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Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 06-30-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By apollner
Did you your dealer enable Road Side Assistance...

Did you your dealer enable Road Side Assistance and did you press the button in the car to talk to a representative and confirm you are set up? Once this is done, you should be able to use i Remote...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 06-18-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,155
Posted By apollner
Since I leased the car, I did not get the full...

Since I leased the car, I did not get the full $7500 rebate. BMW only allocates $4,875. If you buy it you should get the full $7500 Federal rebate, plus any state credits, if applicable, on top of...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 06-16-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,155
Posted By apollner
Yes, I added a photo to my original post over the...

Yes, I added a photo to my original post over the weekend.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 06-13-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By apollner
Yes, it is true that the accelerator is a bit...

Yes, it is true that the accelerator is a bit firmer than in other BMW models. And when you switch to EcoPro, it becomes even firmer, sometimes uncomfortably so. The car is purposely trying to...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 06-13-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,155
Posted By apollner
I have not run it down quite that much. Only to...

I have not run it down quite that much. Only to when it indicated 15 miles left which is arbitrary, of course, depending on how you're driving the car and in what mode you're in. EcoPro+ would help...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 06-12-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,155
Posted By apollner
Tim, That would be great! I'll get something...

Tim,

That would be great! I'll get something for you in the next day or so.
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 06-09-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,155
Posted By apollner
Glad you enjoyed my post! I wrote it as a stream...

Glad you enjoyed my post! I wrote it as a stream of consciousness since I've been thinking about all these things for quite a while.

I had the head up (btw, there's no "s") on my first X6 and...
Forum: BMW i3 / i8 / ActiveE 06-08-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,155
Posted By apollner
Initial impressions on my new i3

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=445726&d=1402768395

I've been a long-time BMW owner, with 2 X6's most recently. I've been researching electric vehicles for some time...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 12-10-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,913
Posted By apollner
Check out this post...maybe the company that...

Check out this post...maybe the company that supplies the parts has something for the '08.

http://www.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=620554
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 12-10-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,422
Posted By apollner
SALE: 4 Wheel & Tire Set with TPMS

Dealer swapped out Original wheels and tires of my new 2012 X6, which was just delivered on Nov. 30, with the BMW Performance wheels set. Therefore, I am selling the Original wheel and tire set that...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 11-20-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,215
Posted By apollner
I was suggesting that if you didn't like how the...

I was suggesting that if you didn't like how the car looked with shadowline you could just order the trim parts at the dealer and replace them on the car.
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 11-19-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,215
Posted By apollner
Why don't you just order the car and see how it...

Why don't you just order the car and see how it looks? Then, if you still prefer the chrome trim, order it and swap it with the shadowline.
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 11-08-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,133
Posted By apollner
The following post covers some of your concerns: ...

The following post covers some of your concerns:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=574192
Forum: General BMW 10-24-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,874
Posted By apollner
Larry, Thanks! That was helpful. I like the...

Larry,

Thanks! That was helpful. I like the way the German site lists all the option codes! It does seem to be different. Hopefully I can get it.
Forum: General BMW 10-24-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,874
Posted By apollner
I'm ordering an X6 with Ruby Black Individual...

I'm ordering an X6 with Ruby Black Individual paint. The Individual Composition Package (XC4) appears to come with the high-gloss shadow-line trim (Option 760). I'm thinking that since the paint is a...
Forum: General BMW 10-23-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,874
Posted By apollner
760 Shadow Line vs 3MB Aluminium Satin

I'm trying to get some clarification on exterior trim options. For the BMW Individual there is a listing of two options:

Option 3MB BMW Individual Exterior Line Aluminium, satinated
Option 760...
Forum: General BMW 10-23-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,909
Posted By apollner
I've used First Choice over many years: - to...

I've used First Choice over many years:
- to buff out a fender scrape on my 1997 E39 Sport
- to repaint the hood of my 2000 E39 M5 that was keyed
- to touch up the passenger door of my 2006 650i...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 10-19-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,215
Posted By apollner
SteveJ, Glad to be of help! I also want to...

SteveJ,

Glad to be of help! I also want to alert you that with SOP 10/11 (Start of Production Oct 11) comes the ability to additionally select a number BMW Individual paint colors that broaden the...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 10-16-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,215
Posted By apollner
You CAN purchase Adaptive Drive by itself. I just...

You CAN purchase Adaptive Drive by itself. I just did so with my 2012 X6 order. It's option 2VA and can be ordered WITHOUT ordering the Sport Package. I did so for a different reason, but the net...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 11-18-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,670
Posted By apollner
Old or new iDrive controller?

For those who answered that their 2010 cameras look great, can you please clarify if your iDrive controller is a single knob (older style) or knob surrounded by buttons for radio/nav/tel/cd, etc....
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 02-05-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,769
Posted By apollner
You make good points for ownership and you...

You make good points for ownership and you certainly have found excellent values in buying pre-owned after the severe depreciation that occurs on a 1-2 year old car.

Now let me give you some...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 12-23-2008, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,362
Posted By apollner
Auto close tailgate from inside car?

Looking for a way to close tailgate from inside the car. The dash button only seems to open it. So what happens when I need to close it?

Any ideas?

Tx,
ANDREW
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 12-23-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,440
Posted By apollner
Map/Directions from PC to BMW Nav

Read in a recent issue of Roundel that 2009 BMW models with Nav have the ability to receive Map/Directions from a PC. There was no real detail in the article, and my '09 Manual has no information on...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 12-23-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,699
Posted By apollner
I think Mineral Silver is one of the best colors...

I think Mineral Silver is one of the best colors for the X6 as it really accentuates the body creases which other colors tend to hide. Did not get a Diplomat discount, but as a loyal customer the...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 12-23-2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,699
Posted By apollner
Window may be similar in size, but as car sits...

Window may be similar in size, but as car sits much higher it limits visibility. I'll try to get some picture up soon!
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