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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,975
Posted By tol4o
We have 55k miles on our X5D. Two weeks ago an...

We have 55k miles on our X5D. Two weeks ago an engine light showed up and when checked it was something related to NOx /don't remember the exact code/. I cleared the code and drove for few days with...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-18-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 782
Posted By tol4o
M235i should have very similar sport suspension...

M235i should have very similar sport suspension as 123D M-Sport, so I think the handling should be similar
I used to have E46 M3 in US and I can say 123D has very similar feel except the different...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-02-2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 782
Posted By tol4o
Introducing my little E81 123D Euro Rocket

Re-located back to Europe so this is my new drive here
2008 BMW E81 123D 3-door Hatchback
2.0L Twin-Turbo Diesel N47s engine 204HP, 300 ft-lb /2010 engine of the year/
6-speed manual with short...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 01-02-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By tol4o
Introducing my little Euro Rocket Oil burner

Re-located back to Europe so this is my new drive here
2008 BMW E81 123D 3-door Hatchback
2.0L Twin-Turbo Diesel N47s engine 204HP, 300 ft-lb /2010 engine of the year/
6-speed manual with short...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-11-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 49,505
Posted By tol4o
This looks like biased write up by Seagate trying...

This looks like biased write up by Seagate trying to sell few more mechanical drives before they retire completely
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 49,505
Posted By tol4o
So it's continuously writing the music to HDD?...

So it's continuously writing the music to HDD? Hmm that might be an eventual problem down the road for people with Sirius
We don't have Sirius in our X5 but lot of people do
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 49,505
Posted By tol4o
TRIM is supported only by SATA SSD drives and...

TRIM is supported only by SATA SSD drives and only if the recipient device SATA controller supports AHCI
PATA / ATA-6 drives does not support TRIM /unless manufacturer integrated their own TRIM-like...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 49,505
Posted By tol4o
Make sure you enable the TRIM support on Macs...

Make sure you enable the TRIM support on Macs because when using non Apple SSD the Mac OS X cannot recognize the hardware and turns this option is off. If you don't enable it in 4-5 months the drive...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 49,505
Posted By tol4o
As long as they use regular 2.5" HDD you can do...

As long as they use regular 2.5" HDD you can do the upgrade
From quick research it shows that they use Toshiba 200GB Model MK2060GSC which is SATA interface /you still have to take it out and check...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 49,505
Posted By tol4o
Blame me but don't know what is NBT

Blame me but don't know what is NBT
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 49,505
Posted By tol4o
It's 80GB Toshiba 4200rpm, slow spin, slow seek...

It's 80GB Toshiba 4200rpm, slow spin, slow seek time, slow data transfer



No because when the software doesn't recognize the file system the re-size option is not available
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 05-01-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,731
Posted By tol4o
DIY Upgrade Navigation CIC Hard Drive to SSD Solid State Drive

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=9057511#post9057511
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 49,505
Posted By tol4o
DIY Upgrade Navigation CIC Hard Drive to SSD Solid State Drive

I have been planning to replace the sluggish Toshiba 4200rpm mechanical drive to SSD on my 2011 X5D and finally completed the project.
The speed improvement is great. The upgrade is well worth...
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-13-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,582
Posted By tol4o
This is my favorite M1 resurrection design

This is my favorite M1 resurrection design
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-12-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,582
Posted By tol4o
WTF, could they design something fuglier?

WTF, could they design something fuglier?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-04-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 57,561
Posted By tol4o
This headlights-kidney love already comes too...

This headlights-kidney love already comes too much for me...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 138,341
Posted By tol4o
I got the cheaper one 2 years ago, no problems so...

I got the cheaper one 2 years ago, no problems so far works perfect. Behr is BMW OEM supplier anyway
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-06-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,604
Posted By tol4o
I hope it will have the diesel X7 xdrive35d to...

I hope it will have the diesel X7 xdrive35d to compete with MB GL Bluetec
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-04-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,604
Posted By tol4o
The proportions are similar to MB GL

The proportions are similar to MB GL
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-04-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,604
Posted By tol4o
You are absolutely right about the van windows...

You are absolutely right about the van windows appearance, I was wondering what doesn't look right :)
Is this better?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-04-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,604
Posted By tol4o
I also think it will be a bloated X5 and that's...

I also think it will be a bloated X5 and that's why I used the new X5 as a base
I changed here and there few things that I don't like on the F15
Forum: General BMW Questions 04-03-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By tol4o
BMW X7 My Design

What do you think?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-03-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,604
Posted By tol4o
BMW X7 My Design

What do you think?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-01-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,363
Posted By tol4o
I also noticed that after the first 10k miles the...

I also noticed that after the first 10k miles the engine is more efficient and quiet
Now when the weather in NE is very cold the MPG drops dramatically with at least 3-4 MPG
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-30-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,363
Posted By tol4o
34 MPG but imperial gallons :) 1 imp Gallon =...

34 MPG but imperial gallons :)
1 imp Gallon = 1.2 US gallon
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