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Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-26-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By Bigfoot
Kids are important

My youngest was 3 and his brother was 4 when I decided the Expedition bumpers could hit me in the face while driving to work in rush hour traffic in a convertible. I could not bear the thought of my...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-25-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By Bigfoot
Cool Back in the Saddle again

After selling my last convertible 15 years ago when my kids were in car seats, I am back in the saddle again.

Purchased today: 2011 Z4 35is with CPO warranty and 23,xxx miles

Impressions: ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-22-2009, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,077
Posted By Bigfoot
Cool This is a VERY common problem. Your window...

This is a VERY common problem. Your window regulator will need to be replaced.
My advice: Once you are out of warranty, use your windows only if absolutely necessary.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-19-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By Bigfoot
They had problems with the P0RN, but it's all...

They had problems with the P0RN, but it's all good now.

:thumbup:
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,995
Posted By Bigfoot
Cool Heated Steering Wheel Truck buying guide

I purchased my first BMW in August 2000 (X5 3.0) and ordered it with the heated steering wheel. It was the best $130 option EVER. Unfortunately, it forever changed my car buying plans.
Although I...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-30-2008, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 450
Posted By Bigfoot
Cool BIGFOOT . . . Not dead yet!

http://www.inews3.com/play.php?first=///Bigfoot\\&last=
Forum: Off-Topic 08-23-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,630
Posted By Bigfoot
Cool . . . back to lurking. :D

. . . back to lurking.
:D
Forum: Off-Topic 08-15-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,630
Posted By Bigfoot
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 11-27-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,871
Posted By Bigfoot
Cool I may need to find an Audi forum

There is now hope for me . . .

Audi Cross Cabriolet Quattro

Don't let the concept tag on Audi's Cross Cabriolet Quattro fool you. Our sources say the German automaker's Los Angeles show car is...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 10-19-2007, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,927
Posted By Bigfoot
Cool I've driven mine on the grass . . . and the grass...

I've driven mine on the grass . . . and the grass needed mowing!!!

Yes, the X5 is a great road car with an elevated driving position and AWD to get you through the snow.

No, it cannot compete...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 10-19-2007, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,871
Posted By Bigfoot
Cool Isuzu?

Well, they never asked me!

I did love the Isuzu VehiCROSS. Unfortunately, there was no headroom in those things. If the seat moved lower and they made it a convertible, I'd be all over it.
...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 09-13-2007, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,871
Posted By Bigfoot
Cool my wants

I used to drive convertibles . . . until I realized my children need me alive and Expedition bumpers were at the same height as my head.:thumbdwn:

I bought my first X5 in 2000 because it was the...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - current) 09-13-2007, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,871
Posted By Bigfoot
Cool If BMW would offer the X6 as a convertible . . .

I would have my dream car.

Hey BMW, build the X6 convertible!:thumbup:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-11-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,831
Posted By Bigfoot
Yeah, the X5 is much more fun to drive. My kids...

Yeah, the X5 is much more fun to drive. My kids play travelling ball and sometimes we need room for a couple extra kids. I am thinking about getting something with a real third row. Unfortunately,...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-06-2007, 09:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,831
Posted By Bigfoot
I have always preferred the "pure" white color...

I have always preferred the "pure" white color over pearl. My wife actually used to prefer the pearl white colors, but she has recently seen the error of her ways. I suspect your wife would grow to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-06-2007, 09:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,831
Posted By Bigfoot
Cool They are the standard issue 2005 X5 4.4i wheels...

They are the standard issue 2005 X5 4.4i wheels (September 2004 build). You might not recognize them because I wiped off all the brake dust before taking the photo. The white color really...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 06-02-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,831
Posted By Bigfoot
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-01-2007, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 901
Posted By Bigfoot
Mine is doing the same thing. I must close the...

Mine is doing the same thing. I must close the hatch and hit the lock button on the fob right away to get it to stop. It got worse today. I was home for lunch and my wife heard it releasing over...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-31-2005, 08:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,709
Posted By Bigfoot
X5 "Auto" AC is not really automatic

Phil,

I can confirm the need to adjust the dial between the red and blue dots once the car is cool. I have been adjusting the wheel and the fan speed for 5 years despite the fact that my X5 has...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-25-2005, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,164
Posted By Bigfoot
My CD changer was moved from my 2001 to my 2005...

My CD changer was moved from my 2001 to my 2005 X5 with no problems.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-05-2005, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,261
Posted By Bigfoot
Thumbs down My 2001 X5 3.0 was MUCH smoother than my 2005 X5...

My 2001 X5 3.0 was MUCH smoother than my 2005 X5 4.4.

The 2005 transmission has a definite hesitation/jerky quality that was not present in the 2001.

The 2005 engine occasionally idles rough...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-05-2005, 02:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,406
Posted By Bigfoot
Exclamation If you are worried about the cost of an exam now,...

If you are worried about the cost of an exam now, just wait until you see how much it could cost if you wait another month.

Dude, get it checked.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-06-2005, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,459
Posted By Bigfoot
need new handle carrier assemblies

My 2001 X5 (August 2000 build) had the same problem the first winter in Minnesota.

After the replacement of all 4 handle carrier assemblies, the problem went away. It is a design defect (BMW must...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2005, 10:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,687
Posted By Bigfoot
Smile I've been gone for a few days so when I read this...

I've been gone for a few days so when I read this thread title:

Here she is! ( 1 2 )
Curious Joel


I thought it was going to be pictures of his mom! :wow:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2005, 10:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,448
Posted By Bigfoot
Perhaps the beauty of the X5 is that it is an...

Perhaps the beauty of the X5 is that it is an excellent daily driver.

If you have a nice convertible that you do not drive in the rain, snow, sleet, hail, and winter slop, perhaps you can afford...
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