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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-26-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,356
Posted By Jack the cat
I have driven BMW's since the mid 90's (when I...

I have driven BMW's since the mid 90's (when I could start to afford them) and it has been my brand since. Progressing from 3 series to 5 series which included a 523i (E39) during the time I lived...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-21-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By Jack the cat
Just connect the iPod. The interface is great,...

Just connect the iPod. The interface is great, much better than trying to mess with the hard drive. I tried the hard drive at first, but after experiencing the simplicity of the iPod, will never go...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-22-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 416
Posted By Jack the cat
I have an 80/10 build, with no Combox. I am the...

I have an 80/10 build, with no Combox. I am the original owner.
The Y cable that comes with the car will function with any apple product that uses the 30 pin connector. Using a 30 pin to lighting...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-13-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By Jack the cat
You need this thread: ...

You need this thread:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=776686
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-05-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By Jack the cat
Exact same thing happened to me. Dealer replaced...

Exact same thing happened to me. Dealer replaced the part under warranty. You need to ask the Dealer to show you in the warranty agreement where that part is excluded. Warranty covers everything...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-09-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By Jack the cat
After searching the forum and contacting several...

After searching the forum and contacting several dealers, I purchased my extended warranty one year ago. These are the best prices I found

PLATINUM
7/100 msrp is $4760.00, I will sell for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-19-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,354
Posted By Jack the cat
I recently extended the warranty on my 2011. ...

I recently extended the warranty on my 2011.
You can purchase from any dealer in the US.
After much research, by far the best deal was from:

John Andrews
Business Manager
Schaeffer BMW
4920...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-23-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By Jack the cat
recently extended the warranty on my 2011. You...

recently extended the warranty on my 2011.
You can purchase from any dealer in the US.
After much research, by far the best deal was from:

John Andrews
Business Manager
Schaeffer BMW
4920 New...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By Jack the cat
I recently extended the warranty on mu 2011. ...

I recently extended the warranty on mu 2011.
You can purchase from any dealer in the US.
After much research, by far the best deal was from:

John Andrews
Business Manager
Schaeffer BMW
4920...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 923
Posted By Jack the cat
I had the same experience when mine was coded. ...

I had the same experience when mine was coded. My F10 is an early model build, from July 2010, model year 2011. The advanced iDrive integration was not yet available for this build F10. My...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-03-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By Jack the cat
I get song titles with HD radio. I find it...

I get song titles with HD radio. I find it depends on how close you are to the signal. Based on this, I assume HD has a smaller footprint than regular FM. At some point when I get closer to the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-28-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 17,973
Posted By Jack the cat
Here is the link for the do it yourself Nav...

Here is the link for the do it yourself Nav update. I have done both the 2013 and 2014 this way. Shawn Sheridan is the contact. You will find him throughout this thread....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-26-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By Jack the cat
I bought mine as an option 3 years ago. But, one...

I bought mine as an option 3 years ago. But, one of the most useful features offered. My 2 cents.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-02-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,491
Posted By Jack the cat
To me, it is simply a question of how risk...

To me, it is simply a question of how risk adverse we are. Purchasing insurance of any kind is normally a loosing effort, in that we pay more for the insurance than we get from it. It simply brings...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-02-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,676
Posted By Jack the cat
2014 Navigation Update

I just want to give a shout out to Shawn Sheridan. Through his efforts, we can update our navigation systems each year at a very inexpensive price, avoiding the large dealer markups.

I just...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-06-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,280
Posted By Jack the cat
As to where to purchase OEM colors, this is a...

As to where to purchase OEM colors, this is a good site:
http://www.automotivetouchup.com
The site has an explanation of where to find BMW codes on the car:...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-03-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By Jack the cat
I had Octpump code my car remotely. You need a...

I had Octpump code my car remotely. You need a windows laptop and a wifi connection. He supplies everything else. Takes about 2 hours. Very thorough and he explains everything as he goes.
Just...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-16-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 20,695
Posted By Jack the cat
Coded today by Octopump. Him in NY, me in TN,...

Coded today by Octopump. Him in NY, me in TN, coded over the internet. Awsome job. Very thorough and well planned in advance. Thanks!:rofl:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-03-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By Jack the cat
I am pretty sure this is a carry over from how...

I am pretty sure this is a carry over from how the radio system works in Germany. Most German stations are broadcast throughout large sections of Germany, for example Bavaria. The frequency of the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-20-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 82,233
Posted By Jack the cat
What is the difference between CIC and NBT? ...

What is the difference between CIC and NBT? Could not tell from reviewing the links you provided. And, don't remember a discussion of NBT and a separate link.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 82,233
Posted By Jack the cat
Having updated my Nav through Shawn (the BMW...

Having updated my Nav through Shawn (the BMW whisperer), I can only say the improvement is well worth the effort. Particularly, the routing algorithm is much better. And, I live in a developing...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By Jack the cat
I have July 2010 build with 6fl. Using Y...

I have July 2010 build with 6fl. Using Y connector you can use and charge your phone and play music on your phone, just like an iPod. You cannot use apps, such as Pandora. I do not use it for my...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-01-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By Jack the cat
From my experience after almost 3 years, it is...

From my experience after almost 3 years, it is based on mileage and time. If you have maintenance and one year passes before you reach the next mileage mark, maintenance is required based on the one...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-27-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 82,233
Posted By Jack the cat
Sorry, the new version is 2013-1A.

Sorry, the new version is 2013-1A.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-24-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,493
Views: 82,233
Posted By Jack the cat
Just completed the successful update of my nav...

Just completed the successful update of my nav based on everything that Shawn has provided. Just to help those a little reticent,

Shawn provided the links to download programs necessary to...
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