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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 07-17-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,671
Posted By pan
I noticed in the comment next to your avatar...

I noticed in the comment next to your avatar "0-60 in 4 second or else!". Although heavy but with handling very close to a 650 why not consider the car that goes 0-60 in 2.8 seconds...Tesla P90D?
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-19-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By pan
You really have to wonder what a few microns of...

You really have to wonder what a few microns of additional stuff is going to protect from. It certainly will not protect from sand, gravel or other road related debris. Maybe the sun?
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-29-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By pan
You can remove the adapter however you are left...

You can remove the adapter however you are left with a shelf and gain nothing.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-22-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By pan
I would not want to talk you out of any great car...

I would not want to talk you out of any great car of your choosing. A 650 is a great car. When I chose to switch it was really between two cars, a GC and Tesla. What I have done since I like...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-21-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By pan
It may have more doors, but like a GC, it is what...

It may have more doors, but like a GC, it is what I need for my older relatives. It may have a hard roof but it is one that vents and opens up.



Truth is very few of us, except in this mid...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 04-17-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By pan
The HUD and LED head lights are really the only...

The HUD and LED head lights are really the only thing I miss with Tesla. There are barely a handful as fast or faster. Unfortunately for both cars there are to many of both Teslas and BMW to think of...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-14-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By pan
No ski bag. But it has a split rear seat so its...

No ski bag. But it has a split rear seat so its easy to put in a number of pairs of skis. Not only is there a Supercharger, Silverthorne, on the way to Vail, but the Vail parking structure has...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 04-13-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By pan
Before and After

After 12 years and Four models of BMWs 2003-745i, 2006-650i, 2010-650i and 2012- 650ix, the road has come to at least a temporary end for BMW. I had wanted to go with the i8 or possibly the i3. The...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-13-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By pan
Before and After

After 12 years and Four models of BMWs 2003-745i, 2006-650i, 2010-650i and 2012- 650ix, the road has come to at least a temporary end for BMW. I had wanted to go with the i8 or possibly the i3. The...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 04-13-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,721
Posted By pan
After 12 years and Four models of BMWs 2003-745i,...

After 12 years and Four models of BMWs 2003-745i, 2006-650i, 2010-650i and 2012- 650ix, the road has come to at least a temporary end for BMW. I had wanted to go with the i8 or possibly the i3. The...
Forum: Automotive / Photography 04-13-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 449
Posted By pan
Tesla

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/55383517@N00/16501382774" title="Tesla 002 by Peter Najar, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7714/16501382774_f2ab08f505_z.jpg" width="640"...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 04-07-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 555
Posted By pan
In the second position the car automatically...

In the second position the car automatically turns off after a set period of time. The brilliance of BMW has decided that it takes two button push to turn off the car. So to prevent us from leaving...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 04-05-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,452
Posted By pan
I guess I'm not a car collector. I buy a car, in...

I guess I'm not a car collector. I buy a car, in my case lease, to drive. I drive in all kinds of weather and no car of mine will be a garage queen. You guys who drive low mileage, with this type of...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-05-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By pan
Since you have limited choice you're...

Since you have limited choice you're compromising. It's a mater of how important are the other options. You can always wait for something better to show up.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-29-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 716
Posted By pan
Although BMW has electronics to let you know when...

Although BMW has electronics to let you know when something needs adjustment or repair it also uses some old school techniques do determine wear. In the case of brakes a metal tab will contact part...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 03-29-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,118
Posted By pan
All four of my BMWs had active roll...

All four of my BMWs had active roll stabilization. From 2003 to the latest 2012 there have been changes to the aggressiveness of how flat the car corners. The earliest version, a 2003 745i, was...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-28-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 716
Posted By pan
Noise with brakes should be taken care of by the...

Noise with brakes should be taken care of by the dealer. There should be no squeal. If there is and the dealer think it is normal than think of going some place else that wants your business. The...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-28-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 716
Posted By pan
In four BMW I have never needed to take the car...

In four BMW I have never needed to take the car in for noisy brakes. I did have new rotors and pads replaced when the indicator on iDrive suggested and when the wear indicators made their squealing...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 03-28-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,685
Posted By pan
Terribly sorry to hear. Is the dealer providing...

Terribly sorry to hear. Is the dealer providing you with a loaner or a replacement car?
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 03-26-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,624
Posted By pan
For a year the rattle drove me nuts. It would...

For a year the rattle drove me nuts. It would come and go but mostly come for no apparent reason. The shop found the solution and it was simple. If you look at the passenger seat and look at the seat...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 03-24-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By pan
A little early. Aren't you

A little early. Aren't you
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 03-24-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,480
Posted By pan
Nice looking car except the wheels. The wheels...

Nice looking car except the wheels. The wheels just look to ponderous or out of sync with the lines of the car.
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 03-24-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,452
Posted By pan
The problem with all these new cars is they must...

The problem with all these new cars is they must be driven more than a few miles per start. Although the batteries are good the power to run the electronics as the car sleeps (it never turns off) and...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 03-24-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,367
Posted By pan
This is strictly a personal opinion. Since I'm on...

This is strictly a personal opinion. Since I'm on the BMW board that should indicate a biased attraction to BMW. As to why pick one or the other there probably are as many reasons to empirically pick...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 03-18-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 942
Posted By pan
Although the ACC is not as good as in 2010 650i...

Although the ACC is not as good as in 2010 650i it is very effective on interstate highways or in stop and go traffic. In stop and go where the speeds are pretty low leave it on distance 1 as the...
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