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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-13-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 699
Posted By cobaltfan
X5 Wheel Question - 214s to 211s

I have a 2011 X35 SA with the 20" 214s. I am wanting to switch out and put snow tires on for the winter and found a set of 19" 211s from a 2007 X5. Question - will these fit?

Thanks for the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-09-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,074
Posted By cobaltfan
Highly recommend Griots Garage products -Interior...

Highly recommend Griots Garage products -Interior Cleaner is excellent. All their products are great.

www.griotsgarage.com
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-31-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 940
Posted By cobaltfan
BMW used to include small, colored stickers...

BMW used to include small, colored stickers (grey, blue, etc) that fit perfectly on to the BMW key so that one could tell the difference between keys. They are very discrete and don't stand out. I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-23-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,043
Posted By cobaltfan
I agree - no reason to judge. I live in a condo...

I agree - no reason to judge. I live in a condo building with no ability to personally wash the car. It's either a quick wash or a detailer in town - who I usually visit at least a couple of times...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-20-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,043
Posted By cobaltfan
I took my new 2011 with the 20 inch wheels...

I took my new 2011 with the 20 inch wheels through the car wash a few weeks ago. There wasn't an issue. I knew from previous experience that this particular car wash had a wide track and see many...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-19-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,515
Posted By cobaltfan
I have the 35 with sports activity and running...

I have the 35 with sports activity and running boards. I would remove them if it made sense. They look great, but are a pain when getting in and out of the car. I guess if you're 6' tall it might...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-16-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 24,477
Posted By cobaltfan
Agree with all - I just insisted that it come...

Agree with all - I just insisted that it come with the car. Period. (and suddenly it wasn't a problem)

Now I'm working on the misleading trailer hitch and the inability to tow (which was the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,579
Posted By cobaltfan
Thanks to everyone for your responses. I...

Thanks to everyone for your responses.

I live in a condo building with tight turns down a garage - so often wonder if the torsion on the frame/doors is the cuplrit of the creaking. Of course I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,579
Posted By cobaltfan
Wow its annoying that this has to be done every...

Wow its annoying that this has to be done every three months. You'd think they could find a better way to finish out the car....oh well.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-13-2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,579
Posted By cobaltfan
Creaking

I have had my 2011 X5 for about two weeks. Has anyone else experienced a "creaking" noise - seems to be around the door/windows. I experienced this with my 5 series and was hoping to never hear it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-28-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,157
Posted By cobaltfan
I had a 2008 535xi in Black Sapphire and I will...

I had a 2008 535xi in Black Sapphire and I will never own the color again. Just got a Plat Gray x5 and love the color. The black, even when clean, looked a bit dusty given the metallic. So unless...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-27-2010, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,916
Posted By cobaltfan
2011 X5 Towing Capacity

I have a 2011 X5 35i - great car thus far.

Once the hitch comes in (story for another post) - curious how much towing capacity the group things can actually be towed. I have a boat with dry...
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