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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-01-2010, 07:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,925
Posted By Halfdragon
It's there now

It's there now
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,796
Posted By Halfdragon
You don't. No one else has reported having to...

You don't. No one else has reported having to use one so far. I'm picking mine up on Friday in SC and driving back to FL. After that it will spend most weekdays doing short trips or none at all, so...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,264
Posted By Halfdragon
The 07 had heated rear seats with the cold...

The 07 had heated rear seats with the cold weather pkg. Don't know about other model years.

I would change the status of the X3 being the red-headed step-child of the models. Old iDrive, limited...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By Halfdragon
I just turned in my 07 lease last night (sniffle...

I just turned in my 07 lease last night (sniffle sniffle) and didn't have any transmission problems. I had the sport package and it was an amazing car, drives like the 3 series but easier to fit the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,265
Posted By Halfdragon
There is no "build" fee, but if they have a car...

There is no "build" fee, but if they have a car sitting on the lot they've already paid for it and may be more willing to negotiate to get rid of it vs ordering. If the dealer won't negotiate on the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 710
Posted By Halfdragon
It's part of BMW Assist. If your X3 is still...

It's part of BMW Assist. If your X3 is still under warranty you should have the free basic service ("Safety Plan"). If you press it you'll get a real person, it doesn't just dispatch rescue to you....
Forum: Off-Topic 01-21-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,928
Posted By Halfdragon
BMW-Eq - Agreed. If an old white guy had...

BMW-Eq - Agreed.

If an old white guy had shown up on American Idol last week singing that Pants on the Ground - racist. Old black guy - immediate viral hit.


:thumbup:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-21-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,853
Posted By Halfdragon
"But I'm saying, that TruCoat, you don't get it,...

"But I'm saying, that TruCoat, you don't get it, you get oxidation problems. ... See, they install that TruCoat at the factory. There's nothing we can do." :thumbup: Favorite part of that movie.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 506
Posted By Halfdragon
In my 2007 it's 33" at the lowest area in the...

In my 2007 it's 33" at the lowest area in the back (nearest the rear cargo door). As you get closer to the front and over the rear seats it slopes up about another two inches, which is where the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,726
Posted By Halfdragon
I have a lease ending in two weeks, my new X5 is...

I have a lease ending in two weeks, my new X5 is at the Performance Center waiting on me. My End of Lease paperwork says that the disposition fee is waived if you finance a new BMW through BMW...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-20-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,726
Posted By Halfdragon
If you were planning on transferring your license...

If you were planning on transferring your license plate on the lease to the new X5, you will have return the lease when you pick up the X5. Otherwise you'll have to pay about $200 to get a new plate...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-14-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,725
Posted By Halfdragon
My Track says mine's in Production as of last...

My Track says mine's in Production as of last Tuesday. It was supposed to start build on 12/29. I called the 800 number today and it said it's on its way to the prep center. Since I'm doing the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-14-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,464
Posted By Halfdragon
I don't have my 35d yet, but currently in my X3...

I don't have my 35d yet, but currently in my X3 when my iPhone is paired via BT, when an incoming call comes in it blanks all current audio output for maybe 4-5s before the ringing starts.
I...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,090
Posted By Halfdragon
The sunroof shouldn't make any noise when the...

The sunroof shouldn't make any noise when the glass is closed, whether the headliner shade is closed over it or not. If you have the roof rack cross-rails, those do add noise.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-14-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,464
Posted By Halfdragon
Wow! That sucks! Does it still happen if the...

Wow! That sucks! Does it still happen if the phone is not paired with the car?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,858
Posted By Halfdragon
07 with sport built in Feb 07. 38K. No problems....

07 with sport built in Feb 07. 38K. No problems. It's getting turned in at the end of the lease in two weeks, I'm really sad to see it go. Hope I like the X5 as much
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 01-12-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,009
Posted By Halfdragon
Thanks Jim. At this point I've only given a...

Thanks Jim. At this point I've only given a deposit to the dealership and some basic financing paperwork. Haven't signed off on anything loan related that you usually do when you pick up the car. ...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 01-12-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,348
Posted By Halfdragon
Smilemaker, your CA schedules the date when you...

Smilemaker, your CA schedules the date when you place the order and you opt for the PC pickup. He/she should ask for some dates that work for you and he'll try to find a match for an available spot....
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,841
Posted By Halfdragon
OP, welcome to the board. I have a 2007 and the...

OP, welcome to the board. I have a 2007 and the only maintenance I've ever done on it is put air in the tires. It went in for maintenance each time when the car told me it was time. Never even...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 01-11-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,009
Posted By Halfdragon
Thanks for the info Jim. When did you do all of...

Thanks for the info Jim. When did you do all of the sales paperwork?
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 01-11-2010, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,009
Posted By Halfdragon
Jonathan: My Itinerary PDF that came with...

Jonathan:

My Itinerary PDF that came with the email says:
-Driving Experience (some text about it)
-Product Overview (some text about this)
-X Drive and visiting the BMW Museum
Text says:...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-09-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,582
Posted By Halfdragon
Cold weather, can't live without my heated seats....

Cold weather, can't live without my heated seats. Yes, I live in FL but they get used all the time!

I agree that premium is essential, but it irks me that you have to pay extra on a $50K plus car...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-09-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,950
Posted By Halfdragon
The etrailer link says "Noticable fascia trimming...

The etrailer link says "Noticable fascia trimming required" on that page, but not when you click the product to go to the regular product page at...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-08-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,002
Posted By Halfdragon
Carscoop claiming that 306hp engine will be in...

Carscoop claiming that 306hp engine will be in the Euro-only 7 series in 2010: http://reviews.carreview.com/blog/2010-bmw-7-series-to-get-new-diesel-and-awd/

Haven't seen any of the upcoming...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 01-08-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,237
Posted By Halfdragon
My X3 has been going to Reeves for three years. ...

My X3 has been going to Reeves for three years. It's all been warranty work. No problems with them, car was always ready when they said it would be. My only complaint really is that the loaners...
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