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Old 06-11-2010, 08:26 PM
crazedtexn crazedtexn is offline
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Originally Posted by chrischeung View Post
No, compared to my E60s - 2006 530i, 2007 530i, 2008 535i. My 335i comvertible isn't getting here until next week. I'll replace it with a F10 early in 2011.

The dash material grade is the same/similar to the E69. Negative areas are some of the switches (eg. temp control between the vents), door pulls (cheap plastic vs wrapped material), plastic metal strips (in and out). Some of the tinniness may be down to early production build for these cars, and they may tighten the tolerances a little down the line. The material quality will take a step up (like on the E60) with the LCI in a few years I expect.
best part of this post is i realized chrischeung is getting a new BMW EVERY year!! i like that strategy, this is something i may need to adopt. not sure how my wallet will handle it, but what the hell.

2014 F15 X5 35i S-Drive | Space Grey | Mocha & Hex | M-Sport | Adaptive M Suspension | Premium | HK
2009 E60 550i Carbon Black | Natural Brown | 6MT | M-Sport | HUD | NAV | Night Vision | CA | Shades (sold)
2007 E90 335i Sparkling Graphite | Terra Leather | 6MT | Sport | Prem | CA (sold)
2001 E39 525i Titanium Silver | Black Leather | 5MT | Sport/Prem (sold '07)
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