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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-12-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By ndabunka
You spent $12K trying to find a rattle in the...

You spent $12K trying to find a rattle in the dash? :rofl:
Actually, you probably had some other issue but a $12K bill is EXTREMELY unusual for ANY car including a BMW with only 100K miles on it so...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-09-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By ndabunka
You appeared to have missed the part where he...

You appeared to have missed the part where he said that he doesn't want to mess with reselling later. Many in today's society are willing to loose money for the convenience of not having to deal...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-09-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 924
Posted By ndabunka
What is this about a sticker on the B-Pillar? ...

What is this about a sticker on the B-Pillar? Supposedly my dealer "inspected" mine about two weeks ago and gave it a clean bill of health and no need to replace yet I see no such "sticker" as you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-09-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,628
Posted By ndabunka
I decided to try the "create an appointment so...

I decided to try the "create an appointment so that you can order the parts" approach. The service admin/obfuscation jockey who's apparent role is to dissuade us from pursuing a remedy tried to give...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 924
Posted By ndabunka
They are to return the vehicle to you in the same...

They are to return the vehicle to you in the same condition it was prior to the "incident". In other words, the cost of and "replacement" hoses is.. ON THEIR DIME, not yours!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-30-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 869
Posted By ndabunka
Yeah, the bolting up is super simple. Would not...

Yeah, the bolting up is super simple. Would not have paid anyone myself to do that part but I guess $150 isn't bad. How much did the BMW wiring kit cost you? Simply "wiring it in" doesn't give you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-27-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 869
Posted By ndabunka
This topic has been BEAT TO DEATH on this forum. ...

This topic has been BEAT TO DEATH on this forum. The post originator should simply do a search and read the 10+ other threads already posted here on OEM tow hitch or after market.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-25-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,628
Posted By ndabunka
:thumbup: The POINT is that it is disappointing...

:thumbup: The POINT is that it is disappointing to get yet ANOTHER recall which basically says "Hey, your screwed until we can get to you". And then you hope the drive shaft doesn't drop and destroy...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-25-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,628
Posted By ndabunka
I got mine yesterday. Naturally it also stated ...

I got mine yesterday. Naturally it also stated

REMEDY UNAVAILABLE

ARGH - so basically the same story as the Air Bag. We may NEVER get a fix

Sad thing is that I asked them to check...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-17-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 911
Posted By ndabunka
You have more than "jsut" the spare, right? I...

You have more than "jsut" the spare, right? I paid $280 for my parts (spare, styrofoam, etc) from the dealer. I think it came to $380 before the discount.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-17-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By ndabunka
That image CAN'T be your 35d. It shows a 7K RPM...

That image CAN'T be your 35d. It shows a 7K RPM redline when it should be more like a 5K RPM redline
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-13-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,609
Posted By ndabunka
Sounds like you are saying that even with the...

Sounds like you are saying that even with the soot issues, you might still prefer the F15 over the E70? Or are you just saying that the newer is much more fuel efficient? If it's just that the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-12-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,609
Posted By ndabunka
There are reports of soot accumulation/buildup...

There are reports of soot accumulation/buildup occurring in the F15 Diesels whereas there is no such report in the E70 Diesels. That soot issue is one that has halted my consideration of the F15...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-12-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By ndabunka
The point is that you can simply buy it at your...

The point is that you can simply buy it at your local wal-mart for LESS and don't have to bother with shipping. I am all for supporting vendors but that is more related to speciality stuff rather...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-12-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By ndabunka
You need to realize that you drive an SUV and not...

You need to realize that you drive an SUV and not a dragster. :dunno: Hopefully, you are smrt enough to not be racing for pink slips so a few tenth's here or there won't matter. In other words,...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-11-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,609
Posted By ndabunka
Most of it is probably the 8-speed tranny with a...

Most of it is probably the 8-speed tranny with a bit different programming. I was not aware that they had reduced it from twin turbos to a single in the new model. There is probably a performance...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-10-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,069
Posted By ndabunka
Each of the following is inline (for the most...

Each of the following is inline (for the most part with it's respective X5 counterpart) has more power than the v6 X5s and each has it's benefits:
Jaguar F-Pace (@$65K mostly loaded it is less...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-06-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By ndabunka
I do not currently have my 2012 X5 35d advertised...

I do not currently have my 2012 X5 35d advertised anywhere but it could easily be made available for the right price. I originally bought it for the fuel economy benefits (see Fuelly sig showing...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-24-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By ndabunka
no comment

no comment
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-19-2017, 01:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 993
Posted By ndabunka
I did see that so if you want the largest...

I did see that so if you want the largest discounts simply purchase prior to April 1st, right?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-18-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 949
Posted By ndabunka
The DW are not an all season tire and that would...

The DW are not an all season tire and that would make them a "no go" for me. I have been a DWS fan for a long time and had the original DWS put on my '12 X5 35d before I picked it up new. I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-18-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 993
Posted By ndabunka
More significant discounting always occurs at the...

More significant discounting always occurs at the end of a body style period. The '18 models will have the new body style so they are offering deals on the '17s in an effort to stop people from...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-12-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,093
Posted By ndabunka
Good luck

Good luck
Forum: X6 F16 (2015 - Current) 03-07-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,112
Posted By ndabunka
There is probably little or no warranty on the...

There is probably little or no warranty on the 2014, right? BMW doesn't CPO M cars so ...***** the '16 model.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-02-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,093
Posted By ndabunka
This is a LEASE so why do you keep bringing up...

This is a LEASE so why do you keep bringing up "trade in" valuations when they don't have squat to do with your lease return (early or not)? What Car Max or Jo Blow's auto sales would be willing to...
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