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Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) Yesterday, 01:50 PM
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Posted By pan
I've now leased four BMW - 2003 745i, 2006 650i,...

I've now leased four BMW - 2003 745i, 2006 650i, 2010 650i, and my current 2012 650i. When I turned in my 2010 650i the dealer went out of his way to buy the car for resale from BMW. It really was in...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE Yesterday, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 241
Posted By pan
Would you not expect an improvement of the...

Would you not expect an improvement of the technology such as greater range, faster, or .... Why would you want to keep a first year car?
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 02-25-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By pan
There should be no problem with the 7 series...

There should be no problem with the 7 series wheels. However you should make sure the wheel offset is close of the 650
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 02-23-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By pan
From mid March to roughly mid November in...

From mid March to roughly mid November in Colorado's front range I run 20"s with staggered summer tires. In the winter I run 19"s with snows on all four wheels. Although that works great I've still...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 02-19-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,582
Posted By pan
What a waste. Why in the world would you change...

What a waste. Why in the world would you change synthetic oil that often? I'm just amazed! Its like the last car you will ever buy. Don't you just get tempted the next time someone introduces a...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 02-14-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By pan
The 650 battery doesn't last very long. Over...

The 650 battery doesn't last very long. Over three 650s (2006, 2010 and 2012) I have replaced a battery, at BMW's expense, every 1 1/2 years. Additionally if you only drive a few miles per restarts...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 02-14-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By pan
I use 20" in summer and 19 in winter. I have...

I use 20" in summer and 19 in winter. I have insurance on the wheels and tires. I have used the insurance three times for bubbled or torn tires. So far I have not bent a wheel.

Like you I really...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 02-12-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,095
Posted By pan
Please post the dealer and the salesman's name....

Please post the dealer and the salesman's name. He should not get away with it without it impacting his reputation online.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 02-12-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By pan
You have plenty of room. My default is the phone...

You have plenty of room. My default is the phone and play either connected through USB or Bluetooth. I found no real advantage to loading music in the car. It could be my ears are getting old. The...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 02-12-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By pan
It was not offered.

It was not offered.
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 02-06-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By pan
I had the same thing happen to my car just after...

I had the same thing happen to my car just after I got it. I just knew it wasn't the wear indicators. I took it to the dealer and an observant tech saw the problem. Since I was waiting they asked be...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 02-06-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By pan
This may be stating the obvious but have...

This may be stating the obvious but have considered adjusting the angles so that they are more to your liking? With 18 way adjustable seats it would seem seat angles could be and should be easy to...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 02-05-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 845
Posted By pan
It does come with a connector that can be used to...

It does come with a connector that can be used to connect and charge the car. If I'm going with a Tesla I want the fastest option for a charge at home. That means a dedicated circuit to provide 80A...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 02-05-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By pan
My rearview mirror is quite stiff. Every day I...

My rearview mirror is quite stiff. Every day I use the outer most HomeLink butter and nary a move. Get it fixed.
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 02-04-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 845
Posted By pan
My lease on the 650ix is up in May. So if I...

My lease on the 650ix is up in May. So if I replace it with a Tesla or a GC either car should be ordered in the next few weeks to make the May lease end. Because I seem to like the cars configured...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 02-04-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 845
Posted By pan
What I looked at was what would it take to instal...

What I looked at was what would it take to instal a Tesla high power connector. The Connector cost $750 and just doubled the cost for installation. I don't know for sure the cost of running a high...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 02-03-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 845
Posted By pan
On a road trip, If you depend on the Tesla...

On a road trip, If you depend on the Tesla Supercharger network, there is no cost to the owner for all the juice you want to consume. Realistcaly that is not a practical solution unless you live very...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 02-03-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 845
Posted By pan
Although the cost of electricity versus gas was a...

Although the cost of electricity versus gas was a bigger consideration a year ago it really doesn't play into the decision. When you spend north of a $100k for a car the cost of fuel is a small...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-28-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 845
Posted By pan
That is exactly correct. What I like is the style...

That is exactly correct. What I like is the style of the 6er not a 7er. I agree with you the back is a bit snug. However taking another couple out to dinner with us is not all bad, especially coming...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-28-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 845
Posted By pan
What has made the Tesla a consideration is I can...

What has made the Tesla a consideration is I can not only get to the ski areas from Boulder, CO but also make it to Southern California with a stop in Moab, Ut. Moab the home of Arches National Park...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-27-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 845
Posted By pan
GC or Tesla

I've now owned four BMW over 12 years. I've had a 2003 745i, two 650i - 2006 and 2010, and one 650ix-2012. I am finding myself in need of a four door car. The GC fits the bill quite well.

Lately,...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 01-27-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,297
Posted By pan
My decision for the coupe was I wanted to see up...

My decision for the coupe was I wanted to see up in the mountains in the winter or for that mater on summer days when the sun is to strong to be in it for any length of time. I like the looks of both...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-24-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 954
Posted By pan
One of the clear reasons is because they produce...

One of the clear reasons is because they produce fewer 650s. I think the real reason is because they can. We are willing to pay them for the honor of driving this car. I for one really don't resent...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-24-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 787
Posted By pan
Although I don't have a GC I do have a 2012...

Although I don't have a GC I do have a 2012 650xi. I live in Colorado and I'm an avid skier. Last week I stayed in a house just north of Silverthorne, CO at 9200 ft. The house is at the end of a few...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 01-24-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 855
Posted By pan
Sorry to see you go. I totally get a change of...

Sorry to see you go. I totally get a change of scenery.
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