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      06-26-2017, 09:18 PM   #1
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First and foremost, I'd like to give a shout out to Ryan Malone at Kuni BMW in Beaverton, Oregon as well as Golfrr and David from Steve Thomas BMW - due to travel time, I opted to purchase from Kuni BMW instead. BOTH dealers were great to work with!

Anyways, wanted to post up some images of the my 440i with the minor LCI updates. Hoping this aids anyone looking into one - I haven't seen too many, if any, alpine white LCI coupes. We ended up taking the train from Seattle to Kuni, driving back immediately and then delivering the car to APC in Woodinville the next day for new car prep. Unfortunately, I don't have any decent pictures of the actual delivery; I swung by APC to get some images of the car - they had already started on tint. For reference, went with 3M CS in 20% + 50% windshield (not applied in images), full front-end STEK paint protection and ceramic pro silver (for the remainder of the car).

As for the car itself, in quick...I'm happy with it! I read a few threads saying that the M-Sport brakes were not all too different than the standard calipers in pedal feel, but I noticed that in comparison, they grabbed more aggressively; I was concerned with this coming from the akebonos on my G37S - very similar in feel. Secondly, I was under the impression that the car would NOT come with run flats since I had added the track package, but it did...and I hate it - VERY loud. Lastly, wanted to mention the variable steering. It's rather nice? I was surprised to see so many negative comments on it before purchasing. It gives good feedback when going through twists and turns. Yes, it is a bit numb in feeling, but I found the input rather appealing to my driving style.

Onto pictures.

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Fixed the formatting for you. There were both [IMG] and [url] tags, so there were only links in your post, not pix.

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      06-26-2017, 10:02 PM   #3
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Fixed the formatting for you. There were both [IMG] and [url] tags, so there were only links in your post, not pix.

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I did everything from my phone. Were they just hyperlinks? Thank you despite ^ ?
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      06-26-2017, 10:48 PM   #4
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The car looks awesome, congratulations!

I echo your sentiments on the run-flats ...I opted for the track package on my 340i, but got the 19" wheels with it, and thus got saddled with the RFT tires (Bridgestone Potenza S001). The RFT came as a surprise. The description on the track package would lead you to believe you get the Michelin PSS tires, since it says the package was designed around those tires. But if you mouse over the wheel options carefully, it indicates the non-RFT tires are with the 18" wheels only. Eh, I'll just replace them with non-RFT tires when they wear out. I have put 2k miles on them so far and they've been fine ...

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Nice!
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      06-28-2017, 03:14 AM   #6
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Looks great! congrats!
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      06-28-2017, 06:16 AM   #7
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Looks great!
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      06-29-2017, 09:17 PM   #8
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The car looks awesome, congratulations!

I echo your sentiments on the run-flats ...I opted for the track package on my 340i, but got the 19" wheels with it, and thus got saddled with the RFT tires (Bridgestone Potenza S001). The RFT came as a surprise. The description on the track package would lead you to believe you get the Michelin PSS tires, since it says the package was designed around those tires. But if you mouse over the wheel options carefully, it indicates the non-RFT tires are with the 18" wheels only. Eh, I'll just replace them with non-RFT tires when they wear out. I have put 2k miles on them so far and they've been fine ...
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Agreed! I've always been a fan of Michelin AS3 rubbers. Will likely end up with those, and figure something out for emergencies. Ha

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She's not too shabby!
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      07-11-2017, 04:26 PM   #10
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Good choice!
Any interior pics?
Manual or the 8 SAT?
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      07-12-2017, 07:39 AM   #11
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Definitely a beautiful car. I'm sure you'll enjoy it.
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