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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 04-14-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,237
Posted By RV8Pilot
The people you are referring to is Execuhitch. I...

The people you are referring to is Execuhitch. I had them install one of their hitches on my old X5d when I did a Spartenburg delivery and loved it. It was completely hidden, so when I leased my new...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-19-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,223
Posted By RV8Pilot
I'd skip on the 20" and get the adaptive drive. I...

I'd skip on the 20" and get the adaptive drive. I have both and the cost of replacing the tires on the 20's vs the 19's seals the deal for me on my net diesel order. The AD is worth the money in my...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-23-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 19,999
Posted By RV8Pilot
It's basically a class three hitch. Execuhitch...

It's basically a class three hitch. Execuhitch says their hitch will tow to what ever the vehicles tow rating is. I've towed a 4500 lb Cat diesel generator behind the X5 without any problem other...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-23-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,585
Posted By RV8Pilot
I have an '11 X5 Diesel with the six speed trans...

I have an '11 X5 Diesel with the six speed trans and have the same hesitation problem. When I complained to the service department the SA told me to move the shifter into sport mode and I've tried...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 10-23-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 19,999
Posted By RV8Pilot
I have an Execuhitch on my X5 diesel....

I have an Execuhitch on my X5 diesel. http://execuhitch.com/tow-hitches/?sef_rewrite=1 It's hidden under the rear bumper and you can get either their bike mount, ball hitch or a receiver which you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-24-2011, 02:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,050
Posted By RV8Pilot
My 9 month old X5 with staggered 20"'s and AD,...

My 9 month old X5 with staggered 20"'s and AD, 9300 miles driven in a hilly area consistently gets an avg 21mpg. Even if I purposely light foot it for a week I still only see 22.1. I would say my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-19-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,141
Posted By RV8Pilot
Execuhitch in Atlanta is what I wound up having...

Execuhitch in Atlanta is what I wound up having installed. I love it because unless the receiver is in you can't see anything from the back of the vehicle.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-19-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,787
Posted By RV8Pilot
Thanks for the info. What size wheels and tires...

Thanks for the info. What size wheels and tires do you have on your X5? Since this seems to happening on other BMW series, I would imagine that having ordered the 20" wheels and tires won't make much...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-19-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,479
Posted By RV8Pilot
Did you have them painted or are the parts...

Did you have them painted or are the parts available painted in titanium?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-19-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,787
Posted By RV8Pilot
I'm picking up my new X5d at the PDC next week....

I'm picking up my new X5d at the PDC next week. Considering the batch analogy, what week was your car produced? As soon as the vehicle leaves the PDC is it a dealer warranty item or if I notice it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-17-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,590
Posted By RV8Pilot
1buck01, Would you post a picture of the rear of...

1buck01, Would you post a picture of the rear of your X5? I just got off the phone with Ben at Execuhitch and he said you still need to cut the bumper to install it. I just want to make sure that the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-17-2011, 04:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,590
Posted By RV8Pilot
1buck01, did you get the mechanical Execuhitch or...

1buck01, did you get the mechanical Execuhitch or the electric one? If you got the mechanical one, how difficult is it to get your hands underneath the bumper to operate the hitch key release? The...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-23-2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,141
Posted By RV8Pilot
Thanks for the sources, Ill check them out. ...

Thanks for the sources, Ill check them out.

I know I could just drop the M Sport pkge but I really like the looks of the painted wheel arches and the front valence. The pictures that I have seen...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-22-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,141
Posted By RV8Pilot
Thanks Chuck. I went to their site and there...

Thanks Chuck. I went to their site and there wasn't any information under BMW so I'll try and give them a call in the am.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-22-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,141
Posted By RV8Pilot
Trailer hitch for 2011 X5 5.0 w/ M Sports Pkg

My dealer just called me with the sad news that the M Package X5 5.0 I ordered yestereday cannot accomodate BMW's trailer hitch. :bawling: It took me a month to whittle down my list of vehicles and...
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