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Title: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on July 30, 2019, 12:07:53 AM
I havenít done much yet. Just a wash and spray and rinse on the wheels.

If you look at it in the right light, there are some faint holograms, so itís been corrected in the past. It needs some love and time for sure.

Wheels before
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Wheels after
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Backsides of the wheels still need some serious attention.

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(https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190730/28d6ac4148e04942f161e34ad4d5a365.jpg)

Proper detail pics to come once I can get to it. I need to prep it for 3M film on the front clip.


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Kitzy on July 30, 2019, 06:34:05 PM
I like it!  I've always liked the X5s and it's one of the few vehicles that I think knocks it out of the park without question everytime they update it.  They never need to grow on me.  The diesel intrigues me.  I've only ever driven 3/4 ton and bigger diesels.

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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on July 30, 2019, 08:38:25 PM
Heather really likes it. She wanted to hold out for the new Explorer, but this one came in on trade and was a great price.

The diesel is really peppy, I'm actually impressed. I'll get up a 0-60 vid.

I need to carve out time to detail it, so much going on with work and prepping for #2 (who is now 4 days overdue).
Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Too Stroked on July 31, 2019, 05:35:53 AM
I need to carve out time to detail it, so much going on with work and prepping for #2 (who is now 4 days overdue).

I'm thinking you might want to detail it before #2 arrives. Once he or she arrives, you won't have time for anything!

BTW, sweet looking ride!
Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on July 31, 2019, 10:33:53 AM
I need to carve out time to detail it, so much going on with work and prepping for #2 (who is now 4 days overdue).

I'm thinking you might want to detail it before #2 arrives. Once he or she arrives, you won't have time for anything!

BTW, sweet looking ride!
Too late...at the hospital this morning.


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Too Stroked on July 31, 2019, 03:38:33 PM
I need to carve out time to detail it, so much going on with work and prepping for #2 (who is now 4 days overdue).

I'm thinking you might want to detail it before #2 arrives. Once he or she arrives, you won't have time for anything!

BTW, sweet looking ride!
Too late...at the hospital this morning.


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Best of luck to you and the wife! I'll be expecting my cigar in the mail.  :funny:
Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: sscully on August 01, 2019, 07:32:37 AM
Too late...at the hospital this morning.
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Best wishes ! :WG
Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on August 01, 2019, 09:39:32 AM
Thank you!

We had a beautiful baby girl around midnight last night. Everyone is healthy and happy.


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: sscully on August 01, 2019, 05:12:16 PM
Thank you!

We had a beautiful baby girl around midnight last night. Everyone is healthy and happy.
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mazel tov  :clap: :cheers:
Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Too Stroked on August 01, 2019, 08:30:57 PM
Thank you!

We had a beautiful baby girl around midnight last night. Everyone is healthy and happy.


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Congratulations!  :cheers:
Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on August 01, 2019, 08:50:37 PM
Thanks guys, everyone is healthy and happy.


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Kitzy on August 03, 2019, 05:29:41 AM
Thanks guys, everyone is healthy and happy.


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Sorry I'm late here but Congrats, man!!!  Glad to hear everyone is good!

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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on August 04, 2019, 04:04:53 PM
Thank you! She is a cute little gem!
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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Too Stroked on August 04, 2019, 06:23:21 PM
Thank you! She is a cute little gem!
(https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190804/ae02539169a76219349f559f5a746998.jpg)


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Yup, she sure is cute! Looks like dad's going to have his hands full for a while!  :om:
Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Rollingrock on August 05, 2019, 11:50:34 PM
OMG....!!!  Congrats to you and family!   

What is this little angels name?   
Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on August 06, 2019, 12:17:17 PM
OMG....!!!  Congrats to you and family!   

What is this little angels name?

Thank you!

Juliette is her name. No real meaning, we just thought it fit.
Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Rollingrock on August 06, 2019, 01:39:24 PM
OMG....!!!  Congrats to you and family!   

What is this little angels name?

Thank you!

Juliette is her name. No real meaning, we just thought it fit.

Great name, congrats man, that is awesome.   Girls are amazing until around 12-14.....then shit gets real. 

Posting for a friend...

Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Too Stroked on August 06, 2019, 04:45:32 PM
OMG....!!!  Congrats to you and family!   

What is this little angels name?

Thank you!

Juliette is her name. No real meaning, we just thought it fit.

Girls are amazing until around 12-14.....then shit gets real. 

Posting for a friend...

He's so busy he doesn't post for weeks at a time. (Like me.) Then he slaps this one in and I spit Coke all over my keyboard. Nice!  :redneck:
Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Rollingrock on August 06, 2019, 07:40:11 PM
OMG....!!!  Congrats to you and family!   

What is this little angels name?

Thank you!

Juliette is her name. No real meaning, we just thought it fit.

Girls are amazing until around 12-14.....then shit gets real. 

Posting for a friend...

He's so busy he doesn't post for weeks at a time. (Like me.) Then he slaps this one in and I spit Coke all over my keyboard. Nice!  :redneck:
I still got it.....!    I am trying to post...but they have me all over the place.  We did take to vacations this summer.  So...busy and poor. 

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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on August 06, 2019, 08:33:08 PM
OMG....!!!  Congrats to you and family!   

What is this little angels name?

Thank you!

Juliette is her name. No real meaning, we just thought it fit.

Great name, congrats man, that is awesome.   Girls are amazing until around 12-14.....then shit gets real. 

Posting for a friend...
Lol, Iím dreading those years, but Can only hope she is as mellow as the Wife.


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on March 10, 2021, 01:16:12 AM
So finally got around to a basic detail on this thing. Itís really a clean up to either trade it in or sell privately. My cousin had a 2021 Explorer ST hit the lot in the right color with the right package, so we are going to look at it on Friday and see if we can make a deal.

Potential new whip
(https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210310/551ccf679923d65a23365691c67b6b0d.jpg)

On the X5 I spent most of the time on the interior. But on the outside it got a waterless wash, clay (tons of tar came off), M101 with a orange pad (one pretty quick pass) and poor boys ceramic coating.

I gotta say that I will order some more of the ceramic coating to try on the truck and see how it holds up. It was really nice to apply and left a nice slick feeling.

Couple afters. Pretty rushed, so no befores. The paint is not in great shape on this thing.

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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Kitzy on March 10, 2021, 07:17:55 AM
Looks pretty good to me! 

So BMW is supposed to be a little more upscale, prestigious, a little more higher class.  But I see youíre considering going to a Ford.  My future sister in law has an X5, and while she is not a car person, sheís not hugely impressed or in love with hers.  I think they look nice.  They have power.  How do you feel about the X5 overall?


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on March 10, 2021, 10:43:11 AM
Overall we really like it. My wife would be happier though if it was one year newer and had a touch screen, instead of just the dial. It rides really well and is phenomenal on fuel, like crazy good (but it is a diesel).

Is has some nice features like blinds for the rear windows and the back seat is roomy too. Service intervals are 13,000kms and I have only had to put DEF in it once in 2 years.

We would never spend the money on a new one, but they are just over priced new and depreciate A LOT in the first 3-4 years. A new equivalent of ours is over $120k.

We liked the new explorer when it came out and now seems to be a good time to look at one. It has every feature the X5 has with a larger Infotainment screen and has more room. It will be harder on gas and harder to fit in the garage though...
 
Title: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Kitzy on March 10, 2021, 05:33:56 PM
Overall we really like it. My wife would be happier though if it was one year newer and had a touch screen, instead of just the dial. It rides really well and is phenomenal on fuel, like crazy good (but it is a diesel).

Is has some nice features like blinds for the rear windows and the back seat is roomy too. Service intervals are 13,000kms and I have only had to put DEF in it once in 2 years.

We would never spend the money on a new one, but they are just over priced new and depreciate A LOT in the first 3-4 years. A new equivalent of ours is over $120k.

We liked the new explorer when it came out and now seems to be a good time to look at one. It has every feature the X5 has with a larger Infotainment screen and has more room. It will be harder on gas and harder to fit in the garage though...
How many miles (or Kilometers if you must, haha) in that two years?  The diesel to DEF ratio is about 50:1 or 2% DEF.  That seems accurate to me based on rough numbers I did in my head of the average work week.  My work truck takes 2.5 gallons almost every week and a half or so.   


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on March 10, 2021, 06:28:22 PM
About 19,000kms or 12,000 miles


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: sscully on March 10, 2021, 06:33:46 PM
I gotta say that I will order some more of the ceramic coating to try on the truck and see how it holds up. It was really nice to apply and left a nice slick feeling.

Any other pointers, I have not had a chance to clean up the front clip of the NAv and try it.
- I have to grind down what it on there..

The MKZ got an OPT glosscoat applied to it last year ( APR-2020 ) but it only has ~ 2,000 miles on it since that time.

Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on March 10, 2021, 06:39:49 PM
It seemed to have a decent work time before flashing (garage was about 68 degrees).

I went a little heavier on the application than opti-coat 2.0, but that was just a personal preference.


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Too Stroked on March 10, 2021, 06:54:20 PM
So finally got around to a basic detail on this thing. Itís really a clean up to either trade it in or sell privately. My cousin had a 2021 Explorer ST hit the lot in the right color with the right package, so we are going to look at it on Friday and see if we can make a deal.

Potential new whip
(https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210310/551ccf679923d65a23365691c67b6b0d.jpg)

On the X5 I spent most of the time on the interior. But on the outside it got a waterless wash, clay (tons of tar came off), M101 with a orange pad (one pretty quick pass) and poor boys ceramic coating.

I gotta say that I will order some more of the ceramic coating to try on the truck and see how it holds up. It was really nice to apply and left a nice slick feeling.

Couple afters. Pretty rushed, so no befores. The paint is not in great shape on this thing.

(https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210310/fcdd811d22700a78b75d10318fa2c4d9.jpg)
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I love that color! Looks nice after detailing too.
Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on March 10, 2021, 08:17:57 PM
Iím curious to see how they are going to do PPF on the hood with the ďEXPLORERĒ badge across the front


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: sscully on March 10, 2021, 10:21:55 PM
Iím curious to see how they are going to do PPF on the hood with the ďEXPLORERĒ badge across the front

Did you ask ?

I am worried that they might cut around the lettering all together or worse.. :wow:
Title: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on March 10, 2021, 11:02:18 PM
Iím curious to see how they are going to do PPF on the hood with the ďEXPLORERĒ badge across the front

Did you ask ?

I am worried that they might cut around the lettering all together or worse.. :wow:
I havenít yet, we go on Friday to take a look and I know the film guy. Iím assuming they would cut around, but hope they donít. Honestly, Iím fine with removing the badging all together


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: sscully on March 11, 2021, 11:35:22 PM
Iím curious to see how they are going to do PPF on the hood with the ďEXPLORERĒ badge across the front

Did you ask ?

I am worried that they might cut around the lettering all together or worse.. :wow:
I havenít yet, we go on Friday to take a look and I know the film guy. Iím assuming they would cut around, but hope they donít. Honestly, Iím fine with rent the badging all together
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That would be cool if the front badges can be removed all together.
- I cannot tell, reading it seems the hood does not have locating holes..
Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on March 11, 2021, 11:38:13 PM
Iím curious to see how they are going to do PPF on the hood with the ďEXPLORERĒ badge across the front

Did you ask ?

I am worried that they might cut around the lettering all together or worse.. :wow:
I havenít yet, we go on Friday to take a look and I know the film guy. Iím assuming they would cut around, but hope they donít. Honestly, Iím fine with rent the badging all together
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That would be cool if the front badges can be removed all together.
- I cannot tell, reading it seems the hood does not have locating holes..
Thanks for catching that rent = removing.


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on March 12, 2021, 06:35:39 PM
Done deal on the ST. Pick it up on Wednesday.


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Kitzy on March 12, 2021, 06:48:59 PM
Done deal on the ST. Pick it up on Wednesday.


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Nice!  Congrats!


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Too Stroked on March 12, 2021, 07:14:09 PM
Done deal on the ST. Pick it up on Wednesday.


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Sweet! Eagerly awaiting the results of the first drag race between it and your F-150.
Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on March 12, 2021, 08:23:08 PM
Trucks faster right now. Probably just a tune would put the ST in front. Itís 2000lbs lighter.


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Kitzy on March 12, 2021, 09:01:34 PM
Trucks faster right now. Probably just a tune would put the ST in front. Itís 2000lbs lighter.


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Prove it!

Iím not just saying that because I want to see a video.

Alright, maybe I am.


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on March 12, 2021, 09:14:58 PM
You just want me to use the drone.


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Kitzy on March 12, 2021, 09:28:54 PM
You just want me to use the drone.


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I think drone and GoPro combo.  Really get your editing skills going. 


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Rollingrock on March 12, 2021, 11:46:39 PM
caught up on this thread now.

Carry on. 
Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on March 13, 2021, 11:56:10 AM
Black lug nuts, Custom Black emblems and ďSTĒ wheel center caps ordered.

I made a deal with the PPF guy, Iíll remove the explorer badge on the hood, prep and coat the paint and heíll put PPF on the entire hood and fenders for the price of just the leading edge.


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Kitzy on March 13, 2021, 01:13:40 PM
Black lug nuts, Custom Black emblems and ďSTĒ wheel center caps ordered.

I made a deal with the PPF guy, Iíll remove the explorer badge on the hood, prep and coat the paint and heíll put PPF on the entire hood and fenders for the price of just the leading edge.


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I was hoping to see you go another direction and get away from some of the black.  I do realize Iím in the minority when it comes to black but I just donít care for black wheels and blacking things out.  Iíve been pleasantly surprised before though.  And I guess if youíre staying with black wheels then black lug nuts are a must.


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on March 13, 2021, 01:51:56 PM
Black lug nuts, Custom Black emblems and ďSTĒ wheel center caps ordered.

I made a deal with the PPF guy, Iíll remove the explorer badge on the hood, prep and coat the paint and heíll put PPF on the entire hood and fenders for the price of just the leading edge.


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I was hoping to see you go another direction and get away from some of the black.  I do realize Iím in the minority when it comes to black but I just donít care for black wheels and blacking things out.  Iíve been pleasantly surprised before though.  And I guess if youíre staying with black wheels then black lug nuts are a must.


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Although I get what youíre saying, It would be a pretty large effort to take it another way. One of the reasons we sent with this model was the lack of chrome.

The chrome Ford badges just donít make any sense in my opinion. Itís just Ford being stubborn about branding. I thought about blue and black for the badges, however I did that with my truck and itís weird enough having two blue vehicles, lol.

The lug nuts are the same thing IMO, just doesnít make sense as to why they are chrome. It also bugs me that they went to the effort of having black housing head lights, but the fog lights are chrome housings.  Iím looking into options to swap the fogs.

Looks like there is a lot that can be changed with ForScan, so Iím seeing what I can do there. 


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Kitzy on March 13, 2021, 03:12:42 PM
Black lug nuts, Custom Black emblems and ďSTĒ wheel center caps ordered.

I made a deal with the PPF guy, Iíll remove the explorer badge on the hood, prep and coat the paint and heíll put PPF on the entire hood and fenders for the price of just the leading edge.


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I was hoping to see you go another direction and get away from some of the black.  I do realize Iím in the minority when it comes to black but I just donít care for black wheels and blacking things out.  Iíve been pleasantly surprised before though.  And I guess if youíre staying with black wheels then black lug nuts are a must.


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Although I get what youíre saying, It would be a pretty large effort to take it another way. One of the reasons we sent with this model was the lack of chrome.

The chrome Ford badges just donít make any sense in my opinion. Itís just Ford being stubborn about branding. I thought about blue and black for the badges, however I did that with my truck and itís weird enough having two blue vehicles, lol.

The lug nuts are the same thing IMO, just doesnít make sense as to why they are chrome. It also bugs me that they went to the effort of having black housing head lights, but the fog lights are chrome housings.  Iím looking into options to swap the fogs.

Looks like there is a lot that can be changed with ForScan, so Iím seeing what I can do there. 


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Are the fog lights the rectangular, horizontal lights you see in the picture?  I thought those might be turn signals.  Is the whole housing chrome or just the reflector? 


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on March 13, 2021, 07:56:27 PM
Iím honestly not sure, I just assumed fog light. Iíll have to find out.


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: sscully on March 14, 2021, 09:23:11 AM
Iím honestly not sure, I just assumed fog light. Iíll have to find out.

If they are like the MKZ ones, it is a reflector in there.,
(https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/oq4AAOSwb~xeOYqn/s-l1600.jpg)

There might be some chrome trim around the light housing, but that is an easy fix with some 3M body film ( matte version ); but the reflector is still going to be chrome.
Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on March 14, 2021, 10:06:32 AM
I found a couple guys that have baked them and split apart to tiny the backside of the lens. Not sure I want to go down that path though.


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: sscully on March 14, 2021, 04:47:18 PM
I am sure you can, if you don't want light output.
Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Kitzy on March 14, 2021, 05:49:14 PM
I am sure you can, if you don't want light output.
Thatís what I was thinking.  Iím not sure what theyíre painting in there.  Looks to be mostly reflector to project the light out similar to a light bar.  Iíd be curious if theyíre painting anything besides that, what it looks like and if itís be worth the trouble of separating them.  I have vowed never to open up another light again after dealing with Cassieís WRX.  F that!


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on March 14, 2021, 09:50:19 PM
Light output would be affected, no two way's about it, if I did tint. I was thinking about doing them in amber as well, something to mask the chrome.
Probably just going to leave it unless someone makes a set the mimics the black housings of the headlights.

Looking at summer wheels, so the stockers can be delegated to winter wheels. I'm having a hard time liking anything. I don't want black, Bronze would be a copy of the truck and not much else color wise seems to flow with the look. Maybe a dark gray?

Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Kitzy on March 15, 2021, 11:56:15 AM
Light output would be affected, no two way's about it, if I did tint. I was thinking about doing them in amber as well, something to mask the chrome.
Probably just going to leave it unless someone makes a set the mimics the black housings of the headlights.

Looking at summer wheels, so the stockers can be delegated to winter wheels. I'm having a hard time liking anything. I don't want black, Bronze would be a copy of the truck and not much else color wise seems to flow with the look. Maybe a dark gray?
I immediately thought bronze.  You do risk being similar to the truck but really thatís not a bad thing.  The truck looks great.  Who cares.  Iíve never been a fan of being different for the sake of being different. 

You say amber but do you really mean 3k yellow?  I love amber running lights and Iím not a fan of clear/white running and marker lights but fogs should always stay functional. 


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on March 15, 2021, 12:48:14 PM
Fine, twist my arm! Iíll look at Bronze and Dark Grey. I just canít do Black or Black Chrome.


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Kitzy on March 15, 2021, 01:08:26 PM
Fine, twist my arm! Iíll look at Bronze and Dark Grey. I just canít do Black or Black Chrome.


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If I had a whole fleet of blue vehicles, they would probs let all have bronze wheels.  Haha.  I donít care.  You could always go with something fully custom through powder coating or something.  Something thatís not an off the shelf color.  Sometimes that ends up being tacky though.  We all know from your past that you have an unlimited wheel budget so Iím sure you could come up with something cool.  Haha


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on March 15, 2021, 03:06:13 PM
This was thinking this for the fogs

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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Kitzy on March 15, 2021, 03:19:43 PM
This was thinking this for the fogs

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Looks yellow to me.  Mimicked 3k fog light temperature.  I like it. 


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: sscully on March 17, 2021, 02:16:18 PM
This was thinking this for the fogs

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That could be a film on the outside of the lens ??

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You can make the decision to try something more orange or go amber film ( closer to a 2.9K to 3K color temp range ) and do multiple layers if you want more orange color.
Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on March 17, 2021, 03:38:05 PM
You can do it on the outside for sure. Iím just thinking with road debris will eat up the film around here. 


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Title: Re: 2015 X5 Diesel
Post by: Blown F-150 on March 17, 2021, 10:13:46 PM
Got the ST in our possession today. So far pretty happy with it. Definitely a few things that need changing in ForScan. Hopefully I can tackle them on the weekend. Black lugs are here, so I'll swap them out as well.

I told my cousin that I didn't want them to wash or prep the car for pick-up, so I have some cleaning to do before I can get it to the shop for PPF and tint.

I'll probably just start a new thread for it.
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