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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,344
Posted By watrob
You should not be running winter diesel in your...

You should not be running winter diesel in your X5, its designed to run on Ultra diesel. Your ultra diesel in the US is 15ppm and that is the highest rating you should go.

Here in Australia our...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-03-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,344
Posted By watrob
It will take thousands of miles to break in your...

It will take thousands of miles to break in your diesel engine, my fuel economy gets better each week, give the engine a few months to break in and keep your tyre pressures up.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-02-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,064
Posted By watrob
If the diesel in the US 15ppm I now understand...

If the diesel in the US 15ppm I now understand why you have all the smog gear on the X5.

I have had the BMW diesels since 2003, and our diesel fuel back then was 50ppm, when it dropped to 10ppm...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-01-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,064
Posted By watrob
I believe your low sulfer diesel in the US is...

I believe your low sulfer diesel in the US is 10ppm, ours here is 5ppm. Heating oil is like 500ppm, and standard diesel (also called winter diesel) is 50ppm.

You could get away with a tank of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-30-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,084
Posted By watrob
This fixes the problem, have done this myself...

This fixes the problem, have done this myself couple times.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-29-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By watrob
Is the mechnical child lock actuator ingauged on...

Is the mechnical child lock actuator ingauged on that back door?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-28-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,692
Posted By watrob
Pump your front tyres up to 48lbs & rears to...

Pump your front tyres up to 48lbs & rears to 46lbs, Also the M50d has siffer bush sets and I also changed the front main bushes myself as well.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-28-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,948
Posted By watrob
Do you have AD?

Do you have AD?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-27-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,682
Posted By watrob
I have the Australian spec sheet printout, its...

I have the Australian spec sheet printout, its say 9 channel amp is 625w .............on there ebrochure it says 825w from the Australian BMW website, someone made a typo.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-23-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,938
Posted By watrob
Would not drive a ML if you gave me one for free,...

Would not drive a ML if you gave me one for free, its the same design as when the E53 X5's were out, you hardly see them here any more. When the E53 X5 was around there was heeps of ML's around but...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-22-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By watrob
Has to be as a result of an accident, I have not...

Has to be as a result of an accident, I have not heard of any X5's with cracked diffs.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-22-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,606
Posted By watrob
3.0ltr Diesel - M50d - N57TU 3 turbo engine

3.0ltr Diesel - M50d - N57TU 3 turbo engine
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-22-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,692
Posted By watrob
All AD X5's will have self level suspension. ...

All AD X5's will have self level suspension.

The X5M V8 & X5M M50d have different bushings to the rest of the X5's that have AD, the suspension is a little stiffer in its settings.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-22-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,682
Posted By watrob
Basic Radio BMW Professional is 6 loudspeakers ...

Basic Radio BMW Professional is 6 loudspeakers

First level is code 676 - HiFi loudspeaker System, 12 speakers 205w digital Amp with equaliser.

Second level is code 677 - HiFi System...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-22-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,270
Posted By watrob
AD, HUD, Keyless Entry, Stop & Go Cruise Control ...

AD, HUD, Keyless Entry, Stop & Go Cruise Control

I never look down at the speedo, HUD with Cruise Control great safety feature, specially if someone stops infront of you (when your checking your...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-22-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,692
Posted By watrob
There is diffinetely a difference in feeling when...

There is diffinetely a difference in feeling when an AD X5 is on Bridgestone RFT against Dunlops RFT.

I have had four X5 E70's with AD, all have had Dunlop 20"RFT but this one has Bridgestone's,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-22-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,084
Posted By watrob
You can pickup 12v from the top light console and...

You can pickup 12v from the top light console and push the wire through the rubber gromet that joins the rain sensor.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-22-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,606
Posted By watrob
Yeah, good enough to ask to fight a war with, but...

Yeah, good enough to ask to fight a war with, but not a good enough friend to as to dinner hey?:tsk:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-22-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,606
Posted By watrob
Typical, forget about your friends:cry:

Typical, forget about your friends:cry:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-18-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 78,798
Posted By watrob
Actually, you will notice the cliffs in the sand...

Actually, you will notice the cliffs in the sand dunes behind the X1, the tide at the moment is coming right up to the dunes?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-18-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 78,798
Posted By watrob
Actually this beach has been designated a Hwy to...

Actually this beach has been designated a Hwy to which all road rules apply. From Noosa North Shore onto Double Is Point then to the Township of Rainbow Beach some 60klm in length.

If a vehicle...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-17-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 78,798
Posted By watrob
I have had both the X5's & VW Toureg V8 in the...

I have had both the X5's & VW Toureg V8 in the family and do alot of beach diving to our beach house, around 14klm of beach (there is no road to the house).

One thing I can say it the VW has alot...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-14-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By watrob
Update 1005 is still for IOS 5. Emails have...

Update 1005 is still for IOS 5.

Emails have stopped working since IOS 6 Beta 4, Beta 3 emails worked OK.

We have to wait for an update from Apple to IOS 6 to fix the bug?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-11-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,237
Posted By watrob
Hi AutoUnion, Do you have the ultra ultra...

Hi AutoUnion,

Do you have the ultra ultra low sulfur diesel in the US yet, its 10 parts per million of sulfur, I think you went to ULD which is 15 parts per million in 2012, before that I thought...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-11-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,259
Posted By watrob
Centre console, igintion on, then Setting,...

Centre console, igintion on, then Setting, firmware update, takes a few seconds to find the Bin file. Also USB stick needs to be formated with FAT32. Glovebox USB is only for copying music to the...
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