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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 04-24-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By ErnestHouse
I'm interested in this. At 40k miles or so, my...

I'm interested in this. At 40k miles or so, my 2014 535i hesitates from a dead stop. I have to give it a lot of pedal and then quickly back off.


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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 04-13-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By ErnestHouse
I would expect that the 750 has its own value...

I would expect that the 750 has its own value props that don't telegraph to the GT. The question is do they have value to you. Sounds like you don't have an option so it's moot. Id think you could...
Forum: General BMW Questions 04-11-2017, 04:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By ErnestHouse
Gosh, you're right. Only saw what I wanted: a...

Gosh, you're right. Only saw what I wanted: a fixed Podcasts App. Lol. Missed that. Hopefully the new widget is better than the last widget which sometimes won't allow switching away from a podcast....
Forum: General BMW Questions 04-07-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By ErnestHouse
It says it's an update to the podcasts app. That...

It says it's an update to the podcasts app. That app has been around since iOS 9. It's an app not a widget.


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Forum: General BMW Questions 04-06-2017, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By ErnestHouse
According the Forbes article, it includes a new...

According the Forbes article, it includes a new Podcasts app which is good news if it works. The old one has been in various states of broken on iDrive since Apple created the Podcasts app circa iOS...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 04-05-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By ErnestHouse
Also, ive not seen any confirmation of this for...

Also, ive not seen any confirmation of this for the GT but in the lower end 5 series models, the M-sport package includes M-sport suspension.


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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 04-04-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By ErnestHouse
Four wheel steering and DHP are real game...

Four wheel steering and DHP are real game changers. Can only have the IAS on rwd. I am in sofla. No need for xdrive


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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 03-30-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By ErnestHouse
If you got the right package for the advanced...

If you got the right package for the advanced electronics and cameras, the forward collision waning and braking system was vastly improved. Ditto night vision warning.


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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 03-27-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By ErnestHouse
iDrive got upgraded so menus and function differ....

iDrive got upgraded so menus and function differ. Navigation is much improved over the 2010. Bluetooth and connected drive were also improved.

The LCI models are not subject to the recalls like...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 03-18-2017, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By ErnestHouse
Nicely done Sent from my iPhone using...

Nicely done


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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 03-05-2017, 04:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By ErnestHouse
The pre 2014 535 engines do not have the issues...

The pre 2014 535 engines do not have the issues of the pre 2014 550.

The 2014 is the Life Cycle I-something. Aka it is the model with the fixes and updates to things that developed problems in...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 03-03-2017, 02:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 607
Posted By ErnestHouse
Internet features require an annual fee (at least...

Internet features require an annual fee (at least in the US). Speech commands of the other features does not. Traffic is an online feature as is Online Search. In the US, I have to pay for two $50...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 02-05-2017, 04:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,394
Posted By ErnestHouse
Ditto Sent from my iPhone using...

Ditto


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Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 01-01-2017, 03:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 994
Posted By ErnestHouse
I get ads inline and not just at bottom....

I get ads inline and not just at bottom. http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170101/5ef110a744758502c788b2480ad0e275.jpg


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Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 01-01-2017, 03:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 994
Posted By ErnestHouse
Crashes most of the time when the app shows...

Crashes most of the time when the app shows notifications. App launches and at some point during the refresh, it crashes.


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Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 12-27-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 994
Posted By ErnestHouse
I don't know why but I didn't have ads before the...

I don't know why but I didn't have ads before the update nor did I have photos. Now I have ads.

It crashes most of the time when opening it in the evening after having used it in the morning. I...
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 12-27-2016, 04:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 994
Posted By ErnestHouse
It also crashes 50% of the time. Not reading...

It also crashes 50% of the time. Not reading Bimmerfest as much.


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Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 12-26-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 994
Posted By ErnestHouse
I didn't get them before and would have expected...

I didn't get them before and would have expected that behavior to continue. If it's new, there are tool tips or other techniques to educate users.

Then there's the ads. Will spend less time here...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 12-26-2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By ErnestHouse
I have the same car but 5k fewer miles. If I...

I have the same car but 5k fewer miles. If I recall, the fuel pump is pre lci. I've not heard of an lci having the moon roof issue but that could be years in service or my hearing.

Battery...
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 12-25-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 994
Posted By ErnestHouse
The new Bimmerfest app

I don't like it. Low signal to noise. Obviously made for brick sized phones. I don't need to see photos to know it I want to read. Sigh.


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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 12-25-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 420
Posted By ErnestHouse
The new Bimmerfest App

Somebody please shoot me.


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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 12-19-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By ErnestHouse
JAD makes good points. There are culture...

JAD makes good points. There are culture differences. I think the luxury, ride and internal space for people/cargo are the GT's greatest attributes. The 550i is the performance version. Everything...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 12-15-2016, 04:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 862
Posted By ErnestHouse
I never heard of a 520 GT. I have the 6 cylinder...

I never heard of a 520 GT. I have the 6 cylinder 3.0 535i. I cannot imagine a smaller engine in the GT.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 12-09-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,006
Posted By ErnestHouse
FYI, the September 2016 release resolves this...

FYI, the September 2016 release resolves this problem. The latest from the website is UPD05074. It brought me to: MN-002.055.071, TN-002.055.070.

:roundel::roundel::roundel:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-09-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,812
Posted By ErnestHouse
FYI, the September 2016 release resolves the...

FYI, the September 2016 release resolves the podcast navigation problem. The latest from the website is UPD05074. It brought me to: MN-002.055.071, TN-002.055.070.

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