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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Today, 01:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,071
Posted By whitby
1. Auto start stop 2. Eco Mode 3. Aux jack...

1. Auto start stop
2. Eco Mode
3. Aux jack (use USB with iPhone).
4. BMW Apps.
5. Satellite Radio (discontinued after 2 years due to poor quality).
6. Snap in adapter. (Does not fit iPhone 6 and...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) Today, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 63
Posted By whitby
Second option (top of license plate).

Second option (top of license plate).
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) Today, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 75
Posted By whitby
Moved to a 4 Door Mini Cooper S. Thank you for your lively conversation and help

My wife has traded her Valencia Orange X1 xDrive28i MSport for a new absolutely loaded 4 door Mini Cooper S Hardtop in British Racing Green.

I wanted to thank all the posters here for their...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,416
Posted By whitby
As has been posted many times in this thread, the...

As has been posted many times in this thread, the only real answer is to get some material you like and listen to the two systems. If the difference is enough to make you require a specific upgraded...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,065
Posted By whitby
I have a 2012 528i with navigation and have...

I have a 2012 528i with navigation and have experienced exactly these problems when using the latest build of iOS 8 on an iPhone 6 (8.1.2).

I have found that if I plug the iPhone lightening...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By whitby
I have a 2012 528i MSport and it is exactly the...

I have a 2012 528i MSport and it is exactly the same as yours, no carpet on the underside of the rear parcel shelf in the trunk. So I am guessing this is standard, at least for the 528i model.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-03-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,174
Posted By whitby
We have noticed that it seems to be the first...

We have noticed that it seems to be the first person with a fob to touch a door handle (if you have comfort access). Initially we thought it was the first to touch the driver's door handle, but it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-01-2015, 01:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By whitby
I owned a Jaguar XF (2010 to 2013) and would have...

I owned a Jaguar XF (2010 to 2013) and would have continued with the brand if I had been satisfied with the quality at the time, despite being a long time BMW owner. It was the center of attention a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-24-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By whitby
As indicated you do not give enough information...

As indicated you do not give enough information to be specific. What I can tell you is that I have a 2012 528i MSport (staggered tires 245/45 R18 at the front and 275/40 R18 at the back) with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-21-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 653
Posted By whitby
The original need for a break in period was...

The original need for a break in period was mandated by the fact that components were not manufactured to such close tolerances as they are now. This resulted in tight fitting of some of the moving...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 12-05-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By whitby
If you register with MyBMW, you can get access to...

If you register with MyBMW, you can get access to all the appropriate manuals for your vehicle. I think it provides the manuals appropriate to the VIN you enter.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-28-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,095
Posted By whitby
I would also add that it has more torque which...

I would also add that it has more torque which starts at around 1250 rpm and is flat to 4,800 rpm. This makes this engine feel much more powerful than expected.

With respect to gas mileage, I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-28-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By whitby
Unless it was different in Australia, the 4...

Unless it was different in Australia, the 4 cylinder for the 528i was not introduced until model year 2012. Prior to that it was an in line 6 which has both lower power and, more importantly, lower...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-25-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,803
Posted By whitby
Pretty much where I am headed when my F10 leases...

Pretty much where I am headed when my F10 leases expires. Good mix of performance, build quality and looks that are difficult to beat. And it is not too small (which I feel is the case with the 2...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-24-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,467
Posted By whitby
I have come late to these discussions but I have...

I have come late to these discussions but I have read the entire thread, so I hope you do not mind me throwing in my 2 cents at such a late stage.

I am in the process of deciding what to do when...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-16-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,057
Posted By whitby
I have a 2012 528i MSport with navigation and my...

I have a 2012 528i MSport with navigation and my iPhone 6 (iOS 8.0.2) works fine via the lightening/USB cable. Music, contacts and BMW Apps. BT also works without issue for phone calls. Shuffle works...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-07-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,407
Posted By whitby
2 years 6 months in and 28K on the clock the only...

2 years 6 months in and 28K on the clock the only issue I can report with my 2012 MSport 528i is that it eats tires. 18" rim staggered tires, Continental summer performance RFTs.

Devoured the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-01-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By whitby
I have never found a protector that does not ruin...

I have never found a protector that does not ruin the look of the car. As has been suggested, the best thing is to avoid people who do not take care of other people's property. I suspect you have...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-30-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By whitby
Because they were being cheap (and that is not...

Because they were being cheap (and that is not acceptable for a $40k USD or so car)!!
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-30-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By whitby
We live in Austin, Texas so it can get quite hot...

We live in Austin, Texas so it can get quite hot during the summer. The lack of air movement in the back can be quite problematic for rear passengers and we have noticed that they can get very...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-27-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,918
Posted By whitby
Had a 2010 XF prior to my current 528i. Loved the...

Had a 2010 XF prior to my current 528i. Loved the car but decided to go back to BMW (funnily, prior to the Jag I had a black sapphire 2007 530i with sports package as per ne66 which I also loved)....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-25-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,674
Posted By whitby
Thank you very much for your honest appraisal and...

Thank you very much for your honest appraisal and entertainment value of your posts in the past. You write well and honestly. I hope you do not leave us when you get your new Porsche.

I, too, am...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-19-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,065
Posted By whitby
iPhone 5S 64 GB upgraded to iOS 8 from iOS 7. BMW...

iPhone 5S 64 GB upgraded to iOS 8 from iOS 7. BMW 2012 528i Msport with navigation and BMW Apps. Connect via USB for music, apps, address book and bluetooth for phone operation. Works as expected...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-18-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,791
Posted By whitby
No offense intended here, but the cultural...

No offense intended here, but the cultural reference was intended to point to the ability to tolerate smaller cars not to our body dimensions or the mystery of why when I sit in the drivers seat...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-18-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,791
Posted By whitby
I suppose it is the exception that proves the...

I suppose it is the exception that proves the rule, so I stand corrected, though I have no problem with people sitting behind me when I am driving. I am guessing body to leg length must be different...
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