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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-09-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,118
Posted By Luscombe1940
We bought our 2012 X5 35D new in July of 2012....

We bought our 2012 X5 35D new in July of 2012. Our first BMW and first new car purchase in 35 years.

Have 42,000 trouble free miles on it now. This is the ultimate cross country vehicle. Have done...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-23-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By Luscombe1940
Understand your frustration. Our new 35D and our...

Understand your frustration. Our new 35D and our first BMW had the transmission go out on the way home from Spartanburg when we picked it up at PCD. We were stranded about 100 miles from home....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-03-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,297
Posted By Luscombe1940
The bottom line: The inner lights on your 2012...

The bottom line: The inner lights on your 2012 are much like male nipples. An interesting indicator of the evolutionary past, but pretty darn useless today.[/QUOTE]


Well, I like this answer the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-03-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,297
Posted By Luscombe1940
Thanks Yardbird. It does beg the question as to...

Thanks Yardbird.
It does beg the question as to why are they there if not functional.
Just curious.

Gary
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-03-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,297
Posted By Luscombe1940
Inner Two Headlights ??

OK,
We have s 2012 X5 and under the category of no dumb questions; how do I turn on the inner headlights?

I have tried all of the settings on the switch and have read through the owners manual...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-01-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,592
Posted By Luscombe1940
We have a 2012 X535d with HUD. Took delivery on...

We have a 2012 X535d with HUD. Took delivery on July 12 and I have not seen any speed limits shown. I do not know of any settings in the idrive that control this.
I do see this information on my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By Luscombe1940
New X5D

congrats on your new X5D. We picked ours up @ PCD on July 12.
It was the most enjoyable experience we have had in a very long time.
Make sure your wife drives during the off road experience....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-11-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,644
Posted By Luscombe1940
X5

This is exactly why my bride of 35 years received an X5 35D for our anniversary. It was the vehicle she wanted with the color she wanted and the interior she wanted. I got to pick a few options I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-22-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,704
Posted By Luscombe1940
It is home now/

Finally home.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-22-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,704
Posted By Luscombe1940
It's Home Now

We picked it up yesterday and brought her home. I looked the work orders over closely and found that the technicians were able to replicate the failure. The transmission was slippin between gears 2-3...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,088
Posted By Luscombe1940
We bought a 12 X5 35D with the AD option based...

We bought a 12 X5 35D with the AD option based upon the comments on this forum. Have not driven it much yet, that's another story. When we were at Spartanburg picking it up, the folks that put on the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,704
Posted By Luscombe1940
Smile Update

Service manager called me today. Said the repairs are complete. They replaced the valve body and integral computer in the transmission. Said the error code showed a slippage in gears 2&3. That makes...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,704
Posted By Luscombe1940
The service manager we met with on Friday called...

The service manager we met with on Friday called me just before noon yesterday. I could not take the call at the time. His message said they were running diagnostics, nothing to report yet. He wanted...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,704
Posted By Luscombe1940
Feeling a Little Better

We think the dealer is trying to make things right.

I may have been born at night but it wasn't last night. I take the second time in 20 years stories with a grain of salt. The important item is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,704
Posted By Luscombe1940
Positive Update

This is an update on our newly coined BMW Adventure.

The BMW assist picked up the X5 today. They put the key in it, started it and then proceeded to back it up and then drive it onto the trailer....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,704
Posted By Luscombe1940
What should I expect now?

Today was one of the absolutely best days that my wife & I have enjoyed in a long time. Our first purchase of a brand new BMW. We picked it up at the Spartanburg PCD; an X5 35D. Our first brand new...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,245
Posted By Luscombe1940
That was very helpful. Losing the cd portion on...

That was very helpful.
Losing the cd portion on the nav I'd reason enough to prefer the 10.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-28-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,245
Posted By Luscombe1940
2009 Idrive vs 2010 Idrive

Would someone help me with the difference between the 2009 and 2010 Idrives please?

I think I read that if you have the Nav system on the 2009, it upgrades the idrive functionality to the 2010.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-25-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,296
Posted By Luscombe1940
We pick up our 2012 35D PCD on July 12, two weeks...

We pick up our 2012 35D PCD on July 12, two weeks from Thursday.
Sapphire Black Metallic, Nevada Oyster Leather, Prem, Nav, Prem Sound, Tech, Sport, Comfort, Multi Seats & AD pkgs.

Anticipation...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-11-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,296
Posted By Luscombe1940
Hi Lance, This is our first new car in 34...

Hi Lance,

This is our first new car in 34 years and it is in celebration of our 35th anniversary.
My wife is a Saint and deserves way more than just this vehicle. So we looked at the things we...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-08-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,296
Posted By Luscombe1940
X5 35d

Nitros,
We ordered a 2012, X5 35D
Sapphire Black Metallic
Oyster White leather
Premium pkg
Premium Sound pkg
Nav Pkg
Technology pkg
Sport pkg
Comfort pkg
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-07-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,296
Posted By Luscombe1940
Hi, My production number is 3896162. We are...

Hi,
My production number is 3896162.
We are scheduled for PCD on July 12.

How do I check status of production?
I was on MYBMW and did not see how to check.

Thanks for the help. We are...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-25-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,820
Posted By Luscombe1940
July 12 PCD

Just got an email from BMW. We are scheduled for a Juy 12 pick up.:D:D:D:roundel::roundel::roundel:

Now I can trade "Scotty's" ride for ours.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-25-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,820
Posted By Luscombe1940
The price i am working from IS NOT MSRP On the...

The price i am working from IS NOT MSRP
On the bmwconfig site referenced here it is the lesser of the two listed, MSRP is the higher, Invoice is the lesser.
On the print out the dealer gave me It...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-25-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,820
Posted By Luscombe1940
2012 X5 with AD

Thought i would post an update. Have been working with the dealer, they have been very helpful; I'm impressed.

Have placed an order for X5 35D
Black Sapphire Metalic
Nevada Oyster Leather
ZAP...
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