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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 960
Posted By FredoinSF
Correct. 2015 model year start. I figure...

Correct. 2015 model year start.

I figure that BMW changed the oil change intervals from 15k miles to 10k miles (roughly) so the bean counters must have come up with a way to make up for the extra...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By FredoinSF
Similar to what I did. Got a set of 18 inch...

Similar to what I did. Got a set of 18 inch Ronal wheels with TPMS and Blizzaks with 700 miles on the set. Only difference is I keep them on from Nov through May since I'm constantly in the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By FredoinSF
Welcome and see current active thread. ...

Welcome and see current active thread.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=8621668#post8621668
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By FredoinSF
Wow, different animal indeed but fantastic car.

Wow, different animal indeed but fantastic car.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) Today, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By FredoinSF
Need a lot more info IMO. - Miles on the car? ...

Need a lot more info IMO.
- Miles on the car?
- Did you check trans fluid level?
- Have you tried a transmission reset (search will bring how to info)
- What's the maintenance history (trans...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By FredoinSF
I have a price of $140 something for OEM and $90...

I have a price of $140 something for OEM and $90 something for NAPA parts in the collision estimating system. Even aftermarket eBay parts should have proper connector. As stated, if you're turning...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By FredoinSF
Ironic that currently, the post preceding yours...

Ironic that currently, the post preceding yours is about owning several BMW's past the warranty expiration and coming out ahead.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=799948

My...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By FredoinSF
Based on my system and RealOEM, it seems it's...

Based on my system and RealOEM, it seems it's only available as an assembly. It might be cheaper to get lens only, but it certainly would not be easier.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) Yesterday, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By FredoinSF
Brake fluid is same concept as oil change. The...

Brake fluid is same concept as oil change. The act of replacing the fluid has absolutely zero effect on the service indicator. You need to replace the fluid and reset the service indicator.

As...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) Yesterday, 01:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 227
Posted By FredoinSF
My favorite is www.OEMBimmerparts.com They...

My favorite is www.OEMBimmerparts.com

They don't list the 6 series specifically but most maintenance items are identical to other models. Great prices and fast service.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) Yesterday, 12:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,194
Posted By FredoinSF
Well, so far so good on my wheels. Going to have...

Well, so far so good on my wheels. Going to have them checked for damage before I replace the tires but I like the look of those wheels on the 6 series. I know a lot of people here don't care for...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-29-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By FredoinSF
Looks like it's on the LL-04 list so you should...

Looks like it's on the LL-04 list so you should be good. Look for LL-04 on the label just to be sure.

http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=478344
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-28-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 16,261
Posted By FredoinSF
Going for a drive would be the cheapest fix and...

Going for a drive would be the cheapest fix and not at all unpleasant. If only it could always be that easy.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-28-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,194
Posted By FredoinSF
Why?

Why?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-28-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By FredoinSF
I have not looked at mine so can't help with...

I have not looked at mine so can't help with procedure, but maybe contact ECS for advice since they sold you the part.
They might chime in as well as they monitor posts and make suggestions quite...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-28-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 16,261
Posted By FredoinSF
Agree with ard and also would suggest studying...

Agree with ard and also would suggest studying your local emission warranty information.
There are horror stories on the diesel forum having to do with carbon build up (CBU). It is being reported...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-28-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,194
Posted By FredoinSF
Holly thread necro Batman. This one has been...

Holly thread necro Batman. This one has been dormant for nearly three years so doubt the wheels are still there. Many here have ditched the 121's and they can be had for practically nothing - in the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-28-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,286
Posted By FredoinSF
EDITED POST: This is what the velcro anchor...

EDITED POST:

This is what the velcro anchor and Velcro portion of the mat is supposed to look like. Taken from my X5, but should be same in your car if you have the Velcro portion on the mat.

...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By FredoinSF
You mean wider, not taller right? What are you...

You mean wider, not taller right? What are you trying to achieve?


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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 634
Posted By FredoinSF
8.0.2 had problems. New version coming. Meanwhile...

8.0.2 had problems. New version coming. Meanwhile Apple says to downgrade to 8.0.1.


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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By FredoinSF
Check the map DVD as well. Mine was doing same...

Check the map DVD as well. Mine was doing same thing with bootleg dated map DVD. Went back to original and all good.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-27-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By FredoinSF
Congrats on the pay off and wow on the impressive...

Congrats on the pay off and wow on the impressive DIY list. Nothing like the satisfaction of doing the job yourself. It's more than the money saved, sort of like a bonding with the machine. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-27-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By FredoinSF
Cost of pump seems a little crazy, but I know...

Cost of pump seems a little crazy, but I know that Oz has special pricing due to heavy taxes on imported goods.

As other have said it is probably all related to old fuel and old diesel is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 229
Posted By FredoinSF
I knew better than to click on this thread....

I knew better than to click on this thread. Ground hog day.


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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 09-26-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By FredoinSF
OK, well this will blow your mind: If you have...

OK, well this will blow your mind: If you have Comfort access and you left a window or sunroof open and you hold the finger on the door handle, they will close. Wow, simply wow.
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