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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-14-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 779
Posted By 1HOT BMR
I second New2's recommendation for DHP above. If...

I second New2's recommendation for DHP above. If you can't find and drive a car that has it - just go ahead and order it anyway. The car is completely transformed from a good riding and all around...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-24-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,046
Posted By 1HOT BMR
If you want reliability stay with Lexus, Acura or...

If you want reliability stay with Lexus, Acura or Toyota . . . everyone seems to believe this and so do I.

Having said that, I'm also new to BMW since 2011 and I've had three so far. A 2011 550i...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-17-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By 1HOT BMR
Post the same question right here: ...

Post the same question right here:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=159

This is the 2014 - 2015 F15 forum and we have no idea what might be wrong with your car :D
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-16-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,882
Posted By 1HOT BMR
The standard grilles that come with the M Sport...

The standard grilles that come with the M Sport are black with a chrome ring around them. You can replace them with all black grilles and even though it is not hard to do it is a little more...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-13-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,560
Posted By 1HOT BMR
If your wife is driving the X5 50 then it's the...

If your wife is driving the X5 50 then it's the N63 V8 engine. I sold my 2011 550i just before the "recall" (they are calling it something else) of the engines for injectors, timing chain check...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-09-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By 1HOT BMR
Thanks Opasha for pointing out (so gently) the...

Thanks Opasha for pointing out (so gently) the fact that there are other tire brands available for the staggered 20" wheels. I did a quick search and I had no idea there were so many other...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-09-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,118
Posted By 1HOT BMR
Multi Contour Seats make a HUGE difference so do...

Multi Contour Seats make a HUGE difference so do get those.
Comfort Luxury seats are less comfortable than the MCS above because the bottom cushion seems thinner and harder - to me anyway. The...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-09-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,639
Posted By 1HOT BMR
IMO DHP is a no-brainer. Do whatever you need to...

IMO DHP is a no-brainer. Do whatever you need to do to accommodate the DHP option, including the removal of many other options if necessary - except the Multi Contour Seats because that is another...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-09-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By 1HOT BMR
You probably know this but just in case:...

You probably know this but just in case: replacing the run-flats with regular tires will dull the instant steering response you get with the run-flat tire, so when I say "quick steering response" for...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-08-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By 1HOT BMR
I recommend the Pirelli Scorpion Verde...

I recommend the Pirelli Scorpion Verde non-runflat and all season. Our first set went 42,000 miles and they still had tread when I replaced them with the same tire. They are soft riding, have quick...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-07-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,882
Posted By 1HOT BMR
I'm glad you found it useful. :thumbup: I...

I'm glad you found it useful. :thumbup: I included the run-flats when I sold the 550i and I'm going to do the same when I sell the '12 X5d. There is no local market for almost new/barely used...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-07-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,882
Posted By 1HOT BMR
My reasons for choosing the M Line and the...

My reasons for choosing the M Line and the options I chose:

M Sport because it looks better.
DHP + Adaptive M Suspension because it gives me the nicest/smoothest ride and best handling possible....
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-31-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,418
Posted By 1HOT BMR
The DHP option does not make the suspension too...

The DHP option does not make the suspension too stiff, it is quite the opposite: smoother and better controlled. With DHP you get the best of both worlds: the ride of a Rolls :D(only with non-run...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-29-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,418
Posted By 1HOT BMR
I had a 2011 550i with DHP. I have a 2012 X5 E70...

I had a 2011 550i with DHP. I have a 2012 X5 E70 with DHP. I also have a 2015 X5 with DHP. All three have all the goodies for handling. I replaced the tires with regular tires on all three but I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-29-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,746
Posted By 1HOT BMR
I ordered the LED lights, I've used them for a...

I ordered the LED lights, I've used them for a couple of weeks now including extensive night driving up in the mountains. I have regular HID lights on both my 2011 550i and 2012 X5 and these are...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-27-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By 1HOT BMR
Zaino. It is not a sealant and it is not a...

Zaino.

It is not a sealant and it is not a wax, it's a polish that is tough and seems to last a long time.. On my cars it lasts a full year. It's easy to apply and it leaves no residue on other...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-19-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,156
Posted By 1HOT BMR
I had the Integral Active Steering on my 2011...

I had the Integral Active Steering on my 2011 550i and it operates exactly like what you described - however, the X5 type of Active Steering does not turn the rear wheels so the feel and action is...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-12-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 891
Posted By 1HOT BMR
Both Edmunds and TrueCar have inconsistent and...

Both Edmunds and TrueCar have inconsistent and innacurate invoice pricing because not all the options are listed and not all the discounts are applied. For example, if you order the Contour Seats...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-09-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,037
Posted By 1HOT BMR
Dislikes: The back seats are lower than the...

Dislikes:

The back seats are lower than the fronts making the back cabin feel claustrophobic. The view from the rear seats of the E70 is just superb.
The side mirrors are much smaller than my...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-09-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,156
Posted By 1HOT BMR
Do you want it? YES Connected to Sport...

Do you want it? YES
Connected to Sport setting? YES
How does it engage? The steering ratio is quickened at low speeds and somehow slower at freeway speeds to make the on center feel, feel more...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-09-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,414
Posted By 1HOT BMR
Offer them $1,100 firm. If they agree, buy it. ...

Offer them $1,100 firm. If they agree, buy it. If they don't, just pass on it. I had a 550i with 19" for 4 years and I never had to replace a tire or wheel. I did not buy the insurance for my new...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-31-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,025
Posted By 1HOT BMR
I just sold my 550i with a six speed manual and...

I just sold my 550i with a six speed manual and all the handling goodies including Integral Active Steering, DHP, Michelin Pilot SS non-runflat tires, etc. That car was a blast to drive! and I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-22-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By 1HOT BMR
Go into the menu and check to see if the rear is...

Go into the menu and check to see if the rear is set to the same as the driver. There is a box to check to set the rear climate control to follow the driver's. I've had the same problem in both my...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-21-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By 1HOT BMR
My understanding is that there is no real...

My understanding is that there is no real performance difference in the amount of light that you get with either system. I also understand that both can be coded for the low beam distribution (I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-21-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By 1HOT BMR
i'm of the same opinion: DHP is totally worth the...

i'm of the same opinion: DHP is totally worth the money if you can afford it. It's not about taking corners faster - the whole dynamics of the car change making it a much sharper handler in every...
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