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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By SoCaLE39
Yes you would have to change to sport fender...

Yes you would have to change to sport fender flares.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By SoCaLE39
Without going too crazy here are some suggested...

Without going too crazy here are some suggested wheel styles:

20" OEM style 214
20" Style 469 Replica

If you want to get aggressive you can run 20x10 in front and 20x12 in the rear. It's all...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 777
Posted By SoCaLE39
If they are making a lot of brake dust they are...

If they are making a lot of brake dust they are likely OEM.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-02-2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By SoCaLE39
I have to agree with the caliper paint. I've had...

I have to agree with the caliper paint. I've had great success refinishing my E46 calipers and soon my E70.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-26-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,682
Posted By SoCaLE39
Obviously you aren't up to date with the current...

Obviously you aren't up to date with the current times nor have the correct information to share amongst a group. The Ford and Jag relationship is long past history. I'm assuming you read this...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,331
Posted By SoCaLE39
What issues are you having Kostyan?

What issues are you having Kostyan?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,331
Posted By SoCaLE39
My warranty expires this July and frankly I'm on...

My warranty expires this July and frankly I'm on the fence about extending it as I've been thinking of completely deleting the emission systems entirely. Of course the concern about that is the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,331
Posted By SoCaLE39
^^^ exactly. Might be more costly but it will...

^^^ exactly. Might be more costly but it will cover more than any aftermarket resource not to mention it'll be easier to manage. Frankly IMHO, if you don't have emission systems coverage there's no...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,331
Posted By SoCaLE39
Rt66 apparently does not cover emission systems...

Rt66 apparently does not cover emission systems which is where the diesels reliability isn't it's strong point. That being said if you were to purchase a 35d, if highly suggest looking for an...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-24-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,061
Posted By SoCaLE39
Pre-Lowering Measurements So here's just some...

Pre-Lowering Measurements
So here's just some stats on my setup prior to lowering. As mentioned I'm going to give it a week or two to settle before I align and take new measurements to share.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-23-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By SoCaLE39
Check the high pressure oil distribution block....

Check the high pressure oil distribution block. Seems to be a common area for the source of leaks. Had mine done by the dealer and they just replaced a line along with new copper washers.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-22-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By SoCaLE39
So because I have special holes in my wheels, I...

So because I have special holes in my wheels, I should spend $150 more for an alignment? That's the logic here?

I used to do alignments with a Hunter laser guided machine that had individual...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-22-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By SoCaLE39
Looking to get an alignment soon myself. Any...

Looking to get an alignment soon myself. Any benefit of having the dealer do it vs a regular alignment shop. I got a quote from my dealer for $250 which seems rather high. I'm also under extended...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-18-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,061
Posted By SoCaLE39
A few more pics. Just dropped off the wheels to...

A few more pics. Just dropped off the wheels to get the rears bored, one lip cleaned up and have everything buttoned up with new tpms sensors. Should have wheels back in about a week at which point...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-18-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,061
Posted By SoCaLE39
Thanks edfiero. If you are talking about the...

Thanks edfiero. If you are talking about the undercarriage of course things would get dirty but the difference is that each wash she gets I blast the suspension and wheel wells so it stays pretty...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-17-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,061
Posted By SoCaLE39
Test fitting...(more pics to come) ...

Test fitting...(more pics to come)
http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r211/socale39/2011%20X5/Exterior%20Mods/IMG_3735_SML_zpslgx6ah1k.jpg...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-17-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,061
Posted By SoCaLE39
Rear Reflector Replacement with IND Painted...

Rear Reflector Replacement with IND Painted Reflectors
Decided to tackle the rear reflectors today and I have to say both were a bit of a pain. Getting behind the bumper with my hands was a task and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-16-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 664
Posted By SoCaLE39
Adams has amazing products that actually work. I...

Adams has amazing products that actually work. I too use Super VRT and their new Tire Shine product. I found that the Tire Shine is great to use for heavily oxidized plastic parts and to maintain...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-15-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,061
Posted By SoCaLE39
Looks good. The OEM black performance grills are...

Looks good. The OEM black performance grills are definitely the best looking IMO I've been debating on going with black emblems on the back. Also would like to remove the X drive emblems in the sides...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-13-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,061
Posted By SoCaLE39
A sneak peek into an unexpected purchase I made...

A sneak peek into an unexpected purchase I made last week. Need to get a few things lined up before getting them installed and frankly from there we'll see how they look. More details to come soon :)...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-12-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By SoCaLE39
Wandernotlost, This has nothing to do with...

Wandernotlost,
This has nothing to do with warranty. This is a recall that BMW issued and therefore all affected vehicles whether they have warranty or not are eligible for getting the work done....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 640
Posted By SoCaLE39
The problem with your idea is what happens when...

The problem with your idea is what happens when both front seats are adjusted at different levels?

As others have stated, I think the iPad mount with some power cords would work nicely if you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-07-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By SoCaLE39
X5M Wheels on Non-M X5?

Ok so I've found a nice set of aftermarket wheels I'm looking to pickup for my X5 35d. I've done some researching and just want to verify that since these wheels are coming from an X5M, the fronts...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-05-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,060
Posted By SoCaLE39
Hey guys, just wanted to let you all know I...

Hey guys, just wanted to let you all know I replaced all the vacuum lines and the total cost using OEM BMW hoses wasn't too bad ~ $150. Its a little high for hoses but I wanted to stick with OEM and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-04-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,545
Posted By SoCaLE39
I'd much rather just replace them instead of...

I'd much rather just replace them instead of having them fixed. My passenger side one is a different color so I'm thinking the heat has a lot to do with it. Going to replace the passenger side and...
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