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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-22-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 16,311
Posted By ExGMan
Portsmouth, NH 7/18 Shell Regular Unleaded:...

Portsmouth, NH 7/18 Shell Regular Unleaded: $2.65.9 Diesel: $2.65.9
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-21-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By ExGMan
The manual for my 2015 535d X-Drive says that...

The manual for my 2015 535d X-Drive says that placing a finger on the external handle following closing will lock the doors, and if held longer will close open windows, close open sunroof and will...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-04-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 16,311
Posted By ExGMan
About the cheapest diesel in West Suburban Boston...

About the cheapest diesel in West Suburban Boston area is $2.99.9 at a Gulf station on I-95 in Newton, MA. Other places nearby are up in the $3.19.9 range now, with one BP place jumping 14-cents a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,474
Posted By ExGMan
Aren't you still in the "free" BMW Maintenance...

Aren't you still in the "free" BMW Maintenance program?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,073
Posted By ExGMan
It seems you're in New York. If you're going to...

It seems you're in New York. If you're going to BMW of Manhattan, that's owned by BMW NA. They probably tend to be more orthodox than a non-owned dealership. You might try another dealer not part of...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-23-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By ExGMan
I should have specified the speed. I use the Waze...

I should have specified the speed. I use the Waze iPhone application and I tried to keep it at 72mph most of the time which would be the GPS speed (74mph indicated in the BMW speedo). Route was NJ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-22-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By ExGMan
Cherry Hill, NJ to Boston - 39.2MPG

The BC showed 39.2MPG for just under 300 miles today. I kept it in ECO PRO mode most of the way but put it into COMFORT mode across the GW Bridge, and then occasionally when I felt the need for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-19-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By ExGMan
Thanks for the advice, wrickem. I'll look into it.

Thanks for the advice, wrickem. I'll look into it.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-18-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By ExGMan
Magnet test revealed that it's aluminum. Roof is...

Magnet test revealed that it's aluminum. Roof is steel. Thanks everyone.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-17-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By ExGMan
Damn! And I thought I was a trained...

Damn! And I thought I was a trained investigator!...Lights on, nobody home it seems.

Thank you...:banghead:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-17-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By ExGMan
Question Odd Question Re: 2015 F10

The question is: Are the front fenders, aka quarter-panels of a 2015 F10 made of aluminum or steel?

Basis for the question is the fact that Mrs. ExGMan dinged the right front of the new 535d XI in...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-16-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 16,311
Posted By ExGMan
Gas Buddy iPhone, Android, etc. App

See: http://www.gasbuddy.com. Let's you comparison shop all over the place for fuel prices including diesel.

This morning at a BP station on MA9 in Newton, MA Premium is $2.499 and Diesel is...
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 02-16-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 572
Posted By ExGMan
FS: Thule Fit-Kit #1325

I bought a Thule #1325 Fit-Kit for use on my wife's E60. Instead of using it, I put the entire Thule rack system on my Acura. She's now moved on to an F10 so I have the Fit-Kit for sale: $50.

I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-12-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,356
Posted By ExGMan
http://www.leatherique.com I've been using...

http://www.leatherique.com

I've been using this company's products on two BMW cars, and one motorcycle (with after-market Russell Day-Long leather seat). Expensive, but really works and is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-03-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By ExGMan
Thanks Art. There are a few new things for me...

Thanks Art. There are a few new things for me with a diesel. I can imagine the starter takes more amps to turn the engine, and it's got to be pretty quick about it too. I did have a 335 as a loaner...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-03-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By ExGMan
I've only got about 1200 miles on the car, but it...

I've only got about 1200 miles on the car, but it seems to me that the diesel stops less frequently when the weather is very cold. On days when it has been in the 30s (Fahrenheit), it works with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-29-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By ExGMan
OP - Update

Mea Culpa...My bad...apparently. I grabbed Mrs. ExGMan's 535d tonight and attempted to replicate the test. I backed into the garage, kept my seat belt on, didn't open the door, no Brake/Hold on...and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-29-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,352
Posted By ExGMan
Here's how Weather-Tech describes the product:...

Here's how Weather-Tech describes the product: "Composed of a heavy duty rubber-like compound, WeatherTech® All-Weather Floor Mats feature deep grooves and are carefully engineered to provide...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-29-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,352
Posted By ExGMan
+1! BMW mats are thick rubber, the way...

+1! BMW mats are thick rubber, the way Weather-Tech used to be. Worth the $$.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-29-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By ExGMan
Thanks for the replies. I know the door was...

Thanks for the replies. I know the door was closed and my seatbelt was on. I have never knowingly hit the Brake Hold button. I dunno. I'll try it again tonight when Mrs. ExGMan brings it home from...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-28-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By ExGMan
Question Very Cautious PDC (2015 F10)?

I was attempting to put my F10 into the garage in reverse two nights ago to get ready to drive out into 24" of snow in eastern MA this morning. Anyway, I kept backing up, the beeps were coming fast,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-26-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By ExGMan
I've seen a lot of these on F10s in MA. List is...

I've seen a lot of these on F10s in MA. List is $210.

http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh276/ExGMan/IMG_1667_zps9rbic4hm.jpg
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 969
Posted By ExGMan
Hooking up to the underhood terminals is the way...

Hooking up to the underhood terminals is the way to go. On my E60 I hooked up anytime that car was going to be unused for three days or longer. Perhaps silberma1 has a better idea for the F10 that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-20-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,457
Posted By ExGMan
Ha! Once you have old ears damaged by years of...

Ha! Once you have old ears damaged by years of firearms training(:bang:) the standard system sounds pretty damn good!:thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-20-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,246
Posted By ExGMan
Getting the trunk to open for me took a lot of...

Getting the trunk to open for me took a lot of practice. I think the key is not standing too close. Bring foot straight in and under, and then pull it back. Lights flash and trunk opens. Nice!
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