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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,100
Posted By smac0001
I haven't yet tried the cradle or console...

I haven't yet tried the cradle or console connection for my iPhone 5 however the Bluetooth function works great (better than with the iPhone 4 by far; very quickly establishes and transfers versus...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-20-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,238
Posted By smac0001
And unfortunate that my dealership and second...

And unfortunate that my dealership and second vehicle from them didn't have a clue about these options. Normal driving tunes are tunes and I tend to listen to the exhaust more than what's out of the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-18-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 881
Posted By smac0001
Just verified the part#; I got mine in '09 for...

Just verified the part#; I got mine in '09 for the '09 and now using the same rack on my '12. Fits exactly the same as for the '09 without any issues/changes that I am aware of...alignment is the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-29-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,676
Posted By smac0001
Just now 3K miles into my '12 35i and noticing...

Just now 3K miles into my '12 35i and noticing the various sounds to include the light whistle or whining noise at low idle....I also hear it when shutting down. It seems consistent with the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-04-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,108
Posted By smac0001
I haven't tried it yet however isn't the BMW App...

I haven't tried it yet however isn't the BMW App for iPhone supposed to let you start circulating air remotely? Again, not attempted but was kinda hoping this would help during the heat to start...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-03-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,174
Posted By smac0001
Actually, there was another item with the...

Actually, there was another item with the passenger side exhaust that concerned me...at least at first; with the light flow of exhaust I also hear an odd sound from the passenger side at idle right...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-03-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,458
Posted By smac0001
Could also drop the Active Steering option...

Could also drop the Active Steering option depending upon how you are going to use the vehicle.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-03-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,365
Posted By smac0001
Love the interior! I would have picked that...

Love the interior! I would have picked that color against the black wrapped dash but found the nappa leather so comfortable on my 2009 x5 that we couldn't do it in the end (significant other had...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-03-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,174
Posted By smac0001
I'm sure there are many in this forum that have...

I'm sure there are many in this forum that have experienced this or are veterans with the turbo equipped so I'm probably not saying anything new however I also had to search around for the right...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-28-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,532
Posted By smac0001
Active Steering is what you need for weak arms! ...

Active Steering is what you need for weak arms!

Okay...so maybe I am just wishing I had ordered it this time around; it's sounding like a useful system.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-28-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By smac0001
Just started with the 2012 x5 so will see how the...

Just started with the 2012 x5 so will see how the iPod behaves. I previously had an '09 with glovebox adaptor for iPod, have classic 160GB and had the same occasional need to restart iPod as well as...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-28-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,903
Posted By smac0001
Not sure about the Yelp part and will have to...

Not sure about the Yelp part and will have to check this out.

I believe the Google access is part of the Convenience Plan and runs through BMW Online. From what I've gathered (have not yet...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-27-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,903
Posted By smac0001
I'm too new to have attempted any updates however...

I'm too new to have attempted any updates however this is just code. Should be a way to do the update. When I ordered "Apps" my iDrive was enabled but I have to imagine the only real "cost" was...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-27-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,903
Posted By smac0001
....one more thing I suppose....not that I'd even...

....one more thing I suppose....not that I'd even want any remote capability from an Android system! One could find their vehicle with windows down and contents removed fairly easily perhaps?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-27-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,903
Posted By smac0001
Also the interaction effectively killed my...

Also the interaction effectively killed my experimentation with Android...no Remote App!!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-27-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,903
Posted By smac0001
Only one day into my new '12 and haven't yet...

Only one day into my new '12 and haven't yet gotten a chance to mess with the BMW Remote app on iPhone. This sounds promising!!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-27-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,903
Posted By smac0001
I have wondered the same; also occurs depending...

I have wondered the same; also occurs depending upon which version of Android you could be running if using those phones. We do find the iOS on the phone and iPad annoying and have been searching to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-22-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,015
Posted By smac0001
Definitely at good choice as I see it. I get my...

Definitely at good choice as I see it. I get my second x5 this week and couldn't be more excited....kinda funny how kid like I feel about it. We love our current '09 even with a "few" minor issues...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-21-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,000
Posted By smac0001
I had some additional noises (rattles in the...

I had some additional noises (rattles in the driver door and pillar) that became bad enough for service to actually pull the door apart; apparently there are some lines running through the back side...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-21-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,979
Posted By smac0001
Hopefully not missing something....is EPP 752...

Hopefully not missing something....is EPP 752 even an option for E70? Maybe am/did miss something but thought the options was only at stated for 677.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-21-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,000
Posted By smac0001
After approximately 8 months of normal driving my...

After approximately 8 months of normal driving my 2009 started making an occasional noise in the cargo area when I drive over a threshold and making a turn; when the wheels are not perpendicular to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-21-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,979
Posted By smac0001
Agreed for many reasons; I am purchasing and...

Agreed for many reasons; I am purchasing and thought hard about doing an upgrade after purchase but am "hoping" that the sound is at least good enough. I listen constantly from many sources and am...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-20-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,979
Posted By smac0001
Ordered with ZPS....we'll see!

I should receive my new premium this week and ordered ZPS; I too could not find any local model with that option however it appears I will have a bit more control over the tone (i.e. - EQ??) and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-12-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,278
Posted By smac0001
Sound System

Spec'ing 2012 premium and my dealer did add the ZPS for sound. When I did a few test drives from the lot I did notice much better sound with standard audio versus previous years and my MY2009.
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