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      12-16-2012, 12:39 AM   #1
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Alpine White M6 - Pictures!

Few shots of my M6 today. Finally broken in and WOW...
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      12-16-2012, 09:35 AM   #2
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Great car! I have the Alpine White as well. Only 400 miles. I can't wait to push it hard after 1200 miles. I'm thinking serious about adding Meisterschaft GTC exhaust because the inside noise is not doing it for me. I'm coming from a 335is which had the sweetest exhaust note. Did you gather if anything changes about the car after the 1200 mile service (other than being able to redline it)?
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That is one sweet ride, enjoy!!
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      12-16-2012, 11:57 AM   #4
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Beautiful car!!!
I picked up an Alpine M6 about 2 weeks ago.
Can't wait til hit 1200 miles so I can really push this bad boy!!
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      12-17-2012, 12:32 PM   #5
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Really great car & pics
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      12-17-2012, 03:26 PM   #6
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Great car! I have the Alpine White as well. Only 400 miles. I can't wait to push it hard after 1200 miles. I'm thinking serious about adding Meisterschaft GTC exhaust because the inside noise is not doing it for me. I'm coming from a 335is which had the sweetest exhaust note. Did you gather if anything changes about the car after the 1200 mile service (other than being able to redline it)?
Congrats on your AW, haha the break-in period sure is torture, but I promise you it is definitely worth the wait. When I left the dealership I hopped on the highway for a nice long drive and all I can say WOW. As far as any differences noticed, I can't tell you whether or not the power was limited during break-in because I never tried to push her for the first 1200, and when I asked the master-tech if they were unleashing any more power, he said that whole "break in restriction" is a myth. Also, the exhaust is definitely getting louder. I think the biggest difference is in the exhaust note, when I first got the car it was much quieter than now. I feel like once you break 1500 miles you will notice the same thing, she will start to open up a bit as you are driving harder, exhaust heats up, and starts to open up. Additionally, I am getting the most beautiful backfiring sounds coming from the exhaust as well. Good luck with everything and be patient, you will be at 1200 before you know it.
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Stunning! Love the motion shot.

Congrats and enjoy the beast!!
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It's all about the U baby! Thanks to all for the kind words

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...when I asked the master-tech if they were unleashing any more power, he said that whole "break in restriction" is a myth.
Although I can certainly appreciate the effect of "wishful thinking", I do believe there might be more to the break-in "reset" than just just changing the fluids and resetting the mileage counter. I brought my M6 (White Convertible with Navarro Brown Interior) in about a month ago for the 1200 mile break-in service and here is what I noted:

1. The car definitely did "feel" more responsive and with more power after the service. Sure, this could have been a result of being more relaxed with service completed (and wishful thinking), but I can not discount my impression.

2. (More Importantly) When the vehicle was returned to me (post service), the service indicator stated "1200 Miles" to next service. (it had previously expired at 1245 miles). I pointed this out and they took the car back into the service area. About 30 minutes later I had the car back properly indicating 15000 miles to next service. Apparently, although the tech did reset the service mileage in the first attempt, it was not reset "properly". This seems to indicate that there are different methods to reset the initial service interval. One resulting in a 1200 mile interval, the other in the full 15K interval. So what else is different with these methods? Perhaps, its a little more involved to do an initial reset properly. That might also explain why it took about 30 minutes to get it done. It should be noted that it was the actual tech who was doing the work who took the car back. So it was not back there waiting for someone to do the work. Maybe they had to do some research, but it certainly looked like something more than just resetting the mileage counter was involved...

Just an observation for whatever it might be worth...


ALSO - You need to get some Gloss Black wheels on that White Convertible! IMHO: The alloy wheels get lost in the lack of contrast with a white car. I had my 20 inch 343 M wheels sent out by BMW to get re-coated in high gloss black. They look really sharp on the white convertible with a black top and tinted windows (35%). I'm in the process of installing blacked out front grilles, blacked out side vents, a black trunk M6 badge, and Alpine White painted front side reflectors (all from IND). We are also doing an Eisenmann Exhaust system (Gloss Black powder coated tips) and IND is going to recoat those pesky chrome strips on the door handles Alpine White. (All chrome must go!) Yes - Photos will follow as soon as its all done!
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Although I can certainly appreciate the effect of "wishful thinking", I do believe there might be more to the break-in "reset" than just just changing the fluids and resetting the mileage counter. I brought my M6 (White Convertible with Navarro Brown Interior) in about a month ago for the 1200 mile break-in service and here is what I noted:

1. The car definitely did "feel" more responsive and with more power after the service. Sure, this could have been a result of being more relaxed with service completed (and wishful thinking), but I can not discount my impression.

2. (More Importantly) When the vehicle was returned to me (post service), the service indicator stated "1200 Miles" to next service. (it had previously expired at 1245 miles). I pointed this out and they took the car back into the service area. About 30 minutes later I had the car back properly indicating 15000 miles to next service. Apparently, although the tech did reset the service mileage in the first attempt, it was not reset "properly". This seems to indicate that there are different methods to reset the initial service interval. One resulting in a 1200 mile interval, the other in the full 15K interval. So what else is different with these methods? Perhaps, its a little more involved to do an initial reset properly. That might also explain why it took about 30 minutes to get it done. It should be noted that it was the actual tech who was doing the work who took the car back. So it was not back there waiting for someone to do the work. Maybe they had to do some research, but it certainly looked like something more than just resetting the mileage counter was involved...

Just an observation for whatever it might be worth...


ALSO - You need to get some Gloss Black wheels on that White Convertible! IMHO: The alloy wheels get lost in the lack of contrast with a white car. I had my 20 inch 343 M wheels sent out by BMW to get re-coated in high gloss black. They look really sharp on the white convertible with a black top and tinted windows (35%). I'm in the process of installing blacked out front grilles, blacked out side vents, a black trunk M6 badge, and Alpine White painted front side reflectors (all from IND). We are also doing an Eisenmann Exhaust system (Gloss Black powder coated tips) and IND is going to recoat those pesky chrome strips on the door handles Alpine White. (All chrome must go!) Yes - Photos will follow as soon as its all done!
Cant wait to see photos of your ride! and I feel like there has to be a way to find out whether or not there are any restrictions during the first 1200 miles break-in. I think for the sake of clarity, I am going to give BMW NA a call and find out. Will deff let you guys know

Cheers and goodluck with the ride
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Although I can certainly appreciate the effect of "wishful thinking", I do believe there might be more to the break-in "reset" than just just changing the fluids and resetting the mileage counter. I brought my M6 (White Convertible with Navarro Brown Interior) in about a month ago for the 1200 mile break-in service and here is what I noted:

1. The car definitely did "feel" more responsive and with more power after the service. Sure, this could have been a result of being more relaxed with service completed (and wishful thinking), but I can not discount my impression.

2. (More Importantly) When the vehicle was returned to me (post service), the service indicator stated "1200 Miles" to next service. (it had previously expired at 1245 miles). I pointed this out and they took the car back into the service area. About 30 minutes later I had the car back properly indicating 15000 miles to next service. Apparently, although the tech did reset the service mileage in the first attempt, it was not reset "properly". This seems to indicate that there are different methods to reset the initial service interval. One resulting in a 1200 mile interval, the other in the full 15K interval. So what else is different with these methods? Perhaps, its a little more involved to do an initial reset properly. That might also explain why it took about 30 minutes to get it done. It should be noted that it was the actual tech who was doing the work who took the car back. So it was not back there waiting for someone to do the work. Maybe they had to do some research, but it certainly looked like something more than just resetting the mileage counter was involved...

Just an observation for whatever it might be worth...


ALSO - You need to get some Gloss Black wheels on that White Convertible! IMHO: The alloy wheels get lost in the lack of contrast with a white car. I had my 20 inch 343 M wheels sent out by BMW to get re-coated in high gloss black. They look really sharp on the white convertible with a black top and tinted windows (35%). I'm in the process of installing blacked out front grilles, blacked out side vents, a black trunk M6 badge, and Alpine White painted front side reflectors (all from IND). We are also doing an Eisenmann Exhaust system (Gloss Black powder coated tips) and IND is going to recoat those pesky chrome strips on the door handles Alpine White. (All chrome must go!) Yes - Photos will follow as soon as its all done!
interesting thoughts - post up those pics when you get a chance, sounds like your car will be set up perfectly!
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congrats! one awesome car!
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I find Alpine White absolutely stunning on an M6!

Enjoy it!
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Wow! That is most definitely a crowd-pleaser!
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