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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-10-2014, 01:36 PM
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Posted By dploy
Searched an hour - need to post

2008 535i 80k mls

Yesterday started to hesitate on highway, they shuddered at stop - NO check engine light. Started back up and all was fine.

This morning started and it was real rough, engine...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,115
Posted By dploy
Why does everyone think the wheels are so hard to...

Why does everyone think the wheels are so hard to clean? I have a brush from Home Depot attached to the cordless drill that does it in 15 seconds per wheel and even gets the interior of the wheel -...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,115
Posted By dploy
How do you know they eat cheese? What does that...

How do you know they eat cheese? What does that mean?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-20-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,115
Posted By dploy
Just washed mine!

Just washed mine!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,115
Posted By dploy
Its curious that you took it so personally and...

Its curious that you took it so personally and negative. I took a positive message from it - BMW owners are loyal and repeat buyers. What pissed you off so much about it?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,115
Posted By dploy
Says on the last line: BTW I own a 535i :dunno:

Says on the last line: BTW I own a 535i :dunno:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,115
Posted By dploy
Why BMW Owners Wash Their Cars More Than Others

Intersting

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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 325
Posted By dploy
Brakes sound like sub woofer!

My wife & I were at a stop light listening to LMAFO when the base suddenly and dramatically got louder. We looked at each other and thought this was great! But then I let off the brake for a sec...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 939
Posted By dploy
+1 on the 105, 205 process...makes the finish...

+1 on the 105, 205 process...makes the finish look brand new. Dealer was even shocked at the result.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,088
Posted By dploy
When on Tirerack there is a Treadwear...

When on Tirerack there is a Treadwear rating...contie's are a 540 where most are 300's...mean anything? Yokohama AVID ENVigor have the highest at 560.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-06-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 732
Posted By dploy
My wife tried both and picked the sport without...

My wife tried both and picked the sport without even a second thought. But then again she choose me as a spouse so her judgement is suspect.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,445
Posted By dploy
If you are driving 700 miles a week it has to be...

If you are driving 700 miles a week it has to be mostly highway...? Are the highways relatively smooth in Houston? Where I live it is all new pavement and I would consider 19's...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By dploy
* Set the Speed Warning to 79. * Move out...

* Set the Speed Warning to 79.
* Move out of the left lane if there is someone on your butt.
* Reset your MPG meter and see what you really get on hwy use.
* Make sure your tires are...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,303
Posted By dploy
Yea I think it is the bearing - 53k miles.

Yea I think it is the bearing - 53k miles.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,303
Posted By dploy
I do have run flats but they seem good...

I do have run flats but they seem good...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,303
Posted By dploy
Oh OH...left rear noise over 50mph...

Did a search - couldn't find symptom.

My '08 535 sport developed a noise from the left rear that only occurs over 50ish mph - it sounds as if the wheel is rubbing but more consistent. At first I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,600
Posted By dploy
As for the paint - take a flashlight (the...

As for the paint - take a flashlight (the brighter the better) and look into the dull areas. If you see a lot of swirl lines and micro scratching you will need to cut and polish the surface: use...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,849
Posted By dploy
WOW - I felt like I was in War of the Worlds for...

WOW - I felt like I was in War of the Worlds for a sec there with all those giant lights coming at me...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By dploy
This works for me also. I live in a tourist town...

This works for me also. I live in a tourist town and local officers often pull us over because of traffic frustration battling tourist cars, but admitting this to the officer makes them let me go...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-22-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 12,281
Posted By dploy
Yea most of the time I think the outer ring isn't...

Yea most of the time I think the outer ring isn't even on...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By dploy
Yea - I did that already - it seems all or...

Yea - I did that already - it seems all or nothing...that's my point. I wouldn't have posted this if the manual had it in there...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By dploy
Having trouble figuring out the AC settings...

I am new to the E60 and having a time with the AC:

My last was the VW Taoureg and it had a dedicated button to share the air with your face & feet - so does my work truck (Murano). But it seems...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-12-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 12,281
Posted By dploy
Here is Burger response about their AE's: ...

Here is Burger response about their AE's:

"The flickering you see is your LCM (lighting Control Module) testing the circuit to make sure the lights are working. It sends a small charge through the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 12,281
Posted By dploy
YES! When I turn off DRL and start I get what I...

YES! When I turn off DRL and start I get what I would describe is a rapid blinking - its more consistent than a flicker IMO...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 12,281
Posted By dploy
Don't know - I dont turn em off! That's the...

Don't know - I dont turn em off! That's the solution in my feeble mind...
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