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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-24-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 950
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, 05:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,203
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, 05:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,254
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, 08:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,654
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, 09:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,327
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, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
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, 10:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,285
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, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 835
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, 05:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,008
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, 10:41 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,203
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, 10:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,203
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, 07:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,040
Posted By The BoatMan
X5M Santa. Thank You!

X5M Santa. Thank You!
Forum: F15 X5 M / F16 X6 M 10-29-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,340
Posted By The BoatMan
X5M Santa. Thank You!

X5M Santa. Thank You!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-22-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,203
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, 07:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,203
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, 08:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,379
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, 12:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,379
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...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-13-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By The BoatMan
From the stiicky "As of October 2014...

From the stiicky
"As of October 2014 production, there will be an engine displacement change on the N55 engine (X5 sDrive35i and X5 xDrive35i) that increases displacement from 2979 cubic centimeters...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-07-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By The BoatMan
It's too bad you're not closer id be happy to let...

It's too bad you're not closer id be happy to let a fellow enthusiast abuse/drive our X5 M Sport with DHP. Don't have AS though as discussed.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-07-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,493
Posted By The BoatMan
Probably one of the worst set of OEM BMW mats...

Probably one of the worst set of OEM BMW mats we've had. The rubber mats on our previous 550GT were a 100 times better than these. It's a different kind of rubber and the fit is horrible. Can't...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-07-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 759
Posted By The BoatMan
Long time BMW owner but this is our first BMW...

Long time BMW owner but this is our first BMW with DHP. No regrets at all. The torque vectoring is quite amazing in action. The more you accelerate in a corner the smoother the turn becomes. One...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-05-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,864
Posted By The BoatMan
Add me to the club of having bid farewell to our...

Add me to the club of having bid farewell to our 550GT. Retuned it in June for a F15 X5 50i.

Some of our issues, probably forgetting a few:

Car pulled to the right. To the point of bee...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-02-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By The BoatMan
May pickup got the Michelins on our 19" wheels. ...

May pickup got the Michelins on our 19" wheels.

Received a tire coverage CD in the book with all the other manuals.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-31-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By The BoatMan
Dealer topped it off for free with no wait at...

Dealer topped it off for free with no wait at all. Pulled into service area and never even had to go inside. No complaints there. Tech said nothing too unusual but to keep an eye on it. Something...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-30-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By The BoatMan
2014 X5 50i Oil Consumption

Picked up X5 in May and roughly 2500k miles on it. Message came on stating it needs 2 quarts of oil.

Anything unusual about needing oil already or this is normal for the v8 engines?
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