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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) Today, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 438
Posted By ErnestHouse
@JAD, care to explain the depreciation all...

@JAD, care to explain the depreciation all working out at the end if you own it and drive it a long time? Im on that path.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) Yesterday, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 438
Posted By ErnestHouse
I took a similar trip with my wife and GT....

I took a similar trip with my wife and GT. Halfway i hit a pothole and had a loaner whilst the dealer replaced the two rims and tires. I recommend the wheel and tire insurance. Anyway the rental was...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) Yesterday, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By ErnestHouse
Ive done a lot of comparisons between normal and...

Ive done a lot of comparisons between normal and ecopro. Ecopro gives you tools as a driver to get lower fuel consumption. But you have to drive differently to do so. Once you understand ecopro...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-20-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By ErnestHouse
If you can configure suspension as part of...

If you can configure suspension as part of configuring modes then you have DHP and sport+ and comfort+. If you have a car later than 2012 (I think) then you have Eco Pro irregardless of DHP.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-14-2016, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By ErnestHouse
570448 I was amazed at how this worked on a...

570448

I was amazed at how this worked on a light scratch. Had to apply it twice. I assume your detailing team tried it already but just in case. It is cheaper than a new GT.

I had great...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-12-2016, 04:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By ErnestHouse
Just to add what's been said, DHP gives you...

Just to add what's been said, DHP gives you Sport+ and Comfort. Both in addition to Sport, Normal and EcoPro.

Since DHP equipped cars also change suspension in addition to steering and shift...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-11-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 22,194
Posted By ErnestHouse
I think those rims do a lot to make that Alpine...

I think those rims do a lot to make that Alpine white look sick. How does that wing attach?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-08-2016, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By ErnestHouse
My small trunk lid requires that I close it...

My small trunk lid requires that I close it manually. But the final latch and pull tight is done by the car. I assumed it was part of the comfort close package.

What model and year GT is it? Is...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-04-2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By ErnestHouse
569427 As a son of the Revolution several times...

569427
As a son of the Revolution several times over, I LOVE Independence Day as much as Thanksgiving and Christmas. With all due respect to our UK GT brethren.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-01-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By ErnestHouse
I believe trickle charging the main battery helps...

I believe trickle charging the main battery helps the auxiliary battery. They noted that they initially did that but it didn't resolve the problem.

Batteries just don't last here in Florida.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-01-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,227
Posted By ErnestHouse
I just drove a 528 for a week and I'll take the...

I just drove a 528 for a week and I'll take the GT cup holders over the 5 series any day. Like the 5 series sedan itself, that part of the console is smaller. Can't fit an iPhone between the cup and...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-01-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By ErnestHouse
Just got my GT back. What a difference (in a bad...

Just got my GT back. What a difference (in a bad way) is the 5 series sedan. Geez.

Anyway, the steering fault DID reproduce for mechanic and registered an EPS fault code: 24v System Down.
...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-30-2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By ErnestHouse
I have the m-sport. How could I find out?

I have the m-sport. How could I find out?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-30-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By ErnestHouse
As the late Robin Williams as Mork would say,...

As the late Robin Williams as Mork would say, "we're waiting with worms on our tongues" to find out what the problem was.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-30-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 710
Posted By ErnestHouse
FWIW, I love the look of the m-sport cowling...

FWIW, I love the look of the m-sport cowling without fog lights. Frankly I never felt they did much functionally when I had them on other cars. Ymmv.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-25-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By ErnestHouse
Steering warning: IAS And DHP

Well with 24k miles on my 2014 535i with IAS and DHP, I turned hard at creep speed on a grade and lost power steering for about a second and it was accompanied by a warning which I had to "ok" to get...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-24-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By ErnestHouse
I guess we'll know in Paris this October.

I guess we'll know in Paris this October.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-24-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,227
Posted By ErnestHouse
I keep remembering Eco pro features. If you have...

I keep remembering Eco pro features. If you have adaptive cruise control. The acceleration from a stop is done by the cruise control based on the drive mode. Eco pro accelerations are noticeably tame...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-23-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,227
Posted By ErnestHouse
Also, Eco pro does little for highway per se. You...

Also, Eco pro does little for highway per se. You get tools to lower consumption as a driver. It does nothing to the car that magically reduces consumption.

Sailing lowers rpms below idle and...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-23-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,227
Posted By ErnestHouse
Search on sunglasses in this forum for perfect...

Search on sunglasses in this forum for perfect ones that fit. Otherwise use compartment by left knee. Compass on navi.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-21-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 29,197
Posted By ErnestHouse
Thanks the spirit jans!

Thanks the spirit jans!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-18-2016, 04:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By ErnestHouse
What's next for GT

Anyone else notice that the smaller and lower end 5 series model (yawn ... sedan) for 2017 is the new G platform while the high end GT for 2017 is still the F platform?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-16-2016, 04:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,208
Posted By ErnestHouse
I'm not sure I parsed your statement right. I...

I'm not sure I parsed your statement right. I think you are saying The MY 2017 5 series GT remains an F07 while the MY 2017 5 series sedan is a G model?

Anyone recall if the f10 was in market for...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-15-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By ErnestHouse
Mine clicks through like everything else….

Mine clicks through like everything else….
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-14-2016, 07:27 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 29,197
Posted By ErnestHouse
Hey. Teach her how to use the overhead camera...

Hey. Teach her how to use the overhead camera when parking!

You're right about the 235. Looks like a civic
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