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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-27-2011, 07:27 PM
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Views: 641
Posted By tunafish
Glue stain on headliner

I noticed some brown discoloration on the light colored headliner of my F10. I thought perhaps the sunroof had a leak. That was not the problem. It turned out that some glue used in the car's...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-11-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,674
Posted By tunafish
Works like a charm!:)

Works like a charm!:)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-25-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,898
Posted By tunafish
I haven't experienced false alarms in stop-and-go...

I haven't experienced false alarms in stop-and-go traffic. On the contrary, it sometimes runs up on the car in front a bit fast and piles on the brakes at the last moment...but that depends on the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-05-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,321
Posted By tunafish
no. Mine is rock solid.

no. Mine is rock solid.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-28-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,298
Posted By tunafish
When you replace the fuse, what is the number...

When you replace the fuse, what is the number written on it?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-28-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,397
Posted By tunafish
Ditto the other posts. Blink spot works really...

Ditto the other posts. Blink spot works really well. The only complaint is that the warning light is not very bright and can't be adjusted. The lane departure system is too sensitive. It gives a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-19-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,542
Posted By tunafish
Cashmere silver w/oyster/black nappa

I really like cashmere silver on my 535i. I rarely see another BMW this color. My '08 535i was black, which seemed to be the most popular color. Different is good!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-13-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,934
Posted By tunafish
trannny update

:) So far, so good. I haven't had any problems since the software upgrade 2 weeks ago...of course, a couple of months elapsed between the first failure and the second.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-11-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,674
Posted By tunafish
It works for me. I did not have to use the turn...

It works for me. I did not have to use the turn signal until my latest software upgrade.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-08-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,555
Posted By tunafish
Smile I like this feature a lot and it generally works...

I like this feature a lot and it generally works well. Two minor drawbacks: as someone else mentioned, the warning light is not very bright and is hard to see in sunlight, and it triggers, of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-27-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,934
Posted By tunafish
Update II: Dealer updated software. After 20...

Update II: Dealer updated software. After 20 miles, everything is OK, but time will tell...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,934
Posted By tunafish
Update: Dealer found at least 8 codes associated...

Update: Dealer found at least 8 codes associated with tranny, but the pattern was described as so strange they thought the problem must be in the software. So, for now, they are downloading new...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2011, 04:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,934
Posted By tunafish
I did a search and saw a rough downshift problem,...

I did a search and saw a rough downshift problem, but the consensus was it could have been due to the adaptive property of the transmission. I haven't been able to find a mechanical issue on the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-24-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,934
Posted By tunafish
Unhappy Transmission trouble...again

:bawling:Some of you may recall my ED saga in July. I had just picked up by 535i (F10) at the Welt and was driving to Dresden. After 125 miles, the transmission began downshifting in a jerky...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-23-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,459
Posted By tunafish
I don't see any pink when I look at the car. More...

I don't see any pink when I look at the car. More like a brownish beige with a hint of gray, but as I said before, you do not see any gold tones, like on some other cars with similar paint. Here is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-23-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,459
Posted By tunafish
Here is a photo of my Cashmere Silver 535i at the...

Here is a photo of my Cashmere Silver 535i at the Welt. The color is hard to describe, but I do not see any gold tone. The interior is Oyster/black nappa with anthracite trim.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 01-11-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,305
Posted By tunafish
I had the same terrific experience (and...

I had the same terrific experience (and instructor) at PDC. The only difference was that one of the 335i cars had a bad tire and I was forced to drive an M5 on the skid pad.:cry:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-11-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,521
Posted By tunafish
My favorite option is Active Cruise Control. It...

My favorite option is Active Cruise Control. It makes my commute in traffic less stressful and is useful on long trips.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-11-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,216
Posted By tunafish
In my experience, blind spot detection is quite...

In my experience, blind spot detection is quite useful as a double check. I turned off lane deviation because it is too sensitive. I need to be in the center of the lane within a few inches or else...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-06-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,954
Posted By tunafish
I decided against IAS when I heard that only the...

I decided against IAS when I heard that only the BMW dealer could do an IAS alignment and the cost for an alignment was $700 (not covered by warranty). I never really verified this. Does anyone...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-05-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,269
Posted By tunafish
Air was about $1700 for two. Hotels were about...

Air was about $1700 for two. Hotels were about $150/night (range $100 to $270). Meals were similar to US or slightly more. Gas was 2.5 times US. VAT is about twice the average US sales tax rate. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-04-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,269
Posted By tunafish
It depends on your departure city and time of...

It depends on your departure city and time of year. I flew direct from Charlotte NC to Munich during the peak travel season. All rates were high, but the Lufthansa 2 for 1 was a few hundred dollars...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-04-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,813
Posted By tunafish
But maybe this is a US/UK difference.

But maybe this is a US/UK difference.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-04-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,813
Posted By tunafish
I have not found it necessary to press resume. I...

I have not found it necessary to press resume. I just touch the accelerator.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-04-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,813
Posted By tunafish
Note exactly. If the car stops for less than a...

Note exactly. If the car stops for less than a few seconds, it will start moving again without doing anything once the car in front moves. If more than a few seconds, the display will show some...
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