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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
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) Yesterday, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Is your bimmer US or Euro spec?

Is your bimmer US or Euro spec?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
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: 371
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: 22
Views: 723
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: 459
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: 564
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: 459
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: 459
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: 459
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: 34
Views: 1,166
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: 34
Views: 1,166
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: 290
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: 34
Views: 1,166
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
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,166
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Will the use of fuel additive eliminate or at...

Will the use of fuel additive eliminate or at least postpone the intake valve walnut shell blasting procedure?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Congratulations on your new ride. What are you...

Congratulations on your new ride.
What are you plans regarding the lack of a spare tire?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Wouldn't the VIN decoder tell which one it is,...

Wouldn't the VIN decoder tell which one it is, specifically?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-06-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Come SmogCheck time, you'll need to put them back...

Come SmogCheck time, you'll need to put them back the way they were, right?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By JoeSixspeed
How come...

How come http://www.thectsc.com/products/oil-change-kit-for-bmw-hyundai-187-43.html comes with only 5 screws while the oil pan needs 24? Are the original screws reusable?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By JoeSixspeed
This one is to the point where you can see black...

This one is to the point where you can see black stuff on the bumper.
I hope you can see from the picture
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Exhaust tip color

For a '10 535i (@40K), is it normal to have the outer exhaust pipe to be very black but the inner one shiny?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-01-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 592
Posted By JoeSixspeed
OP: Sorry to hear about your negative experience....

OP: Sorry to hear about your negative experience.
It may be too late for this but would something like this work, just a question?
After drilling a into the broken bolt with a left-handed drill...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Steering/Suspension/Brake questions

Hi,
My search for a 535i is still on, in the meanwhile I am researching and projecting a budget for repairs.
1) Are non-oem brands such as Meyle, Lemfeorder, INA , VDO, Bosch reputable? If so, why...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 179
Posted By JoeSixspeed
'10 535i Potential Electrical Problems

Greetings & Salutations,

In my search of a '10 535i, I came across one I like (she's in her early 40s) but the following items on carfax report are a cause of concern for me as it may end up being...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By JoeSixspeed
Thanks for your inputs. Wish the suspension story...

Thanks for your inputs. Wish the suspension story would end with the coilovers, there is also the Active Roll Stabilization.
Looks like it has all the makings of a bottomless money pit.
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