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Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 10-18-17, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By dougm213
I do recall seeing a video in this forum that...

I do recall seeing a video in this forum that allows you to override the "bricked out" when moving. It involved installing hardware in-line with the NAV system.

I also agree with Carista...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 10-18-17, 06:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By dougm213
I have had no problems with the '14 GS w/Lux. ...

I have had no problems with the '14 GS w/Lux. No LKA or Night Vision. Options I most like about it:

Adaptive Suspension and Sport+ mode - almost exact to F-Sport.
18 Way seats
Power Trunk -...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 10-04-17, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By dougm213
Smile Hell, reading the headline I thought you meant...

Hell, reading the headline I thought you meant software bugs. But real live inserts, I think they are OEM options.
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 08-29-17, 08:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,469
Posted By dougm213
Thank you for the post. I was thinking how...

Thank you for the post. I was thinking how stupid Delta is for not evacuating a billion dollars worth of planes. Fake news is everywhere.
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 08-25-17, 05:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,423
Posted By dougm213
Unfortunately I find that explanation reasonable....

Unfortunately I find that explanation reasonable. Making a mod, no matter how small has risk. Doesn't matter about the previous vehicle, only this one.
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 08-24-17, 07:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,423
Posted By dougm213
Try and reaching the emergency pull in the trunk...

Try and reaching the emergency pull in the trunk through the pass thru. Also, there was a thread not to long ago about how to remove the seats yourself. Did not seem too involved.

Use your...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 08-19-17, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,865
Posted By dougm213
I apply Gtechniq C1 and EXOV1 every 2 years. I...

I apply Gtechniq C1 and EXOV1 every 2 years. I apply it to all painted surface and the glass surfaces (excluding front side windows which on the Luxury versions have a Teflon coating) Don't...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 08-11-17, 04:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,212
Posted By dougm213
When you have it out, you should be able to take...

When you have it out, you should be able to take a close look on if it was crimped (during assembly or on purpose) or by worn. But from the pic, I lean towards a crimp, whether on purpose or not,...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 07-31-17, 05:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,495
Posted By dougm213
1. Reliability, 2. Features (Luxury Package), ...

1. Reliability,
2. Features (Luxury Package),
3. Safety,
4. Interior Design/Looks,
5. Performance,
6. Exterior Looks,
7. Prestige,
8. relative location to dealer
9. and cost.
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 07-28-17, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,465
Posted By dougm213
Agreed, 18 way seats and wood steering wheel.

Agreed, 18 way seats and wood steering wheel.
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 07-19-17, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By dougm213
Check the suspension. I had an old 2000 GS where...

Check the suspension. I had an old 2000 GS where the driver side was lower because I usually drove alone and over time the shock/strut/spring on the driver side wore quicker.

Jack it up and see...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 07-06-17, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,080
Posted By dougm213
That is the point, under 50K it would be a...

That is the point, under 50K it would be a warranty issue and paid via Lexus (at a lower rate). After 50K it would be on my dime.
For me it comes down to trust. Do I trust dealers or auto...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 07-05-17, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,080
Posted By dougm213
Coming up on 50K

Thoughts on what should be done in advance of 50K warranty expiring.

I have 45K mile and have maintained the vehicle, so looking at he 45K and 50K services and wondering what I should have done...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 07-03-17, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By dougm213
I have a '14 GS with 45k, no wear at this point....

I have a '14 GS with 45k, no wear at this point. I do treat the car (including headlight lenses) with GTechniq C1 and EXO which is a Lacquer and Hydrophobic coating every other year. This...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 06-28-17, 11:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,141
Posted By dougm213
In your opinion.

In your opinion.
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 06-28-17, 10:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,141
Posted By dougm213
If able, rent a car for a month and find the car...

If able, rent a car for a month and find the car of your dreams, sub-50K miles, preferably F-Sport or w Lux Pkg. 2014 has slightly better options like folding mirrors and power trunk. Should be...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 06-28-17, 10:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,141
Posted By dougm213
If forced to choose, Car A. Also, I have...

If forced to choose, Car A.

Also, I have flaxen interior with the Liquid Platinum, and yes I still like the combo.
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 06-23-17, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By dougm213
Cool I agree, What a great headline, thus...

I agree, What a great headline, thus click-bait. The op should work for Yahoo! because at least his/her story was of interest.
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 06-23-17, 12:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,465
Posted By dougm213
Mine is a '14 w/Lux Pkg thus analine. 43K...

Mine is a '14 w/Lux Pkg thus analine. 43K miles, no obvious wear.
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 06-22-17, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By dougm213
Granted I am interested in "Initial Quality", ...

Granted I am interested in "Initial Quality", but there are many issues included in there that I would not consider a quality. I've never paid attention to this survey. In the past it included any...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 06-20-17, 06:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,270
Posted By dougm213
When going to a dealer you are always paying a...

When going to a dealer you are always paying a premium for labor. But the quote was probably what would be charged for the job with parts.

No dealer wants to install parts you purchased...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 06-08-17, 11:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,434
Posted By dougm213
How about this - Friend purchased a new AUDI TT...

How about this - Friend purchased a new AUDI TT (non-lease) after 3 years low miles (25K), had numerous small items (electronic - fuses bulbs, switches sensors) gone bad and a transmission.
...
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 06-08-17, 11:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,434
Posted By dougm213
After the first few words, I thought your were...

After the first few words, I thought your were going to say, "At least you didn't sell your wife." :-)
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 06-07-17, 04:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,434
Posted By dougm213
Sorry to see you go, but at least you'll get to...

Sorry to see you go, but at least you'll get to know the people at the BMW repair shop.
Forum: GS - 4th Gen (2013-present) 06-06-17, 06:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,389
Posted By dougm213
The conspiracists side of me, believes there is...

The conspiracists side of me, believes there is an alternative motive, like they want to use the bandwidth of the download for a feature for new models. At the very least, it is a cost cutting...
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