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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-05-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,285
Posted By finagle69
I have done this, no sweat. You need a 30-pin to...

I have done this, no sweat. You need a 30-pin to RCA w/ vid, L+R audio.

Down towards the bottom right of the rear stack is a cover to take off that has the RCA inputs. You plug in there and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,999
Posted By finagle69
I'll need to take a few pics of it soon. I have...

I'll need to take a few pics of it soon. I have it lowered on Eibach springs and 12mm front/20mm rear spacers.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,999
Posted By finagle69
Ouch. Good luck finding a used set. Check all...

Ouch. Good luck finding a used set. Check all three of the main X forums for that. I got mine on Xbimmers.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,999
Posted By finagle69
I bought lightly used running boards/inner...

I bought lightly used running boards/inner piece/hardware from a member of (one of the) forums. I paid 150 shipped. I believe the OEM price to be a fair amount more than that.

I would look at...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,999
Posted By finagle69
I JUST did this on Saturday. So you're in luck. ...

I JUST did this on Saturday. So you're in luck.

It doesn't matter what wheel arches you have, they can stay. In order to remove the step side, it helps to break two of the plastic rivets on each...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-11-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,217
Posted By finagle69
The part is roughly $200 on realoem. ...

The part is roughly $200 on realoem.
http://realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=FE83&mospid=50043&btnr=51_6399&hg=51&fg=50

Labor will be 1 to 3 hours I'd think. Realistically it took me an hour to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-09-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By finagle69
I saw cams and traps listed on the torrent also,...

I saw cams and traps listed on the torrent also, but I honestly have no idea how to make that data visible in iDrive.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-09-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By finagle69
Sorry, it's on TPB, not Demonoid. Not sure...

Sorry, it's on TPB, not Demonoid.

Not sure if it's okay to post a link for this here, but here you go. I just search for "BMW map". Gives lots of results there.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-09-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,127
Posted By finagle69
^ Yep. I'm using a copy I found on Demonoid.

^ Yep. I'm using a copy I found on Demonoid.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-05-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,601
Posted By finagle69
"Scratched up" is a bit subjective. Post up a...

"Scratched up" is a bit subjective. Post up a picture.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-16-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,709
Posted By finagle69
I like them. Matte looks better to me than...

I like them. Matte looks better to me than gloss. It's amazing how much hate there is in these forums.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-08-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,396
Posted By finagle69
My calipers and hub faces were rusty when I...

My calipers and hub faces were rusty when I purchased my CPO '08 (from socal). My local dealer tried to clean off the rust, but only got about 50% of it. In the Spring, I'll take off the wheels for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-02-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By finagle69
When you turn, the wheel to the inside of the...

When you turn, the wheel to the inside of the turn gains positive camber (for all cars). The amount of positive camber gained is a function of the caster angle (which I don't know a typical X5 is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-16-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,217
Posted By finagle69
I replaced my driver side rear shade, but only...

I replaced my driver side rear shade, but only because the dealership I purchased the car from sent me the replacement part. I did the work myself. It takes a while to disassemble the panel, and is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-07-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,166
Posted By finagle69
I had this issue recently as well. All things...

I had this issue recently as well. All things mentioned here are good suggestions.

I didn't want to take a trip to the store, but used what I had, which was some Mothers Back to Black. After...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-07-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,222
Posted By finagle69
I suppose you're welcome?

I suppose you're welcome?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-07-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,222
Posted By finagle69
Lol. I lived in upstate NY for a while where...

Lol. I lived in upstate NY for a while where people drive on bald Federals in a 2-wheel drive car only... It's not that difficult to drive in snow if you know what you're doing...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-07-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,222
Posted By finagle69
Went to Tahoe this past winter in a blizzard with...

Went to Tahoe this past winter in a blizzard with the 20's and RFTs on. They let us pass when we flashed four fingers. Didn't have a problem the whole time. Broke traction once or twice due to the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-13-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,087
Posted By finagle69
Would like to see something as well. I was...

Would like to see something as well.

I was thinking of using some epoxy.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-04-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,430
Posted By finagle69
No kids here. And mine has the 3rd row seats and...

No kids here. And mine has the 3rd row seats and rear entertainment. LOL
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-26-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,215
Posted By finagle69
I've honestly never tried that. I have always...

I've honestly never tried that. I have always killed the engine before opening the driver door. I have had the seat belt off though, so that shouldn't matter. And the mrs. always opens her door...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-26-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,215
Posted By finagle69
It is ok to hit start/stop. I have coded...

It is ok to hit start/stop.

I have coded my X5 to unlock all doors when I hold the start/stop button for about a half second to turn off the car. All I do is pull up to a location, apply brake...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-03-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,285
Posted By finagle69
I've used Zaino's products for a long time now. ...

I've used Zaino's products for a long time now. The Leather Cleaner and Leather in a Bottle are very good products.

BUT, I like Leatherique more. After recently using this product, my black...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-28-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 700
Posted By finagle69
He is lying. Fight for it and you can get them...

He is lying. Fight for it and you can get them replaced.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-17-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,978
Posted By finagle69
I apologize for my reaction. Evidence that...

I apologize for my reaction. Evidence that posting after having a few too many is never a wise decision. Thankfully I wasn't driving. :)

As for the typo, looks like my dyslexia was shining...
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