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Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 08-26-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,231
Posted By bdessinger
03 x5 4.4 Trans fail safe/repair guy says new tranny

I have a 03 x5 with 89k miles on it. at about 60k miles it started downshifting hard so have fluids changed and no problems since. currently tranny started majorly action up so currently and get's...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 12-28-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 643
Posted By bdessinger
2003 x5 4.4 Catalytic Converter Replacement

Has anyone replaced the catalytic converter? Dealer says 4k for two new ones and maybe another 600 for oxygen sensors. I think that's just rediculous. I have heard on here Magnaflow converters but...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-19-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By bdessinger
I now have a new sound

I have a very loud air sucking and leak I can't tell yet. really loud at start. as I'm faceing the front of the car. Left down low. It's snowing here where I am so not a lot of ways to look for the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-19-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By bdessinger
Ever here of a Clogged Catylitic Convert? Or is it a Vacuum Leak?

I have a 2003 x5 with 90k miles on it. Took at a independant repair shop that I have used in the past but don'e 100% trust. Dealer couldn't get me in due to weather conditions. They said I have...
Forum: 6 Series 10-26-2008, 11:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By bdessinger
I also have to do the same in mine one extra...

I also have to do the same in mine one extra button to push I agree annoying but depending on the weather you might actually need it. Meaning for anti fogging.
Forum: 6 Series 09-18-2008, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,113
Posted By bdessinger
I agree if it's 895 that's well worth it. 200...

I agree if it's 895 that's well worth it. 200 dollars in dinners alone, and two night of hotel was 300.
After going I would gladdly pay 895 for the school AGAIN. was way to much fun.
Forum: 6 Series 09-14-2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,113
Posted By bdessinger
Well I have a x-5 4.4, No lag what so ever. If...

Well I have a x-5 4.4, No lag what so ever. If I'm not careful I through my head back much more response than my 650 from the throttle.
Forum: 6 Series 09-09-2008, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By bdessinger
yep tried that it does take off faster but no...

yep tried that it does take off faster but no tire spin. I can't get the tires to spin at all.
Forum: 6 Series 09-09-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By bdessinger
Once the wheels are in motion its gone. when I...

Once the wheels are in motion its gone. when I was at the driving school last week the 6er I was driving was doing the same thing.
Forum: 6 Series 09-09-2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 600
Posted By bdessinger
2008 6er launch or lack of

So, maybe i'm just off bases here wondering if anyone else has this problem with other years, or is it a software issue or something but,

Not that I'm racing my car around town but here is the...
Forum: 6 Series 09-09-2008, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,113
Posted By bdessinger
Smg

I think the smg is something you have to get used to totally different. at first run on the m5 I hated it but by the time I got to the m6 it made sense and I got it. I used the stick and not the...
Forum: 6 Series 09-09-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,113
Posted By bdessinger
Driving experience sept 4th

The 4th also, your the california guy? drove your 6er to sc?
Forum: 6 Series 09-07-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,113
Posted By bdessinger
Yea I didn't feel the lag in the 135 or the 335.

Yea I didn't feel the lag in the 135 or the 335.
Forum: 6 Series 09-04-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,113
Posted By bdessinger
Performance Driving School/6 series Driving Experience.

Just finished the 6 Series Driving Experience.

All I have to say is what a experience.

Here is the current deal.

Two dinner vouchers for the first night and 2nd night at five different...
Forum: European Delivery 09-02-2008, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By bdessinger
Delivery at the Welt

This is not a experience that I would rush. I did it for the first time in April. Took two months driving around europe 17 contries in 60 days. I gave myself one whole day. I arrived at 8:30ish.
...
Forum: 6 Series 09-02-2008, 11:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By bdessinger
Just arrived

They are still doing it. I'm at the Westin right now downtown. Got my package.

two nights at the westin. If you come early or stay later runs 150 plus tax.

Breakfast for the two days you will...
Forum: 6 Series 09-01-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By bdessinger
Performance driving school

The performance driving school in Spartenburg South Carolina. The 6 Series School scheduled for the 4th and the 5th of Sept. 08.
Forum: 6 Series 09-01-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By bdessinger
Performance Driving School 6 series

Anyone on here going to the Performance School on Sept 4th and 5th? Heading there thsi week.
Forum: 6 Series 08-12-2008, 12:51 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,150
Posted By bdessinger
Real Estate Agent Although if the market...

Real Estate Agent

Although if the market keeps going the way it is I might have to sell it. Or Sell my house. Hmm which one goes first.

LOL
Forum: European Delivery 07-09-2008, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By bdessinger
I have to agree I took a 2 month ed and used the...

I have to agree I took a 2 month ed and used the pressure wash scenerio at agrip.
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2008, 12:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,994
Posted By bdessinger
CC Use

I agree on multiple CC I called my cc company they still put a temp hold of one day. I think they must have found the note that I was going to be in europe. I would call your cc companies. I found...
Forum: 6 Series 06-29-2008, 11:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,853
Posted By bdessinger
I will try re-setting when it comes home. I'm...

I will try re-setting when it comes home. I'm sure it's on a boat in the atlantic someplace.
Forum: 6 Series 06-29-2008, 11:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,541
Posted By bdessinger
I have the HUD and I LOVE LOVE IT. keeps my eyes...

I have the HUD and I LOVE LOVE IT. keeps my eyes on the road instead of the nav.
Forum: 6 Series 06-26-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,490
Posted By bdessinger
I would be more than happy to race my 650 but...

I would be more than happy to race my 650 but mine is on a ship in the Altantic some where I hope :).
Forum: European Delivery 06-25-2008, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By bdessinger
Tracking redelivery-West Coast

Sorry if this is covered but seems like us west coaster get stroked on the re-delivery. I looked on threads and the wiki. Couldn't find how to track or find out what ship your car is on if your on...
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