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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-29-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,518
Posted By Bremen Ben
If you already have your heart set on the 28 due...

If you already have your heart set on the 28 due to price, avoid test driving the 35 at all cost. It would only make your decision very, very excruciating.

Oh wait, too late.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By Bremen Ben
I had all the same stuff replaced not long ago in...

I had all the same stuff replaced not long ago in two separate services; combined total at $2800 and change.

Try to see if they can knock off a couple hundreds on your bill. The oil filter seal...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By Bremen Ben
I actually replaced all the coils in mine a year...

I actually replaced all the coils in mine a year ago as a precautionary maintenance. At 70k miles at that time I figured I would be running into issues on any one of them soon.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By Bremen Ben
Highly unlikely this is the original battery;they...

Highly unlikely this is the original battery;they don't last that long. You are probably at the end of life of the 2nd battery.

Once you get a new battery, plug it in to a battery tender once in...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-20-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 864
Posted By Bremen Ben
Bad practice not answering your phone calls. You...

Bad practice not answering your phone calls. You may be missing the IMPORTANT IRS WARNING phone call about "the tax liability you owe," from a IRS agent with heavy Indian accent!!

:rofl::rofl:
Forum: Off-Topic 11-06-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,177
Posted By Bremen Ben
Still not sure what my next car would be but...

Still not sure what my next car would be but chances are good that it might not be a BMW. I love my e60 and would like to stay in the same class for my next car but the F10 does nothing to me; no...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By Bremen Ben
Also by engine gasket I assume you are referring...

Also by engine gasket I assume you are referring to the oil filter housing and cooler gaskets. I also had them replaced a few months ago. The symptom of failed oil filter housing and cooler gasket...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By Bremen Ben
If your engine overheats, you would know it. I...

If your engine overheats, you would know it. I recently had my water pump fail during a trip and the engine went into overheat mode - it simply would cut the power and stall the car. And yes it's...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-01-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,814
Posted By Bremen Ben
What goes on between husband and wife is often...

What goes on between husband and wife is often time quite visceral; if the initial gut check tells you something, it is more likely to be correct than the other way around.

If you have to consider...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-01-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,133
Posted By Bremen Ben
Good point. Also to that end, if speed control...

Good point. Also to that end, if speed control is truly the goal, all it takes is for the state troopers to drive their squad cars and cruise up and down the highway at posted limit. I have yet...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-01-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,133
Posted By Bremen Ben
There is this thing called Constitutional...

There is this thing called Constitutional protections of rights over here. You need to get yourself over here man, pronto. ;)
Forum: Off-Topic 09-30-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 14,416
Posted By Bremen Ben
$815 for a 6920 is a good deal, good for you!...

$815 for a 6920 is a good deal, good for you! :thumbup:

I wouldn't consider Colt an entry level; it's not costing you silly money, but is way better than a lot of others in quality. I would also...
Forum: General BMW Questions 12-10-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,050
Posted By Bremen Ben
Can't believe people like that, causing damage to...

Can't believe people like that, causing damage to other's properties and just flee the scene. What low lives.
Forum: General BMW Questions 09-22-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By Bremen Ben
Not an expert in this but if you drive the car...

Not an expert in this but if you drive the car with it still registered under the seller, I would assume the seller would be responsible for any insurance coverage should anything happen to the car. ...
Forum: General BMW Questions 09-22-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 620
Posted By Bremen Ben
If it's anything like the "lady driven" in these,...

If it's anything like the "lady driven" in these, I would definitely not rush in line to buy the car. :rofl:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCvy2hkWqxA
Forum: General BMW Questions 09-20-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By Bremen Ben
For winter driving, tire size is really less of...

For winter driving, tire size is really less of an issue than tire type. If you can find 20 inch winter tires to put on, your winter drive will be quite ok. Of course, finding 20 inch snow tires...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,275
Posted By Bremen Ben
I concur. It impresses me more to see a well...

I concur. It impresses me more to see a well maintained, all stock older car than one with a bunch of after market stuff.

I am sort of old fashion in that regard; I like everything I own in its...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-07-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,878
Posted By Bremen Ben
She is cute, but not to the extent of beauty...

She is cute, but not to the extent of beauty those sexually deprived, middle-aged Taiwanese men make her to be. :rofl:

I have noticed quite a lot of men in Asia tend to fantasize about girls with...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-01-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,579
Posted By Bremen Ben
I would concur having dedicated wheels for winter...

I would concur having dedicated wheels for winter and summer sets.

I am under the impression that frequent removing of tires from wheels would prematurely ruin the tire bead. Besides, unless you...
Forum: General BMW Questions 04-09-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By Bremen Ben
How about something along the same line of this...

How about something along the same line of this down the road:

Land Rover transparent hood:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7j1daOk72c

Imaging seeing through the entire hind quarter of the...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-01-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 987
Posted By Bremen Ben
The woman is no less in the wrong than the guy. ...

The woman is no less in the wrong than the guy. She could have gone over to the right lane and let the guy pass. The guy may be a speeding fool, but it's not her place to block the passing lane. ...
Forum: BMW Motorcycles (aka Beemers) and the Competition 03-08-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,528
Posted By Bremen Ben
Shoei RF1200. Like the washable lining.

Shoei RF1200. Like the washable lining.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-14-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,448
Posted By Bremen Ben
Hilarious to see how far all those horses under...

Hilarious to see how far all those horses under his hood have gotten him in the in-town traffic. While he's stuck behind the Nissan, those crotch rockets just glide pass. :rofl:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By Bremen Ben
Did you check to see if you get snow on the...

Did you check to see if you get snow on the bumpers covering up the sensors? Oh wait, SoCal... :D
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,384
Posted By Bremen Ben
Very true. RWD BMW has definitely no problem...

Very true. RWD BMW has definitely no problem handling the snow other than the ground clearance.

My RWD 535 with a set of Blizzaks goes through all kinds of snow; well, except for the recent deep...
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