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Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 05-17-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By doug_999
I confirmed that the TPMS sensors changed after...

I confirmed that the TPMS sensors changed after March 2014. Sorry!
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 05-17-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By doug_999
The next time I see them I will let you know. ...

The next time I see them I will let you know. They do appear to be gone right now - I believe I was using IE at the time.
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 05-17-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By doug_999
I see some posts that BMW changed the TPMS around...

I see some posts that BMW changed the TPMS around March 2014. Check on realoem.com to be sure and compare your cars production date with the date of the production of the donor cars' wheels.
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 05-17-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By doug_999
JavaScript prompts

Yesterday while on the site using my PC, I had numerous "do you want to open 645463.js ?" Prompts. The info before the .js was always random. It appears the site has been hacked, again.
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 05-16-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By doug_999
He would have the TU engine and it is clear they...

He would have the TU engine and it is clear they are not finding the actual cause here - which sucks.
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 05-13-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By doug_999
Jeff Good news, bad news... First Pandora -...

Jeff
Good news, bad news...
First Pandora - Good news, you can control it via the iDrive. Bad news, you need to be connected via the cable. I know that kind of sucks (my wife's MDX lets me control...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 05-12-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By doug_999
What kind of issues are you having with the...

What kind of issues are you having with the iPhone and the car?
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 05-09-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By doug_999
How about an Alpina B6? :) They are...

How about an Alpina B6? :)



They are both overpriced :)
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 05-09-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By doug_999
You can have them coded to go a bit cooler - how...

You can have them coded to go a bit cooler - how they do that when the air is not cooled in the first place I will never know! I think that they actually shut down when the temp going through them...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 05-04-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,020
Posted By doug_999
While I don't doubt that winter tires are a must...

While I don't doubt that winter tires are a must for someone living in Buffalo, it is a fact that all season tires perform better for most people that don't get crazy amounts of snow. As the rep...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 04-07-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,318
Posted By doug_999
Threadjack... Gawd I HATED my 2003 GS (the...

Threadjack...

Gawd I HATED my 2003 GS (the worst 39 months of car ownership in my life). Curious how you find the GC in comparison to your GS?
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 04-07-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By doug_999
Here is what I know/believe 1. The steering...

Here is what I know/believe
1. The steering feel of the 650xi (sorry, never drove a 640xi) is perfect. It does not pale (to me) in comparison to the old BMW steering unless you are talking the...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 03-30-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,186
Posted By doug_999
Except that Hertz rents 650GCs in south Florida...

Except that Hertz rents 650GCs in south Florida and not Panameras :(
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 03-29-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,318
Posted By doug_999
OT Try this next time ...

OT
Try this next time
http://www.mototuneusa.com/break_in_secrets.htm
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 03-29-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,020
Posted By doug_999
Active Roll Stabilization and some throttle...

Active Roll Stabilization and some throttle response in comfort mode would make this car really close to perfect (ok, can they take 500 lbs out too please? ) :)

I had ASR in my 2006 550 and my X6....
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 03-29-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,027
Posted By doug_999
Any chance you have adaptive drive? That really...

Any chance you have adaptive drive? That really shouldn't make a difference, but seeing as you are the first person to not find the ride harsh, I'm curious.
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 03-28-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 943
Posted By doug_999
You had not been in reverse at all? (that will...

You had not been in reverse at all? (that will turn it on of course) and there is no way you pressed the button to turn it on?
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 03-23-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,186
Posted By doug_999
The kids don't seem to mind believe it or not? ...

The kids don't seem to mind believe it or not? I've picked up my daughter and friends as well as when I need to cart an extra person around. Works pretty good (and no, they are not full size...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 03-22-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,027
Posted By doug_999
I'm sort of hoping that other boards don't see us...

I'm sort of hoping that other boards don't see us discussing the quality of our loaner cars. I'm pretty sure that plenty of other brands don't hand out loaners at all and ever worse, very few offer...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 03-21-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,186
Posted By doug_999
I needed a car that seats 5, so the Panamera was...

I needed a car that seats 5, so the Panamera was out. I also think the 6GC looks better (both inside and out). Still, I would have at least test drove the Panamera if it sat 5.
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 02-27-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By doug_999
Your dealer can look it up for you - or you can...

Your dealer can look it up for you - or you can search on BMW VIN Check and type your VIN in (They are worded funny there but you can figure them out!)
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 02-14-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By doug_999
I think it is somewhere in-between, looks like it...

I think it is somewhere in-between, looks like it will do light braking and you need the ACC to completely stop.

5AS Driving Assistant (which is now standard and has lane departure warning) has...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 02-14-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,020
Posted By doug_999
I went with the ContiComfortKit - available from...

I went with the ContiComfortKit - available from TireRack.

http://www.tirerack.com/accessories/detail.jsp?ID=38&bPostID=post-id-2097cd70-6d30-4d44-9747-7d42f332b7e5

Fits nicely in the trunk...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 02-13-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By doug_999
I think the one without the ACC will brake for...

I think the one without the ACC will brake for you as well. We have a life size Michael Jordan at work and I'm going to put him in the street this spring and test it out - along with my Wife's MDX...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 02-13-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,020
Posted By doug_999
Leave the 19s with the Goodyear all seasons -...

Leave the 19s with the Goodyear all seasons - they will do great in the Nov-March timeframe. Put the 20s on with summer tires (non - run flats) and you will be very happy with the car in the summer...
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