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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2010, 03:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,815
Posted By 10Touring
I do not recall the offsets, but the wheels are...

I do not recall the offsets, but the wheels are spec'd on the Hartge site and they are very helpful via phone and online. Wheels were a direct bolt-on with no fuss.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,815
Posted By 10Touring
staggered wheels

Not lowered.... very simple
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,815
Posted By 10Touring
staggered wheels

I am having no problems..... 8000 plus miles, drives solid and nice feel.:)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-11-2010, 03:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By 10Touring
Dog Friendly Alarm Question

We have both a 535 Touring and an X5. When we are out and about, and our dog stays in the back seats, all is good. That would be nice. On occasion, when we leave him in the car - well ventilated...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2010, 03:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,620
Posted By 10Touring
I am driving a set of new staggered 8"/9" 19"...

I am driving a set of new staggered 8"/9" 19" Michelin PS2s. Very strong feel and smooth. Purchased from TireRack. We had some trouble getting the tires to seal on the rim. Mechanics needed a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,757
Posted By 10Touring
check this string... I purchased my wagon with...

check this string... I purchased my wagon with 18s mounted with snows and just put staggered 19s on the car - see picture.

I too am coming from 2 tuned audi wagons - a 1995.5 S6 Avant and an...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-02-2010, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,921
Posted By 10Touring
The front rim width on the 19" Hartge Classic IIs...

The front rim width on the 19" Hartge Classic IIs is 8.0 just like the 18" factory 135Ms and the rears are 9.0" (1" wider than the factory 135Ms.) With the right offsets, this in itself is likely...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,921
Posted By 10Touring
Check out this thread... ...

Check out this thread...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=445213

I have just installed new wheels on my XI.... staggered 19"s fit without trouble.

contact Hartge directly...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2010, 03:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,815
Posted By 10Touring
While there will always be many opinions on who...

While there will always be many opinions on who is the best tuner, the Dinan "tune" was hassle free and is quite impressive. Other opinions matter not. Very smooth, considerably faster without...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,815
Posted By 10Touring
2010 535XI Touring - Staggered 19" Wheels

Spring is here.... Dinan Stage II is done. 19" Staggered Hartge Classic II's mounted today with Michelin PS2.....Wheels fit without spacers or adjustment.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By 10Touring
Not that I would ever exceed the speed limit

Anyone have very good experience - would purchase again AND recommend to a friend - a built-in - not visible on dash - radar/laser/etc. unit???? Now that we are Dinan Stage 2'd, Just a tad bit...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2010, 03:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,985
Posted By 10Touring
the BMW concierge can do it too

I was driving home yesterday and needed to pick up carryout for dinner. In that I hate calling 411, and was not in a position to use my PDA, I made my first call to the BMW Concierge. No problem,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,178
Posted By 10Touring
BMW Gas Additive????? What is this??

I am not familiar with this. In Chicago area, in this and prior car (tuned Audi) I switch back and forth between BP and Shell premium - Car is 2010 535i X Touring, manual trans, Dinan Stage 2, I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,362
Posted By 10Touring
Car looks really nice with all badges - except...

Car looks really nice with all badges - except BMW emblems - removed. I like the name "Stealth".
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By 10Touring
maybe I am a lush..... go for it. I like the...

maybe I am a lush..... go for it. I like the upgraded/vented seats. Very nice look and cant wait for hot weather when we wont be sticky. I have all the other toys, enjoy the car .... Its only...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2010, 03:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By 10Touring
Go with the 5. We have had both. Size, seats,...

Go with the 5. We have had both. Size, seats, door width, wheelbase, etc. etc. IMHO the 3 is a great car to drive for someone with a very slight build. My wife is 5'4", while she was more than...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By 10Touring
I did, he was not sure it would fit. Can't...

I did, he was not sure it would fit. Can't imagine that there would be differences before the rear axle. We have polution testing in IL, wonder if the 2nd cat is really needed or overkill. If I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2010, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By 10Touring
I have conversed directly with RPI. For some...

I have conversed directly with RPI. For some reason, they are not confident in the fit. Neither are Dinan or others on theirs. Puzzling. ECU is at Dinan being flashed this week - one step at a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2010, 03:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 736
Posted By 10Touring
535ix Touring Exhaust

There appear to be very, very few exhaust upgrades for this model.... I have reviewed the threads on other models and see many notes, none definitive in my view, regarding fixing the butterfly valve...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,364
Views: 606,560
Posted By 10Touring
Nokie E72 in 2010 535i X Touring

Not sure if anyone has posted on this phone.... This phone - puchased unlocked, using AT&T for service, works like a charm in the car. Set up right away almost immediately. I use the phone for...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By 10Touring
Getting ready to by summer wheels for 535 XI Touring

Anyone have experience with Breyton wheels. The seem reasonably priced, have fitiment for 5 Series IX Touring and look stylish. Thinking 19" with Mich PS2......
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,585
Posted By 10Touring
I am not selling my 135M's, I have mounted with...

I am not selling my 135M's, I have mounted with snows. I will be purchasing a set of summer wheels. sorry.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,326
Posted By 10Touring
BMW Visa for Warrantee???? Careful

After reading earlier blog, I called the 800 number for BMW Visa redemptions and was told explicitly by the CSR that the credits [including the dividend option} on the card could NOT be used to fund...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2010, 05:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,585
Posted By 10Touring
I am just behind you. I have onlyl 300+ miles on...

I am just behind you. I have onlyl 300+ miles on my 2010 535i X Touring with M-Sport Kit and same 135 wheels. Dealer was good enough to swap the factory run-flats for Blizaks which are now mounted...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-18-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,572
Posted By 10Touring
Ed - not sure on exact pricing but I think the...

Ed - not sure on exact pricing but I think the overall leather package, pre-discounts was just under $4,000, including upgraded leather. The seats are beautiful. I am doing only the Stage 2 for...
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