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Forum: F15 X5 M and F16 X6 M (2016 - Current) 09-19-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 52
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Posted By schlod
My M is Donington gray also. It's going to be a...

My M is Donington gray also. It's going to be a different look for sure. Can't tell what I think yet.
Forum: F15 X5 M and F16 X6 M (2016 - Current) 09-18-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,010
Posted By schlod
Got the wheels. They are definitely dark grey.

Got the wheels. They are definitely dark grey.
Forum: F15 X5 M and F16 X6 M (2016 - Current) 09-18-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,010
Posted By schlod
Mine are being delivered to the house this...

Mine are being delivered to the house this afternoon. I will let you know about the color.
Forum: F15 X5 M and F16 X6 M (2016 - Current) 09-17-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,010
Posted By schlod
OK. I was wrong. 10"x20" on front, 10.5x20" on...

OK. I was wrong. 10"x20" on front, 10.5x20" on rear.
Forum: F15 X5 M and F16 X6 M (2016 - Current) 09-17-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,010
Posted By schlod
Maybe I misunderstood him about the front wheels....

Maybe I misunderstood him about the front wheels. I will verify.
Forum: F15 X5 M and F16 X6 M (2016 - Current) 09-16-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,010
Posted By schlod
Dealer contacted me today and said the package is...

Dealer contacted me today and said the package is available. 285/40/20 Pirelli Scorpions and 611M wheels. 10.5" wide rims on front and back. $4000.
Forum: F15 X5 M and F16 X6 M (2016 - Current) 09-07-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,010
Posted By schlod
Can you post here after you talk to your dealer?

Can you post here after you talk to your dealer?
Forum: F15 X5 M and F16 X6 M (2016 - Current) 09-01-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,010
Posted By schlod
2015 X5M Winter Wheel/Tire Package

Has anyone heard information for winter packages on 20" wheels? My dealer says BMW won't be releasing details until October. Seems late in the season.
Forum: F15 X5 M and F16 X6 M (2016 - Current) 06-04-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,221
Posted By schlod
I have the exact same color scheme. Taking me...

I have the exact same color scheme. Taking me awhile to get used to the orange but it is growing on me.
Forum: F15 X5 M and F16 X6 M (2016 - Current) 06-04-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 752
Posted By schlod
BMW Connected

Received my 2015 X5M about a month ago. I have been unable to get the BMW Connected app to work. Anyone else having this issue? My previous vehicle was a 2013 X5 and I had no issues with my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-29-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By schlod
Oil Change?

Most of the experts advise against mixing synthetic oils.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,209
Posted By schlod
Oil Top Off

Also, I guess the one thing I failed to mention was that I was down 1 quart with only 6500 miles on the vehicle. Does that seem excessive?


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,209
Posted By schlod
Oil Top Off

Thanks to all of you. Oil change scheduled for next Friday.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-27-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,209
Posted By schlod
Oil Top Off

I was traveling in a rural area and the place I stopped at had a very limited selection of oil. The Mobil 1 5w-30 was the only synthetic they had. My fault for not being prepared.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,209
Posted By schlod
I can't argue with you about the different...

I can't argue with you about the different stabilizers. But here is the exact wording from my owners manual, page 285:

Alternative oil types

If the approved engine oils are not available, up...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,209
Posted By schlod
Thanks for the responses. I will say that I...

Thanks for the responses. I will say that I think an oil change seems a bit extreme. Even the owners manual states that you can top off the engine with 1 quart of alternative oil as long as it is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,209
Posted By schlod
Oil Top Off

While traveling this weekend my oil indicator warned me I was down 1 quart. My oil options were limited so I topped off with Mobil 1 5W-30. Does anyone see a problem with this? I am driving a 2013...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-16-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,717
Posted By schlod
Installed the pressurized hinge today. Works...

Installed the pressurized hinge today. Works great and makes the storage area much more functional.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-09-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,717
Posted By schlod
Very helpful. About to order the parts. Thanks.

Very helpful. About to order the parts. Thanks.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-08-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,717
Posted By schlod
X5 Cargo Floor Panel

Received my new X5 on Tuesday and have been busy exploring all of it's features. Can anyone tell me if the cargo floor panel is supposed to stay open on it's own when raised? I've seen some...
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