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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 650
Posted By BobFV1
Could be the bumper is different. Let us know...

Could be the bumper is different. Let us know what you find out.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-23-2009, 04:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,322
Posted By BobFV1
Not trying to be a stick in the mud, but just in...

Not trying to be a stick in the mud, but just in the "dose of reality" category is the repair cost aspect. If you are economizing by looking for a 60K+ mile car and do not want a CPO because of the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-18-2009, 03:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,212
Posted By BobFV1
I've gotten good performance but poor tire life...

I've gotten good performance but poor tire life on two sets of OEM Contis, one on a V8 Touareg and one on the 550. 10K seems to be about the service life on the rears under fairly heavy acceleration...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-18-2009, 03:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By BobFV1
It's usually there.

It's usually there.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-15-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,116
Posted By BobFV1
Whole package looks great.:thumbup:

Whole package looks great.:thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-07-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By BobFV1
Even if your dealer decides to charge you, I...

Even if your dealer decides to charge you, I think the official BMW price is something like eighty cents each.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,329
Posted By BobFV1
It's in the V8 version - for about 20K more. You...

It's in the V8 version - for about 20K more. You can probably get yourself into a loaded Infiniti M35.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2009, 05:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,554
Posted By BobFV1
Well - I only did it once :rofl: All these...

Well - I only did it once :rofl:

All these little snafu's were part of the steep learning curve in the early days of ownership - no more problems now that I have figured out how to work the car -...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-04-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,554
Posted By BobFV1
I've done that once - embarrassing!:yikes: I...

I've done that once - embarrassing!:yikes:

I also got out of the car and locked it with the engine still running, and I couldn't hear the engine but felt the car vibrating - I didn't even think...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,480
Posted By BobFV1
Stream - best of luck with the new sled. See...

Stream - best of luck with the new sled.

See you on down the road :beerchug:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-28-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By BobFV1
To be quite honest with you, HUD and CA are...

To be quite honest with you, HUD and CA are probably my two favorite options :thumbup:

Those lease prices seem kind of steep - is that with no cash down?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By BobFV1
Dude - you can get a ticket in VIRGINIA for no...

Dude - you can get a ticket in VIRGINIA for no front plate, too. And the radar detector.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-19-2009, 04:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By BobFV1
I think you did pretty well with 20K miles on the...

I think you did pretty well with 20K miles on the rear :thumbup:
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-18-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,231
Posted By BobFV1
+1 :thumbup: Take it back to the dealer and...

+1 :thumbup:

Take it back to the dealer and tell them to take it off.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,655
Posted By BobFV1
I don't think he has RFT's :neener: - 2008 Sport...

I don't think he has RFT's :neener: - 2008 Sport Package vehicle.

I have only scraped the front once, but I am pretty careful. I have taken some pretty good potholes without damaging my Type 172...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-12-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 716
Posted By BobFV1
If you are going after-market or upgrade on the...

If you are going after-market or upgrade on the exhaust, you should be looking at a Remus system anyway - great quality, great exhaust note - very good gear :thumbup: I have been running full Remus...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,818
Posted By BobFV1
I love my 550. I think the L7 is good, but it is...

I love my 550. I think the L7 is good, but it is nowhere near midrange aftermarket systems I have installed in other cars over the years. It really doesn't blow my skirt up.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-06-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,105
Posted By BobFV1
I'm 51 and I'm hot for an M6, so from your list I...

I'm 51 and I'm hot for an M6, so from your list I would pick the 650i. One more year to go . . .
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-25-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 842
Posted By BobFV1
Mine didn't. Advice? Yes - get a battery...

Mine didn't.

Advice? Yes - get a battery tender. Use it when you go away for a week, or even a couple of days.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-21-2009, 04:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 738
Posted By BobFV1
Demand full battery diagnostics and replacement...

Demand full battery diagnostics and replacement of the battery if their baseline diagnostics don't show it to be in like new condition. Otherwise, negotiate a smoking deal!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,492
Posted By BobFV1
60's version of a similar question: ...

60's version of a similar question:

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1369/661859833_e76e1f03c5_o.jpg
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-20-2009, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 852
Posted By BobFV1
The 172's will fit and look great on your car. ...

The 172's will fit and look great on your car. The tires will not protrude from the body work, but when viewed from behind your car will have a much ore aggressive looking stance!

I don't think...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,316
Posted By BobFV1
Those headlights are real expensive.

Those headlights are real expensive.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2009, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,316
Posted By BobFV1
Feh - a little tiny deer did 4100.00 worth of...

Feh - a little tiny deer did 4100.00 worth of damage to the front end of my 3-week old E class a couple of years ago:

http://bobfv1.smugmug.com/photos/110365718_4okHn-L.jpg
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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By BobFV1
Get a newer and/or lower mileage car with a...

Get a newer and/or lower mileage car with a couple of years of warranty left on it. While you are at it, try one ending in "50" instead of "45"
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