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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 01-18-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 178,393
Posted By Pat_X5
So I lost my remote fob while fishing and still...

So I lost my remote fob while fishing and still have the steel cut key part which was still dangling on my waders....

I found on eBay someone selling a virgin, unprogrammed remote key fob for $60...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-12-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Pat_X5
Question End of lease: 2013 X5d buyout questions

So my friend who got the X5 at the same time as I did is wanting to keep the X5 after lease.

She went into the same dealer she leased from and was told that they can buy the car from BMWFS at...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-14-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By Pat_X5
Second time lease is usually not very good...

Second time lease is usually not very good numbers wise - what are the numbers: cap cost, MF and residual ?
Ask your dealer if the car has CPO warranty and the extra year maintenance that they gave...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-14-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 826
Posted By Pat_X5
Steering! Big differences on steering - the...

Steering!

Big differences on steering - the EPS on the first gen F10 was awful!
The facelifted version starting with 2014 had a much better EPS steering feel!

I test drove a 2013 and 2014 F10...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-09-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By Pat_X5
Yes - this ^^^ happened to my '13 X5. Early...

Yes - this ^^^ happened to my '13 X5.

Early pull ahead - 6 months saved me from paying the excess miles had I gone to the end!:thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-09-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,264
Posted By Pat_X5
dupe

dupe
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-09-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,264
Posted By Pat_X5
That oil change scam is a scam - I noticed my...

That oil change scam is a scam - I noticed my most recent BMW had a tendency to only notify me of a service when ever I turned on the car on the dashboard bottom edge of the screen and you have to be...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-07-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 903
Posted By Pat_X5
If the tread goes below 3/32" then expect to pay...

If the tread goes below 3/32" then expect to pay for the tires.

You can get a set of non star RFT (Bridgestone DriveGuards) for about $500 a set.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-07-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 890
Posted By Pat_X5
At my dealer, the CA did the inspection when I...

At my dealer, the CA did the inspection when I turned in my lease early and just got the bill from BMWFS: $0.
:thumbup:
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-06-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,240
Posted By Pat_X5
Try Euro delivery ?

Try Euro delivery ?
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-06-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,445
Posted By Pat_X5
In California we get paper plates which shows the...

In California we get paper plates which shows the dealer of purchase - we do not have temp tags like Texas, Georgia, and other states I have seen.
We get a small 4x6 size temp tag placed on the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-06-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,771
Posted By Pat_X5
My F10 came with the Bridgestone DriveGuard RFT...

My F10 came with the Bridgestone DriveGuard RFT and LOVE them!

Yes, my first BMW with RFT that I love to drive!

Even after 15 years of awful RFT which I normally switch them out to conventional...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-03-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By Pat_X5
You may want to check with your tax advisor as...

You may want to check with your tax advisor as you live in CA - there are state (CA) and local credits (SCAQMD, city) available.

As for the federal, if you buy cash or finance it you will receive...
Forum: General BMW Questions 06-03-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,420
Posted By Pat_X5
I assume the OP got a non CPO- BMW ? If so,...

I assume the OP got a non CPO- BMW ?
If so, then as a result of lower pricing, it behooves you to get additional warranty for the car.

CPO cars have additional BMW warranty that keeps it going...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-02-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,617
Posted By Pat_X5
Can't believe the dealer took advantage of the...

Can't believe the dealer took advantage of the OP.

After being offered 0% APR, they re-wrote the contract for 1.9%????

What a rip - should be 0.9% which is what I got for a CPO if in fact it...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-02-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,240
Posted By Pat_X5
Better get a Valentine V1 radar & laser detector....

Better get a Valentine V1 radar & laser detector.

I have one and it is set to ignore the K band because of other cars, automatic door openers, microwave transmitters, etc...

In my state, the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-31-2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,179
Posted By Pat_X5
Vehicle has mounting points that a specialist off...

Vehicle has mounting points that a specialist off road shop would be able to locate.
The step bar mounts for the stock BMW side steps are there so you should ask the off road guys (like 4WD Parts)...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-31-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 853
Posted By Pat_X5
Go to the dealer. Look for their sales...

Go to the dealer.
Look for their sales projection / numbers on their board.

See if they are behind in sales numbers for a certain type of car (New, Used, CPO)....

That should be your focus....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-31-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 905
Posted By Pat_X5
5 year old original battery ? Sounds like a...

5 year old original battery ?

Sounds like a flat battery to me.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-31-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,617
Posted By Pat_X5
OP since you did not do your homework ahead of...

OP since you did not do your homework ahead of time on service loaners & demos at 0% being offered by BMW, why go back into that same dealer that raped you and ask for more ?

I would be appalled -...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,474
Posted By Pat_X5
My recent real life experience with the other...

My recent real life experience with the other party's fault insurance for my rear ended '13 X5:

Never accept their "cosmetic" repair check (mine was $1200).
Always get to a certified BMW repair...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,179
Posted By Pat_X5
Yes you have many choices - BMW factory side step...

Yes you have many choices - BMW factory side step which looks sleek and makes it look beefier.
Or go with a 3rd party / 4WD outfitter for a deluxe motorized, step that drops down and out when you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 847
Posted By Pat_X5
South Bay BMW is a wealthy area, part of a...

South Bay BMW is a wealthy area, part of a franchise, and does not deal much in my past dealings with them.

The X5 is similar to the one I turned in under the early pull ahead program but yours...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 05-28-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 1,982
Views: 128,488
Posted By Pat_X5
Yes, this ^^^ lease deal was great! I took...

Yes, this ^^^ lease deal was great!

I took the BMW Early lease pull ahead under the CCLTB offered by BMW 5 months prior to lease maturation and picked up a CPO F10 2 weeks ago which worked out...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-27-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,393
Posted By Pat_X5
+10000 ! That's why I got a 2014 CPO...

+10000 !
That's why I got a 2014 CPO F10:thumbup:
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