Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 111
Search took 0.36 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: themust
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By themust
similar problem with Continental extreme Contact...

similar problem with Continental extreme Contact DW's. Plenty of treadlife but you can feel that the outside treat is "cupped," meaning there are very small ridges from one channel of treat to the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-21-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 689
Posted By themust
Its an optional, and rare, feature. It was...

Its an optional, and rare, feature. It was important on my fist BMW (also an e39) and something I waiting out for. I was much younger then and wanted to be able to transport my mountain bike. It...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 947
Posted By themust
I can't speak to the visual ,ods as I keep my...

I can't speak to the visual ,ods as I keep my cars stock on that front. Love the power and mileage of the 535. I get 30 mpg freeway easily. However, no one here has chimed in on a key request: ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-27-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,353
Posted By themust
Hmmmm. A lot of our other cars here seem to be...

Hmmmm. A lot of our other cars here seem to be minivans. Same here. All I can say is that I am much more conservative in daily driving. EXCEPT when it comes to well banked on ramps and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-11-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By themust
Also depends on how it's optioned out. I think...

Also depends on how it's optioned out. I think I'd rather have a manual 335 with SP than a 528 with auto and no SP, depending on cost factors. I don't mean to intrude, but I'd also question whether...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-09-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By themust
I used to take my e39 to reitmeier's Werkstadt in...

I used to take my e39 to reitmeier's Werkstadt in Los Altos and was very happy with them. As soon as my CPO expires on my current e60 in October I will definitely be going back there.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By themust
Another hint: I used a different key this...

Another hint: I used a different key this weekend and the problem is gone. Haven't gone back and tried the other key again, but at least that rules out a mechanical issue.....
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 04-03-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By themust
Sticking presets help?

Hi, guys. Just got back the car with replaced turbo actuators. No more rattling noises in the exhaust! HOWEVER.... the presets that display either as tabs on the lower portion of the iDrive...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-07-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 732
Posted By themust
My 2 cents: There are a lot of e39 refugees...

My 2 cents: There are a lot of e39 refugees here, myself included. I'm not much a of a DIYer, mainly becuase of time (oh, and skills, tools, dexterity, etc. etc.) so cannot weigh in on that. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By themust
Just went through this with my 08. Presuming its...

Just went through this with my 08. Presuming its the same, lift the spare tire cover and use the latch to hold it up (hooking it on the lip where the rubber seal is). Then you will see 2 black...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-15-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,105
Posted By themust
Great video!!! Nice lines, too. I am looking...

Great video!!! Nice lines, too. I am looking forward to the JB4 and have had my stock 08 535i with 6-Speed manual up at Sears Point Infineon Raceway and definitely held its own aorund that course. ...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,464
Posted By themust
Congrats! Post pix. That's a great color.

Congrats! Post pix. That's a great color.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,405
Posted By themust
Sounds like the injectors, fuel rail and/or HPFP....

Sounds like the injectors, fuel rail and/or HPFP. I've had about 3 or 4 HPFPs 3 sets of plugs at least, and multiple other associated items replaced and chronicled here by myself and others. CPO...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 966
Posted By themust
Had the DW on 08 535i and got 36K (mostly freeway...

Had the DW on 08 535i and got 36K (mostly freeway miles) on the rears. Good life left on fronts, but they are cupped and tehrefore loud. Dealer replaced rears with DWS instead of DW (which...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,464
Posted By themust
Sorry to hear you didn't get the car. Keep...

Sorry to hear you didn't get the car. Keep Looking. IMHO I wouldn't get a BMW without CPO. I've had thousands of dollars of work done under warranty (Granted, I have the N54 535i). Peace of Mind.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,303
Posted By themust
Cars I've owned, some very briefly, some many...

Cars I've owned, some very briefly, some many years: (I'm 48)

1967 Mustang (owned at 15 years old and stolen in Oakland when I was in my 30s)
1973 Volvo 145 wagon
1973 Fiat 124
1971 (?)...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,693
Posted By themust
I finally had a dealer who was willing to go to...

I finally had a dealer who was willing to go to the mat for me with BMW. So, having tried the HPFP (third one, I think) and replacing injectors, again not resolving the problem, they allowed the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-31-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By themust
Thanks for all of the responses. Yes, the dealer...

Thanks for all of the responses. Yes, the dealer in Sac got the IBS covered by BMW CPO. So holding off on the Battery for now.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By themust
Was just told by the dealer that the advice by...

Was just told by the dealer that the advice by BMW to replace battery was based on age, not cranking power. Clock losing time was about the Intelligent Battery Sensor. So keeping the battery but...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-30-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By themust
Tire replacement?

Hey guys. Would like your quick thoughts on the following dillemma: Finally getting the Walnut Blast for the carbon deposits covered by BMW. Need a new battery $500? Really? Say there's 2 hours...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-22-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By themust
definitely could be the battery. It could also...

definitely could be the battery. It could also be casued by opening and clsong the car multiple times during the day without starting and running it. When you even apprach the car, all the...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-19-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By themust
Car lurched forward

Sent from my SCH-I535 using Bimmer App. I was idling at the bank window and my car lurched forward. My locks would not lock or unlock the rest ofbthe day. By the next morning the locks were working...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,860
Posted By themust
Don't confuse me with the facts. Just killing...

Don't confuse me with the facts. Just killing time on a flight from San francisco to Atlanta to watch the niners kick some falcon butt!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,860
Posted By themust
Written by someone who has never owned, let alone...

Written by someone who has never owned, let alone appreciated, a BMW. There is a sizable group out there who believe that BMW drivers are after status and prestige. They are usually envious and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-09-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By themust
Welcome to the Fest and congrats on your...

Welcome to the Fest and congrats on your retirement. That's intersting model, one we don't get here. How is the accelleration with, what I presume is a 2.0 litre diesel? Is it turbocharged? Also,...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 111

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:31 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms