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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 62,900
Posted By dnadrifter
I also used Okee. Very good experience.

I also used Okee. Very good experience.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,105
Posted By dnadrifter
This is something that I thought about a lot as I...

This is something that I thought about a lot as I was trying to get my tongue weight down from 660lb. Every time I would go over a big bump, or a sudden dip in the road, or felt the trailer surging,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-06-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,105
Posted By dnadrifter
See my post that I just updated. Some...

See my post that I just updated. Some information in there about increased tongue weight.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-06-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,157
Posted By dnadrifter
Just wanted to give everyone an update. ...

Just wanted to give everyone an update. Invisihitch replaced all the equipment just to make sure that it wasn't a defect and that everything was performing as it should. The new ball mount still...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-11-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,157
Posted By dnadrifter
Just wanted to give everyone an update on the...

Just wanted to give everyone an update on the hitch and deflection part.

Invisihitch has been great through this....really doing more than I would expect from a manufacturer. They are sending a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-11-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,157
Posted By dnadrifter
where did you find the unibody figure?

where did you find the unibody figure?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,157
Posted By dnadrifter
Thanks for the clear answer Daryl. The US...

Thanks for the clear answer Daryl. The US criteria of 5% is a lot to allow. I would guess mine was close to that, but probably not more than that.

I am curious as to why you say a unibody is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,157
Posted By dnadrifter
Wow. That isn't much tongue weight, only about...

Wow. That isn't much tongue weight, only about 7%. Glad it is towing well though.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,157
Posted By dnadrifter
Do you know what your tongue weight is and the...

Do you know what your tongue weight is and the percentage? Your experience and posts on the forum where one reason I figured I would be able to tell this boat with my x5.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,157
Posted By dnadrifter
If the boat is say 5000 pounds even a 10% tongue...

If the boat is say 5000 pounds even a 10% tongue weight would result in 500 on the tongue.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,157
Posted By dnadrifter
Not sure I undersrand. I am guessing the tongue...

Not sure I undersrand. I am guessing the tongue weight is like that because that is how the manufacturer made the trailer. The bow support is not movable and the boat is obviousl against the bow...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,157
Posted By dnadrifter
deleted double post.

deleted double post.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,157
Posted By dnadrifter
I can post more tonight but I think this design...

I can post more tonight but I think this design is more prone to flexing. The the ball mount bracket (square cube thing) is only attached to the chassis support (main part of hitch) by two large...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,157
Posted By dnadrifter
Thanks. Is what I am calling the box in the...

Thanks. Is what I am calling the box in the picture supposed to flex away from the hitch chassis? There are only two bolts I believe connecting it to the chassis. I wouldn't think this has anything...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,157
Posted By dnadrifter
Yes, I sent them an email the same time I posted...

Yes, I sent them an email the same time I posted here and I am waiting for a response. I sent them basically the same info I posted here. I am very curious as to what they say too. They were...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-09-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,157
Posted By dnadrifter
650 lbs Tongue Weight / Invisihitch Flex

Hi All,

I would like to get some opinions and thoughts on two related, but I think separate topics. I recently purchased a wakeboard boat and it is 5000 lbs including the trailer, gas, etc. I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-11-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,913
Posted By dnadrifter
2 is not bad, but my E70s are 3 mph off and my M3...

2 is not bad, but my E70s are 3 mph off and my M3 is almost 4. I would rather they just be accurate like my old GMC envoy which was less than 1.

I actually end up driving faster because I know...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-10-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,913
Posted By dnadrifter
In my experience those saying to slow down to get...

In my experience those saying to slow down to get the stated mpg are completely correct, especially with something as big as an X5. I doubt the F15 is as bad as the E70, but wind resistance and...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-05-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,414
Posted By dnadrifter
Interesting thread. This is exactly why I didn't...

Interesting thread. This is exactly why I didn't order the cold weather pkg on my E70. I hate the washers on my E46....Lots of tricks here I may want to try. Thanks
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-05-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,752
Posted By dnadrifter
If it is MY2018, when do order slots typically...

If it is MY2018, when do order slots typically start to become available? Fall 2017?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-05-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By dnadrifter
Not a lot of responses. Am I in the minority and...

Not a lot of responses. Am I in the minority and most folks like the brown? or maybe just no one cares much.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-05-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By dnadrifter
Agreed. Had a 328 as a loaner with white/biege...

Agreed. Had a 328 as a loaner with white/biege trim. It was very dirty.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-04-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By dnadrifter
Yeah...I am sure some really like it, I am just...

Yeah...I am sure some really like it, I am just not sure I could get used to it. Granted, I have not sat in one yet, and am just looking at pictures. I guess I wish the brown was an option for...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-04-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By dnadrifter
Brown lower dash..... Why?

Why does BMW insist on making the lower dash brown with certain leather colors such as mocha. They did the same thing with the E70. I really wish there was an option for black.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-30-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,066
Posted By dnadrifter
Wow. I have an E70 35d now and really like it. ...

Wow. I have an E70 35d now and really like it. I am planning on waiting another 2 years or so before getting a F15. Guess I have quite a bit to look forward to.
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