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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-09-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By madurodave
Agreed! Except get a 550!

Agreed! Except get a 550!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-09-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,103
Posted By madurodave
I get about 22 to 25 mpg on hey, teens in city

I get about 22 to 25 mpg on hey, teens in city
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-09-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By madurodave
I have the TU. I love the 445 hp. Just hoping for...

I have the TU. I love the 445 hp. Just hoping for more!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-14-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,047
Posted By madurodave
Looks great! I wish I had not just bought one a...

Looks great! I wish I had not just bought one a few weeks back! Looks like a great deal!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-06-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By madurodave
Yes, normal for any car!

Yes, normal for any car!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-06-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 71,818
Posted By madurodave
So far the 550xi GT is really nice! A worthy...

So far the 550xi GT is really nice! A worthy successor to the X3! I just have to watch my speed more! Easy to hit triple digits with 445hp!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 06-06-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 606
Views: 71,818
Posted By madurodave
I had never replaced the one on my X3. I did...

I had never replaced the one on my X3. I did replace the water pump on my wife's 530 though! Only had about 110k miles at the time!
Forum: Off-Topic 06-06-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,117
Posted By madurodave
He asked if I knew how fast I was going. Uh, no...

He asked if I knew how fast I was going. Uh, no sir? I felt like saying with 445 hp I was having trouble holding back the speed!
Forum: Off-Topic 06-05-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,117
Posted By madurodave
Just got pulled over in my new 550 GT. 80+ (more...

Just got pulled over in my new 550 GT. 80+ (more plus). Luckily the officer gave me a warning!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-04-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By madurodave
I think it is time to shop new insurance!

I think it is time to shop new insurance!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-03-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By madurodave
I will look at their site. Do they have a list of...

I will look at their site. Do they have a list of code options possible at this time? Also, if any work done on GT that requires a reset ( new battery for example) is this custom coding affected if...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-02-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By madurodave
Allstate raised my rate by $70/mo with the 550....

Allstate raised my rate by $70/mo with the 550. Had an X3 before that.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-31-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By madurodave
Congrats! I just got my 2013 550xi GT last week....

Congrats! I just got my 2013 550xi GT last week. Love the ride!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-30-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By madurodave
I have been trying ECO PRO. Little better mpg but...

I have been trying ECO PRO. Little better mpg but still accelerates hard!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-30-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 853
Posted By madurodave
I am considering the i3 or similar next as well....

I am considering the i3 or similar next as well. My car (was my wife's 530xi) should last awhile. I drive a lot but should get 3-5 years out of it. My wife has the GT primarily (I don't want to pile...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-30-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By madurodave
Anyone here have any input on this? In the...

Anyone here have any input on this? In the meantime I will check more online postings.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-29-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By madurodave
5x10 storage unit, rent for 4 months. Remove...

5x10 storage unit, rent for 4 months. Remove battery, raise car if possible after wash and wax. Add fuel stabilizer. Should be $100 or less per month.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-29-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By madurodave
Performance upgrades

It sounds like the BMS solution is quick (I believe plug in to MAF connector?). I would like to know if further tunable from there or canned map(s) and is it easily reversible so I do not kill my...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-28-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By madurodave
Performance upgrades

I just wanted to see what people have done for performance upgrades.

Thinking BMS JB4 - how good is it? Is it easily reversed if I need warranty work?

Exhaust - any suggestions for good cat...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-24-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By madurodave
I wish I could help through experience but it is...

I wish I could help through experience but it is too new. Our X3 was extremely reliable through 187k miles though!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-24-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By madurodave
What year is your CPO? You already get 6 years or...

What year is your CPO? You already get 6 years or 100k miles with CPO (except Premier).
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-24-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By madurodave
other than 100hp difference, is there a reason

I just bought my 2013 550. I have only had it for 3 days, but WOW! 445 hp and 480 lb-ft torque is VERY impressive!

Plus, only 17500 miles!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-23-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By madurodave
New 2013 550xi GT owner

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Here she is!

Charcoal grey, 20 way adjustable seats, heated front seats, Executive package, 17k miles!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-23-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By madurodave
New 2013 550xi GT owner

Just got my new to me 2013 550xi GT on Thursday. Already took it for a long ride to Bar Harbor Maine Friday and came back today.

I love the way it rides. The V8 hauls a$$ when you want it to or...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 71,818
Posted By madurodave
Well - I traded in my 2007 X3 with 187,250 miles...

Well - I traded in my 2007 X3 with 187,250 miles on it. Now I have a 2013 550xi GT in its place.
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