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    2011 Nissan Leaf G
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    2001 530i Msport

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  1. Gabe79

    BMW Diamond key replacement

    Oh man, I totally would. The electric is amazing. It's a bit out of our price range until we pay off the mortgage though.
  2. Gabe79

    BMW Diamond key replacement

    Tucson GLS 4WD 2006 or Santa Fe GL 4WD 2004. We suddenly find ourselves needing to drive up a dirt road once a week and the E39 can't make it around the bumps and dirt, and the Leaf is here to stay and itself isn't exactly off-road capable.
  3. Gabe79

    BMW Diamond key replacement

    Har. PM me the VIN, and a picture of the key, and I can tell you what key to get. Keys from ebay are easy and cheap. They mostly all work the same, you want to make sure you buy the right blade. Mostly the keys around are dual frequency, so that's easy enough. I haven't been following the forums here much lately. We're actually discussing selling the E39 and buying a Hyundai right now.
  4. Gabe79

    Bmw e39 LKM wanted

    Hi Brent, when I needed one, I ended up on ebay. It cost $30 shipped from... Latvia?
  5. Gabe79

    BMW e46 Key Replacements

    PM me your VIN and I can link the right key for you.
  6. Gabe79

    Bmw E39 possible ews problem

    A lot of people around here go for EWS delete. I happen to have the bits (All you need is an AK90+) and have done this a bunch of times now, so for me, coding a new EWS is easier than a delete, which I've never done. The same equipment lets you code keys too, which is a nice bonus skill/ability to have in my book.
  7. Gabe79

    Bmw E39 possible ews problem

    The EWS/transponder and the door remote are two different components, albeit in the same key. In aftermarket keys, they are completely separate parts of your key, where on the OEM keys, the transponder is built into the key electronics. That the remote works means nothing for the EWS being working, or not. That said, coding a VIN to an EWS module is trivial, and EWS modules are cheap as anything from wreckers. You're a bit out of the way for easy assistance though... Good luck!
  8. Gabe79

    Google Home

    It's openly stated (by everyone barring google/Amazon) that these record always. Do the GCSB guys also advise against fitness trackers like the US military does now?
  9. Gabe79

    Quick rant thread.

    Imagine the bonus returns! The speed camera gets you for speed, and for having the German plates on!
  10. Check realOEM. The ones I linked in the other thread are for my 530i. In any case, you just need to do trial and error. Sold by and fulfilled by Amazon is what you want. Play around till you find free shipping rotors that fit your car.
  11. Free shipping from Amazon... Bosch rotors.
  12. Yes there are. I just checked. Follow the instructions on the first post. It won't show the free shipping till the end. The rotors I linked show as free shipping for me.
  13. Check this thread out
  14. Good luck. Please keep us posted on the outcome.
  15. That's true. Even when you get the disputes tribunal involved, in all likelihood, the best outcome will be to actually get your money refunded. I haven't seen the application of punitive fines in cases like this.