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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-08-2011, 09:09 PM
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Views: 613,976
Posted By sigterm
Evo sync'd without issue to a 2005 545i.

Evo sync'd without issue to a 2005 545i.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-30-2010, 05:32 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 198,185
Posted By sigterm
Seems like it's always something with these cars,...

Seems like it's always something with these cars, sigh. By the way, for those keeping score, the dealer I got it from is now completely blowing me off and ignoring all attempts at contact. Thanks to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 198,185
Posted By sigterm
An authorized BMW dealer did after inspecting the...

An authorized BMW dealer did after inspecting the vehicle, another one said it was fine. Kinda hard to say.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 198,185
Posted By sigterm
They tried that, it seemed to slightly help but...

They tried that, it seemed to slightly help but only for a short time.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-22-2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 198,185
Posted By sigterm
Yeah, but when BMW recommends a new tranny to the...

Yeah, but when BMW recommends a new tranny to the dealer, they decline and then another BMW dealership says the tranny is fine, that puts me as the consumer in a bind b/c who am I to believe? How do...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-21-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 198,185
Posted By sigterm
Yeah, and the place I got it from took it to...

Yeah, and the place I got it from took it to another BMW dealership and they did a full inspection looking for that issue and found no problems and said nothing was wrong with it. So the place I got...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-21-2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 198,185
Posted By sigterm
Dealer said they found nothing wrong with tranny,...

Dealer said they found nothing wrong with tranny, they took it to another bmw dealership which "confirmed" the same thing so now I'm out in the cold with this pos car. It's been nothing but a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-21-2010, 06:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,924
Posted By sigterm
I've driven both a 335 and a 545 and honestly, it...

I've driven both a 335 and a 545 and honestly, it would be hard to dislike or be disappointed in either one. No matter which way you slice it they are both great cars (hello, they're BMWs ;)). That...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-12-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 198,185
Posted By sigterm
yeah the recommendation sheet I got from bmw...

yeah the recommendation sheet I got from bmw showed the previously declined work. I had the specific dates and mileage from my bmw SA too.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 198,185
Posted By sigterm
The shop I got mine from is replacing the...

The shop I got mine from is replacing the transmission for free with a year warranty.. just waiting on parts. Yay!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 198,185
Posted By sigterm
@aiwapro: I laid out the entire mechatronics...

@aiwapro: I laid out the entire mechatronics reasoning, this thread (and others like it), the invoice above, etc etc so they knew what they were looking for and did not find it.

@Bad Debt: I spoke...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-09-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 198,185
Posted By sigterm
Update: Ugh so apparently the mechatronic unit...

Update: Ugh so apparently the mechatronic unit checked out fine but the transmission is wrecked due to overheating. It gets worse though, the used dealership I got it from had brought the car to the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-09-2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 198,185
Posted By sigterm
Update: I spoke with BMWNA finally and while they...

Update: I spoke with BMWNA finally and while they wouldn't admit that this issue was a known problem, they said I should start by having my local dealership pull all the codes and give it a general...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-09-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 198,185
Posted By sigterm
I got in touch with BMWNA but so far they have...

I got in touch with BMWNA but so far they have been very unhelpful. I'm trying to work my way past the low level form mail response people and talk to an actual supervisor or manager. Last I heard...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-04-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 198,185
Posted By sigterm
I've tried contact BMWNA about this but so far...

I've tried contact BMWNA about this but so far have been met with silence. This is complete BS if they ignore customers with potential safety issues. Not only that but the constant gear hunting and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-02-2010, 11:21 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 198,185
Posted By sigterm
Well the dealership says I can't get mine fixed...

Well the dealership says I can't get mine fixed through a puma case since it's past the normal 4 year warranty and like a dummy (I guess) I didn't buy CPO. Still, you would hope that BMW would be...
Forum: Southwest Regional - AZ, NM, NV, OK, TX, and UT 09-19-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,718
Posted By sigterm
The wood interior, and although that sort of...

The wood interior, and although that sort of thing can go horribly wrong (ie, most Jags) I think it looks great in the e60.
Forum: Southwest Regional - AZ, NM, NV, OK, TX, and UT 09-19-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,718
Posted By sigterm
I love the 6 series with an indecent passion,...

I love the 6 series with an indecent passion, they're just a bit out of my price range right now. I'm hoping to pick one up used in the coming years. For now though I mucho <3 my 545i. It's still...
Forum: Southwest Regional - AZ, NM, NV, OK, TX, and UT 09-18-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,718
Posted By sigterm
Yeah, 2005 545i Sport with an Arizona highways...

Yeah, 2005 545i Sport with an Arizona highways custom plate.. usually on the 60 around 6:30am or 4:30pm ish.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,201
Posted By sigterm
I've had mine for only a couple of months and to...

I've had mine for only a couple of months and to be honest there have been a few headache. I had to replace the transmission thermometer and a valve cover of some kind, and I have a mild case of the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-10-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,201
Posted By sigterm
Awesome, that car is the yin to my yang: ...

Awesome, that car is the yin to my yang:

http://sotech.org/images/bmwcrop.jpg

Same year, also mint condition, and also Sport/Premium, though no cold weather package, but I live in Arizona so...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 198,185
Posted By sigterm
Christ, that rather blows. I could swing it if I...

Christ, that rather blows. I could swing it if I absolutely had to, but there are tons of other things I'd rather drop $5k on, car-related or otherwise.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 987
Posted By sigterm
Clearly none of you live in Phoenix, hehe. When...

Clearly none of you live in Phoenix, hehe. When it's 115 degrees out, you'll take as dark as you can get!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 983
Posted By sigterm
http://www.gforcechips.com/bmw545i.aspx $69...

http://www.gforcechips.com/bmw545i.aspx

$69 for 60hp? Yeah right. I have a very hard time believing that, especially on a non-turbo.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 198,185
Posted By sigterm
Hmm, and how much does that usually cost? I've...

Hmm, and how much does that usually cost? I've looked around here and elsewhere but haven't found any good sources for what to expect. Also, my issue more of a hesitation than the "slamming" some...
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