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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-22-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 804
Posted By X5Mavs
ebay it

Goto Ebay and search for the x5 hitch bike rack. There is a NJ BMW dealership that was sellng it for 275 plus 50 shipping which is still much cheaper than what you can get normally and no sale tax....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-04-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By X5Mavs
You should definitely have a well for the spare...

You should definitely have a well for the spare below the mat in the back. I spent about 400 for the spare and jack and based on what i paid for my yokos, i saved about $600 not buying the runflats...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-24-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,680
Posted By X5Mavs
did the same but used bmw black rubber floor mats...

did the same but used bmw black rubber floor mats with sand beige...Looks great.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-23-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By X5Mavs
Just got 4 Yokohama YK580s and ditched the...

Just got 4 Yokohama YK580s and ditched the runflats. The are much quieter than the bridgestone RFTs...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-23-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 21,364
Posted By X5Mavs
Are you still happy with the yk 580s. Just got...

Are you still happy with the yk 580s. Just got some for my X5. More expensive than the Kuhmos but are rated for 60K and seem to get good reviews...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By X5Mavs
Thanks for the feedback...

Thanks for the feedback...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-20-2011, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By X5Mavs
Yokohamas for 2009 X5??

Hey All

About time for new tires (34K so far on the runflat OEMs). I now have the spare so I'll be buying non-runflats and am considering YK580s at discount tire. They have a really high rating...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-09-2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By X5Mavs
Yeah they are behind the rear headrests. Look...

Yeah they are behind the rear headrests. Look cool but are in the face of adult passengers...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-06-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By X5Mavs
Figured it out. Needed to open each of the base...

Figured it out. Needed to open each of the base units and to disconnect the wires in the base units...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-06-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By X5Mavs
Disconnect and Remove Rear DVD monitors

I would like to remove my rear dvd monitors on my 2009 x5. Dont have kids yet and they seem to get in the way of passengers in back seat...

I removed the back seat casing and unscrewed the bracket...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-03-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,298
Posted By X5Mavs
I did buy the dealership. Was the only way to get...

I did buy the dealership. Was the only way to get good service :)

Duckberry is right. ~500. I spent only 350 since my dealership had a discounted an extra spare they ordered for someone who...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-01-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,298
Posted By X5Mavs
You can purchase the dealership which i did to...

You can purchase the dealership which i did to ensure that i got the right jack and spare wheel. You need to get past the service guy who says you have runflats why would you want spare. Parts dept...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-23-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,628
Posted By X5Mavs
i went ahead and softwired my V1. I purchased a...

i went ahead and softwired my V1. I purchased a 10foot phone coord and place my V1 to the left of the mirror and ran the cord along the top down the passenger side then under the glove and then up...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-21-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,142
Posted By X5Mavs
Get rid of runflats and get a spare...

Just got a spare for my 2009 x5. Call your parts department and tell them you want a spare and spare kit. Will cost about $500 all in but is worth it considering you will save $600 or more on your...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-17-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 33,839
Posted By X5Mavs
hitch mount

I had a hitch installed and purchased the bmw swingaway hitch from a bmw dealership on Ebay (only 275 compared to 425 list price - they have since raised to 300). Anyway, the swing away hitch is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,312
Posted By X5Mavs
Thanks. Don't need new tires yet, but pretty sure...

Thanks. Don't need new tires yet, but pretty sure i'll go with non-runflats and a spare next time. How many miles did you get out of your first OEM run flats? I'm currently at 21K miles but will prob...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-22-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,312
Posted By X5Mavs
How did the spare work for you?

How did the spare work for you?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-01-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,194
Posted By X5Mavs
thanks for the response. I guess this is the...

thanks for the response. I guess this is the case with all bike racks. Do you have the swing away with the hitch or the one which screws into the ibolts.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-01-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,194
Posted By X5Mavs
BMW Bike rack for x5?

Hey has anyone tried the swing away bike rack for the X5? Would like to get someones take who has tried the BMW rack although there are lots of non-bmw options. Thanks.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 667
Posted By X5Mavs
rear entertainment on 2009 X5 not working...

Hey

Just purchased a 2009 X5 and just got around to testing the rear entertainment. Not an option i really cared about when purchasing so didnt test out beforehand. It is the dual headrest...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-29-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,590
Posted By X5Mavs
rear entertainment not working...

Hey

Just purchased a 2009 X5 3.0 which has rear ent. The monitor behind the passenger headrest works fine. I can play a dvd in that one and also insert in the one behind the driver and watch it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-12-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,376
Posted By X5Mavs
Thanks. Yep got a hitch. I'll look into the Yak. ...

Thanks. Yep got a hitch. I'll look into the Yak. Dont have much room in my garage so not sure about the extender although i may not be able to get into the garage with the rack anyway. Yeah i can...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-12-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,376
Posted By X5Mavs
Swing away bike rack for X5

Anybody try the swing away bike rack? Any thoughts would be great. Thanks.

2009 X5 3.0
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,354
Posted By X5Mavs
entertainment and communication not covered on CPO

Found out with my last car (2006 530), Entertainment and communication which includes bluetooth is not covered under the CPO so good you got it in for the rear entertainment issue. Just got a 2009 x5...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-08-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,780
Posted By X5Mavs
softwire it...

Just softwired my V1 in my x5. Placed it to the right of the mirrow and was able to hide cord above all the ray to right down the window on the right, down the black molding across the very small...
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