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  1. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi am looking at getting an X5 but whats the difference between X5sd m sport or X5d m sport 3.0 ive come across aload on autotrader but cant see the difference. any help would be really appreaciated :thumbsup
  2. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Ok. This one has got the local dealer stumped so I thought I'd try running it past some of the technical gurus on here. M X5 has an aftermarket towbar fitted on it rated at 3500kgs and 140kg noseweight. Now according to the handbook and the weight plate on the vehicle my X5 is only rated for...
  3. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Can anyone tell me how much hassle its likely to be removing the old BMW badge on the bootlid to replace it with a new one?? And an idea of price?? The water's got into it and its started to bubble up a bit same as the wheel centres did. I replaced them when I got the wheels powder coated and...
  4. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    In the last couple of months since the local dealer fitted 2 new gas rams on the tailgate there's been an annoying rattle from the rear left of the car. Took it back to the dealers and they greased up some contacts which seem to have made the reversing camera extremely dark all the time and...
  5. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi all Was out today seeing a company about powder coating my wheels and have almost decided on a colour for them. Opinions gratefully received. One pic with the colour Ive picked on wheels they've just completed and the other is the as it is now. Cheers all 4WD
  6. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi all. ive an X5 in Space Grey and am going to get the wheels refurbed on it. Theyre not kerbed or anything but the paint is blistering up from the back. Question is should I stick with the silver finish or go for something else?? Think that anthracite or shadow chrome would be too dark to...