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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-05-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Perfect. Thanks!

Perfect. Thanks!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-05-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By X5bimmerguy
E70 vs F15 steering wheel controls

On the E70 (sport) steering wheel -- left side, there were up and down arrow buttons to change music tracks. On the F15 (sport) steering wheel, there are no up and down arrow buttons and the cruise...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-07-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 157
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Access to front parking sensor below air vent?

Just below the air vent (the open one of the 35d), the driver's side front parking sensor is pushed in about 1/2 inch. Not a huge deal but it seems to be causing the front left sensor to be more...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-05-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,519
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Yep, a true pleasure to drive occasionally...

Yep, a true pleasure to drive occasionally now...and I hope 20 years from now.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-05-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,519
Posted By X5bimmerguy
2003 530iA - 9,400 miles Yes, 9,400 -...

2003 530iA - 9,400 miles

Yes, 9,400 - weekend car from day 1 (original owner)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-12-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Doesn't Dynamic Drive have to do with suspension?...

Doesn't Dynamic Drive have to do with suspension? I cannot imagine that the steering is any different on E70's with the Dynamic Drive suspension than those without.

Should we be talking about...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-29-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Honest question RE Steering Experience

OK, so we all know the steering in the F15 is quite a bit lighter than in the E70. Some like it; some don't.

I'm coming from a couple of E70's and love the steering in the E70, and I just don't...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-29-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Honest question RE Steering Experience

OK, so we all know the steering in the F15 is quite a bit lighter than in the E70. Some like it; some don't.

I'm coming from a couple of E70's and love the steering in the E70, and I just don't...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-09-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,588
Posted By X5bimmerguy
For the E70, back seats were perforated to match...

For the E70, back seats were perforated to match front seats, although the former had no ventilation. Don't know about the F15 though.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-11-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 323
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Two leaks after routine maintenance...?

Took in 2012 X5 35d today for DEF flush and oil change. Only 1400k on odometer but two years old from in-service date (corp car). Drove home and now have two leaks under vehicle -- appears to be...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-17-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By X5bimmerguy
I may be wrong, but in order to do so, I believe...

I may be wrong, but in order to do so, I believe you need the COMBOX controller, which became available on September 2010 builds forward.
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 04-24-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,936
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Subs still for sale?

Subs still for sale?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-09-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,364
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Dad is good, thanks. Pride is wounded, but all...

Dad is good, thanks. Pride is wounded, but all else OK. So far, the other driver is not claiming bodily injury

Car finally at Collision Center, but I've been told it could take a couple of days...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-08-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,364
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Car heading over to Bert Smith BMW in St....

Car heading over to Bert Smith BMW in St. Petersburg. Thanks again for all of the suggestions, including using a BMW Certified Collision Center for the inspection/repairs.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-08-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,364
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Thanks for the insights, guys. Still no word on...

Thanks for the insights, guys. Still no word on fault at this point. Again, I wasn't present so it's still finger pointing for the insurance companies. I'm assuming the worst at this point, that my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-06-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,364
Posted By X5bimmerguy
2012, 20K miles, 35d loaded (AD, premium, tech,...

2012, 20K miles, 35d loaded (AD, premium, tech, sound, sport, etc)

Dad borrowed car, so all I know is broadsided by Nissan, probably going about 50 - 60 mph. Front air bags deployed in Nissan. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-06-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,364
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Totaled?

Insurance hasn't seen yet, but any guess as to the repair estimate? Or totaled?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-27-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Update: Removed passenger seat and exposed...

Update: Removed passenger seat and exposed subwoofer. Connection between wire from amp and subwoofer covered in dried sticky liquid (the hidden cost of buying a pre-owned vehicle). Disconnected and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Thanks for the input, Ctuna.

Thanks for the input, Ctuna.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By X5bimmerguy
HK subwoofer not working in 2011 328i

The driver sub works great, but the passenger sub does not. Upon removing the passenger seat and removing the speaker grate, it appears some liquid spilled under seat (don't know situation as I' m...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,049
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Per the post from apw2607 above, to get email...

Per the post from apw2607 above, to get email working on iPhone, you need to change the number of notifications on your iPhone EVERY time you use the vehicle. On iPhone, go to setting,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-27-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 494
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Vehicle 'record' question

From owning a couple of BMWs, my understanding is that the service history of a vehicle (at least the service history at any BMW dealership) can be pulled from the key of the vehicle. A BMW SA tells...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-23-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,966
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Any tips on how to access emails/text on 2012...

Any tips on how to access emails/text on 2012 iDrive with Droid Razr (Verizon)? I attempted to do so and was only able to connect phone and music via bluetooth Any insight much appreciated!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,351
Posted By X5bimmerguy
speed limit warning chime! (i.e. the screen to...

speed limit warning chime! (i.e. the screen to change speed)
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-09-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By X5bimmerguy
Thanks. Good suggestions, and much appreciated! ...

Thanks. Good suggestions, and much appreciated!

Don't get me wrong. It's a terrific car and a joy to drive. A 2011 X5 is the daily driver. While it's nice too, getting back into the 530i on...
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