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Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-19-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
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: 728
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: 441
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: 441
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: 441
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: 420
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: 1,006
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: 420
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: 605
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: 525
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: 525
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: 992
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
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-05-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,767
Posted By matzaman
Stock vs aftermarket air filter?

Hi guys
I've got a 2012 35d that's stock all around. On my older cars I used to replace the stock air filter immediately with a k&n. are there any benefits with the new technologies to replace the...
Forum: The Detail Department 11-13-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,231
Posted By matzaman
Nice job. What polish did you use?

Nice job. What polish did you use?
Forum: The Detail Department 11-13-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 776
Posted By matzaman
Chrome wheel cleaner vs all purpose?

Hey guys,
I know I should be using sonax or p21s but I haven't gotten around to ordering yet. I picked up some Meg's chrome wheel cleaner the other day and used it a couple of mins before a wash. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-08-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,148
Posted By matzaman
Well, I certainly learned today. I broke out my...

Well, I certainly learned today. I broke out my trust checker and all 4 tires were low. I mean 40% low. I was kinda surprised it waited this long for the alert. How do these things work anyway? ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-08-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,148
Posted By matzaman
I got mine in feb 2012. I noticed all 4 were...

I got mine in feb 2012. I noticed all 4 were amber, so I wasn't sure if it was by design that they just alert you to the warning or if they point out the exact issue. And while it only takes a few...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-07-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,148
Posted By matzaman
Tpms is driving me nuts

IS there a way to tell from I drive what tire has low pressure? It's cold here so I suspect they all might but I haven't had time to get out and check the old fashioned way.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-01-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,624
Posted By matzaman
What products can they apply to prevent birds...

What products can they apply to prevent birds from pooping on your car? ;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-21-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,985
Posted By matzaman
Didn't your ride come with the adaptor for the...

Didn't your ride come with the adaptor for the large nozzles? I think mines under th floorboard in the trunk.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-26-2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,387
Posted By matzaman
someone needs to work on their photoshop skills. ...

someone needs to work on their photoshop skills. Is that an ipad on the dash?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-25-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,467
Posted By matzaman
Bluetooth contact load question

If this has been mentioned before I apologize. I searched but not super extensively.
I have a rather large contact list on my iphone and every time I get in the car it takes a while for the contact...
Forum: The Detail Department 09-13-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,245
Posted By matzaman
Water spots on windshield?

Hi guys
I took too long to dry my car after a wash this weekend and now I have what looks like hard water spots on the windshield. I polished and waxed the paint so they are only on the glass. I've...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-07-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,059
Posted By matzaman
the manufacturer of Bridgestone told me that if...

the manufacturer of Bridgestone told me that if you have a problem with the run flat with in 5000 miles you can purchase a new tire for half price[/QUOTE]

If that's true, how do I take them up on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,059
Posted By matzaman
So, on a hunch I went over to the BMW Dealership...

So, on a hunch I went over to the BMW Dealership today. They ran a leak test on the tire, and confrmed the damage wouldnt cause any undo risk and a repair/replacement wouldnt be required. They even...
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