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Old 09-25-2014, 08:55 PM
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PSA: Sport seats... aka "The Nut Crushers"

Was hanging out with a buddy today who also has a 2012 X5D and sport seats.

We were talking about the car and how the leather on the left bolster comes loose and then we both got a bit quiet.... neither wanting to admit that if you exit the sport seats without paying attention that "the boys" get rearranged and not in a good way, resulting in more than a few moments of intense man pain.

I had thought it was just me, but it's the seats. And I'm a foot taller than my buddy, so it's not height dependent.

Consider yourself warned.
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Old 09-26-2014, 04:21 PM
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I can attest to that!!!

As the other half of the conversation last night, once past the collective awkwardness, we agreed the sport seats are not male friendly. Ouch!!!!!

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But still worth it
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Hahahaha, good one. I just moved from an E53 to E70 and really enjoyed the E53 forum. Good mature discussion and advice. When I was snooping around the E70 forum, got the slight impression that the E70 forum was a bit "stiff" - if you know what I mean. So I am glad to come across this post, good to know that there are still some that enjoy life and live light.
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Old 09-27-2014, 11:24 AM
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But still worth it
Not at the moment of impact, no, no they're not
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Old 09-28-2014, 10:12 PM
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I'm sort of glad the side bolsters are hard - as my shorter wife exits, it is bent down and outward a bit and if my old cloth seats in another car were any indication - this is prone to tearing out at the stitches.

And of course the flip side is exactly as you mention - nut buster for sure.
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i only made that mistake once. You need to be a little more deliberate with how you get in and out of the car but not much of an issue ever again.
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I just use the oh-sh*T handle to pull myself up when I get in and out......that works for me.......yeah, learned the hard way......not fun....
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