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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-23-2016, 02:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By Advocate
I have the LEDs and the road is really...

I have the LEDs and the road is really illuminated well. Would not hesitate adding as an option if available and affordable for the owner.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-16-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By Advocate
Nice vehicle. I just detailed my X5 getting ready...

Nice vehicle. I just detailed my X5 getting ready for the long Winter, and it really does feel and look great. Enjoy your X5.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-03-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By Advocate
I had a similar experience on the thruway and 1...

I had a similar experience on the thruway and 1 am in the middle of a heavy rain storm. Both tired damaged by steel plate used by repair crews. Caught 12 other drivers. We all waited a bit at the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-25-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By Advocate
Too funny. Best wishes too!

Too funny. Best wishes too!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-12-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By Advocate
No idea. Try posting a video or sound clip so...

No idea. Try posting a video or sound clip so folks can take a look. Could be anything from a pulley to starter?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-26-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Advocate
OK. Glad you don't mind the back and fourth with...

OK. Glad you don't mind the back and fourth with them. I'll take a look at Amazon since we already are prime members. Thanks.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-25-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Advocate
SiriusXM Rant..

I have to kick myself. Out of boredom and trying to avoid run ups on my wireless data plan, I gave Sirius another try last year. Contract expires next month and I thought I would act on a renewal...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-25-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 676
Posted By Advocate
Nice update. Honda really didn't do the new Pilot...

Nice update. Honda really didn't do the new Pilot well with the design. In my opinion, it looks like their minivan and and Toyota. I think you will enjoy ride of the Discovery. I've tried one, but...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-22-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,196
Posted By Advocate
Good point. My factory warrant hasn't expired...

Good point. My factory warrant hasn't expired yet, but I may explore extended warranty as others have suggested. The big issue is the time factor related to the repeated service issues. Thanks.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-22-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,196
Posted By Advocate
Thanks for responding. I do like your boat towing...

Thanks for responding. I do like your boat towing V8 Volvo. I own mine outright, but I have had a fair share of service visits. While everything was paid for by BMW, as I started looking back, I've...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-22-2015, 03:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,196
Posted By Advocate
Happy Wife, Happy Life. And regarding the mirror,...

Happy Wife, Happy Life. And regarding the mirror, I get that too. The RX is smaller than the X5, but even though GX is larger, the interior felt small. Noticed most about the space between seat and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-21-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,196
Posted By Advocate
Nice Ard! I may keep it going too. Just not...

Nice Ard! I may keep it going too. Just not certain. But what would you shop for today, if X5 were gone?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-21-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,196
Posted By Advocate
Anyone Look at Lexus RX & GX?

My 2012 X5d is closing in on 30K miles and I have 6 months left on warranty. I have had to replace a few sensors and deal with some water leaks related to bad door seal, but nothing major. Like Pax...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-12-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By Advocate
Nice video and great post.

Nice video and great post.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-08-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,273
Posted By Advocate
Check your insurance plan first. I always had...

Check your insurance plan first. I always had glass coverage, so it isn't an issue. No deductible required.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-13-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,850
Posted By Advocate
Good luck with the repair and good fortune you...

Good luck with the repair and good fortune you were not injured. Not to take thread in different direction, but curious. Did the accord driver get a ticket? Hopefully the driver was insured.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-08-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By Advocate
I like the dark grills. Rims nice too, even with...

I like the dark grills. Rims nice too, even with the curb rash. Hey, curb rashes and divorce happens. Hang in there.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,652
Posted By Advocate
I'm likely taking a break from the BMW after the...

I'm likely taking a break from the BMW after the warranty expires. Hope the XC90 comes out with V8 by then or will suck it up and go with an F150 tricked out.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Advocate
My tips in similar condition. Very odd.

My tips in similar condition. Very odd.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-11-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,652
Posted By Advocate
Big brother watching? Maybe so. I just got...

Big brother watching? Maybe so. I just got warning email from admin: The person trying to log into your account had the following IP address: 507.159.196. I figured it was the BMW security looking to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-10-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,652
Posted By Advocate
Not necessarily, but if it runs and isn't in the...

Not necessarily, but if it runs and isn't in the garage as often as PAX5 reports, maybe so. I'm holding out until my warranty expires and then plan to look around. The 2016 XC90 looks nice. Reviews...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-10-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,652
Posted By Advocate
I would like to drive a V8. Some blog posts I've...

I would like to drive a V8. Some blog posts I've read indicated Volvo may introduce a diesel version in a couple of years, but no plans for V6 or V8. I drove a 4 cylinder 240 in college. Loved the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,652
Posted By Advocate
Keep the info coming. As I said, I've enjoyed the...

Keep the info coming. As I said, I've enjoyed the posts. I was looking at the new 2016 XC90. Nice reviews. Enjoyed the look of the vehicle, but the 4 cylinder, turbo engine just seems under powered....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-08-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By Advocate
I don't know, but assume your mileage is high or...

I don't know, but assume your mileage is high or this would still be under warranty for another year, right?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-07-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,447
Posted By Advocate
I liked the look of the "box" Pilot, but not...

I liked the look of the "box" Pilot, but not certain about the new body style. They seem to be following Toyota's lead or took design from the Odyssey. However, the specs are good as you point out....
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