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Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-16-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,076
Posted By trkjunkie
Well said - also my only criticism of the X5 and...

Well said - also my only criticism of the X5 and some of its close friends.

I'd buy another X5 in a heartbeat (in fact I am). I borrow my MIL's large SUV when I need to transport large items and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-16-2010, 03:46 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 40,616
Posted By trkjunkie
Talk with the dealer and explain that you don't...

Talk with the dealer and explain that you don't need the electrical work done at this point but just the hitch install. There is no issue with the physical hitch although there may be still issues...
Forum: BMW Diesel Owners / Enthusiasts 07-15-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,076
Posted By trkjunkie
There's no "if" - the $4500 eco credit is...

There's no "if" - the $4500 eco credit is available.

Also, make sure to compare the performance specs:

X5 35d:
265 hp
425 lb-ft torque
16/26 mpg
6.7s 0-60 (better than many V8s)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-13-2010, 05:36 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 40,616
Posted By trkjunkie
The tow package is a dealer installed option and...

The tow package is a dealer installed option and does include some computer reprogramming.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-12-2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 40,616
Posted By trkjunkie
What a f*** up.

What a f*** up.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 07-08-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,624
Posted By trkjunkie
JohnzzY, how did you find the replacement tranny?...

JohnzzY, how did you find the replacement tranny? Need to get one myself.
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 07-08-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,279
Posted By trkjunkie
Question Help locating used transmission

My 95 M3 transmission is dead. I'm having trouble locating a reasonable used replacement. Any tips or pointers?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-24-2010, 02:54 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 40,616
Posted By trkjunkie
I think this is boiling down to how much research...

I think this is boiling down to how much research the dealer is willing to do. I suspect (but have not confirmed) that the 2011 hitch is exactly the same as the 2011 hitch with the exception of the...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-20-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,860
Posted By trkjunkie
Keep in mind that the tires are part of the...

Keep in mind that the tires are part of the suspension that BMW designed as a package. When you replace run flats with non run-flats, it softens the suspension more than BMW intended for their cars....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-20-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,166
Posted By trkjunkie
From one junkie to another, 209s are standard...

From one junkie to another, 209s are standard with the 35d, 210s are standard with the 50i.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-20-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 40,616
Posted By trkjunkie
I would say not working with US trailers would be...

I would say not working with US trailers would be a bit of a feature flaw. :)
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-19-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,659
Posted By trkjunkie
So how many speakers in the 35i base sound?

So how many speakers in the 35i base sound?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-19-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 40,616
Posted By trkjunkie
There was a bulletin last weekend that told the...

There was a bulletin last weekend that told the dealers that the trim piece for 2011 bumpers would not be available until late June. I don't believe there is any change in the hitch itself so it...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-08-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,718
Posted By trkjunkie
Dealer installed my Prodigy (in the e53 x5) just...

Dealer installed my Prodigy (in the e53 x5) just above the dead pedal - they ran the wire to the rear. In 2003, that was a hookup to a rear brake light but these days I believe there is a dedicated...
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