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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-18-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By phuksi
Attached the pics. My car has been built on...

Attached the pics.

My car has been built on April 2013 and has been driven 67000km. This kind of childish defect really surprises me as the car has been rock solid without any issues.

-p
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-18-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By phuksi
Oh bummer

I washed my car and while cleaning the windows I checked my rear door seals. And it seems I have the same issue but so far only on the left side. It is obvious why the seal does not last. Material is...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-24-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,357
Posted By phuksi
My reasoning between 4 vs 6 convertible was the...

My reasoning between 4 vs 6 convertible was the trunk space. And of course the looks and design. With a hard top the trunk it is really small when the top is down.

My kids like the 6 convertible...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-13-2016, 01:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,255
Posted By phuksi
The box is Thule Spirit 820. It is not the best...

The box is Thule Spirit 820. It is not the best size wise from cargo perspective as it is quite low I think. The size should be about the same as the trunk in smallest setup. But the shape puts some...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-12-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,255
Posted By phuksi
Thought I'd share my car pic with the box...

Thought I'd share my car pic with the box installed from last week's trip as well. The box is from my old X3 and color does not match with the GT5. But does the job well.

-p
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-25-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By phuksi
Interesting, thanks for the info. I have had the...

Interesting, thanks for the info. I have had the alarm go off three times in the morning before leaving to work. All by itself. There has been some really cold weather like -30C the last two weeks so...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 01-15-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 715
Posted By phuksi
Just some pics from today (GT5) what happens when...

Just some pics from today (GT5) what happens when the car is covered with snow and you drive into a warm shopping mall garage for 30 mins. The snow melts, water comes down the windows from the roof...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 01-14-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 932
Posted By phuksi
It is 640i with rear wheel drive. On icy...

It is 640i with rear wheel drive.

On icy roads it really makes no difference what you got if it is more than 200 hp or so :D It is always fun with rwd car :rolleyes: This car is really easy to...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 01-14-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 715
Posted By phuksi
I have found a cure for this. I live in Finland...

I have found a cure for this. I live in Finland where we typically have nice cold snowy winters. This winter last two weeks we have had days with -28C and have run into this issue. This is a typical...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 01-11-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 932
Posted By phuksi
These are nonRFT Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 tyres...

These are nonRFT Nokian Hakkapeliitta 8 tyres with studs. Very good to drive, handles precisely and not too loud considering the number of studs.

My goal was to max the grip on icy roads and that...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 12-29-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 932
Posted By phuksi
Winterboots installed - Ready for the winter

I put the winter tires on some weeks ago to be all set for the snow. Attached two cell pics. But where is the winter? In Mexico?

-p
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 10-07-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,763
Posted By phuksi
Attached a pic of what I tried to explain. It is...

Attached a pic of what I tried to explain. It is the driver's seat reclined looking from front to back. There in the circled area you can see that the paint has been scratching off. Right next to the...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 10-06-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,763
Posted By phuksi
I had this on my E83 X3 for a long time and no...

I had this on my E83 X3 for a long time and no resolution. In the end I got annoyed and figured it out. I was able to temporarily get rid of the know / click by moving the seat up or down a bit....
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 10-04-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By phuksi
It's model year 2012. -p

It's model year 2012.

-p
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 10-03-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By phuksi
How to change front turn signals?

I feel like having a senior moment... I have a 640i cabrio and was thinking of changing the front turn signal bulbs into leds. But how do I get access to them? Completely removing the front light or...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-26-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,854
Posted By phuksi
Thanks for all this. Does anyone know if it is...

Thanks for all this. Does anyone know if it is possible to code one touch open / close for the roof? I find it kind of unnecessary to pull or push the button throughout the operation.

-p
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-20-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,819
Posted By phuksi
Do you get the album art with Spotify when...

Do you get the album art with Spotify when connected using bluetooth?

I have hoped for this but does not work for me with Android 5.0.1.

-p
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-20-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By phuksi
Bought a used 640i Cabrio

Hi to all,

Just recently bought a used 640i cabrio and have been enjoying it a lot.

I got three questions on my mind:

1. What product do you use to keep the roof in good condition? I plan to...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-07-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,123
Posted By phuksi
Yes there typically in EU is an entry level audio...

Yes there typically in EU is an entry level audio which is not available in US. The car has HiFi sound systen, not the vety base version. My understanding is that euro hifi is the same as US...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-04-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,123
Posted By phuksi
Question Standard HiFi vs. Professional

Looking into getting a used 640i. I have two candidates that are rather fully loaded but for some reason has the standard HiFi sound system (option 676). I am trying to figure out if I would be ok...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-01-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By phuksi
I have seen some of this on mine. But not to the...

I have seen some of this on mine. But not to the extent you have in your pics. But I must say I found it difficult to look at the map quickly when all the buildings were blocking the streets....
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-11-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By phuksi
Back up light upgrade

Let's open one more lamp upgrade thread.

Has anyone upgraded the back up lights on F07? The stock ones seem to be W16W normal bulbs and the light output is not the greatest in dark. This seems...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-27-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By phuksi
Ähh... you are right. Good point, did not...

Ähh... you are right. Good point, did not remember that they fade.

I have not checked the voltage profile on GT5 with an oscilloscope - yet :D But in my old X3 when I changed the turn signals to...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-27-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By phuksi
Thanks for the word of caution. I realize the...

Thanks for the word of caution. I realize the heat issue and use of higher watts which also can be harmful to the wires. I agree with normal halogens the cheap Chinese bulbs may be totally off from...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-27-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By phuksi
Hmm... a bit more google and good old...

Hmm... a bit more google and good old alibaba.com: http://zhengyuanled.en.alibaba.com/productgrouplist-210408576/LED_Auto_headlihgts.html

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