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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 01-16-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By robnitro
I used cheap eBay yellow leds and no codes until...

I used cheap eBay yellow leds and no codes until one started burning out, so it can tell if it was too low current.
Replaced with a different ebay h8 led and no problems since. That was 2 years...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-30-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By robnitro
I didn't dare ask the serp belt because they'll...

I didn't dare ask the serp belt because they'll charge the time for labor. My belt is only 2 years old, a dayco, only that I could find nearby at the time. Still looks like new.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-30-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By robnitro
I went to BMW of Bayside service center in great...

I went to BMW of Bayside service center in great neck.

They did a great job!
I had an x3 loaner which was ok but my x5 35d gets better mpg despite having 2 more cylinders and much more weight...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-12-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By robnitro
Search for plastic partitions cracked robnitro on...

Search for plastic partitions cracked robnitro on Google... Your injector 5 is bad and will cut everything out
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 12-12-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 915
Posted By robnitro
Why does the parking cam need to be replaced if...

Why does the parking cam need to be replaced if the android can show what i drive shows?
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-19-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By robnitro
This is why: Nice craftsmanship but I hate...

This is why:

Nice craftsmanship but I hate to say it but our stock filter is huge and not a restriction. Even with it dirty, I reach at most 1-2 in h2o on my restriction gauge. Max 30 psi and all...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-15-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By robnitro
Passenger airbag recall

I still haven't done the passenger airbag recall because of hearing people having issues afterwards.

Those who have done it:
- do you get more rattles now?
- any electrical or connectivity...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-14-2019, 05:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By robnitro
Some people are just pissed at the dealer bull...

Some people are just pissed at the dealer bull crap through the years.
I'm still hesitant to do the passenger airbag recall because it's common that they mess up the wiring behind the dash. Dealers...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-05-2019, 02:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By robnitro
Yep the inflation pressures manufacturers...

Yep the inflation pressures manufacturers recommend are usually a few psi too low and leave the middle of the tread worn less than the sides.
On run flats its even worse because the sidewalls are...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-02-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By robnitro
+1 fluid level issue same issue going to R?

+1 fluid level issue same issue going to R?
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 11-02-2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By robnitro
With the stock dpf gutted keeping the doc (the...

With the stock dpf gutted keeping the doc (the metallic mesh), the smell is mild not like the fully deleted or the ones with aftermarket doc.
My coworker did that on his x5 after he got the dreaded...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-31-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 775
Posted By robnitro
" It it's below 86 after running more than 10...

" It it's below 86 after running more than 10 mins, the thermostat is bad. "

Not 86 but 82 Is reasonable in colder weather with stop and go traffic. Highway 86 is not a problem though.
I've...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-31-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 537
Posted By robnitro
If there's a concern about authorities seeing...

If there's a concern about authorities seeing mods do this:
Get the dpf gutted, keep the doc which cuts down smell.
Get the scr gutted... It will clog up without dpf.
Get the block off plates for...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-29-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By robnitro
Try defrost mode, if it works there, then it's...

Try defrost mode, if it works there, then it's your ibs complaining that the battery is too low and will run the fan at the lowest setting even if it shows higher.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-11-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By robnitro
If the battery is not agm, even if it works well...

If the battery is not agm, even if it works well the ibs will complain even if coded as flooded. I gave up and got an agm. The flooded battery runs a bit lower resting voltage but whoever...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 10-03-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By robnitro
Make sure that arm on the side of the trans that...

Make sure that arm on the side of the trans that has the cable to put it in N isn't stuck or being pulled, which will also keep it in N.

It's hard to get the sleeve connector back in, when you...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-31-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,217
Posted By robnitro
So are you saying that if the cas software was...

So are you saying that if the cas software was older, not updated, it might have worked?
In that case, that might be a workaround if it can be downgraded with winkfp before adding a key.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-28-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By robnitro
If you take the vacuum pump off you can see if...

If you take the vacuum pump off you can see if your cams are turning while cranking to make sure that the timing chains are working.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-25-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By robnitro
R-12 was the one before r134a. In older cars...

R-12 was the one before r134a. In older cars that were converted from 12 to 134 sometimes they were weak. A fix was to use an r12 alternative that was based on butane, etc but I can't remember the...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-20-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,679
Posted By robnitro
It's inconsequential since our 1st gear is super...

It's inconsequential since our 1st gear is super short as it is. The rest of the gears are still short, only the 8speed gave a good final ratio.

Yes, bigger tires will induce more inertia, but...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-20-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,679
Posted By robnitro
Best way to reduce wheel well gap is oversized...

Best way to reduce wheel well gap is oversized tires :-)
I can't find the thread but it makes the x5 look like the Dakar rally, not nasty like those jeeps with oversized tires.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-18-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By robnitro
If you're keeping dpf, keep the swirl flaps. A...

If you're keeping dpf, keep the swirl flaps. A few have noticed more regens with it deleted because the flaps reduce particulates.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-09-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By robnitro
Inpa is kind of a hassle with 35d dde 73. Use...

Inpa is kind of a hassle with 35d dde 73. Use ista D instead. I don't remember but it had to be dde6 something to get inpa to work and still things weren't accessible.
...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-02-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By robnitro
It's ridiculous how much Carly charges with a...

It's ridiculous how much Carly charges with a subscription, yet they don't add anything new for coding.
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-29-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,145
Posted By robnitro
To check the tie rods with wheels off the ground...

To check the tie rods with wheels off the ground you should test with engine on, it will give resistive force in the rack.
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