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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By SKEC
Oh nice Larry, I will definitely check out...

Oh nice Larry, I will definitely check out bimmertech!! Thanks! Ya without folding seats the install will be tough, I will try it.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-27-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By SKEC
I have not buy it yet, I am thinking of modmynav...

I have not buy it yet, I am thinking of modmynav or bimmertech, but would like a shop to install it for me, do u know any in Los Angeles or Orange County area?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-20-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By SKEC
Rearview Camera install south Cali?

Hi there, I am wondering does anyone knows if there any shops in Southern California that can help me install rearview camera for my 08' 535i? My car does not come with fold down rear seats so I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By SKEC
@bimmerfan52 thanks for the info. Yea I have...

@bimmerfan52 thanks for the info. Yea I have changed transmission fluid at around 77k miles.

Got the car back from the dealer today, they replaced the water pump and thermostat, total around $1400...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-18-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By SKEC
Will dealers overcharge me if I tow my car in...

Will dealers overcharge me if I tow my car in just because I couldn't leave without any tow?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By SKEC
Thanks for the info!

Thanks for the info!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-17-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By SKEC
Yellow/Red Engine overheat warning light

08' 535i with 82500 miles. Today at 4pm I got the yellow engine overheat light quickly followed by a red engine overheat light after a 10 minutes drive in a hilly residential area, I was only 4 miles...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-10-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By SKEC
[Help] Engine Malf. Reduced Power after Walnut Blast & Transmission Service

I talked with the mechanic, he told me 2 options, transmission flush or drain and fill, he said at my mileage at 77k and has never had tranny service before, he recommended doing drain and fill, at...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-08-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By SKEC
Thanks ingenieur, you were spot on. The...

Thanks ingenieur, you were spot on.

The mechanics came to my house today and found out that the fault code stored on my car was "0030ff turbo charger pressure too low" and found out that the hose...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By SKEC
[Help] Engine Malf. Reduced Power after Walnut Blast & Transmission Service

Hello,

I have a 2008 535i with 77000 miles, I just had an independent mechanic performed a walnut blasting service on intake valves and transmission drain and fill service. On the way home, the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,917
Posted By SKEC
535i/xi (N54) With the most miles

2008 535i, 68500 miles, oil housing gasket leak fixed under CPO recently, hpfp was replaced at 30k miles, no other problems, one of the most reliable car I have driven!


Sent from BimmerApp...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,632
Posted By SKEC
Engine drive belt replacement

Thank your very much for your info bimmerfan52.

I think I will change them next year at around 75k miles then as a preventative maintainence, together with my water pump and thermostat probably,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,632
Posted By SKEC
Engine drive belt replacement

Hello, I have a 2008 535 with 62000 miles, do I have timing chain or sepentine belt in my car? Do they last a very long time or should I change them soon?
Yesterday I did a service at a BMW dealer...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,977
Posted By SKEC
I am planning to get my belt replaced also,...

I am planning to get my belt replaced also, currently at 60k miles, 08' 535, still have a year of cpo left, how much does dealer charge to replace all belts? And it doesn't covered by cpo warranty...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-21-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,710
Posted By SKEC
07/08/09 335 non cpo are ok as long as u have...

07/08/09 335 non cpo are ok as long as u have done a pre purchase inspection to make sure everything with the car is ok, and look carefully at the service history of the vehicle. If u are worried u...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 828
Posted By SKEC
Last year June, the dealer told me to do coolant...

Last year June, the dealer told me to do coolant flush ($200), powersteering fluid flush($200), and fuel injector flush($250) for my 08' 535i. Total $650 w tax, I did it anyway coz I bought the car...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-15-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,248
Posted By SKEC
I am 25. And I have owned 2 cars so far. 1....

I am 25. And I have owned 2 cars so far.

1. 1995 Lexus GS300 (2007 to present)
2. 2008 BMW 535i (2011 to present)

The BMW is the best car I have driven of coz! Out of the 2 cars I own lol.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,023
Posted By SKEC
You probably got the steptronic transmission....

You probably got the steptronic transmission. Your car did not have the option called sports automatic transmission ($500 option) this option gives a sport button next to ur gear shifter and paddle...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-27-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,836
Posted By SKEC
Lol at the Honda accord spoofing 7 series

Lol at the Honda accord spoofing 7 series
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 12-27-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,951
Posted By SKEC
Which 5? M5? Lol

Which 5? M5? Lol
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By SKEC
Yeah, I have done spark plugs at 46k miles, I am...

Yeah, I have done spark plugs at 46k miles, I am planning on keeping the car for another 10 years, I guess i will replace the cooling system after cpo warranty is gone at around 85-90k miles or 2...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,444
Posted By SKEC
A complete bodykit with good paint job will cost...

A complete bodykit with good paint job will cost ~$2000 or more. It's a bimmer.. either keep it stock and save ur money for maintenance or pay more for high quality items..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-12-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By SKEC
08' 535i maintenance questions and cooling systems

Hey guys, I have a 08' 535i with 55000 trouble-free miles, did brake fluid, coolant service, power steering and oil change 4 months ago. I was reading mike miller's maintenance schedule and am going...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By SKEC
Noise from suspension or shocks?

Recently when the car has passengers or have some luggages in the trunk ( increased car weight) when I get in the driver seat and seat down I can hear sound coming from the bottom of the car, sounds...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 11-06-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,923
Posted By SKEC
I wouldn't buy a 100k+ 2008 m3 for 28k. With...

I wouldn't buy a 100k+ 2008 m3 for 28k.

With that money I will buy a nicely equipped LCI 09' 335i with low mileage :) that u can really keep for a long time and good as a daily driving car
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