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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-07-2010, 07:35 AM
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Views: 869
Posted By ralphg
E70 X5 Glove Compartment

Can anyone explain to me what the small slot is ued for in the glove compartment box on the left hand inner side? In my E60 530 i came with a flash light...not sure if this is what it's for and the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-28-2010, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,345
Posted By ralphg
This is great info. I have the 2010 X5 standard...

This is great info. I have the 2010 X5 standard system. When you say door speakers with separate tweaters...are those tweeters in the door near the side view mirrors? It seems that those are emtpy in...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-08-2007, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Posted By ralphg
IDRIVE Warning Sign (Accept)

Typically when I start my car i get the "lawyer" message stating the warning about the Idrive screen. Sometimes I have to push down on my idrive wheel to accept and move on to next screen but lately...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By ralphg
Runflats Tire Rotation Wheel Damage

After taking my car to my local BMW Dealership for excessive tire noise (Bridgestone Potenza RF) 20K miles, they said we need to rotate tires. I was not aware that you can rotate RF but oh well......
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2007, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 545
Posted By ralphg
Frony Suspension Noise

Anybody experience a squeaky or rough sound from the front shocks when going over a speed bump at a about 5 to 10 mph?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2007, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By ralphg
iPOD Functions

I would really appreciate any help here. I had the ipod adapter installed about a month ago at my dealership ($490). Now it appears on my idrive screen as the CD. I can't figure out how to select an...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-08-2007, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,001
Posted By ralphg
Thanks for the clarificaiton. I love this thing!

Thanks for the clarificaiton. I love this thing!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-08-2007, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,130
Posted By ralphg
I just had mine installed Friday at my BMW Dealer...

I just had mine installed Friday at my BMW Dealer and they charged me $490.00 and that included a nail repair in one tire.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2007, 06:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,001
Posted By ralphg
I just had my iPOD kit installed yesterday in my...

I just had my iPOD kit installed yesterday in my 2006 530xi. Although the users manual for the kit labels each folder as MP3 1,2,3 etc.. mine comes up as CD1,2,3 etc...

Haven't had too much time...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-07-2006, 03:48 AM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 591,426
Posted By ralphg
Folks, I have a BB 7100g, it would pair up with...

Folks, I have a BB 7100g, it would pair up with my BT however the address book would not. Since then, I upgraded the firmware version on my handheld set (Blackberry Web Site) from 4.0 to 4.1 and my...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 07-31-2006, 06:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 561
Posted By ralphg
E60 Winter Tires & Wheels Needed

I'm looking at buying a set of winter tires and wheels for my 2006 530xi. Currently I have the sports package and last winter I had trouble getting around. If anyone knows of someone selling the set,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-29-2006, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By ralphg
Oil Change Indicator

I wanted to make sure I'm not causing a catastrophe with my engine. My oil service indicator reads that I have 7000 miles to go before I need an oil change. I bought my car in July 05 and I have...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-08-2006, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,340
Posted By ralphg
Light Scratch on Clear Coat

I just arrived back from a business trip to discover some scratches on the left upper part of the hood. Almost looks as though my dogs jumped up on the car. They're not through to the paint, just...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2006, 01:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 978
Posted By ralphg
Crease In Leather Seat

Has anyone experienced a crease in the leather on the bottom section (where you sit) of your seat? It seams as though there's too much material and my driver seat has a section where the leather is...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-12-2006, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,462
Posted By ralphg
OK, I used the Woolite 10:1 on my seats and it...

OK, I used the Woolite 10:1 on my seats and it appears that this fixed the oils from the Armour All resurfacing and it looks great. Thank a lot for the help. This is a great forum!

RJG
Forum: The Detail Department 05-09-2006, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,462
Posted By ralphg
Excellent feedback! I will definitely begin the...

Excellent feedback! I will definitely begin the Woolite 10:1 dilution and clean the seats. Prior to this happening, I was using Zymol Leather Conditioner and it seems to do a nice job. Is Zymol out?...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-09-2006, 02:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,462
Posted By ralphg
Leather Cleaner

I need someone's help here. I tried to use those Armour All Leather Wipes on my Auburn Color leather seats and it has left a white haze on the seats. I've tried cleaning the seats with Zymol Leather...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2006, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
Posted By ralphg
I have a 2006 and my valet key is a grey plastic...

I have a 2006 and my valet key is a grey plastic key that I have nowhere to put this thing. Thanks for the information anyway.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2006, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,729
Posted By ralphg
Doug 999 2006 Brochure identified the color...

Doug 999

2006 Brochure identified the color as Orient Blue Mettalic. Under the hood, the tag says "Orient Blau Mettalic". Not Monaco, sorry.

As for the images, I also enjoy viewing other...
Forum: 6 Series 04-30-2006, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By ralphg
TONYG Nice pic, I was able to load mine up also. ...

TONYG Nice pic, I was able to load mine up also.

Ralphg
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2006, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,729
Posted By ralphg
That was easy! Excellent, thanks.

That was easy! Excellent, thanks.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2006, 01:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
Posted By ralphg
Glove Box Clip

Thanks Biff Trout. I definitely don't have that clip in my glove box. Key looks different too.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-28-2006, 02:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,729
Posted By ralphg
Insert Pics on Signature

Can someone please let me know how to insert pics of my car into my signature?

Thanks,

ralph
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-27-2006, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
Posted By ralphg
Biff Trout - You've educated me on this...

Biff Trout -

You've educated me on this slot for the plastic key however I looked in my glovebox and I can't make out what you are referring to. Any other advice on where to look?

I have an 06...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2006, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By ralphg
Any chance of sending pics? How much are you...

Any chance of sending pics? How much are you asking?
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