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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) Today, 12:51 PM
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Posted By jadnashuanh
FWIW, IMHO, spacers should only be used to make a...

FWIW, IMHO, spacers should only be used to make a non-OEM wheel with an incorrect offset fit on a car. Using them to extend the track is not a great thing as it puts extra loads on the bearings, and...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-17-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,484
Posted By jadnashuanh
The GT, as sold in Germany, has the panoramic...

The GT, as sold in Germany, has the panoramic sunroof listed as optional in their price list at the cost of 1700 euros....
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-17-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 980
Posted By jadnashuanh
I did a Euro delivery on mine, and it obviously...

I did a Euro delivery on mine, and it obviously had the European maps in it. They swapped them upon entry to the US. But, you can download the latest maps and there are at least several people that...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-17-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By jadnashuanh
You can install the current map updates on your...

You can install the current map updates on your vehicle yourself, or pay the dealer to do it for you. You can download the maps for free since they're unusable without the vehicle specific key. You...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-16-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,484
Posted By jadnashuanh
From the beginning, BMW made the GT with and...

From the beginning, BMW made the GT with and without sunroofs. They don't always offer all options in all markets. So, while they may discontinue one or the other, it may not happen. Same concept...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-16-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By jadnashuanh
Personally, I'd double-check the specs. They...

Personally, I'd double-check the specs. They should be able to tell you what brand and model of tint film they used...then, look it up on the manufacturer's website. There are still a lot of the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-16-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By jadnashuanh
2015-2 Nav Updates

I just sprung for these and will be downloading the files in the next few days. My internet connection isn't great, so am going to mooch off of a friend who has FIOS when I can arrange to stop over...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-16-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By jadnashuanh
I do not know how sophisticated the BMW scheme is...

I do not know how sophisticated the BMW scheme is on their remote access...so, yes, I suppose this is possible. A much better solution verses putting the fob in the frig is an anti-static bag. In...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-16-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By jadnashuanh
Is this an applied tint, or the one from the...

Is this an applied tint, or the one from the factory? Many aftermarket tints use metalized layers on the film and they DO affect any rf propagation or reception. No idea if it is available in AU,...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-16-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,484
Posted By jadnashuanh
I'd like the option! If you look at the...

I'd like the option!

If you look at the ceiling from the back seat, notice how it is 'dished' out over the rear seats? It's easily a couple of inches. Essentially, without the tracks and the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-15-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,339
Posted By jadnashuanh
As far as I know, BMW doesn't make a V6, it's an...

As far as I know, BMW doesn't make a V6, it's an in-line 6.

But, since the Westphalia unit requires vehicle coding, and since BMWUSA does not support a trailer on the GT in the USA (you can't...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-14-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,339
Posted By jadnashuanh
Which trailer electrical interface did you end up...

Which trailer electrical interface did you end up with? The only two I'm aware of that will give you full factory functionality are the one made for BMW by Westphalia, or the one I have from...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-14-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,608
Posted By jadnashuanh
BMW has had diesel engines in the GT since...

BMW has had diesel engines in the GT since introduction in Europe. I think that now, there are three choices in diesel engines: a twin tubo 6, a twin-power single tubo 6, and a turbo 4-cylinder.
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-13-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 981
Posted By jadnashuanh
I've only owned one Audi, and older A6 bought...

I've only owned one Audi, and older A6 bought new...I liked the car, but sold it early from my normal timeframe because it was costing too much to replace parts I thought died way too soon. Less...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-13-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 826
Posted By jadnashuanh
IF we could get the diesel options on our GT's in...

IF we could get the diesel options on our GT's in the USA, engine wise, we could easily get much better mileage. The Euro 535 diesel engine makes MORE torque than the V8 at lower RPM, and a good bit...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-12-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 981
Posted By jadnashuanh
FWIW, this forum is specific to the GT series. ...

FWIW, this forum is specific to the GT series. The 5-series GT is actually built on the 7-series chassis, so you get a premium over the generic 5-series sedan. It is a great cruiser. It's not the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-11-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By jadnashuanh
A 255/40 diameter works out to 28.03", or off by...

A 255/40 diameter works out to 28.03", or off by about 2.3%...closer, but still outside of the recommended maximums. Going much wider, you might have clearance issues.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-11-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By jadnashuanh
General rule: rolling diameter of tires/wheels...

General rule: rolling diameter of tires/wheels should be within 2% of each other, and closer is better.

Nominal diameter of the 245/45-20 is 28.68".
Nominal diameter of the 245/40-20 is 27.72 or...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-10-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 826
Posted By jadnashuanh
The current GT is built on the 7-series standard...

The current GT is built on the 7-series standard wheel-base chassis, and is the main reason it is larger. They've said that the next 5-series GT will be built on the new 5-series chassis (well, I...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-10-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 826
Posted By jadnashuanh
Personally, I wouldn't consider you crazy at all!...

Personally, I wouldn't consider you crazy at all!

They are very different vehicles. The shape of the hatch on the GT won't provide as much storage space, but for the passengers, it has lots more....
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-06-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 826
Posted By jadnashuanh
FWIW, while I think it would be somewhat of a...

FWIW, while I think it would be somewhat of a waste, you only have to be there to pickup the car...you can then turn the keys back over, or, probably easier, drive it back to the airport where their...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-05-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 826
Posted By jadnashuanh
Can you work in a trip to Munich? That gives you...

Can you work in a trip to Munich? That gives you a no hassle significant discount on the base price of the car, and the rest of it is still negotiable with your dealer (the Euro delivery does not...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-05-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By jadnashuanh
I'm not a good person to ask about looks and...

I'm not a good person to ask about looks and wheels...I have the stock 18" BMW wheels and tires that came on mine and don't have any issues with them! In theory, a staggered setup should give...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-05-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By jadnashuanh
ANy of the BMW stock wheel sizes with stock tires...

ANy of the BMW stock wheel sizes with stock tires in 18, 19, or 20" will all have the same circumference if you stick with stock sized tires on them. This keeps the speedometer, odometer, and...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-05-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By jadnashuanh
You probably have a blown air bag. I've never...

You probably have a blown air bag. I've never replaced one, but others here have, and say it's not all that hard to do.
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