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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By dwlink
The water pump on the M54 is NOT electric,...

The water pump on the M54 is NOT electric, basically the E60s that are MY 2004 or 2005 will have a belt-driven pump - which is much cheaper to replace.

Given the complexity of the electronic...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By dwlink
Yep - that one is notorious for getting brittle....

Yep - that one is notorious for getting brittle. The problem is that if your coolant gets low you can get steam in the coolant system. The extreme heat causes the material in this hose to get brittle...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-22-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 384
Posted By dwlink
Well done - too few just assume the price is what...

Well done - too few just assume the price is what it is.

Here's another fine example where a man who needed to have routine procedure to address a hernia in his abdomen negotiated with the...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-15-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 324
Posted By dwlink
Said neighbor must also think lunar eclipses...

Said neighbor must also think lunar eclipses occur when the moon passes between the earth and the sun...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-15-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 328
Posted By dwlink
Data to support? I'll provide a counter example...

Data to support? I'll provide a counter example of when a twitter post caused a reasonable level of panic: There was an instance last spring when the AP's twitter account was hacked and the result...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By dwlink
There's some good stuff in this thread ...

There's some good stuff in this thread

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=736541

I think you're on the right track with the injectors unfortunately
Forum: Off-Topic 04-10-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 223
Posted By dwlink
While karma might argue the owner deserved to...

While karma might argue the owner deserved to have a window or 2 bashed in for parking there, how much harder would it really have been to just run the line over the front of the car? Should they...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-08-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By dwlink
Agreed - If Samsung took all the money it was...

Agreed - If Samsung took all the money it was paying its lawyers and invested it in talent and improved business processes then perhaps they might be able to come up with original ideas so that they...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 04-05-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By dwlink
Data to support? A quick search took me to...

Data to support?

A quick search took me to this page. It isn't broken down by model, but it shows US and Canadian sales over the past few years - my consensus is that it appears to be in a nice...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 623
Posted By dwlink
At worst, you should be out no more than your...

At worst, you should be out no more than your comprehensive deductible.
Forum: Off-Topic 04-03-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 5,116
Posted By dwlink
I'm starting to think the same now. The complete...

I'm starting to think the same now. The complete lack of any debris and sketchy Malaysian reports immediately following the disappearance tells the hairs on the back of my neck that someone was...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-02-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 495
Posted By dwlink
To be fair we all have an indirect hand in what...

To be fair we all have an indirect hand in what happens to nearby traffic. It was the the guy's decision to aggressively cut back over into the left lane with that trucktastrohpe
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By dwlink
+1. This is exactly how I use it too - very useful

+1. This is exactly how I use it too - very useful
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-26-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By dwlink
+1 checking the bulb seating is a $0 fix if it...

+1 checking the bulb seating is a $0 fix if it works. Otherwise, I'd look for a used headlight - do not buy a new one from a dealership, they are insanely expensive.
Forum: Off-Topic 03-26-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 5,116
Posted By dwlink
It is pretty impressive how they came up with a...

It is pretty impressive how they came up with a course estimate using the using various pings and your assessment about how they did it is correct.

The first step of using the pings of known...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By dwlink
+1 to all of the above and if practical, find a...

+1 to all of the above and if practical, find a new dealer that is more interested in helping you than helping themselves to your wallet.
Forum: Off-Topic 03-22-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,045
Posted By dwlink
You could probably get into a good neighborhood...

You could probably get into a good neighborhood at that price range, but you'll most likely be putting some sweat equity into the house to make it "nice."
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-21-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,116
Posted By dwlink
If they are quoting true market value as MSRP...

If they are quoting true market value as MSRP +$100 then something is horribly wrong with their software or some rich fool out there way-over paid. Invoice is 0.93 x base car price + 0.91 x options....
Forum: Off-Topic 03-18-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 5,116
Posted By dwlink
As does selling the world's only stolen 777....

As does selling the world's only stolen 777. Maybe those malaysian investigators should be looking on eBay for their next lead...
Forum: European Delivery 03-17-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By dwlink
I'm in the same boat as the OP. Looking to do ED...

I'm in the same boat as the OP. Looking to do ED in September, but only if the dealer will do ED invoice+. If not, we may just wait a year and then flip a coin between an M3 and the 435 GC - too many...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-16-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 5,116
Posted By dwlink
Anything can be disabled with enough knowledge....

Anything can be disabled with enough knowledge. Once again, it makes the case that someone on the inside played a key role in the hijacking.
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Forum: Off-Topic 03-15-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,316
Posted By dwlink
And this is why certain lawyers are extremely...

And this is why certain lawyers are extremely overpaid - they connect dots by crossing lines that should not exists and are paid millions to do so.

The father had several choices to make in the...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-14-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 5,116
Posted By dwlink
I stand by my original theory of a hijacking....

I stand by my original theory of a hijacking. Given the misinformation and misdirection provided by malaysian authorities as well as the aircraft systems level of knowledge exhibited by the supposed...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-13-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 5,116
Posted By dwlink
If this is true along with the eye witness...

If this is true along with the eye witness accounts of a low-flying plane off the Malaysian coast, then it makes for a hijacking even clearer. The question is if the hijackers were able to commandeer...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-11-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 426
Posted By dwlink
How about catastrophic, bronze, silver, gold, and...

How about catastrophic, bronze, silver, gold, and platinum eggs? Oh wait, none of those sell well...
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