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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-26-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,334
Posted By Gilgorm
Wah, no Space Grey.:cry: yah to spare (as an...

Wah, no Space Grey.:cry:
yah to spare (as an option:mad:)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-16-2016, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 585
Posted By Gilgorm
These systems are not infallible. My front...

These systems are not infallible. My front sensors started at 50,000km (brand new in 2012) but have never changed over four years. I replaced my rears two months ago and had the tech check the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-27-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 757
Posted By Gilgorm
I've typically paid cash for my cars but I always...

I've typically paid cash for my cars but I always buy one that is a MY old.
On the two occasions I leased for business (deductible), I turned one in (Volvo) and bought the second one (MB) at the end...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-25-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By Gilgorm
OP: I agree with several others. The 'normal'...

OP:
I agree with several others. The 'normal' operating temp should indicate to the left of 250.
I personally like the oil temp as opposed to the coolant temp. I now know when the engine is at...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-24-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Gilgorm
First off, the key fob has nothing at all to do...

First off, the key fob has nothing at all to do with your problems.

However, the problems are unrelated as well with one exception; your car battery. As the battery wears out non-essential...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-24-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,265
Posted By Gilgorm
Canadian experience: I had two batteries...

Canadian experience:

I had two batteries replaced while under warranty in my retired E60. The first one was due to 'Battery discharge' from the Comfort Access door handles.

I just had the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-08-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By Gilgorm
Sorry, I can't help with the front view which is...

Sorry, I can't help with the front view which is long overdue.
However, I do use the side views for parking all the time. The bright yellow lines indicate where the extreme front of the bumper is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-04-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By Gilgorm
Interesting. I use Auto Hold all the time but...

Interesting.
I use Auto Hold all the time but hear absolutely nothing when coming to a stop (very very slow or faster). But my brakes never make a sound under any circumstances.

I do confirm...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-22-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By Gilgorm
With reference to keeny2g, have you ever had the...

With reference to keeny2g, have you ever had the iDrive indicate a battery discharge?
Have you ever had to charge the battery.
My 4 year old battery had given 2 or 3 iDrive warnings so I charged...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-21-2016, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By Gilgorm
Thats wrong for a 535 even with the M power kit. ...

Thats wrong for a 535 even with the M power kit.
320/320 seems more plausible since my own understanding was that the M power kit added 20HP etc.
Sports doesn't add HP.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-19-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By Gilgorm
I sense your frustration. Since you have...

I sense your frustration.
Since you have already put some coolant/water combo in the rad why not put more in so the level is at max. Unless your quote from the manual implies there is no stick with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-13-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By Gilgorm
Definitely not standard

Definitely not standard
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-09-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,202
Posted By Gilgorm
I had an 08 535i non-sport. I loved the look of...

I had an 08 535i non-sport. I loved the look of the car. It was easy to pick out of the crowd. There are a ton of BMWs in Toronto and I feel my F10 just blends in. If I see one coming toward me I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-03-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,648
Posted By Gilgorm
Based on the age of the car and therefore value,...

Based on the age of the car and therefore value, it could be a total loss. BUT, you said there is no interior damage (air bags). Exterior needs one fender, hood, bumper, two headlamps, grills etc...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-02-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By Gilgorm
Here's a wild idea. Do you use your parking...

Here's a wild idea.
Do you use your parking brake?
Is it possible you are hearing the parking brake releasing?
I hear mine every time I first use the accelerator. It only lasts a second. Mine...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-21-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 635
Posted By Gilgorm
I just had mine replaced under warranty; no...

I just had mine replaced under warranty; no charge.
In my case the 'M' and the 'W' fell off in the winter. Then the left blade came partially loose and sprung up. Duct tape took care of it until...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-20-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By Gilgorm
I have a summer and winter set of rims. Of the...

I have a summer and winter set of rims. Of the eight rims, four are 'out of round'(two per set), i.e. slightly bent so I would say it could be fairly common.
I have also discovered that they do not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-20-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By Gilgorm
Hope you enjoy it as much as I do mine. Good...

Hope you enjoy it as much as I do mine.
Good luck and happy negotiating.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-19-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By Gilgorm
Understood. I didn't factor in either option. ...

Understood. I didn't factor in either option.

I rarely see cars with DHP (at least not listed). M Sport is common on maybe 50% of the cars.

In Canada, on 2012 cars, MSport included 19' M...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-15-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By Gilgorm
OP: My 2012 doesn't have M Sport or DHP and I...

OP:
My 2012 doesn't have M Sport or DHP and I still love the car. M Sport is more cosmetic and it was of little interest to me although It wouldn't stand in the way if I was buying pre-owned. I do...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-14-2016, 09:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By Gilgorm
I'm not familiar with U.S. pricing but the price...

I'm not familiar with U.S. pricing but the price seems slightly high by approximately $1,500.
Earlier this month, I was close to trading in my 2012 535xi and was offered $33,000 CDN. It would...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-13-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By Gilgorm
In a word, no. This is a post of mine from...

In a word, no.

This is a post of mine from another site.
"CBS is an indicator of approximately how much mileage you have left but they are not exact by any means, and sometimes they are faulty....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-12-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,043
Posted By Gilgorm
+1 I get 'car sick' on anything that moves. ...

+1

I get 'car sick' on anything that moves. I never get 'car sick' if I am driving or otherwise in control.
The fact that you (the driver) were feeling sick is also very strange. Is it possible...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-05-2016, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By Gilgorm
My 2012 just had its battery replaced under the...

My 2012 just had its battery replaced under the original warranty which expires in June, 2016. It was free. I should note that warranties do seem to include different things in different countries....
Forum: G30 (2017 - ) 04-05-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,613
Posted By Gilgorm
I had a 2016 328i x-drive as a loaner while my...

I had a 2016 328i x-drive as a loaner while my F10 was in for warranty and maintenance work.
The i-Drive iPod design looked a lot like the one in this car. It was OK but my wife and I both liked...
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