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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-11-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By digdesign
I find that hard to believe. I test drove one...

I find that hard to believe. I test drove one with active steering a long while back and I don't remember any play in the steering.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-08-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 504
Posted By digdesign
+1

+1
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-02-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By digdesign
Here you go. ...

Here you go.
http://www.scribd.com/doc/235706803/BMWVIN-L161819?secret_password=Lt9BZntr4YUMWxKnXq0V

FYI: you can run reports for free here, you just need to create an account to use it....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By digdesign
:) It is in your head. The oil in the oil pan is...

:) It is in your head. The oil in the oil pan is reserve. The motor is still getting the exact same amount.

..Think of it this way. Imagine the oil pan holds 7 quarts with the engine off. When the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By digdesign
For every oil question you'll get 100 different...

For every oil question you'll get 100 different opinions (including mine).
What I meant was, if you're not sure what's in there don't sweat it. Just add a quart of good oil in the correct weight....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By digdesign
The brand and weight of the oil that's in there...

The brand and weight of the oil that's in there doesn't matter at this point. Just add a quart of any decent oil in the correct weight for the motor (even if it's different from what's already in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By digdesign
I can't offer any help on the compressor issue,...

I can't offer any help on the compressor issue, but I am certain that the front end looking off is just a symptom of the right rear being deflated. Good luck getting it sorted.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-05-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 28,908
Posted By digdesign
Interesting. I always thought that part of the...

Interesting. I always thought that part of the reason for the weight on the ball is so that when going over heaves, or decelerating, the trailer doesn't try to lift the rear of the vehicle. Which...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-02-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By digdesign
It should work, my Lumia 920 works in my 2008....

It should work, my Lumia 920 works in my 2008. Not sure why it would be different for a 2011.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-01-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,049
Posted By digdesign
Sounds like a great tip. So you end up with a...

Sounds like a great tip. So you end up with a glossy screen afterward? How's the visibility?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-01-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 28,908
Posted By digdesign
Looks great. It does sound like you should...

Looks great.
It does sound like you should probably nudge it forward. You want to shoot for 10-12% of the trailer weight on the tongue. 560lbs+ might be a bit much though. I think the max for stock...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,380
Posted By digdesign
I would try Enterprise again and see if you can...

I would try Enterprise again and see if you can sweet talk someone into giving you the records. If you get the right person on the phone, play dumb and sound non threatening, they might just give...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 28,908
Posted By digdesign
I have the air suspension. When I tow I...

I have the air suspension.
When I tow I usually have about 400-430lbs on the tongue and another 150lbs of tools in the back. I measured the rear sag at ~3/8".
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-18-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 888
Posted By digdesign
I agree. I don't understand why anyone ever...

I agree. I don't understand why anyone ever bothers to put one in a street car. As you said, most people won't own the car long enough to see any damage it might do. But at the same time there is no...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-14-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By digdesign
Same here. I wouldn't worry about it.

Same here. I wouldn't worry about it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 771
Posted By digdesign
Yes. You will absolutely need snows for Colorado...

Yes. You will absolutely need snows for Colorado winters.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-13-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By digdesign
Good place to start ...

Good place to start
http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e70-forum/68964-x5-coinectomy-where-not-place-coins.html
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-11-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By digdesign
Your car does have bluetooth, but it does not...

Your car does have bluetooth, but it does not support music streaming.
If you connect your phone via USB it should see it as an external hard drive where you can access the music just as you would...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-26-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By digdesign
No. Just make sure it's topped off.

No. Just make sure it's topped off.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-19-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 979
Posted By digdesign
It does? That's great. I was under the impression...

It does? That's great. I was under the impression that you had to remove the door panel to replace it.

The part is only about $17
http://www.ecstuning.com/Search/SiteSearch/51416975791/ES98638/
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-18-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By digdesign
It's not a bad idea, but the swaybar link won't...

It's not a bad idea, but the swaybar link won't affect the alignment, so you'll probably have to go out of pocket.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 735
Posted By digdesign
^ This. It also could have been caused by...

^ This.

It also could have been caused by uneven rust build up if the car had been sitting for a long time.
Try a few very aggressive stops. Hard braking from 60 down to 20mph. Sometimes that...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-22-2013, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By digdesign
Did the reboot not help? I had the same problem...

Did the reboot not help? I had the same problem and that did the trick.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-22-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By digdesign
Doesn't that only apply to CIC? He has an 08.

Doesn't that only apply to CIC? He has an 08.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-22-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By digdesign
Did you try rebooting iDrive? -- Push and hold...

Did you try rebooting iDrive? -- Push and hold both eject buttons and the volume knob at the same time.
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