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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-07-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,228
Posted By sdbrandon
A pop up Nav screen would be nice. But we are not...

A pop up Nav screen would be nice. But we are not talking about a pop up nav screen. We are talking about a fixed display glued to the dash.
I would expect this from Hyundai, but even their display...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-30-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,320
Posted By sdbrandon
Affording the lease payments is entirely...

Affording the lease payments is entirely different from affording the lifestyle.

American's frequently confuse ability to pay with affordability.

20% of all luxury cars are leased. However over...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-29-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,918
Posted By sdbrandon
Having leased an M5 in the past I can tell you...

Having leased an M5 in the past I can tell you the payment is close to $1300-$1500 including tax.

Tires lasted a year and cost $1200 per set.

My fuel bill doubled.

Insurance was an extra...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-28-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,089
Posted By sdbrandon
Polyester ultra suede in a luxury sedan? Really?...

Polyester ultra suede in a luxury sedan? Really? :eek:

Just what exactly do you think the F10 M package is? A 911 GT2 RS? :rofl:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-03-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,813
Posted By sdbrandon
This thread seems silly and emotional. I would...

This thread seems silly and emotional. I would argue every single person on this forum would buy an F10 if the M sport appearance package was not available. Granted they would not admit it.

I am...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-14-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1,732
Views: 210,846
Posted By sdbrandon
Have you tried google there spike? East...

Have you tried google there spike?

East coasties have pot hole and tire issues regardless of car brand or tire brand.

BMW warned you on their web site, selling a tire warranty should have been...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-02-2013, 10:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,623
Posted By sdbrandon
If you are on the east coast I would avoid the...

If you are on the east coast I would avoid the 535xi. At the very least drop to smaller wheels and different tires.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-02-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 979
Posted By sdbrandon
I would think the answer to your question is no...

I would think the answer to your question is no as long as customers get a proper pre-delivery inspection.

You seem to be in denial by giving your dealer a free pass on doing their job for the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-07-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By sdbrandon
I think you mean 19"

I think you mean 19"
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-05-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,205
Posted By sdbrandon
No issues with high beams

No issues with high beams
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-27-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 80,579
Posted By sdbrandon
Am I reading this thread correctly? BMW...

Am I reading this thread correctly?

BMW sells Nav map updates for roughly $250.

For $50, a hacker will crack the Nav FSC code for your car and show you how to download and install pirated Tom...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-17-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 19,511
Posted By sdbrandon
Thanks for the info. So it is safe to assume the...

Thanks for the info. So it is safe to assume the update what help me much. :)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-17-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 21,752
Posted By sdbrandon
Don't forget to factor in all the envronmental...

Don't forget to factor in all the envronmental damage required to produce the batteries.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-17-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,547
Posted By sdbrandon
I do not believe the steering map changes at all...

I do not believe the steering map changes at all despite what the graphic may show.

I have yet to drive an F10 in which I noticed any change in steering response.

Perhaps a certain option is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-17-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 19,511
Posted By sdbrandon
Anyone know if the fix addresses "take-off"...

Anyone know if the fix addresses "take-off" hesitation or only while decelerating?

From reading the SIB, the update only addresses a certain use-case which may not be the main complaint on this...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-05-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,261
Posted By sdbrandon
One thing for sure, car forums are full of...

One thing for sure, car forums are full of complaints.

That is why they are there.

Hoowever you must temper what is read on a forum and not paint a broad brush. You have to remember people...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-28-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,131
Posted By sdbrandon
You missed the point, The point is BMW got...

You missed the point,

The point is BMW got you to spend more money on a car, 10% more, therefore increasing their margins considerably.

Put "M" on something and a certain percentage of people...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,131
Posted By sdbrandon
Makes the M sport pack on the 528/535/550/ seem...

Makes the M sport pack on the 528/535/550/ seem like rediculous wannabe child's play. :eeps:

HI, you like my faux M? :dunno:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-24-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 14,578
Posted By sdbrandon
I think the Nav works fine if you know how to use...

I think the Nav works fine if you know how to use it.

With so many people routed to the wrong places and not mentioning that they took the car to the dealer and reproduced the issue is suspicious....
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-05-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,051
Posted By sdbrandon
Looking for dealer in Socal for 550 purchase

HI,

I am looking for a dealer in Socal that quote me a 550 custom order.

I will consider something on the lot, but I doubt my config is available.

Thanks.
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 02-01-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,539
Posted By sdbrandon
I had to add one quart over 33,000 miles of...

I had to add one quart over 33,000 miles of driving (between oil changes). It was around 18k miles or so.

I have heard that having to add one quart during the first 7500 miles is not uncommon. Or...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 12-16-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,897
Posted By sdbrandon
There are drawbacks to doing this but to each his...

There are drawbacks to doing this but to each his own. :dunno:
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 12-03-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,225
Posted By sdbrandon
I can get 26MPG in my X6 on the highway too if a...

I can get 26MPG in my X6 on the highway too if a I baby it.

I was keeping MPG figures real, not on the fringe. To average 17MPG with the 5,000lb car with a V8, you must be seriously babying the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-03-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,881
Posted By sdbrandon
This forum has become a Dr. Phil show. Can...

This forum has become a Dr. Phil show.

Can we discuss anything other than HPFP? :thumbup: You guys sund like broken records.

Isn't one thread anough? :dunno: Or do we really need each person...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-02-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,348
Posted By sdbrandon
Nope, because it is not an M3. For $5k more he...

Nope, because it is not an M3. For $5k more he could of had one though.
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