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Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 11-13-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,202
Posted By jimhomer2000
Cars.com KickingTires Blog reviews the matte paint on GC

Interest read about the comments from KickingTires about the matte paint.
Maintenance recommendations are different than conventional paint.



KickingTires reviewing GC matte paint...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 06-28-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,332
Posted By jimhomer2000
I was convinced that the new group of 4-door...

I was convinced that the new group of 4-door coupes, the CLS, Panamera, A7 and now the GC are targeting me.
My children are grown, so I don't normally haul more than 2 people, and indeed I am...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 06-26-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,332
Posted By jimhomer2000
640i Grand Coupe "Test Drive" experience

I apologize ahead of time for the not-so-positive experience.

- I am ready to buy a 7-Series, but wanted to check out the 6 for comparison. One of the main reasons being to get a more distinctive...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 06-26-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,576
Posted By jimhomer2000
According the the owner's manual on page 38, the...

According the the owner's manual on page 38, the doors will Soft Close.
http://cache.bmwusa.com/PDF_c68901e1-2488-498d-a876-ad13d6362e1a.arox?v=473d6bf8-7a7a-401a-9f41-c1a00d52321a

The same info...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-15-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By jimhomer2000
When I searched, this is the post that I found...

When I searched, this is the post that I found with changes slated for F01/F02 2013.
http://www.7post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=406846
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-08-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,028
Posted By jimhomer2000
Ready to order a 750Li in California

Hi,

I am ready to order a 750Li in California.
Anyone has a good dealer contact?
I am planning to do an European Delivery.

Thanks,
Jim
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-16-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By jimhomer2000
Do you use the Voice Activation System?

What is your experience using the voice activation system?
Do you find yourself use it frequently, sometimes or not at all?

Thanks for giving me a glimpse of the usefulness of this feature.

Jim
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-08-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,858
Posted By jimhomer2000
No we cannot get Black Sapphire Metalic with M...

No we cannot get Black Sapphire Metalic with M Sports, only Jet Black and Carbon Black.
This is a huge problem for me, because I want metalic black, which is not possible with M Sports.
Carbon...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,234
Posted By jimhomer2000
ras912, I would echo the sentiment of many...

ras912,

I would echo the sentiment of many here, it is a personal preference, and you cannot go wrong either way.
I chose black because I am in Northern California and my cars are always garaged,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,234
Posted By jimhomer2000
I agree with all the posters above. I went...

I agree with all the posters above.
I went through the same struggle and decision making process.
The only additional interest point is that my decision was made up for me when I chose the M-Sport...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-20-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,794
Posted By jimhomer2000
I like the 19" 351M. Cleaning will be easier...

I like the 19" 351M.
Cleaning will be easier too.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-13-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 89,048
Posted By jimhomer2000
BimmerUKF10, Can you clarify what you meant by...

BimmerUKF10,
Can you clarify what you meant by this is fairly common?
Do you mean in general on all cars? On the BMWs that you have owned?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-12-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,786
Posted By jimhomer2000
Who is the dealership?

I might have missed it.
Given the discussion, it is appropriate to reveal the dealership.
So that others who might be visiting the shop has the opportunity to evaluate the situation and determine...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 89,048
Posted By jimhomer2000
58 owners have reported this problem on this...

58 owners have reported this problem on this thread and via poll.

1stbmwguy
650man
agio0308
beamerge
bellii
biggerkahuna
bimmerchick
bimmerukf10
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,406
Posted By jimhomer2000
jimefam, I agree with you in hindsight. ...

jimefam,

I agree with you in hindsight.
ssj is the only one with the problem without the Dynamic Handling Package (DHP)....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 89,048
Posted By jimhomer2000
dimok, Good question about percent of cars...

dimok,

Good question about percent of cars with the problem, because it will depend on many factors. BMW probably sells about 3,500 5 Series a month in US.
So the number of reported case here is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,406
Posted By jimhomer2000
Does your F10 2011 have the steering noise with grinding sensation issue?

Does your F10 2011 have the steering noise with grinding sensation issue?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 89,048
Posted By jimhomer2000
dimok, Many of us are in the same boat. I...

dimok,

Many of us are in the same boat. I have ordered a 550i scheduled for delivery in February. The test drive will not emphatically prove a vehicle to not have the problem. The reason is that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 89,048
Posted By jimhomer2000
I suggest that those who are working with BMW NA...

I suggest that those who are working with BMW NA get a reference number for this case and issue. This way, it makes it easier for others to point a dealership or rep to their tracking database.

I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 42,455
Posted By jimhomer2000
The picture on the right has a smaller display...

The picture on the right has a smaller display screen, probably because the Navigation option is not installed.
So the dot looks a little farther away from the screen - but is actually equidistant...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 89,048
Posted By jimhomer2000
46 owners have reported this problem on this...

46 owners have reported this problem on this thread.
Click here for latest list (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=5759115&highlight=#post5759115)

1stbmwguy
650man
agio0308...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-03-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 89,048
Posted By jimhomer2000
I started reading this thread at the turn of the...

I started reading this thread at the turn of the year.
As a point of interest, I counted 37 owners who had indicated having this issue.

solstice
brandonw
joef
cardsmd
biggerkahuna
rudegear...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-22-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,067
Posted By jimhomer2000
EvolutionTheory, I appreciate you saying it...

EvolutionTheory,

I appreciate you saying it in such a nice way that many members have too big and obtrusive signature pics.
As a new member, I am looking for pictures, and the signatures are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-22-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 42,455
Posted By jimhomer2000
Haha, I don't even own a 5 right now yet I...

Haha, I don't even own a 5 right now yet I noticed the dot during the test drive.
It was wet outside when I was testing the car, so I thought the dot was a water spot.
I ran a finger over to wipe...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-18-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,250
Posted By jimhomer2000
Thank you jzwu. Do those number include or...

Thank you jzwu.
Do those number include or exclude the $1500 holiday credit?
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