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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-24-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 606
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Doesn't towing put additional strain on the...

Doesn't towing put additional strain on the transmission?
Let's hope the previous owner(s) did not do too much towing and/or replaced the tranny fluid.

This is my favorite app for a trailer...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-23-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Spare Tire- I mean just the tire

Greetings,

Has anyone replaced the tire on the compact spare wheel?
The rubber has a shelf life; even if it is not used, it needs to be replaced at some point.
I checked a few online places,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-22-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,226
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Does it need to be a luxury brand? IMHO, Toyota...

Does it need to be a luxury brand?
IMHO, Toyota FJ Cruiser is one of the toughest SUVs around.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-20-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 680
Posted By JoeSixspeed
This is the scenario I had in mind: By the time...

This is the scenario I had in mind:
By the time cpo warranty ends the car will be at, say 75K. During the cpo period, when the car hits say 60K, the owner changes (diy/indy) the transmission fluid,...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-20-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 680
Posted By JoeSixspeed
What happens to original and/or cpo warranty if...

What happens to original and/or cpo warranty if you decide to change transmission oil, pan, etc? At the dealer (do they even do it) or at an indy? Will it be grounds for warranty denial since it is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-20-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Bon appetit

Even some Toyota drivers don't like the Prius, surprised?
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-15-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 470
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Is the "Consumer Information Statement Protection...

Is the "Consumer Information Statement Protection Plan with Registration Page Insert affixed" something you get at the time you buy the cpo car from the BMW dealer, or is it something BMWNA mails you...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Have you watched these, while it says "does not...

Have you watched these, while it says "does not apply to XI", you may find some ideas useful:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-BpUzAemyQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeYC305quNQ
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 176
Posted By JoeSixspeed
On what parts of e60 does BMW provide extended coverage?

It may be useful to have this information in one place.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 606
Posted By JoeSixspeed
What I was getting at was it may be a better idea...

What I was getting at was it may be a better idea to focus on sorting out mechanical, electrical and structural problems before tackling the upgrades. I do not know of any correlation between exhaust...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-31-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 606
Posted By JoeSixspeed
If you can point out the item(s) you think are in...

If you can point out the item(s) you think are in contradiction, I may be able to help you resolve.

Here is the link for maintenance and warranty books for the cars that do not have(!!!) scheduled...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Can't say for sure, but different countries have...

Can't say for sure, but different countries have different radio spectrum allocation, the garage door module on the US spec may very well be different. Would getting a programmable/learning keyfob be...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Is your bimmer US or Euro spec?

Is your bimmer US or Euro spec?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 606
Posted By JoeSixspeed
It may be a good idea to look at the brochure to...

It may be a good idea to look at the brochure to get a good feel about the options; for example how is "M double spoke 135" supposed to look like vs what is on the car:...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Here is a commercial of a car that loved someone...

Here is a commercial of a car that loved someone back :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0zYkIba04s
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-16-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 880
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Could it be related to the positive battery cable...

Could it be related to the positive battery cable connector recall?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3BUrN_-GOk
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By JoeSixspeed
For those who may be interested (please double...

For those who may be interested (please double check), this is the response I got from Dinan:
"Stage 3 on the E60 535i does not require an oil cooler or an intercooler. We found that unlike its 335i...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-14-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By JoeSixspeed
For some reason Burger OCC is not available in...

For some reason Burger OCC is not available in CA, could it be an emissions thing?
For those who use it, how often do you end up cleaning the OCC?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-14-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Looking closer, I noticed that Stage 2 mentions...

Looking closer, I noticed that Stage 2 mentions oil-cooler, so Stage 3 should have at least that.
For Stage 1:

Peak Horsepower 361 @ 5700
Peak Torque 379 @ 4300

Peak HP Gain 33 @ 5700 ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-14-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Thanks for the info. I checked dinancars.com and...

Thanks for the info. I checked dinancars.com and the intercoolers shown are for F10 and F07 550, yet they show the Stage3 software for E60 535i.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-14-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Dinan Stage 3

Greetings,

Are the Dinan software prices negotiable or pretty much you end up paying the list price?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,043
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Yes, it was ethanol enriched(!) gasoline, though...

Yes, it was ethanol enriched(!) gasoline, though not sure about the percentage, it was within the limits mentioned in the Jeep manual. I used that fuel, in both instances, since it was the nearest...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-10-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,043
Posted By JoeSixspeed
I used to put them in my 8-cyc Grand Cherokee 15...

I used to put them in my 8-cyc Grand Cherokee 15 years ago and noticed that starts were easier. The fuel system, among other things, was a nightmare on that car. The 2 times I put corn fed gasoline,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By JoeSixspeed
How to keep N54 intake valves clean?

Are there any fuel additives that will eliminate or considerably postpone the walnut shell blasting procedure?

On a side note: Is it common to all gasoline direct injection engines, such as Kia...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,043
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Yet another expensive procedure. Gets rid of...

Yet another expensive procedure. Gets rid of carbon build up.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONp6gQXpyKU
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