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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,634
Posted By SonomaDriver
Hey Nate: No joy on locking or unlocking on my...

Hey Nate: No joy on locking or unlocking on my 2011 x5d. Location svc worked. No other services avail.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,634
Posted By SonomaDriver
The current app (using a 2011 x5) is utterly...

The current app (using a 2011 x5) is utterly useless. If your app will work on a 2011 X5d that doesn't have the BMW Apps option, count me in to help test.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By SonomaDriver
No of course I didn't do that stuff in 20 mins...

No of course I didn't do that stuff in 20 mins lol :rofl:

I assumed the coronas he was referring to were the angel eyes which I replaced with the LUX product.

If someone for some reason wants...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,209
Posted By SonomaDriver
I love my X5d. As for the nav, any of the map...

I love my X5d. As for the nav, any of the map programs available on an IPhone or Android phone blow it away. Its the nature of technology and BMW isn't alone in having a NAV system that is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By SonomaDriver
I ordered them online and did the swap myself. ...

I ordered them online and did the swap myself. Took all of 20 mins and only took that long given my hands were big for that tight fit. http://luxangeleyes.com/
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,714
Posted By SonomaDriver
Thanks for the info. I made the mistake of...

Thanks for the info. I made the mistake of believing what I was told by "professionals" about repairing rft's. I'll take the advise on mixing the tires to heart.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,714
Posted By SonomaDriver
Just got back from the dealership. After buying...

Just got back from the dealership. After buying three new tires in the last year due to punctures on the run flats, now I have to replace two more due to front alignment issues. I'm considering...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-27-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By SonomaDriver
That's not an issue I see. Mine takes about 45...

That's not an issue I see. Mine takes about 45 sec or so first thing in the morning. However given the features etc available on smartphones these days, I won't be paying for a BMW nav system on my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-29-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,185
Posted By SonomaDriver
Ouch, you had to pay for the fuel system...

Ouch, you had to pay for the fuel system replacement after you even showed them the receipt showing you put in diesel?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-08-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,015
Posted By SonomaDriver
Some of the aftermarket Nav units also have...

Some of the aftermarket Nav units also have Bluetooth built in.

https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?cID=401&pID=97509

You could go with one of their units and have it professionally installed...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-07-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 931
Posted By SonomaDriver
TBH, I have no idea. I'll figure out how to find...

TBH, I have no idea. I'll figure out how to find it.

Edit: Found it! 1/2011
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-07-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 931
Posted By SonomaDriver
No he didn't return my call. We have tons of...

No he didn't return my call. We have tons of folks in the know on this site so I'm hoping someone has scoop :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-07-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 931
Posted By SonomaDriver
2011 X5d recall

Hey Folks,

A SA at the dealership where I bought my X5 left me a message to inform me of a recall for a sensor involving the turbos.

I didn't find anything on our forum or via a Google...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-06-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,589
Posted By SonomaDriver
The diesel sound took some getting used to but...

The diesel sound took some getting used to but the performance is awesome as is the fuel economy. I don't feel like I'm giving up a thing in terms of performance either and all of my friends are...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-06-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,851
Posted By SonomaDriver
Apple does not allow Office functions via...

Apple does not allow Office functions via Bluetooth. With the docking station, you can make/receive calls, connect the phone into the car's antenna for better mobile phone reception and you can use...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,237
Posted By SonomaDriver
The one on the outside is the headlight (inside...

The one on the outside is the headlight (inside the ring). The inside one is also a ring but the angle of the pic I think distorts it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,237
Posted By SonomaDriver
It might be the angle from which I took the...

It might be the angle from which I took the pic...the inner ring is illuminated straight on from what I recall.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,237
Posted By SonomaDriver
Then you need to be more specific :) I do...

Then you need to be more specific :)

I do like the other lights though it does remind me a bit like Audi.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By SonomaDriver
LUX H8 v3 http://luxangeleyes.com/products

LUX H8 v3

http://luxangeleyes.com/products
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,237
Posted By SonomaDriver
LUX H8 v3 are $255 and have both rings...

LUX H8 v3 are $255 and have both rings illuminated.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,394
Posted By SonomaDriver
Diesel...until California mandates only distilled...

Diesel...until California mandates only distilled water as a fuel then I'll buy the conversion kit at WalMart...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By SonomaDriver
Didn't know that, thanks!

Didn't know that, thanks!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-24-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,321
Posted By SonomaDriver
Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-24-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By SonomaDriver
IF you've enabled the higher audio quality...

IF you've enabled the higher audio quality setting, it will likely have better sound than Sirius. The caveat is that you are vulnerable to skips and delays depending on cell service. Sirius...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-24-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By SonomaDriver
Many of us do interim oil changes. I plan on...

Many of us do interim oil changes. I plan on doing mine every 5k mines (half way to the scheduled interval). Changing out the oil after the initial break in (before say 3,500 miles) is that you...
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