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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-07-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 761
Posted By gsmith999
You could always use one of your seat memory...

You could always use one of your seat memory programs to tilt both mirrors down as much or as little as you like for parking.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-16-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 500
Posted By gsmith999
Or a larger than normal fob in his...

Or a larger than normal fob in his pants..........
........sorry, had to go there
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-15-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By gsmith999
I'm no scientist, but if the difference in mpg is...

I'm no scientist, but if the difference in mpg is negligible wouldn't the difference in carbon footprint also be negligible. Especially if you take into account the energy required to manufacture any...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By gsmith999
You may be right, but then again, I've probably...

You may be right, but then again, I've probably had 7 or 8 loaners over the last 2 years and they always ask if I leased or purchased. If they didn't give a patoot why would they ask?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-08-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By gsmith999
I was just curious if those of you who are geting...

I was just curious if those of you who are geting bad loaner cars are buyers or leasers. They always ask me before giving a loaner (I'm a buyer) and I have always gotten good cars. Almost always a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-21-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,579
Posted By gsmith999
Does the active cruise control radar completely...

Does the active cruise control radar completely screw with all of these radar detectors? It would be nice if I could filter out the particular wavelength the cruise control uses.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-29-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,828
Posted By gsmith999
Thanks.... good idea on bringing your invoice...

Thanks.... good idea on bringing your invoice with me. Probably won't get this done until after I get back from Vegas. Does anyone think this is a real issue, or just a software glitch reporting...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,828
Posted By gsmith999
Just wondering if the problem has come back? I...

Just wondering if the problem has come back? I got the "service due since 1/2000" message this morning, also have had a rear brake warning for some time (stayed at 5000 miles for a long time, now is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,185
Posted By gsmith999
Love this feature on my car, but it would be much...

Love this feature on my car, but it would be much better with side view cameras in the rear...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-26-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By gsmith999
Another set of pics

Here is my try...few different versions:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-14-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,408
Posted By gsmith999
1. Hold down the odometer reset button and turn...

1. Hold down the odometer reset button and turn the ignition on by pushing start/stop button.

2. Release the odometer reset button, and you should see a menu of 4 items on the dashboard. From here...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-14-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,408
Posted By gsmith999
I get about 18mpg when iI drive 70% city. When my...

I get about 18mpg when iI drive 70% city. When my city drive gets around 100% my mileage drops to about 16.5. Recently finished a 2000 mile road trip through mountains and got 30mpg at every fill up....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-26-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By gsmith999
As I was searching through threads, I read one...

As I was searching through threads, I read one that said it was based on amount of gas that was used ( makes sense when you figure a harder driven mile uses more gas than an easy mile ). Another...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-26-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By gsmith999
Service reminder stuck at 5,000

Took my car in last week for her 15,000 mile service (400 miles left on the service reminder). They changed the oil, brake fluid, micro filter, and performed SIB 61 38 12. When I got the car back the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-08-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,673
Posted By gsmith999
I put mine in the small storage compartment on...

I put mine in the small storage compartment on the lower left side of the steering wheel.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-16-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,389
Posted By gsmith999
I have: top view, side view, and rear view...

I have: top view, side view, and rear view cameras. Not sure what you mean by "front view", other than night vision, which I believe is already enabled at any speed.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-11-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,306
Posted By gsmith999
Is this just for the first "early oil change", or...

Is this just for the first "early oil change", or is it every year? I know I will never get 15,000 miles in a year.... barely hit 10k per year.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-09-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,306
Posted By gsmith999
Question about service interval

I have a 2,000 mile roadtrip coming up, and my 15,000 mile service will be due about 1,000 miles into the trip. I'm not concerned about oil life because I had that changed at 10,000 miles at my one...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-02-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By gsmith999
If you are talking about using an ipod thru the...

If you are talking about using an ipod thru the center console, then you can use Apple lossless (ALAC). Uncompressed, and it sounds great. Glove box usb is limited to 320kbps mp3's.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-29-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,786
Posted By gsmith999
This thread should give you what you want.... ...

This thread should give you what you want.... http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=665603&highlight= .... In the video he says to add the last 7 digits of the VIN, but I believe it is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-29-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,305
Posted By gsmith999
I put a tiny strip of black p-touch label, the...

I put a tiny strip of black p-touch label, the same size as the light, over the light. You can't even tell its there, but it makes the light just right to see. Barely visible in the daylight, just...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-27-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,559
Posted By gsmith999
I was having a hard time as well. What I finally...

I was having a hard time as well. What I finally ended up doing was downloading directly from the BMW website to the USB stick, instead of downloading the file to my computer first then transferring...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-27-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,291
Posted By gsmith999
The shop owner had Huper Optik on his Mercedez....

The shop owner had Huper Optik on his Mercedez. Looked nice, but it just looked too reflective for my taste. Maybe that was his Mercedez windows being more reflective, or the fact that it was 20%,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-27-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,291
Posted By gsmith999
I think Huper Optik was $130 more, which I...

I think Huper Optik was $130 more, which I would've gone with if I liked it, but it was more reflective looking than the Winco.I really didn't want that mirrored look at all.

Maybe I could have...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-26-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,291
Posted By gsmith999
So, I decided to go with Fresh Tints (...

So, I decided to go with Fresh Tints ( www.freshtintings.com ) in Manhattan Beach. Great reviews on Yelp, and only a mile or 2 from my home. I ended up going with Winco ceramic, 30% all the way...
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