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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-22-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By ErnestHouse
I'm well aware ias is not available on Xdrive. ...

I'm well aware ias is not available on Xdrive. It's why I asked if the build was an Xdrive as the original post didn't say. When I researched night vision, I concluded it wasn't worth it according...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-21-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By ErnestHouse
Something not on the configurator is tire and...

Something not on the configurator is tire and wheel coverage. Again, if money is an issue, I'd bag night vision and use the money on the wheel insurance
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-21-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By ErnestHouse
IAS (integral active steering) is 4 wheel...

IAS (integral active steering) is 4 wheel steering but not available on Xdrive in North America.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-21-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By ErnestHouse
No photos, it didn't happen.

No photos, it didn't happen.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-21-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By ErnestHouse
Is this an Xdrive 550 or what? I'd get ias over...

Is this an Xdrive 550 or what? I'd get ias over night vision.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-19-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 407
Posted By ErnestHouse
It comes up as a Jatoba/Black 550 xDrive and...

It comes up as a Jatoba/Black 550 xDrive and nothing else. Is that right?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-19-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By ErnestHouse
I enjoyed that. The camera work was excellent and...

I enjoyed that. The camera work was excellent and done by people who know what they're doing. Had to laugh at the shot of the trunk all iced up. Loved that wall of lights.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-17-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By ErnestHouse
Welcome to the GT LCI club. You are EHVP...

Welcome to the GT LCI club. You are EHVP certified.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-17-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,167
Posted By ErnestHouse
The GT is the best handling and sportiest SUV on...

The GT is the best handling and sportiest SUV on the market hands down. The market the GT was designed for is well documented and was missed for a variety of reasons all of which have been discussed...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-17-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,167
Posted By ErnestHouse
FWIW, I believe 5 series GT is easily marketed as...

FWIW, I believe 5 series GT is easily marketed as a Baby Boomer retirement vehicle. THat market has the need and the money. The dual personality for long trips in luxury and active lifestyle fit...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-17-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,006
Posted By ErnestHouse
In my 2014, the memory positions are different...

In my 2014, the memory positions are different for each profile you've setup. The idea is when driver 1 gets in the driver's side, the memory positions that were stored for that driver's FOB are...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-16-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,006
Posted By ErnestHouse
On my 2014 changing to different stored positions...

On my 2014 changing to different stored positions also changes the wheel and side view mirrors do boot. Dag blasted rearview has to be changed manually tho. :)
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-07-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,006
Posted By ErnestHouse
I mentioned the texting of addresses in Item 1)...

I mentioned the texting of addresses in Item 1) on the Navi. Yes, it's done via the BMW Remote App. Sometimes however, the builtin Google search just became the mechanism to communicate to the car's...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-05-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,006
Posted By ErnestHouse
I added some items from Mrs House to my review. ...

I added some items from Mrs House to my review.

I think above everything else, you'll enjoy the upgraded Navi and NBT integration of radio, telephone, iDrive and multimedia. I think they got a lot...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-05-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,006
Posted By ErnestHouse
When I said "mine had nothing in the rear" I...

When I said "mine had nothing in the rear" I meant hatch. Yes the rear passenger and driver side windows have power sun shades. They are awesome.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-05-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,006
Posted By ErnestHouse
I have no idea for your situation but I have to...

I have no idea for your situation but I have to believe the 3 GT just does't have the long legs for the road that the 5 GT has. 2016 may be the last 5 GT based on the 7 short so that might be the one...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-05-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,006
Posted By ErnestHouse
Right. The 2014 guide said "Power-side sunshades...

Right. The 2014 guide said "Power-side sunshades with manual rear sunshade" yet mine had nothing in the rear. Need to contact BMW about it.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-05-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,006
Posted By ErnestHouse
In the 2014 there are not shades on the hatch. I...

In the 2014 there are not shades on the hatch. I can't speak for the later years but I'd doubt it. I went with 3M 70% tint and am happy.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-04-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,006
Posted By ErnestHouse
The 5 series Gran Turismo is a fantastic road trip mobile

I gave it a whirl last summer with a paltry hop skip and jump to the Blue Ridge mountains and back. But I just returned from a very full 14 day road trip. This car is phenomenal. Beyond the smooth...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-03-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By ErnestHouse
There's an area of the front windscreen defined...

There's an area of the front windscreen defined as AS-1. Check your state on requirements. I put 5% on mine and really does the job reducing heat on my torso. Wish id done it before. There's no...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-30-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By ErnestHouse
I joined the pothole club. Front and rear rims...

I joined the pothole club. Front and rear rims on driver side were bent. Glad I had the tire and rim insurance. Very glad.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-22-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 680
Posted By ErnestHouse
Searc this forum for threads on tint. According...

Searc this forum for threads on tint. According to my 3M crystalline tint shop, BMW recommends only 90% on sunroof. I want good visibility at night and so went 70% on front, reared and back. 5% AS-1...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-22-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 799
Posted By ErnestHouse
1200 mile roadtrip. Love the as-1 and 3m tint....

1200 mile roadtrip. Love the as-1 and 3m tint. The GT is also amazing.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-11-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 799
Posted By ErnestHouse
And GoPro still has a good view

And GoPro still has a good view
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-11-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 799
Posted By ErnestHouse
In FL you have to have a note from your doctor to...

In FL you have to have a note from your doctor to tint the front and basically have a diagnosis of skin cancer to get the form.

Does your windshield tint affect clarity of the heads up display?
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