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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By Quacker
All my issues were after the car was cold soaked...

All my issues were after the car was cold soaked all day at ~10F or less. Do you park in a garage both at home and work?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By Quacker
This should land you right in the middle of their...

This should land you right in the middle of their site:

http://www.zf.com/corporate/en_de/products/product_range/cars/finder.html#finder=27559
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 656
Posted By Quacker
I know I saw a video on the ZF website. There...

I know I saw a video on the ZF website. There was quite a bit to getting the oil level correct. dig around and you might find it.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By Quacker
Lemme complicate things for you by saying with...

Lemme complicate things for you by saying with some confidence that it is unlikely the reported cold weather battery issues are actually due to a battery problem. More likely that they are false...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By Quacker
It would be fun to hear what they say.

It would be fun to hear what they say.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-23-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By Quacker
The large majority of these issues are linked to...

The large majority of these issues are linked to cold weather. While it is still unclear whether it is caused by inadequate temperature compensation in the charging circuit or the battery state of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-23-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 636
Posted By Quacker
That's my empirical observation. Try it and be...

That's my empirical observation. Try it and be your own judge. There are also a few variations on how long people think you need to keep the pedal down. Start with the longest.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-23-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 636
Posted By Quacker
Cold weather should not cause a performance...

Cold weather should not cause a performance issue, but most forum members here will not push it until it does warm up.

You might try resetting the adaptive transmission. Search for it on this...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-17-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 793
Posted By Quacker
The speedo is deliberately optimistic. It is set...

The speedo is deliberately optimistic. It is set to read faster than you are actually going. If you are unsettled by this, you will be nauseated to know that the 3 series is deliberately even worse -...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-17-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 793
Posted By Quacker
Karr? Karr? Earth to Karr? Well let's hope he...

Karr? Karr? Earth to Karr? Well let's hope he comes back after he does the math.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-17-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 793
Posted By Quacker
In who's favor?

In who's favor?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-17-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 793
Posted By Quacker
I'm running RE970AS 245/45/19's and I'm very...

I'm running RE970AS 245/45/19's and I'm very happy - especially since the slight increase in rolling radius exactly cancels out the speedo error that the factory builds in. Now when my speedo says...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-16-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By Quacker
Under inflate

Under inflate
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-13-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,302
Posted By Quacker
It doesn't work like that. It comes right out by...

It doesn't work like that. It comes right out by itself.

Moreover, replacing it is unlikely to make any difference. It is just the inability of the LCD that it is, to be utterly black when seen...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-02-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,798
Posted By Quacker
OK - found some unsubstantiated opinions but no...

OK - found some unsubstantiated opinions but no facts. Can you please post a link or two?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-02-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,798
Posted By Quacker
I see... Can you please point to some factual...

I see... Can you please point to some factual source to support your assertion that Techron eats fuel system components?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-02-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,798
Posted By Quacker
OK. I will take your answer as a 'yes.' Since the...

OK. I will take your answer as a 'yes.' Since the ingredients in question are in those brands of gas, you would not leave those brands in your tank, but only use them if you intended to run the tank...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-02-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,798
Posted By Quacker
Since the ingredients in Techron are already...

Since the ingredients in Techron are already blended into Chevron and Texaco, are you saying that you should not leave either of these brands of gas sitting in your tank?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-02-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 943
Posted By Quacker
Thanks - are you sure that number is correct?...

Thanks - are you sure that number is correct? When I Google it, it comes up as a very old bulletin.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-01-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 943
Posted By Quacker
Can you please tell me more about the known low...

Can you please tell me more about the known low temperature battery error? Any info like update number, anything in writing from your SA, threads I've missed, etc. would help.

Thanks -
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-01-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,798
Posted By Quacker
I'm not your buddy.

I'm not your buddy.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-31-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,798
Posted By Quacker
I'm very happy for your daughter's valves, but...

I'm very happy for your daughter's valves, but how do you know that she wasn't sneaking out in the middle of the night and topping up with Shell?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-31-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,798
Posted By Quacker
OK. Let's agree to disagree. I can accept your...

OK. Let's agree to disagree. I can accept your point of view as long as you feel there is not proof that the additional additives help. And so, if I find some published scientific proof from an...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-31-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,798
Posted By Quacker
"Top Tier is an organization that the gasoline...

"Top Tier is an organization that the gasoline companies have to pay a fee to (based on the number of gas stations they operate) in order to be listed. It's nothing more than a pay-to-play club."
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-31-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,798
Posted By Quacker
...Then there's this: ...

...Then there's this:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Top_Tier_Detergent_Gasoline
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