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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By andymax
:thumbup: I think a lot of us speak the same...

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I think a lot of us speak the same language...
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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,189
Posted By andymax
When you push the shift lever to the left, and do...

When you push the shift lever to the left, and do not push forward/backward, it goes into sport mode. That means it holds the gears longer before upshifting and downshifting, sorta like you'd want...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,189
Posted By andymax
Congrats on the ride and the GREAT deal. If you...

Congrats on the ride and the GREAT deal. If you havent already, make sure to slap that gearshifter over to the left once in a while. You don't HAVE to shift it manually, just move it left and it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By andymax
FWIW - I have the 535xi. AMAZING in the snow. ...

FWIW - I have the 535xi. AMAZING in the snow. I've driven through some real **** this winter and NEVER EVEN ONCE lost confidence in the AWD (gotta have good all-season tires at least). It really...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-23-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By andymax
Definitely ask them for the service history. The...

Definitely ask them for the service history. The cars are known for high pressure fuel pump issues, turbo issues, fuel injector issues, water pump, and some other miscellaneous quirks. Also, make...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,189
Posted By andymax
+1 DS is a blast, especially with DTC off and a...

+1 DS is a blast, especially with DTC off and a couple inches of snow.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-26-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 872
Posted By andymax
This is a classic case of doing what is best for...

This is a classic case of doing what is best for YOU...not passing an overall judgement on the worthiness of AWD, or any other feature for that matter. For me, the XI is required. I drive all...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 823
Posted By andymax
I'll bet money this is a typical control arm...

I'll bet money this is a typical control arm bushing problem, as I had the exact same symptoms, etc. There are those that will argue that you should replace the whole arm with ball joint. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,369
Posted By andymax
I got plenty of miles out of my conti dws tires. ...

I got plenty of miles out of my conti dws tires. On my second set...awesome snow/wet performance for an all-season tire and great in the dry. Ive run dedicated summer/winter tires lots of times...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-28-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,029
Posted By andymax
Im at 105, 000 miles. Ill know tomorrow if it...

Im at 105, 000 miles. Ill know tomorrow if it was the watrr pump that failed and left me stranded on the ohio turnpike on wednesday.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-28-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By andymax
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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By andymax
2010 models more than likely have the new pump...

2010 models more than likely have the new pump installed. If the pump was replaced after 2010 on an 08/09 then it's probably OK. There are other issues with these cars, like carbon build-up,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-06-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,084
Posted By andymax
Anyone getting taillight recall notices yet?

It's been almost 7 weeks since the announcement...has anyone seen anything from BMW yet?

Just curious...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-04-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,015
Posted By andymax
Once again, That part IS COVERED under CPO. That...

Once again, That part IS COVERED under CPO. That the OP accepted the charge for the part should not sway you from demanding (only if they give you a hard time of course) that the CPO cover it. OP -...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-02-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 426
Posted By andymax
On each side of the hood near the front there are...

On each side of the hood near the front there are small rubber bumpers that are meant to make contact with the "frame" if the car when the hood is closed. The purpose is to address exactly what you...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,015
Posted By andymax
It is absolutely covered under CPO warranty. ...

It is absolutely covered under CPO warranty. Both of mine were repaired under CPO. See the attached...This is direct from BMW website. Your SA is at best misinformed, or at worst a liar.

Let...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-01-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By andymax
Just because its an 08 doesnt mean you are...

Just because its an 08 doesnt mean you are missing the USB/iPod cable. My 08 has the same set up as yours. That "port" is actually a cold air vent...to keep the aforementioned chocolate bars from...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-30-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,206
Posted By andymax
I tried a couple of these in the past...the...

I tried a couple of these in the past...the problem I had was that I couldnt leave the charging cable (power) plugged in to the BT unit and have it work at the same time....the BT unit would only...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-30-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By andymax
Be aware...just because the HPFP has been...

Be aware...just because the HPFP has been replaced that DOES NOT mean you have a good pump. I bought my 08 535xi, dealer said same thing. I have since been through two more. The reason is that BMW...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By andymax
I LOVE my Continental ExtremeContact DWS tires. ...

I LOVE my Continental ExtremeContact DWS tires. Great fun in dry, and surprisingly good in rain/snow. And a very reasonable price.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-17-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,887
Posted By andymax
FWIW...this is the Bluetooth device I bought. It...

FWIW...this is the Bluetooth device I bought. It works great with with my Samsung Galaxy tablet. The coding functions work great for me, and yes, you must buy the full version to code. The lite...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By andymax
Oh hell yes.:drive: My favorite thing to do is a...

Oh hell yes.:drive: My favorite thing to do is a cloverleaf entrance/exit ramp. I run Conti DWS tires which drift so beautifully on dry pavement, and when I have a passenger they freak out when,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-13-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By andymax
Only 128 miles left...

Well, I'm down to my last 128 miles of CPO Warranty on my 08 535xi. Feeling a bit scared. I thought I'd vent to the only group that truly understands what that means...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-11-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By andymax
This is a great option and by far the cheapest...

This is a great option and by far the cheapest route. There are a few DIY threads on here and bimmerfest and the results are pretty damn good.

your other option is to buy new headlight...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-10-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,045
Posted By andymax
I just coded my own using a Bluetooth OBD2...

I just coded my own using a Bluetooth OBD2 Adapter and app on my android tablet. Worked like a charm! ($80 all in) The app is called BMWhat. You need the full version to do the coding which was...
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