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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-18-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,765
Posted By MLPhelps
Me too

I noticed this twice in the first year, and thought I was imagining it since the heat was not that intense and only occurred a couple times.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-05-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,283
Posted By MLPhelps
Based on the photos that's not a 2009 7-series.

Based on the photos that's not a 2009 7-series.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 04-08-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,971
Posted By MLPhelps
I agree--gorgeous rims, but the fabuolous classy...

I agree--gorgeous rims, but the fabuolous classy looks are lost with body lowering.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 03-02-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,898
Posted By MLPhelps
At 3,000 miles, I also got the warning message...

At 3,000 miles, I also got the warning message that engine was a quart low. The service department added a quart gratis in under 5 mintues.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-25-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,322
Posted By MLPhelps
Before you waste your money be sure to read the...

Before you waste your money be sure to read the tire warranties. Most of the manufacturers of run flat tires have at least a 1-year full-replacement warranty including road hazzard. The dealer...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 01-21-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 44,642
Posted By MLPhelps
I defintely have an occasional shimmy/vibration...

I defintely have an occasional shimmy/vibration issue, and when it does occur, the car speed is always in the 39-42 mph range. I assumed it was the transmission programming, which definitely needs...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-06-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,482
Posted By MLPhelps
The 18-inch OEM ROF winter tire package rides...

The 18-inch OEM ROF winter tire package rides remarkably well. I have always changed my wheel sets throughout the year, and can easily make the swap in under an hour. With the F01/F02 ROF, you have...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-04-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,482
Posted By MLPhelps
2 options so far. BMW has winter rim/tire...

2 options so far. BMW has winter rim/tire package with run-flat Dunlop 3D WinterSport 18-inch that runs around $3300. If you just picked up your new 7-series, you should soon get a 10% accessory...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-04-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,449
Posted By MLPhelps
Nothing new to add, but agree with the previous...

Nothing new to add, but agree with the previous posts (ie, the offer is not that great).
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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 10-18-2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,791
Posted By MLPhelps
Bavarian Auto also has winter wheel/tire package...

Bavarian Auto also has winter wheel/tire package using BMW OEM rim and non-run-flat tire.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-16-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,791
Posted By MLPhelps
There is only one package available at this time....

There is only one package available at this time. 18-inch rim style 234 with Dunlop Winter Sport 3D run flats. The package is around $3300 and comes in box with TPMS installed, mounted, balanced.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-16-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,032
Posted By MLPhelps
Style 235 rim also an option for the sport...

Style 235 rim also an option for the sport package. The price is pretty similar. I have this style with Pirelli P-Zero. These run flats cost $450 for the rear (275/40) and $425 for the front...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-10-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,651
Posted By MLPhelps
Try not holding handle at all, but rather just...

Try not holding handle at all, but rather just putting one finger flatly across the ridges on the top surface of trunk side of the handle.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 09-04-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,094
Posted By MLPhelps
Winter OEM Run flats

Apparently the package for winter tires includes style 234 rims and Dunlop 3D run flats (245/50 R18). Other tire options may be subsequently available. This rim/tire package with TPMS around $800.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 08-15-2009, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,094
Posted By MLPhelps
Smile First winter for F01's: wheels and tire decisions

The first winter will be facing the F01's in a few months, and wondered who has decided on wheels, tires, and TPMS for the new 7-series (dealer OEM vs third party).
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