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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-11-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,942
Posted By plegard
Thank you very much

Thank you very much for the reply and the photos.

Unfortunately, my car is M-Sport, so the fender flares are there. At least 275s would be wider than the 255s that come on the 19" M-Sport, albeit...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-11-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,942
Posted By plegard
Has anyone run 275 Continental DWS06 on all 4 wheels

Can you put 20" 275mm tires on all 4 wheels when you have the factory OEM 469M rims rather than putting 275mm on the front and 315mm on the back?

Has anyone done this? What, if any, special...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-02-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,127
Posted By plegard
Congrats

Great looking car and love the options you chose as well.

That's a terrific vehicle. Wishing you many years/miles with it.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-29-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,787
Posted By plegard
Have owned an X5 with DHP....it's extremely flat in the corners

Having owned an X5 35D and an X5 50i, both with the Dynamic Handling Package (previously called Active Roll Stabilization), I can say that the handling difference versus the base suspension is NIGHT...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 03-24-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,671
Posted By plegard
Thank you both...

Thank you both for the responses.

Here is what I found out based on combing through the ordering guide and talking to my SA:

The 18" M-Sports CAN be ordered with All-Season OR Performance.
...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 03-24-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,671
Posted By plegard
M-sport owners

For those who purchased m-sport with 18" and/or 19" wheels, are the tires all-season or performance?

Like the look of the m-sport wheels, particularly the 19" but don't prefer all-season tires.
...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 03-19-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,364
Posted By plegard
Suspension

I believe that every car in the US market gets the Adaptive M Suspension regardless of having the M-Sport package or not.

The ride is firm but I don't believe it is any rougher than the X5. I...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 03-18-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,568
Posted By plegard
Wondering the same thing

Just picked up new X1 this week.

Software versions in new X1 are:
MV: 130.007.002
Phone: 130.007.002

Went to www.bmw.com/update, entered last 7 of my VIN and was told there was an update.
...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 03-18-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,710
Posted By plegard
Agree completely

Also have Harman Kardon and find the volume to be lower than in my previous X5 (also with Harman Kardon).

So funny, because I have tried the same things you did: checked the iPod connection, the...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 03-18-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,364
Posted By plegard
3 Days in. Observations from a former X5 owner (long)

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=555215&d=1458326111

Garage space in new house mandated a move from 2015 X5 35D M-Sport to a smaller car. I am a BMW loyalist and like...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 03-15-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,253
Posted By plegard
Thanks for the photos

Am picking up Black Sapphire tomorrow with the same 566 wheels. Really like those rims on the X1.

Your car looks amazing. Hopefully mine will as well.

Will try to post pics after delivery
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-14-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,913
Posted By plegard
Looks awesome. thanks for posting. Congrats.

Looks awesome. Thanks for the photo. Very helpful. Congrats.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-09-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,913
Posted By plegard
Car looks awesome! What color is the back lower bumper?

Your photos look great and the back bumper looks like it is black (body colored). But all the other photos / videos I have seen online make the bumper look grey.

Would you post a few photos from...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-04-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,809
Posted By plegard
Sliding & Reclining Rear Seat Option

Has anyone here added the "Sliding & Reclining Seat" option?

Trying to figure out if it INCREASES leg room in the 2nd Row versus the legroom in the base X1, or if the option just slides the seats...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-03-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,671
Posted By plegard
Here are two photos showing the back of M-Sport Black Sapphire

Here is a photo showing the back of M-Sport Black Sapphire.

Two people I showed the photo said it wasn't a big deal, another said it looked like an unpainted bumper due to an impending repair and...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-03-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 873
Posted By plegard
Luxury Package

Does the Luxury Package change anything about the exterior appearance of the X1?

When clicking on the Luxury Package on the website it says: "Chrome design elements add a stylish accent to the...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-02-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,671
Posted By plegard
Thank you. Found another video that seems to show...

Thank you. Found another video that seems to show that the lower back bumper is grey, rather than black, even on the black sapphire.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=CIpqX8L7WNA&feature=youtu.be
...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-01-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,671
Posted By plegard
So the black sapphire should just look like an...

So the black sapphire should just look like an all black backside? The "360 degree exterior" tool on the bmwusa.com website makes the back of the black sapphire look like there is some light grey...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-01-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By plegard
X1 M-Sport Question

For anyone with X1 with M-Sport,

Have a strange question. Does the lower portion of the front grill have enough ground clearance to avoid scraping the concrete barriers that are often found at...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-01-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,701
Posted By plegard
500 mil roundtrip journey

Got 31.9mpg on the way there (eco-pro, highway, stop/go for first 30min of the 4hr trip, mild A/C, wind aided)

Got 30.0 on the way back. (eco-pro, into the wind, 100 degree temps outside using...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-13-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 15,457
Posted By plegard
Excellent. Very cool. Congrats. My 35d...

Excellent. Very cool. Congrats.

My 35d caught a ride this morning and is supposed to be at the dealer on Monday 8/18.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-12-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,913
Posted By plegard
Very cool. Thanks for the info. 24mpg city for a...

Very cool. Thanks for the info. 24mpg city for a 5000lb SUV is amazing.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-09-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,913
Posted By plegard
No "Holds" on my 35d either

Just got update from our salesman. 35d is at the VPC as of 8/8/14 and the "Holds" line is now empty whereas before it read "Holds: Maroney/EPA, Release".

Should confirm that 35d has passed EPA...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-07-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,913
Posted By plegard
Mine has said "Holds: Monroney/EPA, Release"...

Mine has said "Holds: Monroney/EPA, Release" since the start of build and still says that as of 11am cdt this morning. Do not believe that any of the X5s have passed EPA.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-06-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,522
Posted By plegard
On this thread (post #13) the person believes...

On this thread (post #13) the person believes that the transmission update IS hardware related, not just firmware. Not sure if that has been confirmed or proven wrong, but at least one person chimed...
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