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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By philooo
my conspiracy theory is that bmws paying pads for...

my conspiracy theory is that bmws paying pads for the first 2 years, could have set this dumb behavior to reduce pad wear... so hopefully it can be disabled ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By philooo
I mainly tried the supposedly transmission reset...

I mainly tried the supposedly transmission reset process, forgot how it si done now but you can search fro 'transmission reset'
there is a combo list of things to do like press gas pedal for x...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By philooo
it seems to be unfortunately normal ? did you...

it seems to be unfortunately normal ? did you just buy your x5 ?
so far we have not heard of anybody saying this behavior was not seen on their car. so it seems to be a factory thing certainly to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 22,638
Posted By philooo
I would love to hear the noise if someone can...

I would love to hear the noise if someone can take a video with their iphone or what... I am curious to see what noise is normal ...or not..
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-30-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,346
Posted By philooo
On my 2011 5.0 - nav is crap and I use my...

On my 2011 5.0

- nav is crap and I use my iPhone 90% of the time to avoid arriving 1h after everybody else
- backup camera crap compared to my old Lexus
- center console squeaks each time it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-21-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By philooo
I have the same problem and it is annoyyyinggg......

I have the same problem and it is annoyyyinggg... everybody says it is normal... I just can't figure why it is that way...

as I said many times, this will be the feature that will make me sell the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-11-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,130
Posted By philooo
I wanted to update this and say that the...

I wanted to update this and say that the downshift behavior has never changed / improved
It is still annoying after a year! Hence my post update
I really would hope some coding would let the car...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,252
Posted By philooo
I have been happy with my 11' 5.0 bit after...

I have been happy with my 11' 5.0 bit after driving the jeep srt8 I can tell the srt8 engine is so much smoother. The x5 turbo is powerful bit not smooth. Start of the line is brutal but I wish it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 22,638
Posted By philooo
Can someone record a video of the noise I have...

Can someone record a video of the noise
I have noise but assumed it was the turbo whine...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By philooo
Hello mecheng1... If you are interested, I...

Hello mecheng1...

If you are interested, I have an race logic vbox sport to test vehicle performance.
http://www.racelogic.co.uk/usastore/products.php?product=VBOX-Sport

I am in ft lauderdale...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By philooo
Mjet picked it up today. I did my good deed for...

Mjet picked it up today. I did my good deed for the week ;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By philooo
Free invisihitch tow bar - only the bar

if you are in south florida, I have a brand new invisihitch tow bar that I don't need

It is just the bar naked, no receiver on it.

It will fit any X5 without the M-sport package.

Free pickup...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 978
Posted By philooo
let me know if you get pulled over ;) i'd love to...

let me know if you get pulled over ;) i'd love to get mine in red as well LOL :)
BTW are your wheel plasti dip or painted ? I have same and wish they were black as well.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-26-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,685
Posted By philooo
I just installed my invisihitch yesterday, all...

I just installed my invisihitch yesterday, all went well even though it is a 8 hour job if you count all the learning and baby steps process. I'd say 4 hours if you have done it before.

Now I want...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-26-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,685
Posted By philooo
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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-26-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,685
Posted By philooo
A bunch of guys asked me more info about the...

A bunch of guys asked me more info about the coding so I sent them the document I created while I was coding along, here it is for all to have ;)



BMW coding:

[REFERENCES]
============...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-12-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,865
Posted By philooo
I got the Thule 460R Rapid Podium Foot Pack, they...

I got the Thule 460R Rapid Podium Foot Pack, they are great.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-21-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,130
Posted By philooo
it has been more than 6 month that I have the...

it has been more than 6 month that I have the car, I have to say that I am getting used to it and it seems more smooth.

I think the problem is that dealer hammer the car during test drive and then...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By philooo
sorry i was talking about adaptive drive ;D ...

sorry i was talking about adaptive drive ;D

I did not know you could have one without the other.

the self leveling option only matter if you intend to load heavy stuff in the back OR tow heavy...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By philooo
if you care about driving fast in the corners, it...

if you care about driving fast in the corners, it is a must have, don't even consider a car without it. it is expensive and most people skip that option but the drive is spectacular with it
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-14-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,865
Posted By philooo
I return the bmw part..total piece of crap I...

I return the bmw part..total piece of crap

I bought the Thule 460R Rapid Podium Foot Pack , they are AWESOME, I can put them up in 5 minute, the mechanism is night and day better !

go for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-13-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,587
Posted By philooo
anything new on that one ? anybody made an intake...

anything new on that one ? anybody made an intake for the X5/X5 5.0 ?

I know dinan has one for the 550 but not sure about the X5..
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 682
Posted By philooo
I am in same situation, it is just hard to put...

I am in same situation, it is just hard to put down the drain $3500, for a couple more bucks I think the best buy is a CPO X5M
I am dying to try the Dinan tune :S
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,394
Posted By philooo
I had the chance to drive both extensively. I own...

I had the chance to drive both extensively. I own an E70 V8 and basically the engine on the SRT is MUCH better. smooth from the start and pull all the way.
handling and comfort is much better on the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-18-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,361
Posted By philooo
you will get used to it... I was also thinking...

you will get used to it... I was also thinking the x5 was the perfect car, but it has its fault.
the transmission thing, I just would like to hear from an engineer point of view...why ???
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