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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-28-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By Rickm5X3
6 inch heels will definitely take a toll on them!

6 inch heels will definitely take a toll on them!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-28-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 619
Posted By Rickm5X3
Congrats! You will notice plastic seat...

Congrats!

You will notice plastic seat track covers ahead of the third row, with big stickers that warn against stepping on them. They are thin plastic and they WILL break easily. They are right...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-27-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,420
Posted By Rickm5X3
Or wait a bit for the upcoming Ford Raptor. They...

Or wait a bit for the upcoming Ford Raptor. They will be squeezing at least 450hp from the EcoBoost, which is very interesting. This is not what you are looking for, but if you are going to go...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By Rickm5X3
I wouldn't necessarily draw the conclusion that...

I wouldn't necessarily draw the conclusion that the dead battery caused a suspension related problem. Your X is at an age that leaks will develop in one or more bags, and bags that might have slow...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By Rickm5X3
I've got both so went out to take a look. ...

I've got both so went out to take a look. Similar sized (35 inches wide for the 4.8i and 40 inches for the M), and they both sets of pre-exhaust piping seem to take similar angles back towards the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,628
Posted By Rickm5X3
Great; one more thing to think about on my S63...

Great; one more thing to think about on my S63 (presumably same potential issue). I guess it is important to keep things in perspective; my 2004 N62 went to 125k with several years of towing and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-13-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By Rickm5X3
One of the articles that addresses active...

One of the articles that addresses active steering and lateral wind force.

http://www.marklines.com/en/report/rep392_200507

Of course AS was not available on the oil burners and most won't...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-13-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By Rickm5X3
Just the common anti sway algo that most makes...

Just the common anti sway algo that most makes have at this point.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-13-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By Rickm5X3
My trailer sends the semis towards the white line...

My trailer sends the semis towards the white line once I am clear passing them in the left lane. Interesting to see. Not familiar with a semi passing. With trailer software, adaptive drive, and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-12-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By Rickm5X3
N62 mystery coolant leak game! I'm in. ...

N62 mystery coolant leak game! I'm in.

Valley pan may present with slowly disappearing coolant but no readily visible signs (been there).

Coolant pipe slow leak might be easier to spot.
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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-12-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By Rickm5X3
Tommy Boy addresses the "guarantee" ...

Tommy Boy addresses the "guarantee"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MGTq0QHWCQ
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-12-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By Rickm5X3
Agree with your view on the WDH and anti-sway. ...

Agree with your view on the WDH and anti-sway. PSI at 40 or so sounds right too.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=369575&d=1365042391
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-12-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By Rickm5X3
Depends on what "soon" means and price difference...

Depends on what "soon" means and price difference in parts. If time horizon is 3 months, that's more than enough time for Arnott product to fail. Not worth the hassle for a few bucks. Plus some of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-11-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By Rickm5X3
I put Arnott bags on my E53's and had subsequent...

I put Arnott bags on my E53's and had subsequent leaks in 3 of the 4 bags I bought for those cars. Lifetime warranty is a nice feature but I put more value on OE bags that last at least 6 years, in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-11-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By Rickm5X3
Great, great towing vehicle you have selected! ...

Great, great towing vehicle you have selected! What tire are you running?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-06-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By Rickm5X3
Good thinking.

Good thinking.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,035
Posted By Rickm5X3
3,335 X5M in the good ole US. 39 in Alpine...

3,335 X5M in the good ole US. 39 in Alpine White/Sakhir, which is without question the best color combo of all E70, ever. .:D

http://www.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=918774
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-05-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,443
Posted By Rickm5X3
If you had a Jeep or Ford, you'd be 9 days into a...

If you had a Jeep or Ford, you'd be 9 days into a rental car on your own dime, riding the bus, or driving around with the message on. BMW takes the car in, holds it until it solves, and you drive...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 882
Posted By Rickm5X3
Good thoughts on this thread. For me it is a...

Good thoughts on this thread. For me it is a simpler calculus; it lacks 2VA so I would hand over the keys and RUN away from this one to a properly optioned E70.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,316
Posted By Rickm5X3
Really like the DWS but I find that they are a...

Really like the DWS but I find that they are a bit challenging to get a good balance on em depending on the batch. Google DWS balancing problems or similar for some background.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,720
Posted By Rickm5X3
Agree. The E70 with N62 is the messiest oil...

Agree. The E70 with N62 is the messiest oil change I have dealt with in all my BMW history. Oil seems to hit every plate and rail under the car!! E53 was almost no mess.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,720
Posted By Rickm5X3
Same here in the Denver area. For 80 bucks, it...

Same here in the Denver area. For 80 bucks, it is worth every penny for me not to deal with garage mess and waste oil. The changes also get logged on Carfax. This has helped me when I've sold my...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,720
Posted By Rickm5X3
TWS of course; I run this in my mower because if...

TWS of course; I run this in my mower because if it is good enough for M . . . .
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-21-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 20,142
Posted By Rickm5X3
The loaner car lottery is always going to be a...

The loaner car lottery is always going to be a function of "luck of the draw" (which car is in line) and your relationship with the loaner fleet manager. Had my 2008 4.8i in for an air spring last...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-11-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 50,668
Posted By Rickm5X3
486273 So Kyle, here is a 4.8i with air sus and a...

486273 So Kyle, here is a 4.8i with air sus and a hitch with the most rise I could find and it is 22 inches to top of ball. This is with the bmw oem receiver. So you have a bit of a challenge...
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