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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-08-2011, 03:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,416
Posted By Quick11
Having tracked an F10 without DHP, I believe you...

Having tracked an F10 without DHP, I believe you would be very surprised how good it handles. I'm talking full bore 130 MPH straights, 90 mph corners and 110 MPH runs through climbing esses. Having...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-11-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,561
Posted By Quick11
I was fortunate to drive a 535I in several...

I was fortunate to drive a 535I in several sessions on a 3.27 mile road course and to put in prespective my previous experiences are c6's and a Z06 on the same road course. I was really impressed by...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-13-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,239
Posted By Quick11
MsgtMel, I started getting better mileage at...

MsgtMel,

I started getting better mileage at about the 4000 mark. I'm an old retired guy so I generally not in a hurry to get anywhere other than when I go to the local track for a closed course...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-03-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,780
Posted By Quick11
TJPark01 - thanks for the information and link. ...

TJPark01 - thanks for the information and link. 103 ft-lbs makes more sense than 90. Not a single lug nut budged at 90.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-03-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,780
Posted By Quick11
Goodyear Excellence Tire Pressures/Lug Nut Torque

Similar situation...trying to determine the proper pressures for speeds over 100 and corners in the 80-90 range. I have Goodyear Excellence 245/40-19s and 275/35-19s on a 535i with no DHP but sport...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-01-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,421
Posted By Quick11
Needsdecaf was absolutely right. The center caps...

Needsdecaf was absolutely right. The center caps pop out with minimal effort using a flat nylon tool on either side. It takes about 10 sec per wheel..
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-29-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,421
Posted By Quick11
thank you all for the input. I'll try to provide...

thank you all for the input. I'll try to provide some feedback after the sporting event with respect to 535i handling. I don't have the DHP because I thought I would probably like to replace the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-28-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,421
Posted By Quick11
Wheel Center Caps

Is there any trick to removing the BMW logo center caps on 2011 535I wheels? I'm going to a sporting event that requires their removal as part of a checklist. My Z06 caps just popped out and I'm...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-19-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,635
Posted By Quick11
I will gladly be first in line for a 2011 F10 N55...

I will gladly be first in line for a 2011 F10 N55 Dinan Package. Bring it on .....Put it in ...... Lets give it a go.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-14-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,239
Posted By Quick11
535I ... 23.5 consistently around town. 31 to...

535I ... 23.5 consistently around town. 31 to 33 on the highway.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-10-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 21,540
Posted By Quick11
I have the same noise. I'm retired and ferry...

I have the same noise. I'm retired and ferry Cadillacs for a local dealer. I find it disturbing that a 40K Cadillac is quieter than my 65K 535. My noise sounds like it's over my left shoulder...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-30-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,533
Posted By Quick11
My battery failed the second day I owned the car....

My battery failed the second day I owned the car. It took BMW 3 days to decide to replace the battery. I've had it for 6 months now with no recurring problem. (535i)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-08-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,223
Posted By Quick11
I had my dealership put them on for $90 within 2...

I had my dealership put them on for $90 within 2 days of purchasing the car. They look like they should have came with the car and are functional very effective.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-03-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,965
Posted By Quick11
I talked with my service rep today. He said that...

I talked with my service rep today. He said that excessive carbon build up is normal up to about 10K miles. By that time, the rings etc. should be sufficiently seated to reduce the oil...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-02-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,667
Posted By Quick11
I was initially a little disappointed with my...

I was initially a little disappointed with my 535i. However, the more that I drive it the more I appreciate it's strong points. It provides a smooth comfortable ride with surprising gas mileage. I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-02-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,965
Posted By Quick11
I've only got 3100 miles on the 535i, that's why...

I've only got 3100 miles on the 535i, that's why I was surprised at the extent of the carbon build up.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-02-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,965
Posted By Quick11
I used simichrome paste after first using a two...

I used simichrome paste after first using a two level light abrasive that came with a kit I bought for my Z06 that I traded on the BMW (growing family requirement). Simichrome is about as good as it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-02-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,965
Posted By Quick11
Heavy Carbon On Exhaust Tips

I just spent 45 minutes cleaning one of my exhaust tips since it was heavily caked with carbon. The other is the same but I'm leaving it to show the BMW advisor.

Is this baked on carbon normal?
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-06-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,075
Posted By Quick11
I get a constant k band interference signal with...

I get a constant k band interference signal with my Valentine 1 mounted anywhere on the windshield. I still haven't figured out what's causing it.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-06-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,180
Posted By Quick11
You can get around this by setting up your second...

You can get around this by setting up your second memory position as fully back etc. and then activate memory 2 before you get out.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-30-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,652
Posted By Quick11
535i Auto/Sport Same here, 25 MPG with mixed...

535i Auto/Sport

Same here, 25 MPG with mixed city/hwy driving and 30.5 MPG on several 200 mile runs of 65-75 MPH driving between Greensboro and Asheville NC.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-05-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,563
Posted By Quick11
It just amazes me, coming from a 3.4 sec 0-60 Z06...

It just amazes me, coming from a 3.4 sec 0-60 Z06 listening to people talking about how fast a 550I versus 550xi goes from 0-60. Gentlemen, get over it, you're slow in the real world! If you bought...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-04-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By Quick11
For starters ask for a "Warrantee Vehicle...

For starters ask for a "Warrantee Vehicle Inquiry" it will tell you the repair history (Claims).
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-04-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,113
Posted By Quick11
Been there....done that! Not worth the effort...

Been there....done that! Not worth the effort with respect to any slight gain and as stated previously ...poorer filtration
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-04-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,964
Posted By Quick11
Factory Mud Flaps

I don't have a picture readily available but wanted to say that the factory mud flaps look great on my Dark Graphite Metallic 535i.

They really keep a lot of road dirt and rocks off of both the...
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