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Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-04-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By plegard
Sliding & Reclining Rear Seat Option

Has anyone here added the "Sliding & Reclining Seat" option?

Trying to figure out if it INCREASES leg room in the 2nd Row versus the legroom in the base X1, or if the option just slides the seats...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-03-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,914
Posted By plegard
Here are two photos showing the back of M-Sport Black Sapphire

Here is a photo showing the back of M-Sport Black Sapphire.

Two people I showed the photo said it wasn't a big deal, another said it looked like an unpainted bumper due to an impending repair and...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-03-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By plegard
Luxury Package

Does the Luxury Package change anything about the exterior appearance of the X1?

When clicking on the Luxury Package on the website it says: "Chrome design elements add a stylish accent to the...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-02-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,914
Posted By plegard
Thank you. Found another video that seems to show...

Thank you. Found another video that seems to show that the lower back bumper is grey, rather than black, even on the black sapphire.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=CIpqX8L7WNA&feature=youtu.be
...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-01-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,914
Posted By plegard
So the black sapphire should just look like an...

So the black sapphire should just look like an all black backside? The "360 degree exterior" tool on the bmwusa.com website makes the back of the black sapphire look like there is some light grey...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-01-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 435
Posted By plegard
X1 M-Sport Question

For anyone with X1 with M-Sport,

Have a strange question. Does the lower portion of the front grill have enough ground clearance to avoid scraping the concrete barriers that are often found at...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-01-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,512
Posted By plegard
500 mil roundtrip journey

Got 31.9mpg on the way there (eco-pro, highway, stop/go for first 30min of the 4hr trip, mild A/C, wind aided)

Got 30.0 on the way back. (eco-pro, into the wind, 100 degree temps outside using...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-13-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 14,737
Posted By plegard
Excellent. Very cool. Congrats. My 35d...

Excellent. Very cool. Congrats.

My 35d caught a ride this morning and is supposed to be at the dealer on Monday 8/18.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-12-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,615
Posted By plegard
Very cool. Thanks for the info. 24mpg city for a...

Very cool. Thanks for the info. 24mpg city for a 5000lb SUV is amazing.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-09-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,615
Posted By plegard
No "Holds" on my 35d either

Just got update from our salesman. 35d is at the VPC as of 8/8/14 and the "Holds" line is now empty whereas before it read "Holds: Maroney/EPA, Release".

Should confirm that 35d has passed EPA...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-07-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,615
Posted By plegard
Mine has said "Holds: Monroney/EPA, Release"...

Mine has said "Holds: Monroney/EPA, Release" since the start of build and still says that as of 11am cdt this morning. Do not believe that any of the X5s have passed EPA.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-06-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,423
Posted By plegard
On this thread (post #13) the person believes...

On this thread (post #13) the person believes that the transmission update IS hardware related, not just firmware. Not sure if that has been confirmed or proven wrong, but at least one person chimed...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-06-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,615
Posted By plegard
My build sheet still says "Holds: Monroney/EPA,...

My build sheet still says "Holds: Monroney/EPA, release" on it. Completion scheduled for tomorrow (8/7/14). Would assume that means that EPA has not passed yet.

Imsachin has been the person...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-31-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,292
Posted By plegard
I'm out of consensus here. Going back to Dakota from Nappa

Obviously out of consensus here, but currently have Beige Nappa on E70 and am going BACK to Dakota leather on 2015 F15.

Actually prefer the little texture that Dakota has versus the smooth...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-31-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,615
Posted By plegard
Mine also has hold

Was just looking at my production sheet that my CA sent me and it says:

"Holds: Monroney/EPA, Release"

Hopefully they get the EPA hold lifted soon and would be double bonus to pick up 1-2mpg...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-30-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,615
Posted By plegard
Great find

Imsachin - You Rock! Great find. This is huge, particularly in light of the new transmission that supposedly "improves 0-60 times and efficiency" and is on the 2015s. Thought there might be extra...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-30-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 14,737
Posted By plegard
Just got email from CA and he said my 35d M-Sport...

Just got email from CA and he said my 35d M-Sport went 150 today. Completion date scheduled for 8/6/14. Pumped.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-30-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 14,737
Posted By plegard
What does the 800 number say is your production...

What does the 800 number say is your production date? The people who got their VIN last Thursday had a completion date of August 1. Wondering what the 800 number says your completion date will be...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-29-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 14,737
Posted By plegard
Have DHP on my order and have Adaptive Drive on...

Have DHP on my order and have Adaptive Drive on my current E70. Don't want to turn this thread into another DHP discussion, but will say that DHP was the first option "ticked" when building my F15....
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-28-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 14,737
Posted By plegard
Anything new on your order? Anyone else with a...

Anything new on your order? Anyone else with a 2015 on order move to status 150?

How about anyone else with a 35d in Status 150?

Buddy of mine who ordered the same day I did (with the same SA)...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-28-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,490
Posted By plegard
You doing PCD?

Imsachin,

In another thread you intimated you wanted to do PCD. Wondering if that's the way you decided to go. Any updates on your order?

Also, anyone else with a 35d on order jump to 150 and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-25-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 14,737
Posted By plegard
That is great news and a week ahead of schedule. ...

That is great news and a week ahead of schedule. Congrats. Now we need you to keep searching for the CARB approvals (like the one for the 50i you found yesterday) for the 35d so these cars can be...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-24-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,597
Posted By plegard
Is this post for real? The 2014 X5 sold like hot...

Is this post for real? The 2014 X5 sold like hot cakes, dealers were only offering $2,000 off MSRP and some were selling ABOVE MSRP, and the reviews were terrific. Oh and the Spartanburg, SOUTH...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-24-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 14,737
Posted By plegard
Can't tell if you were being sarcastic or not,...

Can't tell if you were being sarcastic or not, but if you really are interested in how the manufacturing process works, the videos on this page are very helpful.

It's a BMW website. Click on any...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-24-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 634
Posted By plegard
Nice find. Please let us know when/if the 35i...

Nice find. Please let us know when/if the 35i and 35d pass too.

Thanks again. Great info.
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