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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 06:50 AM
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Posted By ErnestHouse
I'd say that's unlikely. Last year the UDE...

I'd say that's unlikely. Last year the UDE certificate was good till Oct 31. My car arrived Oct 23 and took my CA swapping for a build slot with a dealer in SoCal. You'd have to get a very early 2015...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 05:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 422
Posted By ErnestHouse
I only meant you could configure a 5gt for $69k...

I only meant you could configure a 5gt for $69k as well. But you probably already did that and leasing complicates the comparison. I was thinking buy not rent.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 05:23 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,250
Posted By ErnestHouse
The lock releases and the lid opens a couple...

The lock releases and the lid opens a couple inches then stops. Come to think of it, mine is an F07 (a hatch) and could behave differently than the F10 (a saloon).
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Yesterday, 05:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 422
Posted By ErnestHouse
https://www.truecar.com will tell you what your...

https://www.truecar.com will tell you what your configured car is selling for in your area and you can judge the dealer price based on that. You can also go through the whole Truecar process and take...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,250
Posted By ErnestHouse
Ditto. I very much need this feature and was so...

Ditto. I very much need this feature and was so disappointed with it until I read this thread. I can nail it every time now both open and closing.

I dry my car with a leaf blower and discovered...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-26-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,250
Posted By ErnestHouse
[QUOTE=MBrown1003;8484724]Hi, can you tell us a...

[QUOTE=MBrown1003;8484724]Hi, can you tell us a little bit more about having the option turned off? My 2011 550i doesn't have the foot actuation, but when I test drove my 2014 M5 (woo-hoo!), I tried...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-25-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By ErnestHouse
There's many threads on replacing grills. They...

There's many threads on replacing grills. They are difficult to remove. Last I looked, heating them up was the trick to removing them without destroying them.

Contact DINAN_GT about the Roundels...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-24-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,250
Posted By ErnestHouse
It works very well on the 5 once you know the...

It works very well on the 5 once you know the sensor position. You missed out.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-23-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,128
Posted By ErnestHouse
:rofl: That's all it can do? :thumbdwn: It's...

:rofl: That's all it can do? :thumbdwn: It's always entertaining to hear the "Phone as navi guys" punt when it doesn't do what an integrated Navi does. iDrive professional does the calculation and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-23-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,250
Posted By ErnestHouse
If memory serves, when I shopped model year 2014...

If memory serves, when I shopped model year 2014 SUV market, Audi and Mercedes Benz both had open and close but disabled the close in North America. Ford and Hyundai had close. I'm glad BMW stepped...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-23-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,250
Posted By ErnestHouse
My 2014 closes as well as opens.

My 2014 closes as well as opens.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-23-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,128
Posted By ErnestHouse
You connect your iPhone to the center screen?...

You connect your iPhone to the center screen? That sounds cool. You see your iPhone on the center screen via Bluetooth?
How do you mount your iPhone?
Does it respond to the iDrive controller and...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-23-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,146
Posted By ErnestHouse
I just don't see what people like in station...

I just don't see what people like in station wagons. Especially Mercs… here's a silver MB R350. :typing:
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-23-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 735
Posted By ErnestHouse
Ditto. If there isn't a picture, it didn't...

Ditto. If there isn't a picture, it didn't happen. Also, please feel free to add pics with other cars to the "I parked my GT next to a little car" thread.

On another topic, one thing I always...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-22-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By ErnestHouse
DHP explained. It's more than Dynamic Dampers.

Found this 5 part video on another discussion forum asserting the benefits of DHP beyond the dynamic dampers. It's particularly relevant to the GT as the GT DHP package includes the active...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-21-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By ErnestHouse
FWIW, after a career developing software, some of...

FWIW, after a career developing software, some of it for cars, my gut says this is a timing problem. Something to do with the sensors in the door handle and the way it's being grabbed that is firing...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-21-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By ErnestHouse
@daders, Fish neglected to include stray tachyon...

@daders, Fish neglected to include stray tachyon beams as a possibility. In particular, skinny ones.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-21-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By ErnestHouse
Knock knock. What did you decide?

Knock knock. What did you decide?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-20-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By ErnestHouse
Ummmmmm, are we sure Mrs Daders does not read...

Ummmmmm, are we sure Mrs Daders does not read Bimmerpost?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-20-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 735
Posted By ErnestHouse
A 5 GT seems to be the right vehicle but the...

A 5 GT seems to be the right vehicle but the choices available to you locally may put you in one that lacks some of the available features that would make it a great experience. I would never make...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-17-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By ErnestHouse
Does it works flawlessly for you with the FOB in...

Does it works flawlessly for you with the FOB in your trousers? This could be a great excuse to trade cars and have her drive the rental while you experiment.

One setting to check and eliminate it...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-17-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By ErnestHouse
Hmmmmm I would not say that at all. I have not...

Hmmmmm I would not say that at all. I have not heard squeaking while driving albeit only 6000 miles logged. I only heard it when pushing. I think something subtle is wrong with your car. How many...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-16-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By ErnestHouse
I hear what you mean. I heard the creaking one...

I hear what you mean. I heard the creaking one time only around the start button and above the vents. After that, pushing didn't creak. Under the vents however, it's a thin piece and flexes so it...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-16-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By ErnestHouse
Where exactly do you touch it and get a noise....

Where exactly do you touch it and get a noise. I've owned my GT for a year and never heard a noise. A video may help. What year is yours?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-14-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By ErnestHouse
FWIW, this is Glacier Silver and Mocha...

FWIW, this is Glacier Silver and Mocha Nappa/Black in the wild with a decent camera and color accurate white balance in even lighting:...
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