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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-27-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 439
Posted By dolfan13
Valvetronic.Intermediate levers or eccentric...

Valvetronic.Intermediate levers or eccentric shaft wear.Fairly common problem on n62.Do a google search.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By dolfan13
Try steering fault reset ?Turn wheel fully each...

Try steering fault reset ?Turn wheel fully each direction,back to center .Turn off car ,restart.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,828
Posted By dolfan13
Forgot to add the reset procedure for tire...

Forgot to add the reset procedure for tire monitor is an idrive menu option.Every BMW owner also needs to check out BMWhat app.This app will allow you to easily reset these faults yourself.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-21-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,828
Posted By dolfan13
First off on this particular BMW forums these...

First off on this particular BMW forums these guys seem to be sticklers for grammar.My forums education was mid 90s import Asian tuning,fairly forgiving grammar.I would suggest doing a search for...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-16-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By dolfan13
Yep.....BMW alright,definitely not a...

Yep.....BMW alright,definitely not a knockoff.Gotta luv em or drive Asian.
Forum: Off-Topic 03-12-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 995
Posted By dolfan13
The Puritans were the first Europeans to settle...

The Puritans were the first Europeans to settle North America in mass.Their attitude still prevails today.Sex bad,love embarrassing and violence ok because they had to kill all the natives!!LMFAO!!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By dolfan13
++great price!!

++great price!!
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-09-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 662
Posted By dolfan13
Valve seal check.BMW eventually upgraded the...

Valve seal check.BMW eventually upgraded the valve seals.Very common problem with n62 and n62tu.2500$ low end and upward.Search.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-04-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By dolfan13
What does ATF stand for?[/QUOTE] Automatic...

What does ATF stand for?[/QUOTE]

Automatic Transmission Fluid
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By dolfan13
For the cost you could buy a winter beater pickup...

For the cost you could buy a winter beater pickup or something of the like.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 790
Posted By dolfan13
Rumor now has it that Castrol Edge in the USA is...

Rumor now has it that Castrol Edge in the USA is now Hydro cracked.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 790
Posted By dolfan13
Porsche has used M1 0w40 as factory fill for...

Porsche has used M1 0w40 as factory fill for years .Great oil.That being said I'm using Redline 5w30 as its ester based .All the other synths are either hydro cracked or PAO based.Nothing wrong with...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-27-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By dolfan13
I had the weld crack around the threaded...

I had the weld crack around the threaded insert.Replaced with new pan and gasket.New pan with new copper washer still seemed to me it needed more torque than I wanted to apply.Finally stopped...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-25-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By dolfan13
Research passenger seat mat sensor.Yes you do...

Research passenger seat mat sensor.Yes you do need the code read.Owning a BMW its a good investment to get the BMWhat app.1000%
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,120
Posted By dolfan13
Well you have a point there.Just pours out of the...

Well you have a point there.Just pours out of the shop vac.at advanced auto.I put my finger over the hose end ,let it suck oil out of hose.Does drip a small amount .Put a paper towel over the end and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,120
Posted By dolfan13
Well you have a point there.Just popes out of the...

Well you have a point there.Just popes out of the shop vac.at advanced auto.I put my finger over the hose end ,let it suck oil out of hose.Does drip a small amount .Put a paper towel over the end and...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,120
Posted By dolfan13
Novel?I learned this years ago from a BMW...

Novel?I learned this years ago from a BMW mech.Why crawl under the car if not needed?If your inspecting while under there ok but.....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,120
Posted By dolfan13
Forget hose size ,just a tad smaller than...

Forget hose size ,just a tad smaller than dipstick.Clear hose can be had at hardware store or Lowes.I already had a shop vac hose down size adapter for small attachment.Couple them together,stick the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-25-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,120
Posted By dolfan13
Why ask such a simple question?Now you won't let...

Why ask such a simple question?Now you won't let the thread die!!!!Cheap tool in the bigger picture of BMW ownership.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 02-24-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,120
Posted By dolfan13
I made a homemade oil removal pump from a small...

I made a homemade oil removal pump from a small shop vac .Cheaper than the store bought and works very well.Removes as much or more than draining.And on and on and on.Dont tap on the thread.If you...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-22-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,278
Posted By dolfan13
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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 901
Posted By dolfan13
My first e60 545i back in 08, lots of insulation...

My first e60 545i back in 08, lots of insulation falling off.80k miles first halo stock bulb change.Now have e60 550i and afraid to even look.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,584
Posted By dolfan13
Valvetronics.Lots of issues with n62.Have your...

Valvetronics.Lots of issues with n62.Have your minimum valve lift maxed out.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010) 02-17-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,584
Posted By dolfan13
Valvetronic intermediate levers worn?

Valvetronic intermediate levers worn?
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-14-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 851
Posted By dolfan13
Get under the car and give the oil pan bolts a...

Get under the car and give the oil pan bolts a very ,VERY small snug.Put some liqui moly motor oil saver in it and see how she does.WTH its only a 5k car anyway.Ive done this on some of the best...
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