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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-04-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,107
Posted By Sputnik1961
I can not remember if there are holes for a car...

I can not remember if there are holes for a car seat. I am out of town for the next few weeks but when i get back I will look at the cover and can tell you for sure then.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-30-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,410
Posted By Sputnik1961
Backwards right? I do not understand what you...

Backwards right?
I do not understand what you meant by that.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-30-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,410
Posted By Sputnik1961
I have driven MT's for over 12 years with no...

I have driven MT's for over 12 years with no problems before. The problem is that I am coming from cars which required a stronger throw. Also my others cars either had electronic stops or didn't...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-29-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,414
Posted By Sputnik1961
My 535i is one of the ones that pulls right. I...

My 535i is one of the ones that pulls right. I am taking into the dealer in a week because they have gotten the 'upgrade' to the alignment computer that is required for the 5 series. I have heard...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-29-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,410
Posted By Sputnik1961
I will defiantly try that. I do feel the detent...

I will defiantly try that. I do feel the detent when I am driving around most of the times but there are just those times that I must muscle the shifter too much. Thanks for the advice!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-29-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,410
Posted By Sputnik1961
I really debated on getting the 8 speed. I feel...

I really debated on getting the 8 speed. I feel I could not 'sell out' and go with the AT no matter how AWESOME i think it would be. It was the first time I even considered an Auto but I had to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-29-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,410
Posted By Sputnik1961
It is defiantly not that hard to move into...

It is defiantly not that hard to move into reverse. I have not noticed any safeguards in regard to speed but I have not tried going into reverse when i am going forward. I will test that just to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-29-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,410
Posted By Sputnik1961
This is my first bimmer so I can not tell you how...

This is my first bimmer so I can not tell you how different it is. I used to drive a vette and a F-150 before that (both standards) So maybe I am just used to a heavy gearbox but the resistance to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-29-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,410
Posted By Sputnik1961
I guess I need to stop working out then. I am...

I guess I need to stop working out then. I am used to a much more sporty car and I guess I just throw the stick around a little too hard.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-29-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,410
Posted By Sputnik1961
My point is that it is too easy to get into...

My point is that it is too easy to get into reverse when the intent is to go into first. this is actually the first car I have seen without some interlock so really it seems like BMW is going away...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-29-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,410
Posted By Sputnik1961
Wow I wish I had so much time on my hands that I...

Wow I wish I had so much time on my hands that I could be a complete A@#hole so people who have genuine questions. Seems like you do nothing but try to post unhelpful posts.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-29-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,410
Posted By Sputnik1961
Anyone else think that reverse is a little unsafe in the MT?

I have been driving the car for going on three months now and what at first seemed like simply an annoyance or something to get used to now seems to be to be a big problem.

My concern is how the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-29-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,119
Posted By Sputnik1961
reverse

I agree with everyone in that I love the MT and it is very 'picky' leading to me stalling more times than I care to admit. The catch point is a bit higher than I am used to so my usual clutch...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-26-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 898
Posted By Sputnik1961
Thanks, I guess that makes sense. Kind of a...

Thanks, I guess that makes sense. Kind of a pain to do it every day but understandable.

I will try to see if I can get my iPod to stay on continuously, or check it before I turn on the car and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-26-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 898
Posted By Sputnik1961
entertainment and iDrive memory settings

I am wondering if anyone else is having the same problems:

1) When I get in the car and start up the screen will not allows go to the screen I was on the last time i was in the car.

...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-25-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 72,698
Posted By Sputnik1961
I have been hearing that for years now. I was...

I have been hearing that for years now. I was waiting for the iPhone but then my phone finnally bit the dust and I had to get something. I figured the best thing to do would get a smart phone...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-25-2010, 05:35 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 72,698
Posted By Sputnik1961
Don't get too mad about this question but does...

Don't get too mad about this question but does this app only work with apple products. I have a Droid X (I-Phone not available in verizon) and would like to try out the app. I know others have...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-25-2010, 04:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,963
Posted By Sputnik1961
I have the convenience package and one other...

I have the convenience package and one other thing I noticed is that you have to wait for the door to finish the closing cycle to be able to lock it. The computer is probably working on closing the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-23-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,107
Posted By Sputnik1961
I just got mine today and put i put it in. It...

I just got mine today and put i put it in. It does not seem to fit perfectly. holes for the seat belt do not line up correctly. Also it seems like the backrest portion is too short (only about an...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-28-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By Sputnik1961
I knew military sales was a deal but I have some...

I knew military sales was a deal but I have some guys I work with who said I should not order it and try to find a deal locally because in today's market they said that you can get good deals through...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-26-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By Sputnik1961
I ordered the car back in May and picked it up in...

I ordered the car back in May and picked it up in August so I have had the car for about a month now.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-26-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,423
Posted By Sputnik1961
Good Deal on 535i?

Just want to see how good of a deal, if at all, i got on my new 535i.

Exterior: Dark Metallic
Interior: Everest Gray/Anthracite Wood Trim
Packages: Convenience, Premium, Cold Weather, Active...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-25-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 18,074
Posted By Sputnik1961
i did read that there are other options. I will...

i did read that there are other options. I will just see where the dealer goes from here. if they updated software does not work then I will bring up the shocks. I know there are other problems...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-25-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,575
Posted By Sputnik1961
Yes the HUD is a stand alone option. But it runs...

Yes the HUD is a stand alone option. But it runs for more than 1000 so not a cheap option. if you do not have nav then all it shows you is speed and warnings like when you do not put on your seat...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-23-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 18,074
Posted By Sputnik1961
I have had the problem with my 535i. I have...

I have had the problem with my 535i. I have taken it to the dealer and they re-aligned it. it did not help. I went back and they kept it for three days. They checked the alignment again and...
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