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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-19-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By Dirtbag
BMW Seattle service

We are in the Seattle area for Supercross this weekend, took the X5 into BMW Seattle for service and was treated very well. I had emailed them about two weeks in advance asking for an appointment on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-19-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By Dirtbag
Okay, just a quick update. Since topping the...

Okay, just a quick update. Since topping the battery off to a full charge I have not had a reoccurance of this problem. I will still get a load test done on it as soon as life gets out of the way. It...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-09-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By Dirtbag
I have not had a load test on the battery;...

I have not had a load test on the battery; however, I did charge the battery for ten hours to make sure it was topped off. Reset the time & date, used the rig for a couple of short trips for parts...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-08-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By Dirtbag
Clock & Trip Odometer keep clearing

Anyone have a solution to the clock going to zero along with the trip odometer? I don't beleive it's the battery. The other thing that happens is comfort access does not work or at least for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,455
Posted By Dirtbag
A neat project, interested in how you go about it...

A neat project, interested in how you go about it and the insight you can provide on the X5. It would be great if a thread could be started that you could document your progress without all the NOISE...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-22-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By Dirtbag
Couple of ?s

We have an 09 X5 that we purchased in November and I'm always trying to learn more on it either through the manuals or in this forum. Two things, first-the heated steering wheel is shutting off after...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-14-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 79,344
Posted By Dirtbag
I'll jump in here, may regret it but here goes!...

I'll jump in here, may regret it but here goes! Chrysler has had build quality problems since the sixties, most of the time it was something other than the power plants - it was the rest of the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-14-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,531
Posted By Dirtbag
I have lived in Montana most of my life, and...

I have lived in Montana most of my life, and driven in the winter for approx. 57 yrs. I abhor tire chains, if I would have ever put them on, it would be in an extreme emergency and they would come...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
Posted By Dirtbag
I'm not of any help, but on my recently purchased...

I'm not of any help, but on my recently purchased X5 it will import my contacts at random times. I would think it would do it each time, however I have not found that is the case. Addresses are...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-07-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,509
Posted By Dirtbag
Ow!!, that hurt - putting the BMW with ANY...

Ow!!, that hurt - putting the BMW with ANY Chrysler product.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-04-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,509
Posted By Dirtbag
So, you beat the crap out of your X5? I don't see...

So, you beat the crap out of your X5? I don't see the correlation between the two. If the BMW's are as unreliable as some posts make it out; then shame on us for keeping BMW in business, not that I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-03-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,509
Posted By Dirtbag
Amen:angel:

Amen:angel:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-03-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,219
Posted By Dirtbag
Question I just purchased Blizzaks and extra wheels from...

I just purchased Blizzaks and extra wheels from Tire Rack in the 18 inch and run 19's normally. Winter has not been too bad here, but going up to Big Mtn I was impressed with how well they worked....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-03-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,509
Posted By Dirtbag
As mentioned before, forums seem to attract two...

As mentioned before, forums seem to attract two types of owners - those happy with it and want to improve and interact with others and those that have problems. I am still too new as the owner of a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-20-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By Dirtbag
Offset can be one of two things, perhaps I should...

Offset can be one of two things, perhaps I should say three. Zero offset is when the center of the wheel(distance from outside edge to inside edge) is directly in the middle or center, positive...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-20-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By Dirtbag
It is metric measurements, 14 millimeter is the...

It is metric measurements, 14 millimeter is the diameter. As far as I know from discussions I have noted in this forum, they will fit when hub bore is correct - whether or not the offset is correct...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-19-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By Dirtbag
It appears the E53 uses a longer 14M bolt.

It appears the E53 uses a longer 14M bolt.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-19-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By Dirtbag
Thank you, I'll look for that.

Thank you, I'll look for that.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-19-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By Dirtbag
Is there a reason you don't want the tailights...

Is there a reason you don't want the tailights on? I've been wondering on my new to me X5 if when we get to gloomy or foggy weather if they do come on. In my other vehicles it is almost automatic for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-16-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Dirtbag
Yes it is a long way, but we are not tripping...

Yes it is a long way, but we are not tripping over people and I suspect we could put a few New Jerseys in our physical confines:angel:, but we are used to traveling long distances for most anything....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-15-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Dirtbag
Thanks Ard; I totally agree and utilize the same...

Thanks Ard; I totally agree and utilize the same tactics when possible and a referral would do wonders. Sometimes you can catch a person providing service on a bad day and miss out on a knowledgeable...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-15-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Dirtbag
J, yes Spokane is the nearest dealer and I have...

J, yes Spokane is the nearest dealer and I have no first hand knowledge of it - it is a Lithia dealer which in the few times I've connected with Lithia dealers I have not been impressed. That said I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Dirtbag
How to choose a servicing dealer

My new to me 09 X5 was purchased with 15,000 miles & 7+ months of factory warranty on it. However, located in NW MT I will have to travel for service and warranty work. For those who have purchased...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-11-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By Dirtbag
Regardless as to whether a state is a title...

Regardless as to whether a state is a title holding or lienholder state, bank to bank payment will be made payable to both the named owner and the financing agency. This would be the same manner a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-06-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,585
Posted By Dirtbag
11lven: what is the Conti confit kit? TIA ...

11lven: what is the Conti confit kit? TIA

Never mind, I found the answer on Tire Rack. Thank you
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