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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-17-2005, 03:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,758
Posted By NJT
Import X5 (or X3) with diesel engine

I understand these autos are available overseas with the 3.0 diesel motor. Is there any way to import these and legally convert them to be used here in the US?

A diesel X3 or 5 getting 30+mpg...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-17-2005, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,626
Posted By NJT
Pretty much the point I was trying to get across....

Pretty much the point I was trying to get across. You purchased the x there, I didn't. They didn't want anything to do with me then.

Years ago, when I brought in my 325is that I DID purchase at...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-16-2005, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,626
Posted By NJT
That is too bad. I agree, they will pay in the...

That is too bad. I agree, they will pay in the long run. Odds are I will not go back there.

I actually went to Park Ave when shopping for the x3. I waited in what use to be the sales showroom...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2005, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,566
Posted By NJT
Is this available in the lower 48 states, US? ...

Is this available in the lower 48 states, US?

If no...how can one go about getting one, short of acquiring one overseas?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-16-2005, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,626
Posted By NJT
Dealer loyal to recent customers only

My drivers side rear window fell down/off the track. I called a local dealer (Park Ave) near my work (not where I bought the x5) because its easy to pickup/drop off over lunch. I did buy my 94 325is...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-16-2005, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,002
Posted By NJT
Rear window broken - won't go up

I just got my x5 back from the dealer from repairs (cam sensor, thermostat) and now the window broke. Not a good feeling. :(

I put down the rear window and now it won't go back up. I hear the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-11-2005, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,551
Posted By NJT
I actually have an OBD-II scanner. Never thought...

I actually have an OBD-II scanner. Never thought it would be compat with x5, but if they are all OBD-II then it would be, right? (smack my head).

Anyhow, dealer still has the truck. A few faults...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-10-2005, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,551
Posted By NJT
Question Is there any way to check the fault codes by, for...

Is there any way to check the fault codes by, for example, turn the ignition key to position 1 and press the go pedal 5x, or something similar????

Mine SES light also just came on but it runs...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-12-2005, 05:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,318
Posted By NJT
I thought you should change the oil every 6...

I thought you should change the oil every 6 months no matter how many miles you put on the car?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-11-2005, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 850
Posted By NJT
You are right. I just found out what that meant...

You are right. I just found out what that meant and I have to apologize. My intention was to describe someone who is wet behind the ears (not knowledgeable).

Again....I apologize. :(
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-11-2005, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 850
Posted By NJT
Denville BMW in Mountain Lakes, NJ. I left...

Denville BMW in Mountain Lakes, NJ.

I left a message with my salesman late yesterday who already returned my call (he left message, we're playing phone tag). He sounds like he REALLY wants to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-11-2005, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 850
Posted By NJT
Dealer Installed Hitch (and now my rear hurts)

Yes - I had my dealer install the $495 hitch that turned into a $1036 bill. WOW! Mostly my fault as I didn't question the price. Just asked the hours which I was quoted around 3 or 4. Turned out to...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-01-2005, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 904
Posted By NJT
This is great!!! I hate this feature and drives...

This is great!!! I hate this feature and drives me nuts everytime I get into the truck and try to backup using the side mirror.

Thanks!!!!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-30-2004, 03:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,526
Posted By NJT
I agree. I tow with my (currently for sale)...

I agree.

I tow with my (currently for sale) 2004 Dodge Ram 2500 with Cummins and 8ft bed (7600lb empty) and it pulls pretty good.....but I can still feel my 26' enclosed. I can't imagine the X5...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-28-2004, 05:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,425
Posted By NJT
Anybody know the best place to purchase a factory...

Anybody know the best place to purchase a factory Class III hitch for 2001 x5?

Thanks!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-27-2004, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,854
Posted By NJT
UPDATE: Just came home with a CPO 2001 X5 4.4. ...

UPDATE: Just came home with a CPO 2001 X5 4.4. Very happy with my choice. Lets see for how long.

Thanks for your suggestions!!!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-25-2004, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,854
Posted By NJT
After doing some reading (this board is great), I...

After doing some reading (this board is great), I find the new x-drive to be superior to the older drivetrain found in the 2001 x5. I like how the x-drive can distribute power to anyone of the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-25-2004, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,854
Posted By NJT
The one I'm looking at is certified thru local...

The one I'm looking at is certified thru local BMW dealer. 2.9% for 60 months and is selling at a good price ($31900). It has 46k miles, activity package, moonroom, sliding load floor, self-dimming...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 12-25-2004, 04:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,163
Posted By NJT
:) 94 325is with Stage I AA kit. Had it...

:)

94 325is with Stage I AA kit. Had it once up past 155 while pulling away from a Lexus and then backed it down. If it wasn't for the high RPM's, she would have pulled probably into the 160's. ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-25-2004, 04:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,900
Posted By NJT
Have it on all my cars. They work great! No...

Have it on all my cars. They work great! No problems. And yes, go with the CC auto replenishment.

I also travel north from NJ to Adirondacks towing either a single or dual boat trailer - no...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-25-2004, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,854
Posted By NJT
I agree about letting the other guy take the hit....

I agree about letting the other guy take the hit. Sad part is I'm the one taking the hit on the Dodge as I bought that new at $43k. If I get $30k I'll do a freakin happy dance!

Talked it over...
Forum: 3 Series / 4 Series 12-25-2004, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,251
Posted By NJT
Turbos run off the exhaust and don't use up crank...

Turbos run off the exhaust and don't use up crank power to make boost. A supercharger runs off the crank and will use up hp so net gain won't be as much. SC's are great for 8 cyliners as they have...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-25-2004, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,854
Posted By NJT
Question New X3 or Used X5 4.4

New to forum...great site! Owned various BMWs in the past and want back in (currently driving Dodge Ram :( ).

Budget is to stay under $40k. I test drove a 04 x3 about 8 months ago and didn't...
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