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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-03-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,738
Posted By Craig B
Good luck, we have winterized diesel here in the...

Good luck, we have winterized diesel here in the Midwest. It's hard to believe CT doesn't have winterized diesel fuel. I would also be worried about the urea freezing as well...
I had no problems,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-25-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,009
Posted By Craig B
The tint isn't dark enough with the rear climate...

The tint isn't dark enough with the rear climate package. You will be better off having a darker tint installed in my opnion. I had the rear climate package on my X5 35d and never used the rear...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-24-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,447
Posted By Craig B
There is no water seperator in the X5 35d. The...

There is no water seperator in the X5 35d. The heated fuel filter is sealed, so there is no way to change the filter. I had my heated fuel filter go bad and it was replaced under warranty...

Craig
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-18-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 998
Posted By Craig B
BMW doesn't use the same trucking company. I'm...

BMW doesn't use the same trucking company. I'm not sure they come in covered trailers anymore...

Craig
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-16-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,250
Posted By Craig B
Go where they sell a lot of diesel fuel and see...

Go where they sell a lot of diesel fuel and see if any of them carry a premium grade of diesel fuel.

Craig
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-13-2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,225
Posted By Craig B
Thanks! Another piss poor design by BMW....

Thanks!

Another piss poor design by BMW. Also, don't open the rear doors when it's raining,
water will come in and get all over your seats LOL!

Craig
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-12-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,225
Posted By Craig B
There have been people in cold climates that have...

There have been people in cold climates that have had problems and BMW did nothing to help them. I remember someone from CO that had a problem with the DEF tanks freezing and BMW did nothing...
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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-12-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,225
Posted By Craig B
Hi, I think DEF freezes below 24 degrees. I never...

Hi, I think DEF freezes below 24 degrees. I never had a problem. One tank is heated and my car stayed in the garage every night. It would be a problem if you kept your car outside all of the time in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-11-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,225
Posted By Craig B
Last winter it got down to -10 one night. It was...

Last winter it got down to -10 one night. It was a cold winter last year and I had no problems.

Craig
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-11-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,599
Posted By Craig B
Fill it to the top. That's what I did to check my...

Fill it to the top. That's what I did to check my mileage. The computer is different than the calculator...

Craig
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-11-2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,599
Posted By Craig B
Mine had 6066 miles on it. It took BMW 3 months...

Mine had 6066 miles on it. It took BMW 3 months for an air temp sensor to fix a check engine light, 5 weeks for a heated fuel filter, battery wouldn't stay charged, I drive screen would go blank....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-08-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,225
Posted By Craig B
It depends on the pour point of the fuel. I live...

It depends on the pour point of the fuel. I live in the Midwest and never had a problem running premium grade #2 diesel fuel.

Here is the link to the fuel I used in my X5 35d...
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-07-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,225
Posted By Craig B
If you're in a cold climate, the fuel will be...

If you're in a cold climate, the fuel will be winterized. No place around here sells #1 diesel fuel.

Craig
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-06-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,599
Posted By Craig B
Use a calculator, your mileage won't be as good...

Use a calculator, your mileage won't be as good as the computer. Mine had over 6,000 miles when I traded it and the mileage never improved...

Craig
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-06-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,062
Posted By Craig B
I never noticed much lag with mine, but I ran...

I never noticed much lag with mine, but I ran premium diesel fuel in mine. I don't know if that made a difference. It did make it run smooth and the engine made less noise...

Craig
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-05-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,501
Posted By Craig B
The top grade of fuel usually has more...

The top grade of fuel usually has more cleaners/additives in it as well...

Craig
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-02-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,232
Posted By Craig B
It's a common problem. They aren't made to be...

It's a common problem. They aren't made to be stepped on. I know that sounds crazy. The dealer can push them back out is what I've been told...

Craig
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-02-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,501
Posted By Craig B
CO has lower than 87 octane. We have 93 and 94...

CO has lower than 87 octane. We have 93 and 94 octane premium pump fuel...

Craig
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-02-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,341
Posted By Craig B
Congratulations! Enjoy, Craig

Congratulations!

Enjoy,

Craig
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-02-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By Craig B
My 09 with sport package had the silver grill... ...

My 09 with sport package had the silver grill...

Craig
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-01-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,466
Posted By Craig B
There are stupid people everywhere... Craig

There are stupid people everywhere...

Craig
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-29-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 51,491
Posted By Craig B
Any truck stop should also have DEF... Craig

Any truck stop should also have DEF...

Craig
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-29-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,954
Posted By Craig B
Go where they sell a lot of diesel fuel. If you...

Go where they sell a lot of diesel fuel. If you can find premium diesel fuel, that's where I would go. The trucks stops are great, but they have a low cetane level in their fuel. Truckers want the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-22-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,695
Posted By Craig B
Mine ran much smoother and didn't make as much...

Mine ran much smoother and didn't make as much noise running premium diesel fuel...

Craig
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-22-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,112
Posted By Craig B
Look up the invoice on http://www.edmunds.com ...

Look up the invoice on http://www.edmunds.com

You should be able to purchase one for $500-$1,000.00 over invoice plus training. I didn't have to pay for advertising. I think they call that...
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