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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-29-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 928
Posted By ErnestHouse
Yes. Even now, the Thule comes with an integrated...

Yes. Even now, the Thule comes with an integrated lock while Yakima is an add on.

I;m not sure I like the idea of opening up the gravel guard. For the money, I could buy new light bikes and maybe...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-29-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 928
Posted By ErnestHouse
Question Two Questions: 1) Has anyone installed a...

Two Questions:

1) Has anyone installed a traditional hitch that goes through the bumper and is therefore higher, doesn't require removable piece and doesn't stick down like the Invisihitch?

2)...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-27-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 928
Posted By ErnestHouse
Thanks JAD. My dealer won't install it. Choice is...

Thanks JAD. My dealer won't install it. Choice is a hitch installer familiar with the hitch or a body shop familiar with BMW.

The cutout of the gravel guard is 4"X11"
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-27-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 928
Posted By ErnestHouse
According to the instructions, you have to: ...

According to the instructions, you have to:
Insert key and unlock it
Turn the handle to **** the mechanism
Open the dust cover, insert and hold the hitch
Lift with enough force to snap it into...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-26-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,290
Posted By ErnestHouse
Speaking of photos. You need to post more. That...

Speaking of photos. You need to post more. That is all.:thumbup:
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-26-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 928
Posted By ErnestHouse
I got a response today and they said it won't...

I got a response today and they said it won't interfere with the comfort access system. Waiting now for a response from the recommended installer.

@ndinh yah, i've done the bike inside enough....
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-26-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 928
Posted By ErnestHouse
Is Invisihitch still operating? Did they fix the...

Is Invisihitch still operating? Did they fix the down angle problem? Doesn't it or ANY hitch interfere with the foot activated trunk mechanism?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-23-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By ErnestHouse
Can you put two bikes in a 535?

Yup. But only if it's a GT. The "lesser" priced model? Nope.
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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-23-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By ErnestHouse
Well I'm giving credit for joining up to...

Well I'm giving credit for joining up to Bimmerfest right away. Clearly you have taste! Welcome. You'll find a wide variety of f07 owners here.

As far as controlling Pandora, I re read your post...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-22-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By ErnestHouse
The answer to 4) is "Yes" but I'm thinking I'll...

The answer to 4) is "Yes" but I'm thinking I'll hold the answer hostage until pics are posted! :rofl:
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-18-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By ErnestHouse
It's just the maps. You need to have a 2014 or...

It's just the maps. You need to have a 2014 or later to get the 3d and or the idrive UI enhancements.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-15-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By ErnestHouse
@ Daders: I am quite certain that diagnosing this...

@ Daders: I am quite certain that diagnosing this problem requires driving at highway speeds for at least 5 minutes and then return to base and measure the air pump noises. It must be plotted every...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-15-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 811
Posted By ErnestHouse
Sailing occurs only in Ecopro, if you are going...

Sailing occurs only in Ecopro, if you are going over 30 and regen not needed. Idle is more like 11000K but sailing drops lower to 6K. Combined with flat terrain, green lights and sparse traffic, I...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-15-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By ErnestHouse
GM Hack also affects BMW and MB

Uses a "man in the middle" device that puts out a WiFi either attached to your car or near where you are. It depends on:
1) your iPhone to automatically connect to "any" available Wifi
2) You to...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-14-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 811
Posted By ErnestHouse
If you have Eco-pro mode, the car sails with...

If you have Eco-pro mode, the car sails with engine turning at 6000rpm. It's an amazing glide.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-14-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 811
Posted By ErnestHouse
This is a regenerative system vehicle design....

This is a regenerative system vehicle design. Your scenario requires a different car e sign. The trickle charger is standard for your scenario in a regen car design.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-11-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By ErnestHouse
Where is that thread? My VIN said there were no...

Where is that thread? My VIN said there were no service updates. So this may possibly be a pre-LCI thing.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-10-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By ErnestHouse
I believe the problem happens with any APP that...

I believe the problem happens with any APP that spits out audio. Doesn't have to be connected.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-10-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By ErnestHouse
Well UPD05021 did not fix this problem: ...

Well UPD05021 did not fix this problem:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=7965691&postcount=1

Does anyone NOT have this problem? If so, what year and levels of MN and TN software?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-10-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By ErnestHouse
SHORT ANSWER: UPD05021 is the latest available...

SHORT ANSWER: UPD05021 is the latest available for a car with my build date.
LONG ANSWER: There should be an update coming. Not holding breath. :mad:
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-09-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By ErnestHouse
Thanks Fish. I downloaded it again and made it...

Thanks Fish. I downloaded it again and made it the only thing on the stick but no change. UPD05062 is declared not compatible. I'll call BMW Assist tomorrow unless there's other ideas.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-09-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By ErnestHouse
I don't get it. My 2014 GT was one of the first...

I don't get it. My 2014 GT was one of the first LCI GT's off the line (10/13). Yet iDrive reports the firmware is up to date when a USB with UPD05021 is attempted and says UPD05062 is not compatible....
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-08-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,290
Posted By ErnestHouse
That's not a real puppy :typing:

That's not a real puppy :typing:
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-07-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 634
Posted By ErnestHouse
My 2014 535 has them. Cool.

My 2014 535 has them. Cool.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-07-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 634
Posted By ErnestHouse
Is it a 535 or 550?

Is it a 535 or 550?
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