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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-21-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By ddsski
Its a must have. No codes in 70000 miles. Took...

Its a must have. No codes in 70000 miles. Took off (unnecessarily) for emissions last year and it felt like a dog...after getting used to ~320Hp/515tq at level 8.:bigpimp: Pulls like a freight...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-21-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,338
Posted By ddsski
I think its the snub nosed look of the F15 that I...

I think its the snub nosed look of the F15 that I just can't warm up to. In no hurry to say goodbye to my e70 x35d. I just love everything about it except I do wish it weighed 400lb less!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-21-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By ddsski
My snows needed a fresh coatring so , I went...

My snows needed a fresh coatring so , I went black also. Looks great.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-17-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 841
Posted By ddsski
You know, sometimes looking for a general pattern...

You know, sometimes looking for a general pattern is the easiest way I know on a forum to make the a$$holes surface. Ard is curmudgeon #1 here. Was simply addressing a concern I've read numerous...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-17-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,440
Posted By ddsski
Just to be clear/make it clear for folks. The...

Just to be clear/make it clear for folks. The active tank fill is under the air intake tube, while the passive is readily accessible on RF corner (left side of hood if looking in), correct. I've...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-16-2016, 06:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,338
Posted By ddsski
I'll gladly run my diesel against anyone's...

I'll gladly run my diesel against anyone's gasser.:thumbup: Any of you take yours to the track like I did and run it for 40+ minutes straight? You may jump me off the line, but with 320HP/525ft-lb...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-16-2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 841
Posted By ddsski
Report your mileage on diesel and any problems

Asking this to see how common problems are on these vehicles. Are these going to be dump at 100K before all hell breaks loose cars, or is it , in reality, only a small % of owners that have had...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-16-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,440
Posted By ddsski
Its all pee to me!

Its all pee to me!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-11-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,338
Posted By ddsski
Good points! to me e70 just right. e53 was a...

Good points! to me e70 just right. e53 was a brick and F15 is gone down the luxo barge route.

Can't compare a diesel with a gas model. Totally different drives.

That's why I'm keeping...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-09-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By ddsski
Tis bs

Changing rear pads. Supposed to retighten Caliper back to 34 21 4AZ. What does this mean in English. Why do the Germans always seem to overcomplicate things?? so you go to the dealer??:mad:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-09-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 994
Posted By ddsski
Thanks for that info. Really don't care about...

Thanks for that info. Really don't care about the brake life display as my eyes still work and I'll just be resetting it anyway. Will remeasure this fall and just do pads unless I'm approaching...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-14-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By ddsski
A nice 100+mile highway run gives oil plenty of...

A nice 100+mile highway run gives oil plenty of time to be well filtered and any contaminants get cooked off.. Personally, I have no problem on my highway roller with 10K /1x yr service. City or...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 06-12-2016, 05:39 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 110,844
Posted By ddsski
Yea all that now approved oil is bad. I'll take...

Yea all that now approved oil is bad. I'll take it off your hands all of it. 1x/yr, or ~10000 miles oil changes --> all good quality synthetics can handle that. Valvoline Synpower5W-30 seems quite...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-12-2016, 05:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 994
Posted By ddsski
Major volume of highway driving, very little true...

Major volume of highway driving, very little true city.I have tried a ceramic pad before and hated it. Pedal effort went up, brakes felt mushy and less effective. Dust doesn't really bother me as...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-11-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,530
Posted By ddsski
They wouldn't sell the warranty if they didn't...

They wouldn't sell the warranty if they didn't make money on it. nuff said. Considering the amount of money I have saved over the years NOT buying any extended warranties, I can afford that one...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-11-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 994
Posted By ddsski
I semi understand BMW's thinking that the rotors...

I semi understand BMW's thinking that the rotors wear along with the pads, but this is the first vehicle I will ever have owned that needs a rotor replacement with the first set of pads, especially...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 994
Posted By ddsski
Rear brake evaluation, what do you think

My vehicle info on my 2011 X35d tells me I need rear pads in 8000 miles. Car has 67000 miles of highway driving and I rarely brake for corners anyway.
Being a dentist, I'm a good old Boley gauge...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-09-2016, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By ddsski
Just shut of traction control and see if that...

Just shut of traction control and see if that helps. DSC can be quite intrusive. Funny when on CC you can have your foot directly over brake pedal at all times. We wouldn't need autonomous cars if...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 15,175
Posted By ddsski
For past year, I have always suspected every time...

For past year, I have always suspected every time I clean my Right front wheel it is a bit yellow and harder to clean . Wheel always seems to have a tenuous layer on it like buildup on a frying pan...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2016, 05:13 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,695
Posted By ddsski
Ouch at least I fail the Jewish part.......:rofl:

Ouch at least I fail the Jewish part.......:rofl:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-04-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,113
Posted By ddsski
Granted China and India are the pollution issue...

Granted China and India are the pollution issue in the world so I see both sides, but following you now sucks like it always used to being behind diesels. Might as well be following a smoker which...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-04-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 557
Posted By ddsski
Not far enough. Should come back 2 more inches...

Not far enough. Should come back 2 more inches and drop at least 1 more inch. My ONLY Complaint with vehicle.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-03-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,113
Posted By ddsski
If you smell it, you are inhaling the nasty...

If you smell it, you are inhaling the nasty particulates.. quite carcinogenic I believe. That was always the dark side of diesel that you have re exposed.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-03-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,662
Posted By ddsski
My bladder is the limiter as well hehe:yikes:

My bladder is the limiter as well hehe:yikes:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-03-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,353
Posted By ddsski
Absolutely, same drivetrain and chassis I'm...

Absolutely, same drivetrain and chassis I'm pretty sure, just stretched wheelbase so its a natural.
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