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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) Yesterday, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,575
Posted By daders
@sonarmantoo: I chuckled a little at your low...

@sonarmantoo: I chuckled a little at your low mileage comment. Most us GT'ers are low mileage...perhaps the GT will become one of those vehicles that turns into a collector?

Anyway, we have...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-15-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,472
Posted By daders
Obviously for the CCP, the dealership is a must. ...

Obviously for the CCP, the dealership is a must. Going to the dealership may not resolve your problems as some have posted, but at least then you can fight BMW from saying it is your fault. Once...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-14-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,543
Posted By daders
There are only 2 reasons they wouldn't be able to...

There are only 2 reasons they wouldn't be able to get the iDrive controller to work: 1. Ordered wrong part
2. They don't know how to update the vehicle to accept the part...which doesn't make any...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-09-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By daders
Very nice color combo & love those rims! Welcome...

Very nice color combo & love those rims! Welcome to the GT club!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-09-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,277
Posted By daders
Look for highest combo of IR & UV % blocked at...

Look for highest combo of IR & UV % blocked at tint level you can legally have. I do not know their property changes over time, but would assume ceramic would retain properties longest since it is a...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-09-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,543
Posted By daders
The only kidney grill I don't like is the all...

The only kidney grill I don't like is the all chrome. IMO all black looks best on dark exteriors and white... I like ours since it has some black so the kidney is noticeable but not distracting. It...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-09-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By daders
Only two things I would like to be different in...

Only two things I would like to be different in design:
1. Rear seats fold completely flat..all you need is a lip on the top of the back to keep cargo from hitting the front seats.
2. Would love...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-08-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By daders
Welcome! Looking forward to another verified...

Welcome! Looking forward to another verified member ;-)
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-08-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,543
Posted By daders
This, plus everything probably goes through a...

This, plus everything probably goes through a control module possibly requiring coding that has the potential of being wiped if dealer has updated software such as what happened to all N63 owners...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-07-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By daders
All kinds of hardware, labor and coding would be...

All kinds of hardware, labor and coding would be necessary. The actual forward camera, the control module (KaFAS - which also would allow you to add side view cameras), VO coding to tell the car it...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-07-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,543
Posted By daders
new GT guy

@ Ernest: I admit I definitely prefer the more sophisticated look, but there is also the benefit of the ceramic knobs not getting as hot in the summer sun.

@ Whiterock: there is no rear window...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-06-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,343
Posted By daders
Since we have had this type of conditions for a...

Since we have had this type of conditions for a grand total of (maybe) 7 days in the past two winter, plus we have the ability to say we don't have to be out in these conditions, the tires really...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-06-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,543
Posted By daders
Not at all! It appears there are more people...

Not at all! It appears there are more people selling ceramics on EBay...I would assume as a result of more vehicles being in accidents & totalled. I was impatient with the shifter & bought it from...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-05-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,543
Posted By daders
I can not comment on the programming part and...

I can not comment on the programming part and think you are wise to have that done by the dealer. As for the pricing, that is disappointing..shouldn't have been more than $1k. ($350 shifter, $650...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-05-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,543
Posted By daders
I hope that price was with installation. If not...

I hope that price was with installation. If not they are overcharging you as you only showed the iDrive & shifter (which the shifter you can do by yourself in less than 5 minutes).
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-05-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,543
Posted By daders
Unfortunately nobody is trying to sell just the...

Unfortunately nobody is trying to sell just the knobs. That being said, I wound up contacting a EBay seller directly to negotiate buying just the knobs since the climate control panels didn't have...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-03-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By daders
Thanks E34ZH! I pulled it before seeing your...

Thanks E34ZH! I pulled it before seeing your follow up diagram and knew it was what you were referencing when I saw this: 495568

Car is currently on battery tender in attempts to get recharged. ...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-03-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By daders
Dang it! I was afraid you might say that...should...

Dang it! I was afraid you might say that...should not have included picture. :tsk: back to the garage I go!
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-03-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By daders
Super slow DIYer here. I'll use the weather as...

Super slow DIYer here. I'll use the weather as an excuse...

So pulled this module495565 and jumped the car. Result: message informing me of no control module and no hazards blinking.

I...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-03-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By daders
Not to muddy up your decision, but you may want...

Not to muddy up your decision, but you may want to consider a GT as it has the interior room of the F01. They are every bit as luxurious as their F01 counterparts and have versatility. Dealers...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-02-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,343
Posted By daders
Looks like our dog as of late (so much slop...

Looks like our dog as of late (so much slop everywhere...and we're still in a drought, lol).

We (the DFW area) got caught by surprise on Friday and I had an opposite experience as sailscall. ...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-02-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By daders
I find it fascinating the types of detail the...

I find it fascinating the types of detail the programmers include: ie night sky when driving at night
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-27-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,173
Posted By daders
Good to hear frass! Keep us posted as you log...

Good to hear frass! Keep us posted as you log miles, hope nothing but happy, hesitation free miles!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 02-26-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,173
Posted By daders
I started a thread in the F10/F11 forum for the...

I started a thread in the F10/F11 forum for the owner N63CCP service history spreadsheet. It provides the link to the google doc that I created. It is a sticky now so you don't have to search for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-25-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,472
Posted By daders
Spreadsheet Format update: Added a second...

Spreadsheet Format update:

Added a second sheet to differentiate pre-CCP related service from CCP & Possible Post-CCP service.
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