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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-18-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By matzaman
A long time ago when I lived in the north shore I...

A long time ago when I lived in the north shore I took my 81 733i to Louie's in Peabody. He was very reasonable. Rumor is he worked in the factory in Germany. But that was 20 yrs ago and I don't...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-18-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By matzaman
I thought about ordering the individual speakers...

I thought about ordering the individual speakers but I couldnt find much on the web about whether or not they would make a difference with the stock amp and not the hifi amp. Also wasnt sure where...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-17-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By matzaman
So I installed the bavsound stage 1s....

And man do they make a huge difference.
I've got the standard audio in my car. Since I got it off the lot there weren't many alternatives. The standard speakers are muddy esp with volume. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-03-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By matzaman
Ok so im not really sure yet. It's off Craigslist...

Ok so im not really sure yet. It's off Craigslist and they only mention one size.
Assuming it's the oe version and I don't have the fender flares does that mean it will look stupid but still fit,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-02-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By matzaman
298m on non-M e70?

Hi guys
I'm reading the offsets are different but not sure if that can be overcome.
I've git a 2012 x5d and an option to get a non staggered 19in 298m set for winter. Any idea if they will fit no...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 10-21-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By matzaman
New flyer, trade in and your payments won't change and no money down?

Hi all
I got a mailer yesterday from the bmwgallery Norwood saying that if i come in before the 31st of October I can trade my leased 12 x5d in for another one with no money down and no difference...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 10-18-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By matzaman
I had this issue with my new iPhone 6 the other...

I had this issue with my new iPhone 6 the other day but not my older 5 on the same os.
I was told about this fix which worked for me so you might give it a try.
Try removing the phone entry from...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-28-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,568
Posted By matzaman
Yes, and they came back with an offer that's...

Yes, and they came back with an offer that's essentially my residual plus 6 months remaining pmts, plus the Bmw gold warranty. The 30k offer was what they'd pay me for my car if I wanted to flip to...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 08-28-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By matzaman
E70 audio upgrade question

Hi guys
My '12 e70 has the base audio. I'm thinking about the bavsound upgrade. But while I have the rear doors off, I'd love to add tweeters. For that matter, I'd love to add speakers in the rear...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-26-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,568
Posted By matzaman
Yes, it's nice but I can get 1.49% from DCU.org

Yes, it's nice but I can get 1.49% from DCU.org
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-26-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,568
Posted By matzaman
Well, this got a bit off target from my original...

Well, this got a bit off target from my original question but it was certainly helpful.
Went in today to check out my options. Never had a worse experience in my life dealing with a dealer, but I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-25-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,568
Posted By matzaman
Yes guys, thanks so much. Appreciate the insight.

Yes guys, thanks so much. Appreciate the insight.
Forum: The Detail Department 08-24-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By matzaman
So I tried a 50/50 solution of vinegar and water....

So I tried a 50/50 solution of vinegar and water. Worked like a charm.
Forum: The Detail Department 08-24-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By matzaman
I assume that's a joke. But wouldn't it be nice?

I assume that's a joke. But wouldn't it be nice?
Forum: The Detail Department 08-24-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By matzaman
Caked in salt in carpet?

Hi guys
I have what looks like caked in road salt or sand in the footwell of my wife's ride. It's on the base carpet, not the removable driving mat. It's over to the right of and under the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-24-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,568
Posted By matzaman
Thanks for all the info! I love this car....

Thanks for all the info!
I love this car. It's pretty much perfect except for the few paint dings courtesy of my wife driving it. The buyout cost seems significantly lower than the market price...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-23-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,568
Posted By matzaman
Buying out my lease, need some advice

Hi guys,
I'm going to see the dealer for a 30k mile svc and while I'm there I'm discussing lease buyout options. Having never bought off lease before (either flipped to other cars or bought new),...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-16-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By matzaman
Thanks guys. I wound up replacing just one. They...

Thanks guys. I wound up replacing just one. They didn't pull any tactics.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By matzaman
thanks. Got an apt tomorrow for replacement. ...

thanks. Got an apt tomorrow for replacement. Wasn't sure given its AWD if I needed to replace all 4.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By matzaman
Post Rip in my sidewall?

Hi guys

Last night I was surprised by a new, gigantic pothole coming home.
Apparently there was something sharp in the hole since it looks like it ripped some of the rubber on the rear tire...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-19-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By matzaman
What size and how much to ship?

Headed to boston area.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-23-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 949
Posted By matzaman
Winter tire assistance...

Hi guys
Thinking about getting dedicated snows for the e70. Here are the choices I'm evaluating:
Vredestein wintrac xtreme SUV
Goodyear ultra grip ice wrt
Michelin ice
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By matzaman
so they fixed it. Turns out there was something...

so they fixed it. Turns out there was something in the rear brake caliper that needed resealing and lubrication. A little lubrication goes a long way.....that's what she said.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-29-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By matzaman
Yeah, this is definitely more like a chirp vs a...

Yeah, this is definitely more like a chirp vs a creak. When I think creak its like its under load or strain. The tech noticed it on the road test pretty easily and could reproduce.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-29-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By matzaman
Rear end chirping over bumps

Hey guys,
I have a 2012 x5 35d (15k miles) that I've had in the shop since last Thursday. When you drive over bumps in the road the rear end chirps. When I've had this before on older cars it...
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