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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,913
Posted By caden
my '12 x5 5.0i has to be replenished with a quart...

my '12 x5 5.0i has to be replenished with a quart approx. every 3-4K miles and it's beyond the break-in period--and yes, i do carry an extra quart in the trunk. a buddy of mine has similar issue and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,120
Posted By caden
...and probably inherit a wealth of debt too....

...and probably inherit a wealth of debt too....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,116
Posted By caden
truth in every sentence! i diplomatically...

truth in every sentence! i diplomatically declined ALL except for the alignment. I did ask for pre- and post alignment specs- 3 of the specs did not hit the "target data" but i'd assume these specs...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,116
Posted By caden
no, the power steering irrigation isn't part of...

no, the power steering irrigation isn't part of the bmw 4 year scholarship- only 149.95....FFX dealer. Not worth the 328i loaner.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,116
Posted By caden
c'mon, not a single response...i know this isn't...

c'mon, not a single response...i know this isn't the most interesting question(s) but the SA is awaiting a response from me with regarding to these recommended services. Power steering...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-14-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,116
Posted By caden
30K scheduled maintenance: coverage questions

My wife took the '11 X5 in this morning for the scheduled 30K service. She told me the SA recommended power steering flush and fluid replacement as part of the maintenance in addition to alignment...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-18-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,685
Posted By caden
I'm not sure if the E70 has similiar twin-turbo...

I'm not sure if the E70 has similiar twin-turbo platform as the E60 N55 engine...but I had similiar symptoms you're experiencing but with the '08 E60/N55. The car made multiple visits to the shop...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-14-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,963
Posted By caden
+++1

+++1
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-09-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,789
Posted By caden
++++1. so very true- its a natural evolution....

++++1. so very true- its a natural evolution. suddenly I'm flirting with this crazy idea of trading my E46///M3 (I love this car) for a more refined 650i or aka sumo wrestler in a hugo boss suit.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-09-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,337
Posted By caden
allow me to clarify. I was specifically...

allow me to clarify. I was specifically referring to the dealer absorbing the cost of "additional mileage", ie. .25/mile if the allowable mileage is exceeded, NOT his remaining monthly lease...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-09-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,337
Posted By caden
BMWNA may not forgive miles; however, in the Op's...

BMWNA may not forgive miles; however, in the Op's situation, the dealer may have absorbed the cost for their VIP customers- an insignificant gesture of gratitude. M5canes has a remarkable history...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-09-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,152
Posted By caden
Or take the spirited driving down a notch- use...

Or take the spirited driving down a notch- use the "automated" gear with sport mode activated. Now, you can drink, text, and drive:)
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 05-08-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,152
Posted By caden
if you like to enjoy a cup of caffeine without...

if you like to enjoy a cup of caffeine without compromising the spirited driving experience, SMG is the choice...GL
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,337
Posted By caden
to have owned and driven all these magnificent...

to have owned and driven all these magnificent machines, M5canes is a winner in my book....:thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-07-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,365
Posted By caden
specifically, BMW of Sterling will loan out all...

specifically, BMW of Sterling will loan out all their series except for the ///Ms to "their" clients.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,462
Posted By caden
intoxicated engine note (i dare say better the my...

intoxicated engine note (i dare say better the my E46///M3) and uncompromising power...never a hesitation! btw, "here she is...love this bad boy"...a transgender SAV- this is a true hybrid!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-30-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,887
Posted By caden
true that- well said! getting a flat isn't...

true that- well said! getting a flat isn't exactly an "average" experience...I've been served by the coorperation.....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-30-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,887
Posted By caden
conti dws would be a more practical option in...

conti dws would be a more practical option in this region...but, the idea of treading on non-rfts doesn't secure a sense of perceived assurance while transporting young ducklings.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-27-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,887
Posted By caden
before: rear axle toe left 0 degree 02' toe...

before:
rear axle
toe left 0 degree 02'
toe right 0 degree 06'
camber left -0 degree 58'
camber rigth -1 degree 15'

front axle
toe left 0 12'
toe right 0 09'
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-27-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,887
Posted By caden
alright...mr. bmw has spoken....i'll try to...

alright...mr. bmw has spoken....i'll try to retrieve the results from the last alignment on the toe. the tech also mentioned the weight in front as a factor- i thought the SAV has almost 50/50...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-27-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,887
Posted By caden
do you notice any uneven tread wear patterns with...

do you notice any uneven tread wear patterns with your front tires?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-27-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,887
Posted By caden
agreed- the N fill makes absolutely no sense,...

agreed- the N fill makes absolutely no sense, especially on passenger cars. The TMPS kit is only necessary if there is frequent fluctuation of tire psi...in my case, unremarkable; however, it seems...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-27-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,887
Posted By caden
Are TMPS kits necessary with tire replacement?

The Bridgestone Dueler RFTs on my '11 X5 5.0i are due for replacement after 23K miles. I have 275/20 front and 315/20 rear. The rear treads have an even wear; however, the front tires, the wearing...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-20-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,865
Posted By caden
I replaced my OEM Bridgestone Dueler RFTs at 20K...

I replaced my OEM Bridgestone Dueler RFTs at 20K miles, front and rear. My SA told me 20-25K miles is the average life span of these tires, true?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,458
Posted By caden
what is your take on swapping out the summer for...

what is your take on swapping out the summer for winter tires without changing the wheels? I'm considering the Michelin winter 275/40R20 for both front and rear using the 20" OEM wheels. Aside...
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