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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-25-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,222
Posted By johnsock
I moved to TX recently and just registered my...

I moved to TX recently and just registered my leased X1 today. I paid the same as I did for my non-leased 135i. The only sales tax paid was the new-resident fee of $90. Total for each vehicle was...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 05-22-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,754
Posted By johnsock
My 135 will play music over bluetooth, but if I...

My 135 will play music over bluetooth, but if I remember correctly I had to go into the bluetooth options (on the car, I have iDrive) and specifically enable music playback. When I originally paired...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 04-22-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By johnsock
Try turning off the Traffic Conditions display in...

Try turning off the Traffic Conditions display in the map view settings.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 04-07-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,254
Posted By johnsock
You can check to see if your car has option S840A...

You can check to see if your car has option S840A (Hochgeschwindigkeitsabstimmung) to determine if you have the increased top-speed limiter. I used the VIN decoder at bmwarchive.org...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-24-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By johnsock
The stage 2 ppk does include the ducting (and...

The stage 2 ppk does include the ducting (and hoses, etc.) needed for the additional radiator. The radiator is mounted behind the bumper on the left side and there is a small air duct mounted with...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-24-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,224
Posted By johnsock
The 'is' comes with beefier fan, additional...

The 'is' comes with beefier fan, additional radiator and ECU flash. These items can also be had by adding the PPK. The 'is' also has some some trim/badging differences and comes with the 313 wheels,...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-17-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,124
Posted By johnsock
I thought the 128i didn't come out until...

I thought the 128i didn't come out until MY2008...

Hello and welcome, though!
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 02-27-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,226
Posted By johnsock
Thanks and please let us know what you find out!

Thanks and please let us know what you find out!
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 02-26-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,226
Posted By johnsock
The 2013 135is has the N55, not the N54. I don't...

The 2013 135is has the N55, not the N54. I don't see the difference between that and my 135i (w/ power kit) from an ECU standpoint.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 02-26-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,226
Posted By johnsock
Will the Cobb V3 work on a 2013 135i (N55)?

Will the Cobb V3 work on a 2013 135i (N55)?
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 02-21-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,669
Posted By johnsock
If you have electric folding mirrors, you can...

If you have electric folding mirrors, you can have the automatic folding/unfolding coded. Mine now works automatically with the fob or with comfort access.
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-27-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,327
Posted By johnsock
Nice looking car! Don't worry about corrosion on...

Nice looking car! Don't worry about corrosion on the rotors, it happens after sitting for a day or so. I would definitely get the PPI done, just to make sure there isn't anything obvious. Is the...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-21-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,609
Posted By johnsock
Did you check CarFax for any info on the wreck?...

Did you check CarFax for any info on the wreck? Sometimes you can get names of dealers/shops from there. I would be concerned about body panels that don't fit together properly. Sometimes this can...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-21-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,609
Posted By johnsock
BMW warranty will apply, but may not cover...

BMW warranty will apply, but may not cover anything replaced during repairs after the accident. I would find out where the repairs were done and the extent of the damage. You will need that info...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-16-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,426
Posted By johnsock
I don't know about 1974, but I know what it has...

I don't know about 1974, but I know what it has in common with my 1978 Corolla...


RWD!
Forum: General BMW 11-12-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 29,340
Posted By johnsock
Updates complete on my 2013 135i. I used the DVD...

Updates complete on my 2013 135i. I used the DVD method since I have a ton of blank discs but only one (unreliable) USB stick. Worked with no problems, although the process is pretty slow. I'm sure...
Forum: General BMW 11-10-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 29,340
Posted By johnsock
I'm interested in map updates for my 2013 135i....

I'm interested in map updates for my 2013 135i. Does that require the PREMIUM or NBT maps? please PM regarding the FSC code as well.
Thanks!
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 09-11-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,034
Posted By johnsock
@Technic: Can you please tell me which module and...

@Technic: Can you please tell me which module and coding parameters are needed to enable use of smartphone hotspot?

Thanks!
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-08-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,074
Posted By johnsock
I'd also be interested in seeing the pictures and...

I'd also be interested in seeing the pictures and hearing any useful tips you might have regarding the installation.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-11-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3,329
Sticky: All BMWs Download Links to Softwares
Views: 177,651
Posted By johnsock
Can someone please PM me a link to the 50.2 SP...

Can someone please PM me a link to the 50.2 SP Daten?

Thanks in advance!
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-28-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,672
Posted By johnsock
I just took delivery of a 2014 X1, production...

I just took delivery of a 2014 X1, production date 21 MAY 2013. It was ordered with only two options: Satin Aluminum Roof Rails, and Heated Seats. The iDrive was definitely not standard equipment. It...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-10-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
All BMWs Isis 3.1
Views: 2,498
Posted By johnsock
I have done quite a bit of coding with an...

I have done quite a bit of coding with an EDIABAS/NCSEXPERT setup using an OBDII-USB (K+DCAN) cable, and the only updates I've done to my process are the DATEN files I get from the ISTA/P updates. Is...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 11-10-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1
Z4 Roadster (E85) Navigation system
Views: 1,519
Posted By johnsock
This is for an E46. It uses the same navigation...

This is for an E46. It uses the same navigation system, but without the pop-up screen.

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Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 09-06-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By johnsock
Not sure how hard it is, but I had the trim on my...

Not sure how hard it is, but I had the trim on my Z4 replaced twice by the dealer under warranty. It took three trips to the dealer and a total of about 10 days without my car.

On the first visit...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-30-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By johnsock
Removing the mirror is pretty easy. Here is a...

Removing the mirror is pretty easy. Here is a guide:

http://www.radar-mirror.com/BMW_Mirror_Removal.html

That site also does repairs and sells mirrors, but it's in Texas. I'm not sure how that...
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