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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-13-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,369
Posted By romeofrosty
Have you guys ever driven the Q50 hybrid? I had...

Have you guys ever driven the Q50 hybrid? I had one for a loaner for a few days and that thing went like a scalded cat! 360 hp and the equivalent of 420 ft lbs of torque in sport mode. I was very...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-11-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By romeofrosty
That's correct. The TPMS will not register on...

That's correct. The TPMS will not register on your 2014. If you want it to work you will have to change out the module in each wheel. The rims and tires will fit, no problem.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-11-2017, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By romeofrosty
Yes. Sent from my iPhone using...

Yes.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-24-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By romeofrosty
If you post in the correct forum, you may get...

If you post in the correct forum, you may get more of a response. This forum is for the F10, not the E39.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-18-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,022
Posted By romeofrosty
There is also a visual tracking aspect that goes...

There is also a visual tracking aspect that goes along with that. If you have a pack of several cars coming, in addition to the radar reading, they are also visually looking for the fastest vehicle...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-08-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,527
Posted By romeofrosty
Maybe you should have tried to find out about any...

Maybe you should have tried to find out about any major issues with the car BEFORE you bought it. [emoji849] Just a suggestion.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-29-2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,005
Posted By romeofrosty
No. The integrity of the tire is NOT compromised....

No. The integrity of the tire is NOT compromised. Remove the nail, put a plug in it and be on your way. After a few miles the excess from the plug has worn off and you would never know the tire was...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-28-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,005
Posted By romeofrosty
Why is it not repairable? You can plug a run flat...

Why is it not repairable? You can plug a run flat just like any other tire. Don't believe that you can't. I plugged one of my winter set and it has been just fine. Unless the nail is the size of a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-22-2016, 04:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,541
Posted By romeofrosty
my car's on fire

On fire? Don't worry.... BMW states it "is operating as designed".


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-12-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,172
Posted By romeofrosty
The vibration issue is subtle, not like its...

The vibration issue is subtle, not like its shaking the car apart. You will notice it over time and know it's there. Some people have had everything under the sun replaced to try and fix it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-11-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,172
Posted By romeofrosty
You obviously did not read the vibration thread I...

You obviously did not read the vibration thread I mentioned (all 300 some odd responses). These people had problems under the new car warranty, not even a CPO. "Vibration" is a big fat warning sign...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-11-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,172
Posted By romeofrosty
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=67...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=6722127

Do a search for this issue. You may be surprised.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-11-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,172
Posted By romeofrosty
Exactly! +++*

Exactly! +++*
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-11-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,172
Posted By romeofrosty
They're already giving you the "normal" or...

They're already giving you the "normal" or "operating as designed" line? Walk away now. Walk away from both the car and the dealer and don't look back! I don't care how much you like this car, you...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-04-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,664
Posted By romeofrosty
Guess how much proper maintenance for my turbo...

Guess how much proper maintenance for my turbo costs? I rest my case. And if you happen to be one of the few who have a failure, I guess paying thousands for a replacement won't be "much of an...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-04-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,664
Posted By romeofrosty
I agree. It is actually one of the main reasons I...

I agree. It is actually one of the main reasons I went with the 2011, even though I am normally leery about first year production models. Love the NA six. Super smooth and almost musical when pushed...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-03-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,664
Posted By romeofrosty
2011 528i all have the NA inline 3 liter 6...

2011 528i all have the NA inline 3 liter 6 cylinder engine. They switched to the 4 cylinder turbo for the 528i starting with the 2012 model year.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-03-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,664
Posted By romeofrosty
Glad to hear it! While we have the same model and...

Glad to hear it! While we have the same model and year car, I'm at the opposite end of the spectrum. I just passed 19 thousand miles! You give me hope for the future. [emoji106]
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-03-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By romeofrosty
That has to ride as smooth as a shopping cart. No...

That has to ride as smooth as a shopping cart. No thanks. Who's your client? Darth Vader?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-21-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By romeofrosty
No difference. M-Sport package was purely for...

No difference. M-Sport package was purely for appearances, like a body kit in 2011. The brakes are the same.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-13-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 400
Posted By romeofrosty
You won't have a problem with the 18 inch wheels....

You won't have a problem with the 18 inch wheels. The 19 inch could be problematic depending on how bad the roads are in your area.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-15-2016, 12:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 912
Posted By romeofrosty
Take off the parking brake and try it again.

Take off the parking brake and try it again.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-08-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By romeofrosty
Obviously the problem seems to be in the car...

Obviously the problem seems to be in the car itself then. Maybe try your luck at another dealer and hopefully get a better resolution.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-08-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By romeofrosty
Do you have a second key? If so, does it act the...

Do you have a second key? If so, does it act the same way? When was the last time the battery inside the key itself was changed?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-05-2016, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By romeofrosty
Isn't the overall circumference the same? Just a...

Isn't the overall circumference the same? Just a smaller rim with a taller sidewall? Ever see the comparative size of a donut spare? Not even close! I don't think the OP would have any problem...
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