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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-16-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By TheAirman
So far, mine has worked really well. It...

So far, mine has worked really well.

It actually almost saved me. By almost, I mean it went off when traffic slowed rapidly ahead due to a left turn from a car a few cars ahead of me. But it...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-10-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By TheAirman
No problem. Does it every time. If it stays on...

No problem. Does it every time. If it stays on amber, there is a problem.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-10-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By TheAirman
My method is only good for 15 minutes as long as...

My method is only good for 15 minutes as long as the start/stop switch is in ACC mode. After 15 minutes the car times out and it goes into park again.

To electronically unlock the tranny to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-10-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By TheAirman
It's your Approach Control warning. It's going...

It's your Approach Control warning. It's going through it's startup check. Amber means a fault in the system.

Red means collision near imminent. Red with beeping tone means collision more...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-09-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By TheAirman
You have to make sure the car is in "ready" mode....

You have to make sure the car is in "ready" mode. (ignition on) (Door closed)
Then transmission put in neutral.
Push stop/start button once to ACC mode and open door.
Roll car.
Then push...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-09-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,261
Posted By TheAirman
Well I'll be damned. I thought the OP was...

Well I'll be damned.

I thought the OP was crazy when he said the aux 12V battery was under the hood when I just was looking at the glass mat 12v aux battery in the trunk. But there it was under...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-06-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By TheAirman
I usually run mine down until the needle is at...

I usually run mine down until the needle is at "0", and I get sick of hearing the 10 or 15 mile range remaining warnings. At that point, I'm only running in Max eDrive until I get to the gas...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-11-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 94,652
Posted By TheAirman
Pictures please. Which exhaust system did...

Pictures please.

Which exhaust system did you get? which air intake and downpipe? Which spark plugs did you use?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 03-02-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,635
Posted By TheAirman
I sure was hoping for the best on this, but I...

I sure was hoping for the best on this, but I didn't think you would get it to work.

The outdated US DOT goes to great lengths to keep the advancing headlight technology off of our cars in the US....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-15-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,377
Posted By TheAirman
All you have to do is become a Costco member,...

All you have to do is become a Costco member, then have the tire shop do a nitrogen change and refill on your tires. Then they won't be subject to wild pressure swings and you can forget about the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-05-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,635
Posted By TheAirman
Keep us updated on what you figure out. We have...

Keep us updated on what you figure out. We have to be able to mod these lights some way.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 731
Posted By TheAirman
The problem I had on my last car (Asian brand)...

The problem I had on my last car (Asian brand) with Advanced Auto Parts and AGM battery was that the vent hole was on the opposite side. So when I fit the battery in for the vent tube, the cables...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,635
Posted By TheAirman
Information is tough to find. It seems people...

Information is tough to find. It seems people WERE coding it in back in '12-'13, maybe '14.

Do a VIN number decoder search on your car. It will probably have option code S5APA. Mine does. That...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-04-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,635
Posted By TheAirman
You most likely will not have any luck coding...

You most likely will not have any luck coding anti-dazzle to your adaptive headlights. Don't get discouraged if it doesn't work. Just adjust them up with the adjuster screw. You should search...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-30-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By TheAirman
This is the one I was kicking around: ...

This is the one I was kicking around:
https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-european-bmw-parts/spare-tire-kit/36112159861~oeb/

A nicer wheel, but at 500 beans, I may be kicking around for a while.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-30-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,296
Posted By TheAirman
The "gas air" doesn't go anywhere. It stays in...

The "gas air" doesn't go anywhere. It stays in the tank. And automotive coolant doesn't "expand."

Plus the vent valve will work for both liquid and gas. Reach the pressure limit on that relief...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,355
Posted By TheAirman
-Reload the app and sign in. -Take the phone...

-Reload the app and sign in.
-Take the phone down to the car and turn on the bluetooth.
-Turn on the ignition.
-In the iDrive menu, under Phone, go to "manage device"

There should be a few...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By TheAirman
You'll also need a healthy credit card when you...

You'll also need a healthy credit card when you find the space saver.

Try ECS or Turner.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By TheAirman
"It's not the volts, but the amps that gets you."...

"It's not the volts, but the amps that gets you." Isn't that what all the dead people used to say?

Oh well, after all, it's only DC.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-29-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,659
Posted By TheAirman
Actually it's... WAS.... RainBoe. It's a...

Actually it's... WAS.... RainBoe. It's a repellent only. No longer used due to a couple of reasons including the environment. Now they use water shedding coated glass just like on a Lexus I had.
...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,355
Posted By TheAirman
With the eDrive vehicles, the Connected has a few...

With the eDrive vehicles, the Connected has a few more "useful" features. Like being able to heat or cool the car and set it up on a time schedule if you want. It's nice when you are using someone...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By TheAirman
Ah, a technical junky, huh? Here's a little...

Ah, a technical junky, huh?

Here's a little on the starter:...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 475
Posted By TheAirman
The radio, lights, lights on the dash, your...

The radio, lights, lights on the dash, your electric heat, electric A/C and just about everything runs on 12 volts. I really doubt any of the componentes run on the 293 volts the traction battery...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,659
Posted By TheAirman
You'd think that with all the modders here,...

You'd think that with all the modders here, someone would have yanked the sensor out and replaced it with a Japanese one from a Toyota or something and see if that works.

It's probably just a two...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-26-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 880
Posted By TheAirman
Good post, but as a side note, that method is...

Good post, but as a side note, that method is only good for drivers in Australia. Our US Connected Drive map update page is different. It doesn't have a manual option.
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