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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,498
Posted By Eric B
I hope you're kidding, there is no way I would...

I hope you're kidding, there is no way I would put chains on my 545 with SP. One bump/pothole and your car can get trashed if the wheel clearance isn't perfect. Even then....I would never take the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 780
Views: 167,981
Posted By Eric B
I am unable to find any SIBs related to this...

I am unable to find any SIBs related to this issue on the E60...does anyone have a link? I would like to have it next time I am at the dealer...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-30-2009, 10:53 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 167,981
Posted By Eric B
I have the same problem as noted above. One...

I have the same problem as noted above. One thing I did notice is that when the surging starts, if I try to shift to 6th manually it isn't smooth at all, and seems to jump when shifting. I was...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-27-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 276
Posted By Eric B
Headrest upgrade for 2004

I have an 04 545i with sport seats...and am wondering if the current LCI headrests will fit my car?

I hate having headrests that don't actually work...and if I can order a new set of LCI ones...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 21,868
Posted By Eric B
I have the 'clunk' sound on my 04 545, not the...

I have the 'clunk' sound on my 04 545, not the other sound also being discussed here. I have had my dealer look at it 4 times and each time the claim to do something but it never fixes it. Drives...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By Eric B
I had a similar issue, when I started using the...

I had a similar issue, when I started using the parking break every time I parked the car that helped a lot. I think it keeps the pads better aligned.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-17-2008, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,596
Posted By Eric B
I have a 04 545 with no nav and have bluetooth...

I have a 04 545 with no nav and have bluetooth enabled. My build month is 03/04, according to the dealer the cut off was that month, so some have it and some don't. I checked the owners manual and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,047
Posted By Eric B
I just started taking the bus to work, so my...

I just started taking the bus to work, so my driving habits are much different than before. With the short trips, my mileage has dropped to 14.5 or so. Before that I was getting 16.5-17 for all...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,704
Posted By Eric B
BMW maintenance only covers oil changes every 15k...

BMW maintenance only covers oil changes every 15k miles or so (depending on driving), per the BMW's specifications, so you would only have 2 oil changes most like in your scenario.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-12-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By Eric B
I think that is ususally DSC related, especially...

I think that is ususally DSC related, especially if you are turning into traffic or otherwise maneuvering the car. Often I stomp it to pull out into traffic and it will hesitate a bit to keep from...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,591
Posted By Eric B
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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 21,325
Posted By Eric B
Luminox Titanium

Luminox Titanium
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 67,091
Posted By Eric B
Nothing too special: ...

Nothing too special:

http://Braun.smugmug.com/photos/297340339_jzNgW-M.jpg
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 844
Posted By Eric B
I have the same thing with my car, and I just...

I have the same thing with my car, and I just left it at the dealer today for them to look at it. They are keeping it over night to listen to the sound in the AM, since that is the only time I hear...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-09-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By Eric B
If you look on the door jamb of the driver's door...

If you look on the door jamb of the driver's door the color should be on the sticker...or at least the color code which you can look up.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2007, 12:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,170
Posted By Eric B
Please provide your feedback, including (but not...

Please provide your feedback, including (but not limited to!):
--start up time: how long after car starts does it start playing (longer than if you're playing a CD?), and you can access menu?
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-06-2007, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,151
Posted By Eric B
That is less than I paid, and it was worth every...

That is less than I paid, and it was worth every penny.

Go for it.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,144
Posted By Eric B
nitrogen expands less with changes in temp, I...

nitrogen expands less with changes in temp, I believe. I know that planes fill with it to minimize changes in pressure.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2007, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By Eric B
I put this can of beer in the ice tray of my...

I put this can of beer in the ice tray of my freezer to cool it down, and then forgot about it. When I came back for it later it had leaked and beer was all over my ice tray.

Budwieser is VERY...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,200
Posted By Eric B
Not particularly...but I am sure someone will set...

Not particularly...but I am sure someone will set me straight soon enough.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-27-2007, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,200
Posted By Eric B
I place mine on the shelf in front of the...

I place mine on the shelf in front of the speedometer. It has a rubber like lining, so the phone doesn't slide at a all, and I can see if light up when it rings if I have the stereo cranked. I have...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2007, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 772
Posted By Eric B
37k on 04 545i, no issues. I love it.

37k on 04 545i, no issues. I love it.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2007, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By Eric B
Apple also decided to introduce a new headphone...

Apple also decided to introduce a new headphone jack standard...so some normal jacks won't seat correctly in the iPhone. My headphones for instance will not work..I have to buy an adaptor. I could...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2007, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,087
Posted By Eric B
Perhaps the difference was that the nail in my...

Perhaps the difference was that the nail in my tire was not in the tread itself, but in between, so the patch would not be subjected to wear over the life of the tire?

I was surprised they said...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2007, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By Eric B
I had the tires on my X5 filled with nitrogen and...

I had the tires on my X5 filled with nitrogen and the pressure varies much less now.

I still check pressure often though, just a few psi makes a big difference in the way a BMW handles and...
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