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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-20-2008, 11:29 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,202
Posted By SpeedR
No problem. I used AussieLOU's words to discribe...

No problem. I used AussieLOU's words to discribe the problem since his best articulated the issue. I believe he also has a 4.8i.

I'm scheduling a appt. to bring my X to the shop for this, along...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-20-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,202
Posted By SpeedR
If this was a response to my post, I did not say...

If this was a response to my post, I did not say mine was "sluggish". I said it "stutters, hiccoughs and then surges".

And when it surges, there is nothing sluggish about it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-19-2008, 10:25 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,202
Posted By SpeedR
I'm having the same problem with my April 2008...

I'm having the same problem with my April 2008 Build E70 4.8i.

From a dead stop it stutters, hiccoughs and then surges. It is nearly impossible to modulate the throttle from a stop with out...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-09-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,646
Posted By SpeedR
For those of you considering replacing your...

For those of you considering replacing your Dunlop Sport Maxx run flats...

I replaced my Dunlop run flats with the Michelin Latitude HP's 2 weeks ago, so for what it's worth, here's my review so...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,062
Posted By SpeedR
As I mention in my first post, BMW's "in spec"...

As I mention in my first post, BMW's "in spec" range for the X5's rear camber is -1.5 to - 2.5 degrees. As such, if the dealer checks your alignment and it falls in this range (which it probably...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-04-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,062
Posted By SpeedR
All BMWs - including the X5 - are set up with a...

All BMWs - including the X5 - are set up with a large amount of negative camber in the rear. X5's range is around -1.5 to -2.5 degrees. This is done to maximize highspeed cornering, but unless you...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,114
Posted By SpeedR
Problem with X5/X6 rear camara is: Poor quality...

Problem with X5/X6 rear camara is: Poor quality camara + very weak reverse lights = useless at night.

It seems the low light is the biggest problem. As a test, I partially covered the reverse...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-01-2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,651
Posted By SpeedR
300 City 400 Highway $105 Fill-up '08 4.8i

300 City
400 Highway
$105 Fill-up
'08 4.8i
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-13-2008, 12:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 834
Posted By SpeedR
I'll sell you the 20" OEM tires on my 2008 X5. I...

I'll sell you the 20" OEM tires on my 2008 X5. I only have 3,800 miles on them and they're like new. Tires only, I'm keeping the wheels.
Forum: Off-Topic 06-09-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 4,760
Posted By SpeedR
$101.23 in my '08 X5 today.

$101.23 in my '08 X5 today.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-05-2008, 12:00 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,827
Posted By SpeedR
'72 Chevy Vega: 95 mph - overheated 2008 E70...

'72 Chevy Vega: 95 mph - overheated
2008 E70 X5: 140 mph - per speedo
Yamaha FJ1200: 145 mph
2003 E46 M3: 150+ mph
1991 Turbo Supra: 155 mph
911 Turbo: 175 mph
Top Alcohol Dragster: 231.5 mph -...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-04-2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,646
Posted By SpeedR
There are several very positive reviews posted on...

There are several very positive reviews posted on X5World.com in addition the reviews on tirerack.com and consumerreports.com. For me, I have a close friend with the Latitude Tours on his 2005 X5. ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-03-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,646
Posted By SpeedR
+1:thumbup: The Michelin Latitude Tour HPs are...

+1:thumbup: The Michelin Latitude Tour HPs are what I plan to replace my 20" Dunlop run-flat POSs with. I have talked to several people running these and they are very happy with them.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 04-30-2008, 08:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,205
Posted By SpeedR
But Jonathan, I ordered the special BMW BTM (blue...

But Jonathan, I ordered the special BMW BTM (blue tape mask) for install at the PC!:rofl:

See you on May 8th. Hope my X5 has a blue front end - not.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 04-29-2008, 04:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,205
Posted By SpeedR
Tough decision on clear mask... I'm doing...

Tough decision on clear mask...

I'm doing the PC delivery for my X5 on May 8th, and decided to have the mask installed there to save my front end on the long drive home.

I haven't been a big...
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-10-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,959
Posted By SpeedR
:rofl: What really sucks is when I get the...

:rofl:

What really sucks is when I get the "high battery drain" message. BMW assist doesn't work in other time dimensions.
Forum: Off-Topic 04-10-2008, 10:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,871
Posted By SpeedR
O.K., can anyone beat this guy's record? Even if...

O.K., can anyone beat this guy's record? Even if it's 80% BS, it's still a big number.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-10-2008, 10:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,959
Posted By SpeedR
Flux Capacitor on switch. Use I-drive for...

Flux Capacitor on switch. Use I-drive for setting the date.
Forum: E36 /7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-10-2008, 10:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,959
Posted By SpeedR
+1:thumbup: That's what it does in my M5. Eat...

+1:thumbup: That's what it does in my M5. Eat my dust Racer X!

BTW, where did you get those pics of my car?
Forum: Off-Topic 04-10-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,871
Posted By SpeedR
Ops, it's been awhile since I saw the movie, but...

Ops, it's been awhile since I saw the movie, but it's one of my favorites.
Forum: Off-Topic 04-10-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,871
Posted By SpeedR
"Yea, I've bang lots of girls" "I really like how...

"Yea, I've bang lots of girls" "I really like how their [breast] feel like bean bags"
Forum: Off-Topic 04-10-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 723
Posted By SpeedR
1. General public relations - Good Corp. Citizen ...

1. General public relations - Good Corp. Citizen
2. Marketing to potential individual investors
3. Marketing to the labor market to draw new employees
Forum: Off-Topic 04-10-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,871
Posted By SpeedR
As many dates as the number of girls you've been...

As many dates as the number of girls you've been with:rofl:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-10-2008, 03:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,012
Posted By SpeedR
My wife and I were also hoping to use the 3rd row...

My wife and I were also hoping to use the 3rd row for child seats, but from what I now understand, you can't do it.

The 3rd row seats do not have attachment points on the back, nor do they...
Forum: General BMW 04-03-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,725
Posted By SpeedR
+1 Yea, what he said... All of the...

+1 Yea, what he said...



All of the posters that say BMW's high performance is the reason they are less reliable may not realize,
BMWs rarely have mechanical drivetrain issues (unless...
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