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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-18-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By SteveinBelAir
You're welcome. One thing you can also do is set...

You're welcome. One thing you can also do is set the seat memories 1 and 2 for each driver.

For example, with my key fob, my seating and mirrors are set to '1'. Then the wife jumps in and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-17-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By SteveinBelAir
Not sure if this will help but you need to get in...

Not sure if this will help but you need to get in the car with each key fob, one at a time, go into Vehicle Settings in the iDrive and make sure all the memory settings are as you want it. They...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-27-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,846
Posted By SteveinBelAir
I'd be surprised if the firmware was readily...

I'd be surprised if the firmware was readily available to a dealer. There would be stories all over the message boards of how the local dealer gave me 50HP.

Just sayin.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-27-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,846
Posted By SteveinBelAir
You can't. But if you install Terry's Stage 1...

You can't. But if you install Terry's Stage 1 piggy back, it's pretty much the same power and torque gains.

http://www.burgertuning.com/N63_Jb_BMW_Performance_Tuner.html

Takes 10 mins to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-17-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By SteveinBelAir
Ok, here are my findings. Sunday -6F, 250...

Ok, here are my findings.

Sunday -6F, 250 miles, nearly all interstate. Constant 75 mph. No traffic. 15.6mpg
Monday 19F, same journey. Constant 75mph 19.0mpg.

Car was lightly loaded. 3...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By SteveinBelAir
Extreme low temps affecting fuel economy.

I just completed a 500 mile round trip and a lot of it was done in negative temps (Fahrenheit).

I was wondering how such temperatures have affected the fuel economy of other X5s especially N63s. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 38,772
Posted By SteveinBelAir
Just got mine back from Bel Air BMW (Maryland). ...

Just got mine back from Bel Air BMW (Maryland). It went in Monday 1/26 and received all the parts. My service report looks like the one elsewhere in this thread. Did not need timing chain and I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By SteveinBelAir
It's the right color :)

It's the right color :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-30-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By SteveinBelAir
I'm not saying for sure but you may be able to...

I'm not saying for sure but you may be able to have it coded in. It will be a pain in the summer though :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,322
Posted By SteveinBelAir
FYI, oil changes on other cars aren't always...

FYI, oil changes on other cars aren't always cheap either. I have a couple of good Indy shops near me that only do ze German cars and Volvos and it's $85 for a synthetic change on my daily driver...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,663
Posted By SteveinBelAir
Only if the injectors are from a particular...

Only if the injectors are from a particular production run.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 38,772
Posted By SteveinBelAir
Mine is in right now, got a 3 series XDrive...

Mine is in right now, got a 3 series XDrive loaner (F30).

My timing chain is good, but I am getting all the parts described above except for the battery which I had replaced about 2 months ago -...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-26-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By SteveinBelAir
Got a brand new 320i XDrive. Premium Pack. I...

Got a brand new 320i XDrive. Premium Pack. I like it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-19-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 38,772
Posted By SteveinBelAir
I just booked mine in for next Monday (1/26) and...

I just booked mine in for next Monday (1/26) and my SA, with whom I have a great relationship with, repeated this almost verbatim. Looks like we will be getting a three series to drive around in.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-12-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By SteveinBelAir
The F15 does. Maybe OP has a new one? It...

The F15 does. Maybe OP has a new one?

It shuts the engine down when at a standstill. Touch the throttle pedal and the engine will start up again.

Its a green thing.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-22-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By SteveinBelAir
Split the screen and put the entertainment info...

Split the screen and put the entertainment info in the right side area.

And you can see who is playing instantly just by pressing the Radio button on the iDrive controller.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-16-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,356
Posted By SteveinBelAir
You would probably get some better answers from...

You would probably get some better answers from the 5 6 and 7 series forums here where the V8 is also used.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-25-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By SteveinBelAir
I use WAZE on my phone. I've worked my way up to...

I use WAZE on my phone. I've worked my way up to the top level for users in my state.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-12-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,238
Posted By SteveinBelAir
Prat lol. I haven't heard that since I left...

Prat lol. I haven't heard that since I left Blighty in 1989. Are you British, Bill?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-14-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By SteveinBelAir
I don't think so. I come from the 335i community...

I don't think so. I come from the 335i community where everyone is resetting codes. Never heard of someone getting busted for resetting a code.

IN any event, there are codes and shadow codes, ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-18-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By SteveinBelAir
Actually, in my experience, most go to auction.

Actually, in my experience, most go to auction.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-05-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By SteveinBelAir
Rattling from back of cabin.

Can anyone help me out here. I've checked the rear seats, the retractable cargo cover, the space under the rear floor. There is something rattling in the back and neither I nor my rear seat...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-03-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By SteveinBelAir
You can also use this one:...

You can also use this one: http://www.bmwarchiv.de/vin/bmw-vin-decoder.html
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,898
Posted By SteveinBelAir
I've owned BMWs with run flats since 2006 and...

I've owned BMWs with run flats since 2006 and have never had an issue plugging an RFT. I buy a plug kit from Walmart for $10 and keep it in the trunk along with a pair of electricians pliers and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-16-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By SteveinBelAir
Your dealer couldn't do this? On an iDrive that...

Your dealer couldn't do this? On an iDrive that is in almost every BMW that they sell?
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