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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-14-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,447
Posted By The BoatMan
Shifts are automatic. Keep it floored after...

Shifts are automatic. Keep it floored after releasing break.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-17-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By The BoatMan
I respectfully disagree. I wouldn't want to own...

I respectfully disagree. I wouldn't want to own a 3 year old BMW with over 66k miles. IMHO annual high mileage is one of the reasons to consider leasing.

Do have to consider maintenance costs...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-08-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By The BoatMan
We had a 2009 X535d without dhp. We have a 2014...

We had a 2009 X535d without dhp. We have a 2014 X5 50i with DHP with the standard 19inch wheels. The difference is night and day, road quality is not the main factor imho. The truck handles...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-24-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,447
Posted By The BoatMan
I believe only with the M Sport.

I believe only with the M Sport.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-19-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,709
Posted By The BoatMan
Same issue, add my 2014 X5 to the list. Didn't...

Same issue, add my 2014 X5 to the list. Didn't really notice/become bothersome until the winter season.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-17-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,109
Posted By The BoatMan
The account number to use for googlemaps is the...

The account number to use for googlemaps is the email address used for your BMW Assist account.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-10-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,142
Posted By The BoatMan
How about clay bar. Works for other types of...

How about clay bar. Works for other types of window residues. Might be worth a try.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-04-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,726
Posted By The BoatMan
I disagree. You can see one of DHP's many...

I disagree.

You can see one of DHP's many benefits merely by fast cornering/turning. The torque vectoring is nothing short of amazing. Agreed it truly shines when pushing it to limits but even...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-20-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By The BoatMan
Idrive-Vehicle Info-xDrive Status-Torque...

Idrive-Vehicle Info-xDrive Status-Torque distribution

Our x5 has the full DHP. Don't think you get that screen unless you have the rear torque vectoring axle.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-11-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,396
Posted By The BoatMan
You need to be careful with the term demo. Is it...

You need to be careful with the term demo. Is it a sales demo or executive demo. Makes a difference with the warranty extension.

You also need to be careful with the in service date on demos. I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-24-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By The BoatMan
+1 You can buy anytime as long as your...

+1

You can buy anytime as long as your current warranty is valid.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-24-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,048
Posted By The BoatMan
You need to be careful with the term demo. Is it...

You need to be careful with the term demo. Is it a sales demo or executive demo. Makes a difference with the warranty extension.

You also need to be careful with the in service date on demos. I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-22-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,385
Posted By The BoatMan
Maybe since our X5 has the full DHP has something...

Maybe since our X5 has the full DHP has something to do with it but our 50i as I said earlier has no vibration issues, not trying to rub it in only as a data point. Have you had a chance to test...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-17-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,385
Posted By The BoatMan
April 2014 build X5 50i Msport with DHP, base...

April 2014 build X5 50i Msport with DHP, base 19inch wheels which came with all season michelins. Over 7k miles now with a few 600+ mile road trips. Drives straight, no vibration, handling and/or...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-29-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,885
Posted By The BoatMan
X5M Santa. Thank You!

X5M Santa. Thank You!
Forum: F15 X5 M / F16 X6 M 10-29-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,799
Posted By The BoatMan
X5M Santa. Thank You!

X5M Santa. Thank You!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-22-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,385
Posted By The BoatMan
This is from a few years ago not sure if still...

This is from a few years ago not sure if still applicable but here you go....

"At any given dealer, if you have any unresolved problems whatsoever I recommend you get with your SA and specifically...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-15-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,385
Posted By The BoatMan
Unfortunately we all get one with issues...

Unfortunately we all get one with issues eventually. Sometimes sooner than later. I had issues with our last BMW a 550GT. Everything from handling - car would immediately try and drive off the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-23-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,197
Posted By The BoatMan
Maybe I didn't phrase it properly. My...

Maybe I didn't phrase it properly.

My point being is that everything a lease deal entails is what I stated: No mark up on ACQ fee, no mark up on MF, agreed amount over invoice, and what their...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-22-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,197
Posted By The BoatMan
No offense but that is horrible advice on how to...

No offense but that is horrible advice on how to shop a lease. Dealers love payment shoppers.

This is what I tell everyone when shopping for a lease:
"I'll make it short and sweet....dont...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-13-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By The BoatMan
From the stiicky "As of October 2014...

From the stiicky
"As of October 2014 production, there will be an engine displacement change on the N55 engine (X5 sDrive35i and X5 xDrive35i) that increases displacement from 2979 cubic centimeters...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-07-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By The BoatMan
It's too bad you're not closer id be happy to let...

It's too bad you're not closer id be happy to let a fellow enthusiast abuse/drive our X5 M Sport with DHP. Don't have AS though as discussed.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-07-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,712
Posted By The BoatMan
Probably one of the worst set of OEM BMW mats...

Probably one of the worst set of OEM BMW mats we've had. The rubber mats on our previous 550GT were a 100 times better than these. It's a different kind of rubber and the fit is horrible. Can't...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-07-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By The BoatMan
Long time BMW owner but this is our first BMW...

Long time BMW owner but this is our first BMW with DHP. No regrets at all. The torque vectoring is quite amazing in action. The more you accelerate in a corner the smoother the turn becomes. One...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-05-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,920
Posted By The BoatMan
Add me to the club of having bid farewell to our...

Add me to the club of having bid farewell to our 550GT. Retuned it in June for a F15 X5 50i.

Some of our issues, probably forgetting a few:

Car pulled to the right. To the point of bee...
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