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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 12:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 373
Posted By FredoinSF
BMW rubber suspension parts wear out. That's the...

BMW rubber suspension parts wear out. That's the price we pay have a tall and heavy SUV handle better than most cars instead of handling like a truck. In addition, your profile info indicates you...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By FredoinSF
Is your car jerky in first and even 2nd? If yes,...

Is your car jerky in first and even 2nd? If yes, the CDV (clutch delay valve) is still in place. Look into a CDV delete or gut blow out. Will improve feel exponentially, including "quick" launches.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-25-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,742
Views: 598,207
Posted By FredoinSF
Welcome. Great looking car. Forum tip,...

Welcome. Great looking car.

Forum tip, using all capital letters is considered equivalent of expressing anger or shouting. Use lower case or people might misinterpret future posts.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-22-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,698
Posted By FredoinSF
Oops, typo. meant many, not maybe...

Oops, typo. meant many, not maybe...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-22-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By FredoinSF
Look into Carly for BMW you need to purchase a...

Look into Carly for BMW you need to purchase a dongle that communicates with a phone app, no cables involved and the UI is fairly simple for this kind of application.
You can read and reset codes,...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-21-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,698
Posted By FredoinSF
Car jerking around 2 gear

At least you're up front about it instead of digging your heals in. Many wouldn't. Cheers!!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By FredoinSF
^^^^^ +1

^^^^^ +1
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-21-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By FredoinSF
You're qualified if you can add sifting through...

You're qualified if you can add sifting through YT videos to your skill set. GL.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-20-2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By FredoinSF
OFHG is my SWAG.

OFHG is my SWAG.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-19-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 838
Posted By FredoinSF
Had a bad DWS on my 650 several years ago. Same...

Had a bad DWS on my 650 several years ago. Same issue as you. Lived with it for a while, had wheels balanced and checked four times, then replaced all 4 tires. All better.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By FredoinSF
Why can't people just enjoy what they have? Your...

Why can't people just enjoy what they have? Your 645 will never ever sound like these cars. If you want something different throw an exhaust on it and you'll have a louder 645 that will sound like...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-14-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 799
Posted By FredoinSF
X5 w/3rd Row Seats = Airbags?

The self leveling suspension (airbags) was part of third row option. Can't have third row without the other.

I have third row and use it once or twice a year for the dogs when humans are in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-14-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By FredoinSF
Do you have the hourly memo set? Not sure where...

Do you have the hourly memo set? Not sure where it lives within menus but my money on that.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By FredoinSF
Search mechatronics sleeve.

Search mechatronics sleeve.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-13-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By FredoinSF
I don't know when it became available, but...

I don't know when it became available, but suspect 2011 was available. I think you'd know if it's leather based on what it looks like and the stitching on edges.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-12-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By FredoinSF
Leather dash - leatherique Standard dash - 303...

Leather dash - leatherique
Standard dash - 303 aerospace protectant, the non shiny / glossy version.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-11-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 923
Posted By FredoinSF
Before jumping into carbon cleaning, I'd also...

Before jumping into carbon cleaning, I'd also check running temp. Over on E70 side diesels have proven to have a soft failing thermostat. Anything under 80c is too low and does not allow regular...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 12,505
Posted By FredoinSF
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-11-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By FredoinSF
Anyone know the specifics on the convertibles? ...

Anyone know the specifics on the convertibles? If I move fwd with plan to move the car to France I'm going to HAVE TO HAVE those rear fog lights in order to register it.
Also will need the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-10-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By FredoinSF
Help with estimating my 2012 x5 50i value

Private selling this type of car is tough. Most people will need financing and don't have the skill / thought / ability to do it with their bank so they shop at a dealer or used car lot, It's priced...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-10-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By FredoinSF
It went non LL-01 November of last year. Not new...

It went non LL-01 November of last year. Not new news.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-10-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By FredoinSF
Gen. 7 iPod Nano not compatible with cable in 2003 BMW 330xi?

Yes, replace your interface box. You can't seriously expect Apple to make all their current products backwards compatible with 3rd party interfaces from over a decade ago.

Bavsound makes an...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-08-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By FredoinSF
I think the important part is keeping seal boots...

I think the important part is keeping seal boots in good shape and then the axles should last.
I'd focus on cooling system if it has more than 75k miles since refresh.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-08-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,742
Views: 598,207
Posted By FredoinSF
Nice duo!

Nice duo!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-08-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 510
Posted By FredoinSF
I can't offer any help with your question, but I...

I can't offer any help with your question, but I will offer encouragement and admiration. This is a big job and my hat is off to you for tackling it and having your own plan to get it done. Please...
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