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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-18-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,759
Posted By soldmystang
Paid $250 for AGM battery. My Indie charges me...

Paid $250 for AGM battery. My Indie charges me cost plus 10%.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-18-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,020
Posted By soldmystang
Toyo Proxes STII 40-50K miles wear on...

Toyo Proxes STII

40-50K miles wear on average. I'm on my third set.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-18-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By soldmystang
I'm having similar issues with my 4.8 also. ...

I'm having similar issues with my 4.8 also. However I replaced the alternator after replacing the battery. My alternator would appear to be charging for awhile but then stop. I now have a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By soldmystang
I've always heard that guys from the old school...

I've always heard that guys from the old school Porsche community would say "if you want to drive a Porsche every day of the week, better own two of them" :rofl:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-07-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By soldmystang
Chattering water pump?

2008 4.8 / 135K miles +/-

Water pump is chattering something fierce. No play in the pulley and no leaking.

Anyone else seen this? I'm going to replace the water pump just in case given the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-23-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By soldmystang
Thanks, but I plan to return them for credit on...

Thanks, but I plan to return them for credit on something else.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-23-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By soldmystang
The wife's E90 has Akebonos on all four corners...

The wife's E90 has Akebonos on all four corners with no issues.

With the X5 I have no confidence in their ability to stop the truck when and where I expect them to. The initial grab is almost...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-22-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By soldmystang
Brembo street pads??

I recently swapped in new front pads from Akebono and don't much like them. Brembo offers a pad for the e70 but I can't find any feedback on the web. Anyone here ever tried Brembo street pads??
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 11-06-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 382
Posted By soldmystang
FS: Simpson 2 Layer Fire Suit XL $350

Simpson XL 2 layer SFI 3.2A/5. Blue. Excellent condition. I would like $350 / OBO plus shipping. Raleigh, NC area.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-10-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By soldmystang
My 2008 has made the same noise since day one...

My 2008 has made the same noise since day one only mine is in the rear. I think it is the sway bar mounts squeaking. :dunno:

Turn up the radio............. ;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-07-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,985
Posted By soldmystang
Now, that was funny.

Now, that was funny.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-07-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,985
Posted By soldmystang
Sorry, Dude. No more dude for you.............. ...

Sorry, Dude. No more dude for you.............. :rofl:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-06-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,985
Posted By soldmystang
It is pretty objective observation on owners of...

It is pretty objective observation on owners of one brand

No doubt these same owners possess little or no real driving skills and smaller than average male genitalia also.

Dude, look up...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-04-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,985
Posted By soldmystang
And you have the stones to say a comment from ard...

And you have the stones to say a comment from ard wasn't intelligent after posting this dribble? My Mother is Asian and she wouldn't be caught dead in a Honda.

She say you no funny...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By soldmystang
Something rolling around in center console

Picked up the truck from the dealer and now I have something under the shifter rolling around. I can't imagine it is a coin as it sounds like it rolls rather than slides.

Any DIY on getting...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-24-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,965
Posted By soldmystang
Mine was covered under extended warranty. SA...

Mine was covered under extended warranty. SA said he had to push a little but got it covered.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-02-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,541
Posted By soldmystang
Indie shop, $500 +/-

Indie shop, $500 +/-
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-01-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,541
Posted By soldmystang
I'd be looking at the coolant were it me. Just...

I'd be looking at the coolant were it me. Just went thru the same thing. Sticky, odorless and doesn't dry after more than 24 hours in the driveway.

My lower hose was leaking due to the coolant...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-25-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By soldmystang
I wouldn't have the 20s. They are pretty, but...

I wouldn't have the 20s. They are pretty, but really I see no way that they enhance the performance of the vehicle. Now if you are just cruz'n ................... :bigpimp:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-24-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,027
Posted By soldmystang
I have had some high dollar electronic issues...

I have had some high dollar electronic issues repaired under the extended warranty. I would strongly suggest you reconsider your decision. There is no way to accurately diagnose future electronic...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-24-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By soldmystang
I think the question here is "what are you...

I think the question here is "what are you looking for?".

Given the cars listed in your sig, I would say you will be happier with the Contis. I can't speak for 20s since my '08 is a work truck...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-14-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By soldmystang
Take it to a dealer maybe? :tsk: Black...

Take it to a dealer maybe? :tsk: Black electrical tape over the light. :rofl:

If the SOS light is on you have a serious electronic issue, so DIY is probably out of the question.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-06-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,013
Posted By soldmystang
I wouldn't step down to the Bridgestones either. ...

I wouldn't step down to the Bridgestones either.

For a non-RFT try TOYO Proxes STIIs. I'm on my second set, and I got 50K miles out of the first set.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-06-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 830
Posted By soldmystang
First 50K miles it should be covered under...

First 50K miles it should be covered under warranty. Mine was. They replaced it with one that won't peel.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-06-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 627
Posted By soldmystang
Are you looking at 3.0s or 4.8s? I have a...

Are you looking at 3.0s or 4.8s?

I have a 4.8 which is passing 108K. According to my Indie the thing that will kill you is the stuff that require special BMW tools, otherwise pretty standard for...
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