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Old 13 December 2014, 16:30   #31
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Originally Posted by Bigmuz7 View Post
Only on an after market fit AFAIK .. because the rear suspension set up changes and so do the electrics when a towed item is connected ..I think even the gear box hold patterns change IIRC

That will be it then are the X5&6 on air suspension

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Old 13 December 2014, 16:35   #32
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The X6 isn't on air suspension unless you get the 50D. When I looked at getting a X6 40D, air suspension was an extra, if you didn't tick the air suspension box then you couldn't get the uprated towing capacity of 3500kgs.

When I looked into it, even most of the BMW staff didn't know.

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Old 13 December 2014, 17:04   #33
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Originally Posted by mick View Post
That will be it then are the X5&6 on air suspension
Yes .. both my 5's were ... on the rear axle ... dont know about the 6 .... they were supposed to be self levelling , but I never saw any height variation in all the time I owned mine, but it was another towing advantage supposedly. I have to repeat what I said earlier although I know the OP is sticking to LR ... it was a superb towing vehicle, and I do a lot of miles

I would add though the hitch was a very noisy connection to the vehicle .. you felt every bump and pot hole the trailer went through

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