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Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 09-15-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,761
Posted By GaryRudolph
Actually, I haven't

Actually, I haven't
Forum: Exterior 09-09-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By GaryRudolph
E60 M5 Red Bra

http://ventura.craigslist.org/pts/4055969947.html

M5 E60 (2005-2010) Indianapolis Red Matched Bra from Speed Lingerie. Never taken out of the box. Includes mirror protectors and detachable license...
Forum: E70 X5 M / E71 X6 M 02-25-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 685
Posted By GaryRudolph
Yakima Roof Cargo Box

Anyone have experience fitting a Yakima cargo box (SkyBox LowPro) with the M low profile roof rails? What's needed?
Forum: F12 / F13 M6 & F06 M6 Gran Coupe (2012 - current) 10-29-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,160
Posted By GaryRudolph
But, how did it drive! ;)

But, how did it drive! ;)
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 10-12-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,112
Posted By GaryRudolph
Just an FYI not overly concerned but had a diff...

Just an FYI not overly concerned but had a diff mount break with the new diff. But it was just a $50 fix. Not sure if installation or stress related. We'll find out if I happens again.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-29-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,112
Posted By GaryRudolph
I did go through HP Autowerks and no complaints....

I did go through HP Autowerks and no complaints. Easy to work with and get done. I just spent the day hanging around SB and the library.
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-29-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,112
Posted By GaryRudolph
I did get it installed and like it a lot. Without...

I did get it installed and like it a lot. Without being able to fully disabling traction control you can't quite slide it appropriately, but it does liven it up a lot more. It starts to feel more...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 09-27-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,112
Posted By GaryRudolph
I just bought a spare set from the dealer and had...

I just bought a spare set from the dealer and had them painted. They were easy to swap.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-11-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,652
Posted By GaryRudolph
The tow module wouldn't have been recognized...

The tow module wouldn't have been recognized without reprogramming. Also, they would have followed the instructions which would have told them to reprogram. The reprogramming is quick on a new...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-10-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,652
Posted By GaryRudolph
You can buy the manual Execuhitch and use the BMW...

You can buy the manual Execuhitch and use the BMW wiring/electronics so that it all works exactly like the BMW hitch with the PDC disconnect and backup camera.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-10-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,652
Posted By GaryRudolph
No fooling, I brought in an Execuhitch and we...

No fooling, I brought in an Execuhitch and we proceeded to spend an hour discussing how it gets installed and I couldn't convince them not to use the cutouts for the OEM hitch... So, ended up not...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-10-2012, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,236
Posted By GaryRudolph
I'm not sure how they would claim it's not a true...

I'm not sure how they would claim it's not a true DCT like in other models. The programming of the DCT is not as good as in an M-DCT as it will do some screwy shifting on you even in manual mode....
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 05-10-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,484
Posted By GaryRudolph
Yah, the 2012 (and I think 2011) US standard...

Yah, the 2012 (and I think 2011) US standard sound was upgraded from Base to Business. We now have woofers in the rear, tweeters in the doors and not as high quality speakers as premium overall. We...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 04-10-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,374
Posted By GaryRudolph
The goal of all my ED's is to get through break...

The goal of all my ED's is to get through break in period to go have fun. Last time we put down 3k miles.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-15-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 940
Posted By GaryRudolph
Although, I've always wished they offered the DCT.

Although, I've always wished they offered the DCT.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-13-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 940
Posted By GaryRudolph
The suspension is stiffer and the amount of power...

The suspension is stiffer and the amount of power steering assist on the 50i is much less (the steering is quite heavy). If I could have test driven the AD on the 50i I might have gone that route,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-13-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 940
Posted By GaryRudolph
50i Arrived (Thanks Steve Thomas)

It's been a long ordeal, but the dealer Steve Thomas in California has been absolutely excellent. We weren't happy with the handling "feel" of the 35d (not AD) and they were troopers and took it back...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-02-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,117
Posted By GaryRudolph
Execuhitch has been excellent and is arranging to...

Execuhitch has been excellent and is arranging to swap out the automatic/electronic hitch with the manual hitch so that I can use the OEM harness. They've been easy to work with!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-02-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,117
Posted By GaryRudolph
Hmm, that's more convoluted than I was expecting....

Hmm, that's more convoluted than I was expecting. Have to see how/if I can integrate the Execuhitch electronics with the connector from the BMW harness. My worry is if I connect the Exeuhitch harness...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-02-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,117
Posted By GaryRudolph
X5 OEM Trailer Wiring Harness

How does OEM Trailer Wiring Harness connect? Does it have a dedicated connector or does it wire tap into the turn/brake signals?

The reason I ask is with the Execu Hitch it's connecting with wire...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,012
Posted By GaryRudolph
There is nothing in the Developer's agreement...

There is nothing in the Developer's agreement that prohibits open source inside an app (I can't think of an app out there that doesn't use some open source library. Most use upwards of 10). The app...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,012
Posted By GaryRudolph
For iPhone there is both Rev...

For iPhone there is both Rev (http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/rev/id302420711?mt=8) and Dash Command (http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/dashcommand-obd-ii-gauge-dashboards/id321293183?mt=8) (I prefer...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-16-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,738
Posted By GaryRudolph
I've had both in a few BMW's. The Napa leather is...

I've had both in a few BMW's. The Napa leather is a lot nicer feeling and higher quality. But, I feel the Nevada leather holds up better over time. In a 6 series I had the Nappa leather started to...
Forum: E89 Z4 (2009 - current) 02-16-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,006
Posted By GaryRudolph
How much do they want for a flywheel? That would...

How much do they want for a flywheel? That would drive my decision vs. how much I'm already spending on the repair... For a 2009 car I'd probably just be replacing it if it was myself.

Is it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-16-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,316
Posted By GaryRudolph
Are there any sites for us consumers to monitor...

Are there any sites for us consumers to monitor the production status other than My BMW?

What status does "Production Ends" and "Finishing Touches" equate to in My BMW?
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