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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2008, 05:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,065
Posted By Commodore
Or in the rear headliner if you have a Tourer as...

Or in the rear headliner if you have a Tourer as it has no parcel shelf.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2008, 05:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,750
Posted By Commodore
What do you think an oil filter is for?

What do you think an oil filter is for?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2008, 02:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By Commodore
No.4: probably as mine was replaced for this...

No.4: probably as mine was replaced for this reason. In fact both glass panes in my pana sunroof continually rattled.

No.5: this will only happen if the lights are 'on'. Switch the lights off and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2008, 02:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,578
Posted By Commodore
I've had rain sensors on several other cars and...

I've had rain sensors on several other cars and the BMW ones, IMO, work the best by a mile. Each to their own I suppose. I think they are the most thoroughly engineered and executed.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2008, 02:32 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 137,287
Posted By Commodore
Thumbs up :thumbup:Hey guys. Don't panic! I have an E61 as...

:thumbup:Hey guys. Don't panic! I have an E61 as well and suffered the same issue with water leak. Fortunately I was quick enough to recognise the issue and it didn't do any damage. Also,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2008, 04:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By Commodore
The antennae/ defrost is as described. Also, the...

The antennae/ defrost is as described. Also, the diversity unit that controls some of the antennae function is in the roof lining above the parcel shelf and the power supply to the rear window heater...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2008, 04:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,578
Posted By Commodore
The wipers when in the fastest wipe speed will...

The wipers when in the fastest wipe speed will always slow to the next lowest speed when the car is stationery. It will revert to full speed when pulling away. When in normal wipe speed they will...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-06-2008, 02:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,131
Posted By Commodore
:thumbup::thumbup::rofl::rofl::rofl: You are...

:thumbup::thumbup::rofl::rofl::rofl:

You are so right.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2008, 01:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,734
Posted By Commodore
I found out the hard way, i.e. by a dead battery,...

I found out the hard way, i.e. by a dead battery, that the 5er is ridiculously hard on batteries, hence the number of posts on this subject. The number of electronic gubbins in the car is to blame...
Forum: European Delivery 06-03-2008, 01:53 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,438
Posted By Commodore
Angry :thumbdwn: For someone to have experienced such...

:thumbdwn:
For someone to have experienced such a mechanical issue on a new car is unacceptable. To experience it 135 miles from the point of collection is absurd. To be treated they way you were...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2008, 02:56 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 21,587
Posted By Commodore
Breitling B-1. Other than in bed and battery...

Breitling B-1. Other than in bed and battery changes, haven't had it off since 2001!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2008, 12:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,512
Posted By Commodore
I'm not intending to hijack the original thread,...

I'm not intending to hijack the original thread, but for the record, I didn't suggest irresponsibility or that driving a V8 is wrong or any such implication. I agree totally with Bimmercontrol...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2008, 12:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,512
Posted By Commodore
No petrol (gasoline) engined car, running 18mpg,...

No petrol (gasoline) engined car, running 18mpg, is greener than a diesel running 40+mpg. Simple. Doesn't matter how many miles you do.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,189
Posted By Commodore
:thumbup: Roof spoiler....:dunno: to :thumbdwn:...

:thumbup: Roof spoiler....:dunno: to :thumbdwn: on the boot spoiler. Maybe if the boot spoiler was a bit smaller. Not bad all the same. :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2008, 09:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,512
Posted By Commodore
FR What does this mean...

FR

What does this mean anyway....:dunno::dunno:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,512
Posted By Commodore
Thumbs down Don't be ridiculous. That's just a silly answer....

Don't be ridiculous. That's just a silly answer. Prius isn't even close to being economical. Missile's 525d would likely be nearly as economical. From what I see of your leader, and his attitude to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2008, 05:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,512
Posted By Commodore
Fantastic cars, no doubt, but I find it hard to...

Fantastic cars, no doubt, but I find it hard to understand how anyone can justify an engine that big given the cost of fuel, and the rate at which that cost is rising....:dunno:

Why not try...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-27-2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By Commodore
Cool :thumbup: That's kinda what I thought but don't...

:thumbup:
That's kinda what I thought but don't want to go down that route without an almost total degree of certainty.
Anyone else with any suggestions?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2008, 05:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By Commodore
Cool CD multichanger and MP3

Hi all,

A while back I had my MP3 playing capability retrofitted. All fine but only works in single slot CD player. My multichange CD player is incompatible apparently, being a 2004 build car. I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2008, 05:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,494
Posted By Commodore
Thumbs up Davy, I had just had fixed, under warranty...

Davy,

I had just had fixed, under warranty thankfully, what sounds like the same problem. The receiver for the remote (and some radio stuff too) is located under the highlevel roof spoiler. The...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-03-2007, 03:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,998
Posted By Commodore
I've heard that BMW diesels, amongst others,...

I've heard that BMW diesels, amongst others, havce not been sold in NA mainly for volumes of sales but also for exhaust emissions reasons (and the two points are subtley linked). BMW builds the best...
Forum: European Delivery 08-21-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By Commodore
"Thats why the state is breaking away into the...

"Thats why the state is breaking away into the ocean"

And there's me thinking is was the weight of debt. You live and learn.
Forum: General BMW 08-21-2007, 01:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,634
Posted By Commodore
Actually, in UK and Ireland swapping from run...

Actually, in UK and Ireland swapping from run flats if standard issue to standard tyres is often a no cost option. M cars never have run flats here either and I expect that applies to all of EU as...
Forum: General BMW 08-21-2007, 10:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,634
Posted By Commodore
:thumbdwn: Run flats are the biggest con ever...

:thumbdwn:
Run flats are the biggest con ever dressed up as 'convenience'. They save BMW et al thousands of tyres, wheels, jacks etc etc and make the tyre companies more money as they are relatively...
Forum: European Delivery 08-21-2007, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,150
Posted By Commodore
Just read that link after my last post. Sounds...

Just read that link after my last post. Sounds like a longwinded but well organised system nonetheless. Its something I'd probably do if I lived in the States and you get a trip to Europe as well. I...
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