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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-21-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 969
Posted By JoeSixspeed
What is the official word from BMW N.A. on Propel...

What is the official word from BMW N.A. on Propel Diesel HPR?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-21-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 972
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Costco tire shop service writer warned me about...

Costco tire shop service writer warned me about the fix-a-flat "solutions" as they may clog up the pressure sensor.
How did the auto industry end up here? Something as simple and common as a flat...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-20-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,591
Posted By JoeSixspeed
It has head-up display. You may want to make sure...

It has head-up display. You may want to make sure that your insurance has good coverage for windshield cracks etc. Head-up unit needs special windshield and they are expensive.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-20-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 972
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Someone with actual experience may chime in but,...

Someone with actual experience may chime in but, according to the service writer at Costco's tire shop, Pirelli run flats are not repairable, some other brands may be repairable (he actually looked...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,726
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Wonder if re-badging a car is a violation of...

Wonder if re-badging a car is a violation of copyright/patent laws?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-09-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By JoeSixspeed
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIXRt5HAN-0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIXRt5HAN-0
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By JoeSixspeed
If you are referring to Burger Motorsports Oil...

If you are referring to Burger Motorsports Oil Catch Can, they are not available in California.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-04-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Only 4 accredited dealers even in a large market...

Only 4 accredited dealers even in a large market like California? Could you please explain the connection between tire brands on the showroom cars and accreditation?
Thanks
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By JoeSixspeed
@banglenot: I know that you know (much more than...

@banglenot: I know that you know (much more than me). That question was supposed to be a segue into the "So you bought a E60" document for the OP :-)
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Long term storage

Greetings,
It is my understanding that an E60 never truly sleeps in the electrical sense. For long term storage what would be a good approach? I prefer not to connect a battery tender/maintainer and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 371
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Love it when a seller tags "like new" to almost...

Love it when a seller tags "like new" to almost anything. The headlight lenses are showing signs oxidation.
@OP: Based on your research, what is a common problem with the headlights of a (especially...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By JoeSixspeed
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhQPOaX-lnY ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhQPOaX-lnY
@19:49 there is the reset procedure
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 692
Posted By JoeSixspeed
An '08 550 with only 40K has a good chance of...

An '08 550 with only 40K has a good chance of being a track car.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Not all "Gallons" are created equal :-) 1 UK...

Not all "Gallons" are created equal :-)
1 UK Gallon = 1.2 US Gallon
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,108
Posted By JoeSixspeed
3rd row seats and you forgo the spare tire option

3rd row seats and you forgo the spare tire option
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By JoeSixspeed
+1 From the VIN decoder: S697A Area-Code 1...

+1

From the VIN decoder:
S697A Area-Code 1 für DVD Area-Code 1 for DVD

As a side note to the OP. You may also face difficulty in using the bimmer as a garage door opener; US (315MHz) and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By JoeSixspeed
There is also the issue of transmission fluid;...

There is also the issue of transmission fluid; you know the one that BMW says lifetime(!). Is 135K too late to do it?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-26-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 620
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Thanks for sharing. What is that app you are...

Thanks for sharing. What is that app you are using?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-02-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,352
Posted By JoeSixspeed
True that! Wonder what would be their...

True that!
Wonder what would be their explanation, may be the gyroscopic effects of the spinning disk platters on driving dynamics :D
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-27-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 807
Posted By JoeSixspeed
May be a Volvo 5 cylinder engine :)

May be a Volvo 5 cylinder engine :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-24-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,113
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Doesn't towing put additional strain on the...

Doesn't towing put additional strain on the transmission?
Let's hope the previous owner(s) did not do too much towing and/or replaced the tranny fluid.

This is my favorite app for a trailer...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-23-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Spare Tire- I mean just the tire

Greetings,

Has anyone replaced the tire on the compact spare wheel?
The rubber has a shelf life; even if it is not used, it needs to be replaced at some point.
I checked a few online places,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-22-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,387
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Does it need to be a luxury brand? IMHO, Toyota...

Does it need to be a luxury brand?
IMHO, Toyota FJ Cruiser is one of the toughest SUVs around.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-20-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By JoeSixspeed
This is the scenario I had in mind: By the time...

This is the scenario I had in mind:
By the time cpo warranty ends the car will be at, say 75K. During the cpo period, when the car hits say 60K, the owner changes (diy/indy) the transmission fluid,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-20-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By JoeSixspeed
What happens to original and/or cpo warranty if...

What happens to original and/or cpo warranty if you decide to change transmission oil, pan, etc? At the dealer (do they even do it) or at an indy? Will it be grounds for warranty denial since it is...
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