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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-11-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By jeffnin
Just had mine replaced by Safelite. I insisted on...

Just had mine replaced by Safelite. I insisted on OEM BMW glass. Did a great job especially since I watched over the installer like a hawk. Since I have zero dollar glass coverage, cost was not a...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-15-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 778
Posted By jeffnin
Plus one for Tumi. I fly an average of once a...

Plus one for Tumi. I fly an average of once a week, and my Tumi ballistic nylon roller board and computer bag are bulletproof. I also never check my bags so can't attest to the extra wear and tear...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-07-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,083
Posted By jeffnin
Damn, Raj. Just glad that you're ok. I thought...

Damn, Raj. Just glad that you're ok. I thought for sure that you'd get an actual Kia as your rental, but you were obviously more fortunate.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-07-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 991
Posted By jeffnin
Congrats!! Always great to have a new member on...

Congrats!! Always great to have a new member on this dysfunctional forum. I volunteer at the Humane Society, so glad to hear that the little guy was a rescue. I actually traded in a 3 series coupe...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-01-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,511
Posted By jeffnin
All kidding aside regarding the RWS debate, I...

All kidding aside regarding the RWS debate, I don't know if I'd take the risk of having the rear shelf area taken apart and gamble with potential of squeaks and rattles months later. It's just a...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-01-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,721
Posted By jeffnin
Congrats, Adam! I really like the Mineral White...

Congrats, Adam! I really like the Mineral White especially with the 303's. It's something different from all of the other Alpine White M Sports around. Glad you decided not to defect to the 6er, as...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-29-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 7,511
Posted By jeffnin
In reviewing the RWS Club bi-laws, unless the RWS...

In reviewing the RWS Club bi-laws, unless the RWS is installed by a trained BMW assembly line engineer at the factory, retrofitting does not count toward membership. I'm sorry to have to be the one...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-29-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,341
Posted By jeffnin
Welcome to the "new car with a cracked windshield...

Welcome to the "new car with a cracked windshield club". I had mine for 2 weeks and the same thing happened to me. Fortunately I have a zero deductible and insisted on OEM glass since the car was...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-29-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By jeffnin
IMHO, the 303's are the best looking wheels. Good...

IMHO, the 303's are the best looking wheels. Good decision as your car looks 100 times better with the 20's!!
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-29-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,604
Posted By jeffnin
I also have the Conti kit. The trunk space is...

I also have the Conti kit. The trunk space is already at a premium, so getting a space saver spare would take up too much room. Remember, you always have BMW Assist a phone call away should anything...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-29-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By jeffnin
It's Light Saddle. If they would have mistakenly...

It's Light Saddle. If they would have mistakenly installed the Caramel, the dash where the instrument binnacle meets the upper dash would also be Caramel as would the airbag cover. The Saddle...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-27-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,524
Posted By jeffnin
Bummer. I had a stupid crow not only crap on my...

Bummer. I had a stupid crow not only crap on my car, but stand on the roof and walk around. I had to use my Griots Orbital buffer to go over the roof to remove the scratches and crap. You'll probably...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-26-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By jeffnin
Wonder if he has a fake wood shelf in rear to...

Wonder if he has a fake wood shelf in rear to really complete the transformation.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-19-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 949
Posted By jeffnin
For me, not having the wood rear shelf is the...

For me, not having the wood rear shelf is the deal killer!

I have to agree with Chris as to the interior quality. I noticed the binnacle over the instrument panel was quite moveable and flimsy...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-19-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,463
Posted By jeffnin
I would agree with your assessment while driving...

I would agree with your assessment while driving on smooth roads, but try taking a bumpy road with some off camber pavement, or ruts, or just take the car to I-5 or I-10 in Southern Cal, and the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-02-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By jeffnin
Obviously some of us have wood envy.........

Obviously some of us have wood envy.........
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-02-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,914
Posted By jeffnin
Not feeling the interior. Wonder if the wood...

Not feeling the interior. Wonder if the wood shelf is orange wood?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-31-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,463
Posted By jeffnin
I wholeheartedly agree with your statement. Offer...

I wholeheartedly agree with your statement. Offer the non-runflats as an option for those of us who know our cars and can accept the risk of possibly getting a flat vs a more compliant ride. For the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-31-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,463
Posted By jeffnin
I know. The cost of the runflats is excessive....

I know. The cost of the runflats is excessive. The Goodyears are even more expensive. Just can't justify that price given the rough ride. It's not like we're tracking our cars. I can go through two...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-30-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,463
Posted By jeffnin
I saw that on their website. Good to know that...

I saw that on their website. Good to know that it's a good one. Will definitely order it just in case. I would have gone with Discount Tire (America's Tire here in AZ) but wanted the dealer to...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-30-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,463
Posted By jeffnin
www.tirerack.com I buy all of my tires...

www.tirerack.com

I buy all of my tires through them.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-30-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,463
Posted By jeffnin
I decided to go with the DW since I don't face...

I decided to go with the DW since I don't face much wet weather here in Phoenix. I've been monitoring Tire Rack for past few months, and the price finally went down. I got them for $850 including...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-30-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,463
Posted By jeffnin
Finally Joined the Conti club and ditched the run flats

Finally took ChrisF01's advice and ditched the Goodyear runflats and replaced them with the Conti DW's. I can't get over the difference in ride quality and quietness. No more tramlining over uneven...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-12-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 842
Posted By jeffnin
No battery issues for me either. In regards to...

No battery issues for me either. In regards to the wood shelf, I notice that I can disable the traction control given the added weight of my rear wood shelf. I can imagine excessive hydro planing and...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 07-26-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By jeffnin
BMW is definitely reverting back to the "same...

BMW is definitely reverting back to the "same sausage different length" model again. While I too like the looks of the F10, I find the interior space to be a deal breaker. Doesn't seem much bigger...
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