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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By jwchi
Brake Caliper Torque Specs?

Anyone have torque specs for the Front & Rear brake pins and caliper bolts? I searched, but have not been able to locate any posts that seem reliable. Appreciate the help!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-01-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,076
Posted By jwchi
Fixed it

I ended up following the advise of a few folks and used a VERY thin coat of Gorilla Glue, clamped it, and reinstalled. There are many types of this brand of glue, I used the one that has about 15-20...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-01-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By jwchi
Thanks for the help guys! :thumbup:

Thanks for the help guys! :thumbup:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-30-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By jwchi
YouTube Link...

YouTube Link (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wsg4XVqEHk)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-29-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By jwchi
2001 330i (e46) corrected link, thanks ...

2001 330i (e46)

corrected link, thanks Click to hear (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wsg4XVqEHk)
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-29-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By jwchi
Noise after shutdow

Guys, I need a little help on a noise that I'm hearing after shutting down the engine. i have a 2001 330i (e46). Here's a link to the sound file to hear what I'm talking about......The sound is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-28-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,501
Posted By jwchi
Thanks! I have been searching the forum and run...

Thanks! I have been searching the forum and run across the 'spec' sheet and read many of your posts, Ard. When you say to set camber and caster "mid range", to you mean "as close to the target as...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-28-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,501
Posted By jwchi
Opinion on 2008 E70 4.8i alignment

Curious if you have an opinion for my 2008 E70 4.8i on 19'' on all four corners? Seems like the thread is consistently saying that BMW's spec isn't what it could be for good ride & increased tread...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,650
Posted By jwchi
Sizes?

curious which wheels these are and tire condition? how many miles on them? cupped or in good shape?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-07-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,076
Posted By jwchi
2008 Glove box trim repair?

Hi folks. I've searched and searched and can't seem to come across a DIY approach to fixing a peeling top glove box door trim. Can anyone point me in the right direction?

Thanks in advance
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-30-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,861
Posted By jwchi
I understand what your're saying, but I guess I...

I understand what your're saying, but I guess I have already proven that a data DVD works. It works for audio, video, and pictures....It's actually very cool. Comes up as a file list and allows me...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-30-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,861
Posted By jwchi
Yes, I've burned several DVD's that can be read...

Yes, I've burned several DVD's that can be read by the player, but none of the MPEG-4's work.

Burn process start with rip using DVDFab/DVDShrink then I'm trying Handbrake and iMedia Converter...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-28-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,861
Posted By jwchi
Tried several variations of MP4 (h.264, MPEG-4)...

Tried several variations of MP4 (h.264, MPEG-4) using Handbrake with no luck. Started with "normal" setting, then tried a couple variations (smaller resolutions, etc). The disk is burning fine and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-28-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,861
Posted By jwchi
Great, thanks! Do you remember what file...

Great, thanks! Do you remember what file extension was used on the MPEG-4? Was it a M4V or MP4? Was the H.265 a typo, or am I missing something on the "H.265 w/ AC3 passthrough (5.1)" one?
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-28-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,861
Posted By jwchi
Thanks for the reply....So all of these formats...

Thanks for the reply....So all of these formats worked for you in both front and back units? What year is your X5?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-28-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,861
Posted By jwchi
DVD Burn Settings for Rear Entertainment

Hi guys. Although this would seem like a common question, I can't seem to locate any posts that talk to this subject directly. If you know of any I missed, please point me in the right direction.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-10-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,343
Posted By jwchi
Good news / bad news / reprogramming???

I took my car in last Wednesday for what turned out to be a pretty good list of items to resolve including:
- brake squeal
- rear DVD failing to load 3 out of 4 times (good DVD with no scratches)...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-02-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,343
Posted By jwchi
Thanks guys. I've found a number of small items...

Thanks guys. I've found a number of small items that shouldn't be a problem, I wouldn't think.

With regard to the transmission.....what do I need to say to get them to 'check it'? Was there a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-02-2011, 03:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,343
Posted By jwchi
Just acquired an '08 X5 4.8i CPO and near 50k - what next?

Hello. I'm new to the forum and just acquired a 2008 x5 with 49k miles. Although mileage is a little high for a 3 year SAV, it's in great condition and has the extended CPO warranty.

I've been...
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