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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-20-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By watrob
M50d if bought without the 3rd row seats comes...

M50d if bought without the 3rd row seats comes with all the goodies suspension wise. Brakes are massive on M50d. You can add ceramic pads get no brake dust for $500 (4 wheels).

You get the same...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-20-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By watrob
Would not waste my time with a 50i, there is only...

Would not waste my time with a 50i, there is only a sneeze difference in performance. Push a M50d real hard and the economy does not get anywhere near as bad as the 50i, push a 50i real hard and your...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-20-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,885
Posted By watrob
I had the E70 M50d before this one, the F15 M50d...

I had the E70 M50d before this one, the F15 M50d is a bigger monster than the previous model, also don't get the 3rd row seats as you loose the special rear diff settings and anti roll.

Heaps of...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-07-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,344
Posted By watrob
There has to be something wrong, I just picked up...

There has to be something wrong, I just picked up my new F15 M50d ( I had the previous E70 M50d with the High End Audio System) and the HK is just as good. At half volume I cannot talk to the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-07-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,885
Posted By watrob
Well picked up the F15 M50d this evening and it...

Well picked up the F15 M50d this evening and it handles quite well compared to my last E70 M50d.

In my original E70 M50d we did not get the special diff which only came in E71 X6 M50d, but now...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-07-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,885
Posted By watrob
Ordered it in Nov 2014, April 2015 build, not to...

Ordered it in Nov 2014, April 2015 build, not to bad, have a brand new BMW 4 Series Convertible as a loaner. Should get the Cali by the end of June.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-06-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,344
Posted By watrob
Think they are using the same wiring for the B&O...

Think they are using the same wiring for the B&O & HK (both use 16 speakers). I have heard that that changing out the speakers to match the system better gives pretty good results.

There are...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-05-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,885
Posted By watrob
Ferrari sent me an email the other day, my...

Ferrari sent me an email the other day, my completed California T was on the 29th April, they started on the 25th April, took 4 days to build.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-05-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,885
Posted By watrob
My X5 M50d will be ready to be picked up this...

My X5 M50d will be ready to be picked up this Thursday evening from the dealer, window tint, towbar, painted calipers and ceramic brake pads, M Sport pedals, black gloss grills, all done.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-30-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,885
Posted By watrob
My new M50d was delivered to the US shipping dock...

My new M50d was delivered to the US shipping dock on the 26th Jan 2015 bound for Australia, it has sat there for 46 days before being loaded onto a ship on the 14th March 2015.

Have informed BMW...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-16-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,885
Posted By watrob
Now have a second loaner, as my wife is buying a...

Now have a second loaner, as my wife is buying a new car also, she has been given a brand new 4 series coupe, white M Sport convertible with red interior, mine is a new 3 series M Sport.

My X5 is...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-06-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By watrob
The only active steering that tightens the...

The only active steering that tightens the steering is "M Servotronic," and is only available on the "M" X5 models (M50d & X5M)
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-31-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,885
Posted By watrob
Just Ordered a new X5 M50d (f15)

Well I bit the bullet and ordered my new M50d, Jan 2015 production, will be sorry to see my current E70 M50d go, been a very reliable car. My old M50d will make someone a happy owner who ever buys it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,525
Posted By watrob
You should not be running winter diesel in your...

You should not be running winter diesel in your X5, its designed to run on Ultra diesel. Your ultra diesel in the US is 15ppm and that is the highest rating you should go.

Here in Australia our...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-03-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,525
Posted By watrob
It will take thousands of miles to break in your...

It will take thousands of miles to break in your diesel engine, my fuel economy gets better each week, give the engine a few months to break in and keep your tyre pressures up.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-02-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,219
Posted By watrob
If the diesel in the US 15ppm I now understand...

If the diesel in the US 15ppm I now understand why you have all the smog gear on the X5.

I have had the BMW diesels since 2003, and our diesel fuel back then was 50ppm, when it dropped to 10ppm...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-01-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,219
Posted By watrob
I believe your low sulfer diesel in the US is...

I believe your low sulfer diesel in the US is 10ppm, ours here is 5ppm. Heating oil is like 500ppm, and standard diesel (also called winter diesel) is 50ppm.

You could get away with a tank of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-30-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,191
Posted By watrob
This fixes the problem, have done this myself...

This fixes the problem, have done this myself couple times.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-29-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By watrob
Is the mechnical child lock actuator ingauged on...

Is the mechnical child lock actuator ingauged on that back door?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-28-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,297
Posted By watrob
Pump your front tyres up to 48lbs & rears to...

Pump your front tyres up to 48lbs & rears to 46lbs, Also the M50d has siffer bush sets and I also changed the front main bushes myself as well.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-28-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,110
Posted By watrob
Do you have AD?

Do you have AD?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-27-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,027
Posted By watrob
I have the Australian spec sheet printout, its...

I have the Australian spec sheet printout, its say 9 channel amp is 625w .............on there ebrochure it says 825w from the Australian BMW website, someone made a typo.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-23-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,068
Posted By watrob
Would not drive a ML if you gave me one for free,...

Would not drive a ML if you gave me one for free, its the same design as when the E53 X5's were out, you hardly see them here any more. When the E53 X5 was around there was heeps of ML's around but...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-22-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By watrob
Has to be as a result of an accident, I have not...

Has to be as a result of an accident, I have not heard of any X5's with cracked diffs.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-22-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,846
Posted By watrob
3.0ltr Diesel - M50d - N57TU 3 turbo engine

3.0ltr Diesel - M50d - N57TU 3 turbo engine
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