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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-24-2015, 04:27 AM
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Posted By greenhobby
Not only do the injectors need to be installed...

Not only do the injectors need to be installed just right, but there is a calibration that is required as well. I don't know the specifics, but it does take a few hours to do this since they have to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-24-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 76,792
Posted By greenhobby
Not only do the injectors need to be installed...

Not only do the injectors need to be installed just right, but there is a calibration that is required as well. I don't know the specifics, but it does take a few hours to do this since they have to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-11-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 76,792
Posted By greenhobby
They couldn't reproduce the grinding noise on the...

They couldn't reproduce the grinding noise on the starter? Not sure how they tested it, but like.mine it will get worse. Sound like you will be going back in a bit.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-08-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,738
Posted By greenhobby
My 550ix m-sport steering wheel heats up quick...

My 550ix m-sport steering wheel heats up quick (30 seconds) and I usually shut it off in about 10 minutes. Same with the seats, they get too hot on level 3 and I always turn it down to level 1 in a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-07-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By greenhobby
I had Rich (octopump) code my 550ix yesterday and...

I had Rich (octopump) code my 550ix yesterday and it went very well. As everyone says, he was very professional and very knowledgeable on getting these cars coded exactly as I wanted. My car was...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-01-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 76,792
Posted By greenhobby
I had the grinding noise on startup as well....

I had the grinding noise on startup as well. Found out it was the starter staying extended for too long. BMW replaced it under CPO warranty. I love that warranty!

good luck,
-gh
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 35,259
Posted By greenhobby
Rich are you available to code my 550? Thanks.

Rich are you available to code my 550? Thanks.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 35,259
Posted By greenhobby
Finally coded thanks to Octopump

Rich is it possible to do remotely? If so please pm me.

I have the cable and a Windows laptop.

Thanks.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-23-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 76,792
Posted By greenhobby
When I dropped mine off the week before last,...

When I dropped mine off the week before last, there was actually a sign in the service bays that said they wanted to buy available 5 series. Not sure if that was specifically for this ccp or not. I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-23-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 76,792
Posted By greenhobby
Ah, yes, the S63Tu is different from the (older)...

Ah, yes, the S63Tu is different from the (older) N63. Mostly Valvetronic support and all that entails.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-21-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 76,792
Posted By greenhobby
Uhmmm, your wrong on this front. Other then...

Uhmmm, your wrong on this front. Other then induction and exhaust, these engines are the same. Check it... Clearly those are big differences in terms of hp and torque, but just the same.

I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-18-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By greenhobby
The most important thing using staggered wheels...

The most important thing using staggered wheels is that the tire circumstance be close to the same on the front and back.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-18-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By greenhobby
I drove a 328 while my 550 was getting the...

I drove a 328 while my 550 was getting the customer care work done. It is an 8 speed trans but not sure if it's the same one we have in the 5 series. It was excellent in the 328. At times it is a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-18-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 76,792
Posted By greenhobby
Had mine done last week at BMW Sudbury. Took 4...

Had mine done last week at BMW Sudbury. Took 4 days total though didn't need timing chain or fuel injectors (had injectors done last fall).
Service advisor said they had the parts fedex'd over...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-24-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,122
Posted By greenhobby
I would have to say the 3.5mm audio jack in the...

I would have to say the 3.5mm audio jack in the center console. I only use the USB connector in there. IMHO, having to use the USB for mp3 copy in the glove compartment instead of the center is a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 76,792
Posted By greenhobby
I just got a call from my dealer yesterday. My...

I just got a call from my dealer yesterday. My 2011 550i goes in on Feb 9. He said 1 week total with a 335 loaner. My injectors are already updated recently. It looks comprehensive.

"PS. remember...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 76,792
Posted By greenhobby
I just got a call from my dealer yesterday. My...

I just got a call from my dealer yesterday. My 2011 550i goes in on Feb 9. He said 1 week total with a 335 loaner. My injectors are already updated recently. It looks comprehensive.

"PS. remember...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 76,792
Posted By greenhobby
Wow, I think it's time to change BMW dealerships....

Wow, I think it's time to change BMW dealerships. Front and rear damage? Clowns...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-15-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,612
Posted By greenhobby
Congrats on your purchase! You will love it. The...

Congrats on your purchase! You will love it. The 550 is extremely fast and very comfortable. Like all manufacturers with complicated cars, there are teething pains that are getting resolved. The most...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-12-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 884
Posted By greenhobby
Just FYI, I can get a rattle over there if the...

Just FYI, I can get a rattle over there if the seatbelt is not properly retracted into the roll. It might not be something as simple as this, but worth a look/try.

-gh
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-12-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By greenhobby
It does sound like the battery. There was a...

It does sound like the battery. There was a software update that shut off all the various components when the ignition was off and the key fob was in the car (very common when you have a garage). Did...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-11-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 76,792
Posted By greenhobby
Your problem is with the wheels. They are bent....

Your problem is with the wheels. They are bent. It's definitely worth the 120 dollars to get that smooth as glass through out the speedo range. I had to take it back twice though. Do you have the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,133
Posted By greenhobby
I'm partial to space grey metallic myself, but...

I'm partial to space grey metallic myself, but nothing looks nicer than a CLEAN black m-sport. Now keeping it clean is a wicked hassle. Seems the paint swirls just jump out at the slightest hint of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By greenhobby
Sounds like a 4 series 6MT loaded is in your...

Sounds like a 4 series 6MT loaded is in your future? There are few sinking feelings like buyers remorse...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-08-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 76,792
Posted By greenhobby
Here's the link: http://bmw-rp.com ...

Here's the link:

http://bmw-rp.com

enter your last 7 Vin numbers/letters

-gh
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