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Forum: 8 Series - E31 (1989 - 1999) 02-09-2011, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,946
Posted By Aijay's X5
+1 The E31 is a truly specail car. The 850...

+1

The E31 is a truly specail car. The 850 with a 6 speed and M-pars? Can you say RARE and HTF?? Dude, there is nothing to think about. Weekend and special occasions. Keep it pristine and make...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-09-2011, 03:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,955
Posted By Aijay's X5
Very true, my calculations were off (the euro...

Very true, my calculations were off (the euro cycle is a little shorter). The E53 lived from 2000 to 2006, so going by the same calculations, the E70 should live at least to 2013.

Sorry about...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,955
Posted By Aijay's X5
To me, it depends on how long you want to keep...

To me, it depends on how long you want to keep that car and if it has 1.) Sports package and 2.) Tech package. These 2 packages make the difference in pricing in all the used ones I have seen. That...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,763
Posted By Aijay's X5
I know, I know...I think this can happen to...

I know, I know...I think this can happen to anyone. The only diesel I have owned so far was a VW Rabbit back in high school. Never made the mistake then, but not so sure now. But then, I have...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,763
Posted By Aijay's X5
to the OP: What FINALLY happened? how much...

to the OP:
What FINALLY happened? how much were you charged? Did the dealer drive it?

Oh, and sorry this had to happen. I have been considering trading my 07 for a diesel...this is a BIG...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,362
Posted By Aijay's X5
It's a 'euro' thing. It costs A LOT of money to...

It's a 'euro' thing. It costs A LOT of money to set you car apart in Europe. That said, big wheels, insane power and fancy kits are the sort of thing the rich and exuberant go for. Rice as it may...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,362
Posted By Aijay's X5
Nice indeed. I think they should have been more...

Nice indeed. I think they should have been more creative with the tailpipe though. A rip off of the SRT Jeep is such atrocious a crime. Bimmer drivers are NOT wannabes...more like pace-setters.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,971
Posted By Aijay's X5
My dealership has a fleet of Alpine White 325s. ...

My dealership has a fleet of Alpine White 325s. I have seen a Z4 once though. I'm gonna ask what the deal is next time. One other thing, the loaners are dependent on the client service advisor...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-04-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,166
Posted By Aijay's X5
It happens in all cars. The compressor reduces...

It happens in all cars. The compressor reduces engine power, therefore to get the same performance you hav eto push the pedal more than normal.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,055
Posted By Aijay's X5
Seeing your post reminded me of how dumb I was...

Seeing your post reminded me of how dumb I was driving through several inches of snow on all season tires. Ofcourse I eventually got stuck (about 21 inches of snow) and couldn't figure out why the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-03-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,678
Posted By Aijay's X5
Self Leveling Suspension *LONG*

Winterk, did not realize you live in OKC. I do to, though I am not very frequent on this board. Wifey's X-fizzle is only 3 months new to us (2007 SaphBlk on chocolate leather :thumbup:). We should...
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 12-09-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,937
Posted By Aijay's X5
Depends on how bad it is. Without a pic, it is...

Depends on how bad it is. Without a pic, it is hard to tell. get all 4 done at the same time, expect anywhere from $200 to $500 total.
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 12-09-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,904
Posted By Aijay's X5
Any luck on this? Check your fuses, unplug the...

Any luck on this? Check your fuses, unplug the nav computer and the all the video module wiring and reconnect. Sounds like a short somewhere...
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 12-09-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,370
Posted By Aijay's X5
If you need more, buy an E60 M5 or an M6. Not...

If you need more, buy an E60 M5 or an M6. Not sure they feel faster though.
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 12-09-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 19,878
Posted By Aijay's X5
Dude, go for it. The difference in maint costs...

Dude, go for it. The difference in maint costs isn't that much. And most of the work is DIYable, if you are brave. i will suggest finding a good independent BMW mechanic and you will be fine. The...
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 12-09-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,032
Posted By Aijay's X5
Congrats and welcome. You will NEVER be the...

Congrats and welcome. You will NEVER be the same, just so you know. There isn't much out there that can make you feel the way an E39 M5 does. You have been warned:p

Modd it up!
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 12-09-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,416
Posted By Aijay's X5
What kind of advice are you looking for? I own a...

What kind of advice are you looking for? I own a 2002 M5 and have had it for almost 4 years now. post specific questions you have and we'll go from there.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-08-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,787
Posted By Aijay's X5
Great info. Just what I needed.

Great info. Just what I needed.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-08-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,088
Posted By Aijay's X5
To the original poster: I am in the same...

To the original poster:

I am in the same situation. Bought a 2011 Toyota Sienna, and was t-boned by a yellow cab 3 months later. It had 1500 miles on it, damages came up to $12,000.

Trying...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-08-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,016
Posted By Aijay's X5
Both get dirty just as fast, tho I am a SB guy...

Both get dirty just as fast, tho I am a SB guy when it comes to the X5. Diamond-like sparkles in direct sunlight...looks really nice.

Get a quick detailer type wax spray AND wash once a week. I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-08-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,053
Posted By Aijay's X5
Noticed the same problem on my wife's 07 3.0si. ...

Noticed the same problem on my wife's 07 3.0si. It is not always there, but when it is it is noticeable. Def not normal, dealership is jerking you around. try another dealership? And report the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-08-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,983
Posted By Aijay's X5
X5 vs mdx

I too, after thinking long and hard, went for the X5 for my wife. I brought the MDX home and we both drove it and thought it was pretty good, but nothing special. We have had 2 Hondas in the past...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-08-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By Aijay's X5
New member

Hello all. Yet another BMW fanatic. Have had several bimmers, recently have an 02 E39 M5 LeMans Blue on black heritage leather and just got an 07 E70 X5 3.0si Sapphire Black with Tobacco Napa,...
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