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Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 04-23-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,911
Posted By a112394
I found a couple of 2010s with around 10k miles. ...

I found a couple of 2010s with around 10k miles. Upon further discussion with the salesman discovered they were BMW Performance Center cars. No thanks as I've been to the Performance Center and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-10-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,768
Posted By a112394
Thanks for comment. I've been surprised before...

Thanks for comment. I've been surprised before how much a set of new tires can cure a bad ride. Wheels and tires were switched from left to right and swapped with opposite wheels and the right...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-10-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,768
Posted By a112394
Thanks for the comments. No the car has not been...

Thanks for the comments. No the car has not been run up on a lift. Any recommendations on a shop in So. Cal that might be up for the task? Alternatively, I am thinking maybe the best approach is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-10-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,768
Posted By a112394
Alignment Readouts

Attached are jpg's of the two alignments done. Sorry for the poor quality, they use some really faint green ink.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-10-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,768
Posted By a112394
I am not interested in a filing a claim, just...

I am not interested in a filing a claim, just getting it fixed --- and I don't mind paying for the fix. Just want it like was it was. All those wheel balances, wheel switching, and alignments are...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-10-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,768
Posted By a112394
The vibration varies with speed and as the...

The vibration varies with speed and as the steering wheel position changes. Most oscillatory when driving straight between those speeds but also noticeable at lower speeds, like a 'sloppy' steering...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-09-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,768
Posted By a112394
Yep. I'm pretty pissed at myself for not just...

Yep. I'm pretty pissed at myself for not just driving it all the way home. I had a weird feeling when I watched them strap it down. Transferred 3 times before it landed at my office. Kicking...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-09-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,768
Posted By a112394
No difference in gear or neutral. Steering...

No difference in gear or neutral. Steering vibration most noticeable between 65 -80 MPH on straightaways, not so much when pressure on wheel turning in either direction.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-09-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,768
Posted By a112394
I have the alignment printouts from the dealer. ...

I have the alignment printouts from the dealer. Will get them scanned tomorrow and post.

The vehicle undercarriage was never inspected. The shop guys at BMW didn't really listen to my story of...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-09-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,768
Posted By a112394
2013 - Steering: Drifts Right and Vibration

I took factory delivery on my 2013 X5 a few months ago, then drove it the first 1200 miles cross country. The experience was everything I expected in my third and first 'new' BMW, especially the...
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