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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 68
Posted By lpcapital
You don't mention where the corroded pin is, if...

You don't mention where the corroded pin is, if it's on the module or the plug.

The plugs are available both male and female. You can check RealOEM or you can tell us a bit more specifically which...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-25-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By lpcapital
35d: diagnose boost leak

I have a question for the community. Does anyone knows if the DDE has a way to diagnose boost leaks in the intake?

I'd be curious to know if anyone have had issues with the car that were diagnosed...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-24-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 775
Posted By lpcapital
I'm always skeptical when 1 issue involves the...

I'm always skeptical when 1 issue involves the replacement of 2 parts that although related are distinct... I'm particularly skeptical of repairs involving sensors, and especially when those sensors...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By lpcapital
You can go here...

You can go here http://www.rimsntires.com/specspro.jsp and input the specs of the two wheels and it will return the difference between the two
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-22-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 792
Posted By lpcapital
Installing and getting DIS to work the first time...

Installing and getting DIS to work the first time is a pain in the a$$... I can help you out if you'd like. I can use TeamViewer to log into your computer and install it. I have it in a prepackaged...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-22-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,032
Posted By lpcapital
I've recently finished putting the ProVent 200 in...

I've recently finished putting the ProVent 200 in the X5 (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=780433) and I collect about 4oz of oil every 1,000 miles which adds up to the shortage of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 444
Posted By lpcapital
True... But for what is worth I use the same VW...

True... But for what is worth I use the same VW adapter whether the trailer has LED or incandescent lights and in both cases everything works fine...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 444
Posted By lpcapital
Actually here:...

Actually here: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B1epIteFE7i-YjdhYjYyOTQtMjY3Yi00ZTRiLWExMzQtN2QxNjMyYmY4NjU4/edit?usp=docslist_api

Who needs a computer these days...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 444
Posted By lpcapital
Yes, you need a special adapter for LED trailers....

Yes, you need a special adapter for LED trailers. I've had the same issue with my old X3. Since I bought the adapter back then I've been using it on the X5 whenever I towed a trailer with LEDs

The...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By lpcapital
In my experience, supported what the recent...

In my experience, supported what the recent observation from the ProVent installation, the oil missing gets sucked into the intake through the crankcase ventilation system. In my car I observe a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By lpcapital
Yes it is likely the red charge hose going from...

Yes it is likely the red charge hose going from the turbo to the intercooler: mine is always coated with a film of oil, but since I wash the engine every time I wash the car it doesn't build up to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By lpcapital
[EDIT]never mind I misread your post and missed...

[EDIT]never mind I misread your post and missed the part you were saying both keys act the same.

In any case I had a similar problem with only one key recently (while the other worked fine):...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,297
Posted By lpcapital
A week of driving has gone by and the odometer...

A week of driving has gone by and the odometer reads 80,773 miles, 324 miles since installation of the filter and 1" lines... And I have some results already:

1) The filter works. Here's what I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By lpcapital
The one thing to keep in mind is that if indeed...

The one thing to keep in mind is that if indeed it's the rubber portion of the lines, it isn't a separate p/n than the tube so the dealer will replace the whole part. Replacing only the rubber...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By lpcapital
I don't know if the turbo needs to come off to...

I don't know if the turbo needs to come off to replace a coolant line, but since the the turbo in the N55 is built into the exhaust manifold, in order to have enough clearance to remove the turbo,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Sticky: DIY and How-To
Views: 756
Posted By lpcapital
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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Sticky: DIY and How-To
Views: 756
Posted By lpcapital
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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Sticky: DIY and How-To
Views: 756
Posted By lpcapital
DIY and How-To

I figured it may help to start indexing some of the DIYs and how-to to help new member navigate the website and hopefully cut down on the repeating questions

I encourage everyone to use this...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 775
Posted By lpcapital
Very interesting!!! Yet another diesel car...

Very interesting!!! Yet another diesel car showing EGR/NOx issues at altitude. That along with the Denver, CO special testing they are doing I'm wondering what's cooking...

I've been wanting to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By lpcapital
And? What was it? How was it resolved?

And? What was it? How was it resolved?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By lpcapital
I start off by saying I'm entirely unfamiliar...

I start off by saying I'm entirely unfamiliar with your engine, but on our Z4 there are a few ground straps between the coils and the valve cover. There's also a couple of grounds from the harness to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 719
Posted By lpcapital
Excellent!!!! This is a golden contribution. ...

Excellent!!!! This is a golden contribution.

I would be curious to know why it failed, like I said injectors hardly do, and even fewer fail after 50K miles. I suspect it has to do with the heat:...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 719
Posted By lpcapital
The DDE cycle the duty of the valve at a certain...

The DDE cycle the duty of the valve at a certain frequency just like it would with an injector that's why the multiple ticking.

If you want to try one last thing is to try to activate the SCR in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 719
Posted By lpcapital
Ohm's law tell you that at operating voltage...

Ohm's law tell you that at operating voltage (14v), current will be higher (about 1.5 Amps). Also something doesn't work in your numbers: I suspect the resistance is closer to 9 Ohms which is right...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,297
Posted By lpcapital
In the end I got it to work right!!!! But let's...

In the end I got it to work right!!!! But let's start from the beginning, shall we?

So the hose... errrr DUCT, from McMaster works fabulously: I used the High-Flow Duct for Dust p/n 5915T12. It...
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