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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By estrov
I have a cracked rim that was welded, but still...

I have a cracked rim that was welded, but still leaks slowly.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-03-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By estrov
Check out the Harbor Freight coupons in the back...

Check out the Harbor Freight coupons in the back of all the car magazines (Car and Driver, Road and Track ....) Good for 20% off a single item.

Harbor Freight is not Snap-On but it does just...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-25-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By estrov
Also an issue with our "Sirius" radios is the...

Also an issue with our "Sirius" radios is the fact that it does not receive the higher numbered channels in the currrent Sirius/XM lineup. I don't know if there is an update, but the radio is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 02-29-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By estrov
I am 5 mins from Fred Beans. They do have a...

I am 5 mins from Fred Beans. They do have a decent reputation. Expensive, but forthright.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-20-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By estrov
It snows maybe 4 times in Philly with any...

It snows maybe 4 times in Philly with any accumulation. Anything more than dedicated winters tires is overkill.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-23-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,831
Posted By estrov
DWS are nice, but when the snow piles up - they...

DWS are nice, but when the snow piles up - they are worthless all-seasons. I have DWS's in Philly and I got stuck 2x when snow was above 2-3 inches.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-13-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,661
Posted By estrov
I had V12's on my 350Z and they were flawless. ...

I had V12's on my 350Z and they were flawless. They are soft so they won't last long and the compound is definitely for warmer weather. As soon as the temps dipped below 40 they behaved like stones...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-09-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 690
Posted By estrov
Gross weight vs. actual? The gross includes the...

Gross weight vs. actual? The gross includes the passenger/trunk/fuel capacity.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-07-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,195
Posted By estrov
What is involved in a brake flush with the E60. ...

What is involved in a brake flush with the E60. I have 65K miles on an 08 and was considering doing this myself. I just did all four corners with pads and rotors.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-04-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 708
Posted By estrov
You need the MOST adapter to accomplish IPOD...

You need the MOST adapter to accomplish IPOD control with the radio:


http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=154839&page=38
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-04-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,201
Posted By estrov
This part number is for the OEM carpet mats using...

This part number is for the OEM carpet mats using the velcro pads, not the hook clip for the rubber mats.

I called Weathertech (they obviously make the OEM BMW mats) and they only offer the clip...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-03-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,201
Posted By estrov
Floor Mat Clip

I had OEM rubber floor mats installed when I purchased the car and the dealer failed to include the little clips that hold the mat from sliding forward.

Where can I find these? I need to get my...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-21-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,182
Posted By estrov
This is for 2004, but fundamentally the same. ...

This is for 2004, but fundamentally the same.

http://www.bmwusa.com/Standard/Content/Owner/OwnersManualVideos.aspx?namodelcode=0428
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-14-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,269
Posted By estrov
Rus, I emailed Richard, but did not get a...

Rus, I emailed Richard, but did not get a response. Do you have a phone number?

estrov at yahoo dot com
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-12-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,269
Posted By estrov
I have the same - well known - issue with my Z4,...

I have the same - well known - issue with my Z4, but I am having a problem believing that the issue is an internal bearing. This bearing would have to be binding horribly tight to counter the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-10-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,966
Posted By estrov
How about when you leave your door open and back...

How about when you leave your door open and back up. The car automatically engages park and causes an abrupt stop. I sometimes leave the door open to just move the car a few feet, but you can't on...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By estrov
I had all 4 tires replaced and I am sure they...

I had all 4 tires replaced and I am sure they mixed and matched. All I had to do was re-register TPMS in idrive.

When I replaced a single tire due to pot-hole damage I did not have to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,270
Posted By estrov
this is $312 shipped ...

this is $312 shipped

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/BMW-Most-Bus-Interface-Adapter-New-OEM-Fits-Many-/250537194946?pt=Car_Audio_Video&hash=item3a552e35c2
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,270
Posted By estrov
I just purchased one on ebay.

I just purchased one on ebay.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,270
Posted By estrov
If you already have the CDC, then swapping it for...

If you already have the CDC, then swapping it for the IPod adapter requires NO programing. The car sees the IPod adapter as a CDC. Check out the link.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,194
Posted By estrov
Where did you get the pads/sensor?

Where did you get the pads/sensor?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2011, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,270
Posted By estrov
Simple. Don't even need a visit to the dealer. ...

Simple. Don't even need a visit to the dealer. Should take you 30 mins.

See the DIY above.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By estrov
This will help: ...

This will help:

http://forums.5series.net/topic/59271-ipod-interface-installation-diy/page__st__90__p__692736
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By estrov
You can add it. This just goes into the glovebox...

You can add it. This just goes into the glovebox where the CD changer is/should be. Depending if you have the CD changer, programing at the dealer is necessary.

BMW Part number 65 11 0 439 425
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-15-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,096
Posted By estrov
Yes Idrive has a setting to remember last...

Yes Idrive has a setting to remember last position. Uncheck it.
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