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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By patrick_y
Whenever you buy something used, your primary...

Whenever you buy something used, your primary focus should not be on buying the car, but by buying the seller.

What I mean is you need to trust the seller. If you have a gut feeling that says...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,447
Posted By patrick_y
Very funny!

Very funny!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,447
Posted By patrick_y
So because I've "heaped" on others, it's okay for...

So because I've "heaped" on others, it's okay for you to heap on me? An eye for an eye leaves the whole world blind.

And I get further critic in response to my apology? That's a first. I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,474
Posted By patrick_y
You're lucky to have no problems! I too change...

You're lucky to have no problems! I too change the oil at half the interval around 7500 miles. I too changed my transmission oil, and separator plate, and computer rubber seal/sleeve at 62,000...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,474
Posted By patrick_y
Agreed. My 2004 545i has around 65,000 miles...

Agreed. My 2004 545i has around 65,000 miles currently and it has had a few problems. The N62 engine had already been in the 745i for a few years, so I'm surprised that by 2004 it's still not...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,447
Posted By patrick_y
I wasn't even commenting on Justin's English, I...

I wasn't even commenting on Justin's English, I was commenting on the original poster's trini8ed's English.

But I see the confusion that I caused. I quoted Justin's post, not trini8ed's post. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-19-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,447
Posted By patrick_y
Your writing style is not something I'm...

Your writing style is not something I'm accustomed to. But I think I've gotten the gist of it... If I've understood it correctly, I would advise the following...

The tire pressure monitor may...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-19-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By patrick_y
It was really difficult to read your writing. ...

It was really difficult to read your writing.

You haven't been duped since you haven't changed anything...

Two possibilities:
1. The dealer may be throwing parts to solve the problem. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-04-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By patrick_y
I like that! "Over-engineered...

I like that! "Over-engineered under-engineering."

Dedicated or outright stupid... Hmm... I wonder which one I am... Oh wait, if you're dedicated to a car, you're probably stupid for being so...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-03-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By patrick_y
So wait, you're still in love with BMW service...

So wait, you're still in love with BMW service even though it can be a nightmare?

Perhaps you're overusing the word "love" like many people. Perhaps you say you love it, but what you really...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By patrick_y
Is it a manual? You mention clutch. The...

Is it a manual? You mention clutch.

The passenger restraint error is usually covered by BMW if it fails. It's likely the passenger seat mat. When you get the car back, make sure the passenger...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,683
Posted By patrick_y
$127 is a good price. I paid $400 at a the...

$127 is a good price. I paid $400 at a the dealership!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,683
Posted By patrick_y
I do love that nice design of the E39 M5. I...

I do love that nice design of the E39 M5. I wouldn't mind owning a Le Mans Blue one with the Caramel interior. Yum!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,673
Posted By patrick_y
Good luck!

Good luck!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,683
Posted By patrick_y
Since you have a 550i... Since you have a...

Since you have a 550i...

Since you have a 550i, I would say you should go for something a bit extreme, the M5. But think about it thoroughly, it's very stiff, a bit like a teenager's rice...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,673
Posted By patrick_y
Mods are nice, but as Booyaazaa mentioned, I'd...

Mods are nice, but as Booyaazaa mentioned, I'd hold off until you were confident that you were going to keep the car and that it was running perfectly. Keep in mind, mods may not be good for the car...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,673
Posted By patrick_y
$3000 in repairs! I hope you got the car on the...

$3000 in repairs! I hope you got the car on the cheap, because this has all the looks of being a troublesome car.

Get some quotes from other BMW Dealerships if the dealer you bought the car...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-26-2015, 02:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By patrick_y
Check with dealer to see if this is covered under...

Check with dealer to see if this is covered under a recall warranty.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,683
Posted By patrick_y
I have driven the E39 M5 and the 2005 and 2006...

I have driven the E39 M5 and the 2005 and 2006 E55 AMG (very similar to the 2003).

My thoughts about the E39 M5; beautiful interior, great quality, smooth ride, good brakes, good power, good...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,683
Posted By patrick_y
I didn't like the Jaguar S Type R. Bad seating...

I didn't like the Jaguar S Type R. Bad seating position for me. Steering wasn't great. Brakes were good.

I'd stick with Mercedes-Benz and BMW. Big companies, easier serviceability, higher...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,683
Posted By patrick_y
You have to try an E55. The E55 is quick,...

You have to try an E55.

The E55 is quick, but it doesn't just do the 0-60. If you find the 0-60 impressive, I've been told that you'll be even more impressed with the highway acceleration. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,683
Posted By patrick_y
The M5 does drive very differently from the...

The M5 does drive very differently from the 545i/550i. I'm not certain I'd like an M5 on a daily basis. And the M5 doesn't feel especially torquey neither, and the transmission actually shifts in...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,683
Posted By patrick_y
Wow, that's a lot to pay for an extended warranty...

Wow, that's a lot to pay for an extended warranty for only 12 months... Hmm.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,683
Posted By patrick_y
The E55s (and all the 211 chassis cars) did have...

The E55s (and all the 211 chassis cars) did have some issues in the 2003 models but the 2005-2006 models have all the bugs worked out.

I'm not really a modification type person, so I was...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,673
Posted By patrick_y
Uh oh! Good luck on that one!

Uh oh! Good luck on that one!
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