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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-09-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 78,482
Posted By vaguy79
Yes to both. However, the Cayenne had it's...

Yes to both. However, the Cayenne had it's warranty punched 2 months sooner prior to my purchase. This seems to be common for Porsche as it allows the dealer to get another allotment. The Cayenne...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-08-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 78,482
Posted By vaguy79
Unfortunately, it has the base suspension. It...

Unfortunately, it has the base suspension. It has the following options:

Prem Package Plus 10180.00
Classic Silver 790.00
Trailer Hitch 650.00...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-08-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 78,482
Posted By vaguy79
I was recently in the market for a new SUV and it...

I was recently in the market for a new SUV and it was between the X5 Diesel and Cayenne V6. The incentives for the X5 were tempting but in the end I chose the Cayenne. I agree with other posters...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-29-2008, 08:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,183
Posted By vaguy79
I thought one of the many reckless charges...

I thought one of the many reckless charges allowable in VA was either:
1) Driving a motor vehicle on the highways of the Commonwealth at a speed of twenty miles per hour or;
2) Driving in excess of...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-19-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,414
Posted By vaguy79
I've had my emblem stolen. The idiot took a screw...

I've had my emblem stolen. The idiot took a screw driver to the paint and left two deep scratches. They also stole the emblem off my Lexus. The Lexus emblem was over 100 dollars (black chrome)...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,374
Posted By vaguy79
I also noticed that on the work order, it is...

I also noticed that on the work order, it is recommended the front coolant hoses should be replaced. Less than 2 weeks from this incident, the hose ruptured and was replaced at the BMW dealership. It...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-05-2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,374
Posted By vaguy79
Yes it is Bavarian Motorwerks. I have authorized...

Yes it is Bavarian Motorwerks. I have authorized the shop to do the minimum to get the car running which will cost me approximately 1k. That involves changing the throttle body and recoding it to the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-04-2008, 06:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,374
Posted By vaguy79
Aside from the engine fail safe prog problem, the...

Aside from the engine fail safe prog problem, the car drove fine and the brake pad warning light was not illuminated.

I have no idea why they think I need an inspection II when the car just had...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2008, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,374
Posted By vaguy79
The brakes are covered under the scheduled...

The brakes are covered under the scheduled maintenance plan, however the general car warranty is expired.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,374
Posted By vaguy79
Thanks for you advice. The brakes should be...

Thanks for you advice. The brakes should be covered under warranty. I don't have a problem putting money into the car. However, it has only been 8k miles since I last took the car to the same place...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-03-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,374
Posted By vaguy79
Just got work estimate

About 2 weeks ago, I started my car and the RPM fluctuated between 1k - 1.5k. I immediately turned it off and restarted and the same problem occured. I retried once more and that is when the car...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-20-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By vaguy79
I replaced my battery about a year ago. The car...

I replaced my battery about a year ago. The car is in the shop and I will report back what the problem is.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-18-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By vaguy79
any updates? As my car is exhibiting the same...

any updates? As my car is exhibiting the same problems.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-31-2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,871
Posted By vaguy79
79992 miles and mine is a 2003.

79992 miles and mine is a 2003.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-27-2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By vaguy79
Ruptured Upper Radiator Hose

The car has ~80k miles on it and has already had the radiator replaced.

I just got back from Winter Break so the car has been sitting for about a month. I am on my way to the grocery store and I...
Forum: General BMW 01-24-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,970
Posted By vaguy79
I wouldn't be too worried about the incident...

I wouldn't be too worried about the incident showing up on a Carfax report. My Honda has be involved in 6 accidents and none of them have showed up. They were all repaired/paid by insurance funds. ...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-16-2007, 11:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,937
Posted By vaguy79
I am currently in Houston and have had my car...

I am currently in Houston and have had my car painted twice since being here. Advantage BMW uses Metropolitan Collision. I did not have good luck with them matching the paint. What was suppose to be...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-03-2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,974
Posted By vaguy79
I average 15-17mpg with mixed highway/city...

I average 15-17mpg with mixed highway/city driving with my 2003 540iA and I am pretty gentle with it.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-16-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By vaguy79
I use Bavarian Machine Specialities. They only...

I use Bavarian Machine Specialities. They only work on BMWs.

http://www.bavarianmachine.com/
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-05-2007, 02:04 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 11,050
Posted By vaguy79
My lower front bumper (2003 540i sport) was just...

My lower front bumper (2003 540i sport) was just hit. So i would be in for a front bumper
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-20-2006, 03:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,854
Posted By vaguy79
Hey I recognize that parking lot. I bought my...

Hey I recognize that parking lot. I bought my car from the same guy on Ebay. I noticed he sells lot of high end cars as well. Truth be told, he was a great seller. Fortunately, I didn't run into...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 04-30-2006, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By vaguy79
Nice pics. Were those pictures taken in NN?

Nice pics. Were those pictures taken in NN?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 03-23-2006, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By vaguy79
keys stolen

My house was burglarized tonight :mad: (along with 3 other homes in the complex) and they took the 2nd set of keys to all my cars. Do you guys think it is necessary to have the locks replaced? If...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 03-16-2006, 09:22 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 170,797
Posted By vaguy79
I recently had my pixels replaced. BMWNA picked...

I recently had my pixels replaced. BMWNA picked up the cost of the part and I paid for one hour of labor. The whole process from the initial email to repair was about a month.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-23-2006, 06:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 694
Posted By vaguy79
I decided to just go ahead with the repairs that...

I decided to just go ahead with the repairs that the dealership (leaking P/S and transmission seal) said I needed and hold off on the rest.
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