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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,678
Posted By jdibber
my feelings exactly...placed over a barrel. They...

my feelings exactly...placed over a barrel. They know it, and I told them I know it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,678
Posted By jdibber
sure.

sure.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,678
Posted By jdibber
yup...unless the dealer gives you a "Diesel...

yup...unless the dealer gives you a "Diesel Misfueling Protection Bypass Adapter " ..... :(

http://www.justcar.org/tag/bmw-diesel-fuel-adapter
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2011, 04:48 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,678
Posted By jdibber
I confirmed w/ the dealer this morning they are...

I confirmed w/ the dealer this morning they are not replacing the pumps (I guess there are two), but performing a mini 'rebuild' to clean them out. It makes me a feel a little bit better, but not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,678
Posted By jdibber
My daughter went to a Hess Gas station (green and...

My daughter went to a Hess Gas station (green and white branding) and I guess all their pump handles were green!! She assumed diesel b/c of the green handle.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,678
Posted By jdibber
Well....this is what I'm trying to find out. We...

Well....this is what I'm trying to find out. We left a note in the car and a note with in the drop off box w/key. We were in contact w/ the dealership the night before and they told us not to start...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,678
Posted By jdibber
The nice guys at the dealership provided this...

The nice guys at the dealership provided this "adapter" for those older diesel pumps that might not fit the car....well it so happens those adapters work well w/ regular gas pumps, too...so...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,209
Posted By jdibber
....and BMW won't even let you order the spare if...

....and BMW won't even let you order the spare if you get the 3rd row option!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,529
Posted By jdibber
you can get two separate liners from BMW, one for...

you can get two separate liners from BMW, one for the 3rd rows up and one for when they are down. There was a guy on ebay that was selling a 'foldable' liner, that could be used when the seats were...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,678
Posted By jdibber
thanks for the quick feed back....i did call...

thanks for the quick feed back....i did call another dealer and they said if the car wasn't started then the fuel pump doesn't need to be replaced. Now I guess I need to know if the current dealer...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,678
Posted By jdibber
Ack....regular gas added to diesel X35d

Daughter accidently added 8 gallons of regular fuel to my X5 35d. After realizing what she had done, she immediately stopped pumping and called me. We had the car towed to the local dealership. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-01-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,030
Posted By jdibber
.....unless you order 3rd row seats...then you...

.....unless you order 3rd row seats...then you can't order the spare...complete joke.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-30-2010, 06:49 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 40,289
Posted By jdibber
we have a guy a few towns up that does the...

we have a guy a few towns up that does the aftermarket installs as you have done for $550....I was waiting for someone to 'do it' before we pulled the plug...sounds like a no brainer! thanks for the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-29-2010, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By jdibber
...that must be quite the ring :)

...that must be quite the ring :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-29-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By jdibber
though not covered under warranty, our dealer is...

though not covered under warranty, our dealer is replacing both passenger and drivers side mouldings free of charge...so it might be worth asking. This is the first car I've ever owned that had this...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-29-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 40,289
Posted By jdibber
Rob...looks nice...did you do either of the...

Rob...looks nice...did you do either of the wiring options? any problems?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-29-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By jdibber
nicks galore...be careful unbuckling

We've had our X5 for 2.5 months now. The other day I noticed the plastic interior molding where the seatbelt is located was peppered with nicks (like 50+). Apparently, if you unbuckle and let the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,558
Posted By jdibber
Smile Be careful with True Delta...I added our 2003 V70...

Be careful with True Delta...I added our 2003 V70 Volvo and then all sorts of problems started happening w/i a 9 month span (brake booster $1100, window regulator $450, window modulator $500, fuel...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-17-2010, 12:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,887
Posted By jdibber
We negotiated approx $4,200 off MSRP of $66,125...

We negotiated approx $4,200 off MSRP of $66,125 less the ECO plus tax/reg...That $4,200 includes all misc fees that you are slowly made aware of over the course of singing the P&S to taking ownership.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,731
Posted By jdibber
super fancy...thanks

super fancy...thanks
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,165
Posted By jdibber
it might be couple of days for me....out of town....

it might be couple of days for me....out of town. but if someone doesn't beat me to it, I'll provide a pic.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,165
Posted By jdibber
we opted for the premium sound. glad we did. i...

we opted for the premium sound. glad we did. i think it depends on expectations. a lot of complaints can be found on the boards about the base stereo.

we opted for light poplar w/ blank...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,800
Posted By jdibber
I played the 'price over invoice' game and it was...

I played the 'price over invoice' game and it was a waste of time for me. Every dealer had different 'supplemental fees' which weren't negotiable. So you haggle $200 below the next best bid only to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,417
Posted By jdibber
No, there wouldn't be room under the cargo area...

No, there wouldn't be room under the cargo area where the seats are stored, but there would be plenty of room above them! Call me old fashion, but I think a car should have a spare. More than...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,417
Posted By jdibber
another thing...i was annoyed i couldn't buy the...

another thing...i was annoyed i couldn't buy the spare tire w/ 3rd row option for $135. If I want that tire, I had to buy it separately as a 'part' for $350.
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