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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-10-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,365
Posted By RED99HT
I went with Xpel and did the whole front bumper,...

I went with Xpel and did the whole front bumper, lights, full hood, mirrors, and 1/3 quarter panel treatment. cost $1200. well worth it. I drive a lot of Hwy miles and 18,000 miles later the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-07-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By RED99HT
Glad you got it fixed. RFT's seem to be more...

Glad you got it fixed. RFT's seem to be more inconvenient than anything if you get a flat. Ditch the RFT's when you are ready and throw a full spare or a space saver in the trunk. I went with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-03-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By RED99HT
great idea! thx for sharing

great idea! thx for sharing
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-02-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By RED99HT
Thx Scott! I have considered lowering the front...

Thx Scott! I have considered lowering the front a tad but my driveway is steep and I have to creep up slowly so I don't want to risk ripping up my lower bumper.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-02-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By RED99HT
Installed HRE FF01's on AW '14 550i

Finally got everything installed yesterday. She is SWEET!!! :cool: The ride and handling is much better than the stock RFT 19's. I don't get the jounce like I was experiencing with the RFT's. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-25-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By RED99HT
Got em' HRE FF01 20" liquid silver

Got my HRE FF01's in today! They are absolutely stunning! 20 X 9 & 20 X 10

I should hopefully have them on this weekend or early next week. I ordered a set of Michelin AS3's in 255 35 20 and 285...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-25-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 845
Posted By RED99HT
SUNTEK window films 45% Ceramic Sorry, But I...

SUNTEK window films 45% Ceramic

Sorry, But I think I am going to hang on to the M Sport Rims. Doesn't seem like many folks are getting good $ for them on this forum. Ill probably throw them back...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-24-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 845
Posted By RED99HT
Looks Awesome! Thx for sharing. The ET 25 up...

Looks Awesome! Thx for sharing. The ET 25 up front is exactly what I wanted and looks great. My Wheels should be delivered by tomorrow :thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-22-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By RED99HT
How are you elevating your car? are you driving...

How are you elevating your car? are you driving up ramps? I did the first oil change on mine after break in but I dont think I got all the oil out. it seems as if the oil pan plug is in the middle...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-22-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 845
Posted By RED99HT
Thx for the nice comments. I ordered them from ...

Thx for the nice comments. I ordered them from Howie Industries. $2950 shipped.

The car in the pic I believe has the 8.5" wide wheels. notice how the rear wheels are concave and the front...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-22-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 845
Posted By RED99HT
Sunday Morning Bath

The wife and kids are out of town so I had the time to clean the 550i up this morning :thumbup:

G Techniq G wash, followed by their panel wipe PW, and a nice coat of C2 liquid crystal detailer. I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-01-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By RED99HT
I would go 255 up front and 285 in rear as you...

I would go 255 up front and 285 in rear as you have wider wheels than a stock 550. Plus you will get the overall diameter of the tire back down to stock especially in the rear. This will give you a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-24-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By RED99HT
Help me decide between two offset choices

I want to pick up a set of HRE Flow Form wheels for my '14 550i. The rear wheel is one offset option being 20 X 10 ET 40 which should fit perfectly. The fronts come in 2 options.
20 X 8.5 ET 30...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-14-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By RED99HT
Your reaction time has nothing to do with your ET.

Your reaction time has nothing to do with your ET.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-13-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By RED99HT
Why is launch control hard on track? its simple...

Why is launch control hard on track? its simple to use. Is it because you have to drive the vehicle for a period of time in order to use it?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-10-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By RED99HT
jjsc6 I get what you are saying. My 0-100 is...

jjsc6 I get what you are saying. My 0-100 is based off clocking the vid with my Iphone stop watch. I probably did it twenty something times. That's how I got my #'s. The M5 according to C/D does...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-10-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By RED99HT
LOL! I know! this car is phenomenal! Yes, that...

LOL! I know! this car is phenomenal! Yes, that is correct mpg's If you also notice I have almost 10k miles already after 4 months. Im in sales and do a lot of Hwy driving. My other secret is...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-10-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By RED99HT
LCI '14 550 0-100 run w/vid

It seems that there is no car mag or auto reviewer that has tested the LCI 550i. So I decided to run a couple of 0-60 and 0-100 runs to see what this car is capable of. I posted a 0-60 run a couple...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-09-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,403
Posted By RED99HT
Toyota just announced they are recalling 6.76...

Toyota just announced they are recalling 6.76 million cars to fix software issues that would cause the vehicles to stop or shutdown. They just got done recalling 1.7 million Prius in Feb. a brand...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-26-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By RED99HT
summer tires. The launch control is definitely...

summer tires. The launch control is definitely not aggressive. 1st 1/2 second actually feels slow and then its like a sling shot. with good traction you should see low 4's but not going to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-25-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By RED99HT
2014 550i 0-60 Video

I got a chance to run a couple of 0-60 times on my bone stock '14 550i. I used launch control to get the best time. When I took off traction control and tried power braking the tires would just...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-21-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 728
Posted By RED99HT
I found a pump today at a Shell gas station near...

I found a pump today at a Shell gas station near my home that was non-ethanol. the pump was off to the side of the station on its own and labeled recreational use only. You have to go into the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-20-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 728
Posted By RED99HT
averaged 30.5 MPG w/550i, Non-ethanol 93

I am on the road this week for work and I made a trip from Raleigh NC to Wilmington NC on Tuesday evening. Its about a 130 mile straight shot down I 40. I averaged 25.9 mpg on hwy on the way down. ...
Forum: General BMW 02-19-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By RED99HT
Great info! Thx!

Great info! Thx!
Forum: General BMW 02-18-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By RED99HT
Finally, Non Ethanol 93!

I pulled into a Shell gas station in Wilmington NC this evening and all 93 octane pumps had no ethanol! I hope this spreads my way to Charlotte if it hasnt already. I heard that there is a new bill...
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