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      04-08-2013, 10:42 AM   #23
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991 S model. Wll still do it, but my Christmas gift this year. Still love the M5 no regrets.
Nice, I am also considering this for next April! Will see how wife's renovation plans leave my bank account looking.
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      04-09-2013, 10:59 PM   #25
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991 S model. Wll still do it, but my Christmas gift this year. Still love the M5 no regrets.
Nice, I am also considering this for next April! Will see how wife's renovation plans leave my bank account looking.
Have you guys driven the 991 S? I was bored by it. Seems like it too has gone the way of more weight and size. Looking forward to the upcoming GT3 though
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      04-10-2013, 11:53 AM   #27
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Looked at and test drove both the E63 AMG and the S6.. Neither of which had every thing I was looking for in this class of a car. Being a faithful BMW owner now for over 10 years it was relatively simple though if I can't get the dealer to fix the creaks and squeaks coming from both doors after only 1100 miles I may never buy another.
Do you hear creaking sounds from both doors? Such as when slowly moving the car up onto a driveway or something similar?

If so, it could most likely be the door sills (rubber seals on the doors and on door frame). Try using Gummi Pflege..

It's possible it could be something completely different, but this was a common issue in my E60 M5. I know how annoying it is, so thought I would chime in on a possible fix.
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      04-10-2013, 11:56 AM   #28
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I would have gone with the Panamera Turbo S.. or waited on the new 2014 S Class AMG (63 or 65 if they make it again).
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Looked at and test drove both the E63 AMG and the S6.. Neither of which had every thing I was looking for in this class of a car. Being a faithful BMW owner now for over 10 years it was relatively simple though if I can't get the dealer to fix the creaks and squeaks coming from both doors after only 1100 miles I may never buy another.
Do you hear creaking sounds from both doors? Such as when slowly moving the car up onto a driveway or something similar?

If so, it could most likely be the door sills (rubber seals on the doors and on door frame). Try using Gummi Pflege..

It's possible it could be something completely different, but this was a common issue in my E60 M5. I know how annoying it is, so thought I would chime in on a possible fix.
I tried gummi pflege and it wasn't enough. But my dealer fixed it with some silicon.
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      04-10-2013, 12:24 PM   #30
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I am in the market for a super sedan myself and my order of preference is as follows:

1) F10 M5
2) F80 M3 (maybe)
3) Porsche Panny 4S or GTS
4) MB E63 AMG

I like all 3 (except M3 since I cannot actually drive it yet) and the M5 is the best car for the money IMHO. The Panny is the best car overall, but it is underpowered for what it costs and the trunk space is a joke. I am debating picking up an M5 this year or waiting until spring of 2014 to see what the F80 M3 looks like.
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      04-10-2013, 02:14 PM   #31
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That's a hard question. Not a usual choice but I would have gone MB ML63.
A very good question tough
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      04-10-2013, 02:39 PM   #32
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Looked at and test drove both the E63 AMG and the S6.. Neither of which had every thing I was looking for in this class of a car. Being a faithful BMW owner now for over 10 years it was relatively simple though if I can't get the dealer to fix the creaks and squeaks coming from both doors after only 1100 miles I may never buy another.
Do you hear creaking sounds from both doors? Such as when slowly moving the car up onto a driveway or something similar?

If so, it could most likely be the door sills (rubber seals on the doors and on door frame). Try using Gummi Pflege..

It's possible it could be something completely different, but this was a common issue in my E60 M5. I know how annoying it is, so thought I would chime in on a possible fix.
I tried gummi pflege and it wasn't enough. But my dealer fixed it with some silicon.
What did your dealer do with silicone to fix it?
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      04-10-2013, 07:59 PM   #35
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Have you guys driven the 991 S? I was bored by it. Seems like it too has gone the way of more weight and size. Looking forward to the upcoming GT3 though
really? bored?

thats the first negative comment ive heard on it.

actually its advertised as ~ 70 kg "lighter" than the previous carrera. maybe it just felt lighter because its a little bigger?

anyway, the 991 carrera s was going to be my answer to this thread. still may get one next year.

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      04-10-2013, 08:11 PM   #36
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550 dinan stage 4. More torque than most of the cars you guys are wasting your money on for the prestige/badge and about $ 20,000-$ 25,000 dollars less. 535 hp 590 ft/lbs. of torque.
It's not wasted money if it's on something you want
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What did your dealer do with silicone to fix it?
I don't know. But the guy to talk to is Michele at BMW South Miami.

I tried gummi-pflege myself several times without success. Michele fixed it in a single attempt with some silicon product.
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What did your dealer do with silicone to fix it?
I don't know. But the guy to talk to is Michele at BMW South Miami.

I tried gummi-pflege myself several times without success. Michele fixed it in a single attempt with some silicon product.
I wonder if that would fix the crackly sound from my sunroof when I open the inner cover?
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You can own a vehicle just as fast and with almost as good performance for alot less. You can do alot with $ 20,000 to $ 25,000.00 left in your bank account. And to be quite honest, the 550 dinan is alot more efficient and productive for everyday driving


Sounds like you are very happy with your Dinan stage four 535i. Congrats. The rest of us are happy with the M5.

The M5 is not for everyone.
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When you call it a Porsche "Panny" is sounds pretty funny.

I don't own an M5 but I'm trying patiently to hold out for an M4 Gran Coupe. We'll see.
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Sounds like you are very happy with your Dinan stage four 535i. Congrats. The rest of us are happy with the M5.

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