Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 110
Search took 6.27 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: sgnden
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-14-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By sgnden
Good to know. Exactly what I presumed when my...

Good to know. Exactly what I presumed when my 'buddy' is sticking at $1,500 over.

I take it that's in the SoCal market? NON X-Drive?

Good work.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-14-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By sgnden
JUST left the dealer with a sales guy I trust. ...

JUST left the dealer with a sales guy I trust.

He was firm on $1,500 over invoice. I imagine I could find a deal at invoice somewhere as this dealer is a particularly high volume and wealthy...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-13-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By sgnden
Very nice looking machine! I am checking to see...

Very nice looking machine! I am checking to see if they did only the download/remapping stage 2 or more.

I do trust these guys, just need to see if I can work it out. We'll see!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-13-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By sgnden
Great stuff guys, thanks! Here's more detail on...

Great stuff guys, thanks! Here's more detail on my possible deal.

It was picked-up in Germany by the owner of the dealership, driven around there on vacation, shipped to the dealer where they...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-12-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By sgnden
Considering '13 550ix + Dinan

I sold my e60 550i 6 months ago. Have had the itch to get back into something that has real power and fun to drive. Started looking at used Carrera S and while fun, just not something I'd want to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-12-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 21,127
Posted By sgnden
50 - VP for a specialty chocolate manufacturer

50 - VP for a specialty chocolate manufacturer
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,144
Posted By sgnden
Sooo...after almost 2 years (yup) of raising the...

Sooo...after almost 2 years (yup) of raising the issue of a whining/whirring noise that increased/decreased with RPM and AC on, and the answer being "Normal Operation" (BS), the dealer got a new...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,015
Posted By sgnden
Very nice! Too bad they don't appear to make...

Very nice! Too bad they don't appear to make them in a steel gray/gunmetal finish or I'd be all over that setup.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By sgnden
Likely the RFT's. Before replacing mine, I had a...

Likely the RFT's. Before replacing mine, I had a similar droning sound. Dump the rocks and get some sweet new rubber and you'll be happy (even if it ends-up not being the noise source).
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 24,112
Posted By sgnden
'07 550 w/ 63k. No huge problems, gotta get in...

'07 550 w/ 63k. No huge problems, gotta get in and fix strut brace creak at the firewall and the e-box fan still too loud but CPO not helping ("Certain Problems Overlooked"). Still occasionally...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,751
Posted By sgnden
Ya have some helpful hints/instructions for...

Ya have some helpful hints/instructions for removing the housing section covering the firewall connection point? I've only just looked at it for a couple minutes.

Thanks!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-21-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By sgnden
Haha...Yeah, I def considered both (especially...

Haha...Yeah, I def considered both (especially the latter)!

But it is much louder and inconsistent than just louder normal engine valve-ish sounds (which is a steady sound).

Mmmmmm valve-ish...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-20-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By sgnden
Clackety Clack

Fully warmed-up, city driving, pull into a drive through (e.g. Starbucks, bank, etc) with a wall tight to the LEFT.

Roll window down and can VERY clearly hear a strong "clacking" noise. Reminds...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-20-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,751
Posted By sgnden
Hey Shaun. I am confident it is the cross strut...

Hey Shaun. I am confident it is the cross strut bracing. Simple fix, but I need to stay in town long enough and get an hour to myself in the garage so I can do the repair it and be definitive.
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,931
Posted By sgnden
Baahhahaha! Nice. So true, man. That's...

Baahhahaha! Nice. So true, man.

That's what I get for being honest about my thoughts. I know, judgmental. But it's just me, in my car, alone...being a dick. Ha. That said, my poser comment...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,751
Posted By sgnden
Thanks! Replicating on-demand is the tough thing.

Thanks! Replicating on-demand is the tough thing.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,931
Posted By sgnden
100% true. When I see debadged premium vehicles,...

100% true. When I see debadged premium vehicles, I immediately smirk and think it's somebody who doesn't want anyone to know they are in the entry-level version. Posers.

True or not, that's what...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,751
Posted By sgnden
Creak Creak

My 2007 550i has recently developed a pronounced "creak" noise that comes from behind the dash. Not a window creak, not a popping, not a squeak (all stuff I found when I searched). I get the noise...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By sgnden
Yup, a nice looking rig with typically beautiful...

Yup, a nice looking rig with typically beautiful appointments. But gal who works for me on the West coast got a Q7 a few months ago and it has been in the shop almost more than she's been able to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,396
Posted By sgnden
+1 (over and over) There is NOTHING like the...

+1 (over and over)

There is NOTHING like the feel of the big German V8's. This on-going comparing d**ks thing is really interesting on this board (between the 535's and 550's).

If ya aren't...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By sgnden
You can buy a new one that just sticks onto the...

You can buy a new one that just sticks onto the old...yeah, it sits up slightly higher but it's not bad and certainly nobody else notices. I put Carbon Fiber roundels (black and silver CF) all...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,813
Posted By sgnden
Hey JG - What wheels are those? I am...

Hey JG - What wheels are those?

I am starting to figure-out what wheels I want and making a list. Your look verrry good (though I would go with Gunmetal on mine).

I have been searching the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,782
Posted By sgnden
I have been in a similar state of mind for some...

I have been in a similar state of mind for some time now. After what felt like I was in a "drive for 4-5 weeks, go to shop for 1 week (repeat)" cycle, and even though I love the car ('07 550i), I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By sgnden
Oooo...man, now you're talking. I think I'll...

Oooo...man, now you're talking. I think I'll keep this '07. I'll just quit worrying about it breaking down (50k miles, CPO for 2 more years though) and argue with the dealer when I must (like now...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By sgnden
Any Reason to Trade my '07 550 for '08?

I want to keep a 550i for many years (over 100k) and I have an '07 550i (sport,cold weather, logic7, nav, comfort access, etc etc). I have not even had it a year but really like the '08...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 110

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:11 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms