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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By RPsX5d
What engine type? Diesel? Recall reading 2010...

What engine type? Diesel? Recall reading 2010 diesels had emission related issues . . . ard on this forum lemoned a 2010 MY diesel . . . for most part they all got cleared in 2011 MY . . . I have a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 943
Posted By RPsX5d
You make good points . . . but your description...

You make good points . . . but your description is theoretical . . . here are some additional comments:

In the real world, not all tires are inflated to the same pressure all the time . . ....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 943
Posted By RPsX5d
As ard pointed out, key is the tire's revs/minute...

As ard pointed out, key is the tire's revs/minute . . . I have this 275/40, 315/35 staggered combo (factory option 214) . . . works just fine - why - revs are the same . . .

I also agree a 1%...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-26-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By RPsX5d
Saw this post recently - related to MAF...

Saw this post recently - related to MAF (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=9537514#post9537514) . . . if the issue is MAF AND if OP is in a country covered under this SIB, then OP may...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-22-2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By RPsX5d
I bought the control arms online and got my Indy...

I bought the control arms online and got my Indy to install it for me. This is probably one of those repairs that may not make much financial sense . . . I noticed my front tires were wearing out on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-20-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By RPsX5d
My 2011 MY, June 2010 Build Crossed 100,000 miles . . .

Overall very happy with how well this car has performed . . . yes there were a few nuisance CEL issues within the initial warranty period but for the past 40,000 miles or so it has been practically...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-17-2016, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By RPsX5d
Discussion regarding driveshaft "safety action"...

Discussion regarding driveshaft "safety action" and now upgraded to "safety recall" has been going on for quite sometime . . .

Here is the short thread...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-16-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,021
Posted By RPsX5d
Crosslinking . . . just in case anyone missed...

Crosslinking . . . just in case anyone missed this long thread about this driveshaft issue (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=9719609#post9719609) . . . ths "safety action" is now...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,021
Posted By RPsX5d
I just added part numbers to my original post . ....

I just added part numbers to my original post . . . looks like the new part came in February 2013 . . .
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,588
Posted By RPsX5d
I got my car reinspected at no charge . . ....

I got my car reinspected at no charge . . . bmwx5er had posted the actual SIB which showed my car was inspected against an older version of the same SIB . . . dealer agreed to reinspect it . . . ....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,021
Posted By RPsX5d
SI B26 01 14 Inspect Front Driveshaft

Starting a new thread with the correct title and tags for easier access . . .

A big thank you to bmwx5er who posted the actual SIB (attached below) that showed my car was inspected against the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-07-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,073
Posted By RPsX5d
I was at BMW Concord for a different issue...

I was at BMW Concord for a different issue (re-inspect the front propeller shaft, will post after I have all the info) . . . SA told me BMW Concord is only doing a full replacement and that it is not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-06-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,073
Posted By RPsX5d
Even if they replace the airbag, it is still the...

Even if they replace the airbag, it is still the design **without** the desiccant - right? What this does is - it buys you another 6+ years before the inflator starts to go bad (for Zone A) AND you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-02-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,073
Posted By RPsX5d
Michael - thanks for pointing us to the sticky ....

Michael - thanks for pointing us to the sticky . . . didn't realize it was there . . . partly because I am not too concerned by this issue . . . given the small number of accidents, no BMWs involved,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-02-2016, 05:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,073
Posted By RPsX5d
+1 I too would hesitate to an interim repair...

+1

I too would hesitate to an interim repair done . . . that said, I am curious to know what this interim repair entails . . .
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-01-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,073
Posted By RPsX5d
Thanks. Yes that makes sense the dry regions are...

Thanks. Yes that makes sense the dry regions are at the bottom of the list.

Wanted to see the new letter so if I don't get it I can show it to my SA . . . I don't fully trust the BMW system . . ....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-01-2016, 09:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,073
Posted By RPsX5d
Can you post a copy of the letter you received? ...

Can you post a copy of the letter you received? Please be sure to blank out details specific to you . . . I would just like to see the content of the letter.

Attached is the only letter I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-25-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,588
Posted By RPsX5d
This is what I was worried about . . . inspection...

This is what I was worried about . . . inspection is visual and highly dependent on the tech's skills . . . paying a trusted Indy is better but still not foolproof . . . as your Dealer Tech said -...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-24-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,588
Posted By RPsX5d
dawgman - thanks for taking the time to share all...

dawgman - thanks for taking the time to share all this with us, valuable information!

You may have mentioned this earlier . . . did your car get inspected by the dealer when we initially got the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-21-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,588
Posted By RPsX5d
Front Propeller / Drive Shaft Extended Warranty

Sorry this happened to you . . . couple of suggestions (won't help dawgman) - get an Indy to do a thorough inspection, should be fairly inexpensive, particularly if you use him regularly and if the...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-21-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,495
Posted By RPsX5d
I am with allikanbe . . . he is not suggesting...

I am with allikanbe . . . he is not suggesting you take the wheels off every month or every other month . . . with the wheels off, the cleaning is MUCH easier, more thorough and you can also remove...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-20-2016, 04:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,495
Posted By RPsX5d
In my case the "normal" wash (car parked on the...

In my case the "normal" wash (car parked on the driveway) happens once every three months or so . . . in between washes are either waterless using Pinnacle...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-20-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,495
Posted By RPsX5d
Car Wash - cleaners and brushes I found effective and useful

My normal use wheel cleaner, when I do the full, car parked on the driveway wash (versus the rinseless or waterless wash), is Sonax Wheel Cleaner Full Effect...
Forum: The Detail Department 05-14-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,185
Posted By RPsX5d
My approach - optimized for effort/time required...

My approach - optimized for effort/time required and end result (doesn't need to look it was professionally detailed every single time) . . .

Once every two/three months: Full blown wash with...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-06-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By RPsX5d
Three things I would do differently next time . ....

Three things I would do differently next time . . . New Wipe comes with a couple of small pieces of microfiber, you are supposed to fold this small MF into quarters and add the liquid to it . . .
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