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Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) Yesterday, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By daders
I'll have to try to remember to check that out on...

I'll have to try to remember to check that out on our next road trip. Good info jad.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-22-2016, 03:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By daders
The scratches are in the top coat, just like the...

The scratches are in the top coat, just like the bird stain. BMWs has one of the "hardest" paints, which is a good thing for longevity and bad for these types of issues. It takes a lot of...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 07-20-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By daders
Testify!

Testify!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-20-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,494
Posted By daders
Subscribed, I like hearing long term owner...

Subscribed, I like hearing long term owner experiences. Thanks for sharing OP.

Previously owned a '93 E34 to 215k miles and '99 E39 touring to 184k miles. The E34 was a tank both in heft and...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 07-20-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 710
Posted By daders
When we had issues my SA stated the SOP is to...

When we had issues my SA stated the SOP is to replace all the injectors on a bank regardless of whether only 1 was out. So if you have 2 injectors bad on one bank and only 1 on the other and this...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 07-20-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By daders
Heh, that's too funny. My better half asked if I...

Heh, that's too funny. My better half asked if I had to choose between her and our dog who would it be. I refused to answer...2 yrs later and it is still brought up occasionally and I still haven't...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-20-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,392
Posted By daders
Broke the law, expected consideration, didn't get...

Broke the law, expected consideration, didn't get it. Be a man, stop :bawling:. This trouble that you created for yourself is so trivial.

If I were your judge I'd let you out of it only if you...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-20-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By daders
It's hard to tell from the picture, but it looks...

It's hard to tell from the picture, but it looks like you are almost down to the wear indicator on the outer part of the tire. Put the tire back on and spin it while on a lift, but I'd be shocked if...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-19-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,836
Posted By daders
The only reason to go to an Indy is to be armed...

The only reason to go to an Indy is to be armed with info, but it is doubtful that telling a service advisor/dealership what an Indy recommends is going to help sway their opinion to your advantage. ...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-18-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 654
Posted By daders
That is from being brittle/dried out. The fact...

That is from being brittle/dried out. The fact many of us are experiencing the same issues tells me they didn't choose the right material or simply chose an inferior supplier for cost and is very...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 07-18-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By daders
Typically you need new sensors as the batteries...

Typically you need new sensors as the batteries die rather than requiring a new module or antenna. I would investigate the sensors before thinking it is the module. Everything you need to know...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-18-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 791
Posted By daders
Your finger on the ridge statement is untrue. ...

Your finger on the ridge statement is untrue. Many times I have inadvertently locked/unlocked the vehicle while washing the roof of the vehicle without placing a finger on the ridge. I have even...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-16-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By daders
This thread just made me understand why sales...

This thread just made me understand why sales people say random BS and expect people to believe them. TY OP.
Forum: Off-Topic 07-15-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By daders
he needs a bigger lake and we need drone footage.

he needs a bigger lake and we need drone footage.
Forum: Off-Topic 07-15-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By daders
Off topic, but the dude in the background should...

Off topic, but the dude in the background should have put on his sprint jersey, not king of the mountains.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-14-2016, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By daders
Had this issue with our Audi. Clay bar will not...

Had this issue with our Audi. Clay bar will not work, bird poop "etches" into the clear coat. I would grab my random orbital, some polishing compound and some ear protection. Knowing what I do now...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-12-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By daders
It seems like just yesterday he was at WFU, such...

It seems like just yesterday he was at WFU, such a classy guy. The world would be a calmer place if more people followed his role.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-12-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By daders
I think there is a difference in nomenclature...

I think there is a difference in nomenclature that could be confusing people here as well. For MYs 2009-2011 there was: Comfort, Normal, Sport, Sport+ (I believe Sport+ was only on DHP equipped...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-11-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 21,977
Posted By daders
Nice job with the mods, sku. looks sharp. Welcome...

Nice job with the mods, sku. looks sharp. Welcome to the GT family!
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-09-2016, 04:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By daders
Check the driver's door control button that...

Check the driver's door control button that enables/disables rear passengers to control their windows. I'm not sure about the seat heating function, but I know a number of us have had the "rear...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-08-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 654
Posted By daders
So because it acts as both a guide and a seal...

So because it acts as both a guide and a seal they only sell it with a window?! How convenient to make a 1000% profit off a seal. The fact ours are drying and cracking in the exact same spot as...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-07-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,114
Posted By daders
@Nalod: fantastic reply I can not...

@Nalod: fantastic reply

I can not overemphasize having an independent BMW specialist do a pre-purchase inspection if you are not dissuaded by the numerous instances of N63 engine issues, because...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-07-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 654
Posted By daders
Let us know when you have an answer. Ours are...

Let us know when you have an answer. Ours are hardening and I have been using a product called Gummipflege to try and restore/maintain the rubber seals, but have been considering replacing the seals.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-06-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By daders
Disappointing news Joe. I would have guessed a...

Disappointing news Joe. I would have guessed a fouled injector and once it gets the pressure and temperature high enough the crud is not so thick as to remain. Hopefully I'm wrong as another...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 07-06-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 654
Posted By daders
These are two good resources, www.realoem.com and...

These are two good resources, www.realoem.com and www.getbmwparts.com, to find the part number and description.

The first site you enter your VIN and can search for the part number, they do not...
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