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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,594
Posted By Razorclaw
34,000. Never a problem. Drives like brand-new. ...

34,000. Never a problem. Drives like brand-new.

Plan to grow old with it. Maybe move to 7 series as I get older and back gets creakier. For now, this car was made for me.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-10-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 828
Posted By Razorclaw
Highly unlikely to start, I would say. That...

Highly unlikely to start, I would say. That is--if it is still there.

Late model BMW's use tons of battery, even when off. Just peruse this site for issue after issue regarding battery life,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-13-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,731
Posted By Razorclaw
So, lots of people speaking out against the...

So, lots of people speaking out against the service, and no one speaking up for it.

Either you are all right, or BMW is doing a terrible job promoting and educating us about something that is...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,731
Posted By Razorclaw
"Fuel Injection and Induction System Cleaning"

Yesterday I took my car in for routine 30,000 mile service (7,500 miles on oil), and the service department performed the usual appropriate maintenance. The SA recommended Fuel Injection and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-19-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,299
Posted By Razorclaw
Any speculation on the reason for switching N54...

Any speculation on the reason for switching N54 to N55?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-19-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,299
Posted By Razorclaw
Oceans: Excellent point, and it may be...

Oceans:

Excellent point, and it may be correct. I have often heard that Porsche would never allow a Boxster to outperform a 911, because no one would then buy a 911. However, as the product...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-18-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,299
Posted By Razorclaw
Manybrews speaks with great credibility. BMW...

Manybrews speaks with great credibility.

BMW manufactures and sells their products in an extremely competitive market. They spend enormous sums of money, have loads of the best-educated...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-07-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,952
Posted By Razorclaw
Yes--that is exactly the same.

Yes--that is exactly the same.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,952
Posted By Razorclaw
Found a couple of videos--neither of great...

Found a couple of videos--neither of great quality. But, gives an idea of what the car can do.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtXwe4rJR2o&feature=related
...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-06-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,952
Posted By Razorclaw
Got the work done on my right tail light today. ...

Got the work done on my right tail light today. Didn't take them long to do the work. I saw the new housing and connectors and they appeared to be essentially the same as the ones they were...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,952
Posted By Razorclaw
With 15 minutes of work, I found my problem to be...

With 15 minutes of work, I found my problem to be exactly what Nube1Kenobi described. So, I would be very surprised if your problem is not exactly the same. As such, it will not repair itself. It...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-04-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,952
Posted By Razorclaw
Noticed right rear small red light just above...

Noticed right rear small red light just above reverse light not working when I hit the door unlock button while walking up to my car last week. No i-drive codes. On closer inspection, the bulb was...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-09-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,128
Posted By Razorclaw
The downside is that the car is depreciating...

The downside is that the car is depreciating while you are not getting to enjoy it, so that is a cost. Additionally, the hassle, worry, and time are also worth something, though this is different...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-08-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,128
Posted By Razorclaw
OP: You must have the patience of Job. I...

OP: You must have the patience of Job. I certainly hope this thing gets fixed for you soon and that you have no more problems. If that were my car, it would not be my car anymore. I'd ditch that...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-05-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 890
Posted By Razorclaw
I don't get it. What's the significance of 30k...

I don't get it. What's the significance of 30k miles? Oil change time?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-08-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,120
Posted By Razorclaw
You may want to look around very carefully to see...

You may want to look around very carefully to see if something is blocking the travel. My passenger seat made that noise and after looking through the seat about 5 times I finally found his cell...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-05-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By Razorclaw
Borrow a friend's stethoscope and find the point...

Borrow a friend's stethoscope and find the point of maximal auscultation. You may need to set the cruise control and have a friend hold the steering wheel.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-04-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,503
Posted By Razorclaw
My vote is for steering components. I've had...

My vote is for steering components. I've had tires out of line and not felt what you describe. Sounds like there is too much play in the steering system, which is only noticeable when wheels are...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-03-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,073
Posted By Razorclaw
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=C...

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Continental&tireModel=ExtremeContact+DW&frontTire=435YR9ECDWXL&rearTire=73YR9ECDWXL&vehicleSearch=true&fromCompare1=yes&autoMake=BMW&autoYear=2010&auto...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By Razorclaw
Yes, on the rear bumper. Noticed it last summer...

Yes, on the rear bumper. Noticed it last summer on days when parked outside and temperature in 90's. Cleaned it up a couple of times and it hasn't happened again.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,073
Posted By Razorclaw
Ha! That's true, it doesn't. But, I presume...

Ha! That's true, it doesn't.

But, I presume that the reason you spent twice as much money to buy a BMW as you could have spent on a similarly equipped Honda Accord had something to do with...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,303
Posted By Razorclaw
Wild. Never seen anything like it. How'd you do...

Wild. Never seen anything like it. How'd you do it?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-23-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,073
Posted By Razorclaw
There is definitely no problem in terms of safety...

There is definitely no problem in terms of safety when you mix tire brands, as long as they have similar purposes and match the specs, which you can check at a site like Tire Rack.

However, I'd...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-22-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,696
Posted By Razorclaw
I think that GOR is disagreeing with you, since...

I think that GOR is disagreeing with you, since you are unable to understand.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-20-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,696
Posted By Razorclaw
Stalking? Hardly. I'm the victim here. I'm just...

Stalking? Hardly. I'm the victim here. I'm just reading some intelligent discourse from some members when I come across your stupid avatar and I know what's coming next. "Uh oh, here comes some...
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