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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-24-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 51,678
Posted By MacDriver
You are both right. The pins do not exist...

You are both right. The pins do not exist anymore. But the cradle uses inductive antenna coupling.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-08-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,605
Posted By MacDriver
I'm currently using a 64GB-USB stick. It works...

I'm currently using a 64GB-USB stick. It works without any issues. I have about 700 ablums on it. Covers are shown perfectly. Loading the internal dirive was too inconvenient. Now I plug the USB...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-26-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,422
Posted By MacDriver
The only reason why I drive a 750 BMW is because...

The only reason why I drive a 750 BMW is because I want to support my local economy. ;)

I live in Munich, Germany. :)
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-11-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,280
Posted By MacDriver
When i am in Los Angeles I am happy that there is...

When i am in Los Angeles I am happy that there is a speed limit. Imagine 6 lanes and all drive 140 mph. One the other hand my experience with the traffic in Los Angeles was that even without speed...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-11-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,280
Posted By MacDriver
140 mph is a little bit early. My 750i stops at...

140 mph is a little bit early. My 750i stops at 159 mph (256 km/h). To this point it accelerates as if there were no limit. I have an Autobahn here :)
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-08-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 914
Views: 135,283
Posted By MacDriver
In a German forum someone has posted yesterday...

In a German forum someone has posted yesterday that he has received his new 740xd with the new, white LED AEs on Wednesday here in Munich. There were already rumors before that they deliver the new...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-05-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,785
Posted By MacDriver
The picture seems to be from the new 6-Series...

The picture seems to be from the new 6-Series with B & O System.

Cover flow already works since 04/2010. You see the 'Angel & Deamon' Cover on the right side of the screen.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-14-2010, 03:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,688
Posted By MacDriver
I had a night vision in my S-class before but...

I had a night vision in my S-class before but even though it is nice to show. I never used it. So I didn't order it again in my 750i.

But in jnmit12's situation it might be an option. In any case...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-02-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,823
Posted By MacDriver
I received my new 750i yesterday in the BMW Welt...

I received my new 750i yesterday in the BMW Welt in Munich. It has TopView! :)
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-25-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,823
Posted By MacDriver
That's quite strange. I will get my 750 next...

That's quite strange. I will get my 750 next week. About a month ago BMW changed my order form Side View to Top View. This is what you also see on the official German BMW web since a few week. I...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-15-2010, 12:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,492
Posted By MacDriver
Good choice! 245/40R19?

Good choice! 245/40R19?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-14-2010, 01:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,492
Posted By MacDriver
If you really have snow in your area and you have...

If you really have snow in your area and you have not chosen the xDrive just for fun, there is no question that you need winter tires. All season tires are nothing but a bad compromise for compact...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-12-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,382
Posted By MacDriver
I wouldn't chose the rear spoiler. But the grey /...

I wouldn't chose the rear spoiler. But the grey / black combination is just wow!!!! I like it.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-12-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 914
Views: 135,283
Posted By MacDriver
I want to order the PIAAs from the internet....

I want to order the PIAAs from the internet. Which onesshould I order? Do you have the part number for my new F01 750i?

Is this okay:...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-11-2010, 12:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,572
Posted By MacDriver
Hi Rick, I would agree but the 5 GT and the 760...

Hi Rick, I would agree but the 5 GT and the 760 already have the 8 speed. The F10 has it. So I don't see any risk if you get it end of this year in a smaller 7.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-10-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,572
Posted By MacDriver
My dealer (BMW Munich) also told me that the 8...

My dealer (BMW Munich) also told me that the 8 speed would be standard for the F01/F02 in November 2010.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-11-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,492
Posted By MacDriver
Tires are the most important pices of your car!...

Tires are the most important pices of your car! Nothing else has ground contact. xDrive can help you to get more traction but good tires are essential. So if you have bought xDrive for winter weather...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-07-2010, 06:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,145
Posted By MacDriver
You are right, 8) works here in Europe but 3),...

You are right, 8) works here in Europe but 3), 4), 5) is not availble here, too. Not allowed because of security reasons they told me. But this doesn't seem to be an argument for Mercedes. For my...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-06-2010, 02:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,921
Posted By MacDriver
When the Quattroporte was shown I immediately...

When the Quattroporte was shown I immediately fell in love. I can absolutely understand that you bought it. So beautiful, Italian sports engine, ... I almost bought it, too.

Then I had the chance...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-06-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,145
Posted By MacDriver
I didn't know that the online feature doesn't...

I didn't know that the online feature doesn't work in US. On the other hand it is quite redundant. You cannot use it while you drive. When you don't do you could use your iPhone instead and get the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-05-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,148
Posted By MacDriver
The button is only to reduce fuel consumption...

The button is only to reduce fuel consumption when you do not need an A/C. Normally you will not touch it because the A/C makes also sense in winter in order to dry the air.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-05-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,145
Posted By MacDriver
The 8-speed automatic transmission is announced...

The 8-speed automatic transmission is announced for fall 2010 here in Germany for all F01/F02.

In addition you will ge a couple of new features for the iDrive, e.g. Cover Arts, music over BT...
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