Things You Did'nt know about your F-Type

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Backofthenet
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Things You Did'nt know about your F-Type

Post by Backofthenet » Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:41 am

Hi All,

not sure if this has been posted before and apologies if so - i will delete it. Anyway for my sins i used to own a BMW M3 (E36 model range) and there was a post on the forum called "Things you did'nt know about your M3" - this went on to cover about 50 pages + as people added all the little things people may not be aware of and are not documented or haven't read the manual cover to cover. Things like the petrol cap has a groove to hold it in place when refilling or there is a procedure to disable keyless entry etc etc

anyway it became a good read and was always checking as new little gems were added - as i said if already posted / or not wanted i'll delete post - i wont be offended :-) otherwise people keep adding......

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Re: Things You Did'nt know about your F-Type

Post by Timbo » Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:53 pm

Owned mine for over 5 years and only found out at the weekend that there is a bottle holder in the door pocket!!!
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Re: Things You Did'nt know about your F-Type

Post by DaddyDarren » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:26 am

Owned mine for 2 & a half years & only found out at the weekend that I need to look under the bonnet!

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Re: Things You Did'nt know about your F-Type

Post by davidd » Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:04 pm

Timbo wrote:
Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:53 pm
Owned mine for over 5 years and only found out at the weekend that there is a bottle holder in the door pocket!!!
What? Really? A proper one?

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Re: Things You Did'nt know about your F-Type

Post by cj10jeeper » Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:54 pm

How about if you press the left and right mirror buttons at same time at low speed they fold in. Good for close passing cars, tight gaps. etc.

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Re: Things You Did'nt know about your F-Type

Post by Lunar » Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:03 pm

Or if you press the start and audio on buttons at the same time music comes out of the exhaust.
Try it...
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Re: Things You Did'nt know about your F-Type

Post by Tall dad » Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:58 am

If you hold down the traction control button for 5-10 seconds it switches off the computer that is doing all the heavy lifting for steering, acceleration and braking.
Touch the peddle too hard and you will doughnut. I give your averagely good driver about 3 minutes till they end up in a ditch.
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Re: Things You Did'nt know about your F-Type

Post by scm » Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:42 am

Tall dad wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:58 am
Touch the peddle too hard ...
i know we're supposed to be a nation of shopkeepers, but it's PEDAL, FFS! :evil:
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Re: Things You Did'nt know about your F-Type

Post by Chrissyg » Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:16 pm

I hate how loud the parking sensors are.. I get deafened by them every time I start the car and try to reverse out of my garage! Haven't found any way to turn them down yet..
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Re: Things You Did'nt know about your F-Type

Post by scm » Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:53 pm

You just turn down the volume control while they're beeping ....
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