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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-10-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,618
Posted By lpcapital
I admit I'm not familiar with the bearing setup...

I admit I'm not familiar with the bearing setup in the X5, but a trick used in other vehicles is to jam something like a socket, or a nut between the bearing and the hub and then utilize the power...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-03-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 924
Posted By lpcapital
Forget the bull**** about this or that oil... ...

Forget the bull**** about this or that oil...

Since you don't have any code, I would highly doubt is a leaky injector since it would trow off a few calibration (primarily the zero quantity...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-03-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By lpcapital
Sumitomo HTR Enhance CX (p/n ECH09)

Sumitomo HTR Enhance CX (p/n ECH09)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-03-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By lpcapital
Towing on doughnut tire

Between the fact that is my wife driving the X5 these days and the deceiving wear pattern, I found myself at the race track with the X5 and a rear tire looking like this:
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-03-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By lpcapital
Here's a detailed video on how it works ...

Here's a detailed video on how it works

https://youtu.be/MNxVOf6jIBU

At page 148 of the BMW Diesel training manual it explains the chemestry ->...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-03-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By lpcapital
I spent some time in the past understanding if...

I spent some time in the past understanding if there was some hackery to make replacing NOx sensor less expensive. I didn't get to the bottom of it, but I remember reading that there is a certain...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 03-20-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By lpcapital
Soft top issue

For some time I had the RED light blinking by the top control switches. The upper light if that makes a difference.

Let night I removed the hardtop and tried to roll the soft top up but nothing...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-10-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,433
Posted By lpcapital
What puzzles me a bit is these guys wasting money...

What puzzles me a bit is these guys wasting money on these initiatives as opposed to broadening the network of stations. At least in my market (SD) I have not seen a single new station coming online...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-09-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By lpcapital
It's not really an issue with calibration, more...

It's not really an issue with calibration, more about presentation. The car has 2 speed: a "true speed" and a "corrected speed". What is visualized on the speedometer is the "corrected speed". Using...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-28-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By lpcapital
Perhaps you know this, but in general you need to...

Perhaps you know this, but in general you need to be careful in interpreting O2 readings from a diesel engine with emission control systems similarly as you would in a gasoline car. In a gasoline...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-27-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By lpcapital
I do believe that what the X5 mounts is a...

I do believe that what the X5 mounts is a wideband O2 sensor not a narrowband. While a narrow band basically tells you whether you're running stioch, lean or rich without being able to measure AFR,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,203
Posted By lpcapital
We picked up the car yesterday. They did an...

We picked up the car yesterday. They did an excellent job as expected.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,433
Posted By lpcapital
Since the Ram doesn't have the DPF anymore I can...

Since the Ram doesn't have the DPF anymore I can let you guys know if I notice difference in the smoke coming out of the exhaust. I've been running HPR since I got the truck tuned and I see...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,203
Posted By lpcapital
Ehi guys, I wanted to ask if anyone here is...

Ehi guys, I wanted to ask if anyone here is either a lawyer, is familiar with insurance related lawsuits or has experience would like to share. If so I'd appreciate if you could drop me a PM or a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-20-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,203
Posted By lpcapital
Shop completed the teardown yesterday and the...

Shop completed the teardown yesterday and the result is an increase of the repair estimate from $7K to $12K. The big changes regard the front: from the pictures it appears cosmetic, but once they...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-18-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,203
Posted By lpcapital
Btw, a couple of questions on the topic of total...

Btw, a couple of questions on the topic of total loss.

I think I've learned that in California the determination is based on the Total Loss Formula, whereby the car is considered a total loss if...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-18-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,203
Posted By lpcapital
Still dealing with this... Basically SF and...

Still dealing with this...

Basically SF and Allstate have engaged in their pissing contest of who should pay. Meanwhile the lady in front which apparently should break the tie is MIA after getting...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,573
Posted By lpcapital
Ninja's link is better. The one I gave describe a...

Ninja's link is better. The one I gave describe a special tool which apparently is not needed (nor can be found).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,573
Posted By lpcapital
It doesn't matter, they are all the same design....

It doesn't matter, they are all the same design. Here's the direct link -> http://tis.bmwcats.com/doc1115081/
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,573
Posted By lpcapital
I don't have TIS in front of me to get you the...

I don't have TIS in front of me to get you the PDF, but take a look at this ->...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-10-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,644
Posted By lpcapital
If you get a 480a or a 481a code regen will not...

If you get a 480a or a 481a code regen will not start. Even if you manually call for one through ISTA/DIS. It will always stay as pending and there's no way around through BMW software. Even if you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,203
Posted By lpcapital
Here's some pictures of the damage ...

Here's some pictures of the damage

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161210/3e75054d091d6df592c02f5a17b37fb8.jpg http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161210/9e18dcfd25a104566af0a299c844ce33.jpg...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-09-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By lpcapital
Are you able to tell whether or not the car has...

Are you able to tell whether or not the car has the original windshield or not?

It may seem a silly and totally unrelated question but the car has a rain sensor AND a sun position sensor (I'm not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-09-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By lpcapital
Well... You are right and I was wrong. I...

Well... You are right and I was wrong.

I sent an email to Rusty Haight from the EDR Experts you linked and he said that the X5 does not have Event Data Recording functionality, or at least my 2009...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-08-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By lpcapital
I don't know for a fact but this intonate to the...

I don't know for a fact but this intonate to the function being available in BMW as early as 2008 -> https://www.bmweducation.co.uk/public/uploads/pdf/fast_facts_april_2008_pdf_1361190702.pdf

At...
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