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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By ExGMan
OP - Update

Mea Culpa...My bad...apparently. I grabbed Mrs. ExGMan's 535d tonight and attempted to replicate the test. I backed into the garage, kept my seat belt on, didn't open the door, no Brake/Hold on...and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By ExGMan
Here's how Weather-Tech describes the product:...

Here's how Weather-Tech describes the product: "Composed of a heavy duty rubber-like compound, WeatherTech® All-Weather Floor Mats feature deep grooves and are carefully engineered to provide...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By ExGMan
+1! BMW mats are thick rubber, the way...

+1! BMW mats are thick rubber, the way Weather-Tech used to be. Worth the $$.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By ExGMan
Thanks for the replies. I know the door was...

Thanks for the replies. I know the door was closed and my seatbelt was on. I have never knowingly hit the Brake Hold button. I dunno. I'll try it again tonight when Mrs. ExGMan brings it home from...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-28-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By ExGMan
Question Very Cautious PDC (2015 F10)?

I was attempting to put my F10 into the garage in reverse two nights ago to get ready to drive out into 24" of snow in eastern MA this morning. Anyway, I kept backing up, the beeps were coming fast,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-26-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By ExGMan
I've seen a lot of these on F10s in MA. List is...

I've seen a lot of these on F10s in MA. List is $210.

http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh276/ExGMan/IMG_1667_zps9rbic4hm.jpg
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 595
Posted By ExGMan
Hooking up to the underhood terminals is the way...

Hooking up to the underhood terminals is the way to go. On my E60 I hooked up anytime that car was going to be unused for three days or longer. Perhaps silberma1 has a better idea for the F10 that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-20-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,468
Posted By ExGMan
Ha! Once you have old ears damaged by years of...

Ha! Once you have old ears damaged by years of firearms training(:bang:) the standard system sounds pretty damn good!:thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-20-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 855
Posted By ExGMan
Getting the trunk to open for me took a lot of...

Getting the trunk to open for me took a lot of practice. I think the key is not standing too close. Bring foot straight in and under, and then pull it back. Lights flash and trunk opens. Nice!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 23,996
Posted By ExGMan
I'd imagine you don't have to use the BWM...

I'd imagine you don't have to use the BWM grounding nut. There has to be some easy location with an unpainted, substantially-sized metal piece to which you could attach the grounding plug. You...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-13-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,829
Posted By ExGMan
BP Station - Newton, MA (suburban Boston)

Unleaded Reg: $2.29
Mid-Grade: $2.79
Premium: $2.89
Diesel: $2.69

Diesel dropped 30-cents/gal. in the last five days
Forum: New England Region - MA, ME, NH, RI, and VT 01-13-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By ExGMan
BMW of Peabody is the best!

BMW of Peabody is the best!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-12-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By ExGMan
Here's the Odyssey (AGM Battery) for 2011 BMW...

Here's the Odyssey (AGM Battery) for 2011 BMW 535i on the Odyssey website: http://shop.odysseybattery.com/p/pc1350-a?pp=12 $372 from the manufacturer but probably cheaper elsewhere.

I have an...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-12-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By ExGMan
When I owned my 2007 E60, I learned that a BMW...

When I owned my 2007 E60, I learned that a BMW battery likes to be maintained when the car's not being driven. I got myself an "Optimate-4" charger/maintainer and every time I left the E60 parked for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,891
Posted By ExGMan
+1!

+1!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By ExGMan
I haven't driven this F10 more than around the...

I haven't driven this F10 more than around the block at this point, but a BMW-sponsored event which included a sort-of autocross course this summer convinced me it would be agile enough to still be...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-09-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By ExGMan
Well, I always RTFM and thought that at -1F here...

Well, I always RTFM and thought that at -1F here in Brookline yesterday AM the little indicator showing the glow plugs were heating up might light up. Nope. One push on the starter and it came...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-08-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By ExGMan
Replaced E60 with 2015 F10 535d X-Drive

Last night I put a 2015 535d X-Drive on the road to replace a 2007 E60 530xi. Premium, Driver Assistance and Cold weather packages on the F10. Has Continental RFT tires on 18" wheels. I am hoping for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-18-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,185
Posted By ExGMan
Switch to Non-RFT?

Short of depending solely on AAA, what's the best provision for a flat tire on a car which has had the non-RFTs installed?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-17-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,529
Posted By ExGMan
I have XM/Sirius in my 2013 AcuraTL, and expect...

I have XM/Sirius in my 2013 AcuraTL, and expect that it will be in our 2015 F10 when we take delivery in January. Acura forums taught me long ago that there's always a $78/year or $86/year rate out...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-10-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 699
Posted By ExGMan
Competitive Deal on BMW Tire/Wheel Insurance

I'm about to buy a new F10 and am looking for competitive pricing from dealers on the Tire/Wheel Insurance. When I got my E60 eight years ago, some dealers offered competitive pricing, and I think it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-06-2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,173
Posted By ExGMan
I've been through two winters with my 530xi....

I've been through two winters with my 530xi. First winter, the all-season Continentals were OK, but they only had a couple of thousand miles on them. Second winter, not as good, but with about 16,000...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2008, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By ExGMan
I'm 6'4"/220# and the standard seats are fine for...

I'm 6'4"/220# and the standard seats are fine for me, even on an eight-hour trip with a couple of stops. Sound system seems fine also, but then I'm not 18 any more.:cry:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,128
Posted By ExGMan
I think my dealer in Boston included the initial...

I think my dealer in Boston included the initial MA annual inspection when the car was new, and paid for the second one at the one-year mark. Each would have been $29.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By ExGMan
www.navteq.com That's where you can find the...

www.navteq.com That's where you can find the disc you need. I believe the cost is $199.
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