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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) Yesterday, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 266
Posted By HPIA4v2
my guess, OE BMW blades will give you sleek look...

my guess, OE BMW blades will give you sleek look since it's design to fit the specific model
The 3rd party blades will have to incorporate universal clips for all make and model cars in teh market,...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 07-21-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By HPIA4v2
if you have comfort access (ie. you can...

if you have comfort access (ie. you can lock/unlock the car by touching the door handle) then the key fob batt is replaceable else it may not.
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 07-21-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By HPIA4v2
I just replaced mine last month, initially I got...

I just replaced mine last month, initially I got intermittent excessive draw while engine off and listening to radio in spring, then I've got to park the X6 outside (usually I park in the garage...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 07-21-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By HPIA4v2
Just FYI, BMW is recalling all affected X5 and...

Just FYI,
BMW is recalling all affected X5 and X6 this month, just got mine. Dealer will replace the shaft and provide loaner, it'll take 3 hours to do.
My dealer will do the front airbag as well,...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-10-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 770
Posted By HPIA4v2
You can find all the arguments at boibtheoilguy...

You can find all the arguments at boibtheoilguy forums, about the new M1 0w-40 formulation.
The new hip oil now seems to be the new Penzoil synthetic.

I think unless you tracked your car M1 0w-40...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-09-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By HPIA4v2
I never a big fan of multi-color manually set LED...

I never a big fan of multi-color manually set LED bulb, cause accessing the bulb after first installation is not that easy. I always go with the brightest white type.
Unless you can set the color...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-03-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,415
Posted By HPIA4v2
not sure about your dealer, but my dealer wants...

not sure about your dealer, but my dealer wants to charge me $50/unit of fluid and that's like half quart in one unit meaning for fluid alone it'll be close to $750.
This is during mechatronic leak...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2016, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By HPIA4v2
used 3-4 year old cars are commodity, if you...

used 3-4 year old cars are commodity, if you price it at KBB for private sale on CL or Autotrader it'll be sold eventually. Not sure though if you have check-engine-light on the description of the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-02-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By HPIA4v2
You said you replaced the post-cat O2 sensors,...

You said you replaced the post-cat O2 sensors, the one throwing code and control emission are the pre-cat O2 sensors. Try more detail code-reader, usually it'll show you the actual reading for O2...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-07-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 593
Posted By HPIA4v2
oil catch can was recommended by Pat Goss of...

oil catch can was recommended by Pat Goss of Motorweek.
But he says unless you drive your car hard, it won't help.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-04-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By HPIA4v2
my mantra is: "if it's on youtube, I can do it...

my mantra is: "if it's on youtube, I can do it ":D
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 05-04-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,983
Posted By HPIA4v2
Can you give us detail what's in the $3700. ...

Can you give us detail what's in the $3700.


Long time a go I had my X5 bad instrument cluster went bad on me 1yr after the warranty expired, BMWNA told me they'll cover the cost of part (which...
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 05-02-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,983
Posted By HPIA4v2
Please keep us informed on this. I had CCB...

Please keep us informed on this.
I had CCB completed in Sept of 2015 and according to my SA the tolerance on the timing chain was OK. I think that what's the other dealer that did your CCB would...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-28-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By HPIA4v2
My limited experience, Statis coil-over for my...

My limited experience, Statis coil-over for my Audi and KW1 for my 335xi.
I'd say go get a complete set coil-over, don't try to mix spring and shocks from diff mfg. There is a lot of design then...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-28-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,682
Posted By HPIA4v2
Looks like it. especially for N/A engine. in...

Looks like it. especially for N/A engine.

in short, the new 0w-40 is thinner, better flow at cold but maybe not a good turbo-charge, tracked car type of oil. but fine for daily drive and spirited...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-27-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By HPIA4v2
No I got caught not stopping on right turn, did a...

No I got caught not stopping on right turn, did a "California roll":). Never have any urge to run through red-light straight.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-27-2016, 07:13 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,682
Posted By HPIA4v2
Bought a couple 5-quart jug M1 0-40w, BMW,...

Bought a couple 5-quart jug M1 0-40w,
BMW, Opel, Fiat and Nissan GTR is gone from the list but Benz, Audi/VW and Porsche still listed.

I probably keep using M1 0-40 since I change oil every 6...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-27-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By HPIA4v2
The Discovery channel show, "Myth Busters" proved...

The Discovery channel show, "Myth Busters" proved it doesn't work.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2016, 05:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,210
Posted By HPIA4v2
One trick I do, never fill the jug with brake...

One trick I do, never fill the jug with brake fluid only uses it as air pressure pump, fill the car brake reservoir full then do one caliper at the time. monitor the reservoir to make sure it never...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-26-2016, 05:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By HPIA4v2
google or search on youtube, use spray water...

google or search on youtube,
use spray water bottle both on belt and tensioner, water act as lubricant. you can narrow it down to belt or ball-bearing on tensioner.

one more thing, if you have...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-15-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
Posted By HPIA4v2
now you know where the money for those Starbucks...

now you know where the money for those Starbucks coffee and fancy pastries in the waiting room from :bigpimp:
Forum: X6 E71 / E72 (2008 - 2014) 04-13-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 895
Posted By HPIA4v2
2011 has 8-speed before that I believe 6-speed. ...

2011 has 8-speed before that I believe 6-speed.

I always get, sport, premium and cold-weather packages. Yup get the HK audio upgrade cause the basic BMW stereo sucks.
IMHO, get the V8 cause this...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-12-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By HPIA4v2
Trickle charge like batt tender won't produce...

Trickle charge like batt tender won't produce buble/gas in car battery. You'll be fine.
I do this all the time mostly during winter time, just use the charging terminals to hook up tour charger in...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-08-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,606
Posted By HPIA4v2
I'd say Infiniti has greater fun factor than...

I'd say Infiniti has greater fun factor than Lexus and probably as reliable.

How about Tesla :bigpimp:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-04-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By HPIA4v2
If you don't have a code reader, take it to local...

If you don't have a code reader, take it to local tire shop, I know Discount-Tire has a tool to read which of the TPMS is dead. The tool is wireless, and detect RF signal. They'll do this for free....
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