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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-18-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 21,875
Posted By cablue
Delivery day

Here is ours on delivery day. Love it!:)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-18-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 21,875
Posted By cablue
We have had our Model S for several months now,...

We have had our Model S for several months now, with over 7,000 miles on it. We've actually ordered our second, which will be in in 2 weeks. Never before have we had two of the same cars. I've...
Forum: Exterior 05-18-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By cablue
rear-mounted BMW bike rack X5 2007-current Sacramento

Selling the BMW bike rack. No hitch required. Works great. BMW site description:
BMW Rear-Mounted Bicycle Carrier
This rear carrier does not require a trailer hitch, can transport two bicycles...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-28-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,929
Posted By cablue
For mixed driving, 70/30 hwy/city I get...

For mixed driving, 70/30 hwy/city I get consistently 24 mpg. I am a fast driver and punch it off the line a lot. I don't baby it. I'm at 58,000 miles now and loving it!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-26-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 16,254
Posted By cablue
I've had an increase in mpg. Before I...

I've had an increase in mpg. Before I consistently got 24 mpg., doing 75% driving on the hwy and 25% city. Now I'm around 25.8. This may still lower as I drive more, but I've put quite a bit on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 16,254
Posted By cablue
I'll be getting mine back tomorrow, after 3 days...

I'll be getting mine back tomorrow, after 3 days in the shop. Needed to order the parts, apparently. Could have told me they didn't have them before I dropped it off. Oh, well. But, the morning I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-27-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,023
Posted By cablue
Thanks. I'll give that a try. I just got...

Thanks. I'll give that a try. I just got flipped off for pulling out of my street not quite fast enough. We have a blind corner close to our street. It can get dicey sometimes pulling out. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,023
Posted By cablue
I'm getting consistently 24 mpg for both city/hwy...

I'm getting consistently 24 mpg for both city/hwy driving. I've got about 44,000 miles on it now. My only complaint about my X5 is the lag sometimes when coming from a complete stop and needing to...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-08-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 162,540
Posted By cablue
Not a photo, but video from my iPhone. Check out...

Not a photo, but video from my iPhone. Check out our next car: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NmMInHbwMw It's the Tesla Model S, all electric car. Should be out next summer. This was their test...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-08-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 162,540
Posted By cablue
This baby almost got me. I moved our bbq away...

This baby almost got me. I moved our bbq away from the wall and happened to roll right on top of this, trapping it. Yikes! It's a rattlesnake. It was rattling away, but I just thought our drip...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-25-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,104
Posted By cablue
My brother teaches at College of the Redwoods. I...

My brother teaches at College of the Redwoods. I grew up in Redding and have taken 299 to the coast a number of times. It's absolutely beautiful. It is a haul though. From Redding to Eureka, it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-24-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,085
Posted By cablue
There are many on this forum who can tell you how...

There are many on this forum who can tell you how much they love their diesels, myself included. Mine has been great, with almost 40,000 miles so far.

I am sorry to hear of the problems others...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-16-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,738
Posted By cablue
Love the pictures of your dog. We, too, have a...

Love the pictures of your dog. We, too, have a young black lab, just turned one. She's a blast - so entertaining. Btw, I have a brother that lives in Arcata. Such a beautiful area:)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,239
Posted By cablue
Now you tell me! I missed that. I'll check...

Now you tell me! I missed that. I'll check that out on my next one. Good to know.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,239
Posted By cablue
Mine has the comfort seats, and that was a...

Mine has the comfort seats, and that was a definite requirement when we bought it. They're wonderful. Our family just returned from an 8-hour drive from our vacation. It's very comfortable in the...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-04-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,008
Posted By cablue
+ on the pickpockets. My daughter was...

+ on the pickpockets. My daughter was pickpocketed 3 times while there this summer! Yes, she was an obvious target being a teenager, but still be watchful of this. They got away with her iphone,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2011, 12:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,277
Posted By cablue
At least you got a lot of miles in on the trip...

At least you got a lot of miles in on the trip first. I got my first ticket driving my X5 coming home from the dealership with my new car. To top it off, not only did I get a speeding ticket but...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,461
Posted By cablue
I wanted a mid-sized suv with the best gas...

I wanted a mid-sized suv with the best gas mileage. The diesel was the perfect fit. Did not like the Lexus hybrid. This diesel, imo, was much better than the VW, Audi, and MB. If the diesel wasn't...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,062
Posted By cablue
I have over 36,000 miles on my '10 X5 diesel, and...

I have over 36,000 miles on my '10 X5 diesel, and it's been great! Just had the first glitch with the back-up camera going weird on me, but that was a simple fix. I have been very happy with this...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 792
Posted By cablue
Mine are at just over 36,000 miles. I'm trying...

Mine are at just over 36,000 miles. I'm trying to decide what to replace them with. Just had my X in, and dealer said they're still good for another couple of months.
Forum: Off-Topic 06-21-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 611
Posted By cablue
To you, too! Have a great day:)

To you, too! Have a great day:)
Forum: Off-Topic 06-21-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By cablue
Yeah, she said she never felt a thing. She just...

Yeah, she said she never felt a thing. She just noticed a woman walking away with her camera. She stepped in front of her and said, "No, don't think so. That's my camera." Don't know if that was...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-21-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By cablue
Thanks for the info! That's exactly what I was...

Thanks for the info! That's exactly what I was thinking - renting a car in Germany. Otherwise, we'd take a train. Cannot wait! Just dreading planning all the details.
Forum: Off-Topic 06-21-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By cablue
We got 4 RT tickets first class from SF to London...

We got 4 RT tickets first class from SF to London with United Miles 3 years ago for $225 each. They've now jacked up the number of miles needed for that trip. We really lucked out. Problem is now...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-21-2011, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By cablue
My daughter is on her senior trip to London,...

My daughter is on her senior trip to London, Barcelona, Madrid, and Paris right now. In Spain, she was pick-pocketed twice. She caught the first one walking away with her camera, but the second...
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