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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-22-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,571
Posted By magnumforc
You need to understand that BMW is not going to...

You need to understand that BMW is not going to stand behind the RFT's...that is a Goodyear issue. Read my statements above regarding the RFT stance by Goodyear. It's their point that they will...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-22-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By magnumforc
Sounds like the 2011 535xi GT I dumped in March...

Sounds like the 2011 535xi GT I dumped in March of 2012. Spent more time dealing wth failures than I did driving. After only about 9K miles I sold it to the local Ford Dealer for a cash buy and I've...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-22-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,361
Posted By magnumforc
Now the 2010 GT is also gone

Well, following the debacle with the low voltage issue on the 2010 GT, my spouse decided she had enough. So, she drove the GT to the local Land Rover dealership and bought a 2013 Land Rover LR4 ....
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-05-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,404
Posted By magnumforc
I probably should have labeled this "Battery...

I probably should have labeled this "Battery Failure When Driving". Just an update on the status of our discharging 2010 GT. It was well charged on Monday morning reading 13.06 volts at 0700, and a...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-03-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,404
Posted By magnumforc
I appreciate your expertise for sure. What I am...

I appreciate your expertise for sure. What I am finding is that it is apparent that BMW either did not charge the "new" battery when they installed it or the vehicle is sucking juice out of the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-02-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,404
Posted By magnumforc
Latest update. Have the BMW Battery Tender 1.25...

Latest update. Have the BMW Battery Tender 1.25 amp charger (from BMW yesterday) so charged the battery for 8 hours today and viola...the issues magically disappeared. Checked the battery voltage and...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-01-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,100
Posted By magnumforc
We got the 2010 back at 11AM today with a new...

We got the 2010 back at 11AM today with a new battery and all was supposedly fine. By 11:45 we had the same issues as before, turn signal, adaptive headlights, vertical headlight warnings, after BMW...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-01-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,404
Posted By magnumforc
Brand new battery today for the 2010, on the way...

Brand new battery today for the 2010, on the way home from dealership same problems again. Vehicle will now have to go back to dealership on Monday for several more days of testing. Another week...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-01-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,361
Posted By magnumforc
A Dodge Challenger R/T Classic with a 6 speed and...

A Dodge Challenger R/T Classic with a 6 speed and a Hemi. No problems, no hassles. Brake light switch went bad and battery drained, dealer replaced the switch and the battery, said the battery...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-28-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,361
Posted By magnumforc
I dumped my 2011 535xi GT after13 months and 9K...

I dumped my 2011 535xi GT after13 months and 9K miles due to all the electrical glitches and the "can't fix" attitudes of the BMW dealers. One dealer could not fix the VANOS system and told me "BMW...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-28-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,100
Posted By magnumforc
I dumped my 2011 535xi GT after13 months and 9K...

I dumped my 2011 535xi GT after13 months and 9K miles due to all the electrical glitches and the "can't fix" attitudes of the BMW dealers. Car was in numerous times for reliability issues and each...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-27-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,404
Posted By magnumforc
I sold my 2011 535xiGT a year ago just because of...

I sold my 2011 535xiGT a year ago just because of the low voltage problem at 9K miles. Could not keep the battery charged even here in Southern CA and the dealer postulated that the vehicle needed to...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-13-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,997
Posted By magnumforc
Hope this was the one and only issue for you! The...

Hope this was the one and only issue for you! The GT is a wonderful car and there are some features, such as the 20 way seats you mention, that I miss. The heated seats in the Challenger are not...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-05-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,922
Posted By magnumforc
As an update, my 2011 535xi GT was sold to a...

As an update, my 2011 535xi GT was sold to a dealer and a week later I received a phone call from another dealer asking me why it was towed in. I told them I had no idea since it was sold a week...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-05-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,997
Posted By magnumforc
As an update, my 2011 535xi GT was sold to a...

As an update, my 2011 535xi GT was sold to a dealer and a week later I received a phone call from another dealer asking me why it was towed in. I told them I had no idea since it was sold a week...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-23-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,574
Posted By magnumforc
Turned out to be the VVT motor that was buzzing...

Turned out to be the VVT motor that was buzzing in mine. They replaced it and the buzzing stopped immediately. I couldn't pinpoint the exact location of the buzzing but as I noted it would start and...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-21-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,905
Posted By magnumforc
The replacement policy has nothing to do with...

The replacement policy has nothing to do with Goodyear stores or dealers. It's Goodyear themselves who make the policy. If you puncture or otherwise damege an RFT during the first 12 months or 2/32...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-21-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,905
Posted By magnumforc
Good move. Just remember that Goodyear will...

Good move. Just remember that Goodyear will replace the tires free during the first year or 2/32" of tread wear regardless of what the road hazard was and will pro-rate the tire up to 6 years. That...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-21-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,905
Posted By magnumforc
535i xDrive with the sport package does NOT have...

535i xDrive with the sport package does NOT have staggered sizes. They come with all season RFT's of the same size front and rear, Goodyear LS2's on my 2011. Never had a bubble issue. Had a flat and...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-19-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,922
Posted By magnumforc
What is really disturbing is that BMW can't fix...

What is really disturbing is that BMW can't fix their own problem, rather laying it on the owner with illogic such as not being driven enough and other such silliness. Check out the hundreds of...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-19-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,922
Posted By magnumforc
I bought a 2012 Dodge Challenger R/T with the 6...

I bought a 2012 Dodge Challenger R/T with the 6 Speed Manual as a throwback to my wild days. A fun car and while certainly not in the same league with the GT, more of a fun machine for cruising PCH...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-18-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,635
Posted By magnumforc
Here's another source for quality paint touch up...

Here's another source for quality paint touch up products. I've used them for years and the match is incredible, even on colors that were not matched by the dealer "pens" . I have never used the Dr....
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-18-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,922
Posted By magnumforc
My 2011 s now history. The dealer (non-BMW) who...

My 2011 s now history. The dealer (non-BMW) who bought it immediately placed it for sale for 9K more than I received for it; in my humble opinion he will be lucky to get half that after it sits for a...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-15-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,922
Posted By magnumforc
Color

Black Sapphire with Black Dakots interior, sport package with shadowline blacked out exterior. Will be gone tomorrow afternoon if I accept the offer from the local dealer. Bummer but oh well....
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-14-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,922
Posted By magnumforc
Pricing update: Auto Trader guaranteed...

Pricing update:

Auto Trader guaranteed Trade-in offer $44,902
CarMax: $42,500 (I found that CarMax lowballs the seller and sells used cars out here for almost the price of a new one. I'll bet...
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