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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-23-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By ErnestHouse
I sense that former luxury SUV drivers are a...

I sense that former luxury SUV drivers are a growing population that moves to the 5gt.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-13-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By ErnestHouse
@ndinh no picture. It didn't happen. Would be...

@ndinh no picture. It didn't happen. Would be awesome next to a 5er in the I parked next to a little car thread
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-05-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By ErnestHouse
I'm sorry, you gotta prioritize getting a better...

I'm sorry, you gotta prioritize getting a better camera before those H&R springs. :rofl:
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-05-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 740
Posted By ErnestHouse
There ya go. Now's your chance. There is only one...

There ya go. Now's your chance. There is only one solution to your woes: Ditch that Audi rental and get a second GT. Try this out: Electrons moved slower back in 2010. You gotta get a new one with...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-05-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By ErnestHouse
Exactly. After a little rain storm. Rest if car...

Exactly. After a little rain storm. Rest if car is like new!!! 456680
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-04-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By ErnestHouse
You have to signup to use that site. Here's one...

You have to signup to use that site. Here's one you don't:
http://www.bmwarchive.org/vin/bmw-vin-decoder.html
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-03-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 7,673
Posted By ErnestHouse
The 5GT is best characterized as a 7 series...

The 5GT is best characterized as a 7 series interior in the footprint of a 5 series. It is based on the 7 series short platform. Headroom in the front seat on the 5 GT is 41.4cm, 40.6cm on the 740i...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-03-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By ErnestHouse
Those are part of the interior lighting. They are...

Those are part of the interior lighting. They are LED. There's a setting in the iDrive for it where on the 2014 you can choose orange or white.

What 5 GT model/options did you get? Without a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-03-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 7,673
Posted By ErnestHouse
This is a really long thread but if you fit in a...

This is a really long thread but if you fit in a 5 GT then I'd think an F01 short body were on the table. See attached for comparative Silhouettes between pre-LCI 5GT, X6 and 7. The LCI rear end is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-02-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,273
Posted By ErnestHouse
What's your guideline? I've heard two bucks per...

What's your guideline? I've heard two bucks per $10k of car price.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-01-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 980
Posted By ErnestHouse
Nice rims. Congrats

Nice rims. Congrats
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-01-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,273
Posted By ErnestHouse
The tip and efficiency are what the valet cares...

The tip and efficiency are what the valet cares about first. Be ready when you roll up. Tip both leave and pickup valets. Already have glove compartment locked etc.

When you give the valet the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-31-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By ErnestHouse
Awesome! :thumbup:

Awesome! :thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-29-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 507
Posted By ErnestHouse
I'd say that's unlikely. Last year the UDE...

I'd say that's unlikely. Last year the UDE certificate was good till Oct 31. My car arrived Oct 23 and took my CA swapping for a build slot with a dealer in SoCal. You'd have to get a very early 2015...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-29-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 507
Posted By ErnestHouse
I only meant you could configure a 5gt for $69k...

I only meant you could configure a 5gt for $69k as well. But you probably already did that and leasing complicates the comparison. I was thinking buy not rent.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-29-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,737
Posted By ErnestHouse
The lock releases and the lid opens a couple...

The lock releases and the lid opens a couple inches then stops. Come to think of it, mine is an F07 (a hatch) and could behave differently than the F10 (a saloon).
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-29-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 507
Posted By ErnestHouse
https://www.truecar.com will tell you what your...

https://www.truecar.com will tell you what your configured car is selling for in your area and you can judge the dealer price based on that. You can also go through the whole Truecar process and take...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,737
Posted By ErnestHouse
Ditto. I very much need this feature and was so...

Ditto. I very much need this feature and was so disappointed with it until I read this thread. I can nail it every time now both open and closing.

I dry my car with a leaf blower and discovered...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-26-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,737
Posted By ErnestHouse
[QUOTE=MBrown1003;8484724]Hi, can you tell us a...

[QUOTE=MBrown1003;8484724]Hi, can you tell us a little bit more about having the option turned off? My 2011 550i doesn't have the foot actuation, but when I test drove my 2014 M5 (woo-hoo!), I tried...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-25-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By ErnestHouse
There's many threads on replacing grills. They...

There's many threads on replacing grills. They are difficult to remove. Last I looked, heating them up was the trick to removing them without destroying them.

Contact DINAN_GT about the Roundels...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-24-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,737
Posted By ErnestHouse
It works very well on the 5 once you know the...

It works very well on the 5 once you know the sensor position. You missed out.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-23-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,190
Posted By ErnestHouse
:rofl: That's all it can do? :thumbdwn: It's...

:rofl: That's all it can do? :thumbdwn: It's always entertaining to hear the "Phone as navi guys" punt when it doesn't do what an integrated Navi does. iDrive professional does the calculation and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-23-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,737
Posted By ErnestHouse
If memory serves, when I shopped model year 2014...

If memory serves, when I shopped model year 2014 SUV market, Audi and Mercedes Benz both had open and close but disabled the close in North America. Ford and Hyundai had close. I'm glad BMW stepped...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-23-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,737
Posted By ErnestHouse
My 2014 closes as well as opens.

My 2014 closes as well as opens.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-23-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,190
Posted By ErnestHouse
You connect your iPhone to the center screen?...

You connect your iPhone to the center screen? That sounds cool. You see your iPhone on the center screen via Bluetooth?
How do you mount your iPhone?
Does it respond to the iDrive controller and...
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