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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 02:48 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By ard
why has a DIY thread on an air filter turned into...

why has a DIY thread on an air filter turned into troubleshooting someones other issues?????????????

Marti- start you own thread, eh?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Today, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 108
Posted By ard
I prefer to keep electronics inside the vehicle. ...

I prefer to keep electronics inside the vehicle.

If you are renting cars and need a temporary, portable unit0- sure.

I am also NOT a fan of having your phone control the world. There are times...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) Yesterday, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By ard
GLWS. Shipping isnt too bad, you just tape...

GLWS.

Shipping isnt too bad, you just tape the tires together, no need to box. Just in case you cant find an LA buyer.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By ard
CELs dont just 'come on for heavy driving'....

CELs dont just 'come on for heavy driving'. Period. There is an extraordinary amount of work mfgs do to make sure they ONLY come on for ereal faults.

The display not showing anything...or saying...
Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 218
Posted By ard
Not about you, about jeep owners. But yeah,...

Not about you, about jeep owners. But yeah, kinda poor form
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 29,303
Posted By ard
Agree w all your other points.... ...

Agree w all your other points....





Why? You want to get screwed by a shop that has learned how to manipulate BMW owners?

Just a simply vacuum, test, fill w Dye/oil...any good AC shop. ...
Forum: Off-Topic Yesterday, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 218
Posted By ard
I was making a snobby joke.... ;)

I was making a snobby joke....

;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) Yesterday, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 367
Posted By ard
I bet the shop is charging OE MSRP, but providing...

I bet the shop is charging OE MSRP, but providing an OEM Bosch part....

For all you know, this service action was already performed back in 2015-2016.... any record?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-05-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 367
Posted By ard
red flags for me....

red flags for me....
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-05-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By ard
lol You surely have not spent enough time...

lol

You surely have not spent enough time here!

:angel:
Forum: Off-Topic 08-05-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 218
Posted By ard
Buy all new tools at Autozone, you'll be set.

Buy all new tools at Autozone, you'll be set.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-05-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 367
Posted By ard
No, you definitely got screwed. BMW part at that...

No, you definitely got screwed. BMW part at that link is $108

I just dont understand the whole dealer thing, dude.

;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-05-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By ard
Buy a passenger seat from the UK... :thumbup:

Buy a passenger seat from the UK... :thumbup:
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-05-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By ard
Start AT those places, see what you can see. ...

Start AT those places, see what you can see. (Dont neglect the ebox that I mentioned, since they already nested on the left side...)

Dont assume you have to first strip out the interior, and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-04-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 470
Posted By ard
You overpaid a bit. Good news it that...

You overpaid a bit.

Good news it that (clearly) you can wrench.

A cheap used is probably the best play.

Id only want a rebuilt if I did it, or knew the shop that did it, or a BMW remanned.
...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-04-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By ard
Huh. IMO, it isnt mice nor 'mice nests'...

Huh.


IMO, it isnt mice nor 'mice nests' that are the problem....

IT'S THE DAMAGE THEY DO that is the problem.

No evidence of any chewing? No damage? no urine...no nothing. Not just right...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-04-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By ard
Good point, I thought he meant he was already...

Good point, I thought he meant he was already using manual tune.

There have been issues with antennas and antenna grounds, etc, causing signal issues- but OP wasnt complaining about that.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-04-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By ard
Didn't think it would do that, change tuned...

Didn't think it would do that, change tuned frequency when on manual...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-04-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By ard
Dupe

Dupe
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-04-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By ard
"Radio" >>> "FM" or "AM" >>> "Manual" ...

"Radio" >>> "FM" or "AM" >>> "Manual"

Should give you a knob icon

Although its been many years since I listened to an actual radio station... ;)
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 08-03-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,030
Posted By ard
So to make it clear for the OP...Dinan no longer...

So to make it clear for the OP...Dinan no longer provides their ‘continuation of factory warranty’

And when I click on your link, emissions, it states



Or am I going insane? Dinan doesn’t...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-03-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By ard
DOnt be a stranger. At least you didnt buy a...

DOnt be a stranger. At least you didnt buy a Kia.

;)
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-03-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 470
Posted By ard
Let's not take OP off track w a quibble...

Let's not take OP off track w a quibble about the fluid (yeah, I did start it). It isn't a 'wrong fluid' issue, for sure.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-03-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 31
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Views: 901
Posted By ard
Nice find. It is in the BMW parts system, a...

Nice find.

It is in the BMW parts system, a few online BMW stores show it. Not surprised if realoem doesnt have it, they those can be stale




Honestly, if I had 2,3 wires damaged I would...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 08-03-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By ard
So the oil from one bearing goes to the next, and...

So the oil from one bearing goes to the next, and the next?

:angel:

edit. But know what you are saying...hard to say, if there are bits of say a chain guide rolling around....
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