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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-03-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,731
Posted By marsb007
A Ruger LCP will fit in the center console barrel...

A Ruger LCP will fit in the center console barrel pointing down. It's convenient because if you need to leave it in the car, you can lock it up... Grab a Gun and Palmetto State Armory had them for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-09-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,198
Posted By marsb007
535d v 528i

The 535d feels faster and gets you considerably better gas mileage. In my area, diesel is also as cheap, or cheaper, than regular gas.

The start/stop on the diesel sucks. The car just shudders,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-06-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By marsb007
Try bumping your Eco speed to 80 mph in the Eco...

Try bumping your Eco speed to 80 mph in the Eco settings. You might be hitting 70-75 mph normally on the highway and the Eco might turn off the calculations if you go over that speed (hence you're no...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-06-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By marsb007
I've had the following observations: 1. The...

I've had the following observations:
1. The miles saved are cumulative for the tank.
2. You can lose miles by driving the car harder.
3. Miles reset on fueling.
4. Miles saved start going down...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-10-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,233
Posted By marsb007
For my iPhone 6s, i keep it in the cupholder. For...

For my iPhone 6s, i keep it in the cupholder. For the 1 day I had an iPhone 6s Plus, I either had it landscape across both cup holders (can't see it) or driver door handle (I usually take out my...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-08-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,272
Posted By marsb007
It remembers the last setting these days, or you...

It remembers the last setting these days, or you can code it to be always off. I think you can continue dodging...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-07-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,272
Posted By marsb007
I think Eco Mode saves about 10% on average. Not...

I think Eco Mode saves about 10% on average. Not sure about ASS per se. For me, I tend not to use it as much in rush hour (stop/go) traffic, but rather use Eco on highway driving and when approaching...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-03-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By marsb007
I had to remove and repair the Bluetooth...

I had to remove and repair the Bluetooth connection for mine to work right. I will have to do it again too, as I'm returning the Plus to get the regular size.

Simply can't use it one handed and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-27-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,573
Posted By marsb007
Insulting or Overdramatic?

The worst, most insulting thing I've ever seen is my dad taking in a Bentley and getting a Civic. Drove it home, cause it sure beat being at the dealership for 4-5 hrs. Now he has a Rolls, and he is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-27-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By marsb007
It's an old update. Just FYI, addresses issues...

It's an old update. Just FYI, addresses issues with iOS 7... That should tell you something. I too however experience random disconnects from Bluetooth when I'm talking to someone, and the phone is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-27-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,853
Posted By marsb007
I had mine on the passenger side mesh (when it...

I had mine on the passenger side mesh (when it was a stick-on... Painted black), and now I have a portable device with suction (which I just have in the center console and stick on when I use it (not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-04-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,350
Posted By marsb007
I like the diesel over the gas. I had both, and...

I like the diesel over the gas. I had both, and enjoy the diesel torque and mileage. My commute is about 15-20 miles each way (40 miles/day) and have averaged about 34-35 mpg over the life of the...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-20-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 2,702
Views: 211,614
Posted By marsb007
Hi Shawn, Can you please also send me 2016-1...

Hi Shawn,

Can you please also send me 2016-1 US Next info as well?

Thanks.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-27-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,064
Posted By marsb007
New Nav Update for 2015-2

You don't need to do anything to the update even on a Mac. You should not need that program (I didn't). What you do need to make sure is that your USB is formatted FAT and not Mac OS extended...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-09-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 20,394
Posted By marsb007
535i vs 550i realistic gas mileage

On my 535i I was getting 23.2 over about 70 fill ups. My 535d is getting 33 mpg... Both cars driven the same way, mainly highway traffic (20-40 mph on hwy). You can probably look on Fuelly.com and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-09-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,123
Posted By marsb007
I got a USB drive...

I got a USB drive...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-09-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By marsb007
I checked the cheat sheets and there is no lock...

I checked the cheat sheets and there is no lock option as you want.
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-09-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 30,898
Posted By marsb007
2015 Navigation Map Updates

Is it just me or did the 2015-2 update add a "north direction" icon right next to the map scale? I don't remember it being there in 2015-1.

And as far as the update while engine on subject, I...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-08-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By marsb007
Only works if you don't open the door. The moment...

Only works if you don't open the door. The moment you open a door, the car won't auto-lock. If you just unlock but not open a door, it will.
Forum: General BMW Questions 07-08-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 30,898
Posted By marsb007
Does the engine have to be on during the update?...

Does the engine have to be on during the update? I kept mine on just in case, and everything went well. But I'm curious for next update...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-05-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By marsb007
You must return with the same size rims and...

You must return with the same size rims and tires. So if your car came with staggered tires, that's what they want back. Even plus 0 sizes will get you dinged.

Since you have another year, I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-27-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,444
Posted By marsb007
Not true. My family owned 2 Bentleys, 2 Rolls...

Not true. My family owned 2 Bentleys, 2 Rolls Royce Ghosts and a plethora of 7 series, 5 series, MBs, you name it.

Currently we have 1 RR Ghost II and 1 MB S550. I can honestly say that the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-24-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,225
Posted By marsb007
My first and only problem with my diesel is a...

My first and only problem with my diesel is a soft close door actuator (which can happen to any car). I run about 10k miles between DEF fill ups (haven't had one, but that's what the computer says)....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-24-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By marsb007
I too have the #4 issue. I notice it once in a...

I too have the #4 issue. I notice it once in a while, typically when very warm out.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-10-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,334
Posted By marsb007
Depends on your level of OCD... I had...

Depends on your level of OCD...

I had oyster in my 535i, and had to clean the seats every 2-3 weeks.

On the black seats in my 535d, I clean then every 1-2 months.
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