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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By admranger
I've towed extensively (I used to race) but that...

I've towed extensively (I used to race) but that was with a big diesel dually truck. I did tow a couple of times with my E53 X5 with the factory hitch. You didn't even know the trailer was behind...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-22-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 51,009
Posted By admranger
They were hacked and are struggling to recover. ...

They were hacked and are struggling to recover. Apparently, it was quite a malicious hack.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-22-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 533
Posted By admranger
Once you do your initial research, don't be...

Once you do your initial research, don't be afraid to go to carmax. They offered me a very, very fair price for one of my cars a couple of years ago. Much better than trade in value. You have 7...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-22-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
Posted By admranger
Bright side view says you have a spare for when...

Bright side view says you have a spare for when yours finally does die. :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-22-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 70,963
Posted By admranger
That'd be funnier if naval reactors were fusion...

That'd be funnier if naval reactors were fusion reactors, but they aren't. :confused:
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-22-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By admranger
You don't fill through that, you fill through the...

You don't fill through that, you fill through the big hole in the bottom of the pan if your transmission is like mine. There is a big plastic cylinder that goes up into the pan. You pump the fluid...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 521
Posted By admranger
I chased a "whine" from my E53X5 4.4i engine...

I chased a "whine" from my E53X5 4.4i engine compartment for the better part of 4 months. Replaced tensioner and idler pulleys to no avail. Was about to pull the alternator when I saw a can of...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-21-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 726
Posted By admranger
Clubs are people too!

Clubs are people too!
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 07-19-2016, 10:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,972
Posted By admranger
Don't the gassers have carbon build up due to the...

Don't the gassers have carbon build up due to the direct injection. BMW is using the walnut shell cleaning just like the old days to fix it is what I've heard.

OP: 50k miles/year in MN? As a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,120
Posted By admranger
If you live in Lakewood, make the trip up to...

If you live in Lakewood, make the trip up to BimmerHaus in Broomfield. They know what they're doing and can help you out. Good people. I know Bob (owner) and Jim (lead tech). Jim built my race...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-19-2016, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By admranger
Plating the whole rotor is easy to do. Masking...

Plating the whole rotor is easy to do. Masking the front and rear faces costs money.

If it is coated in oil, etc., it's for corrosion prevention (as is the plating, really).

As for bedding in...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-19-2016, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By admranger
clean your sunroof drains with string trimmer...

clean your sunroof drains with string trimmer line.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 07-14-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By admranger
Only 3 months late with an answer, but yes, it...

Only 3 months late with an answer, but yes, it can. The engine mounts aren't fun to change either.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By admranger
I drove my E53X5 loaded to the roof (with a hitch...

I drove my E53X5 loaded to the roof (with a hitch mounted Thule Terrapin to boot) from Vegas to DC and back. No problems and the X was a nice ride the whole way. The E70 would be even more...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-07-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,596
Posted By admranger
Not challenging your data, just relaying what I...

Not challenging your data, just relaying what I was told by someone who works in the plant where these vehicles are made. Maybe they are just more efficient now than ever before... :dunno:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-07-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,983
Posted By admranger
Timely topic for me. As ard knows from a PM I...

Timely topic for me. As ard knows from a PM I sent him on another forum, I'm looking at X5 35d's right now (really. just looking...). One has 2012 popped up on my radar with 30k miles and nearly...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-06-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,737
Posted By admranger
The numbers are quite interesting for a lease. ...

The numbers are quite interesting for a lease.

Still hard to let go of the 2005 X5 4.4i in Imola though. A Melbourne X3 3.5 isn't a bad choice though!
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-06-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,737
Posted By admranger
Was that for 36/15 or 36/10? That's what I'm...

Was that for 36/15 or 36/10? That's what I'm trying to determine.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-06-2016, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By admranger
Greg is a fantastic guy to deal with. Bought my...

Greg is a fantastic guy to deal with. Bought my 2011 M3 from him via Euro delivery.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-06-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,737
Posted By admranger
X3 36/10 residuals are 63 and 66 for 2017 and...

X3 36/10 residuals are 63 and 66 for 2017 and 2016 models?

Interesting.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 07-06-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,596
Posted By admranger
What I find interesting is that if X5 and X3...

What I find interesting is that if X5 and X3 demand is so strong, why is my buddy who works at the factory in SC saying he's never seen things so slow there? Hmmmmmm
Forum: Southwest Regional - AZ, NM, NV, OK, TX, and UT 11-01-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,119
Posted By admranger
You mean other than the Sin City Chapter of the...

You mean other than the Sin City Chapter of the BMW CCA?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-03-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By admranger
Any codes.

Any codes.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-03-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,443
Posted By admranger
The pumps will eventually leak, and the grommets...

The pumps will eventually leak, and the grommets will eventually fail.

It's a really easy DIY job though, so start with the grommets and see if that works if the leak is in the pump area (F or R)....
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics by BAVSOUND 06-20-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,129
Posted By admranger
Ken's systems will blow away the HK system, Logic...

Ken's systems will blow away the HK system, Logic 7, or anything else that BMW puts out.

If you want an easy, cheap upgrade that will improve the sound but not make it 'audiophile' quality, I...
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