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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By mull6
Well I guess that you have a good one because you...

Well I guess that you have a good one because you have only had to replace the FP, injectors, and turbos once. I don't know many people that would say that is a good thing but compared to some of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By mull6
The above post is why I bought another 528. I was...

The above post is why I bought another 528. I was going to get a 535 but I was very weary and worried about reliability. I had a 2010 535 xi lined up to buy I was actually cleaning my car out and was...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,007
Posted By mull6
Yes that is nuts. You need to save as much on the...

Yes that is nuts. You need to save as much on the walnut blasting as you can because you need to change your plugs every 30k-40k and then get ready to have your injectors changed. This is called...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,007
Posted By mull6
The M54 is the most reliable BMW motor?

The M54 is the most reliable BMW motor?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,007
Posted By mull6
I understand the higher quality parts cost more...

I understand the higher quality parts cost more on a BMW, I do not have a problem with that. Actually I change my own oil and brakes and the oil is as cheap as it was on my domestic cars I have...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,007
Posted By mull6
Why is maintenance so expensive if your car has...

Why is maintenance so expensive if your car has had zero issues? Between me and my wife we have run 2-3 series and 1-5 series to over 100k miles with nothing but brakes and oil changes. One of her...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,007
Posted By mull6
Well that is great to hear, maybe I just put to...

Well that is great to hear, maybe I just put to much into the amount of negative posts on the high maintenance costs. But there were a lot of complaints from owners that had to spend big money to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,007
Posted By mull6
Like I already posted I just missed out on...

Like I already posted I just missed out on purchasing a 535, I never said that it is a crappy alternative. I can understand why a lot of people love them, they are a lot of fun to drive. But when a...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,007
Posted By mull6
Well it is good to know that there have been...

Well it is good to know that there have been improvements in the fuel pump and injectors. Look I was going to buy a 535 last week and I was called and told that the car I was on the way to go buy was...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,007
Posted By mull6
I have owned many cars and have never had to...

I have owned many cars and have never had to replace the injectors at any mileage let alone below 100k. I have had one fuel pump replaced in one of my many vehicles over the years. It's good your...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,007
Posted By mull6
I am glad you are happy with your car. Have you...

I am glad you are happy with your car. Have you had to have the fuel pump changed or injectors? How about walnut blast? It just seems like many 535 owners have had to do a lot of extra expensive...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,007
Posted By mull6
It's posts like these that made me stay with the...

It's posts like these that made me stay with the 528i. What kind of crappy designed car needs to have walnut blast, injectors changed, plugs and coils at 45000 miles? Let alone the faulty HPFP, this...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By mull6
That could be true because it looks like there...

That could be true because it looks like there are some brackets there for mounting.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By mull6
Electronics in trunk

I just purchased a 2010 528i x drive. The first project was to move the electronics from the bottom of the trunk to the side storage area of the trunk. I noticed that there is a warning sticker on...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,191
Posted By mull6
Well I was going to buy a 535 the other day even...

Well I was going to buy a 535 the other day even though I had reservations about reliability. I had test drove a few of them and settled on this 2010 that had low mileage and seemed in good shape. I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,191
Posted By mull6
You make some good points, one of the 535's I...

You make some good points, one of the 535's I test drove definitely felt like a totally different car from my 528. What the hell you only live once I have one lined up and I think I am going to pull...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,191
Posted By mull6
I definitely believe the advise I am receiving,...

I definitely believe the advise I am receiving, so much so that I am thinking it might not be a wise choice buying a 2010 535 I with 48000 miles on it. I am going to checkout a 2010 528 I tomorrow...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,191
Posted By mull6
Wow my wife is on her third 3 series and I have...

Wow my wife is on her third 3 series and I have owned my 528 for 2 years and all those cars together have not had half of that work done. We have purchased all used cars with 30k to 50k on them and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,191
Posted By mull6
Thanks for the information.

Thanks for the information.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,191
Posted By mull6
The car I am looking at is a 2010 535i x drive...

The car I am looking at is a 2010 535i x drive with 48000 miles. It had a carfax advertised and it only showed regular maintenance like oil change and brake flush. So I guess that means that it still...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,191
Posted By mull6
I live in Illinois so for me the x drive is a...

I live in Illinois so for me the x drive is a must. My only question is wether I get the 535 or the 528.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-17-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,191
Posted By mull6
I have been test driving some 535i x drives and...

I have been test driving some 535i x drives and agree that it is much more fun to drive compared to the 528. I found a nice 535 I with only 48,000 miles on it and thinking of making the purchase. I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-10-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,191
Posted By mull6
Thanks a lot for the great information. I love my...

Thanks a lot for the great information. I love my 528 but would love to try the 535 because it will be more fun to drive.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,191
Posted By mull6
Thanks for the reply.

Thanks for the reply.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-09-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,191
Posted By mull6
Considering 535I xdrive

I am looking at some 2009 and 2010 535I x drives with around 60000 miles on them. How dependable are these models? I am coming from a 2008 528 XI. I would like to hear from some that have owned these...
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