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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 89
Posted By CRUECK
Milwaukee Area Indy's

Hi All,
I recently relocated to Milwaukee and was wondering if anyone had any recommendations on a good local independent service facility?

Thank in Advance!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,214
Posted By CRUECK
To sum up my love of the E60, next month I'll be...

To sum up my love of the E60, next month I'll be driving from Boston to Milwaukee in my 535 and am literally counting down the days until I get to make the drive. I make this trip twice a year and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By CRUECK
Are those stock 550 rims painted or aftermarket?

Are those stock 550 rims painted or aftermarket?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By CRUECK
I had this same problem in mine and put an...

I had this same problem in mine and put an adhesive overlay medallion on it. I was worried that it would look bulky over the original, but after installing it I couldn't even tell a difference. I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 615
Posted By CRUECK
Beautiful car congratulations! Bummer on the Fox,...

Beautiful car congratulations! Bummer on the Fox, I've got an 89 gt with a 347 stroker that has been in various states of disrepair the last 3 years.

My current car is a 2010 535 that I love and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By CRUECK
My original comment on the AWD vs. RWD didn't...

My original comment on the AWD vs. RWD didn't have to do with reliability, it was more just about driving dynamics. I think being AWD makes the BMW lose a little bit of that something special that...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By CRUECK
I bought a 535xi with a 6mt about a year ago and...

I bought a 535xi with a 6mt about a year ago and still find any excuse I can find to take the car out for a drive. The N54 engine takes a lot of flak on the internet, but from a performance...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,078
Posted By CRUECK
I have a 2010 535i xDrive and wish that I would...

I have a 2010 535i xDrive and wish that I would have went with the RWD. It handles well in snow, but after driving it for a few months I fell in love and am now hesitant to subjecting it to salt here...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,916
Posted By CRUECK
Has anyone put these wheels on their e60? I was...

Has anyone put these wheels on their e60? I was going to put Beyern Mesh on mine, but that pic has me re-considering.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-01-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By CRUECK
Any thoughts on a stock+cobb 535 vs. b8 s4? I...

Any thoughts on a stock+cobb 535 vs. b8 s4? I know we're giving up anywhere from 200 - 400 lbs, but would have about a 40 hp advantage.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-31-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By CRUECK
Any comparisons between Cobb'd 535 vs s4

I was wondering if anyone has seen or done a performance comparison between the current B8 S4 and a 535 with a Cobb tune?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By CRUECK
Thanks for the quick replies, BPG is the closest...

Thanks for the quick replies, BPG is the closest to me I'll give them a shot.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-17-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By CRUECK
Bavarian Performance Group - Boston Area

Hi All,
My 2010 535 is off warranty as of October. I was wondering if anyone has taken their car into Bavarian Performance Group in Winchester? Any opinions/reviews would be appreciated. Also any...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,389
Posted By CRUECK
Any issue with running 245/40/18 (front) and...

Any issue with running 245/40/18 (front) and 285/35/18 (rear)? I ran it through the Tire calculator and it comes to a .533% difference. I believe this is acceptable, but was hoping to confirm with...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-07-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,019
Posted By CRUECK
I was at the dealer today to get my taillight...

I was at the dealer today to get my taillight fixed since it failed this week. According to my dealership they have not received any taillight related recall from BMW yet.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,011
Posted By CRUECK
Some ignorant fool (me) started that rumor about...

Some ignorant fool (me) started that rumor about being able to turn xDrive off. I was confusing my 535 with my G37x in which I could shut it off.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-17-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,389
Posted By CRUECK
Thanks for the Amazon tip. They're over $200 now...

Thanks for the Amazon tip. They're over $200 now but with Prime shippings free. Core, how does your setup do in wintry/snowy conditions? Now I'm just torn between the silver or the black. Car is...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,389
Posted By CRUECK
The seller on those Beyern rims couldn't confirm...

The seller on those Beyern rims couldn't confirm what the offsets were so I gave up on him. I'll probably be buying a new set of 18 x 8.5 and 18 x 9.5 in the rear. 19" rims are probably not a good...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-15-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,389
Posted By CRUECK
Thanks for the pics, beautiful car. Those 285's...

Thanks for the pics, beautiful car. Those 285's in the back really do it justice.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,389
Posted By CRUECK
Thanks. Probably not lowering for a while, was...

Thanks. Probably not lowering for a while, was just curious since your wheels looked like they filled out the wheel opening nicely. Do you have any pics of your car? Specifically from the back/3/4...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,389
Posted By CRUECK
Thanks for the reply. Love the look of your...

Thanks for the reply. Love the look of your setup. Is your car lowered, did you have to roll the fenders and do you have any rubbing issues?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-10-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By CRUECK
This happened to me when I first bought my 2010....

This happened to me when I first bought my 2010. It was pretty embarrassing, but I had to take it to the dealer to get if fixed. Turned out that the cigarette lighter wasn't pushed in all the way and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-09-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,389
Posted By CRUECK
Beyern Rim Question

Hey Experts, my apologies for starting yet another question on rims, but I searched an couldn't find any specific information on Beyern Rims. I was wondering if these rims would fit on my 2010 535i...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 921
Posted By CRUECK
Yes, this happens to me as well. It will randomly...

Yes, this happens to me as well. It will randomly stop about 3" higher than its normal low resting place. Has anyone had success resolving this issue?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-28-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,011
Posted By CRUECK
I purchased a 2010 535i xDrive with a 6 speed a...

I purchased a 2010 535i xDrive with a 6 speed a couple of months ago. The clutch is a little mushy and the shifter clunkier than I was expecting, that being said I would still take it over an...
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