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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-20-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 870
Posted By demas
so, what do you think of the two settings? I've...

so, what do you think of the two settings? I've continued on red for another week - I think I'm going to leave it there.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-20-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,000
Posted By demas
congrats be prepared for what comes...

congrats



be prepared for what comes next ;)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-11-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By demas
Above is correct and I found a link that includes...

Above is correct and I found a link that includes what is supposed to be a BMW response although they only address their rationale for the accelerator being reverted to comfort.

...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-11-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 870
Posted By demas
I'm still in my test phase but keep defaulting to...

I'm still in my test phase but keep defaulting to red - strangely, it feels 'normal' now.


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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-10-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By demas
Ok just checked on my way to the office. Weird...

Ok just checked on my way to the office. Weird my sport settings had chassis set to normal. But I think carbon fiver nailed it. It's the DSC disabling which I was thinking about. Will check...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-10-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By demas
When you follks are in Sport+, does that retain...

When you follks are in Sport+, does that retain the Sport chassis and drivetrain settings? Mine seems to revert them back to Comfort. It feels softer and also the 'Sport' designation at the bottom...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-10-2017, 04:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By demas
Sport+

What's the point of this option - I mean BMW codes it to force the car into comfort mode?

Does anyone really use it?


/rant
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-08-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,305
Posted By demas
Quite a bit I'm a sure a search would reveal a...

Quite a bit I'm a sure a search would reveal a lot.

My e39 had the M62TU (it's the updated V8 in the 540i) they also tend to have more HP/torque and typically come out mid-life and with the LCI...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-08-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,000
Posted By demas
You will love Integral Active Steering (2VH) I...

You will love Integral Active Steering (2VH) I would not own an F10 without it.

There can be issues with the adjustment mechanism resulting in a knocking or clicking sound when coming to a stop -...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-08-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,305
Posted By demas
TU means technically updated which has been done...

TU means technically updated which has been done for years and is a regular part of BMW's' life-cycle upgrade. It's not in itself a response to the issues with the N63 but does address some of its...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-04-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,666
Posted By demas
14th, 10th, 1st. What does it really...

14th, 10th, 1st.

What does it really matter. End of the day they will find a way to make revenue even if it means cutting out us older guys missing the E28s and E39s.

For that I will say F...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-01-2017, 02:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 870
Posted By demas
So, I went for the Sprint Booster V2. Figured I...

So, I went for the Sprint Booster V2. Figured I didn't need a million options as I won't be changing settings on the fly. I also ordered the 3D Design foot rest to replace the Hamann one I had...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-28-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By demas
Excellent. I was thinking of going wider in the...

Excellent. I was thinking of going wider in the front for that reason. Maybe when I upgrade to the next gen PSS. Not sure I can go 265 with stock 19's




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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-27-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By demas
How does it handle with 265's up front? ...

How does it handle with 265's up front?


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Forum: Off-Topic 12-26-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 584
Posted By demas
Sad to hear the news today. Amazing talent and...

Sad to hear the news today. Amazing talent and range with his musical style improving decade after decade.

Apart from careless whisper and those above, one of my favorites
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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-18-2016, 04:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 870
Posted By demas
Given I'll want to remove the controller, the...

Given I'll want to remove the controller, the unit must have a controller cable not built in. So far, the SprintBooster would work and I think RaceChip looking at the pictures.

I've seen some...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-17-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 870
Posted By demas
Thanks for the responses. Good to see some of...

Thanks for the responses. Good to see some of the mods. I wanted the 704 but they didn't have that option on the 550 in this market so I went with ACS - much better but still not as stiff as I was...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-16-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 870
Posted By demas
Sprint Booster with disconnected controller

After toying with the idea for like 10 years I'm pulling the trigger on this or an equivalent product.

I know there are camps that say this is a worthless mod - so with all due respect no need...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-12-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,328
Posted By demas
Looks good from the front only.

Looks good from the front only.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-12-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,781
Posted By demas
Definitely worth it. I hardly look at the...

Definitely worth it. I hardly look at the speedometer- would be better if it had a tach option.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-03-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By demas
I drive 8km to work and 8 back daily - a very...

I drive 8km to work and 8 back daily - a very short drive. love that I've got the thinnest viscosity, seems more responsive and despite a bit of placebo, it sounds more like a V8.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-01-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 633
Posted By demas
There are loads of information and camps and...

There are loads of information and camps and debates on what oil should be used in BMW engines.

I'll just say, I switched to twin power 0W-30 from traditional long life 5W in my 550 (done at the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-30-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By demas
Parking Brake

Leaving the brake lights on is appropriate - it's a signal on the state of the car. Especially in traffic and at night. Lights go off, you know traffic is starting to move.

It annoys me when...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-28-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By demas
The hold should kick in when you have your foot...

The hold should kick in when you have your foot semi- firmly in the brake. Suggest checking it out.

This is one feature I don't much care for - you begin to rely on it and when you jump into...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-26-2016, 01:23 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,959
Posted By demas
So, clicking still gone - amazingly but the...

So, clicking still gone - amazingly but the steering gods won't let me off that easy.

a couple weeks ago when pulling out of a parking lot and turning the wheel relatively swiftly, I noticed a...
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