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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By MSgtMel
Me thinks BMW associated too closely with Apple...

Me thinks BMW associated too closely with Apple at their "Genius Bar"(TM) :rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-27-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,392
Posted By MSgtMel
Saw one at my local dealer a couple of weeks. If...

Saw one at my local dealer a couple of weeks. If you like dark colors it's ok. As dark as it was my preference would be to get one of the blacks. After all, if it needs to be washed every couple...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-27-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,899
Posted By MSgtMel
Yes, LEDs do run cooler for a given lumen output...

Yes, LEDs do run cooler for a given lumen output than any other form of illumination. However, todays high output LEDs do get quite warm and need large heatsinks and even larger ones for super...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-27-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,899
Posted By MSgtMel
Sorry, I don't have any firm answers on that. ...

Sorry, I don't have any firm answers on that. You will have to take one of the units apart and see if what they have is a standard bulb that has a replacement made for it (i.e. a lot of work and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-26-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,899
Posted By MSgtMel
First, my bad for not checking sales of the cheap...

First, my bad for not checking sales of the cheap projectors to see if they still had the old bulb as in the first pages of the thread. I see there are now many LED projectors available.

Second,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-26-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,899
Posted By MSgtMel
Projectors from BMW

BMW is now carrying these projectors with four different images. The MSRP is $150 for a pair.

Can be found by loging into BMWusa.com going to vehicle accesories, exterior, lamps and lenses.

I...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 07-26-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 117
Posted By MSgtMel
FS: iPhone 4 adapter

FS: iPhone 4 snapin adapter NIB/open but unused. $100 incl. ins. mailing
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-20-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 898
Posted By MSgtMel
Interesting statements... While living in...

Interesting statements... While living in Germany for a total of 9 years between 1974 and 1986, it was illegal to use both fog and high beams at the same time. I highly doubt that this has ever...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-20-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By MSgtMel
Going by your pictures your looking at a...

Going by your pictures your looking at a replacement and I would guess that will be more than $2K when done. I had a minor scrape of an ultra high curb with mine and they removed it for repair and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-12-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By MSgtMel
You know, after all the supposed SW fixes that...

You know, after all the supposed SW fixes that BMW has done for/to this system I'm beginning to think what it really needs is a bigger processor. That is the current CPU is too slow to properly go...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-02-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 971
Posted By MSgtMel
Yeah, definitely too many OPERATORS (doesn't...

Yeah, definitely too many OPERATORS (doesn't matter what make of vehicle) and not enough DRIVERS on the road.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-27-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By MSgtMel
Yes, definitely sounds like at least one valve...

Yes, definitely sounds like at least one valve operating close to max tolerance gap and since it quiets on warm up is indication that it comes into tolerance at temp. Suggest you do as said above...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 06-14-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,573
Posted By MSgtMel
IMHO the Abu Dhabi beats the TM by just a smidge....

IMHO the Abu Dhabi beats the TM by just a smidge. The best looking is the AC Schnitzer followed by the standard issue and then the lime green. Although since I don't like green I wouldn't even get...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-14-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By MSgtMel
1. The roundel is the same whether an "M" car or...

1. The roundel is the same whether an "M" car or M sport or standard = All are BMWs.
2. Better no badging than misleading badging.

+1 for madhotm3
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-24-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,724
Posted By MSgtMel
+1 From what I've seen of the driving in the...

+1

From what I've seen of the driving in the former Eatern block, to me the only way to go would be in a T84 for a taxi. Wonder how much that would be per Km?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-23-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By MSgtMel
A great tool that I've found that is good at...

A great tool that I've found that is good at getting various things into and out of tight places is what is 'alligator forceps'. Search on Amazon, quite reasonably priced as well. You might not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-21-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,724
Posted By MSgtMel
Another use for the rear shade w/wo tint that...

Another use for the rear shade w/wo tint that doesn't get a lot of air time is putting it up (powered) when some idjit coming from behind either has misaligned headlights or is purposely be an AH...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-18-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,522
Posted By MSgtMel
If I wanted that much ugly chrome I'd buy a...

If I wanted that much ugly chrome I'd buy a Cadillac and if that were the case I sure as F*** wouldn't be lurking in these forums.:p
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-16-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,522
Posted By MSgtMel
Granted your pic of the G30 is a different car...

Granted your pic of the G30 is a different car but it confirmed to me the line similarities that are coming i.e. the straight hood line where it meets the bumper just above the headlights. The F10...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-05-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By MSgtMel
To me that sounded like the mechanical wastegagte...

To me that sounded like the mechanical wastegagte (too much boost for some reason) for the turbo, especially when it did it again under higher revs without adding that much speed. Take it to someone...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-29-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By MSgtMel
They should, my understanding from BMW...

They should, my understanding from BMW documentation is that washer fluid among others is part of the CBS (condition based system) policy.

Never had even so much as a question from dealers other...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-26-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,779
Posted By MSgtMel
Not going to bother you with a long winded thing...

Not going to bother you with a long winded thing about cleaning, although you seem to be thinking that already. Bottom line White and a middle grey (Space Grey) are the best paints to show the least...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 04-26-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 160,880
Posted By MSgtMel
Well darn. Was hoping to make the computers do...

Well darn. Was hoping to make the computers do 90% of the work. Always a price to pay, eh? Ok, please send the info needed for FSC payment and file download w/instructions.

Once again many...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 04-26-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,258
Views: 160,880
Posted By MSgtMel
Hi Shawn, Since the Premium 2015-2 NA map is...

Hi Shawn,

Since the Premium 2015-2 NA map is out, is it also available for loading to a single 32GB USB stick for a no swap install?

Thanks for all the work and accurate information you post to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-23-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By MSgtMel
This has only happened when I accidentally...

This has only happened when I accidentally touched or brushed a/many buttons other than when really trying to assign one.
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