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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-25-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 554
Posted By alewifebp
Coming from a 2011 to a 2014, I was also...

Coming from a 2011 to a 2014, I was also disappointed with the brightness of the ambient lighting. Barely noticeable. If the 2015 is indeed brighter, it would be interesting to see if a retrofit...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-21-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,277
Posted By alewifebp
Looks like a toned down version of San Marino...

Looks like a toned down version of San Marino Blue in the M6. Deep Sea blue was never available with M Sport, so this puts a little bit of color in to that option.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-09-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,223
Posted By alewifebp
It's her on the left. ...

It's her on the left.

http://shows.autospies.com/gallery/best-of-ny-auto-show-lg/JX3C7319.jpg
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,191
Posted By alewifebp
FWIW, I read that Millennials, or whatever they...

FWIW, I read that Millennials, or whatever they are called, basically the next generation of BMW buyers, love the design of the i3. It's quirky and interesting.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-08-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,223
Posted By alewifebp
Oh, I know what model you are talking about at...

Oh, I know what model you are talking about at the Alfa booth. My jaw was dropping that's for sure. The cars weren't bad either.

If you noticed they had the 5 diesel with Nappa leather and with...
Forum: The Travel Forum 04-02-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By alewifebp
I flew AA from EWR to ORD recently. Since I came...

I flew AA from EWR to ORD recently. Since I came from Terminal A at EWR, everything looked like a palace at ORD in comparison, so I can't comment on a degradation.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-01-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,198
Posted By alewifebp
It did. The first generation was horrible. They...

It did. The first generation was horrible. They improved it yearly in to what it is today. When I had my E70 X5, it had the old style iDrive with the wheel and only one button. It was slow and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-29-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,505
Posted By alewifebp
I've mentioned this before, but the concept of...

I've mentioned this before, but the concept of wanting a car every so often, or the act of wanting a luxury good is explained by the economic concept of utility. As consumers, the utility is the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-27-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,505
Posted By alewifebp
This. There is no reason to purchase or lease an...

This. There is no reason to purchase or lease an expensive car like we do. We get value out of it though.
Forum: European Delivery 03-05-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By alewifebp
I used WiFi and posted right before I was about...

I used WiFi and posted right before I was about to do the victory lap.
Forum: European Delivery 03-04-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,769
Posted By alewifebp
I went with Mike last year too. Easy process all...

I went with Mike last year too. Easy process all through e-mail up until needing to sign the paperwork.
Forum: European Delivery 02-17-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,162
Posted By alewifebp
I took delivery last year in July. The flights...

I took delivery last year in July. The flights were very expensive. If I was to do round trip to Munich from Philly, it would have been $1,600. I did a split leg, going out to Munich and back from...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-05-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 768
Posted By alewifebp
I went through a lot of oil in my 2011 550. I...

I went through a lot of oil in my 2011 550. I wonder if the N63 recall fixes this common problem?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-02-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 89,389
Posted By alewifebp
Yep. It's called Godzilla for a reason.

Yep. It's called Godzilla for a reason.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-31-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,123
Posted By alewifebp
Now that I have a Costco station right near me,...

Now that I have a Costco station right near me, I've been going there exclusively. I get premium. It was only 2.05 earlier this week.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,212
Posted By alewifebp
Auto hold and auto start stop.

Auto hold and auto start stop.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-21-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,169
Posted By alewifebp
Same here. With a $77k MSRP. Multiple...

Same here. With a $77k MSRP. Multiple securities and ED really help things out a lot.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-19-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,334
Posted By alewifebp
You really owe it to yourself to contact Greg...

You really owe it to yourself to contact Greg Poland though. He will arrange all of that for you and give you a great deal. You just sign paperwork and pay money, the way that a car buying...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-15-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,702
Posted By alewifebp
I'm on my second F10 550i. First was a 2011,...

I'm on my second F10 550i. First was a 2011, which have some recurring problems with the N63 engine. I had a problem with it last year during the final year of my lease. Now I have a 2014. You...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-14-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 975
Posted By alewifebp
I took mine in for service shortly after it came...

I took mine in for service shortly after it came back to the US. I closed the door one day and heard a crunch. After that, you could hear a noise like something was loose rattling around when the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-11-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,334
Posted By alewifebp
Order one and get exactly what you want. Check...

Order one and get exactly what you want. Check with Greg Poland, that dealer is a lot closer than Georgia to you. Many people are able to save enough money so that even with the extra costs of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-08-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,739
Posted By alewifebp
Typically the only two tools for the manufacturer...

Typically the only two tools for the manufacturer or dealer to increase profit per unit is to roll out less incentives or to make the spread between cost and MSRP large enough for the dealer to make...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,739
Posted By alewifebp
It really is meant to be a 550 competitor +1. A...

It really is meant to be a 550 competitor +1. A little more horsepower, naturally aspirated, and lighter. With an upgraded suspension, it should be a nice performer. Looks wise, it won't win any...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 01-06-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,198
Posted By alewifebp
Yeah, it's a different world out there. The fact...

Yeah, it's a different world out there. The fact that MB and BMW are having this competition proves that. Although let's not forget the past with models like the 318ti and C Coupe from the not too...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-06-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 89,389
Posted By alewifebp
So the consensus is that this doesn't apply to...

So the consensus is that this doesn't apply to the N63TU? I had the problem on my 2011 with the N63, but the work they did fixed it for the remaining time I had it.
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