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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By Marlbro
same with me, replaced at 30,000 under warranty,...

same with me, replaced at 30,000 under warranty, now at 50,000 and still going strong.
My dealer allowed me to try a new disc in teh vehicle right there, in front of him, but it didn't work, so they...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,676
Posted By Marlbro
2013 MY X5 50d (M)

haven't been on here in a while, but I suppose you guys have already heard of the 50d motor that is available in Europe in the X5, X6 & 5 series(F10)

in England the X5 is on the price list at...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 08-26-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,202
Posted By Marlbro
That reporter got some of his facts wrong ...

That reporter got some of his facts wrong

the 550d engine is a 3 litre triple turbo engine producing (possibly) 650Nm = 480 lbs/ft torque.

The 5 series will be a 550d possible to buy it with a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-26-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,692
Posted By Marlbro
+1 I listened to Quack last year, and ponied up...

+1
I listened to Quack last year, and ponied up for a set of 18" Snow tyres (non RTF)
totally different car to drive, floats like a boat over everything, never got stuck.
But i couldn't wait for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-26-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,751
Posted By Marlbro
I thought you said you had almost every option !...

I thought you said you had almost every option ! where's the M kit then ?

That's one huge option you don't have

i do like the colour Combo thou :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-26-2011, 04:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,976
Posted By Marlbro
Ferari = Yes they do (extremely arrogant) ...

Ferari = Yes they do (extremely arrogant)
Bentley, not sure, don't know any owners
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-04-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,675
Posted By Marlbro
Diesels have amazing amounts of torque, but I...

Diesels have amazing amounts of torque, but I understand your love of the Petrol engine.
when I worked in Detroit back in 93, the only car I would entertain was a V8.....

I'm dreading swapping...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 08-03-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,191
Posted By Marlbro
M5 F10 cheap in the UK or Expensive in Belgium

Was at the Dealer yesterday, and asked him if he had any up front knowledge of the price in Belgium for the new M5, as I had seen on AutoScout that it was expected to be 132,000 euros.
He told me it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-03-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,675
Posted By Marlbro
50d engine in all BMWs

was at the dealer yesterday
had a chat to the salesman whilst I was there. He told me that next year, possibly for 2013 VIN numbers change over, that BMW will be launching their 50d tri-turbo motor...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-17-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,600
Posted By Marlbro
The third one !!! you must love it. this will be...

The third one !!! you must love it. this will be my first & last X5, for the price, I'm not so impressed, but then I am hyper critical being an Automotive Engineer, probably noting could satisfy me....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-17-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,600
Posted By Marlbro
you have to remember that this all happened...

you have to remember that this all happened extremely quickly. It probably wasn't on for longer than half a second, but it seemed like forever; maybe it did release when she took her finger off, when...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-17-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,319
Posted By Marlbro
you can remedy this yourself by setting...

you can remedy this yourself by setting "settings" in I-drive to autolock the door as the car moves off. then with that set it "should" never ever happen again.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-16-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,600
Posted By Marlbro
Hit parking brake at 70 to 80 mph in the rain

Well, unfortunately, I can tell you what really happens when your darling wife drops a travel sick pill onto the console, it lodges under the park brake, and whilst saying nothing, and you (me then)...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,794
Posted By Marlbro
agreed that dick head stuck out in the left lane...

agreed that dick head stuck out in the left lane was wrong !
But if you or I were to tailgate him like that, and that camera car had been a COP,
then you would have got a ticket so big, you would...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-21-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,741
Posted By Marlbro
went to England with it, some times it worked,...

went to England with it, some times it worked, but mostly it didn't.

It's been in the workshop since yesterday morning, where the tech says it's all working but responding slowly (no kidding)

I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-21-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,618
Posted By Marlbro
+1 mine's in the workshop for a software...

+1
mine's in the workshop for a software update (2 days) but mine does always show the bumper. I find it a useful reference to know when my car is just inside my garage, that the door will not hit...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-08-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,026
Posted By Marlbro
mine works in my 2010, I plug USB sticks, fake...

mine works in my 2010, I plug USB sticks, fake Ipod players, charge my phone off it.
I think it's a great feature, wasn't free, it's a cost tick item when ordering, but very useful. Couldn't live...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-08-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,741
Posted By Marlbro
The DVD itself, which cost about 250 euro to...

The DVD itself, which cost about 250 euro to replace or upgrade, appeared to be OK.
No finger prints, or scratches, as you would expect as i next to never take it out.

Well I cleaned it again...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-07-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,741
Posted By Marlbro
I wouldn't mind if they replaced all mine, but...

I wouldn't mind if they replaced all mine, but upgraded it to HDD in place of DVD, whilst they are doing that they could make it the absolute newest 2012 setup :p

I'll go down the dealer and whine...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-07-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,741
Posted By Marlbro
2010 X5 with DVD navigation not responding

So I've had my X5 for about a year now, in total it's 18 months old, as it was an ex-demo.

about 6 weeks ago the SatNav stopped working showing a DVD not found error message.
I cleaned the DVD...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-30-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,630
Posted By Marlbro
Yep !! and all the chicks will be lauging at...

Yep !!
and all the chicks will be lauging at the "grey haired dude" in his sports car :D

Still, grey hair , & fat belly, you could always buy a Harley, or just buy a cabrio now as well as the X5.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-22-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,069
Posted By Marlbro
Front wheel forskins.....That's funny...

Front wheel forskins.....That's funny :rofl::rofl:

but as I said, would you really mis them......
I don't think I would go to those extreams to knock them off, but I think any of those would do...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-22-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,140
Posted By Marlbro
must have been built on a Friday ! sorry to...

must have been built on a Friday !
sorry to hear of your bad experiences, but in all, I don't think you will find that any other car, in general that is, will have less issues. But I feel your pain,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-22-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,974
Posted By Marlbro
Mine now has 27,500 kms, has passed through it's...

Mine now has 27,500 kms, has passed through it's second winter (first with me) and I can't find any stone chips. :thumbup:

I did note while checking that the 3M has slightly lifted on the Left...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-22-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,434
Posted By Marlbro
My WTF moment

My WTF moment is I pull into my local bank to go to the ATM and leave my 16 year old in the car.
There are 3 open parking spaces.
just as I'm about to leave the bank another guy walks in.
When I...
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