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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-20-2005, 08:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,891
Posted By PKandCK
I have had the clear bra on my car now for almost...

I have had the clear bra on my car now for almost a year... An Orient blue 545 and you can barely detect that it is there. The installer reassured me often during the install that it could be...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 12-19-2005, 03:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,243
Posted By PKandCK
I recently purchased a set of Beyerns (5 Spoke)...

I recently purchased a set of Beyerns (5 Spoke) for my 5er. Have had them now for about 3 months and they are very smooth. Lots of compliments. The chrome is also very easy to keep clean! :thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-05-2005, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By PKandCK
I have an Orient Blue 545 sport w/ Auburn...

I have an Orient Blue 545 sport w/ Auburn Interior and Dark Poplar wood. It never fails to elicit compliments from all that see it. I think it is really the best combo... of course I am pretty...
Forum: European Delivery 11-01-2005, 03:12 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,091
Posted By PKandCK
Oil Refinery Supervisor/ 52 and feeling 21...

Oil Refinery Supervisor/ 52 and feeling 21 :thumbup:
Forum: European Delivery 10-29-2005, 09:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,107
Posted By PKandCK
I just grinned when the doors at the ED opened,...

I just grinned when the doors at the ED opened, however, my wife did cry... she got very emotional as it was an anniversary gift to her from me. Combined with a great European vacation!
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-11-2005, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By PKandCK
For Gary ... Off Set

If the original wheel is 18 x 9 with a 32mm offset, given a choice of 15mm or 45mm on a 18 x 9.5 wheel, which should I choose? I really don't want the wheel/tire sticking further out than the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-04-2005, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By PKandCK
You know I thought I was hearing some noise from...

You know I thought I was hearing some noise from the left door near the front edge. After experimenting a little, it turned out to be the overhead visor. I pulled the visor ever so slightly toward...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 10-01-2005, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 625
Posted By PKandCK
Question Tire Size and Fit...

Just ordered new tires and wheels to replace my 545i sport pck 18" Dunlop RFs. I am going to 19" wheels... 8.5 front and 9.5 rear. Tires are PS2s 255/35 front and 285/30 rear. Anybody see a...
Forum: The Detail Department 09-30-2005, 10:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,120
Posted By PKandCK
Question Question?

I've heard that on dark colors the AIO has a "Sterile" look. What does that mean? Also, my car is Orient Blue and was wondering what would work best to really bring out this great color and leave a...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-29-2005, 01:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 392
Posted By PKandCK
Moving from 18" to 19"

I have a MY05 545i with sport package. I am wanting to replace my 18" runflats with new 19" wheels and tires (Non-runflat). Has anyone done this and to what degree and how did it change the ride...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 09-28-2005, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 451
Posted By PKandCK
Smile Offset?

Can anyone tell me what the offset is on the 124 wheels that I have on my 545i with sport package? I am looking at purchasing another set of wheels (Beyern) and would like to buy some with the same...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2005, 10:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,179
Posted By PKandCK
It is about Premium vs Regular. At least that...

It is about Premium vs Regular. At least that was the question in the poll. And if the price influences which grade you purchase. And you are also incorrect about the detergent packages. Yes, all...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2005, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,179
Posted By PKandCK
When I picked up our car at the ED center, the...

When I picked up our car at the ED center, the woman that helped us made it very clear that if I did not use premium fuel in this car that she would hunt me down and punish me severely!! :yikes: ...
Forum: European Delivery 08-24-2005, 01:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 791
Posted By PKandCK
Did redelivery first of June. No smog, no...

Did redelivery first of June. No smog, no mention of smog and not an issue.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2005, 02:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 28,443
Posted By PKandCK
You are right... there are to few refinerys in...

You are right... there are to few refinerys in the US. That is one reason we are paying such a high price. And the hydrocarbon molecule that is gasoline is the same regardless of the refiner. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2005, 02:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 28,443
Posted By PKandCK
I am sure that you have heard of "Techron" or...

I am sure that you have heard of "Techron" or "V-Power". These are the proprietary formulas that the refiners add to there branded gasoline. They are basically detergent packages. The EPA has a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2005, 09:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 28,443
Posted By PKandCK
Just a quick comment regarding Costco Gas. ...

Just a quick comment regarding Costco Gas. Costco buys their gas from a local jobber from whichever market they are in. Now it is true that the gas may come from a top tier refiner, however the gas...
Forum: European Delivery 08-04-2005, 01:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By PKandCK
Had the same problem. Dealer wouldn't accept...

Had the same problem. Dealer wouldn't accept Capital One blank check... Title issue. Went to me Credit Union and they had the same issue. Ended up using BMWFS and when the car finally made it back...
Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2005, 11:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,918
Posted By PKandCK
Your desired itinery is almost an exact duplicate...

Your desired itinery is almost an exact duplicate of one my wife and I made last March during our ED. I got in contact with a gentleman named Hubertus with Driveeurope.com that provided routing and...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 07-06-2005, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By PKandCK
Chrome Wheels

Has anyone had their factory wheels chromed? My dealer provides this service for $400 per wheel. I have a 545i with the sport option and I think that the factory wheels chromed would look really...
Forum: The Detail Department 06-27-2005, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By PKandCK
Thumbs up The work was done by an installation company...

The work was done by an installation company titled "The Gold Wurks" Ph# 925 408 9666. They will come to you to do the installation. Highly recommend them and the product!
Forum: The Detail Department 06-22-2005, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By PKandCK
$899 for all that I mentioned above. I think...

$899 for all that I mentioned above. I think that is pretty good insurance against rock chips and buy splatter!
Forum: The Detail Department 06-21-2005, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By PKandCK
Clear Bra

I just had the clear bra installed this morning on my 05-545i. It looks great! The installers did a really good job. Had the 1st quarter of the Hood, all of the bumper, the headlight lenses (with...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 06-21-2005, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By PKandCK
Thanks Gary for the quick reply. I went to the...

Thanks Gary for the quick reply. I went to the website and found some wheels that look pretty darn good! BBS RX. 18x8.5 I know that my stock tires are larger in the back than the front. Do the...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 06-21-2005, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By PKandCK
Gary, Wheel size for 05 545

Gary,
I have very little knowledge regarding wheels, etc. So my question is this. I have a new MY05 545i with the sport package. 18 wheels, runflats, etc..... I like the stock BMW wheel, but I...
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