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Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-08-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,406
Posted By BillB - PA
The full set was sold last week to another 5...

The full set was sold last week to another 5 series owner! Thanks for looking.

-bill
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-11-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,406
Posted By BillB - PA
FS - BMW Style 135 wheels, Factory TPMS, Snow Tires

The car these belonged to has been replaced by a 135i this year and they do not fit the new car. These were on the car the last two winters with less than 10K on the tires. The wheels have no curb...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-13-2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By BillB - PA
Call the guys at Turner Motorsport. They will...

Call the guys at Turner Motorsport. They will help you find the fitment you need - http://www.turnermotorsport.com/c-88-bmw-h-r-wheel-spacers.aspx

They claim to sell more spacers than anyone for...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-11-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,997
Posted By BillB - PA
I guess I'm old school and lean towards Nube on...

I guess I'm old school and lean towards Nube on this subject. The dishwashing detergent is for dishes and is too harsh for me. Totally agree on the microfiber towels. I buy mine from PakShak in...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-11-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,671
Posted By BillB - PA
I'm guessing the Euro setup uses some type of...

I'm guessing the Euro setup uses some type of flash to pass light in the place of the wide-angle lens used in US-spec lighting. That bulb is only activated in active-lighting mode while turning on...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-11-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,671
Posted By BillB - PA
His car appears to be LCI (08 or later), so...

His car appears to be LCI (08 or later), so finding LED replacements is difficult because most applications don't have the proper ballast. I've tried several sets and finally went with regular...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2011, 02:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,364
Posted By BillB - PA
The hesitation and jerkiness is not normal for...

The hesitation and jerkiness is not normal for these cars. I had thought that the "jerkiness" described above could be a description for the abrupt shifting in manual (S) or sport modes, but the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2011, 01:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,330
Posted By BillB - PA
I have 135s as winter rims. Make sure you have...

I have 135s as winter rims. Make sure you have the correct offset for your car, or you will need spacers. And, make sure you stock up on a supply of foam paint brushes to clean between the spokes,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2011, 01:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,299
Posted By BillB - PA
THAT is funny.....

THAT is funny.....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,472
Posted By BillB - PA
How popular is the SAT option on 535i models? ...

How popular is the SAT option on 535i models? Does anyone know? It seems like most of the posts here are from 550 owners.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2011, 01:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,472
Posted By BillB - PA
I could perform the reset procedure, but it's far...

I could perform the reset procedure, but it's far too much fun when the differences in these modes is so different...

By the way, spent more time over at the 5series forum - they have some product...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,472
Posted By BillB - PA
Some have used "abrupt" to describe the shifts in...

Some have used "abrupt" to describe the shifts in sport mode. I would use the word "slam". It is so noticeable my wife won't ride in the car if I use Sport mode. Says it scares her, lol. Another...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2011, 04:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,472
Posted By BillB - PA
I think DS mode mimics the sport mode of a...

I think DS mode mimics the sport mode of a regular Steptronic, but not sure. There are others on the board that might have more information. I was giving you info from the manual, which you can...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,472
Posted By BillB - PA
Press selector lever toward the left from...

Press selector lever toward the left from transmission position D:
The sport program is activated, and DS is displayed in the instrument cluster; with the sport automatic transmission* also S1 to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-08-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By BillB - PA
or a stone between the pad and the rotor....

or a stone between the pad and the rotor....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2011, 03:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,038
Posted By BillB - PA
People that have had the experience cannot tell...

People that have had the experience cannot tell you - they had to sign legal docs prohibiting them from talking about their deals.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,391
Posted By BillB - PA
I have been running spacers all winter - I've had...

I have been running spacers all winter - I've had to use them because I carried over a set of MSport wheels from a 535XI to my 550 - same issue, rubbing on the front spring perches. Turner...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,868
Posted By BillB - PA
TL, I posted separately that I saw a 535 XIT...

TL, I posted separately that I saw a 535 XIT today at my dealer that had the MSport package. I thought this was rare, so posted the car here on the forums. Tonight I took another look at your sig...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,868
Posted By BillB - PA
I believe TL003, two posts above, has BMW 19's on...

I believe TL003, two posts above, has BMW 19's on his wagon. I think those are BMW Style 128 which come in 8 x19 ET 20, 8.5 x19 ET 18, and 9.5 x 19 ET 32 sizes for RWD or XI cars.

See this link...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 485
Posted By BillB - PA
2008 535 Xi Wagon at my dealer

All,

Not sure if this would be useful to anyone, but my dealer now has a 2008 535 XI wagon that has the Msport package. I have read posts here from folks looking for wagons so felt this might be...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-25-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,426
Posted By BillB - PA
I inquired at the dealership about this and had a...

I inquired at the dealership about this and had a staggered 19" setup on my 335xi. No mods needed.

In looking at the 2008 manual the 535xi lists the following combination for a staggered setup:
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,496
Posted By BillB - PA
550i is rated 360/360 for the 2008 year... Not...

550i is rated 360/360 for the 2008 year... Not sure what the turbo hp figures you are quoting. The N54 has always been rated at 300 hp in the three and five series, although more than one magazine...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,047
Posted By BillB - PA
Look at this website. I contains all wheel...

Look at this website. I contains all wheel styles. Choose the proper year and model and then look for a particular style/size. Once chosen, look at the "ET" value of offset information.
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,757
Posted By BillB - PA
Call the guys at Turner Motorsport. They sell a...

Call the guys at Turner Motorsport. They sell a ton of spacers and know exactly what you need.

http://www.turnermotorsport.com/BMW-E60/c-16-bmw-wheels.aspx

H&R fit perfect and they will make...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2011, 05:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,304
Posted By BillB - PA
To the original poster - this really comes down...

To the original poster - this really comes down to your budget. There are tons of fluids that BMW specifies for changing at various intervals. I was skeptical, so I asked a friend who was a...
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