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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-24-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,041
Posted By RPsX5d
Forgot to mention this . . . OP - if you...

Forgot to mention this . . .

OP - if you are okay with a brush-less wash at the local car wash then Opticoat is not a bad idea . . . you give up the true waxed look for convenience. Plus yours...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-24-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,041
Posted By RPsX5d
Fair disclosure - I did not OptiCoat (OC) my E70...

Fair disclosure - I did not OptiCoat (OC) my E70 (June 2010 build, now at 70,000+ miles).

Here are my reasons for not doing it . . . yes others may think otherwise and yes there are some good...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-24-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By RPsX5d
My E70 is four years old, 70,000+ miles, has...

My E70 is four years old, 70,000+ miles, has Oyster Nevada leather (near white) ZERO stain issues. As mentioned routine regular care (once or twice a month wipe down with a leather...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-24-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,041
Posted By RPsX5d
20 inch without doubt - particularly given OP has...

20 inch without doubt - particularly given OP has DHP.

Just be aware this is a staggered configuration - so your typical rotation (front to back) not possible . . . side to side is possible if...
Forum: The Detail Department 07-23-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By RPsX5d
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-23-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,041
Posted By RPsX5d
Yes Dynamic Handling Package (DHP) or the old...

Yes Dynamic Handling Package (DHP) or the old adaptive drive (AD) is one of the least understood options . . . people "think" or are told it is for "sporty" drive. Well it may help "sporty" driving...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-22-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,041
Posted By RPsX5d
+1000! Yes zero practical value BUT a HUGE...

+1000!
Yes zero practical value BUT a HUGE optics plus! BTW the leather wrap is not just on the dashboard . . . it also covers the area above the knees (front passengers) and small pieces on the...
Forum: The Detail Department 07-22-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By RPsX5d
The link you have included above is not working,...

The link you have included above is not working, please re-attach the link. Curious to see the duster details. Thanks.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-22-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 452
Posted By RPsX5d
I think the "Send-to-Car" app has a different...

I think the "Send-to-Car" app has a different function - the send-to-car feature is available only on the desktop/laptop version of Google Maps - not on the mobile version (Android or iOS). If you...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-22-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 452
Posted By RPsX5d
Thanks! I am currently outside the U.S. (no...

Thanks! I am currently outside the U.S. (no access to my X5) . . . good idea to ask them via SOS to see if they will switch the "send to my car" feature back on. Last time when I checked they...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-21-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 452
Posted By RPsX5d
opasha - are you sure the "Send to Car" feature...

opasha - are you sure the "Send to Car" feature works for 10 years? I thought this feature quit working after the 4 years. Mine quit after 4 . . . the SOS part I think works for 10 years, not 100%...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-21-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,041
Posted By RPsX5d
OP - I have multi-contour seats and IMO it is a...

OP - I have multi-contour seats and IMO it is a MUST. I looked into the ventilated seat option but it was not available in the near white leather I wanted (E70, Nevada Oyster). I also wanted the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-17-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,041
Posted By RPsX5d
OP - yes to both points. Very happy to hear you...

OP - yes to both points. Very happy to hear you are reconsidering . . . I felt you would experience buyer's remorse after you got your 2014.

When I bought my X5 (2011 E70) I placed my order...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-15-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 786
Posted By RPsX5d
Interesting! I always thought a large volume...

Interesting! I always thought a large volume dealer dealt in all series - i.e. they focused on volume versus the margin on a given vehicle.

I wonder if there is a way to tell the top 10-15 X5...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-14-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By RPsX5d
OP - I am sure you may have some good reasons but...

OP - I am sure you may have some good reasons but couldn't you have ordered the exact vehicle you wanted? With the extra money (SIGNIFICANT) you will now be paying, you could have probably afforded...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-14-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 786
Posted By RPsX5d
Pacific BMW (http://www.pacificbmw.com/index.htm)...

Pacific BMW (http://www.pacificbmw.com/index.htm) at Glendale, CA (outside LA) / Greg Poland (internet sales person).

Not sure if they will do $500 over but Pacific BMW is a large volume BMW...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By RPsX5d
Yes the short sleep for quick stops, although a...

Yes the short sleep for quick stops, although a bit confusing initially, is quite nice. Another example - audio volume . . . if you leave the car overnight it will reduce the volume to a preset...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By RPsX5d
OP - just to be sure I understood you correct -...

OP - just to be sure I understood you correct - you have all your music stored on a 64 GB thumb drive which is plugged into the USB port located below the center armrest compartment (*not* the USB...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-12-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,041
Posted By RPsX5d
Not suggesting you do this . . . just wanted to...

Not suggesting you do this . . . just wanted to be certain you are aware of this . . . you have the right to refuse delivery right up until you sign the delivery paperwork. Yes after the car...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-12-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,041
Posted By RPsX5d
Yes that is my understanding too - the movement...

Yes that is my understanding too - the movement mechanism is there only on the LED option . . . and to make it U.S. compliant they froze that movement via software . . . and since it is only a...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-11-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,041
Posted By RPsX5d
We have the 3rd row option . . . 95% of the time...

We have the 3rd row option . . . 95% of the time it is never used (we are a family of three). That said, this is what the 3rd row does for you - first, avoids the need for a second car on those rare...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-11-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,041
Posted By RPsX5d
+1 Agree with all the points you make. OP -...

+1 Agree with all the points you make.

OP -

I have a 2011 E70, two reasons why I may consider a 2015 F15 - LED light package (coded for Euro spec.) and the upgraded interior.

Regarding...
Forum: The Detail Department 07-10-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By RPsX5d
No need to rinse as long as you know the...

No need to rinse as long as you know the difference between dust and dirt. Pollen, light *dry* dust, etc I dust off using the Original California Duster (http://www.autogeek.net/caldus.html). In...
Forum: The Detail Department 07-10-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By RPsX5d
+1 Couldn't agree with Ilovemycar more! ...

+1

Couldn't agree with Ilovemycar more!

OP here are some specific suggestions that should work for you:

Two bucket wash system - here is the Cadillac version...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-08-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,701
Posted By RPsX5d
Yes that is where I was going with my questions -...

Yes that is where I was going with my questions - a copy of the letter that went out to the BMW owners, defect code number and hopefully the associated Service Information Bulletin (SI-B). The SI-B...
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