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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 06-12-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By wliston86
Didn't even know it had a flap lol. Learn...

Didn't even know it had a flap lol. Learn something everyday. My 2016 X5 5.0i sounds like a beast during cold starts. Almost grows like a diesel.

Here is a link to someone talking about it.
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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 06-12-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 869
Posted By wliston86
If your looking for sweet X5 that's not the full...

If your looking for sweet X5 that's not the full blown X5M you could save a few bucks and get its cousin the F15 X5 xDrive 5.0i M Sport. This bad boy comes with a 4.4L Twin Turbo V8 pushing out 445hp...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 06-12-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By wliston86
I use/used Continental ExtremeContact DWS...

I use/used Continental ExtremeContact DWS (DryWetSnow) on all 4 of my BMW's. These aren't run flats. I don't like the stiffness that run flats have at all especially with my 2016 F15 X5 5.0xi M Sport...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 06-12-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By wliston86
My dealer quoted me at $450 here in the northeast...

My dealer quoted me at $450 here in the northeast USA. I've heard prices go anywhere from $400 to $650 if you hit the dealer up. I'm not sure if this still hold true today but if you bought BMW's...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 06-12-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By wliston86
**** yeah my bad. Sorry haven't done it in a few...

**** yeah my bad. Sorry haven't done it in a few years I got my two programs mixed up. I have Bimmercode and Bimmerlink. Unless Bimmercode's developers added a registration function recently then the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 06-11-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By wliston86
You can easily do this swap yourself. You would...

You can easily do this swap yourself. You would need to purchase a BMW "coding" program like the Bimmercode app and a Bluetooth OBD-II adaptor. Bimmercode is an app that can be downloaded to your...
Forum: General BMW Questions 06-11-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By wliston86
When they fixed it did they perform an alignment?...

When they fixed it did they perform an alignment? You could of knocked it out of alignment.

It could be something as simple as a one of the wheel balancing weights fell off when you drifted and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 11-26-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By wliston86
Hit up eBay. They have new OEM, used OEM,...

Hit up eBay. They have new OEM, used OEM, Refurbished, fake OEM replicas, and aftermarket.

You can get a set of 4 rims really cheap on eBay. There is literally a price point for all budgets.
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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-20-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By wliston86
For both to do this it sounds electrical or fuse...

For both to do this it sounds electrical or fuse related. They are not looped together. I had one go out but the other one worked fine.

I would start with the fuse box in the trunk near the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 11-18-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 969
Posted By wliston86
The run flats are always going to have a slightly...

The run flats are always going to have a slightly rougher ride. The suspension you chose is going to have a huge factor on it too (base, M Sport, Dynamic Handling Package).

When those tires wear...
Forum: General BMW Questions 11-17-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By wliston86
You could look at a 2015 or 2016 428i / 435i Gran...

You could look at a 2015 or 2016 428i / 435i Gran Coupe.
If you wanted the larger engine you could opt for the 435i Gran Coupe. Find one with xDrive and problem solved. That will give you a rock...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 10-29-2019, 01:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By wliston86
If it's used and a popular car I'm your area then...

If it's used and a popular car I'm your area then the price is dynamic. I don't know if all BMW dealer sites say this but my local BMW "used car listings" always have an asterisk (*) next to the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 10-28-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,456
Posted By wliston86
LoL, Agreed. I decided against the 14 F15 50i....

LoL, Agreed. I decided against the 14 F15 50i. Too many potential unknowns for a first year model in that generation and an engine that is produced much less then the typical 6 cyl.

I've slimmed...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 10-24-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,138
Posted By wliston86
I personally prefer the Conti DWS06 over the...

I personally prefer the Conti DWS06 over the Michelins for any kind of snow/ice on the roads. Seeing that winter is right around the corner in my area I personally went with the DWS06 a yesterday...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 10-24-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,456
Posted By wliston86
I just got the Continentals put on yesterday for...

I just got the Continentals put on yesterday for my 2015 - 435i. The tire shop is a trusted local independent Continental/General, and Good Year retailer.

I don't know if it's BS but the manager...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 10-24-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By wliston86
Yeah with that specific vehicle look for packages...

Yeah with that specific vehicle look for packages you want. If the 2015 has the packs you want go with that.

I bought a 2015 435i and it's been great to me so far. They are building these BMW much...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - 2017) 10-24-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,456
Posted By wliston86
Am I nuts for wanting to buy a F15 (xdrive50) out of warranty?

Hey Friends,

So I'm thinking about buying my 4th BMW. I always pay cash, buy used(within 5 model years), and do most of the light to moderate maintenance/repairs myself. Not because of finances...
Forum: General BMW Questions 10-15-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By wliston86
I'll call them tomorrow and ask. It can't hurt. I...

I'll call them tomorrow and ask. It can't hurt. I just wanted to get a consensus which sounds like it's hit or miss. If everyone said they normally did it and they say "No" then I would of had some...
Forum: General BMW Questions 10-14-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By wliston86
Will BMW Dealer install my non-RFT tires

I have a 2015 BMW 435i Sport Line RWD which needs a new pair a shoes for the winter. I purchased the car from Carvana but the cheap bastards advertised the car with 2x new tires. When I got the car...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-03-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By wliston86
Should I Pull the Trigger on a used 435i Gran Coupe

I've had 2x BMW's a 2008 335i hardtop convertible and a 2008 z4 3.0i roadster.

I recently sold the 335i and am keeping the z4 for a little weekend driver.

What I want to know is what is...
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