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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,127
Posted By cheapa55
that's BS. how do so many of these cars all have...

that's BS. how do so many of these cars all have the same problems. I swear, BMW must use cheap parts. My 335 also has a lot of same problems as other owners. Thanks for the heads up. I'll find...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,127
Posted By cheapa55
did you get it checked out? My wife's car just...

did you get it checked out? My wife's car just had that warning yesterday but we haven't done anything for a couple of months (no oil changes). And this morning there was oil in the garage. I'm...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 08-28-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 290,076
Posted By cheapa55
I finally replaced the trim for my e60. What a...

I finally replaced the trim for my e60. What a pain in the rear! It's so easy if you know how to do it. My next attempt (if I keep the car that long) will only take 5-10min.

tips for the next...
Forum: 5 Series DIY 05-24-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 290,076
Posted By cheapa55
I'm so glad I found this thread. My wife made an...

I'm so glad I found this thread. My wife made an appt with BMW to replace her top front windshield cover and they quoted something like $300. I think I'll attempt this diy and if all else fails,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 188,017
Posted By cheapa55
FYI, my car has been doing this for more than 1...

FYI, my car has been doing this for more than 1 month. This past weekend, my wife turned on the car and got an "Engine malfunction, Increased Emissions" alert and the car was shaking very badly. We...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 188,017
Posted By cheapa55
I believe it's extended warranty on that part...

I believe it's extended warranty on that part only. Let me know if I'm wrong.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 188,017
Posted By cheapa55
That sucks! My wife has mentioned she felt like...

That sucks! My wife has mentioned she felt like someone hit her in the past as well, even to the point where she got out of the car to check. Our brake booster also went out. we have about 70K...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 188,017
Posted By cheapa55
Thanks! I'll have to check. btw, how do I...

Thanks! I'll have to check. btw, how do I check. :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 188,017
Posted By cheapa55
Crap! so I do have same transmission issues are...

Crap! so I do have same transmission issues are everyone else here? not good. didn't want to have to do a $5K repair job.

anyone know the long term problems if we don't repair it?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 188,017
Posted By cheapa55
wow, I just discovered this thread as I was...

wow, I just discovered this thread as I was searching for the problem I have. Sounds like the same as what you guys are experiencing. however, in addition, when I put it in Reverse when it's cold,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2008, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,561
Posted By cheapa55
Just called my SA and he said the recall was done...

Just called my SA and he said the recall was done on my car in 05'!!! Is this a new recall?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-26-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,912
Posted By cheapa55
who has the best price on M Tech?

who has the best price on M Tech?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,252
Posted By cheapa55
OMG, my wife's 5er just got keyed. Looks just...

OMG, my wife's 5er just got keyed. Looks just like yours, but all three panels. She works at a high school and some kid must have done it. Bastards!!!

How did the repair come out and how much...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-05-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,171
Posted By cheapa55
That's what I figured. Thanks! I know I'll want...

That's what I figured. Thanks! I know I'll want to do it later in the future though on another car but it's not the right time to do it now.
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-05-2007, 03:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,171
Posted By cheapa55
is there much of a benefit besides a free trip? ...

is there much of a benefit besides a free trip? after plane ticket and lodging bottom line price is the same right? reason is that I don't have time to leave work.

What is the cheapest prepaid...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 11-05-2007, 11:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,171
Posted By cheapa55
I"m in the same situation. I drive about 30-40K...

I"m in the same situation. I drive about 30-40K mi/year. Can you guys clarify how the 24mo lease will work? Are we pre paying for the extra miles? and someone mentioned ED? does that mean we...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-02-2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,627
Posted By cheapa55
i appreciate all the comments and suggestions. ...

i appreciate all the comments and suggestions. after much deliberation and number crunching and "soul" searching, I will give up on a bmw. I know the 3 series will top the drive of the 5 and it is...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-02-2007, 07:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,627
Posted By cheapa55
I do plan to pay cash at the end. I make plenty...

I do plan to pay cash at the end. I make plenty of money but have spent wayyy too much this year. And rolling into an equity doesn't make sense to me since I'll be paying at least 6% for 15 yrs vs...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,627
Posted By cheapa55
yeah, but i'm not a member. :) and I don't want...

yeah, but i'm not a member. :) and I don't want to open another bank account. Thanks though.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,627
Posted By cheapa55
PHewww! That makes my choice much easier. Using...

PHewww! That makes my choice much easier. Using the lease calculator provided earlier (thanks!), and comparing buying it.

Lease 36 mo with 2500 dp, I have to pay about $500/month with about...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,627
Posted By cheapa55
wait a minute. so I am responsible for the...

wait a minute. so I am responsible for the miles? even if I buy the car at the end? that doesn't make sense. or does it?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2007, 06:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,627
Posted By cheapa55
the lease rates on the other forum doesn't show...

the lease rates on the other forum doesn't show 42 month leases. Should I assume it's the same as 36 or 48 months?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,627
Posted By cheapa55
Here is the lease calculator output. To clarify,...

Here is the lease calculator output. To clarify, I would pay about $2500 down, $500/month, and at the end pay the residual value of $22301??? Is that right?
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Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2007, 04:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,627
Posted By cheapa55
my built car is msrp $38450 Lease with $2500...

my built car is msrp $38450
Lease with $2500 down and 42 months came out the cheapest $501/month with 10K mi/year (which won't matter hopefully since I'll buy it at the end)

question, why is 42mo...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,627
Posted By cheapa55
So if I purchase at the end of lease, should I...

So if I purchase at the end of lease, should I just choose the lowest mileage lease to pay the lowest monthly payment?
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