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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-14-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By brian5
2015 Map is the latest. Yes, you want...

2015 Map is the latest. Yes, you want Professional. If you're not buying from BMW (or used ones from eBay), they are pirated. Not saying that all eBay DVDs are legal.
Look at E90Post post...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 22,018
Posted By brian5
mikeny, Your 2009 info is a little outdated (six...

mikeny, Your 2009 info is a little outdated (six years or so).

2015 DVDs are available for download. I seem to remember that I can't post the links here but "2015 map updates for North America,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-18-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,289
Posted By brian5
Having staggered 20's is purely cosmetic and...

Having staggered 20's is purely cosmetic and serves no purpose. The majority of X5 drivers would recommend the flares.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-17-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,289
Posted By brian5
OP, I run staggered 20's on both my summer...

OP,

I run staggered 20's on both my summer and winter wheel sets. Highly recommend that you buy a good OEM used set if you want to go this route. (And you need flares as others have said).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-21-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By brian5
Just checked the files within the INPA directory....

Just checked the files within the INPA directory. The files are all .prg so it must have just been a typo. It was MSD80.prg (which is there).
I don't remember where I got all this software when I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-20-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By brian5
I made these notes when I did my for battery...

I made these notes when I did my for battery registration:

INPA doesn’t support registration for some models. If you do use INPA, always choose your Engine type (in my case N62 which is not listed...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-04-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By brian5
I put a lot more faith in the 1's (in this case).

I put a lot more faith in the 1's (in this case).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-04-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 687
Posted By brian5
Based on Yelp review...

Based on Yelp review (http://www.yelp.com/biz/benz-boyz-auto-westminster-2)s, there is no way that I would buy any vehicle from Benz Boyz :(
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-20-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,572
Posted By brian5
Mike maintains a long thread...

Mike maintains a long thread (http://www.xoutpost.com/classifieds/bmw-sav-items-sale/98839-need-tires-any-size-i-have-them.html) on used BMW tires for sale.

Obviously, that's only useful if you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-15-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 666
Posted By brian5
Sorry that I can't help. I don't have this...

Sorry that I can't help. I don't have this problem with my 2008. I successfully pair multiple phones.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-07-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,508
Posted By brian5
I have 336...

I have 336 (http://www.bmwstylewheels.com/bmw/336)'s. Pretty sure that PAX5 is correct that these wheels did not come in black.

So it's questionable whether they are OEM or not. It would be a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-29-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,308
Posted By brian5
I wanted a 335ix but it was too small. So X5...

I wanted a 335ix but it was too small. So X5 4.8i was chosen.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 917
Posted By brian5
We have less snow/ice than a lot of others but I...

We have less snow/ice than a lot of others but I couldn't stand the look of the 18" wheels. I bought 20" staggered set up and put Pirelli winter tires on.

One thing that I found that it's not the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-15-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,337
Posted By brian5
Mangia29, 74 / 74.1mm on all 4 wheels. ...

Mangia29,

74 / 74.1mm on all 4 wheels. Another confirmation here (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=764241)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-31-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,414
Posted By brian5
Skytingtak, Yes, brake dust is common. ...

Skytingtak,

Yes, brake dust is common. Amorall wheel protectant does help. Best solution is use Sonax wheel cleaner regularly.

Brian
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-13-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By brian5
It's designed to "brake forcefully for as long as...

It's designed to "brake forcefully for as long as you pull on the button". I don't think this can be enabled. I wouldn't want to disable.

When you say "accidently pressed", I assume you mean...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-11-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,649
Posted By brian5
ard is probably correct about the coding...

ard is probably correct about the coding requirement.

When coding, the CIC module allows you set the AREA_CODE_DVD (the DVD region code) to:
area_code_1
area_code_2
area_code_3
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,947
Posted By brian5
If you buy used, don't get the original one part#...

If you buy used, don't get the original one part# 61120440645 (as it doesn't work with newer iPods or iPhones). You need 61120440796, 61120440812 or other. (Note the last three digits.)

The part...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,947
Posted By brian5
Yes, you can access and change all the...

Yes, you can access and change all the playlists/tracks from the iDrive screen.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,947
Posted By brian5
I use the 30 pin Y cable with an Apple Lightning...

I use the 30 pin Y cable with an Apple Lightning adapter with my iPhone 5S. It had worked with my old iPhone 5 too.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-30-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,934
Posted By brian5
Thanks for those links! That was good reading :D...

Thanks for those links! That was good reading :D

It actually makes we want to buy an unreliable luxury car from Carmax!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-20-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,342
Posted By brian5
No, pretty sure he's not. Okee and Triple O is...

No, pretty sure he's not. Okee and Triple O is the same NY guy. He's good...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,988
Posted By brian5
I agree with you. One does need to have a lower...

I agree with you. One does need to have a lower expectation with these X5's than with say a Honda or Toyota. As long as one realizes that, and has the PPI, then it's worth it.

That being said,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-19-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,988
Posted By brian5
Can't point to any single thing to check. ...

Can't point to any single thing to check.

Strongly recommend that get PPI (Pre-Purchase Inspection) done. You will not be able to do a decent inspection yourself.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-11-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,199
Posted By brian5
I noticed that too :)

I noticed that too :)
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