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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 920
Posted By ddsski
Thanks for that info. Really don't care about...

Thanks for that info. Really don't care about the brake life display as my eyes still work and I'll just be resetting it anyway. Will remeasure this fall and just do pads unless I'm approaching...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-14-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By ddsski
A nice 100+mile highway run gives oil plenty of...

A nice 100+mile highway run gives oil plenty of time to be well filtered and any contaminants get cooked off.. Personally, I have no problem on my highway roller with 10K /1x yr service. City or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-12-2016, 05:39 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 107,564
Posted By ddsski
Yea all that now approved oil is bad. I'll take...

Yea all that now approved oil is bad. I'll take it off your hands all of it. 1x/yr, or ~10000 miles oil changes --> all good quality synthetics can handle that. Valvoline Synpower5W-30 seems quite...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-12-2016, 05:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 920
Posted By ddsski
Major volume of highway driving, very little true...

Major volume of highway driving, very little true city.I have tried a ceramic pad before and hated it. Pedal effort went up, brakes felt mushy and less effective. Dust doesn't really bother me as...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-11-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,007
Posted By ddsski
They wouldn't sell the warranty if they didn't...

They wouldn't sell the warranty if they didn't make money on it. nuff said. Considering the amount of money I have saved over the years NOT buying any extended warranties, I can afford that one...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-11-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 920
Posted By ddsski
I semi understand BMW's thinking that the rotors...

I semi understand BMW's thinking that the rotors wear along with the pads, but this is the first vehicle I will ever have owned that needs a rotor replacement with the first set of pads, especially...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 920
Posted By ddsski
Rear brake evaluation, what do you think

My vehicle info on my 2011 X35d tells me I need rear pads in 8000 miles. Car has 67000 miles of highway driving and I rarely brake for corners anyway.
Being a dentist, I'm a good old Boley gauge...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-09-2016, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By ddsski
Just shut of traction control and see if that...

Just shut of traction control and see if that helps. DSC can be quite intrusive. Funny when on CC you can have your foot directly over brake pedal at all times. We wouldn't need autonomous cars if...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 13,610
Posted By ddsski
For past year, I have always suspected every time...

For past year, I have always suspected every time I clean my Right front wheel it is a bit yellow and harder to clean . Wheel always seems to have a tenuous layer on it like buildup on a frying pan...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2016, 05:13 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,429
Posted By ddsski
Ouch at least I fail the Jewish part.......:rofl:

Ouch at least I fail the Jewish part.......:rofl:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-04-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,953
Posted By ddsski
Granted China and India are the pollution issue...

Granted China and India are the pollution issue in the world so I see both sides, but following you now sucks like it always used to being behind diesels. Might as well be following a smoker which...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-04-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By ddsski
Not far enough. Should come back 2 more inches...

Not far enough. Should come back 2 more inches and drop at least 1 more inch. My ONLY Complaint with vehicle.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-03-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,953
Posted By ddsski
If you smell it, you are inhaling the nasty...

If you smell it, you are inhaling the nasty particulates.. quite carcinogenic I believe. That was always the dark side of diesel that you have re exposed.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-03-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,590
Posted By ddsski
My bladder is the limiter as well hehe:yikes:

My bladder is the limiter as well hehe:yikes:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-03-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,295
Posted By ddsski
Absolutely, same drivetrain and chassis I'm...

Absolutely, same drivetrain and chassis I'm pretty sure, just stretched wheelbase so its a natural.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-03-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 662
Posted By ddsski
If you hit something hard enough to set off the...

If you hit something hard enough to set off the airbag, the odds are probably in your favor with v without the airbag! That's my simple logic. Like seatbelts, helmets and any other safety device...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-02-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,590
Posted By ddsski
She'll run forever if you find a long enough...

She'll run forever if you find a long enough hill. NOTHING WORSE THAN FOLLOWING ONE OF THOSE HYPERMILING LOSERS. BAD DRIVERS SCREWING UP FLOW ON THE ROADS BECAUSE THEY'RE CHEAP. THERE I PISSED...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,975
Posted By ddsski
People still read Consumer Reports???

People still read Consumer Reports???
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-02-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,295
Posted By ddsski
Proper comparison for X5 is the RR Sport. Full...

Proper comparison for X5 is the RR Sport. Full sized RR will compete with the forthcoming X7. Well appointed Sport HSE td6 run $78-84 depending on options. Great motor but handling can't compete...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-02-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By ddsski
bunp

bunp
Forum: Wheels and Tires 03-31-2016, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By ddsski
Bridgestone 255/55R18 400 RFT's

Four OE Bridgestone 400 RFT's with 6/32nds + left. Great if you need 4 tires for a lease trade in. Looking for $100+ and local pickup only. Email me at ddsski@optimum.net if interested.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-11-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By ddsski
Well some foreign immigrnt that wants to drive...

Well some foreign immigrnt that wants to drive the homeland can have my sludgebomb in a year when I dump it by 100k.
BMW is bit too full of themselves.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-11-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,740
Posted By ddsski
If your battery spent a good portion of its...

If your battery spent a good portion of its resting life on a tender, how can electronics evan know how to charge it? What's so goofy about this whole reregister scam is electronics are smart...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-11-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By ddsski
To me, self created statisics that go out of...

To me, self created statisics that go out of their way to make difficult to compare with industry standard is a nuisance.:mad: More likely, Mobil got sicknof paying BMW to use their LLO1 AND LLO4...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-10-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,251
Posted By ddsski
BTW X Types have proven to having major staying...

BTW X Types have proven to having major staying power and folks that own them (at their affordibity level) LOVE THEM. Great in winter. No difference than a 3 series being a lot cheaper build...
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