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Forum: Off-Topic Today, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By ard
Id stay at the on airport hotel, check in online...

Id stay at the on airport hotel, check in online the night before. Make sure my global entry/known traveler ID is in the record. Take my PreCheck boarding pass and go to sleep. Get to the airport...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer Yesterday, 10:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 859
Posted By ard
Tidbit: if he has an accident in your car and it...

Tidbit: if he has an accident in your car and it is his fault, it will be on YOUR insurance.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By ard
Got it. Ise rarely have more than 200 lbs total...

Got it. Ise rarely have more than 200 lbs total including driver in the x... So no need to run at max.

How is your tire wear across the tread? If uniform, can't argue with that pressure setting!
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer Yesterday, 01:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 659
Posted By ard
Assume everyting the fm says is a lie.

Assume everyting the fm says is a lie.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer Yesterday, 01:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 859
Posted By ard
Technically the owners manual *is* a big deal. ...

Technically the owners manual *is* a big deal.


It is product labeling with critical safety information. Of all the stuff a dealer could omit, I can't think of one with more legal repercussions....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 12:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By ard
Those seem very high. What is the pressure...

Those seem very high. What is the pressure listed on the door jamb, no max pressure but rated pressure
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-31-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By ard
Look here: ...

Look here:
http://realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=FF03-USA-03-2008-E70-BMW-X5_35d&diagId=11_3963


PRICES ARE NOT VALID. Part numbers seem to be 11657811405 and 11657809863.

I would NOT...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-31-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By ard
So the max difference is 4/32? 1/8 inch. ...

So the max difference is 4/32? 1/8 inch.

Utterly unimportant. Run the rears at 3PSI more if you want.

Since you are here in CA, I would run the rears (5,4/32) all summer until it begins to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-30-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By ard
Any brushes on a car wash will damage the paint. ...

Any brushes on a car wash will damage the paint.

Period.

Is that worse than the stuff underneath? Dunno.

Realistically, unless you are washing the undercarriage with each and every...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-30-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 625
Posted By ard
Horrific advice.

Horrific advice.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-30-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By ard
why would you think this was a good purchase? or...

why would you think this was a good purchase? or are you a wholesaler/dealer/curbstoner?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-30-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By ard
Anywhere But do look at the post regarding...

Anywhere

But do look at the post regarding water leakage....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-30-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By ard
Op. Have you compared your car to another copy?? ...

Op. Have you compared your car to another copy?? At a bmw dealer selling used cars?

The rear toe on that report is terrible. Front looks good, back should be the same. Your inner edges of the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-30-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By ard
Whistling can be a fitting, hose or clamp... ...

Whistling can be a fitting, hose or clamp... What makes you sure the turbo inself is bad??
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-30-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By ard
In three other threads he has decided it isn't...

In three other threads he has decided it isn't the battery nor the charging of said battery. Even though his drive cycle is short trips. Rationale is 'it didn't do it when the car was new- same...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-29-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 779
Posted By ard
I priced the mich latitude tour HP ZP...ZP is...

I priced the mich latitude tour HP ZP...ZP is zero presssre, whiuch is their "RFT" designation
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-29-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By ard
Whoa. Imagine how hard it will be to get BMW...

Whoa.

Imagine how hard it will be to get BMW to cop to this defect.

Worst case: "I will pay for teardown to show oil fouling, but IF that is proven by [insert pictures] then that will be...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-29-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 779
Posted By ard
here, let me help. Mich Latitudes 1289 w/ road...

here, let me help. Mich Latitudes 1289 w/ road hazard. Add shipping. Add 40 per tire to install and road force balance. add tax.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-28-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 779
Posted By ard
Im guessing he has more data than he is...

Im guessing he has more data than he is posting... that $100 spread might be online versus tire shop.

Im in his area, the shops he is talking to are pretty good knowing what online stores charge
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-28-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,547
Posted By ard
Depends on the code/fault. Still you should be...

Depends on the code/fault. Still you should be able to see at least the generic OBD code
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-28-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By ard
You want to argue over semantics? Go for it....

You want to argue over semantics?

Go for it. Tell the BMW dealer you want them to carefully inspect for any issues. Let us know how many he finds.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-28-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By ard
Take it to an indy, pay them to do a detailed and...

Take it to an indy, pay them to do a detailed and thorough inspection- take what they find to the dealer.

Thinking you are going to craft some story to trigger the BMW dealer finding issues will...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-28-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 779
Posted By ard
I think he meant tire rack, once UPS drops them...

I think he meant tire rack, once UPS drops them off go to the tire store. My guess
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-28-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By ard
I have never seen a BMW plan that is additive. ...

I have never seen a BMW plan that is additive. Always tethered to the inservice date.

OP: 2015 with 10K? You do not need to buy now. It appears you thought there were pricing tiers for BMW...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-28-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By ard
You have no idea what REALLY what the truth is...

You have no idea what REALLY what the truth is with that car. Salesmen can make up virtually any story they want...anything.

An "elite CPO' is worse coverage than the full CPO. Make sure you...
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