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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-24-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,181
Posted By kc1953
Two years into owning my 2012 535i I have a...

Two years into owning my 2012 535i I have a rattle coming from the driver side front door at the top, near the lock button, I think. I also hear a faint clicking near the seat belt opening on the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-26-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,150
Posted By kc1953
I went from a 2009 Acura TL SH-AWD to a 2012 535i...

I went from a 2009 Acura TL SH-AWD to a 2012 535i Sport Pkg. While I liked the TL I always felt I settled. When the F10 came out I fell in love with it, and after a year of trying to convince myself...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-10-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,073
Posted By kc1953
It hasn't happened to me but others on this forum...

It hasn't happened to me but others on this forum have reported that it sometimes takes multiple attempts to successfully do a major software update.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-09-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,598
Posted By kc1953
It is especially helpful in parallel parking...

It is especially helpful in parallel parking because you get both a visual and auditory cue about how close you are to the car behind you. It is also helpful in backing out of crowded and tight...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-08-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,553
Posted By kc1953
I have sapphire black and oyster on my 2012 535i...

I have sapphire black and oyster on my 2012 535i and have never had any problems with the interior staining or picking up color from clothes. I clean and condition the leather about every 6 months...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-05-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,428
Posted By kc1953
I have a sapphire metallic black with oyster 535i...

I have a sapphire metallic black with oyster 535i and it looks great. My wife picked out that color combination and I have to admit that it really works.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-11-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 19,688
Posted By kc1953
Called dealership, gave them last 7 digits of...

Called dealership, gave them last 7 digits of vin, and luckily I am not a victim. I have a 2012 535i. This issue must have impacted 2012 models built in 2011, as mine had a January 2012 production...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-31-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By kc1953
Getting tire and wheel insurance makes sense only...

Getting tire and wheel insurance makes sense only if you tend to drive on bad roads. This is a common occurrence in the northeast, and not an issue in places like California. Most of the problems...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-21-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 936
Posted By kc1953
That happens occasionally to my 2012 535i except...

That happens occasionally to my 2012 535i except it goes into neutral. A bit unnerving first time it happened, but now I just pull lever back to drive and off I go.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-04-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 27,526
Posted By kc1953
Worse than I thought. 4 years of F10 and 4...

Worse than I thought. 4 years of F10 and 4 different suspension combos.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 27,526
Posted By kc1953
It is amazing to me that BMW changes the 5 series...

It is amazing to me that BMW changes the 5 series option packages so frequently. in 2011/12 the m-sport and the sport pkg were the same, except for cosmetics (wheels, lower body trim, steering wheel)...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-12-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,243
Posted By kc1953
I have been getting same issue from Bluetooth...

I have been getting same issue from Bluetooth music streaming with iPhone 5. Didn't have any crackling sound with Bluetooth music from iPhone 4.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-11-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By kc1953
Passenger Side Rear Wheel Has Noticeably More Brake Dust

I have a 2012 f10 535i rwd sport package w/ sport auto tranny. It is an early 2012 build. I have had the car since April 2012, and when I wash the car I notice that the passenger side rear wheel...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-25-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,111
Posted By kc1953
I have a 50 inch pioneer elite plasma (bought in...

I have a 50 inch pioneer elite plasma (bought in 2006) and man is it worth it!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-18-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,632
Posted By kc1953
Based on my 2012 535i with sport package and...

Based on my 2012 535i with sport package and sport auto tranny:

Moving shift lever to left engages sport mode for tranny. This gives it higher shift points. If you choose to shift manually, this...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-12-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,901
Posted By kc1953
I hope the driver was ok.

I hope the driver was ok.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-10-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By kc1953
Seems like the 2012 Sport (which I have)/MSport...

Seems like the 2012 Sport (which I have)/MSport packages were the sweet spot as far as driving dynamics being standard. Although truthfully, I find myself driving in comfort mode 80-90% of the time. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-08-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,702
Posted By kc1953
No. Push the button forward one more time after...

No. Push the button forward one more time after sport and that gets you sport+.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-05-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 913
Posted By kc1953
What you did just updates certain features in the...

What you did just updates certain features in the nav/bluetooth/entertainment system. The others responding to this thread are talking about the broader software that includes engine and drivetrain...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-04-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 913
Posted By kc1953
Needsdecaf and shawnsheridan are the forum...

Needsdecaf and shawnsheridan are the forum resident experts on the subject of global software updates. Maybe you could PM them. Also there is a very long-standing thread on the global software...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-03-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,737
Posted By kc1953
No regrets about getting a 535i vs. a 550i. ...

No regrets about getting a 535i vs. a 550i. There is no doubt the 550i accelerates better and is quicker to 60, 100 or any other speed. But, for everyday driving, I find the 535i to be quick and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-31-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,834
Posted By kc1953
I was being pedantic. I got focused on the legal...

I was being pedantic. I got focused on the legal meaning of ownership, which isn't really relevant in the context of this thread.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-30-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,834
Posted By kc1953
In effect, you are making your lease payments...

In effect, you are making your lease payments with the proceeds from the sale. Not a bad way to go.

I guess I am really old school when it comes to cars. I have a 1994 BMW 740i that I bought...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-30-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,834
Posted By kc1953
I agree, owning and trading it in after three...

I agree, owning and trading it in after three years is a losing proposition. And I have made that mistake a couple of times. Ouch.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-30-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,834
Posted By kc1953
As I stated, I am not intending to start...

As I stated, I am not intending to start anything. But financing and leasing are not the same. But for the sake of keeping things on a friendly basis, I withdraw the comment.
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