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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-23-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,251
Posted By sparrky
Yes, explain how you initiated launch control on...

Yes, explain how you initiated launch control on the 35i premium.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-16-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,889
Posted By sparrky
Thanks for the detailed explanation, that really...

Thanks for the detailed explanation, that really helps.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-16-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By sparrky
Cheap fix, but still an aggravation...

Cheap fix, but still an aggravation...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-16-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,556
Posted By sparrky
I have a 2013 with comfort access and the dealer...

I have a 2013 with comfort access and the dealer explained to me that the keys normally charge in the slot, but sometimes require a new battery.

With comfort access, to open the door, you should...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-16-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,889
Posted By sparrky
I guess I'm not familiar with the term "orange...

I guess I'm not familiar with the term "orange peel". Can you explain?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-16-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,427
Posted By sparrky
DON'T PUT COINS IN THERE!!! A few weeks...

DON'T PUT COINS IN THERE!!!

A few weeks after I got my new X5 I had put some coins in there. Going over a bump in the road, one some how jumped out and mysterious slipped between the edge of the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-15-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,556
Posted By sparrky
How do you start the car or open/unlock it?

How do you start the car or open/unlock it?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-15-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,889
Posted By sparrky
I do auto car washes. It's only a car and not...

I do auto car washes. It's only a car and not something I'm gonna keep forever.

Oh and it's black, so it's always dirty, or dusty, or water/sweat spotted.

Never hurt the trade in value in the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-09-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,667
Posted By sparrky
I don't have a lot to add from a tech...

I don't have a lot to add from a tech perspective. But knowing the gremlins I've been having, I don't trust my x5 any more, every time I start from a stop light I wonder if I'm going to have another...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,497
Posted By sparrky
I have a 2013 LR4 and a 2013 X5. I have driven...

I have a 2013 LR4 and a 2013 X5. I have driven the 2013 RRS as well.

As for a comparison, I don't really think that you can put the two in the same category, X5 is a 5-series with a SAV body, the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-16-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By sparrky
I hadn't been able to safely get more than two...

I hadn't been able to safely get more than two boosters or carseats in the 2nd row. Too tight of s fit and difficult to buckle the boosters.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,885
Posted By sparrky
We don't have three child seats in X5, but we...

We don't have three child seats in X5, but we have had two bosster seats, with a third child in the middle (who didn't require a child seat due to age and height requirements in NY State).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-02-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,249
Posted By sparrky
If you car-pool a lot with kids (undrer 10-12...

If you car-pool a lot with kids (undrer 10-12 years old) you might use it. More importantly, if you're doing it now, don't think you'll grow into it.

We've had a 2013 X5 since may last year and I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By sparrky
Wow 18 is great! I get much lower.

Wow 18 is great! I get much lower.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By sparrky
Hope it's not this. Now that I think about it,...

Hope it's not this. Now that I think about it, mine felt sluggish before the engine malfunctions occurred.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=660533&highlight=

Good luck.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-23-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By sparrky
In my 2013, I have downloaded music from a USB...

In my 2013, I have downloaded music from a USB drive to the hard drive in the X5.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-22-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,622
Posted By sparrky
Are you on safari or something. Where do you fit...

Are you on safari or something. Where do you fit all of this stuff in an X5, a trailer?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-22-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,622
Posted By sparrky
I think my X5 came with a little tool kits and...

I think my X5 came with a little tool kits and first aid kit. I have run flats so no tools to change a tire. I have also put a roll of tape and a multi-tool in the back hatch.

Other than that...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-21-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,327
Posted By sparrky
That is what I get. Average 14-16 normal driving....

That is what I get. Average 14-16 normal driving.

When I'm doing a long trip of highway driving, maybe 19.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-21-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,621
Posted By sparrky
I also tested the RR Sport. It's a nice and well...

I also tested the RR Sport. It's a nice and well appointed vehicle, very comfortable and quiet. It's got a little more room than an X5 on the inside. In terms of performance, the RR Sport 8cyl...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-19-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By sparrky
Now that's an awesome feature. Someone needs to...

Now that's an awesome feature. Someone needs to come up with fruity scented washer fluid. Gotta love the 'design' of these cars.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-19-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,621
Posted By sparrky
Funny you should ask this, as I have both a 2013...

Funny you should ask this, as I have both a 2013 X5 and 2013 LR4 in my garage right now. We were looking for SUVs with a third row seat and a step up from a Toyo Sequoia and a Honda Odyssey.

X5...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-18-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,163
Posted By sparrky
I've had it back for a week and drove 200 miles....

I've had it back for a week and drove 200 miles. Hopefully it's fixed, if not, the next time in the garage gets me into lemon territory.

Best of luck 2013 owners. I'll keep you posted on my 13. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-16-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 636
Posted By sparrky
2013 X5 Premium SAV 19 wheel question

My X5 Premium came with the stanard Y-split spoke wheels 19X9, with 255/55/19 tires. I attached an image of what my current wheels look like.

I'm looking at 20 inch wheels and like the look of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-15-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,163
Posted By sparrky
Got it back on Friday. They replaced the...

Got it back on Friday. They replaced the remaining 5 plugs and road tested it.

Not sure it can be explained or that the root cause has been found.

Seemed okay the last couple of days.

Oh,...
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