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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-10-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By John Galt
That was indeed a really strange turn of...

That was indeed a really strange turn of events... Best of luck on your search!

-John
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By John Galt
Update: got a call from the dealership service...

Update: got a call from the dealership service advisor and "side mirror motor replaced (for the FOURTH TIME!!!) and back hatch and steering column are operating as engineered..." I find this...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-02-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By John Galt
Thanks all- no, not a lease. I have a number of...

Thanks all- no, not a lease. I have a number of years left on the note. I purchased it with the intent to drive it well into six-figure mileage range and purchased an extended warranty through the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-01-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By John Galt
Plagued by electrical gremlins... Suggestions welcomed!

Hello All,

(ETA: Here's the Cliffs Notes version for those who'd rather not read through my post:
Anyone here have these issues with steering column failing to return to correct height, coupled...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-12-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,000
Posted By John Galt
According to owners manual, the 35d holds gears...

According to owners manual, the 35d holds gears longer when engine is cold to heat up DEF system more quickly. Strange, but apparently no big deal...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-26-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 969
Posted By John Galt
All, Thanks for your feedback. Bear with me...

All,

Thanks for your feedback. Bear with me as it's a Monday and I'm a little dense after gorging on Thanksgiving: with a deal worked out based on invoice pricing to start, wouldn't this money...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-25-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 969
Posted By John Galt
Rate this lease: 328xi

Hello Fellow Bimmerfesters,

I believe this is favorable, but I thought I'd get a litmus test on here just to be sure. Could you please rate this deal for me?

2013 328xi
Black Sapphire Metallic...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-25-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,009
Posted By John Galt
@Kar Don: Non RFT. I have a space saver spare so...

@Kar Don: Non RFT. I have a space saver spare so didn't need RFT.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-23-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,009
Posted By John Galt
Thanks all- I ended up with the Blizzaks...

Thanks all- I ended up with the Blizzaks installed today. I'll reply back here with my observations. I put around 3500-5000 miles on per month so I should be a good test mule!

- John
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-20-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 360
Posted By John Galt
WTB E70 18 inch wheels

Just as the title says- looking for a set. Willing to pay for shipping or pay a premium for those in the following states: IA, MN, ND, SD, WI. If you've got a set that are not cosmetically perfect...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-20-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,768
Posted By John Galt
Are these wheels/tires still available for sale?...

Are these wheels/tires still available for sale? Please let me know if you would consider shipping to Minneapolis. If they are still available, I will PM you with an offer.

Thanks,

John
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,009
Posted By John Galt
Snow tire suggestions for 2012 35d

Hello Fellow Bimmerfesters,

I am about to have snow tires installed on my recently-purchased 2012 X5 35d and I am in need of your feedback. I'm looking at either the Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V1 or...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-09-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,112
Posted By John Galt
OCNYBMW, Would you consider shipping to...

OCNYBMW,

Would you consider shipping to Minneapolis, I pay the shipping? I once shipped a set of rims and tires from Minneapolis to California and recall the cost was around $200. If you would...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-19-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,700
Posted By John Galt
Wow- do I ever need to find some seat covers for...

Wow- do I ever need to find some seat covers for the multi-countours as well! I'm about to pick up my new E70 next week and my 6-month old German Shorthair (he's almost 50 lbs) will destroy my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-05-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 435
Posted By John Galt
Deleted

Deleted- used the search function... Call me a newbie!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,001
Posted By John Galt
Daniel: PM Sent.

Daniel: PM Sent.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 934
Posted By John Galt
Newbie here - just placed order for new X5 35D

Hello Fellow E70'ers:

I posted this in the New Member Intro forum, but since this will be my home for the next 3 years, i figured it would be appopriate to post here as well:

Long time lurker...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-21-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By John Galt
Hello fellow Bimmerfesters - Newbie here from Minneapolis

Hello fellow Bimmerfesters,

Long time lurker and first time poster. Wife has owned a 335 xDrive for past two years and I finally joined the fray and put an order in yesterday for a 2012 X5 35d,...
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