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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) Yesterday, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By jadnashuanh
People that use their fog lights in good weather...

People that use their fog lights in good weather just annoy me. Brighter ones used when they were designed to be used is not necessarily a good idea.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) Yesterday, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By jadnashuanh
As with lots of things going into a BMW, if you...

As with lots of things going into a BMW, if you switch bulb types, especially to LEDs, you need to be careful if you don't want bulb-out warnings from the computer. They are out there, but often add...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-26-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By jadnashuanh
DIesels can have some very different operating...

DIesels can have some very different operating characteristics when the temp drops verses when it is warmer. Hope this solves your issue. A tuner often does not have the same extensive resources...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-26-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 487
Posted By jadnashuanh
Haven't looked in the manual for a bit, but...

Haven't looked in the manual for a bit, but TireRack says they are H11- 55W halogen bulbs. Now, when you switch to LEDs, some of them end up being interchangeable because they may not hold to the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-26-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,370
Posted By jadnashuanh
I have a set of the OEM racks, and I don't like...

I have a set of the OEM racks, and I don't like the wind noises they produce so only put them up there when needed. THe other issue I had was when there was something up there on them, I had to...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-24-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 487
Posted By jadnashuanh
As I understand it, they are a bayonet lock...you...

As I understand it, they are a bayonet lock...you rotate it to unlock (you should be able to tell on the new bulb, but I think it's counter-clockwise; note, sometimes, one will be one way, and the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-21-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By jadnashuanh
The turn signals in the mirror are a recent code...

The turn signals in the mirror are a recent code requirement, and the earlier ones did not have that. In reality, I have it on my i3, and find it a little distracting...I can see it out of the...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-20-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By jadnashuanh
There are many valid reasons why BMW and most car...

There are many valid reasons why BMW and most car manufacturers make lots of models...people are not the same. What is sad, is that most people do not or could not do a real search partly for time...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-19-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 611
Posted By jadnashuanh
BMW's map supplier often has quarterly updates,...

BMW's map supplier often has quarterly updates, indicated in the status as -1, -2, etc.

Does anyone know if the FSC code is good for the whole year's updates (IOW, it doesn't care about the -#),...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-15-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By jadnashuanh
There are certain option combinations ONLY...

There are certain option combinations ONLY available if you custom order the vehicle. IOW, they cannot be ordered that way for a dealer's inventory - basically, they can only order 'packages' for...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-14-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 561
Posted By jadnashuanh
There are two reasons to tint - privacy, and...

There are two reasons to tint - privacy, and comfort. The 3M crystalline material achieves the same comfort levels of most other brands while still letting a fair amount of light through (200 layers...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-14-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By jadnashuanh
But, look at what the GT cost verses what the...

But, look at what the GT cost verses what the Honda did...that money does buy you some features and technology. Mine is a 2011 as well, picked up in Munich and christened on the AutoBahn.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-14-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By jadnashuanh
Newer tech, more expensive tech, can do some neat...

Newer tech, more expensive tech, can do some neat things. Throwing in a hybrid system (which is apparently going to be an option on pretty much all models over the next couple of years on BMW) could...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-14-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 561
Posted By jadnashuanh
I did not have the sunroof tinted. I almost...

I did not have the sunroof tinted. I almost never open the cover or the glass, so I do not know how much, if at all, difference it may make. Didn't think about it, really. ANd, the installer...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-14-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By jadnashuanh
The 535 can get great mileage...I've seen over...

The 535 can get great mileage...I've seen over 500-miles on a tank in my x-drive many times on a long trip. If you're doing lots of stop and go in the city, or short trips, it gets significantly...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-13-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 561
Posted By jadnashuanh
the nice thing about that series is that it...

the nice thing about that series is that it provides a huge amount of IR and UV reduction, regardless of the light transmission capability. I didn't get the windshield covered on my GT, but have 70%...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-11-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By jadnashuanh
It would be a very long trip to pick up tires if...

It would be a very long trip to pick up tires if I were to take the i3 at maybe 70-90 miles, then a 3-4 hour recharge (if I could find an EVSE that could recharge the i3 at its max rate). THen, my...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-11-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,112
Posted By jadnashuanh
The hassle is, some people just can't see beyond...

The hassle is, some people just can't see beyond their idea of what a car should look like, and forget that first and foremost (at least to me) it's a tool. The GT is a very good tool that I also...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-11-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By jadnashuanh
That would definitely be interesting...although,...

That would definitely be interesting...although, I do like my i3 for running around town which is most of my driving needs, I kept my GT for where it excels, long-distance mile crunching. In...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-11-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 318
Posted By jadnashuanh
Depending on what service your car had, it could...

Depending on what service your car had, it could have (it obviously did) reset some options to their default.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-09-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,749
Posted By jadnashuanh
If you put some music on a USB drive, does the...

If you put some music on a USB drive, does the car recognize that?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-08-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 660
Posted By jadnashuanh
From what I remember, the night vision sensor...

From what I remember, the night vision sensor needs a cutout in the grill, and thus, requires a special version.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-08-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 487
Posted By jadnashuanh
It appears that the fog light bulb is an H8. So,...

It appears that the fog light bulb is an H8. So, lots of choices. Keep in mind that you'll probably want one that doesn't trigger the lamp out monitoring circuit. Those tend to cost a bit more...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-07-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 611
Posted By jadnashuanh
The US, at least not that I've found, does not...

The US, at least not that I've found, does not offer a lifetime map update option for the BMW vehicles. It would be nice. Anyone found a lifetime fsc (key code) for the USA that covers lifetime?
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-06-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 611
Posted By jadnashuanh
Whether you can put all of the data on one USB...

Whether you can put all of the data on one USB stick will depend on where you get the map data. Buying it from BMW, it comes on a BMW branded single USB drive. The supporting data files have to be...
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