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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-18-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By dbs600
Trust me, I know. Absolute garbage, but I'll make...

Trust me, I know. Absolute garbage, but I'll make due with wheel and tire insurance. Actually surprised the insurance company hasn't asked me to change over. That said, I don't want to risk anything...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-18-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By dbs600
Thanks everyone! Upon drop off, I asked for...

Thanks everyone!

Upon drop off, I asked for the Pirelli's, but upon consideration of the feedback here, from other boards and a conversation with a tirerack rep - who first said...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-18-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By dbs600
Thanks everyone! Upon drop off, I asked for...

Thanks everyone!

Upon drop off, I asked for the Pirelli's, but upon consideration of the feedback here, from other boards and a conversation with a tirerack rep - who first said...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-16-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By dbs600
Four Run Flat Tires Needed; Goodyear or Pirelli?

Hi everyone,

All four tires have bubbles and I have insurance for another 9 months.

I donít plan to switch to conventional tires at this time, but may when insurance expires.

Goodyear...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-16-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By dbs600
Four Run Flat Tires Needed; Goodyear or Pirelli?

Hi everyone,

All four tires have bubbles and I have insurance for another 9 months.

I donít plan to switch to conventional tires at this time, but may when insurance expires.

Goodyear...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-05-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By dbs600
Thanks! Good point that they'd auto down on...

Thanks!

Good point that they'd auto down on our cars, but not on others. :(
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-05-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By dbs600
Wipers up when Parked in Snow...

Common sight this time of year:

Any way we can easily do same!?

Our wipers donít clear our hoods.

Thanks!
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-18-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 997
Posted By dbs600
Got it.

Got it.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-17-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 997
Posted By dbs600
Can't speak of the B6, but felt significant lag...

Can't speak of the B6, but felt significant lag with the B7.

This was a few years ago at a BMW event where cars could be taken out for extended drives during the Greenwich Concours d' Elegance.
...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-17-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 997
Posted By dbs600
This is true; the M6 is a beast, while the B6 is...

This is true; the M6 is a beast, while the B6 is a tourer, which is why an M7 is needed.



Hmm; I'd guess otherwise - that the 7 outsells the 6, especially due to fleet sales.

6 is a pretty...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-16-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 997
Posted By dbs600
I too used this theory to rationalize no M7, but...

I too used this theory to rationalize no M7, but the B6 just dropped.

That said, the B7 isn't all it's cracked up to be.

Test drove one and there was significant lag.

With X1/3/4/5/6, no...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-11-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By dbs600
GREAT find; GREAT question! Must be safety...

GREAT find; GREAT question!

Must be safety related.

Subscribed...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-09-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,338
Posted By dbs600
My policy does not state this and I've had wheels...

My policy does not state this and I've had wheels replaced that have held air, yet almost every new service advisor I encounter says this off the bat, so until I explain that my policy does not state...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-07-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,338
Posted By dbs600
Thanks, Gentlemen. The latest: As...

Thanks, Gentlemen.

The latest:

As stated, I had three bubbled tires and four bent rims; front right and left rear rims being worst. After significant back and forth, Safe-Guard decided to...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-07-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,028
Posted By dbs600
Thanks, Gentlemen. The latest: As...

Thanks, Gentlemen.

The latest:

As stated, I had three bubbled tires and four bent rims; front right and left rear rims being worst. After significant back and forth, Safe-Guard decided to...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-06-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,028
Posted By dbs600
Thank you, Leftlane11. Yes, I plan to...

Thank you, Leftlane11.

Yes, I plan to document all, taking video as well.

Otherwise, thank you for your suggestion.

On another vehicle, I've used www.wheelfixit.com in the past, which is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-06-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,338
Posted By dbs600
I'VE HAD IT WITH SAFE-GUARD. Vibration when...

I'VE HAD IT WITH SAFE-GUARD.

Vibration when driving. Pull into service drive, point out three bubbled tires. Service advisor brings car into shop and puts it on lift. Service advisor, tech and I...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-06-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,028
Posted By dbs600
I'VE HAD IT WITH SAFE-GUARD. Vibration when...

I'VE HAD IT WITH SAFE-GUARD.

Vibration when driving. Pull into service drive, point out three bubbled tires. Service advisor brings car into shop and puts it on lift. Service advisor, tech and I...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-04-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By dbs600
In sum: Stay away and stick with either...

In sum:

Stay away and stick with either Mercedes or Audi.

Good luck either way.

Keep us posted.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-02-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By dbs600
I like you, but disagree; this is not about...

I like you, but disagree; this is not about 'customer care'.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-02-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By dbs600
Okay; will do; thanks! And in the meantime,...

Okay; will do; thanks!

And in the meantime, free reign of the thread is welcome. ;)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-30-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By dbs600
I have a 2011 750Li xDrive and my Transfer Case...

I have a 2011 750Li xDrive and my Transfer Case has been replaced THREE TIMES to date.

Disgraceful.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-29-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By dbs600
+1, not to mention a corporate culture that...

+1, not to mention a corporate culture that blames customer, denying all via "Unable to Duplicate Concern", "No Problem Found", "Operating as Designed" lunacy.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-28-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By dbs600
So this has me thinking... When an uninsured...

So this has me thinking...

When an uninsured goes to a hospital, the cost is astronomical, but can often be negotiated, whereas when insured, the hospital bills at much lower, different rates,...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-28-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By dbs600
Thanks for the informative insight, Bimmer32! ...

Thanks for the informative insight, Bimmer32!

So it seems the estimates are within range, as stated.

I have a service appointment upcoming and plan to see what the dealer states. Maybe I can...
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