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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-04-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By gcct101
Running boards - water seal

The installation menu for the running boards says there are 8 screw holes that need to be sealed (see step 5 and pages 6 and 7 of attached). I am having a shop remove the existing running boards to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-04-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 16,425
Posted By gcct101
Sealing the 8 screw holes for the running boards

The installation menu says those 8 screw holes need to be sealed. Do you know if the existing running boards are taken off, and are reinstalled, do those 8 holes need to be re-sealed? I am not sure...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-29-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,775
Posted By gcct101
Thanks! Are you going to paint yours? If so,...

Thanks! Are you going to paint yours? If so, please post a follow up and let me know your experience and result. I may ask a shop to do mine soon.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-26-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,775
Posted By gcct101
You're right on! I don't like the 2011 m package...

You're right on! I don't like the 2011 m package look. I'd rather go for the 2010 version - like the one you have. I definitely don't mind the m suspension, but it is expensive. If I can paint...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-26-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,775
Posted By gcct101
Personally, I don't like the 2011 M package look....

Personally, I don't like the 2011 M package look. For me, the TILTED openings for the two front fog lights take some getting use to. I think the 2010 version looks better.

Also, I have the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-26-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,775
Posted By gcct101
Thanks! Let me know how it works out. I can't...

Thanks! Let me know how it works out. I can't wait to see it. Glad to hear that it is do-able. I talked to another shop today, and the guy told me that there are prep chemicals that they can...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-26-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,775
Posted By gcct101
Yes, I have been aware of the black plastic...

Yes, I have been aware of the black plastic before the purchase, but I have also seen other x5s with those plastics painted. That's why the black plastics did not hold me back from the purchase (not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-26-2010, 02:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,775
Posted By gcct101
Can I paint the bumper guards, wheel arches, and running boards on 2011 X5?

Just got a white 2011 x5. Love the car, but hate the ugly black plastic at the front and rear bumpers, running boards, and wheel arches. Can I paint them??

I was told by 2 body shops that paint...
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