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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-15-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 847
Posted By The BoatMan
I had issues with our last BMW a 550GT. ...

I had issues with our last BMW a 550GT. Everything from handling - car would immediately try and drive off the right side of the road everytime you let go of steering wheel, ac/heat issues, rattles,...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-23-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,688
Posted By The BoatMan
Maybe I didn't phrase it properly. My...

Maybe I didn't phrase it properly.

My point being is that everything a lease deal entails is what I stated: No mark up on ACQ fee, no mark up on MF, agreed amount over invoice, and what their...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-22-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,688
Posted By The BoatMan
No offense but that is horrible advice on how to...

No offense but that is horrible advice on how to shop a lease. Dealers love payment shoppers.

This is what I tell everyone when shopping for a lease:
"I'll make it short and sweet....dont...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-13-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By The BoatMan
From the stiicky "As of October 2014...

From the stiicky
"As of October 2014 production, there will be an engine displacement change on the N55 engine (X5 sDrive35i and X5 xDrive35i) that increases displacement from 2979 cubic centimeters...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-07-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By The BoatMan
It's too bad you're not closer id be happy to let...

It's too bad you're not closer id be happy to let a fellow enthusiast abuse/drive our X5 M Sport with DHP. Don't have AS though as discussed.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-07-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,612
Posted By The BoatMan
Probably one of the worst set of OEM BMW mats...

Probably one of the worst set of OEM BMW mats we've had. The rubber mats on our previous 550GT were a 100 times better than these. It's a different kind of rubber and the fit is horrible. Can't...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-07-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By The BoatMan
Long time BMW owner but this is our first BMW...

Long time BMW owner but this is our first BMW with DHP. No regrets at all. The torque vectoring is quite amazing in action. The more you accelerate in a corner the smoother the turn becomes. One...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-05-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,480
Posted By The BoatMan
Add me to the club of having bid farewell to our...

Add me to the club of having bid farewell to our 550GT. Retuned it in June for a F15 X5 50i.

Some of our issues, probably forgetting a few:

Car pulled to the right. To the point of bee...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-02-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By The BoatMan
May pickup got the Michelins on our 19" wheels. ...

May pickup got the Michelins on our 19" wheels.

Received a tire coverage CD in the book with all the other manuals.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-31-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By The BoatMan
Dealer topped it off for free with no wait at...

Dealer topped it off for free with no wait at all. Pulled into service area and never even had to go inside. No complaints there. Tech said nothing too unusual but to keep an eye on it. Something...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-30-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By The BoatMan
2014 X5 50i Oil Consumption

Picked up X5 in May and roughly 2500k miles on it. Message came on stating it needs 2 quarts of oil.

Anything unusual about needing oil already or this is normal for the v8 engines?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-19-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,587
Posted By The BoatMan
Had them in our 2012 550GT. They were to put it...

Had them in our 2012 550GT. They were to put it bluntly completely and utterly useless. Made a lot of noise to make you believe they were doing something to mitigate the heat but alas false hope.
...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-03-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,828
Posted By The BoatMan
I followed the link and read the entire thread...

I followed the link and read the entire thread but last update was there is no update available.

"No update available ---

Ok, just had car serviced and asked them to check puma for update. I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-03-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,828
Posted By The BoatMan
Our X5 has the 4-zone climate control. Issue for...

Our X5 has the 4-zone climate control. Issue for us is not with temperature but with volume as others have mentioned.

If the rear climate is off the AC works great in the front. If the AC is...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-29-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,766
Posted By The BoatMan
Our 50i was the second purchase from Tom Terrill....

Our 50i was the second purchase from Tom Terrill. He's willing to work with you on pricing. He's very good in responding and communicating. In June we got 1500 over invoice, base MF, no mark up on...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 07-08-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,083
Posted By The BoatMan
You can also do a 30 month lease. The residual...

You can also do a 30 month lease. The residual is almost always an exact split between the 24/36 month rates. Do 12k a year and then mileage adjustment to 15k. It works out the same and you never...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-01-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By The BoatMan
+1 Had running boards on our 2009 X5 35D. Never...

+1 Had running boards on our 2009 X5 35D. Never want them again. Fine without them on our X5 M Sport.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-23-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,555
Posted By The BoatMan
Edmunds gave me invoice to the penny on our 2014...

Edmunds gave me invoice to the penny on our 2014 X5 50i.

Invoice including maco/training was .9248% of MSRP for me.

Our dealer emailed us the vir with wholesale/msrp anyway which Im sure most...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-19-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,242
Posted By The BoatMan
size of those wheels/tires, oh my.

size of those wheels/tires, oh my.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-18-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By The BoatMan
Nicely done. For some reason I thought you were...

Nicely done. For some reason I thought you were going with the 20's. I guess its luck of the draw what they throw on. Our 550 Msport delivered last month had the Michelins.

All subjective but...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-18-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By The BoatMan
I have a 50i M Sport Carbon Black - Mocha Design...

I have a 50i M Sport Carbon Black - Mocha Design Package with the hex trim.

First time ever going with aluminum. I don't regret the decision. I think it looks great. Only a month old but no...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-15-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By The BoatMan
Edmunds had accurate invoice pricing down to the...

Edmunds had accurate invoice pricing down to the penny on our X5. Edmunds also has car forums. Get to the leasing forum for the vehicle you want and ask for the current mf/residual/incentives.
...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-14-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 403
Posted By The BoatMan
Emergency Transmission Release Procedure?

Anyone know the procedure for the 2014 X5 50?

Found the parking release procedure in the manual but similar to other years nothing regarding getting it into neutral.

Is this similar to other...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-10-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,115
Posted By The BoatMan
MACK77- Our 50i has the base 19inch M Sport...

MACK77-

Our 50i has the base 19inch M Sport wheels. Delivered with the Michelin Latitude Tour HP tires.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-09-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,115
Posted By The BoatMan
Let me clarify. Trying to convey that I don't...

Let me clarify. Trying to convey that I don't have a problem with the run flats and even though I purchased the spare option thinking I would swap out to non run flats, for the time being I'm...
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