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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-11-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
I moved to my "bug out" location 16 years ago to...

I moved to my "bug out" location 16 years ago to a home I built on a piece of land purchased 90 days after 9-11

Best decision I ever made. Dead end unpaved road, no US mail delivery, not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 10-04-2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,706
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
Normal ambient air is about 78% nitrogen, 21%...

Normal ambient air is about 78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen, some trace gasses, and moisture. If the air source has gone through a dryer, most of the moisture will be removed.

I always assumed the main...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-15-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
VW 504/507 is a pretty stringent standard on ash....

VW 504/507 is a pretty stringent standard on ash. Most oils that are LL-04 also meet this standard and vice versa.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-06-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,168
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
Thw name that's known is Firestone, where...

Thw name that's known is Firestone,

where there's carnage on the road.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-03-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,583
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
You better get that car out on some longer,...

You better get that car out on some longer, harder runs so its DPF can regenerate.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-02-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,348
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
Reopen the FOB, make sure you inserted the...

Reopen the FOB, make sure you inserted the battery with the correct polarity (not upside down).
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 09-02-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,583
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
Back to the original topic of how frequently the...

Back to the original topic of how frequently the oil is changed.

On my M57 diesel, if the vehicle is in the shop for some other service, and there is more than 5000 miles on the oil, I will have...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-23-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 654
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
Passing cars on the right doing 20 mph over the...

Passing cars on the right doing 20 mph over the limit will likely get you a ticket most anywhere.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-01-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 953
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
Those Nokians are a bargain :thumbup:

Those Nokians are a bargain :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 953
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 953
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
Ford sells that Mercon fluid because it is used...

Ford sells that Mercon fluid because it is used in ZF transmissions that Ford uses in some of its vehicles.

Do you really think ZF has its own fluid brewing facility behind its factory? ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-24-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 875
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
They told me vehicle was in tip top shape with no...

They told me vehicle was in tip top shape with no codes. I tend to believe them. Never heard of a BMW dealer refusing to identify remedial work for them to perform. :dunno:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-24-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 953
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
Here is the findings of someone else's research...

Here is the findings of someone else's research as was reported on Bobistheoilguy years ago.

https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/1829776/BMW/ZF_6AT_(ZF_Lifegaurd6=Ford
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-24-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 875
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
I recently had a reduced power incident while...

I recently had a reduced power incident while climbing a long hill at a good rate of speed. Let off the throttle, and it re-set itself and power came back. A week or so later it was at the dealer...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-13-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,552
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
The Buick Envision, Cadillac CT-6 plug in hybrid,...

The Buick Envision, Cadillac CT-6 plug in hybrid, and some Volvos sold in the USA are made in China.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-06-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,112
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
If you want to believe the CA key is...

If you want to believe the CA key is rechargeable, our First Amendment provides for freedom of all religious beliefs. I have a friend who swears by quack medicines. You cannot convince him...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-23-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,172
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
CTEK makes units for various car manufacturers to...

CTEK makes units for various car manufacturers to sell as factory accessories. These have the car's logo. You can buy a CTEK with a Corvette logo at the Chevy dealer, and pay 50 percent more than...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-20-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,580
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
I had one experience with a BMW dealer in NJ, BMW...

I had one experience with a BMW dealer in NJ, BMW of Flemington. I was picking up a passenger in NJ for a trip to Florida and back, and decided I needed an oil change. This dealer had a special...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-08-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
I have scheduled this work at my dealer for Mid...

I have scheduled this work at my dealer for Mid May. They give me an estimate of about 2 hours for the pulley, and 7 hours for the airbag issue. They said if I get it in at 7:30 am they may...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-10-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,143
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
This goes against the entire basis for selecting...

This goes against the entire basis for selecting lighter weight alloy wheels instead of steel wheels or heavy alloy wheels.

The difference in weight between a run flat and a non run flat is often...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-09-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,143
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
And remember those "hospital grade" 120 volt...

And remember those "hospital grade" 120 volt power cords that cost $400 each? They were supposed to make things sound better too. I often wondered how that was possible when the 6 foot cord then...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-12-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
I second this opinion. Happened to me earlier...

I second this opinion. Happened to me earlier this winter.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-12-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
Avoid the V8. A gasoline six cylinder will avoid...

Avoid the V8. A gasoline six cylinder will avoid the potential pollution control issues inherent in modern diesels.

And by the way, BMW six cylinder engines are in line sixes, not a V6.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-13-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 60,763
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
Kozlio, you pretty much duplicate the temperature...

Kozlio, you pretty much duplicate the temperature readings I observe in Vermont
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 01-13-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,027
Posted By Milliwatt Rob
Blauparts had a New Years Day sale, 19% off, and...

Blauparts had a New Years Day sale, 19% off, and I picked up a 20 liter case ( four 5 liter bottles) of LL-04 Ravenol VMO for $133 delivered. Its 5w-40, and I bought it with my dry sump Corvette...
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