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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-25-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,286
Posted By georgejm
The steering feel is the main reason I want to...

The steering feel is the main reason I want to hang on to my 2012, I really like the feel but also know it will be a thing of the past when I trade. Wish they would give us a choice.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-23-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,164
Posted By georgejm
Let them fix it, path of lease resistance and...

Let them fix it, path of lease resistance and it's their baby to get it right. If you get a third party involved it should be because they can't get it right, of course just my opinion.

Had to...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-15-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By georgejm
Not sure I understand, are you saying you ordered...

Not sure I understand, are you saying you ordered from factory and it arrived and now you want to negotiate a new deal to get a lower price based on current dealer inventory? If so, good luck with...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-27-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,550
Posted By georgejm
Nice, last week I recieved a cool BMW pen in the...

Nice, last week I recieved a cool BMW pen in the mail. I was surprised since I bought mine almost three years ago (2012).
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-21-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,055
Posted By georgejm
I have a 12 X5 diesel and the wife has a 13...

I have a 12 X5 diesel and the wife has a 13 Porsche Cayenne diesel, we are fortunate to have them and fun to compare. Don't know if your fifty thousand is for new or used so hard to answer, maybe the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-21-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 872
Posted By georgejm
Looks real good to me and a great price as well,...

Looks real good to me and a great price as well, its good to change things up and refresh the view. Enjoy the new look.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-19-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By georgejm
Here is a tip, try looking through the lower part...

Here is a tip, try looking through the lower part of your sunglass and it becomes visible, at least on my pair. When I need to see the speed I just tilt my head up a little and look towards the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By georgejm
Wow, I actually...................... helped...

Wow, I actually...................... helped somebody. I don't know if I want to do it again or just take a break because I am pretty much a one trick pony unless someone needs to know where the fuel...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By georgejm
Not sure about your 2010 but it should have an...

Not sure about your 2010 but it should have an on/off button near the light switch. Good place to start. If that works my typing fee service is $49.95, I see no need to charge tax.

BMW HUD...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 02-03-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,039
Posted By georgejm
I can understand your feelings about selling...

I can understand your feelings about selling parts from a vehicle already sold but each case is different. I once put a post out to sell a cargo cover "at a fair price", did not even remember it was...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-01-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,301
Posted By georgejm
BMW X5 - What are they good for!?! ...

BMW X5 - What are they good for!?!

"Absolutely nothing"

lol
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,046
Posted By georgejm
okay..... 18" Michelin RF at $600. per tire has...

okay..... 18" Michelin RF at $600. per tire has got to be a mistake. Even if they balance/mount with alignment would it be at that price even for BMW. Somebody's calculator is having a malfunction.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-07-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,046
Posted By georgejm
Bmw mount/balance = $50.00 per tire and $250.00...

Bmw mount/balance = $50.00 per tire and $250.00 for alignment

We also have a Cayenne Diesel and they charge $325.00 for alignment which I told them they should be waving a gun at those prices....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,046
Posted By georgejm
^^^Wow

^^^Wow
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,046
Posted By georgejm
I just bought a 19" set about a month ago, rides...

I just bought a 19" set about a month ago, rides great and my dealer was a little under Tire Rack, they hated me but I don't care, lol. They will sting ya on mount/balance/alignment, crazy nose bleed...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-23-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,508
Posted By georgejm
Well I decided to go with the Michelin RFT after...

Well I decided to go with the Michelin RFT after a lot of phone calls discussing price. Some confusion about promotional sales on tires but in the end it was a little under Tire Rack pricing. I think...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-22-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,076
Posted By georgejm
Road imperfections will be exposed in BMW land...

Road imperfections will be exposed in BMW land and it is in their suspension DNA. After the first two years in an X5 (first BMW) I quickly realized I was not in a GM SUV cushy ride anymore. I built...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-20-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,508
Posted By georgejm
Don't get me wrong, glad you are getting a good...

Don't get me wrong, glad you are getting a good deal but the math is a little fuzzy with $292. per tire. I do not think the dealer would sell knock-offs so I would not worry and be happy with the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-19-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,508
Posted By georgejm
You just did, I'm missing something.

You just did, I'm missing something.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-19-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,508
Posted By georgejm
Already thought of that, (carry spare tire on...

Already thought of that, (carry spare tire on trips) and because I'm a little weird I thought the tire could double as a place to put things in so they don't roll around in the back like pool acid or...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-19-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,508
Posted By georgejm
Dealer wants $184.00 to mount and balance,...

Dealer wants $184.00 to mount and balance, $180.00 for alignment, 375.00 per tire plus tax. We must be shopping different tires.
255/50R19
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-19-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,508
Posted By georgejm
That is crazy cheap, been shopping for a set of...

That is crazy cheap, been shopping for a set of Michelin Latitude HP ZP for three days, two dealers, one local tire shop, and Tire Rack. No where near your price, dealer wants $2000 for tires mount,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-18-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,508
Posted By georgejm
It would be good to have traditional tires that...

It would be good to have traditional tires that would create a more compliant ride and less noise but I believe the trade off is what they tag "the ultimate driving machine". I imagine the stiff...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,508
Posted By georgejm
Yes, I guess we don't know what we don't know not...

Yes, I guess we don't know what we don't know not having the feel for both types. We have a twenty-four mile bridge over water here and they won't allow you to stop if you have a flat (they push you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,508
Posted By georgejm
Thanks, not a lease, I don't think I will be...

Thanks, not a lease, I don't think I will be going back with another X5 (second one back to back) as I may be looking for a smaller SUV. I will have to say that for the four years they have been...
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