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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-28-2016, 04:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,448
Posted By edpm3
If your vehicle e-mailed you that it needed an...

If your vehicle e-mailed you that it needed an oil service, then it also told BMW's computers. It's time to make an appointment at your dealer to get the service done and it will be free.

Under...
Forum: BMW i8 I12 (2014 - Current) 12-09-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 663
Posted By edpm3
Weathertech now makes floor liners for the i8.

Weathertech now makes floor liners for the i8.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-19-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,147
Posted By edpm3
If you're going off road, in addition to a spare...

If you're going off road, in addition to a spare tire, you might want to have a tire gage, a 12v air compressor, a can of slime, and a tire plug kit. For that matter, those are probably good things...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-16-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,416
Posted By edpm3
I can't think of a reason to change brake pads...

I can't think of a reason to change brake pads "just because." Change them when they get to a minimum thickness that you don't want to exceed. Same with rotors. They have a minimum thickness engraved...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-25-2016, 04:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,698
Posted By edpm3
When you consider mileage and cost, also consider...

When you consider mileage and cost, also consider that an F15 X5 35d gets about 5 mpg better than the E70 X5 35d. At least mine does. I attribute that mostly to the 8-speed transmission in the new...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-02-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,841
Posted By edpm3
So, what does it take to get Apple TV 3 on the...

So, what does it take to get Apple TV 3 on the screen?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-23-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By edpm3
Got 'em. Had them coded for anti-dazzle. Love 'em.

Got 'em. Had them coded for anti-dazzle. Love 'em.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-16-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,362
Posted By edpm3
Are you a BMW CCA member? If so, you might want...

Are you a BMW CCA member? If so, you might want to contact one of the Club's ombudsmen.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-16-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By edpm3
Understanding how the misfueling device works is...

Understanding how the misfueling device works is key to a workaround. It does not require force. The two detents on opposite sides of the fueling barrier have to be pushed back at the same time in...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-12-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 617
Posted By edpm3
This might help. ...

This might help.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=790945
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-06-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,196
Posted By edpm3
If you're looking for opinions, then yes, and...

If you're looking for opinions, then yes, and yes.

Anything that gives you important information without having to take your eyes off what's in front of you is a good thing. I had to take a trip...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-22-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,424
Posted By edpm3
We had the same experience last week picking up a...

We had the same experience last week picking up a new X5d. Nice job with the description and photos.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-31-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,879
Posted By edpm3
Confirmed this with my dealer today. No word yet...

Confirmed this with my dealer today. No word yet on whether ours is one of the affected X5s, but if it is, they're going to have to build us a new one.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-09-2016, 11:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,795
Posted By edpm3
Ordered one 2/29. Scheduled for Performance...

Ordered one 2/29. Scheduled for Performance Center Delivery 4/14.
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 12-30-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,312
Posted By edpm3
Do we know that he is the owner? It's a...

Do we know that he is the owner? It's a right-hand drive car and he's in the passenger seat.
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 12-30-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,312
Posted By edpm3
The first time I got in and out of an i8, I...

The first time I got in and out of an i8, I thought it was a piece of cake, and I'm not a small person or a young one. (I'm smaller than I used to be when I first tried on the i8, but that's another...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 10-28-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 850
Posted By edpm3
BMW CEO said recently that there will be a third...

BMW CEO said recently that there will be a third BMW i car, to fit between the i3 and i8. He did not say when or the size or the powertrain configuration.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-29-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 64,997
Posted By edpm3
I think it's a rebranded Draw-Tite, looks like a...

I think it's a rebranded Draw-Tite, looks like a Prodigy P2. It's in a special mount that fits into the left cup holder.

Looks like this:
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-29-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 64,997
Posted By edpm3
Only if you got the third row seats and gave up...

Only if you got the third row seats and gave up the spare tire.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-28-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 64,997
Posted By edpm3
2011 X5d towing Trailex enclosed car hauler,...

2011 X5d towing Trailex enclosed car hauler, around 5500 lb. total.
BMW hitch and electric brake controller dealer installed.
No third row seats, no self-leveling suspension. Rides and tows very...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 11-18-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,431
Posted By edpm3
I occasionally run into fueling stations that...

I occasionally run into fueling stations that have the incorrect nozzle on their diesel pump. The incorrect ones are always the size of an unleaded gasoline nozzle. This sized nozzle is too small to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-07-2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,446
Posted By edpm3
2011 X5d. 16,500 miles total. Best highway...

2011 X5d. 16,500 miles total. Best highway mileage - 30 mpg at 70 mph. Normal highway mileage at 65-75 mph - 28 mpg. Normal daily driving around town - 22 mpg. Normal towing (5500-6000 lb load) -...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-29-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,196
Posted By edpm3
Ditto on USAA. They discounted my premium after I...

Ditto on USAA. They discounted my premium after I called them.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-06-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,684
Posted By edpm3
Let me be the first to congratulate the OP on...

Let me be the first to congratulate the OP on doing such a great job of reinforcing the stereotype that all BMW owners are "don't f*ck with me 'cause I own the road a**holes." Maybe when he's older...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 02-18-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,562
Posted By edpm3
There are two spring-loaded tabs on opposite...

There are two spring-loaded tabs on opposite sides in the filler neck. The correct size diesel nozzle should press against both of them at the same time, releasing the blocking plate. If the nozzle...
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