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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) Today, 05:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,560
Posted By mg650
Adverse selection is one angle. Most people...

Adverse selection is one angle. Most people arent writing in here to say they had a trouble free car. On top of that these are complicated cars that are expensive to fix and have owners (talking...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-27-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 463
Posted By mg650
They are somewhat alike but they are just very...

They are somewhat alike but they are just very well executed. My thoughts:

1). Nothing like the digital instrument cluster on the 6. To me thats evolutionary enough relative to other bmw...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-27-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 343
Posted By mg650
Range. And the center console between the front...

Range. And the center console between the front seats makes it feel cheap to me. Also not sure i am ready for a silent car. Otherwise i think its a beautiful car. Love the control layout and...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-26-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,208
Posted By mg650
If I may ask what kind of wheels are those? ...

If I may ask what kind of wheels are those? looks awesome!
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 01-25-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By mg650
As a fix I have always lodged the fuel cap in the...

As a fix I have always lodged the fuel cap in the pump handle - ironically yesterday for the first time I saw stickers all over the place saying that practice is illegal. Stickers looked new...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-24-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,173
Posted By mg650
One consideration on diesel- at least where i am...

One consideration on diesel- at least where i am in the northeast not every station has it and few of them that do offer "pay at the pump" which is annoying. Certainly worth it if you want the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-24-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By mg650
I think about this on occasion. RFT's are very...

I think about this on occasion. RFT's are very nice but if you are cruising through the middle of nowhere and blow out a wheel - its doubtful you will quicky find a replacement tire easily...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-24-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By mg650
There is a guy that goes by Octopump on this...

There is a guy that goes by Octopump on this forum that does a lot of coding - he may be worth looking up and asking.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-24-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,878
Posted By mg650
camera behind the rear view mirror analyzes the...

camera behind the rear view mirror analyzes the road in front and can estimate closing speed (and changes in closing speed) on objects in front of you. If I understand correctly BMW's system is made...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-24-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,878
Posted By mg650
-Mega +1 for the soft close doors with little...

-Mega +1 for the soft close doors with little kids. It is WORTH adding exec package just for that.

-Having Navi directions in HUD is also incredible. Should be an insurance discount for...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-24-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 486
Posted By mg650
This is a good plan with respect to the winter...

This is a good plan with respect to the winter tires. The other point is these cars eat tires anyway so long term you're not even out that much over what you would spend on tires.

Are you going...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-24-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 486
Posted By mg650
Misread the OP - without 4matic makes a huge...

Misread the OP - without 4matic makes a huge difference! My E550 had Pirelli P zero all season if I remember correctly. They were not runflat. It was a 2010 and those were OE on the car.
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-24-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 486
Posted By mg650
what tire setup do you have on the cls? While i...

what tire setup do you have on the cls? While i am waiting for my 650 to arrive- i can tell you the xdrive in my 550 is good in the snow on 19" wheels and all season tires. (Although my e550...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-23-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By mg650
I park in a garage (work in nyc) and use bumper...

I park in a garage (work in nyc) and use bumper bully. Has been very effective with the butchers in my garage
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-18-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,822
Posted By mg650
Totally agree here. I bet 80-90% of population...

Totally agree here. I bet 80-90% of population has no idea of the difference between a 528 and m5.
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-18-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By mg650
The best summary i have seen is here: ...

The best summary i have seen is here: http://http://www.bmwblog.com/2014/12/11/world-premiere-2015-bmw-6-series-facelift/

Overall not major changes although some of the new colors are nice. Id...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-12-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 561
Posted By mg650
I think on this one its more art than science. ...

I think on this one its more art than science. While mechanically very similar the 6 development is spread over far fewer vehicles- but i think that probably only a small piece of it and frankly...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-11-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 38,494
Posted By mg650
Has anyone yet seen actual details on the...

Has anyone yet seen actual details on the customer loyalty piece of this?
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-11-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By mg650
Has anyone seen details on the customer loyalty...

Has anyone seen details on the customer loyalty piece of this?
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-11-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By mg650
You are in good company here. while in reality...

You are in good company here. while in reality i would drive a used and beaten honda civic before depriving my kids- i have often been accused of the same. Welcome aboard
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-11-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 656
Views: 38,494
Posted By mg650
How long do you plan on keeping? id certainly...

How long do you plan on keeping? id certainly argue on the resid point you make but maybe also use it to try to get some break on extended warranty that would cover this.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 38,494
Posted By mg650
Some of this must be driving the 6 payment pull...

Some of this must be driving the 6 payment pull ahead just announced. I thought they did these often but were more often 3 months.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 656
Views: 38,494
Posted By mg650
Sounds more like a wheel/tire balance issue to me.

Sounds more like a wheel/tire balance issue to me.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-10-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,112
Posted By mg650
Amazing that it costs 6000 to replace a part that...

Amazing that it costs 6000 to replace a part that is a 2500 option. I cant imagine the labor is that much to swap the unit out.

I just ordered a 650 gc (yesterday) and after much hemming and...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-09-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,252
Posted By mg650
Had this feature on a E550. Was cool but really...

Had this feature on a E550. Was cool but really more of a distraction if you are already a confident parallel parker. It is a neat gadget though
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