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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-11-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,655
Posted By rick chi-town-2
Beautiful, beautiful ride!! Although, you need...

Beautiful, beautiful ride!! Although, you need you summer/carpet mats back in... but man that winter set-up sure looks "protective" of the carpet, lol! I think I may get those for next winter, are...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-09-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,084
Posted By rick chi-town-2
gorgeous, gorgeous car... and I do agree with...

gorgeous, gorgeous car... and I do agree with some new shoes... stash the 18's for winter use... perhaps some style 215's? Would look great... drive her in good health!

:roundel:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-09-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,983
Posted By rick chi-town-2
yes :drink:

yes
:drink:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-25-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,105
Posted By rick chi-town-2
Great choice! I just got rid of an older X3...

Great choice!

I just got rid of an older X3 for my X5... both great cars, X5 not much bigger in cargo area and agreed, the X3 being all new technology is really nice. Also, do not be concerned at...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-03-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,850
Posted By rick chi-town-2
the pre and post were probably referring to LCI...

the pre and post were probably referring to LCI (life cycle improvements - something, I think). Basically cosmetic updates for MY2011 and newer, taillights, bumpers, add'l paint, etc.
And BMW...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-21-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,466
Posted By rick chi-town-2
:rofl: :thumbup: :yikes:

:rofl:
:thumbup:
:yikes:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-17-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,441
Posted By rick chi-town-2
can we get pics?? I am local, I can make this...

can we get pics?? I am local, I can make this really easy on you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-17-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,091
Posted By rick chi-town-2
How'd that work out for you?

How'd that work out for you?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-17-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,041
Posted By rick chi-town-2
Absolutely it's worth buying... It's a great car,...

Absolutely it's worth buying... It's a great car, you will be better able to answer that yourself after you take it to your local dealer first. As 0428 said, the key will tell you the vehicles "life...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-13-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,019
Posted By rick chi-town-2
all good advice here... I would absolutely tell...

all good advice here... I would absolutely tell the salesman you'll need floor mats thrown in the deal, but to keep his opinion to himself. Aren't they there to try to SELL you? Not talk you out of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-13-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,203
Posted By rick chi-town-2
actually 2 schools of thought on that car... I...

actually 2 schools of thought on that car... I debadge EVERYTHING an M car included... those that want to have that power and performance under their right foot and just enjoy it, and those that want...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-13-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,203
Posted By rick chi-town-2
I bought my used X5 friday at about 5pm, it was...

I bought my used X5 friday at about 5pm, it was debadged by 10pm... I took the "X5" off the back and the "3.0si" offthe doors... I debadge everything. Looks cleaner, more euro without, I think. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-12-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,071
Posted By rick chi-town-2
hey MVR, thanks for the response... any idea the...

hey MVR, thanks for the response... any idea the part # that we need for this? There are some very reasonable online BMW parts dealers, would like to buy independantly, install myself and then take...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-12-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,071
Posted By rick chi-town-2
Sirius Satellite Prep Package - how do I know?

Hey fellas,

Long time Bimmer enthusiast here, but finally joined the ranks of the E70 world! I bought an '08 X5 last night, black/black, 3.0si, tech package, cold weather, rear sunshades,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,378
Posted By rick chi-town-2
I am neither pro nor con on the BMW nav, as it's...

I am neither pro nor con on the BMW nav, as it's predominately the wife's car and it seems to work fine the few times I've messed with it... altho I have the Ford Sync navigation in my other car and...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,142
Posted By rick chi-town-2
if, in fact, its only a $1000 to do the upgrade,...

if, in fact, its only a $1000 to do the upgrade, I would say jump on it. When BMW's first started coming with xenon's, they were an $800 option from the factory... so a $1000 is really not that bad,...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,961
Posted By rick chi-town-2
aren't we all...

aren't we all...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,157
Posted By rick chi-town-2
Hey cdm5, any updates? you've got a few people...

Hey cdm5, any updates? you've got a few people on here waiting patiently!!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,157
Posted By rick chi-town-2
I think he would have alot of fans on here if...

I think he would have alot of fans on here if actually figured this out... where to source the lights, wiring DIY, etc. Oh, and it needs to all come in under about $300. K? thanks, do us proud!
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,225
Posted By rick chi-town-2
u see, now that just looks amazing... ordering...

u see, now that just looks amazing... ordering now. couldn't agree more on the goofy aluminum strip that flakes off anyway... and would never have thought to even try that.
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,157
Posted By rick chi-town-2
I was fairly certain there are no such...

I was fairly certain there are no such aftermarket LED tail's available for the earlier X3's. I have done an awful lot of research on the subject and all I found was a fellow bimmerfest fanatic that...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,157
Posted By rick chi-town-2
any updates?

any updates?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,157
Posted By rick chi-town-2
any update on this from peacelovesterno?

any update on this from peacelovesterno?
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By rick chi-town-2
I think he's looking for full integration with...

I think he's looking for full integration with the factory head unit, rather than FM modulators, or any outboard pieces.... well at least I am! Great question tho, anyone have any updates? :dunno:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,157
Posted By rick chi-town-2
I too am interested... any luck finding the link...

I too am interested... any luck finding the link yet? I have looked hi & lo for these things with no luck... every other BMW is upgrade-able.
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