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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) Today, 10:11 PM
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Views: 48
Posted By FredoinSF
Welcome! Post some pix.

Welcome! Post some pix.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By FredoinSF
A 2003 would be an E53, maybe post there. There...

A 2003 would be an E53, maybe post there. There are a lot of similar threads on the E46 side, logical since the E46 uses the same type of key.
I believe the battery eventually gives out. Some DIY...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By FredoinSF
RalphNaderinSF. That was funny. Showed it to SO...

RalphNaderinSF. That was funny. Showed it to SO and non verbal reaction was priceless.

Look, you asked: "Does anyone have any idea why NOBODY on the E70 forums has used or commented on...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts Today, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 494
Posted By FredoinSF
Did I miss a post or two? How did we get from...

Did I miss a post or two? How did we get from searching for 335d to F250?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By FredoinSF
RaceChip tune

Several factors, but the main reason is it's an X5, not an M3 or even a 335d.
Details:
- 5,500 lbs
- high center of gravity
- usually a kiddie hauler
- sometimes shares garage space with a real...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) Today, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By FredoinSF
Did you have heater control on max temp when you...

Did you have heater control on max temp when you filled it?
On E46 you put car in accessory mode, heat setting on max temp, fill 50/50 BMW coolant / distilled water, start it and run it a couple...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Today, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By FredoinSF
I would add that you probably have an E90, not...

I would add that you probably have an E90, not E46. The 2006 model year was a hybrid of both body styles; the sedans were E90, coupes and convertibles E46. Given you have an xi, I assume E90 sedan....
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) Yesterday, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 86
Posted By FredoinSF
Easy, right under back seat lower cushion which...

Easy, right under back seat lower cushion which pops right out. Dozens of DIY info here and YouTube.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-25-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 428
Posted By FredoinSF
You bet. Special ordered the car, picked it up...

You bet. Special ordered the car, picked it up in Munich, all original factory paint work, always hand washed by Yours Truly, it's been completely reliable, and still drives great. I've had it over...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-25-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 474
Posted By FredoinSF
I have had my 2012 X5 diesel for about 18 months...

I have had my 2012 X5 diesel for about 18 months and I am still loving it. Why I got the X5:
- I have to have all wheel drive to get through the Sierras in the winter (2 wheel drive vehicles have...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-25-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By FredoinSF
With a 2012 you gain a 5 year newer vehicle so...

With a 2012 you gain a 5 year newer vehicle so theoretically you gain 5 years on parts that would fail due to age. That being said, the cost to upgrade is going to be much higher than what you would...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-25-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 219
Posted By FredoinSF
Wow, that's a lot of oil on those videos. OP,...

Wow, that's a lot of oil on those videos.
OP, why the dealer and not an independent? From previous posts by other members oil leak fixes are labor intensive. I'm sure a good BMW independent...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-25-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By FredoinSF
BMW CCA is where I would post them Or even here...

BMW CCA is where I would post them Or even here in classified section, BUT:
1. 84 M6??? Didn't think the M6 designation existed in 84, thought they were M635csi back then.
2. Might be worth...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-25-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By FredoinSF
Keep it, at 20k miles it's like brand new. Why...

Keep it, at 20k miles it's like brand new. Why buy another one if you're only driving it that little.

Unless you have the money to burn or really want the 2012 or the 2007 is giving you problems...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-24-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By FredoinSF
That has to be a more popular install on cars...

That has to be a more popular install on cars that go to the track on a regular basis. I would go on the E9x forum or M forum and search. Yes they are different cars, but the electronics are going...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-24-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By FredoinSF
That has to be a more popular install on cars...

That has to be a more popular install on cars that go to the track on a regular basis. I would go on the E9x forum or M forum and search. Yes they are different cars, but the electronics are going...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-24-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By FredoinSF
I baby the cars until they're warmed up. Trans...

I baby the cars until they're warmed up. Trans does shift directly when it's cold out, seems like it goes to higher RPM and the shifting is slower until it gets a chance to warm up a bit. I assume is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-24-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By FredoinSF
Thanks for posting the bulletin LP. Mine is an...

Thanks for posting the bulletin LP. Mine is an Aug 2012 build so it fits in the date range.
Looked on B pillar and no sticker. Shocker...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-24-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By FredoinSF
There are roof drains that clog up and prevent...

There are roof drains that clog up and prevent water from exiting properly, resulting in what you have.
I am not sure where they are on the convertible, but I believe it's been posted before. I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-23-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By FredoinSF
X5 model differences 2011-12

Yeah, I get to go shop for a new car! I committed to 10 years or 200k miles when I bought the X5 cuz my car flipping habits have created tension in the past.
I am almost 2 years and 33k miles into...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-23-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By FredoinSF
Very classy color combo and yeah, the multi...

Very classy color combo and yeah, the multi contour seats are well worth it particularly on longer drives.
Forum: F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current) 12-23-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By FredoinSF
Congratulations. Road trip to get a new car is...

Congratulations. Road trip to get a new car is always exciting. Are you trading either the M6 or 335i?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 12-23-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 108
Posted By FredoinSF
O2 sensor recall on 2012 X5d - campaign 13-06-14

Had the X5 in for service and was surprised there was an open campaign for O2 sensor. I did not recall reading anything about it here and a quick search confirmed there was nothing recent on the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-23-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By FredoinSF
O2 sensor recall on 2012 X5d. Campaign 13-06-14

Had the X5 in for service and was surprised there was an open campaign for O2 sensor. I did not recall reading anything about it here and a quick search confirmed there was nothing recent on the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-23-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By FredoinSF
Here are the differences I know of: - Visually...

Here are the differences I know of:
- Visually identical except for angel eyes which got brighter with 2012. Everyone seems to want those regardless of year and model resulting in hundreds of...
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