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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-25-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 21,874
Posted By landsharklager
What? A car designed in 2004? Old? Please.... ...

What? A car designed in 2004? Old? Please....
Think how the guys driving e34 and e39s feel. Although their cars are not weighted down with extra electronics..... Nevermind.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-25-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 21,874
Posted By landsharklager
I want them to pay my tickets and fines I...

I want them to pay my tickets and fines I received for having a taillight out. Doubt it will happen. I already fixed it. So no trip in for me.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By landsharklager
I get the same message on my 535xi periodically....

I get the same message on my 535xi periodically. Then it goes away. It (maybe) shows up about once every 3 months, and the car is a daily driver (80+ miles each day, typically weekends as well). I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 21,874
Posted By landsharklager
Got mine fixed!:thumbup: Mine had melted the...

Got mine fixed!:thumbup: Mine had melted the pins so I had to purchase a new carrier. Spliced a larger ground in, and screwed it to the new carrier via a grounding bolt. And it all works!

Damn...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 21,874
Posted By landsharklager
Thank you everyone who'e threaded this water...

Thank you everyone who'e threaded this water before me. I've been fighting this taillight off and on for the past 6 months. Know I have an idea how to fix it myself without worrying about the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By landsharklager
I'm at 103k with mine. Injectors (all 6), Belt...

I'm at 103k with mine. Injectors (all 6), Belt (belt took out front seal), alternator. Oil cooler housing leaks just enough to be annoying. Like SoLucky said, the items just sort of hit sporadically....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,645
Posted By landsharklager
Well, here is my update. I have several thousand...

Well, here is my update. I have several thousand miles on them now (5500). I must say I am really impressed with the tires. We've had more snow here in KC in the past 2 months than I can remember,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,645
Posted By landsharklager
Ordered a set for my 535xi. It's not set up with...

Ordered a set for my 535xi. It's not set up with a Sport Package and I mainly just use to car to commute, no tracking. I will update here after I have them on for a few thousand miles to see what...
Forum: Tools and Miscellaneous 08-19-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 382
Posted By landsharklager
WTB Forward Seal Removal Tool

N40/N42/N45/N46/N52/N53/N54 Forward Crank Seal tools wanted. Need the tool to remove the front seal and re-install a new one.

Would also just be interested in renting or just borrowing the tools....
Forum: General BMW 06-15-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,190
Posted By landsharklager
When I worked for Firestone in College they did...

When I worked for Firestone in College they did something similar. they run a cleaner through your vacuum lines to get pulled through your injectors and intake (theoretically) for 15 minutes. The...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-11-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By landsharklager
Most salesmen will be forced to split the deal. I...

Most salesmen will be forced to split the deal. I have a friend who works in a Chrysler dealer. My parents went in to buy a vehicle from him, but had called earlier and talked to a different salesman...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-11-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,758
Posted By landsharklager
This is where I am thinking. Unless they make the...

This is where I am thinking. Unless they make the pricing on par with the later mentioned, I don't see them really competing in the market. IMO. Would make my next car purchase interesting though.
Forum: 5 Series DIY 06-09-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,498
Posted By landsharklager
535xi Oil Cooler Gasket replacement

Posted in the regular DIY forum for the 1s and 3s.

Maybe this will help someone out. Fix is cheap and easy. $16 for a new gasket. Maybe an hour worth of work.

Had a leak on my oil cooler on my...
Forum: Do-It-Yourself H.Q. 06-09-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,834
Posted By landsharklager
N54 Oil Cooler Gasket Replacement

Maybe this will help someone out. Fix is cheap and easy. $16 for a new gasket. Maybe an hour worth of work.

Had a leak on my oil cooler on my 08 535xi and it was getting annoying. Finally after...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-29-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 25,457
Posted By landsharklager
http://www.forumgarden.com/forums/attachments/did-...

http://www.forumgarden.com/forums/attachments/did-you-know/31565d1270489092-little-known-facts-regarding-world-war-2-holy-thread-resurrection.jpg

What?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 02-29-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,936
Posted By landsharklager
For the plastic oil pan issue.. I don't see why...

For the plastic oil pan issue.. I don't see why an aftermarket Skid-Plate couldn't be bolted on for protection. Granted I haven't seen under one for a possible fit, but it's an option I would think.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By landsharklager
I've been searching the interwebz a lot. Actually...

I've been searching the interwebz a lot. Actually found the factory option offset options



And another site indicating the tire size with those options. (found after posting my OG question....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By landsharklager
535XI Wheel Question

I am looking at getting a set of summer wheels/tires for my xi, and would like a staggered set. I found a set of e46 M3 wheels I liked on craigslist with brand new tires. I believe the rears with the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,759
Posted By landsharklager
Sucks Dude, but if you are just going to sell the...

Sucks Dude, but if you are just going to sell the car, look on the local Craigslist for some wheels that will fit that have decent tread
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,844
Posted By landsharklager
Ding, Ding, Ding. Outside Temperature 37. I...

Ding, Ding, Ding. Outside Temperature 37.

I hate that too. Glad I don't have children asleep ever in the back seat.

Thanks for the heads up. Never know what warnings show up on these cars.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 128,612
Posted By landsharklager
Just seems random, I know they do it with the...

Just seems random, I know they do it with the button, but the other day I drove into a parking garage and they were folded in, I don't remember pushing the button. On another occasion pulled out of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 128,612
Posted By landsharklager
Where are these located? I was thinking that was...

Where are these located? I was thinking that was the one drawback. Will have ot look for those.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 870
Views: 128,612
Posted By landsharklager
I think all of these have been mentioned. 1....

I think all of these have been mentioned.

1. Power Headrest
2. Power outlets in the trunk and passenger foot board
3. Flashlight in the glove compartment
4. Mirrors fold in (Still wonder as to...
Forum: General BMW 08-02-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By landsharklager
I've found typically with ANY car, it is near...

I've found typically with ANY car, it is near impossible to get out of a car what was put into it. Unless you just got a steal of a deal on it in the first place.

Had an old CJ7 I invested about...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-02-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 339
Posted By landsharklager
First Bimmer!

Traded in my truck a few weeks ago on a 535xi :thumbup:

Looks like I won't be paying for Diesel Fuel anymore:p

Loving it so far, catching a lot of **** from my friends and family for driving a...
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