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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 01-15-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,574
Posted By 3Series
In a majority of cases, it's always less money...

In a majority of cases, it's always less money out of pocket to maintain an old car than it is to acquire a new one. (Equivalent car, it doesn't count going from an old 7series to a Ford Fiesta).
...
Forum: Great Lakes Region - IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI 12-15-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By 3Series
I own an E70 X5, but I'm not really into it. ...

I own an E70 X5, but I'm not really into it. It's mainly used for utility. (bad weather conditions, hauling stuff from the home center etc.) The SAV is stock, the only thing I've done was change...
Forum: Great Lakes Region - IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI 12-15-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,891
Posted By 3Series
Can you PM me with your contact info? I need a...

Can you PM me with your contact info? I need a battery registered and want to get a quote for doing some suspension work.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-05-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By 3Series
Chicago - Register Battery

Is anyone available in Chicagoland to register a battery in an E70 X5? Indie quoted be $50 to register so I'm looking to significantly beat that price.

The new battery is the same specs as the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-06-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,171
Posted By 3Series
The Merc GL is a class size larger than the X5...

The Merc GL is a class size larger than the X5 and weighs a lot more. About 700 pounds.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-06-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By 3Series
I chose them over the "Dueler H/L 422 Ecopia"...

I chose them over the "Dueler H/L 422 Ecopia" just becuase they are a newer tire and supposedly "sportier". I just hope they give decent winter traction on plowed streets.....(no need for a winter...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-06-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By 3Series
I just installed these from Tirerack. ...

I just installed these from Tirerack. http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Bridgestone&tireModel=Dueler+H%2FP+Sport+AS

The price was right with a rebate, the UTQG for wear seemed...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By 3Series
I probably meant .02 since its for a single tire...

I probably meant .02 since its for a single tire and I'm working off memory. I have the specs I want written down at thome. But yeah, the tech said if I come back he'll show me on the lift the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By 3Series
http://suv-buster.blogspot.com/2006/10/bmw-x5-e70-...

http://suv-buster.blogspot.com/2006/10/bmw-x5-e70-to-get-double-wishbone.html

I took a look at this article. Is the strut rod the "tie rod" aka radius arm?

When you align the car, what do you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By 3Series
Alignment Issue - Unable to Perform

So, I just purchased new tires for my X5. The rear left tire was wearing faster on the outer edge so I decided to have a 4-wheel alignement done.

The tech (Local Firestone who installed the...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 08-06-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 394
Posted By 3Series
FS: 1998 M3 Sedan (Black/Black)

I'm selling a 1998 M3 Sedan (Auto).
$9,500obo
~86,000mi

Black on Black in excellent condition.

All service regulary performed.
Beisan VANOS repair performed.
RSM installed.
Lower control...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-01-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By 3Series
What yould suggest the OP buy his kid? It's a...

What yould suggest the OP buy his kid? It's a 15+year old car. Does it really cost much more to fix than any other 15yr old car?
Forum: Cars - Private Party 12-05-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,242
Posted By 3Series
What's your residual value?

What's your residual value?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,274
Posted By 3Series
"pay a dealer to switch them back to my 17"...

"pay a dealer to switch them back to my 17" during the winter for like $100." = Overpriced.

I won't even touch the comment about the wheel/tire package insurance thing.....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,274
Posted By 3Series
The gap is from the suspension. AWD drive models...

The gap is from the suspension. AWD drive models sit higher. You need sport springs and shocks. Plus sizing the wheel won't increase the diameter enough to fill the gap.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,384
Posted By 3Series
Rinehart, thanks for the review. Glad to hear...

Rinehart, thanks for the review. Glad to hear the Saris Bones works out for you.

About the engineer guy overanalyzing this, please run the calcs to let me know if this will hold up if I drive...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 32,776
Posted By 3Series
I just bought this rack. I spent about 10minutes...

I just bought this rack. I spent about 10minutes taking it out of the box and messing around with it. The construction seems great and once I get used to it, it should be very easy to use. I'm...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-28-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,128
Posted By 3Series
I was just looking at the tow-hook mount bike...

I was just looking at the tow-hook mount bike rack too and noticed they really hiked the price. I was about to bite the bullet and spend $425-$450 on the rack with discount at one of my local...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-01-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,111
Posted By 3Series
Yes, when the brake sensor wears out, it will...

Yes, when the brake sensor wears out, it will trigger the dash light.

Also it's "brake", not "break".
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-29-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,338
Posted By 3Series
I went non-RFT (Yoko Avid Envigor - 18in) with...

I went non-RFT (Yoko Avid Envigor - 18in) with 3rd Row. I made my own Mobility Kit with two cans of Slime Large Tire aresol and a VLAIR Compressor. I've been meaning to go to the store to add a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-29-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,338
Posted By 3Series
The self leveling suspension uses a pneumatic...

The self leveling suspension uses a pneumatic spring, aka air bag shocks. The 3rd row option adds the air bags since the car needs to accomodate for the extra passenger load. It will raise the car...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-29-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,146
Posted By 3Series
No, you don't have to go to the dealer to get new...

No, you don't have to go to the dealer to get new tires. All cars after 2006 or 2007 or so have tire sensors. It's nothing special, just an added expense.

You can go to any tire dealer to buy...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-23-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,848
Posted By 3Series
I lost some anchors on a previous BMW. The parts...

I lost some anchors on a previous BMW. The parts department just gave me however many I needed at the time.

On the X5, the anchor on the passenger side didn't line up with the new mat. I had to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-18-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,374
Posted By 3Series
A majority of drivers out there do just fine with...

A majority of drivers out there do just fine with all season tires and 2WD cars. If you are driving a 2+ ton vehicle with 4WD, you'll be fine.

I've always driven with dedicated snows, but...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 594
Posted By 3Series
X5 Battery Type

Do all X5's E70, come with an AGM battery?
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