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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-14-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,998
Posted By YuCrew
Intake Manifold

one of the 3 bolts holding the oil filter housing is UNDER the intake manifold and most of us were not able to remove that 3 "rearmost" bolt without slightly lifting the intake manifold to create...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-09-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 924
Posted By YuCrew
Mirror Video

Check out my video HERE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjTTePHXrtg
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-03-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 924
Posted By YuCrew
I have spent considerable time investigating this...

I have spent considerable time investigating this on a 2012 X5 35iX with memory for seat and side view mirror positions. I have found the pan and tilt actuators (called motors but there are actually...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-10-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,998
Posted By YuCrew
Thought I'd take a few minutes to make some very...

Thought I'd take a few minutes to make some very insignificant contributions to a MOST excellent write-up by v8power.

The latest part numbers for the seals are: 11428637820 and 11428637821...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,998
Posted By YuCrew
Intake Manifold torque spec

Thank you, FredoinSF.

Anyone have the torque spec for the intake manifold fasteners (1 bolt, 6 nuts) or confirm 11 ft-lbs.

Thank you.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,998
Posted By YuCrew
Hose Clamp removal

Sorry for this somewhat basic question but I've not seen this type of hose clamp and don't want to mess this up, particularly on a Saturday. I have all the hard stuff done.

Do I simply pry and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-21-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,259
Posted By YuCrew
Gaskets

Did the old gaskets come out of the grooves easily or were they hard, brittle and fused to the metal? thanks.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-21-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,998
Posted By YuCrew
Me too

GREAT write-up!

also just told of need to repair this leak on 2012 X5 with 62,000 miles. $600. Looks like the original two gasket part numbers have been replaced with new numbers. Hopefully new...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-12-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 23,340
Posted By YuCrew
Installation

Sorry to hear you climbed in and out of the vehicle. I had no difficulty installing mine without climbing in. You got a very good price for sure.

For those who don't have this installed yet or...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-12-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 23,340
Posted By YuCrew
One Spring

One spring but it obviously has to be the correct amount of strength/force for the application. Too strong is as bad as too weak.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-07-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 23,340
Posted By YuCrew
As far as the $13.99 Autozone post, others have...

As far as the $13.99 Autozone post, others have tried the part number he suggested and the gas spring associated with that part number is too long.

As others have stated, it's a 5 minute job. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-29-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 37,024
Posted By YuCrew
Bumper cut

On my 2012, using Drawtite/Reese hitch ... the cut was ~2.25" x ~8.25", only visible from BENEATH the vehicle.


Unless your eyes are BELOW the height of the bumper or on your back on your creeper...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-19-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,179
Posted By YuCrew
Spare Tire Cover Support

I'm selling the kits here:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-X5-Cargo-Cover-Spare-Tire-Cover-Lift-Support-Kit-/200677982250?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&vxp=mtr&hash=item2eb957002a
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-21-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 37,024
Posted By YuCrew
My 2012 X5 gas tows a 23+' boat on a dual axle...

My 2012 X5 gas tows a 23+' boat on a dual axle trailer (surge brakes) with absolutely NO issues whatsoever. Load is a hair over 5,000# and correctly balanced. If your tongue weight is correct, I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-16-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 17,924
Posted By YuCrew
Fuse Box

On the more recent X5's, it located at the rear, passenger side, readily accessible from the back of the vehicle. Hope this helps.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-28-2011, 05:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 38,352
Posted By YuCrew
Cover

If anyone's interested, I'm selling lift support kits for the X5 spare tire cover/cargo storage cover.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-10-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,050
Posted By YuCrew
I have a Reese Towpower (same as Drawtite)...

I have a Reese Towpower (same as Drawtite) aftermarket hitch on a 2012 X5. That aftermarket hitch is the same as used on the prior year models like 2010 and 2011 X5. No install issues. I also have...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-08-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,408
Posted By YuCrew
I can confirm that installing a Reese, Draw...

I can confirm that installing a Reese, Draw tight, or Hidden hitch requires a very small piece of the bumper to be cut on the 2012. The cut is completely on the underside part of the bumper (light...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-06-2011, 05:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,135
Posted By YuCrew
Spare tire cover support

If anyone's interested, I'm selling lift support kits for the X5 spare tire cover/cargo storage cover.

...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-06-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,669
Posted By YuCrew
If anyone's interested, I'm selling lift support...

If anyone's interested, I'm selling lift support kits for the X5 spare tire cover/cargo storage cover.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-28-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 48,525
Posted By YuCrew
It is my understanding this is genuine BMW OEM. ...

It is my understanding this is genuine BMW OEM. Therefore it needs software updating for sure if you want DSC and PDC to work like BMW intends, when you've hooked up to your trailer.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-28-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 48,525
Posted By YuCrew
Have you looked here: ...

Have you looked here:

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E70-X5-M57_3.0L/Exterior/Trailer/ES262789/

Good luck.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 23,340
Posted By YuCrew
If anyone's interested, I'm selling lift support...

If anyone's interested, I'm selling lift support kits for the X5 spare tire cover/cargo storage cover.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=200632398078
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2011, 05:05 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 37,024
Posted By YuCrew
krnnerdboy: Like you, I installed hitch and...

krnnerdboy: Like you, I installed hitch and harness myself. I called three dealers for re-programming and got 3 different prices ranging from under $150 to over $400. I ultimately got my local...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2011, 04:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,408
Posted By YuCrew
$tock: From my research, the 2012 looks like the...

$tock: From my research, the 2012 looks like the 2011. Trim piece is the same, hardware is the same. Cutout is the same. Location (height) is the same.
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