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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-29-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By kkratochvil
I can read my texts while driving...not sure why...

I can read my texts while driving...not sure why you're indicating that you can't? I do have the Enhanced BT option....
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-12-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By kkratochvil
:thumbup: I effectively have the exact...

:thumbup:

I effectively have the exact interior you're ordering, other than I added the Comfort Rear Seats (4FF) and I have the Ceramic Controls (4U1).

One other reason to get the Comfort...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-12-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By kkratochvil
Agree on DDC (5DL). It's included in Driver...

Agree on DDC (5DL). It's included in Driver Assistance Plus (ZDB).

Also, agree on Dynamic Damper Control + rear axle air suspension (2VM). It's an orderable option. Or, it's part of the Dynamic...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-12-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By kkratochvil
I've used a slightly older version of the...

I've used a slightly older version of the following: ...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-02-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 33,241
Posted By kkratochvil
You can go here to check on recalls: ...

You can go here to check on recalls: http://www.bmwusa.com/standard/content/owner/safetyrecalls.aspx.

On my E70, I thought this was a bit inaccurate at times, as I think there were a couple of...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-02-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,667
Posted By kkratochvil
I would guess the answer to that is "No", as it's...

I would guess the answer to that is "No", as it's just supposed to be upgrading the bluetooth connectivity components and maybe things like some of the Connected Drive stuff. But I haven't done any...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-02-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 33,241
Posted By kkratochvil
Updates: Keys in hand on 2/27/2015! :thumbup: ...

Updates: Keys in hand on 2/27/2015! :thumbup:

A few other items and I'll post some pics:
- PCD was awesome!! I highly recommend it for anyone. Getting to drive an X5 out on a track doing a...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-02-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,667
Posted By kkratochvil
I just did the upgrade as well. Clearly, BMW...

I just did the upgrade as well. Clearly, BMW doesn't upgrade their parts and new vehicles very quickly. My X5 was just built in early Feb. I did a PCD just last Friday (2/27) and mine had the same...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-21-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 33,241
Posted By kkratochvil
Beautiful X5 suza! Thanks for the pics. I...

Beautiful X5 suza! Thanks for the pics. I enjoyed the different looks, as I'm picking-up the same color at the Performance Center this Friday!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-17-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 33,241
Posted By kkratochvil
Just a couple of updates, for future reference...

Just a couple of updates, for future reference for those tracking information when they're doing a PCD...

I'm still scheduled for PCD on 2/27. I spoke to my CA last Friday and he indicated my...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-11-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By kkratochvil
My guess, based on just some logic, would be that...

My guess, based on just some logic, would be that "placed" means the car is sitting in a rail yard, on a side-track, etc. In other words, it's been placed somewhere off-track that will be it's...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-11-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By kkratochvil
Your CA/SA should be able to tell you your...

Your CA/SA should be able to tell you your scheduled production build week. That will tell you when it will be built...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-10-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,999
Posted By kkratochvil
I'm curious as to what you're referring to as...

I'm curious as to what you're referring to as front comfort seats...in looking through the packages and options, that doesn't exist. :dunno: Are you referring to Multi-Contour Seats (456) or maybe...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-10-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 972
Posted By kkratochvil
I've had the Liners (BMW OEM) in the front,...

I've had the Liners (BMW OEM) in the front, second row and the cargo area of my E70. As a couple of the previous threads noted, my one complaint with them is that they're such a hard plastic that...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-09-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 33,241
Posted By kkratochvil
Agree, it should be very similar. I was simply...

Agree, it should be very similar. I was simply thinking that you had found the MY2015 version somewhere electronically, as I haven't been able to do so!;)
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-09-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 33,241
Posted By kkratochvil
Did you find the MY2015 manual online somewhere...

Did you find the MY2015 manual online somewhere or are you just looking at the MY2014 version that BMW has online?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-07-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,753
Posted By kkratochvil
xLine

It all comes down to personal preferences and probably a few key items that start to steer you. I chose xLine because:
- I originally liked M-Sport, but wanted a different color (I went with...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-07-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,011
Posted By kkratochvil
When I'm traveling out of state, I usually look...

When I'm traveling out of state, I usually look for BP/Amoco.

Locally, I typically go to a local HyVee Gas (Midwest grocery store chain.). Similar to one of the other posters, they give...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-06-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 33,241
Posted By kkratochvil
Agree! I could have scheduled it sooner, but...

Agree! I could have scheduled it sooner, but couldn't make the trip work with my work calendar until late Feb.

I look forward to hearing about your experience!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-06-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 33,241
Posted By kkratochvil
I agree! :thumbup: 2/27 can't come soon...

I agree! :thumbup:

2/27 can't come soon enough for PCD!!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-05-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 33,241
Posted By kkratochvil
Agree. I suspect that their codes are a bit...

Agree. I suspect that their codes are a bit dated and they simply use some of them in strange ways...if you "know the secret code", it probably makes complete sense! :yikes: But, for us normal...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-05-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 33,241
Posted By kkratochvil
An update for today...I didn't have a chance to...

An update for today...I didn't have a chance to call and speak with a human, but the automated system now states: "Your vehicle was released to a carrier and is awaiting transportation to the port...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-05-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 33,241
Posted By kkratochvil
Great question. However, I don't know the...

Great question. However, I don't know the answer. I think I remember seeing your question answered in the Production Center Delivery Forum (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=136),...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-04-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 33,241
Posted By kkratochvil
FYI, you don't drive your own vehicle for any of...

FYI, you don't drive your own vehicle for any of the driving school (braking, slalom, skid path, X5 off road track) items. You drive a "similar vehicle to what you're picking up" (other than the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-04-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 33,241
Posted By kkratochvil
I called the 800 # and just walked through the...

I called the 800 # and just walked through the voice response system...Based upon that, my current status is: "Your vehicle is being transported to the port of exit".

Not sure what that...
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