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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 04-10-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By tol4o
We took the X5 with us back to Europe, but even...

We took the X5 with us back to Europe, but even if the car was still in MA, I believe it would pass ECU emission test. Software modification should be something similar to VW Diesel Gate :)
ECU was...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 04-10-2017, 05:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,167
Posted By tol4o
X5D DEF/Ad Blue Deleted gone forever, would not be missed

Right at 65k miles, emission light came on again after few previous resets, this time, together with the dreaded 200 miles range until no start and complete shut down! WTF
Something related to DEF...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-10-2017, 05:33 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 22,362
Posted By tol4o
Yes everything else works the way it supposed to...

Yes everything else works the way it supposed to be. Now the X5 works exactly the same as the Euro models
X5 E70 Euro diesels have same SRC system, except the problematic DEF system added in the NA...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-10-2017, 02:24 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 22,362
Posted By tol4o
X5D DEF/Ad Blue delete at 65k

After 65k miles, emission light came on again after few previous resets, this time, together with the dreaded 200 miles range until no start and complete shut down! WTF
Something related to DEF...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 22,362
Posted By tol4o
We have 55k miles on our X5D. Two weeks ago an...

We have 55k miles on our X5D. Two weeks ago an engine light showed up and when checked it was something related to NOx /don't remember the exact code/. I cleared the code and drove for few days with...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-18-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 924
Posted By tol4o
M235i should have very similar sport suspension...

M235i should have very similar sport suspension as 123D M-Sport, so I think the handling should be similar
I used to have E46 M3 in US and I can say 123D has very similar feel except the different...
Forum: E82 / E87 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013) 01-02-2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 924
Posted By tol4o
Introducing my little E81 123D Euro Rocket

Re-located back to Europe so this is my new drive here
2008 BMW E81 123D 3-door Hatchback
2.0L Twin-Turbo Diesel N47s engine 204HP, 300 ft-lb /2010 engine of the year/
6-speed manual with short...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts 01-02-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By tol4o
Introducing my little Euro Rocket Oil burner

Re-located back to Europe so this is my new drive here
2008 BMW E81 123D 3-door Hatchback
2.0L Twin-Turbo Diesel N47s engine 204HP, 300 ft-lb /2010 engine of the year/
6-speed manual with short...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-11-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 76,010
Posted By tol4o
This looks like biased write up by Seagate trying...

This looks like biased write up by Seagate trying to sell few more mechanical drives before they retire completely
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 76,010
Posted By tol4o
So it's continuously writing the music to HDD?...

So it's continuously writing the music to HDD? Hmm that might be an eventual problem down the road for people with Sirius
We don't have Sirius in our X5 but lot of people do
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 76,010
Posted By tol4o
TRIM is supported only by SATA SSD drives and...

TRIM is supported only by SATA SSD drives and only if the recipient device SATA controller supports AHCI
PATA / ATA-6 drives does not support TRIM /unless manufacturer integrated their own TRIM-like...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 76,010
Posted By tol4o
Make sure you enable the TRIM support on Macs...

Make sure you enable the TRIM support on Macs because when using non Apple SSD the Mac OS X cannot recognize the hardware and turns this option is off. If you don't enable it in 4-5 months the drive...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 76,010
Posted By tol4o
As long as they use regular 2.5" HDD you can do...

As long as they use regular 2.5" HDD you can do the upgrade
From quick research it shows that they use Toshiba 200GB Model MK2060GSC which is SATA interface /you still have to take it out and check...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 76,010
Posted By tol4o
Blame me but don't know what is NBT

Blame me but don't know what is NBT
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 76,010
Posted By tol4o
It's 80GB Toshiba 4200rpm, slow spin, slow seek...

It's 80GB Toshiba 4200rpm, slow spin, slow seek time, slow data transfer



No because when the software doesn't recognize the file system the re-size option is not available
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 05-01-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,874
Posted By tol4o
DIY Upgrade Navigation CIC Hard Drive to SSD Solid State Drive

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=9057511#post9057511
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 76,010
Posted By tol4o
DIY Upgrade Navigation CIC Hard Drive to SSD Solid State Drive

I have been planning to replace the sluggish Toshiba 4200rpm mechanical drive to SSD on my 2011 X5D and finally completed the project.
The speed improvement is great. The upgrade is well worth...
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-13-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,070
Posted By tol4o
This is my favorite M1 resurrection design

This is my favorite M1 resurrection design
Forum: General BMW Questions 01-12-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,070
Posted By tol4o
WTF, could they design something fuglier?

WTF, could they design something fuglier?
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 01-04-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 66,932
Posted By tol4o
This headlights-kidney love already comes too...

This headlights-kidney love already comes too much for me...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 151,196
Posted By tol4o
I got the cheaper one 2 years ago, no problems so...

I got the cheaper one 2 years ago, no problems so far works perfect. Behr is BMW OEM supplier anyway
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-06-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,735
Posted By tol4o
I hope it will have the diesel X7 xdrive35d to...

I hope it will have the diesel X7 xdrive35d to compete with MB GL Bluetec
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-04-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,735
Posted By tol4o
The proportions are similar to MB GL

The proportions are similar to MB GL
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-04-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,735
Posted By tol4o
You are absolutely right about the van windows...

You are absolutely right about the van windows appearance, I was wondering what doesn't look right :)
Is this better?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-04-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,735
Posted By tol4o
I also think it will be a bloated X5 and that's...

I also think it will be a bloated X5 and that's why I used the new X5 as a base
I changed here and there few things that I don't like on the F15
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