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Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-26-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2,913
Views: 704,316
Posted By bselman
2007 750Li

Added a second BMW to the fleet. Have a '13 X5 in TN, and purchased this used 750Li for when I'm back home in DC. So far so good...68K miles, drives good, has a lot of features, need to VIN decode...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-26-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,762
Posted By bselman
Awesome X! Mine is on order, same as yours with...

Awesome X! Mine is on order, same as yours with a few more creature comforts. Really big question?? - Is that Cinnamon or Saddle Brown? I was told Saddle is no longer offered. I had to get...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-15-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 26,055
Posted By bselman
07 E70 4.8i (August Delivery) T-Bone...

07 E70 4.8i (August Delivery)

T-Bone accident (the other guys fault,) SAV was out of commission between Oct 07 and Feb 08.

As of Today - 82,XXX miles.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-20-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,240
Posted By bselman
They won't work. Its a new housing and new...

They won't work. Its a new housing and new system for the corona's. Not a plug-n-play for older models. It would require a new headlamp housing and a reprogram of the car.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-07-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,978
Posted By bselman
I had a similar issue, related to the battery,...

I had a similar issue, related to the battery, but not because it was low or not charged. The cable had become just a tad loose and was sparking, sending surge's throughout the car. Make sure the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-16-2009, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By bselman
There are bolts underneath your inserts, and my...

There are bolts underneath your inserts, and my rails. The headliner has to be dropped. I was planning on doing it myself to save the dealer's rip off in labor charges.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-16-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By bselman
sorry to hear of your dilema. If you want to...

sorry to hear of your dilema. If you want to swap my rails for your inserts...let me know.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-16-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By bselman
All 2010 X5's have the roof rails as an option...

All 2010 X5's have the roof rails as an option now for $100 list price., no longer standard. However, if you want them in the future, be prepared to shell out a lot of money. You have to drop the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-13-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,115
Posted By bselman
Your fingers.....open hood, look for tabs on both...

Your fingers.....open hood, look for tabs on both sides of each kidney. pry out gently, then remove. To remove the slats, repeat with the entire kidney out of the hood.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-25-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,012
Posted By bselman
Did you have some bad MD blue crab cakes?

Did you have some bad MD blue crab cakes?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-25-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,012
Posted By bselman
Saw them today. Of'course, I was cheating. They...

Saw them today. Of'course, I was cheating. They were at BMWNA.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-03-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,689
Posted By bselman
In my opinion, the BRDSTD tires were better in...

In my opinion, the BRDSTD tires were better in grip on the twisties, queiter on the highway and overall more improved tire than the dunlap.

If I was taking my car on the track, I might take the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-03-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,649
Posted By bselman
That is correct. The Bridgestone gets approx....

That is correct. The Bridgestone gets approx. 10K more miles than Dunlaps. My Dunlaps went at 22K with aggressive NY driving and highway use. The Bridgestone's that are on my car now have about...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-03-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,689
Posted By bselman
I went to the Bridgestone Duelers RFT after the...

I went to the Bridgestone Duelers RFT after the Dunlaps ran 22K. I am at 31K on the BRDSTD's now, and tires are roaring and basically shot. At least I got another 10K or so. After that, some...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-31-2008, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,018
Posted By bselman
Thats what the BMW parts rep and I found in his...

Thats what the BMW parts rep and I found in his computer. My X5 with a build date of 7/07 has a Y adapter part number ending in 422 099. The updated version, (the one that charges iPod Touch/iPhone...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-31-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,018
Posted By bselman
The Y adapter does charge all iPods except the...

The Y adapter does charge all iPods except the Touch and iPhone.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-31-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,018
Posted By bselman
iPod/iPhone Y Adapter

Just as an FYI...

BMW has released a revised Y adapter for iPod Touch/iPhone's that WILL charge the unit. The revised part number is 61 12 0 440 796.

The item is backordered 3,362 pieces! I...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-12-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,662
Posted By bselman
Where was this write up a few weeks ago! Thanks...

Where was this write up a few weeks ago! Thanks for your review...I think I will go with the Michelins next time. The noise with the Bridgestone's is very close to that of the MAXX tires. ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-04-2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,662
Posted By bselman
Well, I finally replaced my Dunlaps with the...

Well, I finally replaced my Dunlaps with the Bridgestone Deuler HP RFT's. The noise is the same as the Dunlaps, but with a better treadwear rating.

However, there is a LARGE difference in the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-26-2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,662
Posted By bselman
I just brought my X5 into the dealer. They said...

I just brought my X5 into the dealer. They said that because the Michelin Lat Tours are NOT BMW OEM approved, they cannot put them on my car. Anyone else run into this?

I'm not going to put the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-17-2008, 06:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,662
Posted By bselman
Let me know how they work out on your X5...

Let me know how they work out on your X5...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-12-2008, 05:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,662
Posted By bselman
Thanks for the info. Did you put them on the...

Thanks for the info. Did you put them on the front as well? And did you get the RFT's? Or regular tires?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-03-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,662
Posted By bselman
Is anyone out there running these Michelin...

Is anyone out there running these Michelin Latitude Tour's that can give us some advice on how quiet they are, treadwear, etc.?

Thanks
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-31-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,662
Posted By bselman
4.8i w/sport package TIRES??

I have the 07 4.8i with the 20" tires. I have to get rid of the Dunlap maxx tires. The questions is...I want to put A/S on the sport rims. I think they are 275/40 and 315/35 sizes. Which are the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-11-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 814
Posted By bselman
i got that message too. It lasted a few days,...

i got that message too. It lasted a few days, and only when stopped or slowed traffic. When moving at highway speeds, nothing showned on the service section iDrive.
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