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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-11-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,067
Posted By hubinthewheel
sheepskin seat covers

My husband drives an X5 diesel with leather sport seats. Last year (after a lot of research) he ordered sheepskin seat vests which fit over the middle of the front seats, show off the leather, don't...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-13-2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,523
Posted By hubinthewheel
manual for me

Current drive is manual 525i 2005 Alpine white black interior. I considered trading in for the 2011 528i. However, without a manual option, I decided to keep the 2005 going. She only has 40,000...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-14-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,121
Posted By hubinthewheel
dealer says yes 528i mt

Hubby and I visted a Baltimore dealer to test drive the 2011 535i. I am more interested in the 528i and inquired about the possibility of MT. The CA checked while we were test driving and reported...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-31-2010, 05:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,121
Posted By hubinthewheel
very disappointed on no MT

My current drive is a 2005 525i with MT. Before that a 2001 525i with MT. I'm a lady who likes to really drive her BMW and so I choose the MT. I was so looking forward this year to a new 528i but...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-31-2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,313
Posted By hubinthewheel
Congrats on one head turning BMW. I know that...

Congrats on one head turning BMW. I know that because we have a 2010 x5 diesel white on black with about 4000 fun driving miles. We're glad to see someone else likes the dark interior.

Current...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-06-2010, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,684
Posted By hubinthewheel
airbags

Good to know. Thanks so much.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-05-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,684
Posted By hubinthewheel
air bags and seat covers

I appreciate the advice but it's unclear to me how the vests could possibly interfere with airbag deployment. To help me understand, could you clarify? Thanks
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,401
Posted By hubinthewheel
sport mode

Yes, I'm referring to adaptive drive sport mode with the auto transmission.

i think the other posts have clarified that I can use at any time.

We are expecting the big snow storm today so I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-04-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,684
Posted By hubinthewheel
thanks

Thanks for the reply - we will try the VEST for the new X5D
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - current) 02-04-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,886
Posted By hubinthewheel
X1 at motor trend cars shows

We plan to visit the Motor Trend Car Show in Baltimore on 2/11.

Has anyone visited any of the earlier shows and if so do you know if the X1 will be on display? My current drive is a 2005 alpine...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,401
Posted By hubinthewheel
when to use sport mode in 2010 X35d

When driving along, can the driver engage the sport mode at any time? Or is this feature something you want to engage before hitting the accelerator. I hope the question is clear. Sort of when do...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,145
Posted By hubinthewheel
FYI Our 2010 does have the sports mode button...

FYI Our 2010 does have the sports mode button located near the shift.

We love adaptive drive. Drove one without and opted to get it. We think the drive is better than our 2004 and 2007 X5's...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 898
Posted By hubinthewheel
nav

I'm no expert but I try points of interest from the left side of the nav screen and follow the instructions from there. You can find fuel stations (not gas) and there's a drill down screen to check...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-25-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,684
Posted By hubinthewheel
sheepskin seat covers

We used driver and passenger sheepskin seat covers in our 2007 and 2004 X5's.

Our new 2010 X5 xDrive 35d has sports package which includes sports seats so the sheepskins don't fit.

Any...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,144
Posted By hubinthewheel
michelins on our 2010

August ordered Nov delivery of 2010 x5 xdrive 35d with sports activity, premium, tech, sports package and adaptive drive. Delivered with 19 ''Michelin tires.

We paid for mats with logo.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-04-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,283
Posted By hubinthewheel
your deal

You have gotten some good advice from the bimmerfest forum folks.

Once you get the rest of the info about what wiggle room you may have with the dealer and once you take delivery, you will be...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-21-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,123
Posted By hubinthewheel
message download

Thanks to all. BMW assist method worked fine to download google directions
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,123
Posted By hubinthewheel
how to retrieve google directions

We are trying to send google directions to our new 2010 X5 diesel. Any idea how we retrieve them once sent?

Discovered that the rear seats have a folddown in the middle with pop-out cupholders...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,452
Posted By hubinthewheel
alpine white 2010 pic

Here is a pic of the new diesel. We luv it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2009, 05:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,452
Posted By hubinthewheel
hubby has new 2010 xdrive 35d

Took delivery yesterday of a 2010 Alpine White, black interior diesel x5

Adaptive drive
tech package
premium package
19 inch Michelin Tires
sports activity package

Hubby says it drives...
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