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E70 BMW X5 produced between 2007 and 2013. Discuss the E70 X5 with other BMW owners here.

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Old 12-16-2012, 07:22 AM
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Can these roof rails be taken off fairly easily by a dealer and the holes covered up. or is it a remove the headliner process which equals $$$$$$$$$
Im in search of an Pre Owned Msport model but may have to settle for the Sport model
if i cant find one soonin my price range.
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Old 12-16-2012, 12:00 PM
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Why? Leave them on and it looks less like a panel delivery truck. In any evet it will cost and when you get rid of the bars will probably take a hit on the resale as well.
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Old 12-16-2012, 02:56 PM
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No. Plus the X5 looks terrible without them.

There will be holes and to remove them, the headliner has to be dropped.
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Old 12-16-2012, 03:14 PM
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i like the no rails look
to each his own!

That would be one fast panel truck thought!
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Old 12-16-2012, 03:18 PM
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Looks like a cheap lease-spec model without the rails
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Old 12-16-2012, 03:30 PM
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is that a pic of ur x5 in black?



just kidding
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Old 12-16-2012, 05:03 PM
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This thread title has my nomination for the WORST TITLE OF 2012!!!

X5 SAV... nothing else, no indication what-so-ever of what might actually be IN the thread...Sigh
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Old 12-16-2012, 05:16 PM
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You are so right!
but i got u to click the thread right!

ps i hope i can end the year with this title!
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This thread title has my nomination for the WORST TITLE OF 2012!!!

X5 SAV... nothing else, no indication what-so-ever of what might actually be IN the thread...Sigh
Yes, the headliner does not need to be dropped and you can take off the roofrails and cover the holes. Dealers wont tell you, but it can be done

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Yes, the headliner does not need to be dropped and you can take off the roofrails and cover the holes. Dealers wont tell you, but it can be done

i actually called a few stealers today!they said the headliner has to be dropped.
no surprise there!
Ard: do u have first hand knowledge it doesn't need to be dropped?
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