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Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-31-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 79,330
Posted By Jack the cat
Shawn, Please PM me the latest update...

Shawn,
Please PM me the latest update instructions. Hopefully, the one file version. Thank you.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-31-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By Jack the cat
Here is the thread: ...

Here is the thread:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=777905&highlight=navigation
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-18-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,302
Posted By Jack the cat
Changed to Bridgestone Drive Guard. New RF tire...

Changed to Bridgestone Drive Guard. New RF tire line that rides the same as Bridgestone's best non-RF. Got them for $1,000 installed. Have been very pleased and the ride is really great. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-03-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By Jack the cat
I have a 2011 535 July 2010 build. I just went...

I have a 2011 535 July 2010 build. I just went over 62,000 miles. My model was built too early to include Combox, which integrated more advanced iPhone options. While I have never really missed...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-21-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By Jack the cat
If you read the Drive Guard reviews, they are as...

If you read the Drive Guard reviews, they are as good as the top of the line Bridgestone Truanza. They are significantly better than the factory Goodyears; they especially have a smooth ride.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-20-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By Jack the cat
Just got my 18" RF's replaced for the second...

Just got my 18" RF's replaced for the second time.
32,931 miles replaced at the dealer with Goodyear $1,760
61,834 miles replaced a Discount Tire with the new Bridgestone Drive Guard $1,030. The...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-09-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,302
Posted By Jack the cat
My first factory RFT went 31,000. The dealer...

My first factory RFT went 31,000. The dealer rotated the front to the back at around 25,000 to extend the life. You need new tires. My suggestion is go to a good tire store that will give you a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-18-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By Jack the cat
All three letters came off at once. Dealer...

All three letters came off at once. Dealer replaced them under warranty.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-14-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By Jack the cat
See this thread: ...

See this thread:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=782526&highlight=
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-26-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,803
Posted By Jack the cat
I have driven BMW's since the mid 90's (when I...

I have driven BMW's since the mid 90's (when I could start to afford them) and it has been my brand since. Progressing from 3 series to 5 series which included a 523i (E39) during the time I lived...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-21-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 909
Posted By Jack the cat
Just connect the iPod. The interface is great,...

Just connect the iPod. The interface is great, much better than trying to mess with the hard drive. I tried the hard drive at first, but after experiencing the simplicity of the iPod, will never go...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-22-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By Jack the cat
I have an 80/10 build, with no Combox. I am the...

I have an 80/10 build, with no Combox. I am the original owner.
The Y cable that comes with the car will function with any apple product that uses the 30 pin connector. Using a 30 pin to lighting...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-13-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By Jack the cat
You need this thread: ...

You need this thread:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=776686
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-05-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By Jack the cat
Exact same thing happened to me. Dealer replaced...

Exact same thing happened to me. Dealer replaced the part under warranty. You need to ask the Dealer to show you in the warranty agreement where that part is excluded. Warranty covers everything...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-09-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,223
Posted By Jack the cat
After searching the forum and contacting several...

After searching the forum and contacting several dealers, I purchased my extended warranty one year ago. These are the best prices I found

PLATINUM
7/100 msrp is $4760.00, I will sell for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-19-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,903
Posted By Jack the cat
I recently extended the warranty on my 2011. ...

I recently extended the warranty on my 2011.
You can purchase from any dealer in the US.
After much research, by far the best deal was from:

John Andrews
Business Manager
Schaeffer BMW
4920...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-23-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By Jack the cat
recently extended the warranty on my 2011. You...

recently extended the warranty on my 2011.
You can purchase from any dealer in the US.
After much research, by far the best deal was from:

John Andrews
Business Manager
Schaeffer BMW
4920 New...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By Jack the cat
I recently extended the warranty on mu 2011. ...

I recently extended the warranty on mu 2011.
You can purchase from any dealer in the US.
After much research, by far the best deal was from:

John Andrews
Business Manager
Schaeffer BMW
4920...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,036
Posted By Jack the cat
I had the same experience when mine was coded. ...

I had the same experience when mine was coded. My F10 is an early model build, from July 2010, model year 2011. The advanced iDrive integration was not yet available for this build F10. My...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-03-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 982
Posted By Jack the cat
I get song titles with HD radio. I find it...

I get song titles with HD radio. I find it depends on how close you are to the signal. Based on this, I assume HD has a smaller footprint than regular FM. At some point when I get closer to the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-28-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 21,401
Posted By Jack the cat
Here is the link for the do it yourself Nav...

Here is the link for the do it yourself Nav update. I have done both the 2013 and 2014 this way. Shawn Sheridan is the contact. You will find him throughout this thread....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-26-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 892
Posted By Jack the cat
I bought mine as an option 3 years ago. But, one...

I bought mine as an option 3 years ago. But, one of the most useful features offered. My 2 cents.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-02-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,771
Posted By Jack the cat
To me, it is simply a question of how risk...

To me, it is simply a question of how risk adverse we are. Purchasing insurance of any kind is normally a loosing effort, in that we pay more for the insurance than we get from it. It simply brings...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-02-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,916
Posted By Jack the cat
2014 Navigation Update

I just want to give a shout out to Shawn Sheridan. Through his efforts, we can update our navigation systems each year at a very inexpensive price, avoiding the large dealer markups.

I just...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-06-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,550
Posted By Jack the cat
As to where to purchase OEM colors, this is a...

As to where to purchase OEM colors, this is a good site:
http://www.automotivetouchup.com
The site has an explanation of where to find BMW codes on the car:...
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