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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-23-2017, 05:42 PM
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Views: 1,115
Posted By GermanRoots
Well done! And those wheels!

Well done! And those wheels!
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-21-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By GermanRoots
No issues with me either, however I noticed when...

No issues with me either, however I noticed when I charge via the NFC pad in front of the shifter it gets really really hot.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-20-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By GermanRoots
Purchase. $86,995

Purchase. $86,995
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-18-2017, 06:35 AM
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Views: 1,075
Posted By GermanRoots
Unfortunately I wasn't able to get any discount...

Unfortunately I wasn't able to get any discount off MSRP, despite my efforts to do so. There was a buyer behind me that was ready to open his wallet if I didn't.

Options include:
Cold Weather...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-17-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By GermanRoots
Black Saphire Metallic

Black Saphire Metallic
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-17-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,075
Posted By GermanRoots
New G30 M550 Delivery

Hi folks! I'm pleased to share my new ride with you all. As a previous F10 550 owner I was a bit reluctant to give the G30 a chance, partially because of the N63 issues, but also wanting to try...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-06-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,273
Posted By GermanRoots
Local dealer just got a black on black M550, so I...

Local dealer just got a black on black M550, so I immediately stopped what I was doing to take a test drive. The difference in power between it and the e43 was noticeable. There is something unique...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 04-22-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,273
Posted By GermanRoots
Maybe I should have written top end "power". ...

Maybe I should have written top end "power". What I mean is when I was at 80mph and pushed it to 120mph it took longer to get there than it did in my F10 550.
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 04-22-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,273
Posted By GermanRoots
I drove both the E43 and the 540i today. Having...

I drove both the E43 and the 540i today. Having driven the F10 550 since 2012 the 540 felt too familiar, I had a hard time getting excited about it. Yes it has been updated and includes new...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 11-17-2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,009
Posted By GermanRoots
This is a very compelling product...I find myself...

This is a very compelling product...I find myself more excited about this than the next generation M5...but I'll need more details on the M5 before I make that decision.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-06-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,416
Posted By GermanRoots
Same size as originals. No tramlining or noise...

Same size as originals. No tramlining or noise over time with these tires. That being said, I have noticed that on the Michelin's on my Land Rover.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-05-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,416
Posted By GermanRoots
OP, FWIW - I got 21k miles on the OEM Dunlop...

OP,

FWIW - I got 21k miles on the OEM Dunlop runflats, replaced all 4 with the A/S 3. 21k miles later I'm replacing the rears only (staggered set-up), fronts are still in really good shape. As...
Forum: European Delivery 06-20-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 931
Posted By GermanRoots
Fabby - I dropped off in Paris, but didn't dare...

Fabby - I dropped off in Paris, but didn't dare drive into Paris proper. It's a very busy city and the thought of Clark Griswold being stuck circling the Arc D'Triumph kept me from going into town. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-18-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,261
Posted By GermanRoots
I am the original owner of a 2012 550i, had no...

I am the original owner of a 2012 550i, had no issues pre-CCP, and no difference noticed post-CCP. It's been an amazing car for me and it still makes me smile every time I drive it. I'm sorry for...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - 2016) 05-01-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,748
Posted By GermanRoots
Thank you all for the input, I went back to...

Thank you all for the input, I went back to Porsche for another test drive, then went to the BMW dealer and drove the M5 again. I'm leaning strongly towards the M5, but will likely wait a few years...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - 2016) 04-26-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,748
Posted By GermanRoots
Anyone consider a Porsche Panamera?

I'm enjoying my F10 550i, was planning an M5 for 2016 or 2017, but had an impressive experience with a Panamera. Now I'm conflicted. Anybody consider a Panamera but end up going with the M5? I'd...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-26-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,521
Posted By GermanRoots
So simple! Now I feel like an idiot. Thanks for...

So simple! Now I feel like an idiot. Thanks for the quick reply.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-26-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,599
Views: 239,561
Posted By GermanRoots
Some data points on my N63 CCP: Year: 2012 ...

Some data points on my N63 CCP:

Year: 2012
Mileage at drop-off: 35,037
Mileage at pick-up: 35,051
Drop-off date: 2/16/15
Pick-up date: 2/26/15
Performance prior to CCP: No issues whatsoever,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-26-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,521
Posted By GermanRoots
Festers - I realize this thread is ancient, but...

Festers - I realize this thread is ancient, but hopeful you can help me out. After doing the N63 service package many of my settings were reset. One I need some help with has to do with the...
Forum: European Delivery 09-17-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By GermanRoots
+1. Very convenient and simple. When I used it...

+1. Very convenient and simple. When I used it someone had abandoned a bunch of car care products. I assumed they were ED folks who couldn't fly with liquids, and decided to pay it forward. Or...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-16-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,678
Posted By GermanRoots
I'm curious about your V8 concerns. What...

I'm curious about your V8 concerns. What specifically have you read that concerns you? I'm very biased here, but from my experience it is one of the most impressive engines out there.

Also, I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-07-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,688
Posted By GermanRoots
Please consider all the other cars on the road...

Please consider all the other cars on the road with families and other innocent law-abiding people. If you want to race, go to the track. Sorry to be so direct, but you're not going to find many...
Forum: European Delivery 09-06-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,588
Posted By GermanRoots
1 for me. However, I noticed an addition of 8...

1 for me. However, I noticed an addition of 8 miles that happened in between my Paris drop off, and my pick up in OKC. Maybe the transport miles consistently average 8 miles and that is the basis...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-29-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,918
Posted By GermanRoots
Thanks for the thorough review, great...

Thanks for the thorough review, great perspective. Just last week I drove a friends 2013 C63 AMG. I realize your test drive was a non-AMG model, but I shared many of your sentiments for the...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - 2016) 08-23-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,682
Posted By GermanRoots
OP - I'm in the same situation. Something to...

OP - I'm in the same situation. Something to consider, would you really want the first year of the new build? If you recall on the F10, there were a lot of issues with the 2011's. Maybe try to...
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