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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-09-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,430
Posted By Tonomeis
Hello Jukebox, I had a flashback when I read...

Hello Jukebox,

I had a flashback when I read your post. I had a similar experience with cracked wheels here in the US. Take a look at my thread titled "I am no longer a Gran Turino owner" on...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-12-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,431
Posted By Tonomeis
Thank you Fish23 and good luck to you too. ...

Thank you Fish23 and good luck to you too. Mikez38, I'm glad you were able to resolve your issue and you're enjoying your car again. I think anyone with the 19" with RF tire combo should have them...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-07-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,431
Posted By Tonomeis
Hello all. I finally spoke with a BMW rep (non...

Hello all. I finally spoke with a BMW rep (non corporate) by phone today. He took information about my issue and assured me the information would be forwarded to the corporate office. I asked what...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-24-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,431
Posted By Tonomeis
Bemo, A lot surprised me about BMW's response and...

Bemo, A lot surprised me about BMW's response and you're right, they didn't step up. Thats why I moved on so quickly, at a very large financial loss, and no longer own the car. I did get a message...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-20-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,431
Posted By Tonomeis
Hello Bdman. This thread is my way of venting. ...

Hello Bdman. This thread is my way of venting. Believe me I wish I didn't have to start it. My first thread on this site "I'm a 535i Gran Turismo owner now!" shows how excited I was about getting...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-16-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,431
Posted By Tonomeis
Thanks Rogue2258. The GT was great. I hope you...

Thanks Rogue2258. The GT was great. I hope you and your wife continue to enjoy the car. I wish I could have enjoyed it longer. Maybe if I had 18", I'd still have it lol.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-16-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,431
Posted By Tonomeis
Each time, lost air pressure in tire. Put air in,...

Each time, lost air pressure in tire. Put air in, lost it again. Took car to tire repair shop and they told me about the cracks. You won't know until you have a problem. Just imagine if you drive...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-15-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,431
Posted By Tonomeis
BMWEnthus, I agree, a batch that "weren't...

BMWEnthus,

I agree, a batch that "weren't manufactured correctly". BMW should have said something like "oops, our bad. bad batch, We'll take care of this, fix it and it won't be a problem in...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-14-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,431
Posted By Tonomeis
This is a pic of the car with the wheels. I...

This is a pic of the car with the wheels.

I want to be fair to the dealer I bought the car from. They offered to replace the second cracked wheel at no charge. They initially inspected the tire...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-14-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,431
Posted By Tonomeis
When I googled the issue and even search threads...

When I googled the issue and even search threads on Bimmerfest, links to this 2009/2010 article came up. http://www.bbc.co.uk/watchdog/consumer_advice/bmw_latest.shtml. What they told owners with...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-14-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,431
Posted By Tonomeis
I'm no longer a Gran Turismo owner

I loved the car for all the reasons most GT owner do. It was my first BMW and was buying instead of leasing because it was the car I planned on keeping longer than 24 or 36 months. During my research...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-19-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,395
Posted By Tonomeis
I really don't have anything to compare it with...

I really don't have anything to compare it with since I didn't test drive one without it. All I can say is that it handles very well.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-16-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,553
Posted By Tonomeis
For #3, I'm still learning stuff about the car. ...

For #3, I'm still learning stuff about the car. How do you send destinations to the car via Google Maps?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-15-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,395
Posted By Tonomeis
Congrats on you m sport and you won't get hate...

Congrats on you m sport and you won't get hate PM's from me :) Fish23 was right on the mark in his explaination of the GT's attraction. Once I saw it in person for the first time it appealled to me...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-13-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,395
Posted By Tonomeis
No. Here in Cali, to be legal, any tint on the...

No. Here in Cali, to be legal, any tint on the front windows has to be factory installed. I'll deal with just the rear for now...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-13-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,553
Posted By Tonomeis
I just look at the paperwork and the "soft close...

I just look at the paperwork and the "soft close doors" were part of the ZCV Convenience Package

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319 Universal garage-door opener N/C
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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-13-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,553
Posted By Tonomeis
My 2011 535i GT has soft close doors. I guess...

My 2011 535i GT has soft close doors. I guess the feature was in one of the option packages the first owner ordered.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-12-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,553
Posted By Tonomeis
I just added tint to the rear windows of my GT...

I just added tint to the rear windows of my GT and it's one more of a long list of things I love about the car :)
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-12-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,395
Posted By Tonomeis
Added tint!

I'm enjoying the GT. I added tint to the rear windows last week. What do you think?

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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-04-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,019
Posted By Tonomeis
Congrats on the GT! It looks great in White. ...

Congrats on the GT! It looks great in White. Welcome to the club!!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-28-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,742
Posted By Tonomeis
The message just showed up on mine and I only...

The message just showed up on mine and I only have 7900 miles on it.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-28-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,395
Posted By Tonomeis
Congrats on the car. Wow! That tint looks...

Congrats on the car. Wow! That tint looks great!! I'm going to get mine done in the next week or so.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-21-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,405
Posted By Tonomeis
Congrats and welcome. I know you'll enjoy it as...

Congrats and welcome. I know you'll enjoy it as much as the rest of us. I've been a member for 1 month and I'm loving it. Again welcome and enjoy!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-07-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,395
Posted By Tonomeis
Some photos of my GT. 320173 320174 320175 ...

Some photos of my GT.

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I think some window tint would be a nice finishing touch.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-06-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,395
Posted By Tonomeis
Thanks for the welcome! You're right about the...

Thanks for the welcome! You're right about the number of BMW's on the road here. Until today I think I've only ever seen 2 out there. But today I saw a black one in San Francisco and a gray one in...
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