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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-02-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By hsindogg
You saved me about $1,500. The bolt sheered off...

You saved me about $1,500. The bolt sheered off at an angle, and was double-threaded to the alternator. The indy shop basically said they'd have to destroy and replace the alternator to get the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-25-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By hsindogg
Thanks a bunch. Edit: Called BMW - I have...

Thanks a bunch.

Edit: Called BMW - I have to look up my service record, but according to BMW LLC, if the recall was previously "fixed", which I would have had done by the dealer when it was under...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-25-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By hsindogg
If it's subject to recall, should it be covered...

If it's subject to recall, should it be covered by BMW? Or should I take it to the dealer? It's at an independent shop right now.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-25-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By hsindogg
First real issue with my 2011 35d

So this morning as I was idle and letting the car warm up, I heard a pop. Then the batter light came on and a message "battery charging malfunction"

Then I tried to back out and it had no power...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By hsindogg
Nice! I used to live in Canton, at Tindeco...

Nice! I used to live in Canton, at Tindeco Wharf.

I have the Continental DWS 20" 275/315's. They are quiet, and comfortable. They handle just OK in snow in the DC metro area like today. Very...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-07-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,975
Posted By hsindogg
I have the Conti's too. I put them on after the...

I have the Conti's too. I put them on after the Dunlop OEM runflats wore out. Yes, they are a comfortable ride, and pretty quiet. But the sidewalls are really soft. I hit a pothole once at an...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-05-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 991
Posted By hsindogg
Yeah, I understand. What I mean to say is,...

Yeah, I understand. What I mean to say is, normal DRL setting is AE's and orange parking lights.

What you want is just the AE's, no orange parking lights right?

What you have is the AE's +...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-05-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 991
Posted By hsindogg
Basically, you're trying to have the DRL's...

Basically, you're trying to have the DRL's without the orange parking lights on right?

From the coding screen, maybe you have to turn off the DRL - High Beams too. (first option in the second...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-05-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,271
Posted By hsindogg
The pipe that the DEF goes into. Yeah, I'll try...

The pipe that the DEF goes into. Yeah, I'll try with a flathead. I felt around and couldn't find any clips or screws around the opening, so I figured it was just a matter of force, but didn't want...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-05-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 22,271
Posted By hsindogg
It's located on the right side of the engine...

It's located on the right side of the engine block, under the air intake fube.

But for the life of me, I can't seem to remove the air intake tube to access it....there doesn't seem to be any clips...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,180
Posted By hsindogg
I also purchased my X5 from Passport. I...

I also purchased my X5 from Passport. I recommend Stephen Ludwig, I'm fairly sure others on this forum have recommended him too. He's very very responsive and I even email him questions here and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,349
Posted By hsindogg
Just curious, why do people actually need DVD...

Just curious, why do people actually need DVD while in motion? Kids in the back have to angle themselves between the two front seats to see the screen. Front passenger has the best view....and I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-13-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 954
Posted By hsindogg
Start talking to another sales advisor who knows...

Start talking to another sales advisor who knows their stuff. BMW even shows the two in the X5 marketing brochure. It shows the Sports Wheel as thicker, and having the two notches at the 10 and 2...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-13-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By hsindogg
http://luxangeleyes.com/guides/LUX_H8_Install_X5.p...

http://luxangeleyes.com/guides/LUX_H8_Install_X5.pdf

The hardest part of installing them is if you have large hands. When my fists were clenched, I couldn't fit it in so I had to use a pair of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-13-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By hsindogg
The louder the better. It lets all the slow...

The louder the better. It lets all the slow people in the left lane know I'm coming.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By hsindogg
White/Cinnamon looks really really good imo.

White/Cinnamon looks really really good imo.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-11-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 66,833
Posted By hsindogg
http://www.bmwcoding.com/showthread.php?1571-E7x-E...

http://www.bmwcoding.com/showthread.php?1571-E7x-Everything-you-need-to-code-a-X5-X6-in-one-location-tips-for-easy-coding

You need to register to see this thread though.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-11-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,792
Posted By hsindogg
BMW is now competing with Bentley and Chrysler...

BMW is now competing with Bentley and Chrysler for biggest chrome grills I see...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-10-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,470
Posted By hsindogg
It's not a BMW issue though. Car CD/DVD players...

It's not a BMW issue though. Car CD/DVD players buffer data so that there is no skipping when you hit a bump. This feature is actually what made car CD players viable over tape decks in the 90's. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,470
Posted By hsindogg
Since it's physical CD, the drive is probably...

Since it's physical CD, the drive is probably buffering the next few seconds of audio everytime it hits a new track. Back when physical media was prevelant, buffering was a required audio feature...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-05-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,429
Posted By hsindogg
I love it, I love the growl at low speeds in my...

I love it, I love the growl at low speeds in my parking garage. People definitely turn their heads.

I hate the stock RFT tire noise on the hghway though. I wish I could wear them out faster...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-03-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 18,772
Posted By hsindogg
I'm actually experiencing the opposite effect. ...

I'm actually experiencing the opposite effect. After getting the recall done, I've gone from 21.9 MPG to 23.5MPG. I haven't done a true statistical log everytime I fill the tank, but this is just...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-06-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,583
Posted By hsindogg
Thanks for sharing...were the corners easier or...

Thanks for sharing...were the corners easier or harder to get to than the AE bulbs?

I had a pretty hard time getting to them because I have fatty hands.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-06-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,429
Posted By hsindogg
My only issue has been a faulty rear-view camera...

My only issue has been a faulty rear-view camera cable that was distorting the picture in the NAV screen. Took two trips to diagnose.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-03-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By hsindogg
Try Goo Gone....that looks like some kind of...

Try Goo Gone....that looks like some kind of adhesive residue.
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