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Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 05-13-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,341
Posted By swb3
Me Too!!

Me Too!!
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 04-23-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,076
Posted By swb3
i8 in the snow

I have had mine since last October and used it through the winter in the snow. It was a blast and handles very well. Of course I purchased a second set of wheels and snow tires. It's not my primary...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 01-28-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,562
Posted By swb3
489282 Both remarkable cars!

489282

Both remarkable cars!
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 01-10-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,198
Posted By swb3
Nice ride!! Glad you like it! 4,000 miles on...

Nice ride!! Glad you like it! 4,000 miles on mine, and they must be very fussy in the factory because it really has been perfect.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 12-07-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,401
Posted By swb3
Thank you. No, I sure liked that car but I...

Thank you. No, I sure liked that car but I traded the 760 for an S63 coupe.
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 12-02-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,015
Posted By swb3
I purchased the BMW winter wheel and tire...

I purchased the BMW winter wheel and tire package. 20" wheels I think they run 215's. Paid $925 each mounted, balanced with sensors. I pulled this off the internet, have not taken any pics of mine...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 11-08-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,879
Posted By swb3
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 11-03-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,040
Posted By swb3
I had 22's on my 760, while I liked the look I...

I had 22's on my 760, while I liked the look I did not care for the ride and would not do it again. I never blew a tire or damaged a rim but I still would not recommend it. My 2 cents.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 11-02-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,401
Posted By swb3
Heres a few I had a professional take some shots.

Heres a few I had a professional take some shots.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 11-02-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,401
Posted By swb3
It may be polarizing for some however I have...

It may be polarizing for some however I have 2,300 miles on mine and it is a fantastic piece of engineering There are only two issues with the car, getting out of it is a bit awkward(Getting in is...
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 10-25-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,642
Posted By swb3
Yes it is but the car is fantastic, 1,400 miles...

Yes it is but the car is fantastic, 1,400 miles and loving every minute of it!!
Forum: BMW i3 and BMW i8 (2014 - Current) 07-26-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By swb3
My dealer called last week and said BMW indicated...

My dealer called last week and said BMW indicated to them nearly all US orders were affected about 165 cars. My August build was one of them.


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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 02-22-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 93,751
Views: 1,741,074
Posted By swb3
424362 This looks like the thread where the...

424362
This looks like the thread where the future olympic sport of fancy winter car parking goes...


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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 05-05-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By swb3
Tire sizes for 22" offset rims

Here you go:

Fronts are 9.5 offset 30
Rears are 10.0 offset 36.5


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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 05-04-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 13,200
Posted By swb3
Finally! Beautiful, it was worth the...

Finally! Beautiful, it was worth the wait:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:

Those rims are great!
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 05-04-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By swb3
I am running Continental Extreme Contact DWS(dry,...

I am running Continental Extreme Contact DWS(dry, Wet, Snow)
Front 265/30 ZR 22's
Rear 295/25 ZR 22's

I hope this helps:)
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 05-03-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,843
Posted By swb3
Preference 750 i v 750 LI

I would never have considered purchasing an LI, however I have one with active rear wheel steering and it feels like a short wheel base to me. All other objections, weight, length etc, its a great...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 05-02-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,802
Posted By swb3
TFT Multifunction Instrument cluster

Thanks Chris, it looks way way better in person than these crappy photos.


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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 05-02-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,802
Posted By swb3
TFT Multifunction Instrument cluster

Yes it's very cool, was it necessary no, but I do appreciate new technology just as you do. I really like the paddle shift addition you made, not sure I am up to that task thought.


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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 05-02-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,802
Posted By swb3
TFT Multifunction Instrument cluster

Yes it is about 2k.

Basically Patryk connects me with his technician who I schedule the appointment with over Skype. The cluster arrives from Patryk with the cable with an Ethernet end to plug...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 05-01-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,802
Posted By swb3
TFT Multifunction Instrument cluster

I wanted to send a thanks out to Rajeek for his recommendation on using Patryk at Bimmertech for purchase and programming of the TFT instrument panel. Install was a piece of cake, we programmed it...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-30-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By swb3
Exhaust tailpipe help

Ok, so now I am looking at the white car and that appears to be a standard 750 pipe and I can't help you there, dimensions are for a 760, sorry.


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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-30-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By swb3
Exhaust tailpipe help

I can give you a rough measure, since its trapezoidal it's hard to know exactly what you want. 9 1/2" clearance across the top and same for bottom, that gives about 1/8" space on either side. Overall...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-26-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,289
Posted By swb3
Paddle Retrofit.....Success!

Rajeek, that looks great and thanks for the feedback and sharing info on the cluster I have my coding scheduled with Patryk next week.


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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 04-25-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,575
Posted By swb3
F02's on lowering springs, please check in...

I think the lowering really balanced the look nicely and I was pleasantly surprised with the ride quality, that was my biggest concern...no more.


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