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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,641
Posted By rblanshan
Still in love with my first BMW...x5d. Have over...

Still in love with my first BMW...x5d. Have over 5k miles on it and no issues so far. Though I do expect minor imperfections at some point....because I drive it and expose it to variables beyond my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-08-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,956
Posted By rblanshan
Babies r Us sell a mat to go under car seats to...

Babies r Us sell a mat to go under car seats to protect the whole leather seat, bottom and top. I highly recommend them!

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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-15-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,561
Posted By rblanshan
If my husband found me posting pictures of myself...

If my husband found me posting pictures of myself on the internet, much less a forum full of men, I would probably never get the 328i convertible that I wouldn't mind being suprised with! ;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-14-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,561
Posted By rblanshan
I don't want to drive a bus, that's why I went...

I don't want to drive a bus, that's why I went with the X5. However, I have 3 kids...having a 3rd row is what sold me on the X5. It's the ability to configure the car to whatever I need it to be in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-13-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,561
Posted By rblanshan
I am going to leave all the techie stuff to you...

I am going to leave all the techie stuff to you men as I am definitely not an expert in that area! All I want for a future X5, besides everything it has now, is a slightly bigger 3rd row. I am...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-28-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,761
Posted By rblanshan
I was warned by our salesman (who has been a good...

I was warned by our salesman (who has been a good friend for the last 10 years), that having kids with the perforated seats might be an issue due to crumbs getting in, but not able to get out. I do...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-27-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,222
Posted By rblanshan
I do agree that it is a little stiff compared to...

I do agree that it is a little stiff compared to any other car that I have driven. Yet, I really only notice it in the parking lot. However, being female without overly developed arm muscles, it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-25-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,411
Posted By rblanshan
I am having so much fun driving mine, after...

I am having so much fun driving mine, after owning it for less than a week, that I am trying to get my husband to buy a BMW of his own...preferably the 750i exactly like the one pictured above. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-24-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,089
Posted By rblanshan
Wow...after reading all of this, I am seriously...

Wow...after reading all of this, I am seriously tempted to call my husband up right now and tell him to go ahead and get a 3rd car! That way, if my X5d is in the shop, I have a spare to drive! Not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-22-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,509
Posted By rblanshan
I picked up my X5d last night. On the drive...

I picked up my X5d last night. On the drive home, my 2 youngest kids sat in the 3rd row. My 9 yr. old sat in the middle row. Between leaving the dealership & getting home, only my 9 yr. old got...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-22-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,961
Posted By rblanshan
We picked up our x5D last night (2011). We do...

We picked up our x5D last night (2011). We do have the 3rd row option and I am extremely glad we got it. I have a 5 & 6 yr. old that can sit back there just fine. Haven't tried the 9 yr. old. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-22-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,345
Posted By rblanshan
Hey guys, you can by a water filtration thing...

Hey guys, you can by a water filtration thing that attaches to your garden hose. I am 95% we bought one at Walmart (blue & white) in the RV section. My husband found it, I was busy keeping an eye...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-21-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,456
Posted By rblanshan
I picked up my x5d this evening! I LOVE it! Not...

I picked up my x5d this evening! I LOVE it! Not only can I fit all 3 kids with extra room, but even with the 3rd row, I can still fit some groceries in the back. The drive though....OMG, I love...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-20-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,456
Posted By rblanshan
I pick my 2011 X5D tomorrow. My first BMW. Very...

I pick my 2011 X5D tomorrow. My first BMW. Very excited!!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-17-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,272
Posted By rblanshan
As a mom of 3 young kids...beware of a lighter...

As a mom of 3 young kids...beware of a lighter color. As stated above, there definitely is a blue jean effect. If you go with Oyster, and have passengers who wear a lot of blue jeans, the dye will...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-17-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,456
Posted By rblanshan
NOX: It took yours 14 days from order to be...

NOX: It took yours 14 days from order to be delivered? I too live in Houston & ordered the X5 w/3rd row...different colors though. I called today to check the status, and it says it has been...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-16-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,575
Posted By rblanshan
Thanks ckm1515! You are right, I am going to...

Thanks ckm1515! You are right, I am going to love the PG. I just wish it would get here!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-16-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,575
Posted By rblanshan
I am waiting for my X5d. Production has been...

I am waiting for my X5d. Production has been completed...just waiting for it to reach the dealership. I ordered the Platinum Gray with black interior (I have 3 kids). Anyways, I am starting to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-15-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,691
Posted By rblanshan
Thanks guys. This is going to be my "mommy car",...

Thanks guys. This is going to be my "mommy car", so as long as I am happy driving it then hopefully he's fine with it. I definitely can't wait several months for the "new" 2012 deisel, and we...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-14-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,691
Posted By rblanshan
2011 X5d vs 2012 X5d????

Hi guys! My husband and I ordered a 2011 X5d, which is currently in production. I am wondering what is going to be the difference between the 2011 & 2012 in regards to the deisel engine. We got...
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