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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-12-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,513
Posted By fox7
I own a 2011 X5 5.0i with Bridgestone Dueler H/L...

I own a 2011 X5 5.0i with Bridgestone Dueler H/L 255/55R18 RFT's.

At 19,500 miles I currently have approximately 5/32" of tread depth remaining.
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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-29-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,587
Posted By fox7
Installed by BMW. The electrical connection is...

Installed by BMW. The electrical connection is just to the left of the hitch. Take a closer look at trailerhitch.jpg.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,587
Posted By fox7
Here's an example of 2011 X5 5.0i (sorry, not M)...

Here's an example of 2011 X5 5.0i (sorry, not M) with no trim piece used (before they were available) and just the bare minimum cut in the bumper:
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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-25-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,875
Posted By fox7
Here are the results from a recent one day trip...

Here are the results from a recent one day trip (all highway miles) from Utah to California in my X5 50i.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-04-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,736
Posted By fox7
Just dropped back by the dealership and they...

Just dropped back by the dealership and they admitted they made a mistake. It should have been 8.5 quarts (and topped off as necessary to get to 'max').
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-04-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,736
Posted By fox7
Attachment for the initial post.

Attachment for the initial post.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-04-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,736
Posted By fox7
How many quarts of oil for the 2011 BMW X5 50i?

My 2011 BMW X5 50i just hit 15,000 miles and had its first 'official' oil change by a local dealership.

After picking up the X5, I noticed on the paperwork it indicates only 8 quarts and when I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-03-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,423
Posted By fox7
Actually, it charges just fine, when connected to...

Actually, it charges just fine, when connected to a Mac.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-02-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,423
Posted By fox7
A quick test shows that the iPad (iOS 4.2.1)...

A quick test shows that the iPad (iOS 4.2.1) works fine as an iPod in the X5 (with the iPod and USB Adpater) , but won't charge (note the 'Not Charging' message, upper right, of the two attached...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-19-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,675
Posted By fox7
While looking at your list of messages, press the...

While looking at your list of messages, press the iDrive 'Option' button. You will be presented with the option to 'Delete Message' or 'Delete All Messages'
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-25-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,066
Posted By fox7
I thought others might be interested in seeing a...

I thought others might be interested in seeing a picture of what the trailer hitch looks like without the trim piece. (2011 X5 50i) The trim piece wasn't available at the time I had the hitch...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,497
Posted By fox7
Here's a picture of what the trailer hitch looks...

Here's a picture of what the trailer hitch looks like without the trim piece. (2011 X5 50i)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,437
Posted By fox7
My iPhone 4 (iOS 4.0.1) works fine (6FL iPhone...

My iPhone 4 (iOS 4.0.1) works fine (6FL iPhone USB adapter & Bluetooth integration) in my 2011 BMW X5 50i (PCD delivery on June 30th).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-25-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,915
Posted By fox7
2011 BMW X5 50i Switched Fuse Power Source?

I'm hoping someone might be able to recommend which fuse to tap, in the front fuse panel, for a switched power source, for a direct wired Valentine One radar detector.

I've attached pictures of...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-15-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,874
Posted By fox7
You might try manually shifting into 5th gear, so...

You might try manually shifting into 5th gear, so it stays in 5th gear, then try a slight incline at the speeds you indicated. This would at least isolate whether it was a shifting problem from 4th...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,382
Posted By fox7
Torque Distribution Display

Was wondering if anyone else has been able to see the Torque Distribution option on their Control Displays, referred to in the 2011 X5 Owners Manual? (page 97, see attached picture) I don't see that...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 07-12-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,089
Posted By fox7
Just completed a 3,800 mile drive home to...

Just completed a 3,800 mile drive home to California after a PCD delivery of my 2011 X5 50i. Well worth it!
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 05-31-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,415
Posted By fox7
X5 First Maintenance After PCD?

I've got a 3,500 mile trip, back home to California, after I pick up my 2011 X5 xDrive50i at the PCD June 30, 2010.

Will I need to arrange for any maintenance to be done en-route, during the trip...
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