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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By lpcapital
Amazon is your friend: in the "Automotive Parts &...

Amazon is your friend: in the "Automotive Parts & Accessory" department you can input the car you have and it tells you what parts fit. I'll be first to admit that it works ok so I always do the next...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-17-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,383
Posted By lpcapital
No, I put whatever is the cheapest in town.......

No, I put whatever is the cheapest in town.... Been doing so for the past 9 months and 25K miles I've had the car... I've been around cars for some time and my stance is that those things are just...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-17-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,383
Posted By lpcapital
Never mind...

Never mind...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-17-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By lpcapital
The bulletin is pretty clear: either replace the...

The bulletin is pretty clear: either replace the exhaust side lifter or live with it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By lpcapital
Yes, the problem is with all engines with...

Yes, the problem is with all engines with production date up to about 11/2008.

The issue has to do with the head design that allows oil to drain out of the exhaust lifters. BMW first issued a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By lpcapital
Well... To be honest I like your way better......

Well... To be honest I like your way better... :))))
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By lpcapital
I had to remove the when I installed the trailer...

I had to remove the when I installed the trailer hitch since the reflector covers one of the bolts holding the bumper fascia. I actually removed one the wrong way and broke a tab, but it still stays...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-16-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By lpcapital
So here's an update: about a week ago I got the...

So here's an update: about a week ago I got the no start message and it was time to refill the DEF. I bought the Mercedes hose from Pellican some time ago and it looks like this:
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-15-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By lpcapital
Here we go: http://tis.bmwcats.com/doc1126746/ ...

Here we go: http://tis.bmwcats.com/doc1126746/

Open in Google Chrome and it will translate from Rusky...

Point being: pry it from the outer side corner...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-15-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By lpcapital
Well, well, well... We're retrofitting and coding...

Well, well, well... We're retrofitting and coding here, doing things that you're not supposed to do and having functions that are not supposed to work so I don't buy that.

My understanding is that...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-15-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By lpcapital
I've been following this on the sideline since...

I've been following this on the sideline since I'd love to get the CIC done, but I'm not ready to lose BMW Assist: do you know if a way around it has been found? If I remember it right it isn't lost...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-14-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By lpcapital
After I installed slotted rotors on a Z3 and pads...

After I installed slotted rotors on a Z3 and pads life got cut in half: those things would literally chew through pads.

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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-14-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By lpcapital
I have yet to take it apart but I suspect it...

I have yet to take it apart but I suspect it doesn't have a filter. I actually suspect that the oil separation is part of the valve cover design: I was reading under the PCV there's nothing.

How...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-13-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By lpcapital
ard, what the heck? I ask miles you answer...

ard, what the heck? I ask miles you answer ohms...

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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-13-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By lpcapital
Mileage between the two stages of the front pad sensor

The first message for the brakes has come one and says I should service the car for brakes. It started at 1,000 miles and now says to do so within 400 some miles.

I understand the sensor has two...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-11-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By lpcapital
PM sent... Sent from BimmerApp mobile app

PM sent...

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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-09-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By lpcapital
I remember my old 1998 Z3 had stickers with the...

I remember my old 1998 Z3 had stickers with the VIN on each panel: they were the type similar to the registration stickers that would brake if attempt to tamper. The replacement panels either had no...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-09-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,112
Posted By lpcapital
This is getting more and more interesting......

This is getting more and more interesting... Thanks very much for sharing all of it!!!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-08-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By lpcapital
Seal on power steering cap

Just like EVERY fricken BMW I've owned over the past 10 years the seal on the power steering cap is seeping oil. Although the diagrams in RealOEM don't actually show an o-ring on the X5, some cross...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-08-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By lpcapital
To my knowledge the E70 X5 never came with front...

To my knowledge the E70 X5 never came with front air suspensions (the first generation X5 did), only rear: are you certain that the front isn't lower simply because of the weight transfer caused by...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-07-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By lpcapital
It's a lean code so you have a vacuum leak. ...

It's a lean code so you have a vacuum leak.

You see, the sensor has a ceramic element in it that generates a voltage based on the O2 that is present in the exhaust gases. The higher the voltage...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-07-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By lpcapital
Then you're good to go!!! No coding required:...

Then you're good to go!!! No coding required: just put the key in the slot, hold it there until it clicks, and drive off...

I'm sure you can order it online at the website I posted, they may ask...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-07-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 269
Posted By lpcapital
I bought their dongle: the price was good and I...

I bought their dongle: the price was good and I didn't want to deal with compatibility. The app is actually very cool...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-07-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By lpcapital
Yes yes yes yes... two questions before we...

Yes yes yes yes...

two questions before we start: (1) what engine, (2) what codes

Fuel smell from exhaust: definitely not right...

I think there are certain V8 (I think it was the twin turbo...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-07-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By lpcapital
Do you have comfort access? I don't have CA...

Do you have comfort access?

I don't have CA and just bought one; the list price is $167 and paid $135...
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