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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) Today, 03:51 AM
Replies: 74
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Posted By icesailor
Thanks. If some of the really smart and...

Thanks. If some of the really smart and experienced people here can't help me. I guess I will have to throw myself at the mercy of the parts changers. They start with the compressor and work down...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 10-11-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,420
Posted By icesailor
Sorry. What should I have left out? Today,...

Sorry. What should I have left out?

Today, it happened to be 77 Degrees in W. Palm Beach. I don't know what the Cabin Temperature was but it was blowing cool air. Maybe tomorrow if it is in the...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 10-11-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,420
Posted By icesailor
More A/C:

There's lots of interesting info here.

I bought this car (X1 2.8XI in November, 2013. I have never had a problem with the AC here in South Florida until recently. The vehicle seems to have issues...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-07-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By icesailor
Every time I log on to read a reply to something...

Every time I log on to read a reply to something I have said. I get a notification that my subscription has been terminated. This has been going on for two weeks or so.

You've been hacked and...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-07-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By icesailor
Why has my subscription to Bimmerfest been removed?

Has Bimmerfest joined the ranks of the Anti-Liberal-Pro trump purging of Americans that might not agree with them? Just another in a long list of political harassment I have been subjected to.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-05-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,290
Posted By icesailor
I have always used the "Retard" or Short Bus...

I have always used the "Retard" or Short Bus Calculations method. If I drive 10 miles and use 1 gallon of gas, I am getting ten miles per gallon. If I go to a gas station and fill the tank to the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-24-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,290
Posted By icesailor
In MY experience, that "City Mileage" and...

In MY experience, that "City Mileage" and "Highway Mileage" is a different animal. Regardless of what the phake ad says on the window at the dealer's lot, my experience with my 2001 325XI wagon...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-23-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,290
Posted By icesailor
That's $50.00 per year. If you saw a $20.00 bill...

That's $50.00 per year. If you saw a $20.00 bill on the sidewalk, would you walk on by or pick it up. When you keep track pf things and not just do it in an arbitrary and capricious manner, you can...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-22-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,290
Posted By icesailor
You think I care? I've been retired since June of...

You think I care? I've been retired since June of 2013. I did all of this from 1976 to 2000. You see those gasoline tank farms with the tanks full of gasoline product? They all have rubber roofs in...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-22-2019, 02:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,290
Posted By icesailor
I have no great big signatures on my ID. Just my...

I have no great big signatures on my ID. Just my ID. As far as the question I put out,, its just my experience and what I noted over time about the fuel economy in my Ford Econoline E 159 work vans....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-22-2019, 02:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,290
Posted By icesailor
I have no great big signatures on my ID. Just my...

I have no great big signatures on my ID. Just my ID. As far as the question I put out,, its just my experience and what I noted over time about the fuel economy in my Ford Econoline E 159 work vans....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-21-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,290
Posted By icesailor
Your complicated K-Factors are making my head...

Your complicated K-Factors are making my head hurt. Keep it simple but don't be stupid.

In my long years of tracking gas mileage, the only factor I really cared about was what went on the credit...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-21-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,290
Posted By icesailor
I've always wondered how the onboard computer...

I've always wondered how the onboard computer puts together all of the erroneous information and not fall into Chaos. The only thing I really trust is how many gallons I put in the tank, and what the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-21-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,290
Posted By icesailor
With my 2014 X-1 280 X drive, m MPG goes down as...

With my 2014 X-1 280 X drive, m MPG goes down as I drive in city traffic, no matter how I drive. I wonder how the drivers who race the Red Light Drag Strip tree. I can beat most any car to the next...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 08-20-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,743
Posted By icesailor
I had a 2001 325IX wagon that I bought new, It...

I had a 2001 325IX wagon that I bought new, It was well and expensively cared for. It looked the same as I first saw it on a dealers lot. I moved to South Florida. In the Fall of 2013, I decided t...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-14-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 10,548
Posted By icesailor
All of my concerns have been addressed. My last...

All of my concerns have been addressed. My last BMW, a 2001 325Xi wagon that I bought new, we/I put 151,000 miles on it when I traded it in on a 2014 X-1 2,08 X drive. The Stealership offered me $400...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-13-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 10,548
Posted By icesailor
How many miles a day does your wife drive? I...

How many miles a day does your wife drive? I used to drive my 325IX wagon 1600 miles in 22 to 26 hours from Massachusetts to Florida, round trip once a year. How do those charging stations work for...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-13-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 10,548
Posted By icesailor
Are those charging stations free for the 4 to 6...

Are those charging stations free for the 4 to 6 hours of charging? Does the Power Company give you free power when you charge at home?

Last I knew, Mickey D's still wasn't giving away free...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 07-10-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,254
Posted By icesailor
My 2014 X-1 2.8X1 X-Drive from zero to 80 will...

My 2014 X-1 2.8X1 X-Drive from zero to 80 will scare the **** out of a normal person. And if you think that you will beat me to the next light, yu won't. I'll be sitting there at the light laughing...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-10-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,961
Posted By icesailor
If it was running and driving when you brought it...

If it was running and driving when you brought it to the service place and it isn't running now, they broke it while they had it. Nothing fixes a difficult problem better than a new replacement....
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 03-12-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,752
Posted By icesailor
There's a big difference between 5 mm and 4-3 mm.

There's a big difference between 5 mm and 4-3 mm.
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 03-12-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,752
Posted By icesailor
5MM left on the pads when you replaced them?...

5MM left on the pads when you replaced them? That's barely worn. That's a 1/2 a CM. If you had 5 mm of pad left, you certainly didn't need new rotors. No wonder these Stealerships are roiling in...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 03-12-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,752
Posted By icesailor
That's why you need to keep the surface that the...

That's why you need to keep the surface that the caliper slide in and out on clean. If you don't, it might not retract fully and leave the pad to rub on the disk. I've seen some just push the piston...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 03-11-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,752
Posted By icesailor
It was always my experience with my Ford disk...

It was always my experience with my Ford disk brakes that it was the inside that had the wear. It had something todo with the location of the piston on the caliper and how it pushes against the...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 03-09-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 825
Posted By icesailor
Great. But how can I reset it myself? I...

Great.

But how can I reset it myself? I doubt the dealer will tell me. He's just tell me to bring it in for more costly service that should have been done the last time they forgot to re-set it.
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