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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-19-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,661
Posted By rogueshot
thanks for the input. the stutter/hesitation...

thanks for the input.

the stutter/hesitation definitely exists in all DD and shift modes - it is most likely to occur in sport mode and sport/manual shifting (but just leaving it in DS). I do not...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-19-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By rogueshot
are you kidding me? $99 vs $350? I know I could...

are you kidding me? $99 vs $350? I know I could get an alignment outside of the dealer network for $100-150....
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-09-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,661
Posted By rogueshot
Can folks post up a bit more info on the...

Can folks post up a bit more info on the hesitation that they were or are experiencing.

our 2010 550GT has started to develop a short hesitation/stutter but only when starting out from a stop - it...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-09-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By rogueshot
False alarm....dealer called to confirm that they...

False alarm....dealer called to confirm that they entered the wrong specs/model which was throwing things off. So no new upper control arms needed. I was a little annoyed that they kept my car for 3...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-09-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By rogueshot
Front Upper control arm replacement

2010 550 GT with 15k miles - dealer says it needs front upper control arms replaced??? under warranty but how do bushings wear out in 15k miles???

Who pays for alignment after warranty work on...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-13-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By rogueshot
I have driven the 5 series without active...

I have driven the 5 series without active suspension. I own a 550GT w/active suspension. I could certainly live without it and probably be perfectly happy (after all the 5 series suspension is quite...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-15-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,830
Posted By rogueshot
Perhaps a stupid question but the same "grab and...

Perhaps a stupid question but the same "grab and pull" procedure would apply to the GT's front grills as well right?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-08-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,592
Posted By rogueshot
Rt66 has increased the list of exclusions - ...

Rt66 has increased the list of exclusions -

Excluded Vehicles
Audi, Corvette, Land Rover, Saab, Jaguar, Porsche, Hummer H1,
All Exotics/limited production vehicles, Mercedes (except C&E Class),...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-04-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By rogueshot
there is a cheap and easy "fix" that looks...

there is a cheap and easy "fix" that looks great....

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=733441
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-04-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By rogueshot
I am patiently waiting for warmer weather and a...

I am patiently waiting for warmer weather and a nice long drive so that I can do the grab and yank method of removeable and then plastidip them.....this assumes that I get up the nerve to yank 'em...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-27-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By rogueshot
maybe look into getting a warranty from rt 66...

maybe look into getting a warranty from rt 66 (see other thread). I think they will insure cars that are currently out of warranty after a waiting period.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-27-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By rogueshot
Enjoy it! Compared to new and other cars out...

Enjoy it! Compared to new and other cars out there, these are still a bargain buying used.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-26-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By rogueshot
ahh... I wasn't thinking that CA was part of...

ahh... I wasn't thinking that CA was part of convenience package....of course it is. makes perfect sense.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-26-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By rogueshot
so then what the heck is included in the...

so then what the heck is included in the convenience package?? just the power tailgate and reverse camera?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-25-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By rogueshot
I just did a quick cars.com search. at least 12...

I just did a quick cars.com search. at least 12 2010 550GTs w/under 40k miles asking $30-33k.

if you have access to a wholesale auction you can almost certainly find a car in the mid to high 20s.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-25-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By rogueshot
I hear you!! that said, I am not telling you that...

I hear you!! that said, I am not telling you that you will find asking prices in that range....but that is your target sales price. when I was looking at these cars 6mos ago, asking prices were...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-25-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By rogueshot
as for price, I guess it is a decent price..... I...

as for price, I guess it is a decent price..... I bought my 2010 550 6+ mos ago and paid under $41k (plus $1000 shipping)...but mine had only 4k miles, 2+yrs of factory warranty and about $9k in...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-25-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By rogueshot
personally I would rather pay more for a car with...

personally I would rather pay more for a car with warranty. the thought of owning a very complicated and expensive car (when new) usally = very very expensive repairs when something goes wrong.....
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-25-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By rogueshot
the price is decent BUT with no warranty, I would...

the price is decent BUT with no warranty, I would get an independent BMW mechanic to check the car over AND I would demand that the dealer show you the full service records.

I assume you did a...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-25-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By rogueshot
I don't have time to paste the results - here you...

I don't have time to paste the results - here you go -

http://www.bmwarchive.org/vin/bmw-vin-decoder.html

It does not have the power tailgate. but I believe it does have keyless entry/start.
...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-25-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By rogueshot
I could be wrong but if you don't have the...

I could be wrong but if you don't have the convenience package (which nearly every GT seems to have), you don't have keyless entry, keyless go or power tailgate....
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-25-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 976
Posted By rogueshot
On the code sheet it is shown in the option list...

On the code sheet it is shown in the option list as S316A "automatic trunk lid mechanism."

post the VIN and I can check for you. I will post the full specs/options including build date.

Is it...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-23-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,592
Posted By rogueshot
Chem: glad you agree. I came to the same...

Chem:

glad you agree. I came to the same conclusion before I even bought my 2010 550. Given how delayed my in service date was, I still have some time before I need to pull the trigger but I...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-21-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,010
Posted By rogueshot
sigh...I checked mine yesterday and I am in the...

sigh...I checked mine yesterday and I am in the same boat.....build date is 2/10....to confirm - I have no ability to stream music from an iphone...I have tried several different cords including the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-21-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,592
Posted By rogueshot
chemlite don't forget about these guys...

chemlite

don't forget about these guys https://www.route66warranty.com/asp/index.asp

almost everything you find on them is good to great. plenty of BMW, MB another imported owners have...
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