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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-10-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
RWD in Snow

Recently wrecked my beautiful beloved GT (accident was not my fault-- insurance issued a total loss decision and is cutting me a fat check)... I plan to replace my GT with a newer, lower mileage one....
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-24-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
That's cool... You must be into Material...

That's cool... You must be into Material Science/Eng? Find me on LinkedIn, I do some pretty technical stuff too... www.linkedin.com/in/jacobdreinhart
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-23-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
I didn't realize beading was special lol......

I didn't realize beading was special lol... Doesn't everyone's paint bead that way when it's wet Daders? Wrap did not bead, wet just rolled right off... Wrap had seen better days after the long...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-22-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
Nope... Just sitting on 20" wheels!

Nope... Just sitting on 20" wheels!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-11-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
Back to Basics

Removed my 3m matte white wrap and my GT is now entirely black (BSM) once again... Planning to re-wrap the hood, silver inserts in front grill, and chrome strip on the hood in carbon fiber wrap (to...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-06-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
Matte black kidney grilles

Matte black kidney grilles #installed444522444525


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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-15-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
Went with the matte black kidneys that Daders...

Went with the matte black kidneys that Daders recommended from Modbargains.com... Spent about 20 mins trying to install them yesterday but quit before I was successful once I realized I lacked the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-11-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
Summer wheels and new summer tires

Now that the most dreadful winter I have ever experienced has finally turned and Spring has sprung, I was able to pull my OEM 20" MSport wheels out of storage and have brand new Continent Sport...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-04-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
Also thinking about these... ...

Also thinking about these...

http://www.getbmwparts.com/partlocator/index.cfm?action=MorePartInfo&PartID=970760&siteid=214672&catalogid=4462
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-04-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
Mcpelll, I saw those... Glad to hear that they...

Mcpelll, I saw those... Glad to hear that they worked for you, I'll probably end up going that route... Did you install them yourself/ easy to install?

Daders, thanks also for the suggestion......
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-04-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
Black kidney grilles

I've been able to find OEM black kidney grilles for the F10 all over the web but have not been able to find them for the GT. If such a part does exist for the GT could you share the part number and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-31-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,668
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
You should look into "Show n Go" or "hideaway"...

You should look into "Show n Go" or "hideaway" license plates... I couldn't bear the thought of drilling into my bumper so I had the dealer install mechanically retractable plates installed... But...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-31-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,179
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
@ernest haha touché! I'm channeling Han when...

@ernest haha touché! I'm channeling Han when referring to my STRMTRPR like he referred to his Falcon... "she'll make 0.5 past lightspeed," or Lando, "Don't worry old buddy, she won't get a scratch."...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-30-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,179
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
Prior to purchasing the aforementioned wheels, I...

Prior to purchasing the aforementioned wheels, I consulted with my dealers parts department to make sure that both the wheels and TPMS would be compatible with my car. I was given the go ahead. When...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-26-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 548
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
MSport Retrofit

Wholesale cost of the parts is about $3,400 for front bumber and grill inserts, side trim, and rear bumper... There are about $500 worth of duplicate parts (screws, nuts, and bolts mostly) that are...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-25-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,875
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
Rostman, what did the Hamann kit cost you if you...

Rostman, what did the Hamann kit cost you if you don't mind me asking? Can't wait to see those Alpina wheels! I'll me keeping my stock, MSport black powder coated 20s.


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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-24-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 803
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
Ayu910 Post some pics of your rides... Both sound...

Ayu910 Post some pics of your rides... Both sound sick!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-24-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,875
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
I'm doing the MSport retrofit in after this...

I'm doing the MSport retrofit in after this horrid winter we are having... I agree with Dinan_GT that it looks more aggressive than the Hamann and is cheaper... I do love the looks of our Russian...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-23-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
Horrible horrible gas mileage

According to my 2011 550i GT XDrive's onboard computer, I've been getting 7.5 mpg in the city recently... When last I took my car in for service at the dealer I asked my service guy if he could offer...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-02-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,875
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
Good idea... I'm looking into it. I found an auto...

Good idea... I'm looking into it. I found an auto body shop in the suburbs of Chicagoland, A&L Autobody that said if I could find the parts, that I could use their discount with BMW to purchase the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-17-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,875
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
Hamann Aero Kit

Anyone ever thought of or successfully achieved adding an aero kit to your GT or other German autos? In a previous post I mentioned that I'd looked into the availability of a kit from Vorsteiner and...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-09-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
Hamann makes a kit of sorts that I might consider...

Hamann makes a kit of sorts that I might consider when I do some mods in the Spring... #staytuned
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-06-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
Vorsteiner

I put in a call to the folks at Vorsteiner to see if they offered any of those sweet CF aero kits like I've seen on M3s. The guy literally laughed and said, in the x number of years that I've been...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-30-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,733
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
What site did you use for that?

What site did you use for that?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-30-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,049
Posted By STRMTRPR550iGT
I definitely dig the "murdered out" look... I...

I definitely dig the "murdered out" look... I debadged my 550 completely but have yet to do anything to the chrome strip... Come Spring I'm re-wrapping the entire car in matte black, at which time it...
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