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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By SpartanGA
thx. Just odd to always use a torque wrench and...

thx. Just odd to always use a torque wrench and have this issue. I will see what the new bolt does. thx.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By SpartanGA
I recall investigating the Fumoto drain valve...

I recall investigating the Fumoto drain valve before and my 550i drain plug points straight down and is pretty flush with the plastic cover/access panel. There isnt room for a valve to extend down...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-30-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By SpartanGA
thanks. i bought an OEM plug and waiting for...

thanks. i bought an OEM plug and waiting for delivery.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By SpartanGA
they appeared identical, but I did make some...

they appeared identical, but I did make some assumptions I suppose.

A BMW tech responded on another board that he replaces these plugs often. Recommended getting a new one. Which I should have...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-29-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By SpartanGA
550i Oil Drain plug leak issue

I have a small leak from the oil drain plug in my 2007 550i. It appears to have occurred when I ordered a replacement on Amazon (The OEM hex was a bit rounded by the previous owner and was becoming...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,041
Posted By SpartanGA
Yea. The drain is clogged. It has a flap on the...

Yea. The drain is clogged. It has a flap on the end that sticks shut.

The drain hose is next to the exhaust behind heat shields. I flipped it up and a cup of water came out.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-27-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 980
Posted By SpartanGA
my shop does charge extra for BMW and they want a...

my shop does charge extra for BMW and they want a full tank of gas before they will do it.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-27-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,033
Posted By SpartanGA
Just FYI, after looking at your listing and...

Just FYI, after looking at your listing and pictures: The rear speakers are the same grills as my stock L7 system. tweeter and midrange. It appears all the grills are the same, I doubt they had to...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-21-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,033
Posted By SpartanGA
Figured. MBQ are awesome speakers.

Figured. MBQ are awesome speakers.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-19-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,780
Posted By SpartanGA
Which is what? And is this 18 or 19 wheels? ...

Which is what? And is this 18 or 19 wheels?

Thx
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 04-19-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,033
Posted By SpartanGA
What brand speakers?

What brand speakers?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-27-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,004
Posted By SpartanGA
this works, but sometimes a couple hour delay for...

this works, but sometimes a couple hour delay for it to show up in the mailbox. not perfect
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-26-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,565
Posted By SpartanGA
my 2011 e93 with RFTs had 39/44 pressures (19"...

my 2011 e93 with RFTs had 39/44 pressures (19" tires). I have added PSS and so far keeping the same pressures.

my rears were wore badly on the inside edge...down to cord. My camber was out of...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-15-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By SpartanGA
good to hear. I will start locking my e93...

good to hear.

I will start locking my e93 also in the garage.

weird.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-15-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,509
Posted By SpartanGA
I went thru my rears on my 335i vert in 15k...

I went thru my rears on my 335i vert in 15k miles. I go thru rears on my 550i in 12-15k miles. My wife drives the 550i, so normal driving, not performance etc.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-13-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,296
Posted By SpartanGA
OP: IMO, you are stuck. I mean this because...

OP:

IMO, you are stuck. I mean this because you have a written copy of the carfax. You claim the salesman said there was no accident and that you got this after the car sale, but the dealer can...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-08-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,667
Posted By SpartanGA
550i - how long to OEM shocks/struts last?

I am up to 105k on my 2007 550i sport. Suspension still feels great, however given I plan on owning this car for a long time, when do the OEM shocks/struts typically need to be replaced?

thx
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-06-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,174
Posted By SpartanGA
Navigation seems more and more expensive now with...

Navigation seems more and more expensive now with what is available on smartphones
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-04-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,288
Posted By SpartanGA
yeah, had top down here in ATL a few weeks...

yeah, had top down here in ATL a few weeks back...it was mid 60s. didnt take a pic, will next time. Expected 60s this weekend.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-03-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,759
Posted By SpartanGA
Wow. Local Indy did my 550 which has 2 plugs that...

Wow. Local Indy did my 550 which has 2 plugs that are a bitch for $200. 8 plugs
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-16-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,659
Posted By SpartanGA
2011 e93 msport 335I $600 per year ...

2011 e93 msport 335I

$600 per year

$1000 collision $100 comp. No points
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-13-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,881
Posted By SpartanGA
curious if anyone has dynoed before/after FMIC

curious if anyone has dynoed before/after FMIC
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By SpartanGA
Anyone use a Fumoto valve on a 550i?

I will be changing the oil every 7,500 miles and thought this valve would come in handy. However, the 550i oil drain plug points DOWN...so it appears this valve would not work as the access cover...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By SpartanGA
FYI. It was the new heater valve. Stuck open.

FYI. It was the new heater valve. Stuck open.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 02-07-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,368
Posted By SpartanGA
wow...I have this same issue on my 2007...

wow...I have this same issue on my 2007 550i....sure wish there was an answer in this thread...
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