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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-03-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By Larry Cable
anyone successfully lease swapped their X5?

Ive still got about 18 months on my X5 lease and I want to make a change, has anyone experience using a lease swap (or other mechanism to end a lease early)?

Thanks In Advance...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,401
Posted By Larry Cable
I've had one of those BMW products for the 535ix...

I've had one of those BMW products for the 535ix and the X5 ... the zipper for the 60/40 split always fail ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-24-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,490
Posted By Larry Cable
I believe, perhaps wrongly, that you can specify...

I believe, perhaps wrongly, that you can specify an M wheel with the ZMP pkg that does not have flappy paddles ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-20-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,290
Posted By Larry Cable
best to ask the sales guy for a copy of the...

best to ask the sales guy for a copy of the ordering guide from BMW NA that at least outlines all the options BMW NA think they offer on a particular model, as well as some of the mutually exclusive...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-20-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,745
Posted By Larry Cable
I do!

I do!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,490
Posted By Larry Cable
options...

most definitely M-Sport (ZMP), M-Performance (ZMX) and Adaptive Drive, make sure you also get the M-Sport steering wheel with paddle shifters!

all the rest is subjective bling ... e.g.: I hate...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 613
Posted By Larry Cable
Bay Area H&R installer recommendations...

title says it all... looking for Bay Area H&R lowering kit installer recommendations...

looking for someone reasonable that knows what they are doing ... apparently some dont.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,740
Posted By Larry Cable
interesting, I noticed this when I test drove an...

interesting, I noticed this when I test drove an xDrive50 and X5M back-to-back back earlier this year... I did not notice the jerk on the M ... but did on the 2011 50 equiped car...

I do not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,740
Posted By Larry Cable
damn thing constantly short shifts around 2500...

damn thing constantly short shifts around 2500 rpm all the time ... probably a gas saving issue

anyone tried installing a "sprint booster" to their accelerator to cure the lag (not turbo)???
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,740
Posted By Larry Cable
yeah that throttle delay is no fun!

yeah that throttle delay is no fun!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-13-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,740
Posted By Larry Cable
huh?

Why would re-resetting the transmissions shifting algorithms "improve" the performance of the cars behavior?

If in fact the car is adjusting its shifting patterns to personalize itself to your...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-06-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By Larry Cable
+1, ordered both on my 2013 50 love the...

+1, ordered both on my 2013 50 love the appearance of the ZMP and the added power of the ZMX ... again getting around 12.x mpg urban and a little better (with proper featherlight application of the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,097
Posted By Larry Cable
I didn't notice that thanks ...

I didn't notice that thanks ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,266
Posted By Larry Cable
check the earlier thread on coding for DIY...

check the earlier thread on coding for DIY details...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,097
Posted By Larry Cable
xDrive35 vs xDrive50

just to clarify (for me if for no one else) the xDrive50 has only two suspension options; "default" and Adaptive Drive (as an option), I believe only the xDrive has the 3rd sport suspension option....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,097
Posted By Larry Cable
I believe its a priority one option, thus a...

I believe its a priority one option, thus a dealer cannot order it unless it is a customer order; so the only way a dealer would have driven it would be used or in a customer spec car.

AD is worth...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,502
Posted By Larry Cable
+1 I stopped f-ing around with the bay area...

+1 I stopped f-ing around with the bay area dealers and went to Jon, got a killer deal (ordered a car from factory) and had a nice drive back up Rt 1 ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,502
Posted By Larry Cable
have you spoken to Jon Shafer @ BMW Santa Barbara...

have you spoken to Jon Shafer @ BMW Santa Barbara ... ???
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,701
Posted By Larry Cable
I test drove the X5M and a 50 while trying to...

I test drove the X5M and a 50 while trying to decide what to get, I hated the 50's "old pram" suspension feel on the freeways. I eventually decided on a 50 with M-Sport, M-Performance and AD ... I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,097
Posted By Larry Cable
I believe its a "priority 1" option, that can...

I believe its a "priority 1" option, that can only be specified with a customer ordered vehicle, so its unlikely (if this is in fact correct) that you will find a car on a lot with it, unless its...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,097
Posted By Larry Cable
+1 & +1 ... what's nice also is that sport "stays...

+1 & +1 ... what's nice also is that sport "stays on" over cycling the ignition etc ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,864
Posted By Larry Cable
car looks good in white!

car looks good in white!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,864
Posted By Larry Cable
sure I can... HDHero ok?

sure I can... HDHero ok?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By Larry Cable
yep BMW does, visit a dealer or the BMWUSA.com...

yep BMW does, visit a dealer or the BMWUSA.com accessories website...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-22-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,433
Posted By Larry Cable
its only $2650 when combined with M-Sport.... :) ...

its only $2650 when combined with M-Sport.... :)

I agree it should probably be bundled in either M-Sport or M-Performance pkg ...
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