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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-06-2015, 12:35 PM
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Views: 301
Posted By Shogan
Bump

Bump
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-04-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Shogan
OP and I have same year and model. I see your...

OP and I have same year and model. I see your 2005 is pre LCI, which happened in 2008.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Shogan
The key turns an electric switch (wtf). I shut...

The key turns an electric switch (wtf). I shut the trunk with the battery disconnected to figure this out. I got back in from the ski bag (you might not have).
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By Shogan
I suggest using realoem.com to identify your part...

I suggest using realoem.com to identify your part number. There is an upgrade at least for my 08 535. The Google BMW (part number). This is a DIY with lots of info here. Good luck.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By Shogan
Water Pump

I had an Indy replace water pump and thermostat Nov 2013. I'm getting codes 2e83 and 2e85. I've been watching temp and never over 220. I looked around and figured out the replacement pump is the...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-02-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Shogan
MySatinDoll, thanks for the post. I agree (See my...

MySatinDoll, thanks for the post. I agree (See my original post).
"If you don't have the time to do it right, now, when will you have time to redo it?"
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-02-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Shogan
I can't find any DIY that keeps the head on the...

I can't find any DIY that keeps the head on the block. Can't figure out how to push rod out the front end.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-02-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Shogan
Any direction on link to do so? I can't seem to...

Any direction on link to do so? I can't seem to figure how to remove shaft that holds rockers in.
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-02-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Shogan
Is it possible to replace rocker without removing...

Is it possible to replace rocker without removing head?
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 06-01-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By Shogan
E34 M30 Broken Rocker

I have a 1989 535. I found the intake rocker on cylinder #6 broken. I budgeted a cylinder head rebuild and will look into the possibility to replace rocker without removing head. I'm in Salt Lake...
Forum: General BMW Questions 04-15-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 27,456
Posted By Shogan
Parvis + Arian Congratulations on the release...

Parvis + Arian
Congratulations on the release of the new adapter.
I'm anxiously awaiting the US release. For those of us who noted our interest via this web page, how should we order?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By Shogan
Local company is rebuilding alternator. They also...

Local company is rebuilding alternator. They also tested it bad. I'm thinking I don't have a drain. However BMWhat app showed 002DED code before I totally died. This code was read by BMW. They would...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By Shogan
Correct me if I'm wrong. I only need to replace...

Correct me if I'm wrong. I only need to replace the aluminum bolts.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-29-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By Shogan
Alternator

I'm in the middle of replacing the alternator. Any recommendations on other things to care for while I'm in that far?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-28-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By Shogan
Power Drain

I had a dead battery this morning. Battery is okay. Alternator was tested bad by Autozone. Would it be okay to leave alternator out and hookup battery to see if power drain exists?
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 03-16-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By Shogan
Still having the issue. Disconnected left sending...

Still having the issue. Disconnected left sending unit and connected. Reading seems correct. Removed both sending units. Ohms read .019 empty to .500 full. Both have same readings. Filled with 10...
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-27-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 27,456
Posted By Shogan
The Official BMWhat App Thread - from iViNi-apps

I can't stay connected while trying to read parameters. It reads one or to readings. My car is a 2008 535xi.
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-27-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 27,456
Posted By Shogan
I didn't know about the new adapter and purchased...

I didn't know about the new adapter and purchased the current version. It is not working for what I purchased it for. I want to read parameters. I've been emailing Parvis to get it fixed. I like the...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-22-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By Shogan
[respectfully] If you knew me well, you'd...

[respectfully] If you knew me well, you'd understand how hard this is for me to not just obey the law. Question: Should you obey a law that has other solutions. The answer is yes and change the law....
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-21-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By Shogan
[QUOTE=cwsqbm;8920399]Swap out the windows...

[QUOTE=cwsqbm;8920399]Swap out the windows temporarily, and then swap them back when you're done.

Now someone is thinking creatively.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-16-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By Shogan
Window Tint

I'm up for renewal and have too dark of front windows. Utah law is 43%. Please pm me with solutions other than tear it off and redo. Much appreciated.
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-16-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 27,456
Posted By Shogan
"Follow me home" means how long selected lights...

"Follow me home" means how long selected lights stay on after the car is locked.
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-10-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By Shogan
I'm not a mechanic (accountant), but have worked...

I'm not a mechanic (accountant), but have worked on cars since I was a kid (30 years). I have a 2002 X5 with 188k. All items I've done myself. Here is my memory of time spent.
Oil separator - 8...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-10-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By Shogan
I just took the drives (left) sending unit out...

I just took the drives (left) sending unit out without disconnecting the wiring and the instrument gauge started showing correct. I then moved the syphon pump to a better position (I hope). I felt...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 01-10-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 695
Posted By Shogan
I agree with Chatcher. Stay in school. I have an...

I agree with Chatcher. Stay in school. I have an 2002 X5 3.0 with 188k miles. I stay on top of things and still spend thousands every year. Don't buy BMW, get a Honda. Use BMW as your reward to...
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