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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-14-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By 3Series
Date of purchase. Of course Prod date can vary...

Date of purchase. Of course Prod date can vary and they may be even older, but it's irrelevant. They are at least 7-8 yrs old.

Anyway, I bought a 18in setup from Tire Rack. There is one set...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By 3Series
The 18" cheapest wheels, (black, ugh) and the...

The 18" cheapest wheels, (black, ugh) and the Michelin tires with TPMS and shipping comes to $2,037.64 for me.

The TPMS is a killer. I'd rather not have them and I don't want to live with a low...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By 3Series
Wheels, Tires and TPMS. 2010 Porsche 911 S...

Wheels, Tires and TPMS.

2010 Porsche 911 S

If you think M prices are high, Porsche is even higher.

As I think about this, I bought my M3 wheels/tires used and I don't even know how old...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-13-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By 3Series
Old Winter Tires

Do you guys think winters tires that are 7 years old, used from 2007-2010, 3k miles, stored in a cool, dark, dry location ever since they were used are still good to use? The buyers wants half of...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-15-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,651
Posted By 3Series
In a majority of cases, it's always less money...

In a majority of cases, it's always less money out of pocket to maintain an old car than it is to acquire a new one. (Equivalent car, it doesn't count going from an old 7series to a Ford Fiesta).
...
Forum: Great Lakes Region - IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI 12-15-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
Posted By 3Series
I own an E70 X5, but I'm not really into it. ...

I own an E70 X5, but I'm not really into it. It's mainly used for utility. (bad weather conditions, hauling stuff from the home center etc.) The SAV is stock, the only thing I've done was change...
Forum: Great Lakes Region - IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI 12-15-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,715
Posted By 3Series
Can you PM me with your contact info? I need a...

Can you PM me with your contact info? I need a battery registered and want to get a quote for doing some suspension work.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 12-05-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By 3Series
Chicago - Register Battery

Is anyone available in Chicagoland to register a battery in an E70 X5? Indie quoted be $50 to register so I'm looking to significantly beat that price.

The new battery is the same specs as the...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 11-06-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,503
Posted By 3Series
The Merc GL is a class size larger than the X5...

The Merc GL is a class size larger than the X5 and weighs a lot more. About 700 pounds.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-06-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By 3Series
I chose them over the "Dueler H/L 422 Ecopia"...

I chose them over the "Dueler H/L 422 Ecopia" just becuase they are a newer tire and supposedly "sportier". I just hope they give decent winter traction on plowed streets.....(no need for a winter...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-06-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By 3Series
I just installed these from Tirerack. ...

I just installed these from Tirerack. http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Bridgestone&tireModel=Dueler+H%2FP+Sport+AS

The price was right with a rebate, the UTQG for wear seemed...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By 3Series
I probably meant .02 since its for a single tire...

I probably meant .02 since its for a single tire and I'm working off memory. I have the specs I want written down at thome. But yeah, the tech said if I come back he'll show me on the lift the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By 3Series
http://suv-buster.blogspot.com/2006/10/bmw-x5-e70-...

http://suv-buster.blogspot.com/2006/10/bmw-x5-e70-to-get-double-wishbone.html

I took a look at this article. Is the strut rod the "tie rod" aka radius arm?

When you align the car, what do you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-05-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By 3Series
Alignment Issue - Unable to Perform

So, I just purchased new tires for my X5. The rear left tire was wearing faster on the outer edge so I decided to have a 4-wheel alignement done.

The tech (Local Firestone who installed the...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 08-06-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 412
Posted By 3Series
FS: 1998 M3 Sedan (Black/Black)

I'm selling a 1998 M3 Sedan (Auto).
$9,500obo
~86,000mi

Black on Black in excellent condition.

All service regulary performed.
Beisan VANOS repair performed.
RSM installed.
Lower control...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-01-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By 3Series
What yould suggest the OP buy his kid? It's a...

What yould suggest the OP buy his kid? It's a 15+year old car. Does it really cost much more to fix than any other 15yr old car?
Forum: Cars - Private Party 12-05-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,307
Posted By 3Series
What's your residual value?

What's your residual value?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,298
Posted By 3Series
"pay a dealer to switch them back to my 17"...

"pay a dealer to switch them back to my 17" during the winter for like $100." = Overpriced.

I won't even touch the comment about the wheel/tire package insurance thing.....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,298
Posted By 3Series
The gap is from the suspension. AWD drive models...

The gap is from the suspension. AWD drive models sit higher. You need sport springs and shocks. Plus sizing the wheel won't increase the diameter enough to fill the gap.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,619
Posted By 3Series
Rinehart, thanks for the review. Glad to hear...

Rinehart, thanks for the review. Glad to hear the Saris Bones works out for you.

About the engineer guy overanalyzing this, please run the calcs to let me know if this will hold up if I drive...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 34,789
Posted By 3Series
I just bought this rack. I spent about 10minutes...

I just bought this rack. I spent about 10minutes taking it out of the box and messing around with it. The construction seems great and once I get used to it, it should be very easy to use. I'm...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-28-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,312
Posted By 3Series
I was just looking at the tow-hook mount bike...

I was just looking at the tow-hook mount bike rack too and noticed they really hiked the price. I was about to bite the bullet and spend $425-$450 on the rack with discount at one of my local...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-01-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,140
Posted By 3Series
Yes, when the brake sensor wears out, it will...

Yes, when the brake sensor wears out, it will trigger the dash light.

Also it's "brake", not "break".
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-29-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,377
Posted By 3Series
I went non-RFT (Yoko Avid Envigor - 18in) with...

I went non-RFT (Yoko Avid Envigor - 18in) with 3rd Row. I made my own Mobility Kit with two cans of Slime Large Tire aresol and a VLAIR Compressor. I've been meaning to go to the store to add a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-29-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,377
Posted By 3Series
The self leveling suspension uses a pneumatic...

The self leveling suspension uses a pneumatic spring, aka air bag shocks. The 3rd row option adds the air bags since the car needs to accomodate for the extra passenger load. It will raise the car...
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