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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-07-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,126
Posted By sddjd
Congrats, these must have just gone live as I...

Congrats, these must have just gone live as I also just received my 2015 prod number from my dealer. If you have a chance post when you're finally able to track online (mine also is not yet in the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-03-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By sddjd
Sadly not an option with the X5/X6...

Sadly not an option with the X5/X6...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-02-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By sddjd
Totally lowballing you- the mileage depreciation...

Totally lowballing you- the mileage depreciation on your E70 is "only" 11k. Of course that doesn't also include depreciation for the fact that it's used, but no way should you take a hit of half the...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-02-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By sddjd
FS: OEM Style 336 20" Staggered Set & New RF's (local pref)

Style 336 wheels and new RF tires (see below). Wheels have minor marks in line with normal use as indicated in attached pics. TPM sensors included.

Asking $2500, local pickup preferred...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-02-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,032
Posted By sddjd
I was pleased to see them broken out of the...

I was pleased to see them broken out of the package for '15. They were nice and something IMO not fully appreciated until used, but also another system that had potential to fail (the 7's several...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-02-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,032
Posted By sddjd
Agree, they were a nice feature on our past 7,...

Agree, they were a nice feature on our past 7, but not a deal breaker. I left them off my '15 F15 build as I found in the past the bigger problem was convincing guests to our vehicle that it wasn't...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 06-25-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,205
Posted By sddjd
Just thought I'd add that I viewed this specific...

Just thought I'd add that I viewed this specific vehicle in person Sunday and it must be seen to be believed. Photos do no justice :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-25-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By sddjd
I'm not the authority on wheels but I've never...

I'm not the authority on wheels but I've never run across a stock 22 from BMW as an OEM part. Largest over several years I've seen are 21's.

There does seem to be a decent market for large...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-24-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By sddjd
Hi Ty, Not to put too fine a point on it :cool:...

Hi Ty,
Not to put too fine a point on it :cool:

X5 3.5d
A14, A83, or A52
ZMM w/456, 4DD, ZCW, ZDA, ZDB, ZLP & 552, ZPP (w/LC Blk), 417, 6NS

Thanks Ard, for more useful tips!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-23-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By sddjd
Wow, definitely agree with your opinion on those-...

Wow, definitely agree with your opinion on those- too tall for my taste.

I had staggered 20's on my 50sport and loved them (the 336 package). I'd agree with the others that the 20's are the way...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-23-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By sddjd
Further to MBWXX55's post, if you intend to...

Further to MBWXX55's post, if you intend to contact BMW NA via the numbers/methods noted in your warranty manual you must be prepared with your objective (replacement, buyback, etc). First order of...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-23-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By sddjd
Question 2015 X5d Ordering Date & Lead Time?

Ready to purchase a 3.5d, M Sport but am having difficulty finding the exact combination of options I seek in current inventory. I've found one vehicle that's close, but since per the link posted on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-03-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By sddjd
Agree with this, I use Discount for my RFT's and...

Agree with this, I use Discount for my RFT's and have had them repaired.

However, be warned about Discount- they will tell you that if they pull the tire and THEY deem it not safe for a repair...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-03-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By sddjd
I have to respectfully disagree on CEL...

I have to respectfully disagree on CEL indications being ignored. It may be a normal or transient error, but there are more than a few forum posts on repeated CEL's leading to major time in shop,...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-03-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,733
Posted By sddjd
Would like to know this as well, also how...

Would like to know this as well, also how cumbersome the decode process was. Hopefully will be in an F15 this summer and am planning on the LED package. Do the US restrictions reduce/eliminate the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-29-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,132
Posted By sddjd
I'm just wondering how often THIS little BS game...

I'm just wondering how often THIS little BS game goes on. Almost word for word I experienced this statement, coincidentally at almost the same point in the process... :thumbdwn:
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-22-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,893
Posted By sddjd
Unfortunately it's now appropriate to take this...

Unfortunately it's now appropriate to take this step. Write a detailed letter covering just the facts (dates, errors, broken equipment, etc). I've been there and it's difficult, but don't type...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-19-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,893
Posted By sddjd
My two cents, photograph EVERYTHING, particularly...

My two cents, photograph EVERYTHING, particularly the dash cluster and any error codes (in your case, a phone pic of the cluster and screen showing any idrive malfunctions). Be sure to photo the...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-19-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By sddjd
F15d Eco Credits now a thing of the past?

We're shopping 3.5d's and I'm just trying to confirm if the eco credit is no longer offered. I've seen it decrease in past years, and with the $1500 cost difference between models suspect it's gone...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-25-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By sddjd
Back again as I feared... March '14 started up...

Back again as I feared... March '14 started up the X5 to find the "Engine Malfunction" error again, operating under reduced power. Drove to dealer and documented the error (photos and SA witness).
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-24-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By sddjd
Same here, if BMW hadn't eliminated dipsticks...

Same here, if BMW hadn't eliminated dipsticks several years back :tsk: That decision's always mystified me, if for nothing else than it blocks the use of an extractor.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-20-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By sddjd
True, but our particular N63 hardly burns any at...

True, but our particular N63 hardly burns any at all which makes the overall policy of overfilling the oil to preempt customers complaining about repeated oil top-offs a little too broad-brushed for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-19-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,101
Posted By sddjd
I'm actually appalled that no one in the entire...

I'm actually appalled that no one in the entire chain seemed to know about the emergency parking brake release. There is a handle and release in the rear left quarter for just this occurrence. I can...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By sddjd
Thanks ard & v8power, I had the same concern so...

Thanks ard & v8power, I had the same concern so ensured that the work order states the same (reads: "customer....was here one hour ago and SIB showed to add two quarts").

Just for kicks I also...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By sddjd
Exclamation Engine oil top-off - N63 cautionary note

Thought I'd post my experience to other E70/N63 owners. Last Friday I received the "add 1 quart" advisory in the vehicle status page and visited my dealer at lunch. Upon confirming the indication,...
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