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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By TRS550
Something isn't right. The N62 engine runs very...

Something isn't right. The N62 engine runs very hot. That thing oughta be putting out enough heat to heat half of Fargo.

There is something else amiss.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By TRS550
I wouldn't neccesarily say that. I put over...

I wouldn't neccesarily say that.

I put over 400K on I6's with their usual crappy cooling systems. I maintained the hell out of em and they lasted forever.

I have 90K now on my 07 550 and it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-10-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By TRS550
Well, since they're black, I would describe them...

Well, since they're black, I would describe them as "Ugly" wheels. :bigpimp:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,504
Posted By TRS550
Possibly. But even on my old e36 328 with all 4...

Possibly. But even on my old e36 328 with all 4 tires the same size, the manual was very specific about not rotating. I believe it had to do with the different amounts of camber front and rear in...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,090
Posted By TRS550
Weird. I've used both RainX and Bosch as well...

Weird. I've used both RainX and Bosch as well with no problems.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,504
Posted By TRS550
BMW will flat out tell you not to rotate tires. ...

BMW will flat out tell you not to rotate tires. Having said that.....give it a try and report back. Let us know if everything worked out fine or did you shred you tires and have to buy new. :dunno:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-05-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By TRS550
If you have a set of jack stands, lift the car...

If you have a set of jack stands, lift the car and check to see if the wheels rotate freely or do you have a caliper sticking..... If you don't have jack stands, drive the car for a bit and try to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-03-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By TRS550
I would not buy a used BMW with over 50,000 miles...

I would not buy a used BMW with over 50,000 miles unless the seller could provide documentation showing oil changes no less than every 7500 miles.

A 550 with over 100,000 miles has very likely had...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By TRS550
If your car was in a wreck then everything the...

If your car was in a wreck then everything the dealer is telling you makes sense to me.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-30-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,287
Posted By TRS550
I've been using Redline stuff in all my Bimmers...

I've been using Redline stuff in all my Bimmers for over 20 yrs.

Rear diff and tranny fluid in my case. Both my previous Bimmers went well over 200K with no tranny issues and #3 has 88K on it.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-29-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,149
Posted By TRS550
Valve guide seals prevent motor oil from the top...

Valve guide seals prevent motor oil from the top end (valvle train, VANOS cams etc...) from seeping down past the valve guides and valve stems into the combustion chamber where it will burn.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-29-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,857
Posted By TRS550
Yep. Mine on the passenger side was replaced...

Yep. Mine on the passenger side was replaced under CPO.

I use mine all the time. The one on the passenbger side was used like 3 times in 80,000 miles.

Go figure.:dunno:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,164
Posted By TRS550
True.... But not all true. Different...

True....

But not all true. Different versions of the 6's require different oil capacities.

http://www.bmwtips.com/tipsntricks/oil/chart.htm
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By TRS550
I see you live in Indy. If you plan on...

I see you live in Indy.

If you plan on driving your 550 all winter, I would suggest you put a set of winter tires on the car, or at the very least, a set of all seasons.

Summer tires in sub 40...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-24-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,484
Posted By TRS550
Jake Sweeney or BMW Store??? BMW Store is...

Jake Sweeney or BMW Store???

BMW Store is pretty good. Jake Sweeney has a bunch of incompetents in their shop.

Check out Just BMW at Ridge & Highland in the old John Nolan Ford dealership. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By TRS550
My 550 is a rocket sled on the highway and...

My 550 is a rocket sled on the highway and handles very well in the curves for a 4000 lb car. But it ain't no track car by any means.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,364
Views: 606,774
Posted By TRS550
It's Ver 4.0. Very simple process. 1. ...

It's Ver 4.0. Very simple process.

1. Turned on the phone's Bluetooth via the settings menu.

2. Turned to "Settings/Bluetooth/Pair a new phone" in the I drive menu.

3. When prompted by...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,399
Posted By TRS550
A real 550 Sport only comes with a 6 MT. ...

A real 550 Sport only comes with a 6 MT. :bigpimp:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,364
Views: 606,774
Posted By TRS550
Galaxy S3 paired with 2007 550 I drive. Phone...

Galaxy S3 paired with 2007 550 I drive. Phone book came thru with no issues.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-15-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By TRS550
Your tire wear is completely normal. The car is...

Your tire wear is completely normal. The car is set up with a far amount of negative camber. It's how BMW makes a 4000 lb car handle like a dream.

You can take it to your alignment specialist...
Forum: Off-Topic 11-10-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,359
Posted By TRS550
Another compassionate city dweller........ ...

Another compassionate city dweller........

You got folks who's homes no longer exist and you're whining about no gas.

Wow....what an inconveniance.:thumbdwn:
Forum: Off-Topic 11-09-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,049
Posted By TRS550
NY Steakhouses.....:rofl::rofl: ...

NY Steakhouses.....:rofl::rofl:

Sheeeiiiiiiit. You boys ain't et till ya kilt yer own and grilt it over a hickry far.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-04-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,016
Posted By TRS550
Ding Ding Ding!!!! Winner!!!!

Ding Ding Ding!!!!

Winner!!!!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-04-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By TRS550
Self control isn't the issue. The issue is: ...

Self control isn't the issue. The issue is:

Do you make enough money to own and maintain a $65,000 car?

The very fact that you think you do indicates you don't have a clue as to what it...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-28-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By TRS550
Take it from a guy who owns and shoots 15 (or is...

Take it from a guy who owns and shoots 15 (or is it 16?) 1911's almost every weekend.

For $1k, go find a Colt XSE series.

Edit. If you can swing $1200....keep your eyes peeled for a used Les...
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