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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-15-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,544
Posted By harryj
F10 Rear Sunshades (2012 528)

I have a 528 and recently been driving my toddler around. Although I'm in Seattle, we've had a few days of bright hot sun which has been making him mad.

I didn't end up getting the factory...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-10-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,311
Posted By harryj
2012 F10 - Post delivery upgrades possible

Have a 2012 528 that I bought from the dealership lot (eg. not custom). It had nearly everything I wanted, and could take it off the lot right away. I'm now regretting not having added certain...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-23-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,401
Posted By harryj
Cover Art in Music Collection

Been using a thumbdrive in the USB slot in the middle armrest to play back some of my MP3s in the car and decided that there are some albums which just HAVE to stay in the car. I decided to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-18-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,654
Posted By harryj
Picked up the same car a few weeks ago -- love...

Picked up the same car a few weeks ago -- love the ride compared to my old 325 but HATE the stock stereo.
I spoke to bavariansoundwerks who says that an upgrade kit is in the works. I feel that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-18-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,178
Posted By harryj
Update base stereo 528

I'm lovin' my 2012 528i with one quibble -- stock stereo is terrible!

I've had premium sound on previous cars and hate to say that the stock system doesn't have the articulation or prescence that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-15-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,590
Posted By harryj
Perma plate leather protection

When I purchased my 528 a few weeks ago, the finance manage convinced me to add a leather protector to my interior (have kids). I have the oyster white and she had mentioned she could do this for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-13-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,230
Posted By harryj
Unhappy Android > iphone in EVERY way except this. ...

Android > iphone in EVERY way except this.

What is surprising is that there are press releases from LAST year where BMW states there is an android version, but haven't seen one.

Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-04-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,131
Posted By harryj
+1000 on all those who feel that the BMW climate...

+1000 on all those who feel that the BMW climate control 'just works'.
Throughout the years, I've found that on any model from the 3 series up to the 5, you can just set a temperature and it will...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-03-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,350
Posted By harryj
First Aid Kit in trunk

Was flipping through my manual (2012 528i xDrive) and found that BMW is still including a first aid kit in the trunk. When I pulled down the first aid kit door, noticed there was no kit, just a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-02-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,094
Posted By harryj
Sport transmission vs DS on 2011 528i

Can someone explain the difference between the following:

1. Pressing SPORT and putting the car in SPORT mode via the arroe keys to the left of the gear selector

2. Putting the car in DS mode -...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-31-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 872
Posted By harryj
leather protector

I declined the leather protector ($1000 for protection.. really?!?!?). Then they said they can do it for $299. It covers 7 years of repair. eg. if it gets stained or ripped, they'll replace the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-29-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,329
Posted By harryj
Very true - heard horror stories of people having...

Very true - heard horror stories of people having their homes broken into while at the movies or a sports game. Thief broke into their car, used the nav to go home, used home link to enter garage. ...
Forum: Interior 12-29-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,345
Posted By harryj
2012 5 Series F10 Interior wood trim (light wood)

Anyone interested in replacing their interior trim with a new light wood trim?

This came with my 528, and I didn't like the color combination with the seats so had the dealer swap it out. The...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-28-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,460
Posted By harryj

According to my CA when I was building my car, he told me the trim cost 2500 + approx 4 hours to install (another 500 or so in labor).

I found out soon after purchasing my car and doing the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-26-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,460
Posted By harryj
Talking Light Wood Trim

Long time reader of the forum, first post.

Just drove home with my 2012 528xi. wooohoo. Upgrading from a Audi A4! Thanks to the posts on here, was able to get a good deal after lots of...
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