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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-21-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,508
Posted By arrivederci
I did not do the inside. It is tough to see that...

I did not do the inside. It is tough to see that the inside hasn't been done and that inner barrels will quickly be covered in brake dust.

Interesting thing is that I can find the black plastidip...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-20-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,508
Posted By arrivederci
I'm not sure. Mine sat for 3 weeks before I had...

I'm not sure. Mine sat for 3 weeks before I had time to mount them. I did read that there is some 'cure' time, although I suppose that driving shouldn't be an issue. Washing and scrubbing would be...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-20-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,508
Posted By arrivederci
I took 4-5 hours after starting with clean, dry...

I took 4-5 hours after starting with clean, dry wheels. That includes wiping down with an isopropyl alcohol mix, masking, and then leaving enough time between coats.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-19-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,508
Posted By arrivederci
I considered it but thought I would start with...

I considered it but thought I would start with plasti-dip because I could easily remove it if I wasn't happy.

I may powder coat the winter rims, although that would mean that I have to remove the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-18-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,508
Posted By arrivederci
Hit by a few cans of plasti-dip

The wife wanted her rims blacked out. I was planning to use the glossifier but stuck with the matte finish. I like it...now need to get to the running boards and possibly smoke the side marker...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-18-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 45,117
Posted By arrivederci
I should have mine installed in a week or so. ...

I should have mine installed in a week or so. Scheduling it on Monday along with coding.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-08-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 45,117
Posted By arrivederci
Excellent. Looking forward to receiving it!

Excellent. Looking forward to receiving it!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-14-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 45,117
Posted By arrivederci
Ordered mine today. Thanks Daryl. Hopefully...

Ordered mine today. Thanks Daryl. Hopefully I'll have a chance to install it in March and document the process for anyone interested.

I will use it to tow a Trailex open trailer with my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-12-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 45,117
Posted By arrivederci
Awesome. Just what I needed to get me going on a...

Awesome. Just what I needed to get me going on a hitch!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-16-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,682
Posted By arrivederci
Clearly the space gray because the M badge on the...

Clearly the space gray because the M badge on the front of the white one is nearly as ridonkulous as me putting diesel badges on my x5d.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-13-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 45,117
Posted By arrivederci
Any thoughts on a group buy for the invisihitch...

Any thoughts on a group buy for the invisihitch setup with factory wiring harness? I'm thinking of getting one by summer time but would move more quickly if there was a deal.

I have also seen...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-12-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,682
Posted By arrivederci
Done on this thread... ...

Done on this thread...

http://www.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=776395
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-12-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,682
Posted By arrivederci
Lower grills need to be replaced now. Kidneys...

Lower grills need to be replaced now. Kidneys are done.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-12-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,682
Posted By arrivederci
Glad you figured it out. I did the same back in...

Glad you figured it out. I did the same back in December. Probably need to take care of the grilles next.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-10-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,898
Posted By arrivederci
Maybe this it taking it too literal. Here is a...

Maybe this it taking it too literal. Here is a Lime Rock edition M3 that was on the showroom floor in my dealer. I don't think the camera captured the extent of it. Really bad IMO.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-09-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By arrivederci
The myBMW page listed our 2013 as having...

The myBMW page listed our 2013 as having multi-contour seats and not having the 20" wheels. We specifically ordered adaptive drive which did show up on the page. I confirmed my order options with...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-31-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 982
Posted By arrivederci
No heat for a week and you are still driving it? ...

No heat for a week and you are still driving it? :wow:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-21-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,262
Posted By arrivederci
I have plans for window tint and clear bra. ...

I have plans for window tint and clear bra. Hadn't thought about reflectors...but I do have a blacked out grill that is going in soon.

I bought my wheels from originalwheels.com. They are a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-21-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,262
Posted By arrivederci
Great experience at the dealer today. All went...

Great experience at the dealer today. All went as planned and the car is as expected if not better. Super happy!
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-21-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,262
Posted By arrivederci
Delivery update - arrived at the dealer on 12/18...

Delivery update - arrived at the dealer on 12/18 or 12/19. Taking delivery later today - 12/21.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-21-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,498
Posted By arrivederci
Probably similar to what I'm getting. For me it...

Probably similar to what I'm getting. For me it works out to about $1K over invoice and a few less options than what you have (no technology, no multicontour, no soft close or lane departure).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-20-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By arrivederci
lol

lol
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-18-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,898
Posted By arrivederci
Congrats. Hopefully the blizzard that is rolling...

Congrats. Hopefully the blizzard that is rolling into the eastern Colorado plains today (and probably Kansas too) won't delay things too much for us. We'll probably take delivery on Friday. I'm...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-16-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,169
Posted By arrivederci
Maybe you can plasti-dip them without taking them...

Maybe you can plasti-dip them without taking them off the car (careful masking, etc)?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-15-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,898
Posted By arrivederci
Mine is finally on a truck headed to Denver. ...

Mine is finally on a truck headed to Denver. They expect delivery on Wednesday, so it should be ready for pickup on Thursday or Friday. My guess is that yours is on the way as well. You got me...
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