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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 11-01-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By Davegsu
Did it ever restart?

Did it ever restart?
Forum: 6 Series DIY 10-21-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By Davegsu
Not yet

I haven't replaced it yet. What's your technique?
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 10-04-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By Davegsu
Has there been any developments on this from the...

Has there been any developments on this from the original post? I have a similar experience with my '05.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-07-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By Davegsu
Best car cover for the money

So I've been garaging my e63 in favor of driving my e46 touring as a daily. I'd like to get a good cover for my e63 while it's in storage. Any suggestions as most of the ones I've seen are $150 and...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 09-04-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Davegsu
I believe I may have a snap in adapter for that...

I believe I may have a snap in adapter for that phone. I have a couple at home. I'll have to check. You should be able to pm me on here.


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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-02-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By Davegsu
That's called a German tune, right? Sent...

That's called a German tune, right?


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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-02-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By Davegsu
For me it has become pretty consistent between 35...

For me it has become pretty consistent between 35 and 45 mph. I find it to happen only when you hold it at a certain speed within that range. It's very rhythmic it will lag more than surge ever 4-5...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-01-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 527
Posted By Davegsu
I'm experiencing the same light surge at those...

I'm experiencing the same light surge at those speeds. '05 645ci about 60k miles. Any thoughts on this problem would be appreciated.
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 08-01-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 778
Posted By Davegsu
I had a similar experience with a different cause...

I had a similar experience with a different cause to the rough idle. Mine was the result of several oil leaks... see this thread. ...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 07-16-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By Davegsu
Sorry to have not replied to this sooner. 452047....

Sorry to have not replied to this sooner. 452047. Planning some minor mods. Tint, wheels, maybe some H&R springs. Somewhere on here I read you need to be careful when lowering an xi. Any truth to...
Forum: 6 Series DIY 07-16-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By Davegsu
I don't know that the nose would be removed....

I don't know that the nose would be removed. Can't you access it from the driver's side wheel arch? That seems a lot easier than taking the bumper assembly off.


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Forum: 6 Series DIY 07-01-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By Davegsu
Replacing wiper fluid filler neck

Any tips for doing this job? I'm going to tackle it this weekend. The old part is brittle and perished.
Forum: Bimmerfest East 2014 sponsored by Turner Motorsport 06-26-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,776
Posted By Davegsu
Our group is leaving from Savannah, GA. ...

Our group is leaving from Savannah, GA.


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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 02-23-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Davegsu
Autocrossing my E63 for the first time.

So I'm taking my 645ci out to the Autocross this weekend for the first time. If like some pointers for those of you that have raced your car before. I'm a real novice when it comes to 'spirited'...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-25-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By Davegsu
Professional CD LCD replacement?

I've noticed from several forums and YouTube that there is a method for replacing the LCD strip on 5 series and X5 factory radios? I've recently purchased an e46 with the professional cd unit and...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-18-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,107
Posted By Davegsu
Yeah he would. I had leaks at the valve cover,...

Yeah he would. I had leaks at the valve cover, alternator bracket, & timing cover. The leaks were allowing unmetered air to create the rough idle. Another potential problem with this engine can be...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-16-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,107
Posted By Davegsu
That repair price is pretty reasonable. This...

That repair price is pretty reasonable. This model is very expensive to maintain.


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Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 01-13-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By Davegsu
Just an update to the thread. I purchased my E46...

Just an update to the thread. I purchased my E46 touring from a gentleman in Connecticut.


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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-13-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,992
Posted By Davegsu
Just to recap this thread, I got the car back on...

Just to recap this thread, I got the car back on Friday and the rough idle is gone. Very pleased with the reseal. Apparently the leaks were so bad it was allowing unmetered air at the gaskets.

...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-13-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,107
Posted By Davegsu
Just to properly close out this thread: Got...

Just to properly close out this thread:

Got the car back and the re-seal was a success no more rough idle. Apparently the oil leaks were so bad it was allowing unmetered air at the gaskets....
Forum: E36 M3 (1995-1999) 01-13-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,933
Posted By Davegsu
That's crazy cheap! Sent from BimmerApp...

That's crazy cheap!


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Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 01-03-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,107
Posted By Davegsu
Car is in the shop

Okay, my sixer has been in the shop for a couple weeks after the dealership found some pretty severe oil leaks at the timing cover, alternator bracket, and valve cover. This is what they think is...
Forum: E46 (1999 - 2006) 12-27-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By Davegsu
Help sourcing an E46 touring (wagon)

I'm in the market for a sports wagon. Primarily as a DD or secondary vehicle to my '05 645ci. Finding an E46 has proved to be rather difficult. You 3 series guys love this car! My first BMW was the...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-10-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,107
Posted By Davegsu
05 645CI Shaking/Rough Idle At Stop

Herb,

Can you run a test with inpa to diagnose the problem? I'm just getting accustomed to using the tool and thought one of the tests would be helpful. Also I posted some additional info in a...
Forum: E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013) 12-09-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,992
Posted By Davegsu
Rough idle...check is part in your car

I forgot to add that my SA at the dealership says that there is no vacuum leak but the rough idle is due to some significant oil leaks that are more evident with the colder weather. He recommends a...
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