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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-02-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By mark2895
Bringing my car into BMW to get it evaluated today for repairs

Hey guys I was experiencing oil burning issues as well but I was told it's just the CCV valve. (2004 3.0 X5) Stealer quoted me 800. Local mechanic shop in Red Bank NJ quoted me 300. Reach out if you...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-16-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 19,013
Posted By mark2895
Hesitation software update

Gents- So I too have had an update done to attempt to correct this issue. The dealer did the update and it was documented as "bulletin 12 09 11"

I do notice a big difference, but has there been...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-13-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,965
Posted By mark2895
Quackbury- good points you have raised. I concur...

Quackbury- good points you have raised. I concur about the refinement details of the 535 vs the X5 and like yourself, I could be leaning towards keeping the 535 as well as the getting the X5.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-13-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,965
Posted By mark2895
I will have pictures up over the next day or two...

I will have pictures up over the next day or two but here's a scan of the window sticker listing all the options and the color per your last reply's. Thanks. Again PM me if you are interested.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-13-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,965
Posted By mark2895
thank you. I'm very happy but in the long run...

thank you. I'm very happy but in the long run the X will be the better move while I can still enjoy the pleasure of the bmw drive. Love this 535i, I wish I could have both the X and the 535!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-13-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,965
Posted By mark2895
Selling 2011 535i XDrive

Good news is my wife is pregnant :rofl:, bad news is I need more room for the new little one coming so I decided to back to an X5. :p It only has 4,500 miles on it and I just had the tires switched...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-18-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 204,011
Posted By mark2895
If it's any help to the fine folks on the board I...

If it's any help to the fine folks on the board I was successful working through my dealer to have the stock Goodyear RFT's replaced with Michelin 245/40R19 Primacy HP ZP's. After further research...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-14-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 204,011
Posted By mark2895
Son of a ..... !

Well, after reading all the threads of this bubble issue, there it was on my driver side front tire this morning. :mad: Only 4k miles. :dunno: Goodyear RFT's. I have the tire insurance so I hope...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-22-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,744
Posted By mark2895
Kudos guys. Did this on my 04 x5 and it worked.

Kudos guys. Did this on my 04 x5 and it worked.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-13-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,932
Posted By mark2895
yeah that center console has a HUGE amount of...

yeah that center console has a HUGE amount of space....:angel:

kills me coming from an X5.

boooo.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-19-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,041
Posted By mark2895
Two is just about all I can fit with all the...

Two is just about all I can fit with all the other crap I bring to hit the links. I am not pushing it any further than that. 4...impossible without a removal scratch or ding. That would just kill...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-12-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By mark2895
Compass

Ok, this is dumb :( I admit, but in my 2004 X5 I have a compass built in the rear view mirror. Do our F10's have a compass or is the NAV pretty much the compass? I admit the NAV should be all we...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-31-2011, 04:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By mark2895
Can you define screetch? Mine doesn't have a...

Can you define screetch? Mine doesn't have a screetch sound but it does sound weird when it auto switches from normal AM to HD radio AM. My AM reception sucks in my driving area too so it goes back...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-19-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,874
Posted By mark2895
So what exactly is the normal temp of the oil...

So what exactly is the normal temp of the oil under regular driving conditions and when should I get concerned the oil temp is running hot? I seem to run at 195 degrees. That gauge is weird it's...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-19-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,563
Posted By mark2895
I took the lazy way out this time around and went...

I took the lazy way out this time around and went with an Escort Solo S3 cordless. Works good, a little high on the price but it works pretty well.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-04-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,397
Posted By mark2895
All settings lost after a few days? WTF?

Why do all my radio presets AND the 8 customized presets on the dash go away after the car sits for 48 hrs? :mad:

The first time they were lost I thought it was user error, fat finger, my...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By mark2895
Grit Guard

Anyone use this thing? Does it really work?

http://www.gritguard.com/the-grit-guard-insert.html
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,386
Posted By mark2895
I had the same problem. What a PITA. I almost...

I had the same problem. What a PITA. I almost took it to the dealer. I managed to get that insert out (with a little brute force as well) then use a set of 90 degree needle nose pliers to get the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,340
Posted By mark2895
Ronsell....LMAO!

Ronsell....LMAO!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-14-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,911
Posted By mark2895
Fog Lights Not Xeon?

:dunno: My fog lights are not xeon, is this standard? Thought they would be standard. I just noticed this when I parked in front of a large storefront window the other day. :bawling:


Has...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-08-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,297
Posted By mark2895
Active Blind Spot Detection

I used it today for the first time in my new 535 and it was dead on accurate. Anyone considering this option and can't decide it's worth the cost.

At the rear of the vehicle the Active Blind...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-03-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,411
Posted By mark2895
I believe it is. I have both the convenience pkg...

I believe it is. I have both the convenience pkg and cold weather pkg.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-03-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,411
Posted By mark2895
Never had a heated steering wheel until my new...

Never had a heated steering wheel until my new f10, wow. The convenience package is indeed a joy. Little worried about that door handle issue thou....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-02-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,710
Posted By mark2895
Slaymaster I feel ya over here in Spring Lake. ...

Slaymaster I feel ya over here in Spring Lake. My new 535 xi graphite has 200 miles on it and I can't take it. The road salt on her paint makes me want to cry. This blo's! :mad:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-31-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,905
Posted By mark2895
bfv is exactly right....large content on the...

bfv is exactly right....large content on the drive causes delay which is exactly what I have experienced. I am not a professional sound guy but after switching from a massive drive (firelite in my...
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