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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-23-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 47,182
Posted By sirbikes
It's not that they can't do it. They can do it,...

It's not that they can't do it. They can do it, they just can't make a profit doing it.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-22-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,663
Posted By sirbikes
Flyingman what was your mileage when you had it...

Flyingman what was your mileage when you had it changed? Luckily my indy recommended I change it at 60k which I did. I've heard that if you let the AT go beyond 100k miles you shouldn't bother...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-10-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 985
Posted By sirbikes
Well I hope I did not do any damage to the motor...

Well I hope I did not do any damage to the motor running it near the low level for so long. The level sensor appears to be somewhat optimistic because the dipstick check showed below the low mark...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 06-10-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 985
Posted By sirbikes
I added a quart of Mobil ESP right after I got a...

I added a quart of Mobil ESP right after I got a low oil level warning. Dipstick check confirmed it was very low, just below the low mark. I hadn't been paying attention to the oil level and I guess...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-29-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By sirbikes
Depends on what state you live in.

Depends on what state you live in.
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 05-26-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 623
Posted By sirbikes
I think this needs to be put in perspective or...

I think this needs to be put in perspective or pareto'd with all the other things that can give you heart disease, such as diet, drinking, smoking, sitting, stress, genetics, etc, etc. Compared to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-25-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,524
Posted By sirbikes
You can't rely on Fuelly data. Insufficient...

You can't rely on Fuelly data. Insufficient sample sizes. I've also found mistakes when looking at what engines folks said they had vs what they actually had. It's just not accurate unless you just...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By sirbikes
What is this?

What does this square socket open? I can't quite remember ... disengage the transmission? Hiding your stash? Where BMW keeps the CEL poltergeist?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-25-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,476
Posted By sirbikes
Check out these guys: bimmer performance center...

Check out these guys: bimmer performance center in Raleigh, NC. They can do it.
Forum: Performance 04-18-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,043
Posted By sirbikes
Yes actually. And I can say that now that I have...

Yes actually. And I can say that now that I have a custom tune, this module is actually really good compared to my custom tune, because it is the same chip, just in a box. Best of both worlds. I can...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-16-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 29,596
Posted By sirbikes
Diesel same price as regular in NC. So happy I...

Diesel same price as regular in NC. So happy I drive a diesel.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-15-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By sirbikes
Wow. That actually happened to me a long time...

Wow. That actually happened to me a long time ago, but in addition to a joy ride the employee did damage to my vehicle by running over something. It was not noticeable unless you looked underneath...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-05-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,945
Posted By sirbikes
:thumbup::thumbup:

:thumbup::thumbup:
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 04-01-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,945
Posted By sirbikes
Mine sounds exactly the same. Really the only...

Mine sounds exactly the same. Really the only difference is that you can hear the turbo whine clearly now. I don't get any smoke either. Only when you first start it up when it's cold you get a...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-21-2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 352
Posted By sirbikes
DPF parts

I have these parts I'll be posting in the classifieds. Don't know how much they would be worth but I no longer need them. They came from a vehicle with 100k miles. The NOx sensor was installed in Dec...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-15-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,217
Posted By sirbikes
Are you going to sell your old wheels?

Are you going to sell your old wheels?
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-13-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 980
Posted By sirbikes
I just had my cleaning done on my X5 which has...

I just had my cleaning done on my X5 which has 102,000 miles. It wasn't too bad, you can see from the pics how much buildup there is on the intake, manifold and swirl flaps. I think a combination of...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 03-11-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 47,182
Posted By sirbikes
Interesting there is no damage cost for CO2. You...

Interesting there is no damage cost for CO2. You would think they would estimate this because CO2 is apparently the worst of the worst and will cause all manner of earthly hellfire and brimstone vs....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-05-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,827
Posted By sirbikes
Nice write up. We had similar experiences both...

Nice write up. We had similar experiences both owning 2011 Mini Countrymans and I took a bath on that deal too but ended up with a fairly reliable x5. You hit 50k on yours around the time I hit 100k...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-03-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 21,920
Posted By sirbikes
I was on the phone with a bmw na representative...

I was on the phone with a bmw na representative and he said bmw was working on developing their own airbags but he gave no specific timeline as to when they would be ready other than it would be...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 03-03-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By sirbikes
Will these fit on a 2011 X5 35d?

Will these fit on a 2011 X5 35d?
Forum: Performance 02-29-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,043
Posted By sirbikes
Hey I need to sell this remaining ecu tuning...

Hey I need to sell this remaining ecu tuning group module. Here is their website (http://www.ecutuninggroup.com/ ). They also have a Facebook page. This is the real deal, not a simple fuel rail...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 02-25-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,663
Posted By sirbikes
Pics...

Pics...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-24-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 21,920
Posted By sirbikes
I just found out that my x5 is affected. Maybe...

I just found out that my x5 is affected. Maybe what you could do is take the truck into your dealer, tell them you don't feel safe driving it with a defective airbag, and get bmw to provide you a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-24-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 21,920
Posted By sirbikes
I just found out that my x5 is affected. Maybe...

I just found out that my x5 is affected. Maybe what you could do is take the truck into your dealer, tell them you don't feel safe driving it with a defective airbag, and get bmw to provide you a...
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