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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,208
Posted By Vandalay
I spent 1800 on headlights from a vendor (who...

I spent 1800 on headlights from a vendor (who visits this board but will remain namless) once plus another $600 to get them wired and installed and couldn't get the AE's didn't work with the lights...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,208
Posted By Vandalay
How would you describe the results? I simply...

How would you describe the results? I simply don't trust the pics on any of these vendors sites anymore.

Are you experiencing what KLR described? Is the dropoff in illumination significant during...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,208
Posted By Vandalay
So Im confused (easily, I know). You suggested...

So Im confused (easily, I know). You suggested the ebay LED's but you just said they're not effective in illuminating the outter rings. Without changing anything other than the bulb, what is the most...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 03-20-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,208
Posted By Vandalay
I'm going to hijack this thread instead of...

I'm going to hijack this thread instead of starting the exact same one. I have a 2009 MSport 550 and am thinking about how nice it'd be to swap the yellow AE out for a nice crisp white AE. Can...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-16-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By Vandalay
I used to love washing my cars. Now I'm just...

I used to love washing my cars. Now I'm just ****ing lazy and/or have little time to commit to it like I'd want lol. I moved back to my hometown a couple years ago and was quickly reminded just how...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,517
Posted By Vandalay
I missed the part where this repair is apart of a...

I missed the part where this repair is apart of a recall. Honestly, if this is a recall issue and the letter you quoted from is in reference to the necessary repairs then not paying for anything is a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By Vandalay
Definitely replacing the battery because I am...

Definitely replacing the battery because I am getting the high battery discharge alert, especially when the temp drops. I keep the car garaged but I still get the alert. In addition, there's a bad...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-14-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,517
Posted By Vandalay
Yeah - so definitely don't get ghetto. You drive...

Yeah - so definitely don't get ghetto. You drive a BMW, not a Chevy Impala here lol. And besides it sounds like they're doing a solid. I'd definitely be inclined to take the $600 labor expense and...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,517
Posted By Vandalay
It's a massively effed up situation. I really...

It's a massively effed up situation. I really hope they step up and cover most or all of the repairs. If I were you I'd go to battle with the dealer on this. I'm rooting for you to get this resolved...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By Vandalay
Indy interval service - 2009 550

Taking my car in for a indy interval service @ 60k next week. I'm replacing the battery, spark plugs, cabin filter and oil change. I'll have them do a once over for any issues I need to bring to the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By Vandalay
What are you riding on now? Did you install an...

What are you riding on now?
Did you install an aftermarket wheel?
Pics?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-13-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,517
Posted By Vandalay
I'm going to get beat down for this but I'm going...

I'm going to get beat down for this but I'm going for it anyways because it needs to be said. This sucks and I hate to kick dirt on you while you're down. After only owning a car for two months, I'd...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-12-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,745
Posted By Vandalay
I rarely get the chance to drive hard and fast....

I rarely get the chance to drive hard and fast. There's so many got damn cars on the road where I live and these fuggers drive sloooooooooooow. I typically pass on the right because EVERYONE ignores...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-04-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By Vandalay
I was looking at an E350. If my option included...

I was looking at an E350. If my option included an AMG, (Isn't that an E63?) I may have gone MB. I like the AMG much better than the M5 because the AMG is much more understated. M5's are great cars...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By Vandalay
Great pics When I was deciding what kind of...

Great pics

When I was deciding what kind of car to buy I was seriously thinking about a MB E Class. I came close but didn't do and am confident I made the right choice. Every time you guys post...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-02-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By Vandalay
Congratulations! Pics? Year? options? color?...

Congratulations!
Pics? Year? options? color? you know the drill! lol
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-27-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By Vandalay
Beautiful

Beautiful
Forum: California 01-26-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 312
Posted By Vandalay
11-99 Foundation

Has anyone donated to this organization? I've been thinking about doing so but wanted to know if anyone else on here has done so previously. Thoughts? Are you spammed annually for more donations?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By Vandalay
cool - all good advice. I have a friend who has...

cool - all good advice. I have a friend who has an indy bmw shop here. I'll take it over to them and have them look at the battery. If it's the battery and you're telling me the warranty won't cover...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By Vandalay
2009 550i and a few issues I'd like advice on

I've had this car for almost two months now since trading in my 2007 550i. I'm very happy with it and although I thought the 2007 was a more than sufficient vehicle, the subtle differences in my 2009...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,946
Posted By Vandalay
here's why I wash my car more than most: I'm a...

here's why I wash my car more than most: I'm a clean freak. I'm in my car a lot and I like to be comfortable. Knowing it's clean makes me comfortable. My first car was a 1993 Nissan Alitma. I treated...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-19-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By Vandalay
more guys will soon respond but for now here is...

more guys will soon respond but for now here is what I know. You can find a 5 series within that price range and mileage fairly easily. The vehicle will likely be closer to an 04 than a 2010, unless...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-12-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,815
Posted By Vandalay
Pretty much my main thought in leaving the...

Pretty much my main thought in leaving the suspension alone. If I was 17 or 18 I would (and did) lower my car. But that was on a Nissan Altima. That plus I don't like scraping coming out of...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,815
Posted By Vandalay
I quickly snapped these pics as I pulled out this...

I quickly snapped these pics as I pulled out this morning on the way to the office. Angles are great among other things so if you'd like better pics I'm happy to take them in less haste. For now,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 01-11-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,815
Posted By Vandalay
although its the middle of winter, i went ahead...

although its the middle of winter, i went ahead and had my set of 166's installed yesterday on my 550. I'm not expecting anymore volatile storms in the bay area the rest of the winter so I put my...
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