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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,495
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, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 933
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....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By Jaystyles
The B4's are reasonably priced and they're...

The B4's are reasonably priced and they're Bilsteins. I have an E60 sport. I have to see if the B4's will fit my car with out issue. And I wonder is there a limited lifetime warranty on the B4's like...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-21-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By Jaystyles
Bilstein B4 or B6

Aber did you commit to a brand yet? Im also in the market for struts and im considering Koni yellow, Bilstein 4 or oem sach super touring. The B4 are 10% firmer than oem which i can live with. I dont...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,156
Posted By Jaystyles
Sweet mustang! Ok I hear ya man.

Sweet mustang! Ok I hear ya man.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-02-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,156
Posted By Jaystyles
e60 550i vs f10 550i

Ever considered an M5? I got to ask because i see you've spent a lot of time and cash trying to modify your beast and I say to my self with the money you've spent you have to be in the M5 park ball...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-28-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By Jaystyles
Find a BMW coder and they can disable the seat...

Find a BMW coder and they can disable the seat belt chimes. If you want to try it your self spend some time in the BMW coding section and you can learn how. Dealers wont do this and indys wont...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-24-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,631
Posted By Jaystyles
I guess its a hit or miss with these dealers....

I guess its a hit or miss with these dealers. Those loaner cars do come in handy i must admit. Yea if you dont have a nice warm garage it sucks working on your in the winter.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-24-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,631
Posted By Jaystyles
$1,200! That is just highway robbery. The...

$1,200! That is just highway robbery. The stealership prey on our ignorance. You know the cookies,coffee and soda provided by the dealership to us the John Q public is paid for by us via the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,631
Posted By Jaystyles
Water Pump Failure

Bako-Dan,

This is why i joined bimmerfest and other like BMW enthusiast forums, knowledge! I'm happy you knew enough information to arm your self from the BMW stealership. These places are only...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,474
Posted By Jaystyles
+1. You said it! I some times get asked about how...

+1. You said it! I some times get asked about how come my bimmer looks so good and has lasted so long to be a 2004 with 150k. My reply is to the effect of that I'm religious about maintenance, washes...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Jaystyles
As Jay mentioned just send him a private message...

As Jay mentioned just send him a private message once you find him. Yes his prices are decent compared to BMW or a local BMW indy. He knows his stuff and has contributed some good information the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Jaystyles
Looking for a bmw certified technician in NYC area

Contact member bmwoem1. He's always get tied up but see if he has time to work on your car. I've visited him a couple times. He's a decent guy and very knowledgeable.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-09-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By Jaystyles
You stole that car for a little over $7k with...

You stole that car for a little over $7k with 61,000 miles. I've been a 545i sport owner since 2011 and I love the crap out of my car! Yea, did i have to do some major repairs to keep it a well oil...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-07-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By Jaystyles
Communication option in iDrive

Find a BMW coder and tell them what you're trying to do and they'll know exactly what to do. Some use ncs expert or inpa. They go into the car's on board computer and work their magic. I got my aux...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By Jaystyles
Communication option in iDrive

474390

Yes the tcu is a sliver box located on your LH side of the trunk. You should have a bluetooth symbol on it. It's amazing that additional features can me woken up and added with coding!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-05-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By Jaystyles
Communication option in iDrive

Look in your trunk and see if you have a tcu. If you do then you can get your bluetooth to work and paired to your cell phone. I had the same issue with my 2004 fiver and i took it to various indys...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-04-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By Jaystyles
Ricky...We need those codes. You don't want to...

Ricky...We need those codes. You don't want to take shot in the dark with these cars. Trust me.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By Jaystyles
I totally agree Lexus are comfortable cars but...

I totally agree Lexus are comfortable cars but boring to drive. In fact I find lots of cars boring to drive. BMW's are just amazing to drive!!
I'm gonna keep my fiver for a while and don't worry...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-30-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By Jaystyles
new member introduction

Welcome to bimmerfest. A place where you can share your enthusiasm for BMW cars and learn to keep your German beast running for a long time!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-30-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 586
Posted By Jaystyles
I currently don't have cross drilles/slotted...

I currently don't have cross drilles/slotted rotors however I've had them on a few other cars that I've sold in the past 6 years and no I did not notice a difference. I loved the look of them. The...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-29-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 586
Posted By Jaystyles
Cutting Rotors?

Dude,

Cross drills/slotted are not to be cut ever. You just buy them and put them on and that's it. Once they're wrapped you repeat the cycle and buy a new set.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By Jaystyles
Yea Bimmers are great cars but lose there value...

Yea Bimmers are great cars but lose there value significantly after about 6-7 years. Its due to leases, new chassis coming out and high repair cost on BMWs with 100k plus miles drives the value down...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 457
Posted By Jaystyles
ZLTFUL Awesome I'll keep that in mind next...

ZLTFUL

Awesome I'll keep that in mind next time I'm looking for blades. Prior to this tread I had no idea Bosch made OE fit blades. Thanks.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-25-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 457
Posted By Jaystyles
Wiper blade replacements? Dealer or Aftermarket?

I agree with this gentleman. I tried the Bosch icons and it is not a direct fit. It has one of those universal attachment ends. It took me like 20mins install. As far the look and performance they...
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