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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-01-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,540
Posted By GPSnV1
I live in tornado alley where I and many of my...

I live in tornado alley where I and many of my neighbors have replaced our roofs 3 times in the last 5 years.

That makes for a lot of screws and nails in the neighborhood. I have taken my original...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-16-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,217
Posted By GPSnV1
My 2012 X5 was with the dealer yesterday and they...

My 2012 X5 was with the dealer yesterday and they told me that I was not part of the recall. I hope they got this right.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-21-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By GPSnV1
BM MirrorTap for V1/RL/Max

I just recently started using a Blendmount for alternating between my V1, Escort Redline, and Escort Passport Max. Now I would like to hide the power cord when using the BM with these detectors.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-07-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,217
Posted By GPSnV1
http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e70-foru...

http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e70-forum/96993-bmw-recall.html

I thought I had to wait on a letter because the last time I called before the official report from BMW my dealer told me...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,227
Posted By GPSnV1
Got the 64G USB drive loaded with the second...

Got the 64G USB drive loaded with the second download and all is well with my Prem 2014-2 map.

Thanks again to the OP and others who helped move things along.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,227
Posted By GPSnV1
Thanks for the responses but I am doing...

Thanks for the responses but I am doing everything suggested. Please note that USB1 loaded with no problems using my 32G USB drive.

Shawn has been very helpful and sent some more instructions to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-07-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,227
Posted By GPSnV1
We are talking about the same thing because I...

We are talking about the same thing because I returned to the same 32G USB disk after the initial failure with the 16G USB disk followed by two failures by the original 32G disk.

As you and others...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-07-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,227
Posted By GPSnV1
They are both formatted FAT32. Both USB devices...

They are both formatted FAT32. Both USB devices work fine everywhere I use them. But I returned to the first USB device (which had no problems with USB1 files) just in case I missed something and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-07-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,227
Posted By GPSnV1
This is not working out for me. Wish I would have...

This is not working out for me. Wish I would have done the single download and picked up a clean USB stick that could handle 32G.

So no problems with USB1 files, but the X5 has rejected 3 or 4...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-07-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,227
Posted By GPSnV1
This is what I want to try. Does one use the USB...

This is what I want to try. Does one use the USB connection in the glove box?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-07-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,227
Posted By GPSnV1
How many USB sticks are needed for the update? I...

How many USB sticks are needed for the update? I once heard that it would require 3 USB 8G drives.

I have 32G and 10G drives and wonder if they will get the job done.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-30-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,154
Posted By GPSnV1
To my surprise, my wife finally got the nav...

To my surprise, my wife finally got the nav engaged so well see how the BMW maps do in finding a remote location in MO.

In the meantime, I cannot find a way to get the BMW remote app to let me...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-30-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,154
Posted By GPSnV1
My wife is currently driving out of state. I sent...

My wife is currently driving out of state. I sent an address to her (from classic Google maps) and as I showed her she got to Messages (2012 X5) but when she clicks on the address she says it does...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - current) 12-23-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,255
Posted By GPSnV1
I do not see this function in the latest version...

I do not see this function in the latest version of Google maps so what does one do now?

Edited to say I found it in an earlier version of Google maps in IE. I have been using the new Google maps...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-27-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,324
Posted By GPSnV1
I am starting to get "increased battery...

I am starting to get "increased battery discharge" with my 2012 X5 (11K miles) and just hope this is not a long term problem for this vehicle.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-10-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 50,221
Posted By GPSnV1
Has this worked out well for you?

Has this worked out well for you?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-08-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,253
Posted By GPSnV1
Thanks for these suggestions. In the meantime, I...

Thanks for these suggestions. In the meantime, I am also trying to sort out the importance of registering and coding as explained here: http://www.xoutpost.com/909173-post16.html
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-08-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,253
Posted By GPSnV1
I just called the local Batteries Plus and he...

I just called the local Batteries Plus and he said they only to '10 minute installs' so I'm not sure what they would say about the battery being under the cargo area.

Edited to say that there are...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-08-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,253
Posted By GPSnV1
I'm sure they would have it but should I worry...

I'm sure they would have it but should I worry about the re-coding issue?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-08-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,253
Posted By GPSnV1
The only place I could find the right kind of...

The only place I could find the right kind of battery for my 2009 4.8 X5 this morning was WalMart. So I should not go this route because there could be an issue with coding and their battery might be...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-21-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,154
Posted By GPSnV1
This was my first visit to my dealer with the...

This was my first visit to my dealer with the 2012 5.0i that I bought one year ago. Everything on my list was routine but I did complain that the maps in the nav continued to disappoint even getting...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-14-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,894
Posted By GPSnV1
Has anyone heard from BMW about a fix if you are...

Has anyone heard from BMW about a fix if you are pre-9/11?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-23-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,154
Posted By GPSnV1
X2. I don't want to go back to TomTom with my...

X2. I don't want to go back to TomTom with my 2012 like I did with my 2008 but the last run through OK, AR, and TN has me worried.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-16-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 16,355
Posted By GPSnV1
In the last three weeks, I have driven 2K miles...

In the last three weeks, I have driven 2K miles across three states. I did not take notes on the outbound trip but coming home I was so disappointed that I made a few notes.

Top on my list are...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,260
Posted By GPSnV1
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