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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By Jaystyles
This is why you should only take your car to an...

This is why you should only take your car to an indy mechanic who specializes in BMW. Statements like needing new calipers are off the wall. I personally think these guys are trying to rip you off....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-27-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,430
Posted By Jaystyles
Please elaborate on exactly what you bought at...

Please elaborate on exactly what you bought at radio shack...I'm interested in the sport button mod and if i can get the parts at the shack then why not. Please give us an itemized list of parts...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By Jaystyles
faults??? You have to state what faults you are...

faults??? You have to state what faults you are getting in order for us to properly advise you buddy.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By Jaystyles
What motor do you have? I recently had my...

What motor do you have? I recently had my eccentric shaft sensor changed and it required removing the valve cover on my V8 N62 motor. While in there my indy recommended changing the spark plug tubes....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By Jaystyles
steering wheel squeek

I just started having this issue...Would like to find out how to fix.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By Jaystyles
Welcome! She's a beaut.

Welcome! She's a beaut.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By Jaystyles
Just find a local indy that specializes in BMW or...

Just find a local indy that specializes in BMW or German cars. They should have all the proper goodies to get you aligned. That's what I did. It cost me $80 bucks.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 646
Posted By Jaystyles
New Bilstein Front Struts and Thrust Arms-- New Ride Height!

As per Bilstein the B4 are 10% stiffer than oem. They cost about half the price of oem especially if you have factory sport springs. I have 159k on my fiver and one of my struts just started to leak...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By Jaystyles
Bluetooth missing from idrive?

Look in your trunk behind the panels on the driver side and see if you have a tcu(regular looking sliver metallic box). If you do then your half way there. Next you will have to find an experienced...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 460
Posted By Jaystyles
Considering a purchase

Like 98polecat said see if you can find out more about the car's service history. The car looks very clean. 218,276 are pretty high miles. Considering the miles you'll be doing per year (21k) you...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By Jaystyles
N62 Build Thread

Have you guys read "so you just bought an E60(sticky at very top)"? Very useful spot on information. I've been a proud owner of a 545i with an automatic gear box and had all the leaks known to these...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 03-17-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,333
Posted By Jaystyles
Is there a difference between a magna flow x pipe...

Is there a difference between a magna flow x pipe vs a generic brand stainless steel x-pipe, besides price? Thanks in advance.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,715
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, 06:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,715
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, 09:02 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 18,533
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, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 598
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, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 598
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, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
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, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By Jaystyles
545i Engine Oil Leak

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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
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, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
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, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
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, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
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, 11:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,639
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, 11:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,194
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....
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