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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-20-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 36,567
Posted By bmguy
Got a proactive response from my dealer today...

Got a proactive response from my dealer today about the Canadian efforts on this matter (I suspect it may be better to start a new thread after this for the Canadian Cars as to not get lost and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By bmguy
Next Generation of iDrive

Pretty cool new version of iDrive coming out, it appears for 7 series first....
http://www.topspeed.com/cars/car-news/bmw-launches-touch-command-and-idrive-controller-at-ces-ar166950.html

Lots...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,111
Posted By bmguy
The system I think got better in newer versions...

The system I think got better in newer versions of the car so I can't comment on the latest version. I have a somewhat limited version compared to the latest;

I would say for the money, its not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,111
Posted By bmguy
I don't know; I had the dealer do mine.... ...

I don't know; I had the dealer do mine.... seems simple, I looked at the lens cover they gave me and it appears at first glance to be a twist and lock type cap to hold the lens in place.

Maybe...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-08-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,111
Posted By bmguy
Ok, I found I think I good supplier for these...

Ok, I found I think I good supplier for these electric shutter/iris's
http://www.standa.lt/products/catalog/motorised_positioners?item=395

I will have to measure up the lens and all that when the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-08-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 36,567
Posted By bmguy
I put a call in about this when this thread...

I put a call in about this when this thread started, and was told the same thing - but the service manager is looking into when/if they will be activating it in Canada. I suspect it will be a few...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,111
Posted By bmguy
Okay Made some progress on this this week.... I...

Okay Made some progress on this this week....
I did actually speak to insurance, and it would be comprehensive claim. But there would be a battle regarding defect or stone damage. They said they...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-31-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 36,567
Posted By bmguy
Subscribed....

Subscribed....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-30-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,201
Posted By bmguy
I wanted to plant myself in the "I really like my...

I wanted to plant myself in the "I really like my car" camp also...
Even despite my recent adventures with not so well thought out night vision. And the cruise control issues I have documented in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-30-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,201
Posted By bmguy
This is a personal security feature for those...

This is a personal security feature for those that park the car outside of there garage so you can avoid the thief who breaks your window to open the garage with the functional remote. That's why...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-30-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,111
Posted By bmguy
I was doing some research on is not perfectly...

I was doing some research on is not perfectly obvious, but it appear that glass may actually stop of the camera from working... I was going to give this a try... Apparently there is forums out...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-30-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,111
Posted By bmguy
Thanks for the feedback... I had the same...

Thanks for the feedback...
I had the same comment around the moisture and the self washing nozzle.... its a crazy position for them to take on!

The 3M coating guys said they would give me a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-29-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,111
Posted By bmguy
Some fun to add the drama.... So after the...

Some fun to add the drama....

So after the lens is swapped, a few weeks later the camera is blurry and not sensitive to heat in some cases. Problem seemed to be intermittend so I took it back...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-24-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 991
Posted By bmguy
I have ARS/DHP - I love it. I have a xdrive,...

I have ARS/DHP - I love it.
I have a xdrive, but I found the setup still too soft, so I added the suspension kit from Dinan plus the shock software they offer. That basically turns normal mode into...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-24-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By bmguy
read the fine print very careful, don't take...

read the fine print very careful, don't take their word for anything....
I asked fro BMW tire coverage, I was sold an aftermarket version which I was told was better because the total claim limit...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-17-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,012
Posted By bmguy
Let me start of by pointing out that I have a...

Let me start of by pointing out that I have a Dinan II and this could affect my experience to be different that yours (More on that at the bottom)

I have not had this issue, I found that because...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-17-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,012
Posted By bmguy
I use to get 535 loaners when dropping my 550 in...

I use to get 535 loaners when dropping my 550 in for service;
I have a strong preference for the 500 over a 535; 535 is an very good car, and has respectable power, that is very good for most...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-14-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,452
Posted By bmguy
Fuel pump was my issue also.... all else seemed...

Fuel pump was my issue also.... all else seemed fine... no injectors replaced...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-03-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,452
Posted By bmguy
I had te drivetrain issue show up on friday last...

I had te drivetrain issue show up on friday last week...
reduced power etc, barley get it started to get it into the shop today....
I have a 2012 550i + dinan 62,000km
Never had injectors...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-16-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,111
Posted By bmguy
Thats a greta heads up on the IR light... while...

Thats a greta heads up on the IR light... while I know the concept, it didn't occur to me to apply it to the lens cover so the insight is actually very useful...

I suspect much of the tints and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-15-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,111
Posted By bmguy
Thanks for the reply.. Id love t see how this...

Thanks for the reply.. Id love t see how this plexi-glass protector works.... very interested to see if if you can find the time to snap a few picks when your back...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-14-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,111
Posted By bmguy
To close this thread off a bit... the leans...

To close this thread off a bit...

the leans can be purchased for this separately... I ordered it, surprisingly its only available in Germany, so its taking a while to arrive.... hopefully it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-23-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,126
Posted By bmguy
I managed to find the time to talk to apple...

I managed to find the time to talk to apple support; they are blaming the car... and any car that doesn't work. Suggested I get a firmware update to solve my issue.

Apple forum has a number of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-23-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By bmguy
Those do look really good! I was looking at the...

Those do look really good!
I was looking at the pics pretty close, and it looks like there is a ridge/lip inside the ring at the back, does that catch water and not let it drain out and through off...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-22-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,126
Posted By bmguy
An update.... I had it working after the phone...

An update....
I had it working after the phone wipe and restore, and it worked for the day, the next power cycle on the phone and it stopped working again...

I'm going to try the reset network...
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