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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
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I'm not totally sure about this but I thought...

I'm not totally sure about this but I thought that I read somewhere that tire tread depth is important with the all wheel drive system. If their is a mismatch between tire depth sizes say 3/32 on...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 491
Posted By edes300
Ignition coils tend to wear out by that milage....

Ignition coils tend to wear out by that milage. Not a bad idea to change them all out at once so your not back in there in a few months.



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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 491
Posted By edes300
Could be a bad ignition coil. Should be able to...

Could be a bad ignition coil. Should be able to pull codes at autozone or advance for free.


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Forum: Off-Topic 08-02-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By edes300
I have a 2005 lexus gx470. Very reliable vehicle....

I have a 2005 lexus gx470. Very reliable vehicle. They are easy to work on and just a little more than similar year range rover. If your worried about maintanance costs or reliability consider one of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By edes300
There are many DIY threads on this that you can...

There are many DIY threads on this that you can find with search. Make sure you use 12 point magnetic socket. Very easy to DIY.



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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By edes300
Behind the center armrest is a plastic panel. You...

Behind the center armrest is a plastic panel. You may be able to remove it or cut it and get access to the inside trunk pull.

But the bigger question is why wont your trunk open. You should be...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By edes300
Take a pick for us once installed in the car. I...

Take a pick for us once installed in the car. I assume this was for auto trans.



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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By edes300
Instead of buying the jack pads. You can make...

Instead of buying the jack pads. You can make your own with pieces of wood.



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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By edes300
What do you expect at that kind of money? Your...

What do you expect at that kind of money? Your time is your most valuable asset. It only took me 40 years to figure that out.


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,448
Posted By edes300
I think the gs still shares its basic chassis...

I think the gs still shares its basic chassis with the toyota Avalon. Just like the IS is still a corolla based chassis



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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By edes300
You may have a problem with your injectors. You...

You may have a problem with your injectors. You need to take it back ASAP and have it checked out. They are expensive to replace. If the cel came on something is not right.



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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-15-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By edes300
I'm planning to do my front brakes in a month or...

I'm planning to do my front brakes in a month or two. Where does the copper grease go and why not regular brake grease. I usually grease the back of the pads and the caliper bolts.



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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-23-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,583
Posted By edes300
Will these fit on 2008 535xi? Sent from...

Will these fit on 2008 535xi?


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Forum: Cars - Private Party 01-14-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By edes300
Good luck finding one. I tried for about six...

Good luck finding one. I tried for about six months then gave up.



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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By edes300
I did a very easy DIY repair. Cost less than 15...

I did a very easy DIY repair. Cost less than 15 dollars and approx 20 min to do. Search for it you should be Ble to find it.



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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-05-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By edes300
Alternate beater to spend $20k on

Mazda 6 or speed 3.


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,450
Posted By edes300
f10 535xi vs. e60 535xi comparison

I agree. I looked into trading in my 2008 535xi for a nearly new F10. After the test drive. I wasn't impressed although The interior is definitely better and better I drive. I think the E60 is simply...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-09-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,678
Posted By edes300
schpenxel's fix his head gasket thread

I had a suspicion you had a cracked head since your car never overheated. Very common problem on mk1 996 Porsches.



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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,554
Posted By edes300
535i/xi (N54) With the most miles

I have 56000 miles on my 2008 535xi

Problems so far:
Hpfp and injectors replaced under warranty.

Dead battery way too soon.

2 sets of front brakes and rotors but still on original rears. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-01-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,504
Posted By edes300
E60 left rear taillight malfunction

There is a recall about this just out last week.



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Forum: Site Sponsors & Bimmerfest Group Buys 09-24-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By edes300
5 Series E60 (2004 - 2010) Drill & Slot Brake Rotors +Ceramic pads +Free Shippi

Does this include 535xi?


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,461
Posted By edes300
Taillight Recall Notice

Does this include 2008 535xi. I repaired my light last week myself.


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-17-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,906
Posted By edes300
Right tail lamp malfunction

Makes you wonder how these cars will do when they have 15 plus years on them. How many previous generation 5 series do you still see around. Not many in my area at least.

It's a real shame that...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-16-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By edes300
Buying used 535i

Make sure mechtronic sleeve isn't leaking.


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,906
Posted By edes300
Right tail lamp malfunction

I spliced a new wire into the brown one. I then drilled a small hole into the headlight assembly and attached the new ground wire there. Everything seems to be working back to normal. Took about 30...
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