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Forum: Cars - Private Party 10-22-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 841
Posted By JST
Rare Manual Wagon--E61 2008 535xiT

Very rare 6 speed manual 5 series station wagon (E61) with twin turbo, 3.0L inline 6 cylinder (N54)

Deep Green over Natural Brown Leather

CPO warranty through March 31, 2014
Sport Package...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 10-22-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By JST
I happen to have something like that for sale. ...

I happen to have something like that for sale.

https://www.bmwcca.org/classifieds/listings.php?id=7845
Forum: General BMW 10-31-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,406
Posted By JST
Eight years ago I said they sucked. This year I...

Eight years ago I said they sucked. This year I gave them another shot. Someone reminded me of this thread (and noted that it actually popped up in Google searches), so I thought I'd post an...
Forum: General BMW 10-28-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,406
Posted By JST
I think that this is a very important factor. ...

I think that this is a very important factor. When I sold the M3 to them earlier this year, it was one of few E90 M3s in their system. Options, too, are critically important. I had leased my car...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,412
Posted By JST
So, for what it's worth, the spec.dock works even...

So, for what it's worth, the spec.dock works even better once you get a 4S and can start using Siri. It's really nice to be able to tap one button and select songs by voice.
Forum: General BMW 10-27-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,406
Posted By JST
I should note, as a post-script, that despite my...

I should note, as a post-script, that despite my declaration at the start of this thread, I did end up going back to (the same) Carmax this year when it came time to dispose of my third M3 (this one...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-28-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,622
Posted By JST
My guess is that it has to do with the presence...

My guess is that it has to do with the presence (or, more to the point, absence) of an oil cooler, given that it is only available for cars with option code S840...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,540
Posted By JST
I finally got around to doing the TSB this...

I finally got around to doing the TSB this weekend. Seems to be holding; nice to have the presets back. FWIW, this is a really easy, simple thing to do--even if the dealer covers it under warranty,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,126
Posted By JST
Yes, when I said "iPod connector cable" I meant...

Yes, when I said "iPod connector cable" I meant what BMW calls the "iPod interface." I don't have my invoice with the P/N in front of me, but I am fairly certain that this is the iPod interface that...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-11-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,126
Posted By JST
That thread does have all the info you'll ever...

That thread does have all the info you'll ever need, but in fairness it's a bit of a slog to get through it.

Here's my 2c:

The 6FL factory option is the absolute best way to get pure iPod...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 910
Posted By JST
I think I've gotten close to $3000 in owner...

I think I've gotten close to $3000 in owner loyalty rebates from my CCA membership over the past 10 years, so it's more than paid for itself for me.

EDIT: But the CPO owner loyalty rebates is...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By JST
WRT your second question, big thread here: ...

WRT your second question, big thread here:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=6209687#post6209687
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 24,540
Posted By JST
Awesome, thanks!

Awesome, thanks!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 895
Posted By JST
I did an out of state transaction on my CPO...

I did an out of state transaction on my CPO wagon. The dealer (in Michigan) had no problem collecting out-of-state sales tax and using an interstate titling company to get my plates issued in my...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By JST
Mine got the recall before I bought it, and I got...

Mine got the recall before I bought it, and I got that message shortly after I brought it home. Mine stayed illuminated, though, and eventually I got the more serious "fuel pump malfunction, loss of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,515
Posted By JST
Check the sticky thread above for feedback. The...

Check the sticky thread above for feedback. The OEM iPod interface is better than nothing, but is substantially less useful than the 6FL setup that came when you ordered iPod integration on later...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By JST
How much for the griddle?

How much for the griddle?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,522
Posted By JST
Interesting. Would the B8s work with the stock...

Interesting. Would the B8s work with the stock springs? I have no interest in lowering the car but would dearly love tighter damping.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,412
Posted By JST
I didn't do anything in that regard, but honestly...

I didn't do anything in that regard, but honestly haven't noticed it as a problem; the volume level seems similar to what I get from any other source. I don't notice any noise or GSM interference...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,412
Posted By JST
I don't see any reason why it wouldn't, unless...

I don't see any reason why it wouldn't, unless they changed the center console somehow. And yes, it just plugs into the aux input (but to get the phone to charge you need to also wire the power...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-05-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,372
Posted By JST
Are they fixing the Sirius preset issue for you...

Are they fixing the Sirius preset issue for you under warranty?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-05-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,412
Posted By JST
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-05-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,412
Posted By JST
Spec.dock sells the unit directly: ...

Spec.dock sells the unit directly:

http://specdock.com/

It was c. $150.

There are others (BSW?) that bundle the dock with connectivity options that allow you to use the BMW interface to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-05-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,412
Posted By JST
Spec.dock install

The used 2008 E61 I picked up did not come with the 6FL iPod interface, much to my chagrin. I got the selling dealer to throw in the BMW aftermarket iPod interface, but it's kind of laggy and the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-28-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,224
Posted By JST
I had almost exactly the same set of criteria as...

I had almost exactly the same set of criteria as you when I was looking last month, and saw the car that you linked to in my search. I decided that CPO was mandatory for me, though, so I crossed...
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