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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 25,400
Posted By James_2008_535
I had the battery problem myself a couple of...

I had the battery problem myself a couple of weeks ago. The roadside assistance came to my home on sunday morning and were unable to jump my car so it was loaded onto a flatbed and taken to dealer....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,330
Posted By James_2008_535
Its about $90-$100.

Its about $90-$100.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-20-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,508
Posted By James_2008_535
If the car was not totally dead and been able to...

If the car was not totally dead and been able to be dumped I would have taken the car to an independent garage and saved money, unfortunatly that was not an option.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-19-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,508
Posted By James_2008_535
This is just another reason why my next vehicle...

This is just another reason why my next vehicle will be a Lexus. Sorry to say, but two BMW's since 2000 and have not been happy with either.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-19-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,589
Posted By James_2008_535
I had same thing happen to me. Discount tires...

I had same thing happen to me. Discount tires ordered a new wheel from Classic BMW and it cost $370 and it was sent and installed the same day. Repair was not an option for me as it was badly...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-19-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,508
Posted By James_2008_535
Guess How Much To Replace Battery On 2008 535

My car has 65k miles and still had the original battery in it until Sunday morning when I came to start the car and nothing. I have extended warranty ( best thing I ever purchased ) so I called...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-21-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,865
Posted By James_2008_535
nice looking 550, congrats.

nice looking 550, congrats.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-21-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,787
Posted By James_2008_535
All the big rental companies such as hertz,...

All the big rental companies such as hertz, budget etc have min. driver age of 21 from what I remember. Its been a while since I was that age :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,147
Posted By James_2008_535
Everything seems to have gone ok with the update....

Everything seems to have gone ok with the update. Just needed to update the presets & did this from the Categories without issues.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,930
Posted By James_2008_535
I've always liked Carmax however have never...

I've always liked Carmax however have never bought a car from them yet.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,147
Posted By James_2008_535
It is going to be crazy on May 4 when many of the...

It is going to be crazy on May 4 when many of the channels move around and our BMW siri channel lineup will not update :(
At least it won't in my 08 535.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,328
Posted By James_2008_535
I would also like to say that my 535 is also a...

I would also like to say that my 535 is also a great car to drive and I still love driving it ( when it's working ).
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,328
Posted By James_2008_535
After my experiences with my 535 and its HPFP &...

After my experiences with my 535 and its HPFP & LPFP problems I would never buy another BMW ever. Next car for me could be a Lexus GS350 which may be boring but at least it's reliable.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2011, 02:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,438
Posted By James_2008_535
If you have an appointment it should be ready the...

If you have an appointment it should be ready the same day or next morning.
I don't think it is something you would wait for though.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,438
Posted By James_2008_535
If I had $35k to spend on a car it would not be a...

If I had $35k to spend on a car it would not be a 328....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,502
Posted By James_2008_535
go through car wash every couple of weeks. ...

go through car wash every couple of weeks.
detail once a year maybe.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,387
Posted By James_2008_535
No more bmw's for me.

It's sad that due to the HPFP, LPFP, injectors problems etc over the last 3 months with my car I will never buy a BMW again. I purchased my 08 535 in March 2009 with approx. 24k miles on it. Since...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-29-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,775
Posted By James_2008_535
I had to switch out the run flats on my 535 when...

I had to switch out the run flats on my 535 when I bought it last year.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-16-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,622
Posted By James_2008_535
I would test drive the Lexus GS350 not the ES for...

I would test drive the Lexus GS350 not the ES for a better comparison.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-16-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,875
Posted By James_2008_535
The thread below has links to the prices of...

The thread below has links to the prices of warranty etc that I got back in July.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=472077&highlight=
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-16-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,601
Posted By James_2008_535
For non-cpo too much. I would be looking to...

For non-cpo too much.
I would be looking to spend around 30k then extend the warranty on it.
I paid $34'500 18 months ago for my 535 with 24k miles but had to spend another $2k on tires, navigation...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,975
Posted By James_2008_535
I average 23mpg doing 45 miles a day approx. 65%...

I average 23mpg doing 45 miles a day approx. 65% freeway, 35% roads. average spead around 35mph.
When I had a 2011 328 loaner I was getting worse fuel consumption by about 1mpg. I was expecting the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2010, 05:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,838
Posted By James_2008_535
If you get the 550 get the extended warranty...

If you get the 550 get the extended warranty IMHO.
Personally from what you are saying I may be tempted to go with the G37, it's very popular for a reason. Will do way better mpg and although slower...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2010, 04:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,787
Posted By James_2008_535
I have been driving the 328 loaner now for 7 days...

I have been driving the 328 loaner now for 7 days ( pick up car today) and at first it is a nice change to drive. However after a few days their was a list of things I missed and now can't wait to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-21-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,787
Posted By James_2008_535
If the car is going to be in for more than a...

If the car is going to be in for more than a couple of hours you get either a rental or loaner car if you made your appointment enough in advance.
I am currently using a 328 loaner whilst they do my...
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