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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-17-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 26,873
Posted By tcoke
Here are some pics of the front driveshaft...

Here are some pics of the front driveshaft failure in my former 2011 X5 50i at 48,000 miles. That's a hole in the transmission damaged by the broken front driveshaft. 534393534394
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-12-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 14,439
Posted By tcoke
We had a 2011 X5 50i and the front driveshaft...

We had a 2011 X5 50i and the front driveshaft failed with 48k miles damaging the transmission casing and exhaust line. It actually put a hole in the side of the transmission and we waited eight...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 11-30-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By tcoke
435i Convertible ordered

We plan on placing our order in January in plenty of time for a June European delivery. Silver 435 convertible with red leather interior.


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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-20-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,419
Posted By tcoke
2011 50i transmission faillure

Also damage to frame brace, driver's side exhaust line near manifold, oil pan, and transmission. Once they remove transmission they will be able to inspect flywheel. It is currently exposed due to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-20-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,419
Posted By tcoke
2011 50i transmission faillure

They let me inspect the damage at the dealer. The driveshaft broke when they were test driving it after just replacing both mass airflow sensors. I went to pick it up last Friday and they said that...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-20-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,419
Posted By tcoke
2011 50i transmission faillure

Unfortunately there is not much you can do. Looks like there was maybe a hairline crack on the end of the driveshaft that over time became a major problem. I'm not sure if even with the normal...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-19-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,419
Posted By tcoke
2011 50i transmission faillure

Having exact same issue with my 2011 X5 50i. Broken front driveshaft which damaged oil pan and put a hole in transmission. 48k miles so thankfully still under warranty. Transmission on order from...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-19-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,877
Posted By tcoke
I have a 2012 550 M-Sport Package. The car is...

I have a 2012 550 M-Sport Package. The car is extremely quiet, even under heavy acceleration. I also have a 2011 X5 50i with the same engine and it has a very noticeable V8 growl even when you...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 11-05-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,002
Posted By tcoke
I'm having a similiar problem with my 2012 550i. ...

I'm having a similiar problem with my 2012 550i. The car has the M-sport package with the factory 19" wheels and Pirelli runflat factory tires. Build date was March 2012. It's a slight vibration...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,150
Posted By tcoke
Thanks, very helpful information.

Thanks, very helpful information.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 09-26-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,150
Posted By tcoke
Projector Headlamps and Angel Eyes Retrofit

First, I have read the Wiki on this topic and searched the forum for discussions regarding retrofitting projector style headlamps and angel eyes but they seem dated so I'm looking for anyone with...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-04-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,311
Posted By tcoke
The battery and cables take up all the room. I'm...

The battery and cables take up all the room. I'm thinking it must relate to the integral active four wheel steering. I was more curious than anything.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-04-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,311
Posted By tcoke
Yes car has integral active steering and was...

Yes car has integral active steering and was purchased new. See picture of compartment attached.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-04-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,311
Posted By tcoke
I'm referring to the same comparmtment that you...

I'm referring to the same comparmtment that you are. When I say "front" of trunk I mean closest to the rear bumper. I'll take a picture this evening and post it. When you raise the lid up of this...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-04-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,311
Posted By tcoke
Storage Compartment Underneath Trunk in my 2012 550i

Perhaps a silly question, but I noticed in the 2012 5-series sales brochure that is shows a small secret compartment in the front of the trunk that can be usedto store small items. My 2012 550i...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-04-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 45,205
Posted By tcoke
Breitling Chronomat GMT

Breitling Chronomat GMT
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-05-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,937
Posted By tcoke
Forgot to mention, I'm in Kentucky if you are...

Forgot to mention, I'm in Kentucky if you are interested in the car.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-05-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,937
Posted By tcoke
I have a red 2009 335i sedan that I may put up...

I have a red 2009 335i sedan that I may put up for sale this coming week. It has 34K miles, premium package, sport package, premium sound, navigation, cold weather package, SIX SPEED MANUAL...
Forum: F10 M5 (2012 - Current) 08-01-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,515
Posted By tcoke
Has Anyone Ordered a 2013 M5 Yet?

I currently dirve a 2009 335i Sedan and I'm seriously close to pulling the trigger on ordering a new 2013 M5. As of today, my local dealer is asking full MSRP with a $3K deposit upon placing order. ...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-15-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,058
Posted By tcoke
Recommeded Tires for 2002 330i Sedan

Just purchased a 2002 330i sedan with 79,000 miles and worn summer tires for my son. The tires need to be replaced. It has the M-sport package with 17" staggered width BMW wheels. I'm looking for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-07-2010, 05:46 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,074
Posted By tcoke
The jury is still out on this. For vehicles...

The jury is still out on this. For vehicles destined for Europe, it appears the sensors are on the hub assemble. For vehicles destined for the U.S. it appears that the sensors are in the wheels. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-01-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,074
Posted By tcoke
Let us know the outcome. I think we are all...

Let us know the outcome. I think we are all curious about the TPMS sensors.

Thanks
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-01-2010, 05:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,074
Posted By tcoke
That's interesting to hear that the X5 does not...

That's interesting to hear that the X5 does not have TPMS sensors mounted on the wheels. I talked to my local dealer about mounting my new snow tires on the new wheels and they reminded me that I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-29-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,620
Posted By tcoke
Unfortuantely your experience is normal. My wife...

Unfortuantely your experience is normal. My wife noticed it right away on her 2011 X5 50i. Open the roof to the first position and no problem; open the roof all the way and the wind buffetting is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-29-2010, 05:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 13,074
Posted By tcoke
For my 2011 X5 50i, I ordered the Pirelli...

For my 2011 X5 50i, I ordered the Pirelli Scorpion 20" RFT snow tires in the same staggered size as my summer tires. Currently on backorder until mid-October and Pirelli is the only manufacturer...
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