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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-11-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,398
Posted By bxmxwx
I had it and posted the experience here. In short...

I had it and posted the experience here. In short it went away after replacing all injectors and coils, but it took a few tries. On the first try they could not reproduce the error, and I did within...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-24-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,102
Posted By bxmxwx
It seems there is a glitch somewhere when it...

It seems there is a glitch somewhere when it comes to the trunk area. While in the garage I was playing with it trying to trick it (having the second key not too far away in case I succeed), and it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-24-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,102
Posted By bxmxwx
Which of the cars mentioned in lock-out instances...

Which of the cars mentioned in lock-out instances in this thread are you referring to? My car HAS comfort access, and I actually enjoy it for a number of reasons and got used to them very much, but...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-23-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,102
Posted By bxmxwx
I *wish* that was true but sometimes it does lock...

I *wish* that was true but sometimes it does lock with the keys inside. My wife was getting stuff out of the trunk and put the key down in it to free her hands, then got distracted and pushed the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-08-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,189
Posted By bxmxwx
I had this done together with the oil and was...

I had this done together with the oil and was told it is "software, not the map". Not sure what it fixes, did not see much of a difference. However, many issues with nav directions come from poor map...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-08-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By bxmxwx
I wish I had a bmw that does not burn fuel. ...

I wish I had a bmw that does not burn fuel.

:rolleyes:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-05-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,629
Posted By bxmxwx
For what it is worth, count me in. I have both,...

For what it is worth, count me in. I have both, but for summer will probably just keep the mats. Liners are great help to keep wet snow away from the carpet, but are kind of thin and flimsy. Mats do...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-27-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,225
Posted By bxmxwx
He is almost there!

Guess what, the guy made it past the arctic circle! Some good cheering is in order!

http://teffi71.blogspot.com/

Way to go, Stefan, I am rooting for you. Keep posting and be careful. Wish I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-15-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,357
Posted By bxmxwx
Sorry I am not buying, but where did you find the...

Sorry I am not buying, but where did you find the euro style taillights? I do not think I want to change it on my car, but I do get annoyed by popularity of red-only tails in the US - it is sometimes...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-13-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By bxmxwx
Since you asked about roof boxes in general, here...

Since you asked about roof boxes in general, here is my travel setup. I like it a lot, large volume but light items go into the box, and heavy but compact stuff into the trunk. More than enough...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-06-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,225
Posted By bxmxwx
You beat me to it. This is actually the question...

You beat me to it. This is actually the question - what are you going to do if your x5 does break somewhere mid-way. All the other preparations are necessary too, but my guess is you do not want to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,926
Posted By bxmxwx
I missed that there have been subsequent posts,...

I missed that there have been subsequent posts, and to chip in I will say what others already did - it is not the cost, but the functionalilty. Portable GPS just works, when built-in often does not,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,332
Posted By bxmxwx
Of course. And it is his choice, I hope, not a...

Of course. And it is his choice, I hope, not a necessity, as the cost of new modules (and what is worse - unpredictability of results) will quickly kill any super deal.

On the other hand, I think...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,332
Posted By bxmxwx
That is the "easy" part. Then you start dealing...

That is the "easy" part. Then you start dealing with computers that malfunction b/c of residue on circuit boards, false sensor readouts, and a ton of other ghostly and difficult to isolate issues...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By bxmxwx
:thumbup: I consider that the moment when my "new...

:thumbup: I consider that the moment when my "new car" becomes simply "car", and that is when so many other things in life get noticed (again) :rofl:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,032
Posted By bxmxwx
Yep. And speaking of stripes - totally do not...

Yep. And speaking of stripes - totally do not like the LED stripes for MAIN headlights. Saw it a few times head to head at night and it creates an awkward feeling of someone using overly bright side...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,032
Posted By bxmxwx
Good one. I did not drive mine next to a full-LED...

Good one. I did not drive mine next to a full-LED bmw yet, but did drive behind a full-LED audi last night. The light from LEDs where crisper, brighter and even more white then my zenons, and had...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,200
Posted By bxmxwx
Great effort and write up indeed, and the pics...

Great effort and write up indeed, and the pics too. Question: what about the shift that the spacers introduced to the threads? I mean that staggered setup still aligns threads despide width...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-22-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,711
Posted By bxmxwx
You not so much as some other people here ......

You not so much as some other people here ... :rolleyes:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-22-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,711
Posted By bxmxwx
Don't worry, in exhange for their great offer I...

Don't worry, in exhange for their great offer I will give them a perfectly working bridge nearby.

Oh just spell it out for me guys, please. I am having a **** day at work and now you are saying I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-22-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,711
Posted By bxmxwx
If it's in response to my above post then I can...

If it's in response to my above post then I can assure you my interest is sincere. Some pointers to more information would be appreciated, since you spoke so knowingly on the subject...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-22-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,711
Posted By bxmxwx
That is just so nuts... Why, why, and why? I mean...

That is just so nuts... Why, why, and why? I mean why this issue is so big that it is easier to cover than to fix, why does it happen is the first place and why don't we hear about it more often? I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-18-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,926
Posted By bxmxwx
All this nonsense with costly updates just made...

All this nonsense with costly updates just made me solve it in a radical way: Garmin (or any other portable GPS brand you like). $100, lifetime updates and traffic and WAY better directions,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-17-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,243
Posted By bxmxwx
It's that shortage of commonly accepted tecnical...

It's that shortage of commonly accepted tecnical terms that get overused again. With adaptive this and intelligent that, almost anything these days is adaptive or intelligent or smart (phones,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-15-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,398
Posted By bxmxwx
I had exactly the same symptomps and behaviour...

I had exactly the same symptomps and behaviour and was actually doing repairs 3 times. For the 3rd time they replaced all the injectors and coils and the problem never reocurred (at least so far)....
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