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  1. engine

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Can I install a 2006 BMW 530xi engine on a 2006 BMW 530i model?
  2. Collision damage

    F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    This weekend as I was exiting the freeway, i lost control and ended up crashing onto the guard rail ); it looks really bad . I took it to my auto body shop repair shop to get it fixed, and the manager of that place told me that it's about 15k to repair it. That shocked me, I think the repair...
  3. Need to sell my 530i bmw

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I recently bought a 530i bmw for 7000 cash from a private seller , And i practically got screwed over . Soon after i bought it started overheating . I ended up paying 1500 for water pump and hose repair . i have the receipt. Soon after i had that fixed the car throws a transmission fault . And...
  4. Overheating e60 m54's - How to tell ?

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Im used to looking at my head unit or temp gauge when I had my e39 how in the world can you tell, if your car is running at normal temp like it should ?? I've been doing a lot of reading, and I found out that u can see those little white lines on the RPMs to tell the temp but its not detailed...
  5. 530i vs 540i

    E39 (1997 - 2003)
    The more I look at an E39, the more I fall in love with it. I'm thinking of getting it in a manual but the question is should it be a 530i or the 540i? I don't care about the gas mileage, I care about which is gonna cost less to maintain and which will serve me longer, since a used one will...
  6. 530i Ticking/Whining Noise w/ VIDEO-Please help diagnose..

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I have a 2006 BMW 530i w/ 125,000 miles The ticking noise starting about 6 months ago and has not gotten any worse. It appears to be coming from the alternator area. I am not sure if it's the alternator, belt tensioner, pulley, vacuum pump or something else. The ticking noise does not appear to...
  7. Performace chip for my 530i

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I want to know if anyone has done a performance chip tune for his 530 or 525i and really felt the extra hp and by how much the mechanic claims that i will gain 17hp if he does it...
  8. My key wont turn on the stereo, lock doors, or ignition! Is due to anti-theft device?

    E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hey guys, im new here. Ok basically here is my problem. I have a 2002, 530i... I was parking my car and realized i needed to fix the way i parked (parallel always gets me! haha) so i get back in the car, i had no problems ever before, but when i go to turn the car on, it turned on for a...
  9. New BMW - First Post, First BMW

    E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello All, I have recently just purchased an 06 BMW 530i. After purchasing it I put 20" x 9.5" on the front, and 20" x 11" on the back. The wheels are maya 3 piece triple chrome. Pictures attached. I am thinking about putting the BMW Lip on it, and a couple of other things. What do...