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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 500
Posted By gjohnsen
I believe the hood has been taken off also - or...

I believe the hood has been taken off also - or has it not been completely pressed down in the picture? The panel gaps are much larger near the front light than on my car. And another issue is that...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 500
Posted By gjohnsen
Is it only me, or is there a difference in the...

Is it only me, or is there a difference in the color of the left fender vs the hood and the right fender? (view standing in front of the car).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-12-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,689
Posted By gjohnsen
Yes i Agree that the F15 looks to much like an...

Yes i Agree that the F15 looks to much like an larger x3. Went to a show rom where they parked an F15 an X3 side by side. It took me a few seconds to realize that the larger one was the F15;-)...And...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 553
Posted By gjohnsen
I believe that is the fact if you include annual...

I believe that is the fact if you include annual service at an extra cost when signing the contract. In Norway we have a consumer law that gives us 5 year warranty on car and parts that normally...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 553
Posted By gjohnsen
Yes, the indie wantet $2000 for the job. The...

Yes, the indie wantet $2000 for the job. The dealer $3255..The dealer decidet to match the price of the indie..J

$3255 is crazy...$ 2000 i OK, but still pricey..
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 553
Posted By gjohnsen
No warranty on brake parts in Norway. The brakes...

No warranty on brake parts in Norway. The brakes at the rear, still had 1000 or so, computer miles left, but the minimum thickness on the rotor would not last another new pads...In the front they...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 553
Posted By gjohnsen
I also used to change the brakes on my cars ear...

I also used to change the brakes on my cars ear earlyer, but now I dont have the time or energy to do:) The BMW dealer tried at first to charge me over $3000 for the job. Called an Indie, and they...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 553
Posted By gjohnsen
Normal driving, little braking:angel:

Normal driving, little braking:angel:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 553
Posted By gjohnsen
Early rotor change

At 38k miles the warning light for the brake pad change came on. I measured both pads and the rotors. The rotors where under the minimum allowed thickness and i had to change both rotors and brake...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-04-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 904
Posted By gjohnsen
Absolutely no rust on the rotor hats on my 4 year...

Absolutely no rust on the rotor hats on my 4 year old X5. I guess it is some kind of strong wheelcleaner that has been left on to long..Maybe it is only trapped rusty water leaked from the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-31-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,983
Posted By gjohnsen
Sorry guys, but the F15 makes our beloved E70...

Sorry guys, but the F15 makes our beloved E70 look old and outdatet - the way it should be with a new model. But I dont like the new design, its looks like a big X3. This is the nail in the coffin...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-28-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 11,674
Posted By gjohnsen
To be 100% honest. I dont like the sound of my...

To be 100% honest. I dont like the sound of my diesel..I drive it only because of the fuel economy and torque..Every second car in Europe is a diesel, and this transistion from gasoline is poluting...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-23-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,716
Posted By gjohnsen
I bought the tires because of the good reviews,...

I bought the tires because of the good reviews, and a 50% discount in a German online tire store;-)..

I must admit that I chose the easy way out, and have bought 3 cans of "puncture spray", a tire...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-21-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,716
Posted By gjohnsen
Changed my tires to non Run Flat

Yes, I finally didt it..Not because I felt it was necessary, but mostly because of my curiosity how much better car would become with non Run flats..My car has AD, so its allready very comfortable...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-11-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,301
Posted By gjohnsen
Never, seldom fog where I live...Its by the way...

Never, seldom fog where I live...Its by the way forbidden to use foglights here in Norway and most of Europe unless its foggy..The foglights shortens yor forward view on dark roads and is often...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-12-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,093
Posted By gjohnsen
EDC is part of the Adaptive Drive for the X5....

EDC is part of the Adaptive Drive for the X5. There are 3 different suspensions for the E70 -with or without optional air dampening on the rear axle..

1. Standard suspension
2. Sports suspension...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,307
Posted By gjohnsen
Yes, between the service intervals...

Yes, between the service intervals...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-09-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,333
Posted By gjohnsen
I must be lucky;-).. 2009 X5 diesel, 35k miles...

I must be lucky;-).. 2009 X5 diesel, 35k miles with absolutely no issues..Cant say the same about some Mercedes and Audies i have owned..
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-22-2012, 03:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,125
Posted By gjohnsen
I believe the 5K also includes a better engine...

I believe the 5K also includes a better engine and a 8 speed gearbox, if it has the new Idrive..?

From wiki;

"2010/2011 X5 "Life Cycle Impulse" (LCI) Changes
2011 BMW X5 xDrive35d

In 2010...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-23-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,662
Posted By gjohnsen
I can only speak for myself, but there is...

I can only speak for myself, but there is absolutely no floaty feeling in my 2009 X5 with staggered 19" wheels and continental RFT tyres..

Interestingly; The famous German magazine Auto Motor...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-14-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,384
Posted By gjohnsen
I believe an exhaust emission test could reveal...

I believe an exhaust emission test could reveal any faults, the on board systems not picking up..
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-09-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,662
Posted By gjohnsen
My 2009 X5 M-Sport Diesel came with 19"...

My 2009 X5 M-Sport Diesel came with 19" Continental RFT.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-03-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,649
Posted By gjohnsen
Norwegian road standards; ...

Norwegian road standards;

http://www.newsinenglish.no/2009/03/02/norways-roads-worst-in-europe/

If your visiting Norway, don`t drive trough Oslo, the road standards are worse than Beirut..Tram...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-03-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,649
Posted By gjohnsen
No offends taken:) I believe your testcar maybe...

No offends taken:) I believe your testcar maybe was equipped with ekstra wide tires, and aftermarked rims?..Or Wrong airpressure, defective servopump etc.. To wide tires will transform the car into a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-30-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,649
Posted By gjohnsen
You are saying there is a difference in steering...

You are saying there is a difference in steering between a 2009 AD car and other model years?.. Just curious. Have BMW really changed the steering, except for the active steering equipped cars..?? ...
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