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Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 08-05-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 856
Posted By masmole
Anyone have a set of used-up stock oem front brake pads they don't need?

Even less than 1/4 pad material remaining I'd be interested in.

If you have no use for it, I'll gladly take it off your hands and pay for shipping and even a fee or whatever reasonable asking...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 11-01-2007, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,775
Posted By masmole
You know how well the HUD complemented the SMG3...

You know how well the HUD complemented the SMG3 and all its 7 speeds in the M5/M6? Very cool stuff and actually very useful when at the track and in a momentary brain freeze induced by excitement,...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 09-14-2005, 10:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,492
Posted By masmole
The 4.8iS does have a valvetronic engine and I'm...

The 4.8iS does have a valvetronic engine and I'm pretty sure the updated 2004+ 4.4's have valvetronic as well which explains the power bump from pre-2004 4.4's.
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 09-11-2005, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,019
Posted By masmole
Comfort access

Anyone else bothering to order this seemingly overpriced option?

Are there any pics of what the new "multifunction" key fob is supposed to look like? I'm assuming the same as the E90's...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 09-11-2005, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,264
Posted By masmole
2 year wait list in cali? damn. No more...

2 year wait list in cali? damn.

No more than 6 months wait for a build slot for a few dealers here in the chicago area if anybody is interested. I didn't decide to get on the list until...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-13-2005, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 970
Posted By masmole
I bought my car from patrick. I think their...

I bought my car from patrick. I think their service department is great. I live downtown so it's a good hour drive to schaumburg taking into account there is always traffic... so Patrick was nice...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-24-2005, 10:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,252
Posted By masmole
Congrats Droptop... excellent choice! You're...

Congrats Droptop... excellent choice!

You're going to love it. I have the same configuration except anthracite maple instead of graphite.

You can check out some pics of my Imola 4.8is on my...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-23-2005, 02:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,475
Posted By masmole
I have them too. Pirelli Scorpion Zero...

I have them too. Pirelli Scorpion Zero Asymmetrico M+S, 255/50/19 front 285/45/19 rear, so the person you were speaking to was misinformed. Contrary to what people warned me about how a 19" winter...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2005, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,196
Posted By masmole
could be. both have very open designs though... ...

could be. both have very open designs though... so now I'm thinking it's wheel width that's more a factor in collecting snow chunks. The S4 has 7.5" wide wheels whereas the X5's are 10" wide at...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2005, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,196
Posted By masmole
I blast through snowbanks all the time in my S4,...

I blast through snowbanks all the time in my S4, and my previous B5 S4 as well. Hell, there were even some bored days when I would hit the empty parking lots after some fresh snowfall to tear around...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2005, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,196
Posted By masmole
Ucrew, thanks for the reply. I drove it again...

Ucrew,
thanks for the reply. I drove it again after thawing and it turns out you were absolutely right.... just some ice and snow that got into the wheel and wreaked havoc at highway speed. ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2005, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,196
Posted By masmole
OMG, you are so awesome and full of wisdom!!!! I...

OMG, you are so awesome and full of wisdom!!!! I hope to be like you someday. {/sarcasm}

sorry I'm not as cool as you and spend a lot of my time on car forums to notice such trends. wonderment...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-22-2005, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,196
Posted By masmole
Help: Strange feedback vibration from steering wheel

It is snowing heavily in Chicago and took the X5 to work today..... on the highway ran beatifully, through un-plowed snow it's all good.... then I parked it for about 5 hours outside my office...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-05-2005, 06:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 995
Posted By masmole
Thanks everyone for the compliments... my car is...

Thanks everyone for the compliments... my car is now blushing.

It is now snowing quite a bit in Chicago and the roads are sprinkled with nasty salt so a few trips up and down all six levels of my...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-03-2005, 10:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 995
Posted By masmole
New stablemate for my X5!

http://homepage.mac.com/lvelano/.Pictures/SLK55/IMG_1659.jpg

This was my dealer's first SLK55. I placed my deposit almost a year ago to be first in line. Spec'd it out in September and finally ...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-28-2004, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 870
Posted By masmole
Help, need BMW recommended tire pressures for 4.4i sports package?

I have a 4.8 so the sticker in my car indicates recommended pressures for the stock 20's which are of little help.

I have recently mounted a set of 19" winter tires in the same exact staggered...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-19-2004, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,449
Posted By masmole
Tire Pressure Monitor warning light...

it's is now on because the wheels/tires it is associated with are in storage.

How do I turn this annoying light off? Tried holding down the TPM button but that does nothing.

I suppose I'll get...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-14-2004, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,166
Posted By masmole
How can you say one is as bad as the other? The...

How can you say one is as bad as the other? The Diamaris rears are 315 width in summer compound while the Scorpions have silica infused all-season comound and have rears that are 285 in width with...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-13-2004, 11:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,166
Posted By masmole
Omghi2my19"wintershoes!!!

hehehe

well, after getting the first shipment "lost in transit" (UPS sucks) and having aaarims send the wrong size rear wheels as replacements, they are finally all here a month after I ordered...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-08-2004, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By masmole
Audidudi, does PNW mean pacific northwest as in...

Audidudi, does PNW mean pacific northwest as in the US? I'm curious to your location because I did not know US-spec 4.8is had heated steering wheels available... so I'm assuming you have an '05 and...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-08-2004, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 890
Posted By masmole
My '04 4.8is doesn't have a heated steering wheel...

My '04 4.8is doesn't have a heated steering wheel and it was never an option.

Do the '05 4.8is's have them? Or at least have them available as an option?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-03-2004, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By masmole
work out more? :dunno: :D

work out more?

:dunno:

:D
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-02-2004, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By masmole
yes for sure the X5's ignition key requires a bit...

yes for sure the X5's ignition key requires a bit more effort to turn than most cars I'm accustomed to. Sometimes, I end up pressing one of the fob buttons by accident because of this. By...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 11-28-2004, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,480
Posted By masmole
I use the same Oxo Twister brush that BreytonX5...

I use the same Oxo Twister brush that BreytonX5 mentioned. Got it from my local Linens 'N Things for $15 a few years ago. Works well, no scratches.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 11-23-2004, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,602
Posted By masmole
To quote from the article: "Inside, the X5...

To quote from the article:
"Inside, the X5 promises a 5 Series-like interior. "

Yikes.

WTF would BMW do such a horrible thing?! The interior is the ugliest part about the E60... probably the...
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