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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-15-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By MotoWPK
Two phone set up on the X5

While the manual discusses the 'telephone 2' option in the Bluetooth configuration and makes reference sending a call 'via' telephone 2, it's not clear just what this capability entails.

I'd...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-15-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 552
Posted By MotoWPK
Michelin on the X-line 19"wheels.

Michelin on the X-line 19"wheels.
Forum: Site Feedback / Questions / Suggestions 04-12-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By MotoWPK
Bimmerfest affected by Heart Bleed Bug?

I site that checks if a site has been affected by the Heart Bleed Bug shows a possible but unknown status for Bimmerfest.

Adminstrators - Has Bimmerfest been afftected by the Heart Bleed Bug and,...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-09-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,398
Posted By MotoWPK
Power is torque x engine speed so at the same RPM...

Power is torque x engine speed so at the same RPM power is proportional to torque. The 35i is rated at 295 lb-ft from 1300 to 5000 rpm while the 35d is rated at 413 lb-ft from 1500 to 3000 RPM....
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-08-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,398
Posted By MotoWPK
At low to moderate RPM. Peak torque of the 35d is...

At low to moderate RPM. Peak torque of the 35d is 417 and the 35i is rated at 300. In both cases from around 1750 RPM. Both deliver peak torque from this speed across a signicant part of the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-07-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,398
Posted By MotoWPK
In our area diesel is running equal to a few...

In our area diesel is running equal to a few cents a gallon more than premium, but I still expect the oil burner will save us $400 to $600 per year in fuel costs.

Back to the original post, we...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-02-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,398
Posted By MotoWPK
X5 35i vs 35d comparitive sales volume

As we consider whether to order a 35i or 35d X5, I'm curious as to what the relative sales volumes have been for the two. Though posted in the X5 F15 forum, it would be interesting to know this...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-29-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,405
Posted By MotoWPK
To vary engine speed while using cruise control...

To vary engine speed while using cruise control you could;

1) Vary the speed setting or,
2) Keep the speed setting constant and occasionally change gears.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-27-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,713
Posted By MotoWPK
I did some months ago when the revised oil change...

I did some months ago when the revised oil change schedule was announced and the BMW customer care representative refused to provide an answer. All he would say is 'that's BMW's recommendation'...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-27-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By MotoWPK
It is the frame that reflects. I bought a piece...

It is the frame that reflects. I bought a piece of velvet at a craft store, cut it fit the back portion of the frame and attached it with double sided tape and that worked.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-23-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,517
Posted By MotoWPK
Carbon Build Up a 335d issue?

As I wade through the results of a search for "carbon" in the diesel forum, the discussions carbon build up predominantly refer 335d's, much more so than to other BMW diesels, e.g. the X5d.

Is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-23-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By MotoWPK
DEF heating - does it create a battery limitation to parking duration?

It's my understanding the DEF tank is heated to prevent freezing or, perhaps more exactly, crystallization (which I've seen one DEF MSD report as 12 degrees F).

Now this heating likely doesn't...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-15-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,013
Posted By MotoWPK
And if it's like the F30 ASS, rotating the...

And if it's like the F30 ASS, rotating the steering wheel beyond a certain amount should result in the engine restarting.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-15-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,548
Posted By MotoWPK
Interesting. One could be critical of a buyer...

Interesting. One could be critical of a buyer about not thoroughly inspecting the options list to confirm what the vehicle is equipped with, but I also think a reasonable person could conclude that...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-13-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By MotoWPK
We have BMW all weather mats in our '13 328xi....

We have BMW all weather mats in our '13 328xi. They have a generally smooth surface, similar to those shown in the OP's photo, that we have found slippery when shoes are wet (which goes hand in hand...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-09-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,297
Posted By MotoWPK
Our CA provided me a copy of the Model Year 2015...

Our CA provided me a copy of the Model Year 2015 X3 ordering guide and, in the Lines group, M Sport includes 481, Sport seats, and 710, M steering wheel. XLine does not include sport seats or any...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-09-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,048
Posted By MotoWPK
When you say "comfort suspension", are you...

When you say "comfort suspension", are you describing the "Dynamic Damper Control + rear axle air suspension" option (since you referred to "dynamic damper control")?

If that's what you are...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-08-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By MotoWPK
X5 35i mileage compared to X3 35i

We're looking to replace our 328xi with either an X3 and X5. While which engine for either is still open for consideration, I'm having a hard time accepting the EPA ratings of the X5 35i compared to...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-08-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,733
Posted By MotoWPK
Ahhh...you're open road mileage experience is...

Ahhh...you're open road mileage experience is very much on point to my question regarding 35i vs 35d. Milegae ratings I've seen indicate:

City Hwy
35i 18 27
35d 23 31 *...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-25-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,623
Posted By MotoWPK
B11 08 13 clearly describes inspection and...

B11 08 13 clearly describes inspection and replacement of the intake cam (though it does not mention replacement of the vacuum pump). B11 01 14 on my, and your, vehicle is apparently the 'sealing cap...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-25-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,623
Posted By MotoWPK
Received the second notification letter for...

Received the second notification letter for recall 13V-454 last week advising us parts were available.

The letter states "The power assist braking system will be inspected and, if necessary, the...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-10-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By MotoWPK
Some time ago I copied ~10GB of mp3's to my HDD...

Some time ago I copied ~10GB of mp3's to my HDD from three different USB drives. Each drive contained a number of directories, each named for an album, with the MP3 song files of the album contained...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-28-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 40,106
Posted By MotoWPK
What you don't want is the vacuum pump to then...

What you don't want is the vacuum pump to then fail outside of warranty. I suppose if your vehicle was subject to the recall you could then claim a latent defect, but who wants to have to possibly...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-28-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 40,106
Posted By MotoWPK
After reading the SIB (thanks for posting the...

After reading the SIB (thanks for posting the link to it z3RIFFRAFF) I question why it does not address what to do with the vacuum pump.

Clearly if you'd experienced a vacuum pump failure it would...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-25-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 891
Posted By MotoWPK
This almost mirrors my experience with a...

This almost mirrors my experience with a windshield replacement within the past two weeks.

When reported to my insurance company, they arranged replacement with a windshield replacement firm,...
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