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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-10-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By Mikez38
I have 20k on my original tires and do a lot of...

I have 20k on my original tires and do a lot of aggressive driving. I will probably need a new set before turn-in.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-04-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,942
Posted By Mikez38
What is a return and how does it work?

What is a return and how does it work?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-27-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By Mikez38
Actually, the bigger issue is the mounting...

Actually, the bigger issue is the mounting problems with the RF tires. I have bought from tire rack in the past with regular tires. Anyone can mount them. Has anyone gotten reasonable pricing from...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-27-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By Mikez38
Where to get/install new RF

I will be turning in my GT next may. I have 19k miles on the odo. and tires. While the tires have some life left, I will be needing new ones before the turn in. I thought I might just as well do it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-22-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,882
Posted By Mikez38
Another satisfied customer after some major...

Another satisfied customer after some major aggravation. BMW could get much more customer satisfaction if they trained their service providers how to be upfront.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-17-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By Mikez38
Note that the car is out of warrantee. Unless you...

Note that the car is out of warrantee. Unless you can get an extended warrantee, you are on your own, and maintenance costs are high. The wheels are not stock.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-10-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,882
Posted By Mikez38
The service invoice says "Replacing bearings on...

The service invoice says "Replacing bearings on both front wheels". This was done as a result of the road test after the wheel was replaced. The bearing replacement was N/C under the general...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-09-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,882
Posted By Mikez38
I had serious vibration at 50 mph and above. The...

I had serious vibration at 50 mph and above. The service dept. easily verified this. The question of holding air never came up. Sounds like they are putting you off.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-31-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,613
Posted By Mikez38
Had mine replaced at 12k miles. Strictly under...

Had mine replaced at 12k miles. Strictly under warrantee.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-30-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,882
Posted By Mikez38
I had 4 wheels and one RF replaced under...

I had 4 wheels and one RF replaced under insurance in 18k miles of driving. Never an issue of repairing wheels, they just replace. Also replaced both front wheel bearings.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-28-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,811
Posted By Mikez38
$1374 for 3 years (length of lease). I have had 4...

$1374 for 3 years (length of lease). I have had 4 bent wheels and one bubbled tire replaced under the policy. Way ahead of game. Roads can be terrible in the NYC area, especially after "Sandy".
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-03-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,657
Posted By Mikez38
Just to update my situation, I had two more bent...

Just to update my situation, I had two more bent rims replaced under warrantee last week due to hitting a pot hole on the highway at 60mph. The insurance company had a rep down to see the damage...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-02-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By Mikez38
Dark Graphite Metallic

Dark Graphite Metallic
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-02-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By Mikez38
Update, had BMW Connect reset the car account and...

Update, had BMW Connect reset the car account and all is now good.
1-888-666-6118 is the phone number
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-02-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By Mikez38
Google map sending problem

Anyone having problems sending Google map directions to their F7? I've had no issues for at least the last year, and now the car won't accept the transfer. I have changed my computer to a Win 8...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-12-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,145
Posted By Mikez38
I have had that condition twice after hitting pot...

I have had that condition twice after hitting pot holes (very easy to do in the NYC area). It's either the tire (bubble) or wheel. I hope you have the insurance because both are expensive to replace....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-12-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,733
Posted By Mikez38
I have a friend who had a check cut by BMW to him...

I have a friend who had a check cut by BMW to him due to his under-mileage. He was contacted by BMW for an early turn in (about 3 months prior to the end of the lease) to lease a new model.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,770
Posted By Mikez38
If you think the negative attraction is bad...

If you think the negative attraction is bad driving a BMW, try driving a Porsche and see what comes out of the woodwork.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-01-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,657
Posted By Mikez38
I figured I would have to buy a set of tires...

I figured I would have to buy a set of tires before my 36 month lease is up.
I have 16k miles on car after 21 months. I will wait about 3 or 4 more months (should bring me up to 20K) and then...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-01-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,546
Posted By Mikez38
Fish, Although I'm sure your winters are colder...

Fish, Although I'm sure your winters are colder than mine, my first winter with the GT had no electrical issues and I did not follow any special procedure. This battery episode started 18 months into...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-01-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,657
Posted By Mikez38
I hit a bone jarring pothole last week which...

I hit a bone jarring pothole last week which bubbled my right front tire and cracked the rim. I have the insurance fortunately. So, I now have a new tire and wheel in the front.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-28-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,546
Posted By Mikez38
After charging my battery to full via charger, I...

After charging my battery to full via charger, I again got the "Battery discharging while stopped" warning. Brought the car to service who checked electrical system and recharged the battery. Two...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-27-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,519
Posted By Mikez38
$250/wheel is an outrageous price. Curb rash...

$250/wheel is an outrageous price. Curb rash repair should be no more than $100.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,519
Posted By Mikez38
Your curb rash looks like an easy repair. I've...

Your curb rash looks like an easy repair. I've seem much worse come out looking like new.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By Mikez38
"Now, the service department at the BMW...

"Now, the service department at the BMW dealership nearest to me has made special concessions for those purchasing from the dealership's sales department, but they are minor. For example, they will...
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