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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 763
Posted By rh71
What wheel size are you running now? If they are...

What wheel size are you running now? If they are wide 20s, then I'd do the winter set if you travel that much and out of state. Obviously wider contributes more to sled-action.

I have been...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By rh71
Since you wanted opinions, it's not my...

Since you wanted opinions, it's not my preference. If I wanted different, for a black X5, there's not a lot of colors that would work - another member had a silver sheen which I thought looked...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-23-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By rh71
I feel like you have to stand over these people...

I feel like you have to stand over these people while they do the work or else they won't care. Even at BMW dealers I've had curb rash from valet, so it's not always avoidable. The last time I...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 09-17-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,874
Posted By rh71
curious - what model space ship are you flying? ...

curious - what model space ship are you flying? :yikes:

Truth be told, I am jealous of the interior.



Love the look of the wheels other than it being chrome. Looks super sporty. 21" style...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By rh71
Sorry no answer, but curious - is this part of...

Sorry no answer, but curious - is this part of adaptive drive (do you have it)?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 696
Posted By rh71
Separate question - does anyone know if adaptive...

Separate question - does anyone know if adaptive drive fails over its lifetime, should/will it throw a code/warning?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 696
Posted By rh71
There were so many changes throughout the years...

There were so many changes throughout the years that I lost track, and like many, I've been around since the E70 came out. I'm surprised the salesmen were able to keep up, but I suppose it's their...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-16-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By rh71
You didn't mention if it includes shipping. It's...

You didn't mention if it includes shipping. It's a good rack - with a 10mm socket ratchet you can install it in less than a minute. Love mine and I got it from a fellow member as well.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-11-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By rh71
should I tow it in?

40k miles on a 3.0si. Tonight on a cold engine on a cool night I just drive normally and the radiator fan started getting really loud just a couple minutes into the drive. A/C or vent fans not on. ...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-30-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By rh71
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By rh71
The '08 X5s used the previous iDrive iteration...

The '08 X5s used the previous iDrive iteration which are a different controller.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By rh71
Looks like originally on an F10 the hub bore is...

Looks like originally on an F10 the hub bore is 72.56mm whereas the E70 X5 uses 74.1mm. So if he had it on an E70 he had it bored out so it could fit. The other thing is find out the offsets - they...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By rh71
did you see this already on a forum somewhere? ...

did you see this already on a forum somewhere? Google images comes up with nothing.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By rh71
If you do not have comfort access, it's supposed...

If you do not have comfort access, it's supposed to charge every time the fob is in the ignition.

If you do have comfort access, you need to change the battery in the fob, but the idrive will...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 825
Posted By rh71
All-seasons year-round for me but on light snow...

All-seasons year-round for me but on light snow only. I wouldn't even want to be out there on staggered 20s in heavy snow. 315 tires = sledding fun.

Thankfully I don't need to go out much at all...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By rh71
I thought the roof rack on the newer X5s like...

I thought the roof rack on the newer X5s like yours no longer have a space under each rail (looks like the clamp needs that space) but rather flat against the car's roof?

Or maybe that's what the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Sticky: DIY and How-To
Views: 3,189
Posted By rh71
Good move... here's a few that are good: ...

Good move... here's a few that are good:

Battery replacement - http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e70-forum/90589-e70-battery-replacement-diy.html
Aero kit install (pre-lci) -...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,040
Posted By rh71
if the chrome and its looks is the only issue you...

if the chrome and its looks is the only issue you have, you may want to look into plastidipping your wheels. They have "aluminum" color which will make them look stock (not chrome). ~$50 for 4 cans...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By rh71
Why? Is an ML less reliable than an E70? MB has...

Why? Is an ML less reliable than an E70? MB has a better track record year after year. Here's just the latest. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-10-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By rh71
With being a realtor I'm thinking lots of local...

With being a realtor I'm thinking lots of local driving and wear & tear, especially on brakes and it'll cost. Since you also need it for the majority of your job, I would stay away because...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-06-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By rh71
interesting how the rear end curves over in the...

interesting how the rear end curves over in the last pic.

love the way the car looks in white
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By rh71
I just switched to the Conti DWS after having...

I just switched to the Conti DWS after having Toyo Proxes STII for over 5 years. They were a good set that still had 8/32" tread left after 40k miles, but I just wanted a change. Now that I'm on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-25-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,016
Posted By rh71
I just verified it works. You can go forward or...

I just verified it works. You can go forward or backward as long as the seatbelt is buckled. Makes sense, at least from a safety standpoint. Unless you're a stuntman. Anyone else notice they've...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-25-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 706
Posted By rh71
Semi-related - even on Facebook's mobile app if...

Semi-related - even on Facebook's mobile app if you are part of a group it doesn't allow you to search that group for previous posts. You have to go to the full desktop site (through browser) to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-24-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,016
Posted By rh71
My issue with auto-up is sometimes when I pull...

My issue with auto-up is sometimes when I pull both the driver and passenger door windows up at the same time, the driver window will stop and actually start to go down. Is this some kind of bug? ...
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