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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 05:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 669
Posted By lordshin808
I've posted before on this forum about my oil...

I've posted before on this forum about my oil issue too, but same here. I'm losing 1 quart every 1200 too. My 2007 4.8i started losing oil at around 104,000 miles.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By lordshin808
Thanks for the suggestions guys. I'm gonna try...

Thanks for the suggestions guys. I'm gonna try Lamin-X when I get a chance to restore the headlights again. Hopefully, it last much longer than one year. :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-27-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By lordshin808
I have tried using Optimum Opti-Lens Permanent...

I have tried using Optimum Opti-Lens Permanent Headlight Coating from Autogeek.
http://www.autogeek.net/optimum-opti-lens-headlight-coating.html

It does make the restored lens last longer, but...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-27-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By lordshin808
Have anyone replaced headlight lens cover?

The headlight cover is all hazy and faded. I'm tried using the 3M headlight restoration kits a couple of times and they look great at first but after about a year, it starts to yellow and turn hazy...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By lordshin808
aside from the flickering issue, how bright are...

aside from the flickering issue, how bright are they compared to OEM?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-23-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By lordshin808
Yes we looked at the green sticker under the hood...

Yes we looked at the green sticker under the hood that shows 1.54 too.

I remember seeing something on the display about evacuating the system.

I'll check back with him about any leaks.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-23-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By lordshin808
Yes he mentioned adding a dye to the system and...

Yes he mentioned adding a dye to the system and that if there's a leak it'll be easier to spot. I'll check back with him in a few days.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-23-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By lordshin808
took it to my Indy shop and they hooked it up to...

took it to my Indy shop and they hooked it up to a Snap On AC service machine. It shows FREON was LOW. They added over 1LB. Electric fan was working fine. No problems there. I'm gonna drive it for a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-21-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By lordshin808
electric fan issue? AC does not cool until higher speed.

If my X5 been parked for several hours or over-night, the AC does not cool upon starting the car. It blows warm air for about 5 mins then it gets cold.

Is my problem the electric fan or possibly...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-15-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By lordshin808
The rear is also E18, but you only the E18 if you...

The rear is also E18, but you only the E18 if you want to replace the rotors. You will need 7mm hex socket for the calipers.

You will need a brake pad spreader like this to push cylinder back...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-16-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,701
Posted By lordshin808
haha so true. I was on E46fanatics for a long...

haha so true. I was on E46fanatics for a long time. Those guys hated the E92. lol
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-16-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,993
Posted By lordshin808
:thumbup::thumbup:

:thumbup::thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-05-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By lordshin808
if you don't think it's causing the leaks, I'm...

if you don't think it's causing the leaks, I'm wondering what is the purpose of these window strips? noise dampers? They're definitely broken and i'm wondering if i should fix it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By lordshin808
how is it holding up? how long have it been since...

how is it holding up? how long have it been since you restored it? Any fading after some rain?

I tried some trim restorer before too but they just didn't last very long. I finally decided to just...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By lordshin808
broken weather stripping around windows. Leaking?

anyone else having this problem on their older E70? mine is a 2007 and the rubber pieces are so brittle they just fall off. Is this reason why there's water in my rear carpet during heavy rain? I've...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-22-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By lordshin808
I replaced the fronts of mine at 110,000 miles...

I replaced the fronts of mine at 110,000 miles with Sachs. Rides great.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-22-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,993
Posted By lordshin808
that's good. glad it worked for you too. I don't...

that's good. glad it worked for you too. I don't think you will have any issues. enjoy!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-21-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By lordshin808
Thanks again :thumbup:

Thanks again :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-21-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By lordshin808
thank exactly what I needed. it never occurred to...

thank exactly what I needed. it never occurred to me to check under air conditioning and heating.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-21-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By lordshin808
engine compartment part search

i'm gathering parts to replace all the broken engine compartments. I've found the left, right, and center pieces. Now I'm looking for these two.

The grated triangle piece and foam strip. I've...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-17-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,993
Posted By lordshin808
Now that I think about it more. I don't think...

Now that I think about it more. I don't think doing the retrofit caused the failure.

Auto Hold was working perfectly for a couple of days. Like I said, I didn't used the parking brake for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-04-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By lordshin808
same thing happened to me. you will need a new...

same thing happened to me. you will need a new assembly motor. expensive part.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-30-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By lordshin808
parking brake will function normally. If you...

parking brake will function normally. If you don't want to use Auto Hold, just don't press that button. parking brake will work with either old or new switch.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-16-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,510
Posted By lordshin808
Have anyone gotten one of these high risk letters...

Have anyone gotten one of these high risk letters from BMW yet? I live in Houston, TX so that's definitely a high humidity gulf state plus my E70 is a 2007.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-11-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,166
Posted By lordshin808
I still don't understand how it can lock the keys...

I still don't understand how it can lock the keys inside when you have comfort access. Unless your comfort access is not working right.
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