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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-07-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By phuksi
Yes there typically in EU is an entry level audio...

Yes there typically in EU is an entry level audio which is not available in US. The car has HiFi sound systen, not the vety base version. My understanding is that euro hifi is the same as US...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-04-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By phuksi
Question Standard HiFi vs. Professional

Looking into getting a used 640i. I have two candidates that are rather fully loaded but for some reason has the standard HiFi sound system (option 676). I am trying to figure out if I would be ok...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-01-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By phuksi
I have seen some of this on mine. But not to the...

I have seen some of this on mine. But not to the extent you have in your pics. But I must say I found it difficult to look at the map quickly when all the buildings were blocking the streets....
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-11-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By phuksi
Back up light upgrade

Let's open one more lamp upgrade thread.

Has anyone upgraded the back up lights on F07? The stock ones seem to be W16W normal bulbs and the light output is not the greatest in dark. This seems...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-27-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By phuksi
Ähh... you are right. Good point, did not...

Ähh... you are right. Good point, did not remember that they fade.

I have not checked the voltage profile on GT5 with an oscilloscope - yet :D But in my old X3 when I changed the turn signals to...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-27-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By phuksi
Thanks for the word of caution. I realize the...

Thanks for the word of caution. I realize the heat issue and use of higher watts which also can be harmful to the wires. I agree with normal halogens the cheap Chinese bulbs may be totally off from...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-27-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By phuksi
Hmm... a bit more google and good old...

Hmm... a bit more google and good old alibaba.com: http://zhengyuanled.en.alibaba.com/productgrouplist-210408576/LED_Auto_headlihgts.html

-p
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-27-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By phuksi
Question Cornering light upgrade?

Anyone tried to upgrade the cornering lights? I think they could have more power and light coming from them. The owners manual says the bulb is H7 55 watt. That should give quite a bit light but is...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-27-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,031
Posted By phuksi
With a normal bumper the owners manual just tells...

With a normal bumper the owners manual just tells you to pull the grill out and unscrew the lamp cover to get access to the bulb.

Here are pics from bmwfans.info which may give you an idea. I...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-27-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,884
Posted By phuksi
Yes you can probably fit a bike ski there too. If...

Yes you can probably fit a bike ski there too. If you put the box on the side there is room left for something else. The box is Thule Spirit 820. It is not the roomiest but I was able to fit in there...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-26-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,884
Posted By phuksi
I was tempted to go with BMW OEM roof racks. But...

I was tempted to go with BMW OEM roof racks. But since I have had a Thule box for years and Aero Thule roof racks I decided to reuse them. When I bought them I had the X3 and E91 330xd, both with...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-23-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,954
Posted By phuksi
Some pics from my GT. The more I drive it the...

Some pics from my GT. The more I drive it the better it feels. Also starting to like how it looks. The only, admitted small, but very disappointing thing is the silver plastic used on the dash and...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-22-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By phuksi
Attached a pic of my summer and winter wheels....

Attached a pic of my summer and winter wheels. Summer wheels as 20" with rft tires and mixed setup. Winter wheels 19" non-rft, same size in all corners.

Wanted softer ride on snowy roads. Also...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-21-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By phuksi
Wow, a big difference. Looking good :thumbup:

Wow, a big difference. Looking good :thumbup:
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-17-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,884
Posted By phuksi
I started laughing so hard when it happened the...

I started laughing so hard when it happened the first time. Felt like playing GT on PS3 :rofl:

I mean my boys were playing... :rolleyes:

-p
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-16-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,884
Posted By phuksi
The wheels on my original post #1 are 20" M...

The wheels on my original post #1 are 20" M double spoke 303 style wheels. These 20" wheels with runflats will tell you every crack there is on the road. I think it is mainly because of runflats...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-15-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,884
Posted By phuksi
Thank you for all the comments. Now getting ready...

Thank you for all the comments. Now getting ready for winter.

Bought a set of 272 style wheels and studded Nokian tires. Also installed a block heater. Had some snow already on November 8th but...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-28-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By phuksi
Thanks! I started to wonder as I looked at this...

Thanks! I started to wonder as I looked at this with my summer tires on (245/40R20) and there is not much space between the tire and the carrier in the front suspension.

-p
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-28-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By phuksi
Question Tire size question

Hi,

A long story short... Need your advice! The tire places I have visited do not know...

Does anyone know if GT5 has enough space in front so that 255/45R19 will fit ok? The correct size would...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-20-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,884
Posted By phuksi
My F07

Just saying Hi to the forum. I had an X3 for some 8 years but now sold it and got an F07 now.
I must say I myself was a bit surprised by my choice :dunno: ... and a bit uncertain as most reviews...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-31-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,652
Posted By phuksi
This is excellent. Thanks! -p

This is excellent. Thanks!

-p
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-06-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By phuksi
Wheel Spec Question

Hi,

Trying to figure some details for my F07...

It has **** 20 inch wheels as part of the m-sport package. What might be the offset on those wheels? Need to buy another set of wheels for my...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-02-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,133
Posted By phuksi
Just to close the case, it is the latest full...

Just to close the case, it is the latest full color version as in the pic.

-mp
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-02-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,206
Posted By phuksi
F07 ConnectedDrive

Hi,

I recently bought a used F07 (Manuf. April 2013) that has some ConnectedDrive options in it. The car is a German spec. The options are:

- 609 Nav. Professional
- 612 BMW Assist
- 614...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-19-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,133
Posted By phuksi
2013 HUD Question

Hi,

Looking at 2013 F07 and wonder if it has the latest full color HUD? Like this:

http://www.extremetech.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/P90086337_highRes.jpg

Thanks, p
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