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Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-24-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
Hey md - thanks and good to see some of the orig....

Hey md - thanks and good to see some of the orig. still on here.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-24-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
I used European Car Doctors right next to Fenway...

I used European Car Doctors right next to Fenway - good 'mechanical' Indy - not sure how they would do with complex electrical gremlins though.

Traded for Q5 - very happy with change so far. Also,...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 01-16-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
Hello again and goodbye ....retiring the X

After about 7 1/2 years and ~100K, it is time for me and my ’04 X5 4.4 to part ways. Given that many of the same questions come up on the ole jukebox every now and again I thought that I would give...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 09-01-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,826
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
I had the dealership run the VIN # to list all...

I had the dealership run the VIN # to list all the repairs/services that had been performed to date....assuming you can do the same in the UK.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-31-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,994
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
Wonder if it could be worn guibo/flex joint,...

Wonder if it could be worn guibo/flex joint, u-joint, or differential bushings? ...all could cause driveline vibration
Forum: Other BMWs 08-30-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,595
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
+1 Also, no real difference in fuel economy...

+1
Also, no real difference in fuel economy between the 3.0 and 4.4/4.8 so no strong financial incentive. In addition to fuel costs, there are more puinitive taxes for larger displacement engines in...
Forum: The Lounge 08-29-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
just get another infinity

just get another infinity
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-29-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,573
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
:wow: how long was it since you last manually...

:wow: how long was it since you last manually checked it?
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-29-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,994
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
The noise went away so I didn't do any follow up,...

The noise went away so I didn't do any follow up, yep, makes no sense to me either.
One other thing that I remember is that it was worse in colder weather so we'll see in a little bit if it comes...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-28-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,532
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
Tough luck but could be worse. I had the same...

Tough luck but could be worse. I had the same thing happen a few years ago. Insurance wouldn't cover OEM (or wanted me to foot the difference) so I went aftermarket - JN Philips. I don't remember...
Forum: The Lounge 08-28-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,182
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
+1....think twice before buying

+1....think twice before buying
Forum: The Lounge 08-27-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
Naz should come and take a walk around MIT n'...

Naz should come and take a walk around MIT n' Harvard....Cornell wimmin will look like Vickies models in comp.

We used to bus 'em in using the F___ Truck :D

Wellesley College Senate bus -...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-25-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,953
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
Contact them to find out - only way to know for...

Contact them to find out - only way to know for sure.

Also, suggest getting a copy of actual policy document first to read the fine print.
Forum: The Lounge 08-25-2011, 02:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
It may be too soon to know for sure but I think...

It may be too soon to know for sure but I think we are OK... but thanks for asking.

Property damage reports still piling in...expecting FEMA any minute now.
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-23-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,354
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
Looks like the OP is looking for a...

Looks like the OP is looking for a reason/blessing to trade 'er in for a new whip ;) ...have been in the same boat myself from time to time...and then the rational/frugal/econ side of my brain...
Forum: The Lounge 08-23-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
...some distraction from the bigger...

...some distraction from the bigger earthquakes/tremors that have been happening in the DC area for some time now ;)
Forum: The Lounge 08-23-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
D.C. rocked by magnitude 5.9 earthquake

Felt the tremors in Boston

D.C. rocked by magnitude 5.9 earthquake - MarketWatch (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/dc-rocked-by-magnitude-58-earthquake-2011-08-23)
Forum: Parts and Accessories Forum 08-18-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,666
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
Have a look on here - more recent thread. Also,...

Have a look on here - more recent thread. Also, the likelihood is that whoever was the most cost effective at that time still is....just start dialling.

...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-17-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,387
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
Have you checked that your calipers are not...

Have you checked that your calipers are not slightly sticking? I had the 55+ steering wheel wobble twice - once caused by control arms and second time was a sticky caliper.

...agree that it is...
Forum: The Lounge 08-15-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
CPO
Views: 979
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
:thumbup: - doesn't matter what was in orig....

:thumbup: - doesn't matter what was in orig. docs. - I have negotiated down in the past. All depends on how close you are to TMV and how easy they think that they can shift the car from their lot.
...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-15-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,189
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
Back to OP's question.... Something is amiss...

Back to OP's question....

Something is amiss with 7K especially given that the wear is even across the tire and you are not tracking it etc. I don't remember seeing mileage that low posted here...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-11-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,743
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
get a used Toyota Landcruiser...safe and reliable...

get a used Toyota Landcruiser...safe and reliable ....no more handwringing needed ;)
Forum: The Lounge 08-11-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,928
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
Plenty of 'BMW nightmares' here... THE BMW...

Plenty of 'BMW nightmares' here...

THE BMW NIGHTMARE WEBPAGE - VIEW THE EXISTENCE OF BMW DISASTER!! UGLY, OVER MODIFIED & WRECKED BMW (http://www.jimmy540i.com/bmwnightmare.htm)
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 08-09-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 32,445
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
very impressive...congrats:thumbup:

very impressive...congrats:thumbup:
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-08-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,324
Posted By Boston X5 4.4
Nice! ...she has served you well

Nice! ...she has served you well
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