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Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-08-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By dnadrifter
Answered my own question after more looking. ...

Answered my own question after more looking. Style 448. Looks to be standard on 50i.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-08-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By dnadrifter
What BMW wheels are these?

Can anyone help identify the model of these BMW wheels? This is the new X5, but I don't see this wheel in the bmw configurator.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-08-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By dnadrifter
Yeah it seems a bit expensive to me also, but I...

Yeah it seems a bit expensive to me also, but I have done some searches locally and asking price for these 2011 diesels is typically in the 41-44 range. Agree that I have seen some 50is in the same...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-08-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By dnadrifter
Need 2011 35d CPO pricing advice

I am looking for some pricing advice on a 2011 X5 35d CPO vehicle. They currently have the car listed at 44K. I don't think they will go below 40-41K. I am really curious to get opinions on what...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-18-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By dnadrifter
I just had the same message. We have an oil...

I just had the same message. We have an oil change scheduled for Monday, but I didn't' want to drive it at minimum. I added 2/3 quart of BMW synthetic and it now says at max level.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-07-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By dnadrifter
I have the cradle in a 2013 X5 and a iPhone 4. ...

I have the cradle in a 2013 X5 and a iPhone 4. It uses the external antenna when it is in the cradle. It charges very quickly in the cradle. If you have the video cradle you are supposed to be...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 12-04-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By dnadrifter
Yeah there are summer tires on there right as...

Yeah there are summer tires on there right as that is what came stock, so they have to be relatively good in the rain I would think. And yeah I don't really want her to have to think about tires,...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 12-03-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By dnadrifter
Thanks for the reply. Why do you say they should...

Thanks for the reply. Why do you say they should be better than most all-seasons? Also curious at what temperatures you think a summer tire would not be appropriate. We are above 40 F, most the...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 12-02-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By dnadrifter
How much better all-season than summer in rain?

I currently have 275/40-20" and 315/35-20" on my E70 X5 and am looking to go to what the stock wheels were on the 50i M package which were 255/50-19" and 285/45-19".

Problem is that there are not...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-30-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 849
Posted By dnadrifter
I am finding the same thing. Just received a new...

I am finding the same thing. Just received a new (reconditioned TCU, XXXX5455). Tried to install in my 2004 M3. It is wired for bluetooth, actually already had a bluetooth antenna in it. Connected...
Forum: General BMW 10-21-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 517
Posted By dnadrifter
iDrive plugin adaptor / iphone / etc specifics

Hi All,

I just got a new X5 and am trying to understand all the options with connecting iPhones etc. When I have my iPhone connected through the media adapter I can choose either iPhone with a...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-16-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By dnadrifter
Thanks for posting. Unless I am not...

Thanks for posting.

Unless I am not understanding it though, it doesn't give me the difference in the where the front face of the wheel/tire is going to be. It only tells me if the wheel will...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-12-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By dnadrifter
Help understanding offsets / outside tire location

Hi All,

I am a big newbie when it comes to understanding offsets etc.

I would like to be able to estimate how much more or less a tire would stick out given wheel width, offset, tire section...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-08-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By dnadrifter
OP, are you sure it has a nappa leather dash? ...

OP, are you sure it has a nappa leather dash? Doesn't seem that most dealers would order a car like that.

Anyway....forget your add ons, take the bmwconfig invoice and add MACO (it was 400 for...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-08-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By dnadrifter
Why is his msrp $2000 less than BMW config.com? ...

Why is his msrp $2000 less than BMW config.com?

Not sure what wheels you want but check what they would cost on getBMWparts.com. See what total price would be with tires and after selling stock...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-05-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,259
Posted By dnadrifter
Middle seat is not approved for use with latch...

Middle seat is not approved for use with latch likely. Width measurements are probably not standard. It is up to the user I guess if they want to use the latches in an unapproved manner for a car...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-28-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,600
Posted By dnadrifter
Jon, How likely would it be that loyalty...

Jon,

How likely would it be that loyalty cash would go up or there would be another non-lease incentive. Basically we were expecting to pick up a new car next weekend, but it came in early so we...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 09-28-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,002
Posted By dnadrifter
I am really confused about this. Sorry if it has...

I am really confused about this. Sorry if it has been covered before.

I am picking up a new car on Sunday and will be financing through BMW. I am not a BMW financial customer yet and don't...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-28-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,549
Posted By dnadrifter
I used to use the original tide crystals and...

I used to use the original tide crystals and didn't have any problems. Just the other day I purchased the original, red bottle, liquid tide for this purpose. We will see how it goes.

The...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-27-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,549
Posted By dnadrifter
personally I wouldn't use a total care product....

personally I wouldn't use a total care product. Likely has softeners in it which will gunk up the microfiber. At least this is what the detailing guys say.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-27-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,619
Posted By dnadrifter
AD is about $3150 invoice I think. Not a big...

AD is about $3150 invoice I think.

Not a big fan of AS myself but some love it.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-20-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,820
Posted By dnadrifter
Good to know.

Good to know.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-19-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,820
Posted By dnadrifter
You could get the OEM ones from getbmwparts.com. ...

You could get the OEM ones from getbmwparts.com. Cat # 82110036065*
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-13-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,155
Posted By dnadrifter
Is that kind of like using "the force"?

Is that kind of like using "the force"?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-12-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,155
Posted By dnadrifter
?? You will the car?

?? You will the car?
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