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Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 08-19-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 36,898
Posted By roy528
Anybody doing coding in the Phila Pa area?

Anybody doing coding in the Phila Pa area?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-30-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,223
Posted By roy528
No worse than smearing your windshield with...

No worse than smearing your windshield with Vaseline.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-09-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By roy528
Steering Column Fault 2103 528Xi

I get an occasional 'warning' upon start up
"sterring column fault- ok to continue driving'
Dealer said it was a lock fault- claimed to have fixed it-
but it continues.
Anyone else have...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-05-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,604
Posted By roy528
Really ??? Cologne advice on a BMW board??? ...

Really ??? Cologne advice on a BMW board???
REALLY??
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-19-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By roy528
I'll do that- My question was about the price...

I'll do that- My question was about the price being asked. Shouldn't this car be much lower than $62K. It lists for $72. and
it is a 2012 Model !!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-19-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By roy528
new 2012 35d list $72k dealer wants $62k ??

Is it me? This car is almost two years old ( although claimed to be new) and the dealer is
claiming he is giving me the deal of the year. @ $62k.
Shouldn't this be somewhere in the $50's.
There...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-07-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By roy528
Doesn't the cigarette lighter work? That's how I...

Doesn't the cigarette lighter work? That's how I have
used my battery tender in all of my cars.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-01-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,532
Posted By roy528
CONSUMER REPORTS- RATES X5 35i PREMIUM WORST CAR

Consumer Reports juts came out with a BEST/WORST list
of cars.
The X5 35i Premium was rated as a worst .
The details are in the Consumers full report on the vehicle which is copyrite.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-10-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,492
Posted By roy528
Over the past few weeks there were many ...

Over the past few weeks there were many thoughtful posts re: BMW significant quality and reliability issues.
However , it seemed that the flow of these pointed to many of these 'issues' being...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-03-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,573
Posted By roy528
1994 Porsche 928 GTS 5 speed. I regret selling...

1994 Porsche 928 GTS 5 speed.
I regret selling that one almost every day.
This car felt like it was carved from one solid ingot of
high quality steel. The exhaust note from the big Porsche v8...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-05-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,725
Posted By roy528
This one is going around and around. I agree with...

This one is going around and around. I agree with you That's the horse we want. The great one. The 'chin in the neck ' one. That's why we pay up the big bucks. However - what use is this
great horse...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-04-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,725
Posted By roy528
I just saw this on Edmunds 2013 BMW X5...

I just saw this on Edmunds 2013 BMW X5 Reliability Study 5.0 is the highest rating.
Regardless of personal opinions - this is pretty awful . The results were about the same for the 2013 5...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-03-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,725
Posted By roy528
Perhaps this will bring out the verite' of this...

Perhaps this will bring out the verite' of this 'debate'. If you purchased a very expensive lawn mower that made your lawn look absolutely perfect.
It turned on a dime- even had a high tech edging...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-03-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,592
Posted By roy528
I loved my GX470- Can't wait to get out of my...

I loved my GX470- Can't wait to get out of my Gx460.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-03-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,725
Posted By roy528
You can enjoy paying $300.00 ( actually I think...

You can enjoy paying $300.00 ( actually I think it's more like $200.)
for a Genuine Porsche Dealer oil change if you feel that there is some magic to
the oil change when done by the dealer. Or ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-03-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,725
Posted By roy528
That's my thinking. But some owners believe that...

That's my thinking. But some owners believe that the king is wearing clothes no matter what.
A great car is not only one that does things very well- it is also very reliable .
The Jaguars of old...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-01-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,725
Posted By roy528
Here' a thought. When the Japanese cars had...

Here' a thought. When the Japanese cars had gotten past their infancy and started bringing over real cars that were quite reliable, people started buying them in droves and stopped buying...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-31-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,725
Posted By roy528
Amazed by the ' (un)reliability ' comments about this SUV.

I have posted a couple of questions regarding which luxury SUV is 'THE ONE" to buy.

What I find -almost astounding - is the number of comments that say something like 'Well now that the X5 is 7...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-30-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,592
Posted By roy528
Thoughts appreciated. However you're having...

Thoughts appreciated. However you're having not driven the '12 ML
does not really give it a fair shake. I've driven the new ML
and it's no slouch. I thought it was very nicely done.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-30-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,592
Posted By roy528
If you could only drive either a BMW X5 or an Benz ML - which would you choose

If you could only drive a new BMW X5 or a new Mercedes ML - of equal basic performance
or engine- type - of your choice- and it would be provided at no cost -
which one would you choose? Why?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-28-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By roy528
How Important Is An Extended Warranty on a new BMW?

I have only owned my '13 528 for a couple of months.
I have read may references as to how unwise
it is to own these cars out of warranty due to the expense
of repairs.
Should I buy an extended...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-28-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,345
Posted By roy528
The Cayennes are great - but.. They have...

The Cayennes are great - but..
They have virtually no cargo capacity. The Front is Beautiful - however the rest
of the vehicle looks like a drab -devoid of any style- plain-mobile.
The interior is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-28-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,345
Posted By roy528
While I believe that Acura is usually the 'value'...

While I believe that Acura is usually the 'value' leader in this class
and gives you a very solid well thought out vehicle without price gouging,
I just cannot get past that 'beak'. I would...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-28-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,514
Posted By roy528
Thank you for taking the time to give these...

Thank you for taking the time to give these opinions.
I don't know why you would think they would be
useless to me. I, in fact, found them quite useful
and insightful.'
Much appreciated.
Right...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-27-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,514
Posted By roy528
The 470 was a good solid truck that was Lexus'd...

The 470 was a good solid truck that was Lexus'd up and could be thrown around - but stay stable.
It was like Goldilocks not too hard not too soft. A very utilitarian vehicle yet very comfy and...
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