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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 11:57 AM
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Views: 1,435
Posted By Art234
Folks, I am somewhat disappointed in the way we...

Folks,
I am somewhat disappointed in the way we are treating a new guest here. The man came here in desperation looking for advice, and perhaps a little sympathy. Instead he's being attacked by some...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-08-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By Art234
You can reset the fuel economy in the instrument...

You can reset the fuel economy in the instrument cluster as often as you want. I set my trip computer function every week or on long trips. The one in the dash is under vehicle information if I am...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-30-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,588
Posted By Art234
I drove a '14 GS AWD as a loaner for my wife's RX...

I drove a '14 GS AWD as a loaner for my wife's RX hybrid and was disappointed. Only a 6 speed tranny, and the fuel economy in my normal driving cycle was not good-under 21 mpg. Could not get more...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-29-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By Art234
You got me Carbon!!

You got me Carbon!!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-29-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By Art234
After filling the car this morning, it took 11.02...

After filling the car this morning, it took 11.02 gallons, 475.9 miles driven, which yields 43.185 mpg, very close to the indication above. For what it's worth, the biggest discrepancy I see is about...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-29-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By Art234
535d Xdrive Real World Fuel Economy

Yesterday I had to take a one day trip from central Long Island to Harrisburg PA and back. There was moderate to stop and go traffic in and around NYC, but otherwise, a relatively easy ride at or...
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-27-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 23,434
Posted By Art234
What's the release date on the combox update?...

What's the release date on the combox update? What does it accomplish? Mine was supposedly updated at the dealership in May.

Thanks
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-27-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 23,434
Posted By Art234
What's the release date on the combox update?...

What's the release date on the combox update? What does it accomplish? Mine was supposedly updated at the dealership in May.

Thanks
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-17-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 987
Posted By Art234
My advice would be to call BMW Genius from the...

My advice would be to call BMW Genius from the customer service link in the car, and ask them for help on the software update-they may have an unpublished fix for the car built in your time frame. I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-22-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,752
Posted By Art234
I picked this car up in Germany, and had it up to...

I picked this car up in Germany, and had it up to about 140 or so on the autobahn and never felt a lack of power -- but that's never going to happen on this side of the pond, so I am just happy at...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-22-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,752
Posted By Art234
I have a 2014 535d Xdrive, and have had no issues...

I have a 2014 535d Xdrive, and have had no issues at all with the power train. The engine is quiet, powerful, and no problem with the width of the power or torque band. I am getting about 30% better...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-10-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By Art234
The rpm drop in ECO mode is due to coast mode,...

The rpm drop in ECO mode is due to coast mode, where the car goes into neutral and disengages the transmission while coasting. This was a new feature of ECO in 2014. Personally I think that coast...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-09-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 928
Posted By Art234
I don't find my 535d louder than the gas engine...

I don't find my 535d louder than the gas engine in most circumstances. Remember also that it turns at considerably lower RPMs at any given cruising speed...70 mph on the diesel barely cracks 1500...
Forum: European Delivery 06-03-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By Art234
I went from a 535i xdrive to a 535d xdrive about...

I went from a 535i xdrive to a 535d xdrive about a year ago. I have to say I would have a hard time going back to gasoline. There is no diesel smell, you can hardly hear any diesel-like noises from...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-20-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,056
Posted By Art234
I had the shade option in my 2011 F10 and never...

I had the shade option in my 2011 F10 and never used it. My 2014 does not have it and I don't miss it.
Forum: European Delivery 05-15-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,924
Posted By Art234
In my case last year, everything was done...

In my case last year, everything was done properly-my CA Howie Schulman at Habberstad BMW in NY is the local expert on ED. As promised my statement had the proper credit for second month payment.
I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-14-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,185
Posted By Art234
I would take Greg's deal, it's much better, and...

I would take Greg's deal, it's much better, and comes from a known source...he is a superstar around here.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-04-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,806
Posted By Art234
From what I have seen 8 months is FAST for BMW to...

From what I have seen 8 months is FAST for BMW to release a snap in adaptor. I'm due for a new phone later this year, I'll decide then.
Forum: European Delivery 04-26-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,513
Posted By Art234
It was 100 mph not kph. 100kph would be a...

It was 100 mph not kph. 100kph would be a joke...and impossible!
Forum: European Delivery 04-25-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,513
Posted By Art234
The delivery agent for my car told me not to...

The delivery agent for my car told me not to exceed 100 mph for the first 400 miles, after that have fun but be prudent. I wonder if the difference in my case was that my car's a diesel?
Forum: European Delivery 04-25-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,513
Posted By Art234
Dropped off May 5th in Frankfurt, picked up 6/13...

Dropped off May 5th in Frankfurt, picked up 6/13 at Huntington.

Our ED will have been 1 year ago on Tuesday.

Glad all went well...we send our love to the girls!
Talk to you soon!
Forum: European Delivery 04-23-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,513
Posted By Art234
Sounds like you had a great trip!! Can't wait to...

Sounds like you had a great trip!! Can't wait to get together and compare notes! Did you stay in Heidelberg or was it a day trip on the way?

Can't wait to see the car when it gets here!! If you...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-20-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By Art234
I have only seen the Eco Pro reset when...

I have only seen the Eco Pro reset when refueling. That said, if you drive hard, it's possible to wipe out the gains achieved by using Eco-Pro. For example, I have had the meter read as high as 1.4...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-14-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,661
Posted By Art234
One thing to bear in mind, however, especially...

One thing to bear in mind, however, especially with rolling codes, is that when you teach it a new remote, it may dump the oldest code in its memory--such as the actual remote itself which came with...
Forum: European Delivery 03-18-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,977
Posted By Art234
I have bought two cars from Howie, including my...

I have bought two cars from Howie, including my ED. Very fair pricing, and knows how to make all arrangements for ED....recommend him highly.
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