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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,940
Posted By SoCaLE39
Unfortunately it's not as easy as just removing...

Unfortunately it's not as easy as just removing the trim. If I recall correctly, you'll need to remove the side carpeting and leather panels, wood trim on the sides, rear climate panel, then the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-23-2016, 06:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By SoCaLE39
I was in a similar situation last year. Was...

I was in a similar situation last year. Was trying to find one with AD for months but eventually picked up a very well optioned 35d w/o AD. Your options are going to be very slim if you want AD,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-22-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,809
Posted By SoCaLE39
I think my question was missed ZoomVT. Look at...

I think my question was missed ZoomVT. Look at your quoted txt above and tell me that makes sense. The way I read it, you won't pay extra for the options on a used car but will pay for them on a new...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-22-2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,809
Posted By SoCaLE39
Doesn't this completely contradict your point?

Doesn't this completely contradict your point?
Forum: Suspension and Braking 08-21-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By SoCaLE39
Like New Genuine BMW Front Rotors & Pads - E70 X5 35d/35i/48i

Like New Genuine BMW Front Rotors & Pads - E70 X5 35d/35i/48i...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-17-2016, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 823
Posted By SoCaLE39
The center console black trim pieces are cheap...

The center console black trim pieces are cheap and easy to replace. I posted some videos on YouTube just look up the username Bimmermarketplace
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By SoCaLE39
These do not dust as bad as you may think. Also...

These do not dust as bad as you may think. Also consider the circumstances of driving up mtn ranges with a fully loaded cabin.

I'll take a pic of the wheels so you guys can judge for yourselves.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By SoCaLE39
Textar ePad Brake Pad Review & Applications

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I think it's no surprise that like most BMW enthusiast, we all dread the infamous BMW brake dust issue. When it gets to the point that a night out in the city means the next...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-12-2016, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By SoCaLE39
I've had it on my last three BMWs and love it but...

I've had it on my last three BMWs and love it but trust me, it's not worth the hassle of retrofitting and that coming from a guy who has pulled dashes out. A lot of time and money for little gain IMHO
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-06-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,071
Posted By SoCaLE39
I think you'll notice a difference from that...

I think you'll notice a difference from that generation of BMWs to the newer models across the board. BMW to some degree has become more refined with their interiors but newer technology has pulled...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-05-2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,071
Posted By SoCaLE39
I had a F15 for a loaner for a few days as well...

I had a F15 for a loaner for a few days as well and I have to agree that it feels more refined but honestly the overall driving characteristics made the vehicle feel like a cheap Toyota and that's...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,155
Posted By SoCaLE39
I've towed several times with my 35d. The...

I've towed several times with my 35d. The heaviest load was hauling a car and the trailer just had a mechanical tongue brake which worked just fine.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,273
Posted By SoCaLE39
There should be an option to add you last 7 of...

There should be an option to add you last 7 of the vin.....at least the last time bought from them.

Btw, I'm selling a practically new set of Genuine BMW front rotors and pads if interested.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,273
Posted By SoCaLE39
Why do you need the size? As long as you complete...

Why do you need the size? As long as you complete the vehicle information form with the correct info you'll be shipped the correct parts.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2016, 05:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By SoCaLE39
Just FYI I have a practically new set of Genuine...

Just FYI I have a practically new set of Genuine BMW front rotors and pads for a 35d for sale. Only asking $200. PM me for more details.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2016, 05:45 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,273
Posted By SoCaLE39
@edycol I ended up buying my rotors from...

@edycol
I ended up buying my rotors from oembimmerparts. Not sure of the manufacturing origin nor do I care because these are definitely the same as the Genuine BMW parts the dealership put on my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-01-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,273
Posted By SoCaLE39
Pretty excited today as I've been working with...

Pretty excited today as I've been working with Vogtland in getting a set of their springs to test and they finally came in from Germany! I've read great reviews about these springs for other...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-01-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 27,022
Posted By SoCaLE39
Had mine done last week. According to SA BMW is...

Had mine done last week. According to SA BMW is only releasing 8 driveshafts per week to each dealership. Not sure if this is true but I'd definitely call first before assuming they have parts in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 514
Posted By SoCaLE39
There's absolutely no problem with reusing the...

There's absolutely no problem with reusing the sensor if it hasn't been worn into. I've been doing maintenance on all my BMWs for the past 10 years and never had an issue reusing one that was not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,273
Posted By SoCaLE39
Been a while since my last update as I have been...

Been a while since my last update as I have been swamped with projects. Building a custom cafe motorcycle, 71 Chevelle, upgrading the house and of course work, all contribute to little time left....
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-28-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By SoCaLE39
Thanks Brad.

Thanks Brad.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-27-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By SoCaLE39
Updated Price.

Updated Price.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-27-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By SoCaLE39
Updated price.

Updated price.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-26-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By SoCaLE39
Nice looking wheels. GLWS

Nice looking wheels. GLWS
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-25-2016, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By SoCaLE39
PMs replied to.

PMs replied to.
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