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Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) Yesterday, 01:02 PM
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Posted By jadnashuanh
Keep in mind that the original release on the 45e...

Keep in mind that the original release on the 45e was not in the states, and each region EURO, USA, etc., will have their own test procedure on estimated range, so the same vehicle, depending on...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-30-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,100
Posted By jadnashuanh
They're designed more to help prevent blood clots...

They're designed more to help prevent blood clots on a long trip. After the first ten minutes or so, you sort of forget it's on, at least in the implementation in my car.
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-30-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By jadnashuanh
One of my BMWs has a camera. On both of them,...

One of my BMWs has a camera. On both of them, though, I have been able to install it to the right of and behind the mirror so that I can't see if from the driver's seat.

If you have a front...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-30-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 49
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Posted By jadnashuanh
Unless there's a hiccup or there is a break...

Unless there's a hiccup or there is a break overnight, once started, the car is done in hours, not days.
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-28-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,026
Posted By jadnashuanh
The VIN is stamped into numerous places in the...

The VIN is stamped into numerous places in the frame and the VIN signals all of the build information and specific bits required, so there's some progress. So, the frame may be waiting to start into...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-27-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,026
Posted By jadnashuanh
From the two tours I've taken (one in Munich, the...

From the two tours I've taken (one in Munich, the second in SC where the X-series is mostly built), a person places the bits of body on a jig, a computer controlled robot then welds it, and often...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-27-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,026
Posted By jadnashuanh
New things right out of the showroom... - the...

New things right out of the showroom...
- the tires will have a smooth, thin layer created by the molding process that will not provide the maximum grip for probably 2-300 miles until that wears off...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-26-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,026
Posted By jadnashuanh
To get the stated power, the X5 does require 91...

To get the stated power, the X5 does require 91 octane, will maybe produce more than the stated hp if you go higher, but won't be damaged if you go lower as the computer will detect pinging and...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-26-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,026
Posted By jadnashuanh
Using an octane higher than the engine design...

Using an octane higher than the engine design won't make it work better, just cost more. On many of today's vehicles, when you use an octane less than the preferred, it won't damage the engine, but...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-25-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 19,003
Posted By jadnashuanh
FWIW, I usually beat the EPA estimates for the...

FWIW, I usually beat the EPA estimates for the vehicles I have bought - sometimes by more than 10%. That doesn't mean that I drive slowly (the tests assume certain speeds and acceleration rates),...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-25-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,026
Posted By jadnashuanh
You can be pretty well assured that when the tank...

You can be pretty well assured that when the tank says 93 octane, or something similar, that that is what you're getting. The thing you CAN'T see is what additives, or their quantity that are in the...
Forum: BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current) 06-25-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By jadnashuanh
As to the ride, the ones with the 19" wheels and...

As to the ride, the ones with the 19" wheels and tires because of the slightly taller sidewalls do ride a bit smoother. Make sure that the pressure is per the chart in the car.

The i3s only come...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-24-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,026
Posted By jadnashuanh
The X5 also has some cameras in it. Those could...

The X5 also has some cameras in it. Those could be coupled with the adaptive cruise control in addition to the radar. In my i3, it only has a camera, so, might be better at recognizing a sudden...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-24-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 19,003
Posted By jadnashuanh
The EPA rating procedure has evolved to represent...

The EPA rating procedure has evolved to represent the 'average' user...few will match that average. It was designed to be a stable reference point, sort of like the tire wear indicator. Your results...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-24-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,026
Posted By jadnashuanh
The display will indicate whether it has detected...

The display will indicate whether it has detected a vehicle in front of you. Once it 'sees' a vehicle, it will follow that vehicle's speed, keeping a gap (user adjustable based on speed) as that...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-24-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,026
Posted By jadnashuanh
The speed rocker has a detent. When you hit it...

The speed rocker has a detent. When you hit it past the detent, it goes to the next 5-mph setting (i.e., to x0 or x5) which could be anywhere from 1 to five mph. If you do not go past that detent,...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-23-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,026
Posted By jadnashuanh
If the vast majority of your miles will be...

If the vast majority of your miles will be highway, you could easily get over 15K miles before the condition based service recommendation says to change the oil. The free service will do it when...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-23-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By jadnashuanh
It's a combination of needing a reader in the...

It's a combination of needing a reader in the car, and having the proper software to recognize it...the software is likely easy to attain, but if the hardware is not in the car at first, it may be...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-23-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,026
Posted By jadnashuanh
Unless it has changed, it seems that BMW dropped...

Unless it has changed, it seems that BMW dropped the acoustic glass from the options list for 2021 in the USA. Maybe it's now standard?

I haven't checked to see if the sizing is there, but I have...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-23-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 19,003
Posted By jadnashuanh
California did a test on the 45e, and the mileage...

California did a test on the 45e, and the mileage based on their testing was something like 44/41 on electric only. The EURO test is a lot less stringent, and they have a higher range with that. ...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-22-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,026
Posted By jadnashuanh
Depends on your plans and how you like the OE...

Depends on your plans and how you like the OE tires. Industry recommends you replace tires as they both age beyond about 5-years FROM MANUFACTURING, or obviously, when they wear out. So, the stored...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-22-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By jadnashuanh
I don't know for sure, but would expect it is a...

I don't know for sure, but would expect it is a software update, and the car is capable of over the air updates. You'd want to verify that, but all hope is not lost!
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-22-2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,026
Posted By jadnashuanh
When it came time to replace the OEM tires on my...

When it came time to replace the OEM tires on my GT, which, by the way, I felt were lousy tires!, I opted for Michelin ROF tires. The slight difference is a ROF tire is only guaranteed 50-miles if...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-21-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,026
Posted By jadnashuanh
The 'free' hotspot is good for 4G total or...

The 'free' hotspot is good for 4G total or something like 3-months, whichever comes first. Depending on what you're doing, that could go quickly. Don't know what the follow-on monthly/data costs...
Forum: X5 G05 (2018 - Current) 06-21-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By jadnashuanh
The engines keep evolving, but the V8 has had...

The engines keep evolving, but the V8 has had more issues in the older versions. Hopefully, the newest version is better. It was not uncommon to end up with a V8 using a lot of oil. The I6 through...
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