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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-19-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 36,666
Posted By smuggymba
gtiowner - I also have a 35d without any roof...

gtiowner - I also have a 35d without any roof rails. Can you post you DIY steps? Did you just remove the headliner? Thanks
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-01-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,328
Posted By smuggymba
I was off of work these last 2 weeks and didn't...

I was off of work these last 2 weeks and didn't drive the car at all for 9 days at a stretch and no battery issues at all.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-01-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,823
Posted By smuggymba
standard BMW design (that's what the SA told me)....

standard BMW design (that's what the SA told me). I posted a thread sometime ago and didn't receive an exact response - took it to the stealership, he said X5 side vents blow less air but not many...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-24-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,346
Posted By smuggymba
appearance is definitely a concern. Any other gel...

appearance is definitely a concern. Any other gel based adhesives?
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-24-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,346
Posted By smuggymba
It's been 3-4 months since the tint; What the...

It's been 3-4 months since the tint; What the brand name for this cement and where do I get it.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-23-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,346
Posted By smuggymba
What's the fix? Any superglue type stuff for...

What's the fix? Any superglue type stuff for rubber?
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-14-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,346
Posted By smuggymba
Rubber Seal crack

Another day, another problem.

8 months old 2011 X5 35d. I saw a crack in the window rubber seal and asked the dealership to have it replaced...The car had other issues and this was just an add-on....
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-12-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 25,390
Posted By smuggymba
Tailgate rattle and noise

Hi All,

This week, after the 5th attempt and 2 dealerships, I got my X5 back with the tailgate noise/rattle *fixed*. The SA/Tech acknowledged the noise and said they adjusted the tailgate and...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-07-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,053
Posted By smuggymba
Mine was documented and said it's expected to...

Mine was documented and said it's expected to have some lag.

Surprised this hasn't been the case with other cars which are way older than this 7 month old 35d.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-07-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,053
Posted By smuggymba
Same thing - driver's side is slower and it...

Same thing - driver's side is slower and it started happening recently, was fine before. Let us know what your SA says.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-07-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,053
Posted By smuggymba
The question is - is it normal for the mirrors to...

The question is - is it normal for the mirrors to take different times in folding. Answer the question and provide a solution/reco if it's an issue or mention that this is normal. I haven't seen that...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-07-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,053
Posted By smuggymba
that's the reason I posted here...to know what to...

that's the reason I posted here...to know what to do. I know if it's an easy DIY, why drive 20 miles to the dealer. But if i'm already going to the dealer - why are they saying it's a non issue and...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-06-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,053
Posted By smuggymba
I'm tired of this cr** with BMW and the...

I'm tired of this cr** with BMW and the stealership...when I say the seats squeak - they say it doesn't squeak enough.

when there is less air flow through the left AC vent - they say that's how...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-05-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,053
Posted By smuggymba
Side view mirrors folding issue

Hi All,

I'm having an tiny issue with the side view mirrors of my 2011 X5 35d. One taken 1-2 seconds more than the other to fold.

BMW says is pretty common and no 2 mirrors close at the same...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-01-2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,524
Posted By smuggymba
I pray that I get that urea error code and be...

I pray that I get that urea error code and be able to lemon my 2011 35d:) I'm fed up of the squeaks.:(

BMW is no saint, help the next guy who is destined to buy your lemon.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-29-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,584
Posted By smuggymba
That why BMW makes us press the annoying "Accept"...

That why BMW makes us press the annoying "Accept" every time we start the car..the cam helps but can't do what a human can do.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-29-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,274
Posted By smuggymba
Maserati styling looks inspired by Infiniti FX....

Maserati styling looks inspired by Infiniti FX. Still not as good looking as X5. IMO - the only other good looking car is range rover evoque, yet to see one on the road though.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-22-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,808
Posted By smuggymba
I'm confused between black matte grille, black...

I'm confused between black matte grille, black glossy grille and a black grille custom painted to match my X5's black Sapphire color.

any suggestions? Can we buy a custom painted grille online?
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-21-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,897
Posted By smuggymba
18.9 to 19.4 on 2011 X5d. 4500 miles on the ODO. ...

18.9 to 19.4 on 2011 X5d. 4500 miles on the ODO.

100% street driving with lots of traffic lights on my way to office.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-20-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,618
Posted By smuggymba
Get it from a BMW dealer who deals in dinan.

Get it from a BMW dealer who deals in dinan.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-12-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,544
Posted By smuggymba
Clear bra - get this ASAP

Clear bra - get this ASAP
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-20-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,261
Posted By smuggymba
Any ideas on how much the retrofit roof rails...

Any ideas on how much the retrofit roof rails would cost?
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-12-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,356
Posted By smuggymba
Is there any difference is Toyo or OEM BMW...

Is there any difference is Toyo or OEM BMW quality. Are the Toyo's sturdy enough ot should we always go for OEM.

Looking to replace my stock 18's on my 2011 X5 35d.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-11-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,707
Posted By smuggymba
I'm no expert but a 6'6" guy won't look good in a...

I'm no expert but a 6'6" guy won't look good in a girly X3. Q5 is much better.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-28-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,131
Posted By smuggymba
did you buy it from across the border?

did you buy it from across the border?
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