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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-27-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,668
Posted By docsalr
Floor LINERS are very nice. Floor MATS not so.

Floor LINERS are very nice. Floor MATS not so.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-06-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 819
Posted By docsalr
Also would like similar info. If someone can add...

Also would like similar info. If someone can add what should the jack and stands be rated at (2 tons or more?).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-26-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,200
Posted By docsalr
If you can feel the scratch I would first try a...

If you can feel the scratch I would first try a wet magic eraser. It just might work. My 2 cents.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-12-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,608
Posted By docsalr
I agree. Totally useless IMO.

I agree. Totally useless IMO.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-17-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,205
Posted By docsalr
Thanks! This sure helps!

Thanks! This sure helps!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-16-2010, 06:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,084
Posted By docsalr
Here is Canada the temp. (w/o windchill) has gons...

Here is Canada the temp. (w/o windchill) has gons to -11 degree C (about 12 degree F) and have not had any problems. The fluid I buy is from Costco rated to be effective till -40 degree C (same as...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,000
Posted By docsalr
Exact same problem with mine. About 3800kms. ...

Exact same problem with mine. About 3800kms. Would this be covered under warranty?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,124
Posted By docsalr
Sometimes dings are better left as is. It...

Sometimes dings are better left as is. It doesn't matter if it is $30,000 brand new Altima or $80,000 X5d (Yes, that is what I paid in Canada after 13% taxes). What is worse is that after having...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,124
Posted By docsalr
I wouldn't jump to repaint it as yet. Give it a...

I wouldn't jump to repaint it as yet. Give it a month and reassess if it still is an eye sore. The same thing happened to my Altima and was in the same dilemma. I used rubbing compound and touched...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,280
Posted By docsalr
Come on! I think he just wants someone to hear...

Come on! I think he just wants someone to hear him out....he is frustrated. Give him a break!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,723
Posted By docsalr
Is this only for Europe or it is a requirement...

Is this only for Europe or it is a requirement for Canada and/or the US too?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-12-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,205
Posted By docsalr
Looking for the same. No luck with google. Can...

Looking for the same. No luck with google. Can someone post a link?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-12-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,178
Posted By docsalr
Question Cheapest BMW online parts seller

I am going to be ordering some heating switches and trim (for the first time for BMW cars) and would like some help locating a trusted online vendor with relatively cheaper prices than the dealer. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-12-2010, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,301
Posted By docsalr
I don't think that all front seats are wired for...

I don't think that all front seats are wired for heating. I could be wrong.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-11-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,301
Posted By docsalr
I found these part numbers from my friend...

I found these part numbers from my friend (google):

I am assuming one would need these:

61 31 6 988 957 - switch x 2
51 16 6 963 374 - switch cover

Can someone help me with locating the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-11-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,301
Posted By docsalr
Where could I get the part number for the...

Where could I get the part number for the switches?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-11-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,301
Posted By docsalr
Thanks for the info. Now one more question...can...

Thanks for the info. Now one more question...can rear heating be ordered without getting 4-zone climate? It can't be done in Canada but I have seen posts saying approx. 400 for rear heating. If it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-11-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,670
Posted By docsalr
I have been hearing whirring sounds on start-up...

I have been hearing whirring sounds on start-up and shut down. No clue to what it could be.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-09-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,301
Posted By docsalr
Question Rear Heating

It looks like all rear seats come with inbuilt heating element. Would it be possible to add a switch to enable seat heating (and look as oem as possible)?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-07-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,615
Posted By docsalr
Atleast here in Canada (Greater Toronto Area) I...

Atleast here in Canada (Greater Toronto Area) I have no problems with diesel availability. Diesel is most of the times 3-5 cents cheaper per litre.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-07-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,625
Posted By docsalr
I don't know what premium sound sounds like but I...

I don't know what premium sound sounds like but I know that the base sound is worse than my 2007 Altima! There is no punch, not enough base. One time I was actually sitting in the back seat and the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-07-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 755
Posted By docsalr
Start-up Sound

I got my X5 35d about 2 months ago and since day one I hear a a whirring sound upon start-up which goes away in 5-10 seconds. It sounds like a small motor is running and then it stops. Also noticed...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-29-2010, 05:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,827
Posted By docsalr
That looks like a problem and I would have it...

That looks like a problem and I would have it checked out. Basically when you turn right, the right fog light should turn on and vice-versa.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-11-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 825
Posted By docsalr
x35d price paid in Canada

With all the recent pricing posts I was just wondering what people paid for their X5s in Canada? US prices is significantly lower!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-27-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 668
Posted By docsalr
Question Retrofitting Rear Climate Control

Hi,

I have a less than a month old 35d and was wondering if I could add the rear climate control?
Anybody tried it? I do have the cold package and the front heated seats. Any help would be...
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