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Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-23-2006, 11:58 AM
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Posted By mbforme
Does the 530xit now comes standard with run flat...

Does the 530xit now comes standard with run flat tires??? I got a 2006 530xiT and it did not come with RFTs... unless you opted for the sport package (7 spoke wheels)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-16-2006, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,340
Posted By mbforme
i've had this done at the dealer, they need to...

i've had this done at the dealer, they need to install a special wire harness. I believe they charged me 1 hr of labor...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-07-2006, 01:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,201
Posted By mbforme
so would the 530xiT be replaced with a 528xiT or...

so would the 530xiT be replaced with a 528xiT or a 535xiT??
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-07-2006, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By mbforme
It's kind of crazy , within a 12 month period BMW...

It's kind of crazy , within a 12 month period BMW has a 2005, 2006 and 2007 MY....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2006, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By mbforme
I live in San Jose and have CWP on my 530xiT and...

I live in San Jose and have CWP on my 530xiT and loving it. The heated steering wheel is very nice... also, the wheel is a little thicker when you order the CWP and holds very nice.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-17-2006, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,183
Posted By mbforme
I had some initial problems with my MP3 playback,...

I had some initial problems with my MP3 playback, but found the problem. I have all my MP3 filename with the following format:

Artist - Album - Track - Song

So i copy the complete album to CD,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-29-2005, 12:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 897
Posted By mbforme
Couple questions

I just drove 1800 miles with my 2006 530xiT visiting family and have a couple findings i would like to share.

Driving mainly interstate, between 80-90 mph, i got 26.3 mpg (using mainly cruise...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2005, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By mbforme
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=...

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=100629&highlight=530xit
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-09-2005, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By mbforme
I have a 06 530xiT (production month 5/05) and it...

I have a 06 530xiT (production month 5/05) and it has the hill assist. I works pretty cool, it basically keeps the brakes engaged for 2 seconds after you release the clutch. In the beginning it's...
Forum: European Delivery 07-26-2005, 11:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,001
Posted By mbforme
Got my 530xiT this morning! :) All shiny and...

Got my 530xiT this morning! :) All shiny and with a full tank of gas.... Bay Area roads, here is come! I'll post some more pictures later this week.

thank everybody for all the information...
Forum: European Delivery 07-25-2005, 10:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,001
Posted By mbforme
dealer just called me, my 530xiT has arrived! :)...

dealer just called me, my 530xiT has arrived! :) :) :) :) :)

drop off in Amsterdam: June 6
Arrive at Port Huenne: July 20
Arrive at dealer: July 25

That's only 5 days after it arrived...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2005, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,264
Posted By mbforme
There will only be a 550 MY 06, and since it's a...

There will only be a 550 MY 06, and since it's a new engine, the demand might be a bit higher so you probably will pay close to MSRP. Don't think you can custom order a 545 05 anymore (you might be...
Forum: European Delivery 07-14-2005, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By mbforme
From Munich to Amsterdam is over 500 miles...

From Munich to Amsterdam is over 500 miles (513.86 miles to be exact), but you should be able to do it in 5-6 hours. If you hit Amsterdam area around 5 you might be stuck in traffic.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2005, 05:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 478
Posted By mbforme
“My Info” – straight from the internet to the on-board system

I was reading the following on germancarfans.com about the new 3 series touring... anybody has more information about this? (like it this available for the E60?)


“Meine Info” or “My Info” –...
Forum: European Delivery 07-12-2005, 04:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,001
Posted By mbforme
here she is :)

here she is :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-12-2005, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 878
Posted By mbforme
I have not noticed this.... i'll have my car in ~...

I have not noticed this.... i'll have my car in ~ 2 weeks... :) will check it out and let you know.
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2005, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By mbforme
When will the 330xi be available? Is this for a...

When will the 330xi be available? Is this for a september production?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-07-2005, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 968
Posted By mbforme
regarding how long a tire last, i was pointing...

regarding how long a tire last, i was pointing out performance tires versus all-season tires.. Don't know about run-flats... besides that are very expensive to replace and a lot of people at...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-07-2005, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 968
Posted By mbforme
I have a 530xiT and decided to go with the...

I have a 530xiT and decided to go with the standard 17" wheels. In order to get the 18" wheels, you need to upgrade to the sport package (you loose the chrome trim, something i like) and than you...
Forum: European Delivery 06-30-2005, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By mbforme
I dropped off my car with only enough gas for 4...

I dropped off my car with only enough gas for 4 more miles....
Forum: European Delivery 06-27-2005, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By mbforme
welcome back wagonman. Looking forward to those...

welcome back wagonman. Looking forward to those pictures!!

I posted my pictures a while ago :)

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=100629&highlight=530xit
Forum: European Delivery 06-24-2005, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 462
Posted By mbforme
just enter the address: Neuschwansteinstr....

just enter the address:

Neuschwansteinstr. 20
87645 Schwangau
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2005, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,145
Posted By mbforme
So do you think we see increase in manual...

So do you think we see increase in manual transmissions since bluetooth is a standard option? :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2005, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,084
Posted By mbforme
congrats on your car! ...

congrats on your car!

http://www.e60.net/information/2005_5_Series_Manual_US.pdf

it's the 2005 issue, so it probably won't mention anything about AWD
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2005, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,145
Posted By mbforme
I took delivery of my 530xiT with a manual...

I took delivery of my 530xiT with a manual transmission about two weeks ago and driven it around for 4 days in Europe (it's on the boat right now) and it drives fantastic!!! My previous car was a...
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