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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) Yesterday, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 142
Posted By Fish23
I too do not understand 'Bimmer'. To me the "i"...

I too do not understand 'Bimmer'. To me the "i" is "short" so it rhymes with "dimmer". I like "Beemer" but apparently that is reserved for BMW motorcycles. To me, a "Beemer" is a vehicle OR...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) Yesterday, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 183
Posted By Fish23
That mustard will do. The Syrah is a nice touch...

That mustard will do. The Syrah is a nice touch as well.

Love to know what makes your missus dislike shopping. Can you send me some? I'll pay shippping and any duties.

Well, like you, I am...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) Yesterday, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 183
Posted By Fish23
Well, actually do you have any of that cheap,...

Well, actually do you have any of that cheap, yellow mustard? After all, we are from "Canadia"

If you and I are in the back seat of one of GTs (it will be difficult to be there, I know:cry:), how...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) Yesterday, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 183
Posted By Fish23
See, we are separated by a common language. I...

See, we are separated by a common language. I hope your right pinky finger was extended upward when you typed that!

In response to your haughtiness, I will, from hereon in, spell words ending in...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) Yesterday, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 142
Posted By Fish23
Jadnashuanh has submitted a lot of good info on...

Jadnashuanh has submitted a lot of good info on this subject. Search this forum for "Top Tier Gasoline" and you should find it. Also, your friend is not correct.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) Yesterday, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 183
Posted By Fish23
Maintenance Plan for our GTs

Usually an acronym in capital letters, it stands for Silly, Wild-Ass, Guess. Also known as "plucking an answer from one's nether region where the sun doesn't shine".
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) Yesterday, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 252
Posted By Fish23
Gee, daders, for all that TX is "seen to be"...

Gee, daders, for all that TX is "seen to be" from the outside looking in and the implied free and open approach to life, you occasionally reveal odd legal quirks that belie that image. Clear tint is...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-29-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 164
Posted By Fish23
M Sport Pkg

Only my wife's car gets the garage and my GT is outside. I use an extension cord for the battery tender. To "coddle" the battery I usually use the tender at 10F or below though it is at around -20F...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-29-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 164
Posted By Fish23
Auto S/S only works when the exterior ...

Auto S/S only works when the exterior temperature is above 40F and below 80F. Since winter hangs around here so much every year and it can get hot in summer plus my wife's driving profile means that...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-29-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 361
Posted By Fish23
They fit well enough that I have always used...

They fit well enough that I have always used them. You can always alter them slightly if you prefer or make it a DIY project to adhere some Velcro ("toothy" side) to the WT liners so it grabs the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-29-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 242
Posted By Fish23
I too found mine after about a year. I wear...

I too found mine after about a year. I wear corrective lens glasses that darken when outside except that they don't work inside any vehicle. From one of those Seen on TV stores I bought glasses that...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 10-29-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 361
Posted By Fish23
My 535 GT came with BMW floor mats in it (it was...

My 535 GT came with BMW floor mats in it (it was a BMW Canada executive-driven vehicle before I purchased it) but I went and bought the WT floor liners for the front seats (hardly ever have rear-seat...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-29-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 242
Posted By Fish23
I think many of us can say that we were similarly...

I think many of us can say that we were similarly deluded. I know I was and said more or less the same to my wife as HLH did [I have always just looked and viewed a car, any car as transportation and...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-29-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 840
Posted By Fish23
Rogue is bang on about the ambient lighting and...

Rogue is bang on about the ambient lighting and the N55 engine.

Happy miles!!!!!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-29-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 349
Posted By Fish23
Attached is what is available frorm the national...

Attached is what is available frorm the national inventory of CPO 2010 550 GTs in Canada. Note that our packages here are fewer but usually contain more items. Multiply the kilometeres by 0.625 to...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-29-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 164
Posted By Fish23
M Sport Pkg

Yes, her car is great but she almost did not want to buy it because the Estril Blue was "too bright". She liked the darker blue. I rolled my eyes many times and told her that the car was even nicer...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-29-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 840
Posted By Fish23
Well done for scouring this forum for information...

Well done for scouring this forum for information and for being aware of, and addressing, the battery issue. You will appreciate the help the battery tender on those mornings when it is 'cold enough...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-29-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 164
Posted By Fish23
I was at my dealership yesterday to have my...

I was at my dealership yesterday to have my better half's winter tires put on and the oil changed, brake lines flushed and a new microfilter installed.
She has a 335 xi with M Sport and it meant...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-29-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 252
Posted By Fish23
I too would like to welcome you. Glad you have...

I too would like to welcome you. Glad you have come aboard. (What took you so long to join?) :)

Great pics. My GT is very much like your 2nd one though I did not think many x-drives would be...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-28-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 840
Posted By Fish23
Thanks for the comprehensive reply. You did your...

Thanks for the comprehensive reply. You did your homework and due diligence.

So it has seen about 12,000 miles a year (on average) which is well below the typical 20,000 that you hear quoted all...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-28-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 840
Posted By Fish23
Did I miss it but what MY is your new "toy"? Do...

Did I miss it but what MY is your new "toy"? Do you have any insight to the previous owner?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-27-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By Fish23
Check Tire Rack at www.tirerack.com. They...

Check Tire Rack at www.tirerack.com.

They have all kinds of near performance wheels for the GT and they also have local shops that will swap your tires to the new rims.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-27-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 840
Posted By Fish23
Accepted offer!

Well done and welcome.. It looks like mine except my interior is all black. Enjoy your ride and use this forum to find good information about the GT.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-27-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By Fish23
Here is a picture from BMWPartsforless.com where...

Here is a picture from BMWPartsforless.com where they are listed for $112.50 a pair for the front and the same for the rear. They look exactly like mine. Remember, painting to match body colour is...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-27-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By Fish23
I second that. A real sharp look! Well done.

I second that. A real sharp look! Well done.
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