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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-12-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,849
Posted By Lambeau
For informational purposes, the 265/60/18's are...

For informational purposes, the 265/60/18's are the largest in diameter that will fit the E70 unless you would do a lift kit. Using an 8" wide wheel with a +20 offset brings the tire just far enough...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-09-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,849
Posted By Lambeau
Yeah they are BullDog. I could meet you at...

Yeah they are BullDog. I could meet you at Rockford on 21 or 22 May depending on exactly when I leave Tyndall AFB FL.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-06-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,849
Posted By Lambeau
No error codes. No matter how big the diameter...

No error codes. No matter how big the diameter was you wouldn't get an error code if all 4 are the same diameter. If I did an extreme lift kit and put 40" diameter tires on compared to the 28.7"...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-06-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,849
Posted By Lambeau
Here's the link to my 20" 214 OEM wheels for...

Here's the link to my 20" 214 OEM wheels for sale...

http://panamacity.craigslist.org/pts/4954388793.html
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-23-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,050
Posted By Lambeau
I'll sell them for $1800 with the tires and the...

I'll sell them for $1800 with the tires and the spare wheel/tire. 3 wheels are absolutely perfect and one has a 1.5" X 1/4" scratch on one of the spokes where there is a different colored silver...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-23-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,050
Posted By Lambeau
I already have the 18" I'm installing. I'll have...

I already have the 18" I'm installing. I'll have these 20's off this week and I'll post pics as soon as they are available. I'll list them on Craigslist & Ebay also.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-20-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,050
Posted By Lambeau
I will sell my factory 20's off of my 11 35d. ...

I will sell my factory 20's off of my 11 35d. Staggered 214's w/Michelin Latitude Tour's. 315/35/20 rear, 275/45/20 front. I'm going to 18" with a 2" taller tire for my 9,000 mile Florida to Alaska...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-19-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,849
Posted By Lambeau
I am removing my 315/35/20's & 275/40/20's and...

I am removing my 315/35/20's & 275/40/20's and going to an 18" wheel for the 9,000 mile roundtrip Florida to Alaska trip in May. I ordered one 18" wheel to make sure the calipers clear on the front...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-10-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,251
Posted By Lambeau
Going to attempt a front diff fluid change this...

Going to attempt a front diff fluid change this weekend. A DIY write-up would be great.
Thanks!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-08-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Lambeau
When the fluid reaches the point where it starts...

When the fluid reaches the point where it starts to run out of the fill plug hole where you're putting it in, you know it's then full. For the transfer case, make sure you're filling on the front...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-08-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Lambeau
I'm not sure you could use that socket/ratchet as...

I'm not sure you could use that socket/ratchet as pictured. There's not much room. It's not even possible to get a regular 14mm allen wrench in there. Yeah, that extractor would be perfect for the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-08-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Lambeau
Rear Diff & Transfer Case Fluid Change Today

2011 35d, 100K miles.

Very easy to do the transfer case and rear differential fluid change. Had to cut a 1" piece of 14mm allen wrench to fit between the transfer case drain plug & transmission...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By Lambeau
2011 35d and had no issues while changing the...

2011 35d and had no issues while changing the trans fluid/filter today. Did NOT have to loosen or drop the trans crossmember and instead used a trans jack to raise the transmission about 1.5" to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,305
Posted By Lambeau
I went to the Destin FL BMW Dealership and bought...

I went to the Destin FL BMW Dealership and bought the transfer case fluid (1 liter Power Divider Oil - part #: 83 22 0 397 244 SAE 75W) & 2 liters of BMW Group Final Drive Gear Oil SAE 75W-90 part...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,305
Posted By Lambeau
2011 35d and had no issues while changing the...

2011 35d and had no issues while changing the trans fluid/filter at the auto hobby shop on Tyndall AFB FL today. Did NOT have to loosen or drop the trans crossmember and instead used a trans jack to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,305
Posted By Lambeau
The lowest price for doing this will be to do it...

The lowest price for doing this will be to do it yourself. There is no reason why anyone couldn't do this. Today I will be changing my trans fluid/filter, transfer case fluid, differential fluid,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-05-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,849
Posted By Lambeau
Yes, that is what my X5 came with but not all do.

Yes, that is what my X5 came with but not all do.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-05-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,849
Posted By Lambeau
That's a long trip jesus_man. Hopefully the next...

That's a long trip jesus_man. Hopefully the next one can be more leisurely. Yeah, I'll post a trip report and post lots of pics from the trip. As soon as I get the wheels/tires on I'll post the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,849
Posted By Lambeau
I'm in the process of doing this also with my...

I'm in the process of doing this also with my 2011 35d sport. I also have the 20" wheels. The main issue is clearing the suspension part above the front tire. My alternative is to go to an 8" wide...
Forum: E63 / E64 M6 (2006 - 2010) 12-23-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 995
Posted By Lambeau
90% of all issues with these cars involve the...

90% of all issues with these cars involve the SMG. Look for a man-trans car instead. I have a 2007 manual and love the car.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-23-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 373
Posted By Lambeau
U.S. DPF Removal Pipe?

Anyone aware of anyone in the U.S. that sells a DPF Removal pipe for a X5 35d? I've found some listed in Europe but they aren't sure if they are the right size or have the right fittings for U.S....
Forum: E63 / E64 M6 (2006 - 2010) 09-22-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,443
Posted By Lambeau
I have an 07 M6 and after seeing 4 years of M6...

I have an 07 M6 and after seeing 4 years of M6 Board issues, avoid the SMG at all costs. Get a man-trans version. I have the man-trans and it's an absolute joy to drive. Also, plan to change rod...
Forum: E63 / E64 M6 (2006 - 2010) 12-21-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,379
Posted By Lambeau
BETTER Option...

Why waste all that money on a big name exhaust when you can do what I did for $600 including labor AND lose about 75 pounds in weight also? Here's the YouTube clip of a fly-by with the new exhaust....
Forum: E63 / E64 M6 (2006 - 2010) 09-04-2011, 01:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,734
Posted By Lambeau
If you follow the M6 Boards you'll notice 90% of...

If you follow the M6 Boards you'll notice 90% of all issues with M6's are related to the SMG. I bought an 07 coupe with the manual transmission as if I decide to not go for an extended warranty I...
Forum: E63 / E64 M6 (2006 - 2010) 09-04-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,530
Posted By Lambeau
I run 285/40/19 on my stock wheels in the back as...

I run 285/40/19 on my stock wheels in the back as they are 1" taller and 1" wider than the original tires. This puts my speedometer right on now. Once I did that, my cruise control didn't work as...
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