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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-11-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By brian5
ard is probably correct about the coding...

ard is probably correct about the coding requirement.

When coding, the CIC module allows you set the AREA_CODE_DVD (the DVD region code) to:
area_code_1
area_code_2
area_code_3
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,473
Posted By brian5
If you buy used, don't get the original one part#...

If you buy used, don't get the original one part# 61120440645 (as it doesn't work with newer iPods or iPhones). You need 61120440796, 61120440812 or other. (Note the last three digits.)

The part...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,473
Posted By brian5
Yes, you can access and change all the...

Yes, you can access and change all the playlists/tracks from the iDrive screen.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,473
Posted By brian5
I use the 30 pin Y cable with an Apple Lightning...

I use the 30 pin Y cable with an Apple Lightning adapter with my iPhone 5S. It had worked with my old iPhone 5 too.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-30-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,107
Posted By brian5
Thanks for those links! That was good reading :D...

Thanks for those links! That was good reading :D

It actually makes we want to buy an unreliable luxury car from Carmax!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-20-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,678
Posted By brian5
No, pretty sure he's not. Okee and Triple O is...

No, pretty sure he's not. Okee and Triple O is the same NY guy. He's good...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,209
Posted By brian5
I agree with you. One does need to have a lower...

I agree with you. One does need to have a lower expectation with these X5's than with say a Honda or Toyota. As long as one realizes that, and has the PPI, then it's worth it.

That being said,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-19-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,209
Posted By brian5
Can't point to any single thing to check. ...

Can't point to any single thing to check.

Strongly recommend that get PPI (Pre-Purchase Inspection) done. You will not be able to do a decent inspection yourself.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-11-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,077
Posted By brian5
I noticed that too :)

I noticed that too :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-08-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 25,392
Posted By brian5
Wow. Not cheap :(

Wow. Not cheap :(
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-24-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By brian5
Lots of posts on this. Most recent discussion on...

Lots of posts on this. Most recent discussion on this was updated yesterday.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-23-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,967
Posted By brian5
Yeah, that's the right post :)

Yeah, that's the right post :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-14-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,967
Posted By brian5
hongtangct, Suggest you look at your current...

hongtangct,

Suggest you look at your current battery and find one as close as possible. If you get a different one, coding is required. Registration is required for all new batteries. (Some...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-13-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 817
Posted By brian5
Both of those are approved but my dealer puts in...

Both of those are approved but my dealer puts in 5W-30.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-09-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By brian5
Did you mean "Active Steering" which was a $1,400...

Did you mean "Active Steering" which was a $1,400 (list price) option? That is not included in the Sport Package (for 2008 anyway).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-06-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By brian5
I know it's been confirmed already, but I'll just...

I know it's been confirmed already, but I'll just add my confirmation that it works too :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-21-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 719
Posted By brian5
E70 X5 has front and rear wheel bore sizes of...

E70 X5 has front and rear wheel bore sizes of 74mm.

X5M, X6M, X6 have front wheel bore of 74mm. Rear is 72.5mm

So you cannot put the 333 M wheels on your X5 without having the rears bored out. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-06-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,094
Posted By brian5
You can't get a BMW Extended Warranty because of...

You can't get a BMW Extended Warranty because of the age of your X5. And that's the only warranty worth getting. BMW Extended Warranties are $4000+.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-05-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,083
Posted By brian5
ard, Allstate have given me heads up that...

ard,

Allstate have given me heads up that "In the Winter, Allstate will be introducing a small chip you plug into the car that will track total miles driven and other driving habits. This can...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-10-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3,403
Views: 170,996
Posted By brian5
Couldn't agree with you more! My thanks to...

Couldn't agree with you more!

My thanks to all you frequent posters of these great pictures! You rock! :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-04-2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By brian5
ron8225, You bought a BMW Extended Warranty...

ron8225,

You bought a BMW Extended Warranty 7 year/100K for $2,500? That's a real deal if that's the case. I assume it was not the Platinum one though; one needs that to cover all components...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-04-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,368
Posted By brian5
kanar200, This might help. I was clocked at...

kanar200,

This might help. I was clocked at 82mph in 60mph zone in NC. I could not go to court to fight it as I live too far away. Hired lawyer ($375 covered all costs including any fine) who...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-31-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By brian5
:rofl: That is so ridiculous a response....

:rofl: That is so ridiculous a response....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,443
Posted By brian5
RJ, I agree that's is really important to...

RJ,

I agree that's is really important to find the right body shop. My point about the insurance company is that I would rather push mine than the opposite one.

(I was kinda kidding about...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,443
Posted By brian5
I know it's slightly OT, but my cars were only...

I know it's slightly OT, but my cars were only damaged twice in California. Both times were rear-ended by uninsured motorists. The one time, I wasn't even in the car! It was just parked on the...
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