Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 848
Search took 0.54 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: radarguy
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 11:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,021
Posted By radarguy
@VSKID - The C300 with a standard suspension and...

@VSKID - The C300 with a standard suspension and tires vs. 335 M-Sport is not a fair comparison. I have compared the C400 w/air suspension with the 435 M-Sport and find them very similar in terms of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-26-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,851
Posted By radarguy
What the OP stated is accurate, but what it is...

What the OP stated is accurate, but what it is worth to an individual is of course different for everyone. The first thing I look for in a car is handling and engine response. I've compared the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-28-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,183
Posted By radarguy
I've gone on numerous 1000 mi trips with my F10...

I've gone on numerous 1000 mi trips with my F10 and it's a wonderful cruiser at 80 MPH. The biggest concern is if you have a flat tire. Assuming the RFT tire isn't destroyed in the incident, you...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-23-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By radarguy
I haven't noted excess wear in 4 years, but the...

I haven't noted excess wear in 4 years, but the holes do trap stuff like cleaning solutions and of all things - cream cheese. Effectiveness? Well, a little. I didn't order them on the F15...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-23-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By radarguy
Compare seats with and without ventilation. I...

Compare seats with and without ventilation. I found that the ventilated ones have less padding which may or may not override their advantages.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-10-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,973
Posted By radarguy
The radar sensor in my X5 ices up under the right...

The radar sensor in my X5 ices up under the right winter conditions and the ACC shuts off. The ice covering the sensor is easily observed. It has happened maybe 6 times this past winter. I don't...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-09-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,246
Posted By radarguy
Lot's of funny or outlandish things said by CA's...

Lot's of funny or outlandish things said by CA's offer the years. One is that F10s with 19" Goodyear LS2s do not have a failure problem. Another is when I bought an X5 last October - "There is "no...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-24-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By radarguy
I've owned three BMWs with bumper sensors and all...

I've owned three BMWs with bumper sensors and all have been through a car wash many times with no detrimental effects. That sounds like total BS IMHO. I've never had any come loose, but I've never...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-15-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 250,520
Posted By radarguy
Since I went through the aggravation of 19" LS2s...

Since I went through the aggravation of 19" LS2s in 2011 I know a lot about it and have been following this thread from its inception. There is no question that the 19" LS2s on an xi are a very poor...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-17-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By radarguy
I'm not an expert, but it could be the belt...

I'm not an expert, but it could be the belt tensioner.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-12-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,778
Posted By radarguy
I'm not sure what the differences are between the...

I'm not sure what the differences are between the 5 series and the X5, but our 2015 X5 with comfort access switches profiles and adjusts the seats depending on who opens the driver's door. If my...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-14-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,277
Posted By radarguy
Ventilated Seats - I haven't made an extensive...

Ventilated Seats - I haven't made an extensive comparison, but I think the ventilated seats have a thinner cushion than the ones with ventilation. At least that's the way it is on my ventilated F10...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-09-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 661
Posted By radarguy
If you have the A/C in the AUTO mode, the A/C...

If you have the A/C in the AUTO mode, the A/C will always turn on after car shut down and restart even if you manually turn the A/C off first. If you don't have it in AUTO, it will not.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-03-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,378
Posted By radarguy
2015 F15 does this also. Perhaps the 2015 F10...

2015 F15 does this also. Perhaps the 2015 F10 does too?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-28-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,574
Posted By radarguy
I agree the options are confusing and even the...

I agree the options are confusing and even the CAs get confused. The good part is that you have some options. Some cars just lump all the options into 2 or 3 packages. One thing that I found...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-24-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 49
All BMWs Lead The Way!
Views: 3,841
Posted By radarguy
Worth six. Thanks. ...

Worth six. Thanks. :banana::banana::banana::banana::banana::banana:
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-14-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 955
Views: 56,944
Posted By radarguy
I would appreciate the links, please. Thanks.

I would appreciate the links, please. Thanks.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-14-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 25,171
Posted By radarguy
I would appreciate a link also. Thanks.

I would appreciate a link also. Thanks.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-12-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By radarguy
Excellent choices. My options are the same...

Excellent choices. My options are the same except I have X35i and the following:

Multi-contour Seats (w/o ventilation): Provides more adjustments. I love it.

Space Saver Tire: You never know...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-07-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By radarguy
The smokers package is a lighter instead of a...

The smokers package is a lighter instead of a plastic cover for the 12V outlet. It also includes an insert in the ashtray to hold/snuff your smokes. Both can be replaced with non-smoker equivalents...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-06-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,678
Posted By radarguy
I have 19" Michelin Latitude Tour HP ZP. Quiet,...

I have 19" Michelin Latitude Tour HP ZP. Quiet, no vibration. However these are with the Luxury Line standard wheels. If they changed all the tires on your original wheels then put on a new set of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-04-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,811
Posted By radarguy
Thanks. I'll be publishing one for the F15 X5...

Thanks. I'll be publishing one for the F15 X5 soon.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-03-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,484
Posted By radarguy
Sounds very good. Check the service records...

Sounds very good. Check the service records before you take the plunge.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-03-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,133
Posted By radarguy
As you say it turns the fans on based on the...

As you say it turns the fans on based on the schedule you put into iDrive. The idea is that you use any residual heat in the engine to warm the car or to draw in outside air to "cool" it. I have...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-02-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By radarguy
You can always ask your CA about a moonroof...

You can always ask your CA about a moonroof delete since it is available elsewhere. The CA has to take extra effort to do this and may be uncooperative. Also, because it's a structural thing and...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 848

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:59 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms