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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-22-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 903
Posted By fl2x535GT
No luck

BMW said too bad, pay up. I'll be checking the competition in 30k miles or so for a replacement vehicle...6 BMW's since 2007 doesn't sway corporate. Merci for the info on alternator life Silver...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-17-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,393
Posted By fl2x535GT
I didn't realize - I guess the X6 also has a non...

I didn't realize - I guess the X6 also has a non integrated nav/ent screen as well just like the MB - sticks up. Def a lot in common in looks between the MB and X6. I saw a beast of the X6 - M...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-17-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 903
Posted By fl2x535GT
Thanks Silver Shadow, for a $72k car it just...

Thanks Silver Shadow, for a $72k car it just seems I shouldn't have a significant replacement less than 100k miles especially on a 3 year old car with highway miles. I'll see if BMW agrees....I...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-16-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,393
Posted By fl2x535GT
I checked it out on the MB website - Gallery...

I checked it out on the MB website - Gallery photos, more X6 like and bit boring in comparison from the online view. Why does MB keep doing those pop-up like stand alone center nav/entertainment...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-16-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,839
Posted By fl2x535GT
I never thought much about that - you're very...

I never thought much about that - you're very right and thank goodness, a rear wiper would look terrible! That's my experience too,the rear glass stays clean, the only place that I ever see...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-16-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,815
Posted By fl2x535GT
Ended up getting a 2013 and it does not have the...

Ended up getting a 2013 and it does not have the issue. So I'm on my 2nd GT, soon to be third. My wife traded hers in on a Benz, shameful! Sorry on not collectively moving the issue forward, I...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-16-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,839
Posted By fl2x535GT
Both my GT's and X5 had/have this issue; granted...

Both my GT's and X5 had/have this issue; granted they have all been white, but I've read this is not uncommon with the 6 turbo, unless owners are mistaking dirt for exhaust particles or fuel...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-16-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 903
Posted By fl2x535GT
Taking delivery in late 2012 makes it 3 years old...

Taking delivery in late 2012 makes it 3 years old so about 25/k year and that is exactly why to have a GT - covering that ground in comfort and style. This is my 2nd GT probably just trade it in on...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-16-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,556
Posted By fl2x535GT
Very nice! My white GT unfortunately still has...

Very nice! My white GT unfortunately still has all the chrome - one of these days.... Bigger issue at the moment is the alternator is failing at 80,000 miles ('13) Enjoy your great car!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-15-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 29,177
Posted By fl2x535GT
Agreed. And the GT gives great forward visibility...

Agreed. And the GT gives great forward visibility especially important at high speeds, and you're above most cars so sort of looking down at them and in a safer zone; I also have an F150 pickup for...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-15-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,556
Posted By fl2x535GT
Did you get the chrome strip off each door handle?

Did you get the chrome strip off each door handle?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-15-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,839
Posted By fl2x535GT
I was surprised some companies were using it as a...

I was surprised some companies were using it as a car service/airport pickup. You're right, limited room in regular trunk area with rear seats up and cover in place. I end up putting the one...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-15-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,839
Posted By fl2x535GT
I also like that it's not like every other car on...

I also like that it's not like every other car on the road - definitely unique/low volume/relatively rare. A7 is too flat and narrow back end, ugly dash, plus VW lost its reputation. People...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-15-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,839
Posted By fl2x535GT
The 6 turbo spits out a lot of exhaust particles...

The 6 turbo spits out a lot of exhaust particles - any ideas - maybe pipe extenders? If the car or roads are at all damp/moist, the entire back end gets coated with dirty black exhaust, actually...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-15-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 903
Posted By fl2x535GT
2013 GT alternator bad at 80,000 miles

2013 GT, alternator bad at 80,000 miles $820 plus replacement labor...Is that typical mileage/kilometers for alternator to go bad?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-22-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,815
Posted By fl2x535GT
Should we all start an affidavit chain mail and...

Should we all start an affidavit chain mail and include video clips from each of our vehicles? send to BMW? let me know your thoughts...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-22-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,815
Posted By fl2x535GT
Cool hi Skime219, well one of the GT's went in for...

hi Skime219, well one of the GT's went in for what I thought was a cracked speaker, turned out to be the amplifier (replaced at 2700 miles!)
and as for the bigger issues we've been talking...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-03-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,815
Posted By fl2x535GT
We have 2 535 GTs, a 2010 and 2011. Both exhibit...

We have 2 535 GTs, a 2010 and 2011. Both exhibit the rpm surging at startup for about 20 second, sometimes a tap on the pedal helps. Very annoying at $140k all in! BMW dealer repeatedly says they...
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