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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-11-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,630
Posted By rlsolomon
Sorry, I was referring to the E550 there - from...

Sorry, I was referring to the E550 there - from FuelEconomy.GOV:
http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/Find.do?action=sbs&id=31213&id=32072&id=32090

The 550i has 283 mile range vs the E550 380 mile...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-11-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,630
Posted By rlsolomon
I drove the 2012 E550 and was *QUITE* impressed -...

I drove the 2012 E550 and was *QUITE* impressed - power is great, handling is good, larger tank + better MPG = good range. The 550i xDrive range looks pathetic - I don't mind paying more per mile so...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-17-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 225,761
Posted By rlsolomon
Re: Seeding...please folks join in, the b/w...

Re: Seeding...please folks join in, the b/w "cost" to a single seeder will be prohibitive!
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-17-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 94,892
Posted By rlsolomon
Re: Seeding...please folks join in, the b/w...

Re: Seeding...please folks join in, the b/w "cost" to a single seeder will be prohibitive!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-13-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 225,761
Posted By rlsolomon
Seed!!!!

It looks like maybe 1-2 people got complete copies of the torrent, and then nothing. Torrents only work when a fairly large # of people host them. Otherwise later downloaders will be posting...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-13-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 94,892
Posted By rlsolomon
Seed!!!!

It looks like maybe 1-2 people got complete copies of the torrent, and then nothing. Torrents only work when a fairly large # of people host them. Otherwise later downloaders will be posting...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-12-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 225,761
Posted By rlsolomon
Torrent - try renaming the attachment to .torrent...

Torrent - try renaming the attachment to .torrent and opening it with your client. This will go a lot quicker if lots of festers torrent it.... may take days to get it spread around, may never...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-12-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 94,892
Posted By rlsolomon
Torrent - try renaming the attachment to .torrent...

Torrent - try renaming the attachment to .torrent and opening it with your client. This will go a lot quicker if lots of festers torrent it.... may take days to get it spread around, may never...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-09-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 225,761
Posted By rlsolomon
Is E-sys on torrent? No usenet access :( I can...

Is E-sys on torrent? No usenet access :( I can put it on torrent if someone can get it to me. I can also remove the p/w from the PDF(s) if that's desired.

Re: the summary PDF - could you add a...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-09-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 94,892
Posted By rlsolomon
Is E-sys on torrent? No usenet access :( I can...

Is E-sys on torrent? No usenet access :( I can put it on torrent if someone can get it to me. I can also remove the p/w from the PDF(s) if that's desired.

Re: the summary PDF - could you add a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-04-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,271
Posted By rlsolomon
I guess I have to be "that guy" here :D I've had...

I guess I have to be "that guy" here :D I've had both RWD and AWD and I will never go back to RWD regardless of climate. Once you get out of, past, or around a few climate-related situations...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-01-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,303
Posted By rlsolomon
Hmmm, seems like BMW website doesn't spec trunk...

Hmmm, seems like BMW website doesn't spec trunk volume and EPA shows it as same in 5-series and 7-series? Both around 15cu-ft IIRC? I'll have to look again later....

Richard
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-01-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,303
Posted By rlsolomon
Thanks! Ouch though - that would be a deal...

Thanks! Ouch though - that would be a deal killer for me I'm afraid :( I need *more* trunk space than my old A6, not less. It surprises me that BMW thinks the 5 series trunk is adequate for the 7...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-30-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,303
Posted By rlsolomon
How do you find trunk space on the 7-series vs...

How do you find trunk space on the 7-series vs the 5-series? Some places seem to say that a 750iL has the same trunk capacity as the 535i/550i do - which boggles my mind....

TIA,
Richard
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-22-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,819
Posted By rlsolomon
There was a fair bit of anecdotal evidence on...

There was a fair bit of anecdotal evidence on Audiworld that Audi's 2.7T engine experienced more oil consumption for folks that did early changes vs leaving the original "break-in" oil in until the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-20-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By rlsolomon
I know OP didn't mention RWD vs AWD, but sadly it...

I know OP didn't mention RWD vs AWD, but sadly it appears there have been no F10 xDrive cars with a manual :bawling::bawling::bawling: - if they bring that back for 2013 I will be placing an order...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-20-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 15,116
Posted By rlsolomon
Remember, turbo output is dependent on throttle...

Remember, turbo output is dependent on throttle opening not just rpm. Engine can be turning over quickly but unless a lot of air is flowing in and exhaust flowing out, the turbo isn't making as much...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-03-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,048
Posted By rlsolomon
When I go to BYO on the 535i xDrive I can only...

When I go to BYO on the 535i xDrive I can only get the SAT with the $3600 sport package - if Sport Package is not selected, checking the $500 SAT option yields a popup saying you get the M Steering...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-03-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,048
Posted By rlsolomon
Thanks! At risk of threadjacking the OP's paddle...

Thanks! At risk of threadjacking the OP's paddle thread.... :angel: ...do you find the soft close interferes with the "slam the trunk to cram those last few coats in" kind of overstuffing? As I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-03-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,048
Posted By rlsolomon
Thanks for the followup!!! I'm in the opposite...

Thanks for the followup!!! I'm in the opposite boat - I don't think I want anything out of the Sport package (on an xDrive car) *except* the SAT - and if the paddles are the only difference, then...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-03-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,281
Posted By rlsolomon
What some of us are saying is we do NOT like...

What some of us are saying is we do NOT like unlock on Park. I mentioned in my keyed-ignition car that unlock on key out works well for me, but that I'm not sure how to translate *THAT* into a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-03-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,281
Posted By rlsolomon
Agreed, but at least with BMW & Audi it appears...

Agreed, but at least with BMW & Audi it appears one can work around these issues. With other brands you're flat stuck.

Fog lights w/o low-beams is a pet peeve of mine: the whole POINT of fog...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-03-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,841
Posted By rlsolomon
It's going to vary by manufacturer, state, and...

It's going to vary by manufacturer, state, and region - and at least some folks are going to be bound by a confidentiality agreement, so YMMV - just so you know. If you want BMW buybacks in Southern...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-02-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,281
Posted By rlsolomon
Seems then like folks have a great chance of...

Seems then like folks have a great chance of recoding to get what they want! :thumbup:

Richard
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-02-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,281
Posted By rlsolomon
I agree with some of the naysayers and dislike...

I agree with some of the naysayers and dislike unlocking on Park, so I'd suggest our hypothetical recode allow:
-auto-unlock on Park
-auto-unlock of engine off/key out

I prefer the auto-unlock...
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