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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-05-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,432
Posted By RPsX5d
Just figured this out (I think!) - see attached. ...

Just figured this out (I think!) - see attached.

The difference between comfort and standard seat option is the way the arm rest (the 20% piece of the 40:20:40) folds. With standard seat option...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-05-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,432
Posted By RPsX5d
Yes I did see that BMW description but I think it...

Yes I did see that BMW description but I think it is somewhat misleading.

On my E70 I have the third row and its second row seat back can be adjusted to different positions - at least three...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-04-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,432
Posted By RPsX5d
No the video shows standard seats - watch video...

No the video shows standard seats - watch video below from the 29th second . . . 3rd row option requires standard seats.

See attached picture for the subtle differences between F15's standard and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-04-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,432
Posted By RPsX5d
Standard seats do recline and slide - just like...

Standard seats do recline and slide - just like the comfort seats. The main difference - comfort seats have side bolster cushions - which makes them look better (IO).

These side cushion bolsters...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-03-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By RPsX5d
That is about right . . . non-highway driving...

That is about right . . . non-highway driving results in low 40s. It is also important the system has reached steady state . . . i.e. it is still not working towards peak performance from a cold...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By RPsX5d
Yes, based on the settings you use, the...

Yes, based on the settings you use, the temperature readings vary. This is why the tech told me to use the MAX AC setting and highway speed . . . if the gas leaked or there are other problems you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-01-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By RPsX5d
Yes in recycle mode. When you switch on...

Yes in recycle mode.

When you switch on that max button three things happen - recycle, lowest temperature setting for both driver and passenger (display reads 60 deg F) and blower speed is at max...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-01-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By RPsX5d
Contrary to intuition, outside temperature or the...

Contrary to intuition, outside temperature or the number people inside the car (1 versus 5) seems to have very little impact. These readings never went above 38 deg F and never below 35 deg F. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-01-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 564
Posted By RPsX5d
Mine actually had a leak - recalling from memory...

Mine actually had a leak - recalling from memory about 50% of the gas had leaked . . . and as pointed out here the system did its best to keep the driver's side going.

Here is a quick and easy...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 969
Posted By RPsX5d
Light up the atmosphere not likely, create a...

Light up the atmosphere not likely, create a black hole doubtful, unless the black hole includes a "personal event" that permanently alters the $10 Walmart kit user's life as they now know it! :)
...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-31-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,984
Posted By RPsX5d
I have not tried either one . . . I would...

I have not tried either one . . . I would hesitate to buy such products from Amazon . . . a better option would be for you to subscribe to Bimmerfest's Detail Department Forum...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 969
Posted By RPsX5d
+1000! May make sense to carry such a kit...

+1000!

May make sense to carry such a kit plus a small compressor as a *stop-gap* measure to get to a tire shop but NEVER as a permanent fix . . . . trial and error approach - fine for fixing...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 969
Posted By RPsX5d
I have been purchasing tires from America's Tire...

I have been purchasing tires from America's Tire for the past 12+ years . . . I think I have bought some 24 tires from them. They match TireRack's prices and I don't have to take it anywhere to get...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 969
Posted By RPsX5d
You can get small electric compressors...

You can get small electric compressors (http://www.lowes.com/pd_146781-40883-KL12120_0__?productId=3522750) (not my brand/model) that can be plugged into either a 110V source OR the cigarette...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 969
Posted By RPsX5d
Run flats can certainly be fixed - it all depends...

Run flats can certainly be fixed - it all depends on how the type (tear vs. a hole) of puncture and its location - if the location is towards the edges then it is usually not fixable. Your puncture...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-29-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By RPsX5d
Only suggestions . . . as pointed out, matter of...

Only suggestions . . . as pointed out, matter of eliminating various things and honing in on the source.

Have a heavy-set person sit on various seats and see if the noise changes
Put the back...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-29-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By RPsX5d
My 2011MY (June 2010 build) came with the scroll...

My 2011MY (June 2010 build) came with the scroll cover as standard equipment.

I have the 3rd row and yes it did come with the scroll cover.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-28-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,984
Posted By RPsX5d
Looks like you finally got exactly what you...

Looks like you finally got exactly what you wanted - GREAT!

Moving off the build - couple of things I did not do . . . I have both extended warranty and extended maintenance . . . got it at the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-27-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,984
Posted By RPsX5d
+1 I was in two minds to let OP know about a...

+1
I was in two minds to let OP know about a wear spot I have (see attached) - reason - I wasn't sure whether mine was a one-off case plus I don't have experience with BMW's Napa to say Napa wears...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-27-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 963
Posted By RPsX5d
I think Ivory White Napa and Ivory White & Black...

I think Ivory White Napa and Ivory White & Black Dakota both have white backs for the front seats - at least per the BMW Builder. You may want to double check with your salesperson before ordering....
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-27-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,984
Posted By RPsX5d
OP - since I have been advocating both the truly...

OP - since I have been advocating both the truly useful and not so useful options - here is one for the not-so-useful category - ceramic controls? :)

At $650, if you like the look, it is a no...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-27-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,432
Posted By RPsX5d
We have the 3rd row. Following is what I can say...

We have the 3rd row. Following is what I can say from experience.

As mentioned this is not a comfortable seat - only adds flexibility.
I (6 feet tall) have sat in it for about an hour long...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-27-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,984
Posted By RPsX5d
Great thread, great comments . . . A few...

Great thread, great comments . . .

A few random comments:

Dakota will undoubtedly wear better than Nappa . . . based on what I saw at the dealer, the difference between Nappa and Dakota (F15)...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-26-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,984
Posted By RPsX5d
The BMW builder on the website continues to show...

The BMW builder on the website continues to show Nappa and leather dash do not go together . . . but the builder has been wrong in the past. Be sure to double check your final build order from the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-26-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,984
Posted By RPsX5d
OP - I know the feeling . . . we also spent a LOT...

OP - I know the feeling . . . we also spent a LOT of time trying different combinations as not all options are compatible with each other . . .

Dakota leather allows leather dash . . . Nappa...
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