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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-24-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By X5M5
No, you made a pointless statement about getting...

No, you made a pointless statement about getting a girl off in bed to BMWs active sound system almost as if you felt you were 'too good' for having such a feature on your car.

BMW is doing all...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-24-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 506
Posted By X5M5
Why do you care? If he likes his car, so be it. ...

Why do you care? If he likes his car, so be it.

Chris
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-09-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By X5M5
Can you adjust the LED lights to bring the beam...

Can you adjust the LED lights to bring the beam up a bit? its a nice technology but agree that LED vs Xenon benefits might not be as obvious.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-08-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,636
Posted By X5M5
I think you nailed it with the comparison. I...

I think you nailed it with the comparison.

I have a number of cars from the BMW lineup - a e39 M5 with 15k on it (the baby), a E53 X5, a E71 X6. I have also had good seat time in a F10.

The F10...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-02-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,317
Posted By X5M5
You are in New Brunswick....Canada?

You are in New Brunswick....Canada?
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 10-02-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By X5M5
Cool! Yeah if you are in upstate NY I understand...

Cool! Yeah if you are in upstate NY I understand about the snow. If you end up with a Sport Package X6, I would get a dedicated set of snow tires. Non-sport X6s should be just fine on the standard...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 10-02-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By X5M5
I've been a long time BMW owner so I guess I have...

I've been a long time BMW owner so I guess I have some history with the cars.

First, I hate the electronic power steering on all the new BMWs, so let me just get that out of the way :) It's better...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-07-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,387
Posted By X5M5
Go to kbb.com, edmunds.com or...

Go to kbb.com, edmunds.com or truecar.com.....Those sites will list 'invoice' price.


So if you buy a car from Greg and you are on the east coast, your local dealer can't do a courtesy delivery?...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-06-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 910
Posted By X5M5
Is it a bump-stop for the hood or the trunk? It...

Is it a bump-stop for the hood or the trunk? It probably does not belong to the Z, but never the less...seeing the threaded end implies it can be adjusted once installed...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-20-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,626
Posted By X5M5
Why not get an extended warranty from BMW and...

Why not get an extended warranty from BMW and just keep the car?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-25-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,171
Posted By X5M5
What kind of twitch are you talking about, there...

What kind of twitch are you talking about, there was an issue in the steering column on earlier cars (2003-2006) where excessive heat in the cabin would cause a gear in the steering column to become...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-25-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,614
Posted By X5M5
se4y, BMW makes a button kit for the 2003 model,...

se4y, BMW makes a button kit for the 2003 model, which I believe you have :) that will get you the buttons.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-25-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By X5M5
Where is the location of the wear? The newer Z4s...

Where is the location of the wear? The newer Z4s (late 06 to 08) do not have a locking system to lock the top down, instead it relies on the hydraulics to keep the top in place. Unfortunately (to me)...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-15-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,431
Posted By X5M5
I just took a peek at RealOEM and did not see...

I just took a peek at RealOEM and did not see anything different -- there is a door lining for ~$29 and that was in place between 2006 and a 2008 model. If there's something I'm missing let me know!...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-14-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,431
Posted By X5M5
You can definitely use sound-proofing material...

You can definitely use sound-proofing material (like Dynamat) to get rid of the sound -- I completely agree with you, the 'thud' of the door closing in the Z4 sound cheap. I plan on lining the door...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-18-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,030
Posted By X5M5
Any time you ask enthusiasts on a forum whether...

Any time you ask enthusiasts on a forum whether you should upgrade, the answer will always be yes. People see value in certain options/features, enthusiasts always see value in all options and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-25-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,681
Posted By X5M5
It's really easy...when you buy an expensive item...

It's really easy...when you buy an expensive item like a car, you research the hell out of it and figure out its true cost with everything you want...the Xenon option was readily marked as an option...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-22-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,830
Posted By X5M5
I agree with what you are saying, and certainly a...

I agree with what you are saying, and certainly a big V-8 is a lot of fun. However, traffic keeps increasing, fuel prices keep going up ($3.75/gal for 93 in my area, and thats in a really crappy...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-18-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,830
Posted By X5M5
Why do you bother posting stuff like this? Should...

Why do you bother posting stuff like this? Should I look down on you because you didn't buy an M5? :rolleyes: Sorry but I think you'll find the majority of people here will find your opinion...
Forum: Interior 08-09-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 823
Posted By X5M5
Carbon Leather for Z4M

For the Z4 owners...OK I don't need to put a description up here....you know what it is and how nice it is :)

It came out of my Z4M and is in mint condition (no scratches/marks/etc).

Includes...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-21-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,063
Posted By X5M5
Well it looks like you are in New York. I would...

Well it looks like you are in New York. I would definitely suggest trying to go to another dealer. Explain the situation and reinforce the fact that it is very well known that the top motors go bad....
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 06-20-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,791
Posted By X5M5
Hi there, The TCU is an option on all model...

Hi there,

The TCU is an option on all model years. If you have the BMW Assist buttons in-between your seats, it is very likely you have Bluetooth and the TCU.

The TCU is located in the trunk,...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-24-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,998
Posted By X5M5
Is the red light flashing above the power top...

Is the red light flashing above the power top buttons in the console?
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-12-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,288
Posted By X5M5
The visual confirmation can be programmed, but...

The visual confirmation can be programmed, but its a dealer item.

The clown nose should work for you regardless of alarm or not. It takes a little bit for it to start blinking if I remember...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 05-03-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,288
Posted By X5M5
That not surprising that they will not install...

That not surprising that they will not install the harness for free. The car is out of warranty and you are the 2nd owner. The harness itself is about $80-$100. If you want the alarm badly, I would...
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