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Forum: European Delivery 07-10-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By Researcher5
2016 M5 6MT ED: Sept. 5, 2016

Looks like my build is complete, awaiting my pickup in 8 weeks.

Is this the last manual transmission M5?
Let me know if yours is later ;-)

Thanks - Researcher5
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 04-03-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 560
Posted By Researcher5
M Performance carbon fiber trim on ED?

I'm finalizing my order for a 2016 M5 ED. I'd like the carbon fiber interior trim package -- and it'd be great to have it installed in the factory, rather than just ordering the $0 "dark wood" trim,...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 03-29-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 481
Posted By Researcher5
aftermarket "356"-like wheels?

I'm a fan of the 356 wheel, but it's not available in appropriate widths for the F10 M5 (to replace the 343M).

Has anyone seen something with a similar look in an aftermarket wheel? I don't seem...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 03-05-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 996
Posted By Researcher5
2013 550i 6MT

I have a 2013 550i with manual transmission. Completely problem free. Love it!

Leasing it, so soon to trade it for a 2016 M5 6MT -- the last?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-05-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,274
Posted By Researcher5
playing WAV files from center-console USB

I have a USB stick with 2 named folders (copied from Windows 7). Each folder contains about ten WAV files. The folders and WAV files have unique descriptive filenames, but there are no tags or...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-22-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By Researcher5
Just had this problem arise last week -- my audio...

Just had this problem arise last week -- my audio system also went out at the same time. My BMW dealer is 5 mins away, so drove it straight over there.
I have a 2103 550i, from July 2013.

They...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 01-25-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,071
Posted By Researcher5
M5 Individual Colors

I'd like my next M5 to be in Jet Black, and, alas, that's still an Individual color -- with just one ever made, it appears.

I found this site to be most helpful in showing all the colors people...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-14-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,550
Posted By Researcher5
Window frames in the 5's, *no* window frames in...

Window frames in the 5's, *no* window frames in the 6's.

The lack of window frames in the 6's killed any interest instantly (I like window frames, related to quietness & solidity).

I've driven...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-24-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,944
Posted By Researcher5
I noticed that on the Bavsound Web site, in their...

I noticed that on the Bavsound Web site, in their FAQs, they mention that shops associated with bimmershops.com should be able to do their installation.

When I went to Bimmershops.com for my home...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 02-21-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,257
Posted By Researcher5
Thanks. Really my concern relates to "the last...

Thanks. Really my concern relates to "the last manual." I think I just got the last 6MT in the 550i M sport in July 2013. I'd like to be positioned to get an M5 in manual before they're not made...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 02-21-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,257
Posted By Researcher5
Thanks

Thanks for the observation -- this I understand (depreciation of supercars).

Keep the ideas coming!

- Researcher5
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 02-20-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,257
Posted By Researcher5
info on 2015 M5?

I'm planning ahead some for a 2015 M5.

Any word, rumors, sites that discuss its contents? What might be added, refined, or dropped?

In particular, will manual transmission still be offered for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-21-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 786
Posted By Researcher5
Quoting two previous posts: - Love mine, 2013...

Quoting two previous posts:
- Love mine, 2013 6mt 550i turbo v8 with M sport package.
- I have a 2013 550 MT and it is truly a glorious driving experience. Highly recommend.

Me too! I've been...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-21-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,070
Posted By Researcher5
I, too, am interested. The F10 6MT "single cup...

I, too, am interested. The F10 6MT "single cup holder" is actually pretty worthless for holding cups, but ideal for holding my keys.

My friend had the following for his E39 M5, but they don't...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-11-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,258
Posted By Researcher5
Thumbs down thanks + protocol?

Needsdecaf -- thanks -- I concur.

I was appending to the *only* F10 thread that discussed BBS RX-R, which seems to be the *only* replacement wheels for a car that I thought was reasonably common...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-10-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,258
Posted By Researcher5
2013 550i Msport + BBS RX-R?

Just got my fresh, new 550i Msport in 6MT. I'd prefer a different look for the wheels, and might as well change out to non-runflats while they're all still new.

I *think* I've read all the forum...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-04-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,664
Posted By Researcher5
Dinan

P-Town -- when the time is right, I'd appreciate your help in talking me through the Dinan results on your 550. I had Dinan chips in my E39s. Not sure how much I want to do this time, as this is a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-03-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,664
Posted By Researcher5
back from ED

Oh, sorry -- back from Germany a few weeks ago, then behind on work stuff (I'm sure you understand).

My 2013 550i 6MT M sport was delivered just as spec'ed. Picked it up on a Saturday morning,...
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By Researcher5
Munich Marriott

Just stayed there this week for European Delivery. 95 Euros/night, including tax. 5 minutes taxi to BMW Welt, and 3 minutes walk to an U-bahn.
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By Researcher5
Ron -- just watched your YouTube video -- kinda...

Ron -- just watched your YouTube video -- kinda fresh for me. 6MT and jet black all the way!
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By Researcher5
in Amsterdam

Gosh, I really appreciate the kind, encouraging words.

We're in Amsterdam tonight, at the Doubletree Hotel across from the Central Train Station. Strongly recommended -- a new, modern, clean...
Forum: European Delivery 07-06-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 922
Posted By Researcher5
Picked it up today

Within 12 hours:
July 4th was a super-quiet day to fly almost no one in the US airports. Rolf was patiently waiting when we arrived -- but--- someone had picked up my luggage accidentally...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-25-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,664
Posted By Researcher5
I checked on MyBMW today -- all seems to be well....

I checked on MyBMW today -- all seems to be well.

I did a screen capture (see attached) -- you can see the "Manual transmission" option.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-24-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,664
Posted By Researcher5
I apologize for any inaccuracies on my part --the...

I apologize for any inaccuracies on my part --the joy in this forum is comparing notes and experiences.

My production number and ED confirmation arrived on 5 Jun 2013, for a 6 Jul 2013 ED -- I...
Forum: European Delivery 06-24-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 198,392
Posted By Researcher5
I've also been trading e-mails with him the past...

I've also been trading e-mails with him the past few days. He'll be picking me up at Munich airport on July 5.
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