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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-04-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,606
Posted By omasou
UPDATE All is well again. Thank you everyone...

UPDATE

All is well again. Thank you everyone for your help!

http://www.xoutpost.com/bmw-sav-forums/x5-e70-forum/104786-how-can-i-rotate-rear-rotor-free.html#post1089577
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-04-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,205
Posted By omasou
UPDATE Last night I manually pulled the...

UPDATE

Last night I manually pulled the parking brake and put the car in neutral and could not turn the rotor or hub.

This morning I was going to put the rear wheel back for added torque but it...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-03-2016, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,205
Posted By omasou
It's appears to be catching on the parking...

It's appears to be catching on the parking brakes.

I have put the car in neutral and manually released the parking brake but cannot spin the hub & rotor to get access to adjust the parking brakes...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-03-2016, 12:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,205
Posted By omasou
How can I rotate the rear rotor to free it?

My rear rotor is stuck on the hub. If I could spin the rotor I could tap it off at the back plate opening.

I released the parking brake but it still doesn't spin. Think it is b/c the car isn't in...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-02-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,606
Posted By omasou
Thanks already did.

Thanks already did.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-02-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,606
Posted By omasou
I did use the orange tool to manually release the...

I did use the orange tool to manually release the parking brake but the rotor is still catching on the front side. I think on the inner brake pads. I cannot rotate the rotor and or hub to gain access...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-02-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,606
Posted By omasou
2008 X5 (E70) Right Rear Rotor Stuck

Some history. I previously changed the rear brake pads and rotors, which were stuck on like glue but managed to get them off.

I changed the D/S rear brake pads and rotors this time with no...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-30-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,498
Posted By omasou
I have the same exact problem w/a 2008 E70 4.8i. ...

I have the same exact problem w/a 2008 E70 4.8i.

Did you figure this out?
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-20-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,395
Posted By omasou
This is a good company for used car imports, Used...

This is a good company for used car imports, Used BMW X5 at eimports4less Serving PERKASIE, PA (http://www.eimports4less.com/used-bmw-x5/)
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-18-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,189
Posted By omasou
E70 2012 Rear on a 2008

Hello,

Has anyone retrofitted the newer style rear skirt from a 2012 E70 to a 2008 E70?

Looking at it, to me it looks as if they designed it make the lower center place replaceable for a tow...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-19-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,539
Posted By omasou
If you have the raised roof rails and are using...

If you have the raised roof rails and are using the 450 Crossroad Railing Foot Pack w/the the square load bars you need 58" load bars. They do not make 57" load bars. You will have ~ 4" of load bar...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-11-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,313
Posted By omasou
There is a water diverter inside the door. It...

There is a water diverter inside the door. It directs the water from above (e.g. widow) so that it properly flows to down to the drain hole below. If not properly installed or torn it lets water...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-21-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,775
Posted By omasou
I would like to remove the fake one on the...

I would like to remove the fake one on the passenger's side and I do not see a hole?
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-20-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,775
Posted By omasou
LOL. Thanks!

LOL.

Thanks!
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-20-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,775
Posted By omasou
E70 Front Maintenance

Hello,

Could some please explain or provide instructions (service pdf?) explaining how I remove an re-install the p/s fake brake duct vent on the lower portion of the fender?

Thank you.

S
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-10-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,522
Posted By omasou
eimports4less.com

eimports4less.com
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 02-06-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 162,695
Posted By omasou
Looks like they simplified the trailer hitch...

Looks like they simplified the trailer hitch installation.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-28-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,268
Posted By omasou
If you do not have a carbon copy of the "We Owe...

If you do not have a carbon copy of the "We Owe You" form you have no recourse.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-10-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,249
Posted By omasou
sweet!

sweet!
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-09-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,249
Posted By omasou
Read the old post. So how did they finally...

Read the old post. So how did they finally determine it was a malfunction and stop blaming you?

Also isn't 500' a bit over the top. If my math is correct. That's over 1 1/2 football fields long?
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-06-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,387
Posted By omasou
I average 13.5 around town. If I drive any...

I average 13.5 around town. If I drive any highway, e.g. mall/downtown that goes up to 15+. Have not taken any long trips (mostly highway) yet.

The X5 has plenty of power to speed up or pass. The...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-05-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,387
Posted By omasou
Pretty cool. I used the current national...

Pretty cool.

I used the current national average, AAA Fuel Gauge Report (http://www.fuelgaugereport.com/) and your numbers but for a year, e.g.


premium $2.93 15 15,000 (yearly average)...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-05-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,387
Posted By omasou
When gas jumped to $4+/gal I remember noticing...

When gas jumped to $4+/gal I remember noticing that diesel was much higher than premium. Has anyone done the calculation to see if a diesel's increased mileage still offsets the increase in cost over...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-05-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,387
Posted By omasou
I was waiting for the new RRS and bought the 4.8....

I was waiting for the new RRS and bought the 4.8. I really wanted the RRS b/c unlike most SUV owners I intended to do minor off-roading (fly fishing). Wouldn't you know it one week into my X5...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-04-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,387
Posted By omasou
I prefer NA engine and if I have a choice in the...

I prefer NA engine and if I have a choice in the future I will continue to buy a NA engine over a compressed engine. My last car, a C32 was horrible. It drove OK day to day but when going hot into a...
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