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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,950
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
550i is the best one in terms of...

550i is the best one in terms of power/reliability and as previously mentioned, they are typically very well equipped. If you're serious about modifications, it's much easier to make power for less $...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,052
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
For you: 530xd, 2007-2010 with the sport package...

For you: 530xd, 2007-2010 with the sport package and Continental DWS tires. The BMW Diesel engine will last a LONG time. Great torque, superior fuel economy and is as quiet as the petrol version. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,389
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
+1 on Dinan Stage 1 Software. Makes the car much...

+1 on Dinan Stage 1 Software. Makes the car much better driving and really does open it up. You're not going to notice the power difference, but you WILL notice how the throttle is quicker and how...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,101
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
Terrible idea, if you're going to spend money on...

Terrible idea, if you're going to spend money on exhaust, go either:

RPI: http://shoprpi.com/product_info.php?cPath=21_22_26_37&products_id=132

Dinan:...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,735
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
Make sure you get an OEM Roundel:...

Make sure you get an OEM Roundel: http://www.amazon.com/BMW-Genuine-Roundel-Emblem-Description/dp/B005TC9VTU/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1370288368&sr=8-2&keywords=OEM+BMW+Roundel
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-24-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,101
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
550i is the best one in terms of...

550i is the best one in terms of power/reliability and as previously mentioned, they are typically very well equipped. If you're serious about modifications, it's much easier to make power for less...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,980
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
It's a software update, typically takes 30-45...

It's a software update, typically takes 30-45 minutes to upload to your 550i. The K&N air filter is a good upgrade period, because you clean it when it's dirty, it's $50.00 and you never buy air...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,980
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
Actually, the Dinan Stage 1 tune ($500) does...

Actually, the Dinan Stage 1 tune ($500) does smooth out your shifts, although it is minimal, don't be looking for a HUGE difference, the automatic shift points are allowed at 100 RPM higher and the...
Forum: Suspension and Braking 05-21-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,056
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
Will these work for 2007 E60 BMW 550i?

Will these work for 2007 E60 BMW 550i?
Forum: Exterior 05-16-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 476
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
Skene medium front plate mount

Got a fix-it ticket for no front plate? I've got a SOLUTION to your PROBLEM. License Plate Bracket. I purchased for $49.99 + $5.99 shipping. The size is MEDIUM. The correct E60 size. The screw holes...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 717
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
Question on the cable:...

Question on the cable: http://www.amazon.com/neXplug-Adapter-Charge-Select-Cooper/dp/B004E5J61G/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1368636800&sr=8-1&keywords=bmw%20y%20cable&tag=5336612388-20

Does this work...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-15-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 245
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
Smile FOR SALE: SKENE License Plate Bracket

Got a fix-it ticket for no front plate? I've got a SOLUTION to your PROBLEM. License Plate Bracket. I purchased for $49.99 + $5.99 shipping. The size is MEDIUM. The correct E60 size. The screw...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,101
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
Where can you purchase the...

Where can you purchase the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,614
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
The Logic 7 is a great stereo. How I measure...

The Logic 7 is a great stereo. How I measure this is take the cost of the upgrade, around $1900 when the car was new, and see what kind of stereo that would purchase you. For 100% digitial surround...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,431
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
Lots of debate here, but what I have found after...

Lots of debate here, but what I have found after hours of research is that nothing compares to the OEM pads AND OEM rotors when it comes to overall brake feel AND cost. It may seem higher at first,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,423
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
I've heard great things about the Predator Orion...

I've heard great things about the Predator Orion V4 for the E60: http://www.umnitza.com/predator-orion-v4-led-angel-eyes-for-e92e60-p-6141.html

Very bright, no computer errors and looks great! ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-11-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,443
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
Get the Dinan stage 1 ECU reflash. I got it for...

Get the Dinan stage 1 ECU reflash. I got it for my 550i, it fixed the slow throttle, increases your RPM by 200 in each gear and is stock-smooth. $500.00 is worth it.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-11-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 24,438
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
I've got 105K on my 2007 E60 550i and love every...

I've got 105K on my 2007 E60 550i and love every mile! It's a great car, so smooth and powerful. The only repair outside of tire, oil, brakes or fluids was the water pump at 90K for $750.00...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 09-16-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,516
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
I've HEARD people say the 550i engine is much...

I've HEARD people say the 550i engine is much more reliable. Personally I drive a 2007 550i and I LOVE IT! I went CPO from Niello BMW and got a great deal because they wanted to move the car that...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,215
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
You have to get a really big spoiler before the...

You have to get a really big spoiler before the LED lights can be added. Use a big hammer to put it on. Then get the Tornado, +100HP and +35MPG!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 731
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
Best Driving Gloves

I previously owned the Bionic Menís Driving Gloves and thought they were very good, but they were stolen from my car, so I'm shopping again. Does anyone have recommendations for driving gloves they...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,154
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
Oceans 10 is right, you need a DSP. I've heard...

Oceans 10 is right, you need a DSP. I've heard good things about the JBL MS-8 DSP. It's priced competitively for being a high-end component.

Amazon:...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,154
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
There is no cost-effective way to upgrade to the...

There is no cost-effective way to upgrade to the L7 system and the BSW Audio system is trash. Stay away at all costs.

Go with a local shop and get some Morel/MB Quart/Rainbow/Focal speakers,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,573
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
It really depends on the used model you get. ...

It really depends on the used model you get. I've had great success with my CPO from Niello BMW out of Sacramento. I would highly recommend paying a little more for a CPO car from a reputable...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,541
Posted By Ramsey Barnette
E60 SMG Knob Replacement

Does anyone have ideas on where to find a good looking aftermarket shift knob? I don't like how the OEM knob looks, it dates the interior and is starting to crack and peel on the top of the knob. ...
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