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Forum: Ask-A-Dealer Today, 01:04 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By ard
up to 200 miles?!?!? That list of features...

up to 200 miles?!?!?

That list of features isnt very specific- you will find cars ranging from $6,000 up to $38,000. All depends on conditon..

Advice from someone who has witnessed a few...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts Yesterday, 04:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 521
Posted By ard
And here are the 6 PAGES of tables after that...

And here are the 6 PAGES of tables after that paragraph:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=433919&stc=1&d=1397603127
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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts Yesterday, 01:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 521
Posted By ard
I find this HIGHLY doubtful. I looked at the...

I find this HIGHLY doubtful.

I looked at the 2011 version for the 335d and if anything, the CA emissions table is MORE detailed.

This is a legal document that cannot be unilaterally controlled...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer Yesterday, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By ard
Thanks, so no re-enrollment nor inspection...

Thanks,

so no re-enrollment nor inspection is required by the (re) selling dealer for them to advertise a CPO?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts Yesterday, 11:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 521
Posted By ard
For the X5d: ...

For the X5d:

http://cache.bmwusa.com/pdf_dae9c554-ee56-429b-87a4-0621274c2ae2.arox?v=b66e3df5-9b9b-4fae-9002-12d2feff371d

page 44

for the 335d
...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer Yesterday, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By ard
1. The CPO staying with the car used to be true,...

1. The CPO staying with the car used to be true, BMW may have changed this- a used CPO sold by a non-BMW retailer will remain a CPO. But a BMW dealer may have different rules.

2. I was under the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By ard
When you say "KMs' do you mean kph or km/hr or...

When you say "KMs' do you mean kph or km/hr or 'kilometers per hour'???

Could be a hundred things causing your issue, you need to hook up. A computer and have the codes read. Post them here, you...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-14-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By ard
OP.. as requested above, 'service' or 'check...

OP.. as requested above, 'service' or 'check engine' light?

Either way, are you under the BMWwarranty or BMW serrvice plan? If yes, use a BMW dealer- if no proibably want to find an indy
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-14-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By ard
"drilled and slotted"? total poseur You...

"drilled and slotted"?

total poseur

You will lose performance and longevity.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-14-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 521
Posted By ard
Good. I'll calm down now. :) ...

Good.

I'll calm down now.

:)

Report back!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-14-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By ard
Any tire shop, 99-129. Talk with the guy about...

Any tire shop, 99-129. Talk with the guy about what settings you want, tip him $10 or $20.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-14-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By ard
But wouldnt the dealer need to 're-enroll' the...

But wouldnt the dealer need to 're-enroll' the car to again sell it as a CPO now?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-13-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By ard
there is no 'safe side'... it is absolutely a...

there is no 'safe side'... it is absolutely a non-issue.

http://www.priceritetires.com/SummarySearch.php?Action=Detail&ItemNo=J267A&PgSz=20

And, that will leave you an extra $350 to put towards...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-13-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By ard
I know, thats why I (sadly) thought it was a...

I know, thats why I (sadly) thought it was a funny reply....

:)

I was going to point out that the jump from 0 to 470 is infinitely less than the jump from 470 to infinity....

I recall some...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-13-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By ard
The whole "AWD damage" thing is UTTER CRAP. ...

The whole "AWD damage" thing is UTTER CRAP.

You are at 7/32 and will put a new tire on with 10/32 (IIRC?)... only actual morons (an thieves trying to scam you into 4 new tires) would believe 3/32"...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-13-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By ard
Partly true. You can sell any diesel you...

Partly true.

You can sell any diesel you want in IL.

However any fuel over 10% is TAX FREE. So virtually all stations sell B20.

The nasty thing is that BMW (and MB and anyone else) can use...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-13-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By ard
You should be able to get another 470 ohms....

You should be able to get another 470 ohms....
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-13-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By ard
With a purchase, the car is yours when you drive...

With a purchase, the car is yours when you drive off the lot...whats the rule on a lease in texas? You may be bound to BMWFS due to the lease terms and not subject to the rules on owning the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-13-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By ard
What do you mean by "melted the silicon...

What do you mean by "melted the silicon off"????????? What silicon?

Someone suggested adding silicone to help hold the piece in place, but that does not mean the car had silicone from the...
Forum: E39 M5 (1998-2003) 04-12-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By ard
Have you ever serviced the MAFs? Plugs? brake...

Have you ever serviced the MAFs? Plugs? brake fluid and diff? trans fluid? VANOS seals/solenoids? What are fuel trims running? VANOS GT1 test results? MAF peak fuel test consumption test...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-11-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,495
Posted By ard
Ah, got it Hmmm.... X is fine. ...

Ah, got it


Hmmm....


X is fine. 37k as I recall, BMW just did front brakes. I replace the Latitudes (ZP) so all good. About a far from the 2010 as one could get!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-11-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By ard
Take the CPO, put another 85k on it. The cost...

Take the CPO, put another 85k on it. The cost hit you take for a "minor claim" at 6years/100k down the road will be minimal. Having pictures helps a lot. Save them if you need to sell it at some...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-11-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By ard
only weak spot seems to be the SCR emissions...

only weak spot seems to be the SCR emissions system..... Id only recommend these with a warranty or a state that has the CA Emissions warranty.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-11-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By ard
^^Got it, just wanted to make that comment. ...

^^Got it, just wanted to make that comment.


Bad tow or 'dealer lot guys going for a lunch run and slid into a curb'? Could be either.

The bad news is the warranty is only warranted for...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 04-11-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By ard
I have 100% certainty that the official policy is...

I have 100% certainty that the official policy is as you state it.

I have zero doubt that calling Mr. Dutton will rresult in him posting the party line. Or emailing him. Or asking Greg to post....
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