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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-17-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 562
Posted By hyde
@mattbianco You already have one BMW in the...

@mattbianco
You already have one BMW in the family, I would consider getting something else. Go with extremes, get a Cayenne Turbo S if you want the sportiness (in place of X6M) or Range Rover SC if...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-16-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By hyde
Yes, they use terrible $20k car wipers on a $80k...

Yes, they use terrible $20k car wipers on a $80k vehicle.
Read more here:
http://f15.bimmerpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1086430
and here:...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-16-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By hyde
Looks so much better. Good job. No band-aids...

Looks so much better. Good job. No band-aids covered hands or missing digits?
Are you going to do something about the amber reflectors?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-07-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 829
Posted By hyde
Is it possible that paint protector made it easy...

Is it possible that paint protector made it easy to apply (and remove) the wax? I've been meaning to wax it after very heavy winter and salt covered trips weekend after weekend, but I am afraid of...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-05-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By hyde
It also took my X5 less than 2 weeks, from date...

It also took my X5 less than 2 weeks, from date of order to "your car is here" phone call. The production actually took less than 4 days, the longest wait was for it to be released to carrier. (I am...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-05-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By hyde
$500 at the time of order, I usually use my...

$500 at the time of order, I usually use my credit card.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-28-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,723
Posted By hyde
Since I suggested that maybe I should be the...

Since I suggested that maybe I should be the first one to try that?

Hopefully it's made stronger than some of the other parts BMW used on this fine vehicle, otherwise we will be holding a two...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-28-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By hyde
Mine is not a surface scratch, I think BMW uses...

Mine is not a surface scratch, I think BMW uses terribly soft paint, any little ding causes the paint to just chip away. Last X5 I just barely tapped my garage wall, and found the edge of my rear...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-28-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By hyde
I had exact same thing on my E70 on the hood and...

I had exact same thing on my E70 on the hood and door, I was able to cover it up with factory paint stick (the one with nail polish brush).
Yesterday I noticed two very similar chips on my 5 month...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-28-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By hyde
2009? I thought I was the only one who kept...

2009? I thought I was the only one who kept receipts of things that are well past warranty period. Well done!
Good luck with the sale.

*Telling people how many tickets this one saved you from...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-24-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By hyde
Hit AUTO on your dash first, then see if it can...

Hit AUTO on your dash first, then see if it can be activated, my guess is if A/C is not working the button might be grayed out. Also you can try hitting Sync, that might override the iDrive setting.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-24-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,723
Posted By hyde
Algae? BMW service man makes it to a...

Algae?
BMW service man makes it to a completely new level in making excuses why their product stinks. What's next? Brake dust is there to prevent moss? :dunno:
A good explanation for why pass...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-20-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,047
Posted By hyde
How about grill? I am not sure what line your X5...

How about grill? I am not sure what line your X5 is, but black m-performance grill seems to be a popular upgrade with those who want to get a more aggressive front end.
There are also people who are...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-11-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By hyde
I am thinking of taking my X5 to dealer with a...

I am thinking of taking my X5 to dealer with a rope tied to each rear door handle, and illustrate "when the doors unlatch while driving, I just tug on these ropes, it's then all good, if you can't...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-26-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,566
Posted By hyde
It's actually because you can see the wheels on...

It's actually because you can see the wheels on the driver side easily by bopping your head up and down because you have a wider reflection angle, it's not as much on the passanger side. At least...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-23-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,009
Posted By hyde
That looks great, congratulations, I also went...

That looks great, congratulations, I also went with Jet Black, the only true black.
How did they reset the sync problem with the tank? My fluid warning was OK until I ran out of fluid and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-20-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,723
Posted By hyde
Verdict is still out on that, but check this...

Verdict is still out on that, but check this thread:
http://f15.bimmerpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1084945&page=2
We are not sure if it's the Rain-X or frigid weather causing the issues. I wish...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-18-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,723
Posted By hyde
Here is another 2 page thread on this issue: ...

Here is another 2 page thread on this issue:
http://f15.bimmerpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1086430

If anyone can get it fixed, please report back. I will definitely be bringing this up on my...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 02-17-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 773
Posted By hyde
I drive by this place every once in a while, I...

I drive by this place every once in a while, I always see them dry cars on the side of the street, way out on the street, a weird situation but since they tend to drive them off the property and dry...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-17-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,113
Posted By hyde
Hi Pieter, Do you have some X3 and X5 side by...

Hi Pieter,
Do you have some X3 and X5 side by side pictures?
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 02-17-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 773
Posted By hyde
No problem, thanks for the suggestion anyway....

No problem, thanks for the suggestion anyway. I'll look around in my area as well.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 02-17-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 773
Posted By hyde
Thanks. I drove by two indoor handwash places,...

Thanks.
I drove by two indoor handwash places, they were closed. I think it's mainly because they are not actual indoor handwash, they are more like a tunnel with no way to close the doors, so they...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 02-17-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 773
Posted By hyde
Looking for Indoor or warm water carwash?

I can't take it anymore, I feel like the salt is eating my paint away.
I tried to hose it off the other day, it immediately froze on contact even when the car was running for over 15 minutes.

I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-11-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 943
Posted By hyde
Did you try the leaseomatic app to see what it...

Did you try the leaseomatic app to see what it gives you?

So, what is your monthly lease cost based on above calculation?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-09-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,002
Posted By hyde
This is definitely not comfort access (which has...

This is definitely not comfort access (which has a distinct beep) or parking sensors which should be using only the speakers inside the vehicle, it sounds like something is beeping at regular...
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