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Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 08-23-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By GermanRoots
OP - I'm in the same situation. Something to...

OP - I'm in the same situation. Something to consider, would you really want the first year of the new build? If you recall on the F10, there were a lot of issues with the 2011's. Maybe try to...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-28-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By GermanRoots
Thank you both! Not a ton of plastic trim on...

Thank you both! Not a ton of plastic trim on this car so your suggestions seem manageable.

Any thoughts on protecting my dashboard? I do my best to put up a sunshade everyday, but sometimes I...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-26-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By GermanRoots
Summertime protection advice needed

First off I realize this is a first world problem...

I changed jobs and gave up my underground covered climate controlled parking garage for an outdoor spot. Oklahoma summers can be brutal, so...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-14-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,679
Posted By GermanRoots
Any preferences out there on brand of WW fluid? ...

Any preferences out there on brand of WW fluid? I notice a strong scent when I use what the dealer puts in, neither good or bad, just strong. I'm sure I could run to the dealer for a free refill,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-30-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By GermanRoots
I had this issue today of refreshing the app and...

I had this issue today of refreshing the app and locking myself out. Here is the solution that worked for me.
1 - Delete the app from your iPhone
2 - Go to the iTunes store and search for "My BMW...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-23-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 20,655
Posted By GermanRoots
I coded the TPMS last week and had no issues...

I coded the TPMS last week and had no issues getting the info to display. I do question the accuracy of the information. For those of you who have successfully coded, do you feel the temp and...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-20-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,867
Posted By GermanRoots
I coded the following tonight: - Enable...

I coded the following tonight:

- Enable current position (GPS and Street Name) menu item (Navigation Display => options) 2011-12 (CIC)
HU_CIC => 3000 => NAVI_POSITION_MENU => aktiv

What should...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-20-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,676
Posted By GermanRoots
I'm a fan of the IS350. I owned one prior to...

I'm a fan of the IS350. I owned one prior to purchasing my F10 and loved it. Very sporty, plenty of tech, and a great reliability record. Note there is a marked difference in engine performance...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-15-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,771
Posted By GermanRoots
This issue is pretty well documented in the...

This issue is pretty well documented in the forum, you may want to try a search. In short, this is more of an Apple issue than it is a BMW issue.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,764
Posted By GermanRoots
I've had the AS3's for nearly one month and don't...

I've had the AS3's for nearly one month and don't love them...don't feel nearly as grippy as the Dunlop Sport Maxx GT RF. After hearing the positive comments on the PSS, it makes me wonder why you...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,369
Posted By GermanRoots
I just learned that alignment is also not covered.

I just learned that alignment is also not covered.
Forum: European Delivery 01-10-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By GermanRoots
I think your earliest pick up window in Munich...

I think your earliest pick up window in Munich would be late August / early September. I kind of learned this the hard way. I picked up my 2012 in late June, which was just a few weeks before they...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,542
Posted By GermanRoots
I'm curious how M5 vs E63 AMG compares.

I'm curious how M5 vs E63 AMG compares.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-23-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,052
Posted By GermanRoots
When I picked up my car in Munich, my 4 year old...

When I picked up my car in Munich, my 4 year old daughter was so impressed with the foot-swipe trunk open feature that she wanted to try it herself. Rather than swiping her foot, she basically...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-17-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,764
Posted By GermanRoots
I have to agree on this point. I had them put on...

I have to agree on this point. I had them put on a week ago and noticed the very same thing when I was driving this weekend. I'm starting to think I should have gone with the PSS. Maybe they will...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-13-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,474
Posted By GermanRoots
Case in point. A close friend of mine drives a...

Case in point. A close friend of mine drives a 1998 Lexus GS, owns a modest home that only cost him $300,000, and enjoys flying a Cesna jet that he bought (not leased) as a hobby. Oh, and he a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-12-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,474
Posted By GermanRoots
I ditched the Dunlop RFT's today after 21,000...

I ditched the Dunlop RFT's today after 21,000 miles and put on a pair of Michelin AS3's. I never did any rotating, but wonder if I should have. I took a look at the old tires and the fronts were...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-05-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,579
Posted By GermanRoots
Ironically I managed to get my F10 stuck in rare...

Ironically I managed to get my F10 stuck in rare Oklahoma City snow and ice this evening. Thankfully my other vehicle is an LR4 and saved me. I love my F10, but it was terrible on ice / snow, it...
Forum: European Delivery 12-04-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By GermanRoots
OP - In the summer of 2012 I drover under Mount...

OP - In the summer of 2012 I drover under Mount Blanc into Italy and spent the afternoon in a very cool little ski town called Courmayeur. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-02-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,703
Posted By GermanRoots
Looks more like a future 6 series to me.

Looks more like a future 6 series to me.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-02-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,944
Posted By GermanRoots
Well said, I felt the same way when I sold my...

Well said, I felt the same way when I sold my Lexus IS350 and bought my F10 550i. Someone along the way shared with me the concept of "feeling" fast versus "going" fast. I think the IS and TL are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-17-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,579
Posted By GermanRoots
I appreciate all of your input. Here are some...

I appreciate all of your input. Here are some parameters of what I'm looking for. I'd like to be in the ballpark of $800k, a reasonable commute to North Bethesda, good schools (I have an 8 and 6...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-15-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,579
Posted By GermanRoots
Thank you all for your input. The job would be...

Thank you all for your input. The job would be in Bethesda, so I wouldn't have to drive within the beltway. Sounds like the weather situation is completely manageable with what I have, although I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-14-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,579
Posted By GermanRoots
D.C. area Festers...I need your input

I'm contemplating a career move that would move my family to the D.C. area. I use my F10 550i as my daily driver, is that going to work for me during the winter months?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-05-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By GermanRoots
I wouldn't be so certain of that. Two years ago...

I wouldn't be so certain of that. Two years ago I hit a deer in my wife's Land Rover that ended up being an $8,000 repair. I thought that since the airbags deployed it would certainly come back to...
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