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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-08-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,119
Posted By PAX5
This may help: ...

This may help:

https://portal.safe-guardproducts.com/form_manager/5193.pdf
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-08-2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,812
Posted By PAX5
I would do #3: BMW hose clamps (or equivalent...

I would do #3: BMW hose clamps (or equivalent without the BMW logo) do not have sharp edges and are designed not to "bite" into the rubber as you tighten them.

Don't re-tighten them while they are...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-03-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,119
Posted By PAX5
What aftermarket warranty did you get? ...

What aftermarket warranty did you get?

Details please.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2016, 04:44 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 79,101
Posted By PAX5
If you have LED lights on your trailer, it will...

If you have LED lights on your trailer, it will be behave the way you describe.

You need - https://www.etrailer.com/comparison.aspx?pc=A75TB&pc2=TR20141
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-29-2016, 04:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By PAX5
Enjoy the car as is. Then put the $2K in...

Enjoy the car as is.

Then put the $2K in the bank and self-insure ... because you WILL need it.

Get back to us with an update in about a year ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-23-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By PAX5
Ah, got it! Going to see my friendly FI...

Ah, got it!

Going to see my friendly FI manager at Toyota tomorrow.

This makes a difference.

Thank you!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-23-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By PAX5
Very helpful, but I don't see that language in...

Very helpful, but I don't see that language in the CNA contract sample I attached above.

And I don't have p.1

Where did you see this?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-23-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By PAX5
I asked that questions specifically: is the...

I asked that questions specifically: is the mileage the "warranty start date" or the total miles on the odometer from the in-service date?

Answer was: total miles from the in-service date.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-23-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By PAX5
I stopped by my local Toyota dealer in the hope...

I stopped by my local Toyota dealer in the hope of hopping on the Toyota Financial Services Platinum Vehicle Services Agreement (VSA). Alas, the VSA is no longer available on used vehicles that are...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-20-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 278
Posted By PAX5
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-19-2016, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By PAX5
Those wheels are 18" ... Any particular...

Those wheels are 18" ...

Any particular reason why you want 18"?

If that is the size you want, I have a set of BMW OE Style 210. Available with your choice of TPMS (need to know manufacturing...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-19-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,428
Posted By PAX5
The CNA contract language I posted goes with the...

The CNA contract language I posted goes with the attached brochure.

The only part that was omitted was the coverage selection page (p 1 out of 7) with the applicant information.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-19-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,428
Posted By PAX5
Which CNA contract do you have? 1. Vehicle...

Which CNA contract do you have?

1. Vehicle Value Care?
2. Mechanical Advantage Care?
3. Automotive Preferred Care? ==> this is the highest level of coverage. Equivalent to Platinum in other...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-18-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By PAX5
... exactly. I only know of one individual...

... exactly.

I only know of one individual who did this successfully. He is a mechanic at Leith BMW in Raleigh NC. He never documented the process ... he told me what he had to do to get this...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-15-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By PAX5
As you're pushing the brake caliper pistons back...

As you're pushing the brake caliper pistons back in (many ways to do it: after removing the caliper bolts, I simply grab the caliper and pull it towards me, causing the inboard brake pad to press...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-15-2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By PAX5
Any update?

Any update?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-14-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,565
Posted By PAX5
There is only one acceptable answer to this if...

There is only one acceptable answer to this if you have the "old" driveshaft: REPLACE it!
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=527914&d=1441213067
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-13-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By PAX5
Manheim: Jun 13 - Jun 20 2016 Above Average...

Manheim: Jun 13 - Jun 20 2016

Above Average Condition
Auction: $28,900
Retail: $33,900

Average Condition and Below Average: 10% lower
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-13-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By PAX5
Just removing and reinstalling the gas cap will...

Just removing and reinstalling the gas cap will not make the CEL go off.

After removing and reinstalling, you need to drive between 20 to 40 miles for the light to go out ...

How many miles...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-12-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By PAX5
I had exactly the same this past week on my 2012...

I had exactly the same this past week on my 2012 X5 50i, 28K mi.

Dealer unable to take me for a week, and wants a $75 "diagnostic fee" ...

So I took my car to Autozone, had them run a free code...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-09-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 53,221
Posted By PAX5
Thank you for your service! Stick around ......

Thank you for your service!

Stick around ... please.

We'll make it worth your while.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-08-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 35,270
Posted By PAX5
Anybody found a suitable replacement/equivalent...

Anybody found a suitable replacement/equivalent to Rt 66?

Please share. And also why you selected that company ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-08-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By PAX5
I have. I used the instructions I received...

I have.

I used the instructions I received from Daryl at Invisihitch. He put together a PDF that consists of the original BMW instructions as well as a few additional steps for clarification. See...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-07-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,757
Posted By PAX5
You're still the owner. Get it to your house...

You're still the owner.

Get it to your house ... now.

Then negotiate a settlement.

Consider what mrblahh said: talk to a reputable, independent mechanic. Consider a used engine transplant.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-06-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,930
Posted By PAX5
BMW's security features prevent one from having...

BMW's security features prevent one from having more than 2 active (programmed) keys. In order to make a "new" second key work, the dealer needs to enter the VIN and de-activate the key that is no...
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