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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,566
Posted By rh71
I went from non-RFT Toyo Proxes STIIs to the...

I went from non-RFT Toyo Proxes STIIs to the non-RFT Conti ExtremeContact DWS and have the same opinion. The more-give feeling during turns didn't occur only because of doing away with the stock...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,345
Posted By rh71
^ agreed on the $20 relay being the cause of many...

^ agreed on the $20 relay being the cause of many cold start issues... hopefully that is now fixed and your CEL is just your next challenge.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By rh71
upgrade to 20" wheels and you won't be able to...

upgrade to 20" wheels and you won't be able to ever stop looking at it.

EDIT> Oh wait it's winter in Calgary. ;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By rh71
I've seen X's with the steering wheel on the...

I've seen X's with the steering wheel on the wrong side, but this takes the cake... nice job BMW.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-14-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By rh71
What makes you think it's not the battery? Is it...

What makes you think it's not the battery? Is it on the original battery still?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-15-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By rh71
The rear ones are at the top of the liftgate,...

The rear ones are at the top of the liftgate, easily visible when the tailgate is open. I've still yet to locate the front 2 holes through the years and this topic coming up repeatedly. Someone...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-15-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By rh71
Yes Carly can code it to close. But your issue...

Yes Carly can code it to close. But your issue is likely the bottom part of the tailgate needing to be slammed shut again. Always works for me if that happens. Coding to close will run into the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-16-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By rh71
Need pics. Was this today? We crossed the GWB...

Need pics. Was this today? We crossed the GWB once in heavy traffic this afternoon and that was plenty thank you.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-25-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By rh71
As long as you're not using spacers, the BMW...

As long as you're not using spacers, the BMW locks for the X5 are fine.

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E70-X5_xDrive35d-M57_3.0L/ES2661400/
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-22-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By rh71
Stay away from '07 if you can help it as it's the...

Stay away from '07 if you can help it as it's the first year run as someone mentioned. Creaks/rattles were an issue.

I think the oil burning is with the V8 (4.8i). Electrical issues has some...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-22-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,187
Posted By rh71
I've had my adaptive drive going 8 years now and...

I've had my adaptive drive going 8 years now and I still can't tell a very big difference when the SPORT button is disabled.

If I'm going over a road with potholes I'll disable sport and I can...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-06-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By rh71
it should just be a quick press and the speak...

it should just be a quick press and the speak icon comes on the idrive screen lower left corner - do you even see that?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-06-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,382
Posted By rh71
holy jeebus 9 speed transmission.

holy jeebus 9 speed transmission.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-01-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,540
Posted By rh71
Agreed - I have 20s myself but obviously don't...

Agreed - I have 20s myself but obviously don't really see it in action. I sometimes catch another X5 with wide 20s and I am staring as it rolls down the road. It's a thing of beauty. BMW did great...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-26-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By rh71
It's possible the anti-trap message can be...

It's possible the anti-trap message can be cleared by doing the sunroof reset procedure. There's youtube videos for that. Basically you just hold the button straight up for quite a bit over a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-24-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,642
Posted By rh71
I just checked and mine doesn't have the amber...

I just checked and mine doesn't have the amber markers on by default during auto mode (daytime) where just the angel eyes are on. Maybe it's because OP has the lights set to that 2nd mode since...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-24-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
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Views: 428
Posted By rh71
There's a paper insert that is next to the fuses...

There's a paper insert that is next to the fuses in the trunk. Here's mine...

http://i.imgur.com/VhmR40r.jpg

Looks like 6, 142. Possibly even 108, 109, 129.
Forum: General BMW Questions 06-11-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 43,327
Posted By rh71
Thanks, there's a whole bunch for controlling the...

Thanks, there's a whole bunch for controlling the window of the trunk for touring models and that's it. :(
Forum: General BMW Questions 06-11-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,929
Posted By rh71
I've left my badges on but it collects obvious...

I've left my badges on but it collects obvious dirt (white paint) around it and you can't get to it very easily. It's on the front of the doors.
Forum: General BMW Questions 06-11-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 43,327
Posted By rh71
Is it possible to code the X5 to CLOSE the trunk...

Is it possible to code the X5 to CLOSE the trunk lid from the fob or in the console? Basically close without being at the trunk itself (power tailgate). Can't seem to find the option but thought...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-20-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,703
Posted By rh71
Even when you do this, and I did (from another...

Even when you do this, and I did (from another supplier), you can still get highway speed vibration. They spun perfectly round from my perception (no balancer spins 70mph from my findings), but on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-14-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 27,433
Posted By rh71
just to report back, 3 years later, it just went...

just to report back, 3 years later, it just went away on its own. Had completely forgotten about this so it's been a while.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-05-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By rh71
http://www.bimmershops.com I use a shop in...

http://www.bimmershops.com

I use a shop in Huntington close to me.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-24-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,917
Posted By rh71
^ I assume that applies to every E70 variant?

^ I assume that applies to every E70 variant?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-24-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By rh71
^ looks pretty sweet - unfortunately too much...

^ looks pretty sweet - unfortunately too much work for me to consider it. Thanks anyway.
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