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Bimmer9938
11-08-2007, 11:08 PM
Is there a DIY, I know you gotta heat em in an oven, but at what temp and how long?

Zulu95
11-09-2007, 06:36 AM
Check on X5world.com You might need to do a "search" or check the home page articles.

denaliman
11-09-2007, 08:48 AM
What year X? If it is '07 that's a huge job despite the simple design of the headlight, it's a two day job to remove them. Fenders, bumper and pump have to be removed.

ealzar
11-09-2007, 10:25 AM
what? BMW made it difficult this time?

denaliman
11-09-2007, 02:02 PM
what? BMW made it difficult this time?

Yep. It looks easy three screws. However, to get the headlight housing out you have to remove the bumper, fender, pump and I think radiator support. I had both of mine replaced by the dealer and it took two days. I saw the car dismantled so there was no funny business. My dealer has done 3 and there is no easy way. I guess BMW built the car around the headlights !!:loco::throw:

ealzar
11-09-2007, 03:17 PM
maybe because they have been seeing fanatics and owners messing up the headlights, so they say, "lets make it diffcult to these s^ckers! lol