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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-27-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 927
Posted By SimiClyde
Welcome to the world of the GT!

Welcome to the world of the GT!
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-26-2016, 12:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 913
Posted By SimiClyde
Easy.... Longer warranty.

Easy.... Longer warranty.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-21-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,226
Posted By SimiClyde
With regard to the Touring vs the GT, don't...

With regard to the Touring vs the GT, don't forget that the GT is built on the long wheelbase version of the chassis, where no other 3er shares that feature. That explains where the extra legroom...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-11-2016, 12:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By SimiClyde
I was absolutely certain that I wanted to go with...

I was absolutely certain that I wanted to go with a 4GC, but then the denizens of the back seat had a chance to compare the 4GC with the 3GT.

In the end, the rear seat legroom, followed by the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-24-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,157
Posted By SimiClyde
I'd be thinking about rotors (and a set of pads...

I'd be thinking about rotors (and a set of pads to match)....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-08-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By SimiClyde
I expect that the computer will prevent you from...

I expect that the computer will prevent you from using sport mode if it can't detect your tire pressure.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-30-2016, 11:22 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 6,940
Posted By SimiClyde
+1 Had an experience with a Sales Manager at...

+1

Had an experience with a Sales Manager at a SoCal dealer 4 years ago (yes, yes, I still haven't let it go). The response was "I'm sorry the CA didn't call you back, I will personally call you...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By SimiClyde
The GT's are, admittedly, very taste specific. ...

The GT's are, admittedly, very taste specific. The G-based GT is rumored to be less bulbous
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By SimiClyde
Downsized to the 3GT (if you can call it that)....

Downsized to the 3GT (if you can call it that). Both GT models have great cargo space, as well as great legroom in the backseat
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By SimiClyde
The 5GT is better than the wagon, I drove one for...

The 5GT is better than the wagon, I drove one for several years....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By SimiClyde
Shouda got a 5er

Shouda got a 5er
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,450
Posted By SimiClyde
My experience is that you need to "mash the gas"...

My experience is that you need to "mash the gas" and let the car shift at high RPM. The horrifying clunks turn into satisfying bumps....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-19-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 758
Posted By SimiClyde
Custom order / lease a new 3 series diesel to...

Custom order / lease a new 3 series diesel to your precise specs. Buy it at end of lease, if you still love it....
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-22-2016, 11:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,465
Posted By SimiClyde
I like the GT a lot... The added room in the...

I like the GT a lot... The added room in the backseat is fantastic. I haven't had a kiddo in a car seat for a few years - would suggest you test fit your car seat in your candidate vehicle.... I...
Forum: European Delivery 02-15-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,249
Posted By SimiClyde
I went over for ED last Fall, fully prepared to...

I went over for ED last Fall, fully prepared to fiddle around and load my music library from a USB stick. However, streaming via Bluetooth from my iPhone met my needs, so I didn't bother. I still...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-09-2016, 01:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,809
Posted By SimiClyde
I don't think the fact that it was a loaner is as...

I don't think the fact that it was a loaner is as important as the fact they've been carrying it on the lot for almost 90 days. Idle car equals idle cash, reducing their ROI every day that it sits.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-09-2016, 12:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,809
Posted By SimiClyde
That car has been on the lot for almost 3 months,...

That car has been on the lot for almost 3 months, and KBB suggests the price might be a skosh under $36,500, for CPO.

With that said, the pictures show a really nice, clean car.

There's likely...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-02-2016, 01:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,878
Posted By SimiClyde
I think the 3GT is a blast! Ordered one up as a...

I think the 3GT is a blast! Ordered one up as a 335 with M-Sport, and it has far more power than I could ever need...

The tie breaker between the 4GC and the 3GT was the back seat legroom. The...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-27-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,083
Posted By SimiClyde
Yes. A weird little icon appeared on the screen,...

Yes. A weird little icon appeared on the screen, along with a completion percentage. Took some time but eventually finished. Rather unremarkable...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-21-2016, 01:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,739
Posted By SimiClyde
Have the same problems from time-to-time with a...

Have the same problems from time-to-time with a 2016 GT and iOS 9.1. The Solution from the BMW Genii was to:
1. Delete and re-pair the car and phone; then
2. Reboot the phone every time the BT...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-21-2016, 01:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By SimiClyde
Seems to be a known, albeit poorly documented /...

Seems to be a known, albeit poorly documented / communicated issue, apparently related to the transition to the LTE radios in the telematics system. A great shop manager can find the solution, with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-02-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,941
Posted By SimiClyde
The MC seats are great -- the Mrs required them...

The MC seats are great -- the Mrs required them in both previous 5's.

You can order them either standalone, or as part of the Luxury Seating Package. If you order the LSP, you'll enjoy the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-31-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,757
Posted By SimiClyde
Saw the same thing in my 2016 GT earlier this...

Saw the same thing in my 2016 GT earlier this week. I think it's a software defect, probably in the Nav, causing the whole works to reboot...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-27-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,059
Posted By SimiClyde
Check out AAA.

Check out AAA.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 12-24-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,613
Posted By SimiClyde
Bloody Awesome what BMW can do with the implants...

Bloody Awesome what BMW can do with the implants now!!!
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