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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 09-15-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By legend700
A labor rate of $95/hr sounds about right. I pay...

A labor rate of $95/hr sounds about right. I pay $60 but my Indy is in the boonies. However, 7 hours for the projected job appears high.
I would not go with the Mobil 1 5W30 motor oil, but get the...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-31-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,042
Posted By legend700
The current bid is $7.50. They usually sell for...

The current bid is $7.50. They usually sell for under 20 Dollars and you can order from Amazon here:
http://www.amazon.com/Globale*****ELM327-Wireless-Scanner-Adapter/dp/B00B3K2X4M

However, you...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-29-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By legend700
I suggest you get their proprietary unit. Not...

I suggest you get their proprietary unit. Not cheap, but it gives you live access to dozens and dozens of engine parameters. A feature just recently added to the iPhone BMWhat app.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-25-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 535
Posted By legend700
Glad you got it fixed. Surprised you had to...

Glad you got it fixed. Surprised you had to re-gap new spark plugs. Installed mine out of the box and never had a problem even running the aggressive tune.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-24-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 535
Posted By legend700
jgalon04: Run a datalog and have Cobb take a look...

jgalon04: Run a datalog and have Cobb take a look at it. Also, which tune are you running?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-14-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 846
Posted By legend700
cinergi: I agree with the rough road conditions...

cinergi: I agree with the rough road conditions in Canada. More than half of the 4,500 miles I mentioned in my previous post, were driven through Canada: 1000 Islands-Quebec-Halifax-St. John. Even...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-13-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 846
Posted By legend700
Did a 4,500 mile road trip during the better part...

Did a 4,500 mile road trip during the better part of June. Car ran great and average mileage was around 28MPG. I get bored stiff on the Interstates where my wife takes over and I enjoy a good read, a...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By legend700
I have one of the steering wheel push buttons...

I have one of the steering wheel push buttons assigned to switching the display off/on.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-06-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By legend700
I coded mine so that the corrected speed shows...

I coded mine so that the corrected speed shows digitally in the OBC. The difference is 2-3 MPH which is normal.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-04-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By legend700
Dealer might be your only option. At least get a...

Dealer might be your only option. At least get a quote.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 08-03-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By legend700
When you switch the ignition ON does the SOS...

When you switch the ignition ON does the SOS button blink green 3 or 4 times?
When you push the SOS button do you hold it down a few seconds?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By legend700
Both seem to be petroleum based. For details...

Both seem to be petroleum based.
For details google their MSDS sheets.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-31-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 234
Posted By legend700
I finally seem to have been able to get rid of...

I finally seem to have been able to get rid of the creaking. About 3 months ago I very sparingly applied some Wurth lubricant on the plastic latch assembly and the annoying noise completely...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-26-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 120
Posted By legend700
General question about Integration Level

What actually happens when an updated Integration Level (in my case E060-11-03-501) gets re-set to an earlier one (E060-07-09-521) which also happens to be the original factory level?
Some months...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-16-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By legend700
Fully agree. Got the proprietary dongle yesterday...

Fully agree. Got the proprietary dongle yesterday and I am able to code all 6 ECUs and now have full access to the engine parameters.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-14-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 740
Posted By legend700
Have you checked the temp settings in iDrive? ...

Have you checked the temp settings in iDrive?
The AUC sensor only controls ventilation, which you can do also manually.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-13-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By legend700
The OEM plugs are marked BMW/Bosch and have the...

The OEM plugs are marked BMW/Bosch and have the same part number as the Bosch marked plugs and are only available from BMW and are about $20/pc. The specs for both are identical, but the OEM BMW ones...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-13-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By legend700
Here is the type of special socket you need: ...

Here is the type of special socket you need:

http://www.burgertuning.com/N54_BMW_spark_plug_socket_adapter.html
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By legend700
Did you clear all the fault codes before running...

Did you clear all the fault codes before running the second analysis?

I also coded - LMA: One-touch turn signal function (changed from 3 to 5)
It worked as long as I stayed away from changing...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-19-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By legend700
Update: Spent the past 2 weeks driving in...

Update:
Spent the past 2 weeks driving in Canada and had no problem with the 91 Octane gas available. Also had no reason to spool up the turbos, not wanting to look like a jerk. I found Canadian...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By legend700
I think there is a fan back there.

I think there is a fan back there.
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-22-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By legend700
Thanks for your reply. I will reflash to Stage 1...

Thanks for your reply. I will reflash to Stage 1 ST Sport and should be OK for the 3-4 weeks on the road. My car is stock with no other performance upgrades.
I got used to the substantial increase...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By legend700
What tune are you running?

What tune are you running?
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-21-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By legend700
Can I run my Cobb Stage 1 Aggressive tune in Canada?

I have been running the above Cobb tune for some time now. I use the recommended 93 Octane fuel. I am planning on spending some vacation time in Canada and will be in Montreal, Quebec, St. John NB...
Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 05-16-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,476
Posted By legend700
Found a reason to change a planned one week...

Found a reason to change a planned one week vacation to Nova Scotia into a minimum 3 week road trip from SC to Niagara Falls, 1000 Islands, Montreal, Quebec, Halifax, St. John NB, CT (family) and...
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