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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 06-16-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By dingular
So just as a counterpoint: my '13 has a little...

So just as a counterpoint: my '13 has a little over 30k miles on it and I've had minimal issues -- I got the injectors swapped early on, sure, but nothing since except for the N63 campaign.
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 05-22-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By dingular
Honestly thanks to the cameras I don't even think...

Honestly thanks to the cameras I don't even think about it. You get very used to it but it does take getting used to. I haven't even thought of that "limitation" since like week 2 of ownership.
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 04-19-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By dingular
nothing. It's warm out now so it went away. :/

nothing. It's warm out now so it went away. :/
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 04-18-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By dingular
YES. The most frustrating thing I've dealt with...

YES. The most frustrating thing I've dealt with in this car. Mine have a definite reproducible scenario though -- only happens for the first 15 mins or so of my drive when it's 40 degrees or less. I...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 04-18-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By dingular
Welcome. I was the same way when I got my 50i too...

Welcome. I was the same way when I got my 50i too :). I came from a world of toyotas and was fascinated by all I'd been missing!

First I recommend you slow down and use periods... Really tough to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-26-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 37,106
Posted By dingular
oops double posted...

oops double posted...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-26-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 37,106
Posted By dingular
Got my car back. In case anyone is curious, I...

Got my car back. In case anyone is curious, I had:

- vent pipes
- fuel pressure sensor
- air mass meters
- booster vac pump
- turbo seals
- battery

replaced. also some kind of clamp...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-23-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 37,106
Posted By dingular
Must be nice... My dealer was so overwhlemed on...

Must be nice... My dealer was so overwhlemed on my drop off today that I got an enterprise loaner... Bright red 2015 Hyundai Elantra.

Ugh. Equal or greater my ass
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-16-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,439
Posted By dingular
Don't assume the engine "recall" was done. It...

Don't assume the engine "recall" was done. It wasn't declared as a recall so it may not show up. It's a "customer care package"
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-15-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,075
Posted By dingular
Yeah mine does not say anything about...

Yeah mine does not say anything about compatibility issues. Does your idrive look like this?
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-15-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,075
Posted By dingular
Also the new version of idrive has a media button...

Also the new version of idrive has a media button that plays music via Bluetooth easily.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-15-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,075
Posted By dingular
so my '13 X6 has Bluetooth of course but I can't...

so my '13 X6 has Bluetooth of course but I can't get audio via Bluetooth I could've sworn it did work once but maybe I'm crazy.

I hook it up via lightning cable in the center console bin and then...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-13-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,075
Posted By dingular
not sure about that year but no nav may imply...

not sure about that year but no nav may imply basic features and small screen
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 674
Posted By dingular
The owners manual explicitly states only to toe...

The owners manual explicitly states only to toe on a flatbed / trailer with all four wheels off the ground.

http://imgur.com/MrXFMws.png

removing the prop shaft should work. Never done it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 37,106
Posted By dingular
Well I can't quote BMW directly but I can say...

Well I can't quote BMW directly but I can say that your latter scenario is exactly where I am. I brought it in for diagnosis a week ago and will bring it back in when the parts arrive next week. So...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-02-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,393
Posted By dingular
Nice to meet another offroader :) :) Here...

Nice to meet another offroader :) :)

Here was my ol' gal right before I sold her

http://i.imgur.com/pl5Se4F.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/wUPP1RG.jpg
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-02-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,393
Posted By dingular
i live in Boston where we got 100 inches of snow...

i live in Boston where we got 100 inches of snow in the course of 3 weeks. I have those Bridgestone run flats and let me say my opinion is the direct opposite. The xdrive awd is truly impressive. I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 37,106
Posted By dingular
from my SA... So I'll be bringing the...

from my SA...



So I'll be bringing the loaner back, getting my car back, waiting for the parts, and bringing it back when the parts arrive.

He said the tech told him it does not require...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 37,106
Posted By dingular
Just to keep the record going, I did drop my X6...

Just to keep the record going, I did drop my X6 off this morning for what is likely 1 week. :/ I miss her already.

I got a 2015 528i as a loaner, has 1300 miles on it -- its a nice enough car,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 37,106
Posted By dingular
Yup that's why they asked me to hold until I came...

Yup that's why they asked me to hold until I came in for the fix. :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 37,106
Posted By dingular
Yep it's a '13 X6 with 26k on the clock.

Yep it's a '13 X6 with 26k on the clock.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-22-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 37,106
Posted By dingular
Understandable I guess except for me it's almost...

Understandable I guess except for me it's almost every start. Now my head and tail lights rarely come on with unlock to "save power". Dealer asked me hold bringing it in till the service campaign...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 37,106
Posted By dingular
It's almost daily. Definitely more frequent with...

It's almost daily. Definitely more frequent with cold weather though I have no basis for judging it's reaction to warm weather as I'm currently living in the arctic known as Boston!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 37,106
Posted By dingular
I was finally told to come in for diagnosis on...

I was finally told to come in for diagnosis on Monday. Hope they can just do this already. I am getting the discharge warning CONSTANTLY and it's driving me nuts.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-11-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,222
Posted By dingular
He was mine too -- was sorry to see him go. ...

He was mine too -- was sorry to see him go.

I can recommend you use Brian Lee -- good guy.
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