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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Sticky: DIY and How-To
Views: 5,116
Posted By lordshin808
Good one here for the Parking brake /...

Good one here for the
Parking brake / emergency brake (EMF) switch replacement

http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e70-forum/92391-diy-emergency-brake-emf-switch-replacement.html
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By lordshin808
i thought coils rarely fail. I I replaced 2 sets...

i thought coils rarely fail. I I replaced 2 sets of spark plugs on my E46 and was still on the original coils when I sold the car at 175k.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 507
Posted By lordshin808
did you get this figured out yet? I'm in Houston...

did you get this figured out yet? I'm in Houston too, and was planning to changed the spark plugs on my 4.8i this weekend.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-21-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,235
Posted By lordshin808
the black plastic bumper trim is sun faded and...

the black plastic bumper trim is sun faded and looks like crap.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-18-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By lordshin808
I found out that you have to turn it all the way...

I found out that you have to turn it all the way to the right to the "ON" position. Drive it for a few minutes then switch it back to "Auto." The will activate the angel eyes and taillights when...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-13-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By lordshin808
bad FRM footwell module or coding issue? No angel eyes on Unlocking

hi, My angel eyes don't always turn ON when I unlock the doors. they used to work perfectly. recently, the battery have been acting up and it turned out to be a bad battery. I've replaced the battery...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-12-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,081
Posted By lordshin808
I have an 07 with CCC system and camera too. I'm...

I have an 07 with CCC system and camera too. I'm wondering if you just upgrade the camera, will our current lcd monitor support the higher resolution?

I know the newer CIC system have a higher...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-02-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By lordshin808
Did your front tires rub some with the taller...

Did your front tires rub some with the taller 275/45x20 ? I could hear mine rubbing when I had 275/45/20 on the front. Mostly pulling in and out of parking spaces. Not during normal driving.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-02-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By lordshin808
Here's my non-staggered setup 20x10 275/40/20 all...

Here's my non-staggered setup 20x10 275/40/20 all around. I didn't bother to add the fender flares. Didn't need them with the 275.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-25-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 937
Posted By lordshin808
Actually, I'm in Houston, Tx never been to...

Actually, I'm in Houston, Tx never been to Vietnam before. One day i will go.

Ok, I will try to find a shoe repair or auto upholstery place in town. Hopefully, they can do a good job like yours....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-25-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By lordshin808
mine was replaced under the 80k emissions...

mine was replaced under the 80k emissions warranty. Luckily I was at 78,500 miles at the time. good luck.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-25-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 937
Posted By lordshin808
wow, that looks great just like OEM. So you went...

wow, that looks great just like OEM. So you went to a shoe repair place? How long have you had it restored like that? Is it holding up well from daily use?

btw, are you Vietnamese? noticed your...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-24-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 937
Posted By lordshin808
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Thanks


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-24-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 937
Posted By lordshin808
Can you post a pic of your recovered handles? I'm...

Can you post a pic of your recovered handles? I'm really interested. Thanks.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-24-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 937
Posted By lordshin808
Thanks I'm gonna get a replacement handle....

Thanks I'm gonna get a replacement handle. Hopefully it won't happen again.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-24-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 937
Posted By lordshin808
I don't think it's a chemical reaction the...

I don't think it's a chemical reaction the plastic or rubber there feels soft. Like a firmer version of play dough. I can make an indentation with my nails pretty easily.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-24-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 937
Posted By lordshin808
sh1t, i think you are absolutely right about the...

sh1t, i think you are absolutely right about the rings. I don't wear rings and my handles are perfect. Both the front and rear passenger door handles have these marks. if i replace the handles,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-24-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 937
Posted By lordshin808
melted and soft plastic door handles

Anyone else have this problem on their door handles? I'm in Houston, TX so maybe the heat have something to do with it? it's pretty nasty
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-16-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By lordshin808
Looks like that E70 went to the dentist and got...

Looks like that E70 went to the dentist and got braces.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-16-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,855
Posted By lordshin808
i dont think you can replace just the lens, it's...

i dont think you can replace just the lens, it's comes as part of the entire headlight assembly.

I used the 3M kit too and the first couple of months the lens looks great. then the hazing returns,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-12-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,679
Posted By lordshin808
422334Here's a shot of the wheels. It's 20x10 all...

422334Here's a shot of the wheels. It's 20x10 all around so I can rotate them.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-06-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,679
Posted By lordshin808
so far I've only driven up to 65mph, no...

so far I've only driven up to 65mph, no vibrations at all. They don't look cheap at all. I really don't think wheels are as important as tires. Tires are really whats keeping your car on the ground....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-06-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,679
Posted By lordshin808
Ok I got the wheels and mounted them yesterday....

Ok I got the wheels and mounted them yesterday. They look absolutely perfect. Most people probably can't tell they're replicas. Discount Tires balanced and mounted them without any issues. i'm a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,679
Posted By lordshin808
I just ordered them a couple of days ago, they...

I just ordered them a couple of days ago, they will be delivered on Monday. I'll mount them on Tuesday.

Here's the link ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,679
Posted By lordshin808
Yea, I read that too. I'm been debating this...

Yea, I read that too. I'm been debating this wheel purchase for months before finally settling on Ebay. I picked the seller with the most positive feedback.

I seriously considered getting...
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