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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-02-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By plegard
Congrats

Great looking car and love the options you chose as well.

That's a terrific vehicle. Wishing you many years/miles with it.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-29-2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,396
Posted By plegard
Have owned an X5 with DHP....it's extremely flat in the corners

Having owned an X5 35D and an X5 50i, both with the Dynamic Handling Package (previously called Active Roll Stabilization), I can say that the handling difference versus the base suspension is NIGHT...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 03-24-2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,222
Posted By plegard
Thank you both...

Thank you both for the responses.

Here is what I found out based on combing through the ordering guide and talking to my SA:

The 18" M-Sports CAN be ordered with All-Season OR Performance.
...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 03-24-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,222
Posted By plegard
M-sport owners

For those who purchased m-sport with 18" and/or 19" wheels, are the tires all-season or performance?

Like the look of the m-sport wheels, particularly the 19" but don't prefer all-season tires.
...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 03-19-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,959
Posted By plegard
Suspension

I believe that every car in the US market gets the Adaptive M Suspension regardless of having the M-Sport package or not.

The ride is firm but I don't believe it is any rougher than the X5. I...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 03-18-2016, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,845
Posted By plegard
Wondering the same thing

Just picked up new X1 this week.

Software versions in new X1 are:
MV: 130.007.002
Phone: 130.007.002

Went to www.bmw.com/update, entered last 7 of my VIN and was told there was an update.
...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 03-18-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,501
Posted By plegard
Agree completely

Also have Harman Kardon and find the volume to be lower than in my previous X5 (also with Harman Kardon).

So funny, because I have tried the same things you did: checked the iPod connection, the...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 03-18-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,959
Posted By plegard
3 Days in. Observations from a former X5 owner (long)

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=555215&d=1458326111

Garage space in new house mandated a move from 2015 X5 35D M-Sport to a smaller car. I am a BMW loyalist and like...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 03-15-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,608
Posted By plegard
Thanks for the photos

Am picking up Black Sapphire tomorrow with the same 566 wheels. Really like those rims on the X1.

Your car looks amazing. Hopefully mine will as well.

Will try to post pics after delivery
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-14-2016, 06:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,315
Posted By plegard
Looks awesome. thanks for posting. Congrats.

Looks awesome. Thanks for the photo. Very helpful. Congrats.
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-09-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,315
Posted By plegard
Car looks awesome! What color is the back lower bumper?

Your photos look great and the back bumper looks like it is black (body colored). But all the other photos / videos I have seen online make the bumper look grey.

Would you post a few photos from...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-04-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,424
Posted By plegard
Sliding & Reclining Rear Seat Option

Has anyone here added the "Sliding & Reclining Seat" option?

Trying to figure out if it INCREASES leg room in the 2nd Row versus the legroom in the base X1, or if the option just slides the seats...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-03-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,222
Posted By plegard
Here are two photos showing the back of M-Sport Black Sapphire

Here is a photo showing the back of M-Sport Black Sapphire.

Two people I showed the photo said it wasn't a big deal, another said it looked like an unpainted bumper due to an impending repair and...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-03-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By plegard
Luxury Package

Does the Luxury Package change anything about the exterior appearance of the X1?

When clicking on the Luxury Package on the website it says: "Chrome design elements add a stylish accent to the...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-02-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,222
Posted By plegard
Thank you. Found another video that seems to show...

Thank you. Found another video that seems to show that the lower back bumper is grey, rather than black, even on the black sapphire.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=CIpqX8L7WNA&feature=youtu.be
...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-01-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,222
Posted By plegard
So the black sapphire should just look like an...

So the black sapphire should just look like an all black backside? The "360 degree exterior" tool on the bmwusa.com website makes the back of the black sapphire look like there is some light grey...
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 02-01-2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By plegard
X1 M-Sport Question

For anyone with X1 with M-Sport,

Have a strange question. Does the lower portion of the front grill have enough ground clearance to avoid scraping the concrete barriers that are often found at...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-01-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,640
Posted By plegard
500 mil roundtrip journey

Got 31.9mpg on the way there (eco-pro, highway, stop/go for first 30min of the 4hr trip, mild A/C, wind aided)

Got 30.0 on the way back. (eco-pro, into the wind, 100 degree temps outside using...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-13-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 15,274
Posted By plegard
Excellent. Very cool. Congrats. My 35d...

Excellent. Very cool. Congrats.

My 35d caught a ride this morning and is supposed to be at the dealer on Monday 8/18.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-12-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,830
Posted By plegard
Very cool. Thanks for the info. 24mpg city for a...

Very cool. Thanks for the info. 24mpg city for a 5000lb SUV is amazing.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-09-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,830
Posted By plegard
No "Holds" on my 35d either

Just got update from our salesman. 35d is at the VPC as of 8/8/14 and the "Holds" line is now empty whereas before it read "Holds: Maroney/EPA, Release".

Should confirm that 35d has passed EPA...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-07-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,830
Posted By plegard
Mine has said "Holds: Monroney/EPA, Release"...

Mine has said "Holds: Monroney/EPA, Release" since the start of build and still says that as of 11am cdt this morning. Do not believe that any of the X5s have passed EPA.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-06-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,498
Posted By plegard
On this thread (post #13) the person believes...

On this thread (post #13) the person believes that the transmission update IS hardware related, not just firmware. Not sure if that has been confirmed or proven wrong, but at least one person chimed...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-06-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,830
Posted By plegard
My build sheet still says "Holds: Monroney/EPA,...

My build sheet still says "Holds: Monroney/EPA, release" on it. Completion scheduled for tomorrow (8/7/14). Would assume that means that EPA has not passed yet.

Imsachin has been the person...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-31-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,613
Posted By plegard
I'm out of consensus here. Going back to Dakota from Nappa

Obviously out of consensus here, but currently have Beige Nappa on E70 and am going BACK to Dakota leather on 2015 F15.

Actually prefer the little texture that Dakota has versus the smooth...
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