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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-07-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By Gilgorm
On the 2014 Canadian configurator (which may be...

On the 2014 Canadian configurator (which may be country specific)
Luxury includes:
Chromeline exterior trim for window frames,
high-gloss chrome design features front and rear,
B-pillar & window...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-29-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By Gilgorm
Don't feel chicken. You opened it up in the best...

Don't feel chicken. You opened it up in the best place in the world---the 'track'. I loved that I thought I heard your turn signal clicking in the second video.
Good job.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-26-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By Gilgorm
+1 about account number being e-mail. I have...

+1 about account number being e-mail.
I have used Google maps 'MyInfo' many times in the past but recently it doesn't send anything to the car despite the fact that it says a message was...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-26-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Gilgorm
Above posters are correct about mirrors. Speeds...

Above posters are correct about mirrors.
Speeds are:
You can fold in -- up to 15mph/20km/h
Folded mirror automatically unfolds at 25mph/40km/h
No mention in manual on how to override.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-25-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 469
Posted By Gilgorm
I take my car in dirty, insist they not wash it...

I take my car in dirty, insist they not wash it and have visual evidence if they ever screw up since obviously the car will be clean. So far, they have respected my wishes since 2004.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-15-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 778
Posted By Gilgorm
I purchased a MB many moons ago at lease end. As...

I purchased a MB many moons ago at lease end. As others have noted, I knew the car and I knew the history. The price ended up being less than the residual. I felt I got a good deal but perhaps no...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-15-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,217
Posted By Gilgorm
Nicely optioned car. Congrats. Regarding...

Nicely optioned car. Congrats.

Regarding snows. I have the BMW set of Dunlop SP Winter Sport 3D 245/45R18 100V Run Flat on 18" V Spoke 281 rims.
I am thoroughly pleased with them. I did have a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-10-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By Gilgorm
My car has never done that. It sounds like...

My car has never done that. It sounds like engine vibrations are coming through the steering column. Is your idle possibly too low. The fact that A/C and increasing revs stops it would lead me to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-08-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,059
Posted By Gilgorm
Now we know what happened to the Nuclear Launch...

Now we know what happened to the Nuclear Launch Codes.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-08-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 543
Posted By Gilgorm
My 2012 F10 has a very easy closing drivers door....

My 2012 F10 has a very easy closing drivers door. The door seems to naturally swing shut with little effort. The other doors are the same.
A good body shop should be able to fix your problem if...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-05-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By Gilgorm
I hope this works for all F10s. My wife left her...

I hope this works for all F10s. My wife left her key in her purse and put it in our E60s trunk then locked the car. There was no way it would unlock on its own. I had to take our spare key to the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-03-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By Gilgorm
If you feel uncomfortable with leaving it in the...

If you feel uncomfortable with leaving it in the car, placing it 20 feet away in the front of the garage should work as well.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-03-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,627
Posted By Gilgorm
I'm not sure what you mean. My E60 had both...

I'm not sure what you mean.
My E60 had both front and rear DRL. I was disappointed the F10 doesn't.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-02-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,627
Posted By Gilgorm
Wow, this DRL argument reminds me of an old boss...

Wow, this DRL argument reminds me of an old boss who refused to wear a seat belt simply because he didn't want to bow down to "the man" regarding the enjoyment of his car. I was the opposite. Hell,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-02-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 539
Posted By Gilgorm
You could possibly wipe away any excess grease...

You could possibly wipe away any excess grease that may be on the tracks, etc. However, do not use a paper towel, instead use a dry, lint-free cloth. Never put water on grease. They just aren't...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-31-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,458
Posted By Gilgorm
My E60 accident in 2010 was very severe. One...

My E60 accident in 2010 was very severe. One door was replaced and another needed paint. Regarding the mirror, the auto body shop did not want to paint it so they buffed it out. The pics show the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-30-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,458
Posted By Gilgorm
They pull the mirror and handle because they were...

They pull the mirror and handle because they were originally painted separately at the factory. Don't be surprised if they look different in paint shop light but should match in normal light. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-30-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,627
Posted By Gilgorm
The light is ON with the headlight switch set for...

The light is ON with the headlight switch set for either parking lights and the full system.
It is OFF with the switch in the "auto" position.
In any switch position, the DRLs cannot be turned...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-27-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 978
Posted By Gilgorm
When my free subscription expired I didn't miss...

When my free subscription expired I didn't miss it. My wife is fine with it but I didn't like the quality. My wife was happy this past weekend. It was free for the long weekend. She always checks...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-25-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By Gilgorm
I don't rotate my tires and so far have noticed...

I don't rotate my tires and so far have noticed no odd wear patterns.
Since I change to a dedicated winter set every year I DO re-balance every change-over. I initially wondered whether it was...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-21-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,930
Posted By Gilgorm
I have always taken the attitude that if I can't...

I have always taken the attitude that if I can't buy a depreciating asset outright then I am reaching too high.
I too was turned down by BMWFS. The reason: My income was too low since I am retired...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-21-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,424
Posted By Gilgorm
My F10 has WB channel just like my E60. I also...

My F10 has WB channel just like my E60.
I also miss the flashlight and the adjustable seat heaters.

New item: I miss the Mute button in general but especially on the steering wheel controls.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-13-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 948
Posted By Gilgorm
2012 535xi--happens infrequently regardless of...

2012 535xi--happens infrequently regardless of prior weather conditions.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-13-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By Gilgorm
2012 535xi with 17,000 km over two years. No oil...

2012 535xi with 17,000 km over two years. No oil at all was added and always read full. First oil change was only due to time, not km driven. Next change in one year instead of two and 17,000 km,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-29-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,889
Posted By Gilgorm
I have Trip Computer or Fuel Consumption on the...

I have Trip Computer or Fuel Consumption on the left and always have regular Nav screen on right.
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