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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By tpaxadpom
I believe the problem you are describing is a...

I believe the problem you are describing is a wearer out u-joint in the steering column lower joint assembly....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By tpaxadpom
525xi and 528xi are the other AWD alternatives....

525xi and 528xi are the other AWD alternatives. Though if you want the performance get the 550i.
535i is another good choice. I doubt A6 can touch this car in terms of fun factor. Reliability wise,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-18-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,175
Posted By tpaxadpom
I also think antracite roof was standard with...

I also think antracite roof was standard with 2010 M-Sport package and optional $500 for 2008/09.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 883
Posted By tpaxadpom
Thank you for this information. Track info is...

Thank you for this information. Track info is probably the only reason why I would pay premium for this adapter. I use this BT adapter in both my and my wife's 550i...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-16-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By tpaxadpom
you can also code it to close all windows,...

you can also code it to close all windows, sunroof and fold the rear view mirrors... I believe they disable closing of windows and sunroof for north america only.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-14-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,053
Posted By tpaxadpom
I recommend going with the most powerful engine...

I recommend going with the most powerful engine you can buy - 550i in non M car. Also if you can, get LCI model. The later the better. Less bugs. LCI does transform the look of the car especially...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-01-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,243
Posted By tpaxadpom
Something to be said about those legends. I have...

Something to be said about those legends. I have 95 GS.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-25-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 824
Posted By tpaxadpom
Look here:...

Look here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AteH6s-0bEGKdGx0WVdQejFMeGd2TkNiSl9PRHlrZHc&authkey=CNPs2ucN&hl=en&authkey=CNPs2ucN#gid=0
Looks like you need a car Sept 05 or newer.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-16-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,097
Posted By tpaxadpom
I have used dis to program the CA keyfob with...

I have used dis to program the CA keyfob with d-can cable. I paid around $250 for the keyfob and insert key. Another dealership in my are wanted more $.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-13-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,997
Posted By tpaxadpom
now if you could figure out how to extract fsc 1b...

now if you could figure out how to extract fsc 1b file with d-can cable for infinite map updates... The tools that are out here don't work with my cable, but I have seen that if you have upgraded to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By tpaxadpom
550i SKN tune

Does anyone here has tuned their 550i with SKN package?
http://skn-tuning.de/en/kategorie780.html?marke=453&modell=163515&motor=170954&fahrzeugtyp=1&
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,438
Posted By tpaxadpom
CIC requires not only maps but also activation...

CIC requires not only maps but also activation code that can be purchased from third parties. Maps can be loaded via DVDs (3 discs) or USB thumb drive. If you have very old version of CIC software...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,971
Posted By tpaxadpom
did you take into account destinatiom charge? :)

did you take into account destinatiom charge? :)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,971
Posted By tpaxadpom
btw do you find ventilated seats a bit stiff? It...

btw do you find ventilated seats a bit stiff? It is hard for me to relax in my '10 with these seats and aluminum trim. When I drive my wife's '09 with the same wood trim as yours and heated (black...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,971
Posted By tpaxadpom
high beam assist was optional. Your car retail...

high beam assist was optional. Your car retail value was ~$80k maybe even higher with all those options :). S677a is logic 7. You got a full house minus the sun shades (going by memory). The only...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,971
Posted By tpaxadpom
nice options. Good find, enjoy. BTW PDC was...

nice options. Good find, enjoy.
BTW PDC was standard for 550i.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-09-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,438
Posted By tpaxadpom
speed traps and cams can be added, but it...

speed traps and cams can be added, but it requires some work.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,496
Posted By tpaxadpom
do a search for M5 mirror DIY guide. And yes, you...

do a search for M5 mirror DIY guide. And yes, you are right, to enable you need to select passenger mirror on the switch (turn to the right).
So many people upgraded to M5 mirrors. I don't get it....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-14-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,810
Posted By tpaxadpom
I got my wife a year and half ago 09 550i M-sport...

I got my wife a year and half ago 09 550i M-sport package. I liked that car so much that I ended up getting '10 550i for myself last year. Perhaps she would like 3 series more due to size/weight...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-28-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,105
Posted By tpaxadpom
I had recall done earlier this week on both...

I had recall done earlier this week on both 550i's. I am missing plastic screws after the fact.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,251
Posted By tpaxadpom
I think the looks is a personal thing. I never...

I think the looks is a personal thing. I never liked pre E60 5 series. In fact most German designs (Benz, Audi, Mercedes) get old very fast. I think E60 is a nice exception here. For instance, take a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-13-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,251
Posted By tpaxadpom
That gauge saves me $. It is a reminder, I try to...

That gauge saves me $. It is a reminder, I try to keep my rpm under 2k. The car has enough torque down low that I don't need to rev it like my other japanese cars to make it go. If not for instant...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-13-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,251
Posted By tpaxadpom
I am glad it is there. I have read number of...

I am glad it is there. I have read number of complains about the reliability of electronic sensor on N54.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-13-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,251
Posted By tpaxadpom
I have 2 550i's '09 made in Feb of 2009 and '10...

I have 2 550i's '09 made in Feb of 2009 and '10 made in may 2010 and both have oil dipstick.I though all n62s had the oil dipsticks including your 545i.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-13-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,251
Posted By tpaxadpom
op there is an oil dipstick in your 550i. Look...

op there is an oil dipstick in your 550i. Look right above the engine by firewall. Now go and test drive f10 and comment back. I think e39 didn't age well. They look old, same as benz cars of that...
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