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Forum: Performance Center Delivery 04-13-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,989
Posted By ahimanic
Good job Jonathan! Giving this thread another...

Good job Jonathan! Giving this thread another bump and I hope you blow last year's donation result out of the water with this years! Thanks for what you're doing for this cause year after year...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 04-03-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By ahimanic
Yup, that's how I managed to map the route when I...

Yup, that's how I managed to map the route when I drove from PCD to Ashville via the 276. It's a great scenic drive with the Smoky in the backdrops once you get up to the ridge, and plenty of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-03-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,365
Posted By ahimanic
Nope, you're on your own for the airfare to SC. ...

Nope, you're on your own for the airfare to SC.

BWM picks up the transport from airport to hotel (in a BMW X5 or 5GT), 1 night hotel room, 1 dinner for 2, 1 breakfast for 2, and transport to the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-08-2011, 02:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,018
Posted By ahimanic
The sport steering wheel, in addition to the...

The sport steering wheel, in addition to the different look using chrome trims, has the thicker padded wheel which feels sportier and has a nicer grip to it but the non-sport is not bad.

The 19"...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-08-2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,168
Posted By ahimanic
Have the same problem. Tried your glass cleaner...

Have the same problem. Tried your glass cleaner tip but Windex didn't seem to do much to erase those pesky finger prints. What kind of glass cleaner did you use?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-08-2011, 02:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,491
Posted By ahimanic
Performance Center Delivery at SC is a fun...

Performance Center Delivery at SC is a fun experience and you get complimentary airport pickup, hotel stay, dinner, breakfast, lunch and driving courses at PCD. The folks at PCD are really nice too....
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 08-08-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,502
Posted By ahimanic
BTW, Buc-ee's rocks! They do 'em big in...

BTW, Buc-ee's rocks!

They do 'em big in Texas.
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 08-08-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,502
Posted By ahimanic
Don't know if you already firmed up your...

Don't know if you already firmed up your route...I did a road trip from SC to Los Angeles back in May. Chose the East Coastal route down to Florida then back up the Panhandle, thru New Orleans then...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-18-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,392
Posted By ahimanic
Yes, the gasoline models of the 2012 X5 started...

Yes, the gasoline models of the 2012 X5 started in April but the word is that 2012 X5 diesel will not be out until this fall. I tried to order the 2012 X5 diesel back in Feb/March and it was not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,973
Posted By ahimanic
Sad but true! The 535 I had could never get the...

Sad but true! The 535 I had could never get the right side mirror back to the original position after I finished backing up the car. Two different dealers attempted but couldn't fix it and finally...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,973
Posted By ahimanic
I had the E60 and I just love the way the sedan...

I had the E60 and I just love the way the sedan handled and accelerated! I miss it and I wonder if I'd get the F10 if I had wanted another sedan. Have not had the chance to drive the F10 but from...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,989
Posted By ahimanic
Very nice work! Thanks for sharing :thumbup:

Very nice work! Thanks for sharing :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
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Views: 1,714
Posted By ahimanic
Saw lots of 40d's rolling off the assembly line...

Saw lots of 40d's rolling off the assembly line at Spartanburg... just not for us :(
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,927
Posted By ahimanic
I don't think the tailgate incident is normal but...

I don't think the tailgate incident is normal but the car washing incident should be. Water is very conductive so I'm not surprised that it made the door lock more sensitive. I believe the surface...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,973
Posted By ahimanic
Does X5 Have Electric Steering?

Does the X5 have electric steering or is it mechanical? I know the new 5 series is electrical but I didn't know the X3 is electrical.

I came across the X3 recall notice in Autoweek that tipped...
Forum: Performance Center Delivery 07-12-2011, 03:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,765
Posted By ahimanic
Yes the 3rd person for the factory tour is...

Yes the 3rd person for the factory tour is possible depending on space availability. I brought a 3rd person for my PCD trip back in May and she was able to join the factory tour. She was also...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-11-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,927
Posted By ahimanic
You know, I did notice there are days where the...

You know, I did notice there are days where the CA door handles are more sensitive to touch than others. My wife says some days I'm more electrifying than others :D
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-11-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,601
Posted By ahimanic
Glad it's worked out for you. Personally I would...

Glad it's worked out for you. Personally I would think the rack manufacturers are concerned the top straps putting too much downward pressure on the plastic spoiler and potentially cracking it or...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-11-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,927
Posted By ahimanic
You mentioned the engine was on. I think in...

You mentioned the engine was on. I think in another thread someone said the engine has to be off for the gate to open. Haven't tried it myself to test it but give that a try.

On a side note: I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-11-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,937
Posted By ahimanic
Apples and oranges...not sure why you would even...

Apples and oranges...not sure why you would even compare the two together. I think the fact that you are pegging these two vehicles against each other means the characteristics that most of us get a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By ahimanic
I put on my white lint-free gloves first :D

I put on my white lint-free gloves first :D
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-06-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,712
Posted By ahimanic
That's a really expensive proposition to install...

That's a really expensive proposition to install a hitch bike rack. The Euro hitch will probably cost you more than $1000 plus the square receiver adapter(if necessary)...and then the bike rack.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-06-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,987
Posted By ahimanic
I think it's high time for me to market some...

I think it's high time for me to market some removable Soundtrap panels that you can cover your glass windows with to remove some "brightness!" And then some custom deep shag floor mats and seat...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-06-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,817
Posted By ahimanic
Well, just had my rear bumper skin replaced and...

Well, just had my rear bumper skin replaced and painted and it was about $1500 parts & labor.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-06-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,699
Posted By ahimanic
I noticed that my X5's RPM jumps up and down when...

I noticed that my X5's RPM jumps up and down when I just start the car...and if the A/C is on. Levels out after about 30-40 seconds.
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