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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-15-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By barbja
When some BMWNA dudes blew through town with an...

When some BMWNA dudes blew through town with an X6 demo, I don't remember how it came up but I mentioned that one of the things I may do is put non-RFT tires on and that I'm taking a risk not having...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-15-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By barbja
I got about 28k on my last set. I totaled the...

I got about 28k on my last set. I totaled the car before I replaced them. The fronts were really bad by that point; they should have already been replaced. The rears looked great though.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-15-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 620
Posted By barbja
Although I usually preach against it, I got it...

Although I usually preach against it, I got it this time. I've never had 20" wheels before and they make me nervous. I have a tendency to go a liiiitle too fast over speed bumps (ok,way too fast). ...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-14-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 714
Posted By barbja
This is a page for the X3, but this description...

This is a page for the X3, but this description for the active driving assistant is the same as the X5
...
Forum: X6 F16 (2015 - Current) 12-14-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By barbja
Here's a photo thread of my new baby: ...

Here's a photo thread of my new baby:

http://f15.bimmerpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1069069
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-14-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 714
Posted By barbja
Standalone ACC is on the options page. Its the...

Standalone ACC is on the options page. Its the last entry under "SAFETY OPTIONS". ACC Stop & Go + Active Driving Assistant
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-14-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 714
Posted By barbja
You may want to try a different salesperson at...

You may want to try a different salesperson at the dealer. Some are way better than others.




I think that you only get full stop with Acitive Cruise Control (ACC - which rocks BTW). I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-14-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 714
Posted By barbja
I second the vote for fineline pure. I have the...

I second the vote for fineline pure. I have the 'rustic' fineline pure trim and it even looks good with the ultra preppy ivory/white interior design package on my X6. I had chosen that trim from the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-11-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By barbja
I'm getting this for my mineral white. My car...

I'm getting this for my mineral white. My car needs a little bling I think :)
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-08-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By barbja
I'm one that would prefer they not be included. ...

I'm one that would prefer they not be included. I currently have 3 sets in my attic. I'll soon have four.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-08-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By barbja
2) I don't think it will affect the HUD. I had...

2) I don't think it will affect the HUD. I had UV film on my windshield of my previous X6 and it didn't affect the HUD. (Clear UV film really helps with the interior temp. If feels less like the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-08-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By barbja
I agree 100% on the volume control thing. I do...

I agree 100% on the volume control thing. I do highway cruising with my left hand. Now I have to use my arm that's taking a nap to change the volume. Madness!

Also, I still haven't figure out...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-05-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 637
Posted By barbja
I knew that came with the comfort access for the...

I knew that came with the comfort access for the X6. I didn't know it was also supposed to be there on the X5. When I played around with an X6 when the guys brought one through a couple of months...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-05-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By barbja
Source for clear front reflectors?

Does anyone have a source for clear front reflectors? I've been able to find references and sellers for painted front reflectors but for some reason I prefer clear.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-03-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,740
Posted By barbja
For the opticoat, I got a quote for $545 and an...

For the opticoat, I got a quote for $545 and an extra $50 for optiglass. That sounds pretty good. Has anyone had optiglass applied?

The Xpel is a different matter all together:

Full Hood:$475...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-02-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 525
Posted By barbja
You can have film put on right away? I didn't...

You can have film put on right away? I didn't know if you had to wait a while or not.

Is it easier to get splatted bugs off of the film than paint? I'm hoping that it will protect from chips, my...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-02-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 731
Posted By barbja
I think that DHP is a P1 option so they're not...

I think that DHP is a P1 option so they're not supposed to order one for their lot with DHP. I think you'll only find one with DHP if it were ordered for a customer and it was either rejected at...
Forum: X6 F16 (2015 - Current) 12-01-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By barbja
My CA says mine is supposed to be delivered to...

My CA says mine is supposed to be delivered to them by the end of the week. Sweet!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-26-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By barbja
You can 'easily' remove the carpet liner. Then...

You can 'easily' remove the carpet liner. Then you need the tire and the post and clamp the holds the spare tire in place. The parts department tells me that the post/clamp are customer installable.
Forum: X6 F16 (2015 - Current) 11-26-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By barbja
Hmmm...I had the trapezoidal pipes installed on...

Hmmm...I had the trapezoidal pipes installed on mine so it was rumbling at all times because it ended up removing the baffle on the right pipe. I think that the sound is similar to the golf tee mod....
Forum: X6 F16 (2015 - Current) 11-26-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By barbja
That sounds reasonable. I usually split the...

That sounds reasonable. I usually split the profit with my dealer which netted out to a little more that $3k off MSRP. My opening bid to my long-time CA is always $1k over invoice (because both of...
Forum: X6 F16 (2015 - Current) 11-26-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By barbja
35 or 50?

35 or 50?
Forum: X6 F16 (2015 - Current) 11-22-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,014
Posted By barbja
First, I understand that this is your opinion and...

First, I understand that this is your opinion and you are entitled to it just as much as I am to mine. However, those that are considering one shouldn't be swayed by someone who says its 'too...
Forum: X6 F16 (2015 - Current) 11-22-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By barbja
Has anyone received their F16 yet?

I ordered mine back in August; it went into state 155 on 11/12 (my birthday!) and its been sitting there ever since. Both my CA and the nice BMW lady on the phone say that's "quality control" and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-20-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,129
Posted By barbja
I really like the color (love them blues), but...

I really like the color (love them blues), but who in the heck was in charge of that name! Sounds like it should be super sparkly red with a hint of brown. Or perhaps with a pearl glaze over it --...
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