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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 07:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 778
Posted By markl53
Sorry, this guy is somewhat brainwashed :). Any...

Sorry, this guy is somewhat brainwashed :). Any F10, even without all the "bells and whistles", will be so far and away above any TL -- believe me! Go take a test drive, and drive the 535i first. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 11:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 778
Posted By markl53
That's hysterical. You think a press release is...

That's hysterical. You think a press release is "the truth"? I don't care what you or Acura say, an Acura is in a different league than a premium German sports sedan. I'm not bashing Acuras in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-25-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By markl53
Also, most of the time they take a slot they...

Also, most of the time they take a slot they already configured for an inventory unit, and modify it to your specs. Unless you ordered Individual, you should get a production date within a couple of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-25-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 778
Posted By markl53
I'm on my 4th BMW, 2 3-series and now 2 5-series....

I'm on my 4th BMW, 2 3-series and now 2 5-series. We have owned 5 Acuras for my wife during that time, 3 TL's (2003, 2005, 2008), a TSX (2012), and now a brand new V6 Tech TLX. I have to say, I get...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-24-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 666
Posted By markl53
Why would they not tell you residual or MF? ...

Why would they not tell you residual or MF? Those are needed for calculating depreciation and finance fees. Are they secret? That's like a bank making a loan and not telling you the interest rate...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-22-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 892
Posted By markl53
This is in the owners manual. Locking the car...

This is in the owners manual. Locking the car will do full stop if the stop button was not pressed twice
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-22-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,421
Posted By markl53
-1. Your point exactly?

-1. Your point exactly?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,421
Posted By markl53
Might be time for a call to BMW or Better...

Might be time for a call to BMW or Better Business Bureau. I don't think this move would be sanctioned by BMWNA. I wonder if they are really getting the charge deposited to them for 45 days, then...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,165
Posted By markl53
Just curious -- so it sat unpurchased for about...

Just curious -- so it sat unpurchased for about 10 months. Is it an unusual color combination or set of options? At $65K, it must be pretty well equipped. Rust on the rear wheels? If it was...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-21-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,421
Posted By markl53
The hold should disappear in 3 days, not 45. Are...

The hold should disappear in 3 days, not 45. Are they telling you 45 days? I agree though, that would really irk me.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-19-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By markl53
Did you do a tracking at the Wallenius shipping...

Did you do a tracking at the Wallenius shipping site? That's where you enter your VIN and find out if it's been loaded on a ship. "In Transit" on the website just means it left the factory. Your...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-18-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,568
Posted By markl53
Nice -- but I'm still happy with my Amaro/Dark...

Nice -- but I'm still happy with my Amaro/Dark Wood.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-18-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 781
Posted By markl53
Driving RFT's which are severely under-inflated...

Driving RFT's which are severely under-inflated can sacrifice the sidewall integrity. Suggest investing in a $20 compressor to maintain proper inflation in cold weather.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-17-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,568
Posted By markl53
Um, you know, you can post about 6 pictures in...

Um, you know, you can post about 6 pictures in one reply, rather that put 1 in each of 6 replies. Also, the website pictures aren't really totally accurate for Mocha. Yes, I know you have Mocha,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-17-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 784
Posted By markl53
You been smokin' again? So the Maxima can adjust...

You been smokin' again? So the Maxima can adjust lumbar in and out, as well as up and down? How does the BMW lumbar fall short, compared with a MAXIMA, or any other car seat?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-16-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By markl53
Other people have changed steering wheels, though...

Other people have changed steering wheels, though expensive
What electronics? You would have to make sure the new wheels supports the original options, like heated wheel, vibration for lane...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-12-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,707
Posted By markl53
OK, so I'm not alone?!? My wife has managed to...

OK, so I'm not alone?!? My wife has managed to damage every wheel and tire on every car we've owned since we got married in 1988. Originally, we had cars with whitewall tires. I would wash the car...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-12-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,707
Posted By markl53
BtW, I wasn't blaming his wife. By "lesson", I...

BtW, I wasn't blaming his wife. By "lesson", I meant don't prime youself for the potential accident.

I almost had a disaster with the garage a couple of years ago when I let the door start...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-11-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,707
Posted By markl53
You're lucky that is all it is -- almost looks...

You're lucky that is all it is -- almost looks like a little touch-up will do fine. I'm not saying anything, but I guess "we" learned something :)... Good luck w/ the repair, again, it looks very...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-11-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By markl53
Not sure exactly what you mean. I don't run...

Not sure exactly what you mean. I don't run DRL's, but the DRL's are the LED halo's around the headlights, aren't they? The actual headlights do not light as the daytime running lamps. By...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-10-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By markl53
How could the issue you describe affect a single...

How could the issue you describe affect a single lock, as explained by the OP? He states that the electric unlock works fine, but pulling the door handle, only on the driver's door, doesn't always...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-10-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,244
Posted By markl53
Now I have noticed this as well. Sport mode...

Now I have noticed this as well. Sport mode (console button) raises the shift points, but I notice that push it over to D/S mode, the shift points are somewhat even higher at times.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-10-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By markl53
Must be a linkage issue between the mechaniical...

Must be a linkage issue between the mechaniical door handle and the lock plunger. Still conntected via power lock mechanism. Probably simple adjustment/correction.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-09-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,736
Posted By markl53
It appears he doesn't have the "black panel"...

It appears he doesn't have the "black panel" display. The standard panel changes from white to amber under low lighting, when parking or headlights are "on". This can occur in the day when going...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-08-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By markl53
OMG, now you've done it! Shadowyman, don't...

OMG, now you've done it! Shadowyman, don't worry, your car will be fine. Mine arrived shortly after another ship experienced heavy seas and many cars were severely damaged -- a very rare...
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