Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 824
Search took 1.53 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: alewifebp
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-17-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 937
Posted By alewifebp
The button for the Active Seat is in an even...

The button for the Active Seat is in an even worse spot. It's the furthest away of all the memory buttons on the door. It's like they forgot that the feature exists and didn't have room in the HVAC...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-16-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,466
Posted By alewifebp
CAFE standards are also playing a role here. The...

CAFE standards are also playing a role here. The more 2 Series and i3's they can sell will help them meet the CAFE and still offer the higher performance vehicles without excessive taxes.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-16-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 517
Posted By alewifebp
From what I've heard, many a very satisfied with...

From what I've heard, many a very satisfied with the 704 suspension. I currently have a 2011 with DHP and ARS, RWD, and I'm planning on going to a 2014 RWD with the 704 suspension. I would also...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-13-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 645
Posted By alewifebp
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CdVTCDdEwI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CdVTCDdEwI
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,117
Posted By alewifebp
I tried sending a destination today in classic...

I tried sending a destination today in classic Google Maps. I would hit the Send button and nothing would happen. That was using Firefox. I didn't think to try it in another browser. I did the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-03-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,564
Posted By alewifebp
Great review. I've driven the GS at an event,...

Great review. I've driven the GS at an event, and it was indeed a great car. The exterior design is a little bit off-putting. However, if the car had the Roundel or Rings on it, many people would...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-23-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By alewifebp
What's a malf?

What's a malf?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-21-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 192,712
Posted By alewifebp
I've had conventional tires bubble. Michelin...

I've had conventional tires bubble. Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 2. Two tires bubbled actually after major pothole hits.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-20-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,673
Posted By alewifebp
HA! When I see the parts sharing with...

HA! When I see the parts sharing with Mas/Chrysler, I also think Maserati TC by Chrysler.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-20-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,217
Posted By alewifebp
I saw this one today. Confused individual.

I saw this one today. Confused individual.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-18-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By alewifebp
Yes, it is a low grinding noise that is most...

Yes, it is a low grinding noise that is most present when the car is first turned on. I've had it to the dealer twice to fix the problem, in both cases they were at least able to replicate the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-15-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By alewifebp
Could be a loose gas cap?

Could be a loose gas cap?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-12-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,019
Posted By alewifebp
No problems with mine. 2011 with 30,000 miles.

No problems with mine. 2011 with 30,000 miles.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-11-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 192,712
Posted By alewifebp
Unfortunately, conventional tires won't be here...

Unfortunately, conventional tires won't be here forever. On the new S Class, it comes standard with run flats. As car companies are further pinched to keep up with the CAFE mandates, they will look...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-08-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,293
Posted By alewifebp
I heard this noise recently too. Had an...

I heard this noise recently too. Had an appointment to fix other things anyway, so I had them check it out. Of course they could not replicate. I hear it occasionally while accelerating and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-05-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,174
Posted By alewifebp
I always lock my car after I drive it. Living in...

I always lock my car after I drive it. Living in an apartment complex, I have to. The problem only manifested itself during this unusually cold winter. With the F10, you really can't shut things...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-01-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,499
Posted By alewifebp
Precisely. I remember when the LS was first...

Precisely. I remember when the LS was first released. By comparison of something that I remember at that time, the MB 300E cabriolet was something like $75,000+ in 1990 dollars. Way overpriced. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-01-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By alewifebp
You should be able to drive a week or two easily....

You should be able to drive a week or two easily. The engine in the 550 can be an oil burner, and I started getting the message a week or two before I had a scheduled service. By the day before I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-27-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,625
Posted By alewifebp
After driving a 2014, I was actually hoping that...

After driving a 2014, I was actually hoping that there is a way to make the ambient lighting brighter. The door mounted ambient lights are nearly imperceptible.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,417
Posted By alewifebp
What problem did you have with the N63 engine? ...

What problem did you have with the N63 engine? If you want a BMW, you can't really avoid a turbo engine anymore.

Coming from a 7, I'd imagine you want the 535 at least.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 20,900
Posted By alewifebp
My SA told me that the charge was low and that...

My SA told me that the charge was low and that they were going to charge it overnight. He also said that the management computer said that I left the headlights on for 5 hours , which of course I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,955
Posted By alewifebp
I agree. I'm driving a 528 loaner right now. ...

I agree. I'm driving a 528 loaner right now. While I felt the engine was pretty peppy, it certainly doesn't match the refinement or seamless power delivery of the 550. But that base steering wheel...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-21-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,416
Posted By alewifebp
I don't know. But boy, that escalated...

I don't know.

But boy, that escalated quickly.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-20-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,416
Posted By alewifebp
You have to watch Anchorman. ...

You have to watch Anchorman.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gId6nrMDmUU
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-20-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,565
Posted By alewifebp
I've hit some pretty big potholes with Rial rims...

I've hit some pretty big potholes with Rial rims and Blizzak conventional tires recently and no problems. I went down to the 18" size. In this winter, if I didn't get snows with a smaller diameter...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 824

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:17 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms