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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By kanar200
As you may know, I might be interested in getting...

As you may know, I might be interested in getting the plate as well. thanks
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-27-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By kanar200
I was looking for US OE hitch recently. Some...

I was looking for US OE hitch recently. Some sellers (reputable) were claiming that E70 hitch is NLA, some said that it is on backorder. I found hitch in stock at a dealer in FL, but it appears that...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-23-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By kanar200
Thanks! That's why I am asking about a...

Thanks! That's why I am asking about a recommended place in SF Bay Area, so I do not have to assist them with the work...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-23-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By kanar200
Re transmission pan ...

Re transmission pan

http://i.imgur.com/Z1PNQST.jpg?1

will buy then http://www.amazon.com/Red-Line-57904-Synthetic-Oil/dp/B000CPCBF0

I am planning to tow a heavy trailer (6-7k lbs), so to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-23-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By kanar200
Mountain View, so pennisula thanks

Mountain View, so pennisula

thanks
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-23-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By kanar200
BMW X5 - changing the fluids (amounts, where?)

Hello,

I have around 54k miles on the clock. I would like to change the fluids (filter) in the car:

- brake fluid (Part # 81-22-0-142-156)
- the transmission oil pan w/ Filter (Part #...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-23-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,145
Posted By kanar200
1. Weight distribution system does not reduce...

1. Weight distribution system does not reduce tongue weight
2. You can't use WDS with invisihitch
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-16-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,840
Posted By kanar200
This is from Can-Am FB page. This is all I found...

This is from Can-Am FB page. This is all I found re X5.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-14-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,145
Posted By kanar200
I would be very interested in hearing about those...

I would be very interested in hearing about those issues. I have spent some time researching on various aspects of towing a heavy load with X5. There are 20+ active users on Airstream forum towing...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-11-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,840
Posted By kanar200
Thanks for your response! I started this topic to...

Thanks for your response! I started this topic to understand the risk. What does it mean failure in this case? The car is falling apart or the plate holding the hitch is bending, etc.?

There are...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-10-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,840
Posted By kanar200
Not all E70 are rated to tow 3,500 kg. Some are...

Not all E70 are rated to tow 3,500 kg. Some are rated to tow 2,700 kg (approx. 6,000 lbs). This depends on the suspension, transmission cooling system, etc.

Where did you find this "5%...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-05-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,840
Posted By kanar200
@finnbmw I am interested in these trailers ...

@finnbmw

I am interested in these trailers

http://www.jayco.com/products/travel-trailers/2016-white-hawk/25bhs/
http://www.jayco.com/products/travel-trailers/2016-white-hawk/28dsbh/

I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-05-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,840
Posted By kanar200
Thanks guys! There are a few owners of German...

Thanks guys! There are a few owners of German SUV/SAV (including X5, Touaregs, Mercedes ML/GL, Porsche Cayenne) posting on Airstream forum. They are towing trailers which are heavier than what I am...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-04-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,840
Posted By kanar200
Towing >6,000 lbs, >600 lbs tongue weight

Hi Guys,

I am planning to buy a travel trailer. The dry weight is around 6,000 lbs, the tongue weight is 680 lbs. Obviously, I will be over the US towing rating for E70. I am not 100% sure what is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-03-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 945
Posted By kanar200
There are many reports over internet that BMW X5...

There are many reports over internet that BMW X5 tows better than e.g. Ford F150 with a higher towing capacity. I have never towed anything with X5, but planning to buy a travel trailer with a gross...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-03-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 945
Posted By kanar200
It took 10 minutes for my friend to code the...

It took 10 minutes for my friend to code the hitch remotely from Europe. Probably it would take 5 minutes if he had done hitch coding before.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-15-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 649
Posted By kanar200
As far as I remember, this was more less the same...

As far as I remember, this was more less the same pricing offered some time ago by the cheapest provider on bimmerfest. There is significant difference between customer service and approach to the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-14-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 649
Posted By kanar200
I asked a couple of dealers within 100 miles from...

I asked a couple of dealers within 100 miles from Bay Area (I did not bother to ask those from Silicon Valley [edit], as ard mentioned, they are the worst). BMW Sonnen offered platinum 7/100 for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-11-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 945
Posted By kanar200
delete

delete
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-11-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 945
Posted By kanar200
OE Euro hitch also requires the bumper cut, but...

OE Euro hitch also requires the bumper cut, but in the previous post I was referring to the ugly American hitch cut.

http://i.imgur.com/13CXOfE.jpg?1

I will be switching to execuhitch...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-11-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 945
Posted By kanar200
I would buy...

I would buy http://execuhitch.com/tow-hitches/bmw-x5-and-x5m/ (BMW X5 Hitch with OEM Wiring Harness) + $150-200 to install + $50-100 to code the car. Dealer option is expensive, you need to have the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By kanar200
No, there was no accident. I do not have manual...

No, there was no accident. I do not have manual skills and time at all for this kind of repairs... if this is a complex fix, then I prefer to have such seal over the "experts" breaking something...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-07-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By kanar200
Thanks guys. This is the second time I asked them...

Thanks guys. This is the second time I asked them to fix it. The first time was before 50k miles, i.e. under the initial warranty coverage. Now I am under extended warranty, but I will give another...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-07-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By kanar200
Door seal is this a defect?

Hello,

A passenger door seal looks like this:

http://i.imgur.com/w60wqjO.jpg?1

Is this a defect which should be fixed under warranty? Experts from Stevens Creek BMW (CA) do not see any...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-04-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By kanar200
I am pretty sure that X5 with a regular...

I am pretty sure that X5 with a regular suspension will also tow very well, however, it is possible less comfortable. I will change the car in 2-3 years time and then I will go with a proper...
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