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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By luigi524td
Pretty 550 .. looks clean too. As for the...

Pretty 550 .. looks clean too.

As for the sticker, I'm of the opinion that "less is more" IMHO they distract from the very sanitary profile.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By luigi524td
minor plastic parts for F10

You already got an answer for Question #1 ...
#2 - Dealer ... Part probably cheap but S&H will kill ya! Or go to a pull-it-yourself recycle yard and see if you can find a black interior F10 that...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) Yesterday, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By luigi524td
Before you move to 18" confirm brake caliper...

Before you move to 18" confirm brake caliper clearance. Good luck avoiding potholes but even + 5mm sidewall height can help!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) Yesterday, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By luigi524td
If you regularly 'HAVE TO' travel in snowy...

If you regularly 'HAVE TO' travel in snowy conditions (= 4" -6+" of unplowed snow) I would invest in a "winter set" (wheels, winter tires, TPMS) instead of removing and remounting over and over...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 04:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,215
Posted By luigi524td
Yea ... I want know if I should cry over spilled...

Yea ... I want know if I should cry over spilled beer :rofl:
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) Yesterday, 04:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By luigi524td
Winter tire setup

Good luck with your tire decision making. Some dealers will cross-honor TireRack prices or at least acknowledge the 20%-30% higher price they charge for the same time (not incl labor + balancing etc)...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 02:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,215
Posted By luigi524td
I'm sure the OP gets the point by now ... We've...

I'm sure the OP gets the point by now ... We've all (if really honest) done things that ended with "OH SH_T!". For the OP one poster recommended adding a financial claim against the bottler in...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 08-28-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,454
Posted By luigi524td
tim330i did you take any pictures of the back...

tim330i did you take any pictures of the back seat and cargo area? How do those dimensions compare to the X3 or X5?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-28-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,001
Posted By luigi524td
Shower before you get into the car

Shower before you get into the car
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-28-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,423
Posted By luigi524td
Pass ... Only a cheapskate would buy a used car!

Pass ... Only a cheapskate would buy a used car!
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 08-28-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By luigi524td
Definitely check that the auxiliary fan (not the...

Definitely check that the auxiliary fan (not the engine cooling fan)
is running when your car is sitting at idle. Otherwise your AC will do exactly what it's doing ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-28-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By luigi524td
Slooooooo starting

What 'exactly' do you mean "slower to start up"?

Does it crank and crank ferociously before it catches and starts? OR
Does it crank s l o w l y before it fires up? OR ...
Does it crank s...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,161
Posted By luigi524td
Extend turbo life

I'd agree some "cool down" (not that exhaust driven turbos will ever run cool!) especially after long hard runs might be beneficial and extend turbo bearing life. My technique is to drive the last...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 08-26-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,605
Posted By luigi524td
If you're driving the same roads day in and day...

If you're driving the same roads day in and day out at about the same times it's possible the local police have put a bulls eye on your car and any other 2-series BMW that resembles yours!!

Call...
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-26-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By luigi524td
Exclamation Do a little legwork

So you don't get flamed in the future I recommend you search the forum for these more basic "how-do-you-do-it" things.

Here's where you can download a copy of your Owner's Manual ......
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-26-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By luigi524td
Exclamation Run your credit report!!

Here's MY opinion and the course of action I'd take ... and precisely why, several posts back, I recommended the OP RUN HIS / HER CREDIT REPORT. That will reflect any recent inquiries, including the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 08-25-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By luigi524td
You should also check your credit report to be...

You should also check your credit report to be sure someone isn't applying for credit under your name/ID.
Forum: General BMW Questions 08-25-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By luigi524td
Each fob stores individualized settings for that...

Each fob stores individualized settings for that specific fob. The information about "profiles" is in your owner's manual.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-25-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 689
Posted By luigi524td
Where do all the key fobs go??

This is a common tactic amongst the bottom feeders of used car dealers. More so since key fobs and electronic keys are worth $100 - $300 in the pockets of these slight of hand artists!!

My...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-25-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 689
Posted By luigi524td
Wheere do all the key fobs go??

This is a common tactic amongst the bottom feeders of used car dealers. More so since key fobs and electronic keys are worth $100 - $300 in the pockets of these slight of hand artists!!

My...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-25-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By luigi524td
That looks like a decent deal - and you might...

That looks like a decent deal - and you might actually find xDrive handy in NJ when the winter sets in. For sure it'll feel bigger than your 3'er but with the correct tires and driver "attitude" you...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By luigi524td
YUP - that carrier (#10) is one mighty piece. A...

YUP - that carrier (#10) is one mighty piece. A good machine shop should be able to press the old bushings out and press in new ones. It's been a hundred years since I had any work like that done -...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By luigi524td
It's been a long long long time since I've had to...

It's been a long long long time since I've had to have front suspension work done on any of my BMWs ... I think the last wwas my '98 740 and I was surprised to find out the NEW replacement parts...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-24-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,591
Posted By luigi524td
I've already upgraded 3 PC's ... IMHO there are...

I've already upgraded 3 PC's ... IMHO there are significant issues for people who are less than very technically capable; I grew up in the computer industry (well for the past 30+ years) and learned...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-24-2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 689
Posted By luigi524td
You may need the intervention of a dealer to...

You may need the intervention of a dealer to complete activation of BMW Assist; Unless they have changed that too (like the model year 2015 and on maintenance plan) it should be active for 4 years or...
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