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Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-04-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By velvetlevel
i think it is toooo much! options are good but...

i think it is toooo much! options are good but think about the maintenance bill u picking up with that mileage. water pump plugs timing belt coils tranny! all that will need attention. theres a...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-04-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By velvetlevel
my last bmw 545 had a battery problem also,but...

my last bmw 545 had a battery problem also,but just like u said if u dont drive it alot the the idrive drains it. all my bimmers before(740i 740i sport, m5) had good amount of problems so i am kind...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-04-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By velvetlevel
06 vs 07

Hey I tried to search forum for this info but no luck. anybody had to switch from an E53 to E70,or has any info as of how they do in comparison? See,i need an SUV now,but til recently i only had bmw...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-23-2011, 05:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,289
Posted By velvetlevel
my neighbor had a 2005 M3/w competition...

my neighbor had a 2005 M3/w competition package,so with a launch control the car takes of like crazy,tho on day to day driving 545 much more pleasing and satisfying cause unless u keep m3'3 rpms high...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,289
Posted By velvetlevel
can anyone explain me this:545 vs M3

Hey everybody!!! haven't been here in a while..lookes like missed a lot and catching up now:) . one thing i don't get and it didnt bother me before but now i just can't get it out of my mind: how can...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-28-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,481
Posted By velvetlevel
i would go with replica and pay out of my pocket:...

i would go with replica and pay out of my pocket: a) involving your insurance will increase your rate(for the next 7 years-figure how much will that cost you ; b) you gonna pay the deductible,so you...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-21-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,059
Posted By velvetlevel
take the car to the tire shop and have them check...

take the car to the tire shop and have them check the wheel-if its not the tire-u might have a bent rim,i had 3(!!!) in my M5 couldn't figure it out til took it to the dealer. they fixed the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,290
Posted By velvetlevel
my understanding was that 360hp-engine power and...

my understanding was that 360hp-engine power and 282-what it actually puts to the wheels.regardless i don't understand how one can compare BMW to Hyundai... just the interior looks like the one in...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,052
Posted By velvetlevel
i sold my 01 M5 and got 545-never looked back;...

i sold my 01 M5 and got 545-never looked back; the only thing i liked about m5 was the power and ability to go 145 mph like it is 60! other than that 545 proved to be more enjoyable for everyday...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-08-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,108
Posted By velvetlevel
my 545 was violently misfiring and shaking when...

my 545 was violently misfiring and shaking when about 3 weeks ago temps in mass dropped to -5F or lower and check eng light came on. i let the car run for 10 min,then shut it off-turned back again...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,956
Posted By velvetlevel
if u were on this sight long enough u would know...

if u were on this sight long enough u would know that in BMW the air intake located lower than the other cars so u won't dare to drive thru a small lake! we had some heavy rain in Massachusetts after...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,354
Posted By velvetlevel
i really enjoyed having a 328 as a loaner-i never...

i really enjoyed having a 328 as a loaner-i never thought that a small engine like that can pull so strong at 100 mph! and u won't see a "reduced power" message ever:)
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-07-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 830
Posted By velvetlevel
sounds like a very good price!(especially with...

sounds like a very good price!(especially with some warranty), so check it well before u buy it ! then hopefully u have some money left for gas(550 IS thirsty) and repairs: when i bought mine, it...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-05-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 972
Posted By velvetlevel
been driving my M5 and 545 year round in mass!!

been driving my M5 and 545 year round in mass!!
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By velvetlevel
if u have even a little bit of snow, or ice on ur...

if u have even a little bit of snow, or ice on ur wheels,then that can cause the vibration (as the counter balance), but if not then u need a good tire shop and have them rebalanced. if that doesn't...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 501
Posted By velvetlevel
squeaking noise on the start up.?!

Hey everybody,i saw somebody already posted similar post,but i just cant find it for the life of me!! anyways right after the car starts there's a high pitch squeaking noise coming from somewhere...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,900
Posted By velvetlevel
Sorry to hear that,man,,, and,! i always take up...

Sorry to hear that,man,,, and,! i always take up 2 spots if i can,but do it in the way that looks like i parked just on the line of the second spot by mistake(bad parking job) so nobody wants to...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,411
Posted By velvetlevel
Ok,, time for a grain of salt: i had 4 Bimmers,...

Ok,, time for a grain of salt: i had 4 Bimmers, all scored perfect on the BMW dealership's inspection list and all had problems to come up in the nearest future! as for 200k-i'd say absolutely...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,251
Posted By velvetlevel
Hodna Civic is great for what it is,but there's a...

Hodna Civic is great for what it is,but there's a good reason why 550(or any bimmer for that matter) cost more than double. personally i'd rather drive an old 7 than a new si.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-11-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,647
Posted By velvetlevel
dude if they have TPMS on the i would def buy...

dude if they have TPMS on the i would def buy them but it would be a b*tch for u to ship them.... only if u lived closer:((
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,251
Posted By velvetlevel
u know i always thought that may be other...

u know i always thought that may be other cars(alike civic) can some how manage to get to 140 mpr but they are just a no more than a quater of a car bimmer is! once some idiot was trying to pass my...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-28-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,899
Posted By velvetlevel
Hey AKHANATX,you still here?! somehwere..:) hey...

Hey AKHANATX,you still here?! somehwere..:) hey did u end up changing those struts on you 545? and if yes which ones did u use and if theres a noticable difference?? thanx
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,590
Posted By velvetlevel
hey,theres a car(545 auto) just outside Boston...

hey,theres a car(545 auto) just outside Boston with 73k miles for 14800:))
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 11-11-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,060
Posted By velvetlevel
i used the automatic(with the brushes)...

i used the automatic(with the brushes) carwashes,laser(touchless),self carwashes-and they all sucked!-ended up getting scratches,and when it dried out always spots here and there... but last time...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-26-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By velvetlevel
if i were you i would just try them on!,or ask a...

if i were you i would just try them on!,or ask a "good" tire shop: i tried to put the winter wheels/tires from 530 to M5 and they didn't fit( 530 were 17 inches). so,especially 328 xi-is the all...
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