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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-17-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By DeanLinAZ
The passenger side exhaust is only active above...

The passenger side exhaust is only active above approx. 4,000 rpms on 2011 X5 35i's that have not been tampered with. That is the way the 2011 X5 35i's were delivered.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-07-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 883
Posted By DeanLinAZ
Move to Arizona or Hawaii.:rofl:

Move to Arizona or Hawaii.:rofl:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-30-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,753
Posted By DeanLinAZ
My A/C has been switched on continuously since we...

My A/C has been switched on continuously since we picked up our X5 at the dealership on September 6, 2011. BTW, the compressor only operates when the cabin temperature calls for it. The magnetic...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-15-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 955
Posted By DeanLinAZ
Ard is right on. K & N's may be okay for...

Ard is right on. K & N's may be okay for racecars whose engines are rebuilt every year, but they are no good for the drivers that most of us use every day. Dirt passage through and over oiling of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-06-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 944
Posted By DeanLinAZ
bbaron: bye,bye!:D

bbaron: bye,bye!:D
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-15-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,853
Posted By DeanLinAZ
Our 2011 35i X5 was three years old on Labor Day...

Our 2011 35i X5 was three years old on Labor Day last. It is very reliable, safe and practical. We had an early issue with the CEL coming on every 1,000 miles until a BMW software update cured it. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-30-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 989
Posted By DeanLinAZ
I replaced the OEM run-flat Duelers at 20,000...

I replaced the OEM run-flat Duelers at 20,000 miles. They started to become noisy at 8,000 miles and just got louder and louder. The fronts were well worn down but the rears would have gone another...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,966
Posted By DeanLinAZ
I have a set of these in my 2013 MINI Cooper S. ...

I have a set of these in my 2013 MINI Cooper S. Black with blue hilites. These mats are great. The rubber backing will keep the carpet underneath like new. Good stuff!!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-31-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By DeanLinAZ
Ard and Kzang are right in the money re K&N hype....

Ard and Kzang are right in the money re K&N hype. Just sound (good) and possible MAS problems (bad). Stay stock or go Dinan.

BTW, it is a truck.:)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,025
Posted By DeanLinAZ
Guys, as Ard suggests, the holding of the gear...

Guys, as Ard suggests, the holding of the gear selected as speed bleeds off, or, the downshifting as speed bleeds off is indeed a "feature" of the last three BMWs I've owned--2001 740, 2008 535, 2011...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-15-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By DeanLinAZ
Chill, Phil.;)

Chill, Phil.;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-09-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,146
Posted By DeanLinAZ
This recall is definitely NOT engine related. It...

This recall is definitely NOT engine related. It is for a seal in the engine compartment at the top of the firewall and aft edge of the hood panel.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-08-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,146
Posted By DeanLinAZ
My 2011 35i X5 was recalled for this item in...

My 2011 35i X5 was recalled for this item in April 2012. Recall Campaign number is/was 51 34 11 and the title is/was Reseal of Partition in Engine Compartment. The replacement part is/was called a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-01-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,954
Posted By DeanLinAZ
Our 2011 X5 has Sport Seats which after 18K miles...

Our 2011 X5 has Sport Seats which after 18K miles and 2+ years seem normal to us and we are in our 70's. The higher bolsters make entry and exit sort of a two step process, but once you're in,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-11-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,648
Posted By DeanLinAZ
Having been married 57 years to the same woman,...

Having been married 57 years to the same woman, my advice is to do whatever your new wife wants and be happy about it.:)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-01-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,271
Posted By DeanLinAZ
I purchased my Euro delivery 2001 740iL through...

I purchased my Euro delivery 2001 740iL through Chapman. It was before BMW North Scottsdale was there and the purchase was actually through BMW North America. Chapman only processed the paper and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-22-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,105
Posted By DeanLinAZ
My 2011 35i just had the same issue after 16K...

My 2011 35i just had the same issue after 16K miles and 20 months of service. My BMW service center found the system low on freon--SA told me that low freon will cause the system to default to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,701
Posted By DeanLinAZ
dnadrifter: My 2011 35i X5 with AD (included...

dnadrifter:

My 2011 35i X5 with AD (included in the M Sport package in 2011) will be two years old on Labor Day, 2012. I have had no AD related maintenance issues so far--16+K miles. The AD...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,701
Posted By DeanLinAZ
I have a 2011 35i Sport Activity with the M...

I have a 2011 35i Sport Activity with the M Package and the AD option. This set up provides a very well balanced, fun to drive package which handles and feels as good as my 2008 535i with the Sport...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,156
Posted By DeanLinAZ
I will just add two comments: First, every...

I will just add two comments:

First, every BMW built in the last fifteen years has some negative camber in the rear.

Second, my 2011 35i with the M Sport package which included 20" Bridgestones...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-26-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By DeanLinAZ
Wink My SA at BMW North Scottsdale is great. He...

My SA at BMW North Scottsdale is great. He knows/understands my last two BMW's, seems to understand me and always does me and my Bimmers a fine job, on time, and since 2008--no cost to me.

Just...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-12-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 13,063
Posted By DeanLinAZ
I don't have a diesel, but I still hang out most...

I don't have a diesel, but I still hang out most days. X5's are mostly the same everywhere except for the three engine options.

Enjoy your visits here---:thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-24-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,490
Posted By DeanLinAZ
autoque: I know that the X3, X5, and Z4 are...

autoque:

I know that the X3, X5, and Z4 are built only in the US, at least for now. What I thought I said was that Bimmers and other marks built in Germany are required to have warning triangles...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-24-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,490
Posted By DeanLinAZ
I'm told that the warning triangle and the first...

I'm told that the warning triangle and the first aid kit are only required for homeland build and delivery in Europe, but not for US built vehicles delivered in the US. My 2001 Euro Delivery 740iL...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-02-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,165
Posted By DeanLinAZ
Sort of like comparing a bottle of Dom Perignon...

Sort of like comparing a bottle of Dom Perignon champagne with a bottle of Miller Lite. To each his own...;)
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