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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-14-2016, 03:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By sparrky
That seems unusual. I have a '15 535 with...

That seems unusual.

I have a '15 535 with the base audio system and there is a good amount of bass with Sirius. It's definitely not a door shaking level of bass, so don't expect that. I find...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 12-11-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By sparrky
Thanks, that worked! Very much appreciated!

Thanks, that worked!

Very much appreciated!
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 12-07-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,080
Posted By sparrky
No, I get it. Back in 2012, I purchased an...

No, I get it.

Back in 2012, I purchased an X5 off the lot, because it had the 3rd row seat that I really wanted and had a good incentive at the time. After a few weeks and browsing the 'fest...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 12-07-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,080
Posted By sparrky
Really, the internet and Connectedrive in the BMW...

Really, the internet and Connectedrive in the BMW F10 is a waste. The apps are clunky and worthless.

You're better sticking with an iPhone or Android and letting someone else drive. I have found...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 12-05-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By sparrky
F10 coding - error file not found

Hi

I have coded successfully in the last month. However, after a service and system update, I am getting errors reading files.

Is there a PSdZ update?

Here's the error I get when try to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-18-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,522
Posted By sparrky
I don't use Amazon - just "Music" on the iPhone;...

I don't use Amazon - just "Music" on the iPhone; mostly either local from the phone or iTunes and the album art changes with each song. Sometimes a short delay, if a song needs to download to my...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-17-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,522
Posted By sparrky
10-beta 4 is out today. This beta version works...

10-beta 4 is out today. This beta version works for me for streaming audio and tele calls also.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-15-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,522
Posted By sparrky
I pickup up an iPhone 7 today and immediately...

I pickup up an iPhone 7 today and immediately started having the issues, Bluetooth connections for music would start after linking to the phone and after a few seconds would stop and the media screen...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-08-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,522
Posted By sparrky
I was thinking about picking up an iPhone 7 this...

I was thinking about picking up an iPhone 7 this weekend, but the BMW connectivity issues are a concern. I stream audio about 1/2 of the time in driving. Very little phone call usage.

I currently...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-05-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,142
Posted By sparrky
BMW dealer told me not that with X-drive cars,...

BMW dealer told me not that with X-drive cars, rotating tires is NOT recommended.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-01-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By sparrky
F10 - 2015 535iX Text Messages - now working through coding

My vehicle and phone:
2015 F10 535iX
iPhone 6 with ios 9, then ios10

So I have been reading all of the threads about text messaging via the ConnectedDrive and iPhones; trying all of the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-04-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,786
Posted By sparrky
What is the difference between the Navigation...

What is the difference between the Navigation update and the "Route Navigation" update? Do you need both?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-04-2016, 04:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By sparrky
It's not too much work to pull the seats and test...

It's not too much work to pull the seats and test the connections and speakers. To see if you're pushing sound to the speakers and if there may be any issues with the speakers themselves. Bavsound...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-15-2016, 03:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,108
Posted By sparrky
Sorry to bring back this confusing topic. ...

Sorry to bring back this confusing topic.

But has anyone actually had this installed and NOT uninstalled by the dealer?
-If so, can you sense the difference in throttle response, power and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-08-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 979
Posted By sparrky
Nice, congrats!

Nice, congrats!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-16-2016, 03:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,085
Posted By sparrky
Hi - I recently upgraded the base system speakers...

Hi - I recently upgraded the base system speakers with the Bavsound Stage 1 and I am happy with the outcome. The lows are more pronounced and the highs have more ring and clarity. It will not make...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-16-2016, 03:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,492
Posted By sparrky
I have done this before with dealer badges, but...

I have done this before with dealer badges, but have seen others remove their car badges as well.

Used hair dryer and a thin fishing line (nothing like a deep sea or fly fishing diameter). I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-12-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,806
Posted By sparrky
It depends on what you are looking for. I...

It depends on what you are looking for.

I tested both the 428/35 and 528/35 - opting for the 535. Being slightly smaller, I found the 435 a little more agile, but the interior was a bit inferior...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-22-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By sparrky
Has anyone ever used them? If so, for what?

Has anyone ever used them? If so, for what?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-19-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,364
Posted By sparrky
I had the base hi-fi and recently upgraded to the...

I had the base hi-fi and recently upgraded to the BAVSound Stage 1 system. I find it to greatly improve the sound, here's a recent write-up I posted:
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-17-2016, 04:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,162
Posted By sparrky
This is non-BMW related, but I thought I'd share....

This is non-BMW related, but I thought I'd share.

I had a LR4 with halogens and wanted to upgrade to Xenon. When the OEM harness, ballasts ,etc would cost several thousand. So I tried a few...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-13-2016, 05:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,364
Posted By sparrky
So, after two impatient weeks in trying to wrap...

So, after two impatient weeks in trying to wrap up this project, I'm finally done.

As I noted, there was an issue with one of the door speakers. So customer service shipped me a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-09-2016, 03:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By sparrky
It is most likely some residual heat from the...

It is most likely some residual heat from the engine compartment.

You may also want to check the dials near the vents (red/blue dials). I didn't realize it was adjustable when I first started...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-03-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,080
Posted By sparrky
I don't have any comments on the value/loss. ...

I don't have any comments on the value/loss.

However, I am sorry to hear about your accident and hope that you are okay. It's never enjoyable dealing with the aftermath of an accident, nor with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-02-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,563
Posted By sparrky
I just purchased a 535. I spent a couple of...

I just purchased a 535. I spent a couple of hours at the BMW dealer looking at the 4-series and 5-series models (28's and 35's). Between the 528 and 535, I went for the 535, as it had more power...
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