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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-16-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By PAX5
It's not a RECALL!

It's not a RECALL!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-15-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 753
Posted By PAX5
How 'bout this one -...

How 'bout this one - http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=825029?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-15-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,049
Views: 64,768
Posted By PAX5
JoeRock, What are the first 10 of your VIN?...

JoeRock,

What are the first 10 of your VIN? I'll get you the current Manheim numbers for your car. All dealers use that as a starting number ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-15-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,303
Posted By PAX5
Please post your alignment print out: before and...

Please post your alignment print out: before and after specs.

That will tell you how bad the alignment was ... and whether or not it is currently optimized.

Who did you use?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-14-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,303
Posted By PAX5
Correct ... but I did things a little different: ...

Correct ... but I did things a little different:

I went with the Michelin Latitude Tour HP 275/45 x 20 square set up (using e53 OE wheels), non staggered (slightly taller tire, not such a harsh...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-14-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,016
Posted By PAX5
Outstanding! Thanks for sharing. How was...

Outstanding! Thanks for sharing.

How was the overall service experience? How does the car feel and drive?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-13-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,007
Posted By PAX5
Last week I heard of two occasions where BMW is...

Last week I heard of two occasions where BMW is offering to REPLACE the engine in the N63 campaign if the timing chain was out of spec ... Reason given is that it would be more costly to cover the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-13-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 19,650
Posted By PAX5
The SIB rules for battery replacement are that...

The SIB rules for battery replacement are that the car has to be in the original OE warranty, and not have a battery replaced previously ...

If you wait until the next oil change, you will be...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-13-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,007
Posted By PAX5
... how credible are you?

... how credible are you?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-11-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,303
Posted By PAX5
Michelin Latitude Tour HP (non-runflat)

Michelin Latitude Tour HP (non-runflat)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-11-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,049
Views: 64,768
Posted By PAX5
That's certainly one way to approach this ......

That's certainly one way to approach this ... just wait.

But the only (BIG) difference in doing it that way is that once you are out of the Original Warranty, you will no longer qualify for a new...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-11-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,049
Views: 64,768
Posted By PAX5
The campaign is not a requirement or mandatory....

The campaign is not a requirement or mandatory. It is recommended, but you can do it at your convenience.

My car, a 2012 X5 50i with 23K mi, was running fine as well. I did the campaign 2 weeks...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-10-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 944
Posted By PAX5
Herb Chambers is NOT listed as a BMW Certified...

Herb Chambers is NOT listed as a BMW Certified Colission Repair Center ... caveat emptor.

I was surprised how few dealers are in the New England area. Only Tully BMW, BMW of Sudbury and Wagner BMW...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-09-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By PAX5
Maintenance is easy, especially if you are...

Maintenance is easy, especially if you are willing to do it yourself. I would NEVER spend $2,499 on having BMW maintain my car for another 2 years.

BTW, as far as I know, the MSRP on the 2 yrs MP...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-09-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 944
Posted By PAX5
Door can more than likely be repaired using "dent...

Door can more than likely be repaired using "dent wizard" (https://www.dentwizard.com/) techniques from the inside of the door panel.

Rocker panel is an EPDM plastic panel. Remove & replace. Easy....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-09-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,016
Posted By PAX5
To the best of my knowledge, indy's do not have...

To the best of my knowledge, indy's do not have the sophisticated equipment necessary to do the timing chain measurement ... see - http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showpost.php?p=8804809&postcount=38
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-09-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,016
Posted By PAX5
If they can extract the injector with the head...

If they can extract the injector with the head off the engine block, they should also be able to extract the injector with the head on the car, although cylinder #8 is in a tough location ......
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-09-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By PAX5
Yup, I missed that! So his trade is worth...

Yup, I missed that!

So his trade is worth about the $30K or so, depending ... It'll be in the neighborhood of $20K to step up 2 years. That's a lot ... I wouldn't do it.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-09-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1,049
Views: 64,768
Posted By PAX5
May be you have been spending your hard earned...

May be you have been spending your hard earned $$$ at the wrong dealer?

My '12 X5 50i went in running fine ... took dealer 3 days to do the N63CCP, got a 2015 Xdrive 35d as a loaner and it came...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-08-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,016
Posted By PAX5
You can always ask them to try removing the...

You can always ask them to try removing the injectors like this:

http://youtu.be/VF6t6iQQwBk
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-08-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1,049
Views: 64,768
Posted By PAX5
I bet you feel like doing this: ...

I bet you feel like doing this:

http://youtu.be/VF6t6iQQwBk
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-08-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By PAX5
Unless you have a CPO or EVP that's transferable,...

Unless you have a CPO or EVP that's transferable, your car's got 3K to go before the OE warranty runs out . After that it cannot be CPO'd anymore. It will be worth less than the $30K that you could...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-08-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 708
Posted By PAX5
With the right trade, you can always get to $50K...

With the right trade, you can always get to $50K ... As long as the dealer makes money. They don't care if they make it on the trade, or on the resale. What matters to you is what comes out of your...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-08-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,016
Posted By PAX5
If your car's already at the dealer, you are...

If your car's already at the dealer, you are going to need access to the car to drain some oil. Hopefully they haven't started draining the block yet. You've probably (pre) authorized the paperwork...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-08-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By PAX5
Tired of the N63 campaign? Sell your car without the engine!

I have no idea why this car is for sale without an engine ...

Could be an opportunity: how 'bout a Corvette LS9 engine with manual transmission?
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