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      10-10-2012, 08:57 PM   #1
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Can't believe what tyres BMW put on my 650i GC!!!!

I checked out my 650i GranCoupe at BMW pending licensing in Hong Kong. And I can't believe what tyres they put on the car! Primacy HP. Is BMW crazy?

What tyres did your 6 series come with? I understand that the tyres are not the same for different batches of productions. But I would have expected something decent like RE050A/ PS2/CSC 5P.... etc But to see the Primacy HP on the car
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It depends on the wheel, the stock 19 inch wheels come with primacy HP. The individual and msport wheels come with Dunlop SP Sport Maxx GT DSST

Maybe your dealer can switch them out for the dunlop.
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It depends on the wheel, the stock 19 inch wheels come with primacy HP. The individual and msport wheels come with Dunlop SP Sport Maxx GT DSST

Maybe your dealer can switch them out for the dunlop.
The BMW dealer her would not do anything for me, because they are the only dealer in Hong Kong
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Bmw mentions it in their catalog and on the website but in very small print. The default 19 inch wheels come with all season tires in 245/45 all the way around and pretty much all the other 19 or 20 inch wheels come with summer performance tires in a 245/35 and 275/30.

The only reason I know this is because I was planning on switching out wheels and tires when I got the car.
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Ah well.... I guess I have to put back my 20" Morr MS8 with PSS on the new car
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The MS8 is nice! What size and offset are they?
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The MS8 is nice! What size and offset are they?
They were from my old F10 550i. 20X8.5 and 20X9.5
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My F13 650i which arrived in the same batch as your GC comes with the Dunlop SP Sport Maxx djsaad1 mentioned earlier coupled with the stock 19" 367 star spokes.
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My F13 650i which arrived in the same batch as your GC comes with the Dunlop SP Sport Maxx djsaad1 mentioned earlier coupled with the stock 19" 367 star spokes.
Good for you!
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atleast they're michelin... i look fwd 2 seein it w/ ms08s

wut color is it btw?
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atleast they're michelin... i look fwd 2 seein it w/ ms08s

wut color is it btw?
Not all michelins are created equal

Color: Ruby Black Haven't see any real pictures posted here on the 6GC with ruby black yet. Maybe you all think the color is ugly

But having seen the car in person, I think the color is perfect for city
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ugly? hah! u must b jokin... ruby black is such an exquisite color! it really pops under the sun
i've already seen it in person on an individual f06 640i w/ canyon brown leather.
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ugly? hah! u must b jokin... ruby black is such an exquisite color! it really pops under the sun
i've already seen it in person on an individual f06 640i w/ canyon brown leather.
I think so, too And I am picking the car up today
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I checked out my 650i GranCoupe at BMW pending licensing in Hong Kong. And I can't believe what tyres they put on the car! Primacy HP. Is BMW crazy?

What tyres did your 6 series come with? I understand that the tyres are not the same for different batches of productions. But I would have expected something decent like RE050A/ PS2/CSC 5P.... etc But to see the Primacy HP on the car
i also just placed my order for 650i GC, it's ready to pick in 2 mths( how long have u wait ?), i am worry about my tyre too. also i am planning to order a BMW M Performance exhaust system for 650i, will u ?
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i also just placed my order for 650i GC, it's ready to pick in 2 mths( how long have u wait ?), i am worry about my tyre too. also i am planning to order a BMW M Performance exhaust system for 650i, will u ?
I ordered at launch so waited 5 months. I still have my trusted 20" PSS but the primacy hps are just an annoyance to me. I don't think the M Performance exhaust is available for the 650i GC yet.....

And finally, picking up the car today Turns out I am the first to take possession of the 650i GC in Hong Kong
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i also just placed my order for 650i GC, it's ready to pick in 2 mths( how long have u wait ?), i am worry about my tyre too. also i am planning to order a BMW M Performance exhaust system for 650i, will u ?
I ordered at launch so waited 5 months. I still have my trusted 20" PSS but the primacy hps are just an annoyance to me. I don't think the M Performance exhaust is available for the 650i GC yet.....

And finally, picking up the car today Turns out I am the first to take possession of the 650i GC in Hong Kong
A big congratulations! Glad to learn that they are finally letting the beast loose. Have a wonderful weekend with the new addition to the stable.
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