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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By suntan
Thanks so much, everyone! Yeah, definitely very...

Thanks so much, everyone! Yeah, definitely very disappointing values... :cry:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By suntan
Bump. Help? :)

Bump. Help? :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 790
Posted By suntan
Manheimm Auction Value

Hi, everyone! Thinking of trading my 2006 550i for a new X1. Therefore, need to get a good sense of the trade-in value for the 5. I was wondering if anyone knows what the auction value currently is...
Forum: 6 Series 07-09-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,747
Posted By suntan
1. What is the little silver insert slot on the...

1. What is the little silver insert slot on the passenger side of the center console? The dealer said they didn't know what it was for (nice, huh?), but I know there has to be some reason behind it!...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-05-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 558
Posted By suntan
Excessive Oil Consumption and Solution

Hi! I've not been posting very much, but have benefitted a lot from the information from other members, so now it's my turn to share! My wife's 2006 550i recently developed an excessive oil...
Forum: 6 Series 07-05-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,494
Posted By suntan
Excessive Oil Consumption and Solution

Hi! I've not been posting very much, but have benefitted a lot from the information from other members, so now it's my turn to share! My wife's 2006 550i recently developed an excessive oil...
Forum: 6 Series 06-19-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 68,600
Posted By suntan
Hi! I haven't been around the forums much lately...

Hi! I haven't been around the forums much lately because I've been driving this wonderful vert like mad whenever the sun's out! And, this vert top problem has been worrying me sick (although I...
Forum: 6 Series 05-15-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By suntan
Thanks so much, Yorgi! Very much appreciated!

Thanks so much, Yorgi! Very much appreciated!
Forum: 6 Series 05-14-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,257
Posted By suntan
Actually, this could just be way off base, but do...

Actually, this could just be way off base, but do you have the equipment to check the charge level on your battery? I'm wondering if these top unlock problems are symptomatic of battery-related...
Forum: 6 Series 05-14-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By suntan
Hi, Yorgi, thank so much for the insightful info...

Hi, Yorgi, thank so much for the insightful info (as usual!)! I was wondering, what are the symptoms of a ball joint failure? I still have one more month of warranty, so I could go back and get them...
Forum: 6 Series 05-13-2011, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By suntan
Please do let us know what the dealer says...

Please do let us know what the dealer says though. I think the info would be useful to all of us. Hope it doesn't turn out to be something too expensive. :)
Forum: 6 Series 05-13-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By suntan
Well, hope I'm not spreading misinformation here,...

Well, hope I'm not spreading misinformation here, but I was researching a while back what BMW meant when they said that the transmission fluid was a "lifetime"fluid (so, no change necessary until the...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-13-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,961
Posted By suntan
That's my philosophy as well. I've had to make...

That's my philosophy as well. I've had to make multiple car trades lately because of changes on the home front, but my basic philosophy is to purchase a lightly used car (less than 30k miles) so that...
Forum: 6 Series 05-13-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By suntan
Hey, mate, I have no idea. I'm just reporting...

Hey, mate, I have no idea. I'm just reporting word-for-word what was written in the work order. :) We're going to have to wait for an expert like Yorgi or someone to chime in to sort this out.
Forum: 6 Series 05-12-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,005
Posted By suntan
I concur, Gregb and WhiteDropTop are champs! I...

I concur, Gregb and WhiteDropTop are champs! I too walked on a couple. I tried purchasing one in October, but it got sold before I could even get down to test drive it! I had set up a sales...
Forum: 6 Series 05-12-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,983
Posted By suntan
Congratulations!!! Can't wait to see the pics!...

Congratulations!!! Can't wait to see the pics! :thumbup:
Forum: 6 Series 05-12-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By suntan
Another Possibility for Fluid Leaks

Hi! I just got my car back from the shop. I had noticed a couple of spots on the ground before sending the car in. I thought it was going to be a coolant leak for sure. Here's the situation:

Work...
Forum: 6 Series 05-12-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 988
Posted By suntan
Just wanted to report back. I complained that,...

Just wanted to report back. I complained that, "There is a shutter in the steering wheel when the vehicle is stopped in drive at a light." Their response, "Checked with shop foreman and compared with...
Forum: 6 Series 05-11-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,677
Posted By suntan
Hey, Tampamark! Thanks for the tip! But, just to...

Hey, Tampamark! Thanks for the tip! But, just to clarify, the ONR process you described is just a maintenance wash, right? From the description in the link you provided, what the detailer did was to...
Forum: 6 Series 05-10-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,005
Posted By suntan
That really is a fantastic deal you got, Gregb!...

That really is a fantastic deal you got, Gregb! Especially with all those options that came with the car! On top of the low mileage. Congratulations (belatedly)! :thumbup:
Forum: 6 Series 05-10-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,677
Posted By suntan
I agree with the other responses above. The key...

I agree with the other responses above. The key to avoiding scratches is to follow the instructions by Griot's. Basically, use an adequate amount of product (don't skimp), gently lift the dirt off...
Forum: 6 Series 05-10-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,677
Posted By suntan
I've used an automatic touchless car wash. Seems...

I've used an automatic touchless car wash. Seems to be ok. But, I've only done it once since I've not owned the car for that long. What I have been impressed with is this Griot's Waterless Car Wash...
Forum: 6 Series 05-10-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 988
Posted By suntan
My car does that. It's actually at the dealer for...

My car does that. It's actually at the dealer for this issue. I'll report back tomorrow when I get the car back. They said something about worn or damaged bushings on the phone (will be replaced...
Forum: 6 Series 05-10-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,005
Posted By suntan
+1. The packages are nice, but the mileage is...

+1. The packages are nice, but the mileage is high. That would probably be a great price for the same car with around 20k less miles. Does it have a clean Carfax? Also, is the car a CPO? If so, you...
Forum: 6 Series 05-09-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,217
Posted By suntan
There's a Jet Black convertible (not sure if...

There's a Jet Black convertible (not sure if you're looking for a convertible or coupe) at BMW Gallery Norwood in MA:
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