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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-15-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By MSgtMel
Currently I have my 2011 535ix wear Michelin...

Currently I have my 2011 535ix wear Michelin Alpines on 18" rims in the winter. The car has the full sport package with DHP and larger brakes so hence the 18"s Spent most and the worst part of last...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-31-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By MSgtMel
Don't know if you have the net on the side of the...

Don't know if you have the net on the side of the drive train tunnel on the passenger side or not. I find it a good place to put the iPad for charging either from the ash tray or the under dash...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-22-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By MSgtMel
To this I say Bunk! I've a 11' 535xi sport...

To this I say Bunk! I've a 11' 535xi sport package, DHP, AD etc and except for the winter run 245/40-19 all the time. With the factory OEM "Goodyear LS2" tire, yes, they are the worse than the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-12-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 56,238
Posted By MSgtMel
Unfortunately not at the present time. My esys...

Unfortunately not at the present time. My esys is broke and can't seem to get it to run. Time is otherwise pretty booked for awhile, so don't know when I'll get it and my programming mods back...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-11-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By MSgtMel
Just guessing but something sounds a bit dry to...

Just guessing but something sounds a bit dry to me. Have you checked the oil level after the service? Some have been known to get the engines fully topped up after a change.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-11-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 56,238
Posted By MSgtMel
So far so good. She drives a lot better than she...

So far so good. She drives a lot better than she ever has, smooth from a stop in Normal and instant responsive acceleration.:thumbup: Am going to reserve judgement until there is enough time and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-11-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By MSgtMel
Granted OPs problem is mechanical but having seen...

Granted OPs problem is mechanical but having seen a number of people who also have been having an electrical problem in this and other areas wanted to let all of you know about a great product that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-07-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By MSgtMel
You are right that non-high performance 4 cly....

You are right that non-high performance 4 cly. are not as loud, those with boost - especially when it starts early as in BMW - are even louder yet, But all fours have a distinctive mechanical racket...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-07-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,865
Posted By MSgtMel
No skid marks in grass, windshield not busted.......

No skid marks in grass, windshield not busted.... Looks like it was placed there for the new Euro version of candid camera!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-07-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 56,238
Posted By MSgtMel
WE shall see if there really is a fix to the...

WE shall see if there really is a fix to the problem my 11 535xi returns. Left it yesterday with the same throttle response complaint as before. As usual they said they couldn't duplicate it - DUH...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-07-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 341
Posted By MSgtMel
Our 2014 X1 xdrive 28i sounds the same. That is...

Our 2014 X1 xdrive 28i sounds the same. That is the sound of a 4 cal. at idle, not the clatter of a turbo. The sound that sounds like clatter is typical of chain propelled valve trains and the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-05-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,024
Posted By MSgtMel
Looks like Alpine white. If it's a good body...

Looks like Alpine white. If it's a good body shop be able to do a near perfect match and have to repent the whole thing. Easily repairable though. Let us know the estimates/billing.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-05-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By MSgtMel
Put Michelin Alpin PA-3s (hear that the PA-4s are...

Put Michelin Alpin PA-3s (hear that the PA-4s are even better) on my 535xi. They've been great, even through 6 months per year the past couple of years. The only thing I'd do over is spend the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-01-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,308
Posted By MSgtMel
Realizing this sounds a bit nebbish, but since...

Realizing this sounds a bit nebbish, but since I've been fortunate enough to always park the car myself what is the going valet tip rate in your various areas? May be going to some areas that are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-31-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By MSgtMel
Have Flux capacitor version 4/4s at very good...

Have Flux capacitor version 4/4s at very good price; NIB, opened but unused. PM for details.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,393
Posted By MSgtMel
Darn, someone noticed the undocumented feature of...

Darn, someone noticed the undocumented feature of the high speed longitudinal stabilizers. Keep up the good work about calling them anything but. :rofl:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By MSgtMel
It has been my experience that all SEDANS do this...

It has been my experience that all SEDANS do this to greater or lesser extent. Alfa Romeo, Volvo, BMW, Toyota, Doge, Ford et.al. My theory as to why some are more obnoxious than others is the sonic...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-05-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 657
Posted By MSgtMel
Sorry about the state, seems you have an answer...

Sorry about the state, seems you have an answer to that though. If you dig deep enough in the forums you will find that those who don't want to drill the bumper but have the front plate issue use a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-03-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By MSgtMel
Good looking ride! I also have a steep drive...

Good looking ride!

I also have a steep drive (10-11 degree up) and am considering these; http://www.bridjit.com
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-03-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,180
Posted By MSgtMel
The comments and answers above about adrenaline...

The comments and answers above about adrenaline are very valid, and even as our LE brethren mentioned, training and practice are the key. Training and practice once or twice a year are not enough...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-02-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,180
Posted By MSgtMel
I would suggest some more cogitation on the...

I would suggest some more cogitation on the subject and some research into self-defense technics. A good place to start would be the USCCA website...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-02-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,045
Posted By MSgtMel
Nice car, enjoy it in health. :bigpimp::drink: ...

Nice car, enjoy it in health. :bigpimp::drink:

When did USAREUR get the Germans to agree to the full DE registration? I had to drive on those fugly U.S. rectangular "Green" plates! ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-22-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By MSgtMel
Thanks for the replies. Now have a couple new...

Thanks for the replies. Now have a couple new ideas to explore. Cheers! :beerchug:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-18-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By MSgtMel
They do, and it is, it's soft sided and it won't...

They do, and it is, it's soft sided and it won't hold the volume needed for my cheese runs. Theses runs totally fill a refrigerators half width produce chill bin to the top. So the volume should be...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-18-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By MSgtMel
Summer time cooling

It's definitely time to get serious about cooling the picnic goodies in the back to say nothing about the runs across the state for that fantastic Amish cheese! :amish: :thumbup: As we are all well...
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