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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,387
Posted By Corgidog
I just posted about my HPFP problem which...

I just posted about my HPFP problem which affected my 535 engines. This is not the first time BMW has had a major problem affected a particular engine.

I had a 95 540i V8 which had Nikasil...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,263
Posted By Corgidog
My service rep told me it was not recall because...

My service rep told me it was not recall because it only affected some cars.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,263
Posted By Corgidog
I did not notice a difference. Maybe it was due...

I did not notice a difference. Maybe it was due to the fact my E60 is a stick and the F10 was an auto and I was preoccupied with the shift your own part of the auto plus I was fiddling around with...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-17-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,263
Posted By Corgidog
The F10 felt like it was a larger car and the...

The F10 felt like it was a larger car and the view of the front hood from the driving position is much different since the front hood ihas a different design. It honestly felt like I was in a 7...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-17-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,263
Posted By Corgidog
I just joined the fuel pump/injector failure club

I was driving my 09 535 today on the way to work when I noticed that I lost acceleration. I stepped on the gas and instead of the turbos kicking in the speedometer just slowly inched forward. I...
Forum: Ask-A-Dealer 03-03-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By Corgidog
Leasing same care when orig. lease is up

I have an 09 535 AWD 6 spd and my lease is up 12/11. Since BMW no longer makes a stick in AWD, I was thinking of starting another 3 yr lease when my lease expires on my same car. I have a 15 k...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-18-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,574
Posted By Corgidog
No manual X drive-bye bye BMW for me.

The lease in my 09 535 6 spd. x drive is up next yr. and I just assumed I would get another 535 6 spd X drive until I heard that the X drives no long come in a stick. I have only 2 items I will not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-11-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,153
Posted By Corgidog
BMW just lost me as a customer. When my lease on...

BMW just lost me as a customer. When my lease on my 09 6 spd. 535 x drive is up, I will probably be forced to get an Acura TL which now has the AWD with a 6 spd. I will only drive a manual, and in...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 483
Posted By Corgidog
Electronic system froze-bad CCC connector

I was drivng home the other day when I noticed my screen was stuck in the initial screen when you boot up which says "Accept"-no radio, phone, nav, menu, etc. controls worked, just the radio station...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 09-09-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,536
Posted By Corgidog
Ah the internet police hard at work looking for...

Ah the internet police hard at work looking for posters not following "proper" (according to them) protocol.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2010, 06:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,583
Posted By Corgidog
How does German steel differ from Japanese steel?...

How does German steel differ from Japanese steel? Isn't steel steel?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2010, 06:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,583
Posted By Corgidog
"The Ultimate Driving Machine" is a very clever...

"The Ultimate Driving Machine" is a very clever marketing tool used by BMW to promote their product which obviously is effective, i.e. the original posters question "Does the 528 qualify as the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-09-2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,150
Posted By Corgidog
Some people are more into acceleration than...

Some people are more into acceleration than handling and want the extra power of a 550 without the additional expense of the sports package. I, for one, am into acceleration and really am not that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-31-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,906
Posted By Corgidog
I had a G35 RWD with Dunlop winter tires and now...

I had a G35 RWD with Dunlop winter tires and now I have a 535 X drive with all seasons. The winter tires made the RWD driveable in the snow, but IMHO AWD with good tread on all seasons is superior to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,943
Posted By Corgidog
I see you have 18" wheels- if they came with the...

I see you have 18" wheels- if they came with the car, you are drivng with summer performance tires and that is why you slide in the snow. Nothing to do with BMW's X drive system which I find is...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,716
Posted By Corgidog
The only reason I made reference to Tirerack is...

The only reason I made reference to Tirerack is because you used their youtube video as a reference.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,716
Posted By Corgidog
I read the article in the tirerack website which...

I read the article in the tirerack website which compared the stopping of winter tires vs. all seasons and they mentioned the brand and model of the tires they used. Well if you went to their chart...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,636
Posted By Corgidog
I was just trying to say you grossly overpaid on...

I was just trying to say you grossly overpaid on the car. Since you only have a deposit on the car, why not try to get a lower price by threatening to take it back. Even if you get the price down...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,716
Posted By Corgidog
I don't understand why some people by into that...

I don't understand why some people by into that reasoning. I had RWD with dedicated snows in my last car and my wife had AWD with all seasons and her car had much better traction. As far as...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,636
Posted By Corgidog
If you are paying MSRP, then you paid way too...

If you are paying MSRP, then you paid way too much. If you can live with overpaying about 5k or so for the car, then just enjoy the car and forget about it. I could not deal with overpaying that...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By Corgidog
Driver's side seat creaks in my 09 535.

I brought it to the dealer about 3 months ago and he retorqued the seat and that seemed to work til recently when I noticed my driver's seat starting to creak again as I drive. Any ideas.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,326
Posted By Corgidog
In the light of what is going on in Haiti, a lack...

In the light of what is going on in Haiti, a lack of automotive amenities is irrelevant. I feel sorry for the dude who gets involved with that broad- 3 minutes of pleasure and 23 hrs 57 minutes of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,326
Posted By Corgidog
I didn't think I was whining, I thought I was...

I didn't think I was whining, I thought I was trying to point out the lack of amenities in the 3 I got as a loaner and I thought a dramatazation would be fun and get a point across. Oh well ya can't...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,309
Posted By Corgidog
I am one of the few here that really love the...

I am one of the few here that really love the gray interior. You made a good choice on that color. I also have a 535 and my only criticism of the engine is that it really excelerates but you don't...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,326
Posted By Corgidog
328i loaner for 535 owner-thoughts on 328i

Brought in my 535 today for service and got a 328 loaner. I got in the car and reached for the button to turn the heated steering wheel on cause it was cold outside, but no heated steering wheel on...
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