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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-02-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 489
Posted By v8power
Atleast im not the only one with this quote,...

Atleast im not the only one with this quote, haha. I've said it my my previous 550i and now my x5. This time its for real. I don't expect them to last forever, but come on ,30k miles and things start...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-05-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By v8power
Chao anh ban, check to see if you have the new...

Chao anh ban, check to see if you have the new revised pump. I believe you have to remove the bottom skid pan to see the part #. I think I saw somewhere that the old waterpumps are recalled. However,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-19-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 794
Posted By v8power
C'mon you guys give him a break. This thread is...

C'mon you guys give him a break. This thread is hilarious.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-11-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,805
Posted By v8power
All the F body model looks similar and boring....

All the F body model looks similar and boring. Saw the idrive screen of the new X at the dealership, looks like Thor hammered an ipad into the dash. Anyways, no more bmw for me. Drives great but...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-08-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By v8power
Arqray , badass quad pipes

Arqray , badass quad pipes
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By v8power
$1,200

$1,200
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-30-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 383
Posted By v8power
Wink DIY- Oil filter housing leak fix (pic included)

The "Ultimate Unreliable Machine" is at it again.

This time, if you see this pool of oil:

http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb349/kn240t/Mobile%20Uploads/20140128_133806.jpg...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-26-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By v8power
I've read this 3x:dunno:.:confused:

I've read this 3x:dunno:.:confused:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-24-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 794
Posted By v8power
Passenger side exhaust is when you hit the vtec....

Passenger side exhaust is when you hit the vtec. Under normal load or idle , it wont open.

Go out and mash on the gas pedal, you'll hear the "" baaaaaahhhh " sound or my wife would say it sounds...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-21-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 409
Posted By v8power
With this cold weather anything can happen. Last...

With this cold weather anything can happen. Last week in minus degree weather, I was backing out of a parking at work, the engine shuts off. Started back up and it was fine. I don't think it link to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-21-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 603
Posted By v8power
That looks to be the lci oem lip. $500 on ebay

That looks to be the lci oem lip. $500 on ebay
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-08-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By v8power
The rear diff is super easy but requires a...

The rear diff is super easy but requires a suction pump to get the old fluid out.
For the front, aluminum stress plate needs to be remove.
Its got a drain and a fill plug so no need for suction...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-07-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By v8power
Front is about 1 qt, rear just a tad over 1. Two...

Front is about 1 qt, rear just a tad over 1. Two qt is enough but get 3 just to be safe.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-06-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By v8power
Judging by your sn, you are somewhat mechanically...

Judging by your sn, you are somewhat mechanically knowledgable about cars. Owning a bmw, you need complaining skills. Describe the problem in details, otherwise you will be dismiss with the problem....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-02-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By v8power
Increased top speed limit. I can see this on the...

Increased top speed limit. I can see this on the autobahn.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-31-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By v8power
I have the sports package on my plat gray and...

I have the sports package on my plat gray and recently got the gloss black kidney grill which looks awesome and matches the gloss shadowline trim.
Im thinking of getting an X6M wheels and powdercoat...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-29-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 880
Posted By v8power
Search under "bmw x5 e70 headlight" Few...

Search under "bmw x5 e70 headlight"

Few hundred bucks for some pretty good used ones and just swap your old bulbs over. Headlights are simple swap. Rather than going through insurance, rate goes...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-27-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 880
Posted By v8power
quick search on ebay $299 with $25 shipping or...

quick search on ebay $299 with $25 shipping or best offer. For the AFS.

BIN !
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-27-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By v8power
It could be a simple software problem for the...

It could be a simple software problem for the tranny as many other bmw models have problem with. Dealer could look into it an give you a software update. Im pretty sure your X is still under...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-27-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By v8power
Welcome to BF! You mean there's a slight...

Welcome to BF!

You mean there's a slight pause and then baam neck breaking take off?
If so, its normal for these n54/55 engines. There's no smooth take off. Me and my wife always get into an...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-27-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By v8power
Im not too familiar with the 3.0D but I tried to...

Im not too familiar with the 3.0D but I tried to service a 550i alternator once and it was a no go. The coil conductors are tap welded on to the rear covers. So in order to remove the rear bearing, ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-18-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,621
Posted By v8power
I have the 20" sport pkg and the front flare does...

I have the 20" sport pkg and the front flare does not flare out any further than the fender. Just the rears.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-12-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,986
Posted By v8power
Well sportmax are at 240 treadwear. So 10k miles...

Well sportmax are at 240 treadwear. So 10k miles on them is about right with awd and bmw's poor alignment. Even with proper alignment you only gain a few more thousands miles as these are summer tire...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By v8power
30, 000 miles. Im sure every manufacturers...

30, 000 miles.

Im sure every manufacturers have its own fair share of problems. But having bmw service to fix a non-catastropic problem is like going to court. Everything is considered normal...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-03-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,048
Posted By v8power
Differential whine during coasting Waterpump,...

Differential whine during coasting
Waterpump, well you cant check this. It breaks when it wants to.
Wheel bearing
Trunk/lift gate popping noise
Oil consumption
Abnormal tire wear
Suspension...
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