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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 98
Posted By JoeSixspeed
'10 535i Potential Electrical Problems

Greetings & Salutations,

In my search of a '10 535i, I came across one I like (she's in her early 40s) but the following items on carfax report are a cause of concern for me as it may end up being...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Thanks for your inputs. Wish the suspension story...

Thanks for your inputs. Wish the suspension story would end with the coilovers, there is also the Active Roll Stabilization.
Looks like it has all the makings of a bottomless money pit.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Thanks for the responses. I was afraid of...

Thanks for the responses. I was afraid of something like that. Even the stop-n-go traffic of SoCal should not warrant that frequent brake service. The car has low miles for its age ~36K in 48 months....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By JoeSixspeed
'10 535i M-sport, frequent brake service and lower grille damage

While doing my research on the particular car I am interested, I found out:
15900miles:
Brake fluid flushed/changed
Rear brake pads replaced
Front brake pads and rotors replaced
29000miles:...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Thanks for the responses but my question was a...

Thanks for the responses but my question was a bit different. On a '10 535i, does the presence of the spare tire also imply the presence of tools?
I have just found this car online and was doing my...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By JoeSixspeed
'10 535i with S300A

According to VIN decoder, the car comes with:
S300A : Emergency spare wheel
S2NPA : BMW alloy wheel, M double spoke 135 (which are run flat)
Owner's manual reads:
"With run-flat tires, no tools...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Thanks a lot @DJtoad. That is probably it. Yet...

Thanks a lot @DJtoad. That is probably it.
Yet another uberfeature of a bimmer.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By JoeSixspeed
'10 535i Headrest

Greetings,

On this particular car I am interested in, both of the front seat headrests have somewhat of a cavity, like a wide groove in the middle, as if some force was applied to them. No record...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-30-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By JoeSixspeed
'11 528i Questions

Greetings,

Found a CPO '11 528i with ... and I even like the color (inside and out).
1) Given this is a rear wheel drive, how is it on snow?
2) Ahhh, the run flats. Does it have the well in the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-07-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By JoeSixspeed
'11 CPO 328i

Greetings,

Does the '11 328i come with timing belt or chain?
Any particular issues with this model?
It comes with run-flats, but does it have the traditional space in the trunk for a spare (if,...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 11-27-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,432
Posted By JoeSixspeed
X6 in So Cal

Greetings,

I have started my research on X6 (35i) and have a few questions, if you don't mind:
1. Rearview camera is mentioned as an option in the brochure but it is not available in the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 07-03-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By JoeSixspeed
X35Diesel-Spare wheel well.

Greetings,

Does the 2011 X35D have a spare wheel well under the cargo floor?
May sound strange but the MB ML Diesel does not, due to AdBlue tank.
I will be picking one up from the lot (i.e. not...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 06-10-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By JoeSixspeed
335d

Greetings,

I am considering the 335d but have some questions and concerns:
1) How do you deal with the no spare tire situation? This makes me nervous. Would it be naive to have a spare tire (not...
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