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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-07-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 757
Posted By mycabrandz
May be a silly question but here goes: has...

May be a silly question but here goes: has anyone ever asked dealer to swap rear to front tires when doing routine service/maintenance? Did/would they charge for this service?

I can do this...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-07-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 757
Posted By mycabrandz
Thanks @jad. I am guilty of hard cornering so...

Thanks @jad. I am guilty of hard cornering so that is a high probability cause for my front outer edges wearing out.

I also have a square setup. Maybe I will swap fronts/rears also, starting...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-05-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 757
Posted By mycabrandz
Update. Attachment: Photo of the GT...

Update.

Attachment: Photo of the GT undergoing alignment at an Indie shop.

I brought the GT into an Indie shop because my appointment at my local BMW dealer was not until next week ( I...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-05-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 757
Posted By mycabrandz
Wow, what an ordeal to have to deal with a blown...

Wow, what an ordeal to have to deal with a blown tire, getting it replaced and the subsequent issues that came up. Hope you get your GT up and running sooner than later.

The indie shop where I...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-05-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 757
Posted By mycabrandz
Thanks daders! I've driven tires way past this...

Thanks daders! I've driven tires way past this mark, but I guess this is a good way to look at it. Maybe there should be a poll so we can see where the OEM's actually average out in actual use.
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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-05-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 757
Posted By mycabrandz
First off, thanks for your reply. Yes,...

First off, thanks for your reply.

Yes, definitely will not mix tire brands/model. I was figuring in the P7's for my next tire choice in case I have to go with all 4.



I'm leaning towards...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-02-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 757
Posted By mycabrandz
Alignment? Replace Tires?

Need some guidance from the great folks on this forum.

My 2012 GT still has the original Good Year LS2 Run Flat tires with 28K miles.

Recently I noticed that there is noticeably more wear on...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-15-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,385
Posted By mycabrandz
Re: I'm in the GT club!

I hear ya. This car has that indescribable presence. We've had our GT for over a year and a half and I still do twice over look backs when I walk away from it at a parking lot or in our garage. ...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-15-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,385
Posted By mycabrandz
Re: I'm in the GT club!

I think the trending word in the GT forum is "unique." :D

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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-15-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,385
Posted By mycabrandz
Re: I'm in the GT club!

Congrats! I also have an Imperial Blue, Black Dakota, and ash grain wood trim. What's even eerie is that we have the same tinting spread. :cool:

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Forum: European Delivery 05-07-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 749
Posted By mycabrandz
Agree, both hotels are great. I was able to...

Agree, both hotels are great.

I was able to park a 535i GT @ Sonne with no issues. The driveway down into the garage has a bit of a curve to it but nothing unmanageable. The parking spots are...
Forum: European Delivery 05-01-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 749
Posted By mycabrandz
Re: Hotel Muller or Hotel Sonne in the Fussen area

We stayed at Hotel Sonne Jan '12. Great hotel with themed rooms, I think ours was Fantasia. Photos on their website make the rooms look bigger but I would say the size is typical European...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-21-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By mycabrandz
Sorry for late update. Noise is gone. Here is...

Sorry for late update. Noise is gone. Here is what was done to correct it. Hope it helps someone else who may have the same issue.

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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-19-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By mycabrandz
Squeaky steering wheel?

Anyone experience a squeaky steering wheel? Been annoying me for a good two weeks and so I'm having it checked today. Foreman says its normal but will check and try to make it go away. Adjusting...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-10-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,158
Posted By mycabrandz
+1 @Jad. I think most people assume the...

+1 @Jad.

I think most people assume the manufacturer rating is what is to be expected. My 2012 non-xdrive is rated at 19 city and 28 highway (iirc). With a one way 12 mile commute in stop and go...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-10-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 972
Posted By mycabrandz
We have 2 car seats installed right now: one rear...

We have 2 car seats installed right now: one rear facing and the other one is forward facing. My son, who is in the front facing car seat and is positioned right behind me, has tons of leg room and...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-31-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By mycabrandz
BTW, you have a California profile and SJ...

BTW, you have a California profile and SJ handle...that may mean you could be the other "rare" GT sighting we've had in the area. Kinda cool to know there's another 'Fester in the vicinity with a...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-31-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,462
Posted By mycabrandz
Hey Bryan, I was wondering the same Until I...

Hey Bryan, I was wondering the same Until I brought my GT in for warranty repair. My SA pulled up the vehicle record and recommended/added the annual oil change during my visit, along with new wiper...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-30-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By mycabrandz
I'm guessing you've already tried elevating the...

I'm guessing you've already tried elevating the seat to the highest position. Cant think of any other way of adjusting in car but here's an aftermarket option I found in amazon. Hope that helps.
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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-29-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,308
Posted By mycabrandz
Picked her up today and I gotta admit, the new...

Picked her up today and I gotta admit, the new HPFP gives a noticeable punch to throttle response. Power is just there all the time. No more lag and, quite frankly, a much more enjoyable ride.
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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-28-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,308
Posted By mycabrandz
Well, here's another update: 1. Sensor...

Well, here's another update:

1. Sensor received and installed.
2. Full system check completed.
3. HPFP (High Pressure Fuel Pump) Failure - Needs replacement.
4. Will get reunited tomorrow...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 01-25-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,308
Posted By mycabrandz
Just a quick update on the Drivetrain Malfunction...

Just a quick update on the Drivetrain Malfunction issue:

Got a call from my SA and he said that it was in fact the "Fuel Rail System Pressure - too low" causing the malfunction. They have to...
Forum: European Delivery 01-24-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,415
Posted By mycabrandz
IIRC, I got my production number shortly after...

IIRC, I got my production number shortly after the pick up date was finalized by the Welt/BMWNA. Your CA should be able to tell you this. I remember being sent a snapshot of the CA's screen with...
Forum: European Delivery 01-24-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,415
Posted By mycabrandz
The delivery specialist advised me that any...

The delivery specialist advised me that any additional drivers will just need to sign on the green insurance card and they will be covered while operating the vehicle.
Forum: European Delivery 01-24-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,282
Posted By mycabrandz
When I was a newbie*, I opted to do my research...

When I was a newbie*, I opted to do my research first then ask later. While this is obviously the best suggestion for any newcomer, it is a little misdirected to just say "do a search."

The...
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