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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 01:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 403
Posted By BickUW89
I'm sure you know, then, that if "chrome" is...

I'm sure you know, then, that if "chrome" is accurate enough for image-conscious BMW, it is surely accurate enough for a message board. Seriously, really?

Maybe you'd agree with "shiny."


...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 09:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 403
Posted By BickUW89
Splitting hairs a little, don't you think? Don't...

Splitting hairs a little, don't you think? Don't be a putz. :slap:

Whether the trim is stainless steel or chrome (and by the way, the "luxury" line specifically lists chrome kidney grills, door...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 07:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 403
Posted By BickUW89
With the possible exception of every 5 series...

With the possible exception of every 5 series sedan sold for the last 20 years that doesn't have the M Sport shadowline trim...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 403
Posted By BickUW89
no, Tomahawk, your car isn't a poser. In my lame...

no, Tomahawk, your car isn't a poser. In my lame opinion, though, a 528 without Sport Package is underpowered, ill equipped and unlikely to be driven to the extremes that would warrant drilled...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-28-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 403
Posted By BickUW89
Yes, I bought them, and love them. "Really...

Yes, I bought them, and love them.

"Really worth it?" Well, the cost premium is pretty small over regular rotors, so "worth it" on a car of this caliber is sort of a funny question.

"Do they...
Forum: European Delivery 07-28-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,175
Posted By BickUW89
Well done report, Poc! Man, your pics of Prague...

Well done report, Poc! Man, your pics of Prague and Lake Como are bringing back some wonderful memories. Mrs. Bick and I are gearing up for ED Part Trois next summer, and your pics are further...
Forum: European Delivery 07-10-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 707
Posted By BickUW89
[QUOTE=DXK;8454208]So I am finally able to post...

[QUOTE=DXK;8454208]So I am finally able to post some pictures:

<EHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!>Ehhhhhhhhhhh!!!! Thanks for playing. Come on, dude, 11 DAYS later is not compliance. The deal is 12 HOURS....
Forum: European Delivery 07-09-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,175
Posted By BickUW89
That's a great pic at Newschwanstein. Cool...

That's a great pic at Newschwanstein. Cool composition.

Hey, Poc, how do you like the "feel" of the steering rack on that car? I haven't had a chance to test drive one yet, but I really love the...
Forum: European Delivery 07-08-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,175
Posted By BickUW89
Congrats, Poc. I'll be watching your write-up...

Congrats, Poc. I'll be watching your write-up with great interest, brother.

I'm due for my next ED, since my 2008 E60 is now six years old, but I gotta say she's treated me so right that I just...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 07-03-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By BickUW89
Troll

Troll
Forum: European Delivery 05-21-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,181
Posted By BickUW89
Where's the drool emoticon? Dang, dude,...

Where's the drool emoticon?

Dang, dude, that car is unbelievable. Beautiful.
Forum: European Delivery 04-25-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By BickUW89
Begins in.....

...what?

We'll all be a lot more excited with, and for you, if....

you tell us what you'll be picking up when you.....

get to the Welt.

Sounds like a fun itinerary, though. That's...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-17-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,404
Posted By BickUW89
+1!!! The OP Troll hasn't been back to this...

+1!!! The OP Troll hasn't been back to this thread since it started.

Admin, please kill this thread!
Forum: European Delivery 04-14-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,953
Posted By BickUW89
Nice! What's an M5 cost to rent over there?...

Nice!

What's an M5 cost to rent over there? And why the rental? Isn't the point of ED to drive your new car?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-07-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By BickUW89
Too bad we can't hack our F10s as easy as a Tesla

The Tesla uses a standard network architecture, and can be pretty easily hacked (at least for now) Check this out: ...
Forum: European Delivery 04-07-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By BickUW89
East coast whiners! Both of my EDs ended when I...

East coast whiners! Both of my EDs ended when I dropped my car off the first couple days of August, but I didn't get the cars until October.

But, whether it's three weeks or three months, the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By BickUW89
Let me put it to you this way: My 2008 LCI E60 is...

Let me put it to you this way: My 2008 LCI E60 is coming up on it's 6th birthday. It has 80,140 100% trouble-free miles on it, and it's still in fantastic condition. I love this car, but it's going...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By BickUW89
I doubt that failing to register your battery...

I doubt that failing to register your battery would be causal to the ACC problem. AFAIK, registering the battery only tells the charging system that it's dealing with a new battery, which then...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-22-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,798
Posted By BickUW89
Ever turn on your computer and have it hang? Or...

Ever turn on your computer and have it hang? Or not have a driver install properly, or a program not start? Sometimes the computer catches up and sorts it out, and sometimes you have to reboot and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-18-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,114
Posted By BickUW89
I'm right there with ya! :thumbup: I think they...

I'm right there with ya! :thumbup: I think they look cool. Visual evidence of the rigidity built into the frame, and makes the car look like it's ready to do some "bidness."
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-18-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By BickUW89
I haven't removed the wood trim from the door...

I haven't removed the wood trim from the door panels on my E60, but I have removed all of the dash pieces. I've also removed the wood trim from the dash and door panels on my wife's F10. On both...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 837
Posted By BickUW89
I had a 2000 540i Sport Package with 6 speed...

I had a 2000 540i Sport Package with 6 speed manual transmission for 7 years. Moved into a 2008 550i (LCI) with sport auto transmission, which has been my daily driver for the last six years, so...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-11-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,334
Posted By BickUW89
Our 2011 535ix has oyster napa leather on black. ...

Our 2011 535ix has oyster napa leather on black. We intended to order it with the dark wood trim, but when we took European Delivery in July 2011, we were surprised to find the aluminum hex trim. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 720
Posted By BickUW89
No, none. The first test looked great, too. ...

No, none. The first test looked great, too. I've been doing 7,500 mile oil changes since I got the car new, even while it was under the full service coverage the first 4 years.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By BickUW89
Sadly, this recall is only for the USA. Another...

Sadly, this recall is only for the USA. Another chap in London reported the same problem last month, with no love from the dealership or BMW.

Pretty pathetic that a known issue isn't dealt with...
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