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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By alewifebp
Don't forget that the MSD interest is tax free...

Don't forget that the MSD interest is tax free too. Of course, let's not lose sight in that the MSD isn't really earning us any money, it's just saving us money from what we would have spent. The...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-21-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By alewifebp
This won't be simple, since it's basically...

This won't be simple, since it's basically everything to do with leasing right in your post. First, I'd contact a board sponsor and spend some time in the leasing forum here. It will give you a lot...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-17-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 999
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: 2,542
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: 532
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: 648
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: 2,174
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: 3,609
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: 170
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: 192,989
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: 1,681
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: 4,224
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: 727
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: 2,037
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: 192,989
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: 3,301
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: 3,188
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: 2,509
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: 10,700
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: 1,423
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: 20,981
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: 1,957
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: 2,422
Posted By alewifebp
I don't know. But boy, that escalated...

I don't know.

But boy, that escalated quickly.
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