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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,731
Posted By ndabunka
Not apples-to-apples. Dealerships by BARRELS of...

Not apples-to-apples. Dealerships by BARRELS of oil at HUGELY discounted prices. Think about the "coca-cola model".
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,731
Posted By ndabunka
Dealership in Charlotte, NC is "balking" at the...

Dealership in Charlotte, NC is "balking" at the $89 price for Diesel even though this "Value Service" is being heavily promoted. Will update if successful
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-28-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,335
Posted By ndabunka
It appears that I never returned to this thread...

It appears that I never returned to this thread after buying my '12 X5d. For reference, I paid $56,934K for a X5d with Premium (NAVI, 360 cameras, etc) & Sport packages + Premium Sound & 20" Alloy...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-01-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,987
Posted By ndabunka
Still shopping for my cross bars

I have a black sapphire sports edition with blacked out trim so I logically wanted black cross bars. Searched internet before Christmas and located an internet "dealer" who had what appeared to be a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-28-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,520
Posted By ndabunka
NOPE, they don't come on if you flash your...

NOPE, they don't come on if you flash your lights. Tried that.

HOWEVER, two days ago in the evening (already dark) I noticed that they were ON when I parked to pick up a pizza. I tried high...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-28-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,787
Posted By ndabunka
The 20's never had "soft sidewalls" so it likely...

The 20's never had "soft sidewalls" so it likely was only an issue on other sized tires.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-15-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,613
Posted By ndabunka
What makes you think I didn't "get involved"? ...

What makes you think I didn't "get involved"? This was my last visit prior to the 50K. I gave them a long list of things to go over. This was only one of them. Not ALL dealerships are trying to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-15-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,104
Posted By ndabunka
This is 1000% nonsense and a poor use of analogy....

This is 1000% nonsense and a poor use of analogy. Golf balls are built differently. Specs on ammo are also different. The truck that fills up the tanks at the local shell station are EXACTLY THE...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-15-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 25,553
Posted By ndabunka
You are not making any sense. You own a 2012...

You are not making any sense. You own a 2012 therefore there is no POSSIBLE WAY that your build date could be "later" (e.g. 2014) than the letter stated. It is also unlikely that it would be...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-15-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 955
Posted By ndabunka
Smallest possible WIDTH... not "size" is...

Smallest possible WIDTH... not "size" is preferrable in winter
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-15-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 25,553
Posted By ndabunka
The letter states that BMW will "COVER" any...

The letter states that BMW will "COVER" any repairs related to the drive shaft up to 120K miles. Extended Warranties also limit the mileage in the same fashion. Why would you want to PAY someone...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-15-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,613
Posted By ndabunka
Inspected BEFORE the letter arrived

I had my X5d into the dealership about a week ago to have brakes replaced and other services prior to the 50K mark. I also asked that the drive shaft be inspected specifically due to this...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-12-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By ndabunka
Be careful with CarMax. They will make an offer...

Be careful with CarMax. They will make an offer but my past experience has demonstrated that they no longer make "competitive" offers. Rather, they seem to offer slightly less than whollesale so...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-12-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,756
Posted By ndabunka
Mind sharing what you paid for it? I have a VERY...

Mind sharing what you paid for it? I have a VERY similar '12 X5d that I am thinking about selling prior to the 50K mark (@48K now so could be soon) and trying to determine what I should ask for it. ...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-24-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By ndabunka
Yep, same here over a two hour period. I suspect...

Yep, same here over a two hour period. I suspect it is normal site maintenance over a holiday weekend. Will try again on Tuesday as I DO recognize that site so fairly certain it is the right one.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-24-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By ndabunka
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-24-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By ndabunka
Configurator with Invoice costs?

Back in 2012 when I bought my X5d (I thought) there was an online configurator tool that you could use that would help you understand what options could be ordered together and would also provide you...
Forum: X6 F16 (2015 - Current) 05-24-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,634
Posted By ndabunka
It would discharge when driving on battery only...

It would discharge when driving on battery only in about 10 miles but it NEVER "shut down". We drove it 130K miles without any hybrid (or really any other) issues. Sold it to a nice gentleman in...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-24-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,265
Posted By ndabunka
Only weak-constitution people who get "scared"...

Only weak-constitution people who get "scared" into buying an extended warranty even consider them. Be confident in the manufacturer or sell it before the 4-year/50K warranty expires... if you have...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-24-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,206
Posted By ndabunka
Then you have never heard the B&O in person. ...

Then you have never heard the B&O in person. Honestly THE best sound QUALITY you can get as it was DESIGNED based on the interior volume, cancelling out road noise, etc. Granted, the cost is up...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 05-24-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 774
Posted By ndabunka
Drunk post perhaps? Anyone have ANY idea of what...

Drunk post perhaps? Anyone have ANY idea of what this guy is posting? He had an exahust that he sold with a prior car. Wants to know what tuning cost (for a car he no longer owns) and has...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-24-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,156
Posted By ndabunka
Delete

Delete
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-24-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,212
Posted By ndabunka
Look up my thread on this.. BMW dealers will NOT...

Look up my thread on this.. BMW dealers will NOT enable it but it's still there. You just have to hire a 3rd-party to have it once again available. I even gave my dealer the EXACT details as to...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-22-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,533
Posted By ndabunka
Pros are that handling and looks are both...

Pros are that handling and looks are both SIGNIFICANTLY improved and you can actually buy the #1 rated non-runflat all-season Continential DWS's in the staggered sizes for about 30% LESS than the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-22-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By ndabunka
$102K in USD $'s isn't THAT bad of a price for...

$102K in USD $'s isn't THAT bad of a price for what would be around $70K USD here. You should see the costs in other countries
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