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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Today, 06:29 AM
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Posted By snj1013
If you search you will find that many have gone...

If you search you will find that many have gone the replica route, most with fairly good success. What is unclear to me is whether all replicas are made in the same manufacturing facility. There are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-23-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By snj1013
check out bimmer-tech.net. They do BMW retrofits...

check out bimmer-tech.net. They do BMW retrofits and they have a very solid reputation.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-23-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 37,069
Posted By snj1013
I went through 4 sets of tires and 2 sets of...

I went through 4 sets of tires and 2 sets of wheels, and no less than 10 different shops, before discovering that not many tire shops and BMW dealers know what they are doing with the Hunter...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 03-22-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By snj1013
Looks cool. Can't wait to see more reviews.

Looks cool. Can't wait to see more reviews.
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 03-22-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 102
Posted By snj1013
FS: JBL MS-8 amplifier/processor with Technic harness

JBL MS-8 Amplifier/Processor with adapter harness (not shown) for BMW F10 (plug and play), no wire splicing needed.

MS-8 includes all accessories and setup CD.

This setup significantly...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-20-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 37,069
Posted By snj1013
The amount of weight added to the wheels has...

The amount of weight added to the wheels has absolutely nothing to do with road force values.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-20-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 37,069
Posted By snj1013
The Hunter doesn't display "Perfect". It will...

The Hunter doesn't display "Perfect". It will display road force in pounds or perhaps kg. You should be less than 10 lbs (4.5 kg). What were your "perfect" readings?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-20-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By snj1013
It looks more or less normal to me. My 2011 528i...

It looks more or less normal to me. My 2011 528i seems to have more of a gap on the front wheels than the back. What size tires are you running?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-20-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 37,069
Posted By snj1013
Seamus7, I have the exact same take on the...

Seamus7, I have the exact same take on the situation. While there may be exceptions, I believe the great majority of vibration complaints are related to excessive road force, coupled with a chassis...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-19-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 37,069
Posted By snj1013
Wow!!!!! Once again, what are your road force...

Wow!!!!! Once again, what are your road force values for each tire?? I know you have mentioned that you have had your tires balanced multiple times, and tires changed, etc. I never saw your road...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-17-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By snj1013
I have an eztag on my 2011, no issues. I don't...

I have an eztag on my 2011, no issues. I don't have HUD, but I doubt that would make a difference. You can also go with txtag.org. These tags work in Houston, Dallas, Austin, etc.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-20-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 926
Posted By snj1013
Check on your test drive, but some common...

Check on your test drive, but some common problems are:
-Vibration from 65-75mph. Most of this is related to excessive Road Force in the tires, but some have had issues corrected with suspension...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-18-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By snj1013
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-17-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By snj1013
no problems with my S4. you might want to make...

no problems with my S4. you might want to make sure your car's software is up to date. go to bmw.com/update and input your VIN.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-04-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 37,069
Posted By snj1013
Technically this is not true. BMW wheels are...

Technically this is not true. BMW wheels are hubcentric, meaning the center bore of the wheel fits exactly on the hub. The lugbolts only keep the wheel tight to the hub.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-30-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By snj1013
10 mins to replace. The following link will show...

10 mins to replace. The following link will show you how to replace the trim around the shifter and from there, the controller is attached by s couple of screws. ...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-28-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By snj1013
Plus the USB charger only outputs 500ma. Most...

Plus the USB charger only outputs 500ma. Most smartphones will pull 3 times this with the correct charger.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-27-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 951
Posted By snj1013
There are terminals under the hood that can be...

There are terminals under the hood that can be used as well. At least on my 2011 528i there are.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-26-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 859
Posted By snj1013
+1 on the battery load test. Just had mine load...

+1 on the battery load test. Just had mine load tested for the same reason. It failed. I thought they would prorate the coverage, but got a new battery for no charge. Not sure how much the battery...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By snj1013
Probably, but it may not be cheap. Check out...

Probably, but it may not be cheap. Check out http://www.bimmer-tech.net. These guys are the best when it comes to retrofits.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,045
Posted By snj1013
I only have the USB in the center console. The...

I only have the USB in the center console. The Passort is 3 years old and still working like a charm.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-24-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By snj1013
Hunter road force, results should be in pounds,...

Hunter road force, results should be in pounds, ideally less than 10 lbs per tire.
The will take around an hour or so. Expect to pay $100 or more.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-23-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 37,069
Posted By snj1013
The 10 lb number is personal experience, through...

The 10 lb number is personal experience, through trial and lots of error. If memory serves me, the Hunter's default limit for road force is 26 lbs. Meaning, if the measured road force is less than 26...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-20-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 37,069
Posted By snj1013
Sounds good. As stated the F10 is very sensitive...

Sounds good. As stated the F10 is very sensitive to excessive road force. It sounds like the tech at Discount does know how to use the Hunter as rotating the wheel to the tire is part of the process...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-20-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 37,069
Posted By snj1013
Tell them you want the printed results. The...

Tell them you want the printed results. The Hunter has an option to print the results.
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