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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-03-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 911
Posted By jfabes
get a 2011 (lci upgrade) or newer for the v8tt if...

get a 2011 (lci upgrade) or newer for the v8tt if you want a v8. i personally would not get the 4.8 na pre 2011. and, if you get one built after Feb 2011, it will have the very bright led coronoa...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,934
Posted By jfabes
i had the dunlop rft 20's on our xd (wife's car),...

i had the dunlop rft 20's on our xd (wife's car), i thought the ride was perfectly fine at first (a little harsh at times) but they got really loud and the fronts were completely bald on the outer...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-26-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,588
Posted By jfabes
very nice...now get those front windows tinted to...

very nice...now get those front windows tinted to match the back :D
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-26-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 989
Posted By jfabes
I left the privacy glass as is and had the fronts...

I left the privacy glass as is and had the fronts done to match. I actually think its 30%, not 35%, but could be wrong. since the shades are usually up in the back for the kids, i saw no reason to go...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-19-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,387
Posted By jfabes
I fixed your response :D

I fixed your response :D
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-19-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,696
Posted By jfabes
true, BUT there's always a way... we lived...

true, BUT there's always a way...

we lived in an apartment for 5 months while our house was being built, and under those circumstances, I went to one of those car wash bays with the water...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-19-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,748
Posted By jfabes
not true fwiw....the cut-off was March 2011. All...

not true fwiw....the cut-off was March 2011. All 2011's received the LCI upgrade obviously, but only March and later got the LED coronas. if you truely want that look, swap the entire hedlight...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-19-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,696
Posted By jfabes
never, ever. i prefer to have a car that is swirl...

never, ever. i prefer to have a car that is swirl free and therfore take care of it myself. i don't care what color it is. you find time. its that simple.

people that do not wash their cars...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-19-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By jfabes
Umm, they still make fabric bras??? LMAO. I...

Umm, they still make fabric bras??? LMAO.

I honestly can't think of anything that would look worse on a car than a fabric bra, short of neon lights underneath. This isn't 1987 after all :)

go...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-08-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By jfabes
honestly, if the car is super clean, than even...

honestly, if the car is super clean, than even giving them their asking price is a STEAL!!!. as i posted in another thread, i looked for a while before finding our 2012 and they were listed as the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-08-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By jfabes
i would ditch the rft's and go for something like...

i would ditch the rft's and go for something like the conti dw, excellent wet and dry grip and long life....far better than the dws, plus you live in the south (don't need an all season). i would...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-08-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By jfabes
well, if bmw is like audi, then only a bmw dealer...

well, if bmw is like audi, then only a bmw dealer can cpo the car. they probably offer a 3rd party warranty, but it will not be "cpo" per say.

are you sure that isn't the in-service date? i would...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,344
Posted By jfabes
actually, i think ford sold them about 4 or 5...

actually, i think ford sold them about 4 or 5 years ago as part of the pag (premeir auto group) with jaguar to tata motors.

range rover is way more money than a similar equipped x5. reliabilty is...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-07-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By jfabes
i looked for months before getting our 2012 and...

i looked for months before getting our 2012 and honestly, $42k sounds really good based on my research. the only things that would personally be a deal breaker for me would be

a) the condition (i...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-28-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,575
Posted By jfabes
man, that sux! keep in mind though that if the...

man, that sux! keep in mind though that if the dealer hassles you, a really good paintless dent repair guy can do amazing things to body panels. about 5 years ago in my e46M3, i was parked near the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-28-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,717
Posted By jfabes
the thing about the hid fog kits is that they are...

the thing about the hid fog kits is that they are brighter than the headlights because the fog lenses are not projectors, and the x5's are pretty high. if you want to go that route, you absolutely...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-28-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,200
Posted By jfabes
thanks for that, lots of info in there!...

thanks for that, lots of info in there! appreciate your time.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-28-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,200
Posted By jfabes
LOL, no...Houston. but funny as it is, i have...

LOL, no...Houston. but funny as it is, i have some vendors in hamilton :)

thanks for the input guys. i'll checkout e90post, do some searches over there.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-28-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,200
Posted By jfabes
Questions about tuning E70 X5 35d

hey guys, new member here and introduced myself in the X5 forum. looking for some input on tuning as i couldn't really find much over there. i search this forum as well but it seems that the majority...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-26-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,717
Posted By jfabes
^^^ oem hid's are typically 4300k, if you want...

^^^ oem hid's are typically 4300k, if you want fogs to match, you need a "xenon match", like the ones from Hoen. if you go with 5500, 6000, 7500 etc. they will be bluer than the headlights. you need...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-25-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By jfabes
thanks for the warm welcome guys. clear bra went...

thanks for the warm welcome guys. clear bra went well, i'll get some pics when i get her cleaned up.

Frank-O...yes, on audizine constantly. is that your name over there? sounds familiar.

we are...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,112
Posted By jfabes
i always run 93 but its usually because it was a...

i always run 93 but its usually because it was a car that made more power with 93 (turbo, sc, tune, strung-out e46 m3 LOL, etc.). while i can't comment on the x5 specificially, i know that when we...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-22-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By jfabes
Nice S4 ;) I've had clear bra on my Ibis S4...

Nice S4 ;)

I've had clear bra on my Ibis S4 since the day after i took delivery (12 months and about 12k miles ago) and i'll admit that the partial line bugged me a bit at first...BUT, i wasn't...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-22-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By jfabes
Joined the club....

Hey guys, just wanted to say hi. Just picked up a very lightly used 2012 X5 35d (6k miles) for the wife. Its AW/Cinnamon, premium pkg, sport pkg, premium sound, running boards and 20's (214's). I...
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