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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By MMMGP
Any recommendations on a square setup with a nice...

Any recommendations on a square setup with a nice offset to flush the wheels to the body? I'd like to be able to rotate the wheels/tires for max tread life and I'm tossing the RFTs for the weight...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,648
Posted By MMMGP
Thanks! $20 offer accepted!

Thanks! $20 offer accepted!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,648
Posted By MMMGP
Link to AM ones?

Link to AM ones?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By MMMGP
I got curious and looked up the part number for...

I got curious and looked up the part number for the front pads on RealOEM and noticed that there is some verbiage to change the retaining clip after 48 months. That's odd, fatigue?
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 845
Posted By MMMGP
Don't mean to derail the thread, but... the trunk...

Don't mean to derail the thread, but... the trunk opens via key fob?! I've tried this numerous times, doesn't work on my car. If I hold down the trunk open button on the fob, then the panic alarm...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By MMMGP
If it wasn't for the valve stem seals on the 48i...

If it wasn't for the valve stem seals on the 48i or the timing chain and battery issues of the 50i, I'd have picked up either one.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By MMMGP
Hmmm, the N55 engine in the 35i makes almost...

Hmmm, the N55 engine in the 35i makes almost 300lb-ft of torque from 1500-5000rpms while the N62 48i doesn't make peak torque of 358lb-ft until 3400-3800rpms.

This site shows the 35i as a hair...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 872
Posted By MMMGP
Too much toe in/out will scrub the inside of the...

Too much toe in/out will scrub the inside of the tires smooth. That said, I wouldn't want any more than 0.10 per wheel.

As a paying customer, I provide the alignment shop with the specs I want...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By MMMGP
From what my buddy at BMW explained, it just...

From what my buddy at BMW explained, it just updates the DME software from the older rev to a newer version, he called it the "BMW standard". I'll pull up the invoice from the service and will post...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By MMMGP
My X5 has an extended maintenance plan, purchased...

My X5 has an extended maintenance plan, purchased by original owner and runs for 6yrs/100k. I was just curious as to what the dealer quotes for the plan these days.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By MMMGP
Thanks for confirming. Weird that this part is...

Thanks for confirming. Weird that this part is not listed in the "rear seat" diagram/section in RealOEM.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By MMMGP
How much for the extended maintanence plan and...

How much for the extended maintanence plan and how long will the car be covered? 2yrs/100k miles?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By MMMGP
Can't locate rear seat anchor point in RealOEM, help needed

Calling all RealOEM parts sleuths! I consider myself an advanced RealOEM user, but I'm stumped here.

I'm looking for the folding anchor point which is installed on the back of the rear left seat....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-02-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By MMMGP
Update: DME has been flashed and the cold start...

Update: DME has been flashed and the cold start idle fluctuations are gone. Paid $50 for the CPO deductible even though this is technically BMWs fault, software error. Whatever.

I was given a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-02-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,102
Posted By MMMGP
That pretty much sums up right there. Silicon...

That pretty much sums up right there. Silicon Valley is the worst, so many first time foreign drivers!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-01-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By MMMGP
Yeah, it's rained on/off for the last couple...

Yeah, it's rained on/off for the last couple weeks, so far so good.

My car has an extended maintenance plan to late 2017 and the brakes are due in about 4K miles, looking forward to some fresh...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-01-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By MMMGP
Cool, thanks for the tip.

Cool, thanks for the tip.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-01-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By MMMGP
Hasn't come back and it's been a couple of wet...

Hasn't come back and it's been a couple of wet weeks here in the SF Bay Area. If it does return, then I will paint.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-01-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 432
Posted By MMMGP
I had the same issue at 52k miles. Couple hours...

I had the same issue at 52k miles. Couple hours with a power drill and a wire brush attachment got the parts all cleaned up.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,648
Posted By MMMGP
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=VL52-...

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=VL52-EUR-04_2009_E84_BMW_X1_25iX&diagId=51_7920#51164862873
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By MMMGP
I'm having this issue with my 2012 35i (09/11...

I'm having this issue with my 2012 35i (09/11 production date). I have found that there is a service bulletin for this issue for N55 engines from 4/2010 to 10/2011 (SI B12 04 12). The cause is due...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 625
Posted By MMMGP
Yeah, but then the cost increases. That 10"...

Yeah, but then the cost increases. That 10" screen with HDMI in and runs off 12v is starting to look better and better. BMW even makes a mounting kit from the headrests post which could be modified...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 625
Posted By MMMGP
Do those have a HDMI input? I want to run a...

Do those have a HDMI input? I want to run a gaming console in the car.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 625
Posted By MMMGP
Hmmm, look at what I came across. Has a HDMI...

Hmmm, look at what I came across. Has a HDMI input too. 12v input too, just need the barrel connector.

https://www.adafruit.com/products/2261
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-20-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,116
Posted By MMMGP
Yeah, I got that. Thanks. What I didn't...

Yeah, I got that. Thanks. What I didn't understand is why a re-calibration is not needed when an external battery charger is used to charge the battery to full or near-full capacity?
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