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Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) Today, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By luigi524td
That seems odd ... is your phone on BMW's list of...

That seems odd ... is your phone on BMW's list of approved cell phones and have you properly paired the phone you are trying to use voice activation for? ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 01:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 609
Posted By luigi524td
Tire service

I think "Firestone" owns Bridgestone or visa versa and several other brands.

I think the point the poster makes is the shop was equipped to properly handle the dismounting, repair, and remounting...
Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 08:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 511
Posted By luigi524td
That paint will be road-ready as soon as it exits...

That paint will be road-ready as soon as it exits the spray gun. Drive carefully and best of luck to your USMC son!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 08:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 752
Posted By luigi524td
It's called "extra profit" ... that dealer's...

It's called "extra profit" ... that dealer's sales manager must have graduated from sales mgmt training in 1977!!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-28-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By luigi524td
Get your dealer to examine the car - could be a...

Get your dealer to examine the car - could be a bent wheel and a damaged tire. But only a close inspection will tell for sure. On the other hand it may have only tossed a wheel weight (they're glued...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-28-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By luigi524td
RWD or AWD X5

I am wonder how big driving difference between sDrive and Xdrive.

Under normal conditions you're not likely to notice the difference.

I am living in Houston, TX, it's very hot and no ice or...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-26-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By luigi524td
Sorry to see you go - enjoy your Toyota product.

Sorry to see you go - enjoy your Toyota product.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-26-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By luigi524td
And if you add a . before select names on your...

And if you add a . before select names on your android phone contacts, each of those names will be alphabetized before the remaining contacts in the phone book. e.g. .John Jones Red color for...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 07-26-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 680
Posted By luigi524td
Spare and 'jack'

Maybe this should be standard equipment for every RFT-equipped BMW??
Forum: The Detail Department 07-26-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By luigi524td
Exclamation Cleaning rims

Using those abrasive products will demand that you have your wheels refinished after stripping away any hint of protective finishes (if any is left after years of neglect!)

You might try a power...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-25-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,133
Posted By luigi524td
If the dealer is holding you to full retail...

If the dealer is holding you to full retail prices you can always shop for a replacement at a dealer that offers discounts to Forum or BMWCCA members....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-24-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,479
Posted By luigi524td
Some people call it a gimmick but it's a terrific...

Some people call it a gimmick but it's a terrific convenience when you leave the store with both arms full of packages ... Easy to get spoiled!!
The only time I have trouble with the kick to open...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-22-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 988
Posted By luigi524td
Interesting "sales" shoot-out as crafted and...

Interesting "sales" shoot-out as crafted and delivered by a Jag sales guy ... I like the look of the new Jags but I like the feel of my BMWs.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 07-20-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 594
Posted By luigi524td
Wise move to fit a dedicated winter set-up on...

Wise move to fit a dedicated winter set-up on your xDrive 3er ... If the 17" wheels will clear the brakes the taller sidewall and narrow(er) tread will claw its way through snow nicely especially if...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-20-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 471
Posted By luigi524td
Invest a few dollars in a quality tire gauge (not...

Invest a few dollars in a quality tire gauge (not those $3 gadgets). If you have access to an air compressor, and as previously posted, check your tire pressure when the tires are at rest - BEFORE...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-20-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,966
Posted By luigi524td
So if I bought an X5d would I have to change my...

So if I bought an X5d would I have to change my user ID from luigi524TD to luigiX5d ??
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-20-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,785
Posted By luigi524td
With the increased scrutiny (at least in the USA)...

With the increased scrutiny (at least in the USA) on how manufacturers handle safety issues (UGH GM!!) AND the recent BMW Air Bag recall http://money.cnn.com/2014/07/16/autos/bmw-recall/ AND...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 451
Posted By luigi524td
My '07 530xi delivered terrific mileage overall...

My '07 530xi delivered terrific mileage overall but it's very dependent on HOW you drive.

As for the fluctuating fuel gauge ... could be the in-tank sender. Something similar happened to my Z3...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-18-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 936
Posted By luigi524td
That looks very OEM-like - where'd you get the...

That looks very OEM-like - where'd you get the diffuser?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-17-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 909
Posted By luigi524td
RTTI = GIGO (Garbage in Garbage out). The system...

RTTI = GIGO (Garbage in Garbage out). The system can only be as good as the data it collects.

I find Google Maps and WAZE (esp the latter) provides useful real-time info. But as a solo-driver...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-17-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,332
Posted By luigi524td
Exclamation Sport or non sport

So many BMW owners / renters mod their cars; wheels are often the first to change up and it wouldn't be a surprising to see someone trade their car and replace M-Sport wheels with something else that...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By luigi524td
Exclamation Potholes

Absolutely ... pay attention to driving. That said, maybe we need a hot-button, pre-programmed to send a real-time traffic alert to the Internet GODS so they can broadcast alerts like this to...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-14-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By luigi524td
If you have a good relationship with a particular...

If you have a good relationship with a particular BMW dealer's sales rep I recommend working with him/her to locate a particular pre-owned X3 for you; they may actually make more selling a pre-owned...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By luigi524td
A quality PDR shop will be able to tell you IF...

A quality PDR shop will be able to tell you IF they can make an acceptable repair; In past years I've had a shop do a fix along creases and into a flat panel - the way they access panels and massage...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-13-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Posted By luigi524td
Tow job gone wrong!

A little touch up paint ... maybe PDR would have fixed up this roll-over UNTIL ... https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10151663608362827
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