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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2016, 01:53 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 24,107
Posted By m5james
Bump for seeing about different and cheap drives...

Bump for seeing about different and cheap drives for this. I did a generic eBay search for "128GB ATA-6 / PATA SSD" and found some drives for as little as $30, but with all the acronyms, I'm not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2016, 01:53 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 24,107
Posted By m5james
Bump for seeing about different and cheap drives...

Bump for seeing about different and cheap drives for this. I did a generic eBay search for "128GB ATA-6 / PATA SSD" and found some drives for as little as $30, but with all the acrnoyms, I'm not...
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 02-02-2016, 11:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By m5james
My BMW tech buddy is taking my X5M in for the...

My BMW tech buddy is taking my X5M in for the injector recall, but since we've replaced them at my house on my own dime, he's going to just give me the injectors to sell and then he's going to use...
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 01-29-2016, 10:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By m5james
Full carbon fiber...carbon fiber what? ...

Full carbon fiber...carbon fiber what?

"exhuats system that so load?"...load what?

Dose?

Spell check is your friend.

What's your transmission question have ANYTHING to do with this...
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 01-29-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By m5james
Old plugs have about 15k on them before 3...

Old plugs have about 15k on them before 3 injectors failed. I've replaced my injectors with Index 12 and coded them already, so that's out. I've got new plugs sitting in boxes, I just haven't...
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 01-21-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By m5james
No symptoms of two plugs not firing at ALL? ...

No symptoms of two plugs not firing at ALL? Seems you'd notice that much power loss. I get a reduced power warning at anything from partial throttle to WOT throttle, engine sounds like it's...
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 12-28-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,754
Posted By m5james
I'd sign it as well.

I'd sign it as well.
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 12-09-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By m5james
Look at the index numbers of your injectors...my...

Look at the index numbers of your injectors...my 2010 had 07's and I'm running 12's now. Mine had tons of little black speckles all over the back before I had them all replaced.

As for reduced...
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 12-05-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,569
Posted By m5james
Do you have pics of the vacuum hose routing? The...

Do you have pics of the vacuum hose routing? The PO of my X5M had removed the factory muffler at one point, reinstalled it prior to sale, but the exhaust valves aren't connected and I'm getting...
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 12-01-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,754
Posted By m5james
I replaced all 8 from Rockauto.com, they're BMW...

I replaced all 8 from Rockauto.com, they're BMW Index 12 injectors and then I had a buddy who works at BMW of Seattle help me install and code them for $200. Replace them all.
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 12-01-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,754
Posted By m5james
I called BMW NA about it, asking why they did a...

I called BMW NA about it, asking why they did a recall on the N63 but not S63 when it's the same injectors and was basically told too bad. I'd LOVE to know a recall/SIB # so I can look into getting...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,013
Posted By m5james
Last time I was anywhere near Detroit was when I...

Last time I was anywhere near Detroit was when I was in boot camp, but thanks. I'll contact the vendor to see what that OL Loader is, hopefully it's the cable.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,013
Posted By m5james
Do you know what this OL Loader is? That's not...

Do you know what this OL Loader is? That's not the cable, is it?

http://kickyride.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1_28&products_id=112
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,013
Posted By m5james
Price, link and more details would be more...

Price, link and more details would be more helpful. I'm reading on the forums link I posted above moments ago, but I'm still trying to determine what I need to buy.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,013
Posted By m5james
I just did a search on their site and it says you...

I just did a search on their site and it says you and I should both be using the same module. Cheapest I can find a Flashlogic unit on eBay is $509 shipped, but from reading on other BMW forums, the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,013
Posted By m5james
Thanks. Yeah, but then the of us would have a...

Thanks. Yeah, but then the of us would have a $33 cord we'll never use again vs $10 shipping it back and forth.

How's the range?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,013
Posted By m5james
Do you have a specific part number on the remote...

Do you have a specific part number on the remote start module you bought, whats the range of the remote and you willing to rent out the cable? I want remote start on my 2010 X5M.
Forum: F15 X5 M and F16 X6 M (2016 - Current) 11-03-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,412
Posted By m5james
An F350, 3500, Wrangler, Hummer, etc that are...

An F350, 3500, Wrangler, Hummer, etc that are truly meant to go off-road...those are stupid lowered.

An X5M is an SAV, not an SUV and whoever owns them will likely NEVER take them off-road. Stock...
Forum: F15 X5 M and F16 X6 M (2016 - Current) 10-30-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,412
Posted By m5james
Someone needs to make an intake, much like the...

Someone needs to make an intake, much like the MSR so that we can finally hear the turbos.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,011
Posted By m5james
The new injectors will come with seals, so don't...

The new injectors will come with seals, so don't remove the caps until you're going to install. I reused my decouplers and bent the tabs in slightly to make sure they snapped onto the new injectors...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 10-15-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 62,982
Posted By m5james
I never thought to ask for instructions as well. ...

I never thought to ask for instructions as well. Is that part of the download link you received?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-04-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,011
Posted By m5james
I got index 12 from Rockauto for $112 each...

I got index 12 from Rockauto for $112 each shipped, then they have to be coded.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 09-29-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 62,982
Posted By m5james
23 pages...the link can't just be posted? ...

23 pages...the link can't just be posted? Nevertheless I'd like to try it on my laptop since NCS and INPA aren't seeing the heads I'm using so that I can try to read my X5M.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 09-28-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 342
Posted By m5james
New injectors, finally runs but now a grocery list of errors

Over a two week span I'd taken my 2010 X5M apart to remove both PCV hoses running to the valve covers, removed the plugs and injectors, the front window was randomly replaced in the middle of all...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 09-28-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,525
Posted By m5james
I'm desperate :-/ ...

I'm desperate :-/

http://www.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?p=18656981#post18656981
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