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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 04-16-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,026
Posted By bdgtexas
I have pictures of cutting the hole out and some...

I have pictures of cutting the hole out and some install photos I took in process. I do not have any of the back of the car once installed and it is already dark outside. I have one with his first...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 04-15-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,026
Posted By bdgtexas
I installed the execuhitch myself on my X6. It...

I installed the execuhitch myself on my X6. It certainly was not an easy task for the faint of heart. The entire rear bumper wheel well to wheel well comes off in addition to your tail lights. I was...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-08-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 575
Posted By bdgtexas
Active Hybrid 5 Incentive

It appears that starting this month BMW is tossing out a 4.5k eco credit on the AH5. Anybody moving on some deals for this? It's partially negated by a 5% lower residual relative to a 535, but it...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 09-20-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,434
Posted By bdgtexas
That is a amazing looking interior... i wonder if...

That is a amazing looking interior... i wonder if the 'no changes' to the packages includes making the only color available the Pearl Silver. Those wheels would look nice with a jet black car, maybe...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 09-13-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,044
Posted By bdgtexas
I was under the impression the charcoal filters...

I was under the impression the charcoal filters were for the cabin air (i.e. your HVAC) and kept you from having any exhaust fumes or other odors from disturbing your drive. Are there high...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-11-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,204
Posted By bdgtexas
I believe that the M Sport and M Performance are...

I believe that the M Sport and M Performance are two different packages for the 2013. Did the car you drove have both or just the sport? Or is that what the "w/ZMP" is? I am not sure, BMW changes...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 09-10-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,535
Posted By bdgtexas
You guys appear to supply good kit on the other...

You guys appear to supply good kit on the other side of the pond (in addition to having numerous installer here). If I were to buy it direct and go DIY, do I purchase through your site and go with...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 08-29-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,633
Posted By bdgtexas
Let me know how the Weisslicht's turn out. The...

Let me know how the Weisslicht's turn out. The g/f has strongly implied that I need to make the same mod on her 530 and she has a pre-lci car which means many bulbs have compatibility issues...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 08-28-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,035
Posted By bdgtexas
My 2009 has the active steering and adaptive...

My 2009 has the active steering and adaptive drive (The AD was part of the sports package in the early years, before they added the word activity to the package title and made it only cosmetic). For...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 08-28-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,633
Posted By bdgtexas
Upgraded Angel Eye HID Install (pics)

After reading several threads in the 7 series and other forum areas on angel eye upgrades (most notably this one http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=594448, Special thanks to...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 08-28-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,535
Posted By bdgtexas
PS if it works, report back with some pictures. ...

PS if it works, report back with some pictures.

One of the reasons i had some info at hand was my own curiosity in how feasible this was. I decided it wasn't a top priority given the price and...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 08-28-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,535
Posted By bdgtexas
I believe you are looking at $3k to $4k in parts...

I believe you are looking at $3k to $4k in parts before labor to install. This is quite literally a computer buried in your dashboard and requires replacing the screen and several control modules. ...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 08-17-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,994
Posted By bdgtexas
Congrats! I just got my 2009 black X6 5.0 about...

Congrats! I just got my 2009 black X6 5.0 about 2.5 months ago and I have loved everyday of having it! The power is stupid addicting. :D My coworkers have taken to calling it the batmobile, and i...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 08-17-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,433
Posted By bdgtexas
Exclamation Issues while on Road Trip

Hey all,

Got my 2009 X6 50i about 2.5 months ago and decided to take a road trip with it a few weeks ago. Drove from Dallas to Denver, I find that an extended road trip really helps to get to...
Forum: The Detail Department 07-12-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,285
Posted By bdgtexas
I have noticed the same issue with a 'new to me'...

I have noticed the same issue with a 'new to me' CPO X6. There is a line along the bottom of the screen where the anti-glare coating has worn off or been scratched off. Presumably as someone has...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-05-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,233
Posted By bdgtexas
Stealth, I would be interested in hearing more...

Stealth, I would be interested in hearing more about your set up and where you mounted things. I see you went with the Bel over the escort, any particular reason? They appear similar. What is an...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 06-01-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,142
Posted By bdgtexas
I just got a '09 X6, should show up next week (I...

I just got a '09 X6, should show up next week (I bought from a BMW dealer out of state, the transit time is torture).

Anyways, how do you like the LUX angel eyes. I have been reading all the...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 05-18-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,838
Posted By bdgtexas
2009 to 2010 to 2011 differences?

So i am heavily in the market for a CPO X6. I have found several that I like across the country. I like the 5.0 engines, despite the lower full economy. The best deals appear to be on the 2009...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-16-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,032
Posted By bdgtexas
ok, so for a 5 series there is the following: ...

ok, so for a 5 series there is the following:
option credit = 1500 yes lockable. 2012 only? ED?
owner loyalty = 1500 yes lockable. 2012 only. ED?
drive USA = 1000 not lockable, but good to Oct....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-16-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,171
Posted By bdgtexas
There is a reason something like 2/3+ new BMW's...

There is a reason something like 2/3+ new BMW's are leased. To prove it I decided to crunch the numbers on lease vs. finance vs buy, because running numbers is my thing. So I did the following:

I...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 05-05-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,746
Posted By bdgtexas
aharding, I looked at the same thing a few...

aharding,

I looked at the same thing a few months ago. Unfortunately the residual percentage for the AHybrid is not the same as the 750i. At least for march and April it was not, it was somewhere...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-04-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,161
Posted By bdgtexas
Apologies to the OP, i think the above comment is...

Apologies to the OP, i think the above comment is off topic as is most of my response.

Ard,
I submit that your above comment is presumptive at best, rude and insulting at worst. I am not sure...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-04-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,161
Posted By bdgtexas
I would suggest you are in a very small minority...

I would suggest you are in a very small minority of people (particularly BMW owners) when you are willing to do your own brakes. I have done many an oil change, filter, even refurbished carburetors...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-03-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,161
Posted By bdgtexas
Frankly the myriad of options BMW offers is a...

Frankly the myriad of options BMW offers is a little confusing. For everyone buying new its very straight forward, 4 yrs/50k miles warranty and maintenance. Beyond that it gets murky as there...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-16-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,620
Posted By bdgtexas
This is correct, check your sales tax rate in...

This is correct, check your sales tax rate in Illinois. Dallas, Texas sales tax is 6.25%, however cars registered previously in another state can be registered here UNDER THE SAME OWNER for $90. I...
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