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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,463
Posted By BM109R
Who here does DIY on their e60/61?

Just checked my Bentley Manual. While it shows drive belt replacement, it doesn't cover drive belt tensioner. Here are a couple of pictures of diagrams from the Bentley manual and a link from a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,463
Posted By BM109R
Not too difficult to DIY. On a scale of 1-10 I...

Not too difficult to DIY. On a scale of 1-10 I would put it at 4. Best to invest in a Bentley manual. I have an 04 with the m54 engine but the N52 could be close in steps as well. Someone with an N52...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-13-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,134
Posted By BM109R
Came from an E39. Took a while for the E60 to...

Came from an E39. Took a while for the E60 to grow on me. Now I wouldn't go back to an E39:)


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Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-12-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,253
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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By BM109R
Transmission cooling line leak fix

Thanks for the tip. Will remember that incase I ever run into the issue. I jacked up the car and looked under. Lucky for me its not the trans cooling line. I've been checking it under low light...
Forum: Interior 12-15-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,981
Posted By BM109R
FS: E39 interior trim brushed aluminum (cubic)

Sold


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 12-15-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By BM109R
Transmission cooling line leak fix

My car is an 04 with the M54B30 engine. I suspect one of my my transmission cooling lines is leaking. Two days ago when inspecting under the hood I saw a small puddle of oil right under the rad where...
Forum: Interior 11-22-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,981
Posted By BM109R
FS: E39 interior trim brushed aluminum (cubic)

Available.


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 10-26-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 75,351
Posted By BM109R
Let's see everybodies' E60, pic thread

404164
Mein '04 530i


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Forum: Interior 10-11-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,981
Posted By BM109R
FS: E39 interior trim brushed aluminum (cubic)

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Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-11-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,253
Posted By BM109R
FS: style 82 w/ Kumho LX Platinum

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Forum: Interior 09-12-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,981
Posted By BM109R
FS: E39 interior trim brushed aluminum (cubic)

OEM. Missing center console so may have to get that separate.


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Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-20-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,253
Posted By BM109R
FS: style 82 w/ Kumho LX Platinum

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Forum: Interior 08-20-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,981
Posted By BM109R
FS: E39 interior trim brushed aluminum (cubic)

Bump


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-16-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,378
Posted By BM109R
End All Battery Replacement Thread

Changed my battery today with the Advance Auto version. Many thanks to the OP and contributors to this thread. I'm not going to register it. Indy quote was $90. I figure with the replacement warranty...
Forum: Interior 08-02-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,981
Posted By BM109R
FS: E39 interior trim brushed aluminum (cubic)

Bump


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Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-24-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,253
Posted By BM109R
FS: style 82 w/ Kumho LX Platinum

Bump


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-24-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,938
Posted By BM109R
Need new tires

I just put on continental DWS last week. By far more quiet and comfortable than the goodyears I had on.


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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-22-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,463
Posted By BM109R
Who here does DIY on their e60/61?

^^
Yup!
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Advance Auto has them too for the same price I think.



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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,463
Posted By BM109R
Who here does DIY on their e60/61?

Just did a cooling system overhaul this morning. Went pretty easy this time since its the second time I've done this project on a bimmer. New expansion tank, hoses, thermostat, water pump, belts,...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-21-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By BM109R
Belt tensioner torque values (mechanical)

^^Thanks for the link. Great site there. I finished the job this morning and I found some info on the e39 Bentley manual which has the same M54 engine. I used 16ft-lbs since all the bolts read 8.8...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-20-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By BM109R
Belt tensioner torque values (mechanical)

I have a 2004 530i with M54 engine. Can someone please tell me what is the correct torque value for the mechanical tensioners to engine block bolt values are? I will be changing both AC & Serpentine...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-13-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By BM109R
Question-dust boot on front shocks

I do notice even now that they don't touch the pad on both sides. Hey, as long as its normal and working ok I guess I won't worry much. Someday past 100k probably will want to overhaul the front...
Forum: Interior 07-13-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,981
Posted By BM109R
FS: E39 interior trim brushed aluminum (cubic)

Bump


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Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-13-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,253
Posted By BM109R
FS: style 82 w/ Kumho LX Platinum

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