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      03-16-2014, 10:24 AM   #1
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24 hrs and my head is about to explode lol. I came down to conclusion that im getting a m5 waiting for 1 more quote and ill pull the trigger tomorrow noon.

I wanted to ask you guys few questions
1. Whats the charge a month for the radio upgrade and is it worth it?
2. Whats the charge a month for cp package, if i do get it should i get the cp rims or the 343m wheels?

Those 2 options are what really bugs me lol thanks,

Also wanted to say to everyone here thank you for all your help!!! Helping me find the best deals out there thanks guys.

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      03-16-2014, 11:25 AM   #2
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B&O - yes if you can tell the difference, most can some can't.
CP - yes on M5
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      03-16-2014, 01:09 PM   #3
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Charge per month depends on how you are purchasing or leasing the vehicle. I lease my M5, so for every $1000 I add, I'm looking at around $12/month. For financing, it will be more. Also, there's a large variation depending on how good of a deal you've made. If option costs are that important, why the rush in placing your order?

Regarding the B & O stereo upgrade, most love it. I love it, but I listen to music often, and critically.

Regarding the ZCP upgrade: There are several posts that give pros and cons about the package. I have it, and am happy I got it. It's probably too expensive for what your get, and its elements probably should have been part of the core vehicle to start. I went with the 601M wheels, instead of the 343M wheels. The 601M look better in person versus pictures. It's a personal choice. The 343M are, ironically, lighter and likely stronger. Both look great.
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      03-16-2014, 01:42 PM   #4
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Charge per month depends on how you are purchasing or leasing the vehicle. I lease my M5, so for every $1000 I add, I'm looking at around $12/month. For financing, it will be more. Also, there's a large variation depending on how good of a deal you've made. If option costs are that important, why the rush in placing your order?

Regarding the B & O stereo upgrade, most love it. I love it, but I listen to music often, and critically.

Regarding the ZCP upgrade: There are several posts that give pros and cons about the package. I have it, and am happy I got it. It's probably too expensive for what your get, and its elements probably should have been part of the core vehicle to start. I went with the 601M wheels, instead of the 343M wheels. The 601M look better in person versus pictures. It's a personal choice. The 343M are, ironically, lighter and likely stronger. Both look great.
Thanks for the feedback, yes im leasing so will see
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I'll keep this simple.

- Only get B&O if you ride in your M5 a lot by yourself.

- Only get CP if you are going to track your M5 more than 2 times a year or if you want bragging rights/look of 601M wheels.

That's as simple as I can make it. If you get those things for any other reasons than those, in my experience of owning an F10 M5 for over a year and a half, they are a waste of money.
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I'll keep this simple.

- Only get B&O if you ride in your M5 a lot by yourself.

- Only get CP if you are going to track your M5 more than 2 times a year or if you want bragging rights/look of 601M wheels.

That's as simple as I can make it. If you get those things for any other reasons than those, in my experience of owning an F10 M5 for over a year and a half, they are a waste of money.
Haha i like your style lol, thanks
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1. B&O Awsome but probably too much for what you really get! Because you have to be an Audiophile to do this! And sadly I am - and they look amazing too -

2. Subjective: I probably like 601 being more unique than 343 but being not forged and pay more for them being about 5 pounds or so heavier each!! No I wouldn't do it... It is like having the car with empty tank when you have 1/2 tank - weight different ... I am exaggerating a bit !! Couldn't justify the ZPC financially and I have to say that so I feel good about myself -; ) LOL
I believe 601 are easier to clean though, as 343 are really hard to clean !!

my 2 cents sir -
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I'll keep this simple.

- Only get B&O if you ride in your M5 a lot by yourself.

- Only get CP if you are going to track your M5 more than 2 times a year or if you want bragging rights/look of 601M wheels.

That's as simple as I can make it. If you get those things for any other reasons than those, in my experience of owning an F10 M5 for over a year and a half, they are a waste of money.
Plus one makes a lot of sense. Lot of add on's really go unused. Hell I start it up, and drive the crap out of it. Only options I use is the HUD, and added the 20" wheels done deal.
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Thanks, for sure it will be

exec, led, 20s
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Thanks, for sure it will be

exec, led, 20s
Get Full leather too. It really improves the look, feel and appearance of the cabin.
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Thanks, for sure it will be

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Get Full leather too. It really improves the look, feel and appearance of the cabin.
Everything is possible it all depends on the note!
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Thanks, for sure it will be

exec, led, 20s
Agreed. If you don't get Full Leather, it'll feel like you bought a 528i sometimes.
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Agreed. If you don't get Full Leather, it'll feel like you bought a 528i sometimes.
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Agreed. If you don't get Full Leather, it'll feel like you bought a 528i sometimes.
but not really worth it if your trying to keep options low. There are many more more important options
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♤♤♤♤ Stripped M5 ♡♡♡♡
I always cared for options and my Ex-- 550i was probably more loaded than my M5, but now I know why some people don't care about options when choosing their ///M... Gimme M5 stripped of all options and I will be still very happy to drive it, it is all about driving it... I never like in NEVER turned down my radio to listen to my exhauste -; ) except in this car...

My message too you..
Get it base or get it fully loaded you will be really really a satisfied driver either way...

Stripped 9/10 satisfied
1/2 loaded 9.5/10 satisfied
Fully loaded 10/10 satisfied but not financially savvy unless money is not an issue at all then of course get it fully loaded CCB AND Leather too -

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HUD is sweet -

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Ok guys the search is over.

My2014
Alpine white
Sakhir Orange/Black Extended Merino Leather
Executive Package
Lighting Package
20" M light alloy wheels Style 343M
Anthracite Alcantara Headliner

Finally after years of thinking that i would never afford to get one!

Special thanks to bmw tenafly nj
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Ok guys the search is over.

My2014
Alpine white
Sakhir Orange/Black Extended Merino Leather
Executive Package
Lighting Package
20" M light alloy wheels Style 343M
Anthracite Alcantara Headliner

Finally after years of thinking that i would never afford to get one!

Special thanks to bmw tenafly nj
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Ok guys the search is over.

My2014
Alpine white
Sakhir Orange/Black Extended Merino Leather
Executive Package
Lighting Package
20" M light alloy wheels Style 343M
Anthracite Alcantara Headliner

Finally after years of thinking that i would never afford to get one!

Special thanks to bmw tenafly nj
Thanks! Now i feel like a lil kid waiting for santa to come
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