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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By MMMGP
No comments on the price or warranty... But no...

No comments on the price or warranty... But no premium sound?!

I'd rather have premium sound than the 15hp increase from the performance package, you can always purchase a Dinan tune for the N55...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 12:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By MMMGP
Phones above the iPhone 5 are not supported via...

Phones above the iPhone 5 are not supported via cradle. My Pandara app lets me search for the music from the car, never have to open the phone.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By MMMGP
The Pandora app works with the iPhone plugged in,...

The Pandora app works with the iPhone plugged in, same with the World Web music app.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By MMMGP
It's the underhood temps from the turbo that...

It's the underhood temps from the turbo that worry me, intense heat cycles, more so than with NA engines. Plus the OP did drive the car with the high temp warning light on.

The hoses can't be...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By MMMGP
Was it the connector at the headunit or the amp?

Was it the connector at the headunit or the amp?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 05:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By MMMGP
For peace of mind, I would just do it all. WP,...

For peace of mind, I would just do it all. WP, thermostat, all 5 hoses, expansion tank, and flush the coolant. Use BMW blue coolant and distilled water, 1:1.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-20-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By MMMGP
According to the site below, the driver's side...

According to the site below, the driver's side igniter is already available. That info was posted 4 days ago.

I recently upgraded to a sport steering wheel and swapped the airbag covers which...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-20-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By MMMGP
Damn, nearly $400 for the pump at the dealer! ...

Damn, nearly $400 for the pump at the dealer! Add in the thermostat, hoses, expansion tank, and BMW coolant and its $600 easy just in parts.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By MMMGP
My $0.02. I test drove a 3.0 w/ the M-sport...

My $0.02. I test drove a 3.0 w/ the M-sport package when I first started on my X5 purchasing journey, found the car to be stiff and under powered. I ended up bumping my budget by $5k to get the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2016, 12:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By MMMGP
I have an AUX IN connector in the center console,...

I have an AUX IN connector in the center console, I think.

I've never used it, but I bet the cable can be found on eBay to connect the headphone output jack of the iPad to the BMW AUX IN...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-16-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 460
Posted By MMMGP
At that point, it's probably better to get the...

At that point, it's probably better to get the BMW iPad holder; p/n 51952293656. Much larger screen and the child's head isn't tilted down.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-16-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By MMMGP
I remove tar and dead bugs from the bumper and...

I remove tar and dead bugs from the bumper and mirror covers with mineral spirits often. Comes off easily, almost no rubbing.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-16-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By MMMGP
Yes, just below the coolant reservoir.

Yes, just below the coolant reservoir.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-16-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By MMMGP
That's right. CHF 11S is what's needed. I...

That's right. CHF 11S is what's needed. I believe the PS cap has the fluid type listed.

http://www.rmeuropean.com/Products/83290429576-MFG210-V5506.aspx
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-16-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By MMMGP
That sounds pretty bad. You have adaptive...

That sounds pretty bad. You have adaptive steering or standard? Have you checked the PS fluid level?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 582
Posted By MMMGP
It's the nails (usually the ladies) that scrapes...

It's the nails (usually the ladies) that scrapes the paint off the buttons/switches. Same for the fan button on the dash and the iDrive controller.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By MMMGP
Try mineral spirits, it's clear-coat safe. Start...

Try mineral spirits, it's clear-coat safe. Start at a small and inconspicuous area to see if the MS lifts the dried concrete. If that works, don't forget to clean the affected area with soap/water...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By MMMGP
Hmm, that's an odd one. Sounds to me like this...

Hmm, that's an odd one. Sounds to me like this may be temperature related and happens once the equipment heats up.

I'm guessing something happened to the head-unit since swapping the amp did not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By MMMGP
Does the clicking occur during playback of all...

Does the clicking occur during playback of all sources? Radio, CD, MP3, iPhone, etc?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 582
Posted By MMMGP
The entire assembly is on eBay for $35 shipped. ...

The entire assembly is on eBay for $35 shipped. I wonder if it's possible to take apart the assembly and just swap the button over.
...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-13-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By MMMGP
Are the wastegate(s) included in the warranty...

Are the wastegate(s) included in the warranty (root cause of the turbo failure) or just the turbos?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By MMMGP
Or adaptive steering or side view cameras or...

Or adaptive steering or side view cameras or automatic high beams or rear heated seats or ventilated seats.

Aside from the Performance Package, this M-sport is a bit stripped down in comparison to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-11-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By MMMGP
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=FE43-...

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=FE43-USA-01-2010-E70-BMW-X5_30si&diagId=51_6430
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-10-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 900
Posted By MMMGP
Both my E46 sedans lost AC on the passenger side...

Both my E46 sedans lost AC on the passenger side first when freon was low. I'm pretty sure Hans and crew designed it this way on purpose.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-08-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By MMMGP
I'm at 58.6k miles and 4 years 10 months. Can't...

I'm at 58.6k miles and 4 years 10 months. Can't wait for my WP to fail!
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