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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-07-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,022
Posted By jimpal
This interior looks great. However, I don't see...

This interior looks great. However, I don't see it on the BMW "build your own" website. Does it take some kind of special order to get it?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-05-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,944
Posted By jimpal
Here we go again!

Here we go again!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-03-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,944
Posted By jimpal
Sophisto, you can be a bit preachy. And it seems...

Sophisto, you can be a bit preachy. And it seems that you take some comments ("bigger is better") perhaps more seriously than they were intended. It's not clear that you have any experience driving...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-29-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,363
Posted By jimpal
Actually it doesn't. I've used the same lower...

Actually it doesn't. I've used the same lower case email address throughout. Safari browser. The real key here is simply using classic Google maps.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-28-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,363
Posted By jimpal
Thanks, but for me the advice given by asunners...

Thanks, but for me the advice given by asunners for going back to classic Google on Safari, and ErnestHouse for the new "My BMW Remote" app above both do the job just fine, without needing a new...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,363
Posted By jimpal
Got it. Same thing happened to me when...

Got it. Same thing happened to me when installing. Now that I have the right version I see how to search the map and send the location to the car. Thanks.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,363
Posted By jimpal
Thanks for your info on another way to do it.

Thanks for your info on another way to do it.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,363
Posted By jimpal
Thanks, but the latest version of the "My BMW...

Thanks, but the latest version of the "My BMW Remote" on my iPhone doesn't seem to have this capability as far as I can see. Is there something I should do to be able to access it?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,363
Posted By jimpal
Thanks. Works just as you said when you use the...

Thanks. Works just as you said when you use the "Help" button. Now the "send to car' feature is back.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,363
Posted By jimpal
How do I do that? I just use the Google Maps...

How do I do that? I just use the Google Maps version that shows up from Google on my browser, and don't see how I can revert.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,363
Posted By jimpal
Has Google Maps Lost "Send to Car" Again?

Today I tried to send a destination from Google Maps to my car, as usual, but there doesn't seem to be a way to do it now. Up to now I have been able to click on a destination symbol, select "more,"...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 22,933
Posted By jimpal
You are correct, the battery is in the rear. The...

You are correct, the battery is in the rear. The connector under the hood I mentioned (possibly could have been clearer) is called the "starting aid terminal" and is directly connected to the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-08-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 22,933
Posted By jimpal
Charging the battery is particularly easy in a...

Charging the battery is particularly easy in a F10. No need to disconnect anything. Simply raise the hood, attach the positive lead from the charger to the positive connection on the battery (covered...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 22,933
Posted By jimpal
I don't understand why this seems wrong to you. ...

I don't understand why this seems wrong to you.

I also have a 2012 535xi and received the same "Charge Battery" warning when I returned to my garage and shut the car down after a short drive here...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-14-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,384
Views: 72,954
Posted By jimpal
Do we have a posts per year record here? 1004...

Do we have a posts per year record here? 1004 posts in exactly one year since I started this thread on this day last December.

Of course, the hero of this thread is shawnsheridan, who has kept it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-29-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,925
Posted By jimpal
Sophisto, I got a good laugh out of your...

Sophisto, I got a good laugh out of your practical reply to this post. On the other hand, since I am more likely the age of the OP's father, I couldn't possibly agree with your advice. Dad should go...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-25-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,246
Posted By jimpal
Depends on the dealer, apparently. Always a new...

Depends on the dealer, apparently. Always a new BMW, at least a 3-series, whenever I leave my 5 for service at Motorwerks in Minneapolis. No special request; it just happens.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-01-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,293
Posted By jimpal
Many current Bimmerfesters may not have been...

Many current Bimmerfesters may not have been around to recall this, but the 1971-77 Chevrolet Vega models always make the top of the list of worst cars ever built. Nevertheless, they were the 1971...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-22-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,439
Posted By jimpal
W.J. Greer your car is beautiful. IMHO it would...

W.J. Greer your car is beautiful. IMHO it would look even better without that BMW dealer ad around your front license plate. :)
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-23-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 287
Posted By jimpal
Well Before Hofmeister

Is this where Hofmeister got his famous kink for BMW's?

http://nyti.ms/16rKvkZ
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-17-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,106
Posted By jimpal
Amen! :thumbup:

Amen! :thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-14-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,106
Posted By jimpal
I agree, and this has been a pet peeve of mine...

I agree, and this has been a pet peeve of mine for years. Looks like you and I handle it the same way.

Yay for Minnesota! This year the state has started TV ads encouraging drivers to do a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-14-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,106
Posted By jimpal
Another version of the same story, including...

Another version of the same story, including "Despite their good brakes, a BMW will usually stop with a jerk."

See: http://nyti.ms/14538dr

Can't be me. Is it you?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-29-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,615
Posted By jimpal
You are probably right. Us somewhat-less-smart...

You are probably right. Us somewhat-less-smart folks have learned we need to avoid new software releases until the bugs are out. :)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-29-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By jimpal
Thanks. Makes sense.

Thanks. Makes sense.
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