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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-02-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 799
Posted By MSgtMel
Yeah, definitely too many OPERATORS (doesn't...

Yeah, definitely too many OPERATORS (doesn't matter what make of vehicle) and not enough DRIVERS on the road.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-27-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By MSgtMel
Yes, definitely sounds like at least one valve...

Yes, definitely sounds like at least one valve operating close to max tolerance gap and since it quiets on warm up is indication that it comes into tolerance at temp. Suggest you do as said above...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 06-14-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,100
Posted By MSgtMel
IMHO the Abu Dhabi beats the TM by just a smidge....

IMHO the Abu Dhabi beats the TM by just a smidge. The best looking is the AC Schnitzer followed by the standard issue and then the lime green. Although since I don't like green I wouldn't even get...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-14-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By MSgtMel
1. The roundel is the same whether an "M" car or...

1. The roundel is the same whether an "M" car or M sport or standard = All are BMWs.
2. Better no badging than misleading badging.

+1 for madhotm3
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-24-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,503
Posted By MSgtMel
+1 From what I've seen of the driving in the...

+1

From what I've seen of the driving in the former Eatern block, to me the only way to go would be in a T84 for a taxi. Wonder how much that would be per Km?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-23-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By MSgtMel
A great tool that I've found that is good at...

A great tool that I've found that is good at getting various things into and out of tight places is what is 'alligator forceps'. Search on Amazon, quite reasonably priced as well. You might not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-21-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,503
Posted By MSgtMel
Another use for the rear shade w/wo tint that...

Another use for the rear shade w/wo tint that doesn't get a lot of air time is putting it up (powered) when some idjit coming from behind either has misaligned headlights or is purposely be an AH...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-18-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,337
Posted By MSgtMel
If I wanted that much ugly chrome I'd buy a...

If I wanted that much ugly chrome I'd buy a Cadillac and if that were the case I sure as F*** wouldn't be lurking in these forums.:p
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-16-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,337
Posted By MSgtMel
Granted your pic of the G30 is a different car...

Granted your pic of the G30 is a different car but it confirmed to me the line similarities that are coming i.e. the straight hood line where it meets the bumper just above the headlights. The F10...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-05-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By MSgtMel
To me that sounded like the mechanical wastegagte...

To me that sounded like the mechanical wastegagte (too much boost for some reason) for the turbo, especially when it did it again under higher revs without adding that much speed. Take it to someone...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-29-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By MSgtMel
They should, my understanding from BMW...

They should, my understanding from BMW documentation is that washer fluid among others is part of the CBS (condition based system) policy.

Never had even so much as a question from dealers other...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-26-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,669
Posted By MSgtMel
Not going to bother you with a long winded thing...

Not going to bother you with a long winded thing about cleaning, although you seem to be thinking that already. Bottom line White and a middle grey (Space Grey) are the best paints to show the least...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 04-26-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 149,513
Posted By MSgtMel
Well darn. Was hoping to make the computers do...

Well darn. Was hoping to make the computers do 90% of the work. Always a price to pay, eh? Ok, please send the info needed for FSC payment and file download w/instructions.

Once again many...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 04-26-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 149,513
Posted By MSgtMel
Hi Shawn, Since the Premium 2015-2 NA map is...

Hi Shawn,

Since the Premium 2015-2 NA map is out, is it also available for loading to a single 32GB USB stick for a no swap install?

Thanks for all the work and accurate information you post to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-23-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By MSgtMel
This has only happened when I accidentally...

This has only happened when I accidentally touched or brushed a/many buttons other than when really trying to assign one.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-20-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By MSgtMel
Hmm, 1.4 mi. saved, at a so-so 20mpg (possible...

Hmm, 1.4 mi. saved, at a so-so 20mpg (possible worst case) that is about 0.07 gal=8.96oz. or @ $2.90/gal = $0.203. So it took how many miles to achieve this? :dunno::confused:

Next question is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-15-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,547
Posted By MSgtMel
Each state is different. Can't say if it is the...

Each state is different. Can't say if it is the same now as back in 87, but the best I've unfortunately had to deal with was Nebraska's. It was written that if the same problem had three attempts...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-12-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By MSgtMel
Great! The last time, I guess I got it too early...

Great! The last time, I guess I got it too early as it could only be done using 3 sticks or re-writing 1 stick for each of the the three parts. Think I'll contact him in the next day or two.
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-12-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By MSgtMel
Do they have it installable on/from one USB stick...

Do they have it installable on/from one USB stick (32Gb) yet?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-11-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By MSgtMel
Bought a set of wheels and tires from local...

Bought a set of wheels and tires from local source to put a performance winter package together and sourced the TPMS sensors from Tire Rack as a full set of four cost less than one sensor locally. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-27-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By MSgtMel
ECS Tuning has LED partial or complete packages...

ECS Tuning has LED partial or complete packages for F-Xers.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-27-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By MSgtMel
The X-Drive 550s are hydraulic.

The X-Drive 550s are hydraulic.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-24-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By MSgtMel
Internal water leaks have a tendency to go two...

Internal water leaks have a tendency to go two ways: 1. Usually oil into the water (higher pressure than the cooling system, bad gasket, crack in the block etc. 2. Water into the oil, this pretty...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-24-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,521
Posted By MSgtMel
Sophisto, and others: Something else you might...

Sophisto, and others: Something else you might consider about the pot holes in the N.E. U.S. IMO the two biggest factors that create our "dogem" roads are; the road bed isn't near as thick as the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-21-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By MSgtMel
What odds does the pool give for the problem to...

What odds does the pool give for the problem to be the magnets from the speakers fouling up the system? Fix being removal of same? :rofl:
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