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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-26-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By blue dragon
I see you took my advice about the BMW towing...

I see you took my advice about the BMW towing mirrors. They work well without the vibration typically found in the aftermarket setups
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-18-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By blue dragon
I have never gotten that error, and tow a lot...

I have never gotten that error, and tow a lot more than you.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-18-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 479
Posted By blue dragon
Not really, the test plan in Rheingold says to...

Not really, the test plan in Rheingold says to replace the plug, and if the code is still there, replace the module. I should have just swapped both at the same time, they are not expensive.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-18-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By blue dragon
My guess would be not LED, its an LCD screen

My guess would be not LED, its an LCD screen
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-18-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By blue dragon
You will also need to run the calibration...

You will also need to run the calibration procedure in INPA or Rheingold if you do swap it yourself. Me personally, I would pay to get this job done :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-18-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 479
Posted By blue dragon
http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e70-foru...

http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e70-forum/100701-faulty-glow-plug-error-code-replaced-all-6-a.html

I went through the same thing, replaced all 6 plugs, and then had to go back to replace...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-18-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By blue dragon
CIC screen backlight flickering

Sometimes it goes off completely. Not the typical entire screen flicker that you would see reminiscent of a bad activation module (for those with retrofitted CICs), but just the freaking backlight....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,432
Posted By blue dragon
+AHMU to the FA, write to CAS and FRM with...

+AHMU to the FA, write to CAS and FRM with FA_write (something like that) as the job
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,432
Posted By blue dragon
Read out your FA, if there isn't the retrofit...

Read out your FA, if there isn't the retrofit code for the trailer module, chances are you don't have one :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-13-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 938
Posted By blue dragon
Or DIY :) I've changed within the last year ...

Or DIY :)
I've changed within the last year
1. Glow plugs and module
2. DEF injector
3. MAP sensor
4. Front wheel bearings and Thrust arms
5. Front and rear diff and transfer case fluids.
I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-06-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,014
Posted By blue dragon
Good info.

Good info.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-23-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By blue dragon
I'll check tonight when I get home, I've been...

I'll check tonight when I get home, I've been reading your discussions over on the airstream forums too
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,070
Posted By blue dragon
I wouldn't do it, and thats from someone who tows...

I wouldn't do it, and thats from someone who tows over 2k KM annually. When my boat is wet (gas, water, all other paraphernalia) in the summer, I don't even take my family, I have my wife drive as...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-27-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By blue dragon
BMW Canada does not look kindly on cars imported...

BMW Canada does not look kindly on cars imported from the US. I have fought my own battles with them. I think you may need to find a used motor


Here is a motor in Ontario for 7k
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-18-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 897
Posted By blue dragon
Good job, and eeewwww!, beige interior:eek:

Good job, and eeewwww!, beige interior:eek:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-15-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By blue dragon
The hyperbole is strong in this thread

The hyperbole is strong in this thread
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,152
Posted By blue dragon
My tongue weight is in the 430 lb range. Trailer...

My tongue weight is in the 430 lb range. Trailer and boat are in the 6k range. No sway, no issues towing
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,152
Posted By blue dragon
Why is your tongue weight so high? Is your boat...

Why is your tongue weight so high? Is your boat properly on the trailer? You may need to move it back a bit. See this post for how my boat sits on the trailer, and how much rear end sag I have with...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-08-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,534
Posted By blue dragon
Look at my pics of my intake manifold, you can...

Look at my pics of my intake manifold, you can clearly see the sensor

http://www.xoutpost.com/1039112-post5.html
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-03-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By blue dragon
Sorry what is it exactly that you need done? PM...

Sorry what is it exactly that you need done? PM me your email address, I'll send you some info.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-01-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 844
Posted By blue dragon
I replied in your other thread, you need an FSC...

I replied in your other thread, you need an FSC code for BMW apps. Back when I did it (2013) you needed to pay one of the vendors to generate and import, but given the state of available tools, if...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-01-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,376
Posted By blue dragon
You cannot just code 6NR, you need an FSC...

You cannot just code 6NR, you need an FSC enabling code for it if your daten version is newer V41.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-31-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,393
Posted By blue dragon
My philosophy is why pay for something you can do...

My philosophy is why pay for something you can do yourself and have the time to do
If any one of those two constraints is not me, to the shop it goes.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-31-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By blue dragon
Why don't you buy them from a recycler ...

Why don't you buy them from a recycler

http://www.car-part.com
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By blue dragon
Because BMW isn't paying for the oil changes...

Because BMW isn't paying for the oil changes anymore, you are ;)
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