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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-13-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 914
Posted By Joe-BMW
Hey, thanks very much so far. I really appreciate...

Hey, thanks very much so far. I really appreciate the feedback. I passed all of this along to my friend. As background, he is a longtime 5series guy, had two e39s and I bought one from him for my...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-13-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 914
Posted By Joe-BMW
It has a June 2011 build date. I would imagine...

It has a June 2011 build date. I would imagine that would have to towards the end of 2011 production?


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-13-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 914
Posted By Joe-BMW
2011 vs. 2012 535

Hey guys, it's been a while since I posted. My 2012 has been a rock and probably the most reliable and enjoyable BMW I have owned.

A friend of mine texted me last night and asked if he should have...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-26-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,153
Posted By Joe-BMW
I don't think it has any functional value, it...

I don't think it has any functional value, it just looks better.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-03-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,155
Posted By Joe-BMW
I paid $1100 on delivery in Decmeber 2011. I...

I paid $1100 on delivery in Decmeber 2011. I think I am on my 8th new tire, so it has paid for itself. It has definitely gone up in price as these companies are losing their shirts in the Northeast...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-27-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By Joe-BMW
:cry:Delaer wiped out my coding last week:cry:

:cry:Delaer wiped out my coding last week:cry:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-24-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,844
Posted By Joe-BMW
Well after driving the 528 for three days and...

Well after driving the 528 for three days and getting a really good feel for it, I picked my car up and I can definitely tell the difference. The 6 pulls a lot harder in the middle gears. All in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,844
Posted By Joe-BMW
Honestly, just to reiterrate, I actually didn't...

Honestly, just to reiterrate, I actually didn't even know I was in a 528, thought it was a 535 until I looked at the key tag. The only caveat is I wonder what it feels like on an x-drive car? I am...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 168
Posted By Joe-BMW
Vanity Visor Mirror Cracked - Question

My drivers side vanity mirror is cracked and has been for some time I just forgot to tell them about it when it was new. It may have been like this since delivery. Quesion, dealer wants $208 to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,844
Posted By Joe-BMW
2013 528 Loaner Observations

Got one for a loaner yesterday and still have it. Can my dealer ever do the work in one day? That's a different topic. I have to say, the 4 banger is quite strong. So much so that I really found it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-16-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,265
Posted By Joe-BMW
I think you are right about the e and is not...

I think you are right about the e and is not being offered at the same time. I just remember the is sat lower and had better wheels. The front-end bumber package was a little sportier two. That...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-12-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,265
Posted By Joe-BMW
I was always told I could buy extra miles at a...

I was always told I could buy extra miles at a discounted price within the first year. After that all bets are off.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-12-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,265
Posted By Joe-BMW
I have had my share of cars and negotiations over...

I have had my share of cars and negotiations over the year. I agree with you all that it is highly unlikely that a favorable deal will come my way this month, but I will listen to them. I am not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-12-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,265
Posted By Joe-BMW
It was an "e" but I SO wanted an "is". It was my...

It was an "e" but I SO wanted an "is". It was my first BMW and I was 21. I loved it, but it had electrical issues. Dealer was always replacing bulbs under warranty and would never acknowledge the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-12-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,265
Posted By Joe-BMW
Thanks for the insight. The E66 was "owned" and...

Thanks for the insight. The E66 was "owned" and not leased. From memory, they gave me $20k and I owed $23k, so there is about $3k baked in (maybe more, can't remember exactly). With regard to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-12-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,265
Posted By Joe-BMW
Likelyhood of getting out of lease 1 year early??

I got cold called from my dealer about buying my 2012 back. It was not my sales person, probably someone going through the customer database and seeing if I would come down to talk. He asked me to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-11-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,552
Posted By Joe-BMW
We've Seen Your Car. Let's See You.

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Me and my GF


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-04-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,002
Posted By Joe-BMW
I guess the bottom line is that the GT is really...

I guess the bottom line is that the GT is really not a 5-series and it really should not be compared to "our cars" (F10's). Different frame and build platform. It's really a 7-series. So the GT...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-22-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,415
Posted By Joe-BMW
Thanks. It kind of stinks you have to change it...

Thanks. It kind of stinks you have to change it to pop-up vs. banner to get it to show. Banner is kind of annoying for texts while using the phone.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-22-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,415
Posted By Joe-BMW
Does the text pop up on your idrive screen in...

Does the text pop up on your idrive screen in real time or does it get stored in messages?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-21-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By Joe-BMW
I-Drive Recommended 1st Brake Service - 60-65k miles??

I have 37.5k miles on my car and have not had any brake work performed. The car is telling me that my front brakes are 25k mies away from service and the rear are 31k miles away from service. I have...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-16-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,731
Posted By Joe-BMW
I can't remember all of mine, but here are some...

I can't remember all of mine, but here are some that I use all the time:

- Call girlfriend
- NAV destination Work (purely to enable Traffic)
- NAV destination Home
- NAV Off
- Ventilate...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-14-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By Joe-BMW
BMW apps/remote ??

I haven't heard about any Siri integration but would like to know as well. I have the new 5s and I still have not figured out how to view emails or texts on my screen. In terms of google. I just use...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-11-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,034
Posted By Joe-BMW
I like my DG, but I think next time around I...

I like my DG, but I think next time around I would consider space grey or carbon black.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-29-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,102
Posted By Joe-BMW
iPhone 5s Pictures

Really liking iOS7 and the 5s. My car is pretty dirty here, but a few filters on the new camera app make it look good. 399439


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