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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 09:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 458
Posted By akhter
i thought the same thing. just couldn't get the...

i thought the same thing. just couldn't get the damn trunk to open with any kind of foot wagging. tried at least for a week and it just won't open no matter where is wagged my feet.

the problem...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 09:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 49
Posted By akhter
f10 base stereo upgrade/coding question

i recall in the e90 the base stereo (6 speaker) has some eq applied on it so the sound output was not 'flat'. I had to use a jl audio cleansweep to 'flatten' the signals before my external amp when i...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-23-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,858
Posted By akhter
If you can't find a F10 with IAS, do what I did...

If you can't find a F10 with IAS, do what I did and test drive a 7 with IAS. I drove a 750Li with IAS+DHP and it was physics defying. Felt like I was driving a 335i but it looked like a land yacht.
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-23-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,360
Posted By akhter
I couldn't find a single one.

I couldn't find a single one.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By akhter
That was the most off topic post ever... :slap:

That was the most off topic post ever...
:slap:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-22-2010, 11:44 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,876
Posted By akhter
I find it incredible that you will spend ~60k on...

I find it incredible that you will spend ~60k on a car and choose options based on what reviewers will say without driving for yourself.

Personally, I let reviews narrow down options and then I am...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-22-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 16,320
Posted By akhter
one of the things i loved about my 335i was that...

one of the things i loved about my 335i was that when you unlocked the car using the remote, the ambient lighting around the car would light up at night. at a dark outdoor parking lot, it looked...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-22-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,424
Posted By akhter
if its at eye level, then why not adjust the...

if its at eye level, then why not adjust the seat?

;)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-22-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,333
Posted By akhter
I knew there had to be some combination that I...

I knew there had to be some combination that I missed :(
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-22-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,876
Posted By akhter
Interesting... BMW Z4 M 1.26.0 Porsche...

Interesting...

BMW Z4 M 1.26.0
Porsche Cayman 1.26.2
Porsche 911 Carrera 2S 1.26.2
Brabus Biturbo Roadster 1.26.2
BMW M5 1.26.2

Now when 335i came out, it was about as fast as the e46 M3,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-22-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,231
Posted By akhter
Dipsticks are so hardcore!!!! It is annoying...

Dipsticks are so hardcore!!!!

It is annoying though that the sensor takes for everyto tell you if you want to check from a cold start--atleast it did in my 335i.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-22-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,333
Posted By akhter
F10 steering poll

Please chose 1-4 above and atleast one option from last 2 items.

There are 4 types of F10 steering that I am aware of and they should all have a different feel.

Whenever we have people...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-22-2010, 05:48 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,876
Posted By akhter
People tend to whine when things change to much...

People tend to whine when things change to much (even if for the better). I remember the same when the e90 came out with active steering. People coming from e46 complained. Based on the reviews I was...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,745
Posted By akhter
Hp isn't the only criteria for some and neither...

Hp isn't the only criteria for some and neither is torque. Driving flat out for extended period in a smoother engine for me ranks higher. And the 528i is the smoothest F10 right now. I know it's a...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-21-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By akhter
330i zhp

330i zhp
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,876
Posted By akhter
I saw the ideal setup on some other thread where...

I saw the ideal setup on some other thread where they said you can configure the sport mode to be steering only. That way you don't burn so much gas all the time since sport transmission mode is not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,876
Posted By akhter
I had active steering on my 335i and when I got...

I had active steering on my 335i and when I got another 3er without active steering, I hated both the effort and more than that the ratio.

When I test drove the F10 in sport mode, I thought that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,745
Posted By akhter
I suspect most people going for 535 are not...

I suspect most people going for 535 are not people who owned both an NA BMW and a Twin Turbo BMW. Having owned both a 328i and a 335i, I found the NA engines sweeter, the same way an M3 engine is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,297
Posted By akhter
Here is the link of the owner's manual: ...

Here is the link of the owner's manual:

http://www.bmwusa.com/pdf_adf7a410-585f-4f63-81d5-3901406002f5.arox

see page 211, 1st paragraph:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2010, 03:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,297
Posted By akhter
Noone can confirm this yet since there are no...

Noone can confirm this yet since there are no post september build cars out there, but I understand that if you get bluetooth in post sep buld F10 cars and if you pair iphone then all the contacts...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,305
Posted By akhter
http://f10.5post.com/forums/showpost.php?p=7790264...

http://f10.5post.com/forums/showpost.php?p=7790264&postcount=32
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2010, 12:35 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,876
Posted By akhter
I thought the F10 steering in Sport mode (no...

I thought the F10 steering in Sport mode (no adaptive drive, only 8sp Sport) has a very good feel that is comparable to my e90 with active steering.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2010, 12:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,745
Posted By akhter
Well said...

Well said...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-19-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,745
Posted By akhter
No quite a good analogy. A good 50wpc...

No quite a good analogy.

A good 50wpc amplifier can sound far better than a mediocre 200wpc amplifier.

Just sayin...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-19-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,745
Posted By akhter
If you haven't driven the Euro spec 528i, then...

If you haven't driven the Euro spec 528i, then you have no basis for comparing it to 535i. its almost 170lb less in weight and is 260hp vs 300 for the 535i. The engine is super smooth and its drive...
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