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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By PAX5
1. Any BMW dealer has access to the database: ask...

1. Any BMW dealer has access to the database: ask for "Warranty Vehicle Inquiry". It is true that this information has "CONFIDENTIAL" written on it, but not all dealers adhere to "not sharing" the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-22-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By PAX5
Congratulations! Great pictures of a nice car! ...

Congratulations! Great pictures of a nice car!

You need a trailer hitch cover ... like this:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By PAX5
I'll ask the buyer. PPI was done by indy, did not...

I'll ask the buyer. PPI was done by indy, did not take a picture, just a visual observation ... have not taken delivery of the car yet ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By PAX5
Buffalo NY

My X can handle that ...

Anybody live there?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-21-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,501
Posted By PAX5
Good deal! :thumbup:

Good deal! :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-20-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By PAX5
Coolant flush is not, but coolant component leaks...

Coolant flush is not, but coolant component leaks are ... Push back!

Always check your coolant (stone) cold!

==> When in doubt, there's always your manual ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-20-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By PAX5
Oil around turbos

I'm helping a friend buy a 2012 X5 50i. The car has 32K mi.

During the PPI we found that there was some oil visible around the right turbo exhaust pipe. Since the car is still under warranty, it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-20-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By PAX5
Pressure testing is the recommend method for...

Pressure testing is the recommend method for checking for leaks. Half a bottle is a lot ... is that bottle a gallon size? Have it checked again ... The coolant expansion tank is a common source for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-20-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,501
Posted By PAX5
OK, but what exactly are you asking then? ...

OK, but what exactly are you asking then?

If these are the right sensors?

What is your VIN?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-19-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,501
Posted By PAX5
I'm sorry, but I am not in a position to second...

I'm sorry, but I am not in a position to second guess HUF's recommendation. They are the final authority ... it is their product.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-19-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,602
Posted By PAX5
An extended SERVICE plan is a completely...

An extended SERVICE plan is a completely different animal from an Extended Vehicle Protection Plan (EVP).

Giving a dealer $2K+ in advance of any service you may (or may not) require THREE YEARS...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-19-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,043
Posted By PAX5
Looks like this: comfort seat vs sport seat ...

Looks like this: comfort seat vs sport seat

... sport seat = 1. VERY uncomfortable on long runs because of the hard seating surface, 2. seat side bolster is a real ball-buster ... literally!
Forum: X4 F26 (On Sale 2014) 11-18-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By PAX5
X4 towing

Does anyone know what the towing capacity is for the X4 ... Is a factory tow package even available?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By PAX5
Welcome! Enjoy the forum. Pics of car? Type:...

Welcome! Enjoy the forum.

Pics of car? Type: gas, 6 cyl, 8 cyl? diesel? Features? Bought from BMW dealer? What was your purchasing experience?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By PAX5
I'd say, "Pt is worth its weight in gold", but...

I'd say, "Pt is worth its weight in gold", but the 2014 CPO is worth more than Pt (because of the 100k mi), but not if the total price of CPO includes having to pay for tires, windshields and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By PAX5
Perfect! Does it even snow in Bungendore?

Perfect!

Does it even snow in Bungendore?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By PAX5
I have posted on this previously...

I have posted on this previously (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=770955) ... Gold (still) does not cover small electronics and NAV, whereas the 2014 CPO now does ... just like...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By PAX5
As I understand it, you cannot buy out the lease,...

As I understand it, you cannot buy out the lease, hand the car to the dealer and say" certify it ..." The dealer must own the car in order to be able to certify it (this gives the dealer an...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By PAX5
Seat comes out first, then cushion comes off the...

Seat comes out first, then cushion comes off the frame ... this is not a trivial exercise. Be mindful of belt-tensioner pyrotechnic discharge on side of seat!

Once the seat is disconnect, the car...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By PAX5
Get a set of these ... search Craigslist .....

Get a set of these ... search Craigslist .. you'll find them, or buy new.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By PAX5
You need to start a separate thread ... you will...

You need to start a separate thread ... you will get lots of suggestions/recommendations/advice.

IMO: staggered wheels sets are strictly for appearance/aesthetic and marketing reasons. There is no...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-16-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By PAX5
I wonder if it is p/n 34526782371 ...

I wonder if it is p/n 34526782371 ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-16-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,192
Posted By PAX5
Yes. See post #12.

Yes.

See post #12.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-15-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,192
Posted By PAX5
Do you live in the USA?

Do you live in the USA?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-14-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,192
Posted By PAX5
OK, my bad ... I read your comment as meaning...

OK, my bad ... I read your comment as meaning under 50% ... and was wondering how you could've known ...

But ... as it turns out, the front rotors, and front and rear pads were all replaced, at...
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