Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 100
Search took 0.29 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: tpaxadpom
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-28-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 614
Posted By tpaxadpom
If the gas mileage is a concern to you forget...

If the gas mileage is a concern to you forget about e60. M5 is out of reach, the maintenance alone will destroy your bank account. 535xi n54 engine known for problems (bmw worst reputation engine) +...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-24-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,970
Posted By tpaxadpom
they managed to sell 2 brass ones. I guess there...

they managed to sell 2 brass ones. I guess there is enough interest there...
BTW in my case it was not possible to glue the gear back on the shaft. There was a gap between the two halves. I did glue...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-24-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,970
Posted By tpaxadpom
I would be curious to know how the plastic gear...

I would be curious to know how the plastic gear printed on 3D printer going to be attached to the warm gear as well as how reliable it will turn out.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-23-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,970
Posted By tpaxadpom
I have mold made by coworker when mine broke. It...

I have mold made by coworker when mine broke. It was an interesting process to make a mold from the part that failed. Several steps to get there.
If there was enough interest I could have asked my...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-18-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By tpaxadpom
Take the mirror out and look at the connectors...

Take the mirror out and look at the connectors behind. Cars with different options used different connectors: heated, auto dimming.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 07-03-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,390
Posted By tpaxadpom
What version is the latest inpa?

What version is the latest inpa?
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-18-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By tpaxadpom
burned and especially rewrittable media are...

burned and especially rewrittable media are putting more stress on laser pickup due to lower reflectivity level. Miniscule difference in the thickness that may exist from vendor/batch to vendor/batch...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-18-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By tpaxadpom
This is a common practice to cure weak laser....

This is a common practice to cure weak laser. What is not common is to see bmw owner doing it and sharing it with community instead of taking it to the dealer for component swap.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-17-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By tpaxadpom
great post. I am glad you also mentioned that...

great post. I am glad you also mentioned that this is temporary fix as well. Though for someone it may be long enough for the life of the car (if you don't use cd player often enough).
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,208
Posted By tpaxadpom
Agree.

Agree.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 06-05-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,208
Posted By tpaxadpom
are you trying to say n54 is a strong engine? Na...

are you trying to say n54 is a strong engine? Na v8 are more reliable than all of their v6 turbo engines and defibately n63. I dont know about N63tu but i have seen reports that it consumes oil as...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,328
Posted By tpaxadpom
I gained between 1-2 mpg after i removed the...

I gained between 1-2 mpg after i removed the filter (combined city freeway driving). There are several m5 dyno tests that show results with and without the filter.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-29-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,328
Posted By tpaxadpom
Henryting you brought a good point of view on the...

Henryting you brought a good point of view on the subject. Though how come only the cars in north america have this filter and not anywhere else. I still think the only reason the filter is there to...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-23-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,224
Posted By tpaxadpom
I am 99% confident it is a pump. Just do a search...

I am 99% confident it is a pump. Just do a search for this pump and you will see number of failures. The same pump is used in all BMW cars I believe starting with 2002 or so and probably some other...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-22-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,224
Posted By tpaxadpom
Just replace the pump and save money on replacing...

Just replace the pump and save money on replacing gas cap. It is very unlikely the culprit. It is going to get worse over time. When mine started to fail I had to erase the error once in 3 months or...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 03-31-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 426
Posted By tpaxadpom
heck control parameters LMA module to disable angel eyes and parking light errors

I am trying to help a guy with upgraded fog lights and angel eyes LEDs.
I don't see check control parameters in LMA module. What am I doing wrong?
The backup trace file has these parameters.

...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By tpaxadpom
You should not have problem powering 128GB flash...

You should not have problem powering 128GB flash drive from that port so I suspect formatting could be an issue. You can use swissknife app to format your stick to fat32.
My unit is able to power...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 03-30-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By tpaxadpom
I have used 1tb drive formatted with fat32. The...

I have used 1tb drive formatted with fat32. The size of drive is not tge issue.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-23-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,768
Posted By tpaxadpom
17

17
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-20-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By tpaxadpom
Cic has only 1 surround sound option vs 2 in ccc....

Cic has only 1 surround sound option vs 2 in ccc. Does anyone actually use this function?
Forum: 5 Series DIY 11-07-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,063
Posted By tpaxadpom
thank you for the guide. Will use it next year...

thank you for the guide. Will use it next year when brakes are due.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-18-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,179
Posted By tpaxadpom
I had to make the same call a year and half ago....

I had to make the same call a year and half ago. I went with E60 2010. Test drive both and decide for yourself.
Interior and exterior designs is very personal. E60 LCI is Ipod vs Japanese Kenwood...
Forum: E60 M5 (2006 - 2010) 08-08-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,418
Posted By tpaxadpom
http://smotra.ru/users/erik_davidych/blog/188037/...

http://smotra.ru/users/erik_davidych/blog/188037/ more info on this project
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 824
Posted By tpaxadpom
http://smotra.ru/users/erik_davidych/blog/188037/...

http://smotra.ru/users/erik_davidych/blog/188037/ more info on this project.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 08-08-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,800
Posted By tpaxadpom
The 2008 and 2009 550i with M Aero package came...

The 2008 and 2009 550i with M Aero package came with 172 wheels. They had the M logo. Looking at the pictures of you car it doesn't look you use 172 wheels.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 100

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:01 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms