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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-30-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,163
Posted By Vex500
What Diesel engine is available in the U.S. For...

What Diesel engine is available in the U.S. For the Cayenne?
I was told the other day that here in Aus, we have a V8 twin turbo diesel option.........though they are rarely sold?
A good friend has...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-26-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,925
Posted By Vex500
I've had four X5's now and yes they can be...

I've had four X5's now and yes they can be expensive to maintain once the mileage climbs,however none have given me any major issues, or broken down, granted though, I have never owned one past 5...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-13-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By Vex500
After owning an E70 40d, I drove an F15 25d for...

After owning an E70 40d, I drove an F15 25d for my own interest, and found it a bit sluggish and it just didn't sound right either!!
They have their niche I'm sure, but here in Australia, the 30d...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-09-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By Vex500
Comfort access has been great for us, but I have...

Comfort access has been great for us, but I have an issue when I wash the car, have to take key fob out of my pocket when I rinse the car with the hose, it locks and unlocks the car...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-07-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,481
Posted By Vex500
Nice, how long was the wait for your California?

Nice, how long was the wait for your California?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-29-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By Vex500
I can't believe you guys miss out on the 40d /...

I can't believe you guys miss out on the 40d / 50d engine options.......and these vehicles are produced in your 'backyard'?!!!! What is the reasoning for BMW not to offer these to the U.S. market?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-27-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,048
Posted By Vex500
Launch control on a two ton plus SUV..........let...

Launch control on a two ton plus SUV..........let us know how that's going at the end of lease!!!!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-20-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,539
Posted By Vex500
Feeling your pain.......mine was side swiped by a...

Feeling your pain.......mine was side swiped by a truck while parked today.....both doors, mirror and trim damage, absolutely shattered but luckily he stopped ......hoping the grey metallic paint can...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-15-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,672
Posted By Vex500
Thanks, Here in Victoria (Australia) it is...

Thanks,

Here in Victoria (Australia) it is law that a phone has to be fixed within a cradle in a vehicle, otherwise you can potentially be fined, even if the phone is blue toothed into the hands...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-14-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,672
Posted By Vex500
iPhone 6 Snap-In phone cradle

Hi all,

Does anyone know if an iPhone 6 snap-in cradle is available from BMW for the F15 yet?
I was told by my BMW dealer that they are still 6 months or more away.....?
The one fitted within...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-25-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,063
Posted By Vex500
My 2008 had exact same issue.......cant provide a...

My 2008 had exact same issue.......cant provide a solution, but feeling your pain! I gave up in the end and gave the kids portable DVD players......
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-30-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,389
Posted By Vex500
First drive of F15

Hi Guys,

The F15 has just arrived here in Australia, and I have had the opportunity to drive the 3.0d variant. The car is obviously a lot smoother and quieter than the E70 but most noticeable was...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-08-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,407
Posted By Vex500
My wife clean backed our last e53 x5 through the...

My wife clean backed our last e53 x5 through the garage door which resulted in $12,500 dollars damage to the car and $16,000 dollars damage to the garage!!
Luckily our marriage survived the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-15-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,597
Posted By Vex500
Which city are you heading too?

Which city are you heading too?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-13-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 776
Posted By Vex500
OP, would be interested to know how you went with...

OP, would be interested to know how you went with this? My 2008 has the same issue!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-03-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,363
Posted By Vex500
Money doesn't buy taste!

Money doesn't buy taste!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-02-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,081
Posted By Vex500
I have replaced the original Dueler HP with the...

I have replaced the original Dueler HP with the Dueler HL and they are going well so far. Not sure but I believe the temperature and speed rating may be lower than the HP versions, but otherwise no...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-02-2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By Vex500
Not sure what happened but it decided to close...

Not sure what happened but it decided to close after numerous attempts! Did the reinitialize anyway and seems fine now.
Had an E53 that had a few issues with the panoramic roof and it was very...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-31-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By Vex500
Sunroof stuck in tilt position?

Hi Guys,

Our sunroof seems to be stuck in the the tilt position, when you move the switch forward to shut, it closes momentarily then returns to the tilt position.
Any experiences or tips would...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-09-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,599
Posted By Vex500
Hi there, The DPF can be an issue...

Hi there,

The DPF can be an issue particularly on cars primarily used for short trips. Take it for a long Highway run which will allow the DPF to do a few regeneration cycles up at temperature to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-07-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By Vex500
Can you guys clarify if wheels originally fitted...

Can you guys clarify if wheels originally fitted with run flat tyres can be fitted with standard tyres?
I have been told that the RFT wheels have a different tyre seating to standard wheels...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-07-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By Vex500
Could be multiple reasons guys.......shark...

Could be multiple reasons guys.......shark attack, red back spider bite or even attacked by a kangaroo on heat! Let's give him time!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-06-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By Vex500
Hi there, Can you explain the circumstances...

Hi there,

Can you explain the circumstances by which this has come to be.
It's concerning that speed (or any data) can be taken from an on board system within a vehicle without prior knowledge or...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-07-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 17,279
Posted By Vex500
The E70 is staying put for now, the F15 just has...

The E70 is staying put for now, the F15 just has too much X3 influence for my liking. Maybe the RR Sport!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-21-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By Vex500
Hi there, My Independant mechanic has...

Hi there,

My Independant mechanic has always recommended a yearly inspection and oil and filter change. He doesn't reset the service indicator on these yearly inspections, but at least the car is...
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