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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 772
Posted By Smokey550i
Found one post that said it was a dealer part ......

Found one post that said it was a dealer part ... $26.00.

Also found this post http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=87339
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,305
Posted By Smokey550i
Here's my baby ... ...

Here's my baby ...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=8638&pictureid=31966
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Smokey550i
Thanks Bick ... I had already decided to do the...

Thanks Bick ... I had already decided to do the plugs myself. But I have the BMW extended warranty and just wanted to know about the reset feature.

Thanks again.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Smokey550i
45k miles and the SM says plugs are due at 45k on...

45k miles and the SM says plugs are due at 45k on a 550i. But 100k miles sounds better.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Smokey550i
'08 550i plug change

The SM at the dealer said if would be $600 to change the plugs. I really like my car, but not enough to spend that kind of money on sparkplugs. I found the "how to" on resetting the computer and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By Smokey550i
try looking at ...

try looking at
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/partgrp.do?model=NV13&mospid=50118&hg=63&fg=05

If I didn't get the right files you can do your own search.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-27-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,138
Posted By Smokey550i
SM just told me my plugs were due too ......

SM just told me my plugs were due too ... 08/550i/42k - he also told me it would be $600 to have the plugs changed. Questioned him about the cost and his reply was "it's part of the BMW experience",...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,292
Posted By Smokey550i
Never even considered putting SAT on my 550 when...

Never even considered putting SAT on my 550 when I ordered her. I did however opt for the iPod/USB port ... I like choosing my own music.

But I wouldn't have bought her without the sport pkg and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-19-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,417
Posted By Smokey550i
Didn't know about the explosive charge ... ...

Didn't know about the explosive charge ...

My 550 died the other day and I jumped it from the trunk without any problems.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 913
Posted By Smokey550i
Had this happen once in another car ... one of...

Had this happen once in another car ... one of the bulbs were burnt out. I put in a new bulb and it fixed the problem.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-04-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,074
Posted By Smokey550i
Yes, yes, maybe and no. There are hundreds, if...

Yes, yes, maybe and no. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of posts on this ... just do a search.

Okay, here we go ...

Yes - you can change the battery (it's not rocket science) just a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-11-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,275
Posted By Smokey550i
$275 (35%) for 5 windows on my 550. Ceramic was...

$275 (35%) for 5 windows on my 550. Ceramic was $400 but I didn't like the reflective properties.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,941
Posted By Smokey550i
Yes I have tint ... 2008 Space Grey. IAW...

Yes I have tint ... 2008 Space Grey. IAW Illinois state law I went 35% on everything except the windshield. Could have gone darker on the rear and passenger, but I would have had to left the tint...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-08-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By Smokey550i
Now is a prime time for using it here in Illinois...

Now is a prime time for using it here in Illinois (SW) due to the rut and all the deer. Just get use to using it without really looking at it.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,626
Posted By Smokey550i
I bought the OEM battery from the dealer and...

I bought the OEM battery from the dealer and installed it myself. Then took the car to the dealer and had them "register" it. Total was $320 vice $435. There are a lot of threads on here about...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,027
Posted By Smokey550i
Just went through this with my 08' 550. Bought...

Just went through this with my 08' 550. Bought the battery from the dealer (stayed OEM), installed it myself and then had the dealer register it. Total cost was right around $320 ... 260 for the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-01-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 617
Posted By Smokey550i
Hey Joe, OBE - read your other post and got...

Hey Joe,

OBE - read your other post and got the answer I needed.
thanks,
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-16-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,915
Posted By Smokey550i
Peace of mind played a big part in my decision. ...

Peace of mind played a big part in my decision. Went with the BMW extended warranty so I wouldn't have to worry about interpretation of coverage or "if" it was covered.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-13-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By Smokey550i
My 08 550i DRL's are turned off/on via the iDrive...

My 08 550i DRL's are turned off/on via the iDrive ... maybe that's what you're missing. But I can't speak to the 05 - sorry.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,375
Posted By Smokey550i
A metric set of sockets will get the job done.

A metric set of sockets will get the job done.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,079
Posted By Smokey550i
My SA told me the extended life bulb were lower...

My SA told me the extended life bulb were lower voltage to make them last longer. The re-program lowered the voltage.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,375
Posted By Smokey550i
I went through the same thing for two weeks,...

I went through the same thing for two weeks, charge and start, would't start. Charge again, starts for day or two, dies again.

From start to finish changing out the battery is less than an hour. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,240
Posted By Smokey550i
Short answer is, ONLY if there is a dead cell in...

Short answer is, ONLY if there is a dead cell in the battery. I started this thread and ended up buying the battery and having it registered. Even though it wouldn't hold a charge, all the cells...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2011, 11:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,079
Posted By Smokey550i
Just happened to my 08' on the right side. Took...

Just happened to my 08' on the right side. Took it to the dealer and then installed the extended life bulbs in both sides and re-programmed the car as well. About 4 hours to do the entire thing. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,375
Posted By Smokey550i
Just went through this with my 08' 550 w/34k...

Just went through this with my 08' 550 w/34k miles. I opted to replace the battery myself with an OEM battery from the dealer, $267.00.

Then they registered it, $60.00 for a total of $327. ...
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