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Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 11-14-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 39,040
Posted By BosBmw540
very nice write up & excellent snapshots both in...

very nice write up & excellent snapshots both in detail, beautiful ladies, and most important, the absolute beauty, sexy beast - the M3 csl. :thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-05-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,301
Posted By BosBmw540
Totally agree:thumbup:

Totally agree:thumbup:
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-05-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 11,307
Posted By BosBmw540
Looks like the insurance will write a check to...

Looks like the insurance will write a check to you as the actual repair would cost more, if not 15% more, it makes sense for them just pay you the resale value of the car -- make sure they consider...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-04-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,301
Posted By BosBmw540
OK, you can read reviews from Edmund:...

OK, you can read reviews from Edmund: http://www.edmunds.com/bmw/5-series/2012/?style=101407924&trim=550i&sub=sedan#fullreview

"In Edmunds performance testing, a rear-drive automatic-equipped 550i...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-04-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,301
Posted By BosBmw540
Depends on what's your preference, luxury or...

Depends on what's your preference, luxury or driving experience.
Yes that 550i wins the luxury and Spec in hp but 550i has to bow to 540i in driving experience obviously;). Maybe the new 335 is a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-03-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,301
Posted By BosBmw540
Will be better comparison using the Spec from...

Will be better comparison using the Spec from 540i 6-Speed M-sport against 550i M-Sport, both manual, or just using top OEM setups for both, include the torgue and weight of both cars.
There is a...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 10-02-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,301
Posted By BosBmw540
540i response much fast, more feel to the...

540i response much fast, more feel to the road,more power at any speed and it is very comfortable. But it is old car and need to fix here and there from time to time.
550i is very comfortable and...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-17-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 449
Posted By BosBmw540
for sale: set of 4 Blizzak 225/55R16 Snow tire with OEM wheel

Only used for one season in NE area;
Balanced; Works like champ;
$500; Pick, Prefer in NE area;
Pictures attached;

PM or call: 781-223-2860

-John
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-15-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,262
Posted By BosBmw540
I have a set of OEM blazek snow tires. Only used...

I have a set of OEM blazek snow tires. Only used for 1/2 of the last season for the tires. PM me if you would like to buy it.

My 540i was smashed last week and I think I can sell the snow tires.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2010, 06:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,004
Posted By BosBmw540
The dealer won't drop the price for even 1K so I...

The dealer won't drop the price for even 1K so I walked away from the car. Still it is a nice car but can't justify to pay $44k~ for this 08 550.

I end up an new Mazda 3 GT Sport Hatchback and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,841
Posted By BosBmw540
550i is the pick since you will have a baby. It...

550i is the pick since you will have a baby. It has decent accelation and cornering is really good. Of course, E39 M5 or even 540i MSport are better in terms of handling. 08/09 550i does not offer...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,004
Posted By BosBmw540
The color is Carbon black with a bit bluish in I...

The color is Carbon black with a bit bluish in I think. I will wait and see a bit.

Let let you know the ending result. At certain point, I think if I did not get 550 I might just pick up a Honda...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,004
Posted By BosBmw540
I have not tried 2010 model yet as it is out of...

I have not tried 2010 model yet as it is out of my comfortable zone to justify for the price. I think i know exactly what you mean as I have been driving M-Sport 540i for long and this M-Sport...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,004
Posted By BosBmw540
It is manual. I think the price is OK but the...

It is manual. I think the price is OK but the dealer wouldn't give up the price just a bit and I don't feel like to buy it for just the asking price. It is more on psychology acceptance thing.
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,004
Posted By BosBmw540
Would 45K for an 08 550 be a good deal? It has...

Would 45K for an 08 550 be a good deal? It has Sport package, Value package, winter package. It has 20K+ mileages.

My 540i M-Sport was smashed by someone from rare on highway last week. The...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 09-09-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,714
Posted By BosBmw540
I had the similar issue for 2000 540i and just...

I had the similar issue for 2000 540i and just change the coil 6, the code goes away and car ran great.

-John
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,808
Posted By BosBmw540
Good summary..., I have 540i and love it. But the...

Good summary..., I have 540i and love it. But the car get smashed by an idot from the rear in normal highway driving two days ago and I think the car is gone. Looking for another 5 or 3, but not sure...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,885
Posted By BosBmw540
re-post the pictures...

re-post the pictures...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-09-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,885
Posted By BosBmw540
Life is much different now compare to a couple of...

Life is much different now compare to a couple of years ago, the work takes too much time and have not got a chance to fix the car.

Anyway, I finally took action to fix this trunk unlock issue....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-03-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,816
Posted By BosBmw540
Someone just broken in my 540i and took my...

Someone just broken in my 540i and took my Garmin-885. They used slim jim to break the window so the alarm is not trigged. I did mount the GPS onto winshield so my car is an easy target. What pissed...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,885
Posted By BosBmw540
The explains for Both you and ARMYSweitzer make...

The explains for Both you and ARMYSweitzer make more sense to me. I was bit hesitating to take the assembly off and this is certainly now the direction to go. Thanks, and I will update here when I am...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,337
Posted By BosBmw540
You are luckier than I did: I got the same issue...

You are luckier than I did: I got the same issue before at 80k, and have the clutch/flywheel replaced at $2.5K range last year.

You should not drive the car if you can and find some to fix it for...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-22-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,885
Posted By BosBmw540
I can't use the key to turn the latch manually....

I can't use the key to turn the latch manually. The latch are free running, always. I have check the electrical wiring for "normal" defects of the BMW. Those wires are just fine, like new from...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-17-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,064
Posted By BosBmw540
MAF is the cause, time to be replaced.

MAF is the cause, time to be replaced.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 01-03-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By BosBmw540
540i is a great car if you can do some mechanical...

540i is a great car if you can do some mechanical work yourself.
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