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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-12-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By smyles
You remove the central panel that covers the...

You remove the central panel that covers the transmission pan, then the long panel adjacent to it on the driver side. Here it is when looked from the pass.side. The ridged plastic thing is tranny pan.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,997
Posted By smyles
Thanks! Re music partition, it won't allow...

Thanks!
Re music partition, it won't allow you to expand it after the copy process is complete?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-21-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By smyles
Yes, because there're no other means whatsoever...

Yes, because there're no other means whatsoever to establish someone's identity... and get their vehicle info.

P.S. Tip are indeed ugly as f##k
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-19-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By smyles
If the offset is correct, go for it. I have...

If the offset is correct, go for it. I have rotary forged wheels from Beyern - made by TSW, I believe, and yes, in China - and while they aren't the prettiest, the are light and strong. 20x11 are...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-17-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 985
Posted By smyles
don't let the facts ruin good narrative...

don't let the facts ruin good narrative...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-08-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,375
Posted By smyles
nice knowing you, apparently

nice knowing you, apparently
Forum: Off-Topic 03-31-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 682
Posted By smyles
One thing for sure: knowing all facts, or at...

One thing for sure: knowing all facts, or at least more than just a one person words, is the key before making a judgment. Otherwise, the like of "Hands up don't shoot" will prevail.
Forum: Off-Topic 03-31-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 682
Posted By smyles
The Nobel mother of the Down kid is in reality a...

The Nobel mother of the Down kid is in reality a total a##hole who uses her kid as an excuse for anything, is always sticking it up to everyone, and takes advantage every single time. Many parents...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-30-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 682
Posted By smyles
Wow, let's all jump to conclusions based on...

Wow, let's all jump to conclusions based on short, one-sided article. Screw the objectivity.
Forum: Off-Topic 03-30-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 877
Posted By smyles
I have it in all our cars. Why? Jaywalking...

I have it in all our cars. Why? Jaywalking pedestrians. A##hole bicyclists. People running red lights. People backing into your car while parking, then leaving w/o note. Etc etc.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-11-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By smyles
1st step would be to ensure your car is equipped...

1st step would be to ensure your car is equipped with it. Assuming it's too late to ask the seller (and verify it before handing over $$), run your VIN via vindecoder for the list of options on your...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-11-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By smyles
Check xoutpost

Check xoutpost
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-10-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By smyles
Did you have to add coolant? Did you bleed the...

Did you have to add coolant? Did you bleed the system then?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,634
Posted By smyles
The rear takes just a tad less than full bottle...

The rear takes just a tad less than full bottle (plus you have to suck the old one out, so it depends on your sucking skills :) ), so you can use the 2nd one for the front diff.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-27-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 543
Posted By smyles
Pit bull ate my homework... well, in this case,...

Pit bull ate my homework... well, in this case, the policy documents.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-27-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,843
Posted By smyles
There's an app (http://www.bmwpnpc.com/) to...

There's an app (http://www.bmwpnpc.com/) to search for the best online prices for OEM parts - I haven't tried this app yet, but seems promising.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-26-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 600
Posted By smyles
It's probably functional on X5M.

It's probably functional on X5M.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-25-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By smyles
The electric auxiliary heater doesn't come on...

The electric auxiliary heater doesn't come on instantly; there's a whole bunch of heaters (glow plugs, active tank, fuel filter, etc etc) that eat a lot of elec.power. This along with drop from the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-24-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,506
Posted By smyles
You - actually, the tech - has to pull the codes;...

You - actually, the tech - has to pull the codes; if he doesn't have the means, he's one lousy tech.

I'd suspect a broken coil.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-23-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By smyles
New reality show 'Goodwill hunters" in 3..2..

New reality show 'Goodwill hunters" in 3..2..
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By smyles
Unless you frequently tow heavy stuff, do a lot...

Unless you frequently tow heavy stuff, do a lot of burn outs, 0-60 races or often rally in snow, rear diffs are indeed fine with lifetime oil.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 608
Posted By smyles
Again, it doesn't matter. Call BMW, provide VIN,...

Again, it doesn't matter. Call BMW, provide VIN, and they'll tell the last day of your CPO coverage. That's all what matters... unless you exceed 100k earlier, like I did on my other CPO'd car, which...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 608
Posted By smyles
I think you're missing the initial premise of CPO...

I think you're missing the initial premise of CPO being 6 years/100,000 miles. That's the period & mileage BMW commits to cover; they don't throw away anything in your scenario, as it's already taken...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By smyles
Ho long did you drive with a busted bulb? My...

Ho long did you drive with a busted bulb? My guess: need to reset FRM.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 608
Posted By smyles
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