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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-15-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,729
Posted By BradATL
I did not install the harness because I won't be...

I did not install the harness because I won't be towing anything -- just using the hitch to support a bike rack.

The PDC does "beep" continuously when in reverse when the bike rack is on the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-09-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,729
Posted By BradATL
Endorsement for Invisihitch

I ordered the Invisihitch from Daryl and had it installed yesterday at a local shop here in the San Fran Bay area. The hitch looks great (it is truly invisible with the vertical receiver removed)...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-01-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,089
Posted By BradATL
Good news. My CA somehow worked it out with BMWFS...

Good news. My CA somehow worked it out with BMWFS and got me the pull ahead.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-01-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,380
Posted By BradATL
Good news. My CA somehow came through and got...

Good news. My CA somehow came through and got BMWFS to waive the final 2 payments on my previous vehicle. So all is good.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-28-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,380
Posted By BradATL
Lisa, any updates? Sounds like they gave you your...

Lisa, any updates? Sounds like they gave you your MSDs back + credit for the unused miles - charge for remaining payments due. Which would mean you didn't get the pull-ahead.


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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-22-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,089
Posted By BradATL
Correct... The 2014 X5 was eligible under the...

Correct... The 2014 X5 was eligible under the previous program that expired on 3/31 (just a few days before I took delivery of the vehicle).


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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-22-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,089
Posted By BradATL
No they obviously bought the car from BMWFS as it...

No they obviously bought the car from BMWFS as it is now for sale on their lot as a CPO.


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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-19-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,380
Posted By BradATL
Lease pull-ahead program

Did any of you who ordered your X5 between Jan 1st and March 31st but did not take delivery of the new vehicle until after March 31st do an early turn-in of another leased BMW?

If so, did you...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-19-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,089
Posted By BradATL
Question re: Q1 pull-ahead program

I ordered a 2014 X5 in late February; the car finished production on March 8th and I took delivery on April 4th.

At the time of my order, BMWFS was offering a pull-ahead where the customer could...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-16-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By BradATL
Sirius XM radio station list

On my 2011 5-series, when the iDrive display was in station list mode, the display showed the artist and song name. But on my new X5, it only shows the station name. I have to click down on the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-15-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 958
Posted By BradATL
Pirellis on 20" wheels

Pirellis on 20" wheels
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-14-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,967
Posted By BradATL
I have the Fineline Pure and don't love it

I have the Fineline Pure wood trim with the Mocha Design package. If I had it to do over again, I would order a different wood trim. I don't hate it, I just don't love it. I guess the thing I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-10-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,659
Posted By BradATL
Welcome to the community!

Welcome to the community!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-05-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,486
Posted By BradATL
Took delivery yesterday

So far, so good. I'm really happy with the color -- I ordered it sight unseen. A few pics:
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-05-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,395
Posted By BradATL
Yes, I ordered mine in February and took delivery...

Yes, I ordered mine in February and took delivery yesterday. I received the $500 Drive Credit.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-03-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,395
Posted By BradATL
Mine finally arrived at BMW of SF yesterday and...

Mine finally arrived at BMW of SF yesterday and I'm going to pick it up tomorrow! Will post pics.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-24-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,395
Posted By BradATL
Found out today the X5 left Spartanburg on the...

Found out today the X5 left Spartanburg on the train this morning. Next stop: the Oxnard VPC.


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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-22-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,395
Posted By BradATL
Delivery delay - X5 "stuck" in Spartanburg

My vehicle finished production March 8th but it has not been loaded on to the train for shipping to the Oxnard, CA VPC. It has been sitting in the Spartanburg VPC warehouse for 2 weeks. My client...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-21-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By BradATL
Yes, I ordered an sDrive, so maybe that had...

Yes, I ordered an sDrive, so maybe that had something to do with it. Good luck!


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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-21-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By BradATL
I put in my order around Feb 20th at BMW of San...

I put in my order around Feb 20th at BMW of San Fran. The vehicle went into production March 1st and was completed March 8th. It is now on its way to my dealer and I'm hoping it will be ready to pick...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-15-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By BradATL
Drive credit applied to 1st month pmt or cap cost reduction?

Is the $500 Drive Credit from February applied to the "amount due at signing" or as a capitalized cost reduction?

Thanks in advance for your answers.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-11-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By BradATL
A different question re: Sport mode

Is there a way to "decouple" the settings for steering effort, shift points, and damper firmness so that they can each be independently adjusted?

I'd like to select the "normal" shift points (for...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-11-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,926
Posted By BradATL
Hi Schoo32 -- did your X5 arrive yet? Mine was...

Hi Schoo32 -- did your X5 arrive yet? Mine was "released to transportation" yesterday and I'm wondering how long it will take to arrive here in San Fran. I'm guessing yours is just a couple of days...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-09-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 450
Posted By BradATL
BMW reportedly focused very heavily on...

BMW reportedly focused very heavily on aerodynamics in the design of the new X5, and the coefficient of drag is lower than the X3. Thus the superior hwy fuel economy.

My guess is that...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-01-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,815
Posted By BradATL
Poor service on the CA's part, but thumbs up to...

Poor service on the CA's part, but thumbs up to the manager who provided you a no cost loaner.


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