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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By njlou
Thanks for the advice, but in my case I dont use...

Thanks for the advice, but in my case I dont use the car for commuting to work etc. or need it when it snows.
When it does snow to a greater extent, I use my F150 4X4.
In prior years I easily got...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By njlou
These were the tires I wrote about in a prior...

These were the tires I wrote about in a prior tire thread here.:)
These look great and are overlooked in favor of the old standbys.

I have them penciled in for late fall when (hopefully) the will...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 29,819
Posted By njlou
In response - It is a miracle!!! Ever since I...

In response - It is a miracle!!!
Ever since I got the coverage I have not had 1 problem!!!!:thumbup:
However I have heard good things about the coverage. Some accolades online , and other
from...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 421
Posted By njlou
I had a similar problem. The error light told me...

I had a similar problem. The error light told me the rear light was out. When I checked, it was ok. Then it happened again. I figured the car was sending me a message!!!

I removed the bulb and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By njlou
I would expect those results! The MOST power...

I would expect those results!
The MOST power and least restriction is by NO filter at all.
The best filter is a concrete block. So there is compromise here.

IF you want performance you...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,003
Posted By njlou
I would never pay $1900 for a couple of wires....

I would never pay $1900 for a couple of wires. The trick is simply provide that they NEVER touch. A spiral wrap insulation around the bare spots would work. It has to be heat resistant. I am sure...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 788
Posted By njlou
+1

+1
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By njlou
You will not want to hear it, but in NYC you can...

You will not want to hear it, but in NYC you can expect that mileage.
The car is heavy and the engine is large/not efficient.
The 21 mpg most likely had a larger percent of highway miles.
Even if...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 12,314
Posted By njlou
I have been looking at the Michelin Premier A/S. ...

I have been looking at the Michelin Premier A/S.
225/50R17 94V.
I was going to get them at Sam's Club last month but the manager said that I wasnt quite ready, and the tires would be best to start...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 85,196
Posted By njlou
Assuming the battery is good, you most likely...

Assuming the battery is good, you most likely have a computer that does not "sleep".
The systems must shut off after a certain time. if they stay on they drain the battery.
I had that problem with...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By njlou
First guess is that they cut the on-glass printed...

First guess is that they cut the on-glass printed circuit. Some is for the antenna some is the defroster. Check your defroster it may also be cut.
You will have to carefully examine the entire glass...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By njlou
yes you are using more gas and less miles. At...

yes you are using more gas and less miles. At startup the numbers are low to 0.
IF your average MPG is low then you have a problem.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By njlou
just a thought. the reservoir IS the filter. The...

just a thought. the reservoir IS the filter. The filter may be clogged restricting flow. :thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,617
Posted By njlou
I am always amazed at the E60!:thumbup: I also...

I am always amazed at the E60!:thumbup:
I also like the style/performance and "feel".
Although other cars look like the e60 (ie Camry etc - yeah they copy the king!) they have a junky feel.
That...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-16-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 644
Posted By njlou
i have been looking at the "new" Michelin premier...

i have been looking at the "new" Michelin premier A/S tires. They are $182 at Sams Club, with a $70/4 rebate.
Any thoughts??
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 277
Posted By njlou
It seems that the metal ring is what you need....

It seems that the metal ring is what you need. the other plastic piece has no benefit other than information.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-06-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By njlou
I am ready to get Michelin Premier A/S. They are...

I am ready to get Michelin Premier A/S. They are having a $70 rebate sale now.
The tire is realatvely new and "reads" very well. High mileage, high mpg, great handling and a feature that allows it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By njlou
I did the same last year. VERY easy. YES it is...

I did the same last year. VERY easy. YES it is misleading on the order but you do need 2.
Otherwise if you order twice you will be paying additional shipping.
You will have to take out the shop vac...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By njlou
IF you have NO problems leave it alone!! In...

IF you have NO problems leave it alone!!
In violation of BMW procedures, a tire rotation would be suggested, mostly due to the odd tire wear caused by the cambered rear suspension.

I suspect...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 895
Posted By njlou
Same here ......Years ago I read that the...

Same here ......Years ago I read that the transmission is not under as much stress when the Ebrake is on. Also IF you get bumped while parked the transmission gets the hit.:thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 478
Posted By njlou
The answer is clear and has been noted above: ...

The answer is clear and has been noted above:
the cap clearly says CHF11s.:thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-11-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By njlou
You forgot the hourly chime......but at least you...

You forgot the hourly chime......but at least you can shut it off from Idrive.:thumbup:
and the cold outside temp alert!!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-07-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 952
Posted By njlou
I have ~40k miles and there is some left. I...

I have ~40k miles and there is some left. I should get ~45k.
It's about time to "retire" LOL
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-30-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 272
Posted By njlou
From what I understand it should work, however no...

From what I understand it should work, however no one tells you how to return to normal. AND from what I see the information is not that impressive. It seems like a fun project, but I am not willing...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By njlou
Error Code 12158 System error code 12158 means...

Error Code 12158
System error code 12158 means "The function was unable to cache the file." This error code may also display as "ERROR_INTERNET_UNABLE_TO_CACHE_FILE" or as a specific value.

I...
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