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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By blue dragon
Damn! Almost 2k for a hitch :o What are you...

Damn! Almost 2k for a hitch :o What are you towing if you don't mind telling us?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 04:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 227
Posted By blue dragon
You do not not need anything special for LEDs on...

You do not not need anything special for LEDs on the trailer with the bmw system. My trailer has all Optronics LEDs, and I do not have to do anything except plug in and go. I would check the grounds...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-19-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By blue dragon
I tow about 3000 miles annually. I have not...

I tow about 3000 miles annually. I have not noticed any unusual increase in DEF usage. I have 60k miles on my '09 now, and I've only had to add DEF twice in any of the periods between oil changes.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-16-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By blue dragon
I have a left and right set for sale for cheap. ...

I have a left and right set for sale for cheap.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/261534709322?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1558.l2649
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By blue dragon
How is pulling the fuse going to terminate the...

How is pulling the fuse going to terminate the optical connector....:tsk:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-04-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By blue dragon
^^ It doesn't matter. The pre-lci headlight...

^^ It doesn't matter. The pre-lci headlight design will never allow both the inner and outer rings to be evenly lit. Unless you can come up with a design that lights the two rings individually like...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-03-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By blue dragon
Drive a diesel, no electric water pump to fail ...

Drive a diesel, no electric water pump to fail


/diesel shill :D
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 427
Posted By blue dragon
You need to scan it with INPA or something...

You need to scan it with INPA or something similar. The FRM module which controls the lighting will shut off power if it detects a repeated short. It could also be a broken wire in the harness. You...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-30-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,032
Posted By blue dragon
I'll post the trace file tomorrow. I saw your...

I'll post the trace file tomorrow. I saw your cross post on bmw coding site. I coded my combox telematic as combox media, so I disabled the assist function to be able to use my iphone for internet...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By blue dragon
Morristown BMW is cheaper $229 ...

Morristown BMW is cheaper $229

https://www.trademotion.com/parts/index.cfm?searchText=61359227053&make=BMW&action=oePartSearch&siteid=214320

Ticher's pricing has been steadily creeping up, no...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-27-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By blue dragon
Yup, but the vendors of these H8 bulbs don't want...

Yup, but the vendors of these H8 bulbs don't want you to know that. The only thing that looks like the LCI headlights are the LCI headlights.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-27-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 752
Posted By blue dragon
Self destruct, DO NOT PUSH!

Self destruct, DO NOT PUSH!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-27-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By blue dragon
Cannot be done on the CCC which is what is in...

Cannot be done on the CCC which is what is in 2007 - 2009. You need the CIC which was found int 2010 - 2013 models. If you are going to do a retro, the NBT which is found in current models can be...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-25-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By blue dragon
H8 bulb lights both corona rings. You need to...

H8 bulb lights both corona rings. You need to change that bulb, its behind the inner projector, but is used solely for the corona rings. i.e. The inner projector does not light up.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-24-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By blue dragon
They all look the same, and its nothing like the...

They all look the same, and its nothing like the OE LCI coronas.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-23-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By blue dragon
Battery is in the left side of the trunk. Cabin...

Battery is in the left side of the trunk. Cabin filter is under the cover number 2 in your picture
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-20-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 25,336
Posted By blue dragon
^^ That I am not sure, you should ask the seller....

^^ That I am not sure, you should ask the seller. I lucked out and got a set from someone who had bought a set in Germany and brought them back to the US. I will say that there is no vibration with...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-20-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By blue dragon
My '09 has 95k KM, just under 60k miles.

My '09 has 95k KM, just under 60k miles.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-19-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 25,336
Posted By blue dragon
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Genuine-Trailer-Towi...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-Genuine-Trailer-Towing-Extension-Wing-Mirror-E70-E71-X5-X6-51160421840-/131101275534?pt=UK_Car_Accessories_Touring_Travel&hash=item1e863eb58e
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-19-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 25,336
Posted By blue dragon
Part number is 51160421840. Its a Euro part, so...

Part number is 51160421840. Its a Euro part, so I'm not sure if you can buy it here

http://www.wardphotography.com/towing-mirror/photo1.JPG
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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-19-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By blue dragon
The angel eyes won't turn on if the battery is...

The angel eyes won't turn on if the battery is weak.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-18-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By blue dragon
There are no exciters. There is a ballast which...

There are no exciters. There is a ballast which is located on the back of the headlight, and there is a igniter integrated into the D1S bulb. You car also has the daytime running light control module...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-16-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By blue dragon
Just paint the damned thing already..... Here...

Just paint the damned thing already.....
Here its the salt in the winter that kills it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-13-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By blue dragon
Quick wirebrush followed by light sand, no more...

Quick wirebrush followed by light sand, no more than 5 minutes. This was the stuff I used. Its chemical and heat resistant and survived the salt in the winter
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-13-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By blue dragon
Common issue, brush and paint with silver paint...

Common issue, brush and paint with silver paint that matches what was there before. Thats what I did, its the same paint I used on my calipers

http://www.wardphotography.com/temp/brakes3.jpg
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