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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-11-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,793
Posted By bbmertz
Lighting adapter & iPhone 5

I too have full iDrive control over my iPhone 5 after attaching the new Lighting adapter to the Y-cable on my 2011 535i (April 2010 build, which was not configured with BMW app option).
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-03-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,013
Posted By bbmertz
Neither did mine.

Neither did mine.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-02-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,013
Posted By bbmertz
Please post pictures of your new X3, since my...

Please post pictures of your new X3, since my wife is also considering ordering Mohave leather on an Alpine White X3. It's very difficult to find this color combo at a local dealer.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-15-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,076
Posted By bbmertz
Thanks for your inisights, Rafa. I hadn't...

Thanks for your inisights, Rafa. I hadn't thought about this feature from that perspective.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-15-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,684
Posted By bbmertz
Under the music "Genre" menu you will find a...

Under the music "Genre" menu you will find a Podcast option via iDrive. This is what I use to listen to Podcasts on my way to work.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-15-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,076
Posted By bbmertz
I too have been pleased with the A/C on hot days...

I too have been pleased with the A/C on hot days in LA. The only feature that annoys me about this car and most other BMWs is that the temperature of the air from the vents is determined by the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,415
Posted By bbmertz
I just bought a set of SCC SuperZ6 cable chains...

I just bought a set of SCC SuperZ6 cable chains (size SZ143) since they are made for low profile vehicles and get good reviews. They are packaged in a compact nylon duffel bag. I'll let you know how...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-18-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,218
Posted By bbmertz
+1 This is the explanation I received from my...

+1 This is the explanation I received from my dealer last night.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-06-2010, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,239
Posted By bbmertz
No problems

I had the fuel sensor repair done today and had no problem with the gauge when filling up the tank immediately afterwards.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-08-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,820
Posted By bbmertz
Great looking car! I have the Black Sapphire F10...

Great looking car! I have the Black Sapphire F10 as well, but with black interior and anthracite wood trim. This is the first black car I ever owned since I was concerned about it showing dirt, but...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-05-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,664
Posted By bbmertz
+1. Another great feature which has saved me...

+1. Another great feature which has saved me from calling BMW Assist on several occasions is the one which prevents the doors from locking or trunk from closing when the key is inside. Is this now...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-10-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,351
Posted By bbmertz
Thanks but I'm still not clear what the Efficient...

Thanks but I'm still not clear what the Efficient Route setting does, since there is also a Shortest Route option.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-09-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,351
Posted By bbmertz
Navigation Questions

Anyone else notice that their F10 navigation unit seems to overestimate the amount of time it will take to arrive at a destination? The drive time estimates on my previous 2007 5-series seemed much...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-06-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,250
Posted By bbmertz
The DVD player does work when stationary in US...

The DVD player does work when stationary in US vehicles, since I just tested it out in my new 535i!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-03-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,933
Posted By bbmertz
I have the smartphone option with the cradle for...

I have the smartphone option with the cradle for my Blackberry Bold as well as the USB adapter for my iPod Touch. I like being able to easily store and charge my Blackberry as well as to control my...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-02-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,142
Posted By bbmertz
According to my CA, the retail cost of the...

According to my CA, the retail cost of the 5-series extended maintenance warranty which extends coverage from 4 years / 50K miles to 6 years / 100k miles is $2,697, however the price is negotiable. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-06-2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 18,011
Posted By bbmertz
My dealer said I could use this "gift" when I...

My dealer said I could use this "gift" when I pickup my new pre-ordered 535i on June 26th. I'll let you now for certain when i attend the UDE and take delivery of my car in three weeks.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-31-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,887
Posted By bbmertz
Yes, it is very dark; close to Monaco blue. In...

Yes, it is very dark; close to Monaco blue. In shady conditions, sometimes difficult to tell apart from black. A nice option though, if you don't want black but think Deep Sea blue is too bright.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-15-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 18,011
Posted By bbmertz
Sounds like there are F10 events on June 5th in...

Sounds like there are F10 events on June 5th in San Diego and June 12th in San Francisco. Anyone know when one will be held in Los Angeles?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-13-2010, 06:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,361
Posted By bbmertz
Shipping to California

For those of us currently awaiting transport to the West Coast, does it look like our vehicles will be shipped aboard the Medea which departs Bremerhaven, Germany on May 22nd and arrives at Port...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-05-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,361
Posted By bbmertz
My 535i started production on April 23rd,...

My 535i started production on April 23rd, completed production on May 3rd, and is now awaiting transport to So Cal as well. Depending on the carrier, many of us obsessed future F10 owners can track...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-12-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,946
Posted By bbmertz
+1. After seeing the Cinnamon Brown Dakota...

+1. After seeing the Cinnamon Brown Dakota leather in person today on a 550 GT which looked like a clay color rather than deep brown/orange (photos below), I decided to order my 535i with black...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2010, 02:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,946
Posted By bbmertz
[QUOTE=radarguy;5085387]My wife, who liked...

[QUOTE=radarguy;5085387]My wife, who liked Cinnamon as seen on the configurator on the website thought it was ugly in person. I did not have as negative an opinion, but it was not quite as dark or...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-28-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,862
Posted By bbmertz
If previous years are any indication, you can...

If previous years are any indication, you can estimate invoice by multiplying the MSRP of the base by 0.92 and the options by 0.91.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-28-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,878
Posted By bbmertz
In the US, multicontour seats come with the Sport...

In the US, multicontour seats come with the Sport Package or they can be ordered as a standalone Priority 1 option. I had this option on my previous 535i and decided to order them again.
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