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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-31-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By goinsurfin
we go to Mike's BMW Service, 5846 SW 68th Street,...

we go to Mike's BMW Service, 5846 SW 68th Street, in South Miami. His service is excellent! Also a former Dealer Tech..Been going to him for over 3 years now. Highly recommend if you are in South Mia...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-21-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 94
Posted By goinsurfin
Spring special! Snow tires 255/55r 18

Get a nice set of tires for this winter at a nice price!

Pirelli Scorpion Ice & Snow tires

Size 255/55r 18 109XL

Approx. 3,000 miles on them.

Each tire has nice event wear. These came on...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-29-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,074
Posted By goinsurfin
Update on my interest, I have not done...

Update on my interest,
I have not done anything yet but the wagon is still for sale. I agree with 356, the car is priced high and does appear close to perfect. Originally, I thought about offering...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-07-2013, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,074
Posted By goinsurfin
Thanks guys for the insight. From talking with...

Thanks guys for the insight. From talking with owners, it appears to be well kept and up to date on service. I'll find out today if any of these trouble points have ever been addressed. The link is...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-06-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,074
Posted By goinsurfin
Looking at a 530i V8 wagon

Hi there,

I've had many wagons in the past and always liked the design of the BMW touring. We currently have a 530i 2007 and love it. I'm looking a 1995 wagon for sale and have a few questions. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By goinsurfin
Thanks for the suggestion. I called them but they...

Thanks for the suggestion. I called them but they don't have any of these mirrors available.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By goinsurfin
Where to buy pass side mirror only

Any suggestions as to where I can buy a pass side mirror only? Don't need complete assembly or motor. just the glass with rubber molding around it. It does tint too. Dealer wants 500+ and indy guy...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,295
Posted By goinsurfin
That is correct. Online or in store is fine....

That is correct. Online or in store is fine. Overall, its easy to install. The rack includes a T-handle Allen key to tighten each mount to the roof/inside door frame. You'll also get keys to lock...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-13-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,093
Posted By goinsurfin
Thumbs up OK great. So I'll use the same rims but switch...

OK great. So I'll use the same rims but switch all 4 to regular/non run flat tires.

Thanks for everyone's input!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-13-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,844
Posted By goinsurfin
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-13-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,844
Posted By goinsurfin
Oh yeah? I'm in Miami. Which dealer are you...

Oh yeah? I'm in Miami. Which dealer are you referring to and do you know if that price includes labor or is it separate? I really appreciate the feedback.

This guidance is another reason why both...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-13-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,295
Posted By goinsurfin
The rack is a very clean set up. I typically...

The rack is a very clean set up. I typically drive with the sun roof open so I'm used to the extra wind blowing but overall, it isn't that bad.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-13-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,093
Posted By goinsurfin
I read an article about pros/cons for BMW RFT (i...

I read an article about pros/cons for BMW RFT (i believe the article was on tirerack). The article pointed out that the same RFT rims cannot be used to mount regular tires. From the reading here, it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 09-13-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,844
Posted By goinsurfin
I'm hoping this is the same issue, but for a 08...

I'm hoping this is the same issue, but for a 08 328i, the ABS light is also on.

The local bmw indy shop said its the ABS hydraulic pump motor that needs replacement. Was quoted $2700ish for the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By goinsurfin
Sweet! Thanks Oceans 10!

Sweet! Thanks Oceans 10!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By goinsurfin
So no one has replaced their hood shocks in 3-4...

So no one has replaced their hood shocks in 3-4 yrs? I guess that $50/each is the going rate for a simple part..
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By goinsurfin
Hood shocks and roof racks

My hood shocks need replacing. Dealer+indy shop want $50 each. Where else can I find these for less? The hood is rarely open except for service, I'm puzzled to only get 5 years out of them.

This...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 956
Posted By goinsurfin
I'll try that and see what happens. Thanks!

I'll try that and see what happens. Thanks!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-24-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 956
Posted By goinsurfin
Do both mirrors drop in reverse on 530s?

for a 2007 530i, I'm curious to know if the drivers side mirror drops down when shifting gear in reverse? The passenger side does drop down but recently stopped doing so.

Has anyone had this...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,523
Posted By goinsurfin
tried the key and that does not work either...

tried the key and that does not work either...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-05-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,523
Posted By goinsurfin
Trunk does not open

Anyone have issues with the trunk not opening? I could not find any info on the site for this... The key fob, button down by left foot and above plate buttons do not function. I'm assuming a cable...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-15-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,699
Posted By goinsurfin
Thanks. This is the first time it needed 1 quart...

Thanks. This is the first time it needed 1 quart since I bought it July 2009 with 18k. Service mgr also said its very common in 5 series.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,699
Posted By goinsurfin
Exclamation So can someone help me here- I just noticed that...

So can someone help me here- I just noticed that the oil level has dropped to the minimum refill line with triangle "!" sign showing. How is it possible that the car is burning oil? It is not...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,122
Posted By goinsurfin
Open the doors and you'll see/feel a slight notch...

Open the doors and you'll see/feel a slight notch in the inside area of each door frame where the feet fit-centered inside. This is where each foot goes- nowhere else. the rubber seal is very so...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-26-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By goinsurfin
My seats do not fold down but something to...

My seats do not fold down but something to consider, you need to be very careful about not scratching the interior trim/leather from the pedals/chain, etc. especially if you are adding several bikes...
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