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Forum: Wheels and Tires Today, 06:37 AM
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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 05:59 PM
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Posted By rh71
The '08 X5s used the previous iDrive iteration...

The '08 X5s used the previous iDrive iteration which are a different controller.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By rh71
Looks like originally on an F10 the hub bore is...

Looks like originally on an F10 the hub bore is 72.56mm whereas the E70 X5 uses 74.1mm. So if he had it on an E70 he had it bored out so it could fit. The other thing is find out the offsets - they...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By rh71
did you see this already on a forum somewhere? ...

did you see this already on a forum somewhere? Google images comes up with nothing.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By rh71
If you do not have comfort access, it's supposed...

If you do not have comfort access, it's supposed to charge every time the fob is in the ignition.

If you do have comfort access, you need to change the battery in the fob, but the idrive will...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By rh71
All-seasons year-round for me but on light snow...

All-seasons year-round for me but on light snow only. I wouldn't even want to be out there on staggered 20s in heavy snow. 315 tires = sledding fun.

Thankfully I don't need to go out much at all...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By rh71
I thought the roof rack on the newer X5s like...

I thought the roof rack on the newer X5s like yours no longer have a space under each rail (looks like the clamp needs that space) but rather flat against the car's roof?

Or maybe that's what the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Sticky: DIY and How-To
Views: 858
Posted By rh71
Good move... here's a few that are good: ...

Good move... here's a few that are good:

Battery replacement - http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e70-forum/90589-e70-battery-replacement-diy.html
Aero kit install (pre-lci) -...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 925
Posted By rh71
if the chrome and its looks is the only issue you...

if the chrome and its looks is the only issue you have, you may want to look into plastidipping your wheels. They have "aluminum" color which will make them look stock (not chrome). ~$50 for 4 cans...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By rh71
Why? Is an ML less reliable than an E70? MB has...

Why? Is an ML less reliable than an E70? MB has a better track record year after year. Here's just the latest. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-10-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By rh71
With being a realtor I'm thinking lots of local...

With being a realtor I'm thinking lots of local driving and wear & tear, especially on brakes and it'll cost. Since you also need it for the majority of your job, I would stay away because...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-06-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By rh71
interesting how the rear end curves over in the...

interesting how the rear end curves over in the last pic.

love the way the car looks in white
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By rh71
I just switched to the Conti DWS after having...

I just switched to the Conti DWS after having Toyo Proxes STII for over 5 years. They were a good set that still had 8/32" tread left after 40k miles, but I just wanted a change. Now that I'm on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-25-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,487
Posted By rh71
I just verified it works. You can go forward or...

I just verified it works. You can go forward or backward as long as the seatbelt is buckled. Makes sense, at least from a safety standpoint. Unless you're a stuntman. Anyone else notice they've...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-25-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 653
Posted By rh71
Semi-related - even on Facebook's mobile app if...

Semi-related - even on Facebook's mobile app if you are part of a group it doesn't allow you to search that group for previous posts. You have to go to the full desktop site (through browser) to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-24-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,487
Posted By rh71
My issue with auto-up is sometimes when I pull...

My issue with auto-up is sometimes when I pull both the driver and passenger door windows up at the same time, the driver window will stop and actually start to go down. Is this some kind of bug? ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-23-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By rh71
^ you're right about the battery - have them look...

^ you're right about the battery - have them look at reprogramming it on their dime.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-23-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,487
Posted By rh71
try Wipe New from As Seen On TV. Youtube tests...

try Wipe New from As Seen On TV. Youtube tests seem good.

I haven't come across any obvious fade and my car's been outside full time for 4 years now.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-23-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,487
Posted By rh71
I'd have to agree on the original E70 NAV. On a...

I'd have to agree on the original E70 NAV. On a scale of 1-10 in frustration, I'd rate it a 9.9 when I have to look something up via the Information tab. Why on earth does it make you select...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-19-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By rh71
will it let you just remove the key and keep the...

will it let you just remove the key and keep the engine on? Having to shut off and restart isn't exactly ideal for components if you want to "run in to get something and be able to lock".

I do a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-19-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,243
Posted By rh71
^ well you're right, 140nm converts to 103ft-lbs....

^ well you're right, 140nm converts to 103ft-lbs. So once again I'm not sure what to use 101 or 103.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-17-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By rh71
hate crossing those bridges and paying those...

hate crossing those bridges and paying those tolls - I'll wait for the Citi Field one in Oct. ;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-17-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By rh71
close-up pic of the area?

close-up pic of the area?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-16-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 815
Posted By rh71
Have 40k miles and apparently gonna need new...

Have 40k miles and apparently gonna need new rotors soon myself. Can anyone tell me how much the ballpark cost should be for 4 new rotors (pads still good another 12k) at an indy?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-16-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By rh71
no nothing like that for the water

no nothing like that for the water
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