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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-09-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,384
Posted By zgaspen
That they do - I've only had them on in the...

That they do - I've only had them on in the winter. Looking now for a summer or a year round....reading just now another thread on Toyo's and a Michelin Latitude HP. I've had the latter before in a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-09-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,384
Posted By zgaspen
The Pirelli snow and ice served me very well the...

The Pirelli snow and ice served me very well the last two winters. Of course only a few storms this year, but last year, they made the X5 a tank, 20" 315's staggered and all.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-09-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By zgaspen
What are you running instead? Did you swap these...

What are you running instead? Did you swap these out at purchase? Buying new tires this week, so curious. I wasn't planning on going the Sportmax route again. Trashing my Scorpion snow and ices...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-08-2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,339
Posted By zgaspen
The 25k deduction limit is for section 179...

The 25k deduction limit is for section 179 expense election on suvs over 6k. Newer law: If over 6k pounds, like our x5's, and if you have the business use, qualifying personal property that is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-03-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,520
Posted By zgaspen
Well, thanks to everyone for their response and...

Well, thanks to everyone for their response and input here....quick update to maybe cap the thread I started in September....

After much consideration, I ended up sticking with the 20" 214's and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-03-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,527
Posted By zgaspen
I haven't tied this with my BB Tour, but I'm...

I haven't tied this with my BB Tour, but I'm pretty sure only models built sometime in or after October 2010 have the feature for office and e-mail viewing. It would be great if someone could...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-03-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,087
Posted By zgaspen
Agree totally on changing out for winter tires. ...

Agree totally on changing out for winter tires. Even when no snow on the ground, extremely hard and they seemed to get worse the longer I waited to switch them out. I was gone for much of November...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-10-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,093
Posted By zgaspen
I'm just checking in on the other thread I...

I'm just checking in on the other thread I started a few weeks back, nice to see a few from CO on this one....

I have the 20" 214's on a 2011 35d. On Tuesday, I went to the Land Rover dealership...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-26-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,520
Posted By zgaspen
Thanks for the input, guys. I hope to run into a...

Thanks for the input, guys. I hope to run into a few folks locally who have run the Pirelli's on their Range Rover or Porsche SUV's. The one I talked used them or a similar tire on a AWD Targa with...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-25-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,520
Posted By zgaspen
20" Winter Tires Recommended? Any Experience??

With Winter quickly approaching and a need to do something by early November where I live (Aspen, Colorado), does anyone have any further thoughts on using winter times on their X5? I have a 2011 35d...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-25-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,948
Posted By zgaspen
With Winter quickly approaching and a need to do...

With Winter quickly approaching and a need to do something by early November where I live (Aspen, Colorado), does anyone have any further thoughts on using winter times on their X5? I have a 2011...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,516
Posted By zgaspen
Colorado here also...living at 8,000 feet, I have...

Colorado here also...living at 8,000 feet, I have taken my X5 (now with 1,100 miles) on several trips back and forth on I-70 to Denver. Daily driving up and down our valley at 70 with a few stops...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-16-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 52,801
Posted By zgaspen
I ordered initially in April from Schomp at their...

I ordered initially in April from Schomp at their fancy new pad off Lucent and C470. (Really nice, but maybe too big for my tastes). Returning from a trip with my family in the Hills, I came...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-12-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 52,801
Posted By zgaspen
My car has been finished now for at least a...

My car has been finished now for at least a month. My biggest gripe is that my "new" car has just been sitting around for four or five (or soon to be six) weeks and they can't get it to me. I live...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-03-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 52,801
Posted By zgaspen
...and to add to poor logistical management on...

...and to add to poor logistical management on BMWUSA's part (that national Reuters article must be understating how backed up they are), my dealer in Denver today e-mailed me back to say that it...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 06-01-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,287
Posted By zgaspen
When I ordered in April, I was told there was a...

When I ordered in April, I was told there was a .0004 swing for 740+ credit. For 15,000 miles, 36 mo, 2011 x5 35d i was given .0027. In May, when rates changed (residual went from 55 to 56%), I was...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,586
Posted By zgaspen
Scroll down for shots of the 209's on a 2011 35d:...

Scroll down for shots of the 209's on a 2011 35d:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=451724&page=12

The 210's are probably a "nicer" wheel if I could pick between them, but I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-25-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 52,801
Posted By zgaspen
Weston Bimmer is correct. I was told today by my...

Weston Bimmer is correct. I was told today by my CA that all X5's (I assume he meant CO) are headed by train first to California. He stated this will put my delivery out "another week or two." ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-02-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,153
Posted By zgaspen
Inside is the only way to go... I live in...

Inside is the only way to go...

I live in the mountains about 20 minutes from my office, so I basically live out of my car with bikes and running gear in the summer and at least three pairs of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-28-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 52,801
Posted By zgaspen
My thoughts on the diesel are that the engine for...

My thoughts on the diesel are that the engine for 2011 will now be in its 3rd year. I figure by now that any and all bugs have been worked out and my car on order will be great.

I had a chance...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-28-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,477
Posted By zgaspen
My order for a 2011 was placed on the 17 of April...

My order for a 2011 was placed on the 17 of April and I was originally told I would realistically receive the car on the 15th of May. Production for my vehicle was set to begin this week. My CA...
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