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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By Theduke
Hopefully a lesson learned prior to purchasing

Hopefully a lesson learned prior to purchasing
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 848
Posted By Theduke
Joe, I have a 2010 535i xDrive with the 6MT and...

Joe,
I have a 2010 535i xDrive with the 6MT and Msport pkg. it is an excellent car and love the manual. Soo much more fun to drive than the auto.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,247
Posted By Theduke
You learn something new every day. Did a google...

You learn something new every day. Did a google search and found this... Is this what you are referring to?

http://jadeturtle.com/bmw/
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By Theduke
Lets see a pic of these lights.

Lets see a pic of these lights.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,247
Posted By Theduke
Why would you need rear fog lights?? I can't...

Why would you need rear fog lights?? I can't imagine that would be DOT legal?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By Theduke
Tell them that and that you won't give them any...

Tell them that and that you won't give them any future business.
This should be a standard item for BMW brake job. You can get away without replacing sometimes, but I believe that it is...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By Theduke
Sheer laziness or attempt at margin enhancement...

Sheer laziness or attempt at margin enhancement on the job. Most likely the latter.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-03-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,068
Posted By Theduke
Go Utes! Sorry. U of U grad and it's football...

Go Utes!
Sorry. U of U grad and it's football season - couldn't resist!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,172
Posted By Theduke
Living with it Would drive me nuts.:mad:

Living with it Would drive me nuts.:mad:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By Theduke
Not sure about this one. Sounds a little risky...

Not sure about this one. Sounds a little risky knowing the amount of and cost of BMW electronics. I would wait a while to see if someone chimes in with a better solution first.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,346
Posted By Theduke
When you check it, lift the module out of the...

When you check it, lift the module out of the tray and inspect all sides for any signs if corrosion. Also look around for any signs of dried up water.

You may also wano do a search on the sunroof...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By Theduke
Some code readers allow clearing the codes. If...

Some code readers allow clearing the codes. If not the dealer or Indy shop can clear it for you.
Some auto part stores will even allow you to borrow a reader to clear the codes (if it is generic...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By Theduke
Any idea of what triggered it? Did you have any...

Any idea of what triggered it? Did you have any work done? Make any other modifications?
Have you tried clearing it and it keeps coming back? How long have you had the issue?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,346
Posted By Theduke
Have you tried removing your spare tire and...

Have you tried removing your spare tire and checking to make sure there is no signs of water damage where the module sits? Seems to be a common issue when sun roof drains clog and flood the trunk. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 689
Posted By Theduke
Maybe you would get a response in the...

Maybe you would get a response in the motorsports, racing and track forum
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-28-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By Theduke
I thought that you were not supposed to run...

I thought that you were not supposed to run staggered wheels on the xdrive?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,685
Posted By Theduke
Was the owner running a 335 with the N54 motor...

Was the owner running a 335 with the N54 motor and FBO/JB4 or was this in a 535?

No doubt the the JB4 is a proven performer and probably the most affordable and flexible tune, but for a guy that...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,300
Posted By Theduke
If your oil temp is too hot, would you not...

If your oil temp is too hot, would you not already have coolant that is too hot? Does the radiator and coolant not do the majority of the engine temp regulation and thus have a cooling effect on the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,726
Posted By Theduke
I was thinking the same thing initially!

I was thinking the same thing initially!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,685
Posted By Theduke
True on mpg and adding JB4 to 335 will definitely...

True on mpg and adding JB4 to 335 will definitely increase the fun. However, adding more HP and enjoying that HP does not = better mpg. You can however, quickly change the "map" back to stock and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,685
Posted By Theduke
Never thought about the tint and how it might...

Never thought about the tint and how it might help and it definitely sucks to jam your front lip into a parking block. I would still prefer the other optionsver just PDC, but good info for OP to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,726
Posted By Theduke
You can definitely add a new front bumper that...

You can definitely add a new front bumper that looks like the M5. I believe that it is the M-tech kit.
There is also a tool coding [I]that you can do (or have done) to change the lighting as well...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,534
Posted By Theduke
Post a pic - love to See it. I don't think you...

Post a pic - love to See it. I don't think you will be sad about not getting a black car - it is hands down the biggest pain in the ass to keep clean. It does look good, though.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,827
Posted By Theduke
Well said and very informative Bimmerfan52. ...

Well said and very informative Bimmerfan52.

BTW, there was a post over on N54tech where a guy posted pictures of his failed jack stand! luckily he was not under the car - You never know.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-26-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,685
Posted By Theduke
No real experience with aftermarket installation....

No real experience with aftermarket installation. I don't have it on my car, but have driven many other cars with it. Definitely comes in handy at times, but I don't think it is selectable on/off is...
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