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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) Today, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 101
Posted By John Galt
I found some of those in the cargo area of a...

I found some of those in the cargo area of a loaner X5. I wonder if they're something used in the shipping process. Seems odd!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 08-24-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 945
Posted By John Galt
Tag

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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-10-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By John Galt
***UPDATE TO ADD - PROBLEM FOUND/DIAGNOSED:*** ...

***UPDATE TO ADD - PROBLEM FOUND/DIAGNOSED:***

My 35d was getting to the point where it would shudder/shake upon nearly every warm start after the vehicle had been driven and shut off. It was then...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-28-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,975
Posted By John Galt
HAHAHAHAHA!!!! First World problems!

HAHAHAHAHA!!!! First World problems!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-26-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,835
Posted By John Galt
How long is the deal going and how much (if...

How long is the deal going and how much (if possible) to deliver to Minneapolis?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-21-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By John Galt
Mine has been realatively quiet after over 46,5xx...

Mine has been realatively quiet after over 46,5xx miles. Bought new on 4/30/2014 so perhaps my miles-per-year cycle has something to do with it. How many of you run the cargo cover in the vehicle? It...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-20-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,978
Posted By John Galt
LOL!!!!! Now that I've got an Heir and a Spare,...

LOL!!!!! Now that I've got an Heir and a Spare, we're done. Two is it for us!

Edit to add: no pun intended on the "spare" based on my last post.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-20-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,978
Posted By John Galt
As promised, here are some photos: Step 1: ...

As promised, here are some photos:

Step 1:
Remove the sleeping infant from the rear cargo area...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-19-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,978
Posted By John Galt
My new baby boy came home yesterday but I will...

My new baby boy came home yesterday but I will have a moment later today. Stay tuned for a photo...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-16-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By John Galt
Thanks! We're so happy with this little boy!

Thanks! We're so happy with this little boy!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-16-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By John Galt
***Another edit to add*** Now I'm nearly...

***Another edit to add***

Now I'm nearly stalling out when slowly backing up in reverse at or just above idle. Would be all over BMW but my wife delivered our baby boy today so I certainly have...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-14-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 899
Posted By John Galt
Did you end up pulling the trigger on this build?

Did you end up pulling the trigger on this build?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-14-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By John Galt
***UPDATE TO ADD***: The wife and I went to...

***UPDATE TO ADD***:

The wife and I went to our local dealership for the "Drive for Team USA Event" today and we took my X5. The outside temp was over 85 degrees and I figured it would be the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-14-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,338
Posted By John Galt
I run non-run flats as my dedicated snow tires...

I run non-run flats as my dedicated snow tires and even with the softer winter tire compound, I can barely tell a difference in performance. I have almost 25,000 miles clocked on the snow tires. I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-14-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By John Galt
Such a strange coincidence, but last Tuesday the...

Such a strange coincidence, but last Tuesday the same thing happened to me. I got in the vehicle, and the HUD was at its lowest setting. At first I thought I was seeing things, and went into the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 07-13-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By John Galt
How old is the OP??? This sounds like the preface...

How old is the OP??? This sounds like the preface to a horrifying news article, complete with gruesome photos of a mangled BMW and some econobox who "didn't know to get out of the way of...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-10-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By John Galt
Thanks all- I enjoyed writing the review and have...

Thanks all- I enjoyed writing the review and have a few more coming as I near the 50,000 mile mark. We have a baby due in a few days so I'll be off the road much of the rest of July, but stay tuned...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-09-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By John Galt
HIGH mileage-driving 35d owner: MPG, other observations of 35i loaner

Yesterday I took my 35d in for service (45,xxx miles, purchased new on 4/30/14) and they gave me a new 35i loaner for the day. I put a little over 410 miles on in the time I had it yesterday and came...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-09-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By John Galt
I have had a very similar issue recently with my...

I have had a very similar issue recently with my 35d. It is not on cold start-up (although unlike you, my vehicle is in my cool garage when cold-started), but when the vehicle sits out in the heat...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-06-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By John Galt
It was explained to me that in order for the...

It was explained to me that in order for the vehicle to recognize the seat programing to the fob, the vehicle must be locked with your fob (if you want your seat coding), then unlocked with the door...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-06-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By John Galt
I had the same problem, called the Genius bar and...

I had the same problem, called the Genius bar and they said to select the "request software refresh" (or something like that) within iDrive. I'll take a look when I'm back in the car and report back...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-03-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By John Galt
Wow- how cool is that?!?

Wow- how cool is that?!?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-03-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By John Galt
Huh. No idea what you're talking about. Have a...

Huh. No idea what you're talking about. Have a photo you could share?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-29-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By John Galt
I'll try and snap a day and night picture...

I'll try and snap a day and night picture tomorrow. I have the extended, which is LED lit and has the extra info in the bottom of the instrument cluster. I test drove one with a standard and it...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-28-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,344
Posted By John Galt
Another Eco pro tip: to initiate coasting but...

Another Eco pro tip: to initiate coasting but still slow the vehicle, apply VERY gentle brake pedal pressure and you can use the brakes while still keeping the vehicle in coast mode. If you apply...
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