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6 Series
The BMW 6 Series builds on BMW's sporty heritage with aggressive lines and an incredible motor to back the design up. Available in coupe and convertible trims with a standard 4.8 liter engine producing 360 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque, the 6-series is a popular choice that exceeds expectations.

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Old 03-27-2012, 02:32 PM
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I'm still hearing the preaching but not sure if I will convert to wind screenism. Doesn't it compromise the cool streamline look of the car??
Nothing about a convertible top in the retracted position screams streamline.

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Old 03-27-2012, 03:23 PM
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Lol agreed Itinj, but I keep getting this visual of a sexy 6 with the top dropped and then this clunky add on wind screen that stands high above the back seat headrest. Someone please tell me it's not that bad lol. Can anyone please show me a profile shot with the top down and windscreen up?
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Old 03-27-2012, 03:44 PM
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Lol agreed Itinj, but I keep getting this visual of a sexy 6 with the top dropped and then this clunky add on wind screen that stands high above the back seat headrest. Someone please tell me it's not that bad lol. Can anyone please show me a profile shot with the top down and windscreen up?
I was just teasing lol. I saw a picture somewhere of the windscreen installed somewhere. If I find it, I will post it, but I don't think it looks bad at all.
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Old 03-27-2012, 03:58 PM
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Old 03-27-2012, 04:29 PM
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There ya have it.

On a side note, I drive all the time with the top down and no windscreen. I can't speak for the differences but I have no problems without the windscreen on a nice day. I enjoy the breeze
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Old 03-27-2012, 04:45 PM
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Posted Limit on the Florida turnpike in certain area's is 70 mph. When accidentally exceeding the speed limit over long distances, the windscreen cabin turbulence moderation is considerable and desirable in my experience.
Around town I sometimes fold down the screen and increase air flow at lower speeds which is a luxurious option. An additional consideration is if the passenger has longish hair as the reduced airflow in the cabin is more fashionable for some.
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Old 03-27-2012, 07:15 PM
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I'm still hearing the preaching but not sure if I will convert to wind screenism. Doesn't it compromise the cool streamline look of the car??
I've always loved the look with the screen up. Some hate it.
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Old 04-25-2012, 05:09 AM
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Another popped up on ebay today - $250

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Like-new-bmw...#ht_500wt_1156
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Old 06-04-2012, 08:19 AM
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Another posted today, currently a penny: http://bit.ly/JGHhPm
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Old 06-04-2012, 11:05 AM
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I have a windscreen. I actually like the look!
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OK, I may have to join the windscreen crowd. Tired of hearing the wife complain. Thanks for the info Topdown........or should I say Topup! .
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Old 06-05-2012, 10:01 AM
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Old 06-05-2012, 02:22 PM
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OK, I may have to join the windscreen crowd. Tired of hearing the wife complain. Thanks for the info Topdown........or should I say Topup! .
Don't rub it in... missing my vert.
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Old 06-05-2012, 04:51 PM
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With all this talk i went ahead and purchased me a windscreen as well...Hope the $400 price tag is worth it
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Old 06-05-2012, 05:56 PM
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With all this talk i went ahead and purchased me a windscreen as well...Hope the $400 price tag is worth it
Every penny.

In LA it's either stopped or 80 MPH. Above 35 it makes the ride much more pleasurable. Cabin wind and noise drop by 70%-80%.

It looks just fine with it up.

Besides I don't see it since I'm looking forward not behind, and no one has ever come up to me and said that the car looks bad with it up.
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Old 06-05-2012, 06:07 PM
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From what i have been reading its a GREAT thing to have so i put my trust in the experts on this page..thanks for input! Now if i can only figure out how to put pic of my car on this page..
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From what i have been reading its a GREAT thing to have so i put my trust in the experts on this page..thanks for input! Now if i can only figure out how to put pic of my car on this page..
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Old 06-07-2012, 01:11 PM
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You will like the windscreen - I don't recall any posts where anyone regretted buying one, especially if they got it used.
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Old 06-09-2012, 07:32 AM
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Wife factor is HUGH in my family!!! I should get mine on Wed. I'll let you know how it works.. All in all I 'm looking forward to it... Purchased it off of ebay from someone who forgot they had it and sold their 6 (Why would you sell your 6 is my question) ;-}
Still love your wheels Greg!!! I'm looking at the F10 low pressure cast wheels with the gunmetal machined face!
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Old 06-29-2012, 11:14 AM
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Selling windscreen on Ebay

Selling the 2004-2010 windscreen on eBay if anyones interested... going to miss the convertible!!!
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Speedharris - thanks for the comment on the wheels... Really happy I got them. Let us know your thoughts on the windscreen.
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Old 06-29-2012, 04:21 PM
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Absolutely love it. The wind never bothered me much, but my wife has long hair and it blew around a lot.... Now, hardly at all, even at higher speeds (above 100 or maybe a little higher ;-}). I can flip it down when I driving without her and flip it up when she is... It's great
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Knew you would love it once the wife factor was in play! . And it is convenient to flip up or down - enjoy!
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Old 06-30-2012, 05:38 AM
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Fantastic. The verts should just come with the windscreen. It's a completely different drive from the noise to the amount of wind in the cabin.

Glad you're enjoying it.
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Old 07-01-2012, 11:42 AM
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