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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-27-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,546
Posted By ndabunka
Auction is "cheapest" as it is equal to...

Auction is "cheapest" as it is equal to "Wholesale".
Current Manheim values for 2012 3.5i with 30K miles is... $33K (as of 3/27/15)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-27-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By ndabunka
Do you know why they won't? What did just that...

Do you know why they won't? What did just that coding cost you from OKEE?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-27-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,580
Posted By ndabunka
What is "CBU cleaning"? I've put 42K miles on my...

What is "CBU cleaning"? I've put 42K miles on my 2012 X5d and never heard of anything like that or egr replacement. Then again everything is still covered under the original 50K mile warranty. So...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 03-27-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,272
Posted By ndabunka
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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 03-27-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,704
Posted By ndabunka
Interestingly enough I DID buy a diesel X5d and...

Interestingly enough I DID buy a diesel X5d and have enjoyed it averaging aroud 26MPG over the 42K+ miles to date. Still wish there was a Diesel X6 option here in the USA but it looks like it has...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 03-27-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 755
Posted By ndabunka
Price isn't everything but your solution is...

Price isn't everything but your solution is simple... travel to another dealer as needed for competitive pricing. Some dealers ignorantly believe that they have a "captive" market.
Forum: X6 F16 (2015 - Current) 03-27-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By ndabunka
A low Hybrid battry will not "Shut Down" a...

A low Hybrid battry will not "Shut Down" a vehicle. These are designed so that the gasoline engine will start whenever the "Traction battery" requires charge. You do not need to do ANYTHING to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-27-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,546
Posted By ndabunka
please delete

please delete
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-27-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By ndabunka
We actually DO know what his monthly costs are. ...

We actually DO know what his monthly costs are. It is his current balance of $14,000 divided by his outstanding payments (24 months) which equates to $583.34/month + whatever interest so your guess...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-27-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By ndabunka
Yep, that is the child safety lock feature. It's...

Yep, that is the child safety lock feature. It's designed to do that so that a young child can't in-advertantly open the door and fall out into traffic. Read your manual to change that setting
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-27-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 665
Posted By ndabunka
I also replaced the OEM runflats with All-Season...

I also replaced the OEM runflats with All-Season Continential DWS and got 43K miles out of them and could have gotten 46-48 IF I had wanted to run them after the D wore off. The tire store said that...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-27-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By ndabunka
I can only assume that he must use something...

I can only assume that he must use something other than the OEM components to achieve that functionality or... my dealer is intentionally lying to me :dunno:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-27-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By ndabunka
It's closer to 26MPG (25.9MPG as I write this)...

It's closer to 26MPG (25.9MPG as I write this) but the fuelly reports may be a bit misleading as I typically only post after long trips (mostly snow skiing) and on those runs I can, and DO, get some...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-27-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By ndabunka
It's simple economics, isn't it? Current...

It's simple economics, isn't it?
Current wholesale is $12,350 so it appears that you are a bit "upside down" for such an old vehicle. This is likley due to the fact that you likely rolled negative...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-27-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By ndabunka
POLLL: Anyone here with a 2012 (or newer) ZOOM feature on BU Camera?

I just went through an extensive effort to have the rearview monitor on my 2012 X5d that is equipped with a FACTORY hitch and programming to have the ZOOM feature enabled only to learn that it is no...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-27-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 54,498
Posted By ndabunka
UPDATE - Backup camera ZOOM feature NOT POSSIBLE on 2012 or newer

Dealership provided me a loaner while they took two days to "dig around" in the programming. It turns out that they were NOT ABLE to find ANY WAY to enable the ZOOM feature of the backup camera on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-12-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 54,498
Posted By ndabunka
We had a very similar experience with our recent...

We had a very similar experience with our recent 2014 Lexus ES300h that we picked up. Our BMW dealer is normally pretty good with these types of things so we are working with dealer to see what they...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-05-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 54,498
Posted By ndabunka
Update

The service writter (SW) came back with "Anytime they (the technician) connects to the electronics the vehicles software may REQUIRE them to perform an update".

Conversation:
ME: OK, sounds like...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 54,498
Posted By ndabunka
:thumbup: Cool & Thanks VERY much! I will...

:thumbup: Cool & Thanks VERY much!
I will review that link & then ask them to enable it on my vehicle. :angel:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 54,498
Posted By ndabunka
Thanks for jumping in to assist. However, we may...

Thanks for jumping in to assist. However, we may need a bit more clarity. Are you saying that you used the same software the dealers use to make that change or did you use the 3rd-party software...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 54,498
Posted By ndabunka
Please help to clarify this statement. what do...

Please help to clarify this statement. what do you mean by "their software does not offer the (factory) ZOOM feature as an "option"? The software is there in the NAVI/Camera software. How could...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 54,498
Posted By ndabunka
:thumbup: THIS (road clearance) is EXACTLY one of...

:thumbup: THIS (road clearance) is EXACTLY one of the primary reasons I also selected the OEM hitch. :D
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,435
Posted By ndabunka
Can anyone confirm that this "zoom" option is...

Can anyone confirm that this "zoom" option is visable WITHOUT anything connected to the vehicle?
Specifically, I do NOT see that option in normal daily operation.
I don't currently have a trailer...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-28-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,941
Posted By ndabunka
What is the ROLA ski rack part number? I am...

What is the ROLA ski rack part number? I am thinking about going that way instead of OEM as the OEM base system/cross bars are (1) too expensive and (2) taller and (3) Ugly.. :rofl:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-12-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,361
Posted By ndabunka
Buy the DWSs - I know that I am going against the...

Buy the DWSs - I know that I am going against the others in this thread and I have proof to back up my position.

I bought my X5d for ski trips. I had the OEM runflats removed in favor of the...
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