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Forum: The Travel Forum 07-22-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By fabby
Thanks, I will check that out. What are your...

Thanks, I will check that out. What are your thoughts about driving back to Rome from Florence along the coast? Any area that is nice to spend a day?
Forum: The Travel Forum 07-22-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By fabby
Question Tuscany and Italy suggestions

I am not doing an ED this trip, my brother in law and sister have always wanted to go to Italy, so we are flying to Rome on Sept 29.:)

Arrive in the am on the 29.
Two nights in Rome and renting...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By fabby
hourly chime? I didnt know I had one of...

hourly chime? I didnt know I had one of them:rofl::rofl:

seriously though, I have been through the menus and never saw that one:dunno:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By fabby
Oh, its a 2008 535i, no mods or other electronics.

Oh, its a 2008 535i, no mods or other electronics.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-01-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By fabby
new battery, now four loud 'bings' question

:mad: I had a new battery installed and "programmed" which cost me over $400 freaking dollars..........anyway, now, everytime I go driving, after 5-10 minutes, I get these four loud 'bings'.....no...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-08-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By fabby
I am also thinking about an ED for a new 3 and...

I am also thinking about an ED for a new 3 and get out of my current 535 which was also an ED. My concern is going for a total new design without having driven yet alone seen a real car yet. I so...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 11-07-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,927
Posted By fabby
Test drove new 5's with runflats this weekend. I...

Test drove new 5's with runflats this weekend. I was pleasantly surprized at how well they felt compared to the last time I drove them in 08 bmw's and 11 mercedes c class. they are definitely...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-07-2011, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 784
Posted By fabby
trading 08 535 for new 11 or 12 535?

Was out test driving the new 5's and wondered about how others are feeling about looking out over the hood. I thought the car drove a lot like my old 7 series being longer and wider, but the look...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-04-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By fabby
Prices on new 528xi

Anyone know of any dealer incentives for the east coast? What kinda deal can I expect off of msrp? Thank you for the info:thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-04-2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By fabby
Have they stopped production on the 5's for this...

Have they stopped production on the 5's for this year and when do they start on the next year models?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By fabby
should I buy a new 528xi

I currently drive a 08 535 and love it. (that was a euro delivery:thumbup:)
My father in law has an 07 328xi and wants to trade up to a new 528 and asked for my input. I'm thinking that this is...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-22-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,483
Posted By fabby
I received the Smart MOSFETs chips and installed...

I received the Smart MOSFETs chips and installed them and they so far work perfectly. These are replacements (i.e. alternate manufacturer) for the Infineon (Siemens) BTS425L1 Mosfets which drive the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 71,170
Posted By fabby
P.S. These VN750-E chips only cost $1.89 each...

P.S.
These VN750-E chips only cost $1.89 each and less if you order 10 or more! And NO, I don't work for or own stock in Mouser...:bigpimp::bigpimp:
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-16-2008, 08:38 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 71,170
Posted By fabby
Great News...

:D:DAnyway, if anyone wants to know, I received the Smart MOSFETs chips and installed them and they so far work perfectly:thumbup:. These are replacements (i.e. alternate manufacturer) for the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 71,170
Posted By fabby
Update

Good news and bad news...:rolleyes:
I received the mosfets; however, they were the wrong configuration (i.e. short pins and no heat sink). The good news is, they are resending the correct...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-07-2008, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,483
Posted By fabby
Update

Good news and bad news...:rolleyes:
I received the mosfets; however, they were the wrong configuration (i.e. short pins and no heat sink). The good news is, they are resending the correct...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 11-03-2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,483
Posted By fabby
Under Order...

This is a copied post from another thread...latest update is that they should arrive tomorrow based on FEDEX website...:D:D

I have ordered 10 Smart Highside Power Switch replacements (i.e....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2008, 02:01 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 71,170
Posted By fabby
No worry...

I wouldn't worry about it until it fails...:thumbdwn:
I'm not even sure if your model has a Lamp Control Module (LCM) or if the one you have even has these transistors on the circuit board. You...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-31-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 71,170
Posted By fabby
Possible Replacement Chip/MOSFET

I have ordered 10 Smart Highside Power Switch replacements (i.e. different manufacturer/part number) for the BTS425L1 for my '95 E38 LCM. They can be ordered in any quantity and they are only $1.98...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-26-2008, 10:15 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 71,170
Posted By fabby
95 740iL E38 LCM chips

I have been reading all these posts concerning the BTS426L1 chips. I just opened my LCM and it has BTS425L1 as well as other types. Does the 426 chip replace the 425?:dunno::dunno:

Thanks.
Forum: European Delivery 01-28-2008, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By fabby
I stayed at the Maximillian for a night and the...

I stayed at the Maximillian for a night and the hotel is very close to the old town. The hotel has recently undergone a face lift, there was still some scaffolding on the outside, (which prevented...
Forum: European Delivery 01-24-2008, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,362
Posted By fabby
You guys are great. thanks for all the great...

You guys are great. thanks for all the great suggestions:thumbup:

If I get to Rome, (that is, go where the wifey wants to go so I have a better chance of getting laid:bigpimp:), is it better to...
Forum: European Delivery 01-24-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,362
Posted By fabby
Spain sounds really nice,(beaches), the wifey is...

Spain sounds really nice,(beaches), the wifey is leaning more towards Rome, I might win out........not.:mad:

Has anyone heard of the site 1800flyeurope.com

They seem to have some nice...
Forum: European Delivery 01-23-2008, 09:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,362
Posted By fabby
If I wasnt so under Europe traveled, I would just...

If I wasnt so under Europe traveled, I would just go back to Bavaria for the beer and Spargal! My problem is finding somewhere else that can even come close to the great experience I had. Of...
Forum: European Delivery 01-23-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,362
Posted By fabby
portugal? that sounds interesting, probably not...

portugal? that sounds interesting, probably not the typical tourist spot? Is that more beach, relaxation kinda stuff, or are ther other things to see> (and what kinda of beer do they have?)
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