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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-23-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,859
Posted By akim47
I also had a very good experience with Jon. ...

I also had a very good experience with Jon. Transparent and it was an easy negotiation via email. Jon also made some exceptions for me with the credit app due to timing issues (buying a house). ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-23-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,218
Posted By akim47
Can I ask what they gave you for trade in? ...

Can I ask what they gave you for trade in? Friend of mine is thinking of trading an 06 750li for an X5.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-23-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By akim47
Just picked up a 2012 X5 35D

I just picked up a brand new X5 from board sponsor. The sales experience was great, but that is where the fun ended.

I ordered a 2012 X5 35D in Platinum Gray with Sport Activity. First...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-23-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,935
Posted By akim47
i agree with everything the initial poster said...

i agree with everything the initial poster said...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-28-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,030
Posted By akim47
what's 7 msd?

what's 7 msd?
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 09-19-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By akim47
Thanks, I started looking into this more and...

Thanks, I started looking into this more and seems like the 2013 is a better car, period. The buyer isn't too concerned with price (but just felt the CA at the dealer wasn't providing a good...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 09-17-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By akim47
Thanks for the insight and prompt reply! I...

Thanks for the insight and prompt reply! I thought that the 2012 was the "new" 6. Have they already made changes with the 2013??? It really does sound like 2013 is the way to go so I'll look...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 09-17-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,146
Posted By akim47
don't know anything about 6's, but need help..

Hi.. I'm not in the market for a 6 series (I just ordered an x5 35D actually), but am in need of some assistance for a colleague. First, she has a 2009 650 convertible with 8,000 miles on it in...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-19-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 15,015
Posted By akim47
any chance that you can get a dealer to vouch for...

any chance that you can get a dealer to vouch for you if you can't make it on the scheduled day? still would test drive, but possibly at another dealer on a different day?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,003
Posted By akim47
Overall, I'm not big on the diesel cars yet. I...

Overall, I'm not big on the diesel cars yet. I was thinking of waiting till the next go-round before exploring that option... Also, most of our driving is city driving. The reason why I'm not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,003
Posted By akim47
looked at the explorer... just not feeling it..

looked at the explorer... just not feeling it..
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,003
Posted By akim47
I got excited and ended up with a long P... ...

I got excited and ended up with a long P... writing was never my strong suit.. :)

I don't know how long I will own the car.. I always say "a long time" but it never ends up as such. My brother...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,003
Posted By akim47
Continued- As I said before, this car is...

Continued-

As I said before, this car is going to be for "family" use. Dealing with a child since birth in the Porsche hasn't been a joy, necessarily, and our other car is full of stains to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,003
Posted By akim47
now's the time for the x5

I've been thinking about an x5 for a while, and now we have a 2nd child due in Nov so its time for me to get a bigger car. I've been in a 997 C2S for the past 3 years and I've enjoyed the driving...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-05-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,590
Posted By akim47
I think this sums it all up. I know some of you...

I think this sums it all up. I know some of you want to defend BMW to the death, but be honest. BMW leaves much to be desired in certain areas, but for overall driving and styling, it is great. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-08-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,967
Posted By akim47
hot lond do you plan on keeping your E70?

Besides those who are leasing, how long do some of you plan on keeping your E70? I'm trying to figure out if this is truly a truck that is "built to last". People keep telling me, "don't own a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-29-2010, 01:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,996
Posted By akim47
not sure.. but does anyone know if the 2011 X5...

not sure.. but does anyone know if the 2011 X5 35I utilizes the N55 style twinscroll single turbo charger?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-29-2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,173
Posted By akim47
another comment on the 35D... i think it's...

another comment on the 35D... i think it's pretty cool the way it sounds. It's not like the old mercedes diesel rides... rather, it kind of feels as if im driving my friends f250 diesel a little......
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-29-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,173
Posted By akim47
wow. you are pretty pissed at Center BMW... ...

wow. you are pretty pissed at Center BMW... same line in 3 threads. I was upset at my local dealer (Crevier) but it sounds like your experience was worse.


Bad thing for me is I've had bad...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-29-2010, 12:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,434
Posted By akim47
Perhaps they wanted to book the incentives. A...

Perhaps they wanted to book the incentives. A bunch of the cars are punched for 11/30/2010. That's awesome. They book their incentives and cost the customer valuable warranty time.

Also...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-28-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,434
Posted By akim47
Why do dealers "punch the clock" ?

Interesting thing happened yesterday. First and foremost, let me say for all those in SoCal, that Crevier BMW is the biggest bunch of jerks (being polite) in the universe. I really wanted to drive...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-28-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,173
Posted By akim47
I agree with what others said, get what is to...

I agree with what others said, get what is to your liking. After wasting tens of thousands of dollars on cars and selling them and this or that, I realize that a $3500 credit shouldn't be your only...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-28-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,996
Posted By akim47
i drove the x5 35i several times. i really...

i drove the x5 35i several times. i really didnt feel the turbo lag so i dont know if that's the issue. if memory serves me correctly, the new 3.5i is powered by twin sequential turbos designed to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-22-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,684
Posted By akim47
my wife would kill me at 130mph with our...

my wife would kill me at 130mph with our daughter... so maybe not the best idea... even a crazy driver like me would admit that...

BUT alone... I'm all for testing out limits of what your car...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-22-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,709
Posted By akim47
More to add: I've purchased many cars new...

More to add:

I've purchased many cars new over recent memory... and that's where I got burned. My current belief is you let someone else take the brunt of the depreciation hit for you... and...
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