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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-26-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,746
Posted By philooo
I just installed my invisihitch yesterday, all...

I just installed my invisihitch yesterday, all went well even though it is a 8 hour job if you count all the learning and baby steps process. I'd say 4 hours if you have done it before.

Now I want...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-26-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,746
Posted By philooo
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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-26-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,746
Posted By philooo
A bunch of guys asked me more info about the...

A bunch of guys asked me more info about the coding so I sent them the document I created while I was coding along, here it is for all to have ;)



BMW coding:

[REFERENCES]
============...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-12-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,956
Posted By philooo
I got the Thule 460R Rapid Podium Foot Pack, they...

I got the Thule 460R Rapid Podium Foot Pack, they are great.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-21-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,338
Posted By philooo
it has been more than 6 month that I have the...

it has been more than 6 month that I have the car, I have to say that I am getting used to it and it seems more smooth.

I think the problem is that dealer hammer the car during test drive and then...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By philooo
sorry i was talking about adaptive drive ;D ...

sorry i was talking about adaptive drive ;D

I did not know you could have one without the other.

the self leveling option only matter if you intend to load heavy stuff in the back OR tow heavy...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By philooo
if you care about driving fast in the corners, it...

if you care about driving fast in the corners, it is a must have, don't even consider a car without it. it is expensive and most people skip that option but the drive is spectacular with it
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-14-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,956
Posted By philooo
I return the bmw part..total piece of crap I...

I return the bmw part..total piece of crap

I bought the Thule 460R Rapid Podium Foot Pack , they are AWESOME, I can put them up in 5 minute, the mechanism is night and day better !

go for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-13-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,807
Posted By philooo
anything new on that one ? anybody made an intake...

anything new on that one ? anybody made an intake for the X5/X5 5.0 ?

I know dinan has one for the 550 but not sure about the X5..
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By philooo
I am in same situation, it is just hard to put...

I am in same situation, it is just hard to put down the drain $3500, for a couple more bucks I think the best buy is a CPO X5M
I am dying to try the Dinan tune :S
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,071
Posted By philooo
I had the chance to drive both extensively. I own...

I had the chance to drive both extensively. I own an E70 V8 and basically the engine on the SRT is MUCH better. smooth from the start and pull all the way.
handling and comfort is much better on the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-18-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,183
Posted By philooo
you will get used to it... I was also thinking...

you will get used to it... I was also thinking the x5 was the perfect car, but it has its fault.
the transmission thing, I just would like to hear from an engineer point of view...why ???
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-17-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,183
Posted By philooo
I actually made a thread just like yours when I...

I actually made a thread just like yours when I got the car. coming from a lexus ... I am quite annoyed with that feature.
But to make you feel better I drove a jeep rand cherokee SRT last month and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-17-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 50,766
Posted By philooo
I don't feel any limp mode on my car that's for...

I don't feel any limp mode on my car that's for sure.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-17-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,183
Posted By philooo
unfortunatly this is a well document problem, it...

unfortunatly this is a well document problem, it is 'normal'
plenty talk about transmission reset and what not, but that is just the way the truck deal with downshift. annoying as hell on my car,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-17-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 50,766
Posted By philooo
it is an early LCI made in march 2011 I believe.

it is an early LCI made in march 2011 I believe.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-17-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 50,766
Posted By philooo
same for me on my X5 V8 GETRIEBE_GAENGE ...

same for me on my X5 V8

GETRIEBE_GAENGE
6_gaenge

And I can comfirm all 8 gears are in use...I wish we could limit it to six ;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-20-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,547
Posted By philooo
can you tell us about the difference, I am...

can you tell us about the difference, I am especially interested to know if the gear shifting is different and the pickup from start at low speed, where stock it is like nothing then all go. hope it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-30-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,432
Posted By philooo
if you need a V8 test , i have a 2011 5.0, no...

if you need a V8 test , i have a 2011 5.0, no combox, no bmw app option, not sure if that would work ? I assume you need the bmw app to make it work ? or does it rely on bmw assist ?

I mean how...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-18-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,539
Posted By philooo
go for the GTS, you can't beat the normally...

go for the GTS, you can't beat the normally aspirated V8, twin turbo is powerful but jerky power off the line sucks.

phil.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-30-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,466
Posted By philooo
F15 reveal date scheduled for 5/29/13

Tons of pics
http://www.topspeed.com/cars/bmw/2014-bmw-x5-ar120764.html


Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-24-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 899
Posted By philooo
Where I find it most annoying is when I apply the...

Where I find it most annoying is when I apply the brakes in a constant manner, suddenly the deceleration increase sharply, as the transmission down**** and engine brake kicks inharder. This end up...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-23-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 899
Posted By philooo
I strongly believe BMW has setup their gearbox...

I strongly believe BMW has setup their gearbox programming that way to save on brake pads. I believe they do pay for brake wear during the first four year of warranty. That would be the only reason...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-23-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,746
Posted By philooo
Vetal, the info you have posted if great. I...

Vetal,

the info you have posted if great. I received my execuhitch and I'll install it next month so I'll report how it worked out for me.

Phil
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-23-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,746
Posted By philooo
About the obdsetup.exe file. I manage to code...

About the obdsetup.exe file.
I manage to code my car without that file.

I think the file obdsetup.exe is only an assistant making sure you that have the right communication port setup.

to...
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