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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-15-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,280
Posted By mycabrandz
Re: I'm in the GT club!

I hear ya. This car has that indescribable presence. We've had our GT for over a year and a half and I still do twice over look backs when I walk away from it at a parking lot or in our garage. ...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-15-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,280
Posted By mycabrandz
Re: I'm in the GT club!

I think the trending word in the GT forum is "unique." :D

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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-15-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,280
Posted By mycabrandz
Re: I'm in the GT club!

Congrats! I also have an Imperial Blue, Black Dakota, and ash grain wood trim. What's even eerie is that we have the same tinting spread. :cool:

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Forum: European Delivery 05-07-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By mycabrandz
Agree, both hotels are great. I was able to...

Agree, both hotels are great.

I was able to park a 535i GT @ Sonne with no issues. The driveway down into the garage has a bit of a curve to it but nothing unmanageable. The parking spots are...
Forum: European Delivery 05-01-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By mycabrandz
Re: Hotel Muller or Hotel Sonne in the Fussen area

We stayed at Hotel Sonne Jan '12. Great hotel with themed rooms, I think ours was Fantasia. Photos on their website make the rooms look bigger but I would say the size is typical European...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-21-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By mycabrandz
Sorry for late update. Noise is gone. Here is...

Sorry for late update. Noise is gone. Here is what was done to correct it. Hope it helps someone else who may have the same issue.

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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-19-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By mycabrandz
Squeaky steering wheel?

Anyone experience a squeaky steering wheel? Been annoying me for a good two weeks and so I'm having it checked today. Foreman says its normal but will check and try to make it go away. Adjusting...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-10-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By mycabrandz
+1 @Jad. I think most people assume the...

+1 @Jad.

I think most people assume the manufacturer rating is what is to be expected. My 2012 non-xdrive is rated at 19 city and 28 highway (iirc). With a one way 12 mile commute in stop and go...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-10-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 918
Posted By mycabrandz
We have 2 car seats installed right now: one rear...

We have 2 car seats installed right now: one rear facing and the other one is forward facing. My son, who is in the front facing car seat and is positioned right behind me, has tons of leg room and...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-31-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By mycabrandz
BTW, you have a California profile and SJ...

BTW, you have a California profile and SJ handle...that may mean you could be the other "rare" GT sighting we've had in the area. Kinda cool to know there's another 'Fester in the vicinity with a...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-31-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,545
Posted By mycabrandz
Hey Bryan, I was wondering the same Until I...

Hey Bryan, I was wondering the same Until I brought my GT in for warranty repair. My SA pulled up the vehicle record and recommended/added the annual oil change during my visit, along with new wiper...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-30-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By mycabrandz
I'm guessing you've already tried elevating the...

I'm guessing you've already tried elevating the seat to the highest position. Cant think of any other way of adjusting in car but here's an aftermarket option I found in amazon. Hope that helps.
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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-29-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,050
Posted By mycabrandz
Picked her up today and I gotta admit, the new...

Picked her up today and I gotta admit, the new HPFP gives a noticeable punch to throttle response. Power is just there all the time. No more lag and, quite frankly, a much more enjoyable ride.
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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-28-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,050
Posted By mycabrandz
Well, here's another update: 1. Sensor...

Well, here's another update:

1. Sensor received and installed.
2. Full system check completed.
3. HPFP (High Pressure Fuel Pump) Failure - Needs replacement.
4. Will get reunited tomorrow...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-25-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,050
Posted By mycabrandz
Just a quick update on the Drivetrain Malfunction...

Just a quick update on the Drivetrain Malfunction issue:

Got a call from my SA and he said that it was in fact the "Fuel Rail System Pressure - too low" causing the malfunction. They have to...
Forum: European Delivery 01-24-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,381
Posted By mycabrandz
IIRC, I got my production number shortly after...

IIRC, I got my production number shortly after the pick up date was finalized by the Welt/BMWNA. Your CA should be able to tell you this. I remember being sent a snapshot of the CA's screen with...
Forum: European Delivery 01-24-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,381
Posted By mycabrandz
The delivery specialist advised me that any...

The delivery specialist advised me that any additional drivers will just need to sign on the green insurance card and they will be covered while operating the vehicle.
Forum: European Delivery 01-24-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,216
Posted By mycabrandz
When I was a newbie*, I opted to do my research...

When I was a newbie*, I opted to do my research first then ask later. While this is obviously the best suggestion for any newcomer, it is a little misdirected to just say "do a search."

The...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-24-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,050
Posted By mycabrandz
I live in SF Bay Area. Although we've been...

I live in SF Bay Area. Although we've been experiencing relatively colder weather (20-32F lows), it doesn't get as cold as your neck of the woods. That rules out the malfunction as being weather...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-24-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,050
Posted By mycabrandz
Drivetrain malfunction

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Just got this Drivetrain malfunction alert. Anyone know what would cause this? How would you folks interpret "drive moderately?" GT feels sluggish though. :(
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-16-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,194
Posted By mycabrandz
@ChrisF02: Nicely put. :thumbup: ...

@ChrisF02:
Nicely put. :thumbup:

@everyone else:
I guess I was just thrown off by the comment and felt I needed to share and get some acknowledgement that I am not crazy in loving my GT for...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-15-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,194
Posted By mycabrandz
GT bashed by a M5 ED'er and Jon

I still lurk in the ED forum even after almost a year after my own ED. I found this interesting thread of an M5 re-delivery with the OP making the following comment. I'm not looking to start any...
Forum: European Delivery 11-12-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,705
Posted By mycabrandz
Absolutely stunning photos! :thumbup: ...

Absolutely stunning photos! :thumbup:

Those shots definitely bring back memories of our own trip and provide so much more insight into possible stops for our next one. Care to share what...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-12-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,372
Posted By mycabrandz
Wow, that's a first I've read on here and even in...

Wow, that's a first I've read on here and even in the ED forum that a car was not properly detailed during delivery at the Welt. :thumbdwn:

As far as your timeline, the process is Port arrival,...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-09-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,202
Posted By mycabrandz
My internal release button opens the large hatch....

My internal release button opens the large hatch. The key fob does the same, press and hold to open the large hatch.
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