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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-18-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 46,426
Posted By HIRISC
Great stuff Daryl. Thanks.

Great stuff Daryl. Thanks.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-05-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,554
Posted By HIRISC
Jim - we had a very similar situation. My...

Jim - we had a very similar situation.

My wife's 550i locked my son inside the car with the fob sitting on the passenger seat when my wife went to shut the rear passenger door from the outside...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-05-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,554
Posted By HIRISC
You either can't read or you work (as a woman)...

You either can't read or you work (as a woman) for BMW Assist. :rolleyes:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-02-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,994
Posted By HIRISC
16.8 mpg on our trip up north - with a cargo...

16.8 mpg on our trip up north - with a cargo carrier on the roof and bikes behind on a hitch mount.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-02-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,994
Posted By HIRISC
Mounted our Yakima Rocketbox 12 (cubic feet...

Mounted our Yakima Rocketbox 12 (cubic feet capacity) on BMW cross bars (base system).

A little whistle above 70mph, but can barely hear it with sun-shade closed.

Solid as a rock for 400...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-28-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,088
Posted By HIRISC
^^ this. I have the M Sport Package (337) -...

^^ this.

I have the M Sport Package (337) - which includes the self leveling (air/rear) suspension (220). Has no impact on ride comfort (bump comfort). It's a load thing.

Adaptive Drive (2VA)...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-27-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,232
Posted By HIRISC
If you don't yet have the staggered setup, you...

If you don't yet have the staggered setup, you could do all 275/... and run a 25mm spacer in the back.

Read this from the 'other' Forum:...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-27-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,781
Posted By HIRISC
That was me.. I think. To the OP - If it...

That was me.. I think.

To the OP - If it helps you make your decision, I stepped down from the ///M to the 50i with Adaptive Drive (both on 20" wheels) because of the ///M ride quality.

I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-27-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,994
Posted By HIRISC
I could really care less, but thanks - Ray. ...

I could really care less, but thanks - Ray.



Duelers. Yes, with Adaptive Drive. Ride quality is great - very supple over bumps.



Gauge says 12.9mpg.. only 1/2 tank through it thus far.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-26-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By HIRISC
Dunno.. :dunno: This was from BMWUSA.com

Dunno.. :dunno:

This was from BMWUSA.com
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-26-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,994
Posted By HIRISC
I considered that. No time to fart around with...

I considered that. No time to fart around with it. I'm leaving on a trip in a couple days.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-26-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,345
Posted By HIRISC
Link? I might consider a 20" set if the...

Link?

I might consider a 20" set if the price was right.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-26-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 887
Posted By HIRISC
Chris (above) is correct, 18" wheels are standard...

Chris (above) is correct, 18" wheels are standard on 50i.

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l54/HIRISC/BMWX5OrderGuide-Wheels.jpg
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-26-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,232
Posted By HIRISC
Yes. 3 winters on Pirelli Scorpion RF's on...

Yes.

3 winters on Pirelli Scorpion RF's on my (now former) 2010 X5///M.

No regrets. They handled the ice/snow very well, even during a couple of snow storms on our North Shore (ski country)....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-26-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,994
Posted By HIRISC
My new Titanium 50i arrived. Love it.

My former daily was a 2010 X5///M.

Loved it for awhile, then tired of the rough handling. Power was great, but lost on me as I really only drive the X in the rain, snow and/or with the family...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-04-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,611
Posted By HIRISC
This ^^ :thumbup:

This ^^ :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-29-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By HIRISC
My suggestion is don't do it (unless you live in...

My suggestion is don't do it (unless you live in Australia or Manhattan)... after all, it's not a Jeep.

(you asked)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-27-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,183
Posted By HIRISC
Ugh.. I started with the 'wider' 19" wheels...

Ugh..

I started with the 'wider' 19" wheels with 285mm in the back, then changed to 20"'s, then changed back 2x.

Ugh..
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-27-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,183
Posted By HIRISC
Thought I'd come back to wrap up my contribution...

Thought I'd come back to wrap up my contribution to this thread.

As previously indicated, my 2010 dump truck, er X5M is coming off lease.

Great performance, great 'handling', spine jarring...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-06-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,183
Posted By HIRISC
Looks like I upset some folks. Sorry, not...

Looks like I upset some folks. Sorry, not intended. (relax guys, take a deep breath - it's just a Forum).

YMMV, but I don't consider controlling 'sway' (Adaptive Drive) to be controlling comfort....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-03-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,183
Posted By HIRISC
^^ one of the few (apparent) dealers who actually...

^^ one of the few (apparent) dealers who actually understands what AD does.

It improves handling. It does not improve ride (ie comfort). Anyone who 'feels' that it does (without a change in...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 01-05-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,794
Posted By HIRISC
Though technically correct (rolling start), I...

Though technically correct (rolling start), I think what you read is that some magazines use 'rollout' in their calculations and some don't.

Rollout should be used only for 1/4 mile type runs...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-05-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,564
Posted By HIRISC
Winter setup on the car now. ...

Winter setup on the car now. Before/after/compare (sh*tty iPhone) pics:

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l54/HIRISC/c863df04.jpg

http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l54/HIRISC/540f016b.jpg
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-05-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,348
Posted By HIRISC
When the steering wheel wobbles in your hand. ...

When the steering wheel wobbles in your hand.

BMW have 'invented' a nice side business selling fear (and sh*tty LS2 tires). My dealer tried to wrestle $1500 out of my hand at delivery. An...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-05-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,157
Posted By HIRISC
This. We just went through this on my wife's...

This.

We just went through this on my wife's 550 xdrive w/ MSport...

LM-25 is the only RFT available (in 18" diameter).


225/45/18 winter available: Blizzak LM-60, Michelin Pilot Alpin...
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