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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-13-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By pohldawg
Cool Go to bavauto.com. They have numerous videos on...

Go to bavauto.com. They have numerous videos on repair and maintenance issues. That should help. Much better than me trying to explain it. Good luck
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-11-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By pohldawg
Cool I do not understand the of exposing too much...

I do not understand the of exposing too much sidewall statement. On a staggered bmw fitment they put a 275 width tire on their 10 inch wide front rim. Those two sizes provide the optimum ride for the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-11-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By pohldawg
Cool The wheel width should be 10 inch for a 275 width...

The wheel width should be 10 inch for a 275 width tire. Eight and a half is a bit on the small side for that tire.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-10-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By pohldawg
Cool I may be interested, paypal?

I may be interested, paypal?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-07-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By pohldawg
Cool First of all that is not a lot of mileage. But of...

First of all that is not a lot of mileage. But of course the age of the car itself will begin to present problems. But if the car is paid off you need to consider cost of maintenance versus making...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-28-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By pohldawg
Cool Weathertech!

Weathertech!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-28-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By pohldawg
Cool If you have spare tire setup, check to make sure...

If you have spare tire setup, check to make sure everything is secure under the hatch. Other than that just a matter of elimination and removing panels to see. Good luck!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-15-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By pohldawg
Cool You need an oil approved for diesels. Check the...

You need an oil approved for diesels. Check the sponsors of this site and they will provide info on the proper oils to use in the BMW.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-15-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 949
Posted By pohldawg
Cool I used autobrakecenter.com. At the time they were...

I used autobrakecenter.com. At the time they were the best bang for the buck. I put stoptec slotted rotors on mine. I also put hawk ceramic pads on but through a different web site, don't recall...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-20-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By pohldawg
Cool I have the same sub in the back of my car. I have...

I have the same sub in the back of my car. I have it in the correct box size mounted on MDF on top of cargo lid. It is mounted next to the back of driver side passenger seat, firing into passenger...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-17-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By pohldawg
Cool If you get a space saver tire you could always...

If you get a space saver tire you could always throw it the roof (with proper protection of course). I took a 3000 mile trek out west last summer with three of my lock nuts seized on the wheels. Just...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-24-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By pohldawg
Cool Sorry no pics of my install, but I can tell you...

Sorry no pics of my install, but I can tell you how I installed everything. First, use the bavautosound web site for help with dismantling and reassembling the doors. For the 4" woofers I used the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-23-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By pohldawg
Cool I put focal K2 power 165 krx3 in my X5. But to...

I put focal K2 power 165 krx3 in my X5. But to accomplish a decent sound system you have to go way beyond just putting in some speakers. I started out with a Rockford fosgate 360.3 processor, then...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-04-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,019
Posted By pohldawg
Cool Recently mounted Nitto Motivos on my 20's. So...

Recently mounted Nitto Motivos on my 20's. So far very impressed. Smooth, handles well, and performs well in the rain. Seem better that the contis dws previously mounted.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-22-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By pohldawg
Cool That is what happens when you have cable! Don't...

That is what happens when you have cable! Don't get cable!!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,030
Posted By pohldawg
Cool So true!! With previous X5 4.8 and now with the...

So true!! With previous X5 4.8 and now with the 3.5D, I have had excellent experiences with multiple trips. Having had a caravan and expedition in the past, the X5 is leaps and bounds above either in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-15-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By pohldawg
Cool If you can perform the work yourself, pull off...

If you can perform the work yourself, pull off the calipers and put some anti-squeal material on the pads. CRC is a product I use (autozone) on the back sides of the pads and has proven reliable....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-15-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,319
Posted By pohldawg
Cool Discount tire and a few other companies will not...

Discount tire and a few other companies will not work with a tire that is over ten years old. If the tire appears in good shape, performs without any issues, I do not see any real issues with a tire...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-15-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By pohldawg
Cool Doesn't look bad, maybe better with black car....

Doesn't look bad, maybe better with black car. That black reflective material has been around for a while. They had that reflective material on the black C stripes on the 69 boss 302.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-09-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By pohldawg
Cool Ard, I had both big and little. I had a VW R32...

Ard, I had both big and little. I had a VW R32 (and I fit) and a tundra. Both cars had great attributes and I really enjoyed them. I have an X5 because it provides a little of both worlds. The room (...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-09-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By pohldawg
Cool I totally disagree with the previous post. It is...

I totally disagree with the previous post. It is more sports car than suv. Go drive a suburban or expedition and you will immediately realize what I mean. This particular variation is very well done!...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-23-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 980
Posted By pohldawg
Cool I had the toyos and they were good tires. I like...

I had the toyos and they were good tires. I like the conti dws much better though!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-19-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,011
Posted By pohldawg
Cool Chinnobi what tire combination did you use and...

Chinnobi what tire combination did you use and brand? I am considering the same in the near future. Thanks
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-05-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By pohldawg
Cool Looks like a muffler bearing! Yes, jack pad!

Looks like a muffler bearing! Yes, jack pad!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-15-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By pohldawg
Cool Are they still available? Not sure how soon I...

Are they still available? Not sure how soon I could get them from you but I am interested, Thanks
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