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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-01-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By roadkillrob
You guys must not drive in much traffic, I also...

You guys must not drive in much traffic, I also suspect due to the rear brakes especially being used for stability and traction control, that they wear much quicker in areas that get more snow and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-28-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 948
Posted By roadkillrob
yes all in your mind unless you paid for more!

yes all in your mind unless you paid for more!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-28-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,790
Posted By roadkillrob
went from an E70 X5 to an F25 X3 and back to an...

went from an E70 X5 to an F25 X3 and back to an F15 X5, I think the X5 is worth the money, F25 is a good car - best X3 by far over the previous gen, but F15 is much better and more featured - if you...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-22-2016, 05:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,280
Posted By roadkillrob
you can certainly switch the wheel trim, it comes...

you can certainly switch the wheel trim, it comes unpainted so you would have to have it painted, but they are easy to switch out, they just use some clips and plastic rivets - it is about $400 for...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-18-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,132
Posted By roadkillrob
No reason to realign, doubt you can rethread the...

No reason to realign, doubt you can rethread the hole if you tore out the threads as much as you say you have, probably looking at a new hub, they are 300 for the fronts and 100 for the rears, hot...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-16-2016, 05:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By roadkillrob
I guess I did not explain it correctly, the part...

I guess I did not explain it correctly, the part attached to the car is fine, the hitch piece that locks into the receiver is a bit of a contraption, you have to insert it on an angle where it pretty...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-15-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By roadkillrob
3 year residual on the $2000 hitch is $400,...

3 year residual on the $2000 hitch is $400, doesn't add much value unfortunately and the way the hitch connects to the car is poorly thought out at best - had one on my last BMW, will not do OEM...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-15-2016, 06:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,707
Posted By roadkillrob
I would be happy with no LCI, then mine won't...

I would be happy with no LCI, then mine won't look old and the new one won't be out much before my lease is up!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-15-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,220
Posted By roadkillrob
Nice, I will get my 10 year this year also and I...

Nice, I will get my 10 year this year also and I have used the BMWCCA benefit 4 times so far for a total of $4500 (it used to be 1000 for a 3 series and 1500 for the x5 years ago, it is a bit less...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-15-2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,842
Posted By roadkillrob
Pretty sure it is this, depends on how old your...

Pretty sure it is this, depends on how old your last car was, but all manufacturers have switched to water based paints in the last 5-7 years, the water based environmentally friendly paints are...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-13-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By roadkillrob
West coast adds at least a week sometimes 2 weeks...

West coast adds at least a week sometimes 2 weeks to the timeframe based on how quickly it can get on a train. If your dealer has a build slot quickly, it is a week (actually less) to build it and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-13-2016, 05:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By roadkillrob
The moral of the story is that you have a few...

The moral of the story is that you have a few good options depending on the need and how much you want to spend and what functions you want. The take away is that all options are better than the BMW...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-10-2016, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By roadkillrob
Your volvo may have homelink and the other...

Your volvo may have homelink and the other frequencies, some cares work that are 6 or 7 years old with the new openers and some new ones don't work at all.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-09-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,224
Posted By roadkillrob
I can tell you going from an 11 X5 to a 14 X3 to...

I can tell you going from an 11 X5 to a 14 X3 to a 16 X5, the X5 has way more space, the BMW literature is the space behind the 3rd row and they don't publish anywhere the actual space behind the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-09-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By roadkillrob
Is it a new opener? Chamberlain dropped homelink...

Is it a new opener? Chamberlain dropped homelink from the newer products and uses some other frequency of signal that most new cars support, but not all and on the one I had installed last year,...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-09-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By roadkillrob
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=791660&highlight=trailer+hitch
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=732080&highlight=trailer+hitch...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-01-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By roadkillrob
It is not the same, it is formulated differently...

It is not the same, it is formulated differently and has different characteristics - is it ok to still use in a BMW, probably, especially if you already change it more often, do I want to be the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-29-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By roadkillrob
The sleeve has very very specific fitting...

The sleeve has very very specific fitting instructions and measurements to ensure it is inserted fully, if not, then the plug does not make full contact with all the pins and can cause various errors...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-29-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By roadkillrob
They may have changed the windshield some way,...

They may have changed the windshield some way, but they didn't change the body of the car or the dash or the headliner between 15 and 16, so it is doubtful that there is any difference in the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-27-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,917
Posted By roadkillrob
500 over before incentives, in February I paid...

500 over before incentives, in February I paid 500 over less 3000 in incentives for a total of 2500 Under invoice..

Rob
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-27-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By roadkillrob
The xdrive systems are pretty reliable, but...

The xdrive systems are pretty reliable, but obviously it is less complicated without it and transfer cases are a bit expensive if you have an issue, but I doubt there is much of a reliability...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-24-2016, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 909
Posted By roadkillrob
5 days from released to SD is way to quick, like...

5 days from released to SD is way to quick, like Edgal809 said, it has to go to the west coast vpc which is a train ride across the country and they wait for a full train and then they truck it from...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-24-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 636
Posted By roadkillrob
maybe fan relay or fan itself and check wiring.

maybe fan relay or fan itself and check wiring.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-23-2016, 03:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By roadkillrob
That is good news, they used to require the start...

That is good news, they used to require the start on them, if you don't need that, find the cheapest ones that qualify and see if it is cheaper than the price they charge if you just return with worn...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-21-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By roadkillrob
Usually the lease replacement cost is a better...

Usually the lease replacement cost is a better deal than what the dealer will charge you to do it and since you have to do the BMW approved tires (with the star on the side) you can't do a cheaper...
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