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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-21-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,838
Posted By jtimmer
my apologies for the ignorant question, but what...

my apologies for the ignorant question, but what does it mean to put the shifter in DS mode? I am new to BMW and am about 3k miles into a 2013 Alpina B7. I have been wondering about the shift points...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-01-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,347
Posted By jtimmer
it's like a scotchguard treatment. costs $600 or...

it's like a scotchguard treatment. costs $600 or so and is applied to seating as well as exterior to preserve the shine of the car.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 11-30-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,347
Posted By jtimmer
I have the ivory white with piano black interior...

I have the ivory white with piano black interior on my just-arrived 2013 B7. It looks really great and I got the Polyseal treatment to keep it clean.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 11-14-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,289
Posted By jtimmer
here she is, arrived yesterday.

here she is, arrived yesterday.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 11-11-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,289
Posted By jtimmer
very good terms, especially vs the S8, which I...

very good terms, especially vs the S8, which I was considering as well. Three year lease, with residual (at 12k miles) of 60% (vs 45% for S8). Doing multiple deposits to bring MF down to about a 3%...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 11-10-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,289
Posted By jtimmer
normally $1,000 but because of the unusual colors...

normally $1,000 but because of the unusual colors he wanted $2,500. All refundable by law, though, so it didn't really bother me.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 11-10-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,289
Posted By jtimmer
looks a bit dorky still, in pre-prepped stage...

looks a bit dorky still, in pre-prepped stage (covered wheels, etc), but this gives you an idea.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 11-10-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,289
Posted By jtimmer
my b7 arrived today, only 2 days after arriving...

my b7 arrived today, only 2 days after arriving in the Port of NY. Sweet. just needs to get prepped now.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 11-07-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 897
Posted By jtimmer
my Alpina is out at sea in the storm

ouch, I have been tracking my new B7, and it is on the ship AIDA out at sea somwhere off the tip of Long Island. It was scheduled to arrive in NJ today (via Halifax) but it seems to be hanging out...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 11-03-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,289
Posted By jtimmer
B&O is a must. I have it in my current S8 and...

B&O is a must. I have it in my current S8 and have it ordered for my B7.

You can call the customer service number and get a status update by inputting the last seven digits of your VIN. Or you...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 11-03-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,289
Posted By jtimmer
My B7 is on the ahip, due to arrive in NJ around...

My B7 is on the ahip, due to arrive in NJ around the 7th. Then probably another week until I can get behind the wheel. Can't wait.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 11-02-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 29,784
Posted By jtimmer
the good news is that the residuals have climbed...

the good news is that the residuals have climbed significantly, perhaps as an attempt to bring sales back. I am getting 60% vs Audi at 45%. That completely makes up for the price difference between...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-30-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 29,784
Posted By jtimmer
I should have my 2013 B7 in two weeks (currently...

I should have my 2013 B7 in two weeks (currently on the ship headed to NJ). I will report in on how it drives vs my last three S8's. The B7 will be SWB AWD in Alpina Blue with ivory/black interior....
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-29-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 29,784
Posted By jtimmer
very cool.

very cool.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-28-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 29,784
Posted By jtimmer
by wrap do you mean the polyseel? That is...

by wrap do you mean the polyseel? That is something I am considering getting when I take delivery (for both paint and upholstery).
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-27-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 29,784
Posted By jtimmer
I don't see anything like that here in New...

I don't see anything like that here in New England. But just having the B7 and especially in the alpina blue will be something special. I have only seen one or two B7s here in 20 years. I just...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-27-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 29,784
Posted By jtimmer
20k! LOL. 135k is enough for now! But it does...

20k! LOL. 135k is enough for now! But it does look good.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-27-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 29,784
Posted By jtimmer
yes, that matte finish is awesome. I wish I knew...

yes, that matte finish is awesome. I wish I knew that was an option when I ordered mine (I got the Alpina Blue with black/ivory interior). The matte look is very hot right now. I was in Beverly...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-27-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 29,784
Posted By jtimmer
the 2013 B7 (SWB xDrive) is actually only $20k...

the 2013 B7 (SWB xDrive) is actually only $20k more than the S8 ($135k vs $115k). I priced them both out since I had to decide which one to order (I went with the B7 after three S8's in a row). ...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-26-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 29,784
Posted By jtimmer
Motortrend video slamming 2013 Alpina B7 vs Audi S8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oT0r6xQJU_4&feature=player_embedded

have you guys seen this? It figures that after three S8's I am now swithing to the B7 (arrives in 2 weeks). Still, performance...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-23-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,485
Posted By jtimmer
My dealer told me that the following is an...

My dealer told me that the following is an emergency spare for the 7:

Emergency Rim 36116796147: 18x4.5
Tire: 135 80r18 Conti
All in cost including jack kit is about $569.

For me the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-22-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,485
Posted By jtimmer
why don't you buy an emergency spare and just...

why don't you buy an emergency spare and just keep it in the trunk? They're only a few hundred $$ and is pretty small, and will give peace of mind. That's what I am thinking of doing. The only...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-22-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,485
Posted By jtimmer
yes, I will miss the V10, but I am due for a new...

yes, I will miss the V10, but I am due for a new car and the new S8 is a V8 turbo as well. And the B7 is a better looking car with a significantly higher residual. Can't wait to take delivery.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-22-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,485
Posted By jtimmer
Thanks. This will be my first BMW after 20 years...

Thanks. This will be my first BMW after 20 years of Audis and three consecutive S8's. curious to see how it will be diffent.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-22-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,485
Posted By jtimmer
I have a 2013 Alpina B7 on order, which does not...

I have a 2013 Alpina B7 on order, which does not come with RFs, and I have already decided to buy an emergency spare and will just throw it in the trunk. Has anyone else done this?
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