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      04-30-2020, 12:55 AM   #1
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Question If You had The Option To Re-Spec...

what would you change? I know many of us bought based on dealer inventory and some ordered, but now that we've had our cars for a while what would you have done a bit differently or wish your car had when you bought it, or even did not?

I for one got mine from inventory and my only change if I had the option for a do-over would be the headliner in black alcantara vs the black cloth the car came with...i would not omit anything.
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what would you change? I know many of us bought based on dealer inventory and some ordered, but now that we've had our cars for a while what would you have done a bit differently or wish your car had when you bought it, or even did not?

I for one got mine from inventory and my only change if I had the option for a do-over would be the headliner in black alcantara vs the black cloth the car came with...i would not omit anything.
I'd get the one that came with a sunroof.
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I'm curious, why? Brake dust?
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I'd get the one that came with a sunroof.
Do they sell one with a sunroof, or is that a GranCoupe option only?

I love the carbon fibre roof on my coupe, but this is the first car I've ever owned which doesn't have a sunroof - and I miss the sky!

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I ordered mine but the timeline was such that I couldn't consider an individual color. If I could do it again now, I might go that route but otherwise I would do everything else the same.
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B&W audio, not that I'm driving for enough length of time lately to enjoy it.
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I wouldn't change mine, but I would have gone with a 911 or if I waited the m8 competition.

maybe got mine in red instead of Sonice Speed blue, but I like the blue.

I would have got the CCB, but it's not even an option on any of the convertibles. maybe add after the fact.

maybe swap the run flats for all weather, all season Michelin tires.
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Primarily brake dust and assuming brake squeal which knock on wood I have not experienced any yet. Limited miles on the car but from all the research from the f90 I should expect them to start making noise.

And the gold calipers match my car better.

There wasnt much not spec on my car beside that and carbon package. Love carbon but the black accents work also

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So you want BW or thinking its not worth it? I mentioned it before but the BW in the m8 is one of the best I have heard

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B&W audio, not that I'm driving for enough length of time lately to enjoy it.
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Sorry for any misunderstanding. I'm saying that I wish I had it.
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I'd get the one that came with a sunroof.
Do they sell one with a sunroof, or is that a GranCoupe option only?

I love the carbon fibre roof on my coupe, but this is the first car I've ever owned which doesn't have a sunroof - and I miss the sky!

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Nope. My comment was true of me but facetious.
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Primarily brake dust and assuming brake squeal which knock on wood I have not experienced any yet. Limited miles on the car but from all the research from the f90 I should expect them to start making noise.

And the gold calipers match my car better.

There wasn't much not spec on my car beside that and carbon package. Love carbon but the black accents work also

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I'm curious, why? Brake dust?
Got it.

No squealing on this car for me yet. Fingers crossed.
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Sorry for any misunderstanding. I'm saying that I wish I had it.
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Sorry for any misunderstanding. I'm saying that I wish I had it.
I'm so glad I got the BW, just wish I didn't pay $3k for it.
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CCB's can be had on a M8 competition convertible. Very hard to find one ordered that way but you can build it that way if you are willing to wait.

I found a build in Jan that I could add CCB on a comp vert but would not have been able to order a regular M8 vert with CCB.
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would have changed the interior colour to tartufo or alike, added night vision
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CCBs for me and frozen black
There was a M8 special edition shown here In that color a while back. Badass like our Ed1 E63s
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CCB’s for me and frozen black
There was a M8 special edition shown here In that color a while back. Badass like our Ed1 E63s
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Do they sell one with a sunroof, or is that a GranCoupe option only?

I love the carbon fibre roof on my coupe, but this is the first car I've ever owned which doesn't have a sunroof - and I miss the sky!

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+1, but no SR option for the coupes or verts
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CCB’s for me and frozen black
There was a M8 special edition shown here In that color a while back. Badass like our Ed1 E63s
How does your M8 compare to your GTC? Almost bought one of those when they debuted and even ordered one sight unseen, but when it arrived it was a bit too low to the ground/hard to get out of than I was comfortable with (dealing with a back injury at the time).
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RJC-1 thanks for initiating this post. Good one.

The early 850 coupe orders here (pre-GC/M8) were limited to six external colours and four internal colours. The base car was fully optioned with only a few additional options. B+W sound system and factory tinted glass were both options that I added. The only option I did not get was the TV tuner for the main screen.

That said the options I would like:

1. More front seat adjustments - specifically I would like the main back rest to have mid and upper section adjustments. It's already a great drivers seat but could be even better.

2. Sun roof - within the carbon fibre roof (which I have).

3. Apple iOS digital key - it's 2020 ladies and gentlemen, I don't carry cash or credit cards anymore, car keys will go the same way.

4. Individual colours - not an option for the 8 series here. Go figure.

5. Night Vision integration - would like this integrated into the main drivers display with alerts for objects (people/animals) appearing in the HUD.
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Here is the link to the frozen black M8
https://f92.bimmerpost.com/forums/sh....php?t=1650300
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