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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-11-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,804
Posted By kc1953
Called dealership, gave them last 7 digits of...

Called dealership, gave them last 7 digits of vin, and luckily I am not a victim. I have a 2012 535i. This issue must have impacted 2012 models built in 2011, as mine had a January 2012 production...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-31-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By kc1953
Getting tire and wheel insurance makes sense only...

Getting tire and wheel insurance makes sense only if you tend to drive on bad roads. This is a common occurrence in the northeast, and not an issue in places like California. Most of the problems...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-21-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By kc1953
That happens occasionally to my 2012 535i except...

That happens occasionally to my 2012 535i except it goes into neutral. A bit unnerving first time it happened, but now I just pull lever back to drive and off I go.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-04-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 25,442
Posted By kc1953
Worse than I thought. 4 years of F10 and 4...

Worse than I thought. 4 years of F10 and 4 different suspension combos.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 25,442
Posted By kc1953
It is amazing to me that BMW changes the 5 series...

It is amazing to me that BMW changes the 5 series option packages so frequently. in 2011/12 the m-sport and the sport pkg were the same, except for cosmetics (wheels, lower body trim, steering wheel)...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-12-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By kc1953
I have been getting same issue from Bluetooth...

I have been getting same issue from Bluetooth music streaming with iPhone 5. Didn't have any crackling sound with Bluetooth music from iPhone 4.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-11-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By kc1953
Passenger Side Rear Wheel Has Noticeably More Brake Dust

I have a 2012 f10 535i rwd sport package w/ sport auto tranny. It is an early 2012 build. I have had the car since April 2012, and when I wash the car I notice that the passenger side rear wheel...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-25-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,914
Posted By kc1953
I have a 50 inch pioneer elite plasma (bought in...

I have a 50 inch pioneer elite plasma (bought in 2006) and man is it worth it!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-18-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,393
Posted By kc1953
Based on my 2012 535i with sport package and...

Based on my 2012 535i with sport package and sport auto tranny:

Moving shift lever to left engages sport mode for tranny. This gives it higher shift points. If you choose to shift manually, this...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-12-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,471
Posted By kc1953
I hope the driver was ok.

I hope the driver was ok.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-10-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By kc1953
Seems like the 2012 Sport (which I have)/MSport...

Seems like the 2012 Sport (which I have)/MSport packages were the sweet spot as far as driving dynamics being standard. Although truthfully, I find myself driving in comfort mode 80-90% of the time. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-08-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,046
Posted By kc1953
No. Push the button forward one more time after...

No. Push the button forward one more time after sport and that gets you sport+.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-05-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By kc1953
What you did just updates certain features in the...

What you did just updates certain features in the nav/bluetooth/entertainment system. The others responding to this thread are talking about the broader software that includes engine and drivetrain...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-04-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By kc1953
Needsdecaf and shawnsheridan are the forum...

Needsdecaf and shawnsheridan are the forum resident experts on the subject of global software updates. Maybe you could PM them. Also there is a very long-standing thread on the global software...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-03-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,322
Posted By kc1953
No regrets about getting a 535i vs. a 550i. ...

No regrets about getting a 535i vs. a 550i. There is no doubt the 550i accelerates better and is quicker to 60, 100 or any other speed. But, for everyday driving, I find the 535i to be quick and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-31-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,436
Posted By kc1953
I was being pedantic. I got focused on the legal...

I was being pedantic. I got focused on the legal meaning of ownership, which isn't really relevant in the context of this thread.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-30-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,436
Posted By kc1953
In effect, you are making your lease payments...

In effect, you are making your lease payments with the proceeds from the sale. Not a bad way to go.

I guess I am really old school when it comes to cars. I have a 1994 BMW 740i that I bought...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-30-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,436
Posted By kc1953
I agree, owning and trading it in after three...

I agree, owning and trading it in after three years is a losing proposition. And I have made that mistake a couple of times. Ouch.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-30-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,436
Posted By kc1953
As I stated, I am not intending to start...

As I stated, I am not intending to start anything. But financing and leasing are not the same. But for the sake of keeping things on a friendly basis, I withdraw the comment.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-30-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,436
Posted By kc1953
How many of these were leases? If you lease a...

How many of these were leases? If you lease a car, do you really own it? Not trying to start anything, but just curious about your perspective. It would seem that lease not really the same as...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-29-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,276
Posted By kc1953
No comparison between the TL and my 535 so I can...

No comparison between the TL and my 535 so I can only imagine the difference with a 550.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-29-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,436
Posted By kc1953
Show off:rofl:

Show off:rofl:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-29-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,436
Posted By kc1953
1971 Datsun 510 1978 VW Rabbit 1982 Nissan...

1971 Datsun 510
1978 VW Rabbit
1982 Nissan Stanza (POS!)
1984 VW Quantum GL5
1987 BMW 528e
1994 Volvo 940 turbo wagon
1994 BMW 740i (still have)
2002 Dodge Durango
2006 Lincoln Navigator...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-29-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,070
Posted By kc1953
I dunno. Germans generally like their formal...

I dunno. Germans generally like their formal names. Are you sure she doesn't prefer Rebecca?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-29-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,276
Posted By kc1953
58 four wheel vehicles! That's a lot of cars. ...

58 four wheel vehicles! That's a lot of cars. I'm 60 and just did an inventory of cars I have owned, and the count stops at 14, including 2 smallish sedans I purchased for my kids in college. But,...
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