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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-22-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,359
Posted By caden
interesting....everything about bmw is dynamic-...

interesting....everything about bmw is dynamic- dynamic packaging, pricing, etc. i'll have to live without cause da beast in coming home this week!:D
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-01-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,359
Posted By caden
my '11 came without the m-package, but with sport...

my '11 came without the m-package, but with sport package. i'm not sure if the m adaptive was part of the sport package, but the drive felt remarkably better than my bro's x6 without sport package....
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-01-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,359
Posted By caden
just spoke with my dealer, the m adaptive...

just spoke with my dealer, the m adaptive suspension option is no longer a la carte, it's now included in the "dynamic handling package"....for 4,500 clams. i'll have to do without, no $$$- just...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-29-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,321
Posted By caden
nah, you're not busting my walnuts- it's just my...

nah, you're not busting my walnuts- it's just my anecdotal assessment. I do see your point: for years bmw has branded itself as the ultimate driving machine. the brand has elicited words, images,...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-29-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,321
Posted By caden
i was stimulated by the roundel 12+ years...

i was stimulated by the roundel 12+ years ago....granny is just funny- she may have stimulated my funny bone. but if the intent was to evoke an emotional response via humor in general, especially if...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-29-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,321
Posted By caden
the commercial is actually refreshing. in term of...

the commercial is actually refreshing. in term of marketing, deviating from the norm may actually help the brand. taking the brand seriously, but not oneself (humor) may gravitate attention from the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-29-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,359
Posted By caden
please correct me if my understanding is lacking....

please correct me if my understanding is lacking. there are 3 types of suspension: standard, sport, and the adaptive (all have the same components). the lux and x-line are equipped with standard...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-28-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,408
Posted By caden
! The engine is highly addictive :-D[/QUOTE] ...

! The engine is highly addictive :-D[/QUOTE]
:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:
the engine note is intoxicating- the 35i is great, as long you don't test drive the 5.0i
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-28-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By caden
imo, minus 7% from the msrp is a decent deal, at...

imo, minus 7% from the msrp is a decent deal, at least for new one.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-27-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,446
Posted By caden
i live in va- it's required to have front and...

i live in va- it's required to have front and rear plate affixed to the car. aside from affixing the front plate to the windshield, are there other minimally invasive methods without drilling holes...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-27-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,359
Posted By caden
just placed an order for the 5.0i 2 hours...

just placed an order for the 5.0i 2 hours earlier, the m suspension option is no longer available. has anyone test driven the 5.0i with the m suspension option? is the performance noticeably better...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,670
Posted By caden
my '12 x5 5.0i has to be replenished with a quart...

my '12 x5 5.0i has to be replenished with a quart approx. every 3-4K miles and it's beyond the break-in period--and yes, i do carry an extra quart in the trunk. a buddy of mine has similar issue and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,194
Posted By caden
...and probably inherit a wealth of debt too....

...and probably inherit a wealth of debt too....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,360
Posted By caden
truth in every sentence! i diplomatically...

truth in every sentence! i diplomatically declined ALL except for the alignment. I did ask for pre- and post alignment specs- 3 of the specs did not hit the "target data" but i'd assume these specs...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,360
Posted By caden
no, the power steering irrigation isn't part of...

no, the power steering irrigation isn't part of the bmw 4 year scholarship- only 149.95....FFX dealer. Not worth the 328i loaner.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,360
Posted By caden
c'mon, not a single response...i know this isn't...

c'mon, not a single response...i know this isn't the most interesting question(s) but the SA is awaiting a response from me with regarding to these recommended services. Power steering...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,360
Posted By caden
30K scheduled maintenance: coverage questions

My wife took the '11 X5 in this morning for the scheduled 30K service. She told me the SA recommended power steering flush and fluid replacement as part of the maintenance in addition to alignment...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-18-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 28,679
Posted By caden
I'm not sure if the E70 has similiar twin-turbo...

I'm not sure if the E70 has similiar twin-turbo platform as the E60 N55 engine...but I had similiar symptoms you're experiencing but with the '08 E60/N55. The car made multiple visits to the shop...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-14-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,103
Posted By caden
+++1

+++1
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-09-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,672
Posted By caden
++++1. so very true- its a natural evolution....

++++1. so very true- its a natural evolution. suddenly I'm flirting with this crazy idea of trading my E46///M3 (I love this car) for a more refined 650i or aka sumo wrestler in a hugo boss suit.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-09-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,777
Posted By caden
allow me to clarify. I was specifically...

allow me to clarify. I was specifically referring to the dealer absorbing the cost of "additional mileage", ie. .25/mile if the allowable mileage is exceeded, NOT his remaining monthly lease...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-09-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,777
Posted By caden
BMWNA may not forgive miles; however, in the Op's...

BMWNA may not forgive miles; however, in the Op's situation, the dealer may have absorbed the cost for their VIP customers- an insignificant gesture of gratitude. M5canes has a remarkable history...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-09-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,554
Posted By caden
Or take the spirited driving down a notch- use...

Or take the spirited driving down a notch- use the "automated" gear with sport mode activated. Now, you can drink, text, and drive:)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-08-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,554
Posted By caden
if you like to enjoy a cup of caffeine without...

if you like to enjoy a cup of caffeine without compromising the spirited driving experience, SMG is the choice...GL
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,777
Posted By caden
to have owned and driven all these magnificent...

to have owned and driven all these magnificent machines, M5canes is a winner in my book....:thumbup:
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