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      11-30-2014, 03:19 PM   #1
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///Original Build Sheet

-2015 BMW X5
-xDrive35i
-Alpine White
-Black Dakota Leather
-M Sport
-19" Style 467M Wheels
-Auto w/Sport Paddles
-Roof Rails in Satin Aluminum
-Sport Seats
-Brushed Aluminum Trim
-M Steering Wheel
-Aerodynamic Kit
-Shadowline Exterior Trim
-Anthracite Headliner
-Harmon Kardon Surround Sound System
-Production Date Dec 10, 2014
-Delivery Date Jan 7, 2015

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-M Performance Power Kit
-M Performance Exhaust W/Black Exhaust Tips
-M Performance Front CF Lip Painted
-M Performance Rear CF Diffuser
-M Performance Side Skirt Decals
-M Performance Gloss Black Grills
-M Performance Rear Spoiler
-M Performance Illuminated Door Sills
-M Performance Stainless Steel Pedals
-M Performance CF Shift Knob
-M Performance CF Center Console Trim
-M F12 M6 Shift Paddles Retrofitted
-OEM Back-Up Camera *Retrofitted*
-OEM Euro Sun Visors in Black
-OEM Rear Door Ashtrays *Retrofitted*
-OEM Front Non-Smoker Ash-Tray Delete
-OEM Front & Rear ///M Plate Frames
-OEM Style 469M Wheels and Tires
-iND Painted Rear BMW Badge JB668
-iND Painted Front & Rear Reflectors AW300
-iND Painted Engine Cover in AW300
-iND Painted Mirror Caps in JB668
-iND Painted Intake Duct (Snorkel) AW300
-iND Painted Intake Cap (Cover) AW300
-BMS N55 Performance Intake for F15
-Evolution Racewerks Chargepipe in Anodized Black
-H&R 20mm Spacers w/Black Bolts
-3M 1080 Vinyl Wrapped Roof & Rails
-Hardwired Radar Detector
-Factory Matched Front Window Tint
-US MillWorks Tow Hook Front Plate
-Debadged Side and Rear Trunk Emblems

///Wheel Setups
-OEM BMW Style 469M
--Silver with Gunmetal finishes
---Front 20x10 ET 40
---Rear 20x11 ET 35
--Continental ContiSportContact SSR RFT
---275/40r20
---315/35r20

-VMR V702 SOLD TO @lifeas0ne
--Matte Gunmetal with Brushed Aluminum Face
--Front 20x10 ET 35
--Rear 20x10 ET 25
-Hankook Ventus ST RH06
--275/40/20 x4
-VDO BMW F15

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Taran, congrats on the decision. You won't regret it.
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Taran, congrats on the decision. You won't regret it.
Well I just spent the same amount as a well equipped F82 so the plan for this motor is performance. And then make it somewhat more pleasing to look at.
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Very nice, man. Congrats and welcome to the F15 community .
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      11-30-2014, 03:57 PM   #5
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Very nice, man. Congrats and welcome to the F15 community .
Thanks
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Congratulations and welcome. Think you will love the F15. This is my first X5 also and after a couple weeks of ownership I love it more every day. They are amazing SAVs.
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      12-01-2014, 07:27 PM   #7
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Congratulations and welcome. Think you will love the F15. This is my first X5 also and after a couple weeks of ownership I love it more every day. They are amazing SAVs.
Thanks, first BMW SAV as well, have a GL and ML so it will be a nice comparison for myself.
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First Post! I agree! x5 is an awesome ride
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Welcome, HK will compliment your many miles. It sounds really nice.
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Welcome, HK will compliment your many miles. It sounds really nice.
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That was the plan didn't want to mess about with gutting the system. My GL also has the HK system gets the job done IMO.
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It has started production. Indeed the wait now begins
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Congratulations the suspense was killing me at this point. Hope you have it before Christmas..
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Congratulations the suspense was killing me at this point. Hope you have it before Christmas..
I won't be stateside I asked them to hold it until I come back January.
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Went ahead and ordered OEM Gloss black grills from Tenafly BMW in NJ for $135 shipped

Also IND Alpine White reflectors front and rear for $168 w/3 day shipping

Can't believe how expensive OEM Perf parts are LOL!

Now not sure what tune to go with...
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Guess I'll be using this as my progress/build thread


Got my vin emailed from my sales rep. In India at the moment can't wait to see if it's done and delivered. It was on finishing touches when I left Dec 11th.
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Also anybody know where to score a great price on a OEM front lip and rear diffuser let me know as I still need to order
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Also anybody know where to score a great price on a OEM front lip and rear diffuser let me know as I still need to order
Here you go. These are the part numbers and the cheapest prices I could find.

Front Lip: 51192334549
Read Diffuser: 51192339222

Google Search for parts:
Front Lip: https://www.google.com/search?q=bmw+...a&channel=fflb
Rear Diffuser: https://www.google.com/search?q=bmw+...a&channel=fflb

Cheapest Prices: ESCTuning usually has the cheapest due to their shipping. However, since you're in Bulgaria, I would check with their international ship rates. BMWOFMORRISTOWN ships to Bulgaria and charges US $57.66 for shipping/handling and $308.24 for import fees (estimated). You would get it between Jan 8-Jan 20 it seems.

Front Lip:
1) BMWOFMORRISTOWN: http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-M-Perfor...96546#shpCntId - $1099 (they ship to Bulgaria)
2) ECSTUNING: http://www.ecstuning.com/Search/Front_Lip/ES2733439/ - $1243.61

Rear Diffuser:
1) ECSTUNING: http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-F15-X5_...ody/ES2733974/ - $1110.11

Just search the part numbers and try to find places near you to get the best deals.
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@opasha, as always, a wealth of knowledge. I am trying to find a local company that copies BMW performance parts. F15 is pretty new so nothing yet in Korea thus far. I am sure someone will make it.
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@opasha, as always, a wealth of knowledge. I am trying to find a local company that copies BMW performance parts. F15 is pretty new so nothing yet in Korea thus far. I am sure someone will make it.
+1 $3k+ for a front lip, rear diffuser, rear fins, and a rear spoiler is a bit much on account of what it is all
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Went ahead and ordered OEM Gloss black grills from Tenafly BMW in NJ for $135 shipped

Also IND Alpine White reflectors front and rear for $168 w/3 day shipping

Does anybody have any DIY's for removing old and installing new reflectors?

Can't believe how expensive OEM Perf parts are LOL!

Now not sure what tune to go with...Anybody feel free to chime in
Wow, that is cheap for the gloss black kidney grill.
Do make sure that is the price for a set. Because BMW sells them as each.
For the reflector DIY, look under my posts, I have made the DIY and posted it already.
You may want to consider the M50d grill trim since you are halfway there when replacing the front painted sidemarker.
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Went ahead and ordered OEM Gloss black grills from Tenafly BMW in NJ for $135 shipped

Also IND Alpine White reflectors front and rear for $168 w/3 day shipping

Does anybody have any DIY's for removing old and installing new reflectors?

Can't believe how expensive OEM Perf parts are LOL!

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Wow, that is cheap for the gloss black kidney grill.
Do make sure that is the price for a set. Because BMW sells them as each.
For the reflector DIY, look under my posts, I have made the DIY and posted it already.
You may want to consider the M50d grill trim since you are halfway there when replacing the front painted sidemarker.
Yup came in a set super cheap and brand new from the dealer. Couldn't beat it.
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