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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-28-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,451
Posted By Alan L.
Curious to hear your impression about the F15 X5....

Curious to hear your impression about the F15 X5. This will most likely be my next vehicle next summer but I will be keeping an open mind about other makes/models.

The F15's interior is light...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-23-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By Alan L.
Zero screws. There are clips but the heat from...

Zero screws. There are clips but the heat from the engine makes them soft enough that they just pop free if you pull straight out.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-22-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By Alan L.
Do it after the engine is real hot. You can pull...

Do it after the engine is real hot. You can pull them straight out and reverse the process for install.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-22-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,120
Posted By Alan L.
Yeah its not noticeable if you just sit in the...

Yeah its not noticeable if you just sit in the car in the showroom but under different lighting conditions you can see it. I thought it was just my car but there was a thread about this and others...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-22-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By Alan L.
2014 LCI 550 with shaky idle?

My car only has about 5500 miles on it and I usually drive with the AC on 99% of the time. With the AC on the idle speed is increased slightly to about 800-900 rpm and the car idles smooth as silk. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-22-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,120
Posted By Alan L.
I have Ivory and I will probably be the last time...

I have Ivory and I will probably be the last time I go with this color. It looks great in photos but in person the color is more tan/yellowish than white. There is also 3 different shades of Ivory...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-16-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,559
Posted By Alan L.
Another pic i just finished editing... ...

Another pic i just finished editing...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3869/14670953841_81561697d9_h.jpg
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-16-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,559
Posted By Alan L.
lol i thought the same until i came up with Satin...

lol i thought the same until i came up with Satin Gloss F10!

ditto about the ride height. I just had the coilovers installed before doing the wrap and I haven't had a chance to really dial it in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-15-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,160
Posted By Alan L.
If we're talking pre LCI for me it would be bare...

If we're talking pre LCI for me it would be bare minimum:

Msport
DDC or DHP
Nappa Interior

I feel like that alone would make it very competitive with other cars in its class if not bring it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-15-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 825
Posted By Alan L.
Correct. its more your lower back than shoulders...

Correct. its more your lower back than shoulders but yes it adjusts how wide/narrow the seat is. Upon opening your door the bolsters automatically widens so you can get in and out of your seat...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-15-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 825
Posted By Alan L.
Actually the adjustable side bolsters didn't...

Actually the adjustable side bolsters didn't return until the LCI 2014 cars. Both my 13 and 14 had the MCS but only the 14 had the side bolsters which are so worth it.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-15-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,559
Posted By Alan L.
Thanks :) Yes thats the ACS style roof...

Thanks :)

Yes thats the ACS style roof spoiler. Can't beat it for $88 shipped from ebay and the quality if flawless. Just make sure you get one that is urethane not fiberglass. Those all tend...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-15-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,160
Posted By Alan L.
The price to lease a A6 you could be driving a...

The price to lease a A6 you could be driving a 550 F10 or possibly a M5. Audi also thinks they are selling the cure for aids because they expect to sell their cars at msrp or above.

My good...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-15-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,160
Posted By Alan L.
The right optioned F10 is a better overall car...

The right optioned F10 is a better overall car than the A6. I say right optioned because tons of people complain about the F10's handling just to find out that they bought a bare bones car without...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-15-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,559
Posted By Alan L.
Thanks guys... I added two more pics. ...

Thanks guys...

I added two more pics.

This was definitely a labor intensive project but I am glad its done.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-14-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By Alan L.
go to realoem.com and see if you can pull engine...

go to realoem.com and see if you can pull engine parts off to see if theres any difference between build dates for the 528
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-14-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,559
Posted By Alan L.
I've seen wraps hold up fairly well over time. ...

I've seen wraps hold up fairly well over time. The viny is still susceptible to rock chips etc... but nothing else would affect how it would look assuming that the install was done right to begin...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-14-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,559
Posted By Alan L.
Thanks Steve, I agree on some points. In...

Thanks Steve,

I agree on some points. In some ways i actually like the Msport front bumper more than the M5 one because its a little more classy/smooth looking but you are right that no matter...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-14-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,559
Posted By Alan L.
I only paid for the materials which came out to...

I only paid for the materials which came out to just about $800 for the vinyl. I have left over vinyl but i wanted to make sure i had enough for the entire car. The F10 is the biggest car i've...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-14-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 825
Posted By Alan L.
Usually June is the last month before they switch...

Usually June is the last month before they switch over to the next model year for the F10. My 2013 and my 2014 were produced within the first weeks of that year and both had a production date of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-14-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,559
Posted By Alan L.
lol good eye WJGreer I did also switch out...

lol good eye WJGreer

I did also switch out my ACS springs for some KW V1 coilovers because I wanted something that handled better and minimize fender gap. Its a tad too low now with my wife and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-14-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,559
Posted By Alan L.
Alan's 3M Satin White Pearl LCI 550i

Some of you might know that I recently wrapped my car a different color just to try out. I still love my space grey but I wanted to try out the 3M Satin White Pearl color ever since I saw it done on...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-11-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 959
Posted By Alan L.
I second this. Anyone who says otherwise is...

I second this.

Anyone who says otherwise is either a 3 series owner or is legally blind. If the 5 series interior was a 10 from a 1-10 scale being that 10 is the best, the F30 is at best a 4 in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-11-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,341
Posted By Alan L.
I noticed zero interior refinements in the 650GC...

I noticed zero interior refinements in the 650GC loaner i had over my F10 (with Nappa). Most of the interior controls are a direct swap over form the F10 (buttons, switches, center control stack...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-10-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 810
Posted By Alan L.
In my case it was the DSC module that failed it...

In my case it was the DSC module that failed it took BMW two months to get the part in from Germany
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