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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-26-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,148
Posted By MSgtMel
Question for those with the leather dashes. I've...

Question for those with the leather dashes. I've found that the amount of reflection from the standard dash is enough to tire my eyes and start giving me a headache after about a half hour of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-17-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By MSgtMel
Glad you've taken it to the dealer. The most...

Glad you've taken it to the dealer. The most frequent reason for leaks of both fluids and their mixing is a blown head gasket. Another reason, although very rare is a cracked cylinder wall.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-24-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,364
Posted By MSgtMel
The same wipes you use on your LED/LCD TV will...

The same wipes you use on your LED/LCD TV will work fine here.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-05-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,172
Posted By MSgtMel
Short answer; Yes. Was thinking of stepping up...

Short answer; Yes. Was thinking of stepping up to a 2015 and some additional options that weren't specified for this one. Will admit to a bit of apprehension since I don't have a long history with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-05-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By MSgtMel
That reminds me, was her purse nearby (w/i ~100...

That reminds me, was her purse nearby (w/i ~100 feet)? The range on these FOBs is very reasonable.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-05-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,172
Posted By MSgtMel
Wouldn't surprise me in the least. Never had...

Wouldn't surprise me in the least. Never had that problem myself, but the bubbling of the tire and the jarring hits that were much worse with the LS2s than with the Michelin Primacies on the same...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-05-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By MSgtMel
OP, you may wish to check you pocket that you...

OP, you may wish to check you pocket that you carry the fob in. Recent experience with the same problem has taught me to have nothing else in the same pocket unless it is totally flat like folding...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-05-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,172
Posted By MSgtMel
An February '11 535xi ~ 47,000mi. after getting...

An February '11 535xi ~ 47,000mi. after getting rid of the Goodyear LS2s that came with it there hasn't been a single problem. RE: the LS2 problem, my conclusion and experience indicates that as...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-05-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,399
Posted By MSgtMel
I think you just answered your own question,...

I think you just answered your own question, essentially 'no where to play'. If thats the case then why spend the money. If you've ever gone to the PDC the orientation there shows you just how...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-22-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,820
Posted By MSgtMel
:yikes::cry:

:yikes::cry:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-22-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,820
Posted By MSgtMel
Suspect that since that is a small non-enthusiast...

Suspect that since that is a small non-enthusiast body part that it can only be had by going to the dealer. Doubt that it would cost very much, but then these are Bimmers. :)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-15-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By MSgtMel
Currently I have my 2011 535ix wear Michelin...

Currently I have my 2011 535ix wear Michelin Alpines on 18" rims in the winter. The car has the full sport package with DHP and larger brakes so hence the 18"s Spent most and the worst part of last...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-31-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By MSgtMel
Don't know if you have the net on the side of the...

Don't know if you have the net on the side of the drive train tunnel on the passenger side or not. I find it a good place to put the iPad for charging either from the ash tray or the under dash...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-22-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By MSgtMel
To this I say Bunk! I've a 11' 535xi sport...

To this I say Bunk! I've a 11' 535xi sport package, DHP, AD etc and except for the winter run 245/40-19 all the time. With the factory OEM "Goodyear LS2" tire, yes, they are the worse than the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-12-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 58,117
Posted By MSgtMel
Unfortunately not at the present time. My esys...

Unfortunately not at the present time. My esys is broke and can't seem to get it to run. Time is otherwise pretty booked for awhile, so don't know when I'll get it and my programming mods back...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-11-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By MSgtMel
Just guessing but something sounds a bit dry to...

Just guessing but something sounds a bit dry to me. Have you checked the oil level after the service? Some have been known to get the engines fully topped up after a change.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-11-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 58,117
Posted By MSgtMel
So far so good. She drives a lot better than she...

So far so good. She drives a lot better than she ever has, smooth from a stop in Normal and instant responsive acceleration.:thumbup: Am going to reserve judgement until there is enough time and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-11-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By MSgtMel
Granted OPs problem is mechanical but having seen...

Granted OPs problem is mechanical but having seen a number of people who also have been having an electrical problem in this and other areas wanted to let all of you know about a great product that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-07-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By MSgtMel
You are right that non-high performance 4 cly....

You are right that non-high performance 4 cly. are not as loud, those with boost - especially when it starts early as in BMW - are even louder yet, But all fours have a distinctive mechanical racket...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-07-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,272
Posted By MSgtMel
No skid marks in grass, windshield not busted.......

No skid marks in grass, windshield not busted.... Looks like it was placed there for the new Euro version of candid camera!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-07-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 58,117
Posted By MSgtMel
WE shall see if there really is a fix to the...

WE shall see if there really is a fix to the problem my 11 535xi returns. Left it yesterday with the same throttle response complaint as before. As usual they said they couldn't duplicate it - DUH...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-07-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By MSgtMel
Our 2014 X1 xdrive 28i sounds the same. That is...

Our 2014 X1 xdrive 28i sounds the same. That is the sound of a 4 cal. at idle, not the clatter of a turbo. The sound that sounds like clatter is typical of chain propelled valve trains and the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-05-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,177
Posted By MSgtMel
Looks like Alpine white. If it's a good body...

Looks like Alpine white. If it's a good body shop be able to do a near perfect match and have to repent the whole thing. Easily repairable though. Let us know the estimates/billing.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-05-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By MSgtMel
Put Michelin Alpin PA-3s (hear that the PA-4s are...

Put Michelin Alpin PA-3s (hear that the PA-4s are even better) on my 535xi. They've been great, even through 6 months per year the past couple of years. The only thing I'd do over is spend the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-01-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,419
Posted By MSgtMel
Realizing this sounds a bit nebbish, but since...

Realizing this sounds a bit nebbish, but since I've been fortunate enough to always park the car myself what is the going valet tip rate in your various areas? May be going to some areas that are...
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