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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-13-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,251
Posted By 5fix
That's nothing. About a month ago, I received an...

That's nothing. About a month ago, I received an email from a co-worker telling me someone had just told him "there was a goose on the roof of the black BMW in the parking lot." Left me a present...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-21-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By 5fix
I like it! I did the same, plus painted the...

I like it! I did the same, plus painted the lower grills gloss black to match, installed painted side reflectors and black side markers, removed xdrive badges, and put on black 550i model number on...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 04-01-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 925
Posted By 5fix
Here a few I remember seeing for a CB GC with...

Here a few I remember seeing for a CB GC with Amaro. Maybe the OP will send a few pics if you ask.

I'm thinking a Ruby Black M6GC with Amaro would look great in my garage!
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-07-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,393
Posted By 5fix
Sure, its filthy from snow this week, I will post...

Sure, its filthy from snow this week, I will post pic after next wash.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-06-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,393
Posted By 5fix
Here are a few (not very good) pics of a dark...

Here are a few (not very good) pics of a dark graphite I with black grills.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-06-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,393
Posted By 5fix
Here are a few pics of my '12 carbon black. I...

Here are a few pics of my '12 carbon black. I had the lower mesh painted gloss black to match. Also have painted reflectors, black side markers, xbadge removed, and black model numbers. Winter...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-24-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,268
Posted By 5fix
Here is a before pic a year ago when I bought the...

Here is a before pic a year ago when I bought the car, followed by a couple with the painted lower grills. Sorry, not a great photographer. Hope this helps.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-17-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,268
Posted By 5fix
I painted mine right after I got it over a year...

I painted mine right after I got it over a year ago. Had a good local paint and detail shop do it. They pulled the mesh out and matched the gloss black on the black BMW performance grills I added...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-04-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,826
Posted By 5fix
Wow. Don't see many used low mile 550's. Saw one...

Wow. Don't see many used low mile 550's. Saw one locally and just trying to say that his price seemed reasonable.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 01-03-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,826
Posted By 5fix
Not x drive, but lots of options and close to...

Not x drive, but lots of options and close to your price. Good luck!

http://www.bmwofpeoria.com/used/BMW/2011-BMW-550i-7ffb70790a0a0002001b2f32a1cc454c.htm
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 06-01-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,039
Posted By 5fix
Any tire place will fix a run flat. BMW...

Any tire place will fix a run flat. BMW dealerships will not.

Your use of "rape" and "girl"......classy.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-05-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,170
Posted By 5fix
When my wife and I refer to her 35d, we call it...

When my wife and I refer to her 35d, we call it "her car." When my wife and I refer to my 550ix, we call it "her car."
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 05-01-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By 5fix
Get the sensors at Tire Rack, significantly less...

Get the sensors at Tire Rack, significantly less than OEM, they will ship right to your tire shop. I have used them on several sets of winter tires....work fine.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-14-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,439
Posted By 5fix
Come on now, just a little sarcasm to express my...

Come on now, just a little sarcasm to express my frustration with the locking system....wasn't directed at you so no need for the dis.

I love the car, it is my third fiver since 2006....just hate...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-14-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,439
Posted By 5fix
I drive into my gated community and the gate...

I drive into my gated community and the gate closes after me, pull in my garage and close the garage door, and BMW makes the design decision that all the doors should stay locked when I open my door...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-11-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 788
Posted By 5fix
Go to cars.com and do a nationwide search. I...

Go to cars.com and do a nationwide search. I found my X5d in Pennsylvania on that site and had my dealer do a dealer trade for it. Many of the dealers list all of the options. Good luck!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-27-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By 5fix
I got caught in a 2 inch snow with the DWS's on...

I got caught in a 2 inch snow with the DWS's on my rwd 550i before I put my winter tires on and could not get up my driveway which has a slight incline. I ended up sideways in complete frustration. ...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-26-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By 5fix
Here is what my receipt from Tire Rack says:...

Here is what my receipt from Tire Rack says: "BERU 433 MHZ Sensor. 4NM." They were $45 each. BERU long valve stems to go with them were $8 each. I have used them two season on my winter tires...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-26-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By 5fix
First, get your TPMS at Tire Rack, will cost you...

First, get your TPMS at Tire Rack, will cost you about a third.

Second, I agree with Needsdecaf on DWS. I had them on my e60 550. They were soft and squirmy, and absolutley terrible in...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-25-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,579
Posted By 5fix
Use about one half cup vinegar in a two gallon...

Use about one half cup vinegar in a two gallon bucket. I use a wool mitt to wash. The vinegar will dissolve the lime in the hard water spots. I also add about a half cup of windex. I do a small...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-23-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,415
Posted By 5fix
Hey WD, how about a little credit....I spent an...

Hey WD, how about a little credit....I spent an hour pulling my console apart to get you the part number off of my ceramic I drive controller! Not feelin the love here. ;) Looks great!
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-21-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,980
Posted By 5fix
I moved from a 2011 550ix to a 2012 550ix, both...

I moved from a 2011 550ix to a 2012 550ix, both with M Sport and ARS. I am still breaking the 2012 in and have not gone (much) over 3k rpm, but to me they are both the same with repsect to handling....
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-21-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,652
Posted By 5fix
I am glad you posted your photos. I posted a pic...

I am glad you posted your photos. I posted a pic of my painted m sport spoiler and someone immediately commented on how poor the paint job was. I was so mad I took the photo down and had someone...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-20-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,652
Posted By 5fix
I think they look great! I have four Borla...

I think they look great! I have four Borla chrome tips with my paint guy putting black tinted clear coat on them. I plan on a custom x pipe, factory mufflers, and quad black chrome tips. Can you...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 03-14-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,540
Posted By 5fix
18 inch rims and nonRFT winter tires for pot hole...

18 inch rims and nonRFT winter tires for pot hole season.
19 inch rims and nonRFT summer tires for no pot hole season.
Dealership stores my tires and rims.
$100 to change out tires twice a year,...
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