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Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 05-02-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,144
Posted By pa50i
As I said, read this interesting thread in this...

As I said, read this interesting thread in this same F10 M5 forum. "BMW F10 M5 on Fire" Just something to be aware of in your case.

Edit
Oh, sorry I'm missing your question. By compromise I...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 05-01-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,144
Posted By pa50i
Hey neighbor, check out the F10 M5 on fire...

Hey neighbor, check out the F10 M5 on fire thread. Just something interesting to read given your questions about M5 daily and snow.

Btw, I think I found the perfect compromise with mine for this...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 05-01-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,350
Posted By pa50i
Ditto. Love to have that car someday!

Ditto. Love to have that car someday!
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 12-05-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,383
Posted By pa50i
Nice post. Was this in full M mode? Would be...

Nice post. Was this in full M mode?
Would be great to do this again using launch mode too!
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 10-28-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,669
Posted By pa50i
Yes, but then it will look like an F15. Yuck....

Yes, but then it will look like an F15. Yuck. Albeit an F15 M, so there is hope.
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 10-27-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,669
Posted By pa50i
Owned a 50i and loved it. But, upgraded to X5M...

Owned a 50i and loved it. But, upgraded to X5M and would be hard to go back.

Aside from the absurd power, the M suspension, steering, brakes. Done. Two vehicles in one with the M button at the...
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 10-19-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,184
Posted By pa50i
Do you think that's more reflective of the std X5...

Do you think that's more reflective of the std X5 suspension? Just wondering considering all of the debate about the std X5 suspension vs. those with Adaptive Drive. I had AD on my prior X5 50i and...
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 10-17-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,047
Posted By pa50i
I'm not saying it's a US Ski Team certified...

I'm not saying it's a US Ski Team certified Subaru, but nothing unexpected since I tend to drive with good caution in snow/ice. I'm more concerned with other drivers on bald tires around me than my...
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 10-17-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,047
Posted By pa50i
No not yet, but it has the exact same Bridgestone...

No not yet, but it has the exact same Bridgestone Dueler RFT tires and wheel size as my prior X5 50i Sport Activity Package and drives similarly in normal D mode. It won't be any different and I had...
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 10-15-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,047
Posted By pa50i
Nope. Treat it no differently than your X5. In...

Nope. Treat it no differently than your X5. In normal D mode it will be fine in snow.
In M mode...well, it will just be hilarious.
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 10-09-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,047
Posted By pa50i
Ken, Here are a few good looks at the design...

Ken,
Here are a few good looks at the design changes from the outgoing 2013 X5 models (E70 platform), which includes the current X5M, and the new X5 (F15 platform). Overall, a lot of us didn't like...
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 10-07-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,047
Posted By pa50i
I agree about the much more user friendly X5M...

I agree about the much more user friendly X5M design over the X6M, especially the rear seating having tried it myself. The drive aspects are so similar (and great) that I couldn't see getting the X6....
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 09-28-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,176
Posted By pa50i
Agree. Congrats and enjoy. Great color combo.

Agree. Congrats and enjoy. Great color combo.
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 09-28-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,127
Posted By pa50i
Ken - any luck?

Ken - any luck?
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 09-18-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,127
Posted By pa50i
Do you mean WITH a dog in crate in the back, two...

Do you mean WITH a dog in crate in the back, two kids, wife and weekend gear? Or straight up?
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 09-17-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,127
Posted By pa50i
See? Like others have said...it's practically...

See? Like others have said...it's practically impractical! Hah!
Love it.

Also, some cool M pics on here.
http://bmwusam.tumblr.com/
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 09-15-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,127
Posted By pa50i
http://www.autotrader.com/cars-for-sale/searchresu...

http://www.autotrader.com/cars-for-sale/searchresults.xhtml?zip=44303&endYear=2014&modelCode1=X5M&sortBy=yearDESC&showcaseOwnerId=595712&startYear=1981&makeCode1=BMW&searchRadius=500&showcaseListingId...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 09-15-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,313
Posted By pa50i
Hah! That's awesome and I hope to do the same. ...

Hah! That's awesome and I hope to do the same.

It looks like they have some nice planned routes depending on how long you take it.

Thanks.
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 09-15-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,127
Posted By pa50i
Hyundai just called. The regional VP of sales...

Hyundai just called. The regional VP of sales will be happy to see you.

Happy to help. Keep us posted on your decision.
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 09-15-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,127
Posted By pa50i
Be careful saying the two are on par around here,...

Be careful saying the two are on par around here, haha...I think we would all agree they are not equals, but there is a lot of fun and functionality to be had in the X5M and it certainly deserves the...
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 09-15-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,127
Posted By pa50i
"car and driver exec" LOL. I wish!

"car and driver exec"

LOL. I wish!
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 09-15-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,313
Posted By pa50i
Ard, did you do this through the On Demand...

Ard,
did you do this through the On Demand service from BMW Welt?
http://www.bmw-welt.com/en/visitor_information/bmw_on_demand/index.html

I had a business trip pushed off and was thinking about...
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 09-15-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,127
Posted By pa50i
My only X5M regret is not getting the light...

My only X5M regret is not getting the light Silverstone interior similar to that in the first M5 Chris Harris review video. Enjoy these. With the sound turned up. Ha!

Chris Harris review of 2011...
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 09-15-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,127
Posted By pa50i
The F15 is the new X5 model number, so the next...

The F15 is the new X5 model number, so the next X5M will be the M version of the F15 design. (the current X5M is still the E70 model of the X5) The new F15 X5 is fairly polarizing in some design...
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 09-15-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,127
Posted By pa50i
Yep, it has both M Mode (M Dynamic Mode) and...

Yep, it has both M Mode (M Dynamic Mode) and Launch Control.
Basically, I leave it in normal Drive mode when driving around town or picking up the kids from school or cruising at highway speeds....
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