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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-26-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By jadnashuanh
VANOS I6 Recall

Those of you affected by this have probably received the recall notice...mine came maybe two months ago, but said to wait for notification when the dealers would be able to actually do the work.

I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-26-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By jadnashuanh
Early this week I asked my dealer's service...

Early this week I asked my dealer's service manager what was happening with this and he told me that they've received the special tools required for them to replace the bolts, but they are still...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-23-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By jadnashuanh
By dynamically minimizing the roll of the...

By dynamically minimizing the roll of the vehicle, you could improve the passenger comfort. I've not driven one with that feature...I decided that the GT drove okay in 'stock' form, and the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-21-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 380
Posted By jadnashuanh
I've only ever had one issue with my CA, and that...

I've only ever had one issue with my CA, and that was that the vehicle would not respond to the fob at all - I had to use the key to open the door. This happened at a store, maybe 1/4-mile from a...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-12-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 679
Posted By jadnashuanh
The 550 has definitely more oomph, tends to use...

The 550 has definitely more oomph, tends to use oil, and is somewhat less fuel efficient. It also comes with more stuff standard which you may or may not want. On a long trip, the difference in...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-12-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By jadnashuanh
The refrigerant will gradually leak through the...

The refrigerant will gradually leak through the seals and rubber components, but if the leak is significant, the difference in time for this to happen can be anywhere from a day to many years (for a...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-03-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By jadnashuanh
Well, I thank you for your kind words! I've...

Well, I thank you for your kind words!

I've not had the vehicle all that long, then went on vacation, leaving it sitting in my garage, so I have not got many miles on it at all yet. Course, I...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-02-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By jadnashuanh
FWIW, unlike an ICE, the i3 doesn't have a big...

FWIW, unlike an ICE, the i3 doesn't have a big penalty for using the higher acceleration as long as you don't go above your cruising speed, then have to slow back down. Once at speed, a steady pace...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-01-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By jadnashuanh
Hope that it is still under warranty! I've read...

Hope that it is still under warranty! I've read of others that had issues with theirs. I almost never open mine, and would prefer it not even be there. In Germany, it's a 1750-Euro option - way...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-01-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 588
Posted By jadnashuanh
Someone had one of their air springs fail on the...

Someone had one of their air springs fail on the road...it was obvious, not subtle. A car without a spring will not drive or handle well at all.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-30-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By jadnashuanh
The car hauls ass (fastest BMW sold to 40mph)! ...

The car hauls ass (fastest BMW sold to 40mph)! At least in the environment of a stoplight to stoplight runs of a city. And, you can do it without feeling bad about it.

I'm on Cape Cod, and wont'...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-30-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,150
Posted By jadnashuanh
Dropping a car works potentially for the majority...

Dropping a car works potentially for the majority of people, but being tall, dropping it 4" would mean it would be harder to get into and out of. I appreciate the height.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-30-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,157
Posted By jadnashuanh
Probably the bigger issue with any roof box is to...

Probably the bigger issue with any roof box is to keep the total weight of the box and contents below the maximum for the vehicle. A bigger box could be more easily overloaded, but it depends on...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-30-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 588
Posted By jadnashuanh
Sounds like a problem. How does it drive?

Sounds like a problem. How does it drive?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-27-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By jadnashuanh
I'll try to get a picture of both the GT and the...

I'll try to get a picture of both the GT and the i3 next to each other...can't go far, since I can't drive them both at the same time...my condo parking lot isn't the most photogenic! But, I'll have...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-25-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By jadnashuanh
FWIW, there will be NO ED on the i3...Europe uses...

FWIW, there will be NO ED on the i3...Europe uses a different charging plug, and with the range, you wouldn't get much of a chance to tour Europe with it without lots of hassle. I do not think they...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-25-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By jadnashuanh
To date, I've had a couple of electrical issues,...

To date, I've had a couple of electrical issues, both attributed to bad switches: the day after delivery, the emergency brake switch would sometimes indicate it had not disengaged; and, the other...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-25-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By jadnashuanh
Just Added an i3 to my Garage!

I have no intention of selling my GT, but since most of my driving is short trips around town (it's less than a mile to a major shopping mall, and the grocery store is closer), I felt that those...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-22-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By jadnashuanh
I was in my local dealer's store earlier this...

I was in my local dealer's store earlier this week and asked the service guys about this (my car is affected). He said that BMWUSA had told him that they would have the part number(s) in the system...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-22-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By jadnashuanh
Haven't looked in awhile, but did find some shops...

Haven't looked in awhile, but did find some shops in Germany that had developed some stuff for the GT...many of them do not market them in the USA, and shipping could be a big cost factor. They, at...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-22-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By jadnashuanh
Keep in mind, at least typically, when you...

Keep in mind, at least typically, when you shorten a spring, you need to increase the spring rate and that can affect the overall ride. It also puts you closer to the ground, and open for the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-17-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By jadnashuanh
I thought that all of the 5xxGT series had the...

I thought that all of the 5xxGT series had the air suspension. It's not really all that hard to check...look in the back. If you see steel springs, it doesn't. IF you see what looks more like a...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-15-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 669
Posted By jadnashuanh
That sort of looks like a ply separation, and...

That sort of looks like a ply separation, and likely would be covered by the Goodyear warranty, either giving you new tire(s) or a decent portion of their cost based on the mileage, age, and maybe...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-15-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 669
Posted By jadnashuanh
There are sometimes differences in standard tires...

There are sometimes differences in standard tires based on whether the vehicle is rear-drive or x-drive...what you have may be normal.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-15-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 669
Posted By jadnashuanh
The car doesn't come with a jack, tire tools, or...

The car doesn't come with a jack, tire tools, or a place to store a spare, so, while some punctures can be (temporarily, usually) sealed with a can of goop, that also may incur extra costs, both when...
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