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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-01-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,118
Posted By 2rlake
i actually switched to non run flats ......

i actually switched to non run flats ... Continental DWS ... highly recommended by my tire guy (Bill @ Princeton Tire .... great guy) .. absolutely love them ... quiet and handles great
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-05-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,451
Posted By 2rlake
i have a set of the Continental DWS on order ......

i have a set of the Continental DWS on order ... my tire guy has replaced several OEM sets with these and has had great customer feedback ... will let you know in a few weeks
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-29-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,536
Posted By 2rlake
looks great ... i was lucky as the previous owner...

looks great ... i was lucky as the previous owner had it installed at the factory ... really make it look better

what are you doing to the taillights?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-27-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,548
Posted By 2rlake
i'll be in the same situation with mine ... have...

i'll be in the same situation with mine ... have you found good wear information on the choices?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-15-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,844
Posted By 2rlake
i have 20" y-spoke summer tires and love the look...

i have 20" y-spoke summer tires and love the look ... the 18" winter tires do not look as sexy
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-21-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,165
Posted By 2rlake
I replace the 20" wheels with 18" snow tires ......

I replace the 20" wheels with 18" snow tires ... does not look as good but works great
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,827
Posted By 2rlake
I have 2008 X5 4.8, sports package, 20" wheels...

I have 2008 X5 4.8, sports package, 20" wheels ... we get 16 average
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-30-2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,250
Posted By 2rlake
funny you had it too ... it never repeated nor...

funny you had it too ... it never repeated nor have i found the source .. i dont believe in one time events so i am sure it will happen again at the most inopportune time!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-22-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,080
Posted By 2rlake
i have the same summer tires, but have 265/55-18...

i have the same summer tires, but have 265/55-18 Dunlap SP Winter Sport on another set of BMW wheels .... does not look as good as the 20" Y spokes but its only for a couple of months
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-21-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,250
Posted By 2rlake
thanks

thanks
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-20-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,250
Posted By 2rlake
2008 X5 static/hissing sound

need your thoughts on something please

We have a 2008 X5, 4.8, loaded with everything, 50k miles

My wife was about to start it when a static hissing sound came over the front speaker on the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-06-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,827
Posted By 2rlake
Mine is right at 16 ... Wish it was higher but I...

Mine is right at 16 ... Wish it was higher but I love it
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-07-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,497
Posted By 2rlake
hopefully in the garage as i'm on flight to NY...

hopefully in the garage as i'm on flight to NY right now
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-01-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,469
Posted By 2rlake
i just saw this going through the options...

i just saw this going through the options somewhere last weekend but cant find it ... will try to check tonight
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-31-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By 2rlake
I was lucky ... i just bought my boss's lease...

I was lucky ... i just bought my boss's lease return and he had factory ordered the aero kit ... looks great

I would be careful about buying that far away ... just me ... how much from someone...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-31-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,592
Posted By 2rlake
2008 4.8 Alpine White Saddle brown

2008 4.8
Alpine White
Saddle brown
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,315
Posted By 2rlake
I just picked up an '08 last night and it has the...

I just picked up an '08 last night and it has the BMW compartment tray that the previous owner used for his dog. I'm going to put a piece of carpet in there also so my lab has something comfortable...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2011, 10:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 535
Posted By 2rlake
belated mother's day present

I just got this last night for my wife .. 2008 X5, sport, every option

4.8
Sport package
20" y-spoke wheels
cold weather package
premium sound
technology package
factory aero package
He...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-09-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,528
Posted By 2rlake
I replaced the RFT on my corvette with non-RFT...

I replaced the RFT on my corvette with non-RFT ... It was as if I received a new car ... Drive and handling was much better ... I bought a tire repair kit, slime and small compressor that I have in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,004
Posted By 2rlake
First post ... Great thread ... Getting the wife...

First post ... Great thread ... Getting the wife a gently used 2008 X5 4.8 with every option including factory aero kit ... Can't wait
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