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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-25-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,777
Posted By romeofrosty
19? Bet your dad's car insurance just doubled!...

19? Bet your dad's car insurance just doubled! Have fun, but be safe.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-31-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 445
Posted By romeofrosty
You have an entirely black car. Black absorbs...

You have an entirely black car. Black absorbs heat. Silver, red and most other colors are more reflective of the heat. My car is completely black; black sapphire, black Dakota leather, anthracite...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-25-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By romeofrosty
I haven't noticed any leakage, but then again I...

I haven't noticed any leakage, but then again I only have 10 K on the odometer. I do have a 7 year platinum warranty though, so hopefully I'll be good to go if it takes a dump.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-13-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By romeofrosty
Did they acknowledge the vibration ? My s/a gave...

Did they acknowledge the vibration ? My s/a gave me the b.s. line of it being " a normal running characteristic of the car". What garbage! Asked to see the district rep. Had my appointment cancelled...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-13-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By romeofrosty
As were mine. Got tired of the runaround from the...

As were mine. Got tired of the runaround from the dealer and went to a tire shop. I don't have the michelins on the car currently. They will be my replacements when these crappy continentals wear...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-11-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By romeofrosty
I had the same vibration with my 18 inch conti...

I had the same vibration with my 18 inch conti run flats. Dealer was useless in diagnosing. Told me it was normal vibration! Long story short, I went to a tire store that did road force balancing....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-11-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By romeofrosty
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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-02-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By romeofrosty
Is the wheel rubbing on anything? Were your...

Is the wheel rubbing on anything? Were your original wheels staggered? Did you put the rear wheel on the front, or vice-versa? (different offsets) Jack the wheels up one at a time and see which one...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 02-05-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By romeofrosty
Are you using the exact same key fob as the other...

Are you using the exact same key fob as the other day? Each fob would have different stored preferences. Did you grab the fob that you don't normally use?


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-16-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,029
Posted By romeofrosty
You can add me to your list, too. (non-M version)...

You can add me to your list, too. (non-M version) Thanks!:D
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-03-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 864
Posted By romeofrosty
Pulled the trigger on a 5 series!

And then again, maybe she'll be perfectly happy. You should be happy that she's happy. Maybe YOU should have bought a 550? You know you'll see one zipping by you one day....


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-24-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,322
Posted By romeofrosty
No, the OP has a naturally aspirated 6-cylinder....

No, the OP has a naturally aspirated 6-cylinder. The 528 went to the N20 in 2012. He has a 2011 model.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-16-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,856
Posted By romeofrosty
Do not mix run flats and non-runflats. They have...

Do not mix run flats and non-runflats. They have different handling carachteristics.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-04-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 605
Posted By romeofrosty
TPM Light on after swopping wheels

You need to swap the tpms sensors from you old wheel to the new. BMW changed the frequency of the sensors in late 2011 models. If your build date was before sept. 2010, you have the old sensor set up...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-24-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,067
Posted By romeofrosty
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=532984&highlight=wind+noise

Here is a link to an earlier thread that may give you some info. May or may not be your specific issue, though.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-20-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By romeofrosty
You could also cut a strip of rubber from an old...

You could also cut a strip of rubber from an old inner tube and drape it around the conector. go longer so it covers the entire connector and several inches of the wire going to the connector, then...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-20-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By romeofrosty
How much oil are you leaking there? Some drops,...

How much oil are you leaking there? Some drops, or is it more than that? Obviously the oil leak needs to be addressed. Looks like the oil is leaking onto some sort of vibration insulator between the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-17-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By romeofrosty
The difference (if any) may be in the offset. The...

The difference (if any) may be in the offset. The 327, I believe, has the same offset on all 4 wheels on the non m-sport cars they come on. Does your M-sport have staggered wheels? (different offsets...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-29-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By romeofrosty
Thanks, Baloo. I posted several times in earlier...

Thanks, Baloo. I posted several times in earlier threads regarding the vibration issue and do recall your posts there. I have already been down that route. (see my first post in the thread) The thing...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-29-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By romeofrosty
Thanks Mark & Nameless. I've had Michelins before...

Thanks Mark & Nameless. I've had Michelins before on other cars. They were good tires, except for one set that had premature cracking on the sidewalls. Never really had much trouble with any other...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-29-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By romeofrosty
Thanks for the input. The few reviews I've seen...

Thanks for the input. The few reviews I've seen on the A/S 3 are posative, but that is on Michelin's site. Not much out there yet, and I have not seen many reviewers on this forum, probably because...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-29-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By romeofrosty
Red face "Groan!" Yet ANOTHER tire thread...

Okay, here's my deal. I have had an intermittent mild vibration between 65-70 mph on the car since new. BMW said "normal". I know, shocker.:rolleyes: Took it to a tire shop. Tire balance was off...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-13-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,433
Posted By romeofrosty
Funny you should say that. I had a younger male...

Funny you should say that. I had a younger male co-worker see my car up close for the first time. His first statement was, "that car is so damned sexy!" :yikes: Made me laugh when I read your post.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-20-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By romeofrosty
The 328 style would also be a good option. They...

The 328 style would also be a good option. They were offered on your car with the optional sport package. I have them on mine and like them. Also, they are 18" so you won't have to worry as much...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-16-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,158
Posted By romeofrosty
The A5 / S5 sunroof also does not retract to...

The A5 / S5 sunroof also does not retract to open. It only pops open on the back side of the sunroof. Raises up a few inches. I looked at the S5 before the F10, and I thought that sunroof was such a...
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