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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-25-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 990
Posted By Alan L.
First off sorry to hear about your husband. ...

First off sorry to hear about your husband.

What kind of budget are looking to spend? The obvious choice would be the X5M if you want an SUV that acts as close to a sports car as possible but we...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-19-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 15,468
Posted By Alan L.
Met up with a few friends of mine at a local...

Met up with a few friends of mine at a local parking lot before heading off to have brunch. I think its time we have another one soon and open it up to more X members but keep it small so it doesn't...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-22-2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,274
Posted By Alan L.
You might want to find out how much it will cost...

You might want to find out how much it will cost you to trade in your car for a msport one. The total cost for you to buy/paint/install all the body panels and wheels might come close to you just...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-22-2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,265
Posted By Alan L.
My car has he adaptive M suspension option which...

My car has he adaptive M suspension option which is suppose to sit slightly lower than standard suspension cars.

BBS SVs only come in set offsets so you can't order it in any other size. ...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-20-2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,265
Posted By Alan L.
I believe they are ET40 up front and ET38 in the...

I believe they are ET40 up front and ET38 in the back. With a 12.5mm spacer in the back I have ZERO rubbing. I could go with a 20MM spacer and still be ok.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-19-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,152
Posted By Alan L.
negative

negative
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-13-2016, 07:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,988
Posted By Alan L.
BMW has no reason to lower the price of their M...

BMW has no reason to lower the price of their M Performance parts especially a software upgrade. Not like they have a warehouse fill with large boxes of MPPK. Its just a letter with a code inside...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-14-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 15,468
Posted By Alan L.
https://farm1.staticflickr.com/635/23619770626_80d...

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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-09-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 15,468
Posted By Alan L.
Thanks. Yes i have the full 3 pieces in the...

Thanks.

Yes i have the full 3 pieces in the rear on my X5. I believe the pair of wings on the side were about $950 total and the middle portion was another 1K. Expensive but it drastically...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-09-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 15,468
Posted By Alan L.
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5632/22701629220_bb...

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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-03-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,679
Posted By Alan L.
X5M no question. The better brakes,...

X5M no question.

The better brakes, suspension and interior alone is worth the slight price increase from a loaded 50i. Even with a tune it won't match the X5M's performance. Also keep in mind...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-02-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,471
Posted By Alan L.
Cancel it asap. For that kind of money you can...

Cancel it asap. For that kind of money you can probably replace all 4 wheels AND tires with some money to spare considering you are on stock 18" wheels since you didn't opt for the Msport model.
...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-18-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By Alan L.
Octane boosters will only at best bring your...

Octane boosters will only at best bring your octane point up .2-.5 at best. It won't make 89 into 93. Not even close.

Alan
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-13-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,870
Posted By Alan L.
Congrats on your order! Alan

Congrats on your order!

Alan
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-10-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By Alan L.
Yes we were saying the same thing that day that...

Yes we were saying the same thing that day that surprisingly we were missing a black one :)

I decided to bring out my camera on Sunday because I noticed the photographer was only interested in...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-10-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By Alan L.
BMW Meet @ Floyd Bennett Field

Had a good amount of X5 guys come out to this one. Great turn out overall.

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/688/22268156133_d1d54523df_k.jpg
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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-05-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By Alan L.
You need to have the HUD to get the nicer cluster...

You need to have the HUD to get the nicer cluster that lights up white during the day and orange at night. Otherwise you only have the standard cluster that doesn't light up during daytime and only...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-26-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,119
Posted By Alan L.
If you could afford it and actually care about...

If you could afford it and actually care about having a sporty handling drive then get it. I regret not getting it on my X5 even though I have the adaptive M suspension already. Not one person that...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-22-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,015
Posted By Alan L.
I am assuming you verified that it was installed...

I am assuming you verified that it was installed correctly by checking the sport gauges that should now read 400/400?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-20-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 791
Posted By Alan L.
With direct injection motors adding fuel additive...

With direct injection motors adding fuel additive is only good for cleaning your injectors but not your valves at all since none of the fuel will even touch them unlike engine of the past. I've...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-06-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,962
Posted By Alan L.
Lots of people thought i was nuts when i told...

Lots of people thought i was nuts when i told them coding is whats causing my low pedal feel. Sure enough this is exactly what it is. I guess the DME is able to increase line pressure to compensate...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-06-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,962
Posted By Alan L.
Quick update for me. I had the same spongy,...

Quick update for me.

I had the same spongy, lower brake pedal position right after installing my M Performance brakes on my F15 X5 and the brakes were bled correctly. Shawnsheridan figured out...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-30-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,962
Posted By Alan L.
Yes. I have been doing a lot of research this...

Yes. I have been doing a lot of research this morning and my issue as well as yours is 99.9% has to do with coding. Apparently with the new calipers the ecu needs to up the pressure going to them...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 09-29-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,962
Posted By Alan L.
I am experiencing the SAME EXACT thing with my...

I am experiencing the SAME EXACT thing with my F15 X5 after installing the factory M performance brakes. Pedal feels lower than stock. Brakes work but i don't like how it feels this way. It does...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-14-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,827
Posted By Alan L.
I had ivory white nappa in my 550 and I had it...

I had ivory white nappa in my 550 and I had it coated weekly with leathermasters protection cream

My seat still ended up with denim dye transfer which i couldn't get out. I loved the way it...
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