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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-01-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,430
Posted By smyles
You guys do what you want. Your cars, your $$.

You guys do what you want. Your cars, your $$.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-01-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,430
Posted By smyles
So you'd rather have an original glass with...

So you'd rather have an original glass with distortion than a straight non-original?

I understand the lure of the BMW logo and expectations from paying the CPO premium... just not sure I follow...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-01-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,430
Posted By smyles
The OP's glass was installed not following the...

The OP's glass was installed not following the installation method? Inappropriate, lesser quality adhesives were used?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-01-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,430
Posted By smyles
Would you prefer original with distortions, or...

Would you prefer original with distortions, or Chinese w/o them?
Other than a BMW logo, what other invisible qualities would make it preferable to superior looking non-BMW?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-01-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,430
Posted By smyles
Other than the chip, any other issues with the...

Other than the chip, any other issues with the glass? The original BMW glass isn't the best in the world (actually, very far from it), so this Chinese one may be actually better... or at least not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-25-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By smyles
http://www.bracketron.com/media/catalog/product/ca...

http://www.bracketron.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/083e16063f5b4c8737399970bb5ebde7/2/_/2_6_10_1.jpg
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-12-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By smyles
Just tap the brakes lightly when reversing. And...

Just tap the brakes lightly when reversing. And CIC camera is much better at night than CCC.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By smyles
Yes, your FRM is done, follow the steps per blue...

Yes, your FRM is done, follow the steps per blue dragon.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-06-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,039
Posted By smyles
Never. If someone changes oil for you, next time...

Never. If someone changes oil for you, next time check the level with dipstick - they may be putting just above min, so a slight consumption triggers low level warning.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-04-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By smyles
Is it important for mp3, Internet streaming, i.e....

Is it important for mp3, Internet streaming, i.e. is there compression on top of those formats?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-31-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,022
Posted By smyles
The so-called low dust pads will still produce...

The so-called low dust pads will still produce dust, just at a lower rate. At the same time, most if not all of them suck at actually providing good braking and on top of that are more likely to warp...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-31-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By smyles
Just because you personally deem it necessary?...

Just because you personally deem it necessary? And what if we get a member here who's still into 3k oil changes? Or so-called "old school schedule"? Or some other "me Dad always said..." religion?
...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-31-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By smyles
I see, but dunno if T-Mo was any different -...

I see, but dunno if T-Mo was any different - guilty of not reading fine print.
Forum: Off-Topic 10-31-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By smyles
Yes, just look how wonderfully it works with...

Yes, just look how wonderfully it works with cable...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-30-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By smyles
$100K+?? I foresee humongous depreciation.

$100K+?? I foresee humongous depreciation.
Forum: Off-Topic 10-30-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,288
Posted By smyles
+1 for Bosch, however wish they haven't...

+1 for Bosch, however wish they haven't eliminated heated dry option. I'm all for green, etc., but sometimes you do need it.
Forum: Off-Topic 10-29-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 396
Posted By smyles
How is it different from T-Mo who throttles my...

How is it different from T-Mo who throttles my 'unlimited' data traffic after 5 Gigs or so?
Forum: Off-Topic 10-29-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 703
Posted By smyles
I had no idea how handy are these until I got...

I had no idea how handy are these until I got one. ~$25.

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41bJU6N-LIL._SY300_.jpg
Forum: Off-Topic 10-27-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By smyles
5.5 in. screen? Isn't ~1 inch too big for usable...

5.5 in. screen? Isn't ~1 inch too big for usable phone?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-22-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,690
Posted By smyles
33117695240 / 07512293972 ... but I think any...

33117695240 / 07512293972 ... but I think any quality brand name 75W-90 will do
Forum: Off-Topic 10-15-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 964
Posted By smyles
another option: ...

another option:

http://i.imgur.com/wbHr0TC.gif
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-07-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By smyles
Could be, although usually it throws an error...

Could be, although usually it throws an error when fails; but it's something your shop should've checked during the flush since it's a $10 part but mucho dinero to replace.

Are you still on the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-07-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By smyles
When they did the flush, have they replaced (or...

When they did the flush, have they replaced (or at least checked) the mechatronic adapter?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-07-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,738
Posted By smyles
yes, #4

yes, #4
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-07-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,738
Posted By smyles
It's rather straightforward, just 3 hex bolts to...

It's rather straightforward, just 3 hex bolts to unscrew, but two of them are in rather tight space. I ended up cutting the key wrench so it could fit.
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