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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-11-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,194
Posted By ///M Blitz
Yeah, particularly since it's evil twin (the...

Yeah, particularly since it's evil twin (the Honda Pilot) just got the "worst" rating from the Institute for Highway Safety. Follow linky here...
Forum: 7 Series - E23 / E32 (1977 - 1994) 11-19-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By ///M Blitz
Definitely available; look here at items 1 and 2...

Definitely available; look here at items 1 and 2 -- http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=GC83&mospid=47365&btnr=12_1592&hg=12&fg=31

I'm in the process of replacing a bunch in my 750...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-27-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,443
Posted By ///M Blitz
So Jon, what's the timeline? When the lease is...

So Jon, what's the timeline? When the lease is up on my 2012 in 2015, the F15 will be in the second year of production so that you and I get to do the new X5, right? I don't want the first year...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-25-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 672
Posted By ///M Blitz
Pandora & BMW Apps

Ok, I'll admit it, always been a fan of Pandora, but the commercials... But now with BMW Apps, voila no commercials although I've not subscribed; I'm hooked and so is my wife!!! Does anyone know if...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-05-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 50,867
Posted By ///M Blitz
Looks like Ediabas is Ver. 7.2.0. The daten...

Looks like Ediabas is Ver. 7.2.0. The daten files came from the "E70.rar" file that everyone claims to be V45; however, I'm not positive.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-04-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 50,867
Posted By ///M Blitz
I can enter the coding sequence after typing...

I can enter the coding sequence after typing “repxet” I can see the modules, when I select “car-keymemory” and check the boxes, I get the “konsistence check ok” message and after selecting “FSW/PSW”...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-04-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 50,867
Posted By ///M Blitz
Guys I'm looking for the E70 V41 Daten Files.rar...

Guys I'm looking for the E70 V41 Daten Files.rar file, but it's been deleted from every place I can find. Does anyone have it and can email or know of download site? My email is card@mwrci.com. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-27-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,409
Posted By ///M Blitz
If it's fast enough for you (as my D is for me)...

If it's fast enough for you (as my D is for me) and you already bought the thing, what difference does it make? The fact of the matter is neither of them is going to be a race car or a quarter-mile...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,070
Posted By ///M Blitz
I know it's not what you asked, but self-leveling...

I know it's not what you asked, but self-leveling is also included with the third row seat. It's a must for towing, as it keeps the back end from sagging. So I've ordered my (sold) 2009 35d and now...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,793
Posted By ///M Blitz
You're going to enjoy it!! We picked up our 2012...

You're going to enjoy it!! We picked up our 2012 35d from Jon three weeks ago tomorrow and could not be happier.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-22-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By ///M Blitz
2009 35d here with 37XXX miles. Picked at PDC...

2009 35d here with 37XXX miles. Picked at PDC and drove it to Cali. Has been to dealer I think four times for regular maintenance only. This thing is solid as a tank. Ordered a 2012 from Jon...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-29-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,985
Posted By ///M Blitz
My 2009 35d with 32,xxx miles was built in May...

My 2009 35d with 32,xxx miles was built in May (2009), picked it up at factory and drove it home to California. Has been to the dealer four times for normal maintenance only. No rattles, no issues....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,079
Posted By ///M Blitz
This thing took care of itself because before I...

This thing took care of itself because before I called my friend to tell him no, he called me and said that he could not make his racing adventure. That said, I read somewhere than in Europe the X5...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,079
Posted By ///M Blitz
Don't know what "PCD" is, but I picked up the X5...

Don't know what "PCD" is, but I picked up the X5 at the factory in South Carolina with the hitch and electronic brake controller installed and drove it home to California 2,733 miles (we took the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-20-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,079
Posted By ///M Blitz
The dealer suggested that since I was having the...

The dealer suggested that since I was having the hitch installed, why not have the electronic brake controller done too.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,079
Posted By ///M Blitz
Thanks guys

Just wanted to get some real world views from people that have experience. For what its worth, my X5 does have the electric brake system from BMW and the OEM hitch, all installed at the factory when...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,079
Posted By ///M Blitz
Towing question

What do those of you that tow relatively heavy loads with the Diesel on a regular basis think about exceeding the recommended maximum. A friend needs my help towing trailer+car totalling around...
Forum: Classic Bimmers 05-12-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,682
Posted By ///M Blitz
The 85 M6 has a higher (3:71) final drive ratio,...

The 85 M6 has a higher (3:71) final drive ratio, which will negatively affect your highway mileage, because the car will be reving higher; however, your city mileage should improve, although not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-31-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,373
Posted By ///M Blitz
That's a fairly dumb statement on your part. I...

That's a fairly dumb statement on your part. I buy BMWs, and lots of them, because they are made from...wait for it BMW parts and BMW chassis not some cheaper brand. I expect excellence, not lip...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-31-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,373
Posted By ///M Blitz
Lexus might be your cup of tea and they "seem" to...

Lexus might be your cup of tea and they "seem" to make a reliable toaster, although lately we've come to find out that the toaster might not be all that reliable with unintended accelaration and all....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-29-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,510
Posted By ///M Blitz
That's called wishful thinking from the fools...

That's called wishful thinking from the fools that own them. The value of that glorified Chevy will drop faster than a brick in the ocean and will be as reliable as a Mexican bus.:rofl:

For the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-24-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,737
Posted By ///M Blitz
BTW, ATE has nothing to do with the OEM pads,...

BTW, ATE has nothing to do with the OEM pads, which come from a company called "Pagid." ATE only makes the brakes; i.e. the calipers and the rotors (as well as the master cylinder and other bits).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-24-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,737
Posted By ///M Blitz
With the exception of the 8 Series, which came...

With the exception of the 8 Series, which came equipped with Brembo brakes, BMW (and most of the other German manufacturers) sources their brakes from ATE. If you remove the calipers on the X5, any...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-09-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,527
Posted By ///M Blitz
One huge disadvantage is the additional fuel...

One huge disadvantage is the additional fuel cost. My fuel cost has gone through the roof, even though diesel is cheaper than gas here in SoCal and the X5 gets much better mileage than my previous...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-09-2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,252
Posted By ///M Blitz
While BMW has gone into low-or-no maintenance...

While BMW has gone into low-or-no maintenance stupidity and no longer says a word on this, you can use older BMWs as an guide. Age will do the (plastic) chain guides in, for example on my 1988 M6...
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