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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-23-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,974
Posted By mookish
Tinted windows! I had the sunshades on my 545, I...

Tinted windows! I had the sunshades on my 545, I kept them up all the time just because. I don't have them on my 550 and I don't miss them...I always had tins anyway so they were just....there.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-23-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,366
Posted By mookish
The 2008 550 did away with SMG and introduced the...

The 2008 550 did away with SMG and introduced the SAT (Sport Automatic Transmission). It blows away SMG hands down. I had a 545 with SMG and I loved it, thought it was the ish. Got the 550 with SAT...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,364
Posted By mookish
Dude, I have the M-Tech package...FACTORY, sports...

Dude, I have the M-Tech package...FACTORY, sports package, comfort/convenience and technology package, all factory installed. Nothing has been retrofitted. Sorry. This was available in 2008.

You...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,364
Posted By mookish
You can't be serious...are you? Of course the...

You can't be serious...are you? Of course the M-Tech package was available in 2008 for the 550. So was the Sport Package with paddles...I didn't retro fit anything.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,477
Posted By mookish
This is why I don't drink anything but water in...

This is why I don't drink anything but water in my car. But as said above, the best way to clean it and prevent any future complications, take it apart. For now you can use contact cleaner, but I'd...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,970
Posted By mookish
Quickness means..I GET THERE FIRST! 0-60, 0-100,...

Quickness means..I GET THERE FIRST! 0-60, 0-100, 0-whatever...I WIN!

And even if promed says I only win by a tenth of a second and I believe that, I get the trophy!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,364
Posted By mookish
ok ok, I mean 2008 550i M-Tech Package, with...

ok ok, I mean 2008 550i M-Tech Package, with Sport Package included (SAT), call it what you want....

http://img535.imageshack.us/img535/729/25847321494126191441361.jpg...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,970
Posted By mookish
In that case, I will have opened up so much of a...

In that case, I will have opened up so much of a distance, I'll have time to stop for gas, have coffee and then get back on the road before you close back in.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By mookish
Once locked, only the physical key can open the...

Once locked, only the physical key can open the trunk or glove box and that key must be inserted. When you remove this hardkey from the fob, only the doors and ignition can be operated.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-16-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,364
Posted By mookish
I have a 2008 550 MSport with SAT. Here is my...

I have a 2008 550 MSport with SAT. Here is my routine:

Ignition ON
Manual Mode ON
Sport ON

The only time I come out of these modes is if I'm going to be driving more than maybe 60 miles.

I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-16-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,620
Posted By mookish
I have had the Dinan on my 545 and I now have RPI...

I have had the Dinan on my 545 and I now have RPI on the 550, they both sound the same or close IMO. I don't like a too loud exhaust either.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-16-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,970
Posted By mookish
I would say that 99.9% of the 535's I encounter...

I would say that 99.9% of the 535's I encounter do not have this "cheap tune" that you speak of, so then how can the 550 be a lame duck? and lets add up all the "in shop" time for the 535's compared...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-15-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 991
Posted By mookish
Did you not do homework or test this out or even...

Did you not do homework or test this out or even confirm this before you bought it? Kinda a big thing to miss, not like a missing jack or something. I knew more about what options were available, how...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-14-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,392
Posted By mookish
I use Castrol Syntec European Formula SAE 0W-30 ...

I use Castrol Syntec European Formula SAE 0W-30

http://www.bmwusa.com/Standard/Content/Owner/SyntheticEngineOils.aspx
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-13-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,970
Posted By mookish
You did it now! Promed is now going to tell you...

You did it now! Promed is now going to tell you how our 550's weigh so much more and how much gas he saves and then something about a "cheap tune" that will put his 535 on an M5's bumper...then hell...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-13-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By mookish
Why not just take it to a mechanic?

Why not just take it to a mechanic?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,970
Posted By mookish
wait what? doesn't the 535 get better mileage,...

wait what? doesn't the 535 get better mileage, have less drag, better cupholders? Something? That was too easy...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,970
Posted By mookish
Which one is better F10 535 or 550....Promed?...

Which one is better F10 535 or 550....Promed? huh? Can't hear ya?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,476
Posted By mookish
You're going too many miles to speed, it will get...

You're going too many miles to speed, it will get you nowhere and just increase your fuel costs. Buy a radar detector and get hit with LASER and see what that get's you. Set your CC to a few over the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 26,075
Posted By mookish
When a battery change requires a visit to the...

When a battery change requires a visit to the dealer...something's wrong! Remember the good ol days when you didn't need to be a rocket scientist to diagnose car troubles? These days you need a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 14,441
Posted By mookish
This:

This:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By mookish
I never even notice it, only when I go to open...

I never even notice it, only when I go to open the sunroof. What is the point of that anyway? To let us know no one is sitting in the passenger seat? DUH
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,239
Posted By mookish
You're gonna get flamed for asking this question,...

You're gonna get flamed for asking this question, a member asked this on 5series.net and got flamed when the nannies came out. I just feel like you should be able to turn it off just like the parking...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,253
Posted By mookish
The car was being transported on a flat bed...the...

The car was being transported on a flat bed...the pics I posted are where the marketing comes into play....you've never heard of someone transporting a vehicle via flatbed? Seriously?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,272
Posted By mookish
are those all even the same car! you have...

are those all even the same car! you have issues...
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