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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) Today, 11:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,096
Posted By ghpup
Make sure to validate the OS of your "smart...

Make sure to validate the OS of your "smart devices" are covered by the systems and which ones. The variety of iOS, Andriod and WinPhone versions are not always supported.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-14-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,308
Posted By ghpup
My issue has been that my biological tank doesn't...

My issue has been that my biological tank doesn't have the same mileage capabilities....especially if I got up early and began to drink coffee.....:eek: gotta find a bio break location about every 4...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-13-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,308
Posted By ghpup
While I haven't driven the 'i', the torque of the...

While I haven't driven the 'i', the torque of the 'd' is intoxicating....especially when you know you get comparatively great fuel mileage even when pressing the right pedal aggressively. As I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-08-2016, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,308
Posted By ghpup
We purchased our '14 535d xDrive on December 31,...

We purchased our '14 535d xDrive on December 31, 2014. I then took it immediately on a 435 mile drive through mountains and minus temperatures to get it home. As it was a first trip and I have a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-05-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,089
Posted By ghpup
This hasn't been an issue with mien Frau and the...

This hasn't been an issue with mien Frau and the F10 d is hers to drive. She's even happy to put the fuel in when I don't while I take it to get the Saturday morning latte before I take off to the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-07-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,645
Posted By ghpup
It sounds like you're anxious to get the new to...

It sounds like you're anxious to get the new to you vehicle. I can only offer the advise to not forget about the 535d. I don't think they had a '11 or '12 model so it may be more expensive. I have...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-06-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 622
Posted By ghpup
This has been a common situation with BMW for a...

This has been a common situation with BMW for a number of years. Non-M cars show a slightly inflated speed in the US. You would think it would be easy for a company with as many engineers as BMW to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-06-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By ghpup
Depends on what you mean by 'modern bags'. If...

Depends on what you mean by 'modern bags'. If you mean 'cart' bags (the type that you do not want to carry because their too freaking heaving), you're probably right.

I know that I can very...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-02-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 822
Posted By ghpup
I have to quote a favorite radio show on NPR no...

I have to quote a favorite radio show on NPR no longer on the air, Car Talk, but still with a website (Click and Clack the tappet brothers...): "why would you give a sports car to a 17 year old?". A...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 667
Views: 81,688
Posted By ghpup
I'm only at 41K on my '07. Course it didn't' go...

I'm only at 41K on my '07. Course it didn't' go into "service" until September of '08 when we bought it with just 90 miles on it. It only comes out when the weather isn't good enough for the ///M...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-02-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,369
Posted By ghpup
We feel your pain. While my wife was getting...

We feel your pain.

While my wife was getting her hair cut and someone ran a grocery cart into the front fender just behind the tire hard enough to crease it. Paint is OK, but it is only a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-16-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By ghpup
We had one left over from our '00 e39 528 and use...

We had one left over from our '00 e39 528 and use it. Didn't really think about it, just used it.:confused:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-28-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,670
Posted By ghpup
Take a look at the date on the window sticker as...

Take a look at the date on the window sticker as it indicates about when it arrived on the dealers lot. The longer it's been there the more motivated they are to get it out of inventory. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-22-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 633
Posted By ghpup
If the vehicle is still under warranty, why would...

If the vehicle is still under warranty, why would you want to?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-20-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,302
Posted By ghpup
I am not sure I understand your Mrs' concern. My...

I am not sure I understand your Mrs' concern. My '07 X3 also has been recalled for the same. The parts aren't available to fix it and this is part of the broader Takata recall internationally...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-19-2016, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By ghpup
On a trip to Palm Springs in February I got as...

On a trip to Palm Springs in February I got as much as 37mpg on a tank and nearly made the trip from Las Vegas to Boise on a single tank ~630miles. Needed to stop for a bio break and figured I'd...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 04-14-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,399
Posted By ghpup
I like my E 83 X3 and the xdrive system over all....

I like my E 83 X3 and the xdrive system over all. I personally haven't experienced any issues, though I've read on this site that some have.

I got tired of my wife's '00 E39 (5 series) with sport...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By ghpup
+1 and she also probably thought the 6 cylinder...

+1 and she also probably thought the 6 cylinder engine was a V6 as I've seen in sooooo many for sale adds. If you have a 6 cylinder engine its an inline 6.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-25-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,737
Posted By ghpup
To the original poster: I think you are...

To the original poster:

I think you are right to be initially suspicious of a phishing email. It has several characteristics which would indicate that (e.g.: formatting being odd, no specific...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-25-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 11,797
Posted By ghpup
Some may consider this smart-alecky, but I fill...

Some may consider this smart-alecky, but I fill up with diesel #2 from any station that has the least expensive prices for one car and look for 91+ without the 'as much as 10% ethanol in the others,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-22-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By ghpup
My understanding has been that the maintenance is...

My understanding has been that the maintenance is no longer transferable from MY'14 vehicles. I know as I purchased our 2014 535xdrive d that I was aware that the maintenance wasn't transferable. ...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By ghpup
My '07 came with Pirelli PZero's. When they wore...

My '07 came with Pirelli PZero's. When they wore out I went with Conti DWS and like their all around performance. Being in Seattle, especially Issaquah, I assume you travel into the mountains...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-18-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By ghpup
While you may get below 45*, I personally...

While you may get below 45*, I personally wouldn't worry too much unless you occasionally get ice or perhaps some snow. If this is the case, I would go with an all season tire. The are you see in...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 03-17-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By ghpup
Since I've had my '00 ///MRoadster in '03 with...

Since I've had my '00 ///MRoadster in '03 with keyless entry it has never chirped or flashed lights. I have always presumed that this aftermarket accessory didn't provide that type of function. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-11-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By ghpup
I've had great luck on Craigslist, but I've also...

I've had great luck on Craigslist, but I've also been selling older model cars (e.g.: 1996 Explorer in 2008 and a 2000 e39 528 in 2015.) that resale companies might not be interested in. Both of the...
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