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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By RPsX5d
OP - you probably already know this . . . if you...

OP - you probably already know this . . . if you do a key off and switch everything back on within 30 minutes (not sure about the figure 30), your seat heater setting will persist . . . if you wait...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 01:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 993
Posted By RPsX5d
My guess - more likely this is a stop gap...

My guess - more likely this is a stop gap arrangement - offer what coders are doing today as a feature for models that will be sold between NHTSA approval and LCI and offer full Euro version post...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 12:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 993
Posted By RPsX5d
This is a great thread! Suza you have...

This is a great thread!

Suza you have articulated my original thinking perfectly - I am summarizing my understanding here so someone can shed more light on the exact hardware difference and why...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 11:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 993
Posted By RPsX5d
PeteInCA - no you are not making an ass of...

PeteInCA - no you are not making an ass of yourself . . . frankly this thread turned out to be quite useful - at least for me. I honestly did not realize the subtle difference in hardware that...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-30-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 993
Posted By RPsX5d
opasha - thanks for the post and more...

opasha - thanks for the post and more specifically thanks for clearing this confusion up. :thumbup:

That said, I was a bit disappointed (yes only a wee bit! :) ) with the tone you chose (in...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-30-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 993
Posted By RPsX5d
As mentioned in my earlier post, I do not...

As mentioned in my earlier post, I do not currently own an F15 therefore cannot make claims with absolute certainty.

No I have not compared headlight unit part numbers - but I am not surprised...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-30-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 993
Posted By RPsX5d
Not an F15 owner (yet!) . . . currently on an E70...

Not an F15 owner (yet!) . . . currently on an E70 . . . waiting for the F15 LCI! LED package is going to be one of my must-have option . . . so have been lurking here to hear what current F15 owners...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 590
Posted By RPsX5d
To compare the diesel mpg to your mpg, you need a...

To compare the diesel mpg to your mpg, you need a diesel to run the same route you run.

Second, you are ignoring the torque the diesel offers - nearly 40% more than the 30i for essentially the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-27-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By RPsX5d
My ride MY2011 (June 2010 build) X5d . . . not...

My ride MY2011 (June 2010 build) X5d . . . not familiar with X3 . . . but here is my understanding about the Y cable . . . I use one . . .

X5s with a build date of October 2010 (or thereabouts)...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 590
Posted By RPsX5d
I have both the 3rd row and 20 inch RFT (Option...

I have both the 3rd row and 20 inch RFT (Option 214). MY2011, Odometer ~75,000 miles.

Driving from San Francisco to LA (I-5) with two adults one child . . . . best I have clocked is ~26 mpg.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-26-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 590
Posted By RPsX5d
OP - what size tire/rim and do you have 3rd row?

OP - what size tire/rim and do you have 3rd row?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-18-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By RPsX5d
Replacing iPhone 4s battery

Replacing the battery on iPhone 4s is very easy - here are a couple of how-tos

YouTube video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j6r51T1LhKg)
Written instructions with pictures...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-16-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By RPsX5d
OP - Here is a thread you might find useful...

OP - Here is a thread you might find useful (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=8721766#post8721766) . . . I just did mine at ~73,000 miles - my post includes pictures of the fluid at...
Forum: The Detail Department 12-11-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 793
Posted By RPsX5d
+1 I am very happy with Menzerna Power Lock....

+1

I am very happy with Menzerna Power Lock. I typically do a double coat - one in the evening, cure overnight and one in the morning and start using the car later in the afternoon. Very...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-20-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,974
Posted By RPsX5d
Let me PM you the cost details. You...

Let me PM you the cost details.



You can reuse the drain and fill plugs.

The plastic pan and the filter are one unit. IMO if you are going to incur the cost/effort of a transmission service...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-20-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,974
Posted By RPsX5d
Again thanks to everyone who contributed to this...

Again thanks to everyone who contributed to this thread. Yes I was on the fence on this one, finally decided to go ahead and get it done. Here are the highlights:

Rick at Automotive Consultants...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By RPsX5d
But this also disables the rear camera on the...

But this also disables the rear camera on the iDrive . . . I was hoping to to just silence the PDC (ideally just the rear ones) and leave the camera alone.

Somewhere I read you could just mask the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By RPsX5d
Here is a thread...

Here is a thread (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=777905) that discusses nav updates - VERY active thread!

I was looking into it . . . not too keen/undecided . . . my smartphone...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-16-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By RPsX5d
Agree on ard's comment - post your last alignment...

Agree on ard's comment - post your last alignment report, otherwise this conversation is pointless.

Don't have my alignment settings handy . . . after my original factory tires wore out (around...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-15-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By RPsX5d
Is your toe alignment set to BMW spec OR did you...

Is your toe alignment set to BMW spec OR did you set it to near zero? BMW has a wide toe tolerance AND is a pretty aggressive setting.

Zero out the toe (or near zero but still positive) and you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By RPsX5d
Thanks ard!

Thanks ard!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,132
Posted By RPsX5d
2011 X5d, ~73,000 miles, never had to top up...

2011 X5d, ~73,000 miles, never had to top up between oil changes. Couple of times I checked the level via the dipstick (not the easiest one to get to!) . . . iDrive always showed it at max.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By RPsX5d
Not directly related to OP's original question,...

Not directly related to OP's original question, but somewhat related . . . what is a good lab in the U.S. to test these oil samples? Simple Google search pops up Blackstone - ard mentioned...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-02-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By RPsX5d
I actually missed the A2DP module by a few months...

I actually missed the A2DP module by a few months . . . my E70 is 2011MY, June 2010 build. I think the Oct 2010 or later build came with the A2DP adapter built-in - meaning you don't need any of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-02-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By RPsX5d
Yes there is a drain on the driver's side - and...

Yes there is a drain on the driver's side - and most likely it is blocked with leaves, etc. Tough to describe how it looks . . . if you are reasonably handy with basic tools, remove the plastic...
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