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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-01-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,506
Posted By IaHawk
Actually I'm considering debadging that - since...

Actually I'm considering debadging that - since I've never debadged, I was a bit concerned about the possibility of dinging the finish. I wanted to see how things turned out with switching the 550xi...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-01-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,946
Posted By IaHawk
That's quite interesting 1973 - but I find your...

That's quite interesting 1973 - but I find your lease comparisons a little hard to believe. I looked not only at the S7, but also the RS5, and the S6, mainly because I wanted AWD in a high...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-01-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,946
Posted By IaHawk
sorry to hear you've had the problems aspenite. ...

sorry to hear you've had the problems aspenite. Having owned Lexus, Mercedes, and BMW autos, I frankly don't buy any arguments that one of those brands stands way out in terms of customer...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-01-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,506
Posted By IaHawk
Much ado about not much. Putting a dinan badge is...

Much ado about not much. Putting a dinan badge is more or less something that will only be appreciated by the most hard core BMW enthusiasts. In fact, I'd be willing to wager that a small fraction...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-21-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By IaHawk
No - I replaced the chrome stock ones with Black...

No - I replaced the chrome stock ones with Black polished M performance grills from ModBargain - $115
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-21-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By IaHawk
Very nice! Here's my rear end - check out the...

Very nice! Here's my rear end - check out the sticker in lower left rear window
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-21-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By IaHawk
The car is carbon black. I followed the DIY...

The car is carbon black. I followed the DIY instructions from bimmerpost.com. I think it is quite difficult to remove the old grills without breaking a clip or two. I broke one on one of the grills...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-21-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By IaHawk
went for new look today

before and after shots
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-28-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By IaHawk
I have a 2013 550i xdrive m sport and added Dinan...

I have a 2013 550i xdrive m sport and added Dinan S2, suspension, and the exhaust. The total cost for all the Dinan upgrades was $8000. The suspension cost me about $1000 of the total cost...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-13-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By IaHawk
I put a Dinan stage 2, Dinan suspension, and...

I put a Dinan stage 2, Dinan suspension, and Dinan free flow exhaust on my 2013 550i x-drive Msport and the total package was under $75,000.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,913
Posted By IaHawk
plus the 550i M sport xdrive with the Dinan mods...

plus the 550i M sport xdrive with the Dinan mods is quite a bit less expensive than an M car
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,913
Posted By IaHawk
My perspective on the springs is biased by the...

My perspective on the springs is biased by the fact that my 2 prior cars were a 2008 M3 and before that a 2000 M5. Although the M3 was a thrill ride and blast to drive, it was a little hard on my...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,913
Posted By IaHawk
PS - Now that the S3 and S4 are available, I'll...

PS - Now that the S3 and S4 are available, I'll be going to S4 this summer.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,913
Posted By IaHawk
I think it is well worth the upgrade - there is...

I think it is well worth the upgrade - there is still a bit of turbo lag that I sense when I floor it from a stand still but huge boost edge when your cruising on the freeway and then floor it in the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-23-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By IaHawk
go for it - I believe you can get another $500...

go for it - I believe you can get another $500 off if you download the BMW app for iphone if you have one.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-23-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,863
Posted By IaHawk
In the past 10 years I've owned an E39 M5 (2000)...

In the past 10 years I've owned an E39 M5 (2000) and an E60 M3 (2008). Just sold the M3 and got a 2013 550i x-drive M sport carbon black. This car is night and day different - it's bigger and far...
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