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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-05-2016, 10:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By UltimateDriving
Xenon headlamps. You gave me the same two bulbs...

Xenon headlamps. You gave me the same two bulbs that i found in the diagrams. Still not sure which one it is.
H8 or H3 bulb?
After some Googling, found it is H8.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By UltimateDriving
I know how to search for part numbers what i dont...

I know how to search for part numbers what i dont know is which of the bulbs in the headlight is the one that lights up the angel eye rings. I know its a single bulb but not sure which one.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-04-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By UltimateDriving
2010 E60 530i LCI LHD - EUR Spec according to the...

2010 E60 530i LCI LHD - EUR Spec according to the VIN number.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By UltimateDriving
PDC Module not working due to water damage

Long story short, a considerable amount of water spilled in the trunk and fried the PDC module.

Question to technicians or people with experience in this.
Can i get any USED module from eBay with...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-03-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By UltimateDriving
Part number for original angel eye bulb

Not sure which is the correct part number for the angel eye bulb.
Can anyone tell me?

Thanks in advance!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-10-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By UltimateDriving
Im pretty sure it is the famous valve lifter tick...

Im pretty sure it is the famous valve lifter tick the N52 is known for.
Theres no permanent fix for it, it will always come back no matter what you try unless you swap the heads and lifters with the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-31-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,076
Posted By UltimateDriving
High oil consumption can also be caused by wear,...

High oil consumption can also be caused by wear, such as piston rings.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-30-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
Posted By UltimateDriving
My current E60 530i LCI have given me ZERO...

My current E60 530i LCI have given me ZERO problems and its over 6+ years old.
All i have done is oil changes, filter changes, spark plugs once, topping off fluids with the correct stuff and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-29-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
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Views: 398
Posted By UltimateDriving
Some engines might consume more oil than others....

Some engines might consume more oil than others. Previous Bimmers did, current one does not consume a single drop of oil.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,076
Posted By UltimateDriving
Cant really tell you what is a "correct" suction...

Cant really tell you what is a "correct" suction force but one thing i can say is that i can easily remove the oil cap on a perfectly working engine with just 2 fingers and just pulling lightly....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By UltimateDriving
My best guess is that the motor is starting to...

My best guess is that the motor is starting to die.
As for lubes, some electrical lube since its plastic and electric friendly.
Avoid using petroleum based lubes or silicone lubes.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By UltimateDriving
Considering the water pumps are like wear & tear...

Considering the water pumps are like wear & tear items, your car being almost 10 years old and you are having overheating issues.
Do the water pump just as preventive maintenance. Being left...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,076
Posted By UltimateDriving
As far as i know, the only way to test the CCV if...

As far as i know, the only way to test the CCV if it is working or simply not is by the oil cap suction method but it only happens if the CCV is broken or not functioning at all.

1. Start the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 864
Posted By UltimateDriving
I've never registered a battery and they all last...

I've never registered a battery and they all last more than 5 years easily. (They have all lasted at least 5 years and some even more)
Although i do have to say that i always buy OE batteries....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-28-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,076
Posted By UltimateDriving
Mine looked much better at 35K Kilometers than...

Mine looked much better at 35K Kilometers than yours but it was not as good as Legend700 ones.
They had just a bit of carbon build up on the side where the fuel does not touches the sparkplug but...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-27-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By UltimateDriving
PDC module toast due to water damage

A week ago some water spilled in the trunk and fried the PDC module, luckily the bluetooth module didnt had any damage.

After many failed attempts to fix it by myself i've decided to replace it....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,328
Posted By UltimateDriving
I go by distance driven or hours in operation...

I go by distance driven or hours in operation whichever happens first. Distance is 10K kilometers and hours set at around 500 - 600 hours.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-22-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By UltimateDriving
Always good to have people with knowledge around,...

Always good to have people with knowledge around, specially in the E60 forum where there is less and less activity every day that goes by. :rofl:
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-11-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By UltimateDriving
You dont need an app to do it. Watch this...

You dont need an app to do it.
Watch this video, its really easy. Just remember to close the door because the first time i tried i didnt and it took me some time to figure it out....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By UltimateDriving
I dont think raising the car on the jack points...

I dont think raising the car on the jack points can cause any suspension damage. Going over a pot hole is probably way worse and it can handle it fine.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By UltimateDriving
Its the hour reminder.

Its the hour reminder.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-06-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,469
Posted By UltimateDriving
The N52 engines is pretty damn reliable. Usually...

The N52 engines is pretty damn reliable. Usually the things you change on them are wear and tear items such as coils, thermostat, water pump and plastic bits of the cooling system.
What i do suggest...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-28-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,181
Posted By UltimateDriving
I have the same 1/2 inch Torque Wrench that you...

I have the same 1/2 inch Torque Wrench that you bought and i've tested it with a digital torque meter and both of them are very very close when it comes to the calibration so i'd say they are pretty...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By UltimateDriving
AFAIK all BMW 6 cylinders oil filters are made by...

AFAIK all BMW 6 cylinders oil filters are made by Mann and the V8 ones are made by Hengst.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-01-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,345
Posted By UltimateDriving
Some engines consume a lot more oil than others...

Some engines consume a lot more oil than others even if they are maintained properly. I had another BMW with the N52 and it also consumed like 1QT of oil every 1k - 2k kilometers or so. It was...
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