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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By ansetou
Hello, I'm new to the idea of programing the...

Hello,

I'm new to the idea of programing the car using a USB cable. I have a 08' 535Xi and recently replaced the car battery with Duralast Gold/Battery 95R-DLG. I'm looking to program register the...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 09-30-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 80,452
Posted By ansetou
Hi there, I need help! How come I can't push...

Hi there,
I need help!
How come I can't push the piston back, still see metal. I used a lever on the c ring and it doesn't seem to be moving a bit.
Thanks.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By ansetou
sorry, I'm pretty new to DIY. Does that mean the...

sorry, I'm pretty new to DIY. Does that mean the ATE rotors online will be identical to the ones used by BMW dealers? What's Zimmerman? Is it another BMW OEM supplier? The reason I am so particular...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By ansetou
Where to get stock rotor

I'm looking to do my first brake job for my rear brake pads and maybe rotors. I'm convinced on the Hawk HPS Street brake pads to match with BMW stock rotor. My question is where/how to get the best...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-08-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,800
Posted By ansetou
Anyone knows the latest on this case?

Anyone knows the latest on this case?
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-14-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,678
Posted By ansetou
rexwagon, thanks for your info. However, that...

rexwagon, thanks for your info. However, that would really suck especially @ a time I'm about to sell this car. Anyway, I'll try to see if I can somehow get my hands on a pair of these tires.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 03-09-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,678
Posted By ansetou
AWD Continental Tire Problem

I order some 225/50ZR17 Continental ExtremeContact DWS for 08 535xi at the end of 2010. 2 weeks ago I hit a huge NYC pothole:mad: and cut one and got a bubble in another. Now tirerack is telling me...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 519
Posted By ansetou
2008 535xi and transmission problem

It started yesterday morning after I started the car I noticed it's not giving as much torque as usual. As I was going through the garage, I was surprised with a big "ding!" and a big orange gear...
Forum: 6 Series 02-01-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,303
Posted By ansetou
OP, any updates on your case? I am thinking...

OP, any updates on your case? I am thinking about bringing my 08' 535xi in for lemon. it just had a transmission malfunc and before this it was sent in three times for the fuel ingestion problem.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,588
Posted By ansetou
Kevin, your problem sounds exactly like mine. in...

Kevin, your problem sounds exactly like mine. in my case, I don't even retract the mirror at all so it's caused by that. now i don't know if I should feel better or worst for someone else shares the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,588
Posted By ansetou
kevin, can you elaborate your mirror problem? i...

kevin, can you elaborate your mirror problem? i have a very similar issue where the right mirror would some times wander off the position set in the memory. simply pressing the memory button will...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,531
Posted By ansetou
mine does it too. i brought it in once for it and...

mine does it too. i brought it in once for it and they said there was nothing wrong. and it mostly disappears during warm weather and it very obvious now when it's 20~30 F here in nyc. what annoys me...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By ansetou
maybe I didn't ask my original question the right...

maybe I didn't ask my original question the right way, I guess I'm looking to improve the complete performance of my tires with priorities as below:
braking distance (dominating highest priority)...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By ansetou
actually, i'm only replacing the rear two tires...

actually, i'm only replacing the rear two tires for now and will rotate the better two 225/50R17 tires to the front. so i'll have a staggered setup of 225 in the front and 235 in the back.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-05-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By ansetou
changin to a little wider tires

My stock tires are worn down to expose the full hair of lincoln after about 35K miles so I'm ready to change them. there are 225/50R17. based on my research, 08 535xi stock rims are 7.5 in width.
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2009, 07:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,039
Posted By ansetou
it's just a bad habit of mine. I'm always rushing...

it's just a bad habit of mine. I'm always rushing to somewhere and just can't find time to fill it until I have to.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,039
Posted By ansetou
Yeah, I know I have this bad habit of running...

Yeah, I know I have this bad habit of running until the last drop of gas. I did that to my Infiniti G35 once. It was so low that as I was pulling into the gas station it died but the momentum helped...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,039
Posted By ansetou
I believe I read somewhere on this forum the 18.5...

I believe I read somewhere on this forum the 18.5 includes the reserve.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,039
Posted By ansetou
19.1 gallons in the fuel tank?

Well, I drove quite a while after the mileage remaining indicator became "---". I think maybe another 13 miles or so. But it was not showing any indication of out of gas. When I finally got to a...
Forum: Dealer Feedback / Vehicle Problems 01-07-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 713
Posted By ansetou
BMW Bayside Sucks

Two encounters with Bayside shows how they do their biz. First thing was I brought the car in for something else but ask them to see why my tire slow leaks. they told me there was a nail in it and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-02-2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By ansetou
i realized that about the battery life too. did...

i realized that about the battery life too. did you find any easy way to turn off bt on the iphone?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By ansetou
yes, i can sync my address book. it took some...

yes, i can sync my address book. it took some time but it worked on the 1st try. now i recently had my software upgrade and i'm driving a 5 so i maybe running a different sw than yours.

ur...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By ansetou
ECU upgrade cuts performance?

i recently had a "engine malfunction" warning and i sent mine in to get it fix. b4 i get into my main topic, i want to say this forum is very helpful and made me feel educated when dealing w/ the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By ansetou
yes, i can sync my address book. it took some...

yes, i can sync my address book. it took some time but it worked on the 1st try. now i recently had my software upgrade and i'm driving a 5 so i maybe running a different sw than yours.

ur...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 11-01-2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By ansetou
iphone default to blue tooth mode

i just got my iphone 3g and happily linked it w/ my car via bt. it all worked fine until i got home and tried to make some calls with it. at first i thought it was not getting through then I realized...
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