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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-01-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,113
Posted By vortexx
Drive a Tesla for a day or two and you may change...

Drive a Tesla for a day or two and you may change your perspective. Sitting in one for 10 minutes while you play with the user interface isn't sufficient to realize how well it works. It is so vastly...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-10-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,625
Posted By vortexx
I had the 351's on my F10 and think they are...

I had the 351's on my F10 and think they are really good looking, but so are the BBS! If I were you, I would pick the BBS, they are also beautiful, better performing, and would individualize your...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-07-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,264
Posted By vortexx
The reality is there is a very large swing...

The reality is there is a very large swing between the actual street sales price of an S7 and an RS7 - The retail price difference is about $25k BUT you can get a substantial discount on an S7 if you...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-07-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,264
Posted By vortexx
PM me and I will give you the exact numbers if...

PM me and I will give you the exact numbers if you are in the market, and what I found to be the four essential "keys" to a good deal on an AUDI. The Bimmerfest community makes it pretty easy to get...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-07-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,264
Posted By vortexx
The 550i is very quiet, especially when I...

The 550i is very quiet, especially when I replaced the run flats with Michelin Pilot super sports. That being said, I was actually impressed with how quiet the s7 is at highway speeds. Wind noise is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-07-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,264
Posted By vortexx
I now have 1200 miles on the S7 and its really...

I now have 1200 miles on the S7 and its really quite a wonderful car. Ironically, it is much more sporty and handles substantially better than my 550i and is considerably more fun to drive. Its...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-23-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,264
Posted By vortexx
So far I love it! Ping me in a few weeks and I...

So far I love it! Ping me in a few weeks and I can give you a more detailed comparison.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-23-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,264
Posted By vortexx
Dunderhi, I have a SeaSucker. I have used it...

Dunderhi,

I have a SeaSucker. I have used it on my 550i many times, even though I have roof racks for the 550. The reason is bike placement - with the SeaSucker it is much quieter at high speeds...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-23-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,264
Posted By vortexx
Great question... I went back and look at my...

Great question...
I went back and look at my pictures from my Euro Delivery trip, and the reflectors were there. But I really can't remember replacing them with painted ones! A few of those pics I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-23-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,264
Posted By vortexx
[QUOTE=bodonx;7973408]Congratz! How is it...

[QUOTE=bodonx;7973408]Congratz! How is it compared to M5?




Bodonx,

The M5 is an awesome car. After about a year into my 550i ownership, I wanted the M5. The 550i was awesome on long trips,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-22-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,264
Posted By vortexx
Replaced my 550i with an AUDI S7

I sold my 2011 550i, and leased an S7. I got my 550i via Euro Delivery in Oct 2010 - this had been my 2nd straight ED. I also picked up an E60 Msport in 2008 via ED. Both were great experiences. I...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 11-22-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By vortexx
Sold!

I put an ad in Autotrader and the first person to come see it, bought it. It has been a very nice car.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 11-19-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By vortexx
Price reduced!

I reduced the price from $43,900 to $42,750.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 11-17-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By vortexx
I added some interior shots and a picture with...

I added some interior shots and a picture with the black grill today. I would really like to sell this car soon - a new car is on the way.
Forum: Cars - Private Party 11-15-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By vortexx
FS: SOLD! 2011 550i M-Sport $42,750 OBO

Mint condition BMW 550i M-Sport 2011

I custom ordered this car and did a European Delivery - Great experience! I will provide the EU plates with the car.

Details:
- Located in Orange County,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-07-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,511
Posted By vortexx
I take both wheels off. Although I have folding...

I take both wheels off. Although I have folding seats, I generally do not fold them down, since I need to be able to seat four people regularly. I can pull the bike out and have both wheels on in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-04-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,511
Posted By vortexx
I am an avid bike racer, and my bike is always...

I am an avid bike racer, and my bike is always with me. Generally, I keep it in the trunk on a daily basis. However, when traveling to races when we are carting multiple bikes I do the following:
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-29-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,419
Posted By vortexx
I am looking forward to seeing your car with the...

I am looking forward to seeing your car with the springs, and a brief report on the handling difference. Your car is the first I have seen with DGII. Did you have a chance to see your color against...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-29-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,672
Posted By vortexx
Dunderhi, You mentioned that the road was...

Dunderhi,

You mentioned that the road was ever so slightly uphill. Even a very, very slight incline makes a difference. As a cyclist I am sure you recognize that when you are on your bike. I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-27-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,096
Posted By vortexx
There is really nothing to "fix". Either than fan...

There is really nothing to "fix". Either than fan is working, or it isnt. The sensation of cool air on your back is really determined by three things:

1. The fan speed (it has three settings)
2....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-26-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,389
Posted By vortexx
Looks great, congrats! I like the wheels. Be sure...

Looks great, congrats! I like the wheels. Be sure to post a review after getting your Dinan software.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-19-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,049
Posted By vortexx
Paul, I thought you had decided that you...

Paul,

I thought you had decided that you were going to go back to Carbon Black on your next vehicle. Are you considering any other changes from your current 550?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-15-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,279
Posted By vortexx
Why don't you just delay taking delivery of your...

Why don't you just delay taking delivery of your car for 30 days and get full use of your current lease? You most likely are not under any obligation to take immediate delivery. Just suggesting that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-14-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,435
Posted By vortexx
Partially true, models with comfort access had a...

Partially true, models with comfort access had a replaceable battery, those without had a rechargeable battery. Here is a quote from page 28 of my 2008 550i owners manual:

Remote control with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-13-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,435
Posted By vortexx
Entertaining review! Here is my engineer's...

Entertaining review!

Here is my engineer's theory on the size of the key fob:

I think it is a technical limitation. On the E60 and previous cars - even those with keyless entry, you still put...
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