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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By lucasszy
You're opening a huge can of worms with this one....

You're opening a huge can of worms with this one. Dynavin is an option. Do a google search and you'll have some choices (meager) as well as a retrofit of the components you want.

My view is that...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-03-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By lucasszy
Would that be inside the cabin, under the car, or...

Would that be inside the cabin, under the car, or where?

Regardless, I have not checked out anything other than poking and prodding a bit everywhere!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-03-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By lucasszy
Steering wheel "THUNK," not grind, vids inside. HELP

I've read quite a few threads on steering wheel thunking, grinding... noise. So here is my video, with hopefully a sound that someone can identify and help me figure out what it is.

i've seen...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-26-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,145
Posted By lucasszy
I'm 37 and wife is 36. I have a 05 530, the wife...

I'm 37 and wife is 36. I have a 05 530, the wife has an 08 sequoia 4x4, and we have a leMons Hyundai elantra on the insurance as well. Pay about 700 every 6 months for comprehensive at 300k coverage...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By lucasszy
I have an HU 925 and I dont see any codes on it...

I have an HU 925 and I dont see any codes on it anywhere. Also bought from Amazon.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,310
Posted By lucasszy
I just bought my 2005 530i with 87K miles on the...

I just bought my 2005 530i with 87K miles on the clock and every single service record since the single owner did a factory delivery (I even have all the factory delivery paperwork). The car looks...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,149
Posted By lucasszy
I'd agree on the 50% discount with a salvage...

I'd agree on the 50% discount with a salvage title. If you can get it for around 10K, and dont mind never being able to resell it, go for it.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,217
Posted By lucasszy
Many thanks! Can I just say that I love that...

Many thanks!

Can I just say that I love that these forums exist. I've benefited in the same way from forums for my recently totalled 08 VW Rabbit (the cash out let me buy the 530i) as well as the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,217
Posted By lucasszy
just found the bmwcoding forum (its awesome) ...

just found the bmwcoding forum (its awesome)

Any ideas on the cable vendors?

They range from about $30 all the way to $120 for what looks like the same cable.

Should I just get one of the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 18,114
Posted By lucasszy
Did mine this weekend. Took about 15 minutes, and...

Did mine this weekend. Took about 15 minutes, and 5 of those was looking for a panel clip that flew out and I had to find. Easy peasy!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,217
Posted By lucasszy
Since Im most likely going to get the cable, just...

Since Im most likely going to get the cable, just deciding on the seller, can you post any pertinent info on what parameters to change to get it to work?

With self coding also allow me to get the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,217
Posted By lucasszy
Now if I got the odbII and usb cable along with...

Now if I got the odbII and usb cable along with NCS expert, would I be able to do this coding myself? Seems totally worth it for only $100 for the cable.

Cheers
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 66,342
Posted By lucasszy
This worked on my 2005 530i as well. Good...

This worked on my 2005 530i as well.

Good question is whether we can change the actual interval for oil changes? I'd like to change mine to 5K miles and not the 15k that is the default.

Hope...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,217
Posted By lucasszy
It still amazes me that this wasnt a standard...

It still amazes me that this wasnt a standard feature on the 5 series. you'd expect it to be, or at least I would.

Definitely going to do this.

Can anyone chime in if the dealer is willing to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,632
Posted By lucasszy
I havent had any problems with my so far, except...

I havent had any problems with my so far, except for the belts needed a change, and in the last few days one of the reverse bulbs has started to act up.

My understanding is that the system that...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,582
Posted By lucasszy
Double post

Double post
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,582
Posted By lucasszy
0-60 of 6.6 with an auto. I think it's the same...

0-60 of 6.6 with an auto. I think it's the same or close for all the e60 cars, with the M54 i6 with 225 horses.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 18,114
Posted By lucasszy
Doing this this coming weekend, since it started...

Doing this this coming weekend, since it started raining here in NorCal. Could you also post the part numbers for the drivers side trunk trim with the cubby hole and storage bin on the side. Mine has...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,632
Posted By lucasszy
Sounds like a good deal to me. I just recently...

Sounds like a good deal to me. I just recently bought my 2005 530i with 88K miles. No sports package.

I paid 14K, but it was a 1 owner car, had EVERY single service record, and it still smelled...
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