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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-18-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,258
Posted By ErnestHouse
I thought the GT came out in the US as a 550 only...

I thought the GT came out in the US as a 550 only and that the 535 didn't come out till 2011. Can someone straighten me out?:dunno:
Forum: The Detail Department 04-15-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By ErnestHouse
Thanks RKA. Both units are quality motor and pump...

Thanks RKA. Both units are quality motor and pump combos from the same company here in sFla. They are both 110v.

So will the 3gpm simply be faster!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-11-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 904
Posted By ErnestHouse
After reading BMW forums for a couple years,...

After reading BMW forums for a couple years, former SUV owners are one of several segments that come to the GT. Value driven buyers, not so much. It's people who know what they want and are willing...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-10-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By ErnestHouse
Let's start with the hardware. When your 5C and...

Let's start with the hardware. When your 5C and it's cradle are installed, does it show up on iDrive with the USB icon or Bluetooth?

If USB, does the BMW Connected App display car stats or does it...
Forum: The Detail Department 04-08-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By ErnestHouse
Yes. the high PSI of your Honda is deadly. Good...

Yes. the high PSI of your Honda is deadly. Good to know you were safe at 1600 but that's pretty much the hi end from what I read. Thanks for the input. :thumbup:
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-07-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By ErnestHouse
I'm thinking I'll be driving a pine box.

I'm thinking I'll be driving a pine box.
Forum: The Detail Department 04-06-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By ErnestHouse
For those who use Pressure Washers, 3GPM vs 2GPM?

I'm pretty well read up on the use of PW for cleaning my car and have lots of hours on gas washers for cleaning around the house and yard. In my experience, it's more about the GPM than the pressure....
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-05-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 904
Posted By ErnestHouse
truecar.com will tell you the range of sales in...

truecar.com will tell you the range of sales in your area. you configure the options and it tells you. You can also take it to one of the dealers they point you to and get a no haggle price.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-05-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,230
Posted By ErnestHouse
You are correct. Streets with multiple words are...

You are correct. Streets with multiple words are a challenge. The majority of addresses in south florida use a grid for addresses. However if I do it one step at a time backwards starting with the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-04-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,258
Posted By ErnestHouse
I think it boils down to this: 1) If you...

I think it boils down to this:

1) If you ship the charger home, you have $28,500 ($31,000 - $2,500) to spend on stateside 5 GT
2) If you buy this car, you spend $31,000 and can get the 5 GT in...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-04-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By ErnestHouse
I understand the F07 is popular in asia....

I understand the F07 is popular in asia. Especially China. A silver one appears in a couple episodes of the BBC's Sherlock Holmes in season 1 I think. It is driven by inspector Lestrade.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-04-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By ErnestHouse
I doubt it. this may help tho:...

I doubt it. this may help tho: http://www.bmw.com/com/en/insights/technology/connecteddrive/2013/index.html
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-04-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,230
Posted By ErnestHouse
not in my experience. it always ends up with some...

not in my experience. it always ends up with some obscure town out west or washington state. :rofl:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-04-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,230
Posted By ErnestHouse
In a word: Set Your Expectations. Okay, three...

In a word: Set Your Expectations. Okay, three words.

Voice reco in a car is hard stuff technology wise. It degrades when windows are open or the HVAC is blowing or passengers making noise or...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-04-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,685
Posted By ErnestHouse
I use my shade at least once a week. Has anyone...

I use my shade at least once a week. Has anyone seen a report of this problem on an LCI 5 GT?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-04-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By ErnestHouse
When the 3 GT came out, it was interesting. But I...

When the 3 GT came out, it was interesting. But I felt it was fundamentally, a 3 series. I had to decide if I was a 5 series or a 3 series guy. After paying attention to the 3 series cars running...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-03-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,258
Posted By ErnestHouse
What I would add to this conversation is that the...

What I would add to this conversation is that the car does have some things you will appreciate in terms of Navigation, multi zone HVAC and Bluetooth. Comfort Access, cameras, DHP, IAS and multi...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-31-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,306
Posted By ErnestHouse
I understand brake priming is done by the car. In...

I understand brake priming is done by the car. In my situation, I was coasting in Eco-pro so there was no rapid accelerator release. My foot was resting on the brake pedal. I was primed. Are you...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-30-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,306
Posted By ErnestHouse
Are you saying that is what moved the pedal and...

Are you saying that is what moved the pedal and it didn't brake?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-29-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,306
Posted By ErnestHouse
I didn't crash or anything but I was in a...

I didn't crash or anything but I was in a situation under 50mph where the car in front was taking a sharp turn off and slowed quickly. I was not using ACC and was coasting to slow down. I could see...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-26-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 984
Posted By ErnestHouse
I didn't crash but my car apparently thought it...

I didn't crash but my car apparently thought it was imminent. While under 50mph, the car in front signaled going onto an off ramp requiring a slowdown. Audio and visual collision warnings were...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-09-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By ErnestHouse
The LCI was the Life Cycle something or other....

The LCI was the Life Cycle something or other. Basically the upgrade 4 years into the 7 year cycle. Come to think of it, the 2013 may have the same iDrive referred to as NBT. Previously it was CIC.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-09-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By ErnestHouse
Well, the next best thing we like here after...

Well, the next best thing we like here after photographic proof of ownership are questions. So ask away. Attached is the dead pedal on a 2014 M-Sport. What I love about the M-Sport beyond the styling...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-09-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,933
Posted By ErnestHouse
When you make a post, scroll down from where you...

When you make a post, scroll down from where you type in your text and look for a button labelled Manage Attachments (see below)
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-09-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,617
Posted By ErnestHouse
Doing it on White is good. The black grill is ok...

Doing it on White is good. The black grill is ok with black wheels IMHO.
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