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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-05-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 475
Posted By finnbmw
Interesting topic as I've been looking for a...

Interesting topic as I've been looking for a travel trailer myself. Lance 2185 has caught my eye http://www.lancecamper.com/travel-trailers/2185/#specs , but the hitch tongue weight is 720 lbs. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-04-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 736
Posted By finnbmw
Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 meets the BMW LL-04 specs ...

Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 meets the BMW LL-04 specs https://mobiloil.com/en/motor-oils/mobil-1/mobil-1-esp
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-04-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,527
Posted By finnbmw
After keeping us in suspense for the past 3.5...

After keeping us in suspense for the past 3.5 months, I think you owe us a detailed review of the new DWS 6 in a few months... :D

Seriously though, congratulations on your decision. DWS 6 is a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By finnbmw
Great, thanks!

Great, thanks!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By finnbmw
Fredo, do you have any links to DIY threads on...

Fredo, do you have any links to DIY threads on how to change the coolant yourself? Or have any advice?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-27-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,527
Posted By finnbmw
Looks like Continental came out with a new...

Looks like Continental came out with a new version of the DWS http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=847719&highlight=dws

Somebody needs to put these new ones on a X5 and give us a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-20-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,256
Posted By finnbmw
Looks like this is the "Genuine BMW" oil filter ...

Looks like this is the "Genuine BMW" oil filter http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E70-X5_xDrive35d-M57_3.0L/Maintenance/Engine/Oil_Filter/ES1894128/

I honestly have no idea on the difference between...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-20-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,256
Posted By finnbmw
I've got a couple of quarts left of the Castrol...

I've got a couple of quarts left of the Castrol SLX as well. Are you saying you can't use it together with the BMW/Shell oil now recommended for the diesel? They are both 5W-30, so I figured I'd be...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-20-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,256
Posted By finnbmw
This is the oil you should buy from ECS Tuning...

This is the oil you should buy from ECS Tuning for your diesel http://www.ecstuning.com/ES2817520/?gclid=COvBhNS97MMCFTQV7AodA3

Here's the oil filter ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-17-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,813
Posted By finnbmw
Another update with the 2010 X5, this time...

Another update with the 2010 X5, this time driving the exact same route as in March, but at much higher outside temperatures. The past few days have been in mid-90's here in Atlanta, the temperature...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-14-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 444
Posted By finnbmw
Hi 4Bimmers! The battery on our 2010 went...

Hi 4Bimmers!

The battery on our 2010 went out after three years and was replaced under warranty, so it definitely could be that the battery is dying. We had the "High Battery Drain" message show...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-06-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,109
Posted By finnbmw
With 80k on the clock, those are most likely...

With 80k on the clock, those are most likely highway miles. Diesels love highway miles. Don't think the engine will give you much trouble for the next 100k miles, but the emission system might. ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-01-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 831
Posted By finnbmw
http://c1552172.r72.cf0.rackcdn.com/682057_x800.jp...

http://c1552172.r72.cf0.rackcdn.com/682057_x800.jpg

Buy this DEF bottle from your nearest VW dealer. It screws on to the DEF fill hole. Then just press it down and the DEF will flow in the tank...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-08-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,224
Posted By finnbmw
I might have this issue on my 2012 E70. Do you...

I might have this issue on my 2012 E70. Do you happen to remember who posted that and in what context (to make a search easier)?

Edit: I might have found the thread. Is this it? ...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-05-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By finnbmw
For ECU tuning these companies comes to my mind: ...

For ECU tuning these companies comes to my mind:

Evolve http://www.evolveautomotive.com/x5-ecu-remap_875/x5-e70-35d_877/
Renntech http://www.renntechmercedes.com/www/node/681
JR Tuning ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-05-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,077
Posted By finnbmw
The new XC90 is supposedly an all-Swedish design...

The new XC90 is supposedly an all-Swedish design with only $$$ input from the Chinese mother company. It is still made in Sweden. The new 2.0 liter engine is a Volvo in-house design that will power...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-05-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,077
Posted By finnbmw
AU, I didn't get the extended warranty either on...

AU, I didn't get the extended warranty either on my 2010. Currently at 64k, keeping my fingers crossed.

Have you looked at the new 7-seater Volvo XC90? They are starting to show up at...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,080
Posted By finnbmw
What I meant was that the cold tire psi changes...

What I meant was that the cold tire psi changes based on the outside temperature. I don't adjust tire pressures on a daily, weekly or even monthly basis even though the outside temperatures can...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,080
Posted By finnbmw
Hmm, I thought BMW's had a 50/50 weight...

Hmm, I thought BMW's had a 50/50 weight distribution... I keep my tire pressures slightly over inflated at 36-38 psi (depending on outside temp) and even front/back
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,608
Posted By finnbmw
Be prepared to pay for gas, especially when...

Be prepared to pay for gas, especially when towing your beautiful boat. Any reason why you are not considering the F15 diesel?

Sorry to hear about your troubles....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,080
Posted By finnbmw
Started a thread to ask this question, but it...

Started a thread to ask this question, but it fits better here: Those of you who never rotate the tires on your X5, do you see a significant difference in tire wear comparing the fronts to the rears?...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 227
Posted By finnbmw
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-28-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,328
Posted By finnbmw
Received my two $15 checks today! Submitted on...

Received my two $15 checks today! Submitted on April 2nd or so. 15 qt of premium oil and three filters for about $100, not too shabby.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-09-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,328
Posted By finnbmw
Thanks montr! And thanks for posting this great...

Thanks montr! And thanks for posting this great deal, much appreciated!
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-09-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,328
Posted By finnbmw
Got 15 quarts of Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 before the...

Got 15 quarts of Mobil 1 ESP 5W-30 before the sale was over. Now need oil filter for my X5 diesel. Where do you guys buy your oil filter from?
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