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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-11-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,094
Posted By kkratochvil
Do some searches in the forum for floor mats, as...

Do some searches in the forum for floor mats, as this question gets asked every few months. For instance, here was my answer last Feb:
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So, here's what I think I'm going to do for my F15...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-11-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By kkratochvil
Same for me. The worst combination seems to be...

Same for me. The worst combination seems to be when there's a lot of humidity and it's a bit colder (around freezing).
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-03-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,302
Posted By kkratochvil
My understanding of the "we recommend no cruise...

My understanding of the "we recommend no cruise control during break-in" logic is that it has nothing to do with low/high RPM. It's all about wanting variable RPM during break-in. So, they don't...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-25-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,074
Posted By kkratochvil
I had a 2010, E70 Diesel and went to a 2015, F15...

I had a 2010, E70 Diesel and went to a 2015, F15 diesel last February.

Agree with everyone RE the much upgraded interior (better leathers, more and richer trim choices, etc.). Also, the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-18-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,636
Posted By kkratochvil
Option 2 for me. I had Maui Jim's and loved them...

Option 2 for me. I had Maui Jim's and loved them as well. But,they don't make anything that's not polarized. I switched to a pair of Oakley's (non-polarized, of course) that I now love as well.
...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-05-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,809
Posted By kkratochvil
I'm pretty familiar with this as well and they...

I'm pretty familiar with this as well and they fixed in via a mid-October SW upgrade for entertainment/BT. If you have the same iDrive system in your 425i as the F15s, I suspect that upgrading to...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-27-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 20,667
Posted By kkratochvil
OK, it's not really random! :) PCD this...

OK, it's not really random! :)

PCD this past February.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-27-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By kkratochvil
:thumbup: I turn it off, stay in Comfort...

:thumbup:

I turn it off, stay in Comfort Mode and have gone months without having to turn it off again.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-15-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,768
Posted By kkratochvil
I've read it from a couple of sources. I believe...

I've read it from a couple of sources. I believe the situation is that as a result of the VW mess, the EPA is quickly changing some of their testing protocols. I suspect that causes some changes by...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 11-13-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,759
Posted By kkratochvil
Seems doubtful, given nothing is posted on the...

Seems doubtful, given nothing is posted on the BMW USA website. (http://www.bmwusa.com/Standard/Content/Explore/Experience/PDS/#vehicledelivery)

As has been noted in the forum, they've been...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 11-11-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,323
Posted By kkratochvil
+1

+1
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 11-11-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,417
Posted By kkratochvil
I'd add a couple of thoughts: - If you're...

I'd add a couple of thoughts:
- If you're ordering your BMW, then it's pretty insignificant to the dealer. It takes a slot and you're negotiating a price for that order slot, regardless of where you...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-11-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,977
Posted By kkratochvil
Congrats on your new X5i!! You asked about...

Congrats on your new X5i!!

You asked about Performance Cent Delivery (PCD). I did it for my 2015 35d last February. It's awesome! The driving is fun, it's great to see the plant and probably...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-08-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 816
Posted By kkratochvil
Do some searches for "LCI" on the forum. For...

Do some searches for "LCI" on the forum. For instance, this thread has some opinions: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=868602&highlight=lci.

There won't be any significant...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-08-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,097
Posted By kkratochvil
I found this thread useful: ...

I found this thread useful: http://f15.bimmerpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=953701.

I've used the ones from buckeyewalt, with maybe a variant or two, for quite awhile now. I don't know if...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-05-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,375
Posted By kkratochvil
I'm in this camp as well. My 2015 is an xLine,...

I'm in this camp as well. My 2015 is an xLine, rather than an M-Sport. I went with the Fineline Oak wood trim, but I also did the Mocha Design Package. For me, the combination of the additional...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-04-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,155
Posted By kkratochvil
Agreed. I have them and have had my F15 since...

Agreed. I have them and have had my F15 since late February. I or passengers have adjusted the angle of the backs a few times, but I don't think anyone has adjusted the fore/aft aspect.

On the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-29-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By kkratochvil
I can read my texts while driving...not sure why...

I can read my texts while driving...not sure why you're indicating that you can't? I do have the Enhanced BT option....
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-12-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,161
Posted By kkratochvil
:thumbup: I effectively have the exact...

:thumbup:

I effectively have the exact interior you're ordering, other than I added the Comfort Rear Seats (4FF) and I have the Ceramic Controls (4U1).

One other reason to get the Comfort...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-12-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,161
Posted By kkratochvil
Agree on DDC (5DL). It's included in Driver...

Agree on DDC (5DL). It's included in Driver Assistance Plus (ZDB).

Also, agree on Dynamic Damper Control + rear axle air suspension (2VM). It's an orderable option. Or, it's part of the Dynamic...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-12-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 812
Posted By kkratochvil
I've used a slightly older version of the...

I've used a slightly older version of the following: ...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-02-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 41,057
Posted By kkratochvil
You can go here to check on recalls: ...

You can go here to check on recalls: http://www.bmwusa.com/standard/content/owner/safetyrecalls.aspx.

On my E70, I thought this was a bit inaccurate at times, as I think there were a couple of...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-02-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,548
Posted By kkratochvil
I would guess the answer to that is "No", as it's...

I would guess the answer to that is "No", as it's just supposed to be upgrading the bluetooth connectivity components and maybe things like some of the Connected Drive stuff. But I haven't done any...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-02-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 41,057
Posted By kkratochvil
Updates: Keys in hand on 2/27/2015! :thumbup: ...

Updates: Keys in hand on 2/27/2015! :thumbup:

A few other items and I'll post some pics:
- PCD was awesome!! I highly recommend it for anyone. Getting to drive an X5 out on a track doing a...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-02-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,548
Posted By kkratochvil
I just did the upgrade as well. Clearly, BMW...

I just did the upgrade as well. Clearly, BMW doesn't upgrade their parts and new vehicles very quickly. My X5 was just built in early Feb. I did a PCD just last Friday (2/27) and mine had the same...
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