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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-17-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By daders
Sounds like you just bought and paid for a new...

Sounds like you just bought and paid for a new tire in BMW terminology, lol!

Did they happen to mention if they performed the 4 wheel alignment? If so, that $200 is low if I recall correctly what...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-14-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By daders
I'd suggest contacting a specific SA at your...

I'd suggest contacting a specific SA at your dealership if you don't already have one. Our dealership has each person's contact info available online and I now primarily communicate with my SA via...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-14-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By daders
We really don't need this, but I'm curious if...

We really don't need this, but I'm curious if when packed does it fit in either of the floor storage areas?


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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-13-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By daders
This is disconcerting, I would have thought there...

This is disconcerting, I would have thought there is a failsafe in the electronics to not activate the turbos under a condition where failure as you describe could occur...like the limp home mode. ...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-13-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By daders
Zaino leather cleaner and conditioner (Z-9,...

Zaino leather cleaner and conditioner (Z-9, Z-10). Just google Zaino and you can find the full line of products (can only be purchased through website...delivery is crazy fast). The cleaner smells...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-13-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 303
Posted By daders
After taking my first low tire to the Audi dealer...

After taking my first low tire to the Audi dealer and it took a full work day I now take all leaking tire issues to my local gas station that I get my inspections done. They look for the leak and...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-12-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By daders
Unfortunately not yet. I was unable to locate...

Unfortunately not yet. I was unable to locate the mic on driver's side (as stated above) and told myself I would try again the next day and wound up out of town instead. Will attempt again when I...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-12-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By daders
We personally cannot stand Dakota leather after...

We personally cannot stand Dakota leather after having the Nappa. It looks and feels like a plastic cover with grain in it compared to the Nappa. The MC seats feel slightly softer than the standard...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-06-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By daders
Post Hands free telephone mic replacement - DIY

Hello all...easy DIY thread for anyone interested if you get curious and want a hole in your headliner :rofl:
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So when we first got the car I mentioned to the SA that during a hands-free...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-06-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By daders
Well it was a very amusing inadvertent reply! I...

Well it was a very amusing inadvertent reply! I did suggest my commandeering the GT for a "guys" (me and the mutt) road trip. That went over like a bag of hammers. She did say she was quite...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-06-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By daders
Does it take time to ignite? Does it happen on...

Does it take time to ignite? Does it happen on cold starts only or all the time? Can you send someone to the rear to see if there is any visible smoke on start up, during the higher rev fluctuation...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 09-06-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 714
Posted By daders
Old thread revival... My issue is people...

Old thread revival...

My issue is people state it is very difficult to understand me as I sound far away, but I can hear them perfectly. I mentioned this issue to my SA when we first got the car...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 09-06-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,905
Posted By daders
Just received the ceramic replacement for the...

Just received the ceramic replacement for the shifter. We have the "skinny" shifter, the one you replaced and detailed in another thread. I'm not sure how the two relate in faceplate removal, but...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-05-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By daders
Lol, I'm the one who should be breaking up, not...

Lol, I'm the one who should be breaking up, not you!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-05-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By daders
I did inquire about the walnut blasting when I...

I did inquire about the walnut blasting when I brought in the GT. We had a lengthy discussion, but you already know the process BMW requires them to follow. Since they replaced the injectors, I...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-05-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By daders
All but the last bullet should have been taken...

All but the last bullet should have been taken care of by service, particularly the steering issue. This is seriously poor customer service and I hope you didn't purchase your X5 from the same...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-05-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By daders
Good news, we got the GT back!!! After...

Good news, we got the GT back!!!

After finding a fuel injector permanent malfunction and incomplete sealing allowing oil in intake manifold they replaced one bank of injectors (4 injectors total)...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-05-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By daders
Took my 535GT to dealer today due to rear suspension failure

They're technically called pneumatic springs. It is part of the self-leveling suspension and the actual part number can be found on realoem.com...should be the same as ours, but input your VIN to...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-04-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 523
Posted By daders
Not sure if I should consider this fortunate or...

Not sure if I should consider this fortunate or not, however the state inspection is due on the GT and the SA caught that after telling me the vehicle was good to go after replacing four of the...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 09-03-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 152
Posted By daders
Door unlock thread - maybe somebody here has some input

Hey guys, one of our fellow F07 owners started a thread and I was hoping somebody familiar with the coding of the double pull vs single pull unlock might have some insight as to how the mechanical...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-31-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By daders
Jad's theory is sound as the interior handle is...

Jad's theory is sound as the interior handle is 100% mechanical operation. Unfortunately there is some electrical manipulation as people have coded their vehicles to allow single handle pull...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-31-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By daders
You fellas have watched too many Mel Brooks...

You fellas have watched too many Mel Brooks movies.:thumbup:

All I think of is Space Balls...she's gone from suck to blow mode.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-30-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,055
Posted By daders
+1 The dealership near me allowed me...

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The dealership near me allowed me unassisted test drives, of the three different vehicles I test drove none had over 30 miles fuel remaining when I drove off the lot and one was in the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-30-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By daders
We had this done on our GT last summer (also...

We had this done on our GT last summer (also frameless). I waited onsite while they completed the job (~ 1.5hrs). Chose Llumar Pinnacle Series film. Being that you are having it done in the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-30-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By daders
You'll get better results funding the asphalt...

You'll get better results funding the asphalt lobbyists to change the roads rather than wasting time and money on tires. Hate the roads in Ft Worth...
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