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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-20-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By bretskyg
Follow up on failed water pump

Had my 2008 X5 with 44,000 miles towed to Rallye BMW in Westbury, New York. They confirmed the water pump diagnosis. Called BMW. They agreed to supply a new water pump. I paid for labor. I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-07-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,245
Posted By bretskyg
Searched X5 overheating. Did not find too much.

Searched X5 overheating. Did not find too much.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-07-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,245
Posted By bretskyg
Is an electric pump failure common? Will BMW do...

Is an electric pump failure common? Will BMW do anything for a car out of warranty? What is a good source to purchase a replacement. Has anyone repaired a broken one?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-07-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,245
Posted By bretskyg
Thanks for the reply. I have the 3.0 engine.

Thanks for the reply. I have the 3.0 engine.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-06-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,245
Posted By bretskyg
Overheating

While driving my 2008 X5 yesterday the engine overheated engine light came on. I pulled over and opened the hood and released the overflow cap. Steam came out so I know the engine was very hot. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-10-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,110
Posted By bretskyg
Went onto the website link. I have a Mac. I was...

Went onto the website link. I have a Mac. I was informed the site is not compatible with Macs. Can someone send email me disc 1? bretskyg@aol.com
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-27-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 922
Posted By bretskyg
Hi, I am not terribly big. I weigh about...

Hi,

I am not terribly big. I weigh about 185 pounds. My average trip daily back and forth to work is about 30 miles. I bought the car a year ago from my daughter who weighs about 125. I think...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-26-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 922
Posted By bretskyg
Leather Quality

I have a 2008 X5 with the cream color leather seats. (not sure what the factory calls the color) I have 37,000 miles on the car. The drivers seat is really starting to wear. The pebble texture is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-15-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,392
Posted By bretskyg
My wife just bought a new lexus RX 350. I have...

My wife just bought a new lexus RX 350. I have an 08 X5. Her camera is like a new flat screen TV and mine is likw an old black and white Dumont TV that my grandparents had in the 50's.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-07-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By bretskyg
what is a combox and ad2 support?

what is a combox and ad2 support?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-07-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By bretskyg
Bluetooth connection

I just put a Pandora Radio app on my I phone. Is there a way to connect it to the radio using bluetooth in my 08 X5 so I do not have to connect it by wire to the auxlliary input in the center...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-01-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,078
Posted By bretskyg
The ultimate esoteric sound system is made by...

The ultimate esoteric sound system is made by Reuss. (Reussaudio.com) They make the absolutely finest sound system money can by. it is engineered speifically for a particular car and has an...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-01-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,347
Posted By bretskyg
here is an idea. I purchase some clear lacquer...

here is an idea. I purchase some clear lacquer and mix it with the color so there is no need to apply clear overcoat. (the clear from the factory touch up usually won't mix with clear) I also add...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-04-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By bretskyg
Quality of seat leather

I have an 08 with about 33,000 miles. I am average weight (180lbs) and pamper my X5. The leather in the center of the drivers seat is worn to the extent that the top color is worn through in a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-22-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By bretskyg
upload iphone contacts

I can pair my iphone 4 with my 08 X5 but can not upload my contacts. Any advice?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-19-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,582
Posted By bretskyg
At home I have a pair of vintage Dynaco monoblock...

At home I have a pair of vintage Dynaco monoblock tube amps, Keff speakers, sophisticated speaker cables and interconnects, Audre' preamp, ProJect tube phono stage preamp, Dual Phono and California...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-19-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,582
Posted By bretskyg
If there are any audiophiles out there check out...

If there are any audiophiles out there check out Reuss Audio Systems. They custom build a sound system engineered and tuned for an individual car. They do not make boom boxes but rather high end...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,823
Posted By bretskyg
Leather Streching

Has any one had a problem with the leather on the seat (especially the driver seat) stretching and leaving a large kind of bubble?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-20-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,215
Posted By bretskyg
The piece of masonite measures39" wide by 58"...

The piece of masonite measures39" wide by 58" high. Here are some...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-18-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,215
Posted By bretskyg
Will take some pictures. Give me a day or two.

Will take some pictures. Give me a day or two.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-16-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,215
Posted By bretskyg
bike storage

I bought a piece of masonite cut to fit the inside of my 08 X5 and put the smooth side up. It is now very easy to slide my bike in and out.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-16-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 781
Posted By bretskyg
Stretched leather

The leather in places in my seats has stretched in places on the drivers seat and rear seats. It looks pretty unsightly. The dealer tells me this is normal. Any advice as to how to either shrink...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-08-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,134
Posted By bretskyg
very interesting - I will have to try this.

very interesting - I will have to try this.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-06-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,134
Posted By bretskyg
Wax on trim removal

While waxing my X5 I got some wax on the black plastic trim. Does anyone have a way to remove the wax?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-30-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,752
Posted By bretskyg
I tried to do a search for campaigns for an 08 ...

I tried to do a search for campaigns for an 08 X5. Did not come up with anything. What am I doing wrong?
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