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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) Today, 01:42 PM
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Posted By jadnashuanh
The US factory warranty covers brakes and rotors...

The US factory warranty covers brakes and rotors during the first 4-years or 50K miles. I barely have 30K, and most of the miles are long-distance highway, so I expect mine to be still in fine shape...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-25-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By jadnashuanh
The OEM rotors on the GT are composite of...

The OEM rotors on the GT are composite of aluminum and cast iron whereas a conventional one is all cast. As a result, if you keep the same 'style', they will tend to be more expensive. I think it's...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-24-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,211
Posted By jadnashuanh
RT66 e-mailed me a copy - it looks the same as...

RT66 e-mailed me a copy - it looks the same as the one posted. SHe said that other than being filled in and the 'SAMPLE' coming off, a 'real' one is identical. I'm still trying to decide if I...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-23-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By jadnashuanh
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=705772
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-21-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,211
Posted By jadnashuanh
I stopped at my dealer today, and they are...

I stopped at my dealer today, and they are offering a different extended warranty, one from EG Assurance. Their prices are about 30% higher than the RT66 one, but it looks like they cover more. I...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-21-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,176
Posted By jadnashuanh
FWIW, the biggest wheel dealer near me said they...

FWIW, the biggest wheel dealer near me said they never try to fix a cracked rim...straighten bent ones, all of the time, weld a cracked one, never. They said their failure rate was just not worth...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-17-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,868
Posted By jadnashuanh
I can get over 4-miles on a Kw in my i3 (about...

I can get over 4-miles on a Kw in my i3 (about 4-5 cents/mile)! One reason I bought the 535 vs the 550 was the mileage and the fact that the engine is simpler with only one bank to deal with and two...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-17-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,211
Posted By jadnashuanh
Over the weekend, I e-mailed Rt 66 to find out if...

Over the weekend, I e-mailed Rt 66 to find out if there were any local financial institutions that could sell their warranties, and was pleasantly surprised to find out there are three different...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-13-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By jadnashuanh
At least in the USA, the ONLY BMW approved oil is...

At least in the USA, the ONLY BMW approved oil is the 5-30 oil made for them by Castrol, at least on the gasoline, non-M models.

The owner's manual does say a 0-40W oil can be used IF it meets the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-13-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By jadnashuanh
The hardest part is getting people to get in and...

The hardest part is getting people to get in and drive one. Then, if they do, they tend to appreciate it for its unique features. The dealers don't help, since they often don't have one even in...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-13-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By jadnashuanh
There is a service menu that you can access that...

There is a service menu that you can access that will list all of the current software modules in the car. Don't remember the exact procedure now, but if you do a search on any of the forums, you...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-12-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,119
Posted By jadnashuanh
The rocker panel on the M-Sport is deeper and has...

The rocker panel on the M-Sport is deeper and has a crease in it verses the normal version. While the rear ones might fit, it does not look like the fronts will. I can't tell if the rear corner...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-11-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,119
Posted By jadnashuanh
The inner portion of the mudflaps are not...

The inner portion of the mudflaps are not designed to be painted...only the outside and maybe 3/8" or so around the edge towards the wheel well. I first carried my trike on the roof rack, but a...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-11-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,119
Posted By jadnashuanh
It appears to me that the M-sport has a different...

It appears to me that the M-sport has a different rocker panel than 'normal' GTs, which is why I earlier indicated I didn't think they'd fit. I had not seen a separate entry for them on the M-sport...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-11-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,176
Posted By jadnashuanh
Everyone's priorities are different. While I...

Everyone's priorities are different. While I like my car to be clean and shiny, the only modifications I tend to make are functional ones, not cosmetic: the mudflaps do help to keep the bottom of...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-10-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,119
Posted By jadnashuanh
I installed my mudflaps...it isn't hard, but is...

I installed my mudflaps...it isn't hard, but is much easier if the car is up on a lift. SOme of the new screws require you to slice the liner so you can slide in a u-clip to provide an anchor for...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-09-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By jadnashuanh
I did a tour of the Munich facility that was...

I did a tour of the Munich facility that was booked as part of my delivery at the Welt, but there were a lot of people in the tour that just showed up. In the USA, you have the option of having your...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-09-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By jadnashuanh
I understand that, but industrial adhesives are...

I understand that, but industrial adhesives are used to hold lots of the car together! If you haven't had the opportunity, and you are in the area, you should try to take the time to take one of...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-09-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,119
Posted By jadnashuanh
The mudflaps come in primer...that might end up...

The mudflaps come in primer...that might end up looking crappy after awhile, which is why they say they must be painted. That, and the fact that the primer is a matt finish, they probably do not...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-09-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By jadnashuanh
Nearly all of the exterior trim in most cars is...

Nearly all of the exterior trim in most cars is held on by double-sided tape. The industrial stuff is very tenacious and works quite well. Personally, I"d like the car better if it didn't have the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-08-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By jadnashuanh
FWIW, many of the connectors and other various...

FWIW, many of the connectors and other various bits in cars are generally not designed for many insertion/removal cycles. Except for a few things, they only need to hold up for their initial...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-08-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,176
Posted By jadnashuanh
The ceramic controls have a unique feel verses...

The ceramic controls have a unique feel verses their plastic counterparts. They're very hard and smooth, so almost impossible to scratch (not that I've had that issue with my non-ceramic ones). ...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-08-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By jadnashuanh
No, none of the OEM wheels require spacers.

No, none of the OEM wheels require spacers.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-07-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,176
Posted By jadnashuanh
For the rear door shades...I would be a fair...

For the rear door shades...I would be a fair amount! Driver's door control and override switches, new rear door panels for both rear doors which includes a new switch panel, the motors, the blinds. ...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-06-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,228
Posted By jadnashuanh
Admittedly, it is very tempting to avoid winter...

Admittedly, it is very tempting to avoid winter tires in many areas. Where I live this year, we've had over 100-inches of snow, and nearly all of February never got above the freezing mark. But,...
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