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Forum: European Delivery Yesterday, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,317
Posted By HPIA4v2
Yup, my CA keeps telling me $500 over ED invoice...

Yup, my CA keeps telling me $500 over ED invoice all day long for non M cars, actually since last year. But alas I want an M car :bigpimp:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By HPIA4v2
Nope, my bad it is 8yr/80K I guess I am on my...

Nope, my bad it is 8yr/80K
I guess I am on my own now, 9yr/90k on my 535i :bigpimp:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-29-2016, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By HPIA4v2
The wastegate rattle is easier to hear with open...

The wastegate rattle is easier to hear with open hood, and on rev-down. it sounds like shaken rocks in tin-can
turbos 10yr/80k miles whichever come first.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-29-2016, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By HPIA4v2
I'd also disconnect JB4 for now and see if the...

I'd also disconnect JB4 for now and see if the car starts with new batt. Make sure the new batt is fully charged
Forum: European Delivery 09-28-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By HPIA4v2
my concern is, if I finance through external bank...

my concern is, if I finance through external bank not BMWFS then the bank usually pretty anxious about proof of insurance. Since I sign the paper work 2-weeks before my ED trip, the bank has to...
Forum: European Delivery 09-28-2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By HPIA4v2
Financed ED car insurance question

The car is insured for 2 weeks while driven in Europe, no problem there.
So what if the bank ask for proof of insurance while the car is on the boat across Atlantic?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By HPIA4v2
Cheaper if you can find Toluene or Xylene (used...

Cheaper if you can find Toluene or Xylene (used as paint thinner, this thing has octane around 120) at paint store. No kididng, I ran this when they were cheap on my Audi turbo.
Methanol has lower...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2016, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By HPIA4v2
OK, terminology, OEM means the company gets the...

OK, terminology, OEM means the company gets the contract from BMW to make the parts.
OE means that mfg gets to put the BMW stamp on the parts and these are the ones dealer gets. But now many online...
Forum: European Delivery 09-22-2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,236
Posted By HPIA4v2
This is most likely. Though in my...

This is most likely.



Though in my state of WA, they even charge "used" sales tax for car being registered from out-of-state into WA or new title (transfer to new owner) and that is based on...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By HPIA4v2
According to realoem.com, the xxx5340 supercedes...

According to realoem.com, the xxx5340 supercedes xxx7536
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=NW13-USA-05-2008-E60N-BMW-535i&diagId=32_1420

click on the part number you'll see the list of...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 09-20-2016, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 593
Posted By HPIA4v2
here: ...

here:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=72
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2016, 06:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By HPIA4v2
I own one since new, now approaching 90k miles. ...

I own one since new, now approaching 90k miles.
so far, HPFP + 6 injectors and mechatronic sleeve (part of recall)

WP + thermostat, O2 sensor, oil-filter gasket, valve cover gasket fail along the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-20-2016, 05:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 583
Posted By HPIA4v2
punch in the last 7-digit of your VIN then you'll...

punch in the last 7-digit of your VIN then you'll know every option on that car.
OP can see if you have active steering, that option is not tied to sport package.

http://bimmer.work/
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 09-19-2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 593
Posted By HPIA4v2
You may want to add this in the regional forums...

You may want to add this in the regional forums as well.
Forum: The Detail Department 09-15-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 891
Posted By HPIA4v2
that's fine dirt embedded into the top layer of...

that's fine dirt embedded into the top layer of clear coat, easier to see on Alpine white, just saw that yesterday on my car, cause I let the car dirty for a month during summer (baked in under the...
Forum: European Delivery 09-14-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By HPIA4v2
Thanks again. I start thinking heading South...

Thanks again.

I start thinking heading South for my ED after seeing this guy went around April to Italy
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=846944

But again it's probably...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By HPIA4v2
on model with AS, it's common for the angle...

on model with AS, it's common for the angle sensor to go bad. maybe something for the shop to look at, very rare for the pump and rack to go bad unless you hit the curb hard

GL
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-14-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By HPIA4v2
I am curious, do you have active steering?

I am curious, do you have active steering?
Forum: European Delivery 09-14-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By HPIA4v2
Thanks. fortunately or unfortunately, the car...

Thanks.
fortunately or unfortunately, the car won't be an XI. :)
So I may have to change the itinerary or flexible with it depending on weather.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By HPIA4v2
I'd take it back to the shop. Cause this makes...

I'd take it back to the shop.
Cause this makes no sense, you have new power steering pump, new rack-n-pinion, new tank and fluid. That's a fortune, cause parts alone it's over $3000 not including...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By HPIA4v2
The easiest is for bleeding.... start with car...

The easiest is for bleeding....
start with car cold, open the expansion tank, start the engine, set the temp setting to high (no worry about heated seat).
run in for a while until the stream of...
Forum: European Delivery 09-13-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 773
Posted By HPIA4v2
I am kinda in the same boat, planning an ED...

I am kinda in the same boat, planning an ED around 1st week of April next year (needs to do it around spring back so I can take my son)
but this report scare me some,...
Forum: European Delivery 09-12-2016, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By HPIA4v2
Anyone ever drive from Munich to Salzburg in April?

Actually will try to connect to Venice then Zurich, most likely in 1st-2nd week of April.
Some info on the net seems indicate winter tires are required all the way until April 15 in Austria, so I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-07-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By HPIA4v2
I got mine from FCP, not BMW OE just BOSCH OEM...

I got mine from FCP, not BMW OE just BOSCH OEM (exact same part), cheaper and guarantee plug-n-play
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-07-2016, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By HPIA4v2
it's pointing to your O2 sensor, a quick check to...

it's pointing to your O2 sensor, a quick check to make sure the connectors are not cracked or broken, they are right under the plastic engine cover. The cables are grey and black
I assume you have...
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