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Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-18-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By JFIVE
Im interested in the wheels, checking out the...

Im interested in the wheels, checking out the fitment for my e60

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Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-18-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By JFIVE
Are the wheels still available? Sent from...

Are the wheels still available?

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Forum: Mid Atlantic Region - DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV 12-10-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 684
Posted By JFIVE
Re: Looking for a good Indy mechanic in Germantown Md area

Martins Auto Service in Gaithersburg
301 926 8977
Ask for Dan Martin

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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-26-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,057
Posted By JFIVE
Re: Multiple faults: Aftermarket hell?

The oil leak you have is most likely from the alternator bracket gasket
Had the same thing with my 05 545, the gasket cost $8 from BMW and you might as well do it when you replace the alternator...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-17-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,057
Posted By JFIVE
Re: Multiple faults: Aftermarket hell?

Post a picture of what your talking about
Sounds like a possible battery issue
The 545 is notorius for coolant transfer pipe seal failure, If the coolant is coming from the weep hole above the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By JFIVE
Radio

I must love this car
My05 545 has been acting up lately , must need a little more attention:confused:
Anyway my latest problem is intermittently the radio sounds like its cutting out, when it does...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-11-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By JFIVE
Re: 05 545 E box fan code

Thanks for the info

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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By JFIVE
05 545 E box fan code

Anyone with some knowledge on this?
Is this something I can fix or do I need to take it to the dealer.

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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By JFIVE
Re: No AC

Right on point
The ambient temp was reading negative 40 on 88 degree day
Thanks for the help
Ice cold air back in effect with the new sensor:D

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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By JFIVE
No AC

I washed my car today after I finished started up the car turned on the AC and got hot air :confused:
I have a 05 545 with 169,000 miles on it
Checked the fuse box in the dash but the fuse was not...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 07-21-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 105
Sticky: Buying an E36?
Views: 74,485
Posted By JFIVE
Re: Buying an E36?

I was getting ready to buy an e36 328
For my son that needed some work at a steal (craigslist)
After reading this write up I have a better idea what to look for before I buy a Break My Wallet
As a...
Forum: Bimmerfest East 2013 sponsored by Turner Motorsport 07-19-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,216
Posted By JFIVE
Re: Caravan from the Richmond/NOVA Area

Totally dissapointed my body shop promised to get my car back by today but now they are telling me it will be tuesday:mad::banghead:
So no caravan for me in my e60 but still going in a rental...
Forum: Bimmerfest East 2013 sponsored by Turner Motorsport 07-16-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,216
Posted By JFIVE
Re: Caravan from the Richmond/NOVA Area

I'm in there

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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By JFIVE
Re: White Smoke

The idle time is about 5- 10 minutes
My mechanic uses bmw oil 5w 30 synthetic

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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By JFIVE
Re: White Smoke

100% on the white smoke
I had it for a year, It had 136,000 when I bought it
Still cant believe I put 24,000 miles on it
I changed the oil 3 times so about every 8000
This is my daily driver and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,701
Posted By JFIVE
Re: 2006 550i WHITE SMOKE

I should have seen this post a couple of days ago.
I have the same problem (white smoke) with my 05 545
Just did a post on it :beer:
Well I guess if it turns out to be a valve stem job, might be...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By JFIVE
White Smoke

Ok my 05 545i has 160,000 miles on it,
Had my fair share of problems with but Im keeping it.
Can anyone give me an idea of whats causing this
It happens only after its warmed up and sits idling...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By JFIVE
Re: Front license plate holder (bracket)

If you haven't bought one yet I have a brand new oem front plate holder
PM me for price

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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,244
Posted By JFIVE
If the indy shop owner has some friends on the...

If the indy shop owner has some friends on the east coast that will do it for $350 let me know
Still planning on doing it myself next week.

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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By JFIVE
If that's including paint with the price quoted. ...

If that's including paint with the price quoted.
The usual cost is about $300 per bumper and side skirts about $200, the quality of the kit is where it can be expensive for the install if it needs...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By JFIVE
I'm not an expert but sounds like your power...

I'm not an expert but sounds like your power steering rack is toast, check your fluid level, belts, pump and hose's
I wouldn't drive it at this point if you are getting very little movement in the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-31-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,136
Posted By JFIVE
I have a 05 545 with a 158000 and counting with...

I have a 05 545 with a 158000 and counting with some major and minor repairs done,
Oil leak alternator bracket, coolant tube repair, expansion tank, etc...
It drives great and hope to make it to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By JFIVE
Don't think so for the replica but the oem does...

Don't think so for the replica but the oem does need the liner or if your comfortable you can trim the original to fit

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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,244
Posted By JFIVE
I found a auto hobby shop in my area :) My indy...

I found a auto hobby shop in my area :)
My indy is a great mechanic but gotta pinch pennies with this repair
While Im at it will replace the motor mounts since one needs to be removed
Well my...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By JFIVE
They should work, the wheel well liner is the...

They should work, the wheel well liner is the only item you may or may not need depending on your choice of oem or replica bumper

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