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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-02-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,050
Posted By c-bolt
Yep, I do live up here, Wasilla to be exact. I...

Yep, I do live up here, Wasilla to be exact. I also work in the oilfield that just happens to be at the end of that road.

I absolutely agree with you with the BMW quality issue. That's why I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-02-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,050
Posted By c-bolt
Seriously? All you guys crack me up. ...

Seriously? All you guys crack me up.


Probably semi 50 trucks travel the highway every day. It is a highway...the road conditions will be better in the winter when everything is frozen with...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,050
Posted By c-bolt
...Just watch Ice Road Truckers and figure about...

...Just watch Ice Road Truckers and figure about 80% of it is bull and over exaggerated. Just realize the weather can and will bite you in the butt if you aren't prepared.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,050
Posted By c-bolt
I'm not sure what the fuss is about. I think the...

I'm not sure what the fuss is about. I think the trip would be much worse in the summer with all the gravel. I live in Wasilla, Ak and work in Prudhoe Bay. Up north past Fairbanks, all the roads...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-26-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,303
Posted By c-bolt
I live in Alaska and have left the X5d outside...

I live in Alaska and have left the X5d outside overnight in temps down to -40 F. It started a little bit rough, but was still smoother than my Ford 6.0 Powerjoke starts at 0F. Usually it spends the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-04-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,845
Posted By c-bolt
Hahaha guys...the 32 mpg is the wife. She was...

Hahaha guys...the 32 mpg is the wife. She was coming home from the gym and reset the mpg. Normally (only 550 on the odo..hahaha) she has been getting in the 22's doing the mom thing. It has been...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-03-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,845
Posted By c-bolt
I hate to one up ya...check out this temp. It...

I hate to one up ya...check out this temp. It does stay in the garage all night, but this was after my wife got off work. No problems so far!
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-26-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 823
Posted By c-bolt
Are you happy with the deal? If the answer is...

Are you happy with the deal? If the answer is yes, then "yes" you did great.

If not...well, you should have tried harder.

I'm not sure why so many people care what others think about their...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-16-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,970
Posted By c-bolt
No prob...hope you like em.

No prob...hope you like em.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-16-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,970
Posted By c-bolt
No spacers, the wheels just were +20 instead of...

No spacers, the wheels just were +20 instead of +40

The e39 and e70 both have 74.1 center bore size. I meant to say in my earlier post that the lugs were larger on the e70, so that was the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-15-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,970
Posted By c-bolt
I did call when I ordered. The wheels only come...

I did call when I ordered. The wheels only come in a few different offsets. These were the ones listed for an e39, but with the centering ring for the larger X5 bore. I wanted a different style...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,970
Posted By c-bolt
Moda EB1 w/ blizzaks

We recently picked up our x5 and thought I would post a couple pics.

These are 18 x 8 Moda EB1 from The Tire Rack. These are +20 offset, not the +40 or whatever the website shows for an e70. I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-11-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,017
Posted By c-bolt
From the brochure: "Model Year2011 X5...

From the brochure:

"Model Year2011 X5 xDrive35 d content shown in brochure; Model Year 2012 will be available October 2012 ."

Its just not an updated pdf...no big deal. The 10 speaker system...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-23-2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By c-bolt
I was just trying to figure out the "BMWUSA"...

I was just trying to figure out the "BMWUSA" general lease guides...they show money down, aquisition fee...1st months..etc. They are the same as my dealers website.

I have already negotiated an...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-22-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By c-bolt
BMWUSA lease calculations

These are done on the "buy rate" correct? I have tried to work it out with my Lease calculator, and this appears to be right, but I would like some confirmation.

Thanks
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,124
Posted By c-bolt
The plot thickens....... If somebody makes...

The plot thickens.......

If somebody makes enough money to afford the car....That somebody should be smart enough to research and read some fine print. If by chance they are smart enough, but...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-04-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,124
Posted By c-bolt
I'm so confused....does this mean I dont get...

I'm so confused....does this mean I dont get adaptive drive with the sport package?......hahahaha


Ridiculous thread is ridiculous.....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-30-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,352
Posted By c-bolt
A DIY would be cool. I would like to install one...

A DIY would be cool. I would like to install one on our X5 when it gets in. Does anybody know where a DIY clearbra installation is? I guess I need to go to the detail forums...:)

edit: youtube...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-30-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,974
Posted By c-bolt
More info needed: What size and type snow tires...

More info needed: What size and type snow tires did you get?
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-23-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 736
Posted By c-bolt
E39 wheels on E70

They should bolt up right? Since I ordered the 20's stock, I am thinking of mounting the snow's on some e39 size wheels. A 19 x 8" wheel with a 15mm offset would have about the same amount of "tuck"...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-21-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By c-bolt
e39 wheels

They should bolt up right? Since I ordered the 20's stock, I am thinking of mounting the snow's on some e39 size wheels. A 19 x 8" wheel with a 15mm offset would have about the same amount of...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-20-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By c-bolt
Question for Gary, Alaska Shipping...

I am looking at getting a winter wheel/tire set here in the next couple weeks for the inbound X5d. I notice only 2 say shipping is available to Alaska when you ship UPS ground to everywhere else in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-19-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 935
Posted By c-bolt
Well find out about Alaska cold...Ours should be...

Well find out about Alaska cold...Ours should be here sometime in December... :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-15-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,825
Posted By c-bolt
If you dink around with the "build your x5" on...

If you dink around with the "build your x5" on the BMW website, you can see the difference when you click on the 20's. Use the rotation tool to see the different looking stance...

Like LAX...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-14-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,825
Posted By c-bolt
Just looking at realoem, it showed alternate...

Just looking at realoem, it showed alternate wheel well trims for vehicles with 214 or 337 type rims. It looks like they come with the 20's...


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