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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-26-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 733
Posted By jglos
Just one thing to point to there were multiple...

Just one thing to point to there were multiple version of the N62. The 545/645 had a 4.4L v8 N62B44. The 550/650/750 had a 4.8L v8 N62B48. From the tread below it appears the N62B48 added an oil...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 01-26-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By jglos
I recently had service on my 08 650 fora similar...

I recently had service on my 08 650 fora similar leak. It could be the senor leaking in the coolant pipe or a crack in the expansion tank. Mine was the expansion tank. My problem occurred with...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By jglos
The 275/35/19 is the stock size for the rear on...

The 275/35/19 is the stock size for the rear on mine with the sport package. tire rack use this size also when you spec a 2008 650 with sport pkg.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,956
Posted By jglos
Smile Sounds like you have a Audi 5000 disguised as a...

Sounds like you have a Audi 5000 disguised as a BMW 650:):). I go with the floor mat getting caught in the pedal. When you wife let up the pedal did not immediately go back to the top position. You...
Forum: F06 Gran Coupe (2013 - Current) 06-27-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,341
Posted By jglos
Starting with the e63/e64 models 6 series never...

Starting with the e63/e64 models 6 series never had sliding sunroofs. The large glass area and sloping roof-line restricted the amount space to slide a roof. The car would have had added lots more...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,081
Posted By jglos
Fidelity warranty

I got the extended coverage on my 2008 650 when I purchased last year. All I can say is they paid the claim on my water pump replacement. My dealer took care of the contact with them. I probably...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 09-03-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,953
Posted By jglos
2008 650 is great choice

I brought a 2008 650 for 36k earlier this year.I got warrantry justin case. IF you get sport package with 19 wheels, tires will be big cost driver . I am married an d my wife says I am going...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 18,977
Posted By jglos
I would recommend having the gaskets changed all...

I would recommend having the gaskets changed all at once. I just upgraded from a 2005 545 to a 2008 650. I experienced the oil leak problem after 100k multiple issues and dealer and another service...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 117,213
Posted By jglos
I recently purchased a 2008, 650 with 41K. I...

I recently purchased a 2008, 650 with 41K. I went for the coupe because I don't like convertible styling on most cars. I previously owned a 2005 545, 2001 525, and 1999 325. So the progression to a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 24,720
Posted By jglos
My 2005 545 recently went over 197K. Biggest...

My 2005 545 recently went over 197K. Biggest repair was transmission at185K. Burn oils most old BMWs do. I just check it frequently and relplinish when 1 quart low.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,456
Posted By jglos
I had a similar leak after they replaced the...

I had a similar leak after they replaced the water pump. Turned out to be a leak around the oil filter gasket. They initially thought it was the valve cover. The leak has been gone for over a year...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2010, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,783
Posted By jglos
The increased emissions light is one of my...

The increased emissions light is one of my recurring but minor issues. I had it checked a couple of time while under warranty. I now have over 120K miles. I was told that if the engine is running...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 13,501
Posted By jglos
Most be a dealer specific thing. I have gone to...

Most be a dealer specific thing. I have gone to dealer with rear bulbs or parking lights out. I usually buy the bulb from the parts department and the service guys will put it in free. I even had...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,731
Posted By jglos
I have a 2005 545. Brought it CPO with 45K. Like...

I have a 2005 545. Brought it CPO with 45K. Like you I got a bargain on the 545 because gas prices were over $4.00/gallon when purchased. I do lots of highway driving, over 600 miles a week. I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,965
Posted By jglos
I got a cracked rim wthout the run-flats (Style...

I got a cracked rim wthout the run-flats (Style 124 and Sport package on 545). I got wheel insurance from the dealer on my CPO and they covered the cracked rim. Low profile tires on 545 sport 275/45...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By jglos
I don't go with the A/S. I use snows in the...

I don't go with the A/S. I use snows in the winter. They worked great with all the snow in the mid-atlantic region this winter. On other BMWs I have foumd the A/S only provide minimal performance...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By jglos
Same probelm with bent wheels

I have the 245/40s on the front and 275-35s on the rear. I have bent wheels all around. Last year on of theme had a crack. Luckily I had wheel insurance and the cracked wheel was replaced. The...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,233
Posted By jglos
In the mid-altantic region the only stations I...

In the mid-altantic region the only stations I have seen with 91 octane is Sunoco. theyhave 4 grades of gas 87, 89,91,93.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,725
Posted By jglos
Are the letters and numbers long enough to be...

Are the letters and numbers long enough to be VIN. Some folks have the VIN etched to parts to make them easy to identify if stolen.

-J
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 12-02-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,529
Posted By jglos
I would go for the 550. I have 545 with over 90K...

I would go for the 550. I have 545 with over 90K miles and none of the fuel pump problems of the 535 turbo. The 550 generally comes with more standard features. The V8 burns a little more gas but...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-03-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,688
Posted By jglos
I have a 2005 545 with 91K miles. No major...

I have a 2005 545 with 91K miles. No major problems. Get 21 -22mph with a mix of HWY & city. I owned 2 6-Cylinder BMWS before and really appreciate the V8. Biggest problem I have had was a warning...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-01-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,632
Posted By jglos
If you go the the SD Tax and Revenue page, it...

If you go the the SD Tax and Revenue page, it seem the person quoted in the article is mis-interpreting the tax code as modified July - 2009. It clearly states that if you purchase a new car, the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 148,152
Posted By jglos
I am on my 3rd BMW and 12 years worth of service...

I am on my 3rd BMW and 12 years worth of service time. No Sunroof problems yet. It appears the problem is related to the panoramic sun roofs on X3/X5 and Sport wagons. Prior to the BMW's I owned a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,142
Posted By jglos
I had and 2001 E39 % series. The A/C display was...

I had and 2001 E39 % series. The A/C display was digital with LEDs the temperature was set that way. While those LEDs did not go out the radio did have few LEDs go out. I was not worth the cost on a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By jglos
Glad you are Ok. I had a serious accident in my...

Glad you are Ok. I had a serious accident in my 2001 525. The car was totaled mainly because of the safety features of the car. The front end collapsed, hood crumbed but windshield was not cracked....
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