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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By FredoinSF
Go to hollanderparts.com and find a local one. ...

Go to hollanderparts.com and find a local one. It's not a steel part so as long as it's not cracked it does not matter who the recycler is. They go by recyclers BTW, calling these guys junkyards...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-21-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By FredoinSF
Did you take it in for any service like brake...

Did you take it in for any service like brake fluid change or inspection of some sort. They may have topped off the DEF as a courtesy if it's still under the pre-paid (I refuse to call it free)...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-20-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 382
Posted By FredoinSF
Run flat tires in good condition should be quiet....

Run flat tires in good condition should be quiet. It could be tires, but it could be something more serious like a bearing or something more expensive.
Did you buy it without them resolving the...
Forum: 6 Series 08-20-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 225
Posted By FredoinSF
You sure you were not still driving? :thumbdwn:

You sure you were not still driving? :thumbdwn:
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-19-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By FredoinSF
The remaining 10% is self inflicted by having...

The remaining 10% is self inflicted by having Best Buy grade audio and alarm "upgrades".
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-18-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By FredoinSF
I picked a 2012 X5 5.0i and they came up. Why...

I picked a 2012 X5 5.0i and they came up.
Why not just call the tire rack? It's a free call, they stand behind their product, and I would trust their advice more than a group of anonymous strangers.
Forum: 6 Series 08-18-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By FredoinSF
Nice car, but no manual? Not even online under...

Nice car, but no manual? Not even online under owners at BMWUSA.com?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-18-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By FredoinSF
^^^^ What montr said. Stuff has limited shelf...

^^^^ What montr said.
Stuff has limited shelf life, it's available from every auto part shop / truck stop, you get a 1,000 mile warning, and on the X5 it's no more complicated to refill than...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By FredoinSF
Bavauto.com has what you need. So does...

Bavauto.com has what you need. So does Bavsound.com

I have the Bav Sound dealio on the shelf, just need an afternoon to install it and the speakers I got from them.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-18-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By FredoinSF
Forget about it...

Forget about it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-18-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By FredoinSF
Peeps on 6 series side swear by the Alebono pad,...

Peeps on 6 series side swear by the Alebono pad, and I think some on here have also used them with good feedback:
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-18-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By FredoinSF
You need to provide bolt pattern (should be 5x120...

You need to provide bolt pattern (should be 5x120 if E70 is same as most BMW's), center bore and offset.
There is a dedicated wheel and tire subforum monitored by peeps from Tire Rack. Probably...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-18-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By FredoinSF
I believe it's 4.5 gallons. Be careful refilling...

I believe it's 4.5 gallons. Be careful refilling the active tank, it will overflow before you know it and then you need to rinse the stuff off.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-18-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By FredoinSF
Most of the folks here are US & Canada and we...

Most of the folks here are US & Canada and we never got diesels with the E46.
I would try the diesel subforum under best of Bimmerfest. The diesel BMWs are still new enough here that issues are...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-17-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By FredoinSF
Is it me or is this thread a retread of...

Is it me or is this thread a retread of everything I've been reading about for two years since I fist considered the X5d?
If the fuel were the only difference (and don't get me wrong, I know the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-17-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,017
Posted By FredoinSF
^^^^ yes, you could probably get all for corners...

^^^^ yes, you could probably get all for corners for $1000, but your posts stated $250 per corner from the dealer. I had assumed that was all in (parts, labor, haz mat disposal, taxes..) and I have...
Forum: 6 Series 08-17-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By FredoinSF
Glad mine has three pedals, but I would also say...

Glad mine has three pedals, but I would also say this is a code 18 gone horribly wrong.






Code 18 in software industry is when the problem is 18 inches from the monitor.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-17-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By FredoinSF
Humm, It has relatively low miles for a daily...

Humm, It has relatively low miles for a daily driver sedan, but they're asking for above high end of the price scale. It would have to be 100% pristine and it seems like a couple of areas have been...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-17-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By FredoinSF
Go to Leatherique.com. People swear by their...

Go to Leatherique.com. People swear by their product. If cleaner does not do the trick they sell the dye as well. Not sure what color you have but it should be a standard dye.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-17-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By FredoinSF
If no one has a recommendation, you can find...

If no one has a recommendation, you can find shops at bimrs.org or bimmershops.com. My all time best shop is listed at bimrs.org.


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Forum: 6 Series 08-16-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By FredoinSF
Styling is subjective, everyone has an opinion. ...

Styling is subjective, everyone has an opinion. That being said, having been around the BMW community for many years, people tend to like what they spent their hard earned cash on, the more recent...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-16-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,017
Posted By FredoinSF
It's impossible to predict. Catching it up on...

It's impossible to predict. Catching it up on fluid hanged for differentials and transfer case would be good.
Diesels typically last longer than gassers, and the M57 is a good one. In Europe they...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-15-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By FredoinSF
5 speed xi, nice!! There are some common...

5 speed xi, nice!!
There are some common maladies, the most concerning of which is the relative fragility of cooling system components. When one fails unexpectedly it can take your engine out if...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 08-15-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By FredoinSF
I have the Euro Delivery plate on the front...

I have the Euro Delivery plate on the front covered by state issued plate, and just the US plate in the back. Never had a problem and as noted CA enforces the front plate law.
The rear plates from...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-15-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By FredoinSF
Check that the bottom portion of the tailgate is...

Check that the bottom portion of the tailgate is latched properly. Had similar message when something was blocking the bottom part.
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