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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-15-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By skiier3_9
Checkout this video... ...

Checkout this video...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuKLV7EzLDA
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-15-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By skiier3_9
If this is still under warranty - take it...

If this is still under warranty - take it straight to the dealership. Exhaust smoke (if it really is smoke) is not normal - have you seen a new car doing the same thing?
Forum: Interior 09-03-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By skiier3_9
How did you find visors that are extendable? Was...

How did you find visors that are extendable? Was this offered in other regions or something (I am 99% sure my 2012 visors are not extendable - it drives me crazy).

On real-oem; the PN that they...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By skiier3_9
It looks like it was an option on the 35i - 5DF...

It looks like it was an option on the 35i - 5DF on the 2012 build sheet here.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=585994
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-08-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By skiier3_9
According to the option packages listed here...

According to the option packages listed here (http://www.motortrend.com/cars/2012/bmw/x5/xdrive35d_sport_utility/3199/packages_options/) it was not an option (I also checked the 2010 MY since that...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-26-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By skiier3_9
My 2012 has comfort access and there is a battery...

My 2012 has comfort access and there is a battery in the key.

I had to replace the battery recently and it was exhibiting symptoms similar to what you describe, it wouldn't lock/unlock via the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-26-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,226
Posted By skiier3_9
No one mentioned that the sun visors don't...

No one mentioned that the sun visors don't extend?

In my Mercedes (a 2002!), you could slide the visor out a ways so that when it was on the door side, it would actually block the sun coming...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-10-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 692
Posted By skiier3_9
You can go to bmwusa.com and do a inventory...

You can go to bmwusa.com and do a inventory search from the CPO section.

There are similar cars around that price that are CPO...
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-30-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By skiier3_9
Motor trend typically also has a list. ...

Motor trend typically also has a list.

Here's the 2012 X5 35d list:
http://www.motortrend.com/cars/2012/bmw/x5/xdrive35d_sport_utility/3199/packages_options/

And 2012 X5 35i......
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-17-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By skiier3_9
That's odd -- my US E70 has km/h printed along...

That's odd -- my US E70 has km/h printed along the inside. Yours doesn't?

http://image.automobilemag.com/f/41056029+q100+re0/2012-BMW-X5-speedometer.jpg
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-22-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,047
Posted By skiier3_9
I noticed this recently as well; driving through...

I noticed this recently as well; driving through Chicago in sleet/slop the road slime would pool a bit on the drivers and passenger windows right near the mirrors. Blah!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-22-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,379
Posted By skiier3_9
I've been at about 22 as well and do pretty close...

I've been at about 22 as well and do pretty close to 50/50 city/highway the past few fill ups.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-22-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,126
Posted By skiier3_9
:rofl: that's a good one... I'd be looking...

:rofl: that's a good one...

I'd be looking for a service history as well as the maintenance...have things like suspension parts, brakes, etc. been replaced?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-22-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,366
Posted By skiier3_9
Do you have a list of the speakers that you put...

Do you have a list of the speakers that you put in?
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 11-24-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By skiier3_9
Exx coding cable - $99 from one-stop-electronics or eBay?

The cable for coding Exx vehicles that I see recommended is from one-stop-electronics:
http://www.one-stop-electronics.com/shop/index.php?dispatch=products.view&product_id=16

They sell it for $99...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 11-20-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 258
Posted By skiier3_9
2002 MB E430 4MATIC - Silver/Black - 105k - $7K (Madison WI)

Selling my 2002 Mercedes E430 4MATIC as I replaced it with a BMW X5 diesel!

The bad..
> Small rust along the bottom of the passenger door
> I replaced the drivers fender because it had rust, the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-08-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By skiier3_9
Question on pricing/deals for remaining new 2013 X5 (diesel)

There's a 2013 x5 3.5d here that has a sticker of $63,245 (Premium Pkg, Cold Weather, and Multi-Contour). When I looked up the edmunds pricing they showed around $57k as their "TMV" price before...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By skiier3_9
Wow - that thread matches my problem exactly...

Wow - that thread matches my problem exactly (except the car of course).

These are the pilot sport a/s plus. The mileage warranty is 45k and we have only 25k on these tires. I will probably stop...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By skiier3_9
They are pilot A/S.

They are pilot A/S.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By skiier3_9
This is classic shoulder wear from those photos. ...

This is classic shoulder wear from those photos. It is pretty dramatic (e.g. almost all of the tread gone on the outsides and still 6 or 7mm in the middle).

There's not a lot of high speed...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By skiier3_9
Uneven tread wear question

The tires on our 08 X3 (non-sport with 235/55 R17 michelin rubber) are wearing un-evenly on the inside and outside of the tire (about 1.5" on both inside and outside). The problem is more pronounced...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-20-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,599
Posted By skiier3_9
With the monoprice or other BT audio devices,...

With the monoprice or other BT audio devices, does it let you control the phone via the BMW radio/steering wheel? For example - can can you skip tracks, go back/forth, see the album art, etc. or...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 12-14-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,208
Posted By skiier3_9
The dealer cleaned out the drains for the sunroof...

The dealer cleaned out the drains for the sunroof - I guess they can get clogged with debris. After they performed the repair, we haven't had any further problems with it leaking.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,487
Posted By skiier3_9
Lost the rear bumper hitch cover - what part # is it?

The small piece of the rear bumper that covers around the OEM hitch has gone missing on our car - is it possible to get this piece by itself (without having to get a brand new bumper)?

See the pic...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 09-05-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 320,325
Posted By skiier3_9
Minor new development. I tried the battery...

Minor new development. I tried the battery disconnect procedure again this morning with DIP 1 = ON and 2 = OFF (for early model BMW BUSINESS CD). I did get it to go to the CDC mode where I could...
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