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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 11:20 AM
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Views: 416
Posted By MSgtMel
Dina makes good product and their warranty lasts...

Dina makes good product and their warranty lasts the same as the new car warranty or 2 years if installed outside of BMWs warranty. Tons of authorized dealers/installer in Ca. go to dinancars.com. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-22-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By MSgtMel
Engineering capacity and operational capacity are...

Engineering capacity and operational capacity are two very different animals. I would be willing to bet that even after an extensive drain (no more drips at all) that in the little puddles and oil...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-14-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By MSgtMel
Wow, that seems a bit strange. My car was coded...

Wow, that seems a bit strange. My car was coded to show the pressure before getting the winter set put on. The tires were bought locally but got the sensors from TireRack (turned out they were OEM)...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-13-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,310
Posted By MSgtMel
Best inexpensive mods IMO is to get the car...

Best inexpensive mods IMO is to get the car programmed to turn on those things that should have been done at the factory. Check the coding thread for details.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-13-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By MSgtMel
Bad news, you'll have to demount the tires and...

Bad news, you'll have to demount the tires and install new sensors. GOOD news is that you can the sensors at a very reasonable price from "Tire Rack". Seems a call is in order to find the price...
Forum: European Delivery 08-01-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,899
Posted By MSgtMel
My money for local fast food was on the AB...

My money for local fast food was on the AB broetchen mit Lox or in town a Bratwurst with extra strong mustard on a broetchen and a Bitburger (St Pauli in Bayern).
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-01-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,218
Posted By MSgtMel
Is this part of the scrollable features for this...

Is this part of the scrollable features for this area or a permanent display?
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-01-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 236,705
Posted By MSgtMel
Shawn, Hopefully this is the correct thread...

Shawn,

Hopefully this is the correct thread for this request. I'm in need of; coding software, installation instructions and any tips, pitfalls of same. Have done so before with e-sys but find...
Forum: European Delivery 08-01-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,899
Posted By MSgtMel
You guys forgot just one thing about getting food...

You guys forgot just one thing about getting food at McD's in the EU, that can also come with BEER or WINE!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-30-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,382
Posted By MSgtMel
Yes, changing the parts was not a problem. But...

Yes, changing the parts was not a problem. But how did you reset the airbag error after having to disconnect and remove it to change the parts? Stealership wants $125+tax to check and reset!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-29-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,218
Posted By MSgtMel
Me thinks BMW associated too closely with Apple...

Me thinks BMW associated too closely with Apple at their "Genius Bar"(TM) :rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-27-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,586
Posted By MSgtMel
Saw one at my local dealer a couple of weeks. If...

Saw one at my local dealer a couple of weeks. If you like dark colors it's ok. As dark as it was my preference would be to get one of the blacks. After all, if it needs to be washed every couple...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-27-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,216
Posted By MSgtMel
Yes, LEDs do run cooler for a given lumen output...

Yes, LEDs do run cooler for a given lumen output than any other form of illumination. However, todays high output LEDs do get quite warm and need large heatsinks and even larger ones for super...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-27-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,216
Posted By MSgtMel
Sorry, I don't have any firm answers on that. ...

Sorry, I don't have any firm answers on that. You will have to take one of the units apart and see if what they have is a standard bulb that has a replacement made for it (i.e. a lot of work and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-26-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,216
Posted By MSgtMel
First, my bad for not checking sales of the cheap...

First, my bad for not checking sales of the cheap projectors to see if they still had the old bulb as in the first pages of the thread. I see there are now many LED projectors available.

Second,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-26-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,216
Posted By MSgtMel
Projectors from BMW

BMW is now carrying these projectors with four different images. The MSRP is $150 for a pair.

Can be found by loging into BMWusa.com going to vehicle accesories, exterior, lamps and lenses.

I...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 07-26-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 219
Posted By MSgtMel
FS: iPhone 4 adapter

FS: iPhone 4 snapin adapter NIB/open but unused. BOO $50 incl. mailing
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-20-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 994
Posted By MSgtMel
Interesting statements... While living in...

Interesting statements... While living in Germany for a total of 9 years between 1974 and 1986, it was illegal to use both fog and high beams at the same time. I highly doubt that this has ever...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-20-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By MSgtMel
Going by your pictures your looking at a...

Going by your pictures your looking at a replacement and I would guess that will be more than $2K when done. I had a minor scrape of an ultra high curb with mine and they removed it for repair and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-12-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By MSgtMel
You know, after all the supposed SW fixes that...

You know, after all the supposed SW fixes that BMW has done for/to this system I'm beginning to think what it really needs is a bigger processor. That is the current CPU is too slow to properly go...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-02-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,011
Posted By MSgtMel
Yeah, definitely too many OPERATORS (doesn't...

Yeah, definitely too many OPERATORS (doesn't matter what make of vehicle) and not enough DRIVERS on the road.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-27-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By MSgtMel
Yes, definitely sounds like at least one valve...

Yes, definitely sounds like at least one valve operating close to max tolerance gap and since it quiets on warm up is indication that it comes into tolerance at temp. Suggest you do as said above...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 06-14-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,778
Posted By MSgtMel
IMHO the Abu Dhabi beats the TM by just a smidge....

IMHO the Abu Dhabi beats the TM by just a smidge. The best looking is the AC Schnitzer followed by the standard issue and then the lime green. Although since I don't like green I wouldn't even get...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-14-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By MSgtMel
1. The roundel is the same whether an "M" car or...

1. The roundel is the same whether an "M" car or M sport or standard = All are BMWs.
2. Better no badging than misleading badging.

+1 for madhotm3
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-24-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,048
Posted By MSgtMel
+1 From what I've seen of the driving in the...

+1

From what I've seen of the driving in the former Eatern block, to me the only way to go would be in a T84 for a taxi. Wonder how much that would be per Km?
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