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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-30-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 52,737
Posted By tlr550
Did you confirm what wire it is for a 2014 F10? ...

Did you confirm what wire it is for a 2014 F10? Is it not the Green/Brown anymore? I am doing same install and that would be a helpful piece of info. Thanks
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-25-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 326
Posted By tlr550
new 14 550xi

Hi all;

I am coming off a lease for a 12' Carbon Blk 550 M-Sp pkg car. Loved the car but lived with a few issues that I really didn't like. Namely the anemic exhaust sound and the tip in issue...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-19-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 24,065
Posted By tlr550
this worked for awhile but i kept losing the...

this worked for awhile but i kept losing the connection with those 2 little clips. I fianlly had to remove. any tips for getting this to stay connected
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-03-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 24,065
Posted By tlr550
excellent. Thats is just what I did and it all...

excellent. Thats is just what I did and it all snapped back togther and working. Great mod. Thanks for the idea and help.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-03-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 24,065
Posted By tlr550
I am about to do this with a V1. How did you guys...

I am about to do this with a V1. How did you guys snake the wire into the housing. It doesn't fit thru the vent holes in the bottom. I was thinking of drilling a small hole in the side. Clearly...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-25-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,005
Posted By tlr550
Ok guys. You are correct. I waited the 10 min and...

Ok guys. You are correct. I waited the 10 min and it did shut off. What a relief. We can all go back now to our regular scheduled programs. Thanks for the help.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-25-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,005
Posted By tlr550
My outlets do not shut down after 8min or even...

My outlets do not shut down after 8min or even longer. Same for outlets in console. I did have the iPhone cradle added and am wondering if that did something during install. I have read the manual...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-25-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,005
Posted By tlr550
I will do that as well but in the meantime I...

I will do that as well but in the meantime I don't want to drain the battery by leaving it on by mistake. Anyway if anyone knows I would appreciate it.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-24-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,005
Posted By tlr550
Is the cig lighter "hot"?

Hi all. Well I got the new baby yesterday, 550ix as you can see by my sig. Just getting used to her. Love the pull from the engine and the sound. I plugged my V1 into the cig lighter and it seems...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-13-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,213
Posted By tlr550
clearly a very personal decision. For me, I dont...

clearly a very personal decision. For me, I dont like the styling of the MB and the ride is much more cushy. I own a MB as well and i find the fit and finish not on par with BMW. The cab analogy...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-31-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,145
Posted By tlr550
when you drive in the snow, do you leave gear...

when you drive in the snow, do you leave gear selector in D or drop down to a lower gear. Not on highway, but on regluar roads where you would tend to be going slower, say 35-40 mph. Thanks
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-26-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,914
Posted By tlr550
I just found out that my 550 is on the Topeka....

I just found out that my 550 is on the Topeka. Due to dock on 11/2. I have tried the websites to no avail.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-16-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By tlr550
I see you are in PHilly. I was in NJ and now...

I see you are in PHilly. I was in NJ and now Mass. IMHO, xi is a must. I will take the xtra weight any day to get the security of the xi. Just my 2 cents.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-16-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By tlr550
Like many others, I had the same decisonto make. ...

Like many others, I had the same decisonto make. I now drive a '09 535xi. I like mine very much but I am not thrilled with the off the line acceleration. Add to that that the new one is a couple...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-16-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 23,040
Posted By tlr550
Great write-up and awesome pics. It is great...

Great write-up and awesome pics. It is great that you were able to compare to the '11. What strikes me is that the dealerships have none of this info. When you ask them what is different, they say...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-16-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,652
Posted By tlr550
getting back to the original point. I too passed...

getting back to the original point. I too passed on the ARS at order time as well. There is no doubt that there is functional value. However, at $2500 I just didnt see that value to be used often...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-15-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,963
Posted By tlr550
Congrats. Beauty. Wheels look great. Hope no one...

Congrats. Beauty. Wheels look great. Hope no one was hurt in the "total". Mine is waiting for a boat ride. Let us know impressions.
Forum: The Detail Department 10-04-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 871
Posted By tlr550
great work. just sent you a PM. Ted

great work. just sent you a PM.

Ted
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-02-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,620
Posted By tlr550
so, to answer the original question; yes I would...

so, to answer the original question; yes I would get it if money was no object. Money is and I am still pondering it. It is the off the line and passing ability that is exciting. If that wasnt the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-02-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,142
Posted By tlr550
I would probably go with the Audi A6, but the...

I would probably go with the Audi A6, but the exterior doesnt do very much for me. New 911 would be awesome, but with 2 kids in college that might have to wait. Have had Infiniti, Acura in the past...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-01-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 16,075
Posted By tlr550
shocking and quite alarming. WTF??

shocking and quite alarming. WTF??
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-30-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,288
Posted By tlr550
I think thats a good question. This goes back a...

I think thats a good question. This goes back a way. I had been looking at BMW's for several years and really couldn't afford one. I did go into a Acura TL. Then in 2003, I got my first 530i and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-29-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By tlr550
new baby on the way

Well I did it. After reading so many posts that my eyes hurt, i decided to bite the bullet and order a 12' 550xi with a reasonable amount of options. This list is; CB, blk int, anthracite wd, M...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-25-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,524
Posted By tlr550
I am ordering my 550 next week and I am still on...

I am ordering my 550 next week and I am still on the fence on ARS, so I really appreciate you taking the time to do this. I don't want floaty feeling but didn't think that ARS controlled that at all....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-19-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,592
Posted By tlr550
wanted to bump this up. I am still on the fence...

wanted to bump this up. I am still on the fence on ARS. Has anyone taken delivery of a M-Sport w/o the ARS. Impressions? $2500 is alot for an option that I am not clear of the true benefit vs only...
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