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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-24-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 321
Posted By jadnashuanh
There are lots of things available on the GT's...

There are lots of things available on the GT's sold in Germany that we cannot get here in the USA.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-24-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By jadnashuanh
FWIW, my i3 does the same thing, and it does it...

FWIW, my i3 does the same thing, and it does it all with a camera rather than other sensors.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-24-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 287
Posted By jadnashuanh
Some of the new Bridgestones in RFT tested out...

Some of the new Bridgestones in RFT tested out almost indiscernible from their 'normal' tire compatriots based on a TireRack test. IOW, some of the undesirable side effects of RFT tech have been...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-23-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By jadnashuanh
BMW did demonstrate an inductive charging pad for...

BMW did demonstrate an inductive charging pad for home/commercial use at this year's CES. They indicated that it is quite efficient. That would be a nice alternative verses physically plugging the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-23-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 321
Posted By jadnashuanh
Guys, all I did was read the chart. It offered no...

Guys, all I did was read the chart. It offered no further explanations as to why, or if it was a worldwide situation, or just what is planned for USA consumption. The chart is for what is to be...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-23-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 321
Posted By jadnashuanh
They only showed the production chart...no...

They only showed the production chart...no explanations. It may be take rate...i.e., so few rear-drive only were sold, it didn't make sense to bring them in.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-22-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 321
Posted By jadnashuanh
550i becoming only x-drive after 7/15

Based on a chart posted on Bimmerpost, starting in July, they will not be making the rear-wheel drive 550i GT, it will only be sold in the USA as x-drive, while the 535 will remain available in both...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-22-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By jadnashuanh
Thanks, I'd just read that on another site. But,...

Thanks, I'd just read that on another site. But, I still won't be taking the i3 on long trips, but this might extend the range I'm willing to go a bit depending on where they locate them. Hassle...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-20-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By jadnashuanh
On my i3, the ACC will maintain following...

On my i3, the ACC will maintain following distance and actually stop and start in traffic and, it uses the camera - there is no ultrasonic or radar or lidar range finding in that car used for that...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-19-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By jadnashuanh
Many of the things are distance based, but a few...

Many of the things are distance based, but a few are time. Maybe one of the bigger things some overlook is the 2-year brake flush interval. The oil change interval is condition based, and the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-19-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By jadnashuanh
It relies on the camera, so if the windshield was...

It relies on the camera, so if the windshield was dirty, that may be part of it. I don't know if there's an upper limit on when it can be engaged like there is at the low speed end (kind of doubt...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-18-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,660
Posted By jadnashuanh
In the process, you copy the file from the car,...

In the process, you copy the file from the car, make your modifications, then send it back to the car. If, prior to making changes, you save off that copy, you always should be able to go back to...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-16-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 757
Posted By jadnashuanh
A huge amount of things in our BMWs have some...

A huge amount of things in our BMWs have some electronics in them where conventional control just used an actual switch. AN example of this is the headlight switch on the dash...the wires going to...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-14-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By jadnashuanh
Mine is from 2011...after awhile, those numbers...

Mine is from 2011...after awhile, those numbers go away...they are part of the display, not a mechanical device. While the ignition is off, you can call it up by pressing the reset button. WHen the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-13-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,391
Posted By jadnashuanh
I regularly have been using a Bosch C7 charger on...

I regularly have been using a Bosch C7 charger on my car after they replaced one battery on mine under warranty. Hopefully, that will keep it functional for longer. It is especially important now...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-13-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By jadnashuanh
It's my understanding that the programming of the...

It's my understanding that the programming of the instrument cluster may differ between the USA and elsewhere. IOW, while I think the part is the same, how it actually looks and can be configured...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-12-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By jadnashuanh
FWIW, different countries often have different...

FWIW, different countries often have different coding selected from the factory, so what may be available in one place may or may not be available elsewhere. If I remember correctly on a USA spec...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-11-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By jadnashuanh
I drove both before making my decision...the 535...

I drove both before making my decision...the 535 had more than enough capability for my needs. If I want a real torque hit, I drive my i3...beats most anything off the line! More would have just...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-11-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By jadnashuanh
The retail price on that battery is in the order...

The retail price on that battery is in the order of $300 (but I've seen an Exide one for about $200). THen, the car needs to be programmed - that takes a bit of time, and therefore money. If you're...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-10-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 720
Posted By jadnashuanh
JUst like in remodeling a house, many...

JUst like in remodeling a house, many modifications to a car often do not return anywhere near their initial costs. But, if you find someone who really wants it, they may be willing to pay the price...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-09-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By jadnashuanh
Well, it takes a bit more time than 20-minutes to...

Well, it takes a bit more time than 20-minutes to get into and replace a battery, and then maybe another 15-minutes or so at least to hook up the computer and reprogram then verify the battery is...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-08-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 757
Posted By jadnashuanh
This talk of torquey diesels has me jealous! As...

This talk of torquey diesels has me jealous! As of yet, BMW has not offered one to the NA market on the GT. I guess the volume is too low to make it worth their while. Unfortunately, they can't...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-08-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,391
Posted By jadnashuanh
As to the injectors, your engine could contain...

As to the injectors, your engine could contain one of two designs (and maybe both). If it has any of the older ones, those will be replaced. There is a test for the timing chain, and if that fails...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-07-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,391
Posted By jadnashuanh
BMW tends to be proactive when it has identified...

BMW tends to be proactive when it has identified and resolved a fix for a problem (unlike GM that took many years and kicking and screaming to admit they had an issue with their ignition switches). ...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-07-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By jadnashuanh
WHen you replace a battery in modern BMW's, for...

WHen you replace a battery in modern BMW's, for it to have the best longevity, you need to reprogram the computer with several values: the size, type, and installation date. The computer uses this...
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