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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-15-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 37,198
Posted By soundmind
It comes with the HUD option.

It comes with the HUD option.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-05-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,152
Posted By soundmind
This is a pic... it's not terrible, just looks...

This is a pic... it's not terrible, just looks ugly.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-05-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,152
Posted By soundmind
I thought about insurance but if I do will it...

I thought about insurance but if I do will it show up as an accident repair? ugh, I'd hate to have that on a carfax for a scrape on a piece of plastic while parked. She's only 2 months old. :(
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-05-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,152
Posted By soundmind
Bumper Repair (already)

Someone hit my new 550 in a parking lot last week while I was having lunch; they scuffed up the bumper. :thumbdwn: Didn't leave a note or anything. It's not too bad considering what they could have...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-30-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,420
Posted By soundmind
I have had my 2012 550 for about 2 weeks. Have...

I have had my 2012 550 for about 2 weeks. Have 800 miles on it and the mpg has been about 15 city. This weekend I've made some longer highway trips and my computer now says 16.1 mpg. It's certainly...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-19-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,666
Posted By soundmind
It's Anthracite Wood. I'm not a fan of wood trim...

It's Anthracite Wood. I'm not a fan of wood trim usually... but it was subtle and felt warmer than the aluminum trim (which I had in my last car). I originally tried for the dark bamboo trim but it's...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-19-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,666
Posted By soundmind
Btw.. I had a compass in the rear view mirror of...

Btw.. I had a compass in the rear view mirror of my 3; helped when I needed a quick glance of which direction I was heading. It's gone in the 5 - is there a way to pull it up in HUD or on the dash...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-19-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,666
Posted By soundmind
Perfect name for your car! Gotta love the "moment...

Perfect name for your car! Gotta love the "moment in time" names. I have been trying to come up with a name for mine as well... but nothing seems sleek, classy and powerful enough.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-18-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,666
Posted By soundmind
Was great - I came from a 2006 325 which I loved...

Was great - I came from a 2006 325 which I loved just as much the day I sold it as I did the day I ordered it. I was nervous that no other car would live up to it because I drove a 2011 328 for a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-18-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,666
Posted By soundmind
Thanks JC and TopView. I agree, Black is hard to...

Thanks JC and TopView. I agree, Black is hard to keep clean but when I saw it I loved it. My order was originally the carbon black until I saw it in person on the lot. Even super clean it looked hazy...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-18-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,666
Posted By soundmind
Forgot to include a rear shot... here ya go.

Forgot to include a rear shot... here ya go.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-18-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,666
Posted By soundmind
2012 550i M Jet Black

Finally arrived this weekend! Feels like I've been waiting forever and it was totally worth the wait. Here are some pictures. Jet Black with Oyster/Black interior.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-14-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 25,634
Posted By soundmind
Cost me $1,300 for M Package tire insurance. I...

Cost me $1,300 for M Package tire insurance. I wouldn't have got it had I not read over and over again about how susceptible the low profile tires were to blowing on potholes.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-14-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 47,316
Posted By soundmind
Eeek. I hate the inside! I had a 2006 325 and I...

Eeek. I hate the inside! I had a 2006 325 and I think it looks much much better inside than this. For some reason it feels cluttered and cheap in all the pictures I've seen. Everything from the radio...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-13-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 25,634
Posted By soundmind
I pick mine up on Sat, too. So excited. It...

I pick mine up on Sat, too. So excited. It arrived at the dealer today!!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-13-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 983
Posted By soundmind
I have to say AutoTrader is the worst. They...

I have to say AutoTrader is the worst. They charge you $50 for the most basic post and I didn't receive one single call. So I put it on craigslist for the same price with the same info/pictures and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-10-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By soundmind
Hey NealH, where are they located? I had a guy...

Hey NealH, where are they located? I had a guy recommended to me by my dealer but can't find any reviews on him. He may do a great job but hard to tell when there isn't much feedback out there. May I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-06-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 25,634
Posted By soundmind
When I built my 06 325 it seems like I remember...

When I built my 06 325 it seems like I remember waiting almost two weeks from the time the ship docked in NC to the time I received it... and I'm in FL so you'd think it wouldn't take that long....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-05-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 25,634
Posted By soundmind
Performance delivery is the option to take...

Performance delivery is the option to take delivery of your car at BMW's Performance Driving Center. They provide one night hotel stay, dinner and a day on the track with instructors. I have never...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-04-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 25,634
Posted By soundmind
BTW... tried to do Performance Delivery and they...

BTW... tried to do Performance Delivery and they had 50 appointments for people receiving within a couple weeks of my delivery time frame - so disappointed that I couldn't do it. They literally only...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-04-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 25,634
Posted By soundmind
Mine is on the California Highway, too... can't...

Mine is on the California Highway, too... can't wait!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-20-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 25,634
Posted By soundmind
This is from the BMW tracking guide at:...

This is from the BMW tracking guide at: http://www.bmwblog.com/2009/07/14/how-to-follow-a-new-bmw-from-order-to-shipping-and-to-delivery/

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8. Track your car, if shipped by Wallenius Wilhelmsen,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-19-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 25,634
Posted By soundmind
Feels like I have been waiting so long... I know...

Feels like I have been waiting so long... I know a lot of others here feel the same way. Thanks to the members here for posting info I can't even get from the dealership. Mine is waiting for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-01-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,247
Posted By soundmind
Oh nice, I didn't know how easy it was (won't get...

Oh nice, I didn't know how easy it was (won't get mine until November). Though I'm not very mechanically minded - always had great luck taking things apart, not so great at getting them back...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-01-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,247
Posted By soundmind
It's been tough to find an independent mechanic...

It's been tough to find an independent mechanic that is qualified to touch my car. When I had my Honda, no probelm.. but it's a whole different world with the tech in these cars. My dealership is...
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