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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,348
Posted By Jaystyles
TX 550 I had my indy do the job. I did not want...

TX 550 I had my indy do the job. I did not want to mess with the job my self due to ZF's strict oil fill procedure with the car being at certain temperature etc etc. Are you planning on doing this by...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,348
Posted By Jaystyles
I replaced my tranny fluid at 116K along with...

I replaced my tranny fluid at 116K along with sleeves, seals, and trans pan, and filter. It was the best thing ever! Do not flush but a oil change is always good all the time. ZF built the darn ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 15,783
Posted By Jaystyles
Had same the same problem with my 545i buddy....

Had same the same problem with my 545i buddy. Valve stems upgrade cured my problem and will cure yours. Go see your local indy and see what he says as well. 492961
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By Jaystyles
A 72 pager wow. I was given a summary of the...

A 72 pager wow. I was given a summary of the services performed. I did not know a service history can be so detailed. Also if such personal information is in these report then BMW should have a way...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 522
Posted By Jaystyles
Vehicle service records

A buddy of mine had a similar experience with Park Ave BMW of NJ. He had some work done to his car there and he fought with them every step of the way...And to top it off they refused to give him the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-04-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By Jaystyles
I'm in the same boat as you. I've scoured the...

I'm in the same boat as you. I've scoured the internet and I can't find a good review for shocks in the middle. I've been eyeing bilstein's B4 line which is 10% stiffer than OEM according to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By Jaystyles
545i Engine Oil Leak

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By Jaystyles
545i Engine Oil Leak

Find a good indy. If you plan on keeping this car be prepared to do a front-end reseal. This will run you about $2k-$4k on the cheap. I had valve seals done, main seal, valve cover gasket,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By Jaystyles
Congrats. You can find some nice cars at the...

Congrats. You can find some nice cars at the dealership so long as you go armed with information. There is a cost benefit to all things and a trade in beats dealing with creepers coming to your home...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 01-30-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By Jaystyles
New Style of Bosch Ignition Coils

I had the same exact problem happen to me. I ordered the old style coils but got the new style instead. I installed the new style and some kept popping back out and threw fault codes. My bmw indy...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By Jaystyles
Choice between two 04 E60's

I would pass on both cars and keep on lookin. I would stick to my guns and only entertain sport models because it make a world of a difference in my humble opinion. I am a stickler for mint or...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,550
Posted By Jaystyles
I'm running toyo extensa hp mud&snow all season...

I'm running toyo extensa hp mud&snow all season tires and I love them. These are made in the USA and feel great in the snow. We got hit with about 12inches of snow btw sat and last night and I've...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,041
Posted By Jaystyles
One Year with a Decade Old E60

Just learn to do a lot of the repairs your self and stay on top of the repairs, inspection, and maintenance and your bimmer will go to 250K with grace. And it will still be fun to drive with 250K....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By Jaystyles
The B4's are reasonably priced and they're...

The B4's are reasonably priced and they're Bilsteins. I have an E60 sport. I have to see if the B4's will fit my car with out issue. And I wonder is there a limited lifetime warranty on the B4's like...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By Jaystyles
Bilstein B4 or B6

Aber did you commit to a brand yet? Im also in the market for struts and im considering Koni yellow, Bilstein 4 or oem sach super touring. The B4 are 10% firmer than oem which i can live with. I dont...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,322
Posted By Jaystyles
Sweet mustang! Ok I hear ya man.

Sweet mustang! Ok I hear ya man.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,322
Posted By Jaystyles
e60 550i vs f10 550i

Ever considered an M5? I got to ask because i see you've spent a lot of time and cash trying to modify your beast and I say to my self with the money you've spent you have to be in the M5 park ball...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-28-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By Jaystyles
Find a BMW coder and they can disable the seat...

Find a BMW coder and they can disable the seat belt chimes. If you want to try it your self spend some time in the BMW coding section and you can learn how. Dealers wont do this and indys wont...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-24-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,671
Posted By Jaystyles
I guess its a hit or miss with these dealers....

I guess its a hit or miss with these dealers. Those loaner cars do come in handy i must admit. Yea if you dont have a nice warm garage it sucks working on your in the winter.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-24-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,671
Posted By Jaystyles
$1,200! That is just highway robbery. The...

$1,200! That is just highway robbery. The stealership prey on our ignorance. You know the cookies,coffee and soda provided by the dealership to us the John Q public is paid for by us via the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,671
Posted By Jaystyles
Water Pump Failure

Bako-Dan,

This is why i joined bimmerfest and other like BMW enthusiast forums, knowledge! I'm happy you knew enough information to arm your self from the BMW stealership. These places are only...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,685
Posted By Jaystyles
+1. You said it! I some times get asked about how...

+1. You said it! I some times get asked about how come my bimmer looks so good and has lasted so long to be a 2004 with 150k. My reply is to the effect of that I'm religious about maintenance, washes...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Jaystyles
As Jay mentioned just send him a private message...

As Jay mentioned just send him a private message once you find him. Yes his prices are decent compared to BMW or a local BMW indy. He knows his stuff and has contributed some good information the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By Jaystyles
Looking for a bmw certified technician in NYC area

Contact member bmwoem1. He's always get tied up but see if he has time to work on your car. I've visited him a couple times. He's a decent guy and very knowledgeable.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-09-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By Jaystyles
You stole that car for a little over $7k with...

You stole that car for a little over $7k with 61,000 miles. I've been a 545i sport owner since 2011 and I love the crap out of my car! Yea, did i have to do some major repairs to keep it a well oil...
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