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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-23-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,493
Posted By John Galt
On the F15 you just pull the switch up and the...

On the F15 you just pull the switch up and the tailgate will close. You need to hold it until it closes, if memory serves. I believe the vehicle may need to be on or at least in acc mode with the key...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-23-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,493
Posted By John Galt
Oh- may have missed what you were asking. You...

Oh- may have missed what you were asking. You cannot pull them up in HUD.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-23-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,493
Posted By John Galt
Yes- that's it! You can also store tons of other...

Yes- that's it! You can also store tons of other stuff. I have the folloiwng stored:

1. Wife's #
2. Turn off display (for ULTRA hypermiling with reduced electronics...)
3. Howard 100 (guilty...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-23-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,493
Posted By John Galt
Find the item you'd like to store in the preset,...

Find the item you'd like to store in the preset, i.e. wife's phone number and rather than pushing down on the iDrive dial, you hold down the preset while the iDive "cursor/selector" is over the item....
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-23-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,493
Posted By John Galt
May I suggest that you change your home address...

May I suggest that you change your home address to be only an intersection within the general vicinity of your home. If your vehicle was ever stolen (I get that's highly unlikely), all a thief would...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-23-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,493
Posted By John Galt
Everyone may already know these tips but here you...

Everyone may already know these tips but here you go:

When using the cruise control in Eco Pro mode, and with "coasting" feature selected in the Eco Pro drive menu, hit the cancel button on the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-21-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,018
Posted By John Galt
Counterpoint above in bold.

Counterpoint above in bold.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-20-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By John Galt
Great looking ride!

Great looking ride!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-20-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,018
Posted By John Galt
Looks good, although I'd add the Cold Weather...

Looks good, although I'd add the Cold Weather Package to that build. If you have kiddos riding in the back, the manual sun shades are nice as well. Also if you plan on running dedicated snow tires,...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-20-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,018
Posted By John Galt
35d FTW! I average over 30 MPG driving...

35d FTW! I average over 30 MPG driving "spirited." Best recent tank was 33.8 MPG and the thing drives like a big, heavy, FAST sedan. I had an E70 35d that was extremely UNreliable but so far, my F15...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-15-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 603
Posted By John Galt
Holy ****! How did she not realize the hatch was...

Holy ****! How did she not realize the hatch was open?!? (I knew that's a rhetorical question even as I typed it!). Sorry to hear, and good luck with getting that buttoned back up.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-14-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By John Galt
Fixed! Thanks all!

Fixed! Thanks all!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-13-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By John Galt
Thanks! I'll give this a try and report back...

Thanks! I'll give this a try and report back...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-12-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 517
Posted By John Galt
Give me 5 minutes on MN roads and I'll show you...

Give me 5 minutes on MN roads and I'll show you how to convert some f*ing gorgeous wheels into $$$ paperweights!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-12-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By John Galt
Odd thing happening toggling through songs with steering wheel control (streaming)

Recently I have lost the ability to change songs of streaming music through my iPhone (6) by using the control (rolling wheel) on the steering wheel. I have HUD, which I'm not sure has any impact on...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-10-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By John Galt
I'm 6'4" and I fit very well. Even better in my...

I'm 6'4" and I fit very well. Even better in my F15 than my former E70.

-John
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-08-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By John Galt
First take a drive in "regular" seats, then drive...

First take a drive in "regular" seats, then drive another equipped with multi-contour... NO QUESTION, the mc are better!!!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-02-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By John Galt
Here's a photo gents: ...

Here's a photo gents:

http://i1163.photobucket.com/albums/q551/JGalt331/IMG_2694_zps7548472d.jpg

Covered wonderfully in road grime and salt... It desperately needs a bath!

-John
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-30-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By John Galt
Definitive answer: E70 rims fit F15!

All,

I am just getting around to posting this but thought it may clear up some of the questions around fitment of the E70 (NON M) rims on the F15 (obviously non M as well):

The E70 X5 rims fit...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-18-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By John Galt
Double post

Double post
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-18-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By John Galt
Gonna beat all you guys! I have 23,8xx on in 5.5...

Gonna beat all you guys! I have 23,8xx on in 5.5 months. I usually put about 50,000-55,000 miles on per year.

-John
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-31-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,431
Posted By John Galt
Those seats are freakin' amazing!

Those seats are freakin' amazing!
Forum: F15 X5 M / F16 X6 M 10-31-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,783
Posted By John Galt
Those seats are freakin' amazing!

Those seats are freakin' amazing!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-27-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,270
Posted By John Galt
Not sure where the service code is located-...

Not sure where the service code is located- (anyone know?) on the work order, but here's what they stated:

"Replaced right front door lock actuator."
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-27-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,270
Posted By John Galt
This happened to me shortly after purchase,...

This happened to me shortly after purchase, within the first few thousand miles, on my 14 35d. It was the front passenger door. Dealer looked it over, thought they found an issue and corrected it-...
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