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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-09-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By 1STBimmer
I bought the base support system for the F15 and...

I bought the base support system for the F15 and a sears box which is darker and blend better with my cars color. Build quality seems about the same as the thule box. Im planning on using it once or...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-07-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By 1STBimmer
Yeah, after I started getting the error I...

Yeah, after I started getting the error I remembered your older post about the different taillight harnesses....

Btw, I noticed one of your mods is ECE headlight beam pattern. Was that coding or...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 07-03-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By 1STBimmer
->>> F15 <<<- Taillight error after coding Euro BFD

So I coded the BFD to do blinking instead of longer bar and now every time I break hard (but shouldn't be hard enough to activate BFD)

I found this as an option on the F30 and wanted to try it...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-03-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By 1STBimmer
Hi, post your question under the E70 X5...

Hi, post your question under the E70 X5 (2007-2013) forum. You'll get more help there. Or ask a mod to tow the thread.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-02-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,271
Posted By 1STBimmer
I had soft close doors in my 5 series and they...

I had soft close doors in my 5 series and they were useful, from time to time, if for some reason I (or my kids, more often) wasn't able to fully close the door. But in the X5 the doors are so heavy...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-30-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,127
Posted By 1STBimmer
Word. It is a bad deal. A cap cost...

Word. It is a bad deal.

A cap cost reduction is when they take cash (or your trade in value) and use to reduce the purchase price of the new car, thus reducing the lease payments. It's not one of...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-29-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,127
Posted By 1STBimmer
Is it $13000 and your X5 as trade in? ...

Is it $13000 and your X5 as trade in?

Anyhow, when you lease you're basically renting the car for the agreed upon period, and paying for the depreciation and the interest on the loan the leasing...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-29-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By 1STBimmer
Go to carmax to get their offer, they'll usually...

Go to carmax to get their offer, they'll usually make you a fair one, and it's good for a week.
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-25-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 846
Posted By 1STBimmer
I test drove one last week. It is a quick little...

I test drove one last week. It is a quick little car. I liked it and am considering it as a city car since my commute is ~3 miles. Now just need to wait for an ED lease killer deal to get one!
Enjoy...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-25-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,534
Posted By 1STBimmer
What I've heard is that the 550's/V8's are more...

What I've heard is that the 550's/V8's are more prone to issues that the 535/I6 cars. Maybe looking for a lower mileage 535 is the way to go. I just like the 'oomph' of the V8 too much to let it go....
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-23-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,573
Posted By 1STBimmer
1k over invoice on fully loaded X5 50i. Local...

1k over invoice on fully loaded X5 50i. Local dealer wanted MSRP - $500 cause they couldn't keep one on the lot...depending on dealer YMMV.

$1k over seems to be the norm for those that shop...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-23-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 832
Posted By 1STBimmer
Having had both, This one looks exactly the same...

Having had both, This one looks exactly the same on the inside (nicer interior, though) and a little larger on the outside, at least from the back, maybe because the E70's rear glass was more...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 06-23-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,534
Posted By 1STBimmer
Time to say good bye to the GT

So, after 30 months of living with the my GT we parted ways on Saturday. A new F14/X5 took its place. I loved the car, but with three little ones we neeed 7 seats.

Like most all GT owners (at...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-30-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By 1STBimmer
Comfort Seats = Common name for 'Multi-contour...

Comfort Seats = Common name for 'Multi-contour seats'. They're one and the same. Komfortsitze in German.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-10-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,466
Posted By 1STBimmer
I agree, but some 'higher up' thought they could...

I agree, but some 'higher up' thought they could make an extra 0.0000129% profit f they didn't perforate the back seats. :rolleyes:
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-10-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By 1STBimmer
Btw, if you want a close up of how Aluminum Hex...

Btw, if you want a close up of how Aluminum Hex looks like look at the first picture on the following post:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=8268303&postcount=20
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-10-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,498
Posted By 1STBimmer
Thanks for the pictures. I have three small kids...

Thanks for the pictures. I have three small kids 6, 4 and 2 so the older two will be able to ride in the back with their boosters instead of having to take two cars when we all go out! Perfect.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-10-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,466
Posted By 1STBimmer
Actually the F07 used to have perforated seats...

Actually the F07 used to have perforated seats front and back, however now they only come with the front seats perforated and back are solid (a bean counter thought they would save 50cents by doing...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-09-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By 1STBimmer
I've not seen it either in the X5, but seen it in...

I've not seen it either in the X5, but seen it in a GT.
I'm ordering one in Carbon Black with Ivory Nappa design pkg and alum hexagon trim. I like it better than oak.

IMO Wood is more elegant,...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-08-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,042
Posted By 1STBimmer
Any luck ordering MSport + Dynamic Handling Package + 3rd row seats?

Has anyone been able to order this option combination?

I can order Xline + Dyn Handling + 3rd row seats but if I add the MSport then it drops the Dynamic Handling Pkg.

It is silly that I have...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 12-22-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,834
Posted By 1STBimmer
You,ve got to be kidding me.... I am having this...

You,ve got to be kidding me.... I am having this exact same problem, and just got my car back after 3 months sitting in the dealer lot because of no availability of a transfer case which was replaced...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 10-26-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,441
Posted By 1STBimmer
Don't get the fob on the internetz, it's useless....

Don't get the fob on the internetz, it's useless. F-series cars fobs have to be coded to the car from the factory..Unlike older cars where the car could learn the fob. My dealer asked $500 for a...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-30-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,572
Posted By 1STBimmer
My 2012 550 has been sitting at the dealer for 10...

My 2012 550 has been sitting at the dealer for 10 days now for the same issue. the car 'balked' a lot when doing 40-45mph on 8th gear (between 1000 and 1500 rpm). Didn't have any lights on when i...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-26-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,248
Posted By 1STBimmer
Great color combo...does it have the uprated...

Great color combo...does it have the uprated 445HP engine on it?

I'm probably going to get a 2014 next year when my current lease expire, first car I actually want to own twice.

Btw just...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 08-26-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By 1STBimmer
Sounds like maybe you got a bad set...I am very...

Sounds like maybe you got a bad set...I am very happy with them, I've got probably 1k miles on them now, and they are much quieter than the Goodyears that came with the GT. My seat of the...
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