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Forum: F15 X5 M and F16 X6 M (2016 - Current) 12-22-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By Iron_Chef
Ended up buying disposable shoe covers for the...

Ended up buying disposable shoe covers for the really muddy days.
Forum: F15 X5 M and F16 X6 M (2016 - Current) 12-02-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By Iron_Chef
Kick Mats

Anyone have any ideas where to get kick mats that will work for the seats in the X5m?

My kids are notorious for kicking the back of the front seat.

Thanks!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-29-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By Iron_Chef
I think I only payed $1400 for the BMW tire...

I think I only payed $1400 for the BMW tire insurance and it is definitely worth it.
Already had to get 2 front tires replaced due to nails in the tread.

Had an independent insurance from the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-26-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,619
Posted By Iron_Chef
Will post some pictures over the weekend.

Will post some pictures over the weekend.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-20-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,619
Posted By Iron_Chef
I made the old cover work as best as possible. ...

I made the old cover work as best as possible. Took me about 45 min to pry it on, yes it doesn't fit perfectly, but better then what I saw out there. Was surprised that BMW didn't already have a...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-18-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By Iron_Chef
I just looked it up yesterday, for a 18" 255 it...

I just looked it up yesterday, for a 18" 255 it was 33 psi in the front and 41 psi in the back.
You can also find the psi suggestions in the manual
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-14-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 415
Posted By Iron_Chef
Rear Seat Protector

I just got my new 2014 X5 over the weekend and was hoping the BMW rear seat protector from my old 2011 would fit, but it doesn't at least not 100%. The middle section now folds different and the old...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-08-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By Iron_Chef
Apologies, just found a post with a similar...

Apologies, just found a post with a similar question that answered it.
Apparently the light functions that are not legal in the states yet get decoded.
Bummer, at least that means it is reversible...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-08-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By Iron_Chef
What is - 5AP Deconding for no-dazzle high beam assistance

Hello - anyone know what this is for? Just reviewing my order sheet and found this and one more code that I hadnt seen before

5AP Deconding for no-dazzle high beam assistance
8S4 Variable light...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-05-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,023
Posted By Iron_Chef
This past winter in Chicago on dedicated snow...

This past winter in Chicago on dedicated snow tires no problem! As Sean mentioned pretty much unstoppable!
You in fact will have to worry about everyone else around you.
It was actually my battery...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-28-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,630
Posted By Iron_Chef
Thanks for all the feedback - I think I will...

Thanks for all the feedback - I think I will stick with a new 2014 x5 50
For me so far the 50 has been fast enough - M will always be the forbidden fruit ;-)
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-26-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,630
Posted By Iron_Chef
Thanks mleun481! Yeah IT was a nice looking car...

Thanks mleun481! Yeah IT was a nice looking car for what seems a good price, but old interior tech.
Looking to order the 2014 x5 50 in alpine white so it looked tempting.
My spec came out at 82k...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-26-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,630
Posted By Iron_Chef
Got the vin VIN: 5YMGY0C59D0C11969 ...

Got the vin

VIN: 5YMGY0C59D0C11969

Current asking 85.900 but saw a cheaper price last week so there seems to be room for further negotiation
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-26-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,630
Posted By Iron_Chef
Thanks for the answers so far. I will get the...

Thanks for the answers so far. I will get the build sheet and post them both.
The good price is most likely since they had the M sitting for quite some time.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-26-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,630
Posted By Iron_Chef
2014 x5 5.0 or 2013 x5M

Was at my dealer today to finalize my last order details and saw a brand new 2013 x5m for a really good price. Which one to get?
The price comes out close to what I would pay for the 2014 x5
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-14-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,573
Posted By Iron_Chef
Would be interested as well which model and how...

Would be interested as well which model and how easy the install was.
Does it drain the battery while parked? Just asking since the dreaded increase batter discharge problem.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-02-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 790
Posted By Iron_Chef
Additional Interior Colors coming later?

Not sure if anyone would know, but will there be additional interior colors coming at a later point? I thought I saw somewhere that there will be more exterior coming later on.
Hoping for red...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-06-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,292
Posted By Iron_Chef
Thanks for the replies!

Thanks for the replies!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-03-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,292
Posted By Iron_Chef
Question Black Leather care - Zaino Z9 or Z10 or both or something different?

All,

Sorry for the repost; I am trying to find a good leather cleaner and upon researching prior posts it seems Zaino is one of the most prefered leather cleaning products.

Since it is summer...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-02-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,172
Posted By Iron_Chef
Dinan has one available now. Upps sorry...

Dinan has one available now.

Upps sorry thats not for the diesel. My bad
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,212
Posted By Iron_Chef
In your place I would demand a new car to the...

In your place I would demand a new car to the same specs you had before. Since it seems you had this damage all along from the first day. Sounds not like something that develops over time.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,156
Posted By Iron_Chef
Thanks for the additional feedback. Will use...

Thanks for the additional feedback.

Will use the latch points for now and tether once forward facing.
Now if in the x5 getting to the latch anchors wouldnt be so hard! Was a lot easier in my old...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,156
Posted By Iron_Chef
Thanks for the intial feedback. Was just making...

Thanks for the intial feedback. Was just making sure I didn't miss something while reading the BMW manual and the overcomplicated car seat manual. You need to be a rocket scientist to understand...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,576
Posted By Iron_Chef
Wasn't it not to long back that you could mix...

Wasn't it not to long back that you could mix regular gas with diesel to prevent diesel sludge in very cold temperatures? Given the correct mixture of course; not like 50/50. The old diesel engines...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,156
Posted By Iron_Chef
Tether Strap usage for rear facing car seats

About to install the new Britax car seat and it has a versa-tether strap. I saw the mounts for it at the back of the 2nd row. However when installing the seat rear facing they cant really be used. Is...
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