Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 179
Search took 0.76 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: mdog
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-06-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,255
Posted By mdog
Interesting, as I have BMW bars and during the...

Interesting, as I have BMW bars and during the last two ski trips my passengers were commenting how quiet the car is @ 90mph even with a pair of skis on the roof. Initially I was concerned with the...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-24-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,925
Posted By mdog
Bingo.

Bingo.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-24-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,734
Posted By mdog
+1 on XD. Also, if you plan on going to the...

+1 on XD.
Also, if you plan on going to the range frequently, take into consideration the cost of ammunition.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-24-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By mdog
Premium or not, Sirius sounds equally bad due to...

Premium or not, Sirius sounds equally bad due to low bitrate.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-24-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,925
Posted By mdog
No, it's fear of lawsuits/$$$. Ever heard of HIV?

No, it's fear of lawsuits/$$$. Ever heard of HIV?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,068
Posted By mdog
I can't download the doc, but I suspect this pic...

I can't download the doc, but I suspect this pic is not E70 and for X5 35d the intercooler location is different.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-21-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,240
Posted By mdog
yeah, god forbids anyone makes a joke about MLK,...

yeah, god forbids anyone makes a joke about MLK, KFC or Maryland drivers ... :tsk:
Forum: Off-Topic 02-21-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,592
Posted By mdog
Yes we do - this: You chose to buy this...

Yes we do - this:


You chose to buy this gadget even though the worker who assembled it was paid smthg similar to the one @ Foxconn, and yet preach something about corporations.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-21-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,407
Posted By mdog
Rotating tires makes sense when you want to even...

Rotating tires makes sense when you want to even up the wear, i.e. like on FWD cars where the fronts go 2-3 times faster than the rears. Unless you drive aggressively, tires on X5 wear rather evenly,...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-21-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,592
Posted By mdog
Huh? Either you've misunderstood her, or she...

Huh? Either you've misunderstood her, or she needs to educate herself about exempt vs. non-exempt statuses... which is usually a subject accountants are familiar with.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-16-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,293
Posted By mdog
What's the ratio of obesity by choice vs....

What's the ratio of obesity by choice vs. unavoidable obesity - not sure what's the medical term, but i.e. when it's actually wasn't caused by bad habits, diet, etc.? Cause you know, if I pay this...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-10-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,255
Posted By mdog
#1 question should be: WHY??

#1 question should be: WHY??
Forum: Off-Topic 02-07-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By mdog
I couldn't make past 15 mins of the first one, so...

I couldn't make past 15 mins of the first one, so can only imagine what a mega p.o.s. the 2nd will be...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-07-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,592
Posted By mdog
and yet ...

and yet

http://www.techwireasia.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Foxconn-Jobs-in-Zhengzhou-620x298.jpg

http://news.nost.org*****wp-content/uploads/2012/01/foxconn-application-process.jpg
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-06-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,855
Posted By mdog
I'd also add that contrary to popular belief, OEM...

I'd also add that contrary to popular belief, OEM 20" aren't all that expensive (well, relatively speaking), and for example 214s or the above mentioned 336s can be purchased for a bit more than $2K...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,470
Posted By mdog
No regrets, but - I owned a diesel many, many...

No regrets, but - I owned a diesel many, many years ago but still recall spilling fuel on myself during the very first fill up at some truck stop (ending up throwing away pants and shoes due to...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-31-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By mdog
I'd wait till steady 'low oil' message. I...

I'd wait till steady 'low oil' message. I understand the urge to pamper an almost new car and being nervous about every single tiny imperfection, but be patient, and after a while you'll realize it's...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-30-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By mdog
Group buy?

Group buy?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-28-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,492
Posted By mdog
See if your dealership offers any coupons; I keep...

See if your dealership offers any coupons; I keep getting $89 or smthg like that in the mail every few months, and I know they also post such on their websites.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,492
Posted By mdog
I've actually had the oil analysis done by...

I've actually had the oil analysis done by Blackstone (M1 0-40 after 16K), their feedback was good enough for me to stick with BMW recommendations.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,492
Posted By mdog
You know, giving such advice (and simultaniously...

You know, giving such advice (and simultaniously making a sales pitch) based on just the looks of the oil doesn't speak very high of your tech. expertise. Even if this is just your personal opinion,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-27-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,627
Posted By mdog
I think there's perm. or at least reccuring...

I think there's perm. or at least reccuring connection (try taking the key away from the car when th engine is running, "key not in range" or smthg like that message will appear). So not sure if the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-26-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,207
Posted By mdog
Why stop midway, get these bad boys instead! ...

Why stop midway, get these bad boys instead!

http://manilovefilms.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/i071968.jpg
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-25-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,985
Posted By mdog
I just siphon whatever is in the neighbors car....

I just siphon whatever is in the neighbors car. And I've noticed drop in mpg and poor performance lately. Do you guys think I should confront him and demand an explanation?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-23-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,985
Posted By mdog
Yep - note still the lower compression ratio in...

Yep - note still the lower compression ratio in turbo engines, even with better gas nowadays. I bet manufacturers would love to increase it to get better performance, but with consumer products you...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 179

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:43 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms