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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 305
Posted By Gary214
You did the right thing. It is too much hassle...

You did the right thing. It is too much hassle dealing with strangers test driving and you sitting with them and then the haggling.

I have always traded my cars , almost half a dozen of them
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 305
Posted By Gary214
The new ones just don't and feel and drive like...

The new ones just don't and feel and drive like the E70.
All the fancy interior lighting and screen and complicated menus just does not enhance driving experience.
Even the KIA Telluride has a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-01-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By Gary214
Any version of the X3 is too small for me. ...

Any version of the X3 is too small for me.

It is more suitable for WOMEN :)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-01-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By Gary214
I have driven 2020 X5 as a loaner and apart from...

I have driven 2020 X5 as a loaner and apart from hi-tech infotainment screen and the driver -assist technology; the ride is insipid. Not worth the 65k price tag.

Same ride can be had from a KIA...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By Gary214
Actually the only repairs needed was a MAF...

Actually the only repairs needed was a MAF sensor, engine partitions and the AC blower fan/ regulator.

Majority of my expense was on preventative upgrades to suspension, brake pads and rotors,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 411
Posted By Gary214
:D Completely off topic but the trend is...

:D

Completely off topic but the trend is going to be to lease a wife rather then marry her

LOL
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 411
Posted By Gary214
You could have just ignored the leaking VCG and...

You could have just ignored the leaking VCG and continued driving and saved yourself a ton of grief.

Used BMW is like an expensive mistress. Te sex you get is not worth the expenses.

LOL
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-31-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By Gary214
How is the X3M compared to the E7O ?

How is the X3M compared to the E7O ?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By Gary214
No It is only done free by a BMW dealer , as...

No

It is only done free by a BMW dealer , as part of the class action law suit. OR you get it done by an Indy for few thousand $$

But only if there is excessive oil consumption or smoking,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By Gary214
Gorgeous X5 !! I wish I could buy it but I...

Gorgeous X5 !!

I wish I could buy it but I have a 2011 X5 50i @115k and I have sunk a lot of $$ in it so have to use it for a few years more :(
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By Gary214
I think the OP is reffering to the...

I think the OP is reffering to the Airconditioning blower fan in the dash and not the engine cooling fan :))
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-30-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By Gary214
I have replaced both fuse and the motor. They are...

I have replaced both fuse and the motor. They are sold in pairs. Might as well replace both as you are going to remove the fan to replace fuse. Fan bearing will give away if you don't replace it.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-29-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By Gary214
Mouse Attack !! Don't ever leave food trash...

Mouse Attack !!

Don't ever leave food trash in the car like the Soccer Moms and their brats .
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-26-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,118
Posted By Gary214
First put a brand new battery and register it. ...

First put a brand new battery and register it.

Then see if you get anymore lights

Then get a Foxwell scanner.

Only then start throwing new parts at it.

Most expensive car is a VERY CHEAP...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-22-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,875
Posted By Gary214
FCP Euro's bussiness model is : Charge about...

FCP Euro's bussiness model is :

Charge about 30% more on every item.

Hundred people buy it,

If about 30 percent of them claim back warranty, , they still make a profit.

I doubt 30%claim...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-22-2020, 04:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,875
Posted By Gary214
:rofl::rofl: :D:D :tsk::tsk: ...

:rofl::rofl:

:D:D

:tsk::tsk:

Recently I got front brake pads for my wife's Mercedes from MBonline . It was $30 dollars cheaper then FCP Euro for a total price with shipping of $130.

The...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 296
Posted By Gary214
I had similar issues. They replaced a MAF SENSOR ...

I had similar issues. They replaced a MAF SENSOR . That is what you must mean .
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By Gary214
He just said that in neutral, the car rolls...

He just said that in neutral, the car rolls smoothly.

Obviously it is engine / transmission problem
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-21-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By Gary214
Check brakes and oil. Older brakes and oil can...

Check brakes and oil. Older brakes and oil can increase friction. If it happens without cruise control, then there is lot of friction somewhere.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-16-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,588
Posted By Gary214
Million dollar question is , would you pay $22k ...

Million dollar question is , would you pay $22k for a eight year old 2012 X5 35i with basic trim
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-16-2020, 04:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,588
Posted By Gary214
I have a new car smell ' perfume' in my car. LOL

I have a new car smell ' perfume' in my car. LOL
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,588
Posted By Gary214
If I want to buy this X5 , then I would only...

If I want to buy this X5 , then I would only make an offer that is age appropriate and of average mileage for that age and of a very good as per KBB.

ie 2012 X5 35I with 50k miles and in very...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,588
Posted By Gary214
There is a photo of the VIN if you went through...

There is a photo of the VIN if you went through the pics.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-15-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,588
Posted By Gary214
Its a nice X5 is very good condition. But would...

Its a nice X5 is very good condition. But would you gamble 22k ?

Maybe worth a 2012 X5 at about 36k miles at the current blue book value.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-14-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,588
Posted By Gary214
Would you trust this X5 ?

https://newyork.craigslist.org/lgi/cto/d/toms-river-2012-bmw-xdr-x5-35i/7146148970.html

Is it possible to clock an X5 ?
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