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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-15-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,746
Posted By Aeredale
My X5 had a similar close encounter with a deer a...

My X5 had a similar close encounter with a deer a while back in central Texas, ran out in front at night and was a solid hit, head decapitated and flew over the car. Messy and took out most of the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-06-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,021
Posted By Aeredale
Interesting post as I was just thinking about...

Interesting post as I was just thinking about boat launching in my X-5 over the weekend. I agree, I would be very cautious even in fresh water. I know that water can do bad things for the bearings of...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-20-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,025
Posted By Aeredale
Concur with Mathlete, this is great stuff and...

Concur with Mathlete, this is great stuff and should be made a permanent part of this site with easy access to all. I think a sticky with this and anything of a similar nature would be greatly...
Forum: General BMW 01-28-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,131
Posted By Aeredale
Alloy Wheel Repair Central Texas

Wanted to follow up and update the posting below by "beckel" on 4 Nov 2009:

"Great wheel repair shop in Austin
Hi guys,

Just wanted to let all the Austin guys know about a fantastic wheel...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-13-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,202
Posted By Aeredale
I have had my X-5 only a short time but I notice...

I have had my X-5 only a short time but I notice far more brake dust on the wheels (especially front) than any car I've ever driven. Are the pads "softer" or made of materials different from other...
Forum: General BMW 10-09-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By Aeredale
Remote Lock/Unlock Question

2011 X-5 with "Comfort Access." Pls excuse my ignorance, this vehicle is new to my wife and myself and we are still learning it.

Here's what happened:
My wife was at the local shopping mall and...
Forum: General BMW 09-14-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 846
Posted By Aeredale
Comfort Access and Key

I have purchased a 2011 X-5 35d used. The former owner is an enthusiastic BMW fan and has owned many, in fact I got this car with less than 6K miles as he purchased a new 650 convertible, but he is...
Forum: General BMW 08-26-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,530
Posted By Aeredale
Living amongst the rednecks it has been my...

Living amongst the rednecks it has been my experience that rednecks deplore BMW's and their occupants. I have been the occasional target of their red-rath, drivers in pickups who do their best to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-18-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,909
Posted By Aeredale
Forget mileage, the first thing I noticed in the...

Forget mileage, the first thing I noticed in the photo was the outside temp! 69 Degrees!!! We are closing in on our 70th day this summer of temps at or over 100 degrees. Send some of that down south!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-02-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,333
Posted By Aeredale
I am retired now from a company that sold, among...

I am retired now from a company that sold, among other things, warranties. I can tell you they are very, very profitable for the company. I don't have experience with any of BMW's warranties but have...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-30-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,824
Posted By Aeredale
Thanks for your support. I appreciate the...

Thanks for your support.

I appreciate the heads up on maintenance. It seems like a very complicated car and I am determined to keep it up. Like you, colonel, I'm ex-military, former Navy pilot,...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-30-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,824
Posted By Aeredale
I'm afraid I can't be of much help here. It does...

I'm afraid I can't be of much help here. It does have the 3rd row but we don't have any children or grandchildren yet so I don't know. My previous auto was a 2003 Honda Pilot that has the 3rd row as...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-28-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,824
Posted By Aeredale
OOOPS, belay the question about nitrogen- did...

OOOPS, belay the question about nitrogen- did what I should have done at first and did a search. I found a nitrogen thread which answered my question.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-28-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,824
Posted By Aeredale
Please understand I am new to all this and some...

Please understand I am new to all this and some of what I list may sound a bit off, but I'm learning (some of this may be standard but as I got this from a private party and not a dealer I am...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-28-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,824
Posted By Aeredale
Interesting thread. I just joined yesterday and...

Interesting thread. I just joined yesterday and have already noticed some heated comments thrown around the site. The diesel folks do seem a bit more civil, however, and I take comfort in that. I...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-27-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By Aeredale
Hello, everyone

New owner of '11 X5 35d, amazing auto. Proud to be in the community.:)
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