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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-01-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 22,619
Posted By phastphil
More on the iPhone 5

We just picked up our '13 328iCV......the iPhone 9 Pin worked OK with powering/charging the phone, but we will have to wait until the 9 pin to 30 pin digital to analog cable becomes available....I...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-27-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,917
Posted By phastphil
Not happy....

Well, I don't want an X3, downsizing from a X5, and although the X3 has finally become the X-car/SAV it should have been when it was introduced, I'm holding out for a X1.

I've also got very used...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-25-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 22,619
Posted By phastphil
Our NEW 2013 328CV just arrived (picking it up...

Our NEW 2013 328CV just arrived (picking it up Friday) Very Excited....however not only do we get a new car, but our iPhones are due to arrive on Friday as well as per the UPS tracking.

Getting...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-19-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,917
Posted By phastphil
Hmmm, NOT exactly what I wanted to hear.....but...

Hmmm, NOT exactly what I wanted to hear.....but it is what it is.....the dealer in NYC said 'next year', my local dealer says 'not anytime soon'. As far as cost, it could easily be added to one of...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-17-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,917
Posted By phastphil
Hi this is not a physical issue (LOL) I work...

Hi
this is not a physical issue (LOL) I work out, have plenty of upper strength, it's a WANT not a NEED issue....I got spoiled when I traded my '04 X5 for the '09 X5 and it had the power...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-16-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,917
Posted By phastphil
I was a bit disappointed when I looked through...

I was a bit disappointed when I looked through the ordering guide.....and then confirmed it with the BMW dealer in NYC (which is owned by BMW), so I thought the info was fairly factual. The X1 is...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 09-15-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,917
Posted By phastphil
Any visibility of a Power Hatch?

I'm on my 2nd X5, and I considered downsizing to a X1. I'm excited that the X1 finally made it to the U.S., but after a recent visit to my dealer, I found out there is NO power tailgate/hatch option?...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-04-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,551
Posted By phastphil
My 2009 X5 will need new tires shortly...

My 2009 X5 will need new tires shortly (255/55R18RF). Trying to decide between the current tires (Bridgestone Dueler 400) or upgrade to the Michelin Tour HP ZP at +$100/tire or $400 for the set. I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-05-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,425
Posted By phastphil
SORRY MY BAD ..... I did not realize that in...

SORRY MY BAD ..... I did not realize that in later years they removed those User Definable buttons, and I notice you have a '11.

HOWEVER on a different subject: Felliren noted a good experience...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-04-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,425
Posted By phastphil
There are two USER ASSIGNABLE button on the...

There are two USER ASSIGNABLE button on the steering wheel. you can assign them to do all kinds of things. I have mine to RECIRCULATE the A/C air, the other to MUTE the audio.

Phil
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-30-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,234
Posted By phastphil
What is your engine idle speed ??????

What is your engine idle speed:

WITH A/C ON:

WITHOUT A/C On:

mine are:

ON: 850 -900rpm
OFF: 550 (perfect)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2010, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,570
Posted By phastphil
Audi got in trouble for SURGING....

Hi Drussell,

My understanding is rhetorical - I really want to believe this was an oversight. I can't believe they would engineer a car with excessive idle speed knowing the side effects of brake...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-15-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,570
Posted By phastphil
NO Solution in sight...

Hi Drussel 2,

I'm afraid we have hit a dead end.....As my X5 is still under warranty for another 4 years, I'll have to live with the problem. It's really annoying - not only the noise but the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-12-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,570
Posted By phastphil
I have same problem, but idle speed makes it worse

I have the same problem on my '09 X5 3.0i - dealer says it's normal. But I do notice the brake dust is not as bad as it was on my X5 '04 = so they must have made the brake pads a bit harder - which...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 08-29-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By phastphil
First rule of research, Discount all the BS the...

First rule of research, Discount all the BS the salesperson says at the dealer. When I bought the car a few weeks ago, I asked him if this model had the SUBS, of course his answer was NO - you have...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-26-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,068
Posted By phastphil
Separation of Keys

Sounds like having a separate key chain with house/office keys and the Remote Control is the way to go. I thought for sure someone had applied a rubber square to keep the keys from scratching the...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 08-26-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By phastphil
I don't think my E70 has woofers/subs under the...

I don't think my E70 has woofers/subs under the front seats - I thought that was only for the upgraded Premium Sound System.

Phil
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-26-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,068
Posted By phastphil
How do YOU solve the hanging key issue?

On my new E70, when I insert the Key Remote in the dash, any keys hanging down will scratch the metal and wood just below. For now, I took my other keys off and have a soft BMW key fob attached to...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 08-26-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By phastphil
'09 E70 Sub Options

I have a '09 E70 (no 3rd row) with the standard radio (w/ipod adapter) and the sound is pretty pathetic. It needs more low end - but I don't want to enter any bass contests or rattle the windows ! ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-21-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,316
Posted By phastphil
Need more data....

It seems to be easy to find the price of the car, as the dealer cost and all the options are posted in hundreds of places, but the extended warranty stuff seems to be an elusive quest for best...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 08-21-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By phastphil
FS: X5 E53 XM Radio Interface/Receiver

I just traded my '04 X5, and pulled the Blitz Interface (XM SLD 00) and XM Commander receiver. Plug and Play, interfaces directly with the factory head unit - displays channel, song etc. It is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-21-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,316
Posted By phastphil
What are u paying for extended coverage?

I just bought my 2nd X5 - '09 3K miles (never titled) and I see a huge difference from my 1st gen '04. Some good - some not so good. But, the reason I traded the '04 w/55K miles, was I got nervous...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-09-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,240
Posted By phastphil
Buy the X5 with ur eyes wide open...

Hi
I just traded my (yesterday) 55K mile '04 X 3.0 (for a 09 X5 xdrive3i), I really liked the vehicle - I enjoyed driving it, it seemed like just the right size for MY needs: a go out Saturday night...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 10-28-2007, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,474
Posted By phastphil
I stand corrected - however I'm wondering what...

I stand corrected - however I'm wondering what functions you get since the USB connector on the BB is mainly for power/charging?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-15-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By phastphil
The hooks work with the rubber mats, there are...

The hooks work with the rubber mats, there are holes in the mat that mates up to the hooks. The hooks are screwed into the carpet. I had the carpet mats, bought a set of the BMW rubber mats (rather...
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