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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-04-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 795
Posted By John Galt
Sinner.

Sinner.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-02-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,763
Posted By John Galt
Now you're making sense! Well-stated. Which...

Now you're making sense! Well-stated. Which Volvos have you owned?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-02-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,763
Posted By John Galt
I have never purchased a BMW off the lot- always...

I have never purchased a BMW off the lot- always ordered. I find it laughable that you're repeating what you hear regarding categorizing most BMW drivers into the category of "just want the big...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-02-2016, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By John Galt
Congrats on the new ride! Your E70 rims will work...

Congrats on the new ride! Your E70 rims will work fine as that is what I run on my F15. The only issue may be if they're a staggered set-up but even then I think you're good to go. As you mentioned,...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-01-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,701
Posted By John Galt
+1

+1
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-01-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,412
Posted By John Galt
Multi-contour are the best seats out there, IMO!...

Multi-contour are the best seats out there, IMO! Aside from the ultra-lux brands with which I have no experience, I don't believe there is another manufacturer that offers the adjustability as the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-01-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By John Galt
I needed to upgrade them from the E70 sensors to...

I needed to upgrade them from the E70 sensors to the F15 sensors. I do a ton of business with Discount Tire and they matched the price of the sensors from getbmwparts.com which were the lowest cost I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-31-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,153
Posted By John Galt
Is this a for-real post? Are you actually being...

Is this a for-real post? Are you actually being serious?!? Running any vehicle in the snow with summer tires is a great way to end up dead. This is the answer to your "problem:"
...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-30-2016, 05:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 168
Posted By John Galt
WTS Hankook Winter i'cept evo Snow tires - 225/50R17 - NEARLY NEW - F30 fit

***SPF***


Ran these for one season during cold winter months only (less than 3,000 miles) on the wife's 2013 F30 328 xDrive. Then sold car, and stored these tires in bags, in my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-30-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 890
Posted By John Galt
No. F15 and E70 wheels are interchangeable (with...

No. F15 and E70 wheels are interchangeable (with the possible exception of offsets). I run a set of E70 rims (from my outgoing E70) on my F15 as my winter set-up. Only thing you'll need are...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-29-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,701
Posted By John Galt
I test drove the Q7 and it was hard for me to...

I test drove the Q7 and it was hard for me to draw comparisons to the X5 as my X is a 35d in terms of driving dynamics as it's an apples to oranges comparo. The Q7 seemed like it rode just fine with...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-27-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By John Galt
Not common... My expert recommendation is to...

Not common... My expert recommendation is to leverage some detailing, free swag, floor mats, etc. and anything else that would make your new-car purchase that much more enjoyable, this...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-26-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 924
Posted By John Galt
I believe I read somewhere that our diesels have...

I believe I read somewhere that our diesels have a ceramic heater to provide near-instantaneous heat. My F15 35d has heat blowing out of the vents quicker than the heated seats can heat up, I swear!...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-26-2016, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By John Galt
Yes. E70 rims will fit our F15's. I run E70 rims...

Yes. E70 rims will fit our F15's. I run E70 rims from my outgoing (E70) as my winter set-up. You'll need to replace the TPMS but otherwise you're golden. Only potential concern is if you're running a...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-20-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 819
Posted By John Galt
OP: PM me if you want to place an order on an X5...

OP: PM me if you want to place an order on an X5 at $500 over invoice before incentives. The sales manager at my local dealership is the only one with whom I've dealt and he's done this deal for me 6...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-19-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 921
Posted By John Galt
Holyhell, man what a day! Glad you and your...

Holyhell, man what a day! Glad you and your family are safe at least. Fate works in mysterious ways: maybe your D had it coming to it that it suffered that trauma to clear the bad mojo out of its...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-18-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,816
Posted By John Galt
Key here is you've run your car on a max percent...

Key here is you've run your car on a max percent of 5% bio-diesel whereas I am unable to find (in nearly all of my region) diesel with anything near 5%. Most is 10-15% and potentially upwards of 20%....
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-18-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,816
Posted By John Galt
This seems to be the common logic, however I have...

This seems to be the common logic, however I have direct personal experience that running your diesel at constant load and RPM makes NO difference on the threat of CBU. My 2014 X5 35d developed CBU...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-17-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,152
Posted By John Galt
MY X5's gracious little brother gave him the day...

MY X5's gracious little brother gave him the day off and saved him from a messy trip out to Bismarck, ND. Glamour shot of the (filthy) X5-imposter:
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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-17-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,152
Posted By John Galt
Double-post

Double-post
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-16-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,430
Posted By John Galt
Ask him for the money factor they're using. Also...

Ask him for the money factor they're using. Also build your exact set-up on Edmunds.com to determine invoice pricing, add $X hundred for the dealership on top of invoice pricing BEFORE incentives...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-16-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,430
Posted By John Galt
OP: first off, you're not leasing a 3-Series...

OP: first off, you're not leasing a 3-Series here. Expect to pay several hundred for a lease on an X5. Right- I know I'm stating the obvious but when you're starting with a MSRP over $20k higher than...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-11-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 869
Posted By John Galt
Transmitting diagnostic data to BMW aka...

Transmitting diagnostic data to BMW aka Teleservice? I had my X5 deny me the ability to make Bluetooth-streamed calls for a short period once and finally realized it was communicating back a service...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-07-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,460
Posted By John Galt
Congrats on your new ride! That was a great...

Congrats on your new ride! That was a great write-up. Being a fine-automobile aficionado, you're going to love your time in this vehicle. I all but live in mine as I'm in field sales and I literally...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-04-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,005
Posted By John Galt
This.

This.
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