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Forum: 6 Series 03-24-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By z356
Christo: Doubt you can tell your local dealer "I...

Christo: Doubt you can tell your local dealer "I won't go to the 'Driving Experience' so give me a better price". Dealer doesn't care if you go or not, as it doesn't effect his profit on the deal. ...
Forum: 6 Series 03-24-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By z356
'6 Series Driving Experience'

My wife Karen and I today spent the day last at the BMW Performance School in Greenville, South Carolina.
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Forum: 6 Series 12-20-2007, 07:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,239
Posted By z356
Part Number for Type II...

From a previous post of mine on this subject earlier this year. "The second version (type II) for the new M6/M5 is listed as $112.00 retail. Part number is 71-10-0-413-439." The first version...
Forum: 6 Series 12-19-2007, 10:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,239
Posted By z356
I ordered mine here...

I used a Bimmerfest sponsor to get my Mobility Kit II at a reasonable discount from retail.

Anderson Motor Co
360 North Route 31
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Main Phone: 888 221-5330
Fax: (815)...
Forum: 6 Series 12-10-2007, 08:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,239
Posted By z356
Need for Mobility II Kit...

On my '07 650i, I replaced the original runflats and Ellipsoid wheels with regular tires on original M6 wheels. I chose Michelin Pilot Sports for summer and Dunlop M3 Sports for winter, each on its...
Forum: 6 Series 12-09-2007, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,239
Posted By z356
A better idea...

Jowtc & Hiper: I got a better place to put the proper BMW Mobility II kit (in a 645/650) than in the 'depression on the right hand side of the trunk'. Please take a look at my '07 650 with the BMW...
Forum: 6 Series 03-15-2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 804
Posted By z356
Calculators are fine but to the question I posed...

Are any of you going to recommend a tire brand and your experiences with it? I will post Gary's (at Tirerack) suggestions tomorrow. But first let's hear from all of you Gurus! Z356
Forum: 6 Series 03-15-2007, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 804
Posted By z356
On changing springs...

Chuck: It is interesting you mention going back to the 'regular' non-sports springs. I have looked in all the BMW brochures on the 6 series and it doesn't mention that the Sport Package (which I...
Forum: 6 Series 03-15-2007, 09:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 804
Posted By z356
What I noticed so far...

Chuck asks: 'Can you comment on the ride with your 650 without run flats and 19" wheels? I realize you are running winter tires which are noisier than summer tires, but curious about overall ride...
Forum: 6 Series 03-14-2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 804
Posted By z356
Summer Performance Tire Recommendations

I have a 2007 BMW 650 Convertible. I sold my original 19" Sport Package wheels (ellipsoids) and replaced them with a set of OEM M6 wheels from an 2007 M6. I am currently running them with a set of...
Forum: 6 Series 02-16-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,346
Posted By z356
Thank you...

Chuck: I thank you and, more importantly, Manolo thanks you. It saved him a trip down from Malibu Canyon to San Diego to show you! Z356
Forum: 6 Series 02-16-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,264
Posted By z356
Maybe it's the camera...

Yes, this is creme beige Pearl. How do I know? These are the photos (in my previous post) that I took of my vehicle's interior at Harms (MADA) just outside Munich. Maybe my Minolta Dimage F100 did...
Forum: 6 Series 02-16-2007, 10:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,346
Posted By z356
Ok, here are the photos again...

Chuck, I know you have lived a very sheltered life, so I am going to make this easy for you. Go to the panel with with the tools & spare fuses, pick that part up and out of the way (first photo),...
Forum: 6 Series 02-15-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,264
Posted By z356
A word about the new Creme Beige Pearl...

I agree with Nevervana. Creme beige is not a bad color at all. Mind you, if they would have offered us the more intense color palettes of the M6, I would have chosen Portland Brown or Indianapolis...
Forum: 6 Series 02-14-2007, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 492
Posted By z356
On the 21" wheels for the 650...

Jimmy: On the 21", check with Bimmerfester "BruceWayne", aka Ernesto. He think he had some 21" wheels for sale at a very good price and has had experience with the larger wheels on his old 645...
Forum: 6 Series 02-14-2007, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 492
Posted By z356
Here is what I sold them for...

I got $1750 one month for a new set of 19" Ellipsoids OEM wheels and the OEM Potenzas 050A RTF tires, which had just ED delivery miles (approx 1500). When you consider that for the tires alone, you...
Forum: 6 Series 02-12-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,346
Posted By z356
Member TurboC1 is Jeff...

Chuck: Jeff can give you more details but his email is . He works for an official BMW dealership in Illinois so his parts are OEM. By the way, if you place the contents of the BMW Mobility Kit...
Forum: 6 Series 02-12-2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,346
Posted By z356
warning triangle...

Yes, one of the benefits of Euro Delivery is that you get one for your European sojourn. So we kept it and brought it with us in our luggage back to the US. I now have a collection from all of my...
Forum: 6 Series 02-12-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,346
Posted By z356
You are welcome, Spyder...

Yes, I would recommend Jeff to all of you. I will order from him parcel nets for both sides of the transmission tunnel. That is an excellent idea which was mentioned a while back by Cobra. They...
Forum: 6 Series 02-12-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,346
Posted By z356
Price of the BMW Mobility Kit (type II)...

Chuck: I just checked my receipt. The second version (type II) for the new M6/M5 is listed as $112.00 retail. Part number is 71-10-0-413-439. Jeff at jthomason@andersoncars.com gave me a discount...
Forum: 6 Series 02-12-2007, 12:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,346
Posted By z356
Alternatives...

Yes, there are cheaper solutions. I have a third mini-compressor I got at Home Depot that was under $40 (I think). The brand is Campbell Hausfeld. It can be charged via wall socket unit (included)...
Forum: 6 Series 02-12-2007, 10:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,346
Posted By z356
On Conti kit...

Chuck: I have bought that Conti kit from Tirerack for my Mini Cooper S. I have also removed the run-flats from that vehicle. But at $79, the Conti is closer to the actual price I paid for the BMW...
Forum: 6 Series 02-11-2007, 10:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,346
Posted By z356
tires...

2007 650i Vert. Sport Pkg. Currently on Dunlop Winter Sport M3 non run flats winter tires. In Spring, I will switch to Michelin PS2 summer performance tires - non run flats. I am leaving the...
Forum: 6 Series 02-11-2007, 09:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,346
Posted By z356
Oh, goops...

Spyder: I asked that question to our assigned Tirerack guru in the Fest's Wheel & Tire Forum last Fall and he came back to say that the new type of sealant used today will not cause permanent damage...
Forum: 6 Series 02-11-2007, 08:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,346
Posted By z356
BMW Mobility kit...

Richard: The new BMW Mobility Kit that Spyder is talking about would precisely fit in the holes BMW has provided you in the rear trunk area since these parts are interchangeable with the M6. See...
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