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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-25-2016, 04:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By demas
7. Calm down 8. Review procedure 9....

7. Calm down

8. Review procedure

9. Conclude that smoke is expected out of an internal combustion engine

10. Have a scotch

11. Have your buddy drive you home
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-25-2016, 04:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By demas
It was the same on the E39

It was the same on the E39
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-22-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,226
Posted By demas
I wonder how much is placebo. Every time I...

I wonder how much is placebo.

Every time I have a loaner F10 the interior just feels cheaper and these are typically newer very low mileage cars.

The 523 I had last I noticed little things...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-10-2016, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 511
Posted By demas
3.. it had to be 3?!

3.. it had to be 3?!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-08-2016, 10:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By demas
IAS widens the ratio over I think past 80kph -...

IAS widens the ratio over I think past 80kph - I've been over 100mph and this thing feels planted
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-04-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By demas
IAS most definitely. It's a night and day...

IAS most definitely. It's a night and day difference with the F10. 'Shortens' the car, cornering is excellent with it. Standard steering is a boat as I've tried them both. The only downside are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-01-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,190
Posted By demas
Interesting. Would have thought the M5 'cures'...

Interesting. Would have thought the M5 'cures' all the shortcomings of the 550.

Do you have a separate thread on your experiences - don't want to hijack this one.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-28-2016, 04:07 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,217
Posted By demas
None, Nada, Zip, Ziltch. I'm still amazed but...

None, Nada, Zip, Ziltch. I'm still amazed but cautious. I hope I can say the same this time next year. No hardware changed - same gearbox when it was pecking like crazy before.

BMW said they...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-27-2016, 04:46 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,217
Posted By demas
I feel the pain but you either do something or...

I feel the pain but you either do something or live with the bird pecking.

btw - your ride shows an E39 530 - I still love the E39 owned I6's and a V8 for 12 years prior to the F10.

and I know...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-26-2016, 03:40 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,217
Posted By demas
let them replace what they think needs...

let them replace what they think needs replacement if it is under warranty - all this goes in their records demonstrating you have had a valid issue, you get brand new parts and if the issue...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-25-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,217
Posted By demas
I don't know the version number but understood...

I don't know the version number but understood BMW released this in May 2015.

Folks here I believe received this update already but may not have fixed their issues.

Not sure if there are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-24-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,217
Posted By demas
Thanks. I was waiting for someone to ask as I...

Thanks. I was waiting for someone to ask as I didn't want to jinx myself with a self inflicted post :)

Yes! It's still gone - almost 3 months now and I drive every day. Let's see if this holds...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-22-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 747
Posted By demas
It's one of those things you don't notice until...

It's one of those things you don't notice until someone mentions it - similar to the HUD plastic housing glare so, thanks for that :)

Someone mentioned that the volume is adjustable. Whereabouts,...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-21-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,312
Posted By demas
An issue was identified post system upgradation.

An issue was identified post system upgradation.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-21-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,666
Posted By demas
The silver surrounds with the double slat black...

The silver surrounds with the double slat black looks quite good actually.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-20-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,289
Posted By demas
stick with it if you have not had any problems -...

stick with it if you have not had any problems - I'm with Jagu, it sucks to downgrade. ;)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-17-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By demas
You should be able to get them from Schmeidman...

You should be able to get them from Schmeidman (http://www.schmiedmann.com/)


I ordered from them when I did the fog delete
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=723460&highlight=fog
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-05-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,804
Posted By demas
not really a hidden feature but love how they...

not really a hidden feature but love how they programmed it such that the side indicators over-ride the hazards. The E39 didn't do this (but the E60 might have) the hazards just over-rode any...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-29-2016, 04:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,032
Posted By demas
wow, no complaints with cup holders? BMW must...

wow, no complaints with cup holders? BMW must have finally nailed this after 20 years of trying to please the US market.


1) Deliver the driving dynamics and passion of the E39 but keep the...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-22-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,478
Posted By demas
http://telkomgaming.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2014/...

http://telkomgaming.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/50-ToyHallofFame-atari-2600-game-system.jpg
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-21-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 957
Posted By demas
Also isn't the ZF tranny in the 535 limited to...

Also isn't the ZF tranny in the 535 limited to what it can handle? You may get 500 out of the I6 but you need to consider other components to do it right and hence the comments as above - better,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-20-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 957
Posted By demas
I can see the next thread now - how do I get...

I can see the next thread now - how do I get 800HP from my M5? ;)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-20-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,653
Posted By demas
I find the BMW double action very intuitive. ...

I find the BMW double action very intuitive.

Growing up with Japanese cars, if the door was locked, the latch would never open the door unless you unlocked them manually.

In the 80's living...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-15-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,226
Posted By demas
Not knocking anyone but I personally never...

Not knocking anyone but I personally never understood why folks think this is a 'clean look'. Looks more 'naked' to me without the chrome numbering.
Forum: Off-Topic 06-15-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By demas
and the 2nd pic being a present-day Mick Mars.

and the 2nd pic being a present-day Mick Mars.
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