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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By lpcapital
What's the designation of the car? To my...

What's the designation of the car? To my knowledge 2008 neither the V8 nor the I6 were turbocharged. Diesel obviously are always turbocharged, but were only available outside the US.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-13-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By lpcapital
What engine? It is only worth if you have a...

What engine? It is only worth if you have a turbocharged engine, for NA there's little improvements.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-13-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,266
Posted By lpcapital
Improved dipstick tube design... This avoids...

Improved dipstick tube design...

This avoids any kinks in the rubber line
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-13-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By lpcapital
I was under there just now and couldn't find...

I was under there just now and couldn't find anything that resembles what you posted. I even fished around up above but couldn't find any loose hose...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-13-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,240
Posted By lpcapital
Great job!!! And thanks for sharing

Great job!!! And thanks for sharing
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-12-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,240
Posted By lpcapital
I think it's exposed and not covered by the...

I think it's exposed and not covered by the splash shield.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-12-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,240
Posted By lpcapital
It would be great if you could read the...

It would be great if you could read the resistance of the old valve and report back so we can compare.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-11-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By lpcapital
You likely overcharged it. Ensure the shop...

You likely overcharged it.

Ensure the shop has the proper machine to evacuate and recharge it and don't just use the bottle
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-11-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By lpcapital
Yet another one... People oughta stop use those...

Yet another one... People oughta stop use those damn bottles!!!!!

Take it to a shop where they evacuate it and refill it with the proper amount.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-11-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By lpcapital
You could unlock the hidden menu (YouTube it) and...

You could unlock the hidden menu (YouTube it) and drive it there while monitoring the coolant temperature...

That's how I got my d to Carmax when the radiator gave up...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-10-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By lpcapital
Another possibility is one of the the u-joints on...

Another possibility is one of the the u-joints on the driveshaft, particularly if it tends to be centered across the driveline. It shows up at the speed you posted since it hits the restoration...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-10-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 555
Posted By lpcapital
I think the example of the vaccine is a poor one...

I think the example of the vaccine is a poor one as I don't think what we have at hand has to do with actual risks and a rational assessment (subjective to one's risk aversion or propensity, but...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-09-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By lpcapital
Your 4.8i has the same front rotors as my 3.5d....

Your 4.8i has the same front rotors as my 3.5d. 18" fits my 3.5d.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-08-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By lpcapital
Could it simply be the transmission vent?

Could it simply be the transmission vent?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-08-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By lpcapital
Have you tried to follow it? If you look...

Have you tried to follow it?

If you look down from the top, do you see it?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-08-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By lpcapital
Never notice it. I can crawl under there over the...

Never notice it. I can crawl under there over the weekend
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-08-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By lpcapital
It's in the DIY section

It's in the DIY section
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-06-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,809
Posted By lpcapital
No, that would be coolant. The transmission fluid...

No, that would be coolant. The transmission fluid and transmission fluid lines are left untouched
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-06-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,809
Posted By lpcapital
For the record here's the two thermostats: ...

For the record here's the two thermostats:

Main thermostat: http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=FF03&mospid=51164&btnr=11_3465&hg=11&fg=35&hl=14

Transmission thermostat:...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-06-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,809
Posted By lpcapital
Yes: the temperature of the transmission fluid...

Yes: the temperature of the transmission fluid (and the engine oil for that matter) is regulated through and heat exchanger.

If you look straight down in front between the engine and the fan you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-06-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,809
Posted By lpcapital
Well... The logical argument would be that when...

Well... The logical argument would be that when coolant temp goes below 75 the DPF doesn't regen and the glow plug kick in (see doc from BMW and TIS if the dealer doesn't believe you).

Whether he...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-06-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,809
Posted By lpcapital
One and simple: it's toasted, replace it. That's...

One and simple: it's toasted, replace it. That's how mine was and never ever done it again after I replaced it

If I would go back and do it again, I would also replace the transmission...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-04-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By lpcapital
Here you go: http://tis.bmwcats.com/doc1128387/ ...

Here you go: http://tis.bmwcats.com/doc1128387/

Open it with Chrome and it translates it from Rusky... Basically you remove the wheel arch liner. It may be that is that the plugs have been...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-03-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,267
Posted By lpcapital
There's no such thing as bad publicity, right!!!

There's no such thing as bad publicity, right!!!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-02-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,267
Posted By lpcapital
Ahahah!!! You showed us good and made at least me...

Ahahah!!! You showed us good and made at least me shut up!!!! Hopefully you'll stick around...
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