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Forum: General Automotive Forum 11-17-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,865
Posted By GermanRoots
This is a very compelling product...I find myself...

This is a very compelling product...I find myself more excited about this than the next generation M5...but I'll need more details on the M5 before I make that decision.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-06-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,035
Posted By GermanRoots
Same size as originals. No tramlining or noise...

Same size as originals. No tramlining or noise over time with these tires. That being said, I have noticed that on the Michelin's on my Land Rover.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-05-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,035
Posted By GermanRoots
OP, FWIW - I got 21k miles on the OEM Dunlop...

OP,

FWIW - I got 21k miles on the OEM Dunlop runflats, replaced all 4 with the A/S 3. 21k miles later I'm replacing the rears only (staggered set-up), fronts are still in really good shape. As...
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 879
Posted By GermanRoots
Fabby - I dropped off in Paris, but didn't dare...

Fabby - I dropped off in Paris, but didn't dare drive into Paris proper. It's a very busy city and the thought of Clark Griswold being stuck circling the Arc D'Triumph kept me from going into town. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-18-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,012
Posted By GermanRoots
I am the original owner of a 2012 550i, had no...

I am the original owner of a 2012 550i, had no issues pre-CCP, and no difference noticed post-CCP. It's been an amazing car for me and it still makes me smile every time I drive it. I'm sorry for...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 05-01-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,683
Posted By GermanRoots
Thank you all for the input, I went back to...

Thank you all for the input, I went back to Porsche for another test drive, then went to the BMW dealer and drove the M5 again. I'm leaning strongly towards the M5, but will likely wait a few years...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 04-26-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,683
Posted By GermanRoots
Anyone consider a Porsche Panamera?

I'm enjoying my F10 550i, was planning an M5 for 2016 or 2017, but had an impressive experience with a Panamera. Now I'm conflicted. Anybody consider a Panamera but end up going with the M5? I'd...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-26-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,969
Posted By GermanRoots
So simple! Now I feel like an idiot. Thanks for...

So simple! Now I feel like an idiot. Thanks for the quick reply.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-26-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 214,527
Posted By GermanRoots
Some data points on my N63 CCP: Year: 2012 ...

Some data points on my N63 CCP:

Year: 2012
Mileage at drop-off: 35,037
Mileage at pick-up: 35,051
Drop-off date: 2/16/15
Pick-up date: 2/26/15
Performance prior to CCP: No issues whatsoever,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-26-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,969
Posted By GermanRoots
Festers - I realize this thread is ancient, but...

Festers - I realize this thread is ancient, but hopeful you can help me out. After doing the N63 service package many of my settings were reset. One I need some help with has to do with the...
Forum: European Delivery 09-17-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By GermanRoots
+1. Very convenient and simple. When I used it...

+1. Very convenient and simple. When I used it someone had abandoned a bunch of car care products. I assumed they were ED folks who couldn't fly with liquids, and decided to pay it forward. Or...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-16-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,608
Posted By GermanRoots
I'm curious about your V8 concerns. What...

I'm curious about your V8 concerns. What specifically have you read that concerns you? I'm very biased here, but from my experience it is one of the most impressive engines out there.

Also, I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-07-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,504
Posted By GermanRoots
Please consider all the other cars on the road...

Please consider all the other cars on the road with families and other innocent law-abiding people. If you want to race, go to the track. Sorry to be so direct, but you're not going to find many...
Forum: European Delivery 09-06-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,565
Posted By GermanRoots
1 for me. However, I noticed an addition of 8...

1 for me. However, I noticed an addition of 8 miles that happened in between my Paris drop off, and my pick up in OKC. Maybe the transport miles consistently average 8 miles and that is the basis...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-29-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,718
Posted By GermanRoots
Thanks for the thorough review, great...

Thanks for the thorough review, great perspective. Just last week I drove a friends 2013 C63 AMG. I realize your test drive was a non-AMG model, but I shared many of your sentiments for the...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 08-23-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,465
Posted By GermanRoots
OP - I'm in the same situation. Something to...

OP - I'm in the same situation. Something to consider, would you really want the first year of the new build? If you recall on the F10, there were a lot of issues with the 2011's. Maybe try to...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-28-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By GermanRoots
Thank you both! Not a ton of plastic trim on...

Thank you both! Not a ton of plastic trim on this car so your suggestions seem manageable.

Any thoughts on protecting my dashboard? I do my best to put up a sunshade everyday, but sometimes I...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-26-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By GermanRoots
Summertime protection advice needed

First off I realize this is a first world problem...

I changed jobs and gave up my underground covered climate controlled parking garage for an outdoor spot. Oklahoma summers can be brutal, so...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-14-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,505
Posted By GermanRoots
Any preferences out there on brand of WW fluid? ...

Any preferences out there on brand of WW fluid? I notice a strong scent when I use what the dealer puts in, neither good or bad, just strong. I'm sure I could run to the dealer for a free refill,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-30-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,560
Posted By GermanRoots
I had this issue today of refreshing the app and...

I had this issue today of refreshing the app and locking myself out. Here is the solution that worked for me.
1 - Delete the app from your iPhone
2 - Go to the iTunes store and search for "My BMW...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-23-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 48,817
Posted By GermanRoots
I coded the TPMS last week and had no issues...

I coded the TPMS last week and had no issues getting the info to display. I do question the accuracy of the information. For those of you who have successfully coded, do you feel the temp and...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-20-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,597
Posted By GermanRoots
I coded the following tonight: - Enable...

I coded the following tonight:

- Enable current position (GPS and Street Name) menu item (Navigation Display => options) 2011-12 (CIC)
HU_CIC => 3000 => NAVI_POSITION_MENU => aktiv

What should...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-20-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,105
Posted By GermanRoots
I'm a fan of the IS350. I owned one prior to...

I'm a fan of the IS350. I owned one prior to purchasing my F10 and loved it. Very sporty, plenty of tech, and a great reliability record. Note there is a marked difference in engine performance...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-15-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,030
Posted By GermanRoots
This issue is pretty well documented in the...

This issue is pretty well documented in the forum, you may want to try a search. In short, this is more of an Apple issue than it is a BMW issue.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-14-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,760
Posted By GermanRoots
I've had the AS3's for nearly one month and don't...

I've had the AS3's for nearly one month and don't love them...don't feel nearly as grippy as the Dunlop Sport Maxx GT RF. After hearing the positive comments on the PSS, it makes me wonder why you...
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