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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-04-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 994
Posted By ndabunka
Could also simply be your inspection is now due. ...

Could also simply be your inspection is now due. That is what happened to me
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-04-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By ndabunka
Where did you see this?

Where did you see this?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-11-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,313
Posted By ndabunka
Yes, the prototypes ALL had the front camera as...

Yes, the prototypes ALL had the front camera as well giving them all 360-degree views. There is also a new PDC feature that can actually STOP your car before you hit anything once invoked. Only...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-11-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,096
Posted By ndabunka
Perfectly fine. I'd buy one as would many others...

Perfectly fine. I'd buy one as would many others and I stated that FACT to the development team when we reviewed the 2014 X5's during preview. All he could say was "It would be nice" but he didn't...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-11-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,996
Posted By ndabunka
Ah, NONE for brand new models. Did you get the...

Ah, NONE for brand new models. Did you get the $1,500 off IN WRITING from that one dealer? if not, then don;t count on getting even that until about 6 months into production (e.g. If you place your...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-11-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,901
Posted By ndabunka
You did not drive one of the newer 2014 models...

You did not drive one of the newer 2014 models though and THAT is the OP's point. I also drove the E70 model @ the PDC and agree, they are VERY capable. Personally, I would think that the new X5...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-11-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,575
Posted By ndabunka
I was one of the group to see the prototypes and...

I was one of the group to see the prototypes and I can tell you that they do look good in person. In fact, one of my few compliments to the development team was that they "did a good job with the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-11-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,103
Posted By ndabunka
I am considering that tuner but would like to...

I am considering that tuner but would like to know if you (or any others) are experiencing poorer fuel economy due to the increased performance or if the programming simply helps add more air/boost...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,096
Posted By ndabunka
I shopped the other diesel options including the...

I shopped the other diesel options including the Benz MLs, the Porsche Cayenne's, the Audi Q7s and the VW tourag because I wanted a high performance 4x4 I could take up and down the West (by god)...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,232
Posted By ndabunka
I am SUPER ELITE @ BMW Finance but this is ......

I am SUPER ELITE @ BMW Finance but this is ... not anywhere NEAR ZERO down then but rather more like $6K down due to the required SEVEN security deposits, right?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By ndabunka
Nonsense - My 2012 X5d came with the loud, hard,...

Nonsense - My 2012 X5d came with the loud, hard, noisey run flats and I told them I HAD to have the Continental DWS All season tires on it because my #1 priority for this vehicle was transport to and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-09-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,165
Posted By ndabunka
Yes, they pulled my Dunlops and put on Conti...

Yes, they pulled my Dunlops and put on Conti DWS's for the same price. Good for me as I wanted/needed a all season tire. The Conti's ride SO much quieter and handle SO much better and aren't nearly...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-09-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By ndabunka
The dealer can disable the other key when they...

The dealer can disable the other key when they program the first key. They do NOT need the missing key to do this either. The way I know this is because my dealer lost my 2nd key to my new X5...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-09-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,698
Posted By ndabunka
I'd call BS on both of these. Adaptive is OK but...

I'd call BS on both of these. Adaptive is OK but not worth the $'s IMHO. I've driven my X5d up the West Virginia mountains and not had any appreciable body sway. Let's face it, NONE of us are...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-24-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,575
Posted By ndabunka
Not yet. In fact, BMW has to make a certain...

Not yet. In fact, BMW has to make a certain number of E70's each year and if they haven't yet sold enough of them come August, you may well be able to find new ones late in the year.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-24-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,578
Posted By ndabunka
I've got one of those plastic fob with key inside...

I've got one of those plastic fob with key inside and thought it was from this 2012 but it may have simply been a left over from my '06 750Li as I only recall turning in the 2 "regular" fobs with the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-24-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,019
Posted By ndabunka
yea, agree. I even saw one YouTube video of a...

yea, agree. I even saw one YouTube video of a guy with an X5d claiming he was using "launch control" when in fact all he was REALLY doing was holding the brake down while pressing on the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-24-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 697
Posted By ndabunka
No WONDER you are wearing them out early! That...

No WONDER you are wearing them out early! That is a REALLY high pressure for run flats. You are probably wearing the centers out, right? It probably also rides like a rock, doesn't it?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-24-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,019
Posted By ndabunka
M-buttons on non-M vehicles, Flying pigs, Cats &...

M-buttons on non-M vehicles, Flying pigs, Cats & dogs living together... It's all just pure kaos I tell ya!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-24-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,019
Posted By ndabunka
Just not physically possible Very good...

Just not physically possible


Very good question. Something doesn't "smell right" here. Even if he ordered the M cosmetic package with his 35i preimum, I don't think it would include the M...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-22-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,257
Posted By ndabunka
Don't get an "understanding". Get it in WRITING!...

Don't get an "understanding". Get it in WRITING! I personally would not "accept" a rebuilt engine since the car was essentially "new". Let BMW see how well THEY can do selling a new car with a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-05-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,568
Posted By ndabunka
DEFINITELY REFUSE delivery unless... you are...

DEFINITELY REFUSE delivery unless... you are buying it DIRECTLY from an authorized BMW dealer. Many BMW "sellers" aren't actually BMW dealers. Many "claim" a CPO car (from a prior owner) but only...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-27-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,502
Posted By ndabunka
I did not notice that he was referencing his M...

I did not notice that he was referencing his M but even if I had, I would not have realized that the M had alternate iDrive information. I mean, beyond launch control what else would there be? ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-27-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 937
Posted By ndabunka
This sounds like the dealer is trying to make...

This sounds like the dealer is trying to make money. Did YOU ask them to install an upgrade or did they tell you that you needed the upgrade? Even if they software did have an issue with the screen...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-26-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,502
Posted By ndabunka
Really, what screen would that be? The only one...

Really, what screen would that be? The only one I have found (so far) that shows anything like the 4 wheels is a mostly (useless) tire pressure screen.
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