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Forum: 6 Series 04-08-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,554
Posted By jglos
Fidelity warranty

I got the extended coverage on my 2008 650 when I purchased last year. All I can say is they paid the claim on my water pump replacement. My dealer took care of the contact with them. I probably...
Forum: 6 Series 09-03-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,481
Posted By jglos
2008 650 is great choice

I brought a 2008 650 for 36k earlier this year.I got warrantry justin case. IF you get sport package with 19 wheels, tires will be big cost driver . I am married an d my wife says I am going...
Forum: 6 Series 05-23-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,626
Posted By jglos
I would recommend having the gaskets changed all...

I would recommend having the gaskets changed all at once. I just upgraded from a 2005 545 to a 2008 650. I experienced the oil leak problem after 100k multiple issues and dealer and another service...
Forum: 6 Series 04-06-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 95,595
Posted By jglos
I recently purchased a 2008, 650 with 41K. I...

I recently purchased a 2008, 650 with 41K. I went for the coupe because I don't like convertible styling on most cars. I previously owned a 2005 545, 2001 525, and 1999 325. So the progression to a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 23,460
Posted By jglos
My 2005 545 recently went over 197K. Biggest...

My 2005 545 recently went over 197K. Biggest repair was transmission at185K. Burn oils most old BMWs do. I just check it frequently and relplinish when 1 quart low.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,121
Posted By jglos
I had a similar leak after they replaced the...

I had a similar leak after they replaced the water pump. Turned out to be a leak around the oil filter gasket. They initially thought it was the valve cover. The leak has been gone for over a year...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2010, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,660
Posted By jglos
The increased emissions light is one of my...

The increased emissions light is one of my recurring but minor issues. I had it checked a couple of time while under warranty. I now have over 120K miles. I was told that if the engine is running...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,041
Posted By jglos
Most be a dealer specific thing. I have gone to...

Most be a dealer specific thing. I have gone to dealer with rear bulbs or parking lights out. I usually buy the bulb from the parts department and the service guys will put it in free. I even had...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,932
Posted By jglos
I have a 2005 545. Brought it CPO with 45K. Like...

I have a 2005 545. Brought it CPO with 45K. Like you I got a bargain on the 545 because gas prices were over $4.00/gallon when purchased. I do lots of highway driving, over 600 miles a week. I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,288
Posted By jglos
I got a cracked rim wthout the run-flats (Style...

I got a cracked rim wthout the run-flats (Style 124 and Sport package on 545). I got wheel insurance from the dealer on my CPO and they covered the cracked rim. Low profile tires on 545 sport 275/45...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By jglos
I don't go with the A/S. I use snows in the...

I don't go with the A/S. I use snows in the winter. They worked great with all the snow in the mid-atlantic region this winter. On other BMWs I have foumd the A/S only provide minimal performance...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By jglos
Same probelm with bent wheels

I have the 245/40s on the front and 275-35s on the rear. I have bent wheels all around. Last year on of theme had a crack. Luckily I had wheel insurance and the cracked wheel was replaced. The...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,148
Posted By jglos
In the mid-altantic region the only stations I...

In the mid-altantic region the only stations I have seen with 91 octane is Sunoco. theyhave 4 grades of gas 87, 89,91,93.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,549
Posted By jglos
Are the letters and numbers long enough to be...

Are the letters and numbers long enough to be VIN. Some folks have the VIN etched to parts to make them easy to identify if stolen.

-J
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,240
Posted By jglos
I would go for the 550. I have 545 with over 90K...

I would go for the 550. I have 545 with over 90K miles and none of the fuel pump problems of the 535 turbo. The 550 generally comes with more standard features. The V8 burns a little more gas but...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,587
Posted By jglos
I have a 2005 545 with 91K miles. No major...

I have a 2005 545 with 91K miles. No major problems. Get 21 -22mph with a mix of HWY & city. I owned 2 6-Cylinder BMWS before and really appreciate the V8. Biggest problem I have had was a warning...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,529
Posted By jglos
If you go the the SD Tax and Revenue page, it...

If you go the the SD Tax and Revenue page, it seem the person quoted in the article is mis-interpreting the tax code as modified July - 2009. It clearly states that if you purchase a new car, the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 131,892
Posted By jglos
I am on my 3rd BMW and 12 years worth of service...

I am on my 3rd BMW and 12 years worth of service time. No Sunroof problems yet. It appears the problem is related to the panoramic sun roofs on X3/X5 and Sport wagons. Prior to the BMW's I owned a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,072
Posted By jglos
I had and 2001 E39 % series. The A/C display was...

I had and 2001 E39 % series. The A/C display was digital with LEDs the temperature was set that way. While those LEDs did not go out the radio did have few LEDs go out. I was not worth the cost on a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,176
Posted By jglos
Glad you are Ok. I had a serious accident in my...

Glad you are Ok. I had a serious accident in my 2001 525. The car was totaled mainly because of the safety features of the car. The front end collapsed, hood crumbed but windshield was not cracked....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,326
Posted By jglos
Folks, The DS in the 545i does similar...

Folks,

The DS in the 545i does similar things as the 550 SAT sport button such as no sift to 6th gear, delays up shifts and quicker downshifts, quicker steering response. On the SAT, don't you...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-23-2008, 09:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,722
Posted By jglos
guess I am luckily that I am an engineer and...

guess I am luckily that I am an engineer and drive this car. It was not to difficult for me to figure it out the heat controls in i-drive. However, is there is one grip I have for the average driver...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,203
Posted By jglos
Tell him you offered $33K. IF he did nto...

Tell him you offered $33K. IF he did nto understand say the best you will do is split the different and take the deal at $34.5K will the trade of $9500.

-Jonathan
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,493
Posted By jglos
If you live in MN, I would think snow tires are...

If you live in MN, I would think snow tires are the only way to go.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,203
Posted By jglos
For the milelage I would say $35K would be a good...

For the milelage I would say $35K would be a good deal. The discounts on V8's that were avaiable during the summer are starting to go away as gas prices come down.
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