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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-06-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,260
Posted By borderchris
It's official- Just like what happened with the...

It's official- Just like what happened with the e39 a few years ago, now we're seeing it with the e60... People thinking they got a deal buying a $60,000 car for $13,500 and now don't want to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By borderchris
Not to rain on your parade, and keep in mind that...

Not to rain on your parade, and keep in mind that you still have a great car, but you don't even have close to the same sport package; as stated before, the suspension has different coils, struts,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,051
Posted By borderchris
Until he presses the pedal on the right! :rofl: ...

Until he presses the pedal on the right! :rofl:

JK... Well, nobody else played devil's advocate here, so I figured I should chime in...

Enjoy your car, and take care of her!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,658
Posted By borderchris
Not sure which Akebonos you had, but I have 'em...

Not sure which Akebonos you had, but I have 'em front and rear- Very little dust and fantastic bite for ceramics or semis. I drive 'em hard, too. Very little dust and silent. Worth the price, IMHO....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-27-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,486
Posted By borderchris
I have indeed; I've owned both I6 and V8 e60s....

I have indeed; I've owned both I6 and V8 e60s. And neither one was "nose-heavy". You read too many internet postings, from people who haven't even driven the cars. According to my multiple e60...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,213
Posted By borderchris
+1. Got hit with the daggone ugly stick.

+1. Got hit with the daggone ugly stick.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,486
Posted By borderchris
Boat anchor? It's an all aluminum, quite...

Boat anchor? It's an all aluminum, quite lightweight and rather small 4.8 liter V8, that makes a ton of power for its size. And it's descendent is in the new M3.

Really?

So explain my near...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
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Views: 413
Posted By borderchris
Welcome, Sean! Make sure to post some pics as...

Welcome, Sean! Make sure to post some pics as well in View My Garage , and check out the search functions- There's a ton of documented DIY stuff in there, and other goodies too!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,486
Posted By borderchris
Substantially is putting it a bit mildly. Sorry,...

Substantially is putting it a bit mildly. Sorry, Tango, but a low seven-second 0-60 and a quarter mile deep in the 15's are pretty sluggish in anybody's book. Just sayin' ;)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By borderchris
5 X 120, ET of 15 to 20, 72.56 hub, make sure...

5 X 120, ET of 15 to 20, 72.56 hub, make sure they're hub-centric. My TSWs are staggered fitment, 19X9.5 rear with 275/30/19 and front with 19X8.5 with 245/35/19.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By borderchris
Right then. Just checking. :rofl:

Right then. Just checking. :rofl:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,486
Posted By borderchris
Worst e60 advice I've heard in a while, although...

Worst e60 advice I've heard in a while, although I like the pimp reference. The 528i is a slug light-to-light. The 535i is an outstanding car with basically zero common problems other than HPFP...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-25-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By borderchris
As a minimum, you need to buy struts and shocks...

As a minimum, you need to buy struts and shocks with shorter springs; you will bottom out on your old stock shocks and struts. Many an uninformed individual has slapped on a set of Eibachs or H&Rs...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 33,376
Posted By borderchris
Nice job on reviving a 2008 thread ;) ...

Nice job on reviving a 2008 thread ;)

Anyway, many engine performance parameters get their data from the temperature and position of the the thermostat. Your quote for the job is ridiculous,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2012, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By borderchris
...but let's just say that I hope it will have a...

...but let's just say that I hope it will have a magnetic appeal...


:eeps: Uhhhh...

http://moresales.com.my/catalog/image/kxaxajmf.jpg
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,470
Posted By borderchris
Whatever his name is hasn't logged in in 18...

Whatever his name is hasn't logged in in 18 months... I guarantee you he had a bad wheel bearing, with that lovely Cyprus dust helping it along...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,461
Posted By borderchris
Sketchy question, my friend. It's more...

Sketchy question, my friend.

It's more complex than that; the new cluster must be programmed by a BMW system to be recognized by your car; during that time the milage will be set. If you have...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,461
Posted By borderchris
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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,156
Posted By borderchris
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By borderchris
Incorrect- 545i, with the N62B44, has a major and...

Incorrect- 545i, with the N62B44, has a major and documented issue with the coolant valley tube. The 550i has the improved N62B48, which according to pretty much every mechanic I've talked to, as...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By borderchris
Stay away from the 545i, if you're worried about...

Stay away from the 545i, if you're worried about cooling (and leak) woes.

I love my 550i- metal radiator end-caps, and she's been pretty bulletproof with standard TLC. My e39 has been a friggin'...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,069
Posted By borderchris
Correct, Oceans. BMW stopped the relationship...

Correct, Oceans. BMW stopped the relationship officially in January, in efforts to push M-parts and BMW Performance stuff at the dealers, according to my local Parts Counter Rapist.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,930
Posted By borderchris
Nice stickin' with it, Tommy- Thanks for posting...

Nice stickin' with it, Tommy- Thanks for posting your observations. :thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,261
Posted By borderchris
Completely incorrect; that's two cents of wrong. ...

Completely incorrect; that's two cents of wrong.

The vast majority of DI and turbo engines have a greatly reduced change interval on plugs due to the duty that a plug pulls in that environment....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,895
Posted By borderchris
Hmm. I bought a laptop off of the 'bay pre-loaded...

Hmm. I bought a laptop off of the 'bay pre-loaded with everything, and haven't had any issues at all. Have you asked on the forum link below?

http://www.bmwcoding.com/
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