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Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 04-13-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,843
Posted By bavariancraving
What a bunch of crap. 15 miles real-world...

What a bunch of crap. 15 miles real-world electric range, and that only if I don't drive aggressively??

She's a beauty, no doubt, but I'm not dropping $150k+ for that.

Pan - I hate to admit...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 03-03-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,654
Posted By bavariancraving
You beat a P85+ off the line??? Was it on a...

You beat a P85+ off the line??? Was it on a strip? I'd love to see video of that if you have it! Very cool.:thumbup:

Can't wait for BMW's response. The design looked amazing for the new halo car....
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 03-02-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By bavariancraving
That's beautiful!! I didn't even know Alpina did...

That's beautiful!! I didn't even know Alpina did 6's. Congrats, much better than a Cayenne ;)
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 03-02-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 975
Posted By bavariancraving
Congrats on the decision! I've been a leaser for...

Congrats on the decision! I've been a leaser for the most part as well. Ended up buying my current 535i, but am going to go back to leasing after I sell it.

My accountant tells me I can deduct a...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 03-02-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,654
Posted By bavariancraving
Oh yeah, and while the i8 cockpit is very...

Oh yeah, and while the i8 cockpit is very beautifully finished, I did find it cramped and difficult to enter/exit. The Model S wasn't as hard to get in or out, and felt much more spacious. *sigh*......
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 03-02-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,654
Posted By bavariancraving
I have one colleague that just bought a beautiful...

I have one colleague that just bought a beautiful white/blue/black i8, and another who just got a P85D.

Looks-wise, there's no comparison. I LOVE the i8's wind-swept, aggressive design. The...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-16-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 19,119
Posted By bavariancraving
Any solid news on pricing?

Any solid news on pricing?
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 12-19-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 19,119
Posted By bavariancraving
MMMmmmm, love it. Has hints of Aston Martin in...

MMMmmmm, love it. Has hints of Aston Martin in the front and 3/4 side views... any hope of a hydraulic steering option?? I'd be happy to give up 3 mpg and pay a bit more.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-14-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By bavariancraving
She's all fixed! Big thanks to TJ and...

She's all fixed!

Big thanks to TJ and everyone else for the helpful advice.

McKenna and actually all the certified BMW places were way backlogged, and insurance only had certain places they...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-07-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By bavariancraving
Appreciate it. I found that some of my friends...

Appreciate it. I found that some of my friends have gone there for repairs as well, and had nothing but good things to say about them.

TJ - it sounded like the house was being seiged. Just got...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-04-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By bavariancraving
Thanks so much for the thoughts and suggestions,...

Thanks so much for the thoughts and suggestions, everyone. TJ - decided to go with McKenna since it's pretty close to my work. As, usual, appreciate the expert advice. I'll post some before and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-03-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By bavariancraving
Windstorm blues...

A huge windstorm swept through parts of Southern California, and my poor 535 took a 50 lb redwood branch to the back, denting the C-pillars, busting the windshield, and smashing the trunk. Anyone...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-07-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,127
Posted By bavariancraving
I have the stock system, and while it doesn't...

I have the stock system, and while it doesn't blow me away, it is perfectly adequate for most uses. It starts to fail at extremes, such as if you blast Beethoven or hard rock from the speakers. As...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-31-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,738
Posted By bavariancraving
It's awesome that you had your right turn signal...

It's awesome that you had your right turn signal on

:thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-31-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 19,195
Posted By bavariancraving
I love my 535i, also came from a 335. I have not...

I love my 535i, also came from a 335. I have not had any of the acceleration lag problems mentioned (or any others, for that matter). Unless you are a very jaded with HP, or if you intend to do...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-17-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,550
Posted By bavariancraving
I thought you got rearview along with top and...

I thought you got rearview along with top and side, but I didn't buy 2012 specs. If it's not included, that is something I would definitely make an effort to fix. While I would have very much liked...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-17-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,550
Posted By bavariancraving
Totally agree on the top and side-view camers,...

Totally agree on the top and side-view camers, those and the sun shades (which you will be getting) are the only things I really wish I had gotten. Color-wise, check out dark graphite before you make...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-12-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,139
Posted By bavariancraving
Will definitely try it out, thanks for the tip

Will definitely try it out, thanks for the tip
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-10-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,358
Posted By bavariancraving
Interesting stuff. Does anyone know if the Dinan...

Interesting stuff. Does anyone know if the Dinan or other tunes will tend to wear down the engine faster, with the increased air intake and harder work?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-07-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,060
Posted By bavariancraving
Beautiful mods, thanks for sharing the pics! ...

Beautiful mods, thanks for sharing the pics!
:thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-29-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,757
Posted By bavariancraving
Haha... I asked my SA the exact same question! He...

Haha... I asked my SA the exact same question! He told me that it automatically disengages completely when the throttle is pushed and only engages when a true complete stop is reached.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-28-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,852
Posted By bavariancraving
Oh, she's a beaut in jet black. Nice choice! ...

Oh, she's a beaut in jet black. Nice choice!

I'm sure your daughter will be better in no time.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-12-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,517
Posted By bavariancraving
51k???!! Wow, you made out like a bandit, my...

51k???!! Wow, you made out like a bandit, my friend. Nice job :thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-05-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 42,808
Posted By bavariancraving
:yikes: Yeah, 40K starter for a watch is still...

:yikes: Yeah, 40K starter for a watch is still way out of my timepiece range. Maybe in 20+ years.

"I've been. Quite the place. Well worth it, if your a PP enthusiast. "


I think it would be...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-04-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,602
Posted By bavariancraving
Wow, it's stunning in alpine white. Congrats on...

Wow, it's stunning in alpine white. Congrats on the sweet ride!
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