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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 02:21 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 7,645
Posted By RJ
Originally my car was in the batch being received...

Originally my car was in the batch being received on July 8th. It never arrived and was then told that it will arrive in the next shipment.

On August 8th when I inquired, I was told that my...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-20-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 7,645
Posted By RJ
The liners (front only) have two "holes" and come...

The liners (front only) have two "holes" and come with two "plastic notch hooks" that screw in on the floor tab.

The rear one does not have hooks as it is one piece lies along the width of the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-19-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 836
Posted By RJ
I had the same issues as Vince with the check...

I had the same issues as Vince with the check engine light coming on numerous time. They threw in a whole bunch of parts under warranty (including a new turbo) and still could not fix it. I think it...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-19-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,375
Posted By RJ
Congratulations and thanks Al for the detailed...

Congratulations and thanks Al for the detailed posting of your new ride.

Interesting to read about the right hand grill, ceramic control (I did not order it), the seats, the drive experience etc....
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-14-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 761
Posted By RJ
Was your running boards installed by the dealer...

Was your running boards installed by the dealer or by yourself? I did not order my vehicle with it but having second thoughts.

Still waiting delivery of my vehicle.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By RJ
ard is correct as in my case (twice) a high end...

ard is correct as in my case (twice) a high end body shop (used by the dealer) was asked by the insurance company to use after market parts and they refused to do so and were able to get the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-21-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By RJ
To me it looks like whatever the airport parking...

To me it looks like whatever the airport parking place that provided the free car wash put on the tires to shine has got on the black trim. Some of the foam type tire shines are known to do this.
...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-18-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By RJ
I had my 2002 325I done when new (3M). I recently...

I had my 2002 325I done when new (3M). I recently had to have just the hood redone because of a small tear. Due to our severe weather in Canada with sand and gravel on the roads during the winter, it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By RJ
I had the same issue with my X5 a few times. ...

I had the same issue with my X5 a few times.

It is best to lock the car in your garage when not in use. Electrical systems seem to come on from time to time.

Keep your keys away as far away as...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-14-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,124
Posted By RJ
How did the swapping out the grills work? Did the...

How did the swapping out the grills work? Did the SA just gave it to you? The grey grills are standard on...? Sorry but I am ignorant on these as they have different packages in Canada than in USA...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-08-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,136
Posted By RJ
Thanks Fast Bob, I will certainly check it out.

Thanks Fast Bob, I will certainly check it out.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-08-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,136
Posted By RJ
Thank you Fast Bob for the heads up on the...

Thank you Fast Bob for the heads up on the Coopers.

Also the advise on Pirelli and the recommendation on the Hankook.

Thanks everyone!!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-07-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,136
Posted By RJ
Tire Rack has recommended the following tires for...

Tire Rack has recommended the following tires for my 2002 325i. Any opinions?

Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Plus
$109
91H

Continental PureContact with EcoPlus Technology
$98
91H
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-25-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By RJ
ard - I had many problems (engine operating at...

ard - I had many problems (engine operating at reduced speed messages) with my diesel due to extreme weather. I am now waiting for a replacement gasoline engine car.

Maybe it was nothing to do...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-25-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By RJ
I had a similar issue. I could unlock but could...

I had a similar issue. I could unlock but could not lock. As someone had suggested in another post, I tried that and now my car key works.

Get in the car, lock the car. Put the key in the ignition...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 06-23-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 343
Posted By RJ
crowz - will re-initializing procedure work for a...

crowz - will re-initializing procedure work for a key that has stopped working/locking?

The key will open the door/s but will not perform the locking of the doors.

How can I tell which key was...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-05-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,392
Posted By RJ
Have a look at Page 53 and 57 of the owners...

Have a look at Page 53 and 57 of the owners manual.

From the pictures you have posted, it does not look like you have electrical adjustment on your head rest. In the centre of the long button (the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-04-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By RJ
CEL light coming on has been a constant problem...

CEL light coming on has been a constant problem with my current 2009 X5 diesel. The car has spent a lot of time in the shop with a lot of parts replaced in order to solve the problem including...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-07-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,003
Posted By RJ
If you have a garage to park the car in...

If you have a garage to park the car in overnight, it is a little "warmer" than the outside temperature. As you have been having very cold temperatures in the past few days in Eastern Canada, The...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-07-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 721
Posted By RJ
It was past minus 36 C last week-end here and...

It was past minus 36 C last week-end here and mine was working fine. I use the same blue washer fluid that is rated at -40 C all year round. I do not see any point in switching it for the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-03-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 219
Posted By RJ
Try this: ...

Try this:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=510865
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-20-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,094
Posted By RJ
I fold my mirrors when parking at work in an open...

I fold my mirrors when parking at work in an open garage in -30 to -35 C temperatures with no problem. However, I would be careful and not fold the mirrors if I had gone through a day of freezing...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-08-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 25,073
Posted By RJ
I was slightly bumped whille waiting for the...

I was slightly bumped whille waiting for the lights to change. Visually could not see any marks on the bumper at first but when I took it to the body shop because I had then noticed warping at the...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By RJ
Sun damage

It looks like sun damage and general deterioration of the rubber seal around the windshield (In UK they call it windscreen).

I would replace it with original parts from the dealer or one of the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-03-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By RJ
Do you have the part number? Maybe, please...

Do you have the part number?

Maybe, please check your invoice.

Thanks.
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