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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-19-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,204
Posted By Stu3
I don' care how many models they have.....until...

I don' care how many models they have.....until they bring the 5 touring to the N/A market they will not get my business. I am driving a German spec 2012 530d X-drive wagon and it is perfection. I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-08-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 847
Posted By Stu3
Yawn..... wake me up when BMW NA offers a wagon...

Yawn..... wake me up when BMW NA offers a wagon variant to the North American market.
:rolleyes::tsk:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-04-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By Stu3
Pretty sure the answer is yes. "TPMS" or...

Pretty sure the answer is yes. "TPMS" or "Tires" in the manual will answer the exact steps you have to do to get the car to recognize the new sensors.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-04-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By Stu3
Until I read the part about the touring/wagon...

Until I read the part about the touring/wagon variant coming to the US market, I'll be in my bunk.
:tsk:

but seriously, some of those engine choices seem awesome
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-03-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,935
Posted By Stu3
The Germans call "wagons" 'Kombi" or "Touring" or...

The Germans call "wagons" 'Kombi" or "Touring" or "Estate". The term "brake" or "shooting brake" is not that common (that I have heard) but I could be wrong and it may be different in other...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-31-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,935
Posted By Stu3
Sorry I missed your question. Yes, I can't...

Sorry I missed your question. Yes, I can't believe how expensive cars (and houses) are in the Netherlands. Car came with Pirelli RFTs and I honestly think they drive and ride fine. Maybe if I had...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-30-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,902
Posted By Stu3
It can be done (of course) but by the time you...

It can be done (of course) but by the time you pay to have them winter tires mounted in the fall and the summer ones mounted in the spring 3 or 4 times, you could have bought a whole new set of rims...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-27-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,902
Posted By Stu3
Why would your dealer say that? The...

Why would your dealer say that? The standard/base wheel for a 5 is 17" and the door sticker shown above clearly shows that 17 inch tires can be fitted to the car.

Not trying to be a dick. Just...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-19-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,120
Posted By Stu3
I'd pass and wait for something with a lot less...

I'd pass and wait for something with a lot less miles. My 2012 530 that I bought in Aug had 14,000 km..
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-13-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,782
Posted By Stu3
You win 1000 internets! Great paint choice. You...

You win 1000 internets! Great paint choice. You will never see another car that looks like that in your lifetime.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-02-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,844
Posted By Stu3
I don't care what happens...only that the next...

I don't care what happens...only that the next generation 5 better have a Touring/Wagon option for the North American market. You listening BMW NA??!! :mad:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-15-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,935
Posted By Stu3
Not possible......cars are shipped via a vehicle...

Not possible......cars are shipped via a vehicle shipping company and travel separate from your personal stuff. It would never make it through US Custom. I think the only exemption is for cars over...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-15-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,561
Posted By Stu3
Thanks for the pic. I was hoping it would be a...

Thanks for the pic. I was hoping it would be a bit larger and displayed between the tach and speedometer. Oh well.

Now I just need to get some non polarized sunglasses because my Maui Jim...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-14-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,561
Posted By Stu3
If possible, I would like to see a picture of the...

If possible, I would like to see a picture of the "digital MPH in cluster" please. Even though I have HUD (and I love it), I wish the digital speed was displayed in the dash somewhere. I know it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-12-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,558
Posted By Stu3
Moar pics of LEDs please! That squared off,...

Moar pics of LEDs please!

That squared off, flattened angel eye looks incredible. I would not want to see that coming up behind me. Would get my attention and I would gladly get out of the way....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-06-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By Stu3
I did a bit more digging.......... On the...

I did a bit more digging..........

On the www.bmw.de they show an option called "Reifen Druck Control" and it shows a picture of the panel displaying an image of the car showing the pressure and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-04-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By Stu3
okay. so what happens if I don't install TPMS in...

okay. so what happens if I don't install TPMS in my winter tire combination?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-04-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By Stu3
Do I or Don't I Have TPMS Sensors - 2012 530d X-Drive Touring

Hive Mind:


I have a 2012 European spec 530d Touring and I was starting to think about winter wheels and tires. Started looking at Tire Rack, local BMW dealer, local tire shops etc for a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By Stu3
Thx for the clarification. PS.... Former...

Thx for the clarification.

PS.... Former Canadian here who lived grew up north of TO in Aurora and then Bradford and spent many weekends at the cottage on Kashe Lake near Gravenhurst. Good...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By Stu3
Impressive. US or Canadian gallon?

Impressive.

US or Canadian gallon?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-25-2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,409
Posted By Stu3
Mark: :thumbup: I could not agree more. ...

Mark: :thumbup:

I could not agree more. Put nitrous on your 550 and get 1000 hp if you can afford it. At some point you can only put so much power to the ground and you can only accelerate...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-25-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,053
Posted By Stu3
Using BMW USA configurator for a 535i and a 535d,...

Using BMW USA configurator for a 535i and a 535d, it would appear that the diesel is $1500 more (56,600 vs 55,100).

I did drive a 2011 535i a few years ago and it felt insanely fast to me. We...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-24-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,409
Posted By Stu3
Just got back. Hell of a drive for lunch....but...

Just got back. Hell of a drive for lunch....but they are very dear friends. Car was brilliant! We had speeds from standing in traffic at the Fussen tunnel for 10 minutes, crawling through...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-23-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,409
Posted By Stu3
Driving from Stuttgart to Garmisch today for...

Driving from Stuttgart to Garmisch today for lunch in our 530d Touring. First long trip for us on the autobahn. Expect a mix of 100-120 mph, stop and go traffic and some B roads. Trip report...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-18-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,269
Posted By Stu3
Can't we all just be thankful that the US market...

Can't we all just be thankful that the US market is getting a 5 with a diesel? Single exhaust or double exhaust. I thought I obsessed over small things in life. :rofl:

Thank you BMW. I am...
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