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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-11-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By boramkiv
Your name is now unofficially Good Debt with the...

Your name is now unofficially Good Debt with the Bimmer gone, and another Merc in the driveway.
Good luck, don't completely forget about BMW, they're not all that bad...well at least not the E60...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-10-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,927
Posted By boramkiv
I still find it quite funny how they really...

I still find it quite funny how they really stress the fact that this car is a BMW, and how many times it's mentioned in the article.
I mean, what if this was a Ford Taurus or something?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By boramkiv
HF was giving great advice for guys with an...

HF was giving great advice for guys with an automatic transmission.
Basically when stopped on a steep hill, engage the parking brake first, then place the car in neutral, and then release the brake...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By boramkiv
OP is probably talking about a manual...

OP is probably talking about a manual transmission equipped car. Definitely a compression loss if moving in first or reverse on a hill (or a ridiculously slipping clutch, but one would know that from...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By boramkiv
I'll ask it, why don't you just buy an automatic...

I'll ask it, why don't you just buy an automatic transmission? :p
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-26-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,013
Posted By boramkiv
Haha, I started reading after I saw pics. I do it...

Haha, I started reading after I saw pics. I do it backwards, pics first. I was anticipating the looks of this car.
Noted.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 03-26-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,013
Posted By boramkiv
Please tell me there are LED brake lights,...

Please tell me there are LED brake lights, because I'm not seeing them.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By boramkiv
Welcome to the forums. You have a great car. Post...

Welcome to the forums. You have a great car. Post some pics.
idrive isn't too bad. Water pump replacement and bushings is good.
You're in good hands, lots of knowledgeable members here for you to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,594
Posted By boramkiv
How about these, and the app? ...

How about these, and the app?
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qYy7cRdPX4k
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By boramkiv
I did my entire kit at once, front and rear...

I did my entire kit at once, front and rear bumper from mod bargains, and side skirts from umnitza.
Total cost of the kit came to just over $800
The paint job (with a lifetime warrantee) was around...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By boramkiv
:bustingup

:bustingup
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-15-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,043
Posted By boramkiv
I think the real issue is that the media is...

I think the real issue is that the media is trying to confuse consumers. We have premium cars from certain brands, and that's what they sell...premium cars. A lower sales volume, but at a higher cost...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,043
Posted By boramkiv
I couldn't even mention Cadillac. Those are the...

I couldn't even mention Cadillac. Those are the most confused of any brand loyalists.
Long gone are the days of a plush ride with white wall tires, soft top roof, thin spoke, draggers, tail fins and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-11-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,043
Posted By boramkiv
The cars themselves are up there with BMW, and...

The cars themselves are up there with BMW, and Merc. The drivers however are a different story.
They have their distinct qualities (BMW-pricks, Merc-old scrubs who think they have the best or...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By boramkiv
Well, the way I wrote it battery can fit there....

Well, the way I wrote it battery can fit there. For the "professionals" however or dealerships as they are called they can (should) diagnose a failing alternator.
I changed the battery, and the same...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By boramkiv
I literally plagiarized this from the E53 side....

I literally plagiarized this from the E53 side. Don't quite know why it wasn't posted here.
The N62 belongs in the E60, know what I mean?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By boramkiv
AGA Valve Stem Seal Tool Kit

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=412810&stc=1&d=1387300095
The problem is, you have a smoking BMW due to bad valve stem seals. All German Auto has developed a custom...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-29-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By boramkiv
How old is your alternator? FWIW I have...

How old is your alternator?
FWIW I have learned that the alternators in these cars don't just fail abruptly. (And let you know outright). If you changed the battery because it was getting weak, and...
Forum: Motorsports, Racing & Track 01-28-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 890
Posted By boramkiv
^Agreed. And to top it off, the M4 was parked...

^Agreed.
And to top it off, the M4 was parked over inside the fan club zone and not next to the other BMW's by their booth, and no M3 in sight.
I'm not sure it was sorted out well. Yea those...
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (Coming spring 2014) 01-24-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,154
Posted By boramkiv
Just arrived in Daytona Beach FL a few minutes...

Just arrived in Daytona Beach FL a few minutes ago.
Looking forward to an awesome 24hr race, and definitely looking forward to seeing this beast...particularly the M3.
Forum: F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (Coming spring 2014) 01-14-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,927
Posted By boramkiv
Cheaper than I thought too! Now the question...

Cheaper than I thought too!
Now the question is manual transmission or not. The DCT makes the car heavier, but makes up the difference in speed.
Decisions, decisions...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-08-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By boramkiv
Some dealers are really stealers. I remember...

Some dealers are really stealers. I remember having a misfire which cleared up on my way to a dealer in NC. They confirmed a number 5 misfire, and said they won't charge me the fee because I told...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-08-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 944
Posted By boramkiv
I use Crisco Canola oil with Omega-3. Haha!

I use Crisco Canola oil with Omega-3.
Haha!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-06-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By boramkiv
If you're willing to ride down (or up) to...

If you're willing to ride down (or up) to chesapeake VA I can code aux. on the E60 I can also install if you have the cable. Let me know.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-20-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 983
Posted By boramkiv
The LATCH is standard on all US vehicles...

The LATCH is standard on all US vehicles manufactured after September 2002. An E39 with an early 2002 build date will most likely have the system. For reference my January 2002 X5 (E39 shared) has...
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