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Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) Yesterday, 05:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 138
Posted By likegadgets
Remote 3D View activation or retrofit in 2017 G12 possible?

I have been reading about the 3D remote view. It allows to view what is happening around the vehicle, right from the BMW connected App. Available on the new 5 series.

Since 2016/2017 G12 can be...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-08-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,500
Posted By likegadgets
I am on my 4th 750 a 2017. Previous models 2010;...

I am on my 4th 750 a 2017. Previous models 2010; 2013; 2015.

All leased and all had low miles (less than 9K per year).

In the 8 years I have had the 8-Cylinder engines - never had a single...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-04-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,103
Posted By likegadgets
The Video says it is available on 2017 Series 7...

The Video says it is available on 2017 Series 7 as well (at the 0:34 mark). Is there a cutoff date ? (I have a September built 2017 7 with all the driver assist packages) I don't see the feature.
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 01-20-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By likegadgets
Thank you all. I will try the Macally...

Thank you all.

I will try the Macally MCUPXL Adjustable Longer Neck Car Cup Holder. The proclip looks a good solution, but not easily moveable when not needed.
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 01-19-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By likegadgets
Smartphone (iPhone) holder or mount for G12?

Interested in the solutions you have found to hold a Smartphone (I use an iPhone 7 Plus) on the G12. I currently use a vent holder/mount - worked great on the F01 but on the G12 interferes with the...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 01-05-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,453
Posted By likegadgets
Half the time when I tried to use it (just about...

Half the time when I tried to use it (just about a dozen times) I get a there is "interference" message suggesting to try again. Impressive as a demo - not that useful for me.

The interference is...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 01-05-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 648
Posted By likegadgets
I have the option. This is my 4th 7 and on every...

I have the option. This is my 4th 7 and on every one previously I had Run Flats damaged (2 to 3 on the lease). While I had BMW insurance, it takes the dealer a while for authorization and to change...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-02-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,492
Posted By likegadgets
Another suggestion to contact Greg Poland since...

Another suggestion to contact Greg Poland since you are in Los Angeles. You will appreciate the transparency from the start. I have leased several cars from him.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-20-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,940
Posted By likegadgets
Last month I leased my 4th 7 series from Greg. ...

Last month I leased my 4th 7 series from Greg. While I will agree he is difficult to get on the phone, he answers email and texts within 24 hours or less, and calls back when you set a time. I...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 12-20-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,923
Posted By likegadgets
Speaking about removing features, my recently...

Speaking about removing features, my recently returned 2015 7 series had a full browser (slow - but came in handy a couple of times) the 2017 does not
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-14-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By likegadgets
In the LA area you should contact Greg Poland at...

In the LA area you should contact Greg Poland at Pacific BMW. gregpoland@pacificbmw.com

Between my family, friends and me he has leased us over 10 BMWs, he is a forum sponsor, but the most...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 12-14-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,803
Posted By likegadgets
You may want to send these guys an inquiry. So...

You may want to send these guys an inquiry. So you get a second opinion

https://www.bimmer-tech.net
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 12-13-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,099
Posted By likegadgets
Best is to send Almaretto a Private Message. He...

Best is to send Almaretto a Private Message. He responds fairly quick.
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 12-13-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,099
Posted By likegadgets
Thanks to Almaretto He coded my G12 today in...

Thanks to Almaretto

He coded my G12 today in LA.

A number of features, including the trunk close, auto mirror folding, and removal of a bunch of warnings and restrictions.


Highly...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 12-12-2016, 02:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,822
Posted By likegadgets
FWIW - The production date of my G12 was...

FWIW - The production date of my G12 was 2016-10-07 and does not have the folding mirrors option.
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 12-10-2016, 08:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,822
Posted By likegadgets
Any update on what software version is needed for...

Any update on what software version is needed for the folding mirrors option? My 2017 G12 was delivered late November a few days after arriving to the port. Was ordered in Early October, and it...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 11-29-2016, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By likegadgets
2017 G12 CarPlay and iDrive issues

I have been using the Apple CarPlay on my recently received G12. It has some integration issues with the functionality of iDrive 5.0. I had assumed that the integration would be better. For...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-27-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,457
Posted By likegadgets
An experienced friend (in F01 and F10 coding)...

An experienced friend (in F01 and F10 coding) tried coding my 2017 G12 with very limited success. We used E-Sys 3.27.1 (build 44813) - 2015-08-13 with PSdZ Version 5.01.02-2015-0812T- 12:04:59Z...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-26-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,457
Posted By likegadgets
THANKS. Will look for them as soon as I get...

THANKS.

Will look for them as soon as I get to coding it.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-26-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,457
Posted By likegadgets
Thanks Almaretto. Is there info on closing...

Thanks Almaretto.

Is there info on closing the Trunk with the key FOB? It is one of the main coding features I miss from my 2015...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-26-2016, 12:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,457
Posted By likegadgets
Just received a G!2 2017 750i. I am too...

Just received a G!2 2017 750i.
I am too wondering if there is any cheat sheet yet for the G12.

Thanks
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 11-23-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 883
Posted By likegadgets
I second the comment on Greg Poland. Even if it...

I second the comment on Greg Poland. Even if it is not Pacific, Greg may be able to give you a deal on a new one that may be very appetizing. Reach out to him.

Like others said - if you are...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 09-16-2016, 12:33 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,792
Posted By likegadgets
Anyone heard of lease deals on 2017 750's?

Anyone heard of lease deals on 2017 750's?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 11-02-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By likegadgets
Thanks for the reply. The part is relatively...

Thanks for the reply. The part is relatively inexpensive (appears to be under $30) and appears to be pop in. For the time it would take to go and discuss warranty issues, looks a lot simpler to just...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 11-02-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By likegadgets
Help me identify body part I need to order

I have a 2015 750i. One front grille is missing (no idea how). I would like to order online, but when I search I find similar ones, and not sure which one to order. (Also - LEFT VS. RIGHT - depends...
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