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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-06-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,335
Posted By Rogue2258
The ugly comments that were lauded almost...

The ugly comments that were lauded almost universally just don't hold weight at this point. I see the lines of our GT incorporated across the new car model lines across the spectrum. Imitation is the...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 08-06-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,914
Posted By Rogue2258
Awesome. We all know what it is like when trying...

Awesome. We all know what it is like when trying to perform a repair...there is always a challenge, a missing tool, wrong part etc. Wonderful news we are all happy for you:)! Thanks for you added...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 08-05-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,914
Posted By Rogue2258
You will need to remove the airline from the...

You will need to remove the airline from the damaged air bag. There is a quick disconnect fitting that you should be able to press and release the airline. You will see a small brass colored fitting...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-09-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By Rogue2258
Home run on finding and posting the above...

Home run on finding and posting the above Daders.! The terminology of walnut blasting is clarified when you see the photos before and after.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-03-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By Rogue2258
I am grateful that Jad has pacified his...

I am grateful that Jad has pacified his conservative nature with the gift of the tech heavy i3. He would have been sorely missed if he sold his GT. I think Jad has a more opulent side. He tries to...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-03-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 735
Posted By Rogue2258
If you want to save yourself $600-$700 you need...

If you want to save yourself $600-$700 you need to order the air bag from one of the online guys I use Sean at TheBMWPartStore. The repair is easy to do yourself if you have someone to help. I have a...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-23-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,265
Posted By Rogue2258
Allow me to elaborate on jad's comments as to...

Allow me to elaborate on jad's comments as to total weight. Our driver side rear air bag exploded returning from vacation 18 months ago. Our GT was fully loaded inside. We do not have a roof or...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-23-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By Rogue2258
You will get more feedback in the F10 forum. We...

You will get more feedback in the F10 forum. We are a more exclusive club;).
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-22-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By Rogue2258
Email Sean at Thebmwpartstore and get the parts....

Email Sean at Thebmwpartstore and get the parts. Ask Jeff Rodgers at Advantage Downtown to quote the labor. If he is still too high call Mark at Driversource and have him quote the labor. They work...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-19-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By Rogue2258
You can send a PM "personal message" to Dinan_GT....

You can send a PM "personal message" to Dinan_GT. He has dropped and done numerous modifications to his GT. If you do a search in our forum for F07 lower suspension Dinan_GT you will probably find...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-19-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By Rogue2258
The terminology is also confusing. The air bag is...

The terminology is also confusing. The air bag is also called an air spring. There are also air struts. They look like a traditional straight strut they do not look like a shock absorber.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-19-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By Rogue2258
If it sounds too good to be true..and I think our...

If it sounds too good to be true..and I think our guys here will back me up on this..it is too good to be true. I have had two sets of Goodyear LS2's and they make it to 30,000 miles and some change....
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-19-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By Rogue2258
Pull your rear wheels off and look at the air bag...

Pull your rear wheels off and look at the air bag that is in the wheel well. That will tell you that you have air spring/air strut self leveling suspension. All air ride suspension is self leveling...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-10-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,201
Posted By Rogue2258
Your wallet will be lighter exponentially before...

Your wallet will be lighter exponentially before the dealer recommends an intake cleaning. Injectors, ignition coils, spark plugs....then they will recommend a cleaning. Pay the $250 for a cleaning....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-15-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 23,744
Posted By Rogue2258
Dealing with tire manufacturer's is a nightmare...

Dealing with tire manufacturer's is a nightmare in regards to warranty. Maybe someone here has been down this road before with a BMW dealer. Your BMW dealer is going to be more malleable to pressure...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 05-14-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By Rogue2258
Coolant flush done by BMW dealer...should be blue correct.

I would prefer not to jump to conclusions so please help me with me concern. I had a number of coolant leaks that required me to add coolant to get by until I was able to eliminate all leaks. I first...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-07-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By Rogue2258
Some dealers recommend the rotation of tires. BMW...

Some dealers recommend the rotation of tires. BMW does not recommend. Depends the dealer you are geographically positioned to do business with.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-06-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By Rogue2258
Our GT is being aligned as we speak. We had a...

Our GT is being aligned as we speak. We had a Ford Econoline van hit our GT directly on the driver side rear wheel. I have had an Indie shop align our GT once, and to my surprise they did a good job....
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-30-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,305
Posted By Rogue2258
Meguire's has a product called Back to Black that...

Meguire's has a product called Back to Black that is available at most Auto Zone type auto parts stores. It does a great job on old plastic and a nice job on our GT's rubber gaskets and below the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-22-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,201
Posted By Rogue2258
Fellas I beat this drum to death, but if you have...

Fellas I beat this drum to death, but if you have had to deal with drivetrain malfunction issues caused by ignition related problems ie hesitation, de-rating, shuttering, shaking, etc then you would...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-21-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 371
Posted By Rogue2258
Help. How to drain coolant 2010 550i GT?

I thought I found the drain plug to the coolant resevior. To my surprise freon came smoking and oozing out of the plug underneath the radiator area! I probably lost a pound or so. I did not see any...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 04-18-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,914
Posted By Rogue2258
I am not sure if there is a valve to deflate the...

I am not sure if there is a valve to deflate the system, but if the air bag that is hissing stops hissing then all of the air is out of the system. If one bag is flat the system is depressurized from...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-16-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By Rogue2258
One of my closest childhood friends is the...

One of my closest childhood friends is the wholesale buyer for a Mercedes store. He found our GT for us. I am a huge proponent of performing intake cleanings. We had a substantial issue soon after we...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-16-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By Rogue2258
Thanks adders:). I spent sometime at the...

Thanks adders:). I spent sometime at the Craftsman hardware store this morning picking up a few more extensions to attempt to put some extra torque on the hard to reach oil pan torx head bolts. One...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 04-16-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By Rogue2258
550i N63 oil pan leaks

I noticed a burning smell coming from our 550 GT when my wife got home a few weeks ago. I could clearly see that the oil level sensor on the bottom of the lower oil pan was dripping, but I also...
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