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Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 04-30-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,641
Posted By MD11F
Mine went away after a few days on it's own.......

Mine went away after a few days on it's own.... it's odd to say the least.
Forum: Dealer Info 08-11-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,518
Posted By MD11F
It's all a matter of timing and personalities I...

It's all a matter of timing and personalities I guess.. I never talked to Chapman after the classic "Bait and Switch" job they did on me when I was looking for an X5.. I asked the guy on the phone...
Forum: Dealer Info 08-11-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,518
Posted By MD11F
BMW North Scottsdale ... 5 Stars

I just wanted to take a moment to let members know about my experience with BMW North Scottsdale in working with BMW North America to extend my warranty. I bought one of the first X5's, I placed the...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 08-05-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,577
Posted By MD11F
Flicker Flicker Flicker.. Dead!

Ok, so this morning we to use the 2007 X5 and it just flickered some what crazily (all the lights on the dash, and such)... No start. So we tried it again and this time it did it again, but a bit...
Forum: The Lounge 11-07-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By MD11F
Yeah, between my 4 mac's there is easily 20K, but...

Yeah, between my 4 mac's there is easily 20K, but the MacPro with two monitors (30 and 23), 8 Gig RAM (I know, that's light weight!), nv8800GT, a customized RAID boot made of 2 250 gig Velociraptors...
Forum: The Lounge 11-07-2008, 12:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By MD11F
Well, I recently sent Apple $12000 for a new...

Well, I recently sent Apple $12000 for a new computer system, so that will help raise their shares a bit (not that they need it). Damn I wish I kept my shares that I sold in 2006.
Forum: The Lounge 11-04-2008, 02:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By MD11F
Well, the box retailed for about 1485, but he...

Well, the box retailed for about 1485, but he gave me 50% off cause I bough over $3000 of tools at full price off him.. so I paid about $800 inclusive of tax. It's from their mid-range line so it's...
Forum: The Lounge 11-03-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By MD11F
thread update.... all items are in except an item...

thread update.... all items are in except an item or two.. There are a few redundancies but I'll sort that out as I decide what will get more use and what will collect dust.
...
Forum: The Lounge 10-29-2008, 10:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By MD11F
Cool, didn't think about Craigs List.. And...

Cool, didn't think about Craigs List..

And yes, totally know about Ingersoll Rand... goal is to get an air system from them (entry level) installed. I know what you mean about craftsman, but I...
Forum: The Lounge 10-29-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By MD11F
Btw.. so I called Hilti, and come to fine out a...

Btw.. so I called Hilti, and come to fine out a large majority of their power tools are now being made in China.. told them, thanks but no thanks.. at least many Makita are still US "Assembled" or...
Forum: The Lounge 10-29-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By MD11F
Lift isn't going to happen! The HOA would have a...

Lift isn't going to happen! The HOA would have a fit!
Forum: The Lounge 10-29-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By MD11F
thanks... yeah.. the one Makita is US made and...

thanks... yeah.. the one Makita is US made and seems nice in my hands... the other (the impact) is also nice and compact but made in China.. I can't afford to go with the Air tools yet, but that's...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-29-2008, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,437
Posted By MD11F
I don't have photo's but I can tell u on the E70,...

I don't have photo's but I can tell u on the E70, they simple remove the plastic bumper cover, and replace the steel bumper with one that frankly was significantly more robust and that contained the...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-29-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,437
Posted By MD11F
yeah, sorry man ok..mabye it's PC/Mac thing... ...

yeah, sorry man ok..mabye it's PC/Mac thing... sux since this is a cool website I made for some of my toys..

here is a hosted photo of the item:

The hitch alone was $300 or so, and is fully...
Forum: The Lounge 10-29-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By MD11F
thanks for the input, glad you all bolstered my...

thanks for the input, glad you all bolstered my resolve to get high quality professional grade stuff. I know I don't "need" it but I want it, and as importantly, I want to do my part to help get...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-29-2008, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,437
Posted By MD11F
I just tried it and it worked for me... but I am...

I just tried it and it worked for me... but I am pretty sure this identical item is also available for the E53, as when I called them to get a price quote, they asked me if I had the 2006 or prior...
Forum: The Lounge 10-29-2008, 12:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,386
Posted By MD11F
My economic stimulus package..

Ok, so I finally decided that I need to totally revamp/upgrade my tool box and tools (including a new drill, impact wrench, and jigsaw)... as well as wrench sets, ratchets, sockets, pliers, screw...
Forum: X5 (E53) Forum 10-29-2008, 12:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,437
Posted By MD11F
I got this installed at AZ Bumper of the 101 and...

I got this installed at AZ Bumper of the 101 and Thunderbird in Peoria. The heavy duty bumper and super duty (10,000lbs) hitch all together with labor came out to $600.. far better than the BMW part...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-15-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,496
Posted By MD11F
that was a shame or something, it's already been...

that was a shame or something, it's already been flagged for removal... the resale of BMW and Mercedes SUV's is a whole lot better than most other cars still. The Luxury SUV range is not as...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-12-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,065
Posted By MD11F
thanks for the info guys.. much appreciated!

thanks for the info guys.. much appreciated!
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-12-2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,496
Posted By MD11F
wow, when I ordered mine (looks a lot like yours...

wow, when I ordered mine (looks a lot like yours except the interior color) they laughed at me when I asked for any kind of discount, and you got 5% off for a minor cosmetic issue... awesome!
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-11-2008, 12:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,065
Posted By MD11F
thanks Eric... those don't look bad to me, I"m...

thanks Eric... those don't look bad to me, I"m trying to see why they're not liked. Also, are they pricy?

thanks again
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-10-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,065
Posted By MD11F
anyone care to post a pic of these terrible...

anyone care to post a pic of these terrible retrofits for me?
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-09-2008, 01:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,065
Posted By MD11F
So they're not able to do the actual part then? ...

So they're not able to do the actual part then? Seems like it would only require a new window frame and new door panel (the top part).. they can reuse the wood I'm sure too. I'll call the dealer...
Forum: X5 (E70) Forum 07-08-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,065
Posted By MD11F
window shads retro-fit

hi all, driving a loaner while they sort out the mess they made if my iDrive and there are the rear window shades which were not available when I ordered my car.

Anyone price the cost of having...
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