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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-03-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By bgsquad
Thanks mate!

Thanks mate!
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-02-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By bgsquad
3- Good to know that 3 is normal... that's few...

3- Good to know that 3 is normal... that's few $$$ saved.

1- I will check Carly... but i think once it is disabled, it will never wash the lights again, while
in E53, the headlights would wash...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-01-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By bgsquad
Washers, Brakes, and shortcuts

Hi Guys,

I have those 3 questions that are bugging me:

1- Whenever the lights are on, when I wash the windshield, it also washes the headlights!!! is there a way to stop this? it doesn't make...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-26-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 633
Views: 642,308
Posted By bgsquad
The sad thing about this thread is that it makes...

The sad thing about this thread is that it makes you remember the cool stuff that E53 had, and that E70 miss!! I wonder why would BMW remove a lot of cool stuff from an exceptionally successful car!...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-24-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,401
Posted By bgsquad
congratulations! post some pictures. a 2012 is...

congratulations! post some pictures. a 2012 is practically new, and the 3.5 is a better ride than the 3.0. happy motoring!
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-21-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,401
Posted By bgsquad
Stick to the E53... I did the move, and I'm not...

Stick to the E53... I did the move, and I'm not so impressed to say the least.

The E70 definitely looks better especially from the inside with all the tech that is needed today, but as a car, the...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 06-11-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 573
Posted By bgsquad
RPM at 60MPH

Dears,

my RPM at 60MPH is 2000. isn't it too much for a 6 speed transmission? is my clutch slipping? my E53 5 speed was doing 1800 @ 60MPH...

What are you reading?
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 06-08-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,230
Posted By bgsquad
Indeed, still getting 10% less mpg... It's...

Indeed, still getting 10% less mpg... It's ridiculous... what bothers me even more is that the car computer is showing higher MPG... in other words, on the computer, E70 is doing 10% less than the...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-29-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,324
Posted By bgsquad
Isn't it the fear of every X5 owner? I was...

Isn't it the fear of every X5 owner?

I was not able to locate the clunk so far... will ask the mechanic next time i go for an oil change.

By the way, i noticed that when i park, if i put it in...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-28-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,324
Posted By bgsquad
Now look where this bloody startup clunk took us!

Now look where this bloody startup clunk took us!
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-28-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,324
Posted By bgsquad
Oh well... yes indeed, the "B.G Squad" was a...

Oh well... yes indeed, the "B.G Squad" was a military unit named after Bachir Gemayel, the head of the "Lebanese Forces"(christian Militia) and president-elec of Lebanon in 1982, just before his...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-27-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,324
Posted By bgsquad
:) well i'm not a heavy driver, i barely put 5K...

:)
well i'm not a heavy driver, i barely put 5K per year, so i hope it will hold up together until it hits 150K (time to be sold) so i won't mess with the transmission for the time being.
the spark...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-27-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,324
Posted By bgsquad
Oh, i was just talking about something else. yes...

Oh, i was just talking about something else. yes i do have the startup clunk, which is why i opened the thread, but then I remembered about the roughness as well :) sorry for the confusion.
...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-27-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,324
Posted By bgsquad
it has 112K, i bought it a month ago, so i don't...

it has 112K, i bought it a month ago, so i don't know much about it. there are no oil drips whatsoever and drives smooth. on very low speed however, when i gently press the gas pedal and release it...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-26-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,230
Posted By bgsquad
I doubt that the fuel economy has improved. so...

I doubt that the fuel economy has improved. so far, i am getting 10% less with the E70 (both 3.0i petrol)
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-26-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,324
Posted By bgsquad
The Startup Clunk

I researched a lot about the startup kick, clunk, jolt, knock, etc... that I hear/feel 1 second after starting up. But i couldn't know what was the conclusion. here are the speculated reasons:

1-...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-20-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,254
Posted By bgsquad
Or you can get a bluetooth OBDII and download the...

Or you can get a bluetooth OBDII and download the Torque application...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-18-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,430
Posted By bgsquad
:bustingup:bustingup Good insight redliner....

:bustingup:bustingup

Good insight redliner. So bmw research and development was geared toward better efficiency that makes the car more "at ease" rather than faster, which perfectly makes sense...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-18-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,351
Posted By bgsquad
PS fluid pump?

PS fluid pump?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-18-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,430
Posted By bgsquad
Oh yes, i hear you about the quieter! My E70 has...

Oh yes, i hear you about the quieter! My E70 has a terrible rattle! a lot of threads about the gate rattling, so i guess i'll have a long read to try to sort it out...

Thing is, you might go for...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 05-18-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,430
Posted By bgsquad
E53 Vs E70 performance?

After driving the E70 for a while, I wonder what is the difference in performance between the 2 (both are 3.0i)

The E53 Auto is believed to be like 8.1 or 8.2 for 0-60? what about the E70, it's...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-18-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,254
Posted By bgsquad
STILL HOLDING!!! no stalling so far... the X is...

STILL HOLDING!!! no stalling so far... the X is going strong, had a nice long trip to the mountains this weekend, and it was a blast to drive uphills :)
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-14-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,254
Posted By bgsquad
Well the battery is AUG 2013. Yesterday i...

Well the battery is AUG 2013.
Yesterday i replaced the spark plugs and a crankshaft position sensor (had a code once and went in limp mode).
So far so good, no stalling. need to test it more though.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-12-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,254
Posted By bgsquad
First Batch of problems... opinions needed

So I officially entered the E70 world...

I have so far the following symptoms that worry me:

1- When parked, i turn it on, release the hand brake and put it in D... and Bang! I hear a loud...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-08-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 31,432
Posted By bgsquad
Thanks Mate!! My independent mechanic did not...

Thanks Mate!! My independent mechanic did not know where the cabin filter was, so I came home, read your post and VOILA!
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