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Forum: General BMW 08-28-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 650
Posted By Fish23
Oh great and mighty freeway god, I beseech...

Oh great and mighty freeway god,

I beseech you to deputize me, your faithful and devoted servant, so I might carry out your great work and rid us of the morons who infest the roadways, and...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-27-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By Fish23
I am intrigued by the "new software" to which you...

I am intrigued by the "new software" to which you referred. Is it for the CA only or much more than that? Is it recommended only if there if there is a problem or should it be requested as a matter...
Forum: General BMW 08-23-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 650
Posted By Fish23
You don't see it in Canada either but should. If...

You don't see it in Canada either but should. If I had to stop on 4-lane highway, I would use them without a second thought. I usually drive with the premise that other drivers are idiots unless...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-22-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By Fish23
In re-reading Rogue's post and noting your...

In re-reading Rogue's post and noting your relatively-low odometer reading (admittedly with the city/highway mix unknown), the issue may stem m too much city-driving and not enough 'open highway...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-22-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By Fish23
I second Rogue's sentiment about returning 'your'...

I second Rogue's sentiment about returning 'your' :) GT to normal. I hope it is a quick and simple fix.


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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-22-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By Fish23
I too have had an accident but the damage was...

I too have had an accident but the damage was repairable (see my thread "Don't Have a Collision") I too drive very defensively and have, at times, had to use unprintable language (for my ears...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-22-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By Fish23
No it is not me. I have a Black Sapphire Metallic...

No it is not me. I have a Black Sapphire Metallic exterior with Black Dakota leather interior. I have seen the Nappa leather as samples and in some showroom BMWs and will keep that in mind for my...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-22-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By Fish23
I would agree that if a battery tender does not...

I would agree that if a battery tender does not keep it charged then the battery is likely bad. In other threads I I shared my extreme cold weather/short trip experience where the vehicle shut down...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-22-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By Fish23
I am with Rogue. You have a fine-looking ride...

I am with Rogue. You have a fine-looking ride (love that shade of grey) with almost all the bells and whistles you wanted. You did well. Enjoy!


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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-20-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,531
Posted By Fish23
Oh, THOSE stares (that others here have...

Oh, THOSE stares (that others here have experienced spousally as well for various reasons that hardly seem valid at all). I guess "ignorance can be bliss". Well done! :)


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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-20-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,531
Posted By Fish23
You do what I do with the Sport mode and i save...

You do what I do with the Sport mode and i save Sport+ mode for "special occasions" when I need the extra "oomph" to leave some twit driver behind that desperately needs it.I guess that I am lucky...
Forum: General BMW 08-20-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 523
Posted By Fish23
Why a Bimmer

The name and the drive train (3.0L I6 and the 8-speed ZF transmission) primarily (but the other creature comfort goodies are nice too).


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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-20-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By Fish23
Yes, welcome to this forum. You have a nice ride...

Yes, welcome to this forum. You have a nice ride (I love that shade of grey) and don't let the negative reviews from "auto neanderthals" affect your enjoyment of ownership. You can find lots of...
Forum: Automotive / Photography 08-18-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By Fish23
#4 My wife's 335 xi with M Sport (that I often...

#4 My wife's 335 xi with M Sport (that I often get to drive). :)
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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-18-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,531
Posted By Fish23
I assume that you have adjusted the seat to as...

I assume that you have adjusted the seat to as high as it can go.

My wife as her own BMW ( a 335xi) but she thinks my GT is "too big" and thus has yet to drive it (though I don't encourage it ...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-17-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By Fish23
Yes I has the same thoughts for the days that I...

Yes I has the same thoughts for the days that I had to do that. Hopefully, if it is the receiver, a new one will readily available and they won't have to replace your fobs. My old ones worked but the...
Forum: General BMW 08-17-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Fish23
Learning that you have been a long-time BMW owner...

Learning that you have been a long-time BMW owner makes this even more puzzling. If you do submit anything to BMW Germany your long-time loyalty should be featured in your first paragraph. (I...
Forum: Automotive / Photography 08-17-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By Fish23
Your BMW Selfie Thread :)

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My 2011 535 xi Gran Turismo

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Forum: General BMW 08-17-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Fish23
Teflon Coated BMW UK - one man's experance

Sorry to learn of your experience. It would seem to me that the root of the problem lay with Easterns who would not acknowledge its failure to inspect the vehicle properly. It was compounded by the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-16-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By Fish23
Jad, I had that CA problem last year and had to...

Jad, I had that CA problem last year and had to lock and unlock the doors with the key. I did what you did and replaced the batteries, all to no avail for either fob.

Then I went to the dealer...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-15-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By Fish23
Great app isn't it? Almost like having an owner's...

Great app isn't it? Almost like having an owner's manual with you at times.
An impressive x-drive demo.

I have to second jad's earlier comment about the GT with AWD "driving like a tank". I...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-12-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By Fish23
Repost from the New Member forum.

I would say a.

Welcome to this forum. Be sure to post pictures after you pick her up.


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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-11-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By Fish23
So sorry to hear about the write-off of your GT....

So sorry to hear about the write-off of your GT. I live two hours (by air) northeast of you and we can have winters as bad if not worse than what you see in the Windy City so I have x-drive in my 535...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-08-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 795
Posted By Fish23
I read your first paragraph to my missus who...

I read your first paragraph to my missus who laughed out loud (as I expected she would).

Glad a cause was identified and hopefully the fix does the trick. Let us know if it does after the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-08-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,371
Posted By Fish23
My wife and I had test-driven a 2012 328i and...

My wife and I had test-driven a 2012 328i and found it to be somewhat ordinary. Then my wife and I test-drove and bought a well-equipped CPO 2010 335xi. She wanted it for the bells and whistles and...
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