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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-15-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 895
Posted By kanar200
Yes, I survived many proper winters in Europe and...

Yes, I survived many proper winters in Europe and I am ski freak, so I have been visiting ski resorts quite often as well. Of course, if you have -20C (-4F) it is better to wait one or two minutes...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-15-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 895
Posted By kanar200
I drive BMW diesels the last 10 years and I have...

I drive BMW diesels the last 10 years and I have never waited a minute to heat up the car. This pointless, the car heats up faster when it is driving.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-14-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 895
Posted By kanar200
It is not necessary about the temperature. At...

It is not necessary about the temperature. At least not directly. It is about Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) which needs temperature and time to clear up.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-13-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,687
Posted By kanar200
I will be changing front brake pads shortly. The...

I will be changing front brake pads shortly. The rotors are 30.18 mm and 29.81 mm. Should I change the rotors as well? Do you know the thickness of the rotors when they are new and what is the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-06-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By kanar200
Thanks, this is also useful info for me. For sure...

Thanks, this is also useful info for me. For sure I would not take the car to Stevens Creek for anything I would need to pay for (or any other Bay Area dealer).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-06-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By kanar200
I am at almost 51k miles. CBS shows 1k miles to...

I am at almost 51k miles. CBS shows 1k miles to replace the front pads (still original parts). I measured the rotors and they are 30.18 mm and 29.81 mm.

- What will happen in 1k miles? The light...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-22-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By kanar200
Thanks guys! Actually, the rims are...

Thanks guys! Actually, the rims are scratched…. The black stuff is not only on the surface…. I have visited the shop earlier in the morning. They agreed to cover repair costs (have a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-21-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By kanar200
OK, thanks guys. I will try it! Hopefully, that...

OK, thanks guys. I will try it! Hopefully, that will help. Many thanks
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-21-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By kanar200
America’s Tires scratched my 3 rims

Hi guys,

I have my tires replaced at America’s Tires three weeks ago. When I got the car back the rims were dirty after the procedure (they were covered with some kind of black stuff). I am not...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 08-19-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,134
Posted By kanar200
Problems with 35d were predominately for 2009 and...

Problems with 35d were predominately for 2009 and 2010 models and were related to urea system including the software. It appears that BMW figured out the system in 2011.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By kanar200
I installed Euro OE hitch and purchased OE...

I installed Euro OE hitch and purchased OE harness from circlebmw.com (parts@circlebmw.com) $163.44 plus shipping.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-09-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By kanar200
Thanks. Yes, these are factory mounted Michelins....

Thanks. Yes, these are factory mounted Michelins. I purchased the same model but non run flat.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-09-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By kanar200
Thanks. I am worrying about the wear on the front...

Thanks. I am worrying about the wear on the front tires. Right now maybe it results from the fact that they are almost done, but I had the uneven wear around 20k miles on the front tires.

Fresh...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-09-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By kanar200
Hi Guys, I will be changing my tires...

Hi Guys,

I will be changing my tires shortly. I have 49k miles on the clock and the tires are still above the minimum tread (actually I purchased new tires a few months back, but did not have time...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-06-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,174
Posted By kanar200
I purchased 7yr/100k PLT for $5,050. Shop around....

I purchased 7yr/100k PLT for $5,050. Shop around. Some dealers still accept key to be mailed (I did not have to do this).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,174
Posted By kanar200
Just FYI - I sent a few emails to dealers in...

Just FYI - I sent a few emails to dealers in approx. 50-60 miles range asking about pricing for 84 months/100k miles platinum extended warranty. A couple of observations: (i) the Bay Area dealers did...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-14-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,247
Posted By kanar200
Just quickly via google. They are discussing...

Just quickly via google. They are discussing differences:

http://f10.5post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=940515

I am 100% sure that there are more differences between 30d/40d/50d than just adding...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-14-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,247
Posted By kanar200
Well, I do not have a deep knowledge about...

Well, I do not have a deep knowledge about tuning, but I far as I read about this, the ECU is recording some data about the performance and in case of any failure BMW can check what were the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-14-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,247
Posted By kanar200
Only for those who are willing to take a risk of...

Only for those who are willing to take a risk of having the engine and tranny out of warranty...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-10-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By kanar200
I do not know which BMW cross rails you have, but...

I do not know which BMW cross rails you have, but the rails I saw, I did not like them

http://www.amazon.com/BMW-Genuine-Factory-82710404320-Profile/dp/B000PIMPG4

I am using Thule Aero cross...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-08-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,247
Posted By kanar200
@NoI4plz - F15 35d is not a twin scroll, it is a...

@NoI4plz - F15 35d is not a twin scroll, it is a simple single turbo. For clarity purposes:

F15 35d - single turbo (basic one)
F15 35i - twin scroll (but still one turbo, more advance than the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-08-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By kanar200
Mine is 2011, but Thule offers always adapters...

Mine is 2011, but Thule offers always adapters for all kind of rails.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-07-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,247
Posted By kanar200
Well, 530d has basically the same engine as F15...

Well, 530d has basically the same engine as F15 30d (aka in the US as 35d). Based on what you are saying, 30d would be the first single turbo engine which has less turbo lag than a bi-turbo (the same...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-07-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,247
Posted By kanar200
I am sorry, but your F15 (in fact 30d in ROW and...

I am sorry, but your F15 (in fact 30d in ROW and not 35d) has a single turbo charger and E70 35d has two of them which generally improves the driving experience (including reduced turbo lag). E70...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-07-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By kanar200
I use Thule for support system and for boxes. IMO...

I use Thule for support system and for boxes. IMO they have better stuff than BMW branded.
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