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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By John Galt
Price? Also, how would those paddles work on a...

Price? Also, how would those paddles work on a non-M-Sport X5, such as my base 35d? Any ideas? Good place to hang air fresheners?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-27-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By John Galt
I keed! Mistake, as in X3 owners thinking they...

I keed! Mistake, as in X3 owners thinking they have an X5.... :rofl:
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-23-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By John Galt
Are you sure you have an X5 and not an X3? I know...

Are you sure you have an X5 and not an X3? I know this is a common mistake some X3 owners make. A photo may help us determine the root cause of your lack of power adjustment...

:)
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 02-18-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 998
Posted By John Galt
ftw!!!

ftw!!!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-13-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,927
Posted By John Galt
FUUUUUUCCCCKKKK! Hope it works out!

FUUUUUUCCCCKKKK! Hope it works out!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-13-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By John Galt
Damn. Glad they finally admitted this flaw and...

Damn. Glad they finally admitted this flaw and got on top of it. Had my passenger door do the same thing twice. Thanks very much for sharing!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-12-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,927
Posted By John Galt
I see you're in IA, is that correct? I live in MN...

I see you're in IA, is that correct? I live in MN and had the same thing happen on my 35d due to some extreme cold-weather driving in SD. (Not sure if there's any correlation) but mine was due to a...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-04-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By John Galt
I run the Blizzak tires on my F15 35d with 18...

I run the Blizzak tires on my F15 35d with 18 inch wheels and LOVE them. I have had them on my E70 and put about 20,000 miles on them, they wear extremely well and now are mounted on the F15....
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-01-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By John Galt
Yeah- I never get brake dust with my F15 as I did...

Yeah- I never get brake dust with my F15 as I did in my E70. The E70 was bordering on ridiculous. I wonder how much the air curtain design contributes to this...

-John
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-25-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,629
Posted By John Galt
I'd be happy to! First major issue with my F15...

I'd be happy to! First major issue with my F15 35d in 28,000 miles was the exhaust system getting fried (figuratively speaking) due to extreme cold weather in MN and SD. I don't want to hijack this...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-25-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,629
Posted By John Galt
I got out of the company fleet-car drivel I was...

I got out of the company fleet-car drivel I was forced to drive almost two years ago and bought a new E70 35d. It was a great honeymoon and I would have been on track to put 50,000 miles on it in a...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-24-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,629
Posted By John Galt
I should also add that when I first picked up the...

I should also add that when I first picked up the vehicle, I thought the Eco Pro mode was a gimmick. I'm in field sales and drive 50k miles a year, and much to my surprise when driving in Eco Pro...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-23-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,629
Posted By John Galt
+1,000,000!!!

+1,000,000!!!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-16-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,253
Posted By John Galt
Thanks mnx5er! Stay warm and enjoy the warm spell...

Thanks mnx5er! Stay warm and enjoy the warm spell we're about to have...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-14-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,253
Posted By John Galt
I'm cross-posting from another thread but very...

I'm cross-posting from another thread but very pertinent here:

Driving my 35d yesterday and the dreaded "drivetrain malfunction" warning chimed right as I was getting off of the highway after a 20...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-14-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,994
Posted By John Galt
I've unfortunately now got a dog in this fight!...

I've unfortunately now got a dog in this fight! Driving my 35d yesterday and the dreaded "drivetrain malfunction" warning chimed right as I was getting off of the highway after a 20 minute drive from...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-13-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By John Galt
Hmm. Seems that bmwconfig.com still opens. Is it...

Hmm. Seems that bmwconfig.com still opens. Is it that new production is no-longer loaded?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-12-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,211
Posted By John Galt
HOLY $H!T! Send me your man card immediately!!!...

HOLY $H!T! Send me your man card immediately!!! Can't park your X5 in a garage stall??? (mostly kidding- practice, practice, practice... and with a spotter the first several times!!!)

-John
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-11-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,253
Posted By John Galt
I spent about 15 hours over two days driving...

I spent about 15 hours over two days driving constantly in the extreme cold. This must have been the contributing factor, as it was well below zero here for a week with no issues experienced and my...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-11-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,253
Posted By John Galt
@MotoWPK: That's a valid point regarding how it...

@MotoWPK: That's a valid point regarding how it could have frozen. I'm not sure and will have to see how it performs in the next few months. I'm a good test case for them since I drive so much in the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-10-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,253
Posted By John Galt
I had those same thoughts too, however I didn't...

I had those same thoughts too, however I didn't get any alerts that I my range was limited due to DEF exhausted. In the past, I damn-near DID run the vehicle out of DEF due to a trip I had through...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-10-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,253
Posted By John Galt
35d owners: Mind the cold! *UPDATE to add*

I was on a business trip to Aberdeen and Sioux Falls this week and spent plenty of time driving through EXTREME cold (-10 to -19 below with -30+ below windchill readings). Just about the time I made...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-30-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By John Galt
Agreed. That tire is yours. Did you get to keep...

Agreed. That tire is yours. Did you get to keep the deer at least?!? Sucks to hear that happened!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-23-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,313
Posted By John Galt
On the F15 you just pull the switch up and the...

On the F15 you just pull the switch up and the tailgate will close. You need to hold it until it closes, if memory serves. I believe the vehicle may need to be on or at least in acc mode with the key...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-23-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,313
Posted By John Galt
Oh- may have missed what you were asking. You...

Oh- may have missed what you were asking. You cannot pull them up in HUD.
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