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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-11-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,433
Posted By tol4o
This looks like biased write up by Seagate trying...

This looks like biased write up by Seagate trying to sell few more mechanical drives before they retire completely
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,433
Posted By tol4o
So it's continuously writing the music to HDD?...

So it's continuously writing the music to HDD? Hmm that might be an eventual problem down the road for people with Sirius
We don't have Sirius in our X5 but lot of people do
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,433
Posted By tol4o
TRIM is supported only by SATA SSD drives and...

TRIM is supported only by SATA SSD drives and only if the recipient device SATA controller supports AHCI
PATA / ATA-6 drives does not support TRIM /unless manufacturer integrated their own TRIM-like...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,433
Posted By tol4o
Make sure you enable the TRIM support on Macs...

Make sure you enable the TRIM support on Macs because when using non Apple SSD the Mac OS X cannot recognize the hardware and turns this option is off. If you don't enable it in 4-5 months the drive...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,433
Posted By tol4o
As long as they use regular 2.5" HDD you can do...

As long as they use regular 2.5" HDD you can do the upgrade
From quick research it shows that they use Toshiba 200GB Model MK2060GSC which is SATA interface /you still have to take it out and check...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,433
Posted By tol4o
Blame me but don't know what is NBT

Blame me but don't know what is NBT
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,433
Posted By tol4o
It's 80GB Toshiba 4200rpm, slow spin, slow seek...

It's 80GB Toshiba 4200rpm, slow spin, slow seek time, slow data transfer



No because when the software doesn't recognize the file system the re-size option is not available
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 05-01-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 618
Posted By tol4o
DIY Upgrade Navigation CIC Hard Drive to SSD Solid State Drive

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=9057511#post9057511
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,433
Posted By tol4o
DIY Upgrade Navigation CIC Hard Drive to SSD Solid State Drive

I have been planning to replace the sluggish Toshiba 4200rpm mechanical drive to SSD on my 2011 X5D and finally completed the project.
The speed improvement is great. The upgrade is well worth...
Forum: General BMW 01-13-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,572
Posted By tol4o
This is my favorite M1 resurrection design

This is my favorite M1 resurrection design
Forum: General BMW 01-12-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,572
Posted By tol4o
WTF, could they design something fuglier?

WTF, could they design something fuglier?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-04-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 39,784
Posted By tol4o
This headlights-kidney love already comes too...

This headlights-kidney love already comes too much for me...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 113,611
Posted By tol4o
I got the cheaper one 2 years ago, no problems so...

I got the cheaper one 2 years ago, no problems so far works perfect. Behr is BMW OEM supplier anyway
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-06-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,343
Posted By tol4o
I hope it will have the diesel X7 xdrive35d to...

I hope it will have the diesel X7 xdrive35d to compete with MB GL Bluetec
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-04-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,343
Posted By tol4o
The proportions are similar to MB GL

The proportions are similar to MB GL
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-04-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,343
Posted By tol4o
You are absolutely right about the van windows...

You are absolutely right about the van windows appearance, I was wondering what doesn't look right :)
Is this better?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-04-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,343
Posted By tol4o
I also think it will be a bloated X5 and that's...

I also think it will be a bloated X5 and that's why I used the new X5 as a base
I changed here and there few things that I don't like on the F15
Forum: General BMW 04-03-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By tol4o
BMW X7 My Design

What do you think?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-03-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,343
Posted By tol4o
BMW X7 My Design

What do you think?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-01-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,990
Posted By tol4o
I also noticed that after the first 10k miles the...

I also noticed that after the first 10k miles the engine is more efficient and quiet
Now when the weather in NE is very cold the MPG drops dramatically with at least 3-4 MPG
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-30-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,990
Posted By tol4o
34 MPG but imperial gallons :) 1 imp Gallon =...

34 MPG but imperial gallons :)
1 imp Gallon = 1.2 US gallon
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-28-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,990
Posted By tol4o
The mpg suppose to be better you should report...

The mpg suppose to be better you should report later when you get more miles
Even X5 E70 diesel makes 30mpg on the highway with easy driving 65-70mph
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-28-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,539
Posted By tol4o
Thanks for your opinion First time BMW...

Thanks for your opinion

First time BMW owners who are proud to move to this brand might feel offended but long time BMW owners would understand me, at least I believe they will
I'll also add the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-27-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,539
Posted By tol4o
For me that headlights and kidney kiss and the...

For me that headlights and kidney kiss and the new electric steering is a deal breaker. When you look at the new X5 from the back it looks like slightly inflated X3
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-26-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,539
Posted By tol4o
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