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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-19-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,707
Posted By jayo
Isn't Life Ironic

First off, I own an X5 3.0sd (old name for 35D) which I bought from new in Jan 2008 - built in Dec 07, and shipped to me in Ireland.

On the whole I have had a good experience with my X5, had the...
Forum: X3 (F25) Forum 11-24-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,595
Posted By jayo
Rear Entertainment System

Does anybody know if the Rear Entertainment system listed at the site below is a factory fit or a dealer fit item?

Original BMW Accessories : Accessory finder...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-18-2008, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,098
Posted By jayo
Engine Oil Capacity for 3.0SD

Hi,

I am going to do an oil change on my 3.0SD and i am not sure exactly what the engine oil capacity is for this engine and I cant find it in my owners manual.

Can anybody help?
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-30-2008, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,055
Posted By jayo
I found a stockist of Zanio in the UK at ...

I found a stockist of Zanio in the UK at

http://www.advancedcarproducts.com/index.asp?id=3

I have not bought from them so I cant say what they are like to deal with.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-30-2008, 06:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 19,173
Posted By jayo
I didn't think there was a dip stick on the E70. ...

I didn't think there was a dip stick on the E70.

I have had a look around my 3.0SD and i cant see one, does anybody know if there is one on the SD?
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-11-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By jayo
No problem, what are you trying to do anyway?

No problem, what are you trying to do anyway?
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-11-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 982
Posted By jayo
These documents should help, one shoows how to...

These documents should help, one shoows how to remove the Air Vents, the other how to remove the screen.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 06-10-2008, 05:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,936
Posted By jayo
Hi Enda, Man you are clocking up the miles!...

Hi Enda,

Man you are clocking up the miles!

I have mine since Jan last and I am only at 7500KM.

Also, your MPG figures look great, I am only getting around 25.5mpg and i am a fairly...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-30-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,936
Posted By jayo
Congrats ekelly, lovely car. I have the 20"...

Congrats ekelly, lovely car.

I have the 20" on my SD M-Sport and I am very happy with the ride.

I was thinking of getting 21's, did you get to have go on them and if so how did they compare?
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-19-2008, 05:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,217
Posted By jayo
Costs me about 120 to fill up my SD in Ireland ...

Costs me about 120 to fill up my SD in Ireland

I am getting around 800 KM per tank
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-07-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By jayo
Hi Nicke, I live in Ireland and i have...

Hi Nicke,

I live in Ireland and i have pretty much the same issues as you.

TV is patchy depending on location.

I have not been able to pick up any DAB radio stations, however DAB is in...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-26-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,154
Posted By jayo
I didn't receive the IPod cable with the 6FL...

I didn't receive the IPod cable with the 6FL option, nor did I get a set of IR headphones with the DVD system.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-20-2008, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,306
Posted By jayo
All it says is BMW Longlife 4! Remember,...

All it says is BMW Longlife 4!

Remember, BMW have extremely long oil change intervals to keep their costs down - I want my engine to have a long life, and I dont mind paying for it
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-20-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,306
Posted By jayo
What Grade of Engine Oil should i use for 3.0SD

Hi,

I have 4000 KM on my 3.0SD so i was going to do an oild change to get riid of break in dirt.

I have been looking at the Castrol Edge (For Turbo Diesels) but I am not sure if I should use...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-16-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,188
Posted By jayo
Hi Mi5, Where did you find the TV module? ...

Hi Mi5,

Where did you find the TV module?

Do you have to remove the iDrive screen to fit this cable - I think you might.

Thanks,

jayo
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-05-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,540
Posted By jayo
Hi Nick, No problem, I started to doubt...

Hi Nick,

No problem, I started to doubt myself when I saw that I was the only post to have this functionality.

So I wne out and tested it and I can confirm that after my car has locked the...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-05-2008, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,624
Posted By jayo
SUBJECT Tailgate Soft-close Malfunction ...

SUBJECT
Tailgate Soft-close Malfunction

MODEL
E70 (X5) produced up to 10/2007

SITUATION
When the upper half of the tailgate is closed and then immediately opened, the striker may stay in...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-03-2008, 05:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,540
Posted By jayo
My doors unlock automatically after I turn off...

My doors unlock automatically after I turn off the ignition.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-02-2008, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,818
Posted By jayo
I have a 3.0SD that was built in Week 50, it has...

I have a 3.0SD that was built in Week 50, it has the auto-hold etc, but I am 99% sure that it does not have the blinds behind the kidney grilles like the picture.

It's dark here at the moment,...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-02-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 19,408
Posted By jayo
Hi Nick, No, I didn't get headphones...

Hi Nick,

No, I didn't get headphones either. I think that they were included with the 2007 model (which the PDF relates to), but not the 2008. Perhaps somebody else could also confirm this.

I...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-02-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 19,408
Posted By jayo
Hi Nick, Sorry for not responding to your...

Hi Nick,

Sorry for not responding to your PM, I have not logged into X5 world in the last few days.

Anyway, did I get the problem resolved? Yes and No!

I have found out what the problem...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-18-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,446
Posted By jayo
Man that's fast, I had to wait the best part of a...

Man that's fast, I had to wait the best part of a year for mine.

Looking forward to seeing your pics
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-13-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,097
Posted By jayo
Hey Kayfi, Are you trying to sneek out of...

Hey Kayfi,

Are you trying to sneek out of the house without the parents finding out - naughty naughty :rofl:
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-13-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,097
Posted By jayo
It's not so simple. The ODO is stored on...

It's not so simple.

The ODO is stored on the key, but it is also stored in multiple control units throughout the car.

My service manager told me that it was also stored in the control unit...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-13-2008, 11:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,714
Posted By jayo
You can change your brake pads to ones that are a...

You can change your brake pads to ones that are a bit harder, and dont give off so much dust. The only trouble with them is that they can tend to squeek.

I was under the impression that you...
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