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Forum: G30 (2017 - ) 09-22-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,218
Posted By baloo588
No you are fine. Both are great products. Love...

No you are fine. Both are great products. Love having both Audi and BMW in my garage. I cannot stick with 1 brand. Porsche is next. :)
Forum: G30 (2017 - ) 09-22-2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,218
Posted By baloo588
You are probably the first person or are a rare...

You are probably the first person or are a rare one to say Audi interiors aren't good. I am surprised. The quality of my Audi A8s interior since 2006 blew away BMW 7 10 years in advance. There was no...
Forum: G30 (2017 - ) 09-21-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,538
Posted By baloo588
You mentioned in another post that you saw this...

You mentioned in another post that you saw this car in person right? Then I will wait till they reveal the whole car and then re-judge. I just dont like the rear end though. Too boxy and simple....
Forum: G30 (2017 - ) 09-20-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,538
Posted By baloo588
Boring...

Boring...
Forum: G30 (2017 - ) 09-20-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,218
Posted By baloo588
I got the 2016 Audi A7 with sports package I...

I got the 2016 Audi A7 with sports package I absolutely love it. It has a great solid feel and great balance of handling ride that is in my opinion far better then the BMW 5 F10 I had previously. The...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-14-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By baloo588
Unless you have the dynamic handling package, the...

Unless you have the dynamic handling package, the X5 does not and never ever will handle like a sports car. Its a tall station wagon and the newer version with those standard suspension and boring...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-14-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,198
Posted By baloo588
Its funny when certain people advertise "high...

Its funny when certain people advertise "high speed" balancing. Its no such thing. Its a marketing ploy. But on the other hand you mentioned Road force balancing and that its totally legit and the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-14-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,198
Posted By baloo588
I wouldn't agree with your assessment of just...

I wouldn't agree with your assessment of just "slapping on the tire" and getting a simple balance. your dealer did their work and if they cannot balance a tire they are correct, they are doing...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-12-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,192
Posted By baloo588
I overstated that but the Audi A8L curb weight...

I overstated that but the Audi A8L curb weight only 600 lbs more than the BMW 5 series. So yes BMW needs to shred the weight on the new 5 or its going to be a flop.

My apologies, lets get back to...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-11-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,192
Posted By baloo588
True its made out of aluminum frame to make it...

True its made out of aluminum frame to make it lighter but still its a heavy car compared to the Lexus LS and my Audi A7 and BMW 5. Eitherway the aluminum while gets a great weight saving its still a...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-11-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,192
Posted By baloo588
I agree with some of above posters, my 2012 Audi...

I agree with some of above posters, my 2012 Audi A8L went 70k miles before the front brakes needed changed!!! Thats impressive. The rears went up to 100k. Rotors had to be replaced earlier around 50k...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-11-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,198
Posted By baloo588
In my experience if the BMW or any OEM winter set...

In my experience if the BMW or any OEM winter set is within 500-800 bucks from the tirerack pricing, I would wholeheartedly go for the OEM winter set. Reasons being they are hub centric and will fit...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-11-2016, 07:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,198
Posted By baloo588
Its ok dont get hard on yourself. YOu bought a...

Its ok dont get hard on yourself. YOu bought a beautiful SUV. We have an Audi A6 in chicago with 20 inch package and we use 19 inch with winter tires during the winter season. I would recommend you...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-10-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By baloo588
Looks like a great deal then! The carfax check...

Looks like a great deal then! The carfax check out alright so definitely if you are happy with the test drive go for it!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-10-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By baloo588
Do you have the carfax info on the car? No...

Do you have the carfax info on the car? No problem for not giving the details earlier. WE want to help. I am wearing of a low mileage BMW X5 ending up at Sewell Lexus, it could be a lemon or owner...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-10-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By baloo588
YOU need to be more in depth with details bout...

YOU need to be more in depth with details bout the car etc. How can we even tell you if its good or not. Seriously, what year is it, what is the original sticker, etc etc...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-04-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By baloo588
Oh congrats on your son!! Definitely go for the...

Oh congrats on your son!! Definitely go for the Premier and pump up the air in the tires. They do have better responsiveness in the steering feel over the Latitude Tour HP ZP btw and yes you would...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-04-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By baloo588
True. Those OEM tires are turned differently for...

True. Those OEM tires are turned differently for the BMW and Mercedes alike from the ones we buy online. I did see on tirerack that they badge the Mercedes OEM Latitude Tour HP so its same compound...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-04-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By baloo588
Does it matter? Honestly I understand you trying...

Does it matter? Honestly I understand you trying to make a point but the Premier LTX is an all season Crossover/SUV touring all season tire under the same category as the Latitude HP tires I had...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-03-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By baloo588
38 isn't low at all lol. ITs perfect normal load...

38 isn't low at all lol. ITs perfect normal load pressure. I always run normal load pressure on my cars since i dont carry 4 ppl and cargo all the time. The manuals for all these cars have normal...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-31-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By baloo588
Awesome to hear that! Let me know how they are!...

Awesome to hear that! Let me know how they are! They are very comfortable tires. I would recommend pressure of 35 front and 38 rear for best ride and good handling without compromising tire wear.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-30-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By baloo588
I dont think you are at all paranoid. Its so good...

I dont think you are at all paranoid. Its so good that I cannot even fathom even walking into Costco or any chain without road force balance. I hate takng my luxury cars to costco and getting...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-30-2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By baloo588
Please go with the Premier LTX tires. Super...

Please go with the Premier LTX tires. Super amazing! Very smooth, quiet, great handling feel and excellent snow traction as well as rain. Its so much improved over the older Latitude HP and I have...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-15-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 585
Posted By baloo588
650 including shipping

650 including shipping
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-10-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,349
Posted By baloo588
I totally agree since I have the DDC and the rear...

I totally agree since I have the DDC and the rear air suspension and its by far a much smoother and composed ride over the standard suspension. The sports mode stiffens up the chassis and steering...
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