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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) Yesterday, 04:44 PM
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Posted By Fish23
New 2013 550xi GT owner

Yes, well done and welcome. Don't forget those pics to earn the blessing of "Pope Ernest"[emoji3]
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-22-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By Fish23
I got them right away (installed by the dealer...

I got them right away (installed by the dealer for delivery) for the same reason that @jad explained (all weather-related). They were black unpainted and my GT is Black Sapphire Metallic so I ran...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-21-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,881
Posted By Fish23
I have revived this thread graciously begun by...

I have revived this thread graciously begun by daders because I was asked via a PM if I could provide a copy. I thought that I had downloaded and saved a copy but could not find it. I joined the Mega...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-21-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By Fish23
I have a 2011 GT (bought in Mar 2012) that now...

I have a 2011 GT (bought in Mar 2012) that now has about 7,000 fewer kilometers than the one you are considering. The battery charging issue is one that only needs some getting used to. I live in...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-20-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By Fish23
My experience as well. Well worth what I paid and...

My experience as well. Well worth what I paid and will use them again. Thanks to them both.
Forum: General BMW 05-19-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By Fish23
You mean like saran wrap? It is not that thick...

You mean like saran wrap? It is not that thick but you can get thicker stuff from a moving company that sticks to itself when you wrap around itself. I am not sure why you wouldn't use the same...
Forum: General BMW 05-18-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By Fish23
Try this: ...

Try this:

http://www.mastershieldprotection.com/xport/
Forum: General BMW 05-18-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By Fish23
What do you mean by "exploding". They actually...

What do you mean by "exploding". They actually come apart in pieces?

I would add more detail if you expect to get any kind of decent response.
Forum: General BMW 05-18-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By Fish23
Can't you find that white material that adheres...

Can't you find that white material that adheres to the body without any adhesive and peels off easily? That is what I would do?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-18-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By Fish23
Great pics.[emoji106][emoji2]

Great pics.[emoji106][emoji2]
Forum: General BMW 05-16-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,572
Posted By Fish23
I agree. A thumbs up [emoji106]from both my wife...

I agree. A thumbs up [emoji106]from both my wife and me as we both have it, she on her 2013 335xi and me in my 2011 535 xi GT.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-16-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By Fish23
Thanks for the tale and the pics. Based on your...

Thanks for the tale and the pics. Based on your description, and before I saw the pics, my mind's eye saw far more damage than the pics show. You shone light on a feature of larger vehicles in...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-16-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By Fish23
It seems that my GT would be the "before"...

It seems that my GT would be the "before" pictures to your "after" ones. That said I love the look you have achieved. Well done......!
Forum: General BMW 05-09-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,572
Posted By Fish23
My wife has a 2013 335xi (with M pkg and Comfort...

My wife has a 2013 335xi (with M pkg and Comfort Access) and she has a good solid key ring from Coach that she attaches to one of the metal loops that holds her purse handles. That way, her keys and...
Forum: General BMW 05-09-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By Fish23
I haven't done it myself but a number of 5 series...

I haven't done it myself but a number of 5 series GT owners (F07) have (anong other things) de-badged their GTs to make them look more "boss" and covered the chrome parts in Plasti-dip, a spray-on...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-09-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,444
Posted By Fish23
Sun Roof Shade Failure

Jock, what a project to take on. I wish you all the luck with it. Without wanting to "rub it in" mine works every time which makes me wonder if there is a systemic problem or a more random one ...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-09-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,642
Posted By Fish23
"Recall" "Campaign" - @jad has accurately...

"Recall" "Campaign" - @jad has accurately described the technical difference between the two but I would suggest that at SA/shop foreman level, it all becomes the euphemism "recall" because the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-04-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By Fish23
Talk about a lightning rod for emgine issues. May...

Talk about a lightning rod for emgine issues. May you have good luck solving them and may the "financial gods" smile upon your wallet. Do keep us apprised.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-04-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 776
Posted By Fish23
After playing with it, I have concluded the same...

After playing with it, I have concluded the same thing. I guess the design rationale is that if the driver decides he needs it, he hits the handy switch.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-03-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 776
Posted By Fish23
New to BMW and the GT

Barely broken in. Nice one! I saved a bundle on mine and it was sold as a CPO so I have the extra warranty which I am now into.

We have a family of "four" but the two creatures on my avatar don't...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-02-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,242
Posted By Fish23
Don't have those either since I don't do...

Don't have those either since I don't do selfies.......ever....[emoji56]
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-02-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,242
Posted By Fish23
I parked my GT next to a little car.

Talk about a coincidence but at that time (Eastern time zone) I and my 2011 (same color as yours) was parked beside a silver F34.

Alas, I didn't get a picture as I was taking a call that did not...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-02-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By Fish23
I too have had the same feeling that it seems the...

I too have had the same feeling that it seems the V8 engine has had more issues in general and in severity based on the sample size that appears in this forum and in others to which the V8 applies. ...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-02-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By Fish23
I believe you are corrrect and wonder if using a...

I believe you are corrrect and wonder if using a good fuel injector cleaner at some reasonable periodicity (along with topgas recommendations) would avoid the need for a dealer cleaning. Thoughts...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-02-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 776
Posted By Fish23
So glad to have you aboard! In 2012, I...

So glad to have you aboard!

In 2012, I bought a 2011 executive GT (with only 2500 miles) in the same colors as yours. Besides all the features you listed that sold you I really liked ths...
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