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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By redhotdave
I have 15mm on the rear and 10mm spacers on the...

I have 15mm on the rear and 10mm spacers on the front of my '08 535..... I love the look. I have the sport package, so he rear wheels, being wider, just makes the car look "stout" for lack of a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-19-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By redhotdave
The JB4 is causing the car to "over power" the...

The JB4 is causing the car to "over power" the traction control. Turn the DSC half way off and it won't do it as much. It's not a defect, just a stronger car and the DSC isn't calibrated to the new...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By redhotdave
Racing fuel

Well the gas station I thought had it doesn't anymore, they replaced it with 89 octane ethanol free gas. Had to get regular ole 93 premium for my road trip.

I know of another one that does...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By redhotdave
Racing fuel

It is unleaded. About to fill up and hopefully I'm gonna have a fun day :)


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By redhotdave
Racing fuel

Local gas stain chain near me offers 100 octane racing fuel at th pump, I don't think it's an e85 mix. I'm thinking of filling up today, putting the jb4 on map 5 and seeing what happens. Has...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By redhotdave
JB4 overpowers traction control

No, it's not the lost traction symbol, I can see how they could be mistaken but its definitely the check engine light.


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,358
Posted By redhotdave
There is a site sponsor on this site who is a...

There is a site sponsor on this site who is a dealer in California. He gave me a quote for an extended warranty thru BMW and he was very reasonable, far better price than my local dealership...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-22-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By redhotdave
JB4 overpowers traction control

So............. If I don't turn off traction control and jump on it during a turn (which I do often) the power tends to over power the traction control and the car lags while trying to regain...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,378
Posted By redhotdave
i just saw the batmobile picture, not sure why i...

i just saw the batmobile picture, not sure why i didn't earlier. I don't see me putting that actual image over the push button, but maybe i'll think of something "non bmw" to go in it's...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-30-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,378
Posted By redhotdave
BMW roundel hood emblem

Worn off, coating is gone on half of it down to the white plastic.


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,378
Posted By redhotdave
I'd like to find a roundel that would fit over my...

I'd like to find a roundel that would fit over my start button. The "push to start" has become very worn, was already worn heavily when i bought it @ 34k miles. I've looked but all of the ones i've...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,370
Posted By redhotdave
mine went out at 49k. The indy who replaced it...

mine went out at 49k. The indy who replaced it told me that's probably a good expected life span, but if I have the car long enough to plan on replacing it at 40k. Mine over heated, drove just a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-20-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,370
Posted By redhotdave
here's a copy of my invoice from when my water...

here's a copy of my invoice from when my water pump went bad a few months ago..........
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,667
Posted By redhotdave
I had removed the cowl pieces before I realized...

I had removed the cowl pieces before I realized the engine cover could have been removed without doing so, but I would imagine those would have to be removed anyways in order to access 5 & 6. After...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-13-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,667
Posted By redhotdave
The new bosch coils came in Friday, replaced them...

The new bosch coils came in Friday, replaced them that evening and all is good in the world :) No more weirdness upon cranking when cold, no errors thrown at higher speeds. The car does seem to run...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,667
Posted By redhotdave
just instaled jb4... question..

Any suggestions on the best place to get new coils? Turner motor sports?


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,581
Posted By redhotdave
http://www.ebay.com/itm/300861377130?ssPageName=ST...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/300861377130?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649

this is where I got mine.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,581
Posted By redhotdave
Cheap mod to the BMW Performance Grilles

Actually I did take one, just chose the wrong one to upload. Here it is....... 374348


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-02-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,581
Posted By redhotdave
Cheap mod to the BMW Performance Grilles

Jim, too freakin funny. I saved the pic of yours to use as a reference for the order of the colors. I would have sworn I took a pic of mine, and uploaded yours as it was the most recent pic on my...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,581
Posted By redhotdave
I really appreciate that offer, but that picture...

I really appreciate that offer, but that picture is of my car, got the strips off ebay for 8.00. After re-reading my post I didn't word it right.

That's super cool of you to offer tho! Thanks...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-01-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,581
Posted By redhotdave
Cheap mod to the BMW Performance Grilles

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I have chrome kidney grills, was worried it might not look right, but figured if I didn't like it I'd get black ones....... I like this on the chrome, a lot, I think it fits.


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-25-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 749
Posted By redhotdave
Drive as much as you can, take the long way to...

Drive as much as you can, take the long way to everywhere. Get within 1k of 45k and make them change your plugs and do what oceans recommends.

At the end of my maintenance thing, I had just...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,759
Posted By redhotdave
Great write up, i'll be doing this very soon. I ...

Great write up, i'll be doing this very soon. I relocated my electronics last spring, but I'd prefer to not have any water backing up causing any other damage.

thanks!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-24-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,932
Posted By redhotdave
When i bought my car it had a brand new set of...

When i bought my car it had a brand new set of Bridgestone fun flats and they suck. Last night while I was lifting my car up to change the oil, i noticed a big bulge in the sidewall of the passenger...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,193
Posted By redhotdave
There's another thread on this. One possibility...

There's another thread on this. One possibility is its not the steering at all, it's the brakes not having fully released, and if this is the cause o the noise then it's not a problem.

I've...
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