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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-01-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,011
Posted By smassey321
Nice work! I need to do the same thing. Do you...

Nice work! I need to do the same thing. Do you have part numbers and length ordered easily available?

thanks
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2016, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By smassey321
Stephen, Thanks again for your detailed reply. ...

Stephen, Thanks again for your detailed reply. Does clearing codes affect the running of the X5? It seems like it runs better when they are gone. I have an apt at the dealer Monday so I left the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By smassey321
Finally got a chance to check out the EGR. Here...

Finally got a chance to check out the EGR. Here is what it looks like at 40k miles.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-15-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 618
Posted By smassey321
I will use a 4' long board with the scale under...

I will use a 4' long board with the scale under one end. The tongue will be on the 1' point on the board and will only send 33% of the weight to the scale.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-15-2016, 05:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 618
Posted By smassey321
Thanks for all the responses. I plan to measure...

Thanks for all the responses. I plan to measure tongue weight with the board on the bathroom scale method. http://www.etrailer.com/faq-how-to-determine-trailer-tongue-weight.aspx I would be...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-14-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 618
Posted By smassey321
Got new boat, Need options for leveling rear suspension

I upgraded to a bigger boat last week. Now I need options for leveling the rear suspension. I do not have 3rd row or self leveling rear but I do have Adaptive Drive. Ideally I would use the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-12-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By smassey321
Stephen, Thanks you for your very detailed...

Stephen, Thanks you for your very detailed response. I will post back what I find.

thanks
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-10-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By smassey321
EGR codes / hesitation for 09 35d

My 09 35d w/ 40k miles has had a hesitation issue for the past few months. During gentle acceleration between 1500 and 2000 rpm, my ECU measured boost pressure starts to fluctuate between 15 and 20...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-04-2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 402
Posted By smassey321
Do you have the sports package? 2010+ sport...

Do you have the sports package? 2010+ sport package vin decodes always show Standard Suspension to indicate that you don't get a sports suspension with the sports package (yes it sucks). So you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-01-2016, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By smassey321
You may get luck and be able to schedule that...

You may get luck and be able to schedule that quickly just because of the time of the year. FL snow birds are going south so carriers are going back north empty. With that said the last carrier did...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-21-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By smassey321
I just switched my battery and it was an easy...

I just switched my battery and it was an easy swap with no reprogramming. I did code to tell the car it now had an AGM battery in it which previously it did not. Do you currently have an AGM?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-21-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,091
Posted By smassey321
Nice find. Doubt I could ever sell no heated...

Nice find. Doubt I could ever sell no heated seats to my wife. My kids even demanded them in the rear :). It is very frustrating that only the 09s ADs seem to be loaded with lots of options. The...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-17-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By smassey321
AD was on a lot of the early V8s and I have not...

AD was on a lot of the early V8s and I have not seen many complaints. There are posts here and there where someone had to change a single expensive component. Either a sway bar or a shock but never...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-26-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By smassey321
My tip of the day. Try to loosen a few bolts...

My tip of the day. Try to loosen a few bolts around the leak area first. You may find a few that a couple break off. If so, have a tap on hand when you change the gasket and bolts. Aluminum and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-20-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By smassey321
I think that screw is aluminum. There are posts...

I think that screw is aluminum. There are posts from members who have had random issues with other aluminum bolts. I bet it is starting to stretch out or break. Start by removing it to inspect the...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 07-19-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By smassey321
2006 330i sport package, Jacksonville FL

I am selling my perfect 2006 BMW 330i. It is silver with gray leather and has 80k miles. Garage kept since new at both work and home. Never any accidents or paint work. All oil changes were 100%...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-19-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,820
Posted By smassey321
It is tough to take a picture of the gray...

It is tough to take a picture of the gray leather. It looks white in the pictures. In real life they look normal and not so bad :).
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-18-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,820
Posted By smassey321
For comparison, you can get something like this...

For comparison, you can get something like this for similar $$$. Never in an accident. This is my car :).

http://jacksonville.craigslist.org/cto/3932152662.html
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-15-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,511
Posted By smassey321
Front or rear?

Front or rear?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-03-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,841
Posted By smassey321
I am 46 years old and the my favorite skill I...

I am 46 years old and the my favorite skill I have developed as an old man is the ability to turn someone down without actually saying the word No. It is much less stressful to all involved. Ask...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-28-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By smassey321
You got that right. I am 46 years old and lots...

You got that right. I am 46 years old and lots of my friends are giving up their BMWs and Audis to go with a TDI Jettas. The world is changing.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-26-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,975
Posted By smassey321
The problem is some of the new blowers will not...

The problem is some of the new blowers will not work with the older style fan resistors. So you are required to buy both at around $150.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-25-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 643
Posted By smassey321
That code would be open or short for the...

That code would be open or short for the thermostat. The thermostat is an electric valve and controlled by the circuit/ECU. Open electric circuit is not the same as open fluid valve. If it were my...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-18-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,975
Posted By smassey321
Mine was squeaking a few years ago. I few drops...

Mine was squeaking a few years ago. I few drops of oil fixed it and it has not come back.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-18-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,315
Posted By smassey321
You can push gently. Mention things like...

You can push gently. Mention things like diminished value claim. There are appraisers in the DC MD area that specialize in this. Total cost of rental coverage for 30+ days. Using factory parts. ...
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