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Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 07-26-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By swb3
My dealer called last week and said BMW indicated...

My dealer called last week and said BMW indicated to them nearly all US orders were affected about 165 cars. My August build was one of them.


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Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 07-26-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By swb3
Moderators can we make this a sticky? ...

Moderators can we make this a sticky?


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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-22-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 51,151
Views: 559,250
Posted By swb3
424362 This looks like the thread where the...

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This looks like the thread where the future olympic sport of fancy winter car parking goes...


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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-05-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By swb3
Tire sizes for 22" offset rims

Here you go:

Fronts are 9.5 offset 30
Rears are 10.0 offset 36.5


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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-04-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,796
Posted By swb3
Finally! Beautiful, it was worth the...

Finally! Beautiful, it was worth the wait:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:

Those rims are great!
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-04-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By swb3
I am running Continental Extreme Contact DWS(dry,...

I am running Continental Extreme Contact DWS(dry, Wet, Snow)
Front 265/30 ZR 22's
Rear 295/25 ZR 22's

I hope this helps:)
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-03-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,519
Posted By swb3
Preference 750 i v 750 LI

I would never have considered purchasing an LI, however I have one with active rear wheel steering and it feels like a short wheel base to me. All other objections, weight, length etc, its a great...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-02-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,227
Posted By swb3
TFT Multifunction Instrument cluster

Thanks Chris, it looks way way better in person than these crappy photos.


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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-02-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,227
Posted By swb3
TFT Multifunction Instrument cluster

Yes it's very cool, was it necessary no, but I do appreciate new technology just as you do. I really like the paddle shift addition you made, not sure I am up to that task thought.


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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-02-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,227
Posted By swb3
TFT Multifunction Instrument cluster

Yes it is about 2k.

Basically Patryk connects me with his technician who I schedule the appointment with over Skype. The cluster arrives from Patryk with the cable with an Ethernet end to plug...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-01-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,227
Posted By swb3
TFT Multifunction Instrument cluster

I wanted to send a thanks out to Rajeek for his recommendation on using Patryk at Bimmertech for purchase and programming of the TFT instrument panel. Install was a piece of cake, we programmed it...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-30-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By swb3
Exhaust tailpipe help

Ok, so now I am looking at the white car and that appears to be a standard 750 pipe and I can't help you there, dimensions are for a 760, sorry.


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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-30-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By swb3
Exhaust tailpipe help

I can give you a rough measure, since its trapezoidal it's hard to know exactly what you want. 9 1/2" clearance across the top and same for bottom, that gives about 1/8" space on either side. Overall...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-26-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,811
Posted By swb3
Paddle Retrofit.....Success!

Rajeek, that looks great and thanks for the feedback and sharing info on the cluster I have my coding scheduled with Patryk next week.


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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-25-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,515
Posted By swb3
F02's on lowering springs, please check in...

I think the lowering really balanced the look nicely and I was pleasantly surprised with the ride quality, that was my biggest concern...no more.


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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-24-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,515
Posted By swb3
So here are some pictures of a filthy animal(And...

So here are some pictures of a filthy animal(And one clean one) after Hamann springs installed, if its not snowing its raining here.

1.4" drop in front wearing 22" tires.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-20-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By swb3
Changed from 18" to 20" - tpms malfunction

They may not be the correct TPMS for your car. I am no guru on TPMS but I think it needs to be the proper match for the vehicle. Some one else will need to chime in here.

Or, the batteries could...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-18-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,515
Posted By swb3
I went through the dealer and they offered me H &...

I went through the dealer and they offered me H & R and HAMANN for my F02. I am taking it in Monday for the install and should have it Tuesday or Wednesday and will post up pics. I went with HAMANN...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-06-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,796
Posted By swb3
Here you go, this is the best I have besides my...

Here you go, this is the best I have besides my Album
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-06-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 10,796
Posted By swb3
All I can add is that I have 295 22"s with a 10MM...

All I can add is that I have 295 22"s with a 10MM spacer. The Rep at Schnitzer has assured me that I can drop the car 1.4" with no issues even with active rear wheel steer, he added that he has seen...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-06-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 950
Posted By swb3
In answer to the point of the post and not...

In answer to the point of the post and not dismiss any of the issues raised my general experience after having owned quite a few BMW's is that they have been very reliable. My previous Alpina had one...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-03-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By swb3
Exactly!

Exactly!
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-03-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By swb3
Not yet, i am planning on using Schnitzer (1.2"...

Not yet, i am planning on using Schnitzer (1.2" drop) but there is some difficulty determining it they have a spring available for this car, if not then I will use H and R(1.4"front and 1.3"rear).
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-03-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By swb3
Yes I used 10mm in both the front and back.

Yes I used 10mm in both the front and back.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-03-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By swb3
Here are some better pictures, I have not noticed...

Here are some better pictures, I have not noticed increased dirt or road grime but I have only put a few hundred miles on the car since they were installed.
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