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Forum: 7 Series - F01 (2009 - current) 03-29-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,097
Posted By nlk10010
Agree completely. Look, different cars have...

Agree completely.

Look, different cars have different issues: BMW seems to have problems with certain auto transmissions (jerk from rest) and with batteries running down. I have had the latter...
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 03-17-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,072
Posted By nlk10010
Man, does that bring back memories. My first ever...

Man, does that bring back memories. My first ever car was a 1971 BMW 2002 in Riviera Blue. I wanted Colorado Orange (like the car in the commercial) but the dealer (in Woodside, NY, forgot the name)...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 08-31-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,503
Posted By nlk10010
Thanks for the info but I've been to all the BMW...

Thanks for the info but I've been to all the BMW sites (International, UK, Germany) and all the configuration pages show basically the same colors (stock and individual) as the US one does. Is there...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 08-24-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,503
Posted By nlk10010
still confused about the color ? any suggestion for GC color ?

Yes, I remember my CA telling me that when I bought my last car. The cost was $5000, but he said that it had to be a color they offered. I inferred that meant one of the colors they offered on US...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 08-23-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,503
Posted By nlk10010
still confused about the color ? any suggestion for GC color ?

All I know is that Oxford Green (the color of my E39 M5) is nowhere to be found on the BMW USA website. Not even in Individual. Try building an M6 GC or anything else. There is NO green. If you're...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 08-23-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,503
Posted By nlk10010
still confused about the color ? any suggestion for GC color ?

I would kill to be able to get Oxford Green here in the US.


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Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 07-08-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,503
Posted By nlk10010
+1, especially since it used to be an extra $5K,...

+1, especially since it used to be an extra $5K, now down to only $1950. :)
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 06-30-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By nlk10010
You realize they might not be one and the same,...

You realize they might not be one and the same, right? :)

Everyone has different experiences, thus opinions, but I have bought my cars at Rallye and have them serviced at Bayside. Best combination...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 06-30-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,032
Posted By nlk10010
Try Rich DeAngelo at Rallye (believe it or not)....

Try Rich DeAngelo at Rallye (believe it or not). My last two BMWs were done completely via email, he's not afraid to do it that way.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-22-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,141
Posted By nlk10010
OP: yes, there are many factors and in theory,...

OP: yes, there are many factors and in theory, yes, it makes no difference if you deduct from MSRP or add to invoice, as long as you've arrived at the final number in a reasonable manner. For...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 05-08-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,498
Posted By nlk10010
Look, like most everything else, there is a...

Look, like most everything else, there is a trade-off. There are times when the stick will be exhilarating and you'll be glad you chose it and other times when it will be frustrating and you'll curse...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 03-01-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By nlk10010
Exit 267, that's a good one! I generally...

Exit 267, that's a good one!

I generally don't like to give the name of a dealer unsolicited because everyone can have a different experience. But since you asked, it's Bayside BMW, I don't know...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 03-01-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By nlk10010
I can only relate my experience with another...

I can only relate my experience with another dealer.

I hit a pretty bad pothole, causing a bubble in one of my tires (fortunately I have BMW tire/wheel insurance). I brought the car in and was...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 11-12-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,635
Posted By nlk10010
Funny, wifey and I are considering an M5 for our...

Funny, wifey and I are considering an M5 for our next car and are partial to this color. We're looking for one to see "in the steel" at a local dealer; unfortunately, Illinois ain't local. :)
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-08-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,752
Posted By nlk10010
It's absolutely amazing what a lousy economy can...

It's absolutely amazing what a lousy economy can do.

I can't tell you how pleased I am with my local (I-can-walk-to-their-service-department) dealer, and I didn't even buy my car from them. Free...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-29-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By nlk10010
TireRack kindly just got back to me. I am told...

TireRack kindly just got back to me. I am told the wheels have a +35mm offset.

Who knew? :)
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-29-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By nlk10010
The following is stamped on the back of the...

The following is stamped on the back of the wheel: 81/2JX18H2.

If that's not it then I'll look some more. :)

Thanks for the directions.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-29-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By nlk10010
I'm not too knowledgeable about this stuff,...

I'm not too knowledgeable about this stuff, sorry, I looked on the TireRack invoice and site and I can't find it. I have an inquiry in with tirerack, but is there a way I can find the offset from...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-28-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By nlk10010
FS:Set of 4 18 X 8.5 Race GTS Wheels w/Dunlop WS M3 Tires

4 18X8.5 Breyton Race GTS Bright Silver Wheels (including 433MHz TPS) w/valves, lugbolts and spacers together with 4 Dunlop 245/40R18 WinterSport M3 snow tires.

Tires were purchased new from...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 06-21-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,173
Posted By nlk10010
Oy! (IMO, of course everyone has a different...

Oy! (IMO, of course everyone has a different opinion).

Porsche has a yellow but it's not quite that, ah, shall we say, pungent.

I'm looking at the Sakhir Orange that BMW seems to be throwing...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 06-21-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,900
Posted By nlk10010
Any way to discern whether they're DSG (I think...

Any way to discern whether they're DSG (I think that's the acronym) or 6-speed?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-15-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,309
Posted By nlk10010
Thanks, good one (if I tried that I'd have my...

Thanks, good one (if I tried that I'd have my head handed to me). :)

When the service rep heard my story she said two words: "design flaw".

The part (lumbar support) has to be ordered, should...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-14-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,309
Posted By nlk10010
(Hyperbole) Passenger Seat Explodes

OK, so I'm driving along today in my F10 with wifey in the passenger seat and all of a sudden I hear what sounds like an explosion. It was similar to what you hear when a large rock or block hits...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 05-26-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,173
Posted By nlk10010
I tend to agree with you. Especially lately BMW...

I tend to agree with you. Especially lately BMW (and, for that matter, MB) have narrowed their exterior color choices for many cars. I would much prefer to have an alternative to what I perceive as...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-17-2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 192,653
Posted By nlk10010
The cost of insurance and the inconvenience, etc....

The cost of insurance and the inconvenience, etc. of having to go get the tire replaced are one thing, the fact that the tires aren't even available is another.

I got a bubble back in October and...
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