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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,955
Posted By Gator Neil
wish I didn't get: diesel (given the prices now)...

wish I didn't get: diesel (given the prices now)
wish I did get: comfort seats, premium sound
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-19-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By Gator Neil
no, not at all. don't have a PC (all Macs) or...

no, not at all. don't have a PC (all Macs) or the cable.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-19-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By Gator Neil
ok, how bout any coder?

ok, how bout any coder?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-18-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By Gator Neil
Free coder in NJ?

Hey everyone... I saw a thread on here a while back talking about a guy from NJ that does coding as a favor to X5 guys? I had mine coded maybe year or so ago by David, who lives up in Westchester,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By Gator Neil
yeah, I'm thinking maybe 35 all around. just...

yeah, I'm thinking maybe 35 all around. just wondering though, what is the purpose of having lower pressure in the front vs. the rear?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-30-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By Gator Neil
interesting

interesting
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-30-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By Gator Neil
there is no spec. just a max pressure. i'm...

there is no spec. just a max pressure. i'm looking for reco's from ppl who have this tire.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-30-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By Gator Neil
Inflation Suggestions for Conti DWS?

Just replaced my Bridgestone RFT's with a set of Conti Extreme Contact DWS's. Traction and smoothness definitely improved. But they seem a little "squishier" on the handling front. The installer...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-20-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By Gator Neil
sounds excellent. I'm trying to decide between...

sounds excellent. I'm trying to decide between the Conti Extreme Contact DWS and the Proxes ST2's. Toyo would save $45/tire, so that's a significant savings.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-20-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By Gator Neil
oh wow, lol. maybe its headed our way here in...

oh wow, lol. maybe its headed our way here in NJ. may i ask how long you've had them on the X5 and how they've done on dry and wet pavement? also, i've seen some comments on here about noise. any...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-19-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 837
Posted By Gator Neil
Proxes STII in SNOW anyone?

trying to get a read on anyone's experience with this tire in SNOW conditions.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-19-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 22,927
Posted By Gator Neil
glad this was revived

may have seen my post earlier. i have a 2010 35d and sure enough, cracked AGR (exhaust cooler). Initially, when I brought it in, I printed this thread out for the service advisor. He then...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-17-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,043
Posted By Gator Neil
that's good info. here's the reason I was asking...

that's good info. here's the reason I was asking the question I guess... few years ago, I had purchased a set of tires at a particular dealer in NJ. The tires wore prematurely and had a tread wear...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-17-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,043
Posted By Gator Neil
I guess I was thinking someplace online other...

I guess I was thinking someplace online other than TireRack and without a road hazard warranty. I mean, if you have abnormal wear or some other issue, do they expect you to unmount the tire, put it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-16-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,043
Posted By Gator Neil
Out of curiosity

What happens when/if you need warranty repair or replacement on a tire bought from an Internet retailer?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-23-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,129
Posted By Gator Neil
Diesel exhaust smell in the cabin

Noticed last couple of months that when I start up after sitting overnight, that if my recirc button is not on, I get an exhaust smell coming through the vents into the cabin. Once I start to drive...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-23-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By Gator Neil
As seen on pump of my local gas station

"this load of on-road diesel contains a blend of B5 bio fuel. This has more lubricity and it cleans the entire fuel system. If you experience any problems with power after your 1st tank fill, I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-02-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,624
Posted By Gator Neil
I'm at about 23,000 miles on a 2010 and just got...

I'm at about 23,000 miles on a 2010 and just got this warning for the first time. Called my dealer, brought it in, had refilled, no charge... covered under n/c maintenance.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-02-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,256
Posted By Gator Neil
I'm at 23,000 miles roughly on a 2010. Exactly...

I'm at 23,000 miles roughly on a 2010. Exactly where you are. Most I've ever gotten on highway is 26 mpg and my "average" combined driving since I have the vehicle is 22.4 mpg.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-18-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,681
Posted By Gator Neil
I have a 2010 35d with about 26K miles on it now....

I have a 2010 35d with about 26K miles on it now. knock on wood, save for a couple of very minor things, this vehicle has been great. runs well, very good gas mileage (my long term computer average...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-18-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,194
Posted By Gator Neil
ok, here was my fix...

also had rattling, clunking coming from the back. turned out to the rear seat latches for when you fold down the rear seats. they replaced the latches on both the 2/3 and 1/3 rear seats and voila,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-16-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,182
Posted By Gator Neil
I too am waiting for my run flats to go bald. ...

I too am waiting for my run flats to go bald. Have 25K on them, they're getting there. Prob will replace in the fall before snow comes. I asked my local tire dealer, who sells the Conti DWS, about...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-04-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,512
Posted By Gator Neil
Blue w/Saddle

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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-04-2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,677
Posted By Gator Neil
most insurance companies, if you have...

most insurance companies, if you have comprehensive coverage, will let you take it wherever you want for replacement. i took mine to my BMW dealer and let them do it with original glass. if your...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-03-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,835
Posted By Gator Neil
yes, just send me a PM...

yes, just send me a PM...
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