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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,934
Posted By myates3
Been pleased with my Nexen N3000 275-30 19 on the...

Been pleased with my Nexen N3000 275-30 19 on the rear. Replaced the pair a while back with the same brand and sticking with them. On the front (245/35 19) I've tried a pair of Hankook's that came...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,414
Posted By myates3
I'd recommend using ramps rather than jack...

I'd recommend using ramps rather than jack stands. I feel a little safer when I'm under a car on ramps, but you may find that you'll need both depending on what you're working on. I've found that a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-13-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,686
Posted By myates3
Thanks for posting the solution. I had not...

Thanks for posting the solution. I had not thought of that, but glad you got it taken care of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By myates3
Agreed...make sure you get the proper offsets. ...

Agreed...make sure you get the proper offsets. I'm running 245/35 19 on the front with 275/30 19 on my rear with no issues, but I don't have AWD. Not sure how that might affect you.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,686
Posted By myates3
Could be that your ignition button may be going...

Could be that your ignition button may be going bad?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-28-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,338
Posted By myates3
I believe the UTQT specs rated them as 340 AA...

I believe the UTQT specs rated them as 340 AA A*...which is comparable to a number of other performance tires that seem to get a little more life. 15K was WAY too short. Not sure if I just got a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,338
Posted By myates3
As clarification there is a Conti DW and a Conti...

As clarification there is a Conti DW and a Conti DWS. The DW is more of a performance tire, a little softer, and of course cost a little more. The DWS is more of an all season tire, but still a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-13-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By myates3
I have this ACS replica on mine...which I was...

I have this ACS replica on mine...which I was recently informed fits over the stock bumper. Thanks pjinca...lol :thumbup: But not sure if this is the same type of lip you're considering.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,444
Posted By myates3
Mine are 19" VMR's but Avante makes this style...

Mine are 19" VMR's but Avante makes this style too. Sporting Nexen 275/35/19 on the rear and trying out Goodyrear Eagle GT's 245/35/19 on the front. Recently replaced Conti DW tires on the front. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By myates3
I had a similar issue when I replaced the lower...

I had a similar issue when I replaced the lower windshield trim. I installed the new part in a manner that directed water into the cabin air intake filter compartment. Oops. Apparently that...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,501
Posted By myates3
[QUOTE=boramkiv;7599716]It's electric... Boogie...

[QUOTE=boramkiv;7599716]It's electric...
Boogie woogie woogie

QUOTE]

hahahahahahahahha!!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 477
Posted By myates3
My notification (beep and light flash) for...

My notification (beep and light flash) for locking the car suddenly stopped a while back too. If I'm standing next to it I can hear the locks engage but no notification. Checked my settings and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,414
Posted By myates3
I think if anyone has a some solid mechanical...

I think if anyone has a some solid mechanical ability and a general understanding of the engine components then it's just like working on any other vehicle. Biggest difference I've noticed is that...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,194
Posted By myates3
nice mod...

nice mod...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,139
Posted By myates3
I'm guessing these guys don't like black wheels. ...

I'm guessing these guys don't like black wheels. LOL
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,185
Posted By myates3
Make sure you get an experienced shop to do it...

Make sure you get an experienced shop to do it unless you have significant experience with the vinyl. I've seen some really BAD jobs on a couple of local M's. Not sure if they were DIY jobs or if...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,556
Posted By myates3
Try bubble wrap...lol Sorry, just trying to...

Try bubble wrap...lol

Sorry, just trying to lighten the mood. I got a few of those door dings within the first week of owning mine. One happened to be right on the edge of the fender. I feel...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-25-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,296
Posted By myates3
Pjinca - I believe you were more correct than I...

Pjinca - I believe you were more correct than I about my bumper. Happened to be doing some wrenching today and took a closer, closer look. The lower bumper does in fact fit over the oem bumper. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-25-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,649
Posted By myates3
EXACTLY!! lol

EXACTLY!! lol
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,649
Posted By myates3
MPG is right around 20-21 with a fair mix of...

MPG is right around 20-21 with a fair mix of highway and city driving, but if I get lucky and can punch it to 100-110mph on an empty stretch that gas gauge and totally uncalled for mpg gauge sure are...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,004
Posted By myates3
Did the Goodyears start to wear unevenly or cup...

Did the Goodyears start to wear unevenly or cup to create the noise issues you were having? Any idea what PSI you used in your set-up? I've only had mine on for about 1K miles and so far they've...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,004
Posted By myates3
Tried a set of Conti DW Extreme Contact on the...

Tried a set of Conti DW Extreme Contact on the front (DW not the DWS line). Great tire, great tread pattern, great performance, BUT I was lucky if I got 15K miles of them. They're soft so they...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By myates3
Wow...you need an attorney. There is absolutely...

Wow...you need an attorney. There is absolutely no reason for ANY shop to have a vehicle for that long. An attorney will be able to answer your questions more realisticly than any of our opinions...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,649
Posted By myates3
Agree with the above statements to prepare for...

Agree with the above statements to prepare for repairs and inspect thoroughly. I bought a solid '06 550i with 62K miles about 2 yrs ago. After the 3rd month of ownership I realized that I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 124,018
Posted By myates3
Found this one last week and not sure if someone...

Found this one last week and not sure if someone else has already mentioned it, but there's a sensor to let you know if the gas cap is left off or not tightened all the way. Filled up and I...
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