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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-02-2009, 03:51 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 24,422
Posted By bamastones
13,500 miles 2009 535i x-drive. Other than oil...

13,500 miles 2009 535i x-drive. Other than oil and collant top-off, not a single issue. Due for first service and oil change at the end of the month. Will have my passenger-side cup holder...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,625
Posted By bamastones
I also live in CT. Got a set of winter rims /...

I also live in CT. Got a set of winter rims / tires from tirerack last year. I got the sport edition A7 wheels and 225-17 dunlop wintersport M3's with the TPM pre-installed and brought them to a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-14-2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By bamastones
true. I like to keep them locked while driving...

true. I like to keep them locked while driving myself. It's just so easy to forget to grab the key when exiting the car with the CA. and you can't open with the handle if the keys are in the car!!!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-14-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By bamastones
Door lock question

Cant seem to find this one in the owners manual...I have an 09 535xi with comfort access. Is there a way to set the car so that the doors unlock automatically when the car is shut off? I know it is...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,736
Posted By bamastones
congrats... I love mine in the snow -- you...

congrats...

I love mine in the snow -- you will find yourself trying to see how fast you can go around corners in 3 inch deep snow before you know it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,430
Posted By bamastones
DSC vs DTC -- when to use each setting

I have read the manual and done some searching, but I am confused with the various settings on my 09 535i x-drive. What exactly is the difference between the default traction control setting, the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By bamastones
535i x-drive winter set-up

I just took my 09 535i x-drive for its first ride in the snow. we got about an inch and the roads were a combination of slush and ice this morning.

I had my winter wheel set-up put on yesterday...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-05-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,111
Posted By bamastones
most likely, the car will be delivered in...

most likely, the car will be delivered in pristine condition. Of course, I took her home and washed and polished her up inside and out. Just be careful on the way home, there are way too many...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,653
Posted By bamastones
I have had my 2009 535i x-drive for about one...

I have had my 2009 535i x-drive for about one month. The car is incredible. Great handling, fun to drive, really nice seats, and great looking car. Did I mention it is fun to drive. Mine was...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2008, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 897
Posted By bamastones
thanks. that works. I don't know why i missed...

thanks. that works. I don't know why i missed that menu on the phone -- i think that menu is only active when in a call.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2008, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 897
Posted By bamastones
blackberry curve and 2009 e60

is there a trick i am missing??? When I turn off the car and walk away and I am still on a call, the call continues to come through the car via bluetooth and does not transition over to the phone. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-02-2008, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,292
Posted By bamastones
correct. that was from the flash. I was trying...

correct. that was from the flash. I was trying to take a picture of the 275 rear tires and the flash effect was pretty cool.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2008, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,292
Posted By bamastones
here are some more pictures of my 2009 535i...

here are some more pictures of my 2009 535i x-drive.

I agree with the above observations. the car rides incredibly well. I also like the new i-drive controller.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By bamastones
Correct. it is platinum gray and it looks...

Correct. it is platinum gray and it looks great. Few if any imperfections and for the most part, not even a ripple in the paint anywhere. The new i-drive controller is nice, but not that...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-26-2008, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By bamastones
Finally got my 535i x-drive

Brought her home yesterday in heavy rain and wind and got to detail her all day today. This is really a great car. took a little time to figure out how to set the preset stations, but all is going...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2008, 07:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,971
Posted By bamastones
I am excited -- moving from a gmc envoy to the...

I am excited -- moving from a gmc envoy to the 535xi. It should be a nice change. I need the AWD as I need to go to work even in the worst snowstorms / blizzards / hurricanes -- just got tired of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2008, 04:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,117
Posted By bamastones
Today is the big day. My dealer called me...

Today is the big day. My dealer called me yesterday and told me that the car was ready a couple of days earlier than expected! so I am off to pick her up early this afternoon. I might not be able...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2008, 04:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,971
Posted By bamastones
congrats! I am picking my 535i xdrive up at 2pm...

congrats! I am picking my 535i xdrive up at 2pm today.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-23-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,117
Posted By bamastones
finally some good news!!! My car just...

finally some good news!!!

My car just arrived at the dealership moments ago. They are going to start prepping the car. I have an appointment to pick it up on tuesday evening. It is supposed to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2008, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,117
Posted By bamastones
Just heard from my CA that my 535xi has been...

Just heard from my CA that my 535xi has been "released to carrier" and will take another 4 days to make the long 100 mile trip from NJ to CT. So I have an appointment to take delivery next tuesday. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-19-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,323
Posted By bamastones
my order was placed in late august and I am still...

my order was placed in late august and I am still waiting. My car has been in the USA for a few weeks now and was held up by the CARB certification issue. Hopefully I will have it in the next two...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2008, 11:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,117
Posted By bamastones
got a little update from my dealership: all twin...

got a little update from my dealership: all twin turbos are indeed delayed by EPA for CARB certification. looks like 335's will be released and delivered next week and 535's during the last week of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-10-2008, 04:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,117
Posted By bamastones
I am suprised that no one at the dealership...

I am suprised that no one at the dealership anticipated this delay...one would think that in an ecoonomy like this, they would work real hard to anticipate these "certificates" to get the product to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-09-2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,117
Posted By bamastones
09 535xi delayed by customs

After a long six weeks, I was expecting to pick up my new 09 535xi this weekend. My SA has been keeping me updated every step along the way. However, he found out today that the 535xi (and all...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-08-2008, 07:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,077
Posted By bamastones
2009 5-series now on bmwusa

bmwusa website now shows the 2009 vehicles in the vehicle build section. Looks mostly the same except a new color and says i-drive with 6-programable buttons. not sure if this has any meaning when...
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