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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By FredoinSF
Nice looking ZHP, the E46 is a great platform. ...

Nice looking ZHP, the E46 is a great platform. Congrats on the X5, and welcome to E70 side.
I've done oil change, no more difficult than E46 but more convenient cuz you can crawl underneath...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By FredoinSF
The E46 wiki has all your answers. Probably not...

The E46 wiki has all your answers. Probably not much different from your 528it.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/wiki/index.php/BMW_E46
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By FredoinSF
Welcome and congrats on the X5. 35i or 35d? ...

Welcome and congrats on the X5. 35i or 35d? Makes a difference.

Given age and miles, your car should still be covered under the 4/50 prepaid BMW maintenance plan. I believe the air filter is a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 01:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,411
Posted By FredoinSF
Remember that with 2015 model year vehicles, the...

Remember that with 2015 model year vehicles, the 4/50 maintenance plan is only granted to the first owner. Since the car was not new, it's possible he had to purchase some sort of a service plan in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,073
Posted By FredoinSF
This site has the production cut off for old to...

This site has the production cut off for old to new style:
http://www.bavarianx.com/BMW_HUF_TPMS_Tire_Pressure_Monitor_Sensors_BERU_s/62.htm

I ordered from them for my winter wheel / tire set. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 435
Posted By FredoinSF
Almost second everything that was said. 2012 to...

Almost second everything that was said. 2012 to 2013 have few difference, comfort seats are a real plus on long drives, third row seats are not useable by humans over 4 feet tall for any length of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By FredoinSF
Welcome and congratulations on the X5. Great...

Welcome and congratulations on the X5. Great vehicle, and that V8 is addictive. Just wrapped up a nearly 2,000 mile road trip from SF to Phoenix using the scenic route in my 650i (same motor) and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-17-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By FredoinSF
I have a Yakima and like it. It locks to the...

I have a Yakima and like it.
It locks to the hitch and you can get a cable to also lock the bikes.
Easy to put on and off, and It tilts back so you can open the hatch.

I ordered it online,...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-16-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 460
Posted By FredoinSF
$3500 is bottom of price range, not surprised...

$3500 is bottom of price range, not surprised that it needs work. They're probably getting a lot of calls.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-15-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By FredoinSF
I don't suppose getting rid of the kids is an...

I don't suppose getting rid of the kids is an option??




Kidding, kidding. DINK household here...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-14-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,088
Posted By FredoinSF
First world problem here. Congrats on the new...

First world problem here.
Congrats on the new ride. Great color combo.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-13-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By FredoinSF
The dealer comes gets your car and send a you a...

The dealer comes gets your car and send a you a loaner for an oil change? It seems I can't get a loaner unless it stays overnight.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 11-12-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By FredoinSF
Congrats, and post some pictures indeed. Where...

Congrats, and post some pictures indeed. Where did you get it from? SoCal?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-12-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 565
Posted By FredoinSF
Still no luck, but other than trying both keys,...

Still no luck, but other than trying both keys, what else has been done?
Was battery tested / replaced and the voltage measured?

Also attaching a no start decision tree of sorts from Bav Auto -...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-12-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By FredoinSF
I was going to go with Dynavin N6 when I was...

I was going to go with Dynavin N6 when I was researching audio upgrades last summer. You would need to get the kit that allows to relocate the HVAC to where the storage bin is. I thought it was the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-11-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By FredoinSF
$5k, post #2

$5k, post #2
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-11-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By FredoinSF
^^^^ I am sure this topic is addressed in the...

^^^^ I am sure this topic is addressed in the contract / fine print for the warranty. That is the only thing that matters, no one else's opinion here does. Since you asked though, my opinion is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-11-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By FredoinSF
I hate to be the one who keeps ragging on the N62...

I hate to be the one who keeps ragging on the N62 motor, but after 5 plus years on the 6 series forum I have seen this sad story repeated several times. This is one of the three labor intensive jobs...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-11-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By FredoinSF
Oops, did not check that. No coffee yet.

Oops, did not check that. No coffee yet.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-11-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 693
Posted By FredoinSF
Its limitations are due to the fact that it's not...

Its limitations are due to the fact that it's not updated in real time, like most in car nav systems. I use Waze to supplement the BMW nav. Enjoy seeing them recalc and giving different route...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-11-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By FredoinSF
Indeed, the best thing is driving it. Nothing...

Indeed, the best thing is driving it. Nothing like it.
The other best thing is having a forum like this to share experiences and have questions answered.
The worst thing is having a forum like...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 11-11-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By FredoinSF
Congratulations on the new car. ...

Congratulations on the new car.

Autogeek.com has convertible top products. I still have some of the BMW cleaner / sealant but will go with something else when I run out.
There is also a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,516
Posted By FredoinSF
^^^ I was joking... Stick around.

^^^ I was joking... Stick around.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,516
Posted By FredoinSF
What a Q50 again? Is it the SUV or the sedan? ...

What a Q50 again? Is it the SUV or the sedan?
You have to admit, that was gentle.

Seriously, you're missing out, particularly if you're leasing. That's the perfect solution for the risk...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-10-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By FredoinSF
Not everything will be on a Carfax report. It's...

Not everything will be on a Carfax report. It's a tool and just an indicator, but it's not all knowing. Far from it.
I would contact your local BMW dealership service dept and ask them to pull the...
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