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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 477
Posted By scriss
Help! Panoramic sunroof not closing

My sunroof is stopping the instant it hits the rails that raise for the bug screen. It should just slide right over them and collapse the screen, but is stopping as if the rails are providing...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,749
Posted By scriss
Also, if you ask the dealer really nicely, and...

Also, if you ask the dealer really nicely, and they are in a charitable mood that day, they might show you the service history while it was under warranty.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,284
Posted By scriss
I haven't noticed a difference. But, I replaced...

I haven't noticed a difference. But, I replaced the fronts and the rears at different times, so there was a mix of pads on the car for a time, and now they are all ceramic. So I eased into the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,749
Posted By scriss
My '06 also has the real keys, not the "manic...

My '06 also has the real keys, not the "manic fob". They changed over to the start/stop button half way through the model year.

Another way you can tell an early '06 is if it has the premium...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,284
Posted By scriss
Whatever you do, ask for ceramic pads. I have an...

Whatever you do, ask for ceramic pads. I have an extremely conservative Indy who ordinarily only uses oem parts, but when he did my brakes recently, he recommended ceramic, which are just as good,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,238
Posted By scriss
She didn't. It's an E61. ;) Nice choice!! ...

She didn't. It's an E61. ;) Nice choice!! :bigpimp:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 325,794
Posted By scriss
You don't, as far as I know. Connect your iPod to...

You don't, as far as I know. Connect your iPod to the aux input.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By scriss
It used to be, not sure if it still is. A foreign...

It used to be, not sure if it still is. A foreign market car has to be "federalized", which means when it's imported, certain things have to be changed to meet our govt standards for cars, like...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,767
Posted By scriss
Whatever you do, don't do this to your Saturn...

Whatever you do, don't do this to your Saturn wagon:

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-399a50eexAE/T4j7Tp3GkcI/AAAAAAABKu4/EqvfUY1Gdko/s640/photo.JPG
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-11-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,824
Posted By scriss
Check your owner's manual for opening it...

Check your owner's manual for opening it manually. Not quite as easy as a "manual release cable" as a sedan would have for a trunk, but you just pop the cover of the latch mechanism and hit a lever...
Forum: General BMW 02-19-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,564
Posted By scriss
Xdrive is no joke. Even in the all-seasons on my...

Xdrive is no joke. Even in the all-seasons on my E90, I wouldn't hesitate to take it out in
just about anything. I never had a problem.

And I also disagree with your premise. RWD is not...
Forum: General BMW 02-18-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,221
Posted By scriss
All the utility of an SUV but it drives like a...

All the utility of an SUV but it drives like a BMW.

Plus, they're just plain badass.

Of course that last part is just an opinion. ;-)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By scriss
As Mike K said above, the point is to control the...

As Mike K said above, the point is to control the operation of the dash vents. It gives you the option of having cooler (or warmer) air than what the A/C is pumping through the other vents. In the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 884
Posted By scriss
I just had to replace mine because a clip had...

I just had to replace mine because a clip had broken and it kept popping out of place. (apparently its a common issue, particularly with the driver's door). Anyway, it wasn't terribly expensive new:...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,167
Posted By scriss
If you are just looking to trade out your slats,...

If you are just looking to trade out your slats, let me know. If you want the whole thing black JleviSW is a good source. I'll buy your chromes if you go that route.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 917
Posted By scriss
Rear air suspension compressor - $1,100?

I got the dreaded "level control system malfunction" message, and I could hear the compressor working overtime when I turn off and start the car. I took it to my indy, and the verdict was: replace...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,909
Posted By scriss
My question is - does the programmable limiter...

My question is - does the programmable limiter set the limit at the actual speed, or what the BMW speedometer SAYS is the speed.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By scriss
Different floor mats for an XI ?!

I've been shopping online for new carpeted mats for my xiT and some places note that the mats they have are only for the RWD model. Anyone know what the difference is? I checked it on the BMW...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By scriss
Oh - and Congrats and Welcome!!

Oh - and Congrats and Welcome!!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By scriss
If you are under the original warranty, yes. ...

If you are under the original warranty, yes. CPO, no. My dealer would do it for me for the low, low price of $385! After I complained to BMW NA, they were very sympathetic and got the dealer to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-20-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 981
Posted By scriss
Red? I don't think red was offered on any non-M...

Red? I don't think red was offered on any non-M E39 after 2001. (Except Individual).
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 12-20-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 981
Posted By scriss
Plus, it says the color is Kalahari Beige - was...

Plus, it says the color is Kalahari Beige - was the 2003 msport even available in that color? It looks Sterling Grey to me.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,812
Posted By scriss
What now? They've figured out automotive design?...

What now? They've figured out automotive design? By "figured out," do you mean buying BMW and MB brochures, taping them to their desks, and using tracing paper?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 325,794
Posted By scriss
Cables To Go 35508 iPod-Compatible 3.5 mm to Dock...

Cables To Go 35508 iPod-Compatible 3.5 mm to Dock Connector Audio Cable (4 Feet)
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Forum: Cars - Private Party 12-02-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By scriss
If you are smelling it in the cabin, then it...

If you are smelling it in the cabin, then it might be a cracked intake boot in the engine compartment. You might just be taking in air from the engine compartment with the fresh air. I think that's...
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