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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-13-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,888
Posted By MrKB2U
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-09-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,888
Posted By MrKB2U
That's what I was thinking, but wasn't for sure!

That's what I was thinking, but wasn't for sure!
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 12-08-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By MrKB2U
X5 question

Hi guys...I currently own a 2008 535xi. Thinking about trading in my Murano for an X5. My "issue" is which year of this model to purchase. Where there huge changes in the 2007 and up models? I...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-08-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By MrKB2U
5 series to an X5

Hi guys...I currently own a 2008 535xi. Thinking about trading in my Murano for an X5. My "issue" is which year of this model to purchase. Where there huge changes in the 2007 and up models? I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-08-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,888
Posted By MrKB2U
Thanks for the suggestions.

Thanks for the suggestions.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-08-2012, 12:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,888
Posted By MrKB2U
Preventative Maintenance at 100k

So...I have a little over 92k miles on my 08' 535xi....any suggestions on what if any work should be done. I had an Indy dealer suggest...spark plugs, front / rear differential fluid and transfer...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-19-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 869
Posted By MrKB2U
I've got the same plan. Really came in handy when...

I've got the same plan. Really came in handy when I had to have my turbos replaced. ($3,900)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,193
Posted By MrKB2U
I'm at 91k. Had to replace the solenoid valve /...

I'm at 91k. Had to replace the solenoid valve / parts of the twin turbo. I don't have the list in front of me. What ever it was, was covered under my warranty ($3,900)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-03-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,544
Posted By MrKB2U
08 535xi 88k All recall work Twin Turbos...

08 535xi 88k

All recall work
Twin Turbos (warranty)
Updated programming
Regular oil changes
Front windshield wipers

Needs:
Lower Bushings
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,510
Posted By MrKB2U
Sorry to laugh out loud, but that SA question...

Sorry to laugh out loud, but that SA question about someone else driving it was ridiculous.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-30-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,267
Posted By MrKB2U
Hey, I have the same year and make. Even roughly...

Hey, I have the same year and make. Even roughly the same amount of miles. I took mine into a reputable BMW Indy shop here. Just got it back today. It was the turbos and luckily my warranty covered...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,241
Posted By MrKB2U
I would go with the 5 series. I drive a 535xi and...

I would go with the 5 series. I drive a 535xi and love it. 7 series to me is like a spaceship on wheels. A few more bells and whistles which could mean more maintenance. Plus if it's just you, the 7...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By MrKB2U
Engine Malfunction - 535xi

So the light came back on again. Second time in 6 weeks. Had recall work done. Light came on when I switched lanes then accelerated. Dealer ran a diagnostic and said it could be this or that. May be...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By MrKB2U
Window Tinting

So I'm thinking about tinting my 535 xi...any suggestions on %, brand? My concerns like anyone would be warranty, heat reduction, how much can you see in the car during the day. Places like Ziebart...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,814
Posted By MrKB2U
I have the same car...just got it 1 month ago....

I have the same car...just got it 1 month ago. There are several videos on YouTube on how to DIY, you may want to search there too.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By MrKB2U
I had a similar issue (slight jump after...

I had a similar issue (slight jump after releasing break). There was some recall work to be done for my 08 535 xi. Might want to check with dealer.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By MrKB2U
Thanks...I did notice a difference in the gas...

Thanks...I did notice a difference in the gas mileage .
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By MrKB2U
O8 535xi Manual vs Automatic

Does it benefit the car in anyway by driving in manual or automatic..??
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-09-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,421
Posted By MrKB2U
Shell seems to be leading the pack...

Shell seems to be leading the pack...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,421
Posted By MrKB2U
Gotcha

Gotcha
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-08-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,421
Posted By MrKB2U
Brand of Gas!! 08 535xi

Hey guys/gals...

Which brand of gas do you prefer? Shell, BP? Marathon? I've been using Shell V-power. Haven't had the car very long. Seems to be running great! I even go the same shell each time....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,391
Posted By MrKB2U
Yeah I checked again. It's like $172 for the oil...

Yeah I checked again. It's like $172 for the oil change, $65 for them to clear the light / scope. If I get in before the signal comes on just $172. They also said every 15k miles. The "other" place...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,391
Posted By MrKB2U
Wow...$89!! Is it paid upon year of car?? My dad...

Wow...$89!! Is it paid upon year of car?? My dad pays around $90 too, he has an 03 330...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,391
Posted By MrKB2U
Thanks. Why would the dealer say that. Are they...

Thanks. Why would the dealer say that. Are they trying to get more money out of me? I'm assuming waiting that long will cause some issues for me down the line..
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,391
Posted By MrKB2U
Good points. I "think" they use fully synthetic...

Good points. I "think" they use fully synthetic oil. Dont quote me. Does $110 sounds better..?
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