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Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-11-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,652
Posted By The BoatMan
Am I mistaken but doesn't the MF markup go to...

Am I mistaken but doesn't the MF markup go to the finance guy?

Is it not still considered invoice <1000 a mini deal?

I rather pay more over invoice and have it go to the CA than an inflated...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-26-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,561
Posted By The BoatMan
Have a 2014 X5 50i M Sport w/DHP. First BMW...

Have a 2014 X5 50i M Sport w/DHP. First BMW we've ordered with DHP. Wish I had done it earlier. Torque vectoring is nothing short of amazing. Love it.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-26-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By The BoatMan
Can't help with the X5 but as a data point had...

Can't help with the X5 but as a data point had vented seats on our 2012 550GT. Utterly useless. Vowed never to buy the option again.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-26-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By The BoatMan
No audible alert when locking/unlocking

No issues for past 14 months. Went thru a big rain storm last week. Arrived home, locked car, heard chirp, went inside. 5 minutes later car alarm goes off.

Ever since I no longer receive the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-01-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By The BoatMan
iDrive: Settings - Doors/key - Last seat...

iDrive:
Settings - Doors/key - Last seat position


Not positive but I think the side bolster inflate/deflate regardless.

But as stated above the bolster "farting" is an easy fix the next...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-14-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,706
Posted By The BoatMan
Shifts are automatic. Keep it floored after...

Shifts are automatic. Keep it floored after releasing break.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-17-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By The BoatMan
I respectfully disagree. I wouldn't want to own...

I respectfully disagree. I wouldn't want to own a 3 year old BMW with over 66k miles. IMHO annual high mileage is one of the reasons to consider leasing.

Do have to consider maintenance costs...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-08-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 959
Posted By The BoatMan
We had a 2009 X535d without dhp. We have a 2014...

We had a 2009 X535d without dhp. We have a 2014 X5 50i with DHP with the standard 19inch wheels. The difference is night and day, road quality is not the main factor imho. The truck handles...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-24-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,706
Posted By The BoatMan
I believe only with the M Sport.

I believe only with the M Sport.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-19-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,156
Posted By The BoatMan
Same issue, add my 2014 X5 to the list. Didn't...

Same issue, add my 2014 X5 to the list. Didn't really notice/become bothersome until the winter season.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-17-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,687
Posted By The BoatMan
The account number to use for googlemaps is the...

The account number to use for googlemaps is the email address used for your BMW Assist account.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-10-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,920
Posted By The BoatMan
How about clay bar. Works for other types of...

How about clay bar. Works for other types of window residues. Might be worth a try.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-04-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,943
Posted By The BoatMan
I disagree. You can see one of DHP's many...

I disagree.

You can see one of DHP's many benefits merely by fast cornering/turning. The torque vectoring is nothing short of amazing. Agreed it truly shines when pushing it to limits but even...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-20-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By The BoatMan
Idrive-Vehicle Info-xDrive Status-Torque...

Idrive-Vehicle Info-xDrive Status-Torque distribution

Our x5 has the full DHP. Don't think you get that screen unless you have the rear torque vectoring axle.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-11-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,659
Posted By The BoatMan
You need to be careful with the term demo. Is it...

You need to be careful with the term demo. Is it a sales demo or executive demo. Makes a difference with the warranty extension.

You also need to be careful with the in service date on demos. I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-24-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,229
Posted By The BoatMan
+1 You can buy anytime as long as your...

+1

You can buy anytime as long as your current warranty is valid.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-24-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,209
Posted By The BoatMan
You need to be careful with the term demo. Is it...

You need to be careful with the term demo. Is it a sales demo or executive demo. Makes a difference with the warranty extension.

You also need to be careful with the in service date on demos. I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-22-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,930
Posted By The BoatMan
Maybe since our X5 has the full DHP has something...

Maybe since our X5 has the full DHP has something to do with it but our 50i as I said earlier has no vibration issues, not trying to rub it in only as a data point. Have you had a chance to test...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-17-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,930
Posted By The BoatMan
April 2014 build X5 50i Msport with DHP, base...

April 2014 build X5 50i Msport with DHP, base 19inch wheels which came with all season michelins. Over 7k miles now with a few 600+ mile road trips. Drives straight, no vibration, handling and/or...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-29-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,004
Posted By The BoatMan
X5M Santa. Thank You!

X5M Santa. Thank You!
Forum: F15 X5 M and F16 X6 M (2016 - Current) 10-29-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,392
Posted By The BoatMan
X5M Santa. Thank You!

X5M Santa. Thank You!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-22-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,930
Posted By The BoatMan
This is from a few years ago not sure if still...

This is from a few years ago not sure if still applicable but here you go....

"At any given dealer, if you have any unresolved problems whatsoever I recommend you get with your SA and specifically...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-15-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,930
Posted By The BoatMan
Unfortunately we all get one with issues...

Unfortunately we all get one with issues eventually. Sometimes sooner than later. I had issues with our last BMW a 550GT. Everything from handling - car would immediately try and drive off the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-23-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,799
Posted By The BoatMan
Maybe I didn't phrase it properly. My...

Maybe I didn't phrase it properly.

My point being is that everything a lease deal entails is what I stated: No mark up on ACQ fee, no mark up on MF, agreed amount over invoice, and what their...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-22-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,799
Posted By The BoatMan
No offense but that is horrible advice on how to...

No offense but that is horrible advice on how to shop a lease. Dealers love payment shoppers.

This is what I tell everyone when shopping for a lease:
"I'll make it short and sweet....dont...
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