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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-03-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 648
Posted By Rickm5X3
You might already know this, but when you are...

You might already know this, but when you are doing your search for a proper X5d with Adaptive Drive, one of the quickest ways to identify whether it has it is to look for a button labeled "Sport" on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-30-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By Rickm5X3
Yes, it is a problem on the M, even when you run...

Yes, it is a problem on the M, even when you run the BMW mudflaps.
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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-27-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 27,085
Posted By Rickm5X3
Great that they took care of you. What is not so...

Great that they took care of you. What is not so great is that given time, the shield and then the paint will be worn away again.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-11-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By Rickm5X3
ahh, that makes sense.

ahh, that makes sense.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-10-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By Rickm5X3
I forget what the specs are on the 40d, but maybe...

I forget what the specs are on the 40d, but maybe the 8 speed (right?) makes a difference. I've spent a bunch of hours and miles in 35d loaners when the the crappy E53s were getting...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-09-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By Rickm5X3
Take the gasser. Great engine at all rpm's, not...

Take the gasser. Great engine at all rpm's, not just the low end. Oil burner falls on its face at highway speeds, IMO.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-08-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By Rickm5X3
^^Not sure Italian tuneups work on DI engines. ...

^^Not sure Italian tuneups work on DI engines.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-06-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By Rickm5X3
What?!? I need to worry about notorious oil...

What?!? I need to worry about notorious oil leaks? I've owned 5 V8 BMWs but haven't worried or had the problem yet. But convinced now.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,145
Posted By Rickm5X3
455824. The Never and Don't crowd won't like...

455824. The Never and Don't crowd won't like this one then. Sometimes you do what you need to do to get home. Limped this one home with a plug from a place where there were not any viable...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 910
Posted By Rickm5X3
Great pics. Looks like you are enjoying summer!

Great pics. Looks like you are enjoying summer!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-29-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,737
Posted By Rickm5X3
Enjoy! It'll probably be fine. Nothing wrong...

Enjoy! It'll probably be fine. Nothing wrong with rolling the dice every now and then.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-28-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 13,397
Posted By Rickm5X3
Not sure if you have driven the F15, but I was...

Not sure if you have driven the F15, but I was also not that impressed with the drive. I drove the 50i M sport. Great car in terms of power and interior, but handling, steering, and braking all felt...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-23-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 910
Posted By Rickm5X3
My 2008 E70 with the BMW hitch and wiring throws...

My 2008 E70 with the BMW hitch and wiring throws the warning message when I hook up to a led equipped trailer but my 2011 E70 with a BMW hitch/wiring installed in 2014 does not with the same trailer....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-20-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By Rickm5X3
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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,930
Posted By Rickm5X3
Dealer is just waking up to how rare these will...

Dealer is just waking up to how rare these will be and his possibility for big $$$ sale?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,143
Posted By Rickm5X3
Yes. My 2011 X5M had the loud oil pump whine. ...

Yes. My 2011 X5M had the loud oil pump whine. The pump was replaced under warranty and the unpleasant noise is gone. I believe there is an updated part number (improved quieter pump) for this...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 28,375
Posted By Rickm5X3
It is a 2009 Heartland Edge M22 (introduced in...

It is a 2009 Heartland Edge M22 (introduced in 2008). It was Heartland's attempt at a Euro styled ultra light travel trailer and I think it would have been a success except for bad timing. It...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 28,375
Posted By Rickm5X3
Definitely real. Just got back from a great...

Definitely real. Just got back from a great camping weekend. answers:

1. Not an oil burner. For 3 seasons I towed with a 4.8i (gas). 350hp/350tq. Really good pulling power and that engine...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,930
Posted By Rickm5X3
Unless you are so lucky to have a line on one, my...

Unless you are so lucky to have a line on one, my understanding is that the polestar was going to be nearly impossible to get based on the fact that only a few hundred are coming here. Dealers will...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-28-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By Rickm5X3
Not sure I would bother with an all-season tire...

Not sure I would bother with an all-season tire in HK. The Conti DWS is a great tire if you see freezing temps and snow, but is a bit of a compromise otherwise. When's the last time you saw snow in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-27-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By Rickm5X3
Deploys rocket launcher. But this option could...

Deploys rocket launcher. But this option could only be ordered with sport pack but not if you also opted for third row.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-26-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,956
Posted By Rickm5X3
That might depend on which E70 we are talking...

That might depend on which E70 we are talking about. I had an E53 4.8is (xDrive) and now an E70 X5M. The M feels much more planted when the going gets fast and curvy. Our E70 4.8i with AS feels a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-25-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,956
Posted By Rickm5X3
lol

lol
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-25-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,956
Posted By Rickm5X3
Active Steering was the solution.

Active Steering was the solution.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-25-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,956
Posted By Rickm5X3
Thought this only happened to mine! Good one.

Thought this only happened to mine! Good one.
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