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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-16-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,023
Posted By BimmerVSR
Well, my ordeal finally is over. From a simple...

Well, my ordeal finally is over. From a simple blowout, I was without the GT for 31 days! In the end, the computer module part was going to be long term delayed so BMW came up with a programming...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-03-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,023
Posted By BimmerVSR
My 2012 GT just had a sidewall blowout on the...

My 2012 GT just had a sidewall blowout on the highway at 28K miles. It was a Sunday around 6PM just outside of a major Mass city. BMW Roadside Assistance could not find a tow truck. I had to find...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-12-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,559
Posted By BimmerVSR
Please keep us posted on what you find. I'm...

Please keep us posted on what you find. I'm definitely considering the GM option. It appears to be significantly lower than anything else.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-11-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,559
Posted By BimmerVSR
Just got a quote

I'm starting to look at extended warranties for my GT. I stumbled across an option I would not have considered the other day when we picked up a new Highlander for my wife. The Toyota dealership...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-26-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,175
Posted By BimmerVSR
I've had some experience with a faulty BMW. IMO,...

I've had some experience with a faulty BMW. IMO, BMW NA will not do much for you here. Of course, you can ask, but I think your dealer should be the one to step up and get you into another CPO...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-25-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 952
Posted By BimmerVSR
My dealer tried to sell me a new tire and then...

My dealer tried to sell me a new tire and then pleaded ignorance when I told him that Goodyear covers road hazard on all run-flats 100%! How could an experienced SA not know? Maybe a newbie...but...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-06-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,627
Posted By BimmerVSR
mpress...drive right past you on the way to the...

mpress...drive right past you on the way to the Tappan Zee! I have some golf rental properties in Pinehurst. I have to go "check" on them regularly!

Fore!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-03-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,627
Posted By BimmerVSR
My 19" tires are in good shape after 8 months and...

My 19" tires are in good shape after 8 months and 11K miles. One of them (front right) was replaced around 7K when I hit something at about 85MPH on 95 in the DC area one night at 10PM. I'm told...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-05-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By BimmerVSR
I don't think this is accurate. Much depends on...

I don't think this is accurate. Much depends on whether you use Bluetooth to connect to the Audio or if you connect via USB. Both phones will allow full audio controls via USB including Album art,...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-04-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,408
Posted By BimmerVSR
I was just reviewing the BMW website to see what...

I was just reviewing the BMW website to see what features are supported with the I-phone 5and I do not believe that email and text are listed. I paired a friend's I-phone 5 for fun today and I was...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-29-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By BimmerVSR
Sent PM

Sent PM
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-29-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,249
Posted By BimmerVSR
Sent PM!

Sent PM!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-06-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,036
Posted By BimmerVSR
These are still available. I would like to sell...

These are still available. I would like to sell them all to the same buyer and preferably in CT/MA/NY where we could easily meet up and make the exchange. The Cargo Mat is large and the shipping...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-30-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,031
Posted By BimmerVSR
Sorry, here in CT we have been preoccupied by...

Sorry, here in CT we have been preoccupied by Sandy.

The GT was listed in the most recent issue of Roundel. I just checked the http://www.bmwcca.org website and it is no longer listed.

I'll...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-25-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,031
Posted By BimmerVSR
I just saw a 2010 550 GT xDrive loaded with 1500...

I just saw a 2010 550 GT xDrive loaded with 1500 miles in Roundel and the ask was around $51K. The sticker had to be > 75K. Is this a good deal? If I was shopping new GT's I would consider this...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-20-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,810
Posted By BimmerVSR
When people are considering W&T insurance, they...

When people are considering W&T insurance, they should really make sure they understand what tire insurance already comes from the manufacturer. I saw some posts on bimmerfest here and in the GT...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-14-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,036
Posted By BimmerVSR
*BUMP* These are still available...great deal if...

*BUMP* These are still available...great deal if you're thinking about ordering some new ones for the winter....
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-09-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,594
Posted By BimmerVSR
Opening the trunk/hatch?

On this forum and also several times in Roundel, GT owners have mentioned that you can open the small trunk using the center latch/button and you can open the larger hatch using the one on the right...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-08-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,036
Posted By BimmerVSR
FS: "BMW" Weathertech Floor Liners and Cargo Liner (in CT/MA/NY)

Purchased from a BMW dealer, these are fantastic.

Part Number Part Description Quantity Price Total
82110417988 BMW OEM E70 X5 All Weather Rubber Floor Liners 1 $85.00
82110417991 BMW OEM E70...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-01-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,977
Posted By BimmerVSR
Your GOODYEAR RUNFLATS are UNDER WARRANTY for MFG DEFECT AND ROAD HAZARD FOR 6 YRS

I apologize for basically duplicating another thread on this topic but I wanted to add one with a topic that was crystal clear.

My local CT dealer wanted to charge me $470 to replace my front...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-01-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,858
Posted By BimmerVSR
Mechatronics?

Do a search in this forum on "Mechatronics". You will find my "Deja Vu" thread. This seems very similar to what happened to my GT at the 500th mile mark. The good news it has been trouble free...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-26-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,858
Posted By BimmerVSR
Happy to help...

I can't agree more with what's already been said. As for 6 v 8, there are only a few times where I wished I had the 8. Normally those times involve a young kid driving a GTI or WRX and they want to...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-19-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,763
Posted By BimmerVSR
I have thought about this topic quite a bit as I...

I have thought about this topic quite a bit as I have been tempted to purchase a RWD to get that little bit of MPG gain. I think it comes down to whether you must be out in the bad weather. Do you...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-14-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,078
Posted By BimmerVSR
Congrats and enjoy! I still can't believe I am...

Congrats and enjoy! I still can't believe I am driving one of these beautiful rides...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-13-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,168
Posted By BimmerVSR
Back in the drivers seat

Well, after consulting my contact at BMW NA, the 5 week wait for the new "mechatronic" for my GT turned out to be a 7 day wait. Someone must have approved expenses associated with expediting the...
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