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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-31-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By slant83
I just got out of my 2008 Cayenne S BECAUSE of...

I just got out of my 2008 Cayenne S BECAUSE of repair costs and dealership aggravation....a great car and it never let me down but it is VERY expensive to maintain ($1800 brakes, $350 ea tire...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-22-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By slant83
Take it from me who still owns several Porsche...

Take it from me who still owns several Porsche cars..Sensors last 5-7yrs (even on BMW) and at the P dealer the cost $370 EACH installed (saw may last bill under extended warranty) Obviously cheaper...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-21-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By slant83
..my point exactly:thumbup: just something...

..my point exactly:thumbup:

just something to consider since he stated a budget
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-21-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By slant83
Hello...I just got out of my 2008 Cayenne S and...

Hello...I just got out of my 2008 Cayenne S and got a 2013 X5...your call.....Porsche with that many miles is coming into major service cycle...Mine was traded at 38000 and was coming up to tires...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-08-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By slant83
I have a 2008 335 cpe from new..now with 42K on...

I have a 2008 335 cpe from new..now with 42K on the odo...No problems other than usual stuff (seat belt presenter, peeling interior door handles) all fixed under warranty. Congrats and enjoy the heck...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-18-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,163
Posted By slant83
I have a 2008 335i coupe. 41k on the...

I have a 2008 335i coupe. 41k on the clock...bulletproof. HPFP and injectors replaced under recall (although no problems surfaced). I have an extended warranty but so far so good. Regular maintenance...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-21-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 24,981
Posted By slant83
+1 on being a beta tester for BMW..wait it out

+1 on being a beta tester for BMW..wait it out
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-13-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,832
Posted By slant83
...cheaper at the dealer...$1200 range

...cheaper at the dealer...$1200 range
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-07-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,438
Posted By slant83
just put in GP thunder bulbs..similar effect with...

just put in GP thunder bulbs..similar effect with the white/blue look without the issues
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-06-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,399
Posted By slant83
...like I said earlier. All you Progressive...

...like I said earlier. All you Progressive folks, beware when you actually have to file a claim. You've been warned
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-05-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,099
Posted By slant83
Before servicing, undo hose, slide clamp off,...

Before servicing, undo hose, slide clamp off, reattach tubing..viola:thumbup:
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-04-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,399
Posted By slant83
The commercials drive me crazy. Ive been happy...

The commercials drive me crazy. Ive been happy with GEICO here in S Florida. Progressive is known to use "pattern parts" not OEM and even used panel parts. Also the snapshot thing will kill you. Read...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-31-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,099
Posted By slant83
I put a IV tubing clamp on the vacuum hose. I can...

I put a IV tubing clamp on the vacuum hose. I can clamp or unclamp at will in less than 2 seconds depending on the mood. Best of both worlds..
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 08-24-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 38,329
Posted By slant83
Bring the car to Boca..No potholes here as you...

Bring the car to Boca..No potholes here as you know. My non-RFTs have had no problems and no bent rims on my Continentals. I keep a spacesaver donut tire in the trunk just in case however. Now...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-30-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By slant83
Had a similar issue..It had to do with a bad...

Had a similar issue..It had to do with a bad injector (which was recalled and fixed 20,000 miles ago with no repeat issues)
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-30-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,218
Posted By slant83
I'd pass....there are many clean carfax cars...

I'd pass....there are many clean carfax cars available to chose from. The savings now on a accident vehicle will be reflected on future resales. If you sell the car in a short amount of time, the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-17-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,727
Posted By slant83
looks awesome !!!

looks awesome !!!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-14-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,997
Posted By slant83
Had the same symbols appear....diagnosis was the...

Had the same symbols appear....diagnosis was the steering angle sensor...common failure and pricey out of warranty ($1000-1200)...had mine replaced at 25,000 miles while still under warranty
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-10-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,728
Posted By slant83
have you tried Rust-Aid from Home Depot...great...

have you tried Rust-Aid from Home Depot...great for hard water spots, rust, etc. May be worth a try as a last resort.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-07-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,989
Posted By slant83
...at this point...just enjoy your new car !!!

...at this point...just enjoy your new car !!!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-04-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,989
Posted By slant83
I live 5 min from Vista BMW. They are a high...

I live 5 min from Vista BMW. They are a high volume dealer with a good service department (ask for Mitch). I sounds like a reasonable car. Be careful of the high mileage and slight neglect. Sounds as...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-24-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,295
Posted By slant83
enjoy the twin turbo !!!

enjoy the twin turbo !!!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-16-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By slant83
golf tee mod for starters

golf tee mod for starters
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-08-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,285
Posted By slant83
I always had issues like this. The best work...

I always had issues like this. The best work around was to do as above link. Have the car learn the remote that works with the garage (rolling code or + 2.0) then link to opener. After many repeated...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-14-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,910
Posted By slant83
wait til you hear what it costs to fix a wheel...

wait til you hear what it costs to fix a wheel angle sensor out of warranty at the dealer before you say whew
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