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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) Today, 05:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,763
Posted By RPsX5d
Looks like you finally got exactly what you...

Looks like you finally got exactly what you wanted - GREAT!

Moving off the build - couple of things I did not do . . . I have both extended warranty and extended maintenance . . . got it at the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 11:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,763
Posted By RPsX5d
+1 I was in two minds to let OP know about a...

+1
I was in two minds to let OP know about a wear spot I have (see attached) - reason - I wasn't sure whether mine was a one-off case plus I don't have experience with BMW's Napa to say Napa wears...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By RPsX5d
I think Ivory White Napa and Ivory White & Black...

I think Ivory White Napa and Ivory White & Black Dakota both have white backs for the front seats - at least per the BMW Builder. You may want to double check with your salesperson before ordering....
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 06:53 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,763
Posted By RPsX5d
OP - since I have been advocating both the truly...

OP - since I have been advocating both the truly useful and not so useful options - here is one for the not-so-useful category - ceramic controls? :)

At $650, if you like the look, it is a no...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 03:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By RPsX5d
We have the 3rd row. Following is what I can say...

We have the 3rd row. Following is what I can say from experience.

As mentioned this is not a comfortable seat - only adds flexibility.
I (6 feet tall) have sat in it for about an hour long...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 12:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,763
Posted By RPsX5d
Great thread, great comments . . . A few...

Great thread, great comments . . .

A few random comments:

Dakota will undoubtedly wear better than Nappa . . . based on what I saw at the dealer, the difference between Nappa and Dakota (F15)...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-26-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,763
Posted By RPsX5d
The BMW builder on the website continues to show...

The BMW builder on the website continues to show Nappa and leather dash do not go together . . . but the builder has been wrong in the past. Be sure to double check your final build order from the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-26-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,763
Posted By RPsX5d
OP - I know the feeling . . . we also spent a LOT...

OP - I know the feeling . . . we also spent a LOT of time trying different combinations as not all options are compatible with each other . . .

Dakota leather allows leather dash . . . Nappa...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-24-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,763
Posted By RPsX5d
Forgot to mention this . . . OP - if you...

Forgot to mention this . . .

OP - if you are okay with a brush-less wash at the local car wash then Opticoat is not a bad idea . . . you give up the true waxed look for convenience. Plus yours...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-24-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,763
Posted By RPsX5d
Fair disclosure - I did not OptiCoat (OC) my E70...

Fair disclosure - I did not OptiCoat (OC) my E70 (June 2010 build, now at 70,000+ miles).

Here are my reasons for not doing it . . . yes others may think otherwise and yes there are some good...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-24-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 691
Posted By RPsX5d
My E70 is four years old, 70,000+ miles, has...

My E70 is four years old, 70,000+ miles, has Oyster Nevada leather (near white) ZERO stain issues. As mentioned routine regular care (once or twice a month wipe down with a leather...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-24-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,763
Posted By RPsX5d
20 inch without doubt - particularly given OP has...

20 inch without doubt - particularly given OP has DHP.

Just be aware this is a staggered configuration - so your typical rotation (front to back) not possible . . . side to side is possible if...
Forum: The Detail Department 07-23-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 575
Posted By RPsX5d
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-23-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,763
Posted By RPsX5d
Yes Dynamic Handling Package (DHP) or the old...

Yes Dynamic Handling Package (DHP) or the old adaptive drive (AD) is one of the least understood options . . . people "think" or are told it is for "sporty" drive. Well it may help "sporty" driving...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-22-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,763
Posted By RPsX5d
+1000! Yes zero practical value BUT a HUGE...

+1000!
Yes zero practical value BUT a HUGE optics plus! BTW the leather wrap is not just on the dashboard . . . it also covers the area above the knees (front passengers) and small pieces on the...
Forum: The Detail Department 07-22-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 575
Posted By RPsX5d
The link you have included above is not working,...

The link you have included above is not working, please re-attach the link. Curious to see the duster details. Thanks.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-22-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 492
Posted By RPsX5d
I think the "Send-to-Car" app has a different...

I think the "Send-to-Car" app has a different function - the send-to-car feature is available only on the desktop/laptop version of Google Maps - not on the mobile version (Android or iOS). If you...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-22-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 492
Posted By RPsX5d
Thanks! I am currently outside the U.S. (no...

Thanks! I am currently outside the U.S. (no access to my X5) . . . good idea to ask them via SOS to see if they will switch the "send to my car" feature back on. Last time when I checked they...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-21-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 492
Posted By RPsX5d
opasha - are you sure the "Send to Car" feature...

opasha - are you sure the "Send to Car" feature works for 10 years? I thought this feature quit working after the 4 years. Mine quit after 4 . . . the SOS part I think works for 10 years, not 100%...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-21-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,763
Posted By RPsX5d
OP - I have multi-contour seats and IMO it is a...

OP - I have multi-contour seats and IMO it is a MUST. I looked into the ventilated seat option but it was not available in the near white leather I wanted (E70, Nevada Oyster). I also wanted the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-17-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,763
Posted By RPsX5d
OP - yes to both points. Very happy to hear you...

OP - yes to both points. Very happy to hear you are reconsidering . . . I felt you would experience buyer's remorse after you got your 2014.

When I bought my X5 (2011 E70) I placed my order...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-15-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By RPsX5d
Interesting! I always thought a large volume...

Interesting! I always thought a large volume dealer dealt in all series - i.e. they focused on volume versus the margin on a given vehicle.

I wonder if there is a way to tell the top 10-15 X5...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-14-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By RPsX5d
OP - I am sure you may have some good reasons but...

OP - I am sure you may have some good reasons but couldn't you have ordered the exact vehicle you wanted? With the extra money (SIGNIFICANT) you will now be paying, you could have probably afforded...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-14-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By RPsX5d
Pacific BMW (http://www.pacificbmw.com/index.htm)...

Pacific BMW (http://www.pacificbmw.com/index.htm) at Glendale, CA (outside LA) / Greg Poland (internet sales person).

Not sure if they will do $500 over but Pacific BMW is a large volume BMW...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By RPsX5d
Yes the short sleep for quick stops, although a...

Yes the short sleep for quick stops, although a bit confusing initially, is quite nice. Another example - audio volume . . . if you leave the car overnight it will reduce the volume to a preset...
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