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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 797
Posted By BickUW89
+1 Well said. All the "normal" maintenance...

+1 Well said.

All the "normal" maintenance can be done by an amateur with decent tools: oil changes, transmission fluid and filter pan, brake pads, rotors, bleeding brakes, diff fluid, serpentine...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,140
Posted By BickUW89
No, the OP was Mike78 Alas, I don't have...

No, the OP was Mike78

Alas, I don't have the 6sp. It's my only regret with this car. Not that the Sport AT isn't amazing, (it is), but I miss shifting.

Made the compromise for the WAF, but...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,140
Posted By BickUW89
Here's a few: #1: My wife's F10 next to my...

Here's a few:

#1: My wife's F10 next to my E60 in our garage
#2: My E60 at BMW Welt in Munich, the day I picked it up in 2008
#3 and 4: The day I got my car home from re-delivery, I washed, clay...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,140
Posted By BickUW89
ROFL, caught that one, did ya?! ;)

ROFL, caught that one, did ya?! ;)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,140
Posted By BickUW89
That car looks like my car's twin brother. Exact...

That car looks like my car's twin brother. Exact same colors inside and out. Looks like a porn star when it's all rubbed out. Nice! :thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,021
Posted By BickUW89
My 2008 550i has active steering, and I...

My 2008 550i has active steering, and I absolutely love it. When I first got the car, coming from an E39 540i I was a little worried that the AS would numb the BMWishness from the feel and feedback...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-17-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By BickUW89
I leave mine up

I've had my radar detector stuck to my windshield now for six years, with no problems. Granted, my car isn't often out in the open. I park in a garage at night, and the most frequent destination...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-13-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,439
Posted By BickUW89
+1000! Jim's my boy, too. He's done my last...

+1000!

Jim's my boy, too. He's done my last two EDs, and will do my next one next summer. He's the man.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 292
Posted By BickUW89
Atta boy! Way to get in there and fix that bad...

Atta boy! Way to get in there and fix that bad boy!

These are fantastic cars, and these V8s are amazing powerplants. Some TLC, and occassional intervention is required - of all cars, mind you. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-10-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 836
Posted By BickUW89
I'm right there with you, buddy. I'm at 84,100...

I'm right there with you, buddy. I'm at 84,100 trouble free miles, and still absolutely adore my '08 550i. I'm in the initial research phase for its eventual replacement (LCI F10 (meh), or more...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current) 08-05-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By BickUW89
Gorgeous car. I've got my eye on the M4 as a...

Gorgeous car. I've got my eye on the M4 as a replacement for my E60 550i in a year or two. I think it may be time to get down to a dealership and do a test drive.
Forum: European Delivery 08-05-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,064
Posted By BickUW89
Awesome! Have a great trip. Great to hear...

Awesome! Have a great trip.

Great to hear that they are giving full tanks of gas now; anyone know how long that's been going on?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 767
Posted By BickUW89
I'm sure you know, then, that if "chrome" is...

I'm sure you know, then, that if "chrome" is accurate enough for image-conscious BMW, it is surely accurate enough for a message board. Seriously, really?

Maybe you'd agree with "shiny."


...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 767
Posted By BickUW89
Splitting hairs a little, don't you think? Don't...

Splitting hairs a little, don't you think? Don't be a putz. :slap:

Whether the trim is stainless steel or chrome (and by the way, the "luxury" line specifically lists chrome kidney grills, door...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 767
Posted By BickUW89
With the possible exception of every 5 series...

With the possible exception of every 5 series sedan sold for the last 20 years that doesn't have the M Sport shadowline trim...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 767
Posted By BickUW89
no, Tomahawk, your car isn't a poser. In my lame...

no, Tomahawk, your car isn't a poser. In my lame opinion, though, a 528 without Sport Package is underpowered, ill equipped and unlikely to be driven to the extremes that would warrant drilled...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 767
Posted By BickUW89
Yes, I bought them, and love them. "Really...

Yes, I bought them, and love them.

"Really worth it?" Well, the cost premium is pretty small over regular rotors, so "worth it" on a car of this caliber is sort of a funny question.

"Do they...
Forum: European Delivery 07-28-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,794
Posted By BickUW89
Well done report, Poc! Man, your pics of Prague...

Well done report, Poc! Man, your pics of Prague and Lake Como are bringing back some wonderful memories. Mrs. Bick and I are gearing up for ED Part Trois next summer, and your pics are further...
Forum: European Delivery 07-10-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 760
Posted By BickUW89
[QUOTE=DXK;8454208]So I am finally able to post...

[QUOTE=DXK;8454208]So I am finally able to post some pictures:

<EHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!>Ehhhhhhhhhhh!!!! Thanks for playing. Come on, dude, 11 DAYS later is not compliance. The deal is 12 HOURS....
Forum: European Delivery 07-09-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,794
Posted By BickUW89
That's a great pic at Newschwanstein. Cool...

That's a great pic at Newschwanstein. Cool composition.

Hey, Poc, how do you like the "feel" of the steering rack on that car? I haven't had a chance to test drive one yet, but I really love the...
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,794
Posted By BickUW89
Congrats, Poc. I'll be watching your write-up...

Congrats, Poc. I'll be watching your write-up with great interest, brother.

I'm due for my next ED, since my 2008 E60 is now six years old, but I gotta say she's treated me so right that I just...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-03-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By BickUW89
Troll

Troll
Forum: European Delivery 05-21-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,242
Posted By BickUW89
Where's the drool emoticon? Dang, dude,...

Where's the drool emoticon?

Dang, dude, that car is unbelievable. Beautiful.
Forum: European Delivery 04-25-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By BickUW89
Begins in.....

...what?

We'll all be a lot more excited with, and for you, if....

you tell us what you'll be picking up when you.....

get to the Welt.

Sounds like a fun itinerary, though. That's...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-17-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,666
Posted By BickUW89
+1!!! The OP Troll hasn't been back to this...

+1!!! The OP Troll hasn't been back to this thread since it started.

Admin, please kill this thread!
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