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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-13-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,053
Posted By Alan L.
BMW has no reason to lower the price of their M...

BMW has no reason to lower the price of their M Performance parts especially a software upgrade. Not like they have a warehouse fill with large boxes of MPPK. Its just a letter with a code inside...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-14-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,134
Posted By Alan L.
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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-09-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,134
Posted By Alan L.
Thanks. Yes i have the full 3 pieces in the...

Thanks.

Yes i have the full 3 pieces in the rear on my X5. I believe the pair of wings on the side were about $950 total and the middle portion was another 1K. Expensive but it drastically...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-09-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,134
Posted By Alan L.
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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-03-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,511
Posted By Alan L.
X5M no question. The better brakes,...

X5M no question.

The better brakes, suspension and interior alone is worth the slight price increase from a loaded 50i. Even with a tune it won't match the X5M's performance. Also keep in mind...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-02-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By Alan L.
Cancel it asap. For that kind of money you can...

Cancel it asap. For that kind of money you can probably replace all 4 wheels AND tires with some money to spare considering you are on stock 18" wheels since you didn't opt for the Msport model.
...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-18-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By Alan L.
Octane boosters will only at best bring your...

Octane boosters will only at best bring your octane point up .2-.5 at best. It won't make 89 into 93. Not even close.

Alan
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-13-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,476
Posted By Alan L.
Congrats on your order! Alan

Congrats on your order!

Alan
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-10-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Alan L.
Yes we were saying the same thing that day that...

Yes we were saying the same thing that day that surprisingly we were missing a black one :)

I decided to bring out my camera on Sunday because I noticed the photographer was only interested in...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-10-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Alan L.
BMW Meet @ Floyd Bennett Field

Had a good amount of X5 guys come out to this one. Great turn out overall.

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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-05-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By Alan L.
You need to have the HUD to get the nicer cluster...

You need to have the HUD to get the nicer cluster that lights up white during the day and orange at night. Otherwise you only have the standard cluster that doesn't light up during daytime and only...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-26-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,676
Posted By Alan L.
If you could afford it and actually care about...

If you could afford it and actually care about having a sporty handling drive then get it. I regret not getting it on my X5 even though I have the adaptive M suspension already. Not one person that...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-22-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,682
Posted By Alan L.
I am assuming you verified that it was installed...

I am assuming you verified that it was installed correctly by checking the sport gauges that should now read 400/400?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-20-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By Alan L.
With direct injection motors adding fuel additive...

With direct injection motors adding fuel additive is only good for cleaning your injectors but not your valves at all since none of the fuel will even touch them unlike engine of the past. I've...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-06-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,257
Posted By Alan L.
Lots of people thought i was nuts when i told...

Lots of people thought i was nuts when i told them coding is whats causing my low pedal feel. Sure enough this is exactly what it is. I guess the DME is able to increase line pressure to compensate...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-06-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,257
Posted By Alan L.
Quick update for me. I had the same spongy,...

Quick update for me.

I had the same spongy, lower brake pedal position right after installing my M Performance brakes on my F15 X5 and the brakes were bled correctly. Shawnsheridan figured out...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-30-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,257
Posted By Alan L.
Yes. I have been doing a lot of research this...

Yes. I have been doing a lot of research this morning and my issue as well as yours is 99.9% has to do with coding. Apparently with the new calipers the ecu needs to up the pressure going to them...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-29-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,257
Posted By Alan L.
I am experiencing the SAME EXACT thing with my...

I am experiencing the SAME EXACT thing with my F15 X5 after installing the factory M performance brakes. Pedal feels lower than stock. Brakes work but i don't like how it feels this way. It does...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-14-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,820
Posted By Alan L.
I had ivory white nappa in my 550 and I had it...

I had ivory white nappa in my 550 and I had it coated weekly with leathermasters protection cream

My seat still ended up with denim dye transfer which i couldn't get out. I loved the way it...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-04-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,035
Posted By Alan L.
Thats exactly how my interior looks and i...

Thats exactly how my interior looks and i personally think the aluminum does a nice job of breaking up the multiple layers going on and it matches all of the subtle silver trims throughout the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-02-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,360
Posted By Alan L.
The 2016's JUST started to show up at the...

The 2016's JUST started to show up at the dealers. If you need a car now get it now. There is always something newer in the horizon.

With that said most LCI's recently are just minor internal...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-18-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,671
Posted By Alan L.
opticoat seals whatever its applied to so it...

opticoat seals whatever its applied to so it should prevent whatever chemical the car wash is using to actually touch the trim. Worth a shot.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-18-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,671
Posted By Alan L.
Never put my X5 through those car washes and my...

Never put my X5 through those car washes and my trims still look new after 4 months. You guys can try using paint polish to remove the stains then put on some opticoat to see if it would protect it...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-07-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 12,558
Posted By Alan L.
Hi Rob, Take a look at this cheat sheet. ...

Hi Rob,

Take a look at this cheat sheet. This is what i followed when i coded my F15. Look at row 43-45.
...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-31-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 12,558
Posted By Alan L.
A lot of the stuff mentioned here can be coded. ...

A lot of the stuff mentioned here can be coded. I did it to my X5 and these little things do make the car that much more enjoyable. I can open/close my trunk with my remote, all doors unlock once i...
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