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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 816
Posted By jim165
I somehow managed to purchase a 550 decently...

I somehow managed to purchase a 550 decently optioned but minus the active steering. Didn't realize this until I came across a post similar to this a while ago and checked the side of the power...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By jim165
You bought the car right at a mileage point where...

You bought the car right at a mileage point where most of the suspension components wear out and where transmission issues occur. Most of us have gone through the exact same thing at around the same...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,281
Posted By jim165
TX550, I just crossed 90K miles and no smoke or...

TX550, I just crossed 90K miles and no smoke or oil useage whatsoever. However, I'm keeping an eye on this thread as I know I'll have to do it eventually. Like aber57, I've kept the oil changed at...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By jim165
I'm more impressed with the outside. That paint...

I'm more impressed with the outside. That paint is fantastic, color and all. The seats, on the other hand look like they came from Haverty 's furniture
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By jim165
Bimmian has a set of RPI copies for $109. You get...

Bimmian has a set of RPI copies for $109. You get two for $109 vs the one each for $99 with RPI. It's a blatant RPI ripoff and I'm surprised its still selling...
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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By jim165
yep. Sport seats with adjustable thigh bolster is...

yep. Sport seats with adjustable thigh bolster is the first giveaway. Style 124 wheels, shadowline trim, lowered stance are others...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,581
Posted By jim165
Wow, VERY surprised that a warranty company would...

Wow, VERY surprised that a warranty company would touch this type of car or any car so far beyond 100k. I thought they usually had to be under like 75K at purchase. I'm impressed...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,281
Posted By jim165
Got an idea...maybe you ought to consider...

Got an idea...maybe you ought to consider reserving one weekend a month to fly to a specific city to do, say, 3 jobs. The customers would cover your plane ticket, board and meals. you Fly in Friday...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-18-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,581
Posted By jim165
Your warranty covered you at 135K miles? I must...

Your warranty covered you at 135K miles? I must say, that's pretty awesome. At what mileage did you purchase and when does it expire?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 643
Posted By jim165
I meant to convey that the handling is probably...

I meant to convey that the handling is probably not is crisp as it was when new considering they are probably running the old shocks/control arms/springs with over 100k miles. No doubt, the E60 is a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 643
Posted By jim165
I'm envious of how some of the old 530s and 545s...

I'm envious of how some of the old 530s and 545s with sport suspension on the roads around me sit low and perfect on their worn out suspensions....no wheel gap whatsoever with a slight rake, even....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,185
Posted By jim165
I know Hankooks don't get much love on this forum...

I know Hankooks don't get much love on this forum (I love 'em..super quiet right until completely wearing out and very sticky. I can get 50K out of the fronts), but Tire Rack is closing out the last...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By jim165
Translate please...

Translate please...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 357
Posted By jim165
Had my rear camber dialed out to as neutral as...

Had my rear camber dialed out to as neutral as possible and my tire life doubled. Could only get about 10K out of the soft Hankooks at the factory settings, but managed 22K out of my last set of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 849
Posted By jim165
Bluetooth audio streaming is still not standard...

Bluetooth audio streaming is still not standard on 2014 BMWs?!?:mad: The POS toyota yaris I had as a rental a month ago had it!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By jim165
Looks fantastic! I'll have my coilovers installed...

Looks fantastic! I'll have my coilovers installed this week, but I'm having a shop install them. Do you have any rubbing issues with fender-to-tire or tire-to-coilover? I'll be running my 172s for a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-30-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 756
Posted By jim165
that's the first and only non-sport, non-V8 5er...

that's the first and only non-sport, non-V8 5er with Nappa leather and ventilated seats I've ever seen...its a unicorn!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-26-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,274
Posted By jim165
Man, you guys should read some of the posts on...

Man, you guys should read some of the posts on the F10 forums concerning the E60...according to them, the E60 is the antichrist :rofl:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By jim165
Eh, its no big deal....wasn't using them anyway...

Eh, its no big deal....wasn't using them anyway and glad someone found value in them.
To answer your question, Mr Orange, the stem caps are just plastic covers with TPMS warnings. They have no...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,274
Posted By jim165
Yeah, the E60 M5 (and the e9X M3) are the last of...

Yeah, the E60 M5 (and the e9X M3) are the last of the truly "bespoke" M cars in that they don't share engines with others cars in the line. That plus the glorious V10 engine/exhaust note is what will...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By jim165
No problem. Just PM me your address and I'll mail...

No problem. Just PM me your address and I'll mail them to you. No charge...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-24-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By jim165
I replaced mine with BMW caps and I still have...

I replaced mine with BMW caps and I still have the originals. I can send you a replacement if you wish. I'd just grab a set of the much nicer aftermarket ones from online if I were you, though....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-20-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By jim165
Dishoom, you inquired to me on another post...

Dishoom, you inquired to me on another post concerning my warranty (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=8370404&highlight=#post8370404)...if you remember, I had a 3rd party warranty...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,463
Posted By jim165
I vote that a law should be passed to allow a "...

I vote that a law should be passed to allow a " courtesy bump" to those that are asleep in the left lane, texting while driving, etc....You know, to kinda remind them of their wrongdoing :D. I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,463
Posted By jim165
This right here. ..cant count how many times I...

This right here. ..cant count how many times I have to pass on the right some turd slow rolling in the passing lane with 5+ cars behind him and he's busy texting with his phone right in front of his...
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