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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-03-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Yes, Isopropyl/rubbing alcohol works better than...

Yes, Isopropyl/rubbing alcohol works better than anything else on sap.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-01-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Rubbing alcohol followed by wax

Rubbing alcohol followed by wax
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-26-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,756
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Well the OP asked us to speculate which engine...

Well the OP asked us to speculate which engine would be better, so I speculate that the 50 will be the least reliable and most expensive in the long run, just as it's always been. It's also the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-26-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,756
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Speculate this:...

Speculate this: https://www.google.com/search?q=MW+N62+recall&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8#q=bmw+n62+engine+problems

I've had two previous versions (e70, e38) of the BMW V8 engines in my cars and I will...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-26-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,756
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
If you plan on keeping the X5 past the warranty...

If you plan on keeping the X5 past the warranty period, I would shy away from the 50. As far back as I can remember, they have all sorts of major issues as they approach 100K miles. The previous...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-20-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Actually, the cheapest solution for a hitch...

Actually, the cheapest solution for a hitch mounted bike rack would be a hitch from etrailer.com. Not as elegant as the Invisihitch, but a hell of a lot cheaper.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-20-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,318
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
I know in my area, I would never take my car to a...

I know in my area, I would never take my car to a BMW certified body shop. I take it to the best body shop in town with experience working on BMWs. They happen to be a Porsche certified shop, for...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-15-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 573
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
No

No
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-07-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,859
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Thanks Yep, same part# I had for my e70 X5. Guess...

Thanks Yep, same part# I had for my e70 X5. Guess it will be going on to my F15.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-06-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,859
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Can you post up the part number for the Curt...

Can you post up the part number for the Curt hitch you are installing? I have my Curt from my old e70 and etrailer.com shows the same part number for the F15. Just want to be sure it really is the...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 04-02-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,144
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
My experience jump starting newer BMWs is that...

My experience jump starting newer BMWs is that you need to leave the cars connected with the good car running for a couple of minutes before the car with the dead battery will crank. Probably safer...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-12-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,532
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Or you paid for it with your inflated "doc"...

Or you paid for it with your inflated "doc" fee!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-24-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Are you sure it's not coming from the center...

Are you sure it's not coming from the center grill on top of the dash? Press down on it when you hear the noise to see if it goes away.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-06-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,173
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Most polarized lenses are made so light coming...

Most polarized lenses are made so light coming from above (Sun) or below (Water, snow) is filtered away. Oakley must filter from different angles or they must be buying Foakleys!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-05-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,173
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
I have HUD and I can't see it half the time since...

I have HUD and I can't see it half the time since it all but disappears with polarized sunglasses.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-01-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
You can also get it coded so it will shut...

You can also get it coded so it will shut everything off once you open the door.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-01-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
My F15 dusts much less than my e70 did. My 2011...

My F15 dusts much less than my e70 did. My 2011 335i also dusts much less than my previous BMWs.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-11-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 669
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Sweet!

Sweet!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-09-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
If that chip is smaller than a half dollar, I...

If that chip is smaller than a half dollar, I would get it repaired rather than risk a poor windshield install that might result in wind noise, leaks, or rust. The repair really hides the chip fairly...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-07-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,986
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
In another month the entire underside and the...

In another month the entire underside and the brake rotors will look like that. Enjoy it and don't worry about it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-06-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,847
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
I like my Driveguards. Much quieter and softer...

I like my Driveguards. Much quieter and softer over bumpy surfaces/expansion joints than the original Bridgestones that came on the car. Can't comment on how they handle snow though.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-05-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,879
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
I have an M-Sport with the adaptive M suspension...

I have an M-Sport with the adaptive M suspension and coming from an e70 with Adaptive Drive, I really don't regret not getting DHP. I think the Adaptive M is great. My e70 had a leak and a clunk from...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 01-04-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
No it doesn't. Items considered wear and tear...

No it doesn't. Items considered wear and tear such as suspension struts, bushings, and engine seals/gaskets are excluded from the BMW extended warranty. Aftermarket warranties might be different in...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-30-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
Is it falsing in laser, K, or Ka band?

Is it falsing in laser, K, or Ka band?
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 12-12-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,027
Posted By tony(topaz,SMG)
So I finally received my X5 with the brushed...

So I finally received my X5 with the brushed aluminum and couldn't be any happier. I think it looks sporty and classy at the same time. I think it's nicer than the cubed aluminum trim in our 335i....
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