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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 28,296
Posted By njlou
This is just a small explanation. BMW always...

This is just a small explanation. BMW always tries to dumb it down , but you can find more info if needed.

http://green.autoblog.com/2007/03/13/video-of-the-bmw-regenerative-braking-system/
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 28,296
Posted By njlou
You would be correct in 1953, however the BMW has...

You would be correct in 1953, however the BMW has an elaborate system designed to save gas! Look it up. Also the battery cable has an explosive device that instantly kills the battery at the time of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By njlou
This will do it for you!!!! ...

This will do it for you!!!!

http://www.amazon.com/Victory-SRV8-Soundracer-V8/dp/B002NDRSIO

:thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By njlou
AFAIK..... there ia a tool to extract a CD. It...

AFAIK..... there ia a tool to extract a CD.
It is a thin plastic piece with a sharp cutout on one side. This does you little good, but I saw one on the net a few years ago. the dealer may loan you...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,176
Posted By njlou
I had this problem also. :cry: Under warranty...

I had this problem also. :cry:
Under warranty the dealer replaced the wipers and each time it got worse. After the warranty I was SHOCKED at the prices for wipers!!!
After a little shopping, my...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-24-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By njlou
+1:thumbup:

+1:thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-11-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,118
Posted By njlou
Very interesting information. :thumbup: The...

Very interesting information. :thumbup:

The Michelins (Premier) that I just got seem to have overcome some of the problems.
BUT when I looked them up in the Michelin website they did not show up...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,118
Posted By njlou
I just got Michelin Premier tires - The original...

I just got Michelin Premier tires - The original Continentals lasted ~ 45000miles.
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By njlou
Agree!!! I rotate mine also. I have a 528xi AWD. ...

Agree!!! I rotate mine also. I have a 528xi AWD.
BMW doesnt recommend rotation.:dunno:

IMHO i think it may be an economic issue. Think about it. IF they say to rotate every (x) miles, they would...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By njlou
Thanks for the advice, but in my case I dont use...

Thanks for the advice, but in my case I dont use the car for commuting to work etc. or need it when it snows.
When it does snow to a greater extent, I use my F150 4X4.
In prior years I easily got...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By njlou
These were the tires I wrote about in a prior...

These were the tires I wrote about in a prior tire thread here.:)
These look great and are overlooked in favor of the old standbys.

I have them penciled in for late fall when (hopefully) the will...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 32,559
Posted By njlou
In response - It is a miracle!!! Ever since I...

In response - It is a miracle!!!
Ever since I got the coverage I have not had 1 problem!!!!:thumbup:
However I have heard good things about the coverage. Some accolades online , and other
from...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By njlou
I had a similar problem. The error light told me...

I had a similar problem. The error light told me the rear light was out. When I checked, it was ok. Then it happened again. I figured the car was sending me a message!!!

I removed the bulb and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By njlou
I would expect those results! The MOST power...

I would expect those results!
The MOST power and least restriction is by NO filter at all.
The best filter is a concrete block. So there is compromise here.

IF you want performance you...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,547
Posted By njlou
I would never pay $1900 for a couple of wires....

I would never pay $1900 for a couple of wires. The trick is simply provide that they NEVER touch. A spiral wrap insulation around the bare spots would work. It has to be heat resistant. I am sure...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 979
Posted By njlou
+1

+1
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By njlou
You will not want to hear it, but in NYC you can...

You will not want to hear it, but in NYC you can expect that mileage.
The car is heavy and the engine is large/not efficient.
The 21 mpg most likely had a larger percent of highway miles.
Even if...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,371
Posted By njlou
I have been looking at the Michelin Premier A/S. ...

I have been looking at the Michelin Premier A/S.
225/50R17 94V.
I was going to get them at Sam's Club last month but the manager said that I wasnt quite ready, and the tires would be best to start...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 94,701
Posted By njlou
Assuming the battery is good, you most likely...

Assuming the battery is good, you most likely have a computer that does not "sleep".
The systems must shut off after a certain time. if they stay on they drain the battery.
I had that problem with...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By njlou
First guess is that they cut the on-glass printed...

First guess is that they cut the on-glass printed circuit. Some is for the antenna some is the defroster. Check your defroster it may also be cut.
You will have to carefully examine the entire glass...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By njlou
yes you are using more gas and less miles. At...

yes you are using more gas and less miles. At startup the numbers are low to 0.
IF your average MPG is low then you have a problem.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By njlou
just a thought. the reservoir IS the filter. The...

just a thought. the reservoir IS the filter. The filter may be clogged restricting flow. :thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,204
Posted By njlou
I am always amazed at the E60!:thumbup: I also...

I am always amazed at the E60!:thumbup:
I also like the style/performance and "feel".
Although other cars look like the e60 (ie Camry etc - yeah they copy the king!) they have a junky feel.
That...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-16-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 785
Posted By njlou
i have been looking at the "new" Michelin premier...

i have been looking at the "new" Michelin premier A/S tires. They are $182 at Sams Club, with a $70/4 rebate.
Any thoughts??
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 372
Posted By njlou
It seems that the metal ring is what you need....

It seems that the metal ring is what you need. the other plastic piece has no benefit other than information.
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