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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By peteo
Battery

2010 x5 gives message about low storage in battery. Volt meter shows 12.20 volts at battery terminals with nothing running. Is the battery getting ready to die? What is cost of new battery at...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-07-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,262
Posted By peteo
About a month ago I put a set of Akebono ceramic...

About a month ago I put a set of Akebono ceramic pads on the front of my X5. Yesterday I cleaned the wheels for the first time since. The rear wheels were actually dustier then the fronts. The new...
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 07-16-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 848
Posted By peteo
You are aware that you can copy the contents of...

You are aware that you can copy the contents of your ipod onto the drive of the x5 and not have to plug your ipod in at all. This is what I have done so don't leave the ipod in the car.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-27-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,780
Posted By peteo
Thank you gentlemen for the education. Here, in...

Thank you gentlemen for the education. Here, in Raleigh diesel is running 30 to 35 cents more then 93 octane. I paid basicly 4 bucks a gallon all summer and so it continues.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-25-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,780
Posted By peteo
Price of diesel

This summer the price of primeium gas and diesel were pennies apart. While the price of gas has dropped since then diesel has stayed about the same here in NC. Is this just another case of the oil...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-14-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,249
Posted By peteo
In my case the panel was rubbing against the door...

In my case the panel was rubbing against the door frame causing the creak. First task is determine just where your creak is coming from then what can be done to stop it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-14-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,249
Posted By peteo
http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq276/k1200s/DS...

http://i455.photobucket.com/albums/qq276/k1200s/DSC_0086.jpg

The blue square you see is a pice of plastic wedged between the door panel and the door frame. It is about an eight of an inch thick. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-14-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,249
Posted By peteo
I'll take a picture and show you. give me a...

I'll take a picture and show you. give me a minute
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-14-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,249
Posted By peteo
My drivers door creaked while driving over speed...

My drivers door creaked while driving over speed bumps or anyting else that would flex the car. I was able to pretty much get rid of the creak by putting a small wedge between the door panel and the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-14-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,416
Posted By peteo
I have owned 20 different BMWs since 1969 and...

I have owned 20 different BMWs since 1969 and have never had a weld fail or any of the electronics go on the fritz even once let alone multiple times.
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 08-01-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,965
Posted By peteo
You do mean the cruiser BMW had? It is out of...

You do mean the cruiser BMW had? It is out of production. I would look at the ads in the BMW MOA(Motorcycle Owners of America) for starters.
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 07-25-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,727
Posted By peteo
I have a 2010 BMW R1200RT and my wife has a 2005...

I have a 2010 BMW R1200RT and my wife has a 2005 BMW R1200ST. Over the years we have had quite a few BMW bikes.
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 07-18-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,238
Posted By peteo
I have owned both a k1200s and a K1200gt. ...

I have owned both a k1200s and a K1200gt. Biggest difference is the weight of the GT. If you are going to be touring then the GT. If you want a sportier bike then the S. Both are great bikes.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,632
Posted By peteo
Sorry to hear about your new X5 problem. Here's...

Sorry to hear about your new X5 problem. Here's hoping it is simple like a bad connector.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-11-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 21,129
Posted By peteo
A few entries prior to yours is one from YIKES98...

A few entries prior to yours is one from YIKES98 that shows a picture of the exhaust cooler and the soot. Mine looked just like that prior to replacement. If yours looks anything like the picture...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-04-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,284
Posted By peteo
From the dealer and they are cheap.

From the dealer and they are cheap.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-22-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,117
Posted By peteo
double post

double post
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-22-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,117
Posted By peteo
My X5 has the factory nav system. I would not...

My X5 has the factory nav system. I would not have gotten this had this been a new vhicle. I have a BMW NAV IV that came with my BMW R1200RT motorcycle. The NAV IV is really the same as a Garmin...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-22-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,792
Posted By peteo
I put non RFTs on my X5 a couple of months ago...

I put non RFTs on my X5 a couple of months ago for all the reasons that have been stated here and elsewhere. I do carry a can of sealent and an air compressor and plug kit. A concideration I have...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-22-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,185
Posted By peteo
What would go through your mind had you been...

What would go through your mind had you been sitting in either the M-B or Jag at the time the X5 drove through? It would have been one big Oh S..T for me.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-22-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By peteo
My understanding of how the system works is there...

My understanding of how the system works is there is a fixed code and a random generated code. The next time you lock your car the random code changes so even if she had both codes it would do...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-18-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,070
Posted By peteo
I am guessing here based on what I got with a...

I am guessing here based on what I got with a previous X5 4.4I pulling a 6x10 enclosed trailer loaded with two motorcycles weighing 3500lbs. I would guess 18-20 for 35d.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-18-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By peteo
The Girots used to sell the porter cable. I have...

The Girots used to sell the porter cable. I have the porter cable but bought it for sanding my woodwork projects. All I had to buy was the differnt head to use as a polisher. Porter Cable makes...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-18-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,108
Posted By peteo
I bought a 2010 non cpo 35d and have no regrets.

I bought a 2010 non cpo 35d and have no regrets.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-11-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,672
Posted By peteo
I put some Lexol on my 2010 seats when I got my...

I put some Lexol on my 2010 seats when I got my X5 used. I have never seen it cause a problem.
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