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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By UltimateDriving
According to BMW anything over 800-1k miles per...

According to BMW anything over 800-1k miles per quart of oil (Forgot the exact number) it's fine. But i think thats a bit on the high side.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-18-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By UltimateDriving
Based on your account details, i guess you have...

Based on your account details, i guess you have an 6-Cyl N52 engine.
Changing the spark plugs is extremely easy. (Even easier than the E60 because BMW relocated the A/C filters inside the cabin...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-15-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 516
Posted By UltimateDriving
Not sure why some come with the black cover and...

Not sure why some come with the black cover and others with the silver one.
Mine has the black one and i've seen others with the silver one. :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 516
Posted By UltimateDriving
Not all of the N52/N53 have silver engine covers....

Not all of the N52/N53 have silver engine covers. :)
Its easy to distinguish the M54 from the N52, just do a Google image search and you should be able to know.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-12-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By UltimateDriving
Hahahaha when i was reading the thread i had a...

Hahahaha when i was reading the thread i had a feeling you were talking about the green O-Ring, seems like my guess was spot on!
You can change the O-Ring without doing an oil change just like nube...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By UltimateDriving
Its recommended to change the brake every 2 years...

Its recommended to change the brake every 2 years regardless of the mileage.
Brake fluid is hygroscopic which means it absorbs moisture to prevent corrosion in the brake system, even though you...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-09-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,027
Posted By UltimateDriving
I posted this on another thread.

I posted this on another thread.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-07-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By UltimateDriving
BMW xDrive is a permanent AWD system which means...

BMW xDrive is a permanent AWD system which means its AWD all the time.
The default configuration is 40% front and 60% rear, then if the conditions require it can send up to 100% of the power to the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-02-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By UltimateDriving
...cockroach that...

...cockroach that...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 08-01-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 715
Posted By UltimateDriving
I'm just about to open the "What is the best oil"...

I'm just about to open the "What is the best oil" thread over here at F10. :bigpimp:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-01-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 770
Posted By UltimateDriving
Straight pipes! :)

Straight pipes! :)
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-31-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 715
Posted By UltimateDriving
In my opinion, good decision. BMW suggests...

In my opinion, good decision.
BMW suggests early break in oil changes for their M Engines, why should it be different with ours?
I mean, i know our engines are not special, bespoke or tuned engines...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By UltimateDriving
No but there are conversion kits. Keep in mind...

No but there are conversion kits. Keep in mind they are not cheap and requires some extensive work (Removing trim pieces, screen etc.).
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By UltimateDriving
NBT is the new iDrive interface/version that...

NBT is the new iDrive interface/version that comes in the latest gen cars.

For reference:
http://bmwnavigation.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/bmw1h.png
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-25-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 26,405
Posted By UltimateDriving
Apple products are way too overrated in my honest...

Apple products are way too overrated in my honest opinion, it's only a big hit in North America, ask the rest of the world and its a different story. (Most markets . . . not all)
However i do think...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-22-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 715
Posted By UltimateDriving
As long as it is not overfilled it's fine. :rofl:...

As long as it is not overfilled it's fine. :rofl:

Oh, i didnt know that. Im not from the US. Hahahaha
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-22-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 715
Posted By UltimateDriving
Yes it is correct however if you want you can...

Yes it is correct however if you want you can always do it earlier.
Personally, i'd recommend you doing it earlier if you bought the car and plan to keep it for some time. So if you do plan to keep...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By UltimateDriving
I'd say its the battery then. Battery longevity...

I'd say its the battery then.
Battery longevity depends on lots of things like ambient temp, driving distances and how your car maintained the charge.
3 years seems reasonable. I always buy the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By UltimateDriving
How long it has been since you last changed the...

How long it has been since you last changed the battery?
If it has been a couple years already then your battery is probably going to die soon.
I'd say your battery needs to be changed NOW before...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By UltimateDriving
Cant comment on prices since im not from the US. ...

Cant comment on prices since im not from the US.
But i recommend you going for the 6 cylinder engines or the newer V8's "50i" engines which seems to be more reliable.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-19-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By UltimateDriving
It could be the sensor but it could also be the...

It could be the sensor but it could also be the engine burning too much oil.
You should do a drain and refill to make sure it has the correct amount and double check when the iDrive tells you its...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-17-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 945
Posted By UltimateDriving
Waze usually over-estimates traffic congestion by...

Waze usually over-estimates traffic congestion by a LOT in my experience but Google Maps is spot on almost all the time.
But due to Google Maps overly complex process to edit maps and approvals...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-17-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By UltimateDriving
Even old transmission fluid can throw errors, at...

Even old transmission fluid can throw errors, at last in my experience that was the case.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-17-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By UltimateDriving
The 237 weights 12.48kg and the 613M weights...

The 237 weights 12.48kg and the 613M weights 11.40kg for the front and 11.8kg for the rear ones.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-17-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,027
Posted By UltimateDriving
Looks like the buttons soft touch finish is...

Looks like the buttons soft touch finish is peeling.
If it was bought from a dealer you should definitely tell them.
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