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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By karlallen90
Yeah, I use to own the red 5 series in my sig and...

Yeah, I use to own the red 5 series in my sig and then I got married so we bought a jeep. My roommate/best friend has a 335i that we both invest money and time into. It has everything short of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By karlallen90
Unfortunately I'm in Tennessee. It sounds like...

Unfortunately I'm in Tennessee. It sounds like something that I would be more then happy to look at, thats kind of what the wife and I are looking for with the exception of black. Vinyl wrap can fix...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By karlallen90
http://www.richmondbmwmidlothian.com/used/BMW/2008...

http://www.richmondbmwmidlothian.com/used/BMW/2008-BMW-535i-15fe99740a0a00650034f62550862af7.htm

Can someone tell me if this has ARS or how I could find out without driving the car?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By karlallen90
I'm completely familiar with the N54 and its...

I'm completely familiar with the N54 and its related issues. I'm not concerned about the motor at all with the exception of having the walnut blasting done before I buy it and the condition of the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-25-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By karlallen90
Looking to buy an E61 535xi

I found a decent 535xi E61 that I'm pretty sure I'm going to buy. I've had a 328i, a 335i, and a 525i all in the past year and a half. I'm pretty familiar with BMW and what to look for but is there...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-31-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By karlallen90
I did not put any anti-seize or other products...

I did not put any anti-seize or other products like that, everything I found on the forums said that they already had it on them and that bmw said not to put it on there. You can't really gap these...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-31-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,282
Posted By karlallen90
I know what you're talking about, the horse power...

I know what you're talking about, the horse power freaks exhaust on my car does that when I let off the gas. I don't know what exhaust you have but other people I've talked to who installed the horse...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 07-30-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By karlallen90
Changed spark plugs, dropping cylinders, miss firing. What is going on? (N54)

Changed the spark plugs last night on the 335 and now its misfiring. I think it might be the coil packs but those don't go bad very often. Right after I changed the plugs service engine light came...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-02-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 219
Posted By karlallen90
Putting stock 335i wheels on the E60?

I'm giving my sister the 5 series because I simply haven't driven the thing in months except back and forth to work a few times, she doesn't want the wheels and tires on it, so I have a stock set...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By karlallen90
What color would you pick for your car?

I like to change the color of my car, if you haven't noticed by the picture below. Well I want to change it again and instead of getting the entire car painted I'm going to try a vinyl wrap out. I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By karlallen90
Thats my issue right now, is that the only way I...

Thats my issue right now, is that the only way I can find to fix it is to replace the headlights. I'm the kind of person who will try and fix it first before I pay out to someone else to fix it. I...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By karlallen90
Green light next to headlight knob blinking (AHL not working)

The other day I got into my car and my green indicator saying that my lights are on was blinking. I did some research the only thing I could find was that my adaptive head lights were no longer...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,655
Posted By karlallen90
I don't know about the installation cost. I'm...

I don't know about the installation cost. I'm pretty good with mechanical things, never worked on turbos on imports, only turbo diesels such as cummins, powerstroke and duramax. I can't imagine it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,655
Posted By karlallen90
I figured it would be doable, guess I just have...

I figured it would be doable, guess I just have to do some calling around and shoot some emails out to see what kind of work/price I'm looking at. Maybe I can send the car off to someone while I'm...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-28-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,655
Posted By karlallen90
Possibility of 650hp+ 535?

I have a 525i, which is my cruiser and a 335i which is my rocketship. What is the likelyhood that some of these companies coming out with single turbo kits for the N54 will make one that fits on the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-26-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By karlallen90
Alright, thank you much

Alright, thank you much
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By karlallen90
Not to high jack your thread but thanks Cattani....

Not to high jack your thread but thanks Cattani. Its about to get coil overs, staggered 19s and new vinyl wrap. So it'll look even better in a couple months or so.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By karlallen90
I'm really picky about rust, it took me about 6...

I'm really picky about rust, it took me about 6 hours to replace all 4 corners for the simple fact that everything with rust was cleaned and painted. No I did not paint the moving parts. The guide...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By karlallen90
I've never done a water pump on an E60 but I have...

I've never done a water pump on an E60 but I have done two or three on an E46, it really isn't that hard. Honestly if you're mechanically inclined, do it yourself and save the money. Granted it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-25-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By karlallen90
I have two brake issues going on right now, need some help.

I recently replaced all my pads and rotors. I bled and flushed the system also, for some reason my front rotors won't fully release the entire way. When I stop and then start going, they start to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-28-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 21,117
Posted By karlallen90
I'm trying as hard as I can, but is there a DIY...

I'm trying as hard as I can, but is there a DIY on doing the carbon clean up yourself? I'm pretty tech/mech savy and I'm sure I could do it without one, I'd just like to have a reference or something...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By karlallen90
I found the interior from an M5 on ebay, front...

I found the interior from an M5 on ebay, front and back seats, along with door panels (which I'm not really all the concerned about) for $1500. I'm going to do a little bit more shopping around and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-27-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 497
Posted By karlallen90
Interior swap question

I bought a can of paint from walmart, lid wasn't on, paint went all over the back seat. Walmart is going to pay for it to be fixed, but I was thinking instead of going to an upholstery shop just buy...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,306
Posted By karlallen90
What trans is in the 525i? I'm currently about to...

What trans is in the 525i? I'm currently about to do a flush and was looking for a kit like the one in the link posted but I don't know which one to buy.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-22-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By karlallen90
Either way the carpet is going to have to be...

Either way the carpet is going to have to be replaced, it rolled underneath and is on the floor boards. I don't know what BMW will say or what walmart will say, I have to get estimates of what its...
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