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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-02-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By ghpup
First I've heard that WinPhone connects via the...

First I've heard that WinPhone connects via the universal adaptor. I'm going to have to find one of those now.

I've connected my WinPhone (Nokia 820) via both Bluetooth and USB. Via blue tooth...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-18-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 960
Posted By ghpup
We've gone from an e39 with the 'sport/premium...

We've gone from an e39 with the 'sport/premium package' to the 535dX. Now it is a different heavier motor, but given that I live in snow country I'm far happier knowing that we won't be down to only...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-17-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,459
Posted By ghpup
There are independent car inspection services you...

There are independent car inspection services you can hire for less than two hundred dollars. A friend recently found what he thought was a deal on a Mercedes in Plano, TX. I happened to be down...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-11-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,256
Posted By ghpup
Having driven low slung cars for nearly 15 years...

Having driven low slung cars for nearly 15 years I no longer 'bump' the tires and judge distance based on straight sight forward. This isn't as easy when the curbs are not extended beyond the front...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-11-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,317
Posted By ghpup
I can understand that sentiment being listed in...

I can understand that sentiment being listed in Florida. In snow country you probably would want the cleaning fluid (not soapy water as that would freeze) sprayed on those lights and thereby the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-30-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,178
Posted By ghpup
I have to admit this was an entertaining thread...

I have to admit this was an entertaining thread and was very interested to hear the OP's enthusiasm for his new car and the adventures had after European Delivery.

What makes me raise my eyebrow...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-20-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By ghpup
Had something similar happen to our e39 a number...

Had something similar happen to our e39 a number of years back on I80 outside of Salt Lake.. I checked with the BMW Shop here and learned that it would require replacement. I filed a claim with my...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-01-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 620
Posted By ghpup
My feeling is I will always find some sort of...

My feeling is I will always find some sort of feature in another BMW to envy or lust after. I too purchased the 535d xDrive we have because it was diesel. I honestly didn't care about much else...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-26-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,790
Posted By ghpup
While prices fluctuate, part of the reason diesel...

While prices fluctuate, part of the reason diesel has been more expensive has been a demand/supply issue. With more diesel vehicles coming to the market that is changing and may be longer term than...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-23-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,790
Posted By ghpup
As you can see, I don't necessarily have the most...

As you can see, I don't necessarily have the most modern garage residents. I can say that I know the 535d X-Drive is quicker than my '00 ///M Roadster and it gets better mileage. I don't get to...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By ghpup
You're going to receive a variety of responses I...

You're going to receive a variety of responses I suspect. From the "replace them all" category to "don't worry about it". Personally, I will always replace both tires on any single axle so that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-01-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,296
Posted By ghpup
While I agree with what many of these posters...

While I agree with what many of these posters have said, I believe their responses are based upon their keeping their vehicles maintained and serviced. If you haven't had the vehicle serviced for a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-01-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,920
Posted By ghpup
I'm surprised you found unpatrolled space, though...

I'm surprised you found unpatrolled space, though I've found parts of I84 to be just fine in both ID and OR. OR is a little dicey though, but my Valentine1 helped tons....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-01-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,126
Posted By ghpup
Careful in that the dealer may claim that taking...

Careful in that the dealer may claim that taking up a slot on the shop floor limits them from having someone else's car in there to bill towards. This may be a classic opportunity cost argument of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-18-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,393
Posted By ghpup
+1, but I keep the split screen on whatever my...

+1, but I keep the split screen on whatever my current entertainment selection may be (radio, media, SIRIUS, etc.).
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-18-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,007
Posted By ghpup
You've been lucky, yes. I've had two flats with...

You've been lucky, yes. I've had two flats with my ///M Roadster (no spare by design). Each time the sidewall has been cut.

We have AAA so I called for a flatbed both times. Each time I am...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-07-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,976
Posted By ghpup
My first set of Michelin PS only did 14k,...

My first set of Michelin PS only did 14k, but...I'm in the ///M. The most I've ever got on a set of high performance tires has been about 18K, but then with the offset I can't rotate them....I'm...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-05-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,238
Posted By ghpup
finally!

finally!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-29-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,220
Posted By ghpup
I recently sold my 2000 e39 528 Sport/Premium...

I recently sold my 2000 e39 528 Sport/Premium Package car with 95K on it through Craigslist in less than a week after acquiring a '14 F10 535xd. I did this in the middle of January with snow on the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-28-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By ghpup
I think the last poster explained the...

I think the last poster explained the technicality. I've only ever different tire pressure for front and rear on BMWs. We're now on our fourth (2 5ers, 1 M///Roadster and an X3) with each having a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 640
Posted By ghpup
For anyone who drives on to 17 Mile Drive in...

For anyone who drives on to 17 Mile Drive in Pebble Beach, CA, the maps will always take you down 17 Mile Drive even if you want to take the fastest way to one of the courses....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-03-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 895
Posted By ghpup
This is not necessarily an F10 5er issue. I have...

This is not necessarily an F10 5er issue. I have an E83 X3 and cannot place my backpack with PC on it without the Seatbelt Alarm being activated. When I asked the dealer I was told it was normal...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-05-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 583
Posted By ghpup
BTW...if in fact both engines are 3.0L (and I'm...

BTW...if in fact both engines are 3.0L (and I'm not doubting anyone), where does the "35"
suffix come from. BMW hosing us.???[/QUOTE]

BMW made this change to differentiate between the normally...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 02-26-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,429
Posted By ghpup
I use the BMW OEM windblock, but I don't believe...

I use the BMW OEM windblock, but I don't believe their available any longer. I like it the best as it is mesh with zippers for when you put the top up to drive so it doesn't impede the view. If...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-19-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,567
Posted By ghpup
We purchased our '14 535xD New Years Eve Day in...

We purchased our '14 535xD New Years Eve Day in Portland, OR and then drove it back to SW Idaho ~450 miles. Bought it over the phone without a test drive. I wasn't sure what to expect and had a bit...
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