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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-28-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,225
Posted By matzaman
Yes, and they came back with an offer that's...

Yes, and they came back with an offer that's essentially my residual plus 6 months remaining pmts, plus the Bmw gold warranty. The 30k offer was what they'd pay me for my car if I wanted to flip to...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics sponsored by BimmerTech 08-28-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By matzaman
E70 audio upgrade question

Hi guys
My '12 e70 has the base audio. I'm thinking about the bavsound upgrade. But while I have the rear doors off, I'd love to add tweeters. For that matter, I'd love to add speakers in the rear...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-26-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,225
Posted By matzaman
Yes, it's nice but I can get 1.49% from DCU.org

Yes, it's nice but I can get 1.49% from DCU.org
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-26-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,225
Posted By matzaman
Well, this got a bit off target from my original...

Well, this got a bit off target from my original question but it was certainly helpful.
Went in today to check out my options. Never had a worse experience in my life dealing with a dealer, but I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-25-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,225
Posted By matzaman
Yes guys, thanks so much. Appreciate the insight.

Yes guys, thanks so much. Appreciate the insight.
Forum: The Detail Department 08-24-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By matzaman
So I tried a 50/50 solution of vinegar and water....

So I tried a 50/50 solution of vinegar and water. Worked like a charm.
Forum: The Detail Department 08-24-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By matzaman
I assume that's a joke. But wouldn't it be nice?

I assume that's a joke. But wouldn't it be nice?
Forum: The Detail Department 08-24-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By matzaman
Caked in salt in carpet?

Hi guys
I have what looks like caked in road salt or sand in the footwell of my wife's ride. It's on the base carpet, not the removable driving mat. It's over to the right of and under the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-24-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,225
Posted By matzaman
Thanks for all the info! I love this car....

Thanks for all the info!
I love this car. It's pretty much perfect except for the few paint dings courtesy of my wife driving it. The buyout cost seems significantly lower than the market price...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-23-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,225
Posted By matzaman
Buying out my lease, need some advice

Hi guys,
I'm going to see the dealer for a 30k mile svc and while I'm there I'm discussing lease buyout options. Having never bought off lease before (either flipped to other cars or bought new),...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-16-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By matzaman
Thanks guys. I wound up replacing just one. They...

Thanks guys. I wound up replacing just one. They didn't pull any tactics.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By matzaman
thanks. Got an apt tomorrow for replacement. ...

thanks. Got an apt tomorrow for replacement. Wasn't sure given its AWD if I needed to replace all 4.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By matzaman
Post Rip in my sidewall?

Hi guys

Last night I was surprised by a new, gigantic pothole coming home.
Apparently there was something sharp in the hole since it looks like it ripped some of the rubber on the rear tire...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-19-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By matzaman
What size and how much to ship?

Headed to boston area.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-23-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 783
Posted By matzaman
Winter tire assistance...

Hi guys
Thinking about getting dedicated snows for the e70. Here are the choices I'm evaluating:
Vredestein wintrac xtreme SUV
Goodyear ultra grip ice wrt
Michelin ice
Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By matzaman
so they fixed it. Turns out there was something...

so they fixed it. Turns out there was something in the rear brake caliper that needed resealing and lubrication. A little lubrication goes a long way.....that's what she said.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-29-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By matzaman
Yeah, this is definitely more like a chirp vs a...

Yeah, this is definitely more like a chirp vs a creak. When I think creak its like its under load or strain. The tech noticed it on the road test pretty easily and could reproduce.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-29-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By matzaman
Rear end chirping over bumps

Hey guys,
I have a 2012 x5 35d (15k miles) that I've had in the shop since last Thursday. When you drive over bumps in the road the rear end chirps. When I've had this before on older cars it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-31-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By matzaman
Thanks, plastikote worked like a charm!

Thanks, plastikote worked like a charm!
Forum: The Detail Department 05-29-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,016
Posted By matzaman
looks awesome. How long did it take you to...

looks awesome. How long did it take you to remove those bad holograms?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-29-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By matzaman
Front Drivers side wheel well question

Hey all
on the front drivers side wheel well towards the engine bay there's some kind of grate that appears to be an air intake of some sort. I seem to have driven over some kind of blue paint or...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By matzaman
Well worth the money? I didnt think there were...

Well worth the money? I didnt think there were tweeters in the base system? Are they a part of the new speaker?
Forum: The Detail Department 04-25-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By matzaman
Thanks. Wasn't sure. I have Meg's pro show car...

Thanks. Wasn't sure.
I have Meg's pro show car glaze and Meg's pro yellow wax. I also have Meg's carnauba and nxt.
Forum: The Detail Department 04-25-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By matzaman
glaze before wax?

Hey guys,
I detailed my x5 this past weekend. Started with a wash, moved to a "clay" with Austoscrub (which works awesome), used Adams Swirl and Fine polish for a 2 step correction, and then by...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-15-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,032
Posted By matzaman
I have the same thing. Usually its my driver...

I have the same thing. Usually its my driver side light. Occasionally its the opposite. I have my first service coming up, was going to ask about it then. BTW, I have a '12 X535d
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