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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-31-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,322
Posted By NYCABMAN
You can see the bubbles on the sidewalls. To all...

You can see the bubbles on the sidewalls. To all who lease their cars - beware, bmw will charge you when you return the car without the oem runflats, so keep them and put back on at lease return.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-29-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,322
Posted By NYCABMAN
Put Michelin AS 3's on about a year ago on 19"...

Put Michelin AS 3's on about a year ago on 19" sport rims, fantastic ride quality, quiet, and performed well in the light snow this winter in NY. They are responsive, great in the rain, have the look...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-02-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By NYCABMAN
Profomance in New Rochelle does great work, rims...

Profomance in New Rochelle does great work, rims like new after repair.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-07-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By NYCABMAN
I did 3M 30% on all windows except front...

I did 3M 30% on all windows except front windshield. Very happy with the shade, and cuts down on heat a fair amount.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-09-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,273
Posted By NYCABMAN
ARS, makes the car feel like you are driving an...

ARS, makes the car feel like you are driving an M3.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-09-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,364
Posted By NYCABMAN
Yes, thanks for sharing that. Glad you are so...

Yes, thanks for sharing that. Glad you are so pleased with the new ride, enjoy every moment in it.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 02-06-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By NYCABMAN
Dont do it. Based on your location, car will be...

Dont do it. Based on your location, car will be undriveable in poor weather, and ride quality will suffer. Just my 2cents...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-16-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,502
Posted By NYCABMAN
Just a thought - buy chrome from dealer and have...

Just a thought - buy chrome from dealer and have paint shop primer and coat with oem jet black paint.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-16-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,044
Posted By NYCABMAN
I went 35% all around, 3M. New York Law is that...

I went 35% all around, 3M. New York Law is that number and they actually do check with a guage at stops. It is a bit lighter than I would like but looks sharp and definitely takes the edge off....
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-16-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,502
Posted By NYCABMAN
Black matte grills are available on most online...

Black matte grills are available on most online sites. I wanted gloss too, found that jlevisw.com will paint grills with oem match paint to color of car, jet black in my case. Took a bit of time to...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-13-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,059
Posted By NYCABMAN
Shocked that MB is doing that, very interesting....

Shocked that MB is doing that, very interesting. Buy Tire rack stock !
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-13-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,059
Posted By NYCABMAN
So where do we go from here ? I have stated my...

So where do we go from here ? I have stated my case for months on the ride improvement, noise level, and overall performance of switching to non run craps. I have switched 2 7's and my wifes 6 and...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-12-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,641
Posted By NYCABMAN
1 more pic. The leather dash and pillars are...

1 more pic. The leather dash and pillars are awesome, and the alacantara headliner in black is very cool.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-12-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,641
Posted By NYCABMAN
Have jet black with platinum and black individual...

Have jet black with platinum and black individual interior. Seats are a bit tough to keep clean but the black dash and carpet make it a bit easier.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-05-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,059
Posted By NYCABMAN
Welcome to the non RFT club, enjoy your new...

Welcome to the non RFT club, enjoy your new ride...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-23-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By NYCABMAN
Enjoy your new new ride ! I have been preaching...

Enjoy your new new ride ! I have been preaching this for months to mixed comments. For those who have not driven their cars without the run craps, you really need to go for a ride in someone's 7 who...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 12-22-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By NYCABMAN
30% all around 3M, not to light, not to dark, and...

30% all around 3M, not to light, not to dark, and almost legal. What color is your car ?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-18-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,237
Posted By NYCABMAN
7700 miles and have not needed a top off. my...

7700 miles and have not needed a top off. my wifes 650 has 8400 miles and have topped it off 4 times already, same motor...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 12-18-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By NYCABMAN
I was going to ask the same question, I put...

I was going to ask the same question, I put Michelin Pilot AS3's on my 650xdrive vert in the fall, and they were amazing yesterday here in the snow. The light show was BMW's way of saying your...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-09-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,075
Posted By NYCABMAN
Yes it was a Goodyear, and supposedly the new and...

Yes it was a Goodyear, and supposedly the new and improved ones... Do not have the coverage, and was not in the mood to deal with bmw, just rid myself of the tires. They have been put to bed in my...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-09-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,075
Posted By NYCABMAN
Tough to explain but my wife's 13 650 had a tear...

Tough to explain but my wife's 13 650 had a tear about 3" long right on the sidewall. The car had 1600 miles on it. She clearly hit something, that's a different topic right ???? Anyway, the tire was...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-09-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,075
Posted By NYCABMAN
I am not an engineer, nor do I play one on tv. I...

I am not an engineer, nor do I play one on tv. I am simply giving my opinion, one that is based on having BMW's for the past 14 years, many different models, with and without RFT's. I have had issues...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-09-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,075
Posted By NYCABMAN
My opinion is that whatever happened, he would...

My opinion is that whatever happened, he would still be driving if he had non RFT's. RFT's are rocks that split easily and and that's why the sidewallls tear. BMW should be ashamed of themselves, and...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-09-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,075
Posted By NYCABMAN
Hate to tell you all that this tire looks to be a...

Hate to tell you all that this tire looks to be a RFT. As I have said repeatedly, RFT's are crap, and this would not happen to a regular performance tire. Anyone that has replaced the run craps, like...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-08-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By NYCABMAN
I would suggest purchasing 18" rims and 275/50/18...

I would suggest purchasing 18" rims and 275/50/18 winter tires. Michelin alpin 4's are amazing. Mounting and remounting, balancing and rebalancing twice a year will be expensive, a nuisance, and will...
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