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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-13-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By h-baum
front tubular crash / bull bars

Any recommendations on front crashbars to protect the fragile face of the 2011 x5? i see Romik & Black Horse have 2.5" s.s. bars that are universal to fit the 2007 & up x5, but the 2011 front end has...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-21-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,081
Posted By h-baum
i ordered the spare on my 2011 x5d from a florida...

i ordered the spare on my 2011 x5d from a florida dealership & the factory deleted it. I tried to make the dealer to provide it & it is no longer available as a dealer option. has anyone received a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-21-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 28,498
Posted By h-baum
I couldn't wait for the release of the new...

I couldn't wait for the release of the new cayenne s 's', so i purchased a 2011 35d w/ sport & 20's. I stopped by the porsche dealership last week & thought i was observing a gaggle of the base 's's....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 40,614
Posted By h-baum
in may i had a 2010 hitch installed on my 2011 x5...

in may i had a 2010 hitch installed on my 2011 x5 & was told the vehicle was reprogrammed & ready to tow. a few weeks later i was preparing for my first camping trip pulling an airstream & had only...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-11-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,491
Posted By h-baum
i have a 2011 x5d w/2010 hitch. i installed an 'I...

i have a 2011 x5d w/2010 hitch. i installed an 'I STOP' r.f. brake controller on the a-frame of my airstream trailer & when towing i plug the hand control into BMW elec. outlet in console & it works...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-24-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 40,614
Posted By h-baum
my only issue w/ 2010 hitch on 2011 x is the flap...

my only issue w/ 2010 hitch on 2011 x is the flap on the 7 pin connector. i had to grind off the finger lift-tab on it and shorten the tab that keeps the plug from disconnecting when in use to get...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-23-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 40,614
Posted By h-baum
i cannot format my 2010 hitch on 2011 x photos on...

i cannot format my 2010 hitch on 2011 x photos on this site but if you e-mail happybaum@aol.com i can email them. i pulled my airstream last weekend w/ my x5d and was very impressed with power and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-09-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 40,614
Posted By h-baum
skibum1,sent photos to a few.if you're not one of...

skibum1,sent photos to a few.if you're not one of those ,please give your e-mail address & i will forward. if you received,disregard.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-09-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 40,614
Posted By h-baum
i will e-mail photos if you'll give me your...

i will e-mail photos if you'll give me your e-mail address. my e-mail is happybaum@aol.com. i'm not computer savvy enough to get them on this site.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-09-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,029
Posted By h-baum
BMW wanted $6300 in previous years to get 20"...

BMW wanted $6300 in previous years to get 20" wheels on their 6 pop engines & didn't provide the sportpak on the diesel at all. 2011 changed that & i'm now an owner instead of a grumbler as before....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-03-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 40,614
Posted By h-baum
will now attempt to load photos of 2010 hitch on...

will now attempt to load photos of 2010 hitch on DSC016912011 x5d
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-02-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 40,614
Posted By h-baum
i will try posting tomorrow morning. just...

i will try posting tomorrow morning. just switched from p.c. to mac & self teaching.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-02-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 40,614
Posted By h-baum
The dealer installed a 2010 x5 hitch on my 2011...

The dealer installed a 2010 x5 hitch on my 2011 x5 and there was some trimming of the rear valance (both matt black panel & silver cover below). the silver panel is now two pieces and the silver...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-31-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,478
Posted By h-baum
because of the backordered hitch issue, i took...

because of the backordered hitch issue, i took dealer delivery in lieu of waiting an indefinite period of time for a pcd hitch install & dog & pony. i mentioned to my ca that i would like only a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-31-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 900
Posted By h-baum
i wanted alum. trim also in my 35d and i believe...

i wanted alum. trim also in my 35d and i believe the diesel is the only x that doesn't allow it. listed as '4AD' on BMW's options list, & an 'NA' for the diesel & an 'NC' for the v8. my ca showed me...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-30-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,106
Posted By h-baum
i did not get the 6 cd changer & was told by ca...

i did not get the 6 cd changer & was told by ca the stock single player could not play dvds. wrong again! popped one in last night. sound was exceptional but image size is tiny compared to most...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-30-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,593
Posted By h-baum
any 20"wheel comes with the fender flare kit as...

any 20"wheel comes with the fender flare kit as well. the diesel comes with the 2010 214 y style wheel. the only choice in my opinion. 18's on an s.u.v. appear as if they're 14's on a car to me.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-27-2010, 05:48 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 40,614
Posted By h-baum
the 2010 hitch does not fit the 2011 x5 & it is...

the 2010 hitch does not fit the 2011 x5 & it is much more than trim pieces.both the elec connector & the reciever are placed too high on the 2010 hitch. i know from experience!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-27-2010, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 895
Posted By h-baum
the reciever & elec. connector are placed about...

the reciever & elec. connector are placed about an inch too high on previous hitches. was told by my dealer they had a 2011 hitch but it is clearly a 2010. my car is currently butt naked on a lift at...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-07-2010, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,338
Posted By h-baum
are diesels in production?

i put a downpayment on an x5d on may 1. on may 6 the ca informs me bmwna cannot give me a production # because of 'carb' delays. i'm only assuming due to members discussing their diesel production...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-03-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,009
Posted By h-baum
extended wheel arch w/ all 20" wheel?

ordered a 2011 x5d w/ sportpak & 20" 214 wheels. no indication on style of fender arch but i am hoping for the extended.same car w/ 19's does not. anyone have one delivered w/ 20"'s yet ?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-03-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 621
Posted By h-baum
extended wheel arch w/ all 20" wheel?

ordered a 2011 x5d w/ sportpak & 20" 214 wheels. no indication on style of fender arch but i am hoping for the extended.same car w/ 19's does not. anyone have one delivered w/ 20"'s yet ?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-03-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,939
Posted By h-baum
if you need the extra circuit to operate electric...

if you need the extra circuit to operate electric trailer brakes the round 7-pin connector may be necessary.also there may be some path for charging batteries requiring the extra pins.i personally...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-03-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,939
Posted By h-baum
i have no concern of cutting into what i consider...

i have no concern of cutting into what i consider a sacrificial valance.it's not even body color.my only issue is the wide width of the face trim causing the designer to prioritise it as an aesthetic...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,454
Posted By h-baum
paying too much

this is the listed item title & accompanying description on the contract; DEALER ADMINISTRATION HANDLING & NOTARY FEES "this charge represernts cost & profit to the seller/dealer...
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