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Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) Today, 07:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By dbs600
What do you mean by this? Please explain. ...

What do you mean by this?

Please explain.

Thanks. :thumbup:
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) Yesterday, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By dbs600
Thanks, Kstater. How did you come by this...

Thanks, Kstater.

How did you come by this info?

And any photos / renderings to share?
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) Yesterday, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,066
Posted By dbs600
Seriously; what were they thinking?

Seriously; what were they thinking?
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) Yesterday, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By dbs600
Very nice! You'll love the Porsche. ...

Very nice!

You'll love the Porsche.

They have a Euro Delivery program as well!

Consider touring a different region this time. :)
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) Yesterday, 07:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By dbs600
Unfortunately, there's problem with the rear as...

Unfortunately, there's problem with the rear as well; seat is too high / tall, which cuts into headroom, which would drive me nuts. Rear tablet is also a gimmick.

Have you sat in a G12 and F02 or...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 08-29-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By dbs600
G12 specific problems include: Bland,...

G12 specific problems include:

Bland, Japanese-like exterior from A-Pillar back
Interior is more 3 Series than proper 7 Series
Steering is videogame-like, no matter settings
Turbo lag, also...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-29-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By dbs600
Go through insurance and go here: ...

Go through insurance and go here:

http://www.flowerhillautobody.com/

Speak with Lou.

Tell him Jared with the Black 750 Individual sent you.

Without a doubt, they are one of the best!...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 08-29-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By dbs600
Poor Sales = 8 Series?

http://www.autonews.com/article/20160829/COPY01/308299914/bmw-plans-7-series-coupe-to-boost-sales-of-top-model-line-report-says
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-28-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By dbs600
Ha! Hey now; had some neat sketches! ;) I do...

Ha! Hey now; had some neat sketches! ;)

I do love Curb. So happy it's returning!
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-26-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By dbs600
This is the future (already here from MB) vs....

This is the future (already here from MB) vs. what I speculate may be 'tapioca-like' forthcoming from BMW:

http://www.spectorgroup.com/mercedes-benz-manhattan/

Had an 'insiders' tour of the...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-26-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By dbs600
BMW + earth tones brings to mind some of the...

BMW + earth tones brings to mind some of the unusual i3 interior color and material / texture options.

Come to think of it; likely where they're going; YUCK!!! :/
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-26-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By dbs600
No, unfortunately. Wanted to be one at one...

No, unfortunately.

Wanted to be one at one point, and an automobile designer at another. :|

Even spent a summer studying transportation design at Academy of Art College.

If of interest to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-26-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By dbs600
So what say you? What's BMW's rationale in...

So what say you? What's BMW's rationale in denying the CCP? Was it performed in the past?

And are you the first or second owner [which shouldn't matter]?

Confused. :dunno:
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-26-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By dbs600
Oh, absolutely, by no means would this factor...

Oh, absolutely, by no means would this factor into a purchase for me, but I'm into branding and design and the inspiration for same; it interests me.

Cadillac and Architectural Digest previously...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-25-2016, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By dbs600
To clarify for some here, CCP includes a test to...

To clarify for some here, CCP includes a test to measure the chain to ensure it's not stretched, and if stretched, it's replaced under the CCP. The CCP also reimburses the cost of chain replacement,...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-25-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By dbs600
Thanks. Rallye BMW told me this, stating...

Thanks.

Rallye BMW told me this, stating they'll be renovating in 6 months.

They also mentioned that one of the first they're aware of undergoing this change is Habberstad BMW, which I may...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-25-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By dbs600
Dealer Design Scheme Overhaul!?

Today a service advisor told me that BMWNA is mandating a new design scheme for its dealers that will include earth tones (brown and green colors and wood) as well as open floorplans with no...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 08-25-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By dbs600
Dealer Design Scheme Overhaul!?

Today a service advisor told me that BMWNA is mandating a new design scheme for its dealers that will include earth tones (brown and green colors and wood) as well as open floorplans with no...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-25-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By dbs600
Dealer Design Scheme Overhaul!?

Today a dealer told me that BMWNA is mandating a new design scheme for its dealers that will include earth tones (brown and green colors and wood) as well as open floorplans with no cubicles.

I'm...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-25-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 713
Posted By dbs600
CCP includes a Timing Chain Inspection Measure...

CCP includes a Timing Chain Inspection Measure and replacement, if needed.

Why are you being refused CCP?
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 08-25-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,066
Posted By dbs600
Agreed, and dislike their physical trashing of...

Agreed, and dislike their physical trashing of the cars.

Guess corporate of both makes don't mind.

Reminds me of this:
...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 08-24-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,066
Posted By dbs600
Unfortunately, I agree with the review. Much of...

Unfortunately, I agree with the review. Much of that said is what I said on these boards when I first viewed and drove the G12 during launch events; exterior and interior design, space, comfort and...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 08-22-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By dbs600
Yep. :) Chateau Briand earlier tonight. ...

Yep. :)

Chateau Briand earlier tonight.

Great event; food, drink, cars and networking!

Many 7's, i8's and one M760i.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 08-22-2016, 09:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 949
Posted By dbs600
Your car looks amazing, AntDX316! Any more...

Your car looks amazing, AntDX316!

Any more exterior pictures?

And what color is it; Moonstone!?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-21-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By dbs600
Rallye BMW Event

Anyone attending Rallye BMWs event today?
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