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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-10-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By core22
Dinan's E60 550 upgrades really show their worth...

Dinan's E60 550 upgrades really show their worth in the handling department. If you're looking to add power to your E60 then Dinan's not really a viable option - the gains are minimal for...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-10-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 788
Posted By core22
We took a long weekend trip from NJ (across the...

We took a long weekend trip from NJ (across the bridge from Philly) to Utica NY and back; just got back about an hour ago. The entire time I was kicking myself for not insisting we take my car. The...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 471
Posted By core22
Oh man, you made the best purchase for your car...

Oh man, you made the best purchase for your car that you can make !!! Without a doubt the best modification I've done. Nice to see you going from stock straight to v3's - so many of us made the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By core22
It will require a new radio unfortunately.

It will require a new radio unfortunately.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By core22
Your hardware was built pre-merger, when Sirius...

Your hardware was built pre-merger, when Sirius and XM were separate companies. Even after they merged folks had to wait some time for hardware that received both signals. If you're thinking about...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 78
Posted By core22
AR Catted Downpipes Question

I've read a ton of information regarding catless downipes and failed emissions testing, unless one utilizes a dp fix, but that's a different conversation. What I can't find is solid information on...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By core22
Super easy to install as long as you do it when...

Super easy to install as long as you do it when the intake couplings connecting the factory airbox are still warm - the rubber is a lot more pliable when warm. I did mine after a 30 mile ride home...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By core22
The only runflats I ran away from were the Dunlop...

The only runflats I ran away from were the Dunlop DSST 01's - they were insanely harsh and noisy.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By core22
Looks like they are 33 and 44 offsets front and...

Looks like they are 33 and 44 offsets front and rear (http://www.bmwstylewheels.com/bmw/311). They'll fit but you might want some spacers as those offsets are slightly high for a RWD e60.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 32,580
Posted By core22
2010 535xi - approaching 92k miles and solid.

2010 535xi - approaching 92k miles and solid.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By core22
Suspension issues perhaps, or maybe bushings...

Suspension issues perhaps, or maybe bushings needing to be replaced?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By core22
Welcome to the family :) Those are the...

Welcome to the family :)

Those are the 1-series wheels, right? The offsets at 47 are right on for an xi, but the width is 7". Your 243's are 7.5" wide and the offset is 43. All things equal the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 676
Posted By core22
Same with me - they were rattling around 40k...

Same with me - they were rattling around 40k miles and were replaced at no charge. Had all 6 injectors replaced just north of 35k and again at 49k, and had the HPFP replaced twice, also around 35k...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-13-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By core22
I'm on Beyern 18's and lowered 1.75" with KW...

I'm on Beyern 18's and lowered 1.75" with KW v3's. I would recommend this setup for anyone driving an AWD e60. Pic in my signature.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 736
Posted By core22
Looking good there. KWs are the only way to go...

Looking good there. KWs are the only way to go IMO.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 02-22-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By core22
What dealer is it?

What dealer is it?
Forum: Wheels and Tires 02-22-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 617
Posted By core22
What about talking to the dealer about the wrong...

What about talking to the dealer about the wrong offset for your car? Did you provide the part # for them to order or did you explain what you wanted and they looked it up? You may be able to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By core22
Wow, great story. Where's the 'like' button :) ...

Wow, great story. Where's the 'like' button :) My dealer always seems to nitpick to the point that I would go to a dealer an hour away instead of the one 5 minutes from my house.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By core22
Most folks I know that run 19s on their XIs run...

Most folks I know that run 19s on their XIs run these sizes. The front offset f 35 may rub if you're lowered though.

Have you checked out this thread...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By core22
What do you consider inexpensive? Best bet on...

What do you consider inexpensive? Best bet on what I think would be an inexpensive option would be to post a WTB thread for a low mileage OEM suspension that was upgraded to aftermarket, perhaps...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By core22
Absolutely no issue with a staggered setup on an...

Absolutely no issue with a staggered setup on an XI as long as they are sized appropriately. e60 XI's had staggered wheels as a factory option. Factory setup on style 124 wheels for an e60 - fronts...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-03-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,256
Posted By core22
Models later in the run of 2010s have the tuner...

Models later in the run of 2010s have the tuner built-in to the CIC unit. I have an early 2010 with CIC and its not there. I brought mine in for activation since it was offered on the BMWUSA site...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By core22
I bought mine on Amazon - they were the cheapest...

I bought mine on Amazon - they were the cheapest I could find, and free shipping since I'm a Prime member. Mine are 18x8.5 et 40 (http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003R7JORI) and 18x9.5 et 45...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-21-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,857
Posted By core22
In the cars I think the 128 is the only one that...

In the cars I think the 128 is the only one that doesn't come with a turbo - not sure about the X models. The 320, 328, 428, and 528 have turbo 4 cylinders. 135, 335, 535, and 640 have turbo 6's,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-21-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By core22
I wanted to revisit this thread and update my...

I wanted to revisit this thread and update my comment about warming up PosiQuiet ceramic pads. Was on the highway last week cruising at normal highway speed - it was rainy and about 35 degrees. Had...
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