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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-16-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By LowerEast
You can just turn it off once and you're done...

You can just turn it off once and you're done with it. The car remembers the last setting.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-15-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 554
Posted By LowerEast
Not staggered. 19/255/50 on all four wheels. I...

Not staggered. 19/255/50 on all four wheels. I specifically wanted the 50 series tires and no larger than 19" wheels because of the crappy NYC roads I drive on, and also because I prefer all...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-15-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 554
Posted By LowerEast
I got Pirelli Scorpions on my M Sport with 19"...

I got Pirelli Scorpions on my M Sport with 19" wheels.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-15-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By LowerEast
I got the statement in the mail yesterday. $0...

I got the statement in the mail yesterday. $0 due! I'm shocked I wasn't charged for anything, as there seemed to me to be some work that obviously needed to be done to get the car ready for sale. ...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-10-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By LowerEast
Yes, I leased a 2014 X5. The finance manager and...

Yes, I leased a 2014 X5. The finance manager and the paperwork I saw confirmed that BMWFS was taking care of my last three payments.

When I was checking out the pull ahead program, I think I saw...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-10-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By LowerEast
Thanks. Good to know. I'm trying not to count my...

Thanks. Good to know. I'm trying not to count my chickens before they hatch, but hopefully it works out that way.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-10-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By LowerEast
Lease End Statement

I turned in my leased 550 GT a couple of weeks ago under the pull ahead program, and leased a new X5.

There was no formal lease end inspection (I asked for one, but the dealer didn't...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 03-03-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By LowerEast
OEM roof rack for sale

I had a great run with my GT, but it's time to move on. I have an OEM roof rack complete with installation tools and instructions that I no longer need. The rack is 2 years old, and is in excellent...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-21-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By LowerEast
So I heard back from my CA today. Apparently the...

So I heard back from my CA today. Apparently the regional accessories rep told her today that these accessories have been discontinued!

What the hell is going on with this? Discontinued a week...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-19-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By LowerEast
M Performance Power Kit for F15

I ordered an F15 xDrive 35i for March delivery, and was pretty happy to see the press release for the M Performance parts. I'm planning to order the Power Kit, and got in touch with my CA about it....
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-04-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By LowerEast
I have no idea if dealers choose to participate...

I have no idea if dealers choose to participate or not in pull ahead programs, but there was absolutely one (of which I took advantage) in effect in January, and I understood from my CA that it would...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 02-03-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By LowerEast
I ordered an X5 last month. My 550 GT lease ends...

I ordered an X5 last month. My 550 GT lease ends in July, but there was a pull ahead program in place that would take care of my last 3 payments, so long as I picked the car up by 3/31.

The...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-30-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,839
Posted By LowerEast
Approx $2k for first payment, bank fee,...

Approx $2k for first payment, bank fee, registration etc.

Taxes are approx $3k I think. Still not sure whether I'll pay those up front, or roll them into the lease.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-27-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,839
Posted By LowerEast
No, that's just the lease payments. I'm paying...

No, that's just the lease payments. I'm paying axes, title, etc up front. Residual was I think 60% for 10k miles. Bought from OC BMW in NY.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-24-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,839
Posted By LowerEast
I just ordered mine last week. Build scheduled...

I just ordered mine last week. Build scheduled for week 9.

2014 X5 xDrive35i - $55,100

M Sport - $4,600
Carbon Black Metallic - $550
Mocha Dakota Leather - $0
Poplar Wood Trim - $0
Cold...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-27-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,216
Posted By LowerEast
I had something similar happen after getting some...

I had something similar happen after getting some work done. It turned out the side view cameras were re-installed upside down so the image on the screen was showing upside down.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-16-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By LowerEast
I've used Park Avenue four times and they have...

I've used Park Avenue four times and they have been fantastic every time. Professional, on or ahead of schedule, and took the time to have me talk directly to the tech and show me the equipment when...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-13-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By LowerEast
Thanks. That's the way I've been using it. ...

Thanks. That's the way I've been using it. i.e. Pnadora app is selected and running on screen and once the phone the app boots up, the BMW graphic is displayed on the phone.

It works fine if I...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-13-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By LowerEast
Bump. Anyone have any ideas?

Bump. Anyone have any ideas?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-08-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By LowerEast
Pandora /preset issue

I've had my car for around 18 months, and when I initially set up the preset buttons, I assigned one of them to Pandora. It worked perfectly well for me (iphone connected to Pandora in BMW media...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 11-29-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By LowerEast
Wheel alignment at BMW of Manhattan

I'm not sure that this is the right forum, but....

I hit a minor pot hole on Thanksgiving in my 2011 550i GT xDrive a few miles away from my destination. Didn't think anything of it, but when I...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-29-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,449
Posted By LowerEast
Take a look a the Amex / USAA / Zag car buying...

Take a look a the Amex / USAA / Zag car buying sites to build the car to your specs and get a quote from a few dealers. It may not be the absolute rock bottom price you can find, but is generally...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 05-29-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,449
Posted By LowerEast
I was originally thinking about a 5 series wagon...

I was originally thinking about a 5 series wagon until BMW decided not to bring them to the US. Looked at the 550 sedan but wound up buying a 550 GT xDrive and am extremely happy with how things...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - Current) 09-09-2011, 04:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,591
Posted By LowerEast
You can adjust the volume through iDrive. I...

You can adjust the volume through iDrive. I lasted about 3 days before I went looking for a way to turn it down. Trying to get into a tight space with a crying baby, my wife talking to me and a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-09-2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 30,768
Posted By LowerEast
What sort of moron would call someone else a fool...

What sort of moron would call someone else a fool for spending $500 on this based on two numbers, without having any idea what the upgrade does to the power and torque curves, drivability,...
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