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Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 06-28-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 736
Posted By X5_Rob
synch another blue tooth phone to the car and...

synch another blue tooth phone to the car and test it out for a day.. You will then be able to determine if it's an issue with the car or with your Samsung S3.. I suspect it's your Samsung...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 06-11-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,028
Posted By X5_Rob
I don't think it's BS, however... I have an X6...

I don't think it's BS, however... I have an X6 50i and although it's a very capable performance machine the only time I go fast is in a straight line... I'm not racing my car on a track or thru the...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 05-29-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,028
Posted By X5_Rob
although 5k miles is odd the OEM run flats wear...

although 5k miles is odd the OEM run flats wear very fast.. With some consistently aggressive driving the fronts will easily wear under 10k. My 2011 X6 had 16k miles and the fronts were completely...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 05-29-2013, 05:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By X5_Rob
Can you clarify what you are trying to do? The...

Can you clarify what you are trying to do? The radio display is actually the NAV screen.. There is only one display in the car and it is used to display not only the radio but all other car...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-24-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By X5_Rob
Have you tried the Sunroof reset? That typically...

Have you tried the Sunroof reset? That typically solves a lot of sun roof issues.. start your car or at least put the key in the ignition in the 2nd position if you are in a garage, etc... sit in...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-24-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By X5_Rob
Its fairly easy... I have factory NAV but you can...

Its fairly easy... I have factory NAV but you can even add without... IF you have factory NAV you have to add an video input device into the mix that can integrate a new video source into the...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 04-23-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 955
Posted By X5_Rob
not much has changed cosmetically since 2008.. as...

not much has changed cosmetically since 2008.. as the previous poster noted other than a small upgrade to the front end for 2013 the cars over the years are basically the same... In 2010 BMW...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 04-23-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,098
Posted By X5_Rob
That sucks that they have a 3YR over there.. ...

That sucks that they have a 3YR over there.. Ship it over here and drive it up to a dealer :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-21-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,996
Posted By X5_Rob
I just dumped my OEM RFT's for a set of Nitto...

I just dumped my OEM RFT's for a set of Nitto Motivo's... Very happy with them and their 70% reduction in road noise volume. They also look very good and have a 560 tread wear rating..
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 04-21-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,098
Posted By X5_Rob
In the US BMW offers a 4 Year/50,000 Mile bumper...

In the US BMW offers a 4 Year/50,000 Mile bumper to bumper warranty. What is the BMW warranty in Abu Dhabi?
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 04-18-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,098
Posted By X5_Rob
Damn.... Hate to hear that.. what is the in...

Damn.... Hate to hear that.. what is the in service date of your car? Any in serice date post April 2009 would still be covered.... Odd someone was able to purchase a 2010 that early in the...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 04-17-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 964
Posted By X5_Rob
I feel your pain brother. Nothing like finally...

I feel your pain brother. Nothing like finally righting a screw up. Glad you got things squared away..
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 04-14-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,181
Posted By X5_Rob
Has anyone come across a DIY for hitch install on...

Has anyone come across a DIY for hitch install on X6? I installed the OEM hitch on my X5.. It was time consuming but not rocket science.. saved the $600 or so the dealer wanted in an afternoon...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 04-14-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,546
Posted By X5_Rob
I just changed out the OEM run flats on my X6 and...

I just changed out the OEM run flats on my X6 and put standard tires (Nitto Motivo's).. This has made a very noticeable and positive difference to the car.. As with any car with run flats you can...
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-10-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By X5_Rob
Picked up my X this morning.. Had the Motivos...

Picked up my X this morning.. Had the Motivos mounted and balanced with a wheel alignment by my local BMW dealer... As I suspected the tires are night and day better compared to the stock RTFs.....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-09-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By X5_Rob
A couple of thoughts on tire choices as I just...

A couple of thoughts on tire choices as I just ordered a set of 4 for my X6.. I decided to get off the hard and noisy runflats and into a standard tire myself... Considering I have owned numerous...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 04-09-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,601
Posted By X5_Rob
No launch control on standard 50i... You should...

No launch control on standard 50i... You should turn off DSC/TractionControl and go manual... how are you timing? You should have passenger w/GPS speedo and stopwatch
Forum: E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002) 04-09-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By X5_Rob
I decided to rid my X6 of those rough and noisy...

I decided to rid my X6 of those rough and noisy RFT's recently... After a lot of google searches and reading up on a number of posts I decided on the Nitto Motivo's... I ordered them from discount...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-05-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,136
Posted By X5_Rob
2005 530 Transmission hesitates to shift

The car rides fine at slow speeds but under heavy acceleration the car starts to buck like a bronco when the tranny is trying to shift gears. It does not happen at any specific speed just nearly at...
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