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Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By SRider
That's a given and it has been fine up to 75 mph

That's a given and it has been fine up to 75 mph
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-03-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By SRider
E39 style 66 wheels on a 550 picture

Here is a picture of my old E39 wheels on the E60. I was trying to sell them locally but couldn't find anyone interested. So I decided to put them on the E60 to see how they fit and look because I'm...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-08-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By SRider
There are no ridges on the comfort access door...

There are no ridges on the comfort access door handles. The doors will unlock if you grab a door handle and you can lock them by touching the key hole in the driver's handle or the rear of any of...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-14-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By SRider
I don't think Route 66 warranties cover emission...

I don't think Route 66 warranties cover emission components and I believe the DMTL pump is considered an emissions related item since it is used to pressurize the fuel evaporator system and check for...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-13-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,056
Posted By SRider
A 550 can be reliable, but it will have needed...

A 550 can be reliable, but it will have needed routine maintenance from day 1 and you will need to continue the routine maintenance. Unfortunately, there are items that will need to be replaced even...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By SRider
Here is the entire document where I found the 2...

Here is the entire document where I found the 2 previous attachments just in case you want more information.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By SRider
I did some checking and here is the BMW provided...

I did some checking and here is the BMW provided info I could find.
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 10-12-2016, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By SRider
That is how it works. Like George stated, the...

That is how it works. Like George stated, the shift points are moved up. My 550 shifts around 2,000-2,500 RPM when I'm driving normally and will cruise around 1,200 RPM. When I press the sport...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-08-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By SRider
I've already contacted my credit card Bimmer32. I...

I've already contacted my credit card Bimmer32. I posted this to share my experience because I did not see any discussion about this specific company and I thought other members would like to know...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 09-07-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By SRider
Bad experience with Specialty Auto Tool Rentals

I would not recommend anyone use them due to their lack of communication and not following the terms listed on their website. I did some searching before I rented the tool, but didnít find any...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By SRider
I was more concerned about air leaking out and my...

I was more concerned about air leaking out and my compressor not being able to supply enough make up air. I did a little math and one cylinder would be .02 cubic feet. My compressor should provide...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 05-26-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By SRider
Air compressor size for valve stem seal replacement

I need to replace the valve stem seals and I'm wondering how big of a compressor is needed to keep the cylinder full and valves not falling into the engine. I've never done work like this with the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 04-29-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 796
Posted By SRider
*I updated the N62 part number. I had 025 in one...

*I updated the N62 part number. I had 025 in one segment and it should have been 029.

I think it may be an optical illusion. I need to change my stem seals and ran across a post mentioning the...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 04-07-2016, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By SRider
Thanks for the confirmation. I have a friend...

Thanks for the confirmation. I have a friend with an e46 that borrows my INPA, so I'll just get a new cable so he can still used my old one.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 04-07-2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By SRider
INPA connection problem with 2010 550

I used to have an e39 540 and had INPA working with it. I finally upgraded INPA to use with my 2010 550. INPA appears to be working, but I get a IFH-003: DATATRANSMISSION TO INTERFACE DISTURBED...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-05-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 599
Posted By SRider
FS: Staggered Style 66 wheels

Set of 17x8 front and 17x9 rear oem style 66 wheels with Continental Extreme Contact DW tires, 235/45/47 and 255/40/17. Both front tires have 5/32" tread and the rears need to be replaced. There is...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 04-05-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 444
Posted By SRider
FS: Intravee, KCA 420, Dice DSP adapter

I'm selling the Intravee, Alpine KCA 420 iPod interface and Dice DSP adapter from my 2001 540 with DSP. The original AI Net and iPod cables are both 3 meter cables. Everything is mounted on a 1/4"...
Forum: Mobile Electronics and Lighting 04-05-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 415
Posted By SRider
SOLD: MK IV DVD computer

SOLD

I'm selling a MK IV Nav computer which was pulled out of my 2001 540 after it was totaled. I updated the computer about 4 years ago and never had a problem with it. I also have the original...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 02-10-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By SRider
I have had my 2010 550 a little over a year now. ...

I have had my 2010 550 a little over a year now. My previous car was a 2001 540 that ended up being totaled when someone made a left turn in front of me and I could not stop in time.

Pros
The...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-26-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,609
Posted By SRider
I agree with you Prescott that it seems to not...

I agree with you Prescott that it seems to not make sense to just drain the fluid in the pan. I researched changing the fluid and filter on my old e39 540 and ran across a document from ZF where...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-24-2016, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By SRider
Transmission 2nd/4th shifting quirk

I have a 2010 550 with the sport automatic transmission. Randomly the transmission will not want to shift from either 2nd or 4th gear normally. This happens most often when the car has sat...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By SRider
HF, my last car was a 2001 540 and the...

HF, my last car was a 2001 540 and the undercarriage shields were some type of hard plastic. I just assumed the e60 was the same and was shocked when I got a closer look. I guess BMW changed to the...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 01-16-2016, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 399
Posted By SRider
2010 550 non-plastic undercarriage shields

I'm working on the alternator bracket seal and noticed my undercarriage shields are not plastic. They are some type of fiber material and are soaked with oil. I poked a hole in the engine shield...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-14-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,003
Posted By SRider
I was surprised also and thought it would be an...

I was surprised also and thought it would be an AGM battery. There are two numbers on top of the battery that both look like part numbers; S 61 21 7 549 332 and below that AW 61 21 8 376 380. ...
Forum: E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010) 11-13-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,003
Posted By SRider
I have read a lot of the battery threads. ...

I have read a lot of the battery threads. AutoZone, Advance Auto, Pep Boys, Walmart, etc that is listed in the end all battery replacement thread are all Johnson Controls batteries now. Some were...
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