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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-24-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,038
Posted By SmartSolution
Advise on how to do an engine wash

Debatable indeed and I see where you are coming from. Not a fear tactic just cautionary advice. I'm a DIY type and I've learned a lot over time and bimmerfest is an awesome forum for that! But, there...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,038
Posted By SmartSolution
Advise on how to do an engine wash

Yup! Good advice for those who are not comfortable doing an engine detail to let a professional detailer handle it. But if one must do it themselves please use extra caution and cover up vulnerable...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,038
Posted By SmartSolution
Hi Kevin! You guys did a transmission pan,...

Hi Kevin! You guys did a transmission pan, mechatronic sleeve and fluid job on my platinum bronze E70 last fall and I was happy with the experience. Nice shop!

The thing is detail shops also use...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By SmartSolution
Wondering how much stuff you had to take out of...

Wondering how much stuff you had to take out of the way to get to the ccv and hoses?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,038
Posted By SmartSolution
+1 good job indeed[emoji122]

+1 good job indeed[emoji122]
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-15-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,038
Posted By SmartSolution
Advise on how to do an engine wash

I'm a part time mobile auto detailer. It's great therapy for me.[emoji2]

My technique:
-Cover the alternator with a plastic bag
-Cover any connectors I'm nervous about with small pieces of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-01-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By SmartSolution
Cost of Interior Trim

Noted!

I usually use realoem to look up part numbers then search the popular OE and OEM parts stores online. Always find parts in the ball park of what realoem says and mostly lower. This time was...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-01-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By SmartSolution
Cost of Interior Trim

I have an 07 3.0si that is missing 6 interior trim pieces that cover the ends of the seat rails front and back. I was so frustrated to search for them on realoem and see them listed for $5.44 then...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-19-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 133
Posted By SmartSolution
FS- style 82 wheels for E39 w/ Kumho LX Platinum tire

Great condition with no marks or curb rash. Was spare tire. 85% tread on tire.

$200 shipped. $140 local pick up or meet in the DC/MD/VA area

Thanks for looking.
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Forum: 5 Series DIY 01-12-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,508
Posted By SmartSolution
+1 I think replacing the bolts may only apply...

+1
I think replacing the bolts may only apply to the earlier N52 engines. IIRC all bolts that are one time use are marked blue. On the M54 its ok to re-use the same bolts. I re-used on my previous...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,105
Posted By SmartSolution
E60 a classic?

With time I hope it does. Love my 04. It's my DD and so glad to have the M54 engine!t The N52 to me is just ehh! Too much hassle to DIY. My E60 is a keeper that I will continue to baby and keep up...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-22-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By SmartSolution
Sweet X5. Congrats!

Sweet X5. Congrats!
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-13-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,697
Posted By SmartSolution
Size 16 and it comes with the Kumho LX Platinum...

Size 16 and it comes with the Kumho LX Platinum tire size 225/55 R16
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-01-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,697
Posted By SmartSolution
Bump

Bump
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-10-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,697
Posted By SmartSolution
Bump

Bump
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-30-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,021
Posted By SmartSolution
I'm having this issue too. I have the stage 2...

I'm having this issue too. I have the stage 2 warning and I can see a pool of water in there. So the foam gasket leaks after a short while as well?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-29-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,391
Posted By SmartSolution
Looks great! Nicely done

Looks great! Nicely done
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-25-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,697
Posted By SmartSolution
Bump

Bump
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 10-24-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 4,840
Sticky: All BMWs Download Links to Softwares
Views: 258,690
Posted By SmartSolution
Download Links to Softwares

Shawn, Just got the D-Can cable in the mail. New to coding. Can you please send me the necessary software? 2007 E70 3.0si
Thanks!


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-14-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By SmartSolution
^^^ 469927 Sent from BimmerApp mobile...

^^^
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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-14-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 368
Posted By SmartSolution
wrong drain plug

You will have to remove the front driver side wheel to get access to the fill plug. Then you carefully use and extension attached to your wrench and socket to reach it to open. It has the same plug...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-12-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,697
Posted By SmartSolution
This is still available for sale. Sent...

This is still available for sale.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By SmartSolution
Does the E70 have the same cooling system...

Does the E70 have the same cooling system failures that occur in older BMWs by about 80k miles?


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By SmartSolution
Got it! Thanks James. I will be ordering soon. ...

Got it! Thanks James. I will be ordering soon.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By SmartSolution
Vin: 5UXFE43537L010619. 07 3.0si ...

Vin: 5UXFE43537L010619.

07 3.0si


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