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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-05-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,953
Posted By mrashton
Alan, your car looks amazing. I am not one for...

Alan, your car looks amazing. I am not one for the modding scene particularly but yours is so sympathetically done and seriously enhances an already beautiful car.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-15-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,180
Posted By mrashton
The technician couldn't see anything obviously...

The technician couldn't see anything obviously wrong but he changed the tie rod end and the lower wishbone (the one the shock absorber attaches to). He test drove the car and said he didn't really...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-12-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,180
Posted By mrashton
I would ask for a technician to join you for a...

I would ask for a technician to join you for a drive where you can demonstrate the noise. Mine and the previous poster on F10.5Post definitely had noise from the front of the car and both drive F11s....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-31-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,754
Posted By mrashton
Congratulations. Such a pity they don't make it...

Congratulations. Such a pity they don't make it in right hand drive as it is a fantastic car. I just love the touring shape!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-26-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,358
Posted By mrashton
Oh, I don't feel that hard done by then. Those...

Oh, I don't feel that hard done by then. Those are nice seats!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-26-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,358
Posted By mrashton
Thanks very much for posting the pictures...

Thanks very much for posting the pictures Needsdecaf.

In the US you get what are refered to here in the UK as Comfort seats as standard, an expensive option in the UK. From your pics I see the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-25-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,331
Posted By mrashton
iPad headrest bracket

I would really like to see some pictures of an iPad bracket attached to the headrest of an F10/F11. I have narrowed my choices to:

Genuine BMW iPad holder
Scosche backSTAGE Pro II (preferred)...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-02-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By mrashton
Congratulations on your F11 which I think is an...

Congratulations on your F11 which I think is an awsome car.

We took ours on a road trip to Lake Geneva last year and put 2800 miles on the clock in the process. It was such a pleasure and so...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-29-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 226,088
Posted By mrashton
Just a note of possible caution. If you...

Just a note of possible caution.

If you code the KOMBI module you will get the malfunction warning that then goes away once coding is complete. You will also get a message that the date and time...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-29-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 94,921
Posted By mrashton
Just a note of possible caution. If you...

Just a note of possible caution.

If you code the KOMBI module you will get the malfunction warning that then goes away once coding is complete. You will also get a message that the date and time...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-29-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,953
Posted By mrashton
Press and hold the odometer reset button and at...

Press and hold the odometer reset button and at the same time turn the ignition on by presing the start stop button.

Release the odometer reset button, and you should see a menu of 4 items on the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-29-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,953
Posted By mrashton
Error Codes

I have gone into the service menu on the BC in my F11 to have a look around and see 2 Error Codes that I need help deciphering. There don't seem to be any actual issues and I assume these are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-26-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 226,088
Posted By mrashton
Bought mine from ebay: ...

Bought mine from ebay:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/110768525069?ru=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3F_sacat%3DSee-All-Categories%26_from%3DR40%26_nkw%3D110768525069%26_rdc%3D1

4...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-26-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 94,921
Posted By mrashton
Bought mine from ebay: ...

Bought mine from ebay:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/110768525069?ru=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3F_sacat%3DSee-All-Categories%26_from%3DR40%26_nkw%3D110768525069%26_rdc%3D1

4...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-26-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 226,088
Posted By mrashton
I finally received the OBDII plug from Hong Kong...

I finally received the OBDII plug from Hong Kong last week. I built the cable as you can see in the pic by cutting off one end of a CAT6 patch lead and following the instructions from this thread....
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-26-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 94,921
Posted By mrashton
I finally received the OBDII plug from Hong Kong...

I finally received the OBDII plug from Hong Kong last week. I built the cable as you can see in the pic by cutting off one end of a CAT6 patch lead and following the instructions from this thread....
Forum: 5 Series DIY 05-19-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 888
Posted By mrashton
I had a similar problem with an Opel Astra a...

I had a similar problem with an Opel Astra a number of years ago in South Africa. The fuel pump had failed and was replaced. After this replacement the car needed to be cranked 3 separate times...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-14-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 226,088
Posted By mrashton
@shawnsheridan; yes, this code came from my...

@shawnsheridan; yes, this code came from my profile XML file thanks for the reply. It will be interesting to see what options I get to configure when all hooked up.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-14-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 94,921
Posted By mrashton
@shawnsheridan; yes, this code came from my...

@shawnsheridan; yes, this code came from my profile XML file thanks for the reply. It will be interesting to see what options I get to configure when all hooked up.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-14-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 226,088
Posted By mrashton
My car is a September 2010 F11 Launch car. The...

My car is a September 2010 F11 Launch car. The istep code is: F001-10-03-500which seems to be for an F07 but I can't find an exact corresponding ISTA/P version in any of the documents posted online....
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-14-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 94,921
Posted By mrashton
My car is a September 2010 F11 Launch car. The...

My car is a September 2010 F11 Launch car. The istep code is: F001-10-03-500which seems to be for an F07 but I can't find an exact corresponding ISTA/P version in any of the documents posted online....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-13-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 226,088
Posted By mrashton
Ok, I have now managed to reassemble the...

Ok, I have now managed to reassemble the downloaded files and extract the archive. I had to use the programme "7-Zip file manager" as both WINRAR and ALZIP identify the archive as being corrupt. I...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-13-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 94,921
Posted By mrashton
Ok, I have now managed to reassemble the...

Ok, I have now managed to reassemble the downloaded files and extract the archive. I had to use the programme "7-Zip file manager" as both WINRAR and ALZIP identify the archive as being corrupt. I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-13-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 226,088
Posted By mrashton
I have 16 files named BMW E-Sys.zip.001 to 16....

I have 16 files named BMW E-Sys.zip.001 to 16. The first 15 files are 716,800KB and the last file is 658,280. I am now using WINRAR and I get a message "Unexpected end of archive". I close the...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-13-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 94,921
Posted By mrashton
I have 16 files named BMW E-Sys.zip.001 to 16....

I have 16 files named BMW E-Sys.zip.001 to 16. The first 15 files are 716,800KB and the last file is 658,280. I am now using WINRAR and I get a message "Unexpected end of archive". I close the...
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