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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 06-02-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,688
Posted By bawareca
Same as all audio and alarm install guys-here and...

Same as all audio and alarm install guys-here and in Europe. I have seen unthinkable things done :wow:
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-27-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,711
Posted By bawareca
You need to find a way to read the codes in the...

You need to find a way to read the codes in the DDE first.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-23-2017, 12:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By bawareca
I bought mine 2012 35D with 28k miles and...

I bought mine 2012 35D with 28k miles and according to the service records it has had a few short trips to the dealer. I put 40k+ more miles in 2 years and I have had some intermittent issues here...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-14-2017, 12:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,065
Posted By bawareca
Nice, but it is missing the Mercedes LED DRL...

Nice, but it is missing the Mercedes LED DRL lights in the lower grills ;)
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-10-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,065
Posted By bawareca
We are more like free runners here, especially...

We are more like free runners here, especially the 6 cylinder guys ;)
I didnt intend to post in this thread, but i really like your writing stile and would recommend you this mod:
...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-05-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 24,674
Posted By bawareca
I think you have to press FINISH, not NEXT.

I think you have to press FINISH, not NEXT.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 05-01-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,919
Posted By bawareca
Just got my recall letter and "Remedy unavailable...

Just got my recall letter and "Remedy unavailable at this time".
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-27-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 49,729
Posted By bawareca
Here is how the system works(simplified): The...

Here is how the system works(simplified):
The "gas pedal" map is called "driver's wish". In the DDE, the position of the pedal is converted to a 0-100% value. This value will have some real value...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-26-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 49,729
Posted By bawareca
To change the transmission calibration, the...

To change the transmission calibration, the transmission control module has to be re-flashed, which apparently no tuner can do yet. We all hope we'll be able to do it soon with our cell...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-21-2017, 12:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,257
Posted By bawareca
I dont think so. I back-up my race car and...

I dont think so. I back-up my race car and trailer up to a short, relatively steep driveway and never felt power reduction. Perhaps there was not much room for the reverse gears and the 8 speed and...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-20-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,543
Posted By bawareca
It looks like someone got the shifting maps from...

It looks like someone got the shifting maps from a 3.0 gas or single turbo diesel, and just copied it to the 35D tranny, when out of boost that is. Wherever it needs load to spool the turbos(higher...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-19-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,966
Posted By bawareca
When a warning in the dash is "orange", miles...

When a warning in the dash is "orange", miles left is more than 0 and the counter can be reset from the dash. Once the miles go below zero, the warning turns "red" and it can be reset only with a...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-18-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,966
Posted By bawareca
There are the sensors, and then there is the...

There are the sensors, and then there is the Condition Based Service. It will count the miles from the last brake change and will display the warning, regardless of the condition of the sensors.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-18-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,257
Posted By bawareca
+1.

+1.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-17-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 49,729
Posted By bawareca
The car is relatively slow off the line, although...

The car is relatively slow off the line, although I guess it will go under 5 sec with a proper brake boosting. From 50 to 120mph is where it is truly amazing. I have had a few accidental freeway...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-14-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 49,729
Posted By bawareca
In California diesels can have one monitor not...

In California diesels can have one monitor not ready and still pas inspection. If one delete is done (DPF, EGR or SCR) it will pass inspection as the monitor shows "Not ready". If your state has 2 or...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-14-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 49,729
Posted By bawareca
You have to understand that anyone who makes a...

You have to understand that anyone who makes a tune that will trick the inspection equipment and make the car pass inspection when it is not up to the standart, will put himself in the shoes of VAG...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-11-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,816
Posted By bawareca
Regeneration occurs at lower speeds and may be...

Regeneration occurs at lower speeds and may be inhibited by a number of factors.
At least with VW cars, when a critical mass of soot is collected in the DPF regeneration is no longer possible...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-10-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 49,729
Posted By bawareca
It will not legally pass smog with the deletes. ...

It will not legally pass smog with the deletes.
What is interesting is that my car is in it's 6th year (California) and I still didnt receive a notice for a smog.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-10-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 49,729
Posted By bawareca
Stockx5, good write-up. I still remember this top...

Stockx5, good write-up. I still remember this top bolt of the engine arm. Your tune is almost ready, you should have it sometimes this week.
Yeah, working on a car that has never seen salty roads is...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-02-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,071
Posted By bawareca
The gas engines may throw codes for too lean or...

The gas engines may throw codes for too lean or too rich mixture. Diesel ones may get away with no fault.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-31-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,071
Posted By bawareca
I have had the same problem last year with '09...

I have had the same problem last year with '09 335i. No matter what I did I was not able to store the new values.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-29-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,421
Posted By bawareca
I do drive my X5 100-110mph (when I find someone...

I do drive my X5 100-110mph (when I find someone else in a bigger hurry to hide in his shadow :D) and the MPG shows between 15 and 20 mpg, which is low to medium load. The 335D will be even more...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-29-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,421
Posted By bawareca
I will agree with josiahg52 on all his points,...

I will agree with josiahg52 on all his points, and especially the "fact" that the engine feels and runs better when warmed-up and loaded properly. Just as analogy, many of the problems with the N63...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 03-29-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,421
Posted By bawareca
I have a customer, travelling photographer, his...

I have a customer, travelling photographer, his '13 35D just turned up 108 k miles. Car looks and drives like brand new, the only problems for the last 50k miles were that someone broke off the...
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