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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-03-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By Thad
Well, Rats. That's not even a question I would...

Well, Rats. That's not even a question I would have thought to ask my SA. Head-ups package should be, well, a heads-up package. It seems to me that is like getting 3 soft close doors in the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-02-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By Thad
Speed Limit shown in Heads-Up Display

I picked up my new X5 today:
* Sparkling Brown
* Cold Weather Package
* Driver Assistance Package
* Premium Package
* Multi-Contour Seats
* HK Sound

:)
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-09-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 18,048
Posted By Thad
I worked with David at BMW of Portland over the...

I worked with David at BMW of Portland over the weekend on a new X5. He was offering $2000 over invoice (that was his statement, although when I compare it to Edmund's invoice price it looks closer...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 02-01-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 38,791
Posted By Thad
Can someone send a link to the e-sys and psdzdata...

Can someone send a link to the e-sys and psdzdata files. I've got my cable and I'm looking to try my hand at coding.

Thanks,

Thad
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-28-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,416
Posted By Thad
That's it. It's more than a quick press, but...

That's it. It's more than a quick press, but less that 3 seconds. I would call it 1.5-2 seconds. If you go to 3, you get the alarm. I think this is great. I didn't see this in the manual...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-27-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,416
Posted By Thad
Hmmm. Well, I tried that. It did set off the...

Hmmm. Well, I tried that. It did set off the alarm - which is what the manual said it was supposed to do.

Does it matter if you are near the car? I tried it while standing back by the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-26-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,416
Posted By Thad
Using FOB to open lift-gate

I saw there was a thread about trying to open the lift-gate from inside the car. It sounded like the 2012 operates differently than the 2011. Can anybody summarize the details.

But, I get...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-26-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,727
Posted By Thad
I would concur about the appearance look. I have...

I would concur about the appearance look. I have a Yakama bike rake that I'd like to use on my GT ... but am concerned about the look. Perhaps there's a mechanical engineering special forces type...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-04-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,299
Posted By Thad
Nav System - Nav Traffic

I figured the title "Nav System" by itself is enough to cause some groans considering the number of threads there have been on BMW nav systems - so I was careful to specify it's about nav traffic....
Forum: European Delivery 10-03-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,987
Posted By Thad
Wow. That does seem to be an awfully long time. ...

Wow. That does seem to be an awfully long time. Not to be an alarmist but I would start getting concerned about the level of damage done that requires such lengthy repairs (of course it could be...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-29-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,856
Posted By Thad
Rear License Plate Mounting Bolts/Screws

I have my car shipped from the dealer after a European Delivery and it doesn't appear that the screws/bolts to affix the rear plate to the rear plate holder are in the car. Anyone know the size of...
Forum: European Delivery 09-29-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,987
Posted By Thad
Redelivery!

Well she showed up this morning on transport from Seattle. :) Was hoping to get her on the rode today but don't think that will happen. Hopefully by the weekend.

She still had the German plates...
Forum: European Delivery 09-28-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,987
Posted By Thad
In theory mine is on its way from the dealer I...

In theory mine is on its way from the dealer I purchases it from to my house (I was going to fly up and drive it back but, well, life happens, I had to ship it back here). However I've not seen it. ...
Forum: European Delivery 09-21-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,987
Posted By Thad
I was told that mine showed up at the dealer...

I was told that mine showed up at the dealer (Seattle) late Monday (stilll working on getting it down to Texas).

Since this appears to be a BMW logistics issue (or at the very least the...
Forum: European Delivery 09-15-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,987
Posted By Thad
As of Tuesday still at Port

Glad to hear others are having issues with this taking a while.

As of Tuesday the 13th, my dealer was saying that it was "still at port" and implied that it was a customs issue - not BMW.
Forum: Southwest Regional - AZ, NM, NV, OK, TX, and UT 08-24-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,642
Posted By Thad
Insurance in Texas

Hey my policies are up for renewal and I'm interested in shopping around for insurance to make sure I''m getting good rates. I'm thinking of a reasonably sized company that will have good customer...
Forum: European Delivery 08-11-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,166
Posted By Thad
Good info. Thanks! :thumbup: What does you...

Good info. Thanks! :thumbup:

What does you signature translate into? I can translate the bit about believing the horse. What is the rest?

Thad
Forum: European Delivery 08-05-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,987
Posted By Thad
POSEIDON LEADER - Who else is on it?

We'll I found out today that my car that was dropped off on 7/23 made the POSEIDON LEADER. Looks like it left today from Bremerhaven. My CA says that it's scheduled for arrival at Port Hueneme, CA...
Forum: European Delivery 08-03-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 41,248
Posted By Thad
As another data point, mine was dropped in Munich...

As another data point, mine was dropped in Munich on July 23. It also says "No records found" I check with my sales rep earlier this week and he didn't have any info on it yet. Looks like it may...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-26-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,539
Posted By Thad
I had an 06 BMW with Nav and it was fairly good...

I had an 06 BMW with Nav and it was fairly good (once you learned the iDrive interface of that generation ;-)

We just finished doing a European Delivery on a F07 with Nav and I'll make the...
Forum: European Delivery 07-11-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By Thad
!2 Hour Compliance - sort of, damn biers

Well, we had a fabulous time at The Welt with our ED today.

We met up with Kashif and his posse there. They were making friends all over.


Susan and I did a great drive through the back...
Forum: European Delivery 07-07-2011, 03:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By Thad
Ah, I suspect she may be correct. However, the...

Ah, I suspect she may be correct. However, the main thing that precipitated the trip was the fact that my SO's son is on a one year volunteer assignment in Magdeburg and she insisted on going to see...
Forum: European Delivery 07-06-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By Thad
ED Itinerary

I'm headed off to Munich the day after tomorrow. We are arriving in Munich on Saturday and are picking up on Monday. 8:00 Check-in and 9:10 delivery. Quite excited :thumbup:

Of course we are...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-06-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,707
Posted By Thad
Are you serious?

Are you really serious? They only use the excess payments to "credit you" and then draw down monthly payments on that credit? So that you're still paying interest on the whole loan amount? Has...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-02-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,319
Posted By Thad
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