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Forum: 6 Series 10-22-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,752
Posted By merklebob
once you turn the ing. on, turn the steering...

once you turn the ing. on, turn the steering wheel lock to lock. this will sometime reset the steering.
Forum: 6 Series 02-21-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,492
Posted By merklebob
12hrs i drive between seattle and pittsburg 3...

12hrs i drive between seattle and pittsburg 3 time so far2600+miles]. best riding car ive ever done the trip in.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-24-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,542
Posted By merklebob
there great but i havent heard of one that will...

there great but i havent heard of one that will correctly work on the newer bmw.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-24-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,679
Posted By merklebob
you have till the end of the bmw warranty to...

you have till the end of the bmw warranty to purchase the easy care. why pay for months that are covered by bmw.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-04-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By merklebob
turn the wheel lock to lock. it may reset the...

turn the wheel lock to lock. it may reset the system.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-04-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,725
Posted By merklebob
dont forget the reduced mpg on the 535. my...

dont forget the reduced mpg on the 535. my wifes 535x gets the same mpg as my 650.
Forum: 6 Series 11-04-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,757
Posted By merklebob
try turning the sterring wheel lock to lock. it...

try turning the sterring wheel lock to lock. it fixed my issue lastmonth.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By merklebob
you'll get use ot the rough ride. but why? ...

you'll get use ot the rough ride. but why? there's no real place in the us to get the full benfit of the m5 or m6. and the 18mpg [best] is just not worth it. my old 545 manual got 20 in town...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,322
Posted By merklebob
you'll find that the current tire will bi good...

you'll find that the current tire will bi good enough. just drive conseritively[sp] during those times. i live in seattle and was in texas for a while. i would never buy winter tires for both...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2009, 08:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,072
Posted By merklebob
dont mix bmw certified with the in co certified. ...

dont mix bmw certified with the in co certified. the alumium fornt end is the issue and must be fixed correctly.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,911
Posted By merklebob
it sound like new tires that werent balanced...

it sound like new tires that werent balanced correctly. had the same issue on a auti tt. a good preformance tire shop can fix the issue, if its not mechanical.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,483
Posted By merklebob
thats a fix for those that didnt get the sport. ...

thats a fix for those that didnt get the sport. the sport hydralicly levels the car in a corner. it is able to give you a smooth ride while getting level corners. the dinan is like buying a 3...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,134
Posted By merklebob
go with the ti silver. with all the salt ont...

go with the ti silver. with all the salt ont uses the silver hides the salt and dirt. also consider the ACC. the cruise control in stop and go traffic is a life saver. set it on the longest...
Forum: 6 Series 08-21-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 883
Posted By merklebob
i wanted a x5, but they dont offer the ACC on...

i wanted a x5, but they dont offer the ACC on it. i cant live without that option. so i got a 535xi
Forum: 6 Series 08-21-2009, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,875
Posted By merklebob
treat the top with the bmw coating as...

treat the top with the bmw coating as necessary[see the package for timing] its very good stuff and then use any car wash you want. i hate brushless wash. they dont clean my cars. had my 330cic...
Forum: 6 Series 08-21-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By merklebob
ive only seen a number of about 2000 for the...

ive only seen a number of about 2000 for the maintance pkg. those are normally from bmw . the warranty is a different story. ther you need to know how realiable the co is. do a google on fedalis...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 849
Posted By merklebob
try skipping some gears for a smooth drive. eg ...

try skipping some gears for a smooth drive. eg 1 then 3 then 5. 2, 4 6.
Forum: 6 Series 07-21-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,333
Posted By merklebob
even the german m6 have rpm limiters. there...

even the german m6 have rpm limiters. there was a utube post a while ago that showed a m6 at 205.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2009, 07:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,319
Posted By merklebob
letme throw a rock in. i have a 535x and a 650....

letme throw a rock in. i have a 535x and a 650. the 650 is close to the 550 [i had a 545]. the fuel economy goes to the 650 by about 2mpg. the 535 is however the awd so the 535 w/o could be close...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-24-2009, 07:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,546
Posted By merklebob
i love my active cruise. i really have to have...

i love my active cruise. i really have to have it due to nerve damage in my leg. but that was for my 650. when we bought the 535xi the wife wanted the acc based on driving myine.
Forum: 6 Series 03-09-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By merklebob
check several bmw dealers in your area and tell...

check several bmw dealers in your area and tell them the sears price. my dealer was the best price in my area.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,942
Posted By merklebob
i have a 209 535xi and a 2007 650. the 535 is...

i have a 209 535xi and a 2007 650. the 535 is not as quick as the 650 [close to 550] and the 535 lacks the sport handling. if you want slopey cornering then get 535xi. the 550 and 535xi are...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By merklebob
take a sport option into a clover off ramp and...

take a sport option into a clover off ramp and stepon the gas. you'll see how good the system works. the Sp on the 5 and 6 series has a hydraulic sway bars and not heavy/hard spring. its the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,068
Posted By merklebob
mywife wanted something different that tislive...

mywife wanted something different that tislive and we got the liter silver. so far its been a good choise but not a clean as the ti.
Forum: 6 Series 02-16-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,158
Posted By merklebob
if there at 50 lbs you can just use the booster. ...

if there at 50 lbs you can just use the booster. my gkid's fit very well and i have actually put 3 across the rear.
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