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Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 11-18-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 17,453
Posted By MRV99
Most likely the feature was not be activated by...

Most likely the feature was not be activated by the computer because the conditions did not favor starting and stopping of the motor. This is common
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-24-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,101
Posted By MRV99
I have been doing 1/2 interval oil changes since...

I have been doing 1/2 interval oil changes since I have owned BMW's. With the Turbo engines, they are harder on oil than NA so i find comfort in continuing to perform these changes. My SA who is...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-24-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,747
Posted By MRV99
I have had Adaptive Drive on all my E70's and...

I have had Adaptive Drive on all my E70's and they made a HUGE difference. I had a X5 loaner without the AD and it was not even the same car. I can only assume that the DHP will be the best and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-24-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,156
Posted By MRV99
I have had a 540(e39), 545/550(e60) M3(e90) and...

I have had a 540(e39), 545/550(e60) M3(e90) and X5's(e70) and had no problem putting car seats in any of them. Yes the M3 was a bit tight but still can do it and i see car seats in the 3 series...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-24-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By MRV99
The EDC, Power and Traction Control on/off is...

The EDC, Power and Traction Control on/off is modifiable via the buttons on the center counsel. The steering settings can be modified under the M settings in the idrive. This is all explained in...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-22-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By MRV99
I had this happen 2 times and what I found is...

I had this happen 2 times and what I found is that the electrical/battery was very low. Since I have what BMW considered "unfavorable charge cycles" aka many short trips, the battery need to be put...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-17-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 865
Posted By MRV99
If it was a June 2011 production then it is a...

If it was a June 2011 production then it is a 2012. My 2012 was the last week in March build with expedited delivery for the second week in April(due to a buy back).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-17-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 865
Posted By MRV99
BMW warranties are 4 year 50K miles. One...

BMW warranties are 4 year 50K miles. One thing that will effect the warranty is the in service date on a BMW MY. I have a MY 2012 X5 5.0i which has an in service date of April 2011. I do not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-17-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 925
Posted By MRV99
one other issue you will face is the more...

one other issue you will face is the more aggressive tires usually have a lower speed rating than what the X5 is rated for. You may find a more aggressive tire at a speed rating of say 99,106,112...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-10-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 597
Posted By MRV99
I would try using electrical contact cleaner. I...

I would try using electrical contact cleaner. I have used it with much success when dealing with sticky buttons due to spilled sticky drinks over the years.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-09-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By MRV99
Pros, More Horse power, Cons.... more wear and...

Pros, More Horse power, Cons.... more wear and tear. If the tune/piggyback that you put on the X5 can be traced to damage, it can void your warranty. do a search and you will find many opinions...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-09-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By MRV99
You should have no issue getting 400Hp out of...

You should have no issue getting 400Hp out of that car with very little cash. Simply install a JB4 and your looking at 100hp alone. throw a set of downpipes(cat delete) and exhaust you will good...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-09-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By MRV99
if you put the car in D(1-5) mode, it will drive...

if you put the car in D(1-5) mode, it will drive like an automatic. yes it still has a clutches instead of a torque converter so it is different. If you want to shif yourself, select S and now...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 10-09-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By MRV99
simply google search h&r 50493.88 and you will...

simply google search h&r 50493.88 and you will find everything you need.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-05-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,918
Posted By MRV99
I recommend that you order up some weather liners...

I recommend that you order up some weather liners for the 2nd and 3rd row. You will not believe what falls between and behind these seats with kids. liners catch it all. Carpet still is nice..
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-05-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,364
Posted By MRV99
Just remember that the only contact your car has...

Just remember that the only contact your car has to the road is via tires. If your comfortable driving the family around with $100 less tires them I would dump the x5 and save your money that way. ...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-03-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,918
Posted By MRV99
It all depends on what you need the third row...

It all depends on what you need the third row for. If it is for children the it is very handy and we use it quite a bit shuttling kids around. Adults no. I have had the 3rd row option on the last...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-23-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By MRV99
On the other hand, my wife has had many X5's and...

On the other hand, my wife has had many X5's and she never like the Active steering and made sure that I never added it to her X5. You will need to drive one to make that decision.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-14-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By MRV99
I am not sure but I know there are many places...

I am not sure but I know there are many places which makes larger and some illuminated shift paddles. I just don't know if they will work with the F15. google search for BMW M3 larger Shift...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-14-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By MRV99
if you have a BMW under warranty you will not...

if you have a BMW under warranty you will not have to pay for oil top offs. BMW will not give you oil to take home and do yourself but they will do it for you. That is the only way it will be...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-10-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,423
Posted By MRV99
I know you are looking for F15 owners but it is...

I know you are looking for F15 owners but it is not like BMW did some super special modifications from the N63B44 in the E70 to the N63B44tu in the F15. They up the HP 50 and they kept the weight...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-10-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,423
Posted By MRV99
I have had every v8 version of the X5 and it is...

I have had every v8 version of the X5 and it is not going to be easy to get 22mpg. I have only seen 22mpg when highway only driving is involved. I would say every X5 we have had is 70/30...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-24-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By MRV99
Seriously? Sent from BimmerApp mobile...

Seriously?


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-24-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By MRV99
Can the reverse camer go full screen?

There is no way to make the back up cam take up every inch/pixel of the IDrive screen. You get the option of split PDC and camera or just camera which will be about 80%ish of the actual screen. . ...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 05-23-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,269
Posted By MRV99
Gintani is developing and has shown they have a...

Gintani is developing and has shown they have a turbo kit but it is not for sale yet.


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