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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 10:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 675
Posted By FredoinSF
Not even on the radar of things I worry about. ...

Not even on the radar of things I worry about. Nowhere near.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts Yesterday, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By FredoinSF
What does this have to do with the diesel engine...

What does this have to do with the diesel engine variants???
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 675
Posted By FredoinSF
ohh... I'll take the mileage hit.

ohh... I'll take the mileage hit.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,149
Posted By FredoinSF
Do brake pads still have rivets? I thought it...

Do brake pads still have rivets? I thought it was super duper adhesive.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 961
Posted By FredoinSF
The pictures looked good, but sorry, can't help...

The pictures looked good, but sorry, can't help you on price. Wrote a check for mine over three years ago and since I'm not selling I'm not looking at pricing at all. Any mass produced car that is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 675
Posted By FredoinSF
30MPG without towing? 23-24 while towing? Per...

30MPG without towing? 23-24 while towing? Per my sig link I don't get anywhere near that, never even been close to 30MPG that I can recall. Not that I baby it, but I do mostly highway driving.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 961
Posted By FredoinSF
I know you asked somebody else, but let me pipe...

I know you asked somebody else, but let me pipe in. That link you posted is not from a BMW dealer, it's a used car sales lot. Given their name, I would assume they specialize in BMW's, but that...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 02:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 430
Posted By FredoinSF
The standard coolant should be mixed 50/50 with...

The standard coolant should be mixed 50/50 with distilled water, nothing new, and same for the BMW stuff. You may not have noticed issues, but it is the recommended method.

I've started to see...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 430
Posted By FredoinSF
By replacing the radiator you will be draining...

By replacing the radiator you will be draining the vast majority of the coolant. I would call it good enough if you;re sticking with same coolant, hopefully BMW coolant which needs to be mixed 50/50...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By FredoinSF
06 325i? IF sedan you have an E90, not E46. ...

06 325i? IF sedan you have an E90, not E46. Might want to post in E90 or mod can move.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-24-2016, 11:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By FredoinSF
Sounds like friend and wifey either need...

Sounds like friend and wifey either need counseling or divorce attorneys, but hey, worked out for you.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-24-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By FredoinSF
Steering Wheel Peeling around buttons

No. If it did it would have been fixed before you bought it so it could have been sold at higher price.
There are other exclusions. You should read the contract...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-24-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By FredoinSF
You should go to a dealer and drive one with that...

You should go to a dealer and drive one with that setup so you know what you're getting. The standard suspension (would it be poverty suspension since we have such a thing as poverty wheel size as...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-24-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 375
Posted By FredoinSF
It would be covered by original 4/50 if defect in...

It would be covered by original 4/50 if defect in materials or workmanship, but once outside of that no warranty I know of covers it.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2016, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By FredoinSF
Thanks for taking the time to make this video....

Thanks for taking the time to make this video. Very well done, and very clean looking X5
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-24-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By FredoinSF
Great DIY video. Thank you.

Great DIY video. Thank you.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-23-2016, 05:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By FredoinSF
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By FredoinSF
On 4/20/16: Three months later: ...

On 4/20/16:



Three months later:



That was a short love affair! Seriously though, sorry you got a troublesome car, they can be frustrating. You might just be getting it dialed in just...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-22-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By FredoinSF
Given the age of the car, it is time to start...

Given the age of the car, it is time to start looking into other alternatives besides the dealer. More often than not, they are over priced and no better than an independent BMW specialist. I would...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By FredoinSF
I have BMW apps on X5, I messed with it for a...

I have BMW apps on X5, I messed with it for a couple of weeks (even bought iphone cradle adapter!) haven't done anything with it in over three years.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By FredoinSF
I'd go for oil change stuff and DEF too, but...

I'd go for oil change stuff and DEF too, but nowhere near you. Already have the mats.

To question asked earlier, the mats would be interchangeable between a diesel and a gasser.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,234
Posted By FredoinSF
Yeah, I would have had that option. Moreover,...

Yeah, I would have had that option. Moreover, without runflats and a spare, I would have been marooned on side of road at a fair distance from home.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,234
Posted By FredoinSF
Totally agree. If you are just around town...

Totally agree.
If you are just around town risk of getting a flat is manageable, it's really just an annoyance. On longer trips it can save your butt.
The X5 has a spot for a spare tire if you...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-21-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By FredoinSF
Congrats! Pictures or it didn't happen.

Congrats! Pictures or it didn't happen.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-21-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By FredoinSF
400k miles... That's long term commitment!

400k miles... That's long term commitment!
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