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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 493
Posted By goodman
I think the lag is caused by the transmission...

I think the lag is caused by the transmission advancing from 1st gear to 2d gear at throttle tip-in. If you step on it hard, or put it in "sport", it will stay in 1st gear longer. Anybody have any...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-05-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By goodman
Quite elegant. Thank you for the photos.

Quite elegant. Thank you for the photos.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 11-05-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By goodman
How do you lengthen lead of Battery Tender?

Everyone knows E60's are notorious power vampires, so I pop the hood and use a Battery Tender whenever I'm not using the car. I would like to use the lead with the rings for a permanent...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,545
Posted By goodman
Best wishes.

Best wishes.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-11-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 921
Posted By goodman
These fault codes are almost always caused by low...

These fault codes are almost always caused by low battery voltage. See my posts in the thread "After Battery Cable Recall".
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-11-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,182
Posted By goodman
For all of you guys getting fault codes on your...

For all of you guys getting fault codes on your cars, almost all of them are caused by low battery voltage. Go to Autozone and get your battery checked for free. If the voltage is low, or even if...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-10-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 17,182
Posted By goodman
Performed the battery cable recall. Then I went...

Performed the battery cable recall. Then I went to Autozone and bought a new battery to replace the old Autozone battery, which is an exact physical duplicate of OEM. After I installed the new...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-22-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,721
Posted By goodman
Having driven both, I love the twin-turbo V-8...

Having driven both, I love the twin-turbo V-8 engine, but for normal driving the turbo six has more than enough power.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-06-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By goodman
Gag me.

Gag me.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By goodman
I agree. I had an appointment at BMW to register...

I agree. I had an appointment at BMW to register my identical Autozone battery. When I arrived, the SA refused to register it and said it would be dead in six months. That was two years of happy...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-05-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By goodman
A failing battery causes so many problems on...

A failing battery causes so many problems on these cars that it should be replaced even if the battery tests okay.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 16,023
Posted By goodman
Battery disconnected probably means you have a...

Battery disconnected probably means you have a loose battery clamp that needs tightening. However, your other error message is a typical symptom of low battery voltage. Tightening your battery...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 16,023
Posted By goodman
The battery that I purchased at Auto Zone in...

The battery that I purchased at Auto Zone in April 2009 (see post #36) for $170 is still going strong, even though the BMW dealer broke our date to "register" it. If you go to Auto Zone, just make...
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-25-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 629
Posted By goodman
Tire Rack ships all over the U.S. from several...

Tire Rack ships all over the U.S. from several shipping points. You may go on tirerack.com and see all the chrome wheels available as a staggered set for your 750i, then talk to Gary about your...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-04-2010, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 857
Posted By goodman
The cynic in me says they over-filled the...

The cynic in me says they over-filled the crankcase or spilled some oil on to your exhaust manifold.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-04-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,813
Posted By goodman
The dealer is right imo. I have a 545i sport,...

The dealer is right imo. I have a 545i sport, and went with 245/40 x 18s all around. You don't need oem wheels. Let Gary at the Tire Rack hook you up.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 11-04-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 740
Posted By goodman
Size Substitution Question for Gary

This question concerns a 2003 Acura TL: The original tire size is 205/60 x 16. I have a set of Michelin Pilot 225/55 x 16s that I would like to put on my daughter's Acura. My calculations tell me...
Forum: General BMW 09-13-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,358
Posted By goodman
In case she fails to make good on her promise,...

In case she fails to make good on her promise, call your agent and report an "incident," without making a claim. That way you're covered should you need to file a claim in the future.
Forum: Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension 08-28-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,425
Posted By goodman
They look like aftermarket wheels to me.

They look like aftermarket wheels to me.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-28-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 18,862
Posted By goodman
For only $20K more?

For only $20K more?
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-23-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 18,862
Posted By goodman
For a truly smooth, beautiful-sounding 4-cylinder...

For a truly smooth, beautiful-sounding 4-cylinder experience, test-drive the 2011 Hyundai Sonata. Hyundai? Yes, Hyundai.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 08-23-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 21,098
Posted By goodman
Do you guys with the sweaty backs have cars with...

Do you guys with the sweaty backs have cars with black interiors by any chance?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,483
Posted By goodman
93 always, even in the loaner.

93 always, even in the loaner.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,261
Posted By goodman
Lots of MTs in Autotrader

http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/searchresults.jsp?lastStartYear=1981&num_records=25&search_lang=en&page_location=findacar%3A%3Aispsearchform&search_type=both&distance=0&address=12309&marketZipError=fals...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,616
Posted By goodman
The engineers at BMW forgot the basic rule all...

The engineers at BMW forgot the basic rule all plumbers know.
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