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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By lpcapital
I've never got any of those B pillar stickers...

I've never got any of those B pillar stickers either
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By lpcapital
Thanks for sharing!!! I have that particular...

Thanks for sharing!!!

I have that particular bulletin in my collection so here it is: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1epIteFE7i-dXhJUzFpanZ4VUk/view?usp=sharing

It applies to very specific...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By lpcapital
<s>They may be used for the flasher, but I'm not...

<s>They may be used for the flasher, but I'm not 100% sure.

If you have Xenon headlight (should be all X5), there's basically 1 xenon bulb for both high and low beams. The difference is a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 578
Posted By lpcapital
When you change the TC oil there's a service...

When you change the TC oil there's a service routine to carry out: not only it reset the interval for change, but it also check the wear of the clutch plates and readjust the adaptation. When the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By lpcapital
60mph is roughly 100 km/h which is 27.7m/s. At a...

60mph is roughly 100 km/h which is 27.7m/s. At a deceleration of 5 m/s^2 it takes 5.5 seconds to come to a complete stop. As far as distance goes that calculates out to roughly 225 feet.

Regarding...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By lpcapital
I have a difference experience: are you holding...

I have a difference experience: are you holding the switch up?

From the E70 Logitudinal Dynamics white paper:

"The parking brake (EMF) has two different functions, depending on the operating...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-17-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 578
Posted By lpcapital
I can confirm about the code: I read it in my X3....

I can confirm about the code: I read it in my X3. In that particular car the code was stored (something about oil age or oil service life) but no dashboard light light up (that car didn't have any...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-16-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By lpcapital
The throttle valve needs replacement. It appears...

The throttle valve needs replacement. It appears the electronic gets gummed up by the oil from the PCV and the soot from the EGR.

When the engine turns off the throttle closes to allow for a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-16-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By lpcapital
Warranty and free maintenance are separate but...

Warranty and free maintenance are separate but you should still have both: in any case, if you do have the maintenance plan then the dealer would fill it up free of charge.

But to answer your...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-16-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By lpcapital
I got the car back from the shop yesterday. ...

I got the car back from the shop yesterday.

They replaced both trust rod bushings: the passenger side was torn while the driver side was starting to crack. I honestly do not feel anything...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-15-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By lpcapital
I remember reading here about someone who...

I remember reading here about someone who reported his wife had a similar occurrence and we dismissed it as human error.

I can't find the post now but anyone of the habitué remember?

Keep us...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By lpcapital
I'm a Akebono customer for all my car and I like...

I'm a Akebono customer for all my car and I like the low dust.

However as you'll read, the ceramic pads don't have the initial bite. I doesn't mean they don't brake as well as OEM; to me that's a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By lpcapital
I've been using URO sensors from some time and...

I've been using URO sensors from some time and they are perfect. Notice that the rubber part that attaches to the various clips slides over the wire sleeve so you can position it where needed. I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-13-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By lpcapital
Yes, I have adaptive drive... Nothing major, just...

Yes, I have adaptive drive... Nothing major, just some seeping hydraulic fluid. Not that uncommon if you look around the 7 series forum.

It's hard to notice since there's a plastic cover under the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-13-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By lpcapital
The car has been in the shop the past couple of...

The car has been in the shop the past couple of days to get both the bushing and the sway bar take care of...

The sway bar alone is a 6 hour job and cost an arm and a leg: Carmax warranty will...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-13-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By lpcapital
This was very insightful!!! With this one and the...

This was very insightful!!! With this one and the other comments seems like I'm better off with 255s
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-12-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By lpcapital
Is that a statement about the minus size (i.e....

Is that a statement about the minus size (i.e. you are suggesting staying with a 255/55) or in general about dedicated snow tires? I'm literally going to put them on when I go up the mountain and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-12-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By lpcapital
Snow tires minus sizing

I'm getting a dedicated set of snow tires to use with a set 18s I have. I'll be swapping them on and off and use them when we go up to the mountains.

In general and when possible I've gone one...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-11-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By lpcapital
http://c3352932.r32.cf0.rackcdn.com/content/pic9b2...

http://c3352932.r32.cf0.rackcdn.com/content/pic9b28bc3f8422e82b8bc89d3a3d0a0bb2.png
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-11-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 349
Posted By lpcapital
I am having a great day. You on the other...

I am having a great day.

You on the other hand not only have problems with spelling and grammar (albeit I suspect the iPhone autocorrect gets in the way) but have a car that has issues and think...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-11-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 349
Posted By lpcapital
http://www.quickmeme.com/img/b6/b6dd213b7fbba07a6e...

http://www.quickmeme.com/img/b6/b6dd213b7fbba07a6e58a7676a6ad9227cde9af7432432107733bb0b6cf0749b.jpg
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By lpcapital
Since I have warranty with Carmax I'll have a...

Since I have warranty with Carmax I'll have a local shop I've worked with deal with it, seat back and pay $200... I'll drop the car off tonight and ask them to check them. Since the car has 90k miles...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By lpcapital
Yea, thanks, I'll remember next time... Now back...

Yea, thanks, I'll remember next time... Now back to the topic...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-09-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 469
Posted By lpcapital
Odd leak at passenger control arms

This weekend while I was getting the alignment done I noticed an odd leak at the passenger side control arm.

Part #5 in this diagram, just passenger side
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-06-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,531
Posted By lpcapital
It is a local shop called "Dan Precision...

It is a local shop called "Dan Precision Alignment": as the name says he only do one thing and he does it well. I came to know him when I modified the rear axle of a Z3 to be able to do rear end...
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