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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,680
Posted By jmfan
Not really a complaint but a suggestion if anyone...

Not really a complaint but a suggestion if anyone from BMW is reading this thread. I had the HUD in my 535i and loved it. I also had the driverís assistance pkg and wondered why the blind spot...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-17-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,680
Posted By jmfan
Does your 2014 still do this? This was one issue...

Does your 2014 still do this? This was one issue my 535i had that was minor, but a little annoying. Iíve read other complaints over the years and figured BMW would have fixed this by now. I have...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-03-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By jmfan
Nothing wrong with the X4 if that is what you...

Nothing wrong with the X4 if that is what you like. BMW has done a good job of offering so many different types of vehicles to fit almost everyone, although it has gotten very complex. I saw a 428i...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-03-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By jmfan
Wow, I wasnít really trying to draw anyone away...

Wow, I wasnít really trying to draw anyone away from BMW, but to simply point out that Jaguar has brought a solid offer to the table. I donít think many of us on Bimmerfest gave them a thought in the...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-03-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By jmfan
I agree that the Boxster is a great car as well....

I agree that the Boxster is a great car as well. I have driven older models but not the latest edition. I plan on giving this a serious look too soon.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-03-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By jmfan
The Z4 is really an excellent car. I just donít...

The Z4 is really an excellent car. I just donít feel it is the right fit for me.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-03-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By jmfan
I really am all over the board trying to make a...

I really am all over the board trying to make a decision on my next car. I have to say I love my 535i, but it just feels so isolated at times and lacks the road and steering feel I enjoyed with my...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-02-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,005
Posted By jmfan
I'm in the same boat. I donít know where the time...

I'm in the same boat. I donít know where the time has gone, but my lease ends in February and Iím anxious to figure out my next ride. Iím hoping BMW will have some killer year end incentives soon. If...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-25-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,937
Posted By jmfan
I received my emails within 48 hours each time....

I received my emails within 48 hours each time. Make sure it didnít go into your junk mail. If they were transferrable I would give you one of mine.

I made the mistake once of registering for a...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-25-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,937
Posted By jmfan
I just received another $1,000 allowance email...

I just received another $1,000 allowance email from the second visit using the same email as the first drive. Unfortunately my lease is up in February and will not be able to use it before it expires...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-25-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,937
Posted By jmfan
It may not be what BMW prefers, but I have signed...

It may not be what BMW prefers, but I have signed up and attended more than once on numerous Drive events over the years. They are pretty informal and I believe the staff is only concerned that you...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-24-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,937
Posted By jmfan
I attended two of these Un4gettable events, one...

I attended two of these Un4gettable events, one in Elk Grove a few Saturdayís ago and another in San Rafael yesterday. They were well worth the time, even though I probably wonít be able to use the...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-24-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,272
Posted By jmfan
$5k for paint is a little steep. I would pick...

$5k for paint is a little steep. I would pick another color or go for broke and get an M4 convertible instead, which is available in mineral white for $550.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-24-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,272
Posted By jmfan
I had a glimmer of hope for a moment, but figured...

I had a glimmer of hope for a moment, but figured that was the case. Thanks for the clarification.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 08-23-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,272
Posted By jmfan
I have been considering a 435i convertible to...

I have been considering a 435i convertible to replace my current car. When I build a 435i M Sport on the BMWUSA web site, it will not allow mineral white with this package. I have had this color...
Forum: European Delivery 08-14-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,905
Posted By jmfan
Iím torn because I love the colors of my current...

Iím torn because I love the colors of my current car, but cannot bring myself to order another car exactly the same. Of all the interior colors available for the F10, I keep coming back to the Amaro...
Forum: European Delivery 08-14-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,905
Posted By jmfan
That actually crossed my mind a few times. Once I...

That actually crossed my mind a few times. Once I made my decision, Iím sure they would throw me out after I waited in the lobby for a few months while they build my new car. :)
Forum: European Delivery 08-14-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,905
Posted By jmfan
By the way Gary J, I never thought I would like...

By the way Gary J, I never thought I would like the Estoril Blue until I drove the exact same car as yours last weekend at an Un4gettable drive event. I really liked it, nice choice!
Forum: European Delivery 08-14-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,905
Posted By jmfan
Iíll have to try another dealer. I have been to...

Iíll have to try another dealer. I have been to two different large dealers in my area recently and the salesmen I spoke too had the ďdeer in the headlightsĒ look when I mentioned ďIndividualĒ....
Forum: European Delivery 08-14-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,905
Posted By jmfan
My lease is nearing the end and I am thinking...

My lease is nearing the end and I am thinking about ordering a 535i in carbon black/amaro brown. I find it ridiculous you cannot at least see a color swatch at the dealer for individual leathers and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-09-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By jmfan
Have you checked with your BMW dealer? I...

Have you checked with your BMW dealer? I contacted mine today and I was told they would mount and balance non run-flat tires as long as I signed a document releasing them from liability. The cost is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-05-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,178
Posted By jmfan
Glad your sense of humor didnít let the rental...

Glad your sense of humor didnít let the rental ruin your trip. Iíll bet the initial walk around to check for damage before you drove off in this beauty took hours. I can only hope the gas gauge was...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,388
Posted By jmfan
There is a software issue on some F10's giving...

There is a software issue on some F10's giving false rear brake service warnings. I experienced this last week and a trip to my dealer confirmed the rear brakes were still like new with no issues....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-03-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,378
Posted By jmfan
Unfortunately I have had no choice but to park at...

Unfortunately I have had no choice but to park at the San Francisco airport. Last month I used Park SFO and do not recommend it. I worried the whole time I was away. It is a newer lot, but the down...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-19-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,053
Posted By jmfan
I started reading this forum years ago when I was...

I started reading this forum years ago when I was considering buying a 2011 535i. I ended up buying a 328i convertible which sadly resulted in a BMW buyback. I often wonder if I bought the first year...
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