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Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 04-17-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,220
Posted By WineCountry
$35k is a lot of work to be done on any car, much...

$35k is a lot of work to be done on any car, much less a brand new 650. With several models of my own, I've been greeted with the "wow, haven't seen one of these before" looks at the body shops......
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 04-07-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,067
Posted By WineCountry
Thanks for the info! And no, I don't think thats...

Thanks for the info! And no, I don't think thats me :)
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 03-27-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,636
Posted By WineCountry
See pictures attached :thumbup:

See pictures attached :thumbup:
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 03-27-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,067
Posted By WineCountry
Exhaust Valve Opening

I've done some searching about the "butterfly" style exhaust valve on 2 of the 4 tailpipes on the X5M, and mostly seen some questions/answers on other model forums. Nobody seems to know for sure what...
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 03-26-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,636
Posted By WineCountry
Will get you a picture of the spare tomorrow when...

Will get you a picture of the spare tomorrow when I get it back from it's service appointment! The jury is still out on the LED headlights, will get back to you on that one. They're definitely the...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-26-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,010
Posted By WineCountry
Yes I agree, should've been more clear- I meant...

Yes I agree, should've been more clear- I meant high-speed capabilities. I never had a 6 cylinder that really impressed me when you punched it while going 120mph. This thing (before and after the...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-26-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,676
Posted By WineCountry
Nice choice- You'll be just fine without the...

Nice choice- You'll be just fine without the HK... it's not THAT big of an upgrade. If you don't like the sound you can have the dealer or a high quality audio shop swap your speakers/amp etc for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-11-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,608
Posted By WineCountry
Sorry I just saw this, lost my Bimmerfest App on...

Sorry I just saw this, lost my Bimmerfest App on my new phone. Anyway car had 15k miles on it when it started rough idle. Definitely fixed the problem when they replaced the injectors
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 03-11-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,010
Posted By WineCountry
Power Kit installed

Had BMW's power kit installed last week. My SA talked me into it and I figured for the price ($900 installed w/BMW CCA parts discount) it couldn't hurt to give it a shot. Of course it's not as...
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 03-11-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,636
Posted By WineCountry
New toy finally arrived

The wait is finally over =]
This is our first US-built bimmer so we really appreciated the short "order to delivery" time compared to the German built cars (3 weeks). This thing is an absolute...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-05-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,608
Posted By WineCountry
The dealer has had the car all week. They said...

The dealer has had the car all week. They said they finally found the issue- 8 faulty fuel injectors. Will see if that's the case when I pick it up next week :-/
Thanks for your help, as they...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-26-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,608
Posted By WineCountry
Thanks guys, really appreciate it. Am in touch...

Thanks guys, really appreciate it. Am in touch with the dealer this week and going to push the issue! It amazes me sometimes, the car literally won't start in front of them and they look you straight...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-23-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,608
Posted By WineCountry
Unhappy 550 rough start/struggling to start

So I know that the new engines in the 5 all tend to be a bit loud a startup, and many on the forums talk about how they almost sound like a diesel from a cold start, but our 2012 550i has been...
Forum: 6 Series 09-30-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,235
Posted By WineCountry
My baby needs a new home

If anyone knows anyone looking to buy....Will ship for free in the US :thumbup:

2008 CPO 650i Convertible.
100k-mile/ 6-year extended warranty
Alpine White with Cream Beige Pearl Leather...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 09-17-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,431
Posted By WineCountry
Smile 2008 650i Convertible CPO

2008 Certified Pre-Owned 650i Convertible
100k-mile/ 6-year extended warranty CPO
6-speed manual transmission
Alpine White exterior with Creme Beige Pearl Leather interior
Packages:
Sport...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 09-09-2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,929
Posted By WineCountry
Well, took my first drive around SF tonight in a...

Well, took my first drive around SF tonight in a DriveNow ActiveE! Have to say I was impressed! I have a 135 and a 650, so this was basically just for fun. Registered last week online, took Muni down...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 09-09-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,654
Posted By WineCountry
Well, took my first drive around SF tonight in a...

Well, took my first drive around SF tonight in a DriveNow ActiveE! Have to say I was impressed! I have a 135 and a 650, so this was basically just for fun. Registered last week online, took Muni down...
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 08-27-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,929
Posted By WineCountry
DriveNow car parked in front of my yesterday

DriveNow car parked in front of my yesterday
Forum: E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 08-27-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,929
Posted By WineCountry
Renting the Active E 1 tomorrow in SF

Signed up and got my DriveNow ID for the 1-series car-sharing program in SF... going to try it out tomorrow just for fun. :p May get some odd looks when I pull up in my white 1-series only to get...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 08-27-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,518
Posted By WineCountry
Smile Just got my DriveNow ID today! :thumbup: Going...

Just got my DriveNow ID today! :thumbup: Going to try out one of the cars tomorrow in downtown SF. Guess I might get some odd looks when I pull up in my 135i to get into an Active E :bigpimp:
Forum: 6 Series 08-23-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,585
Posted By WineCountry
No laughing! You were there haha. Damn car,...

No laughing! You were there haha. Damn car, sitting in my driveway still haunting me... Somebody buy it dammit!
Forum: 6 Series 08-17-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,585
Posted By WineCountry
Crawling into the car.... my newest hobby.

Unfortunate problem to have. A couple weeks ago at a BMW car club event I was leaning against my car, key fob in the drivers seat, and my butt bumped against the door handle and locked the...
Forum: 6 Series 08-17-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 647
Posted By WineCountry
My thoughts exactly. I found it more useful on...

My thoughts exactly. I found it more useful on my 1-series because it has the "BMW Online" feature and "BMW Remote" app for the iPhone to go with it. But on my 6 it seems pointless... who is going...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 08-07-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,575
Posted By WineCountry
Good meeting you too, and thanks! Looking forward...

Good meeting you too, and thanks! Looking forward to the next drive...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-21-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,575
Posted By WineCountry
Thank you!

Thank you!
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