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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-19-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,537
Posted By SoCaLE39
Repairable but if it were me I'd push for having...

Repairable but if it were me I'd push for having it totaled and get a replacement. Will be interesting to see what the insurance estimate comes back with.

Good to hear you are ok and thanks for...
Forum: California 03-06-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 239
Posted By SoCaLE39
E60 OEM Alcantara Headliner Upgrade Set

Just wanted all the locals to know, I've got a few sets of OEM M5 Alcantara headliner setups for sale. This is an awesome upgrade and I'm selling them for cheap. Have everything you need to do the...
Forum: Interior 03-06-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By SoCaLE39
Still have some good sets left....

Still have some good sets left....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-06-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By SoCaLE39
An aftermarket BBK is really a waste of money....

An aftermarket BBK is really a waste of money. More people do it just to say they have a BBK.......a poor investment if you ask me. For under $1k you can get a full M5 brake setup and have amazing...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By SoCaLE39
If you are looking to upgrade your brakes without...

If you are looking to upgrade your brakes without dropping $3-$7k the OEM M5 brakes will fit and provide tons of braking power.....more than you'll ever need to use.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,069
Posted By SoCaLE39
20x10 Front, 20x11 rear :) ...

20x10 Front, 20x11 rear :)

http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r211/socale39/2006%20M5/Exterior%20Mods/IMG_7555_SML_zps67a84816.jpg...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-02-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By SoCaLE39
Mtech is the best looking on a non-M E60 in my...

Mtech is the best looking on a non-M E60 in my opinion.
Forum: Interior 03-01-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By SoCaLE39
bump

bump
Forum: Wheels and Tires 03-01-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By SoCaLE39
Bump

Bump
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-01-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,104
Posted By SoCaLE39
Great tax return mod for your E60 :)

Great tax return mod for your E60 :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By SoCaLE39
Hi Frank! Good to see a local on the forum. I'm...

Hi Frank! Good to see a local on the forum. I'm actually in upland often....family up there by cable airport. Anyways, I'd just buy a good used center console off ebay and swap the entire thing out....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By SoCaLE39
As mentioned above, its time to replace all the...

As mentioned above, its time to replace all the mentioned items including belts and tensioners. The cost for parts is relatively cheap and if you stick with OEM manufactured parts, will last you...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,246
Posted By SoCaLE39
I've owned several BMWs both non-M and M models...

I've owned several BMWs both non-M and M models and M models without a doubt are more prone to engine failures or expensive repairs. Putting the two together to make a comment like that is only true...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,757
Posted By SoCaLE39
The price tag of a car has nothing to do with its...

The price tag of a car has nothing to do with its reliability. I've had to explain this with my father who has been complaining of having a few issues with his C55 AMG lately and keeps saying he...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,246
Posted By SoCaLE39
E9X M3s still suffer from rod bearing failure so...

E9X M3s still suffer from rod bearing failure so while it may be slightly more reliable there is still some risk in buying much like the E60 M5.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,246
Posted By SoCaLE39
You'll alleviate one of the bigger issues with...

You'll alleviate one of the bigger issues with getting a manual in that you'll have a trouble free transmission aside from replacing the clutch. Aside from that you'll still be faced with the...
Forum: Interior 02-24-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By SoCaLE39
bumping this up...

bumping this up...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-23-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,122
Posted By SoCaLE39
I use a California Water Blade and a high powered...

I use a California Water Blade and a high powered electric leaf blower followed by a microfiber towel for random areas and door jams.
Forum: Interior 02-23-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By SoCaLE39
I have 8 sets of headliners and tons of other...

I have 8 sets of headliners and tons of other parts that go with it all paired together. In fact, I have a couple sets that are in better condition than mine so if you are concerned about condition,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,104
Posted By SoCaLE39
Right now I'm not looking to ship. As you can...

Right now I'm not looking to ship. As you can imagine the headliner is rather large and would require freight shipping to be safe.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By SoCaLE39
I'm running Varrstoen ES1 ...

I'm running Varrstoen ES1
http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r211/socale39/2006%20M5/Exterior%20Mods/IMG_7555_SML_zps67a84816.jpg...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,246
Posted By SoCaLE39
OP, I've owned a 545i and now own an E60 M5 and I...

OP, I've owned a 545i and now own an E60 M5 and I can tell you that the M5 is a money pit. Lots of problems with these cars and expensive to fix. Even after saying that I will say its a blast to...
Forum: Interior 02-20-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By SoCaLE39
Some pics of the set installed on my E60 M5...

Some pics of the set installed on my E60 M5 (didn't have extended leather package before):
http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r211/socale39/For%20Sale/IMG_0205_SML_zpsbebae369.jpg...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,104
Posted By SoCaLE39
As mentioned before, all parts are OEM and would...

As mentioned before, all parts are OEM and would cost you an easy $3,500-$4,000 to buy new. Your other option is to buy the fabric and have someone wrap your old headliner and pillars however,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,104
Posted By SoCaLE39
Sorry guys, been crazy busy lately and forgot to...

Sorry guys, been crazy busy lately and forgot to post some pics. Just took these this morning...

http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r211/socale39/For%20Sale/IMG_0202_SML_zpsb277791a.jpg...
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