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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By FredoinSF
Topic has been discussed to death. Ride quality...

Topic has been discussed to death. Ride quality is totally subjective. Most people switch to non run flats and think they all of a sudden have amagic carpet ride, but there is no hard data behind...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 106
Posted By FredoinSF
There are interfaces that will allow bluetooth...

There are interfaces that will allow bluetooth streaming for music. I just did one on non nav radio and the song names scroll through the display. THey have separate instructions for nav cars, but...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 342
Posted By FredoinSF
Auto level is with all xenons. I believe xenons...

Auto level is with all xenons. I believe xenons were standard all years for the 6 in the US.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 592
Posted By FredoinSF
So it will make it 300k after all. Awesome! ...

So it will make it 300k after all. Awesome!


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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) Yesterday, 08:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 342
Posted By FredoinSF
You will still get the up / down when you light...

You will still get the up / down when you light them up. You won't have the swivel action on turns.
Sorry, can't help with upgrade info, other than I believe I've read it's painful if not...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) Yesterday, 07:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 342
Posted By FredoinSF
The headlight and top turn signal potions are...

The headlight and top turn signal potions are separate. Turn signal can be upgraded, I believe I have see threads on this mod.
As far as adaptive, I do not believe it is a simple upgrade, and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-20-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By FredoinSF
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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-19-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By FredoinSF
I second the battery suggestion. Get it tested....

I second the battery suggestion. Get it tested. Battery is probably the lesser of all evils. My second would be flood car.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-19-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By FredoinSF
Opinions vary, the topic has generated 100s of...

Opinions vary, the topic has generated 100s of threads, you might want to search "warranty".

My opinion is that the companies selling these warranties are not non profits and their statisticians...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-18-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 692
Posted By FredoinSF
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-18-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By FredoinSF
Totally normal. Under most normal driving...

Totally normal. Under most normal driving circumstances, that second side is for show, not for blow (couldn't resist...)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-18-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 554
Posted By FredoinSF
I am not sure I understand the purpose of the...

I am not sure I understand the purpose of the post. Could this be a draft copy you would like us to spell check for you? If you sent it as is I am sure Ludwig is wondering how someone who has such...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-18-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 293
Posted By FredoinSF
Looks like a clean unmolested car. With...

Looks like a clean unmolested car. With maintenance it should go the distance.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-17-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By FredoinSF
Well, it' a first year BMW that's probably not...

Well, it' a first year BMW that's probably not been maintained for long term durability. On top of that it has the N62 motor which is susceptible to oil and coolant leaks. Probably not going to be...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-17-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 692
Posted By FredoinSF
Pardon ignorance, but what is the "other...

Pardon ignorance, but what is the "other forum"??
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-15-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By FredoinSF
Google Mike Miler BMW lifetime maintenance...

Google Mike Miler BMW lifetime maintenance schedule.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-15-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,123
Posted By FredoinSF
Thanks guys. It's not perfect (what used car...

Thanks guys. It's not perfect (what used car is?) but I try to maintain a balance between driving it regularly in the summer and keeping it looking good. It gets parallel parked in San Francisco,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-14-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By FredoinSF
There might be a problem with your car. Is it...

There might be a problem with your car. Is it due for maintenance? Maybe get codes pulled?

To the question in the title, the 3.0 is enough for the X5. It will not win many races when the red...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-14-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By FredoinSF
Your 325 did its job and protected you. Best of...

Your 325 did its job and protected you. Best of luck with the Merc. That generation is built like a tank so should be a great car.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-14-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,123
Posted By FredoinSF
Yep, it's a keeper. Would be hard to replace.

Yep, it's a keeper. Would be hard to replace.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-14-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By FredoinSF
Sounds like you have to decide whether it's worth...

Sounds like you have to decide whether it's worth the drive or if you are going to pay someone to do it or live with having to push the unlock button.
I don't think it's worth that long of a drive. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-14-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,123
Posted By FredoinSF
twelve year update

Twelve years since I picked it up in Munich and still going strong.
Now almost 58k miles.
Since ten year mark, it's had:
- New windshield washer pump.
- New battery (original lasted almost 11...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-14-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By FredoinSF
It will vary from dealer to dealer, but whatever...

It will vary from dealer to dealer, but whatever dealer you ordered the new key from should program it for you as it only takes a minute or two. If you order from online dealer (I.e. Tisher or...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-13-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5,989
Views: 969,501
Posted By FredoinSF
Post Pics of your E46

Had half the interior ripped apart for audio upgrade. New speakers all around and Bluetooth / USB interface installed. It's all back to normal now, looking the same as the day it left the factory...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-13-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By FredoinSF
I just installed an interface that is made for...

I just installed an interface that is made for BMW's and still uses the stock radio. All plug and play, no hacking wires or trim, and it's not visible so the interior of the car still looks as BMW...
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