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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-29-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 850
Posted By Scott ZHP
Got a Walmart nearby? That's where I take mine.

Got a Walmart nearby? That's where I take mine.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-29-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By Scott ZHP
I'll send you PM. I could be interested. :) ...

I'll send you PM. I could be interested. :)

Need to check if the TPMS is compatible with my 12 E70.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-28-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By Scott ZHP
Were these OE on an E70/X5?

Were these OE on an E70/X5?
Forum: Off-Topic 01-27-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,827
Posted By Scott ZHP
It looks like she just scribbled some numbers on...

It looks like she just scribbled some numbers on the form in order to submit it. If you have any information that can be used to refute her figures (like the $6200+ bank balance), the judge will...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-27-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By Scott ZHP
Not sure what the whine is; how long does it last...

Not sure what the whine is; how long does it last and does it vary with engine RPM? Could be a dry bearing on one of the tensioners or the idler.

Expansion tank replacement isn't really...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-23-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By Scott ZHP
Hmm, "checked and cleared" is kind of vague...

Hmm, "checked and cleared" is kind of vague (IMO). That could mean anything from, "it's all there, has never been touched and isn't currently broken" to "it was just replaced". Unless the selling...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-23-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By Scott ZHP
Generic readers can be had for $50 or less. I...

Generic readers can be had for $50 or less. I have two code readers, specific for BMW:

Peake FCX-III. Gets the job done, but not very elegant.

iOBBD2 for BMW. This is a small white brick...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-23-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 728
Posted By Scott ZHP
Nope. Maybe eventually. I had the opportunity...

Nope. Maybe eventually. I had the opportunity to speak with Paterno personally several times at alumni events over the years. He wasn't the heartless bastard the media tried to portray.
Forum: Off-Topic 01-23-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 728
Posted By Scott ZHP
In grand jury testimony it has been consistently...

In grand jury testimony it has been consistently reported that McQueary was vague in his description of what he saw. He never used graphic words when describing the situation to Paterno or to his...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-23-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By Scott ZHP
If you're handy, and don't mind doing some work...

If you're handy, and don't mind doing some work yourself, the E53 is a great choice. Can you get your hands on the service history for the X5 in question? That's the single most important thing...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-22-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 728
Posted By Scott ZHP
Here's a pretty good summary. Keith Olbermann is...

Here's a pretty good summary. Keith Olbermann is a tool; he's formulated his opinion based on what the media fed him, rather than the facts. This kid does a nice job summarizing the relevant facts:...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-22-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,827
Posted By Scott ZHP
Interesting development. I probably...

Interesting development.

I probably wouldn't accept her settlement offer; not this far into the process. Especially not a cashiers check, or even a certified check. If she can get one of those...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By Scott ZHP
Just did an ICV replacement on wife's X5 (same...

Just did an ICV replacement on wife's X5 (same M54 engine). The ICV grommet is made of plastic; it was surprisingly difficult to remove; hard to get a good grip on the thing. No probs installing...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,881
Posted By Scott ZHP
I replied to your PM. No airbag reset on this...

I replied to your PM. No airbag reset on this one.

To the oil level question... I just bought my wife a 2013 E70 X5. Poking around under the hood, I discovered, much to my dismay, that the N55...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-19-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,827
Posted By Scott ZHP
Nope; it's karma. So assuming the amount in...

Nope; it's karma.

So assuming the amount in the bank account was less than your judgement and you don't automatically get access to any deposits; what happens next to recover the rest? Must you...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-16-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 728
Posted By Scott ZHP
Do either of you know the facts of this case? ...

Do either of you know the facts of this case? I'm guessing not, so I'll summarize it for you. You are welcome to your opinion, but the facts of several pending lawsuits prove this had nothing to do...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-16-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By Scott ZHP
The OEM plug is made by NGK, not Bosch. A...

The OEM plug is made by NGK, not Bosch.

A leaking VCG will not cause a plug's electrode tip to foul. He's ingesting oil through the intake, not via the plug drilling in the head.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-15-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By Scott ZHP
$465 parts and labor isn't out of the ball park...

$465 parts and labor isn't out of the ball park for an exp tank, thermo and hoses. Figure a couple hours of labor and a couple hundred for parts. You could have done much. MUCH worse.

Welcome...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-14-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 677
Posted By Scott ZHP
Lurpak butter. ...

Lurpak butter.

http://supermart.ae/product_images/p/722/lurpak_butter_slightly_salted_200g__92218_zoom.jpg
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-13-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By Scott ZHP
Did you install the set screw to locate the rotor...

Did you install the set screw to locate the rotor on the hub correectly? Can't tell from the vid, but it doesnt look like you have one installed...

Is it possible a PO drilled off the head and...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-12-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By Scott ZHP
Probably the same guy who designed the CVV hose...

Probably the same guy who designed the CVV hose routing under the intake.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-12-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By Scott ZHP
Grill degreaser often containe LYE. Thyat's...

Grill degreaser often containe LYE. Thyat's about the worst thing possible for clear coat.
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-10-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By Scott ZHP
You're in the E46 forum BTW, which is 3-series...

You're in the E46 forum BTW, which is 3-series from about 99 to 2006. A 2013 is either an F30 or an E9n. Diff service is similar, but the 2013 uses a special fluid for the X-drive transfer case.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-09-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By Scott ZHP
Flying blind until you have the codes read. ...

Flying blind until you have the codes read. Could be one of 100 things. Can you post the error codes here?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-08-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By Scott ZHP
Search for "FSR", "final stage resistor" or...

Search for "FSR", "final stage resistor" or "porcupine". If the fan blows erratically, that's likely your problem.

Do you have a check engine light on? A bad thermostat almost always throws...
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