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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By soledoc
So my independent repair shop couldn't fix this. ...

So my independent repair shop couldn't fix this. I ended up buying a new key. It starts the car but STILL the remote doesn't work:mad:
Now I have to make an appt. with the dealership. They think it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By soledoc
thanks..I'll try this and report back. Looks like...

thanks..I'll try this and report back. Looks like a trip to the dealership is in order. I even called my independent shop who works on this car and he said he can't do it and he's a very smart guy...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By soledoc
This is good advice.

This is good advice.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By soledoc
I'm not sure which one is mine. It pulls apart...

I'm not sure which one is mine. It pulls apart and then has the actual steel "key" that I stick in the door right now to physically unlock the door. I can stick the 2nd piece without the steel key...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By soledoc
OH sorry...thought you saw my signature...the car...

OH sorry...thought you saw my signature...the car is a 2007 530xi wagon
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By soledoc
remote key battery

My remote doesn't work. My question is can an independent fix this, can I just got to batteries plus and get it or do I need to go to the dealership?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-11-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By soledoc
that's fine...I can wait. That's a sweet...

that's fine...I can wait.

That's a sweet looking ride. Is that the coral red interior?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-11-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By soledoc
Anyone have a 428i coupe MT, estoril blue, M sport

I'd love to hear from anyone who has this combo. This is what I'm really interested in now. My current lease on the 328i sedan, sport, MT ends with the final payment in April 2015 but I'm thinking if...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-11-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By soledoc
My USB is in the center armrest. I like the...

My USB is in the center armrest. I like the location of your. I'll have to check the door side pockets to see how well they hold drinks.

I did find an old iphone that had my old playlists on them...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-10-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By soledoc
Perfect solution...although we should not have to...

Perfect solution...although we should not have to use 2 apple devices for what we need...really? Come on BMW you should have a better solution. So for now I'll go dig around for some of my old...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-08-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By soledoc
I don't want to turn bluetooth on and off...but I...

I don't want to turn bluetooth on and off...but I do use it plus I don't have the package for bluetooth to work for music just phone. Anyway there has got to be a storage mechanism that could put it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-08-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,348
Posted By soledoc
Anybody have a good place to store phone

I've got the Y cable with lightning converter white cord about 8" long and keep my phone out of the center arm rest but it always falls down and I'm looking for a good solution to keep it in place....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-08-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 17,249
Posted By soledoc
:thumbup: I agree with you. I've had my previous...

:thumbup: I agree with you. I've had my previous and current cars which are 328i sedan, manual transmission, sport line and they are fantastic sport oriented driving cars. It's perfect for me. I'll...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-08-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,152
Posted By soledoc
I don't like the lines as much on the 4 series...

I don't like the lines as much on the 4 series gran coupe...plus it doesn't come in a stick so that's out. Plus I have an '07 535xi wagon so I've got a car for hauling stuff.
The 428 coupe would...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-08-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,110
Posted By soledoc
I would like all season tires with the M sport...

I would like all season tires with the M sport brakes but that doesn't seem possible. I may get the M sport brakes and take the high performance tires, use them for a while then get a/s tires (or...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-07-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,152
Posted By soledoc
Ok but what about the 428 vs. A5?

Ok but what about the 428 vs. A5?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-04-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,152
Posted By soledoc
This is good to know....why do you say it's a...

This is good to know....why do you say it's a step up? How's the handling and acceleration compare? Is there a bit more room in the driver's seat? How are the rear seats for say a 5'10" average male?...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-04-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,152
Posted By soledoc
Any 3 series drivers switch to the 4 series?

I'm starting my search to get my next car. I've had my past 2 cars which were 328i sport with manual transmission (2009,2012). I was thinking about going to the 535i with a manual but it would have...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 157
Posted By soledoc
'07 535xi wagon on spring break in SC

This was my first year with this car (purchased in Dec. last year) and it was a dream to drive 769 miles door to door from Zionsville, IN to Isle of Palms, SC. Love this place and Charleston is a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By soledoc
garmin or BMW disc for Nav

I'm looking at getting a new garmin nuvi or getting a BMW nav disc. Any thoughts?
I like having a separate nav to move between cars and for trips (rental cars) and trips to Europe. The BMW nav disc...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-08-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By soledoc
What years (if any) did 528i sedan come in manual transmission?

So I have been shut down from ordering an F10 5 series sedan in a manual transmission to ultimately replace my '12 328i sedan which is a manual transmission. I now am forced to look at used cars in...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,167
Posted By soledoc
I see the difference now. Thanks. I'll look at...

I see the difference now. Thanks. I'll look at style 130 rims. Thanks for checking.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,500
Posted By soledoc
I thnk I'll start looking for a used 535 2011-14....

I thnk I'll start looking for a used 535 2011-14. There will be some manuals out there close to what I want.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,500
Posted By soledoc
A low money factoir. getting out of my current...

A low money factoir. getting out of my current lease freely putting me around $750-800 tops per month for 36 months/12K miles per year and getting a car close to what I want: my car that I wanted...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,500
Posted By soledoc
I'm not surprised. I'm not going to do the deal....

I'm not surprised. I'm not going to do the deal. Doesn't make financial sense. It is just the whole fact that this is the only way that I could get sort of what I want.

May just stick with my 3...
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