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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-12-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
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: 7
Views: 246
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: 940
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: 454
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: 932
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: 609
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: 385
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: 385
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: 350
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: 1,175
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: 385
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: 667
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: 263
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: 2,475
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: 938
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: 535
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: 535
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: 1,450
Posted By smyles
yes, #4

yes, #4
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-07-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,450
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.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-04-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,450
Posted By smyles
You'll need a helper. Start the engine. Open...

You'll need a helper.
Start the engine.
Open the hood.
Remove the above mentioned engine cover.
Look at the throttle, specifically the part with the spring. While at it, ask the helper to shut...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-30-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,450
Posted By smyles
Here, under the engine cover

Here, under the engine cover
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-24-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 902
Posted By smyles
I think you put too much faith into used car...

I think you put too much faith into used car certification process.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-24-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 902
Posted By smyles
Since you're not the original owner, who knows...

Since you're not the original owner, who knows what happened before you. Some like to powerwash engine bays, others frequent touchless car washes...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-24-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 902
Posted By smyles
and why t.f. I thought OP had X5M?...

and why t.f. I thought OP had X5M?...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-24-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 902
Posted By smyles
Partitions - yes, and they crack in all of them....

Partitions - yes, and they crack in all of them. But! The way water manages to get to injectors is unique to diesels due to the way the cover and insulation are shaped and mounted. V8s may have the...
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