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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 172
Posted By ard
So ATF never serviced, 150k miles? Personally Id...

So ATF never serviced, 150k miles? Personally Id walk.

Other people say 'oh these modern BMWs, the fluid lasts a lifetime'

When I ask "So what the transmissions lifetime" they say 150k..
...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) Today, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By ard
A 'chip"? You think that BMW,...

A 'chip"?

You think that BMW, with total and complete access to the DME and programming would have a physical 'chip' be the thing that makes the difference between...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 172
Posted By ard
Are you paying a mechanic or DIYing? ATF...

Are you paying a mechanic or DIYing?

ATF ever get changed? (Or did they decide that isn't 'regular' maintenance?)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By ard
super interesting thread. Emphasizes the...

super interesting thread.

Emphasizes the need to understand vacuum 'circuits', and not just electrical schematics.

I did like how he said "we'll just extract it blind"...nothing like experience.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer Yesterday, 12:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,188
Posted By ard
Colombo would have walled out with an M5...

Colombo would have walled out with an M5 Competition....

:angel:
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer Yesterday, 11:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,188
Posted By ard
Now Ive got this Colombo image.....

Now Ive got this Colombo image.....
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer Yesterday, 11:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,188
Posted By ard
My GOD this is a tough crowd..... Feels even...

My GOD this is a tough crowd.....

Feels even worse than normal.

;)
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) Yesterday, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 231
Posted By ard
1. No need to spend the $$$$ until the 4/50...

1. No need to spend the $$$$ until the 4/50 I'd about to expire. Salesmen will tell you 'don't delay, prices increase'. Whatever. Over the years it always makes sense...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-03-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 351
Posted By ard
Go to amazon where they limit the fraudulent...

Go to amazon where they limit the fraudulent reviews....
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-03-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By ard
Well, you kinda goota just trust what they say,...

Well, you kinda goota just trust what they say, right?

Part A was bad, you pay to replace A, issue remains, they say "Oh B must be bad now as well'.

There is a switch that tells the computer...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By ard
they who? and what does "from the first...

they who?

and what does "from the first diagnosis" mean? Same they declared it was the soft close, spent $$$ and not it?

Does the boot close contact switch work properly?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,502
Posted By ard
Cool. Thanks for closing the loop.

Cool. Thanks for closing the loop.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 562
Posted By ard
Get some wood or concrete blocks and lower the...

Get some wood or concrete blocks and lower the car onto the blocks. Be like sitting on th ground, but you can get under....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-02-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,062
Posted By ard
when I saw this pop up, I read through Qsilvers...

when I saw this pop up, I read through Qsilvers first post. My mind said "ejection button'..





sure enough, there I was three years ago.

;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-01-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 180
Posted By ard
There was a car wherein they screwed up in...

There was a car wherein they screwed up in manufacturing and crushed the drains during assembly. They had to cut open A pillars to repair.

Plastic string trimmer line to rotor rooter it out first...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-01-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 180
Posted By ard
Related issue...when the sunroof drain gets...

Related issue...when the sunroof drain gets blocked, water makes its way to the rear electronics bay. $$$$

You should check there... bunch of threads on this.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-01-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,393
Posted By ard
I think he has pearls of clarity on...

I think he has pearls of clarity on occasion....with a bunch of crazy mixed in.

But you dont get millions of views with careful, considered and somber analysis of automotive repair, right?
Forum: European Delivery 07-01-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By ard
when you walk into the airport in St. Martin,...

when you walk into the airport in St. Martin, they dont 'check you passport'.

You show your ticket, an ID to match name and picture.

There is no 'border control'

Technically you ALREADY...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-30-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By ard
Your post has the image flipped.... looks like...

Your post has the image flipped.... looks like the driver side is showing up in the right hand side...

;)

welcome!
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-30-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 819
Posted By ard
Try: Alignment here: The Definitive...

Try:

Alignment here: The Definitive Alignment Thread (https://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=668729)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-30-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 819
Posted By ard
My "signature' it the text that appers under...

My "signature' it the text that appers under every single post I make...

The first line says: Alignment here: The Definitive Alignment Thread

Click on the bolded text, "The Definitive...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-30-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By ard
This. The BMW system will not allow a...

This.

The BMW system will not allow a 'convenience outlet' to remain powered. Once the car 'goes to sleep' they all power down.

As the battery loses charge it will happen more quickly, I think
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-30-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By ard
1.5-2 hrs to do a pan change and complete fluid...

1.5-2 hrs to do a pan change and complete fluid drain and fill with a lift, multiple drain pans, all the right tools, simultaneous tasking

4-5hrs is about right if you are paying a shop
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-30-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 819
Posted By ard
I hope im wrong too. Items at risk are TC...

I hope im wrong too.

Items at risk are TC and diff.

As I said, read the alignment thread in my signature. Ask if you THEN have questions
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 06-30-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By ard
where did you get that?

where did you get that?
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