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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-01-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By bdman
The M-Sport 20" comes with the Pirellis, at least...

The M-Sport 20" comes with the Pirellis, at least mine did, and if you read the thread you linked you'll see that the Pirellis don't have this issue. Plus most of the owners with issues were in the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-19-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,144
Posted By bdman
I've been reading this thread and to the OP I...

I've been reading this thread and to the OP I feel bad that you not only had a bad experience with the GT and BMW but that it was so bad that you felt the need to post a thread here about it.

I...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-18-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,470
Posted By bdman
My 08 E93 M3 came with wheel locks. Good to know...

My 08 E93 M3 came with wheel locks. Good to know the GT doesn't. Thanks.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-17-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,470
Posted By bdman
Did your GT come with a wheel lock key?

For whatever reason I thought to check tonight and see if the kit that came with my 2012 550 included that little key for the wheel lock. I checked the little pouch in the first compartment under the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-05-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,228
Posted By bdman
The best way is to install the BMW Remote app on...

The best way is to install the BMW Remote app on your iPhone or Android device.

Go to "Control" section located on bottom of app and choose "Google Local Search".

Once you've found your...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-05-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,228
Posted By bdman
1) The note of the M Sport package sport exhaust ...

1) The note of the M Sport package sport exhaust
2) Realizing the panoramic roof can open wider
3) Ceramic controls
4) I can carry 3 bikes, luggage, and three passengers
5) DRLs
6) 20" M Sport...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-07-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,959
Posted By bdman
The fact that they didn't bring the 5er wagon...

The fact that they didn't bring the 5er wagon over to the US and replaced it with the GT suggests that BMW has no plans to cancel the GT. There is even a 3GT set to debut soon. It's my understanding...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-01-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,109
Posted By bdman
If you have the cash to buy it upfront they'll...

If you have the cash to buy it upfront they'll lease it to you :)
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-01-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,109
Posted By bdman
I took delivery of my 2012 in November. Held out...

I took delivery of my 2012 in November. Held out as long as I could to try and getter better residuals, etc... But it turned out I got the highest residual and best incentives by locking in my deal...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-18-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,494
Posted By bdman
My GT is Dark Graphite w/ cinammon nappa ceramic...

My GT is Dark Graphite w/ cinammon nappa ceramic controls and Ash grain trim.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-18-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,494
Posted By bdman
I live in Brooklyn, NY home of the worst roads. I...

I live in Brooklyn, NY home of the worst roads. I live in a neighborhood with cobblestones and horrible hidden potholes. I have the 20" M Sport rims and the rim and tire insurance. I got my car in...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-21-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,710
Posted By bdman
If anyone figures out how to get SlingPlayer...

If anyone figures out how to get SlingPlayer working with an iPhone 4 using the media adapter please let me know. I get a flash of video and audio before SlingPlayer crashes. Any help would be...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-26-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,384
Posted By bdman
Driving around Brooklyn today I set of 3 car...

Driving around Brooklyn today I set of 3 car alarms. I came to expect that when I had my E93 M3 and I must say I'm pleasantly surprised that my GT has a similar effect. And like 1STBimmer I drive...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 02-24-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,999
Posted By bdman
And you're quite right. The video sucks but I...

And you're quite right. The video sucks but I didn't shoot it to be watched I shot it to hear the exhaust note taken from right in front of the exhaust. I could break out my company's RED Epic for...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-24-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,384
Posted By bdman
I'm pretty sure if you check the 2012 GT ordering...

I'm pretty sure if you check the 2012 GT ordering guide you will see "Note: includes sport exhaust" listed for the ZMP package for the 550s -...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-23-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,384
Posted By bdman
I don't believe the M-Sport package for the 535GT...

I don't believe the M-Sport package for the 535GT includes the sport exhaust.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-23-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,384
Posted By bdman
2012 550GT M-Sport / Sport Exhaust note

Last week while parking my friend told me he loved the aggressive sound of my exhaust note. To be exact he stated that "it's sounds badass". A month prior to this observation during a particularly...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-27-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,952
Posted By bdman
I wouldn't waste your time responding. The OP...

I wouldn't waste your time responding. The OP asks for advice and then chooses to criticize any intelligent responses.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-25-2011, 12:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,952
Posted By bdman
Well I'm sure you'll learn soon enough since the...

Well I'm sure you'll learn soon enough since the EU is doing do well, can't entirely blame us Americans for that can you? Oh and btw rolling your money into CDs is the general method for "safe"...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-24-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,952
Posted By bdman
The OP is asking for advice regarding what is...

The OP is asking for advice regarding what is better to lease or buy a BMW. Having gone back and forth on this question for 12 years with BMW I am only offering my perspective. Every car I've leased...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-24-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,952
Posted By bdman
Actually buying outright is even worse. While you...

Actually buying outright is even worse. While you can sell it if you need the cash you lose money driving it off the dealer's lot. I'd lease with no money down and put the rest of the cash into some...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-24-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,952
Posted By bdman
Oh an BTW the better interest rates you get on...

Oh an BTW the better interest rates you get on leasing vs financing are due to the fact that you will be financing less money. If you don't have perfect credit (as I am lucky to say I do have,...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-24-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,952
Posted By bdman
First off BMW subsidizes all leases with...

First off BMW subsidizes all leases with outrageous residual rates at times. I lease at the end of the year and am flexible when it comes to which model and what model year.

For instance my last...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-24-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,952
Posted By bdman
Actually buying at the end of a lease is a great...

Actually buying at the end of a lease is a great deal. Often you get better interest rates when you lease and at the end of lease you can pay fair market for the vehicle. I purchased 2 cars at end of...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 12-19-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 56,414
Posted By bdman
Any chance you could describe your exact process...

Any chance you could describe your exact process getting Slingplayer working? It flashes on my screen and then the last audio track starts playing and interrupts the Sling audio causing the app to...
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