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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-23-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,243
Posted By PurPlazur
Sorry for the delay in responding. I've been out...

Sorry for the delay in responding. I've been out of the country for 6 months. Problem was a ruptured coolant tank cor apparently no reason. I did enjoy the loaner.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-03-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,243
Posted By PurPlazur
Massive loss of coolant

Good morning,

Walk up to a truck that lost it's coolant overnight. A lot of it and a real mess in the driveway mixed with snow and ice. Temperature has been near -35 all week. Anyone seen this...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,706
Posted By PurPlazur
I used a regular pop rivet gun. The rivet seems...

I used a regular pop rivet gun. The rivet seems to break early but don't worry, it will hold.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-04-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,537
Posted By PurPlazur
My dash rattle turned out to be the upper door...

My dash rattle turned out to be the upper door panel level with the ext. mirror. The dealer removed the door panel, installed some sort of tape around it, lubed the plastic clips and joints. It's now...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,706
Posted By PurPlazur
I don't know about the OEM connector. I did not...

I don't know about the OEM connector. I did not use it. What I do know however is that the truck needs to run in order to provide power to lights.

C.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-06-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,372
Posted By PurPlazur
Oh, i see, allow me to restate. Not 3 times bit...

Oh, i see, allow me to restate. Not 3 times bit 3 visits to the dealer. Fine if you have the time or he's your best friend but it is not my case. So to be clear, i meant 3 visits.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-06-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,372
Posted By PurPlazur
Your dealer did not easily fix the problem if he...

Your dealer did not easily fix the problem if he had to re-try 3 times. Tape can do until a perm fix.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-06-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,372
Posted By PurPlazur
Put some tape ( electrical will do ) around the...

Put some tape ( electrical will do ) around the part the the lower tailgate is latching to.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-09-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,706
Posted By PurPlazur
Right on. Looking forward to the pics.

Right on. Looking forward to the pics.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,706
Posted By PurPlazur
Good job!:thumbup:

Good job!:thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,706
Posted By PurPlazur
step 7: Yes. The tabs under the taillight. Push...

step 7: Yes. The tabs under the taillight. Push the tab down then pull the bumper towards the back so the tab don't re-clip themselves.

step 8: Start with the rear pin first them move forward...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-30-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By PurPlazur
I cannot answer that. The dealer can tho.

I cannot answer that. The dealer can tho.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-30-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,351
Posted By PurPlazur
See the attached picture. It is mounted as close...

See the attached picture. It is mounted as close to the opened tailgate as possible. Some wind noise but not enough to turn up the radio volume. The antenna is completely covered. No signal loss.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-30-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By PurPlazur
7% to 8% doable with some work. Good luck

7% to 8% doable with some work. Good luck
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-30-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By PurPlazur
Hi George, Good luck finding a dealer...

Hi George,

Good luck finding a dealer invoice in Canada. Not the same as US. Did you try Hamel in Blainville? I purchased mine from them and got quite a bit more than 4%. Bring your best quote....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-29-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,202
Posted By PurPlazur
Differs from dealer to dealer I guess. I had an...

Differs from dealer to dealer I guess. I had an X6 for a weekend while waiting for the delivery of my truck, while in service a 325 touring, an X1, X3 and last summer, a beautiful series 1 ragtop....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-29-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,202
Posted By PurPlazur
Ditto + if you've developped a good relationship...

Ditto + if you've developped a good relationship with your SA, you'll probably be able to "select" which car you want out of their loaner fleet!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-28-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,775
Posted By PurPlazur
:thumbup:

:thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-28-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,537
Posted By PurPlazur
Driver's door upper trim, tailgate (well...

Driver's door upper trim, tailgate (well documented in this forum including a fix).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-28-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,119
Posted By PurPlazur
Noted ... do you think it's strickly a dealer...

Noted ... do you think it's strickly a dealer thing or a BMWNA service requirement?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-28-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,119
Posted By PurPlazur
I took this advice and applied it a while ago....

I took this advice and applied it a while ago. Much easier to deal with the dealer now. My preferred SA just got promoted to Director of Service. While I also have to break a new one, hopefully, they...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-16-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,706
Posted By PurPlazur
Hi, reply below your questions ... 1.) Did...

Hi, reply below your questions ...

1.) Did you consider purchasing other brands of hitches? Why did you go with the Hidden Hitch?
The other two I've been looking at was the CURT Hitch #13077,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-12-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,790
Posted By PurPlazur
I installed the hitch myself for about 300$. The...

I installed the hitch myself for about 300$. The mechanic at BMW told me that coding was mainly to disable the PDC. It did not do anything significant to other parameters. He called it coding for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-03-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,628
Posted By PurPlazur
There's one cool feature I like from this...

There's one cool feature I like from this feature. When you search Goggle for a point of interest, say a restaurant, if you do it right, it will also send the telephone number as well to the car....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-22-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,288
Posted By PurPlazur
Nice. Looks like a future project!

Nice. Looks like a future project!
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