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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-06-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,895
Posted By baloo588
I also thought that C &D was a bit unfair not to...

I also thought that C &D was a bit unfair not to include air suspension and a nicer appearance package for the X5 which makes a difference. Also I dont agree with some comments like you said. However...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-05-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,895
Posted By baloo588
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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-05-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,895
Posted By baloo588
Relax bud i am making a valid point that not all...

Relax bud i am making a valid point that not all cars reflect the brand perfectly and Audi does make great cars and so does BMW. Sorry you had a bad experience with the Q7. I had a horrible...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-05-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,895
Posted By baloo588
I agree with you! I have a 2012 Audi A8L and my...

I agree with you! I have a 2012 Audi A8L and my two sons have the 2014 Audi A6 TDI and 2016 Audi A7 3.0T. They are all superb and super reliable. The 2012 A8L has 99k miles on it and I do 28k miles...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-15-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,460
Posted By baloo588
Thats normal now. No such thing as cheap lease...

Thats normal now. No such thing as cheap lease for any car. Go for it or try the Mercdes Ml350 which has better lease for you and is a great SUV. The new Audi Q7 has horrible lease rate.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-15-2016, 08:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,555
Posted By baloo588
I agree, I wish I could change the damn post...

I agree, I wish I could change the damn post heading to the Michelin Latitude Tour HP runflats sucks in snow and not the X5d per se.....
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-13-2016, 07:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,555
Posted By baloo588
You know I had thought about sipping those all...

You know I had thought about sipping those all season run flats but its so hard to find someone around here to do it properly. Since the car is leased I kept the run flats stored and will use the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-13-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,555
Posted By baloo588
After switching out the run-craps for the nicer...

After switching out the run-craps for the nicer and superior Michelin Premier LTX tires, the X5 felt smoother and more confident inspiring on the highway and quieter. The X5 handles so much better...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-20-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By baloo588
My X5 rides much better and is smoother and...

My X5 rides much better and is smoother and handles more accurately with good steering feedback on the nonrunflat then the runflat tires. The car tracks straighter and is less sensitive and twitchy...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-05-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,555
Posted By baloo588
Hey, I am glad you feel the same way about the...

Hey, I am glad you feel the same way about the runflats. I did feel vibrations on the highway attributed to the stiffer sidewall despite perfect balance. The Premier LTX is smooth as glass without...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-03-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,555
Posted By baloo588
I agree with you. I have the Blizzaks winter...

I agree with you. I have the Blizzaks winter tires on my A7 and A8 but we decide not to go with winters on the X5 and get really good all season Michelin nonrunflats which have done well with our...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-03-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,555
Posted By baloo588
So I got the Michelin Premier LTX tires put on...

So I got the Michelin Premier LTX tires put on the car and road force balanced today. The X5d rides so smooth with these all season non runflat tires. The grip and handling feels more natural and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-01-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,555
Posted By baloo588
Yeah these Michelins came with the car. I am...

Yeah these Michelins came with the car. I am replacing the runflats with the Michelin Premier LTX tires on Thursday. They are softer and have much better tractions according to the reviews and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-30-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,555
Posted By baloo588
Hey no problem. It took the car a long time...

Hey no problem.

It took the car a long time to get moving as we backed out of the garage which has less then 10 degree decline to the back of the driveway. It also took twice as long to stop at...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-26-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,555
Posted By baloo588
Honestly its the tires. I have air suspension and...

Honestly its the tires. I have air suspension and dynamic dampers on my X5d and its still very smooth but the runflats transmit road vibes to my seat on the highways compared to the Ml350 and i get...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-24-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,555
Posted By baloo588
Glad to hear that the same types of tires are...

Glad to hear that the same types of tires are doing well on you E70s however it was not the same for us. The tire does so much worse then the nonrunflat version of the same tire in the size 255/50R19...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-22-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,555
Posted By baloo588
I have blizzaks lm32 and XICE Xi3 winter...

I have blizzaks lm32 and XICE Xi3 winter wheel/tire sets on my A7 and A8L respectively but the X5 will not be used as much so I thought it will be best to stick with good all season nonrunflats and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-22-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,555
Posted By baloo588
I am glad you feel the same way as I do in terms...

I am glad you feel the same way as I do in terms of both the Mercedes and BMW having the same tire brand and name but non-runflat vs runflat. The runflat version of each tire does worse then their...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-21-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,555
Posted By baloo588
I have the regular tires on my other cars and...

I have the regular tires on my other cars and they are smoother and same thing with the regular winter tires. The runflats are harder and the car isn't that smooth and I won't go with the runflats...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-21-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,555
Posted By baloo588
X5d lousy in snow

Our 2015 BMW X5d is a great car and we love it. BUT the traction in the snow is so pathetic that its worst then any car I have owned in the past 15 years with all season tires. This car has the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-17-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By baloo588
I got mines built and delivered to Michigan in 2...

I got mines built and delivered to Michigan in 2 weeks! Its fairly fast and I would order one soon and tell the dealer when you like it delivered by and it will.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-16-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By baloo588
We have the 2015 X5d with the DDC + rear air...

We have the 2015 X5d with the DDC + rear air suspension and the ride is very smooth and comfortable on the runflat though I do feel some feedback from the runflats on highways when the asphalt or...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-01-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,016
Posted By baloo588
What happens is that when the outgoing tire is...

What happens is that when the outgoing tire is getting low on inventory, they jack up the prices everywhere. The newer Premier LTX is in demand but they are producing a lot of them. I have seen this...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-01-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,016
Posted By baloo588
From my experience, I have driven may different...

From my experience, I have driven may different tires and I love Michelins the most when growing up too like you. They are the best riding tires and the smoothest. They have best quality controls and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-01-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,016
Posted By baloo588
Honestly, I would dump the run flats now....

Honestly,

I would dump the run flats now. The michelins are good and I have the latitude tour hp 255/50R19 on my new 2015 X5d that I got last Monday but I am ditching them and getting some...
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