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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-05-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 938
Posted By Gaucho
I have an X6 (2013) that came with the Dunlops -...

I have an X6 (2013) that came with the Dunlops - worse tires that you can put on this SUV. Front tires worn out on the sides by 12K miles, down to almost no tread on entire tire by 15K.

On the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-20-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,999
Posted By Gaucho
Northern Cal, that explains a...

Northern Cal, that explains a lot!:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-19-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,378
Posted By Gaucho
3000 miles in 5 weeks! :p

3000 miles in 5 weeks! :p
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-19-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,378
Posted By Gaucho
2012 X5d, 3000 miles combined driving average...

2012 X5d, 3000 miles combined driving average 25.2 mpg. Not bad
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-30-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,665
Posted By Gaucho
I must say that I have never really understood...

I must say that I have never really understood the pricing structure of cars. Just like I have not understood why mattresses are priced!

But given the wealth of information from the many sites...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,863
Posted By Gaucho
Computer stats on 3 tank of gas (pic attached).

Computer stats on 3 tank of gas (pic attached).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-14-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,863
Posted By Gaucho
I have 19 inch RFT. No 3rd row. Car with two...

I have 19 inch RFT. No 3rd row. Car with two adults, golf bags and pretty much full in the rear with clothes, computers, etc. Freeway driving with some elevation changes cruise control set at 78...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-14-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,863
Posted By Gaucho
One week old: combined since start 25 mpg. Reset...

One week old: combined since start 25 mpg. Reset trip computer while on a 2 hour freeway drive at 78 mph got 31 mpg. These are all computer calculated at this point. Will do a better "fill up"...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-07-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,308
Posted By Gaucho
To not have to remember to push it when I drive...

To not have to remember to push it when I drive in the garage or into a parking structure. It does not beep all the time in traffic. I have that active in my Porsche and only beeps when I get close...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-07-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,308
Posted By Gaucho
In my other car it is always on and this is not...

In my other car it is always on and this is not issue at any speed other than when you come to a light and get too close to the car in front of you - something that you get used to and just stop 3-5...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-07-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,308
Posted By Gaucho
Park distance control (PDC) question

I just got my new X5d with PDC. The manual states that this is activated when you put the car in reverse and then it deactivates when you move forward at a certain speed (not specified).

If it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-07-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,127
Posted By Gaucho
Have to agree with #4 - it is so European! ...

Have to agree with #4 - it is so European! Unless you drive a huge 1 ton truck or larger most of the American public seems to be adverse to diesel. They see it as some type of oddity. The rest of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-06-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,127
Posted By Gaucho
Best way to get educated ---- go test drive the...

Best way to get educated ---- go test drive the 3.5i, 5.0i and d and you will immediately find out without having to read a lot comments that are sure to come and make you dizzy.

Bought mine for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-03-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,396
Posted By Gaucho
I did not own a BMW before this purchase. The...

I did not own a BMW before this purchase. The $1000 is the current offer for financing from BMW. I would assume that you can still get an additional $1000 loyalty credit. In my case I had deal at...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-03-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,181
Posted By Gaucho
Picks coming. Left at the dealer for clear bra -...

Picks coming. Left at the dealer for clear bra - full hood, front bumpers, grill, mirrors.

Agree that date ordered has nothing to do with when delivered it has to do with the production week...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-03-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,551
Posted By Gaucho
As I said earlier in the post: with opinions and...

As I said earlier in the post: with opinions and a**holes, everyone has one!

Taste is in the eye of the beholder. I now have a new X5d and also drive a Panamera which shares the interior with the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-03-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,181
Posted By Gaucho
Ordered my in last week of September with a week...

Ordered my in last week of September with a week 42 production schedule. Took delivery last night with delivery from SC to the other SC (Southern Cal). From website from time it showed "putting on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-02-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,396
Posted By Gaucho
Just closed a dea tonight on a 2012 X5d - $2500...

Just closed a dea tonight on a 2012 X5d - $2500 eco credit, $1730 nav credit and $1000 dealer incentive for financing.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-31-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,551
Posted By Gaucho
This is the same argument for those that say that...

This is the same argument for those that say that a Lexus is just a Toyota in drag or an Infinity a Nissan in drag. The basic frame may be the same but hardly the same car. Most of the components...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-31-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,551
Posted By Gaucho
I have tested the X53.5, 5.0, D, ML 2012 (350 and...

I have tested the X53.5, 5.0, D, ML 2012 (350 and new diesel), and Cayenne V6, S and Hybrid at length and have chosen an X5d. Never interested in the Rover since I do do not want to deal with the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-29-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,509
Posted By Gaucho
Oh boy this will get everyone going including the...

Oh boy this will get everyone going including the spelling police!
I heard of scratchy noises, tapping noises, grinding noises, etc. But I have never seen noise be described in the non-linear (I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-27-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,816
Posted By Gaucho
$1000 over invoice plus all the current...

$1000 over invoice plus all the current incentives for 2012 X5d
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-14-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,829
Posted By Gaucho
I have been trying to find these post-market....

I have been trying to find these post-market. Ebay has a set for $309. Not too many other places to find these. I have contacted several shops around and none have done this. Dealer charge for these...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-12-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,828
Posted By Gaucho
Amex discount was $500-$800 lower than Costco. ...

Amex discount was $500-$800 lower than Costco. Got the same deal as quoted on the Amex site on my own - $1000 over invoice which was the "promised" up-charge when I filled in all the information for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-08-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,211
Posted By Gaucho
I was shopping for a 2011 X5D last weekend in LA...

I was shopping for a 2011 X5D last weekend in LA area. One dealer had a pretty well loaded MSRP 66,775 that was willing to sell for $1000 over invoice plus the 3500 and 1730 incentives. Had deal on...
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