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Forum: 5 Series DIY 11-07-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By tpaxadpom
thank you for the guide. Will use it next year...

thank you for the guide. Will use it next year when brakes are due.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,356
Posted By tpaxadpom
I had to make the same call a year and half ago....

I had to make the same call a year and half ago. I went with E60 2010. Test drive both and decide for yourself.
Interior and exterior designs is very personal. E60 LCI is Ipod vs Japanese Kenwood...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 08-08-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,952
Posted By tpaxadpom
http://smotra.ru/users/erik_davidych/blog/188037/...

http://smotra.ru/users/erik_davidych/blog/188037/ more info on this project
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By tpaxadpom
http://smotra.ru/users/erik_davidych/blog/188037/...

http://smotra.ru/users/erik_davidych/blog/188037/ more info on this project.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,279
Posted By tpaxadpom
The 2008 and 2009 550i with M Aero package came...

The 2008 and 2009 550i with M Aero package came with 172 wheels. They had the M logo. Looking at the pictures of you car it doesn't look you use 172 wheels.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,279
Posted By tpaxadpom
I read the article and couldnt stop to wonder why...

I read the article and couldnt stop to wonder why the author has written it. It seems to me that the author coulnd not afford owning m5 (different from buying) and is trying to justify his purchase....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 16,225
Posted By tpaxadpom
There are DYNO runs on M5 that show 20+hp...

There are DYNO runs on M5 that show 20+hp increase after removing those filters (M5 has dual intake, so 2 filters instead of 1 on N62). I removed both of them on my 550i's. Engine got a little louder...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-23-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 640
Posted By tpaxadpom
I like 172 the most. They are aggressive and not...

I like 172 the most. They are aggressive and not overdone. 166 is an older wheel that came stock on M5. It is great but not quite as aggressive.
The size of tires is different for 172 vs 166.
172...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,376
Posted By tpaxadpom
Thumbs up I've been looking for hankook's thank you for...

I've been looking for hankook's thank you for brining this up. I ordered 2 sets. When I read your post on Saturday by the time I got to checkout rears were out of stock. So I called in and ordered 2...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-26-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 715
Posted By tpaxadpom
no rain, no snow, no risk of parking next to some...

no rain, no snow, no risk of parking next to some asshole - drive it! Someone recently scratched and dented my rear bumper. I am guessing it was a shopping cart. It is possible it was done on purpose...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-26-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,215
Posted By tpaxadpom
one thing I got to give a credit in their new...

one thing I got to give a credit in their new lineup of engines. I had 528xi 2014 and 328d 2014 as the loaners. I was very impressed with that diesel engine and they way 3 series handles. It is still...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,215
Posted By tpaxadpom
lack of respect, says who? F10 - big and...

lack of respect, says who?

F10 - big and heavy boat (that also drives like a boat) with shark face. Can you tell a difference between 3/5/7 series now? What is so unique about it?
E39 - is this...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-25-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,215
Posted By tpaxadpom
It is 530D vs 545i. Here it is link...

It is 530D vs 545i. Here it is link (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QN4-KA0VGzs)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,186
Posted By tpaxadpom
make it 2 more :thumbup: Congrats on your new car.

make it 2 more :thumbup: Congrats on your new car.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,272
Posted By tpaxadpom
I only have mini version of elm327. When I access...

I only have mini version of elm327. When I access coding in bmwhat is says something like "insufficient signal quality". I may try to run this app on my old phone as my new phone is having problems...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,272
Posted By tpaxadpom
Torque can only read generic obd2 codes and clear...

Torque can only read generic obd2 codes and clear them. Bmwhat is reading bmw specific error codes per module and let you clear them. As far as battery programming goes, I checked it for you on...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,272
Posted By tpaxadpom
torque is an android only app. Historically...

torque is an android only app. Historically ELM327 apps were primarily written for android devices. Now there are some alternatives for iOS, but you have to ask around what they are.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By tpaxadpom
I cannot speak for replicas, but nothing looks as...

I cannot speak for replicas, but nothing looks as good as 172 wheels with the sports package. When I see people replace them with something else I don't quite get it. 166 (M5) wheels don't look near...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,272
Posted By tpaxadpom
I have mini elm327 from ebay and it doesn't work...

I have mini elm327 from ebay and it doesn't work with BMWhat app coding. Just a warning... Though it works just fine with Torque app.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 793
Posted By tpaxadpom
I think it is a smart decision. Keep looking. I...

I think it is a smart decision. Keep looking.
I almost bought a 550i that had flood damage. Run the vin check by https://www.nicb.org/theft_and_fraud_awareness/vincheck
Neither carfax nor...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 793
Posted By tpaxadpom
I have 2 550i's. One with Sport/paddle shifters...

I have 2 550i's. One with Sport/paddle shifters and one without. I could care less for sports button. Put in in DS and drive away. I've yet to see some data that proves sports button improves...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-14-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 857
Posted By tpaxadpom
welcome to the club!

welcome to the club!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,211
Posted By tpaxadpom
congratulation! Welcome back to the family.

congratulation! Welcome back to the family.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 735
Posted By tpaxadpom
I believe the problem you are describing is a...

I believe the problem you are describing is a wearer out u-joint in the steering column lower joint assembly....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,211
Posted By tpaxadpom
525xi and 528xi are the other AWD alternatives....

525xi and 528xi are the other AWD alternatives. Though if you want the performance get the 550i.
535i is another good choice. I doubt A6 can touch this car in terms of fun factor. Reliability wise,...
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