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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-06-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,577
Posted By nirvana19
Yes, without a doubt. This car now serves a very...

Yes, without a doubt. This car now serves a very different purpose.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-06-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,577
Posted By nirvana19
Well guys, I sold the car. Replaced with a black...

Well guys, I sold the car. Replaced with a black on black Mustang GT convertible, 6-speed. Managed to get a strong trade in price for my car and a heavy discount on the new car ($2k under invoice...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-06-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 533
Posted By nirvana19
Just sold my 2013 535i manual with 28k to a...

Just sold my 2013 535i manual with 28k to a dealership for $38k. M-sport but lightly optioned with no nav or premium, just under $60k original MSRP.

To be honest I'm not sure I would've gotten...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-16-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,577
Posted By nirvana19
almost forgot about this one - added to list!

almost forgot about this one - added to list!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-16-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,577
Posted By nirvana19
This is another one of my considerations for...

This is another one of my considerations for buying a crazy V8 manual sedan - the notion (accurate) notion that they won't be around for long and it may be worth taking the depreciation hit without...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-16-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,577
Posted By nirvana19
I've had a surprisingly hard time finding a...

I've had a surprisingly hard time finding a manual GTI to drive. I don't really need a cruiser anymore since my driving is purely occasional so I am very seriously considering just having a cheaper,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-16-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,577
Posted By nirvana19
I should probably consider that option (Dinan)...

I should probably consider that option (Dinan) for a moment. The JB4 doesn't seem to get close to what Dinan is quoting on the 5-series (but does have significant gains on other platforms - not sure...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-15-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,209
Posted By nirvana19
bought from classic like mine, I see...congrats!

bought from classic like mine, I see...congrats!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-15-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,577
Posted By nirvana19
Good call, I somehow didn't give that much...

Good call, I somehow didn't give that much consideration - I need to drive one, have only driven the automatic (I'm bringing back the well-worn phrase "autotragic" for that one - a conventional...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-15-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,577
Posted By nirvana19
No manual in the S6. I imagine that's a brilliant...

No manual in the S6. I imagine that's a brilliant car but haven't bothered to drive one since I know I won't buy one. Maybe I'll take one for a spin, thinking about doing an S4 round two (especially...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-15-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,577
Posted By nirvana19
Next Car Dilemma v.189

It's a bit premature, but my 2013 535i/6 is approaching its home stretch with me and I've been spending a lot of time thinking about its replacement. I figure I'll be the next person (probably like...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-28-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,604
Posted By nirvana19
Glad to see DIYs coming up for the F10 - I guess...

Glad to see DIYs coming up for the F10 - I guess the car is at the age now :-). It's refreshing to see how the conversation and thread topics have evolved as owner demographics have shifted from only...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-27-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By nirvana19
Three out of how many cars ordered? The odds of...

Three out of how many cars ordered? The odds of that seem extraordinarily low (I believe you, that's just remarkable).

I was pretty upset when there was a scratch on my bumper at delivery (003...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-23-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,753
Posted By nirvana19
Sounds like an awful dealership.

Sounds like an awful dealership.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-16-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,501
Posted By nirvana19
Give me a V8, or a more powerful manual, or a V8...

Give me a V8, or a more powerful manual, or a V8 manual and I'll buy one. Yeah yeah yeah I'm an idiot where's my carburetor, belt drive, and hand crank and I must hate efficiency, comfort,...
Forum: California 05-15-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By nirvana19
SF Body Shop...

I see another thread about the East Bay figured I'd ask about SF and the peninsula. Hate to have to ask...

Per my own screw up my rear bumper is very slightly damaged and I'd like to get it fixed....
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-15-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By nirvana19
Thanks - I'll give him a call. Any other...

Thanks - I'll give him a call. Any other motivated dealers please reach out.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-15-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By nirvana19
5-series in MD

Dad is on the fence about replacing his 2006 A6 (paid off no rush) but ready to purchase immediately if there is a great deal out there.

Maryland/DC area dealers please reach out - shopping to see...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-27-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By nirvana19
I don't have a recommendation (my wheels look...

I don't have a recommendation (my wheels look similar to yours) but I just moved to SF a few weeks ago and live in SOMA, so cheers from another 2013 F10 m-sport owner!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-22-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 564
Posted By nirvana19
Notice the same behaviors you describe in my...

Notice the same behaviors you describe in my 535i. The downshift blips are subtle - combined with the CDV you can perform single gear downshifts fairly smoothly by just lightly tapping the clutch,...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-21-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 720
Posted By nirvana19
Out of curiosity, what state was this in? The...

Out of curiosity, what state was this in? The laws vary dramatically from state to state.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-20-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By nirvana19
Is there a noticeable difference between an LCI...

Is there a noticeable difference between an LCI M-sport and a pre-LCI M-sport? If so, what is it?

Note that I said 2013+. Considering that I value the manual transmission, 2013 is the optimal year...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-20-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By nirvana19
It's auto vs. manual. My manual car is slower...

It's auto vs. manual. My manual car is slower than the auto car 0-60 and closer to the 528i. At higher speeds, not so much. When accelerating, missing those extra gears that keep you in the optimal...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-20-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By nirvana19
2015 528i Impressions

A few weeks back I had a loaner 528i - basic, no options. Here are some thoughts (nothing super insightful, just what I noticed being an enthusiast and all):

Suspension: My passive M-sport...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 02-15-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,260
Posted By nirvana19
I am now in Los Angeles. Would still entertain a...

I am now in Los Angeles. Would still entertain a sale (looking to get a manual F10 M5). Price reduced to $43k - car now has about 24k miles on it.
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