority of vibration complaints are related to excessive road force, coupled with a chassis...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-19-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 38,097
Posted By snj1013
Wow!!!!! Once again, what are your road force...

Wow!!!!! Once again, what are your road force values for each tire?? I know you have mentioned that you have had your tires balanced multiple times, and tires changed, etc. I never saw your road...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-17-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By snj1013
I have an eztag on my 2011, no issues. I don't...

I have an eztag on my 2011, no issues. I don't have HUD, but I doubt that would make a difference. You can also go with txtag.org. These tags work in Houston, Dallas, Austin, etc.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-20-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,187
Posted By snj1013
Check on your test drive, but some common...

Check on your test drive, but some common problems are:
-Vibration from 65-75mph. Most of this is related to excessive Road Force in the tires, but some have had issues corrected with suspension...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-18-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By snj1013
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-17-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By snj1013
no problems with my S4. you might want to make...

no problems with my S4. you might want to make sure your car's software is up to date. go to bmw.com/update and input your VIN.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-04-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 38,097
Posted By snj1013
Technically this is not true. BMW wheels are...

Technically this is not true. BMW wheels are hubcentric, meaning the center bore of the wheel fits exactly on the hub. The lugbolts only keep the wheel tight to the hub.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-30-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By snj1013
10 mins to replace. The following link will show...

10 mins to replace. The following link will show you how to replace the trim around the shifter and from there, the controller is attached by s couple of screws. ...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-28-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By snj1013
Plus the USB charger only outputs 500ma. Most...

Plus the USB charger only outputs 500ma. Most smartphones will pull 3 times this with the correct charger.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-27-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 988
Posted By snj1013
There are terminals under the hood that can be...

There are terminals under the hood that can be used as well. At least on my 2011 528i there are.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-26-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By snj1013
+1 on the battery load test. Just had mine load...

+1 on the battery load test. Just had mine load tested for the same reason. It failed. I thought they would prorate the coverage, but got a new battery for no charge. Not sure how much the battery...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By snj1013
Probably, but it may not be cheap. Check out...

Probably, but it may not be cheap. Check out http://www.bimmer-tech.net. These guys are the best when it comes to retrofits.
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