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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 06:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By boostedX5SAV
You do not need to go to dealer to install tires....

You do not need to go to dealer to install tires. Any shop will do. You can find a reputable tire shop to do it. I ordered mine from Tirerack and they had a recommended installer that has great...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-02-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By boostedX5SAV
The app costs around $50. The gen 2 adapter is at...

The app costs around $50. The gen 2 adapter is at least $50 or more if you get the iPhone version. To register a new battery, you need to pay an extra 10

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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-02-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By boostedX5SAV
I tried it but I think my cable didn't work. Is...

I tried it but I think my cable didn't work. Is there a cable that doesn't cost $100 that would work?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By boostedX5SAV
Yes, that's what it looks like. An expensive part...

Yes, that's what it looks like. An expensive part too... $1000 http://parts.bmwofsouthatlanta.com/showAssembly.aspx?ukey_product=8399166&ukey_assembly=257513
Part # 34436850289
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2016, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 432
Posted By boostedX5SAV
I had the parking brake malfunction go off. I...

I had the parking brake malfunction go off. I believe at one point, it was red light instead of the usual yellow. It would work sometimes if I restart the car with the yellow warning.

I had the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 887
Posted By boostedX5SAV
I have driven up to Toronto last year with the...

I have driven up to Toronto last year with the DWS. I've reached speeds in excess of 80 mph on the thruway from Syracuse to Buffalo. I felt confident in the tire. I've also been on light snow and the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By boostedX5SAV
I thought about installing those but I didn't...

I thought about installing those but I didn't want to pretend to be a Mercedes Benz. Also, was unsure of how to hook it up. I think our angel eyes are good enough.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2016, 06:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 887
Posted By boostedX5SAV
I drive in NYC and I have the DWS. I love them.

I drive in NYC and I have the DWS. I love them.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-21-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,176
Posted By boostedX5SAV
This is what I do too. Car will start around 1k...

This is what I do too. Car will start around 1k rpm idle, warm idle is around 600 rpm. Car will drop to 600 rpm after 10 seconds or so after a cold start. That is when I drive off. Initially, I won't...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-20-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,073
Posted By boostedX5SAV
Do you have a picture of how your fog lights...

Do you have a picture of how your fog lights look? Have you tried them in the fog?

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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-28-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 803
Posted By boostedX5SAV
You can zip tie it. I'd recommend at metal zip...

You can zip tie it. I'd recommend at metal zip tie, the plastic one may melt off or break off. *knock on wood* I haven't had a CEL yet since ziptieing it although it there may be a code that doesn't...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-08-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By boostedX5SAV
That's going to hurt the bottom line.

That's going to hurt the bottom line.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-03-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By boostedX5SAV
You're 4 hours away. Kind of far, but I'll...

You're 4 hours away. Kind of far, but I'll remember you when I need to change mine. Still got a little over 10k miles to go before I need to change mine. I suppose I can make a trip to central new...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-02-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 886
Posted By boostedX5SAV
http://image.superstreetonline.com/f/16585408/eurp...

http://image.superstreetonline.com/f/16585408/eurp_0902_17_z+BMW_X5+rear_view.jpg
Forum: General Automotive Forum 12-02-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By boostedX5SAV
My thoughts exactly. I've seen other dealerships...

My thoughts exactly. I've seen other dealerships offer free carfax reports that show how many owners and service histories. This gives me a comfort level for me to go to the next step towards buying...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 12-02-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By boostedX5SAV
Used car dealer not giving carfax

So I contacted a used car dealer about a car fax report and he responds that they don't give out carfax reports until we reach a price agreement on the car. It costs them money for each report they...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-11-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 878
Posted By boostedX5SAV
There are a few dealers in outside of NYC that...

There are a few dealers in outside of NYC that have specials for oil change for $80-90. Buying the oil change kit costs around $70-80 alone and I still need to change it myself. I would very much...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT 11-10-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 575
Posted By boostedX5SAV
RCT Performance in College Point is good. I would...

RCT Performance in College Point is good. I would call them up and ask if they do the install. I've seen aftermarket parts and tunes in their shop so I would think they do.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-04-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 919
Posted By boostedX5SAV
The Velcro is used for the carpet mats. I had to...

The Velcro is used for the carpet mats. I had to take it out and use the plastic anchors that came with my weather techs to secure the weather tech floor mats. Only the front seats gets anchors. The...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-03-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 753
Posted By boostedX5SAV
Yes, I think you might need a custom PID for...

Yes, I think you might need a custom PID for engine temperature. I have voice prompt setup to alert me when the engine is at operating temperature. I don't know how they get that info, but it seems...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-03-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 753
Posted By boostedX5SAV
App to check transmission temp?

That is the exact one that I use. I didn't want to risk buying a cheap one, risk it not work, then buy some more til I got one that worked. I definitely recommend the BAFX adapter for use with torque...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-03-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 919
Posted By boostedX5SAV
I installed weathertechs a couple days I got my...

I installed weathertechs a couple days I got my car. I don't like the stains that carpet leaves and weathertechs are great for rain/snow/mud/etc. Much easier to clean and fit is awesome. I ordered...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-03-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 753
Posted By boostedX5SAV
Torque has transmission temperature. I use it. I...

Torque has transmission temperature. I use it. I also use the ELM327 BT adapter but I leave mine plugged in. Have left it in there for a week with no issues on battery drain.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-02-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By boostedX5SAV
Yes, thanks. I saw that too and at first I though...

Yes, thanks. I saw that too and at first I though only the stock size would fit. I wonder how the 235 would look on the rims. I'm still debating whether I want to install the tires. I have been good...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-02-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By boostedX5SAV
I have style 209 wheels and the offset is 18x8.5....

I have style 209 wheels and the offset is 18x8.5. Stock tires are 255/55/18. The 235/60/18 fits the wheels fine? It's almost one inch narrower.

Edit: Dug up a post from 2012 answering this...
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