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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-10-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 82,100
Posted By ohiobimmer
Highly highly doubt it's the valve block. The...

Highly highly doubt it's the valve block. The rear pair is on one system and the front on another system. If one bag gets a hole then it leaks the air out of that system. Notice the front stays...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-08-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 82,100
Posted By ohiobimmer
Arnott bags are great. What I meant was, my first...

Arnott bags are great. What I meant was, my first symptom was that after an hour or so, the car would drop and look as if it were lowered. When I would start it, the pump would lift it back up. That...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-07-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 82,100
Posted By ohiobimmer
Can't speak to the difference between the two but...

Can't speak to the difference between the two but I bought the sport model from Arnott and the install was seamless.

Btw...I had the same exact problem initially. In the end one of the bags...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-15-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 82,100
Posted By ohiobimmer
That sucks! I had to stretch the bags down...

That sucks! I had to stretch the bags down pretty hard to get them to clip. Frankly even once installed they are 'loosely' in place.

I'm no expert but I don't think it matters much anyway. The...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-13-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,333
Posted By ohiobimmer
OK...wanting to help close the loop on this one. ...

OK...wanting to help close the loop on this one. This has happened to me twice now. The first time I was able to lift the hood high enough on the driver side and reach in to grab the little box...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-13-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 82,100
Posted By ohiobimmer
Just wanted to say thanks for this write up. I...

Just wanted to say thanks for this write up. I did this today step by step using this tech tip and it went flawlessly.

Couple of things to add. I have the 3rd row of seats and it's not easy...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-15-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,121
Posted By ohiobimmer
Thanks! These are LUX V3 lights. When I...

Thanks!

These are LUX V3 lights. When I bought the rims, the seller also also had the lights so I bought those too.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-13-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,121
Posted By ohiobimmer
I was feeling pretty good about mine until I saw...

I was feeling pretty good about mine until I saw these....haha!
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-13-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,121
Posted By ohiobimmer
Thanks all The dude I bought the wheels and...

Thanks all

The dude I bought the wheels and Lux V3's from also had the black grills. I kinda like the chrome ones so I decided to keep them. Arches will be my next mod.... Just when you finish...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-11-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,121
Posted By ohiobimmer
Satin Black 20" OEM BMW 336's with Toyo's

Satin Black 20" OEM BMW 336's with Toyo's
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-11-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,121
Posted By ohiobimmer
New Shoes and Lux V3's

Just did a couple of tasteful mods....like?
http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l5/ohioteg/4ba7af2a-15ee-44ec-bd52-f67066a2da31.jpg...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-08-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,461
Posted By ohiobimmer
My experience here is that the belt is probably...

My experience here is that the belt is probably not the cause of the failure. I've had 2 other BMW's where the pulley bearing failed, siezed, then caused the belt to snap. With such low miles tho...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-07-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,461
Posted By ohiobimmer
I am surprised they didn't change the belt when...

I am surprised they didn't change the belt when they did the water pump. I know the water pump is electric but when I did mine I inspected the belt while I was there. I would have changed mine but...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-03-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 36,007
Posted By ohiobimmer
So the job is finished! In all it took about 7...

So the job is finished! In all it took about 7 hours for me to do and the X runs like new now.

A few take aways for anyone considering to do this job.

- Be prepared to get dirty and be ready...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-02-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 36,007
Posted By ohiobimmer
Thanks. I've worked on E30's and E36's plenty of...

Thanks. I've worked on E30's and E36's plenty of times but never expected to have to work on E70.....this soon any way.

None the less, between kid's baseball games and life in general, last...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-30-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 36,007
Posted By ohiobimmer
Step 1 - Raise the truck Step 2 - Drain...

Step 1 - Raise the truck
Step 2 - Drain "lifetime" coolant.
Step 3 - remove electric fan assembly

So far, steps 1, 2 & 3 are complete. It took a couple of hours for this and frankly, there is...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-30-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 36,007
Posted By ohiobimmer
OK, FWIW....for the next guy looking to do this...

OK, FWIW....for the next guy looking to do this DIY. I will be attempting it this week. I have found two good sources of info:

1) DIY for a 330i but very similar process for the E70 from what I...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-26-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 36,007
Posted By ohiobimmer
DIY for electric water pump replacement?

Water pump is toast and I'm praying the engine is ok after my DW drove it till overheat shutdown.

Anyone know of a DIY for replacing the electric water pump on an 08 3.0si? Otherwise I'm buying...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-15-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,308
Posted By ohiobimmer
Valeo FSR part # 64119265892-262 from KO...

Valeo FSR part # 64119265892-262 from KO Performance for $77.55 shipped

If you call, talk to John Paul:
KO Performance
Order Fulfillment & Customer Service Specialist
Email -...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-15-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,308
Posted By ohiobimmer
Final Stage Resistor or aka Final Stage Unit. It...

Final Stage Resistor or aka Final Stage Unit. It is the resistor connected to the blower motor.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-15-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,133
Posted By ohiobimmer
Problems with 08 X5's?

Is it just me or do 2008 X5's seem to have a majority of issues posted on the board? I posted a thread about my 08 X5 needing the FSR replaced and I started searching issues just be aware. It sure...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-15-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 86,839
Posted By ohiobimmer
I hear ya...but often times I am solo hence am...

I hear ya...but often times I am solo hence am the only one getting out. Then I have to run back out to the garage to get something (always seems from the pass side) and the damned door is locked. ...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-15-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,308
Posted By ohiobimmer
Yes, my problem happened all the time every day. ...

Yes, my problem happened all the time every day. That being said, historically speaking, FSR problems have plagued BMW's for years on several different car models. Many FSR reports are intermittent...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-13-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,929
Posted By ohiobimmer
3.0si here in Ohio. Mine totally has the same...

3.0si here in Ohio. Mine totally has the same rpm rise on cold starts.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-13-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,200
Posted By ohiobimmer
FSR.

FSR.
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