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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) Today, 10:22 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,734
Posted By John Galt
Well I can say now to add me to the Q7 camp....

Well I can say now to add me to the Q7 camp. After three X5 35d's in four years, (a new E70 and two new F15's), I was pulled away from the X5 into the Q7 for a number of factors.

The first and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-02-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 6,883
Posted By John Galt
That's like, your opinion, man! I read a great...

That's like, your opinion, man! I read a great review of the Q7 in one of the car mags that said it is handsome without being beautiful. The more I look at them in person, the more they have grown on...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-21-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 6,883
Posted By John Galt
Talking Oops! We all forgot: ...

Oops! We all forgot:

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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-05-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 741
Posted By John Galt
Are you planning on replacing the tires? Those...

Are you planning on replacing the tires? Those are not winter tires and actually look a bit worn. Also if those rims came off that E53 in the picture, they're not compatible with your F15 (different...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-16-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,160
Posted By John Galt
The time to outdo Audi is NOW!!!! I want this X7...

The time to outdo Audi is NOW!!!! I want this X7 in the newly-offered MMMMMd form: That would be a triple-turbo double-electronically-supercharged diesel. This model will come with an extra 6" body...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-05-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,879
Posted By John Galt
Tag

Tag
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 12-02-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,661
Posted By John Galt
LOL!!!! That's great!

LOL!!!! That's great!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-02-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By John Galt
Are you in a market that one can order an X5...

Are you in a market that one can order an X5 without power seats or a sunroof? Here in the US, I don't believe that's possible. I have an F15 with multi-countour seats and I'm 6'4". With the seat...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-01-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,539
Posted By John Galt
:thumbup: Edit to add: Based on what I've...

:thumbup:


Edit to add: Based on what I've read online, it looks like the G05 will be available in 2018.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-30-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,539
Posted By John Galt
Anyone know/guess when this will go into...

Anyone know/guess when this will go into production? 2018???
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-30-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,502
Posted By John Galt
http://i1163.photobucket.com/albums/q551/JGalt331/...

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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-29-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,502
Posted By John Galt
Update to add: as I'm nearing the end of my...

Update to add: as I'm nearing the end of my factory warranty on my 2015 X5 35d, I'm in full-on investigation mode regarding which vehicle will be replacing it. I'm hopeful that it can be another X5...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-17-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By John Galt
Wait at least 75 sec to lock vehicle. That's the...

Wait at least 75 sec to lock vehicle. That's the only way.... and what's an automatic adapter?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-16-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By John Galt
Do you have a Valentine Savvy, OBD reader or...

Do you have a Valentine Savvy, OBD reader or insurance dongle plugged into your OBD port? Our F15's have a (MADDENING!!!) monitor function to ensure "a hacker doesn't plug in a hardware product that...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-10-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By John Galt
I'm one of the pundits screaming bloody murder as...

I'm one of the pundits screaming bloody murder as I've had one with CBU, a 2014, and now my 2015 is starting to exhibit the same symptoms 10,000 miles sooner. You've got an E70 so not really sure how...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-10-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By John Galt
Thanks edycol- that's great information! In my...

Thanks edycol- that's great information! In my next 35d, perhaps I'll take the plunge and start changing the oil myself.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-09-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By John Galt
They did clean my intake manifold and were able...

They did clean my intake manifold and were able to get everything running correctly again. It took them over 30 days and they had to send the intake to have it cleaned at a machine shop (their words)...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-09-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By John Galt
The big issue you'll have to prepare to handle is...

The big issue you'll have to prepare to handle is the extremely high likelihood you'll have a carbon build-up issue at some point in the ownership of your vehicle. I did at 46,xxx miles on my 2014...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-04-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By John Galt
AWESOME POST! Thanks for sharing. I too have...

AWESOME POST! Thanks for sharing. I too have taken my X5 35d through some "interesting" country while grouse and pheasant hunting. I was using it as my transportation to hunt deer but quickly gave up...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-27-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,502
Posted By John Galt
This. Me in May 2017.

This. Me in May 2017.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-20-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,610
Posted By John Galt
Touché!!!

Touché!!!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-19-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,610
Posted By John Galt
My friend ran E87 in his 535 and it ran FOR CRAP!...

My friend ran E87 in his 535 and it ran FOR CRAP! Like open it up on a highway on-ramp and the car would shudder, crap. It is a 2016 that he owns, so brand new and no other issues aside from the bad...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-17-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,650
Posted By John Galt
I'd agree with you but then we'd both be wrong!!!...

I'd agree with you but then we'd both be wrong!!! :rofl: As I said, YMMV and as the poster above me so eloquently put it- I enjoy the back and forth, as it will ultimately provide us with more...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-16-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,650
Posted By John Galt
You guys just crack me up with comments that the...

You guys just crack me up with comments that the base X5 drives like crap, isn't buttoned down like a race car, sways like a drunken buffalo, repeat ad nauseum... I have owned strictly base X5's, not...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-03-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,777
Posted By John Galt
Land Rover just announced the LR4 replacement...

Land Rover just announced the LR4 replacement which is called the Discovery (all things old are new again...) and it is available with a diesel. I'm liking the options I see on the build site,...
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