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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-22-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By Gold323Ci
Regular tires always ride and wear better than...

Regular tires always ride and wear better than run-flats. They are also cheaper in most every situation.

Also, Run Flats have stiffer sidewalls that make them tough to change without damaging...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-09-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 30,859
Posted By Gold323Ci
This is now updating my post above. I just...

This is now updating my post above. I just completed my rear sway bar install. I was still hoping this would make the car ride flatter in turns and curves and it does slightly but it's not a huge...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-22-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 30,859
Posted By Gold323Ci
The car must be under load. My mechanic did this...

The car must be under load. My mechanic did this by putting the car on 4 x 4 lumber blocks. You can try ramps but I find them hard to use. See my post about attaching the end links before you...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-20-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 30,859
Posted By Gold323Ci
I had a guy install the M5 front sway bar on my...

I had a guy install the M5 front sway bar on my '12 535i yesterday. It went on pretty easily and took him only about 45 minutes total. He attached the new bar to the end links before attaching to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-13-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,245
Posted By Gold323Ci
Here's much more information over many years on...

Here's much more information over many years on this sway bar post:

http://f10.5post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=717144

I was a bit shocked to find this much information on another forum.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-26-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By Gold323Ci
I bought this and it works and looks great. It's...

I bought this and it works and looks great. It's cheaper too.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-218-Alpine-White-II-2oz-Touchup-Paint-/121658849858?hash=item1c536eba42&vxp=mtr
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-20-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By Gold323Ci
Are you sure you checked the temp in the I-drive...

Are you sure you checked the temp in the I-drive window to make sure it is fully pointing to blue? I'm not sure based on your post.

My 07 530 made you change to "blue" in the I-drive window...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By Gold323Ci
I still have no top issues about 3 weeks after...

I still have no top issues about 3 weeks after making this adjustment. I have used the top several times lately and it has worked properly. I haven't even needed the Boesman push.

I hope others...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-14-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,802
Posted By Gold323Ci
I moved away from run-flats due the improvement...

I moved away from run-flats due the improvement in the ride and cheaper tires. I have also never (in 30 years) had a flat that required an immediate spare. My day is probably coming but for now,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-14-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,245
Posted By Gold323Ci
Thanks for this information. What is an E torx...

Thanks for this information. What is an E torx vs. a regular torx? Do you know the exact tool needed? I just want to make sure I have it before getting started.

I'm also glad to hear the rear...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 990
Posted By Gold323Ci
That color looks really nice, even better than...

That color looks really nice, even better than OEM silver. I've never been a fan of black rims but a gray to dark grey looks really good to my eyes. :thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-13-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,245
Posted By Gold323Ci
I'm surprised this thread seems to have died. ...

I'm surprised this thread seems to have died. Any other comments?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-13-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 12,444
Posted By Gold323Ci
Last night, I drove my wife home in the F10 and...

Last night, I drove my wife home in the F10 and we took a freeway exit at a normally high speed. Because the car dipped to the outside of the curve in a very Buick-like way, she proclaimed that I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-09-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,245
Posted By Gold323Ci
It seems that this is a pretty straightforward...

It seems that this is a pretty straightforward bolt off then bolt on job. I would think an independent repair shop or mechanic could handle pretty easily.

If you are worried about warranty on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-09-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By Gold323Ci
When will 4 Series get updates?

I was quite surprised to see that the 3 Series will get some major suspension and steering changes for model year 2016. If I was interested in a 3 Series now, I would definitely wait to drive the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-06-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,245
Posted By Gold323Ci
I'm kind of excited now after reading this post. ...

I'm kind of excited now after reading this post. My 2012 535i M Sport is way too floaty and in fast curves, the car leans way more than I like.

Would these sway bars stiffen the car so that it...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By Gold323Ci
This forum is for the previous 6 Series. You may...

This forum is for the previous 6 Series. You may get better info on the current 6 forum.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By Gold323Ci
Who has tried Boesman's permanent top fix?

Back in the fall, the notorious Boesman who has helped us all with our top fix, posted a permanent top fix on page 13 of this post: (look for the photos midway down the page)
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-04-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 12,444
Posted By Gold323Ci
I can't agree more with Mike the original poster....

I can't agree more with Mike the original poster. I had an 07 530i that I gave up last November for a 2012 M Sport 535i. I can't tell you how disappointed I am with my "new" 535. I so wish I had...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-14-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,639
Posted By Gold323Ci
I have an E70 but one time I had a Nissan...

I have an E70 but one time I had a Nissan Pathfinder. With that Pathfinder, you could not lift it sufficiently with the jack provided. You needed extra wood blocks to go between jack and car.
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 887
Posted By Gold323Ci
I got touchup on Ebay from someone selling OEM...

I got touchup on Ebay from someone selling OEM paint in a bigger than the normal small bottle. I think what the seller did is buy a quart or larger size and put it in smaller bottles for sale on...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-04-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By Gold323Ci
Any more thoughts on this? I'm still a bit...

Any more thoughts on this? I'm still a bit perplexed.

My 2012 car has the M Sport package but I saw a 2013 car listed where the decoder actually says M Sports Suspension. Was there a different...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-29-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By Gold323Ci
No one else?

No one else?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-28-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 854
Posted By Gold323Ci
My 2012 535i gets about 20 city and 30 highway. ...

My 2012 535i gets about 20 city and 30 highway. My car has 22k miles.

Also, I checked my car recently to test actual MPG vs. what the car showed. Both numbers matched. :thumbup:

I would...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-28-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By Gold323Ci
Nope, I have Electronic Damper Control. I have...

Nope, I have Electronic Damper Control. I have not even heard of DDC.
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