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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-01-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,493
Posted By kankou
we got around 12k out of our dunlop RFTs, 60%...

we got around 12k out of our dunlop RFTs, 60% city driving.
the alignment was pretty off and i didnt realize it until 5k miles in. so maybe they would've lasted a couple thousand more miles if the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-24-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,283
Posted By kankou
I plan to

I plan to
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-24-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,283
Posted By kankou
Count me in as another owner that has had the...

Count me in as another owner that has had the recall bolt fail. My recall was performed in mid Dec.
Last week while at a red light I lost power steering and a Charging Malfunction message popped...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-09-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,844
Posted By kankou
from what i understand, the OE halos cannot be...

from what i understand, the OE halos cannot be retrofitted. you'd need new headlamps housings. i could be wrong as it's been quite awhile since i've kept up with the "halo" discussions.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-09-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,844
Posted By kankou
lux angel eyes is one of the popular ones. ...

lux angel eyes is one of the popular ones.
http://luxangeleyes.com/

do a search and you'll find plenty of discussions on this :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-07-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,534
Posted By kankou
Lol Classic BMW puts those Texas flag decals...

Lol
Classic BMW puts those Texas flag decals next to the rear license plates.
So the Texas Mod is just removing the flag ;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-06-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,623
Posted By kankou
At what speed or conditions do you experience the...

At what speed or conditions do you experience the vibrations?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-05-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By kankou
Your CA is either ignorant or lazy. There should...

Your CA is either ignorant or lazy. There should be a build week associated with your production number, and that is something they can look up.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-05-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By kankou
ask your CA for the exact week of your allocation...

ask your CA for the exact week of your allocation slot.

when i placed my order, my CA was able to show me on his computer screen that my allocation was slotted for the following week.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-30-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,534
Posted By kankou
I actually had the opposite experience. I...

I actually had the opposite experience. I negotiated via email and was able to arrive at a reasonable price per the forums. Then I went in person the put the deposit down for the order.
Probably...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-29-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,347
Posted By kankou
thanks for posting that BMW response, it is very...

thanks for posting that BMW response, it is very helpful.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-29-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,534
Posted By kankou
Congrats, looks great! My 35d was also from...

Congrats, looks great!
My 35d was also from Classic BMW.
The first thing I did was the Texas flag mod :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-29-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,966
Posted By kankou
in front plate required states, carmax always...

in front plate required states, carmax always slaps on a front plate when they take in a car.

at least they used the front bracket on your ex-X5. i've seen many cars where they just put two...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-27-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,347
Posted By kankou
can you post the email you received?

can you post the email you received?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-02-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,405
Posted By kankou
what do you mean by tiny tears? are they surface...

what do you mean by tiny tears? are they surface scuffs or slits that go all the through the leather?
Perhaps you can capture it in a picture.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-02-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,744
Posted By kankou
Nice write-up, thanks for sharing. I agree...

Nice write-up, thanks for sharing.

I agree about the "weak" AC on the X5. The AC could barely keep up with the 95F+ summer days in TX.

I was also surprised the front bumper sensors do not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-23-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,086
Posted By kankou
igorbmwx5 was asking how the 35d compared to the...

igorbmwx5 was asking how the 35d compared to the 3.0i engine, not 3.5i :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-10-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,190
Posted By kankou
yes, that's how it works by design. i heard...

yes, that's how it works by design.

i heard it was a safety feature, e.g. closing the rear hatch on someone still in the trunk area when you couldnt see the clearly from the front seats.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-31-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 80,800
Posted By kankou
Do you have to move out the Touareg in order to...

Do you have to move out the Touareg in order to climb into the X5?
The side mirrors are almost touching :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-23-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,426
Posted By kankou
i did 40% on the front side windows because i...

i did 40% on the front side windows because i didn't want them too dark. they do look a little lighter than the factory privacy windows, so i think 35% would be almost perfect.

as others have...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-10-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,320
Posted By kankou
my jan built 2012 sports package 35d does not...

my jan built 2012 sports package 35d does not have paddles.

according to the 2012 X5 ordering guide, the paddle shifters were only on the 35i sport activity and M Sports.
so unless there was a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-03-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,569
Posted By kankou
i have the same clicking/creaking sound coming...

i have the same clicking/creaking sound coming from both B-pillar plastic covers. i think some felt tape on the inside of the plastic cover will take care that sound.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,926
Posted By kankou
it's the tech's carelessness. totally avoidable.

it's the tech's carelessness. totally avoidable.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,056
Posted By kankou
i have space grey/cinnamon and love the color...

i have space grey/cinnamon and love the color combination. the two colors go very well together.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-25-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,435
Posted By kankou
And here we go again... :D

And here we go again... :D
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