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Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-27-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By britus05
One more pic

Not sure how to add multiple pics so here is one more.
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-27-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By britus05
Made The Switch

Well said goodbye to my 5 today (still in the shop and no sign of parts), and took delivery of my new Gran Coupe. I thought inwould share a couple of early thoughts after one day.

The 640 engine...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-24-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,624
Posted By britus05
I too have had three 5 series in a row, including...

I too have had three 5 series in a row, including two E60's and my current F10 550i. The five is a fantastic car, and I really enjoyed all three of them. Yesterday while my 550 is in for the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-23-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,294
Views: 110,134
Posted By britus05
Thought I would share my experience on my 550i. ...

Thought I would share my experience on my 550i. I have had a great relationship with my dealer and my SA and so they got me in pretty quick. Vehicle went in Monday, and got a call today that they...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-23-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,004
Posted By britus05
Thanks for all the responses guys. My 550i is...

Thanks for all the responses guys. My 550i is still in the shop after one week, and still no sign of the parts being delivered. The good news for me is I just closed a deal to leave it there and...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-23-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By britus05
Thanks for all the responses. The 550i has been...

Thanks for all the responses. The 550i has been in the shop a week and still no parts from BMW. Good news looks like I am leaving it with them as grabbed a 2015 640i today Glacier Siler/Black M...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-23-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,004
Posted By britus05
I do have the multi contour currently and they...

I do have the multi contour currently and they really are good. Every time I get in our X5 which doesn't have them, I think wow I miss my seats. Yes all vehicles looking at are 2015, which I...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-23-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,004
Posted By britus05
I am talking about the dash/console stitching. I...

I am talking about the dash/console stitching. I have seen two 640i M Sports that on black leather have black stitching, yet the exact same vehicle M sport again on the lot has the contrast. I...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-23-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,004
Posted By britus05
I just test drove the 640 this week and really...

I just test drove the 640 this week and really liked the way it drove. It does look big in real life, but inside it felt small and sports coupe like for sure which took a little getting used to. ...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-17-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Posted By britus05
Would your order now or wait for LCI

Looking to order a new 640. Spoke to dealer today and said LCI won't go in to production until some time in March for late April early May delivery. Are the changes significant to wait 3-4 months?...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 01-16-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,004
Posted By britus05
Moving from 550 with questions

Good Evening,

I have owned numerous 5's over the last couple of years, and unfortunately have had numerous issues with my current vehicle. It is going in later in the month for the Customer care...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-16-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,294
Views: 110,134
Posted By britus05
Trade Allowance Question

I have had three different 5's for the last nine years, the latest is my 550i. It is two years old and has had numerous issues including all injectors replaced and alternator also. Now it is going...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-29-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By britus05
Just picked up

Just picked up our 2014. Ordered just over two weeks ago, amazing service once again. Seems much smoother than the 2012, and quieter. All in all beautiful update, not 550 speed but very good. Post...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-29-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,365
Posted By britus05
Picked up the car this morning. Wife is very...

Picked up the car this morning. Wife is very happy with how it turned out. Couple of quick observation. Engine seems quieter than 2012. The new 8 spd is fantastic443006443007, pick up is very good...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-28-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,365
Posted By britus05
New Build

We are picking it up in the morning, and went with the Mineral White this go round which looks like you have. Vehicle was built completely to our specs, our dealer let me have one of his diesel...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-28-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By britus05
Great news and congratulations. I ordered my...

Great news and congratulations. I ordered my wife a new one on Mother's Day weekend, and picking it up tomorrow also. Less than 3 weeks, and built completely to our specs, very impressive.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-26-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,365
Posted By britus05
New Build stunning Turn around

Well I decided to switch my wife out of her 2012 X35D to the new body style diesel. This will be her third X5, and our six BMW. After speaking with my dealer, and seeing limited inventory, he...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-14-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 760
Posted By britus05
New ride and IPhone 5

Well my new 550 has arrived and I am still adapting to it. One quick question, has anyone been able to get email in office with their iphone5? I can get text with no issues but not mail. I will post...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-13-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By britus05
I believe I went in to Charleston, SC.

I believe I went in to Charleston, SC.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-13-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By britus05
What can I expect

Hey Guys,

My 550 build was scheduled to arrive the port on Wednesday, that just passed. What is everyone experiencing time wise from Port to Dealer?

The eagerness is beginning....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-13-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 864
Posted By britus05
I am sure she will love it. My 550i build arrived...

I am sure she will love it. My 550i build arrived the port on Wednesday. I am eagerly awaiting the move from my current 535 to the 550 beast...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-05-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,680
Posted By britus05
Which Black Grill

My 550 is arriving the US on the boat next week. With the dark look of Sophisto Grey, I am thinking about switching the girl. Have seen some great pics on here. Are most you guys just ordering the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-15-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By britus05
Any other builds this week

New 550 on order, was supposed to be completed yesterday. The waiting game continues, any others have yours built last week and awaiting shipment.

Looking forward to trying out the V-8 after...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-06-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,341
Posted By britus05
I just was in your situation. As a current 535i...

I just was in your situation. As a current 535i E60 owner, I have loved it minus the HFFP failures. I was ready to sign up for a new 535 but made the mistake of asking to drive the 550i. They are...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-05-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By britus05
Priority One

Thanks for response, you are correct was a dealer 550 slot and is priority one. How do you like yours? Looking forward to experiencing the V-8 after really enjoying my current 535.
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