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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-30-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,849
Posted By DotBalm
+1 I just noticed on my '04 545i that my gas...

+1

I just noticed on my '04 545i that my gas pedal and brake pedal are disproportionately different sizes wrt my feet, which are not the same size exactly, but nevertheless, they are far closer in...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By DotBalm
This is great as I have a '04 545. Do you...

This is great as I have a '04 545.

Do you happen to know if XM could be installed instead?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,795
Posted By DotBalm
1st - very sorry to hear that, I'm sure it's...

1st - very sorry to hear that, I'm sure it's something small. Can you leave the trunk open with the battery compartment open to dry out naturally?

2nd - Please correct me if I'm wrong, but...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 685
Posted By DotBalm
Attached is not exactly what you're looking for,...

Attached is not exactly what you're looking for, but may give clues in the right direction.

I replaced my driver side mirror (only), but not the housing. My mirror was not heated, folding or...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By DotBalm
Don't know answer but some thoughts: Post...

Don't know answer but some thoughts:

Post your question in the car audio forum or the DIY forum.

Is a warranty fix out of the question?

I had this problem, though I never hit the door to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-05-2008, 09:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,849
Posted By DotBalm
Huh? That should have pushed you to a 3. That...

Huh? That should have pushed you to a 3. That was your first mistake. I can criticize the 5 too, I don't like that with my early build I cannot play MP3s. But I made a decision to do something I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,874
Posted By DotBalm
Thanks, good to know. And I assume your radio...

Thanks, good to know. And I assume your radio reception is fine. I'm checking with a brother-in-law who had his E60 M5 tinted at the same place.

Anyone know of reputable Huper Optik or Pinnacle...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,874
Posted By DotBalm
Yep, and yep, helps a lot, thank you very much. ...

Yep, and yep, helps a lot, thank you very much.

It also provokes more questions.

I suspected the defogger rests on top of the glass. Although I see no bubbles on the film on the rear window,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2008, 10:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,838
Posted By DotBalm
I had to do a mandatory update to my software. ...

I had to do a mandatory update to my software. Received a letter from the govt and called my contact at the dealer and they knew about it. I could not reregister my car without proof of the update....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,874
Posted By DotBalm
Is this a relatively simple process for a...

Is this a relatively simple process for a professional? What are the risks? Can the rear window defogger grid be damaged or is it inside the glass?

My tint is not ceramic based, I wonder if...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2008, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By DotBalm
What about MP3 for build date April '04. My...

What about MP3 for build date April '04. My understanding based on reseaching this previously was no luck.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-15-2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By DotBalm
The E60 looks great in white, day or night, imo.

The E60 looks great in white, day or night, imo.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,007
Posted By DotBalm
Beautiful, congrats! Interesting take wrt...

Beautiful, congrats! Interesting take wrt Corvette. Miss the vette in any way at all?

I did not realize the interior door pulls where changed from bars to a "scoops."
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,468
Posted By DotBalm
I wish I had this option not only to reduce some...

I wish I had this option not only to reduce some heat gain, but with a rear facing child in the backseat, the direct sunlight can be a "killer" during certain times of year while driving.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,712
Posted By DotBalm
Dern it. Thanks though.

Dern it. Thanks though.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,712
Posted By DotBalm
w5lx, Any info on what the baseline...

w5lx,

Any info on what the baseline transmission's memory is composed of?

By baseline I mean the car has been driven for whatever period of time and/or miles in a given manner and adapted to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-26-2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By DotBalm
+1 No premium sound? If you have a...

+1

No premium sound?

If you have a baby/kid in the back seat, you might consider the sun shades. Just a thought, wish I had them.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-23-2008, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,331
Posted By DotBalm
Wowww, congrats on the nice rig. I am Jet Black...

Wowww, congrats on the nice rig. I am Jet Black with envy. :thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By DotBalm
You lost me at roof rack. :dunno: Re #3...

You lost me at roof rack. :dunno:

Re #3 have you considered the BMW M-tech kit?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By DotBalm
Have you run this through Kelly Blue Book for...

Have you run this through Kelly Blue Book for another data point? www.kbb.com

High mileage may be driving the price. My .02.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-21-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,345
Posted By DotBalm
Yes. Whether service is covered, not...

Yes.

Whether service is covered, not covered, extended, etc., is irrelevant except for I was pointing out there are several sources of service related income from which a dealer will benefit. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-20-2008, 10:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,345
Posted By DotBalm
This would upset me to put it mildly. Here you...

This would upset me to put it mildly. Here you are making a concerted effort to decide in a timely manner where to dump your barrel of money and no one is throwing you a bone. Is this all of a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-20-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,413
Posted By DotBalm
Does it change with engine temp, RPM at idle or...

Does it change with engine temp, RPM at idle or whether or not the Air Conditioner is on? I'm ASSUMING they checked this.

Also, did they use a stethoscope probe to try to locate the location of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-20-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,345
Posted By DotBalm
Option 2. Slam dunk.

Option 2. Slam dunk.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-20-2008, 07:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,712
Posted By DotBalm
Thanks BMW_tech and w5lx for the above replies.

Thanks BMW_tech and w5lx for the above replies.
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