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Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 06-24-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By gjohnsen
I use 19" in the summer season, and spiked 19" in...

I use 19" in the summer season, and spiked 19" in the winter season. Works perfect. No reason to go down to 18" imo..
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 06-13-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,996
Posted By gjohnsen
Not much love for the G in the MB Community; ...

Not much love for the G in the MB Community;

http://mbworld.org/forums/new-s-class-w222/589010-new-7-series.html
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 06-11-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,243
Posted By gjohnsen
Best looking Seven so far:)..Will buy when the...

Best looking Seven so far:)..Will buy when the facelift arrives..
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 06-11-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By gjohnsen
Both SWB and LWB are available at the...

Both SWB and LWB are available at the international BMW site;

http://www.bmw.com/com/en/newvehicles/7series/sedan/2015/showroom/technical_data.html
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 06-11-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,067
Posted By gjohnsen
I like it. Best looking Seven so far..But I dont...

I like it. Best looking Seven so far..But I dont like the M-version. Looks a little bit tacky and Korean/Japanes imo..That is off course the complete opposite of the consesus so far:)
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 06-11-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By gjohnsen
SWB will be available for the european marked.

SWB will be available for the european marked.
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 06-08-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By gjohnsen
Looks excactly like the allready leaked...

Looks excactly like the allready leaked pictures..No Ooh and Aah, from me.. The F01 looks more elegant and timeless IMO...
Forum: 7 Series - F01 / F02 (2009 - 2015) 03-18-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,659
Posted By gjohnsen
Got an offer from an BMW dealer in Sweden to...

Got an offer from an BMW dealer in Sweden to mount an electric towbar. The price was 28.000,- swedish kroner.."3236 US Dollar"..The electric towbar was the only option offered by BMW to retrofit..
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-06-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,315
Posted By gjohnsen
I use to own a BMW Z3 many years ago. Changed to...

I use to own a BMW Z3 many years ago. Changed to summer tires a little bit to early one season, and got caught in a few inches of snow. The difference between summer and winter tires was like night...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-02-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,315
Posted By gjohnsen
The handling of the E70 is excellent in winter...

The handling of the E70 is excellent in winter condition. Change your tires, and your car will transform into one suberb car in snow and ice. Better than the ML and Quattros IMO..We are now talking...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-26-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By gjohnsen
I bought mine direct from the dealer. It was...

I bought mine direct from the dealer. It was allready paintet at the factory. Not that expensive 2-300$..
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-22-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 576
Posted By gjohnsen
Changed my battery 3 years ago on a 2009 X5. No...

Changed my battery 3 years ago on a 2009 X5. No programming or registration. Absolutely no issues so far, and battery is fine..
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 606
Posted By gjohnsen
I believe the hood has been taken off also - or...

I believe the hood has been taken off also - or has it not been completely pressed down in the picture? The panel gaps are much larger near the front light than on my car. And another issue is that...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 606
Posted By gjohnsen
Is it only me, or is there a difference in the...

Is it only me, or is there a difference in the color of the left fender vs the hood and the right fender? (view standing in front of the car).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-12-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,173
Posted By gjohnsen
Yes i Agree that the F15 looks to much like an...

Yes i Agree that the F15 looks to much like an larger x3. Went to a show rom where they parked an F15 an X3 side by side. It took me a few seconds to realize that the larger one was the F15;-)...And...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 707
Posted By gjohnsen
I believe that is the fact if you include annual...

I believe that is the fact if you include annual service at an extra cost when signing the contract. In Norway we have a consumer law that gives us 5 year warranty on car and parts that normally...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 707
Posted By gjohnsen
Yes, the indie wantet $2000 for the job. The...

Yes, the indie wantet $2000 for the job. The dealer $3255..The dealer decidet to match the price of the indie..J

$3255 is crazy...$ 2000 i OK, but still pricey..
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 707
Posted By gjohnsen
No warranty on brake parts in Norway. The brakes...

No warranty on brake parts in Norway. The brakes at the rear, still had 1000 or so, computer miles left, but the minimum thickness on the rotor would not last another new pads...In the front they...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 707
Posted By gjohnsen
I also used to change the brakes on my cars ear...

I also used to change the brakes on my cars ear earlyer, but now I dont have the time or energy to do:) The BMW dealer tried at first to charge me over $3000 for the job. Called an Indie, and they...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 707
Posted By gjohnsen
Normal driving, little braking:angel:

Normal driving, little braking:angel:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-10-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 707
Posted By gjohnsen
Early rotor change

At 38k miles the warning light for the brake pad change came on. I measured both pads and the rotors. The rotors where under the minimum allowed thickness and i had to change both rotors and brake...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-04-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By gjohnsen
Absolutely no rust on the rotor hats on my 4 year...

Absolutely no rust on the rotor hats on my 4 year old X5. I guess it is some kind of strong wheelcleaner that has been left on to long..Maybe it is only trapped rusty water leaked from the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-31-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,291
Posted By gjohnsen
Sorry guys, but the F15 makes our beloved E70...

Sorry guys, but the F15 makes our beloved E70 look old and outdatet - the way it should be with a new model. But I dont like the new design, its looks like a big X3. This is the nail in the coffin...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-28-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,590
Posted By gjohnsen
To be 100% honest. I dont like the sound of my...

To be 100% honest. I dont like the sound of my diesel..I drive it only because of the fuel economy and torque..Every second car in Europe is a diesel, and this transistion from gasoline is poluting...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-23-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,198
Posted By gjohnsen
I bought the tires because of the good reviews,...

I bought the tires because of the good reviews, and a 50% discount in a German online tire store;-)..

I must admit that I chose the easy way out, and have bought 3 cans of "puncture spray", a tire...
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