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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-28-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,368
Posted By petee1997
LED headlights are standard on the FL E. Active...

LED headlights are standard on the FL E. Active LEDs are optional.


PS I traded two BMW's on the two W212's in 2010 and 2011. The Bimmers were great cars but both my wife and I preferred...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-27-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,368
Posted By petee1997
You should read up a little more K-A. The...

You should read up a little more K-A. The standard headlights are LED. That is still not available on the BMW even at extra cost. About rattles on the E, I have had three of them and that has never...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,393
Posted By petee1997
K-A you are preaching to the choir. I remember a...

K-A you are preaching to the choir. I remember a similar write up when you bought your MB. For the record, my wife and I traded two BImmers for two MB's in 2010 and 2011. We have not looked back...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,337
Posted By petee1997
I always thought they were mainly a one trick...

I always thought they were mainly a one trick pony.. the A4. The Porsche dealer in my area is also the Audi dealer. I am a long time customer of the Porsche side of the business and they always have...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,337
Posted By petee1997
Better check your numbers. You are far out on...

Better check your numbers. You are far out on this one.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,337
Posted By petee1997
The first CLS was offered in the US Jan. 2005....

The first CLS was offered in the US Jan. 2005. The second generation was introduced in the summer of 2011. It is now in its' second year.

As far as the command system, it is far easier to use...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-06-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,337
Posted By petee1997
MB has no competition for the 528i in the US. In...

MB has no competition for the 528i in the US. In Canada, we have the E300 which is less equipped and does not have the AMG package standard.

Prices and models vary by country but when I was...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-05-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,655
Posted By petee1997
K-A have you been smoking the drapes again?

K-A have you been smoking the drapes again?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-05-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,337
Posted By petee1997
Now, now K-A, BMW is not eating MB's lunch. They...

Now, now K-A, BMW is not eating MB's lunch. They outsold MB by 7,000 cars on 275,000 total sales. Actually, they were lagging MB until December. Look at the deal you made on your lease. BMW simply...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-11-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,288
Posted By petee1997
If both cars were the same price or within 5K, I...

If both cars were the same price or within 5K, I would have chosen the Bimmer.

To answer OP, the E nor the 5 series were not an option. I wanted a sporty sedan without the window frames that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-10-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,288
Posted By petee1997
I did not need the test drive because I knew both...

I did not need the test drive because I knew both cars would be great with the advantage to the BMW. I was trading a 2011 E350 4M so both cars were an upgrade. The AMG and the M5 were non starters...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-10-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,288
Posted By petee1997
I have never test driven a car before buying. As...

I have never test driven a car before buying. As far as what you think? I just wanted to know if anyone agreed with me that the 650 was poor value.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-04-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,288
Posted By petee1997
Exactly my point.

Exactly my point.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-04-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,288
Posted By petee1997
The S,SL,and the CLS all have the same engine but...

The S,SL,and the CLS all have the same engine but MB in their wisdom wanted to make a difference on the more expensive models. I am aware that there are other tuners that can bring the HP to over...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-04-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,288
Posted By petee1997
!3 Mercedes CLS550 4M vs 13 BMW 655ix gr. coupe

First, I am not a troll and have been a member of this site for many years. I have owned four Bimmers in the past but have been driving MB since 2010 and 2011.

I was shopping the new 650ix grand...
Forum: 6 Series 12-03-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By petee1997
BMW 650 1X G Coupe 4 Dr. VS Mercedes CLS550 4Matic

First, I am not a troll. I have been a member of this forum for quite some time. Recently I was shopping for a 650i G Coupe. I must admit, I loved the car. The only other "4 door Coupe" in the market...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-07-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,619
Posted By petee1997
If you are buying a premium car it should have...

If you are buying a premium car it should have premium car options. If you don't need this option or that one, the next decision is do you need a BMW? If you keep the car for three to four years most...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-12-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,001
Posted By petee1997
And a bankrupt GM sells more chevy's. What's your...

And a bankrupt GM sells more chevy's. What's your point? Compare apples with apples in the same price point.
Keep in mind I have never said that MB built a better car simply a more popular car that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-11-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,001
Posted By petee1997
You have just answered your question. People seem...

You have just answered your question. People seem to be satisfied with MBTex and pass on the leather option. The BMW 5er with vinyl is unsaleable. There must be a reason,inferior product.
Both my...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-11-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,001
Posted By petee1997
It's nice to see the loyalty of BMW owners. I...

It's nice to see the loyalty of BMW owners. I must be the exception. By the way leather is a 1500.00 option on the E350. MBTex can't be compared to BMW vinyl. MB has a far superior product. If it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-11-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,001
Posted By petee1997
You need a dissenting voice here for a little...

You need a dissenting voice here for a little balance. My wife and I traded a 335i and a 328ix for two E350 4Matics loaded. The Bimmers were nice cars and we really liked them. My wife traded last...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-10-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,786
Posted By petee1997
If you are tired of brake dust on your wheels try...

If you are tired of brake dust on your wheels try ArmorAll Rim Protectant. This stuff is a spray on and it works.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-08-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,718
Posted By petee1997
. Rigel give us a break. The fact that a...

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Rigel give us a break. The fact that a car has a legal limiter of 155MPH is irrelevant. All roads have a posted speed limit and each state has laws enforcing those limits. Use your limiter...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-07-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,718
Posted By petee1997
I hope all the supporters will take their familes...

I hope all the supporters will take their familes out for a drive Sunday and max out their rides. The kids will get a hoot out of it. Most of you will make it home but just maybe one unlucky family...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-07-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,718
Posted By petee1997
You are absolutely right. At 160MPH you are...

You are absolutely right. At 160MPH you are travelling at nearly three miles per minute. Northern PA is hilly country and you can't see three miles ahead. The OP says he was not driving but he could...
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