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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-01-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By 2002FAN
Head Unit Crashed & Drive Train Malfunction

The I-Drive head unit crashed in my 2012 550i. Once it was finally replaced, and I picked up the car, my entire hard-drive was wiped out. I lost more than 700 songs and several business CD's, stored...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-19-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,739
Posted By 2002FAN
Fuel Injectors replaced AGAIN

Same thing happened to me at 35K miles. I had my 2012 550 in the shop twice before the injectors were replaced. Apparently BMW only replaced 2. The SA informed me that one of the plugs was fouled and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-12-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By 2002FAN
Recurring Issues

My 2012 550 runs rough after all starts.
Also, the drive train malfunction has occurred several
times with the car rapidly shaking. Once I power off and restart
the issue goes away.

Is anyone...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-29-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By 2002FAN
550 - M Package Best Tires

I have 29k and do a lot of highway driving. I still have a couple of thousand left on the Dunlops but those miles will go fast. I have decided to get the spare OEM F10 kit and go with either summer...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-29-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By 2002FAN
550 - M Package Best Tires

Thanks for the responses. I am not opposed, actually would prefer to go away from the run flats. For those who have, do you haul a spare wheel in your trunk or call a tow truck?

If you have a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-26-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By 2002FAN
550 M-Package Best Tires?

I need to replace the tires on my 2012 550 w/ M Sports Package. The dealership quoted north of 2K prior to alignment, balancing, etc. (I will find another source.)

I currently have Dunlops and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-17-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By 2002FAN
550i Rough at Idle

I have a 2012 550i with 25k miles. At idle, the car is consistently at 5k RPMs and feels rough. Any theories? This has been going on for about 10k miles. Thanks
Forum: Classic Bimmers 04-17-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 650
Posted By 2002FAN
2002 Parts Wanted 74-76 - Please

Looking for a set of basket weave BBS, Recaro Seats, and a Momo Steering Wheel for a 1976 2002 project.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-09-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,419
Posted By 2002FAN
2010 535i vs 2011 535i vs 2011 550i

Hello,

I am in search of the best road car for the value and driving experience. I have found a very nice 2010 535i MSport (loaded), a nice 2011 535i, and 2011 550i both sport packages (not...
Forum: General BMW 10-16-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,011
Posted By 2002FAN
Best High Mileage BMW

Hello, and Thanks in advance for any advice.

I have been commuting 160 miles per day for the past 5 years and most likely will continue to do so for another 2. I have driven 3 series and X5's but...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008+) 09-05-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,204
Posted By 2002FAN
Annual - Low Mileage Oil Change

Hello, I recently noticed the threads regarding the "joyride"abuse during service. I will make sure to document mileage, fuel, and "No Test Drive" before releasing my car to the dealer.

I am going...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008+) 01-06-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By 2002FAN
Also should be around 50K

Also should be around 50K
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008+) 01-06-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By 2002FAN
Older I-Drive and Technology

Older I-Drive and Technology
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008+) 01-03-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,899
Posted By 2002FAN
Well said. I was getting 19 to 20 mpg on the...

Well said. I was getting 19 to 20 mpg on the highway until break in. Now the gas seems to run right out of the car. I have not settled into driving the M3 like other cars at this point and I am not...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008+) 01-03-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,899
Posted By 2002FAN
The M3 is a very different car and is not for...

The M3 is a very different car and is not for everyone. I traded my 11 35d and ordered and 11 e90. The M3 is a special car in many ways and a personal keeper for me. I do not use it as a DD, but it...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008+) 12-09-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,461
Posted By 2002FAN
Post 1200 Mile Service

I finally reached 1100 miles and was able to get the initial service completed. I have been careful with the initial break-in to this point except I exceeded 5500 RPM's a couple of times but never...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008+) 11-30-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,432
Posted By 2002FAN
This is obviously personal preference. Since this...

This is obviously personal preference. Since this is your first BMW I would encourage you to listen to both systems in an M3 if you can find two with different sound systems. Do you have a timeframe...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008+) 10-16-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,515
Posted By 2002FAN
Competition Package Questions

I recently went through the ordering process and this advice is worth what it costs you.

Make sure you order what you want and what you like. If you are purchasing the car and plan to keep it long...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008+) 09-26-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,345
Posted By 2002FAN
I am finally picking up my car this week in...

I am finally picking up my car this week in Spartanburg and have a 6 hour drive home.

Any suggestions?
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008+) 07-22-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,899
Posted By 2002FAN
Good Luck with the negotiations. I have through...

Good Luck with the negotiations. I have through the weekend in my X5 and then it's gone.

The competition package is very nice. Enjoy!
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008+) 07-21-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,899
Posted By 2002FAN
I appreciate all the comments. I am pulling the...

I appreciate all the comments. I am pulling the trigger on an E90. I am not thrilled with the 18's that come on the car but I am apprehensive about the 19's due to bad roads and less tire life. Does...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008+) 07-19-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,899
Posted By 2002FAN
XCUSM5, Thanks for the comments. I am...

XCUSM5,

Thanks for the comments. I am essentially using the X5 for commuting and it is a comfortable ride and decent power, but other than that I really do not utilize the space so your comments...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-18-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,983
Posted By 2002FAN
Good question. I realize that my response made...

Good question. I realize that my response made little sense if any. I am struggling with letting the X5 go. I have acquired another car that I can use a few times a week for a commute so the miles...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-18-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,983
Posted By 2002FAN
1 year 47,000 miles and No Issues. Great torque...

1 year 47,000 miles and No Issues. Great torque 550 miles per tank. With that being said and the mileage I am considering a trade for a different model.
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008+) 07-18-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,899
Posted By 2002FAN
X5d vs. M3

Dear Ksoze,

Thanks for the reply. I have been fortunate enough to own 2002's, 3's, 5's, and X5's. I have long commutes and primarily challenged with heavy rains at time. I would potentially drive...
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