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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-16-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,276
Posted By CarBrain
2012 Huyndai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec vs. Used BMW/Mercedes

The specs of the 2012 Huyndai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec look pretty good with its 429 HP / 376 LB-FT
5.0 L V8 Engine and it is only $46,500 MSRP with a lot of nice options. It looks nice too, in my...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-18-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,092
Posted By CarBrain
What is the difference between the 2011 and 2012 model ?

What is the difference between the 2011 and 2012 model ?

535i vs. 550i ?

Any minor changes in appearance also?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-18-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,006
Posted By CarBrain
I have the F10 550i and there is no way that I...

I have the F10 550i and there is no way that I will put a front license plate on my car. When I ordered the car, I specifically told the dealership not to drill holes in the front bumper.

I live...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-16-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,653
Posted By CarBrain
How often do you wash your F10 ?

I wash my F10 about every two weeks.

How often do you wash your F10 ?

Oh, I also have noticed that I get more bird poop or urine more often right after I wash or wax my F10. It seems that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-26-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,072
Posted By CarBrain
I just put in 1 quart 2 days ago. The warning...

I just put in 1 quart 2 days ago. The warning light and onscreen warning appeared at the 5,000 miles point.

My 550i really consumes a lot of oil.

At least it is free oil at the dealership.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-24-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,453
Posted By CarBrain
F10 550i is still rarely seen on the street

I got my F10 550i at the end of November and since then I have only seen two F10 550i on the street. It is already the end of May 2011.

The F10 that I seen the most is the 528i then next is the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-16-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,214
Posted By CarBrain
I see no difference in gas mileage after 4,000...

I see no difference in gas mileage after 4,000 miles on my F10 550i.

The car is a gas guzzler.

But then again, I expected it to be a gas guzzler when I bought the car.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-26-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,874
Posted By CarBrain
I got the 550i because of the trapezoidal exhaust...

I got the 550i because of the trapezoidal exhaust pipes.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-23-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 87,937
Posted By CarBrain
I just got my car back yesterday from the...

I just got my car back yesterday from the dealership with the 2.40.2 software fix.

So far I have not heard any of the grinding noise that I experienced before which was easy to reproduce. I have...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-10-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,728
Posted By CarBrain
Mine will be the software update first (treat...

Mine will be the software update first (treat with medication).

If that is unsuccessful, then comes the surgery.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-08-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,728
Posted By CarBrain
Wow, 117 views and not even one response. I...

Wow, 117 views and not even one response.

I guess the grinding issue is not as bad as I thought.

The fire has gradually wane, not sure why though.

Either people just don't care about the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-05-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,728
Posted By CarBrain
Grinding steering issue: how many people here fix it with the updated software?

I am making a new thread about this because the other one is too big and too generalized.

I now would like to see how many people have success with the updated software fix (2.40.2) .

On a side...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-04-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,725
Posted By CarBrain
Do you guys realize that it is all relative? ...

Do you guys realize that it is all relative?

If the F10 550i owners complain of higher gas price, so will the Honda Accord owners because their gas price also goes up.

So if the Honda Accord...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-02-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,725
Posted By CarBrain
Increasing gas price - oh well.... I still enjoy my 550i :-)

With the Libya turmoil, gas prices have increase steadily.

Although I don't like the increasing gas price, I still would not buy any other F10 except the 550i.

I really enjoy the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-28-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 87,937
Posted By CarBrain
There were over 40 people who have this problem. ...

There were over 40 people who have this problem. Only about 4-5 people who got this fixed. What happened to the rest of the people? It seems that there was a surge of people complaining and now it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-21-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,550
Posted By CarBrain
Yippeeee!!!!!! According to this post, I have...

Yippeeee!!!!!! According to this post, I have the UGLIEST color for my F10 550i. My color is the Milano Beige. :-)

Oh well, I just have to say to myself that beauty is in the eye of the beholder...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-21-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,709
Posted By CarBrain
Question about comfort, normal, sport, and sport+

I have heard that there is a difference in MPG between the sport/sport+ and the comfort and normal mode.

Why is there a difference in gas mileage? Switch between them does not increase or...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-03-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,566
Posted By CarBrain
I don't think having a little excess is a...

I don't think having a little excess is a negative thing. In this case, having 3 cars in a household (a family) is not such a bad thing. One car would be for the wife to use to go to work. Another...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-02-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,566
Posted By CarBrain
I don't know if you are still single or married,...

I don't know if you are still single or married, but a family man normally have at least 3 cars. In a snow storm like that I would get the worse car to drive instead of the F10. Even here in San...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-31-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By CarBrain
Buying F10's at auction places ?

Can the F10 535 and 535 be bought at auction places yet? Do people actually get MUCH better deal at auction centers?

Some of the stories that I hear of buying cheap cars (cheap high quality cars)...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-31-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,620
Posted By CarBrain
You cannot read the manual either while driving.

You cannot read the manual either while driving.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-29-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,636
Posted By CarBrain
Vortexx, How much does it cost? How long...

Vortexx,

How much does it cost?
How long does it take to do it?
Where did you get it done? I am in San Diego but I go up to Orange County every weekend. Can it be done in San Diego?

Will...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-28-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 87,937
Posted By CarBrain
Call me a skeptic but I find that is hard to...

Call me a skeptic but I find that is hard to believe. My car is new and I drive it almost everyday (except weekends) for 25-30 minutes on the freeway so the car battery should be fully charged. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-26-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,184
Posted By CarBrain
What if I have nitrogen in the tires which was...

What if I have nitrogen in the tires which was filled up by my dealership when I first received my car. Can I just fill it up with regular air from the compressor that I buy from Costco?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-26-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 87,937
Posted By CarBrain
That is great to hear. However, I would like...

That is great to hear.

However, I would like to see more people having success with this software update. There are over 40 people having this issue and you are the only one with such a success. ...
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