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Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 04-18-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By ssnowball
My two cents - code 1222

I experience this same difficulty and eventually isolated the cause - it was a leaking intake gasket. The process was maddening as there are so many factors to be considered - even if you have the...
Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 04-18-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 805
Posted By ssnowball
Anyone interested in a replacement engine for their 850?

Visited my good mechanic yesterday due to a failed fuel line hose the filters on my 1991 850i, good news is it was a simple fix, and cheap - looks like I got a break this time around.

While...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-11-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,271
Posted By ssnowball
My 2013 has used 2 quarts so far, once about...

My 2013 has used 2 quarts so far, once about 2,400 and again at nearly 5k. From what I have read in the posts it's normal for the engine to use oil at this rate....think it's up to a quart every 750...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-04-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,498
Posted By ssnowball
Worked well, very simple process, thanks for the...

Worked well, very simple process, thanks for the guidance!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-04-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,534
Posted By ssnowball
Reply to RFT poll

2013 550iGT Xdrive
Running on 19" with Goodyear Eagle RFT's -245/45's
4,400 miles
No problems so far, will keep an eye out.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-24-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,498
Posted By ssnowball
DVD unlock

Hey guys, anybody know the procedure for unlocking the DVD so that it can play while driving? No, I'm not mad enough to watch Star Wars while hitting hyper drive, just trying to keep my wife awake...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-24-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,523
Posted By ssnowball
Beauty ride

Agreed beevee, these vehicles have it all. Going to book it up to Red Rock this week an plan on cruising there in our GT.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-18-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,743
Posted By ssnowball
Finishing touches

Yup, grills to be installed in about a week, went gloss black OEM to match wheels and shadow line. Nice, I like the idea of leaving only the GT!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-16-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,743
Posted By ssnowball
Talking 550i GT - Picked Her Up!

It's been a long journey, but very enjoyable. I picked her up last night (has to be a her as she is so damn sexy). The delivery took a bit longer than I expected, but I ended up having the dealer...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-13-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,172
Posted By ssnowball
Funny, I had the same thoughts when I was...

Funny, I had the same thoughts when I was shopping for mine. The first car I drove was that color and my intial thought was that it was more blue than black. Although the Carbon would probably look...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-13-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,328
Posted By ssnowball
I like the blacked out grill on the white, looks...

I like the blacked out grill on the white, looks really good.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-12-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,743
Posted By ssnowball
Talking 550i GT - Complete and at Dealer

Well, the long voyage and the wait have nearly come to an end, my car is at the dealer receiving the final preparation steps now necessary to complete delivery. I am having his windows tinted, the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-10-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,235
Posted By ssnowball
550i GT status - waiiiitiiinggggg!

Hey there Fish, looks like she's been offloaded and on her way to Crevier, my CA is starting to tire with my enthusiasm, but not to worry, I WILL post photos!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-06-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,743
Posted By ssnowball
Talking Triton Leader - Position 11-6-2012

The TL is just passing Oceanside CA with the next stop Port Hueneme! My new beauty is very close - even got a call from my CA that her new rims are being powder coated with gloss black as I write! ...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-05-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,743
Posted By ssnowball
Triton Leader - Position 11-5-2012

Well, looks like the ship's captain can't figure out what direction to go today, been looping around off the coast of Mexico for the past few hours......maybe contemplating a stop for margaritas?????...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-05-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,188
Posted By ssnowball
my two cents

I drive a 91 850i and the majority of posts I looked into resulted in my approach of discarding the idea of introducing a K&N air filter. I think that the danger lies in the area of too much oil in...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-02-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,717
Posted By ssnowball
Nice Photos of the 535iGT beevee

Simply beautiful, preaching to the choir but I too share your appreciation of the look of a GT. The color contrast between the interior and exterior of car looks fantastic!

Thanks for sharing,...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-01-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,221
Posted By ssnowball
Cool Pictures Please!

Let's see a picture of the new delivery....I need something to hold on to while I watch the agonizingly slow approach of the Triton Leader up the coast of Mexico.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-01-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,235
Posted By ssnowball
Complete Model Year 2013 5 Series GT (F07) Pricing Here Now!

This is the information I received when ordering my 2013. Thought some of my bretheren may find it interesting.

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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 11-01-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,743
Posted By ssnowball
TL Progress....

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Agonizingly sloooooowwww....
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-30-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,743
Posted By ssnowball
Thumbs up Triton Leader - Position 10-30-2012 & Track

Making Progress....

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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-29-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,743
Posted By ssnowball
Talking Triton Leader has hit the Pacific!

Just got word from marinetraffic.com with an email of the good news!

http://www.marinetraffic.com/ais/default.aspx?oldmmsi=357795000&zoom=10&olddate=Oct%2029%202012%2010:43PM
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-25-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,743
Posted By ssnowball
Triton Leader - status

Ships still not showing on the tracking, but hopefully she's getting close to the Caribbean Sea! Picked up a schedule from Port Hueneme and noted they now have Triton Leader's arrival pegged for...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-05-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,849
Posted By ssnowball
Hi there, I purchased the BMW racks for my wife's...

Hi there, I purchased the BMW racks for my wife's 2011 528i off ebay from a BMW dealership in the midwest, saved a few dollars over buying it local here in So Cal. Actually, I have had quite a large...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-05-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,479
Posted By ssnowball
Just read through this thread and find myself...

Just read through this thread and find myself anxiously awaiting delivery of my 2013 550i xDrive GT! Production is complete and we are simply waiting on the carrier to get it to the US!
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