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Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 02-05-2016, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By october
I have owned previous gen 7's (E66, F02) in the...

I have owned previous gen 7's (E66, F02) in the past and this current gen has a different noise quality. Its more boomy sounding and pervasive in the cabin than the past cars. I definitely play with...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 02-04-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By october
Road noise!!!

After over a month of driving my G12 M Sport with 19" wheels, I am disappointed with the level of road noise that comes in the cabin (especially when driving over coarser asphalt). My previous F02 M...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 11-15-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,255
Posted By october
Found one with pic of trunk that has space saver...

Found one with pic of trunk that has space saver spare option:
http://www.bmwnorthscottsdale.com/detail-2016-bmw-7_series-750i_xdrive-new-14291779.html
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 11-13-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By october
Summer tires or All Season??

I am ordering a G12 with M-Sport and 19" wheels. I can choose either performance summer tires or all season. Which would be quieter? No snow where I live and tire handling less of a concern.
I've...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 11-13-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,255
Posted By october
Space saver spare

Anyone have info on how the space saver spare is stowed on the G12? Model I saw at dealer did not have the option. The floor under the trunk holds a large battery. I can't imagine there is room to...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-22-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By october
"You can probably use any silicon-free...

"You can probably use any silicon-free rubber/vinyl treatment"

Is there a reason to avoid using silicone based products? Would the silicone lube I use for pool plumbing rubber gaskets work?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-21-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By october
Thanks so much for the advice! I guess I'm not...

Thanks so much for the advice! I guess I'm not the only one with this minor issue.:)
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 09-21-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By october
Creaking noise front driver's door

Anyone have a front door that has a low pitched creaking noise when the car is goes over bumps? Its subtle but annoying. I thought it was the weatherstripping rubbing against the car frame so I...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-19-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,456
Posted By october
Samsung GS3 Android 4.1.1 update bluetooth problem

Anyone having connection problems with the bluetooth since the Android 4.1.1 update.? I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 that had an AT&T software update recently and now is having regular problems...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-08-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,844
Posted By october
Perhaps the BMW switch to RFT's is related to the...

Perhaps the BMW switch to RFT's is related to the availability of 4 wheel drive across their model lines and the way they decided to engineer/package the body structure of their cars. Its probably...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-05-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,844
Posted By october
Any suggestions as to a good non RFT that would...

Any suggestions as to a good non RFT that would be siginificantly quieter than my current Pirellis PZero's? Since I have 20" M Sport wheels, my choices are more limited than 19's.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-02-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,844
Posted By october
How much quieter without runflats?

I just picked up a new 740Li and noticed much more road noise on coarser roads than my previous 750Li (E66). Thinking about getting rid of the runflats and switching to regular tires. Can I expect...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-18-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,112
Posted By october
Oil dipstick???

Does the F01 740 engine have an oil dipstick? My '06 E66 750 had one in the rear of the engine.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 11-10-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,007
Posted By october
How much of a deposit did your dealer take when...

How much of a deposit did your dealer take when you ordered your car?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-27-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,152
Posted By october
ARS Active Roll Stabilization???

Anyone know if the ARS option is worth having on the F02? Would setting the car in sport mode stiffen the suspension enough to keep the car flat on turns? I currently have an 07 E66 Sport with ARS...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-20-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,507
Posted By october
i or Li???

Planning on ordering a 2013 7. I currently own a E66 750Li but plan on getting a short wheelbase version this time. Is there a difference in the handling and ride with the short one?
Also, anyone...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-19-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,015
Posted By october
Console/dash storage space E65 vs F01

Anyone know if there's enough storage space in the F01? Compared to my E66, the console is much smaller and there appears to be no dash drawers. Where do you put your sunglasses and other stuff. ...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-19-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,875
Posted By october
Just had a chance to listen to the B&O system in...

Just had a chance to listen to the B&O system in an M5. Overall not impressed. Sounded a bit clearer in the mids and highs but bass in definitely not any better. I doubt anyone will hear a...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-11-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,875
Posted By october
F01Driver, did you notice a difference in the...

F01Driver, did you notice a difference in the quality/presence of the bass when you listened to the B&O system in the 7? I agree with your comment and will add on how crazy it is that dealers around...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-09-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,875
Posted By october
Thanks for the link.... nice review. Anyone know...

Thanks for the link.... nice review. Anyone know if there's been any changes/improvement for the 2013's premium system? Also, has anyone ever listened to the B&O system in the 7?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 10-09-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,875
Posted By october
2013 7er audio systems

Anyone listen to the premium audio system on the 2013's? Wondering if there's any improvement made with the refresh. Is the B&O system worth the extra $$$? Thanks.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-09-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By october
No, car was tinted when it was new 5 yrs ago.

No, car was tinted when it was new 5 yrs ago.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-09-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By october
All connections are fine, screen doesn't black...

All connections are fine, screen doesn't black out or show anything weird except gps signal at one bar or none. Any other ideas?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 04-08-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By october
Anyone have this nav problem?

The nav on my '06 750 shows the map, but my location is way off (probably up to 100mi from actual). The icon of my location appears to show correct orientation of my car on the map. The gps signal...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-27-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,254
Posted By october
Having purchased 3 new 7er's over the past 8...

Having purchased 3 new 7er's over the past 8 years, I'm trying real hard to find reasons to purchase the F01/02 despite its shortcomings. As an audiophile, I'm sensitive to the car's sound system. ...
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