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Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-28-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,735
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Why don't you just order to spec. Only takes 6-8...

Why don't you just order to spec. Only takes 6-8 weeks if I recall from when I ordered mine. You can get a great deal at Athens BMW through their internet sales manager. Contact Rick Bythewood:...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-28-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Thanks! I have my Curt from my e70 X5 in the...

Thanks! I have my Curt from my e70 X5 in the garage waiting to get installed on my new X5.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-04-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
At the minimum, cover the alternator.

At the minimum, cover the alternator.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-27-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Do you have the part number for the Curt hitch...

Do you have the part number for the Curt hitch you installed? Thanks!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-21-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
I got a fantastic deal through Rick Bythewood,...

I got a fantastic deal through Rick Bythewood, the internet manager at Athens BMW in Athens, GA. His e-mail is: rickb@athensbmw.com
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-18-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
The BMW ventilated seats suck. Just get whatever...

The BMW ventilated seats suck. Just get whatever leather you want and don't worry about the ventilated seats. The ones in my other car are great, BTW.
Forum: F12 / F13 M6 and F06 M6 Gran Coupe (2012 - current) 06-15-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
I recently found the best deal from...

I recently found the best deal from joeyfloyd@athensbmw.com
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-13-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Fixed!

Fixed!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-03-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Yes, Isopropyl/rubbing alcohol works better than...

Yes, Isopropyl/rubbing alcohol works better than anything else on sap.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-01-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Rubbing alcohol followed by wax

Rubbing alcohol followed by wax
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-26-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,318
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Well the OP asked us to speculate which engine...

Well the OP asked us to speculate which engine would be better, so I speculate that the 50 will be the least reliable and most expensive in the long run, just as it's always been. It's also the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-26-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,318
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Speculate this:...

Speculate this: https://www.google.com/search?q=MW+N62+recall&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8#q=bmw+n62+engine+problems

I've had two previous versions (e70, e38) of the BMW V8 engines in my cars and I will...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-26-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,318
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
If you plan on keeping the X5 past the warranty...

If you plan on keeping the X5 past the warranty period, I would shy away from the 50. As far back as I can remember, they have all sorts of major issues as they approach 100K miles. The previous...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-20-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,919
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Actually, the cheapest solution for a hitch...

Actually, the cheapest solution for a hitch mounted bike rack would be a hitch from etrailer.com. Not as elegant as the Invisihitch, but a hell of a lot cheaper.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-20-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,608
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
I know in my area, I would never take my car to a...

I know in my area, I would never take my car to a BMW certified body shop. I take it to the best body shop in town with experience working on BMWs. They happen to be a Porsche certified shop, for...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-15-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 693
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
No

No
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-07-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,938
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Thanks Yep, same part# I had for my e70 X5. Guess...

Thanks Yep, same part# I had for my e70 X5. Guess it will be going on to my F15.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-06-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,938
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Can you post up the part number for the Curt...

Can you post up the part number for the Curt hitch you are installing? I have my Curt from my old e70 and etrailer.com shows the same part number for the F15. Just want to be sure it really is the...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 04-02-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,511
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
My experience jump starting newer BMWs is that...

My experience jump starting newer BMWs is that you need to leave the cars connected with the good car running for a couple of minutes before the car with the dead battery will crank. Probably safer...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-12-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,689
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Or you paid for it with your inflated "doc"...

Or you paid for it with your inflated "doc" fee!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Are you sure it's not coming from the center...

Are you sure it's not coming from the center grill on top of the dash? Press down on it when you hear the noise to see if it goes away.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-06-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,460
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Most polarized lenses are made so light coming...

Most polarized lenses are made so light coming from above (Sun) or below (Water, snow) is filtered away. Oakley must filter from different angles or they must be buying Foakleys!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-05-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,460
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
I have HUD and I can't see it half the time since...

I have HUD and I can't see it half the time since it all but disappears with polarized sunglasses.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-01-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
You can also get it coded so it will shut...

You can also get it coded so it will shut everything off once you open the door.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-01-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,117
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
My F15 dusts much less than my e70 did. My 2011...

My F15 dusts much less than my e70 did. My 2011 335i also dusts much less than my previous BMWs.
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