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Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 05-05-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By m5james
BMW should be replacing them for free.

BMW should be replacing them for free.
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 05-05-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,076
Posted By m5james
Closest thing you'll get to the same exhaust note...

Closest thing you'll get to the same exhaust note you'd get using the B&B Triflow but at 1/5 the price. I'd say to check YouTube videos but the quality will depend on the person who took the video. ...
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 04-29-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,076
Posted By m5james
Old thread but ya never know how long people will...

Old thread but ya never know how long people will tolerate errors. You get this sorted? Mine was resolved by deleting a T in the passenger side vacuum line that fed to from the engine bay all the...
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 04-29-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By m5james
Trying to find a drivers front strut if you've...

Trying to find a drivers front strut if you've got it, I may have blown a seal or something since the bottom of the truck is covered in fluid and the fender is almost sitting on the wheel.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2017, 12:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By m5james
Mec upgrades? Meth? I'll be doing meth as well.

Mec upgrades? Meth? I'll be doing meth as well.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-02-2017, 12:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By m5james
I assume you sorted this out. I'm curious if you...

I assume you sorted this out. I'm curious if you found a writeup online.
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 01-04-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,160
Posted By m5james
Sounds good, that should help with your issues. ...

Sounds good, that should help with your issues. There's a fuel pump one pending.
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 01-03-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,160
Posted By m5james
Replace the injectors since stock is usually only...

Replace the injectors since stock is usually only Index 7 and they've been revised up to like Index 12 or 13 now. It's free under their extended warranty, and you'll likely get a loaner, so you have...
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 06-18-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,160
Posted By m5james
I never had white smoke, I was instead getting...

I never had white smoke, I was instead getting black peppering all over the rear due to unburnt fuel due to failed injectors. I've since verified I had older index 07 injectors, replaced them with...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-06-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,794
Posted By m5james
Bump as I'm also getting the 002EA9 code...

Bump as I'm also getting the 002EA9 code recently. I've got a random ticking noise after and the fan doesn't come on anymore, both after the engine is shutoff.
...
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 05-24-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,365
Posted By m5james
Spellcheck and/or proofreading is your friend. ...

Spellcheck and/or proofreading is your friend.

You can still
- add an x-pipe
- do a muffler delete with custom tips or add resonators in their place with custom tips
- buy my intake system...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-24-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,815
Posted By m5james
Once I come back from Bimmerfest, I'll be...

Once I come back from Bimmerfest, I'll be installing a catch can system that user Travis1807 created for me...search for his and my threads on xbimmers.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-24-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 732
Posted By m5james
Buddy of mine owns the app Carista and he was...

Buddy of mine owns the app Carista and he was able to incorporate DVD in motion into the coding.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 05-13-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,111
Posted By m5james
Couple of us have posted on your thread without...

Couple of us have posted on your thread without reply. I myself am trying to get my roof and mirrors wrapped before Bimmerfest.
...
Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 04-04-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 30,242
Posted By m5james
I work at Boeing in Everett and someone had a...

I work at Boeing in Everett and someone had a black E70 X5 (non-M, but no badging so I don't know what engine) and he had his side mirrors, hood, rear hatch and rear spoiler done in black. He also...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2016, 12:53 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 76,039
Posted By m5james
Bump for seeing about different and cheap drives...

Bump for seeing about different and cheap drives for this. I did a generic eBay search for "128GB ATA-6 / PATA SSD" and found some drives for as little as $30, but with all the acronyms, I'm not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2016, 12:53 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 76,039
Posted By m5james
Bump for seeing about different and cheap drives...

Bump for seeing about different and cheap drives for this. I did a generic eBay search for "128GB ATA-6 / PATA SSD" and found some drives for as little as $30, but with all the acrnoyms, I'm not...
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 02-02-2016, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,994
Posted By m5james
My BMW tech buddy is taking my X5M in for the...

My BMW tech buddy is taking my X5M in for the injector recall, but since we've replaced them at my house on my own dime, he's going to just give me the injectors to sell and then he's going to use...
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 01-29-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,994
Posted By m5james
Full carbon fiber...carbon fiber what? ...

Full carbon fiber...carbon fiber what?

"exhuats system that so load?"...load what?

Dose?

Spell check is your friend.

What's your transmission question have ANYTHING to do with this...
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 01-29-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,994
Posted By m5james
Old plugs have about 15k on them before 3...

Old plugs have about 15k on them before 3 injectors failed. I've replaced my injectors with Index 12 and coded them already, so that's out. I've got new plugs sitting in boxes, I just haven't...
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 01-21-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,994
Posted By m5james
No symptoms of two plugs not firing at ALL? ...

No symptoms of two plugs not firing at ALL? Seems you'd notice that much power loss. I get a reduced power warning at anything from partial throttle to WOT throttle, engine sounds like it's...
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 12-28-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,399
Posted By m5james
I'd sign it as well.

I'd sign it as well.
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 12-08-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,994
Posted By m5james
Look at the index numbers of your injectors...my...

Look at the index numbers of your injectors...my 2010 had 07's and I'm running 12's now. Mine had tons of little black speckles all over the back before I had them all replaced.

As for reduced...
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 12-05-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,480
Posted By m5james
Do you have pics of the vacuum hose routing? The...

Do you have pics of the vacuum hose routing? The PO of my X5M had removed the factory muffler at one point, reinstalled it prior to sale, but the exhaust valves aren't connected and I'm getting...
Forum: E70 X5 M and E71 X6 M (2010 - 2015) 12-01-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,399
Posted By m5james
I replaced all 8 from Rockauto.com, they're BMW...

I replaced all 8 from Rockauto.com, they're BMW Index 12 injectors and then I had a buddy who works at BMW of Seattle help me install and code them for $200. Replace them all.
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