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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,402
Posted By mtb
Interesting to hear about the recall. I had this...

Interesting to hear about the recall. I had this problem last month on my 08 535xi. I guess timing is everything.

Here's the good news: It was a very easy fix. The replacement bracket was...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,090
Posted By mtb
AM radio static when brakes are applied

I've done some searching and found only one related post in the 6-series forum a long time ago, which has no replies. So, I'll try to see if there are any more experiences with this nuisance...
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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2009, 05:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 919
Posted By mtb
I believe that this is the "engine malfunction"...

I believe that this is the "engine malfunction" icon. (Looks like what I've seen recently on my 2008 535xi.) Does the message display indicate something about reduced power?

If so, you could be...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-24-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By mtb
Sounds similar to a sporadic problem I have. I...

Sounds similar to a sporadic problem I have. I don't know if I would call the sound static, but more like a low frequency buzz. Do you have HD radio? My buzzing goes away when I turn HD off. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2008, 05:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 674
Posted By mtb
HD Radio problem

I have started to experience a problem with my HD Radio and was wondering if I'm alone, or if any of my fellow 'festers have ideas.

Every once in a while (and now, all too often), my Radio will...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-09-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,520
Posted By mtb
Hmmm, I finally got my iPod, even though...

Hmmm,

I finally got my iPod, even though I've had my car for a few months. I have experinced the no-charge behavior. My cable has the following numbers: 0 429 645, on it. Is that an "old...
Forum: European Delivery 01-04-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,404
Posted By mtb
Let me add my :thumbup: to your plan. Those are...

Let me add my :thumbup: to your plan. Those are some great places. Krakow is one of my favorite cities. I always felt very safe in Poland - even though I was traveling solo and knew no Polish.
...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 12-28-2007, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 600
Posted By mtb
Sharing info

Lots of views, and no ideas? :angel:

With some digging today I have learned that indeed, I did get the wrong rims. The dealer is eager to sort it out with a positive outcome, so I won't complain...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 12-27-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 871
Posted By mtb
Well, to make a long story short: I did. It was...

Well, to make a long story short: I did. It was more money that I didn't want to spend. However, one bad pothole later, the policy paid for $500 of itself. I just have the suspicion that I'll...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 12-27-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 600
Posted By mtb
Do I have... the dreaded offset

I just put my new winter wheels on my 08 535xi. My strategy is to have two sets of 124 wheels - one with the original tires, and another with Potenza's. I got the second set of rims from the dealer...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,801
Posted By mtb
ebfonhome - Interesting, I made the same...

ebfonhome -

Interesting, I made the same decison on my 535xi - but with the 245/40's all the way around. I'm closer to Annapolis, and figured that if I need snow tires, I won't be out in the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,632
Posted By mtb
My Treo 650, while it drives me nuts and I'm...

My Treo 650, while it drives me nuts and I'm about to replace it, seems to pair perfectly. I don't know that this helps, but its my experience. BTW, service is Verizon.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2007, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,857
Posted By mtb
Just to add my numbers in to the mix - I've...

Just to add my numbers in to the mix -

I've got just over 4K miles and am getting 21-22 in commuting traffic. Lot's of stop and go, with segments of, well - faster! :thumbup:

I'm pretty sure...
Forum: European Delivery 11-12-2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,022
Posted By mtb
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: European Delivery 11-11-2007, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,022
Posted By mtb
GorbaJB, Last year I took a week and drove...

GorbaJB,

Last year I took a week and drove all around Poland. It was a bit of a heritage trip - finding where the grandparents came from. This was in a rental car, but it was great. Roads were...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2007, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,929
Posted By mtb
If we're votin' I'm in the Monaco/Cream Beige...

If we're votin' I'm in the Monaco/Cream Beige camp. I liked the darker blue.

Definitely go and see the colors in person.

No pix from me, but if you have the 2008 5 series sales booklet, you...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-27-2007, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By mtb
I'm working through the same decisons as well. ...

I'm working through the same decisons as well. I've got a 535xi, with the 124 18" wheels. I live in Maryland, so snow isn't really much of a problem - a few inches a few times a year. Anymore than...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-11-2007, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By mtb
Oh - BTW, is that for all four tires? $30 a year...

Oh - BTW, is that for all four tires? $30 a year for all four tires, or is that per tire? If its all four, that's about a no brainer. I think I'm about to pay for decades of that!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-11-2007, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By mtb
You're right. You know, as I was cruising up the...

You're right. You know, as I was cruising up the lower Jersey turnpike - enjoying the ride very much, thank you :angel:, I was thinking that I need to get that tire insurance. Guess I missed the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-11-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By mtb
well, that didn't take long...

After getting my 535xi re-delivered a few weeks ago, we took our first non-commuter trip. We just arrived at our oldest son's "Parent's Weekend" - the last one for him (not for us!). We swam...
Forum: European Delivery 09-25-2007, 09:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,279
Posted By mtb
Just got an email from my CA. The car is in!!! ...

Just got an email from my CA. The car is in!!! Now, if I only weren't out of town! :cry:
Forum: European Delivery 09-19-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By mtb
hmmmm, I will offer this experience. When...

hmmmm,

I will offer this experience. When we took delivery of our 535xi last month, after a day we noticed that our floor mats were slightly darker than our cream beige dakota leather interior. ...
Forum: European Delivery 09-17-2007, 07:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,279
Posted By mtb
In Maryland. I haven't heard anything yet. ...

In Maryland. I haven't heard anything yet. Interestingly (although I understand why), the stop after New York was Baltimore, not too far from home - 20 minutes. :(

Oh well, I'm using the time...
Forum: European Delivery 09-05-2007, 04:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,279
Posted By mtb
This may be our ship... 2007-Sep-05 00:00 N...

This may be our ship...

2007-Sep-05 00:00 N 4754' W 03230' 97 16.1 150 34 1013.6 19.0 18.0 20.0

(NOTE: 34k winds - that ought to be fun!)
Forum: European Delivery 09-04-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,279
Posted By mtb
Maybe here?? PATRIOT 2007-Sep-04 1800 N...

Maybe here??

PATRIOT 2007-Sep-04 1800 N 4800', W 03006'
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