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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,233
Posted By Nello3
Had to chime in on this thread. I had to...

Had to chime in on this thread.

I had to lemon a LX, which is how I ended up with a BMW.

From my experience dealing with Toyota North America, I can surely say that the brand isn't what it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-29-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,015
Posted By Nello3
The GM of Park Ave BMW is placing the order for a...

The GM of Park Ave BMW is placing the order for a 2012 replacement today. Same color/interior with a lot more options for not so much money.

Very smooth process once the clunk in my 2011 was...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-11-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,015
Posted By Nello3
But is a nonconformity, not just an explicit...

But is a nonconformity, not just an explicit statement saying it has to be a safety issue.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-11-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,015
Posted By Nello3
I hear you, ard. I hear you. Giving him the...

I hear you, ard. I hear you. Giving him the benefit of the doubt obviously didn't work.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-11-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,015
Posted By Nello3
I really don't understand their stance on this...

I really don't understand their stance on this issue. +1 re history repeating itself.

I'm not an attorney, nor did I stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night, but even I can understand this:
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-11-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,015
Posted By Nello3
Just thought I'd give an update: Spoke with...

Just thought I'd give an update:

Spoke with Sal at BMWNA and he was under the impression that the vehicle was fixed and all issues have been resolved, which isn't the case.

I told him I am...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-02-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,555
Posted By Nello3
1988 called. It wants its Jheri Curl back.

1988 called. It wants its Jheri Curl back.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-31-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,015
Posted By Nello3
I sent a certified letter to BMWNA and have yes...

I sent a certified letter to BMWNA and have yes to hear back from anyone. For those of you that were curious to hear the noise, I took a spin around my building this morning to capture the clunk/pop....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-25-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,015
Posted By Nello3
I sh*t you not. I ask for the beater Fords...

I sh*t you not. I ask for the beater Fords instead of the BMWs because of much more room (and shockingly, the Fusion is a nice car!). As far as Park Ave BMW is concerned, I am finished with those...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-25-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,015
Posted By Nello3
Sent a certified letter to Sal Talarico at BMWNA...

Sent a certified letter to Sal Talarico at BMWNA yesterday after the noise returned. My SA at Park Ave BMW said per Dave Bergomotto, the service manager, she was no longer allowed to give me a loaner...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-19-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,015
Posted By Nello3
I called and started keeping note of names at...

I called and started keeping note of names at corporate when I spoke with them.

The first call I pretty much got a "f-off" response and they told me to deal with Manhattan BMW. On the second call...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-19-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,015
Posted By Nello3
I LOL'd at "the sound you don't have." It's...

I LOL'd at "the sound you don't have."

It's a deep metallic pop/clunk. The seats were looked at and covered with felt tape. The cargo cover was ruled out, and the latch was replaced and covered...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-16-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,015
Posted By Nello3
ard, that's good info you provide; it's much...

ard, that's good info you provide; it's much appreciated. I know the rules for NJ, so the bases are covered there. I'm a very easy person to deal with so my request will be a new replacement vehicle...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-16-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,015
Posted By Nello3
That has already been attempted and the popping...

That has already been attempted and the popping became louder.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-16-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,015
Posted By Nello3
Wanted to bring this thread up to date since I am...

Wanted to bring this thread up to date since I am being told something confusing from BMWNA and Park Ave. BMW here in NJ...

The vehicle has gone back in for the fourth time on Friday (now 16 days...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-04-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,172
Posted By Nello3
In a X3 loaner now with the new layout. I'm on...

In a X3 loaner now with the new layout. I'm on the fence with it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,015
Posted By Nello3
Tailgate has been fixed, but some yahoo sliced...

Tailgate has been fixed, but some yahoo sliced the inside door panel - I got in another loaner and went back home. The dealer now has to replace the entire inside of the door panel on the driver's...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-28-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,015
Posted By Nello3
I find it a little absurd that this seems like a...

I find it a little absurd that this seems like a fairly common problem. Just walked the dog, and my neighbor said his hatch clunked as well but never had it fixed since it was a lease.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-28-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,015
Posted By Nello3
I swear I owned a lemon grove in my previous life...

My six month ordeal with Lexus ended up with them buying my LX back.

After driving the diesel, I was sold on the vehicle and subsequently placed an order for one. From almost day one, the vehicle...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-23-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,782
Posted By Nello3
I wouldn't hide the emblem, but reading some of...

I wouldn't hide the emblem, but reading some of the posts on this forum makes me shake my head. Either some of these people are genuinely douche bags in real life, or they're so insecure that they...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-21-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,475
Posted By Nello3
Did the van have FREE CANDY scrawled on the side?...

Did the van have FREE CANDY scrawled on the side? :D

I've only had mine for three weeks, but already had two mentally dim people park dangerously close to me. Like you, I park FAR away (heart...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2011, 05:06 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,652
Posted By Nello3
CR is only good for a reference guide (i.e....

CR is only good for a reference guide (i.e. making sure you didn't forget to look at all comparable vacuum cleaners). My Lexus was a "top-pick" and it was bought back by Lexus for steering...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-25-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,928
Posted By Nello3
Thanks, guys! I am looking forward to getting my...

Thanks, guys! I am looking forward to getting my mits on this vehicle.

My Dad is STILL raving about the PCD.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-25-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 31,075
Posted By Nello3
Well, that just stinks.

Well, that just stinks.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-24-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,928
Posted By Nello3
Here is the first picture I received. ...

Here is the first picture I received.

Sorry it's from afar, but when it arrives I will post more pictures.

http://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o114/eforce02/dd300dd8.jpg
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