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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-25-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,329
Posted By Stonehauler
I did a comparison between the two. Just an...

I did a comparison between the two. Just an average Joe comparison, not one you will get from the auto magazines, etc.

You can look at it here...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-25-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 382
Posted By Stonehauler
As someone already said, take your vehicle to a...

As someone already said, take your vehicle to a fire station to ensure it is installed correctly. They would MUCH rather spend the time with you to make sure things are correct then to come across...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-14-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,938
Posted By Stonehauler
To the OP, First off, what kind of car are...

To the OP,

First off, what kind of car are you looking for? Executive sedan that doubles as a long distance cruiser and barn stormer? (What is sounds like when you describe the cars you are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-10-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By Stonehauler
Take the backroads instead of I 10. Just watch...

Take the backroads instead of I 10. Just watch out for Buford T Justice...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-06-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,177
Posted By Stonehauler
Who said this was personal? What most of us are...

Who said this was personal? What most of us are saying is this....Europe has different problems and different priorities. Other countries are different from both the US and western europe.
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-06-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,177
Posted By Stonehauler
So you prefer a 4.4L twin turbo v-8 over a 4.4L...

So you prefer a 4.4L twin turbo v-8 over a 4.4L twin turbo v-8....am I missing something here?!?

Driving over there is MUCH different than the majority of driving over here. (yes, I have been to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-04-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,144
Posted By Stonehauler
Is your vehicle currently being serviced? If so,...

Is your vehicle currently being serviced? If so, when did you bring it in?
Has the problem been fixed for now at least?
What did they say the problem was?
Are you still experiencing the problem...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-03-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,004
Posted By Stonehauler
Have you checked out the CTS-V wagon? Probably...

Have you checked out the CTS-V wagon? Probably won't be here next year, but it's something to consider for now
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-03-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,177
Posted By Stonehauler
Ahh, the fog of time....everything was better in...

Ahh, the fog of time....everything was better in the past...Yada, yada, yada....posts like this amuse me...

I am sure it was a great car for its day, but I doubt it would hold up to today's...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-02-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,177
Posted By Stonehauler
I drive the 535 and it was nice, but after you...

I drive the 535 and it was nice, but after you have gotten used to power, it's hard to go back

My wife drives an '06 330... Recently, we had a '14 320 as a loaner. Honestly, it was pitiful... ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-31-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,144
Posted By Stonehauler
2013's have the issue as well....unfortunately.

2013's have the issue as well....unfortunately.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-30-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,144
Posted By Stonehauler
heh, wait till you've had 4.... Take it...

heh, wait till you've had 4....

Take it back, tell the service advisor that this is the second time. Ask them to contact BMW engineering (if it's the injectors). Ask them to pull the plugs to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-30-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 801
Posted By Stonehauler
I don't use it often on my 550, but when I drive...

I don't use it often on my 550, but when I drive my wife's 330, I use it quite often. It makes that car MUCH more lively.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-30-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 801
Posted By Stonehauler
From my understanding, it also retunes the shift...

From my understanding, it also retunes the shift point a bit and in general is a little more sporty than the regular transmission tune. Is it worth it to you? Don't know. I have it and I SOMETIMES...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-26-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By Stonehauler
I've had a LOT of problems with mine...so much so...

I've had a LOT of problems with mine...so much so I am going to ask BMW to buy it back if they didn't fix it after this last attempt....but most others have not had the same experiences and I do not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-26-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By Stonehauler
MackSea You make a great point, but I was...

MackSea

You make a great point, but I was merely responding to his question "I've previously had an 08 550i and the mpg on it was terrible and I could never get more than 12 mpg out of it and it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-26-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By Stonehauler
one last thing...from fuel economy.gov 2008...

one last thing...from fuel economy.gov

2008 E60 550 15/18/22 or 23 depending on manual or automatic
2011 F10 550 17/20/25 automatic (the 2014 is the same as the 2011. xDrive is lower by a few...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-26-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,177
Posted By Stonehauler
Any towing? How much will you be hauling? ...

Any towing? How much will you be hauling?

My mother in law loves her jeep grand Cherokee, but the mileage stinks (14-15 mpg)

Do you want it to be a real SUV or will a crossover do? (I consider...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-26-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By Stonehauler
you say you don't want to fill up every 2-3 days,...

you say you don't want to fill up every 2-3 days, but don't tell us how far you drive each day. You say you want to drop cars, but want good gas milage.

Yes, you can probably get a Dinan tune and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-25-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By Stonehauler
honestly, if you want to go fast and get good...

honestly, if you want to go fast and get good MPGs, you are probably looking at something like a Mustang GT, Camaro, or Corvette.
Corvette is 16/20/28 with an automatic, better with a manual (base...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-24-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By Stonehauler
The 5 is too big and heavy, even with the v-8 to...

The 5 is too big and heavy, even with the v-8 to go chasing muscle cars. You just are not going to catch them if they try.

looks are subjective, but if you put your foot on the gas, expect...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-24-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By Stonehauler
I average 20 MPG on mixed driving (highway and...

I average 20 MPG on mixed driving (highway and city) with my 550. However, I am not always standing on the throttle.

Your driving style will determine how good your economy is, not just the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-22-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By Stonehauler
Reviews, CTS and SS

As I am sure many readers of this forum know, I have been having troubles with my current F10. The car is currently in the shop again (4th time for same problem) and I have tried to invoke murphy by...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-16-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,823
Posted By Stonehauler
I certainly admit that many people have not had...

I certainly admit that many people have not had injector issues. That said, going back 4 times to the dealer within 12k miles and 3 times within 400 miles for "drivetrain malfunction" errors (2 bad...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-14-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,757
Posted By Stonehauler
well, it happened yet again...the Fourth time so...

well, it happened yet again...the Fourth time so far.

This time, I didn't even get out of my driveway. Had it towed in again and told the service center to find the real problem, not just...
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