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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-18-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By Tall Tanker
Lease rates

I forgot for the canadians wondering: lease rate for a 39 month with 78000 km was 5.9%, residual at 47%.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 10-18-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By Tall Tanker
Canadian pricing

Canadian pricing

Never a lot of information for Canadian prices (which, we can all hope, should get closer to American prices with the announced free trade agreement with the EU) on this board, I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-16-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,564
Posted By Tall Tanker
Heavy Steering X5 2013

For the 'crap' handling and the following every road dip, checking the alignment might help. I had the same issue ( my wife would not even drive our 2011 diesel) and I had the front toe in reduced......
Forum: Que, Ont, NB, NS, Nfld, PEI 05-07-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 271
Posted By Tall Tanker
LTO : 2011 Diesel X5 in Montreal

Gentlemen,

As much as I love my X5, my wife wants to go back to a sedan. (I will consider lease swapping for a 5 or 7 series).

http://leasebusters.com/en/details.asp?Id=141185

Thanks,
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,498
Posted By Tall Tanker
No spacers with the 20s. Previous tires were the...

No spacers with the 20s. Previous tires were the OEM 18 inch Michelin Latitude HP/ZP.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,498
Posted By Tall Tanker
Fuel usage up 10-15%, noise up about the same...

Fuel usage up 10-15%, noise up about the same (might be unique to the Dunlops), car is more nervous and sensitive to ruts, which I think is standard for wider tires. Ride is harsh, as might be...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,498
Posted By Tall Tanker
Here...

Here...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,498
Posted By Tall Tanker
Been running the staggered 20s without flares on...

Been running the staggered 20s without flares on my 35d with no issues (no rear paint damage). They stick out a bit, looks mean. Ill try to post pics.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 468
Posted By Tall Tanker
530i returned to BMW

Gentlemen, ladies,

I will soon be perusing another forum on this site as I pulled the trigger on a loaded 2011 diesel X5, which my dealership offered me 8,400$ under MSRP (its a demo, but with...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By Tall Tanker
Had mine for a year and a half now, and I am at...

Had mine for a year and a half now, and I am at 80 000km. Only 1 issue: fan failure. Car has been perfect otherwise. I dont have the sports package but I am running the staggered 19inch 172 setup -...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-14-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 932
Posted By Tall Tanker
What model wheel? Prices vary widely between...

What model wheel? Prices vary widely between models...Rubber included? New or refurbished?


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,158
Posted By Tall Tanker
Hahaha, love it. Will look for it on itunes. ...

Hahaha, love it. Will look for it on itunes.


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,057
Posted By Tall Tanker
Same here... Sent from my iPhone using...

Same here...


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,849
Posted By Tall Tanker
I wish I was paying these prices...

Letís see... at the Shell close to my base this morning: 1,56 Canadian $ per litre of 91, which means 1,63 US $ per litre, or 6,18 US $ per gallon. You guys arenít hurting that bad yet...and the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,097
Posted By Tall Tanker
Same here - 500$ plus labor.

Same here - 500$ plus labor.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By Tall Tanker
Yeah, we do... and I am a huge supporter of our...

Yeah, we do... and I am a huge supporter of our system Ė but I donít benefit from it: I am military and my wife is a physician, I would get as good or better healthcare living in the states for a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By Tall Tanker
You could, but you would need to get the...

You could, but you would need to get the instrument cluster changed, DRL reprogrammed and get it inspected for your province... The warranty would be ok I am told (just like a US customer stopping by...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By Tall Tanker
Canadians getting screwed...

Nothing new... But it pisses me off everytime :mad: : The Canadian dollar is at 1.05 USD this weekend (and it was ar par or close back when cars were ordered from Germany, I am sure), yet a loaded...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 21,115
Posted By Tall Tanker
30 - armored corps officer (did both tanks and...

30 - armored corps officer (did both tanks and recce)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 30,060
Posted By Tall Tanker
Got my car back

Got my car back from the dealership this afternoon. The overheat was caused by a cooling fan failure too. It was replaced. I was very relieved it wasnít a harder to identify electrical issue and I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,458
Posted By Tall Tanker
These sound more and more like a great...

These sound more and more like a great alternative. I drive about 250 miles a week with plenty of traffic: less dust and smoother stops would be great.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,458
Posted By Tall Tanker
Wtf??? You never heard of personnal tastes? Is...

Wtf??? You never heard of personnal tastes? Is the 92 in your name your birth year?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 30,060
Posted By Tall Tanker
Angry Now a member of the overheat club

I was driving in heavy traffic this afternoon (note that it was only 4 degrees Celsius outside) and got the 1st warning overheat message, followed by the overheat stop right now about 45 seconds...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,647
Posted By Tall Tanker
I agree, but you might have even less chance than...

I agree, but you might have even less chance than with other 3rd party docks. The spec dock holder, at least the one for the e60, is not very deep and there is very little space under the white Apple...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,647
Posted By Tall Tanker
Thumbs up Pictures of Spec Dock installed in an e60

Instead of starting another thread on this, I thought id just revive this old one.

I had the 2 point 5 spec dock installed in my car this weekend. The installation instructions are great and the...
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