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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 08-10-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 570
Posted By pan
I went through the same mental debate when I took...

I went through the same mental debate when I took delivery of my 2012. After driving it and realizing the look of the car is more beautiful I felt fine letting go of my 2010. The reality going from...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-06-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By pan
I hate to ask the obvious and forgive me, are you...

I hate to ask the obvious and forgive me, are you sure you are using the right button? The seat heater button is to the left of the temp control knob and the ventilated seats is to the right of the...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-26-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,169
Posted By pan
One year from now I have to make the same...

One year from now I have to make the same decision. A fourth 650 would have to be a GC. I'm tired of tight spaces and a huge door. Another alternative which honestly surprised me by driving so well...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-26-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,297
Posted By pan
After two bubbled tires. from two different...

After two bubbled tires. from two different manufacturers. from God knows what I'm happy to have had insurance. Insurance replaced both tires. That means with the first tire replacement the insurance...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-28-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,297
Posted By pan
Tomorrow I go in to get a second tire replaced...

Tomorrow I go in to get a second tire replaced under the wheel insurance. I just paid for the insurance with this new tire. I've had three 650 each with progressively larger wheels (18" then 19" and...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-19-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By pan
Have you thought of just changing the battery in...

Have you thought of just changing the battery in the key fob? I'm just guessing that a battery maybe the culprit. I'm sure the Fob is a very weak radio transmitter. A defective battery may just make...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 01-19-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,058
Posted By pan
The time I use an adapter is for longer trips....

The time I use an adapter is for longer trips. I'm actually waiting for the media version of the adapter so I can plug in the 5S to keep it charged and use it as an iPod. What I want is to be able to...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 01-03-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By pan
Get it! If it improves performance why not? After...

Get it! If it improves performance why not? After all it is a performance machine why limit it? After four cars with it I can see the evolution. The first was a 745i for a big car with it on it...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 01-02-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,400
Posted By pan
I've now had three 650i in Colorado. Yes, they...

I've now had three 650i in Colorado. Yes, they have all been skiing. For the first two 650 (2006 and 2010 rear drive cars) I used 18" wheels with snows. I had to replace the wheels for my current...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 12-29-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,136
Posted By pan
I can't imagine how perfect the roads must be for...

I can't imagine how perfect the roads must be for these wheels to handle any sort of spirited driving and survive. I've had one bent rim and one bubbled tire with just normal driving and hitting a...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 12-24-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 833
Posted By pan
As far as I know the bag does not come off. It...

As far as I know the bag does not come off. It does have a zipper so you can open it to either adjust the skis or dry it. I have never bothered with rubber mats. In the West it is so dry that I never...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 12-24-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By pan
The footwell plug is ignition switched. On my two...

The footwell plug is ignition switched. On my two prior 6s I had the V1 mounted low but high enough I could look through the back window and see it. That turns out to be 5-6 inches up from the dash....
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 12-23-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 833
Posted By pan
As I write this I'm in Snowmass, CO for a week of...

As I write this I'm in Snowmass, CO for a week of skiing. (The snow is fantastic this year with no visible rocks). My wife and I just drove up from Boulder in my coupe. We bought up two large bags...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 12-23-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By pan
It's the best place assuming you keep the...

It's the best place assuming you keep the detector low on the windshield. Plugging in the footwell area you can make the radar detector appear to be hard wired. Simply snaking the wire at the base of...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 12-15-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,437
Posted By pan
Chances are you need a new battery. I've just had...

Chances are you need a new battery. I've just had mine replaced after 1 1/2 years. My 2012 had a Drive train malfunction along with injectors being replaced they also replaced the battery. I'm not...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 11-25-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By pan
I live in Colorado. The first time the temp...

I live in Colorado. The first time the temp reaches freezing I know I have to add air in the tires. It has been explained to me as the the temp rises the pressure increases. When air is cooled the...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 11-25-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By pan
I've experienced the same problem a few times. If...

I've experienced the same problem a few times. If it continues or gets worse with time I'll take the car in to have it serviced.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 10-19-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,798
Posted By pan
Mileage on any tire for any of the four BMW's...

Mileage on any tire for any of the four BMW's I've had has really sucked. The best I've experienced is about 16K miles. That is not an issue of runflats. It's an issue of the type of grippy tire...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 06-11-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,490
Posted By pan
One year ago I took delivery of my 2012. The...

One year ago I took delivery of my 2012. The color has and the styling of the car has garnered more compliments than my prior two 650i put together. Vermillion red is one of the best and most unique...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-24-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 931
Posted By pan
one of the reasons to have a BMW is to have all...

one of the reasons to have a BMW is to have all services included, other than tires. Since you hit a pothole and damaged wheels your alignment could be off. So it does make sense to do an alignment....
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-24-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 975
Posted By pan
Your dealer has more info than the BMW website....

Your dealer has more info than the BMW website. The dealer has information on the ship and the dates of arrival in port. The dealer appears to have more information than any customer facing BMW...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-24-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By pan
I like having a real one

I like having a real one
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-24-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,182
Posted By pan
If it was available tomorrow I would cancel my...

If it was available tomorrow I would cancel my lease and order it. What a great look!
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-03-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,017
Posted By pan
Speed limit info is not available in the 2012...

Speed limit info is not available in the 2012 model year. I had hoped it was when I bought mine a year ago. Last I had heard it was to be introduced in the US in the 2013 model year. It is available...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-01-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By pan
I am sad to say there is no accounting for taste

I am sad to say there is no accounting for taste
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