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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 11-15-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 670
Posted By gassy
My SA asked me one time, "126 MPH? Really? ...

My SA asked me one time, "126 MPH? Really? Where did you accomplish that here in _________?" I told him that to the best of my knowledge I have never broken any traffic laws. And I never inhaled. ...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 11-15-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By gassy
+1 :thumbup:

+1 :thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-27-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By gassy
For short distances having mis-matched wheel size...

For short distances having mis-matched wheel size isn't going to cause harm. Look at all the vehicles that are supplied with mini spares- if it were harmful to the suspension or steering I doubt...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 04-06-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,082
Posted By gassy
If you have to ask, should you really be ordering...

If you have to ask, should you really be ordering one?! And, seriously, wouldn't your insurance agency be the best place to ask this question?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-30-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By gassy
Good suggestions- thanks. WTF are guibos? ...

Good suggestions- thanks. WTF are guibos? Bueler? Bueler?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-30-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By gassy
Warranty ending soon- what service can I get dealer to do?

Once again time over distance has worked against me. My 2011 750i will no longer be covered by manufacturer's warranty or inclusive service contract after July, but I only have a shade over 33K...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-27-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,294
Posted By gassy
You all must be a lot less paranoid than I,...

You all must be a lot less paranoid than I, because given the current political climate in this country which is akin to the last days of the Weimar Republic, the last thing I would do if I owned any...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-25-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By gassy
I run 38 rear/36 front on Conti Extreme Contacts...

I run 38 rear/36 front on Conti Extreme Contacts non-RFTs. This is the best compromise between ride and tread wear for me.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-25-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By gassy
I have 33,000 miles on my 2011 750i. Added oil...

I have 33,000 miles on my 2011 750i. Added oil one time between oil changes. Not a universal issue, clearly.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-18-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,319
Posted By gassy
I'm sure many of you've heard the expression,...

I'm sure many of you've heard the expression, "s**t flows downhill; responsibility flows uphill." Whenever I have a serious issue or deficiency with service I contact the owner of the dealership. ...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-06-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,265
Posted By gassy
Just wait. Karma has a way of pissing in the...

Just wait. Karma has a way of pissing in the face of those who diss it.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 01-28-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,646
Posted By gassy
I am in the exact same situation, minus driving...

I am in the exact same situation, minus driving clients around. I have had a run of 7 series sedans since 2001, and now that I'm getting on in years (ripe old age of 54), I'm thinking "M". I will...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-21-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By gassy
The best deal with any extended warranty comes...

The best deal with any extended warranty comes from buying early into the car's life (they want part of their insured period to fall while the car is still under manufacturer's warranty) and to...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-19-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 842
Posted By gassy
I have had Mercury on 2 7-ers. The previous car...

I have had Mercury on 2 7-ers. The previous car I owned, a 2004 745i, required post-warranty service for 2 minor issues while I owned it, both paid without problems. I sold it to a friend who had...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-30-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,593
Posted By gassy
For me it's until 1 day before the extended...

For me it's until 1 day before the extended warranty expires! Too expensive to own a 7 without warranty coverage!
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 11-16-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By gassy
I have had very good results with Mercury with my...

I have had very good results with Mercury with my previous 745. I bought it for my current 750 but have yet to use it. Still covered by factory warranty. The person I sold the 745 has had $7500 in...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-24-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,248
Posted By gassy
I was told by BMW SA that biggest cause of turbo...

I was told by BMW SA that biggest cause of turbo failure and general engine wear is infrequent oil changes. For me, $90 every 5K miles on a $100K car is a no-brainer.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-20-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,150
Posted By gassy
Well, now that the iPhone 5 has arrived I can...

Well, now that the iPhone 5 has arrived I can confirm that the Lightning adapter preserves the same functionality that I had with the 4S. Thanks to those who took the time to answer my query.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-19-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,150
Posted By gassy
150 views and no one else has an iPhone 5...

150 views and no one else has an iPhone 5 connected via the Y-cable?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-18-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,150
Posted By gassy
2011 7 series and iPhone 5

I have a 2011 750i (pre-BMW apps) and am currently using the iPhone 4S through the Y-connector which gives flawless access to music, Pandora, iHeart radio, etc. I am upgrading to the iPhone 5, and...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 06-03-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By gassy
I wonder what the premium is for maritime...

I wonder what the premium is for maritime insurance in hurricane season in the open ocean runs. Bet it's going higher.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-13-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By gassy
Yes, and it's not a silly question. Smaller ones...

Yes, and it's not a silly question. Smaller ones in front.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-12-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By gassy
Is this a defective tire?

I replaced my stock runflats with Conti ExtremeContact DW tires 11,000 miles ago. Below, you can see that the left front tire (first image) is shot while the right front (second image) is fine. ...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-25-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,646
Posted By gassy
Being somewhat old school, I miss a dipstick to...

Being somewhat old school, I miss a dipstick to check when I'm cleaning under the hood. As for my experience, after 2.5 years of ownership and 24K miles, I've never received notification that I...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-06-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,666
Posted By gassy
Forget the BMW dealer extended warranty unless...

Forget the BMW dealer extended warranty unless you're buying it at the time you buy your car in which case you MAY get a decent deal. They are all big fat profit extras for the dealer. I have had...
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