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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-15-2016, 03:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,995
Posted By sparrky
Sorry to bring back this confusing topic. ...

Sorry to bring back this confusing topic.

But has anyone actually had this installed and NOT uninstalled by the dealer?
-If so, can you sense the difference in throttle response, power and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-08-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 868
Posted By sparrky
Nice, congrats!

Nice, congrats!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-16-2016, 03:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By sparrky
Hi - I recently upgraded the base system speakers...

Hi - I recently upgraded the base system speakers with the Bavsound Stage 1 and I am happy with the outcome. The lows are more pronounced and the highs have more ring and clarity. It will not make...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-16-2016, 03:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,224
Posted By sparrky
I have done this before with dealer badges, but...

I have done this before with dealer badges, but have seen others remove their car badges as well.

Used hair dryer and a thin fishing line (nothing like a deep sea or fly fishing diameter). I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-12-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,599
Posted By sparrky
It depends on what you are looking for. I...

It depends on what you are looking for.

I tested both the 428/35 and 528/35 - opting for the 535. Being slightly smaller, I found the 435 a little more agile, but the interior was a bit inferior...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-22-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By sparrky
Has anyone ever used them? If so, for what?

Has anyone ever used them? If so, for what?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-19-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,218
Posted By sparrky
I had the base hi-fi and recently upgraded to the...

I had the base hi-fi and recently upgraded to the BAVSound Stage 1 system. I find it to greatly improve the sound, here's a recent write-up I posted:
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-17-2016, 04:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,082
Posted By sparrky
This is non-BMW related, but I thought I'd share....

This is non-BMW related, but I thought I'd share.

I had a LR4 with halogens and wanted to upgrade to Xenon. When the OEM harness, ballasts ,etc would cost several thousand. So I tried a few...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-13-2016, 05:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By sparrky
So, after two impatient weeks in trying to wrap...

So, after two impatient weeks in trying to wrap up this project, I'm finally done.

As I noted, there was an issue with one of the door speakers. So customer service shipped me a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-09-2016, 03:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By sparrky
It is most likely some residual heat from the...

It is most likely some residual heat from the engine compartment.

You may also want to check the dials near the vents (red/blue dials). I didn't realize it was adjustable when I first started...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-03-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,701
Posted By sparrky
I don't have any comments on the value/loss. ...

I don't have any comments on the value/loss.

However, I am sorry to hear about your accident and hope that you are okay. It's never enjoyable dealing with the aftermath of an accident, nor with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-02-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,307
Posted By sparrky
I just purchased a 535. I spent a couple of...

I just purchased a 535. I spent a couple of hours at the BMW dealer looking at the 4-series and 5-series models (28's and 35's). Between the 528 and 535, I went for the 535, as it had more power...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-01-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By sparrky
I wrapped up the final pieces of the installation...

I wrapped up the final pieces of the installation today, the door speakers. Well, kind of (explain this later).

Starting with the passenger side door, I was a bit timid snapping out the door...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-30-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By sparrky
Bav Sound - Stage One speaker upgrade - 2015 F10

So I read through the forums and was undecided for the last two weeks based on the comments and feedback, either very good or eh, it's okay, hardly noticeable, etc.

I have a 2015 F10, with the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-29-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 959
Posted By sparrky
The search and send to vehicle is nice. Works...

The search and send to vehicle is nice. Works okay for me.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-29-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By sparrky
Thanks, the sunglasses work well for the eyes and...

Thanks, the sunglasses work well for the eyes and forward sun, but its the driver's and passenger's side windows where the sun comes in past the end of the visor. Window tint, ahh, just makes the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-28-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By sparrky
Of course, like Luke Skywalker training to be a...

Of course, like Luke Skywalker training to be a Jedi. A Jedi flying a plane...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-28-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,218
Posted By sparrky
I just traded a 2015 GS F-Sport AWD for a 2015...

I just traded a 2015 GS F-Sport AWD for a 2015 535iX (non-M Sport).

The Lexus just felt a little like it was floating when driven quick into turns. I can't say I drive hard, around a track or...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-28-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By sparrky
Seems like there are many incremental coding...

Seems like there are many incremental coding elements...any way to code the gas filler door to lock, when the system senses the doors have been locked without the alarm being activated?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-28-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By sparrky
Good suggestions :-} I had a Lexus GS and...

Good suggestions :-}

I had a Lexus GS and the visor would slide out a few inches to reach the end of the window. Surprised the 5-series does not do this. It looks like the X5's now slide out...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-28-2016, 03:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By sparrky
Sun visor - too short

I searched the 5 series forum and didn't see anything on this, so I thought I'd ask?

Does anyone have an issue where the sun visor on the 5-series (I have a 2015 535i), when opened against the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-25-2016, 02:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 717
Posted By sparrky
Congrats on the 5-series and enjoy! Good...

Congrats on the 5-series and enjoy!

Good review/comments.

And yes, for a large car, it really does get great gas mileage!
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 04-24-2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 5
All BMWs USB ENET cable
Views: 533
Posted By sparrky
Thank you for all of the comments, and pardon my...

Thank you for all of the comments, and pardon my inexperience in this area, as I'm just getting started.

My Lenovo laptop dose not have a Cat5 jack, so I was limited to USB.

I purchased the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-21-2016, 03:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 926
Posted By sparrky
Good comments! I moved to the 535iX from a...

Good comments!

I moved to the 535iX from a Range Rover, so the gas mileage I'm getting now is just unbelievable.

But I do notice that 65-70mph on the highway with cruise control is normally...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 04-19-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
All BMWs USB ENET cable
Views: 533
Posted By sparrky
USB ENET cable

Hi,

I've searched the forum and wasn't sure about this so I thought I would ask.

Can someone confirm that it is possible to purchase a USB ENET cable? Also, point me to a vendor or Amazon,...
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