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Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 06-21-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,995
Posted By droidfan
M3 Mineral Grey In South SF Bay

Hello,

Attached some photos from yesterday.

This new M3 has all the options and is not for sale but will be used as a demo model (seems that BMW has built quite a few of this exact car for...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 05-16-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,332
Posted By droidfan
Hmmm, I think there is something quite fishy. ...

Hmmm, I think there is something quite fishy.

I went to the dealership this morning and got / put for free a quart of engine oil. BTW, the dealer wanted first to put some Castrol 10W60 and I had...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 05-14-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,332
Posted By droidfan
Strange "Engine oil level at minimum" warning at 2700 miles!

Hello,

I got twice today this quite scary warning "Engine oil level at minimum!" / "Please add one quart of engine oil".

The car is about 2700 miles and went thru the normal break-in service...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 04-19-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By droidfan
Well, it seems also that I can here this noise...

Well, it seems also that I can here this noise between 2nd and 3rd gear.

So this would mean from 1st to 3rd, I would have two knock noise.

Should I consider this normal ??
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-09-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,679
Posted By droidfan
Yes you maybe correct. Somebody may have right...

Yes you maybe correct. Somebody may have right now the second key. What is more surprising is that the dealer looked at his "key management machine" and does not even know where is the second key...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-09-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,679
Posted By droidfan
Yes, as crazy as it seems it was a old 5 series...

Yes, as crazy as it seems it was a old 5 series key... and nor my GF nor me have thought to test the second key (the dealer is supposed to do his work when delivering a new car, right?).
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-09-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,679
Posted By droidfan
Ahahah, quite funny indeed. I am in the software...

Ahahah, quite funny indeed. I am in the software business and I have done some AI in the past so I think I can still cope with them for a while... as they are still plain "dumb" (I am even including...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-08-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,679
Posted By droidfan
Thx for your answers so far. UPDATE: ...

Thx for your answers so far.

UPDATE:

Now the BMW dealership has found that the 2nd key fob was NOT the one of her car!! I was one of a very old 5 series.... that would explain why trying to...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 04-08-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 751
Posted By droidfan
Small "knock noise" when passing from 1st to 2nd gear

Hello,

I have noticed a "small knock" noise when passing from the 1st to the 2nd gear in full automatic shifting mode. This noise comes from the middle of the car in the back of the driver on the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-08-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,679
Posted By droidfan
Yeah, she was a bit in panic mode and could have...

Yeah, she was a bit in panic mode and could have done that.

UPDATE: she just told me that the car this morning has lost ALL of its settings.

Is this all related to the central computer that is...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 04-07-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 997
Posted By droidfan
Tire pressure for standard R19 wheels ???

Hello,

I was checking the tire pressure on a US M5 with standard R19 wheels:

Front: 265/40 R19
Rear: 295/35ZR19

The car had roughly 34psi on the four tires (one was 33.5 and another 34.5)....
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 04-07-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,937
Posted By droidfan
Hello Yes I did but the M5 is a superior...

Hello

Yes I did but the M5 is a superior car. No question.

I agree with wrsbmw post. I could drive both the Tesla S twice and the M5 about 6 times.

First the video showing the Tesla S...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 04-07-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,679
Posted By droidfan
Scary doors lock issue

Hello,

I would like to report here a strange issue that my GF just experience with her 1 month old 335 sedan M Sport with Confort Access.

After parking in her garage and shutting off the car,...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 03-24-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,058
Posted By droidfan
Yes, I can confirm that RFTs ride is a bit harsh...

Yes, I can confirm that RFTs ride is a bit harsh (more bumpy and more noisy) compared to regular or performance tires.
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 03-24-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,058
Posted By droidfan
Yes, I can see that too, but this is totally...

Yes, I can see that too, but this is totally wrong and should come to the "Wheel and tire specifications are subjet to change" disclaimer.

I have driven several F10 M5 and the tires were not RFTs...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 03-23-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,058
Posted By droidfan
I confirm you are incorrect. The F10 M5 comes...

I confirm you are incorrect. The F10 M5 comes with Michelin Pilot Super Sport.

See Performance tire reference here:
...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 03-23-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,058
Posted By droidfan
As far as I know, the F10 M5 comes standard only...

As far as I know, the F10 M5 comes standard only with non run flats (19 or 20) Michelin Pilot Super Sport. You cannot find any run flat with the standard R19 or R20 wheels. The R20 can have the...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-08-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,608
Posted By droidfan
I would also like to add that I was driving with...

I would also like to add that I was driving with RFT for about 3 years and got 4 punctures (those CA roads are not very clean, right?). In all cases, I could go back home and to the tire shop driving...
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 03-08-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 35,874
Posted By droidfan
Thank you so much Lisa. Really appreciated ;-)

Thank you so much Lisa. Really appreciated ;-)
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-08-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,608
Posted By droidfan
AWESOME DEAL! I can say that the...

AWESOME DEAL!

I can say that the AmericasTire shop close to my home accepted to sell me the certificates for about $60 per tires for my brand new car. The shop manager was more than happy to do...
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 03-06-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 35,874
Posted By droidfan
Hello again Lisa, I think you have not seen...

Hello again Lisa,

I think you have not seen my previous post for a request for changing my username to "droidfan".

Could you do it?

Thank you,
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 02-28-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 35,874
Posted By droidfan
Would you please change my username to "droidfan"...

Would you please change my username to "droidfan" ?

Thank you :-)
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 01-24-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,514
Posted By droidfan
Thank you for all this feedback. Sure there is...

Thank you for all this feedback. Sure there is some difference for the ride and the overall look.

But what about the availability of 19 versus 20 inches tires at the tire shops if I need to get a...
Forum: European Delivery 01-24-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,912
Posted By droidfan
Hello again, I could see last week end a M6...

Hello again,

I could see last week end a M6 with moonstone color at BMW SF and it was quite stunning actually.

To my own opinion this color is similar to the titanium silver but with more white...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 12-23-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,514
Posted By droidfan
Hello mlaynemd, I am trying to figure out...

Hello mlaynemd,

I am trying to figure out which of 19 or 20 inches wheels is "better" considering the following:

1- availability of tires at the repair shops

2- pain of using a repair kit...
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