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Forum: Exterior 11-23-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By jmanscotch
Willing to make a great deal, just don't need the...

Willing to make a great deal, just don't need the things
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By jmanscotch
For something like that, you're best off...

For something like that, you're best off inquiring at some local or internet savvy european parts resellers, like: http://www.europeanautopart********/catalogsearch/result/index/?limit=30&p=8&q=E60
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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,705
Posted By jmanscotch
Runflat tires? Maybe it's a small problem that's...

Runflat tires? Maybe it's a small problem that's being exaggerated by the roadways you travel?

At this point, hit a deer and make your insurance claim, then after it's fixed, go back and tell...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By jmanscotch
That's a lot of unrelated lights to all come all...

That's a lot of unrelated lights to all come all at once...which as bimmerfan52 mentioned, makes me still suspicious of the battery being weak. A weak battery in a modern BMW will cause lots of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-20-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By jmanscotch
Could be something like the blower motor burning...

Could be something like the blower motor burning up, but that'd smell electrical not like oil.

My best internet diagnosis is that your valve cover is leaking. Check the passenger side of the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-18-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 946
Posted By jmanscotch
Great idea using the hands free recording! It's...

Great idea using the hands free recording! It's nice when someone puts some extra effort into a DIY like this, great job.

You might specify this is for the N62 (?) engine. I just had to do mine on...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By jmanscotch
I'd guess its your 37 degree fahrenheit (or ~2.7...

I'd guess its your 37 degree fahrenheit (or ~2.7 degrees celsius) notification. It's a faint beep that'd come and go anytime the temperature dances around. It's the kinda noise you can hear in your...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By jmanscotch
No problem man, just in case I edited my post...

No problem man, just in case I edited my post before you caught it, I added some links for you to use.

In a pinch, the wheels will work AS-IS, just mount them up...BUT, be warned that they won't...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-17-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By jmanscotch
The E39 wheels have a different hub bore (74.1)...

The E39 wheels have a different hub bore (74.1) than the E60 (72.56) so they won't work UNLESS you buy some hubcentric ring adapters. ECStuning.com sell some plastic cheapies that do the job the...
Forum: Cars - Private Party 11-16-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By jmanscotch
2004 530iA - 122K - $7,800 - COLORADO

Hey all, we're in need of a truck again after our beater S10 got wrecked by a friend. Decided not to keep hassling with a third vehicle and just get a truck as a DD and since the SO loves her X3,...
Forum: Exterior 11-16-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By jmanscotch
F80 M3 OEM Kidney Grills

Selling a set of perfect silver/chrome F80 M3 kidney grills. I don't have pictures, but you know what they look like. I can text pictures or upload them if a must.

Were taken off by dealership and...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,212
Posted By jmanscotch
Your increased emissions very well maybe your...

Your increased emissions very well maybe your thermostat being bad. Read the actual codes and keep an eye on how slow your car takes to warm up to temp, good tale tell signs.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By jmanscotch
Did you charge the battery while it was plugged...

Did you charge the battery while it was plugged into the car?

Unfortunately, with most electrical things on these cars, way more information about what you did and what the lights are is needed...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By jmanscotch
By the time you take it in for balancing and...

By the time you take it in for balancing and checking the wheels, you could pay a tad bit more and take it to an indy shop for diagnosis. I strongly recommend ANY indy over the dealership, and make...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By jmanscotch
You can get it via the hidden BC menu, but it's a...

You can get it via the hidden BC menu, but it's a lengthy process too and goes away anytime you restart the car.

There's no way to permanently display it except to wire in a stand alone...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By jmanscotch
It could be, it is a common cause for exactly...

It could be, it is a common cause for exactly that although there can be other causes. Based on your videos though, I'd definitely be suspect of the CABs.

My driver side bushing is ripped up and I...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By jmanscotch
Yes, they're shot (although I've seen way worse)....

Yes, they're shot (although I've seen way worse). If you can move them like that with just your human force, imagine what the car's weight does to them under force.

Here's a DIY from PelicanParts...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By jmanscotch
Confirmed via the internet twice for you that...

Confirmed via the internet twice for you that your 2005 WILL have one...as in one to check the oil with, not for 'show'. Confirm on your own by going and twisting and yanking on it as described...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By jmanscotch
Some think it's worth it, most live by the moto...

Some think it's worth it, most live by the moto that you should just put the several grand aside that you'd spend on said warranty and use that money to repair (at an independant shop or DIY)...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 402
Posted By jmanscotch
Vibrations felt more through the car instead of...

Vibrations felt more through the car instead of the steering wheel always points me to more driveline vibrations. Guibo, CV joints, xdrive problems, etc. Just my thoughts..
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By jmanscotch
Sounds good, do let us know!

Sounds good, do let us know!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-12-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By jmanscotch
Sounds like the switch took a dive. As the main...

Sounds like the switch took a dive. As the main drivers door switch communicates via the passenger switch, it might explain why neither switch works. Try borrowing the window switch from the rear...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 11-12-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,139
Posted By jmanscotch
Back when I had an E46, I went the same route as...

Back when I had an E46, I went the same route as Shade. I loved the feel of it, FWIW, perfect throw for a primarily DD ride and the price...I mean, come on, easy choice.

From what I recall those...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-12-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By jmanscotch
The early E60 does. Make sure engine is...

The early E60 does.

Make sure engine is cold and oil cap is off, then twist and pull on it. It's stuck due to a combo of the pressurized engine and just generally stuck o-rings on the dipstick....
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-12-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By jmanscotch
Good call on the washer fluid leaking, Tomahawk!...

Good call on the washer fluid leaking, Tomahawk! I didn't think of that.



I can confirm Koala as a great shop to stop into. I never used them, but most of the local guys I knew had and reported...
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