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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,790
Posted By Bigbadbull
I got my 530iX wagon from them in Nov 09 and...

I got my 530iX wagon from them in Nov 09 and apparently they forgot to look at that stuff when the CPOed the car. All the connections were corroding in the back end electronics, and it was not due to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,470
Posted By Bigbadbull
Stay away from the N54 powered cars... 550...

Stay away from the N54 powered cars...

550 or some thing else.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Bigbadbull
Find out if either have had HPFP replacement or...

Find out if either have had HPFP replacement or Failures
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,382
Posted By Bigbadbull
In iDrive you can adjust both the amount of air...

In iDrive you can adjust both the amount of air flow and the temp control of the air.

Look to see what color the back ground color is on the air flow ( yes you can increase the temp there and on...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,597
Posted By Bigbadbull
The dual exhaust will cause MORE back pressure on...

The dual exhaust will cause MORE back pressure on the motor not less....thus causing the engine to lose power...
GO to E60.net , to the mods section and look around.

550's have stuff available...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-07-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,279
Posted By Bigbadbull
Nope... Wait for the F10 with the N55, or get a...

Nope... Wait for the F10 with the N55, or get a current 550 or 530

Do you like the potential of going to the dealer more frequently than most people change the oil to get a HPFP?
Run a Carfaq on...
Forum: General BMW 01-07-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,040
Posted By Bigbadbull
Avoid the X35/ N54 motored cars . If you had...

Avoid the X35/ N54 motored cars . If you had issues with the FI Audi ( first to me after 5 VAG cars) you will hate the reliability issues associated with the N54 cars (135,335,535,x6 3.5)
Forum: General BMW 01-07-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 663
Posted By Bigbadbull
Try over at E60.net Some one may have one or...

Try over at E60.net

Some one may have one or point you in the correct direction
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 12-21-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,096
Posted By Bigbadbull
Ditto, or Mike Johns in southern Ind. That...

Ditto, or Mike Johns in southern Ind.

That is where alot of BMW's drivers use, his work is better than Stein , and cheaper.
I know many people that take their cars to Cincinnati and Lex to get...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 12-21-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By Bigbadbull
Difference is, that most 535Xi coming in now have...

Difference is, that most 535Xi coming in now have higher miles on a 2-3 year lease. vs some of the 530's have been sitting around a bit now. It may just be the area also.

I had to go to Cali from...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-16-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,231
Posted By Bigbadbull
commonality of the failures... A N54 motor in a...

commonality of the failures... A N54 motor in a X35 BMW...

No geographic, weather, gas, Series has been traced...
07 E90 in Europe , to X6 x35 rives here in the South east USA.....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,095
Posted By Bigbadbull
The N55 uses a totally different block form the...

The N55 uses a totally different block form the N54

The N54 is based on the M54 block, aka old tech and the HPFP on it was "cribbed" from a Bosch part but not from Bosch, The turbo housing were...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-08-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By Bigbadbull
My 08 did not have them... My current 07 XiT...

My 08 did not have them...
My current 07 XiT also does not have them.
Both with Premium package

Every E9x I have been in with the premium pack has them.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-08-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,095
Posted By Bigbadbull
I know I'll get flamed for this, but... If...

I know I'll get flamed for this, but...

If the N54 is so great WHY is BMW REPLACING it after one generation of cars with the N55?

I had 5 HPFP's fail in 10 months of driving. In my Local CCA I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,614
Posted By Bigbadbull
Uh surprised to not see it... HPFP on...

Uh surprised to not see it... HPFP on 535i's:thumbdwn:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,363
Posted By Bigbadbull
Or get an 07 530Xit... :angel: and save some...

Or get an 07 530Xit... :angel: and save some money!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,363
Posted By Bigbadbull
3 to 5 depending on mileage and amount of time...

3 to 5 depending on mileage and amount of time from first failure.

That is what I've seen around the web
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-30-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,146
Posted By Bigbadbull
You did not by chance Hard wire a V1 or a...

You did not by chance Hard wire a V1 or a Passport recently?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-30-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By Bigbadbull
All I'll say is that I've now purchased a 07...

All I'll say is that I've now purchased a 07 530Ix sport wagon. No more N54's for me.:mad::bawling:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-29-2009, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,675
Posted By Bigbadbull
07 is the TPSM roll out in the USA , TPM was the...

07 is the TPSM roll out in the USA , TPM was the previous system and yes it does monitor the wheel rotation threw the ABS system.

TPSM uses radio sensors on the valve stems and sends the air...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-20-2009, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,294
Posted By Bigbadbull
The Euro zone Castrol Full synthetic ( black...

The Euro zone Castrol Full synthetic ( black bottle used in all my familes Audis,VWs, BMWs' and Scubies)/ BMW Castrol Synth. Every 7k.
My 535i was going about 14.5-15k according to the Computer....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-19-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By Bigbadbull
Don't count on it till the F10 and not at the...

Don't count on it till the F10 and not at the release... like +1-2 years after launch at the earliest.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-19-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,294
Posted By Bigbadbull
Cooling has not been an issue with the 535i, the...

Cooling has not been an issue with the 535i, the inter-cooler and the oil cooler are both located in front of the radiator up front behind the lower and upper grills, and every E60 has had them...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 10-19-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 29,491
Posted By Bigbadbull
Any info on how this will perform with an...

Any info on how this will perform with an performance Intake and Exhaust?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 941
Posted By Bigbadbull
Off the lot , Jan 08 build , March08 delivery... ...

Off the lot , Jan 08 build , March08 delivery...

MSD 80 car...

Not going in to the HPFP subject ... :cry:
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