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Forum: Off-Topic Today, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By smyles
Is it the one with 1024x1024 resolution? I have...

Is it the one with 1024x1024 resolution? I have one since 2001 running strong.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-26-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,316
Posted By smyles
But on day 20 you'd refuse... and few months into...

But on day 20 you'd refuse... and few months into it you'd already have him shot, or vice versa. Given your attitude, most likely the latter.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-26-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 889
Posted By smyles
In general, unless you get a very steep discount...

In general, unless you get a very steep discount from the residual price and all goodies - CPO, etc. - on top of it, buying out a lease is the worst financial option. You've overpaid initially, most...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-19-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 505
Posted By smyles
Have you considered dealing with main permits -...

Have you considered dealing with main permits - demo/site/new construction - yourself? I did it recently and it wasn't as hard as one may think, although I did make a few rookie mistakes that cost...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-17-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By smyles
I think OP has non-xenon headlights that we US...

I think OP has non-xenon headlights that we US people only read in books about...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-25-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 623
Posted By smyles
I guess prices on used E70 have fallen enough,...

I guess prices on used E70 have fallen enough, and we're about to see more and more posters like OP...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-05-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 876
Posted By smyles
If you decide to go the OEM route, I have CIC...

If you decide to go the OEM route, I have CIC camera for sale in classifieds.
Forum: Off-Topic 07-01-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By smyles
Damn, AT&T and VZN are trying hard...

Damn, AT&T and VZN are trying hard...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 06-29-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 197
Posted By smyles
CIC Reversing camera p/n 66539216283

Reversing camera p/n 66539216283.
For E70/71 and other models with CIC.

$100 shipped in continental US.
Forum: Off-Topic 06-29-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 3,632
Posted By smyles
It wasn't a dive, per se, but rather an...

It wasn't a dive, per se, but rather an embellishment. In hockey it offsets the foul itself and both parties are penalized. Wish something similar existed in soccer.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-26-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By smyles
Number of LEDs. Given the directional nature of...

Number of LEDs.
Given the directional nature of LED light emittance, you can stick 100 of LEDs, call it "gigawatt", sell for $500, and still the outer rings will be barely visible in broad daylight.
Forum: Off-Topic 06-24-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 620
Posted By smyles
One thing I learned when contemplating the idea...

One thing I learned when contemplating the idea is that even partial shadow shuts down the entire panel.
And while utility co sells you power at retail, they buy back at wholesale, so your surplus...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-21-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,893
Posted By smyles
Heavy steering.

Heavy steering.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-20-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By smyles
The only fix is to place a piece of rubber or any...

The only fix is to place a piece of rubber or any other padded material b/w the pump and bodywork.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-19-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By smyles
Not sure if it works only "within few seconds",...

Not sure if it works only "within few seconds", but yes, it's known hidden feature, nothing to do with CA.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-19-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By smyles
There's a hose that usually wobbles when the pump...

There's a hose that usually wobbles when the pump is running. Follow it and you'll locate the pump.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-18-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By smyles
Check if the pump is touching bodywork; the...

Check if the pump is touching bodywork; the noise/vibration could be amplified by this, and the pump itself is fine.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-18-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 534
Posted By smyles
Check the throttle body operation (and condition).

Check the throttle body operation (and condition).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-17-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 867
Posted By smyles
Based on 2 yrs experience with ceramic Hawk pads...

Based on 2 yrs experience with ceramic Hawk pads on my Mini - never again. OEM (or "OE compound") pads all the way.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-11-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By smyles
Google...

Google (https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#newwindow=1&q=E70%20xenon%20ballast)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By smyles
only 1.2 in drop? sissy talk... ...

only 1.2 in drop? sissy talk...

https://i.imgur.com/oQD2KOO.gif
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By smyles
Have you read error codes with...

Have you read error codes with BMWHat/Rheingold/etc.? There are multiple sensors in climate control. One of them is humidity sensor behind the rearview mirror that may temporarily engage "window...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-09-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,928
Posted By smyles
OP, how's your mileage compared to pre-hail?

OP, how's your mileage compared to pre-hail?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-09-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By smyles
IIRC all US X5s have leather; it's just the type...

IIRC all US X5s have leather; it's just the type that varies.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-06-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By smyles
OEM wheels would have BMW and 7 digit part number...

OEM wheels would have BMW and 7 digit part number stamped on inside.
Replicas would have VIA, size, or nothing at all.

And don't expect much for yr 21s even if originals, due to already...
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