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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-24-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,945
Posted By samsonitep
I drove it originally and loved it. I made my...

I drove it originally and loved it. I made my 50i more 'sporty' and my driving style changed ( after a $300 speeding ticket lol). I was thinking of loading the v6 to make it comfortable etc. or...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-24-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,945
Posted By samsonitep
Next BMW x5 v8 or not?

Have the 50I now and while its a great car I think I might just load up a v6 instead....

depending on the new style etc. Love the power of the 50i but the cops are relentless with that car, even...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-25-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,562
Posted By samsonitep
it depends on your driving habits... 1) if...

it depends on your driving habits...

1) if you get pulled over in it GL lol

2) yes its quick/can pass 95% of vehicles out there with ease.

3) I get 19mpg on mine avg.

4) Rough ride, but...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-30-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,156
Posted By samsonitep
whenever I go online and look at BMW x5 off...

whenever I go online and look at BMW x5 off road/snow videos all I see is the same thing happen to me...it spins out/goes like a damn banshee. its not stable like the Range Rover/Jeep/Toyota
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-30-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,156
Posted By samsonitep
Car still sucks in the snow with snow tires.

flipped my run flat all seasons for winter tires...and my first storm the car still sucks. Feels like its only meant for rain/dry pavement. The car can't turn or start (stopping is quite good). I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-11-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,147
Posted By samsonitep
How many miles till service/oil change?

I am closing around 16200 miles and still no light to go to service. Last time I brought it in around 12k they said the light would come on at 15k....still nothing.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-28-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,908
Posted By samsonitep
Most likely driver error. Water does not look...

Most likely driver error. Water does not look that deep. I trained with military in CT on off-road courses.

If you commit to going in water:

1) Know how deep it is! always check first
2)...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-23-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,220
Posted By samsonitep
rims are too ugly/small. does not look mean...

rims are too ugly/small. does not look mean enough.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-23-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,313
Posted By samsonitep
x2 with the running boards. Mine look like they...

x2 with the running boards. Mine look like they have 100s of rust spots.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,501
Posted By samsonitep
Watch the CNBC feature on BMW....they even...

Watch the CNBC feature on BMW....they even recognize that its the biggest luxury car maker. SOOO MANY on the road.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,501
Posted By samsonitep
The panoramic sun-roof. Really my only fav....

The panoramic sun-roof. Really my only fav. feature on the car, its quite brilliant. However it will be my last bmw, just feels extremely cheap on the inside.

On a side note, I don't see how...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,938
Posted By samsonitep
My 2008 ford explorer was quite nice. New ones...

My 2008 ford explorer was quite nice. New ones look like a Range, and Ford service department was flawless.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-11-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,641
Posted By samsonitep
Sure it has its problems, but Range Rovers are...

Sure it has its problems, but Range Rovers are more exclusive there for better service. Too many BMWs on the road. They are great cars, but they got WAY TOO BIG!

I would consider an m5 though,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-11-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,641
Posted By samsonitep
I am getting a Bentley next, after they told me...

I am getting a Bentley next, after they told me the car could not be service and wasted my time before, I rolled down to Miller Motors of Greenwich on a weekend. AMAZING service. some lady was...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-06-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By samsonitep
bring it close to half way then just slam it...

bring it close to half way then just slam it down. Should be firm and not harsh, then it will lock in place.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,514
Posted By samsonitep
yes which is why I CALLED the dealership directly...

yes which is why I CALLED the dealership directly and they said it was about time for service and come in. Then when I get there they told me they cannot touch the car without a warning or if...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,514
Posted By samsonitep
It has its pros/cons. When I got the car, they...

It has its pros/cons. When I got the car, they didn't even get rid of the glue..whenever I brought to a car wash I have streaks all over the back and glue deposits. Really just disgusted at the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,514
Posted By samsonitep
Also for service dates in your car, mine is...

Also for service dates in your car, mine is saying my next inspection is 8/12 and brakes are good for another 33k miles. Already have close to 12k now. I think when they reset my service light back...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,514
Posted By samsonitep
I called in the dealership to verify and they...

I called in the dealership to verify and they told me to bring it in. Why should I be punished for their mistake. To top it off, last time I brought it in for my service light trigger, they just...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,514
Posted By samsonitep
In the winter I had heavy sludge built up in oil...

In the winter I had heavy sludge built up in oil gasket and service light went off. They just reset it without looking under the hood etc. Then today, I scheduled a yearly service (because I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,514
Posted By samsonitep
I will go to Ridgefield, but they are owned by...

I will go to Ridgefield, but they are owned by Bridgeport LOL....Darien seems like a hassle when I have closer options. Darien Range Rover is EXCELLENT. Danbury Porsche is SUPERIOR! Gave me a nice...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,514
Posted By samsonitep
I called and scheduled a "routine service" and...

I called and scheduled a "routine service" and the person who took my call established that they will do the general check on it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,514
Posted By samsonitep
Exclamation Went to the dealership and rejected again from service.

BMW of Bridgeport BTW.


Received an e-mail from them stating it was about time for my service. I called them up and they said how many miles, I said about 12k. Well they were like ok we will...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-20-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,883
Posted By samsonitep
YES! they aren't suppose to make you freezing,...

YES! they aren't suppose to make you freezing, they are suppose to stop your shirt from sweating in the back. It works wonders if I wear a dress shirt....sadly my x does not have it :(
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-09-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,433
Posted By samsonitep
my girlfriend just got the ML.....it sucks. ...

my girlfriend just got the ML.....it sucks. Interior is that of the 50s. the on board computer SUCKS!!! impossible to use nav/change. Outside it looks nice, but interior blows.
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