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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 754
Posted By lammphil
The response you've described seems to be a...

The response you've described seems to be a design issue with the fuel/transmission control. I've experienced as much as 1.5 seconds between hitting the gas and getting the expected accelleration. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,330
Posted By lammphil
X5 Mileage Comparison

I get about 19 mpg in my 2011 X5 xDrive35i. This is mostly country driving with an average speed of just under 30 mph. It's slightly better in the winter than in the summer. On road trips with...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-23-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,577
Posted By lammphil
Turbo lag is not responsible for the lag you're...

Turbo lag is not responsible for the lag you're experiencing in the E70 X5. It has to do with the computer taking time to decide how far the accellerator is being pushed and then downshift the new...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-10-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,350
Posted By lammphil
My apologies. Didn't mean to insult the members...

My apologies. Didn't mean to insult the members of the forum. In fact, I *like* my X5 -- mechanically -- which makes all these little nuisance issues all the more irritating. Once more, they're...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-10-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,350
Posted By lammphil
Interesting set of responses from this forum. ...

Interesting set of responses from this forum. Most seem annoyed that I would be annoyed at so trivial an issue with this vehicle. What y'all are missing, though, is that its presence and the fact...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,350
Posted By lammphil
Thumbs down Bimmerfest Bi+chfest

Hey All,

I've posted here before about my disappointment in the performance of my 2011 X5 xDrive35i. Now I've run into yet another annoying issue with this supposed top o' the line SAV. This...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-25-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,230
Posted By lammphil
My year of the x35i was the first with the...

My year of the x35i was the first with the high-output 6 cylinder (taughted to be as fast as the previous year's V8) and 8-speed transmission. It wouldn't surprise me, therefore, if they still...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-25-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,230
Posted By lammphil
I'd heard of Dinan before, but last I checked...

I'd heard of Dinan before, but last I checked they hadn't developed the mod yet for the x35i. I'll give it another look in case that's changed. As to the safety systems, try backing up with the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-23-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,230
Posted By lammphil
2011 E70 Computer Mods?

This is a repost from my "New Member Introductions" post yesterday:
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Hello All,

Just joined the forum, and am in desparate need of advice. I own a 2011 X5 x35i Sport Activity which I...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-22-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 281
Posted By lammphil
2011 E70 Computer Mods?

Hello All,

Just joined the forum, and am in desparate need of advice. I own a 2011 X5 x35i Sport Activity which I use as a regular driver (~15000 miles/year). This is my first BMW, and I'm sorry...
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