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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 07-15-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By dreamalaska
BMW long life LL-01 is the rating that will be...

BMW long life LL-01 is the rating that will be listed on the back of the oil container that the oil must meet. Castrol makes the OEM BMW oil you see in the BMW oil quart containers at the dealer;...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 07-15-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By dreamalaska
You have to go back and "turn on" the Bluetooth...

You have to go back and "turn on" the Bluetooth again in the BMW for that iPhone. I haven't found a way on the BMW to switch between using the cord and the Bluetooth for the same device. If you only...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 07-15-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By dreamalaska
Changing the oil on the X6 3.5i is as easy as any...

Changing the oil on the X6 3.5i is as easy as any oil change can get. Use the recommended oil that has the BMW Long Life LL-01 rating. I've been using both Castrol and Mobil One "European Formula"...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 07-15-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By dreamalaska
Did the aftermarket exhaust contribute to the...

Did the aftermarket exhaust contribute to the thrown rod? $25,000 is outrageous for a replacement small block.
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 07-14-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,788
Posted By dreamalaska
X6 Fuel Pump issue

Thanks for the update - sorry to hear about the ordeal...the Lexus will def come with peace of mind and at least 250,000 miles of reliable service...


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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 06-21-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,788
Posted By dreamalaska
X6 Fuel Pump issue

Thx for the update - good luck and keep us posted


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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 06-13-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,453
Posted By dreamalaska
X6 Fog Light Replacement

Hoen bulbs received and installed - look nice and white like the HID's, but unable to judge if any better coverage than stock since its eternal daylight now in Alaska...


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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 06-07-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,422
Posted By dreamalaska
Need advice on pricing

I agree on the running boards and didn't order them for that reason - even without them you'll occasionally rub your pant leg on that part getting out of the car and get your pants all dirty...but at...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 06-07-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 891
Posted By dreamalaska
Recommended tyres for X6

I really like my Michelin Latitude HP's that came on my 2013 3.5i...Costco sells both the run flat and regular versions


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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 06-07-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By dreamalaska
Surging Cruise Control

I use cruise every day for two speed trap zones - one at 25mph and the other at 35mph. Mine stays right on with no surging or variances on even terrain...


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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 06-07-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,270
Posted By dreamalaska
Tire wear

I have 2013 3.5i with 4600 miles and Michelin Latitude HP all terrain run flats. I really like these tires and haven't experienced any excessive tire wear issues yet, fortunately. I haven't tried...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 06-01-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,270
Posted By dreamalaska
Tire wear

Hi ftwashmom, I'm concerned about this too - curious which model X6 you have and which brand of tires are on the car? Thx


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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 05-25-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,453
Posted By dreamalaska
X6 Fog Light Replacement

I ordered Hoen H11 55w bulbs - have yet to receive. An important point another member discovered is the H11 bulb appears to be only for X6's with adaptive headlights, which I have. Cars without...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 05-22-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,453
Posted By dreamalaska
X6 Fog Light Replacement

Another from the FWIW dept (U.S. 2013 LCI 3.5i)

I pulled the fog bulb as outlined in earlier threads - my bulb is marked "OSRAM H11 Germany"...when pulling the fog light housing out YOU DO NOT USE...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 05-22-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,755
Posted By dreamalaska
BMW X6 2009 50i - carbon build up in the valves?

What is the cause of this excessive carbon build up at such relatively low mileage? Oil change at every 15k? Poor fuel?


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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 05-19-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 952
Posted By dreamalaska
X6 Rack Options

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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 05-19-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 952
Posted By dreamalaska
X6 Rack Options

Here's from the FWIW dept:

Rack options for the X6 are the OEM BMW roof rails:
#51952165691 silver $552
#51952165700 black $359.43
(Parts price only)

But in order to use these you still need...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 05-18-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,015
Posted By dreamalaska
5 seater

They were selling on eBay awhile ago - google it u should find them - a place in Poland or somewhere like that was selling them for $500...didn't include any seatbelt mod tho...


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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 04-21-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 615
Posted By dreamalaska
Manually getting out of park?

I can't find it in the owners manual but was told that there is a neutral switch under the left cup holder that is accessed after you remove the rubber insert. 372594

May be worth looking into.
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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 12-31-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,243
Posted By dreamalaska
Bump - Anyone? Thanks

Bump -
Anyone? Thanks
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 12-28-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,518
Posted By dreamalaska
The front seats do recline backwards until it...

The front seats do recline backwards until it hits the rear seat...about as close to "lie flat" as you can get...I'll check with the rear seats folded down to see how much the fronts recline back...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 12-27-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,243
Posted By dreamalaska
Center Console Lighter

Can anyone confirm if the outside ring light on the center console lighter socket lights up at all? The lighter socket appears to be the same part as the one on the dash (which does light up of...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 06-01-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,233
Posted By dreamalaska
As a follow-up, I did find where BMW Parts sells...

As a follow-up, I did find where BMW Parts sells a retrofit rail kit (#51952165691 silver; #51952165700 black) and appears to be a current part number. It looks like X6 roof rails are deleted for...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 05-30-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,233
Posted By dreamalaska
2013 X6 Roof Rails?

Does anyone know what's happened with the aluminum or black roof rails option? Can't find it on the order sheets but BMWNA still shows it in some of the pictures. :dunno:
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 05-30-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,140
Posted By dreamalaska
I've gotten different answers from different...

I've gotten different answers from different dealers on new quotes. One says he has verified that you CAN combine them on the up-front cost.

The verbiage from USAA is pretty explicit that you...
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