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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2016, 06:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,436
Posted By terrystu
You would never want to do a power flush on your...

You would never want to do a power flush on your tranny, as it will likely loosen up particles that you don't want circulating in your fluid.
Do the drain and fill as suggested by your indy, just...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-25-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,327
Posted By terrystu
I have basically the same answer whenever this...

I have basically the same answer whenever this type of discussion comes up about fluid changes and service intervals.

Would you rather do the recommended service and not need it - or not do the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,974
Posted By terrystu
If CR ever enthusiastically endorsed a BMW, I...

If CR ever enthusiastically endorsed a BMW, I would probably never buy another one.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 697
Posted By terrystu
I would go with 17" wheels, if they will fit over...

I would go with 17" wheels, if they will fit over your calipers, as you want a fairly high aspect ratio for snow. Buying now is probably a good idea, as you may be able to take advantage of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 50,390
Posted By terrystu
The Route 66 "Easy Street" plan is much more...

The Route 66 "Easy Street" plan is much more comprehensive than the BMW CPO, so I believe this type of repair is likely covered, but I naturally can't say with certainty. Just be sure you specify...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By terrystu
Normally, this is the sort of job I would do...

Normally, this is the sort of job I would do myself, but with temps in the teens in NH, my garage is waaaay too cold for that sort of endeavor. My local dealer charged me $1159.00 for the WP, Tstat,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,521
Posted By terrystu
I suppose it all comes down to priorities. I have...

I suppose it all comes down to priorities. I have always done my own oil changes on all my cars, for various reasons.

First and foremost, I don't trust the dealers. When I do it, I know the crush...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By terrystu
You most definitely do not need to finance your...

You most definitely do not need to finance your car to get the Route 66 warranty. I simply opened a savings account with a local credit union and purchased the warranty. While PenFed is a popular...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-25-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By terrystu
Bump. Hoping some wagon owner out there can...

Bump.

Hoping some wagon owner out there can help.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-24-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By terrystu
Question on E61 rear brake pad sensor

I am about to do new pads and rotors on my '08 E61, and I recall that the last time I changed pads, I was able to follow the lead from the rear brake pad wear sensor up to the inner wheel well and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 842
Posted By terrystu
+1 for Gummi-Pfledge I have been using this...

+1 for Gummi-Pfledge

I have been using this for thirty years on all the rubber weatherstripping and seals on my
1985 M635CSI, and they are soft and supple as a cheerleader's thigh - but not...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,778
Posted By terrystu
So, I need to purchase OEM M5 brake ducts and...

So, I need to purchase OEM M5 brake ducts and foam pads from the BMW dealer?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-16-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,778
Posted By terrystu
Thanks for the response. I didn't know the...

Thanks for the response. I didn't know the fenders were wider. I had already checked out Umnitza, but I thought OEM might be better quality and fitment. Obviously not possible.

I'll take a look at...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-15-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,778
Posted By terrystu
M5 front bumper upgrade

I am considering trying to find a used M5 OEM post LCI front bumper for my 2008 E61.

My thinking is that it would wind up costing less than aftermarket as it would come with the bracketry and fog...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-15-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By terrystu
My photographic skills roughly equal those of my...

My photographic skills roughly equal those of my golf game, but I'll take some pics this weekend and post them.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By terrystu
Wait until you start checking the weight of of...

Wait until you start checking the weight of of those wheel options. Many of them are ungodly heavy, which was a major consideration for me.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By terrystu
Your calculations are correct, but they don't...

Your calculations are correct, but they don't apply to my situation. The wheels I wanted only came in a 43 offset, hence the spacers. Real world vs. theoretical.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,056
Posted By terrystu
I am running 18X9.5 D-Force wheels all around on...

I am running 18X9.5 D-Force wheels all around on my E61, with 43 offset.

I needed 10mm spacers front and rear. Measuring the front clearance to the strut, with the car laden on ramps, it is 1/4...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By terrystu
I always get mine on Amazon. Best price,...

I always get mine on Amazon. Best price, convenience, and free shipping. Just enter your year and model.

Sometimes more than one manufacturer will show up. As others have posted, select the Bosch....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,186
Posted By terrystu
Hey, boo, be sure you have met the required...

Hey, boo, be sure you have met the required minimum number of posts before you publish that confirmation.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,360
Posted By terrystu
Definitely go with Rt. 66 "Easy Street". As many...

Definitely go with Rt. 66 "Easy Street". As many have posted before, this is absolutely the best, most reliable warranty company out there.

I have had many repairs done on my E61, with never an...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By terrystu
I'm getting a lidar alert, not K-band, so I'm...

I'm getting a lidar alert, not K-band, so I'm sure you are correct about the active cruise. It is
definitely the Audi's, as the alert continues until I pass the offending vehicle. My Passport is
an...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By terrystu
No, the "slam on the brakes" comment was supposed...

No, the "slam on the brakes" comment was supposed to be tongue-in-cheek. I can see it didn't come across in typing as it might aurally.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By terrystu
I have an old Escort Passport. It has served me...

I have an old Escort Passport. It has served me well, but perhaps the newer models filter out the car-based signals?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By terrystu
Urge to kill people with lane departure warning

Well, not really, but it is very annoying when my radar detector suddenly starts going crazy, and as I slam on the brakes I realize its just someone ahead of me with their GD radar operated lane...
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