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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,636
Posted By jackMA
It's not really your until you modify it .... ...

It's not really your until you modify it ....

No complaints, after about a year of ownership of a 525Xi, I'm just enjoying the ride. - from a fellow Bostonian with an identical color scheme! Oh...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,250
Posted By jackMA
I have not used the Ferodo pads. Chances are, if...

I have not used the Ferodo pads. Chances are, if the pads are a ceramic material, there will be less dust on your rims.
I replaced the fronts and rear pads with Hawk HPS pads recently. What use to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 54,423
Posted By jackMA
I completely agree with same size battery...

I completely agree with same size battery replacement.

I was just skipping the "reprogramming fee" process. Every time I go into the Gallery, I leave with a very light wallet and shaking my head.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,506
Posted By jackMA
B7, that's a good deal. I found mine on...

B7, that's a good deal. I found mine on craigslist too for similar money and mileage.

Try the carmax site to assess similar car values, figure they have about 10% for profit and service prep.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 54,423
Posted By jackMA
This is just as a follow up to swapping out the...

This is just as a follow up to swapping out the battery. I tried a slightly different route that my local BMW wizard mechanic recommended. I have to admit, I did use Tech Kenny's cardboard trick, to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,459
Posted By jackMA
Macht, How do you like the Hawk HPS pads? ...

Macht,
How do you like the Hawk HPS pads?
Better or same stopping distances?
More, same or less dust on the rims?

Just as an FYI, mine has approx. 70K miles on it. The original rotors have...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 54,423
Posted By jackMA
Thank you Bostoned, the area behind the rear...

Thank you Bostoned, the area behind the rear wheel was my second choice. Nice video, but the cardboard part was a little scarey .....

Just as an FYI:
The original battery has the following tag...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 54,423
Posted By jackMA
I recently had the battery recall service and...

I recently had the battery recall service and ever since the battery will struggle to start the engine if the car sits for two days. Probably time to replace the battery (6 years old, 70K miles). ...
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