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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-26-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,112
Posted By ajm0824
One week in with the Primacy HPs... Happy so far....

One week in with the Primacy HPs... Happy so far. Ride feels similar to previous Dunlop, but noticeable improvement on handling (feels like when i first got the car).
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-23-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,112
Posted By ajm0824
Can't speak to the frequency of sidewall blowout...

Can't speak to the frequency of sidewall blowout vs any other, but imagine it have to be pretty severe impact (or neglected) to blow through a steel sidewall (or maybe a defective tire). All I know...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-19-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,863
Posted By ajm0824
Sorry OT: The whole industry is behind... So BMW...

Sorry OT: The whole industry is behind... So BMW may be one of the best of the worst, but hardly admirable when all collude to stay behind the times through complacency. Trying to keep pace with...
Forum: European Delivery 10-19-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,778
Posted By ajm0824
All great suggestions (i second all of them) ...

All great suggestions (i second all of them)


Spend the night in GP area instead of going back to Munich
If going to stuttgart, driving through the Black forest is a great drive...
Forum: European Delivery 10-19-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,316
Posted By ajm0824
I did mine in early Nov of 2012 and like you, my...

I did mine in early Nov of 2012 and like you, my itinerary was overambitious. I cut it down and it was still to much. I'd suggest cutting down the distance a bit and enjoy the places you are at more....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-19-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,758
Posted By ajm0824
Agree...trade in values are always lower cause 1)...

Agree...trade in values are always lower cause 1) dealer has to make a buck 2) buyer is excited about getting a new car and dealer has leverage 3) avoid the hassle of selling private party (which, if...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-19-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,863
Posted By ajm0824
in NYC. Mine goes on and off periodically, though...

in NYC. Mine goes on and off periodically, though it's always been crap for me (flat out wrong when gauging traffic). I use google maps on my phone as that is always spot on. I'll keep a closer eye...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-18-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,112
Posted By ajm0824
According to the googles: The unintended...

According to the googles: The unintended collision of one motor vehicle with another, a stationary object, or person, resulting in injuries, death and/or loss of property. MVAs kill 45,000/year—US;...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-18-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,112
Posted By ajm0824
Thanks. I wouldn't trust what the employee...

Thanks.
I wouldn't trust what the employee said without it in writing. In the contract, there is no exclusion of bubbles (implicit or explicit), or even mention, and there is an explicit inclusion...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-18-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,112
Posted By ajm0824
Unfortunately not. I wanted all season but we're...

Unfortunately not. I wanted all season but we're tough to spec where I was looking (and I kinda needed them asap given my blowout too).

Was set on getting them at Costco this time to see if their...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-18-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,905
Posted By ajm0824
All ready to buy a replacement set of non...

All ready to buy a replacement set of non runflats with a kit and/or spare and looking forward to a better ride (in part thanks to this thread). On the way I was reminded that I live in New York City...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-17-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,112
Posted By ajm0824
Not the Same Run-Flat vs. Non Tire Story

Figured I'd share...

Damn NYC... literally on my way to order 4 new tires at Costco (becasue i already got two bubbles on the front Dunlop SP Sport Maxxs that came with the car) and was set on...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-12-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,136
Posted By ajm0824
Same recommended PSI for me and I also over...

Same recommended PSI for me and I also over inflate a few PSI in the winter. If you check the reading on the computer in the hot days after driving for a bit you'll see that a tire that is inflated...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By ajm0824
Fyi

according to bmwgenius@bmwusa.com:

"The color shown in the marketing material is Mediterranean Blue metallic which is offered as a standard color option for the 2016 BMW 6 Series lineup."

...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By ajm0824
Thanks. I know it's marketing material (which...

Thanks. I know it's marketing material (which they likely fudge), but it still seems different to me.

Also, this is the current USA marketing material for 2016 model and they do not option "Deep...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By ajm0824
Anyone know what color this is?

Saw it on bmwusa.com for the 2016 650i.


When optioning it shows availability for Tanzanite Blue Metallic (Individual color) or Mediterranean Blue metallic, but the photos in the build looks...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-16-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,234
Posted By ajm0824
Talking This year our government will spend less than...

This year our government will spend less than 0.25% of the national budget on road surfaces (a number that has steadily declined over the years) AND over 50% on entitlement programs. I don't buy the...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-18-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,462
Posted By ajm0824
Lol.. Yeah more of an open question while...

Lol.. Yeah more of an open question while resurrecting the thread. Thx for the reply, will check out the powerlock.
Forum: European Delivery 06-18-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By ajm0824
Looks beautiful, congrats!

Looks beautiful, congrats!
Forum: The Detail Department 06-18-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,462
Posted By ajm0824
@MTech8 - I know exactly what you mean. Any...

@MTech8 - I know exactly what you mean. Any update on what you tried-what works?

I had the same experience w/ my 2013 Alpine White 535, though not with Klasse, but after using Zaino (and had...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-03-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,661
Posted By ajm0824
Ditto here.. had him code my vehicle last night,...

Ditto here.. had him code my vehicle last night, based on the kudos from the board, and didn't disappoint. Prompt, professional and comprehensive. Took abt an hr (mostly b/c all my questions) and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 07-29-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,661
Posted By ajm0824
Sorry I missed.. When's the next one?

Sorry I missed.. When's the next one?
Forum: The Detail Department 06-17-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By ajm0824
Thanks for the reply.. that's what I was worried...

Thanks for the reply.. that's what I was worried about.. willing to learn and do a DIY but only in the easy to moderate category. Any sense of expected range (so I know if would be getting hosed)...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-16-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By ajm0824
Any Suggestions - Alpine White Scratch

I love the M-Sport front aprons, but apparently the curbs here feel differently.
Have I scratched past DIY and gone through to body shop needed?

I was initially inclined to try a compound, then...
Forum: European Delivery 02-17-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,845
Posted By ajm0824
Picked my car in Nov, was rainy day and decided...

Picked my car in Nov, was rainy day and decided to kill a few hrs at the Deutches museum.

Wow that place is huge, you can spend 5 hrs and not see it all, very cool exhibitions. if you like...
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