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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-22-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,960
Posted By radarguy
If you get the 10" to 36" as some predict I...

If you get the 10" to 36" as some predict I wouldn't attempt it on unplowed roads. You simply don't have the ground clearance. I have been able to go up my driveway with a 10 degree slope in 5 to 6...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-18-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 92,935
Posted By radarguy
Fuse panel behind glove box. Illustrated with...

Fuse panel behind glove box. Illustrated with pictures. http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=556302&highlight=
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-11-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,342
Posted By radarguy
Just wondering. Do you have the all-season...

Just wondering. Do you have the all-season tires? What brand?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-24-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,756
Posted By radarguy
If there are no personal injury claims, then go...

If there are no personal injury claims, then go through your insurance company for the vehicle repair. For personal injury and/or vehicle diminished value you will have to deal with the other...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-24-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By radarguy
The first US F10's were approximately March 2010...

The first US F10's were approximately March 2010 as 2011 models. The first US X-Drive F10's were September 2010 production.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-02-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,764
Posted By radarguy
As many have already said, it's not about the...

As many have already said, it's not about the glass, but the installer, their methods and their ability to realign and initialize the sensors on the windshield.

Even though I have used them...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-16-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By radarguy
I believe the 535Xi TPMS switched from a...

I believe the 535Xi TPMS switched from a rotational measurement to a pressure measurement type in Sept. 2010. I don't know about the GT, but if your tire circumference changed and the TPMS is a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-09-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 1,836
Views: 276,556
Posted By radarguy
As you note the problems are with the 19" LS2s. ...

As you note the problems are with the 19" LS2s. If you have 18" there is no problem.

Perhaps GY has "fixed" the problems? According to Tire Rack there is a new LS2. The specs are no different...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-06-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By radarguy
There are companies listed on the web that will...

There are companies listed on the web that will sell you diminished value estimates if you send them your repair report. Cost is about $200 - $250. I have no idea how useful or accurate they are. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-06-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,836
Views: 276,556
Posted By radarguy
Yes, it's the 19" LS2 tires that are the...

Yes, it's the 19" LS2 tires that are the problem.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-01-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,836
Views: 276,556
Posted By radarguy
My suggestion is if you have the 18" LS, you...

My suggestion is if you have the 18" LS, you should be OK from a reliability perspective. If you have the 19" LS consider changing them while you can still sell the tires as virtually "new".
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-05-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By radarguy
I have not had any problems with the turbos or...

I have not had any problems with the turbos or any engine parts on my 2011 535xi. The one exception is the VANOS recall to replace engine bolts. The current owner should have done this and if they...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-02-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,350
Posted By radarguy
@VSKID - The C300 with a standard suspension and...

@VSKID - The C300 with a standard suspension and tires vs. 335 M-Sport is not a fair comparison. I have compared the C400 w/air suspension with the 435 M-Sport and find them very similar in terms of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-26-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,311
Posted By radarguy
What the OP stated is accurate, but what it is...

What the OP stated is accurate, but what it is worth to an individual is of course different for everyone. The first thing I look for in a car is handling and engine response. I've compared the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-28-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,431
Posted By radarguy
I've gone on numerous 1000 mi trips with my F10...

I've gone on numerous 1000 mi trips with my F10 and it's a wonderful cruiser at 80 MPH. The biggest concern is if you have a flat tire. Assuming the RFT tire isn't destroyed in the incident, you...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-23-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By radarguy
I haven't noted excess wear in 4 years, but the...

I haven't noted excess wear in 4 years, but the holes do trap stuff like cleaning solutions and of all things - cream cheese. Effectiveness? Well, a little. I didn't order them on the F15...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-23-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By radarguy
Compare seats with and without ventilation. I...

Compare seats with and without ventilation. I found that the ventilated ones have less padding which may or may not override their advantages.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-10-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,791
Posted By radarguy
The radar sensor in my X5 ices up under the right...

The radar sensor in my X5 ices up under the right winter conditions and the ACC shuts off. The ice covering the sensor is easily observed. It has happened maybe 6 times this past winter. I don't...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 04-09-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,728
Posted By radarguy
Lot's of funny or outlandish things said by CA's...

Lot's of funny or outlandish things said by CA's offer the years. One is that F10s with 19" Goodyear LS2s do not have a failure problem. Another is when I bought an X5 last October - "There is "no...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-24-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By radarguy
I've owned three BMWs with bumper sensors and all...

I've owned three BMWs with bumper sensors and all have been through a car wash many times with no detrimental effects. That sounds like total BS IMHO. I've never had any come loose, but I've never...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-15-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,836
Views: 276,556
Posted By radarguy
Since I went through the aggravation of 19" LS2s...

Since I went through the aggravation of 19" LS2s in 2011 I know a lot about it and have been following this thread from its inception. There is no question that the 19" LS2s on an xi are a very poor...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-17-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By radarguy
I'm not an expert, but it could be the belt...

I'm not an expert, but it could be the belt tensioner.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-12-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,372
Posted By radarguy
I'm not sure what the differences are between the...

I'm not sure what the differences are between the 5 series and the X5, but our 2015 X5 with comfort access switches profiles and adjusts the seats depending on who opens the driver's door. If my...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-14-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,424
Posted By radarguy
Ventilated Seats - I haven't made an extensive...

Ventilated Seats - I haven't made an extensive comparison, but I think the ventilated seats have a thinner cushion than the ones with ventilation. At least that's the way it is on my ventilated F10...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-09-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By radarguy
If you have the A/C in the AUTO mode, the A/C...

If you have the A/C in the AUTO mode, the A/C will always turn on after car shut down and restart even if you manually turn the A/C off first. If you don't have it in AUTO, it will not.
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