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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-10-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,334
Posted By bigken620
Boardman - how did you code the "eliminate double...

Boardman - how did you code the "eliminate double tap" where when you open the door, it will turn off the radio etc? I looked at the most recent version of the cheat sheet (F10_CheatSheet_V3.0.pdf)...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-18-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,020
Posted By bigken620
My dealer time to change the injectors was 20...

My dealer time to change the injectors was 20 days. It was pretty ridiculous. They changed the fuel injectors but in the process found out that the DME was fried. They had to order the DME from...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-10-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,088
Posted By bigken620
I purchased a used 2011 550i with 4k miles sight...

I purchased a used 2011 550i with 4k miles sight unseen from Flow BMW (North Carolina) and did not have any issues with the sale. As other posters have mentioned: 1) make sure the dealer is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-29-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,890
Posted By bigken620
What a great thread! Here's my list: High...

What a great thread! Here's my list:

High school:
1988 Oldsmobile Delta 88

College:
1994 Toyota Camry

Adult life:
2002 Toyota Camry
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-28-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,756
Posted By bigken620
It seems like the common issues (that I've seen...

It seems like the common issues (that I've seen around the forums) that are causing the warning are either fuel pump (both HP and LP) or fuel injectors. Mine turned out to be the injectors and they...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,589
Posted By bigken620
Well, if you're posting this question in the F10...

Well, if you're posting this question in the F10 forum, then the answer will likely be F10. I wonder what the answer would be if you posted the same question in the Audi forums :rofl:

In all...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-06-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 31,756
Posted By bigken620
Sigh, I'm now part of the drivetrain malfunction...

Sigh, I'm now part of the drivetrain malfunction club :eek: (I've got a 550i w/ Dinan S2 and 13k miles). I got my warning last Friday when I pulled out of my driveway and I immediately took it into...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-06-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 16,769
Posted By bigken620
Sigh, I'm now part of the drivetrain malfunction...

Sigh, I'm now part of the drivetrain malfunction club :eek: (I've got a 550i w/ Dinan S2 and 13k miles). I got my warning last Friday when I pulled out of my driveway and I immediately took it into...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,224
Posted By bigken620
I'm not available on 26th but am available on...

I'm not available on 26th but am available on 12th. If attendance is looking slim for January, maybe we can set a date in February. Also, if attendance is high, we may need to balance the number of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-02-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,837
Posted By bigken620
Hey Jim, I've experienced your exact same issue...

Hey Jim, I've experienced your exact same issue (throttle lag and lurching) for a while and I've just become accustomed to it. However, three weeks ago, I did the Dinan S2 tune and the throttle lag...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-06-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,328
Posted By bigken620
I bought them from Unlimited Automobile Products...

I bought them from Unlimited Automobile Products out of CA. Their part number is BM528. The website is: http://www.uapone.com/bmw/338-bm528-19-staggered-5x120-et3538-wheels-set.html and they're...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-04-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,328
Posted By bigken620
Yep these are the M5 replicas from YSM (China). ...

Yep these are the M5 replicas from YSM (China). The wheels are cast (rather than forged) and so far I haven't had any quality issues yet. They're also much lighter than my stock 332-style wheels so...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-04-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,328
Posted By bigken620
I put aftermarket rims on my F10 (550i) that are...

I put aftermarket rims on my F10 (550i) that are same specifications as the ones you're looking at (19 x 8.5 (F) & 19 x 9.5 (R) and 35mm (F) & 38mm (R)). As for tire size, I use 245/40/19 (F) and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-03-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,974
Posted By bigken620
Ceramic is a necessity in Houston since it gets...

Ceramic is a necessity in Houston since it gets so hot in the spring, summer, and fall. I paid $350 for 35% ceramic on the 4 doors and 20% ceramic on the rear.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-15-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 255,980
Posted By bigken620
I've downloaded the file that hans_gregor posted...

I've downloaded the file that hans_gregor posted and I'm currently in the process of downloading via the torrent that rlsolomon posted (I plan on seeding once the download is complete). What is the...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-15-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,488
Views: 96,835
Posted By bigken620
I've downloaded the file that hans_gregor posted...

I've downloaded the file that hans_gregor posted and I'm currently in the process of downloading via the torrent that rlsolomon posted (I plan on seeding once the download is complete). What is the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-08-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,972
Posted By bigken620
I've used SABS (SW Houston) to fixed cracked HRE...

I've used SABS (SW Houston) to fixed cracked HRE wheels and have been satisfied with their work.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-03-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,209
Posted By bigken620
I'm 35 but like to pretend I'm 27 :rofl:

I'm 35 but like to pretend I'm 27 :rofl:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-02-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,592
Posted By bigken620
This is a great thread! I've had by screen...

This is a great thread!

I've had by screen name since 1995 during the AOL era. I was a teenager back then and very skinny (120 pounds, 5'10") so people called me bigken as a joke. 620 is DOB.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-24-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,145
Posted By bigken620
I feel the same type of "braking" when at low...

I feel the same type of "braking" when at low speeds as well. It's worse when you're going slowly downhill (i.e. in a parking garage). In my other car, I can just coast downhill and apply brakes...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-15-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By bigken620
New to BMW

Hello all! I'm brand new to the BMW family. I just purchased a 2011 550i and it's my first foray into BMW. I've owned Lexus and MB but I've heard too many great things about the 550i (mainly from...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-14-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,065
Posted By bigken620
How do you replace the dome and spot lights? ...

How do you replace the dome and spot lights? I've been having a hard time removing the cover and I can't seem to find any DIY instructions anywhere.
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