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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-08-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,455
Posted By vetaldj
My second car is little helper 2014 VW Golf. ...

My second car is little helper 2014 VW Golf.

Small, same German made. We had 2008 Golf (Rabbit at that time) and it was really nice little helper. This time we did not even reserch it - just got a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-05-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,204
Posted By vetaldj
I was quoted for like almost $300 for this job. ...

I was quoted for like almost $300 for this job.

Ended doing it myself. Bought fluid from dealer and Motive Power Bleeder from amazon for $50.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-02-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,324
Posted By vetaldj
Still for sale? sent pm

Still for sale? sent pm
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,097
Posted By vetaldj
Well, recall touchs only EGR cooler bracket and...

Well, recall touchs only EGR cooler bracket and not cooler itself but since that bracket is direct cause why cooler is broken they change it as well at no cost.
That's my understanding of this. I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-07-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By vetaldj
Personally I would stay away. Car is very new to...

Personally I would stay away. Car is very new to have so many issues, even minor.
Do you want to be the next one who trace all new issues like that? Minor or major, it is require you to go to the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-07-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,047
Posted By vetaldj
65K on the clock and did not put any oil between....

65K on the clock and did not put any oil between.

Did 11K changes mostly as soon as I get reminder. Will do shorter one this time as car was involved in cross country trip with 6300lbs trailer...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-29-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By vetaldj
I will check mine work order today or tomorrow,...

I will check mine work order today or tomorrow, when I have a chance, to see if they put any info about any codes.
I've got P20E8 by reading my car with those coding software INPA/EDIABAS or how it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-28-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,466
Posted By vetaldj
Serv, try to find sports seats... This is the...

Serv, try to find sports seats... This is the must for BMW. You will figure this out after you try one.

Glad I listen this advice when I was looking for my 35d. I did cross country relocation on...
Forum: California 10-21-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By vetaldj
Good shop, prices close to dealer though.

Good shop, prices close to dealer though.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-21-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,724
Posted By vetaldj
I've got a quote from good place (not dealer) in...

I've got a quote from good place (not dealer) in OC as this:

The cost of a transmission service is $1,351.41 plus tax
15L of transmission fluid: $523.50
Transmission filter/trans pan: $300.66...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-04-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By vetaldj
Well, you need to be in real good relationship...

Well, you need to be in real good relationship with manager to do something that car not due...

You can check "Vehicle status" screen to see what's close to Due and ask to do that, who knows,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-02-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,911
Posted By vetaldj
It looks like I will be the only one who says...

It looks like I will be the only one who says that I like F15 look and feel but will not get one untill my E70 breaks apart :) Hopefully not in next 10 years.

When I get somehow bored with it (you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By vetaldj
Back on this... My wife has same thing...

Back on this... My wife has same thing (coincedence or not, but it happens with wifes mostly...), I've never had this for almost 2 years of driving...).

Need to do some field test, have day off...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By vetaldj
Try first geting it from local dealer part shop...

Try first geting it from local dealer part shop (ask for 10% BMWCCA club discount) and negotiate installation with service department. With this route I've got OEM style hitch installed by dealer for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By vetaldj
Ok, I'm in for September 19th. Should be...

Ok, I'm in for September 19th.

Should be fun!!!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-13-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By vetaldj
Got email from BMW NA regarding the same with...

Got email from BMW NA regarding the same with invitation code.

Thinking to go too, sounds like a fun!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-11-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By vetaldj
I did not paid anything even though I did it in...

I did not paid anything even though I did it in Nebraska, not in California (right before 3 days relocation trip to California :) ) . Dealer just checked that I have CPO and told me that everything...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-11-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 671
Posted By vetaldj
I had same smell so I called to my dealer to...

I had same smell so I called to my dealer to schedule apt to check it out. After I explain my issues was told about that bracket. After check they told me that EGR cooler was bad too. Bracket was...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-05-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By vetaldj
It's mean that you don't have navigation option,...

It's mean that you don't have navigation option, just button.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-05-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By vetaldj
Do you have navigation installed? I bet you can...

Do you have navigation installed? I bet you can have a key Nav but no actual Nav option in.

How is your screen looks like: (1)wide rectangular and take all space or (2)rather small with big...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-01-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By vetaldj
I live close to LA, (Irvine, CA) and best I can...

I live close to LA, (Irvine, CA) and best I can get off my E70 diesel here is 17-18mpg (I reset it each time I put fuel in). I have like 90% local roads and highways once in a while for weekends...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 31,687
Posted By vetaldj
I know that OEM towing mirror is maybe better but...

I know that OEM towing mirror is maybe better but I used this mirror (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001AJH1HK/ref=oh_details_o03_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1) for two relocation across the country and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 46,726
Posted By vetaldj
Well, to get quiet ride ...

Well, to get quiet ride (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000T5BI8Y/ref=oh_details_o03_s00_i02?ie=UTF8&psc=1)add additional $35

Worked like a charm for me.

Glad you found solution that works...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 46,726
Posted By vetaldj
Do what I did - buy it from them with BMW CCA...

Do what I did - buy it from them with BMW CCA discount ~$520 tax included and then ask to install it with your part, another ~$500. This way you still can make it ~$1100 or something. I went this...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-01-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By vetaldj
It looks like mine with 64K is the highest, so...

It looks like mine with 64K is the highest, so far :)

No problem yet, just replaced leaked cooler under the warranty.
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