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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-22-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By kankou
if you're looking for all seasons, i'd recommend...

if you're looking for all seasons, i'd recommend continental DWS (now DWS06). i've gone through two sets of DWS tires and really liked them. i decided to try nitto motivos for my current set. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-22-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By kankou
haha, it really is a free test with no strings...

haha, it really is a free test with no strings attached.

when i went to test the sensors on our X5, they all tested OK. the Discount Tire employee showed me on the tool the readings of each...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-22-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 524
Posted By kankou
If you have a Discount Tire near you, they have a...

If you have a Discount Tire near you, they have a TPMS test tool that can read each tire's sensor to see if it's sending signal and check the battery level, and it's a free check. This will let you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-30-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,179
Posted By kankou
what year is your X5?

what year is your X5?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-30-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,179
Posted By kankou
is the driveshaft closer to the passenger side or...

is the driveshaft closer to the passenger side or driver's? did you have to remove any underbody panel to see it?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-01-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,861
Posted By kankou
we got around 12k out of our dunlop RFTs, 60%...

we got around 12k out of our dunlop RFTs, 60% city driving.
the alignment was pretty off and i didnt realize it until 5k miles in. so maybe they would've lasted a couple thousand more miles if the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-24-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,114
Posted By kankou
I plan to

I plan to
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-24-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,114
Posted By kankou
Count me in as another owner that has had the...

Count me in as another owner that has had the recall bolt fail. My recall was performed in mid Dec.
Last week while at a red light I lost power steering and a Charging Malfunction message popped...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-09-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,235
Posted By kankou
from what i understand, the OE halos cannot be...

from what i understand, the OE halos cannot be retrofitted. you'd need new headlamps housings. i could be wrong as it's been quite awhile since i've kept up with the "halo" discussions.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-09-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,235
Posted By kankou
lux angel eyes is one of the popular ones. ...

lux angel eyes is one of the popular ones.
http://luxangeleyes.com/

do a search and you'll find plenty of discussions on this :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-07-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,776
Posted By kankou
Lol Classic BMW puts those Texas flag decals...

Lol
Classic BMW puts those Texas flag decals next to the rear license plates.
So the Texas Mod is just removing the flag ;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-06-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,219
Posted By kankou
At what speed or conditions do you experience the...

At what speed or conditions do you experience the vibrations?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-05-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,216
Posted By kankou
Your CA is either ignorant or lazy. There should...

Your CA is either ignorant or lazy. There should be a build week associated with your production number, and that is something they can look up.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-05-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,216
Posted By kankou
ask your CA for the exact week of your allocation...

ask your CA for the exact week of your allocation slot.

when i placed my order, my CA was able to show me on his computer screen that my allocation was slotted for the following week.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-30-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,776
Posted By kankou
I actually had the opposite experience. I...

I actually had the opposite experience. I negotiated via email and was able to arrive at a reasonable price per the forums. Then I went in person the put the deposit down for the order.
Probably...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-29-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,102
Posted By kankou
thanks for posting that BMW response, it is very...

thanks for posting that BMW response, it is very helpful.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-29-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,776
Posted By kankou
Congrats, looks great! My 35d was also from...

Congrats, looks great!
My 35d was also from Classic BMW.
The first thing I did was the Texas flag mod :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-29-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,219
Posted By kankou
in front plate required states, carmax always...

in front plate required states, carmax always slaps on a front plate when they take in a car.

at least they used the front bracket on your ex-X5. i've seen many cars where they just put two...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-27-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,102
Posted By kankou
can you post the email you received?

can you post the email you received?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-02-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,768
Posted By kankou
what do you mean by tiny tears? are they surface...

what do you mean by tiny tears? are they surface scuffs or slits that go all the through the leather?
Perhaps you can capture it in a picture.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-02-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,132
Posted By kankou
Nice write-up, thanks for sharing. I agree...

Nice write-up, thanks for sharing.

I agree about the "weak" AC on the X5. The AC could barely keep up with the 95F+ summer days in TX.

I was also surprised the front bumper sensors do not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-23-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,503
Posted By kankou
igorbmwx5 was asking how the 35d compared to the...

igorbmwx5 was asking how the 35d compared to the 3.0i engine, not 3.5i :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-10-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,507
Posted By kankou
yes, that's how it works by design. i heard...

yes, that's how it works by design.

i heard it was a safety feature, e.g. closing the rear hatch on someone still in the trunk area when you couldnt see the clearly from the front seats.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-31-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 96,548
Posted By kankou
Do you have to move out the Touareg in order to...

Do you have to move out the Touareg in order to climb into the X5?
The side mirrors are almost touching :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-23-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,249
Posted By kankou
i did 40% on the front side windows because i...

i did 40% on the front side windows because i didn't want them too dark. they do look a little lighter than the factory privacy windows, so i think 35% would be almost perfect.

as others have...
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