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      08-02-2019, 04:53 PM   #1
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drewmin's 2019 F36 440i Gran Coupe

After 6 years of fun with my E90 335i, I was forced into purchasing a new car after it met it's untimely demise by way of a mailbox. Driving home from work and half paying attention, I clipped a mailbox that resulted in $11K in damage and the car being totaled out.

With my beloved 335i now gone, the time had come to move on to the next project - a 2019 440i Gran Coupe. Mineral Gray w/ Coral Red interior, M-Sport package, black M-Performance kidney grills, and M-Performance carbon fiber mirror caps to start things off.

First impressions - I miss the steering feel of my E90, but the technology and creature comforts of the 440i are better suited for my daily commute.

Mods so far:
- M Performance BBK (stock gray brembos for sale here)
- Color-matched side reflectors

Pics below - looking forward to learning more about the F-series platform from everyone!



The E90






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The new 440i Gran Coupe












M-Performance BBK installed








Color-matched reflectors installed





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Pics fixed (I think!)
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Thank you!!
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Congratulations on your F36!

Wow, $11,000 damage to the E90? One would never think so from the pic. That's a nice E90 though. What are you doing with it? I'm an E90 and F36 owner as well.
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What a great looking 440i GC. The Coral Red interior is perfect. Congratulations!

Did you purchase M Performance brakes from the same dealer?
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Congratulations on your F36!

Wow, $11,000 damage to the E90? One would never think so from the pic. That's a nice E90 though. What are you doing with it? I'm an E90 and F36 owner as well.
Thank you! Yes it was a bit shocking to hear it was totaled out from that impact. The main culprit was the damage to the upper part of the frame right above the side view mirror - there apparently isn't an easy way to repair that back into spec. I debated keeping it and making it a track toy, but ultimately I took the $ and used it as the down pmt on the F36.


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What a great looking 440i GC. The Coral Red interior is perfect. Congratulations!

Did you purchase M Performance brakes from the same dealer?
Thank you! I actually ordered the MPBBK from getbmwparts, and had it shipped to me. My dealer here had no issue installing and just charging me for labor.
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One more vote heavily loaded with awesomeness for red calipers. Nearly perfect.

I wish BMW offered a choice of caliper colors when ordering M Sport brakes option.
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Damn nice new car but I can't believe that your e90 was totaled from that impact. Doesn't make sense at all but shit I would take it!!!! Lol. What insurance company do you have? Would love to know the idiots that totaled that.
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One more vote heavily loaded with awesomeness for red calipers. Nearly perfect.

I wish BMW offered a choice of caliper colors when ordering M Sport brakes option.
Thank you!! I agree - caliper colors should be an option!


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Damn nice new car but I can't believe that your e90 was totaled from that impact. Doesn't make sense at all but shit I would take it!!!! Lol. What insurance company do you have? Would love to know the idiots that totaled that.
Thank you!! My insurance is with Geico, and I have to say they were fantastic throughout the process. Apparently to repair the structural integrity of the pillar to BMW spec would have required a ridiculous amount of labor, which drove the cost into totaled territory.
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One more vote heavily loaded with awesomeness for red calipers. Nearly perfect.

I wish BMW offered a choice of caliper colors when ordering M Sport brakes option.
the do
they offer- yellow, red and orange
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One more vote heavily loaded with awesomeness for red calipers. Nearly perfect.

I wish BMW offered a choice of caliper colors when ordering M Sport brakes option.
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they offer- yellow, red and orange
M Performance brakes available only as an accessory purchase do offer a choice of calipers.

M Sport brakes available as a factory order option do not offer a choice of calipers - unfortunately.

The only difference between M Performance and M Sport brakes are rotors: drilled / slotted in M Performance vs plain in M Sport.

Calipers are the same.
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