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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 312
Posted By vetaldj
It is works, I tried on two different cars (BMW...

It is works, I tried on two different cars (BMW and Audi), reset codes and perform that routine - all monitors went to OK status right after.
Dealers not do that as they are not required to do so....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 312
Posted By vetaldj
Please note that just drive a "couple of days"...

Please note that just drive a "couple of days" will not make those monitors ready.
There's a very specific routine (like idling cold for 3 min, or after driving idling for 5 min, it's for sure not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-11-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 664
Posted By vetaldj
I found that VW sell it cheaper then BMW so I...

I found that VW sell it cheaper then BMW so I used VW branded DEF in my car (going for a next jug today again). If I find something cheaper I definitely use it. As all said - DEF is DEF, no reason to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-11-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By vetaldj
Side marker is held by some glue tape. Had...

Side marker is held by some glue tape. Had exactly same issue when my wife scratched driver side. Mine did not broke though, just fell off.

So I use bumper adhesive and put it back. I did not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-05-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,459
Posted By vetaldj
I see at least few E70 and few more of F15 each...

I see at least few E70 and few more of F15 each day during my commute. I think that F15 much more popular though around SoCal. I have 2010 35d with Sport Package, rock solid for me for last 3 years....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-30-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,435
Posted By vetaldj
I'm still owning my E70 but I'm sure my next car...

I'm still owning my E70 but I'm sure my next car will be BMW, no doubt, whatever happen to this one. I'm not sure if I go with X5 though as at time of replacement I might not need that big SAV, but...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-30-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By vetaldj
Looks like regular E39 to me with options, I had...

Looks like regular E39 to me with options, I had same year car but other options.

Decode VIN to see what's options are there, it may be your answer.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-29-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 943
Posted By vetaldj
This is exported car. Here's first record...

This is exported car.

Here's first record from CarFax:
08/04/1996 US Customs Vehicle exported from Germany and imported to Charleston, SC
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-27-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 612
Posted By vetaldj
ECS Tuning has 2 days of free shipping event. Get...

ECS Tuning has 2 days of free shipping event. Get them for cheap with no shipping
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-20-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By vetaldj
CarFax is clear with one owner and no accidents.

CarFax is clear with one owner and no accidents.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-13-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,153
Posted By vetaldj
I checked my 2010 X5 35d and have two recalls for...

I checked my 2010 X5 35d and have two recalls for both driver and passenger airbags.
Did the same for 2006 Audi A3 I have now and it also has 1 recall for same issue.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-02-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,439
Posted By vetaldj
No issues for me, just disconnect and connect it...

No issues for me, just disconnect and connect it back (negative). I had 4x4 sign and to take that off I turned steering wheel all way to the right and back to the left.

No check engine lights. All...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-01-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By vetaldj
Congrats on new ride! This community is...

Congrats on new ride!

This community is really the best! I was trying to locate some info on other cars I have and can't get any good sources. I keep reading fest even though I don't have any E39...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-24-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,439
Posted By vetaldj
Ok, got it. Thanks anyway for pointing to...

Ok, got it.

Thanks anyway for pointing to that location. I don't usually browse other forums.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-23-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,439
Posted By vetaldj
Did it yesterday. blue dragon guide was...

Did it yesterday.

blue dragon guide was really helpful (Thanks a lot!). Had some hard time to take trim panel off to access FRM but otherwise was easy upgrade. I bought switch from Europe used...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-23-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7,096
Views: 176,345
Posted By vetaldj
deleted, wrong post.

deleted, wrong post.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-23-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,300
Posted By vetaldj
I was on same boat but much less of damage and it...

I was on same boat but much less of damage and it was 12K, yours look way worse and just 7K? Even with using recycle parts it way underestimate. I told to repair place - no used parts and they were...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-18-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By vetaldj
Congrats on your new ride! Sent you PM about...

Congrats on your new ride!

Sent you PM about some items you have on sale.

Thanks!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-09-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,439
Posted By vetaldj
Part numbers as follow for E70: WITH HUD: ...

Part numbers as follow for E70:
WITH HUD: 61319134727
WITHOUT HUD: 61319134726

There're few listings on eBay for used one from EU in $50-55 range (I just got one :) ).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By vetaldj
I would go with Premium one for sure. As...

I would go with Premium one for sure. As DefSport noted - contour seats is the must. Base seat are not that good. Do not close your eyes now, while you still can choose. Later on adding anything...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-27-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By vetaldj
So, what was the initial issue and what was the...

So, what was the initial issue and what was the fix? It is good to post what helped you out so when others will read this post they can find it useful.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 10,312
Posted By vetaldj
There's an option to restore it with clear coat,...

There's an option to restore it with clear coat, google "permanent headlight restoration with clear coat".

I have one test car and all components but don't have time to do that, same as many other...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-26-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By vetaldj
Simple and easy - remote it all together. Just...

Simple and easy - remote it all together. Just keep housing of course.

That was previous owner (that happen to be from Oregon, what a coincidence) did to one of my car I had. It took me for awhile...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-25-2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By vetaldj
It is easy to see pad thickness without wheels...

It is easy to see pad thickness without wheels removed and without been very technical. Wheels are big enough to see what you need, you can take a picture with your phone of what you see and post it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-20-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,029
Posted By vetaldj
Oh well, I think myself and few other did it...

Oh well, I think myself and few other did it without priming so we will report if anything happen. I'm planning to stay with this car for quite some time.
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