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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 07-14-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,110
Posted By dreamalaska
X6 Fuel Pump issue

Thanks for the update - sorry to hear about the ordeal...the Lexus will def come with peace of mind and at least 250,000 miles of reliable service...


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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 06-21-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,110
Posted By dreamalaska
X6 Fuel Pump issue

Thx for the update - good luck and keep us posted


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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 06-13-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,295
Posted By dreamalaska
X6 Fog Light Replacement

Hoen bulbs received and installed - look nice and white like the HID's, but unable to judge if any better coverage than stock since its eternal daylight now in Alaska...


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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 06-07-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,262
Posted By dreamalaska
Need advice on pricing

I agree on the running boards and didn't order them for that reason - even without them you'll occasionally rub your pant leg on that part getting out of the car and get your pants all dirty...but at...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 06-07-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 700
Posted By dreamalaska
Recommended tyres for X6

I really like my Michelin Latitude HP's that came on my 2013 3.5i...Costco sells both the run flat and regular versions


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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 06-07-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By dreamalaska
Surging Cruise Control

I use cruise every day for two speed trap zones - one at 25mph and the other at 35mph. Mine stays right on with no surging or variances on even terrain...


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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 06-07-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,940
Posted By dreamalaska
Tire wear

I have 2013 3.5i with 4600 miles and Michelin Latitude HP all terrain run flats. I really like these tires and haven't experienced any excessive tire wear issues yet, fortunately. I haven't tried...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 06-01-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,940
Posted By dreamalaska
Tire wear

Hi ftwashmom, I'm concerned about this too - curious which model X6 you have and which brand of tires are on the car? Thx


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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 05-25-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,295
Posted By dreamalaska
X6 Fog Light Replacement

I ordered Hoen H11 55w bulbs - have yet to receive. An important point another member discovered is the H11 bulb appears to be only for X6's with adaptive headlights, which I have. Cars without...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 05-22-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,295
Posted By dreamalaska
X6 Fog Light Replacement

Another from the FWIW dept (U.S. 2013 LCI 3.5i)

I pulled the fog bulb as outlined in earlier threads - my bulb is marked "OSRAM H11 Germany"...when pulling the fog light housing out YOU DO NOT USE...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 05-22-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,965
Posted By dreamalaska
BMW X6 2009 50i - carbon build up in the valves?

What is the cause of this excessive carbon build up at such relatively low mileage? Oil change at every 15k? Poor fuel?


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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 05-19-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By dreamalaska
X6 Rack Options

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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 05-19-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By dreamalaska
X6 Rack Options

Here's from the FWIW dept:

Rack options for the X6 are the OEM BMW roof rails:
#51952165691 silver $552
#51952165700 black $359.43
(Parts price only)

But in order to use these you still need...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 05-18-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By dreamalaska
5 seater

They were selling on eBay awhile ago - google it u should find them - a place in Poland or somewhere like that was selling them for $500...didn't include any seatbelt mod tho...


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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 04-21-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By dreamalaska
Manually getting out of park?

I can't find it in the owners manual but was told that there is a neutral switch under the left cup holder that is accessed after you remove the rubber insert. 372594

May be worth looking into.
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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 12-31-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By dreamalaska
Bump - Anyone? Thanks

Bump -
Anyone? Thanks
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 12-28-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,188
Posted By dreamalaska
The front seats do recline backwards until it...

The front seats do recline backwards until it hits the rear seat...about as close to "lie flat" as you can get...I'll check with the rear seats folded down to see how much the fronts recline back...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 12-27-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By dreamalaska
Center Console Lighter

Can anyone confirm if the outside ring light on the center console lighter socket lights up at all? The lighter socket appears to be the same part as the one on the dash (which does light up of...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 06-01-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,944
Posted By dreamalaska
As a follow-up, I did find where BMW Parts sells...

As a follow-up, I did find where BMW Parts sells a retrofit rail kit (#51952165691 silver; #51952165700 black) and appears to be a current part number. It looks like X6 roof rails are deleted for...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 05-30-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,944
Posted By dreamalaska
2013 X6 Roof Rails?

Does anyone know what's happened with the aluminum or black roof rails option? Can't find it on the order sheets but BMWNA still shows it in some of the pictures. :dunno:
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-30-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,749
Posted By dreamalaska
I've gotten different answers from different...

I've gotten different answers from different dealers on new quotes. One says he has verified that you CAN combine them on the up-front cost.

The verbiage from USAA is pretty explicit that you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-19-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,143
Posted By dreamalaska
Traveling in Phoenix I looked at an X5 with the...

Traveling in Phoenix I looked at an X5 with the black Nappa interior. Another commenter noted that to them the Nappa was very similar to what Lexus uses. As a current owner of a Lexus I would...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-10-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,143
Posted By dreamalaska
Thanks all for the input...apparently you ARE...

Thanks all for the input...apparently you ARE allowed to order the Nappa leather without the Multi-Contour seats - go figure. But that adds the Sport Seats, which appear to have pretty bad reviews....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,143
Posted By dreamalaska
2012 X5 35d Nappa Leather Option

Hello All - I'm going to be ordering a 2012 X5 diesel and I would like the nappa leather option. On the order sheet from Oct 1 2011 it states that Nappa must be ordered with Multi-Seat option and...
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