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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-20-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,174
Posted By YodaSyrup
3rd gear is where this car shines. Keep the revs...

3rd gear is where this car shines. Keep the revs up through 2nd and she pulls hard and smooth from there. Like you, I wish she had more low end grunt in the lower gears - but she's a little pudge...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-20-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 760
Posted By YodaSyrup
I special ordered my 6 spd 535 in 2011. I...

I special ordered my 6 spd 535 in 2011. I negotiated the price upfront, got a quote on my trade-in and left a $1000 refundable deposit. When the car came in (about 2 months later), BMW had added a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-14-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,766
Posted By YodaSyrup
Pain in the butt for sure, but your paint can...

Pain in the butt for sure, but your paint can probably be corrected by a professional detailer. It's usually light scratches and swirls in the clear coat that can be removed with polish. Or you can...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-12-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,352
Posted By YodaSyrup
And yet another opinion...cut your losses and...

And yet another opinion...cut your losses and move on. These guys sound like total clowns who haven't kept their promises and are a nightmare to deal with. In my opinion, when you deal with people...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-04-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,293
Posted By YodaSyrup
Looks a little bit C Class, a tiny bit S Class...

Looks a little bit C Class, a tiny bit S Class and a smidge 2nd gen Nissan Altima - but nice. MB interiors have become a nice place to be. And if it drives like the new C Class, it feels more like...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-04-2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By YodaSyrup
I know that face. I know it very well.

I know that face. I know it very well.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-13-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,432
Posted By YodaSyrup
Yep, about $2200. Looking at eBay now.

Yep, about $2200. Looking at eBay now.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-13-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,432
Posted By YodaSyrup
Yeah, you know - it's hard to resist once you...

Yeah, you know - it's hard to resist once you have a good body shop. D&V did it. Price was a couple hundred less, the rear conversion has a lot less parts.

I also find myself scanning the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-13-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,432
Posted By YodaSyrup
Just did the rear bumper conversion too...

Just did the rear bumper conversion too...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-10-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,743
Posted By YodaSyrup
Can the kit be self installed or does it have to...

Can the kit be self installed or does it have to be done at the dealer? I ask because it can be purchased at getbmwparts.com for $1080.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-12-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By YodaSyrup
^^ +1 D&V is great. These guys are BMW...

^^ +1

D&V is great. These guys are BMW enthusiasts, do incredible work and are very easy to work with. They did my M Sport bumper conversion and the back bumper on my wife's MB GL. I can't say...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-12-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By YodaSyrup
I run an iPod in the center armrest connected to...

I run an iPod in the center armrest connected to USB for music and use my iPhone at the same time for Bluetooth calls - this works perfectly.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-06-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,375
Posted By YodaSyrup
mikeP123, you did the right thing. You had...

mikeP123, you did the right thing. You had multiple bad experiences with the brand, you got out of a bad situation and you moved on. Not all BMW ownership stories are the same, but I think we can...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-25-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,983
Posted By YodaSyrup
My car is not for sale and I've had an...

My car is not for sale and I've had an unsolicited inquiry from the forums about selling it because of the manual transmission. There are buyers out there who want the manual.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-22-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,322
Posted By YodaSyrup
Would love to see some pictures of that Amaro...

Would love to see some pictures of that Amaro interior with the manual shifter.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-21-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By YodaSyrup
The shifts feel shorter and better, I'm really...

The shifts feel shorter and better, I'm really digging it. I'll keep you posted on the alcantera wear. It's such as easy swap, I could always put the stock shifter and boot back on.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-19-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By YodaSyrup
F10 535 6MT M Performance Carbon & Alcantara Shifter

Quick and easy mod here that made my car more fun to drive. I replaced the standard manual shifter with the M Performance shifter. It's shorter, weightier and has the carbon and alcantara....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-22-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,432
Posted By YodaSyrup
I opted for the 'kit' vs. ordering individual...

I opted for the 'kit' vs. ordering individual parts - so I can't verify the accuracy of your parts list.

I can verify that seeing you do the conversion gave me the confidence to do it too - so...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-22-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,432
Posted By YodaSyrup
Thanks! Those are my winter wheels. I've got...

Thanks! Those are my winter wheels. I've got Michelin Alpin PA3 snows on them. This is the way to go if you live in snow country - the black wheels don't show dirt, the snows give you go anywhere...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-22-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,432
Posted By YodaSyrup
Hi all, I purchased the M Sport front bumper...

Hi all, I purchased the M Sport front bumper conversion kit from getbmwparts.com and paid $1400. D&V charged $1K for the install and paint. So $2400 out the door for a top quality OEM conversion. ...
Forum: Exterior 06-02-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By YodaSyrup
Bumper and roundel sold. Other parts still...

Bumper and roundel sold. Other parts still available.
Forum: Exterior 05-12-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By YodaSyrup
Grills, foglights, trim, why pay retail for new?

Grills, foglights, trim, why pay retail for new?
Forum: Exterior 05-08-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By YodaSyrup
Bumpasaurus

Bumpasaurus
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-01-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,432
Posted By YodaSyrup
M Sport Front Bumper Conversion 2011 F10 535

Special ordered this car in 2011 to get the manual transmission and some options I couldn't find like the rear seat climate control. In the first year of production, the F10 M Sport package was...
Forum: Exterior 04-29-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By YodaSyrup
Edited, will sell individual parts like the...

Edited, will sell individual parts like the kidney grills.
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