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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-25-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,168
Posted By Lambeau
Yes, less soccer mom, city grocery-getter looking...

Yes, less soccer mom, city grocery-getter looking and more masculine. I bought this to enjoy it, drive it, and challenge it while not looking like a liberal city dude as shown by my decals. :) ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-25-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,168
Posted By Lambeau
Pics... The first picture make the tire look...

Pics...
The first picture make the tire look close to the suspension piece but it's also in a ways from the tire tread but still above part of the sidewall.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-25-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,168
Posted By Lambeau
For all 4 of the Tourens it's 6400# load capacity...

For all 4 of the Tourens it's 6400# load capacity and I'm sure they'll be fine for my upcoming 9000 mile Alaska trip. I'm not going to worry about it at all.

The key for the offset is the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-24-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,168
Posted By Lambeau
I'll post more pics tomorrow. No issues at all. ...

I'll post more pics tomorrow. No issues at all. Really like this set up as the X rides noticeably smoother with more sidewall too. Really like the Dick Cepek Trail Country Tires. Perfect for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-12-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,168
Posted By Lambeau
For informational purposes, the 265/60/18's are...

For informational purposes, the 265/60/18's are the largest in diameter that will fit the E70 unless you would do a lift kit. Using an 8" wide wheel with a +20 offset brings the tire just far enough...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-09-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,168
Posted By Lambeau
Yeah they are BullDog. I could meet you at...

Yeah they are BullDog. I could meet you at Rockford on 21 or 22 May depending on exactly when I leave Tyndall AFB FL.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-06-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,168
Posted By Lambeau
No error codes. No matter how big the diameter...

No error codes. No matter how big the diameter was you wouldn't get an error code if all 4 are the same diameter. If I did an extreme lift kit and put 40" diameter tires on compared to the 28.7"...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-06-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,168
Posted By Lambeau
Here's the link to my 20" 214 OEM wheels for...

Here's the link to my 20" 214 OEM wheels for sale...

http://panamacity.craigslist.org/pts/4954388793.html
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-23-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,087
Posted By Lambeau
I'll sell them for $1800 with the tires and the...

I'll sell them for $1800 with the tires and the spare wheel/tire. 3 wheels are absolutely perfect and one has a 1.5" X 1/4" scratch on one of the spokes where there is a different colored silver...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-23-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,087
Posted By Lambeau
I already have the 18" I'm installing. I'll have...

I already have the 18" I'm installing. I'll have these 20's off this week and I'll post pics as soon as they are available. I'll list them on Craigslist & Ebay also.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-20-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,087
Posted By Lambeau
I will sell my factory 20's off of my 11 35d. ...

I will sell my factory 20's off of my 11 35d. Staggered 214's w/Michelin Latitude Tour's. 315/35/20 rear, 275/45/20 front. I'm going to 18" with a 2" taller tire for my 9,000 mile Florida to Alaska...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-19-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,168
Posted By Lambeau
I am removing my 315/35/20's & 275/40/20's and...

I am removing my 315/35/20's & 275/40/20's and going to an 18" wheel for the 9,000 mile roundtrip Florida to Alaska trip in May. I ordered one 18" wheel to make sure the calipers clear on the front...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-10-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,276
Posted By Lambeau
Going to attempt a front diff fluid change this...

Going to attempt a front diff fluid change this weekend. A DIY write-up would be great.
Thanks!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-08-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By Lambeau
When the fluid reaches the point where it starts...

When the fluid reaches the point where it starts to run out of the fill plug hole where you're putting it in, you know it's then full. For the transfer case, make sure you're filling on the front...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-08-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By Lambeau
I'm not sure you could use that socket/ratchet as...

I'm not sure you could use that socket/ratchet as pictured. There's not much room. It's not even possible to get a regular 14mm allen wrench in there. Yeah, that extractor would be perfect for the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-08-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By Lambeau
Rear Diff & Transfer Case Fluid Change Today

2011 35d, 100K miles.

Very easy to do the transfer case and rear differential fluid change. Had to cut a 1" piece of 14mm allen wrench to fit between the transfer case drain plug & transmission...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By Lambeau
2011 35d and had no issues while changing the...

2011 35d and had no issues while changing the trans fluid/filter today. Did NOT have to loosen or drop the trans crossmember and instead used a trans jack to raise the transmission about 1.5" to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,365
Posted By Lambeau
I went to the Destin FL BMW Dealership and bought...

I went to the Destin FL BMW Dealership and bought the transfer case fluid (1 liter Power Divider Oil - part #: 83 22 0 397 244 SAE 75W) & 2 liters of BMW Group Final Drive Gear Oil SAE 75W-90 part...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,365
Posted By Lambeau
2011 35d and had no issues while changing the...

2011 35d and had no issues while changing the trans fluid/filter at the auto hobby shop on Tyndall AFB FL today. Did NOT have to loosen or drop the trans crossmember and instead used a trans jack to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,365
Posted By Lambeau
The lowest price for doing this will be to do it...

The lowest price for doing this will be to do it yourself. There is no reason why anyone couldn't do this. Today I will be changing my trans fluid/filter, transfer case fluid, differential fluid,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-05-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,168
Posted By Lambeau
Yes, that is what my X5 came with but not all do.

Yes, that is what my X5 came with but not all do.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-05-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,168
Posted By Lambeau
That's a long trip jesus_man. Hopefully the next...

That's a long trip jesus_man. Hopefully the next one can be more leisurely. Yeah, I'll post a trip report and post lots of pics from the trip. As soon as I get the wheels/tires on I'll post the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,168
Posted By Lambeau
I'm in the process of doing this also with my...

I'm in the process of doing this also with my 2011 35d sport. I also have the 20" wheels. The main issue is clearing the suspension part above the front tire. My alternative is to go to an 8" wide...
Forum: E63 / E64 M6 (2006 - 2010) 12-23-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,029
Posted By Lambeau
90% of all issues with these cars involve the...

90% of all issues with these cars involve the SMG. Look for a man-trans car instead. I have a 2007 manual and love the car.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-23-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By Lambeau
U.S. DPF Removal Pipe?

Anyone aware of anyone in the U.S. that sells a DPF Removal pipe for a X5 35d? I've found some listed in Europe but they aren't sure if they are the right size or have the right fittings for U.S....
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