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Forum: General BMW Questions 02-04-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By Pat_X5
Thank you for the input everyone!

Thank you for the input everyone!
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-29-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By Pat_X5
Which current BMW models have Hydraulic steering ?

Looking at replacing my 2013 X5 with hydraulic steering (HPS).
I know most if not all BMW models have electric steering (EPS).

I hear that the current 535 and 550 models have HPS - does anyone...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By Pat_X5
I thought there was something about the hub bore...

I thought there was something about the hub bore diameter that is different from the F15 to E70 wheels ???
Offsets - what are the numbers ?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,679
Posted By Pat_X5
Yes I am looking at the RR Diesel myself as my X5...

Yes I am looking at the RR Diesel myself as my X5 lease is coming up for return.
I just wish they had the Euro SD4 engine instead of the 6 cylinder....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-28-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By Pat_X5
Get the S class low clearance cables - not the...

Get the S class low clearance cables - not the clunky chains...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-28-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By Pat_X5
Dealer service = stealership

Dealer service = stealership
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,679
Posted By Pat_X5
For fun driving - the Land Rover / Jag are the...

For fun driving - the Land Rover / Jag are the best - I traded in my boring Honda for a now fun to drive Land Rover!

For keeping / owning for a long time all the Jap cars are the best for value.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,325
Posted By Pat_X5
Reminds me last year when I ran across the E70...

Reminds me last year when I ran across the E70 diesels in London when I got lost at Heathrow airport.

The London Metropolitan Police - Tactical teams use the E70 diesel as their "patrol car" -...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,679
Posted By Pat_X5
OP, I am in the same boat! I am looking at...

OP, I am in the same boat!

I am looking at the Jag F Pace 2L diesel which I heard was approved for sale in the USA!

This might be the replacement for me as the X5 E70 will be returning to the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-21-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By Pat_X5
Reflecting back to my 2001 E53 - missed her until I got.......

So this post is about how much I missed my first and original BMW I had - 2001 E53 that I ended up selling in 2007.

I missed how the E53 just drove like road magnets and the suspension that kept...
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-18-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By Pat_X5
I think the changes to maintenance program is a...

I think the changes to maintenance program is a great idea since most leases are less than 3 years.
Plus the article never mentioned that brakes, fluid, and clutches are no longer being included...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-18-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,947
Posted By Pat_X5
Then that's a better deal for you - by avoiding...

Then that's a better deal for you - by avoiding going back to BMWFS, you saved yourself $350 lease end fees.

I would rather trade it in for $0 cost than having an end of lease charge of...
Forum: X4 F26 (2015 - Current) 01-17-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,664
Posted By Pat_X5
Ironic the 6 cylinder diesel is made in South...

Ironic the 6 cylinder diesel is made in South Carolina but we can't get them....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-17-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 685
Posted By Pat_X5
Ask this in the Diesel forum. There are lots of...

Ask this in the Diesel forum.
There are lots of oil burner pros on that one.
I had a 335d and now a X5 diesel = love them a lot!
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-17-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By Pat_X5
Yes that is correct - about 10% on top of the...

Yes that is correct - about 10% on top of the negotiated price.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-17-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,263
Posted By Pat_X5
Anyone know what Chase does to their customers ? ...

Anyone know what Chase does to their customers ?
I have a Land Rover Discovery Sport and have no idea how they treat their lease customers...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-17-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,314
Posted By Pat_X5
Did you not have a PPI done prior to signing for...

Did you not have a PPI done prior to signing for it ?

I would never buy one without an 3rd party (my mechanic) inspecting it.

I hope CT has a rule that lets you return the car.
CA does not -...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 01-12-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By Pat_X5
Is there a SPORT + setting available on the new...

Is there a SPORT + setting available on the new X1 ?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-12-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,069
Posted By Pat_X5
yes this ^ :thumbup:

yes this ^ :thumbup:
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 01-12-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,677
Posted By Pat_X5
Anyone know if there is a lumbar adjustment...

Anyone know if there is a lumbar adjustment available on the M Sport seats ??
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,069
Posted By Pat_X5
Runaway! Never ever get a used car without a...

Runaway!

Never ever get a used car without a pre purchase inspection by a trusted third party Euro mechanic and body shop !

Don't believe the CPO as a way of trusting anyone - it's still a very...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 01-10-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By Pat_X5
Thanks for that valuable link & info sactoken...

Thanks for that valuable link & info sactoken !
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-10-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,288
Posted By Pat_X5
Funny you ask - the Range Rovers I have seen on...

Funny you ask - the Range Rovers I have seen on the dealer lots have never had the third row option. The dealer says only special orders have this option which are not common even with that.... I...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 01-10-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By Pat_X5
Yes there have been lots of Euro deliveries for...

Yes there have been lots of Euro deliveries for the new body style X1 - just ask your dealer for details.

I am thinking of doing the same but concerned that the cut off date for the 2016 vs 2017...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-10-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,674
Posted By Pat_X5
Having just leased a 2016 JLR crossover to...

Having just leased a 2016 JLR crossover to replace the family SUV, I only got the first service paid for but then I was planning on getting all maintenance done by my trusted indy.

My GF is...
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