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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-16-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,441
Posted By dommm
On my way to South Florida we stopped for gas...

On my way to South Florida we stopped for gas etc. at a station around Savana Georgia that was a Wawa & I had never heard of Wawa before but as I was filling up at the normal pump I noticed a pump at...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-29-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,441
Posted By dommm
When in the USA if I cannot find a gas station...

When in the USA if I cannot find a gas station that sells ethanol free gas I use Chevron 91, I like the additive techron. When in Canada I always use premium ethanol free gas & that is available at...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-29-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,441
Posted By dommm
"that all claim, "non-ethanol" for their premium"...

"that all claim, "non-ethanol" for their premium"

There is a very easy way to confirm the above quote:

(1) pour a small amount of water into a narrow jar (an olive or pickle jar works great)...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-28-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,441
Posted By dommm
Unfortunately it is not so easy to buy ethanol...

Unfortunately it is not so easy to buy ethanol free gas in the USA. Lots of options north of the boarder but not so much down here.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-19-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,868
Posted By dommm
I just found out that Costco premium gas in...

I just found out that Costco premium gas in Canada is also ethanol free so that gives me another option.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-13-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,590
Posted By dommm
My pleasure:) It has been awhile since I...

My pleasure:)

It has been awhile since I fixed my friend's car & I am not any sort of expert or mechanic but if I remember correctly I did spray WD40 on the screw. As far as I know, spraying the...
Forum: 7 Series DIY 10-31-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 66,748
Posted By dommm
No, but from past experience using a BMW...

No, but from past experience using a BMW dealership it will be way to much
Forum: 7 Series DIY 10-31-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 66,748
Posted By dommm
I don't think there is any specific milage...

I don't think there is any specific milage involved. If you don't register your battery it will just wear out sooner then if you get it registered. From what I have read & understand, our cars draw...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-07-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By dommm
delete

delete
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-27-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By dommm
Yes my post was referring to my 550xi which has...

Yes my post was referring to my 550xi which has now, as you stated above been lowered to 10,000 miles.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-27-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By dommm
I believe the new number is every 10,000 miles...

I believe the new number is every 10,000 miles between oil changes. I could be wrong but I think the old number was 15,000 but was revised down.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-22-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By dommm
Good idea, thanks.

Good idea, thanks.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-22-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By dommm
Oil change?

I went to do a DIY oil change yesterday but the small ramps I used when changing my 750 will not work for the 550. The front bumper is so low the bumper hits the ramps before the wheels get to the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-17-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 155,377
Posted By dommm
OK I am not the sharpest knife in the drawer so...

OK I am not the sharpest knife in the drawer so if I ask more stupid questions at least you will know why. Are you implying that the solvents you listed above are bad for my car? I have not yet used...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-17-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 155,377
Posted By dommm
I spend 7 months a year in Ontario, Canada & I...

I spend 7 months a year in Ontario, Canada & I only use ethanol free gas to fill up with, so while up north ethanol is not an issue for me. There are many gas stations that still sell ethanol free...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-17-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 155,377
Posted By dommm
Would adding this stuff when filling up help?...

Would adding this stuff when filling up help? STA-BIL Fuel Stabilizer
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-01-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,947
Posted By dommm
I have the exact same experience & have been...

I have the exact same experience & have been given the exact same explanation from the dealer. He advised to put the car in sport mode which I did try & I believe it may have made things a bit...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-21-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,416
Posted By dommm
Can anyone confirm where to access the engine oil...

Can anyone confirm where to access the engine oil filter on my 2011 550ix F10? I have seen 2 separate videos on doing a DIY engine oil & oil filter change & both videos state that the video applies...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-20-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,416
Posted By dommm
OK, so now I am confused. In the first video link...

OK, so now I am confused. In the first video link you supplied, the engine oil filter was accessed by opening up the hood but the next video link you gave me shows the presenter accessing the engine...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-20-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,416
Posted By dommm
Thanks for the link. At the start of the video...

Thanks for the link. At the start of the video the presenter mentions the video applies to E60's. Can you confirm that the video would also apply to my 2011 550i F10? Thanks
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-20-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,416
Posted By dommm
Just a little off topic so please accept my...

Just a little off topic so please accept my apologize. I have googled for a DIY oil change for my 2011 BMW 550i F10 but I get no results for my specific model. Can someone please attach a link to a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-29-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By dommm
Go to the link below a read up & then PM the...

Go to the link below a read up & then PM the thread starter. I used him a few years ago to update my maps. gl

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=777905&highlight=
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-20-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By dommm
I have been told that the only service info that...

I have been told that the only service info that a dealership can legally give you is warranty work that has been preformed on the car. All other work is protected by privacy laws.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-07-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By dommm
Well hopefully someone else can help because I...

Well hopefully someone else can help because I will also need to do this reset some day. gl
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-07-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By dommm
I think this might get you there. I think you...

I think this might get you there. I think you just need to scroll to brake reset instead of oil reset but I've never done it myself so it's just a suggestion. GL
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